Saturday, August 17, 2013

Aug. 16, 2013 @ 05:09 PM

      

TODAY

Block party — The House of Jabez Youth Outreach Center Back-to-School Block Party from noon to 4 p.m. at Platinum Cuts Barbershop, 901 South Beckford Street, Henderson; school supplies and food items will be given away on a first come first serve basis; student must be present, three child limit per family; free and opened to the public; refreshments available; contact A. Marzelle Hargrove at (919) 397-5339 or at jabez_heals@fastmail.us.

Farmers market — Vance County Farmers Market, located at the Henderson City Operations Center, 900 S. Beckford Drive, is open 8 a.m. to noon every Saturday; contact Wayne Rowland at (252) 438-8188 for more information and to register as a vendor.


MONDAY

Portrait unveiling — Unveiling of the Perry family portraits, 6:30 p.m. at Perry Memorial Library; portraits of Col. Henry Perry, Jane Hall Perry and H. Leslie Perry have been found and professionally restored.

Community watch — The White Oak-Lakeview Community Watch meets at 6:30 p.m. in the Flowers Funeral Home chapel on Oxford Road; Sheriff Peter White will speak.

Cancellation — Vance County Genealogical Society 1881 meeting canceled due to unveiling of Perry Family pictures; regular meetings resume 6:30 p.m. Sept. 16, at Perry Memorial Library.

South Council — South Council meeting at 12 p.m. at Bob’s Barbecue, Hwy #56, Exit 191; “Dutch treat” lunch; program presented by Susan Ball, Granville County Tourism Development Authority Director; if interested call at (919) 693-6125.

TUESDAY

Masonic lodge — The Henderson Masonic Lodge No. 229 meets at 6 p.m. 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.; open to lodge members and visiting Master Masons.

Cooking classes — At Warren County Memorial Library, 119 S. Front St., Warrenton; 6-8 p.m.; call (919) 707-5245 for more information.

Warren Board of Health — The Warren County Board Of Health will meet at 7 p.m. in the conference room at Warren County Health Department.

Weed Control Council — The Lake Gaston Weed Control Council meets at 7 p.m. in the Roanoke Wildwood Volunteer Fire Department. All are invited.

West End Community Watch — West End Community Watch meets at 6:30 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of West End Baptist Church; Judge Henry Hight to speak.

Board of Elections — The Vance County Board of Elections meets at 4 p.m. in the Board of Elections office in Henry A. Davis Building, 300 S. Garnett Street.

Kiwanis Club — The Kiwanis Club meets at 6:30 p.m. at Golden Corral; Opie Frazier will present a program on what it means to be a member of Kiwanis; Kiwanis members encouraged to bring a prospective member; if interested call (252) 438-8154.

WEDNESDAY

Farmers market — Vance County Farmers Market, located at the Henderson Family YMCA, 380 Ruin Creek Road, is open 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m every Wednesday; contact Wayne Rowland at (252) 438-8188 for more information and to register as a vendor.

FRIDAY

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

Beacon Light Lodge 249 — Fish plate sale, 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. 1204 W. Andrews Ave.; plates include fish, coleslaw, French fries, dinner roll; eat in or take out; for more information, contact Lamont Nowell at (252) 432-0884 or James Fisher at (252) 915-9391.


AUG. 24

Farmers market — Vance County Farmers Market, located at the Henderson City Operations Center, 900 S. Beckford Drive, is open 8 a.m. to noon every Saturday; contact Wayne Rowland at (252) 438-8188 for more information and to register as a vendor.


AUG. 26

Beacon Light Lodge — Ritual training session at 7 p.m; Wear business dress; for more information contact secretary James Fisher at (252) 915-9391.

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

AUG. 27

Cooking classes — 6-8 p.m. at Warren County Memorial Library, 119 S. Front St., Warrenton; call (919) 707-5245 for more information.

AUG. 28

Farmers market — Vance County Farmers Market, located at the Henderson Family YMCA, 380 Ruin Creek Road, is open 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m every Wednesday; contact Wayne Rowland at (252) 438-8188 for more information and to register as a vendor.

AUG. 30

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

Fish fry — John R. Hawkins Alumni and Friends, Incorporated fish fry at 4 p.m. Friday, at the Soul City Rural Fire Department, Manson.

Lake Gaston Festival — The 29th Annual Littleton/Lake Gaston Festival from 5-10 p.m.; food vendors open at 5 p.m.; street dancing by “The Castaways” from 7-10 p.m; located in Littleton at the intersection of Hwys 903 and 158.

Beacon Light Lodge 249 — Fish plate sale, 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. 1204 W. Andrews Ave.; plates include fish, coleslaw, French fries, dinner roll; eat in or take out; for more information, contact Lamont Nowell at (252) 432-0884 or James Fisher at (252) 915-9391.


AUG. 31

Lake Gaston Festival — The 29th Annual Littleton/Lake Gaston Festival in Littleton from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m; events include live entertainment, arts and crafts vendors, carnival rides, the Stray Cats Rod and Custom Show; located in Littleton at the intersection of Hwys 903 and 158.

Hawkins Alumni — General Meeting of John R. Hawkins Alumni and Friends, Incorporated, 10:30 a.m. in the Snow Hill Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, 504 Snow Hill Road. 40th Reunion Banquet, 5 p.m. at the Vance-Granville Community College Civic Center, followed by dance at 7:30 p.m.

Farmers market — Vance County Farmers Market, located at the Henderson City Operations Center, 900 S. Beckford Drive, is open 8 a.m. to noon every Saturday; contact Wayne Rowland at (252) 438-8188 for more information and to register as a vendor.