Friday, August 30, 2013

Aug. 29, 2013 @ 04:58 PM

      

TODAY

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.

Community watch — The Ruin Creek Community Watch group meets at 7 p.m. at West Hills Presbyterian Church.

SATURDAY

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.

Fundraiser — “A Night in the Museum” fundraiser held from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. at Oak Hill Heritage House, 7686 Goshen Road, Oxford; contact Alma Peace Bullock at (919) 693-4014 or info@wica.org.


MONDAY

Cancellation — Perry Memorial Library’s knitting club, which usually meets every other Monday, from 1-3 p.m., will not meet in observance of Labor Day.

City Hall — Closed for Labor Day.

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.

Parenting series — The Incredible Years Parenting Series meets at 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. every Wednesday through Dec. 11, at Vance County Cooperative Extension, 305 Young St.; free childcare, free meal, weekly drawing for prize and weekly parent package; for more information call Vickie Jones or Jean Bell at Vance County Cooperative Extension at (252) 438-8188.


THURSDAY

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.

Kittrell Job Corps Center — Quarterly combined Industry Council and Community Relations Council meeting 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the culinary arts location on center; contact Joan Robinson, business community liaison, at (252) 438-9106 or robinson.joan@jobcorps.org for more information.

Senior democrats — Warren County Senior Democrats meet at 1 p.m. at the senior center; will discuss the march, dream, and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.; open to democrats of any age.


SEPT. 6

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

American Legion — The American Legion Post No. 60 meets at 6:30 p.m. in the Legion Hut; all members are requested to attend.

Beacon Light Lodge 249 — Beacon Light Lodge 249, 1204 W. Andrews Ave., fish plate sale, 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.; 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.


SEPT. 7

Music jam/open mic — Franklin County Arts Council Student Arts Council hosting a music jam and open mic every first Saturday at Common Grounds Coffee House in Bunn; event is open to all; open mic; Contact Linda Wade at (919) 496-6719 or email fcacsac@gmail.com for more information.

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.

Fundraiser — Brassfield Volunteer Fire Department fundraiser 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; eat in, take out and all you can eat tickets $8 per plate; barbecue chicken and pork; 1680 N.C. 86 South; call (919) 625 0080 for details.


SEPT. 9

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

Perry Memorial Library — The library board of trustees will meet at 5 p.m.

City Council — Meets at 6 p.m. in the City Council Chambers.

DAV — The Vance County Chapter 97 of the DAV meets at 6 p.m. at the Vance County Senior Center, 126 S. Garnett Street.

SEPT. 10

Mental health plan — 6 p.m. meeting of Cardinal Innovations/Five County Community Operations Center’s Consumer and Family Advisory Committee at the Warren County campus of Vance-Granville Community College, 210 Ridgeway Street, 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 — Meets every Tuesday, at 10 a.m., at the Salvation Army, 355 Alexander Ave.; breakfast served at 9 a.m. to attendees on the last Tuesday of the month; open to the public; for more information, call (252) 438-7107.

Appearance Commission — The Henderson Community Appearance Commission meets at 3 p.m. at City Hall in the large conference room.

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

Board of Directors — Warren County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors meets at 8 a.m. at First Citizens Bank, 205 North Main Street, Warrenton; open to the public.

SEPT. 11

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.

Parenting series — The Incredible Years Parenting Series meets at 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. every Wednesday through Dec. 11, at Vance County Cooperative Extension, 305 Young St.; free childcare, free meal, weekly drawing for prize and weekly parent package; for more information call Vickie Jones or Jean Bell at Vance County Cooperative Extension at (252) 438-8188.


SEPT. 12

Park and Recreation — The Henderson-Vance Park & Recreation Commission meets at 12 p.m. at Aycock Recreation Center.

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.

Chamber of Commerce — Vance County Chamber of Commerce “Meet Me in the Street,” with the Castaways; 5:30-8:30 p.m. in downtown Henderson.

Lion’s Club — The Henderson Lion’s Club meets at 6:30 p.m. at the Henderson Country Club; for more information, contact Darlynn Oxendine at (252) 438-8034.

SEPT. 13

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

Beacon Light — Beacon Light Lodge 249, 1204 W. Andrews Ave., fish plate sale, 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.; 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.