Thursday, July 4, 2013

Jul. 03, 2013 @ 05:41 PM

Today

Cancellation — The Henderson Shrine Club normally conducts its monthly meeting on the first Thursday of every month at the Henderson Masonic Lodge No. 229, 401 Brodie Road, in Henderson. However, due to the holiday, the meeting will not take place.

Chess club — The Henderson/Vance Chess Club, affiliated with the U.S. Chess Federation, meets at First United Methodist Church each Thursday from 6-9:30 p.m. All are welcome, adults and youths, novice or experienced. For more information, call Rudy Abate at (252) 438-4459, daytime, or (252) 738-0375, evenings.

Upcoming family reunion — The annual Paschall family reunion will be held at the Drewry Volunteer Fire Station building in Drewry. Descendants, as well as relatives and friends, of Robert William and Lucy P. Paschall are invited to attend. Those attending should bring a covered dish; lunch will be served at noon. Call Shirley Pritchett at (252) 492-3390 for more information.

Closing — Henderson City Hall will be closed in observance of the holiday.

Fourth of July — At Lake Rogers on N.C. 56 in Creedmoor, a Fourth of July celebration will take place from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Attractions will include a cake baking contest and live music. Hot dogs and beverages will be available. Call Eleanor Fowler at (919) 528-0506.

Parade/festival — The July 4th Parade and Festival in Wise starts at 10 a.m., with the lineup starting at 9 a.m. on the south end of the community.

Media center summer hours — All 15 local public schools in Vance County will be open each Tuesday and Thursday, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., now through Aug. 1.

 

Friday

Weight loss group — TOWN (Take Off Weight Now), a non-profit weight loss group, will meet at Aycock Recreation Center at 11:30 a.m.

Cancellation — Due to the Fourth of July holiday, the American Legion Post No. 60 has cancelled its monthly meeting for July.

ABC workshop — The Responsible Alcohol Seller/Server Program workshop, from 10 a.m.-noon and 2-4 p.m., at the Vance County ABC Board, 874 S. Beckford Drive, Henderson. To register, search abc.nc.gov/education/rasp. This will be the first of two sessions.

 

Saturday

Music jam/open mic — Franklin County Arts Council Student Arts Council will be hosting a music jam and open mic every first Saturday at Common Grounds Coffee House in Bunn. Everyone — experienced and novice, young and old — are invited to bring their instruments and voices. Open mic will be available for poets and spoken word artists as well. Contact Linda Wade at (919) 496-6719 or email fcacsac@gmail.com for more information.

Farmers market — The Vance County Farmers Market, located at the Henderson City Operations Center, 900 S. Beckford Drive, will be open every Saturday from 8 a.m.-noon. For more information and to register as a vendor, contact Wayne Rowland at (252) 438-8188.

Warren County Farmers Market — The Warren County Farmers Market is open today, from 8 a.m.-noon, in the BB&T parking lot, at the corner of East Macon and Bragg streets, in Warrenton.

Fireworks display — The gates will open at 6 p.m. for a fireworks display to be held at Cokesbury Volunteer Fire Department, 1516 S. Cokesbury Road, Henderson. Concessions will be available and raffle tickets will be sold. The display begins at dark.

 

Monday

DAV — The Vance County Chapter 97 of the DAV will meets on the second Monday of each month at 6 p.m. These meetings take place at the Vance County Senior Center, 126 S. Garnett St., Henderson. All members are encouraged to attend.

Music, arts camps — Music and arts camps continue this week at the Music School of Roanoke Rapids at 1100 Roanoke Rapids. This week (today-Friday), the following courses will be offered — 10 a.m.-noon, Introduction to Art (ages 5-8); 10 a.m.-noon, Beginning Drum Set (ages 6-13); 1-3 p.m., Beginning/Intermediate Flute (ages 9-16); 1-3 p.m., Beginning Voice (ages 6-12); and 1-3 p.m., Beginning Drum Set (ages 6-13). Camps will cost $60 per student, per week. They will all be held at 1100 Roanoke Ave., Roanoke Rapids. To register, call (252) 678-4954 or send an email to themusicschoolofroanokerapids@gmail.com. This will be week three of a five-week set.

 

Tuesday

Mental health plan — The Cardinal Innovations/Five County Community Operations Center’s Consumer and Family Advisory Committee meets monthly to assist in developing and revising the mental health plan that drives mental health, developmental disability and substance abuse services for the five county area. Consumers may attend these meetings on the second Tuesday of every month, beginning at 6 p.m., at the Vance-Granville Community College Warren campus, 210 Ridgeway St., Bldg. 4, Room W432, Warrenton. Consumers can sign up to discuss issues from 6:15-6:30 p.m. For more information, call (252) 430-1330, ext. 3025 or 3050.

Adult fellowship — An adult fellowship group meets every Tuesday, at 10 a.m., at the Salvation Army, 355 Alexander Ave., Henderson. Breakfast will be served to attendees on the last Tuesday of the month, at 9 a.m. The public is invited to attend. For more information, call (252) 438-7107.

Media center summer hours — All 15 local public schools in Vance County will be open each Tuesday and Thursday, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., now through Aug. 1.

