Saturday, November 23, 2013

Nov. 22, 2013 @ 04:46 PM

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.

Lobster Sale — Oxford Kiwanis Club lobster sale pickup from 4 to 6 p.m. at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 140 College Street, Oxford; pre-order only; order by calling (919) 693-000.

Holiday Bazaar — Granville County Senior Center’s Holiday Bazaar from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the center; for more information contact Julie Brockman at (919) 693-1930.

Coat give-away — The Reachout program will give coats out to community members from noon to 2 p.m. at King’s Daughter Park.

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.

Veterans Memorial — Dedication and unveiling of the Granville County Veterans Memorial at 1:30 p.m. at Oxford City Hall.

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.

NAACP — The Vance County NAACP meets at 7 p.m. at the Gateway Center; the youth group meets from 6 to 6:45 p.m.

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.


THURSDAY

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.


FRIDAY

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.; call Pam Hester at (252) 430-5734 for more information.


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.

Open House — Vance County Cooperative Extension open house from 1 to 6 p.m. to meet the staff; there will be light refreshments and door prizes; call (252) 438-8188 for more information.


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.

Open House — Oxford Preparatory High School open house from 6 to 7:30 p.m.; for more information, contact Kate Reetz at (919) 690-0360 or reetzk@oxfordprephs.org.

DEC. 6

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.