Friday, March 21, 2014

Mar. 20, 2014 @ 05:21 PM


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

Medicine Drop — an Operation Medicine Drop event will take place from 8 a.m. to noon at Davita Vance County Dialysis, 854 S. Beckford Drive, Henderson; free disposal of unwanted medications; biohazard materials will not be accepted.

Concert Association — The Henderson Community Concert Association will present AudioBody at 8 p.m. at the Vance-Granville Community College Civic Center; admission by season ticket only; no tickets will be available at the door; for more information, call (252) 492-2954 or go to

Open Mic — The March Madness Open Mic Poetry event begins at 7 p.m. at 200 S. Main St., Warrenton; family-friendly reading.



FGV Forum — A Kindergarten Readiness Forum sponsored by Franklin-Granville-Vance Smart Start will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at South Henderson Pentecostal Holiness Church, 905 Americal Road, Henderson; Willa Brigham, Emmy award winning host of the television show “Smart Start Kids,” will be the keynote speaker; lunch will be provided; for more information or to register, contact Elvia Boadi at (252) 433-9110 ext. 237.

Emergency Preparedness — An emergency preparedness fair will be from 9 a.m. to noon at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1617 Graham Ave.; admission is free.

Civitan Club — Stew from the Civitan Club of Henderson’s spring stew sale will be available for pickup from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 414 Dabney Drive, Henderson.

Arts Council — The Vance County Arts Council will hold a celebration for Dr. Seuss at 1 p.m. at Emrose Gallery, 233 South Garnett Street; stories, games and refreshments; the event is open to the public; for more information, go to

Ambulance Chase — An Ambulance Chase and Food Truck Rodeo will be from 4 to 8 p.m. in downtown Oxford; no charge for admission into the Food Truck Rodeo; for more information or to register for a race, contact Shields Blackwell of Granville Health System at (919) 690-2148 or go to



City Council — The Henderson City Council meets at 6 p.m. in the City Council Chambers with a work session to follow.

Masonic Lodge — Beacon Light Masonic Lodge No. 249 meets at 7 p.m. at 1204 West Andrews Ave. for regular communication on the fourth Monday of every month; members should dress casual; for more information call (252) 915-9391.

Community Watch — The Ruin Creek Community Watch Group meets at 6:30 p.m. at West Hills Presbyterian Church.



NAACP — The Vance County NAACP regular monthly meeting is at 7 p.m. at the Gateway Community Center on Garnett Street; a youth session will meet from 6 to 6:45 p.m.

Board of Adjustments — The Granville County Board of Adjustments will not meet; no items are on the agenda.

Kerr Lake Nursing — Kerr Lake Nursing and Rehabilitation center, 1245 Park Ave., Henderson, is holding a family forum on dealing with grief at 6 p.m.; Shirley Thornton, RN, will speak; a light supper will be served; the forum is open to the public.

Perry Memorial Library — A “Let’s Talk About It” event will be from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Farm Bureau Room of Perry Memorial Library; books for the event are available for checkout.



Chess club — Henderson/Vance Chess Club meets at First United Methodist Church 6 to 9:30 p.m.; open to the public; for more information, call Rudy Abate at (252) 438-4459, daytime, or (252) 738-0375, evenings.

Civitan Club — The Civitan Club of Henderson is hosting an interest meeting at 7 p.m. at the Henderson Country club; will provide information about the club and membership benefits; those interested in attending should contact Kakeasha Richardson at (252) 492-4658 or Cynthia Journigan at (252) 438-2281.

Church Watch — The Church Watch program is holding a session on domestic violence from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at South Henderson Pentecostal Holiness Church; open to all church pastors and other church representatives; refreshments will be served; those interested in attending should contact Jeanine Clopton at (252) 438-3322 or



E-911 Advisory Board — The Henderson-Vance E-911 Advisory Board meets at 10 a.m. at the E-911 Operations Center.

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

Beacon Light — Beacon Light Lodge No. 249 and the Prince Hall Free and Accepted Masons are holding their second annual William C. Rogers Scholarship Ball at 7 p.m. At Tiffany Restaurant, 110 Garnett Street, Henderson; attire is semi-formal; tickets are $20 in advance and may be purchased by calling (252) 915-9391.



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



E.O. Young — March Madness Night at E.O. Young Elementary School is from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.; games, food, bounce houses and more; free for E.O. Young students, $1 for others ages 10 years and older; for more information, call the school at (252) 438-6423.