Friday, December 6, 2013

Dec. 05, 2013 @ 04:36 PM

TODAY

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

American Legion — The American Legion Post No. 60 meets at 6:30 p.m. in the Legion Hut; all members requested to attend.

Christmas Concert — Christmas with the Embers concert at 6:30 p.m. at the Vance-Granville Community College; tickets available at the Henderson-Vance County Chamber of Commerce.

Emrose Gallery — Dinner and dance fundraiser from 6 to 9:30 p.m. at Emrose Gallery, 233 South Garnett Street; singles $30, couples $50.

Lighting of the Greens — Oxford’s 8th annual Lighting of the Greens at 4 p.m. in downtown Oxford; hay rides on Main Street, 5 p.m. stories in Hugh Currin Park, Christmas caroling, music, food and more; for more information, contact Julia Overton at (919) 693-1217.

Christmas parade — Oxford Christmas Parade begins at 6:30 p.m.; for more information, contact Julia Overton at (919) 693-1217.

Memorial Forest — The Educational Council of Memorial Forest, Inc., is selling fish dinner plates from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Hecks Grove Community Center on U.S. 401; plates are $7, eat in or carry out; the menu includes fish, hush puppies, French fries, cole slaw, cake, sodas and water.

Open mic — the First Friday Main Street Open Mic Poetry night begins at 7 p.m. at the Healthy You Store on 201 South Main Street in Warrenton; the night is sponsored by the Warren Artists Market; admission is free and open to the public.

 

SATURDAY

NAACP — The Vance County NAACP is hosting a registration session for health care coverage through the Affordable Care Act from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Gateway Center at 314 South Garnett Street; call (252) 219-0042 for more information.

Shrine Club — The Henderson Shrine Club’s annual Christmas Party and Ladies Night begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Henderson Masonic Lodge No. 229, 401 Brodie Road; dinner will be served and a program will follow; event is open to members, along with their ladies and guests.

Henderson Institute — The Henderson Institute Triad Chapter will hold a Christmas Party and brief meeting at p.m. at the Perry Memorial Library; open to members and friends; non-perishable food items will be collected for ACTS.

Homebuyers Club — The Warren Family Homebuyers Club meets from 10 a.m. to noon at the Warren County Memorial Library, 119 South Front Street, Warrenton; Crystal Smith of N.C. Cooperative Extension will present “Managing your Money: A Family Plan”; free and open to the public; snacks will be available; for more information contact the Warren Family Institute at (252) 257-1134.

Christmas parade — The annual Townsville Volunteer Fire Department Christmas Parade begins at 2 p.m. with line up on Townsville Landing Road in Townsville; the route ends on Howell Road.

 

MONDAY

DAV — The Vance County Chapter 97 of the DAV meets at 6 p.m. at the Vance County Senior Center, 126 S. Garnett Street.

Knitting club — Perry Memorial Library, every other Monday, from 1-3 p.m.; knitting, crocheting and other crafts involving strings and yarn; free program, public welcome to work on their crafts or to come and learn.

Emrose Gallery — Meet and greet Christmas reception from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Emrose Gallery, 233 South Garnett Street; sponsored by the Downtown Development Commission and the Vance County Arts Council.

Community Watch — The White Oak-Lakeview-Westlake Community Watch meets at 6:30 p.m. in the chapel of Flowers Funeral Home; there will be a speaker from the Vance County Animal Control.

Genealogical society — The Vance County Genealogical Society meets at 6:30 p.m. at Ribeye’s for a Christmas dinner; open to members and their guests.

City Council — The Henderson City Council meets at 6 p.m. in the Henderson City Council Chambers.

KLRW — The KLRW Advisory Board meets at 9:30 a.m. in the large conference room of Henderson City Hall.

Board of Education — The Vance County Board of Education meets at 7 p.m. in the board room of the Administrative Services Center, 1724 Graham Ave., Henderson.

 

TUESDAY

Mental health plan — The Cardinal Innovations/Five County Community Operations Center’s Consumer and Family Advisory Committee meets at 6 p.m., at the Warren County campus of Vance-Granville Community College, 210 Ridgeway St., Bldg. 4, Room W432, Warrenton; consumers may attend and 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 served at 9 a.m. on the last Tuesday of the month; meeting is open to the public; for more information call (252) 438-7107.

NAACP — The Vance County NAACP meets at 7 p.m. at the Gateway Center at 314 South Garnett Street.

Appearance Commission — The Henderson Community Appearance Commission meets at noon in at the Aycock Recreation Center.

 

WEDNESDAY

Maria Parham — Maria Parham Medical Center Volunteer Services fundraiser, “The Peanut Roaster,” from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the J.T. Church Classroom at the hospital.

 

THURSDAY

Breastfeeding Support Group — the Maria Parham Medical Center Breastfeeding Support Group will meet from 1:30-2:30 p.m. in the Center for Rehabilitation conference room in the Brodie-Waddill Building; led by a lactation consultant from Maria Parham; free and open only to active breastfeeding mothers and their babies; for questions, contact Ginny or Jackie at 252-436-1414.

Parks and Recreation — The Henderson-Vance Parks and Recreation Commission meets at 7 p.m. in the Henderson City Council Chambers.

 

DEC. 13

Senior Center — The Vance County Senior Center Christmas Dance is from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Aycock Recreation Center; open to all seniors; a $5 payment must be made in advance at the senior center, 126 South Garnett Street, Henderson; for more information call (252) 430-0257.

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

 

DEC. 16

Knitting club — Perry Memorial Library, every other Monday, from 1-3 p.m.; knitting, crocheting and other crafts involving strings and yarn; free program, public welcome to work on their crafts or to come and learn.

Vance Charter — The Vance Charter School Board of Directors meets at 7 p.m. in the media center at the school.

 

DEC. 17

Masonic lodge — The Henderson Masonic Lodge No. 229 meets on the third Tuesday of each month at the lodge, 401 Brodie Road, Henderson; meal is served 6 p.m.; Stated Communication at 7 p.m.; all lodge members and visiting Master Masons are invited to attend.

Adult fellowship — An adult fellowship group meets every Tuesday, at 10 a.m., at the Salvation Army, 355 Alexander Ave., Henderson; breakfast served at 9 a.m. on the last Tuesday of the month; meeting is open to the public; for more information call (252) 438-7107.

 

DEC. 19

Human Relations Commission — The Vance County Human Relations Commission meets at 7 p.m. in the Henderson City Council Chambers.

 

DEC. 20

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