Thursday, November 21, 2013

Nov. 20, 2013 @ 05:10 PM

TODAY

Car Seat Clinic — Safe Kids Henderson-Vance Coalition free Child Passenger Safety Car Seat Clinic from 3 to 6 p.m. at Kids World Day Care; the coalition will assist parents in correctly installing their child’s safety seat and provide information on child passenger safety; seats available for parents in need for a requested donation of $40.

Human Relations — The Human Relations Commission meets at 7 p.m. in the city council chambers.

Maria Parham — The Volunteer Services of Maria Parham Medical Center November fundraiser, “Books are fun,” is from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the J.T. Church Classroom in the hospital.

Operation Christmas Child — Shoe box collection from 2 to 4 p.m. at North Henderson Baptist Church, 1211 North Garnett Street.

Public hearing — Franklin-Vance-Warren Opportunity, Inc., is holding a public hearing on the agency’s community service block grant proposal for 2014-2015 at 10 a.m. at 180 South Beckford Drive, Henderson.

Crime Prevention Council — The Vance County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council meets at 8:30 a.m. at the Aycock Recreation Center, 307 Carey Chapel Road; the Vance Gang Awareness Partnership will meet immediately after.

Community Watch — The West Hills/West Creek/158 By-Pass Community Watch meets at 6:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall of Westwood Pentecostal Holiness Church; Carolyn Pecora, Vance County register of deeds, will be the guest speaker; refreshmets will be served after the meeting.

Henderson BPW — The Henderson Business and Professional Women’s Club meets at 6:30 p.m. in the conference room of Maria Parham Medical Center; for reservations, call (252) 438-6732; open to guests and new members.

Community Watch — The Kittrell Community Watch meets at 7 p.m. at the Kittrell Community House; Tony Mills of N.C. Alcohol Law Enforcement will discuss safety during the holiday season; there will be door prizes and light refreshments; open to the public.

V-Gap forum — The Vance Gang Awareness Partnership community forum entitled, “Gang Solutions: Speak Up and Be Heard,” is from 6 to 8 p.m. in the auditorium of Henderson Middle School; panel discussion facilitated by guest speaker Danya Perry; open to the public.


FRIDAY

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.

Turkey Shoot — Epsom Volunteer Fire Department Turkey Shoot from 8 to 10:30 p.m. at the department.

Operation Christmas Child — Shoe box collection from 3 to 5 p.m. at North Henderson Baptist Church, 1211 North Garnett Street.


SATURDAY

Turkey Shoot — Epsom Volunteer Fire Department Turkey Shoot from 8 to 10:30 p.m. at the department.

Operation Christmas Child — Shoe box collection from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at North Henderson Baptist Church, 1211 North Garnett Street.

Gobble Gallop — Gobble Gallop 2013 begins at 9 a.m. in front of the Henderson Police Department; check-in begins at 8 a.m.

Stew Sale — Drewry Volunteer Fire Department Brunswick Stew Sale from 11 a.m. until sold out; $7 per quart.

SUNDAY

“Jobina” — The gospel production “Jobina” will begin at 4 p.m. at the civic center of Vance-Granville Community College; tickets are $10 and can be purchased from any cast member or from Nits Nats Etc. Music of Henderson.

Operation Christmas Child — Shoe box collection from noon to 5 p.m. at North Henderson Baptist Church, 1211 North Garnett Street.


MONDAY

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.

Volunteer Training — Volunteer training at Community Homecare and Hospice from 6 to 9 p.m.; 152 Zeb Robinson Road; contact Aaron Klink at (252) 430-7760 for more information.

Operation Christmas Child — Shoe box collection from 10 a.m. to noon at North Henderson Baptist Church, 1211 North Garnett Street.

Public hearing — Franklin-Vance-Warren Opportunity, Inc., is holding a public hearing on the agency’s community service block grant proposal for 2014-2015 at 10 a.m. at 518 West Ridgeway Street, Warrenton.

TUESDAY

Christmas tree lighting — Lighting of the Christmas tree in downtown Henderson at 6 p.m.; music by Central Worship Choir and Work in Progress

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.

Vance GOP — Vance County Republican Party is hosting a free hot dog and hamburger night at 6 p.m. at the Pool Rock Manor Convention Hall, 1305 Pool Rock Road; supreme court candidate Ola Lewis and N.C. Senate District 4 candidate Richard Scott will attend; there will be music and a shotgun raffle.

WEDNESDAY

Turkey Shoot — Epsom Volunteer Fire Department Turkey Shoot from 8 to 10:30 p.m. at the department.

Thanksgiving breakfast — The Granville County Chamber of Commerce’s annual Thanksgiving breakfast is at 7:30 a.m. in the Family Life Center at Oxford Baptist Church; guest speaker is Beth Wood, auditor of North Carolina; sponsored by Bridgestone Commercial Solutions; reservations required; for more information or to make a reservation, contact the chamber at (919) 693-6125 or (919) 528-4994.


NOV. 28

Cancellation — The Henderson Lion’s Club will not meet in observance of Thanksgiving; for more information about the club, contact Darlynn Oxendine at (252) 438-8034.


NOV. 29

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


NOV. 30

Humane Society — The Humane Society of Granville County is hosting a microchip clinic from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Southern States in Oxford; microchips are $20 and include lifetime registration; all pets should be on a leash or in a carrier.


DEC. 1

Holiday Parade — Downtown Henderson Holiday Parade at 2:30 p.m.


DEC. 2

Public hearing — Franklin-Vance-Warren Opportunity, Inc., is holding a public hearing on the agency’s community service block grant proposal for 2014-2015 at 10 a.m. at 102 Broad Street, Oxford.

Planning Board — The Henderson Planning Board meets at 3:30 p.m. in the City Council Chambers.

DEC. 3

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.

Zoning board — The Henderson Zoning Board of Adjustment meets at 3:30 p.m. in the City Council Chambers.


DEC. 5

Shrine Club — The Henderson Shrine Club meets at 6:30 p.m. at the Henderson Masonic Lodge No. 229, 401 Brodie Road; dinner will be served; meeting begins at 7:30 p.m.; event is open to members and visiting nobles.

Christmas Social — The sixth annual Henderson-Vance Chamber of Commerce Christmas social is from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Henderson Country Club; heavy hors d’oeuvres, cash bar and socializing; RSVP by Nov. 29 at (252) 438-8414 or info@hendersonvance.org.