Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Nov. 26, 2013 @ 05:00 PM

TODAY

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.


SATURDAY

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.


SUNDAY

Holiday Parade — Downtown Henderson Holiday Parade at 2:30 p.m.; call Pam Hester at (252) 430-5734 for more information.


MONDAY

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.


TUESDAY

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.

Genealogical Society — The Granville County Genealogical Society meets at 6:30 p.m. in the large conference room of the Thornton Library in Oxford; Betty Jean King and Mark Pace will discuss past Christmas traditions and customs from the Revolutionary War to the late 20th century; all society meetings are open to the public.

Kerr Lake Nursing & Rehab — Kerr Lake Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 12454 Park Ave., will hold a candlelight vigil for deceased residents and staff at 6:30 p.m. in the WIlliamsboro Wayside Dining Room; open to the public; for more information contact Pat Pegram or Sandra Harris at (252) 492-7021.

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.


DEC. 9

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.


DEC. 10

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.

DEC. 12

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 — group 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.