Friday, August 22, 2014

Aug. 21, 2014 @ 06:16 PM

TODAY

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

Job Corps — Kittrell Job Corps is hosting a 2 p.m. graduation ceremony in the center gymnasium celebrating the 50th anniversary of Job Corps.

 

SATURDAY

Vance Farmers Market — The Vance County Regional Farmers Market, located off Beckford Drive behind the Kidney Dialysis Center, is open every Wednesday and Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.; for more information and to register as a vendor, contact Tracy Madigan at (252) 438-8188.

Rabies vaccination clinic — Vance County Animal Control will hold a rabies vaccination clinic at Kittrell Volunteer Fire Department from 9 a.m. to noon; cost is $5 per dog or cat; have cats in carriers and dogs on leashes.

Warren Farmers Market — The Warren County Farmers Market is open from 8 a.m. to noon in the BB&T parking lot at the corner of East Macon and Bragg streets in Warrenton; this week, the N.C. Big Cart will be at the market.

 

MONDAY

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.

Perry Memorial Library — An ice cream social will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. at the upstairs soda fountain in Perry Memorial Library; the social is free and open to the public.

Perry Memorial Library — The Friends of the Library at Perry Memorial Library meet at 3 p.m. at the library; the meeting is open to all members.

Vance Charter — The Vance Charter School Board of Directors meets at 7 p.m. in the media center at the school.

 

TUESDAY

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.

Perry Memorial Library — A presentation entitled “Remembering Public Libraries” will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the Farm Bureau Room of Perry Memorial Library.

 

WEDNESDAY

Vance Farmers Market — The Vance County Regional Farmers Market, located off Beckford Drive behind the Kidney Dialysis Center, is open every Wednesday and Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.; for more information and to register as a vendor, contact Tracy Madigan at (252) 438-8188.

Perry Memorial Library — A presentation entitled “Banned Books of the 1920s” will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the Farm Bureau Room of Perry Memorial Library.

 

THURSDAY

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.

Perry Memorial Library — Perry Memorial Library will celebrate its 90th anniversary from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the original library on Young Street.

 

AUG. 29

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

Lake Gaston Festival — The 30th annual Littleton/Lake Gaston Festival begins with street dancing from 7 to 10 p.m. in Littleton; the festival will continue Aug. 30; for more information, go to littletonlionsclubnc.com.

 

AUG. 30

Vance Farmers Market — The Vance County Regional Farmers Market, located off Beckford Drive behind the Kidney Dialysis Center, is open every Wednesday and Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.; for more information and to register as a vendor, contact Tracy Madigan at (252) 438-8188.

Lake Gaston Festival — The 30th annual Littleton/Lake Gaston Festival will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Littleton; there will be food, live entertainment, arts and crafts vendors, carnival rides and a Stray Cats Rod and Custom Show; for more information, go to littletonlionsclubnc.com.

Warren Farmers Market — The Warren County Farmers Market is open from 8 a.m. to noon in the BB&T parking lot at the corner of East Macon and Bragg streets in Warrenton.

 

SEPT. 1

Knitting club — The knitting club at Perry Memorial Library will hold its regular meeting in observance of Labor Day.

 

SEPT. 3

Vance Farmers Market — The Vance County Regional Farmers Market, located off Beckford Drive behind the Kidney Dialysis Center, is open every Wednesday and Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.; for more information and to register as a vendor, contact Tracy Madigan at (252) 438-8188.

 

SEPT. 4

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.

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.

 

SEPT. 5

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

Social Services — The Vance County Department of Social Services is closed from noon to 5 p.m. for staff development and training.