Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Sep. 04, 2013 @ 07:59 AM

    

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.

Bee Keepers — Granville County Bee Keepers meet at 7 p.m. in the Granville County Cooperative Extension office; Master Beekeeper Mike Holland will speak; the meeting is open to the public.

FRIDAY

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.

SATURDAY

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.

MONDAY

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 Commers 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 & 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.

SEPT. 14

Cruise in — Tar River Cruizers’ monthly gathering, Lowe’s/Staples parking lot, 5:30-8:30 p.m.; old cars, oldies music, good food, door prizes, 50/50 tickets, fun and fellowship.

Tar River Festival — The 24th annual Tar River Festival 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in downtown Louisburg and Riverbend Park; free admission; open to the public; children’s inflatables, games, pony rides, live entertainment, crafts and food; if you are interested in becoming a vendor contact the Greater Franklin County Chamber of Commerce at (919) 496-3056 or email bfuller@franklin-chamber.org, deadline is Aug. 14.

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.

SEPT. 16

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.

SEPT. 17

Masonic lodge — The Henderson Masonic Lodge No. 229 meets 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.; all lodge members and visiting Master Masons may attend.

Adult fellowship — An adult fellowship group meets every Tuesday, at 10 a.m., at the Salvation Army, 355 Alexander Ave., Henderson. Breakfast will be served to attendees on the last Tuesday of the month, at 9 a.m. The public is invited to attend. For more information, call (252) 438-7107.