Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Dec. 25, 2012 @ 09:00 PM

Today

Stroke support group ­— The Maria Parham Medical Center Stroke Support Group meets the last Wednesday of every month from 3-4:30 p.m. in the Center for Rehab Conference Room of the Brodie Waddill Building at Maria Parham Medical Center. The group is continuing to follow the National Stroke Association Discovery Circles program. Stroke survivors, families, friends and caregivers are invited to attend. There is no charge for this group. Contact Liz Karan at (252) 436-1604 if you have any questions or need any special accommodations.

Zumba — Instructor Claire Phillips will conduct Zumba classes every Monday and Wednesday night, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. (each night), at the Norlina Fire Dept., 102 Center St., Norlina. Contact Phillips at (252) 567-3490 for more information.

Closing — Henderson City Hall, which has been closed since Monday (Dec. 24) will be closed today. It will reopen Thursday (Dec. 27).

Garbage collection — Brush collection for the City of Henderson will take place today.

 

Thursday

Writer’s group — The Franklin County Arts Council Night Writers Group meets every second and fourth Thursday night, at 7 p.m., at Full Circle Coffee Shop in Youngsville for critique and discussion of writing.

Garbage collection — Brush collection for the City of Henderson will take place today. However, garbage will be picked up Friday (Dec. 27) and recycle collection will not take place.

 

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.

Garbage collection — Brush collection for the City of Henderson will take place today. However, garbage will be picked up Saturday (Dec. 28) and recycle collection will not take place.

Beacon Light — Beacon Light Lodge No. 249 will conduct a pre-New Year’s Eve scholarship dance at 110 S. Garnett St., Henderson, today, from 7 p.m.-2 a.m. Tickets are $10. Bring your own brown bag. Call James Vann at (252) 450-6707 (home) or (252) 425-0813 for more information.

Seasonal flu clinics — Granville-Vance District Health Departments will conduct flu clinics on Friday afternoons, from 1-4 p.m. The cost of the flu vaccine is $35, or $55 for the higher dose flu vaccine recommended by the Centers or Disease Control and Prevention to provide better protection to individuals 65 years of age and older. Medicare Part B (red, white, and blue card) and Medicaid, as well as Blue Cross Blue Shield and Wellpath will be accepted for immunizations. The health department will also be offering the pneumonia vaccine to those who are over age 65, and to those under age 65 who have chronic illnesses. The cost of the pneumonia vaccine is $95.

 

Monday

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.

Zumba — Instructor Claire Phillips will conduct Zumba classes every Monday and Wednesday night, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. (each night), at the Norlina Fire Dept., 102 Center St., Norlina. Contact Phillips at (252) 567-3490 for more information.

Garbage collection — Garbage, brush and recycle collections for the City of Henderson will take follow the normal schedule.

 

Tuesday

Garbage collection — Garbage, brush and recycle collections for the City of Henderson that would normally take place on Tuesday will be moved to Wednesday (Jan. 2).

Closing — Henderson City Hall will be closed today.

 

Jan. 3

Garbage collection — Brush and recycle collections for the City of Henderson will take place today. However, garbage will be picked up Friday (Jan. 4).

 

Jan. 4

Garbage collection — Brush and recycle collections for the City of Henderson will take place today. However, garbage will be picked up Saturday (Jan. 5).