 

Wednesday

Farmers market — The Vance County Farmers Market, located at the Henderson Family YMCA, 380 Ruin Creek Road, will be open every Wednesday, from 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m. For more information and to register as a vendor contact Wayne Rowland at (252) 438-8188.

Oxford Farmers market — The Oxford Farmers Market, located on the corner of McClanahan and Lanier streets across from the police station in Oxford, is open from 7 a.m.-noon.

 

July 11

Chess club — The Henderson/Vance Chess Club, affiliated with the U.S. Chess Federation, meets at First United Methodist Church each Thursday from 6-9:30 p.m. All are welcome, adults and youths, novice or experienced. For more information, call Rudy Abate at (252) 438-4459, daytime, or (252) 738-0375, evenings.

Media center summer hours — All 15 local public schools in Vance County will be open each Tuesday and Thursday, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., now through Aug. 1.

 

July 12

Weight loss group — TOWN (Take Off Weight Now), a non-profit weight loss group, will meet at Aycock Recreation Center at 11:30 a.m.

 

July 13

Cruise in — This month’s installment of Tar River Cruizers’ monthly Cruise Ins is scheduled for today. These events take place on the second Saturday of each month between March and October in the Lowes/Staples parking lot from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Attendees can look forward to old cars, oldies music, good food, door prizes, 50/50 tickets, lots of fun and good fellowship.

Farmers market — The Vance County Farmers Market, located at the Henderson City Operations Center, 900 S. Beckford Drive, will be open every Saturday from 8 a.m.-noon. For more information and to register as a vendor, contact Wayne Rowland at (252) 438-8188.

Warren County Farmers Market — The Warren County Farmers Market is open today, from 8 a.m.-noon, in the BB&T parking lot, at the corner of East Macon and Bragg streets, in Warrenton.

 

July 14

Baby supply drive — The Baby Blessing Supply Drive will take place at Eastside Barbershop, 81 Vicksboro Road, Henderson, on July 14 from, 3-5 p.m. A prize drawing will be held at 3:30 p.m. For more information, contact Connetta Terry at (252) 572-6468, Richard Terry at (252) 767-3766, or Antwan Hargrove at (252) 213-1116.

 

July 15

Knitting club — Perry Memorial Library is now offering a place every other Monday, from 1-3 p.m., in the board room for knitting, crocheting, and other “crafts involving strings and yarn.” This is a free program, sponsored by the library. The public is welcome to work on their own crafts or to simply come and learn.

Construction Industry workshop — The N.C. Department of Labor is offering both a 10-Hour and a 30-Hour Construction Industry Awareness Course, starting today in Asheville. The former will extend through Tuesday; the latter will run through Friday. Visit dol.communications.its.state.nc.us/osh/etta/class_regist/calendar.cfm for more information, including dates, directions and agendas. A certificate of attendance and a card are provided to those who attend the entire course. If one can no longer attend after registering, contact Dee Flaten by email or call (919) 807-2877.

Music, arts camps — Music and arts camps continue this week at the Music School of Roanoke Rapids at 1100 Roanoke Rapids. This week (today-Friday), the following courses will be offered — 10-11:30 a.m., Introduction to Composing/Songwriting (ages 9-15); 10 a.m.-noon, Beginning Violin (ages 6-14); 12:30-2:30 p.m., Beginning Piano (ages 6-12); and 2-4 p.m., Intermediate Violin (ages 9-18). Camps will cost $60 per student, per week. They will all be held at 1100 Roanoke Ave., Roanoke Rapids. To register, call (252) 678-4954 or send an email to themusicschoolofroanokerapids@gmail.com. This will be week four of a five-week set.

 

July 16

Masonic lodge — The Henderson Masonic Lodge No. 229 meets on the third Tuesday of the month at the lodge, 401 Brodie Road, in Henderson. A meal is served before each lodge meeting at 6 p.m., followed by the Stated Communication at 7 p.m. All lodge members and visiting Master Masons are invited to attend. The monthly meeting is conducted on the third Tuesday of each month.

Adult fellowship — An adult fellowship group meets every Tuesday, at 10 a.m., at the Salvation Army, 355 Alexander Ave., Henderson. Breakfast will be served to attendees on the last Tuesday of the month, at 9 a.m. The public is invited to attend. For more information, call (252) 438-7107.

Media center summer hours — All 15 local public schools in Vance County will be open each Tuesday and Thursday, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., now through Aug. 1.

 

July 17

Farmers market — The Vance County Farmers Market, located at the Henderson Family YMCA, 380 Ruin Creek Road, will be open every Wednesday, from 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m. For more information and to register as a vendor contact Wayne Rowland at (252) 438-8188.

Oxford Farmers market — The Oxford Farmers Market, located on the corner of McClanahan and Lanier streets across from the police station in Oxford, is open from 7 a.m.-noon.

 

July 18

Chess club — The Henderson/Vance Chess Club, affiliated with the U.S. Chess Federation, meets at First United Methodist Church each Thursday from 6-9:30 p.m. All are welcome, adults and youths, novice or experienced. For more information, call Rudy Abate at (252) 438-4459, daytime, or (252) 738-0375, evenings.

Media center summer hours — All 15 local public schools in Vance County will be open each Tuesday and Thursday, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., now through Aug. 1.