Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Oct. 28, 2013 @ 05:03 PM

TODAY

Adult fellowship — An adult fellowship group meets every Tuesday, at 10 a.m., at the Salvation Army, 355 Alexander Ave., Henderson; breakfast served at 9 a.m. on the last Tuesday of the month; meeting is open to the public; for more information call (252) 438-7107.

Healthcare forums — Cardinal Innovations Healthcare Solutions community forums from 5 to 7 p.m. on the second floor of the Franklin County Administrative Building, 113 Market Street, Louisburg; Cardinal staff will discuss the results of a client satisfaction survey.


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.

Wellness Expo — The Area Christians Together in Service of Vance County Wellness Expo is from 10:30 a.m. to noon at ACTS, 305 S. Chestnut Street; free health screenings and information on health issues; for more information, call ACTS at (252) 492-8231.


THURSDAY

Trick or Treat — Downtown Henderson Merchants trick or treat from 4 to 5:30 p.m.; for more information contact Pam Hester at (252) 430-5734.

Elks Lodge — Pride of Vance Elks Lodge no. 1263 second annual Children’s Festival from 5 to 8 p.m. at the lodge on Rockspring Street, Henderson; food, games, crafts, music, dancing and more; there will be prizes for the best costume; $1 raffle tickets for three DVD players; all children must be accompanied by an adult; entry fees are $2 for elementary school students, $4 for middle school students and $5 for adults.


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 requested to attend.

Turkey Shoot — Epsom Volunteer Fire Department Turkey Shoot from 8 to 10:30 p.m. at the department.


SATURDAY

Music jam/open mic — Franklin County Arts Council Student Arts Council music jam and open mic at Common Grounds Coffee House in Bun; open to the public; 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.

Prince Hall Masons — Prince Hall Masons and Eastern Stars will have a 70s themed dance party from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at Henderson Elk Lodge, 326 West Rockspring Street, Henderson; tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door.

Free Recital — Singer Raynah Adams will present a free recital at 5 p.m. at the Vance County Arts Council, 233 South Garnett Street; Adams will cover a variety of Frank Sinatra songs, along with multiple numbers from “Les Miserables” and more.

Turkey Shoot — Epsom Volunteer Fire Department Turkey Shoot from 8 to 10:30 p.m. at the department.


MONDAY

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


NOV. 5

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

Adult fellowship — An adult fellowship group meets every Tuesday, at 10 a.m., at the Salvation Army, 355 Alexander Ave., Henderson; breakfast served at 9 a.m. on the last Tuesday of the month; meeting is open to the public; for more information call (252) 438-7107.

NOV. 6

Veterans Breakfast — “Serving Those Who Served Us” veterans breakfast and pinning ceremony at 9 a.m. at the Vance-Granville Community College Civic Center, 200 Community College Road, Henderson; presented by Amedisys Home Health & Hospice; open to all veterans and a guest and to surviving spouses of veterans; RSVP by Nov. 4 to (919) 494-3773.

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.

Weed Control Council — The Lake Gaston Weed Control Council meets at 7 p.m. at the Roanoke-Wildwood VFD on Lizard Creek Road.

LGA — The Lake Gaston Association meets at 9:30 a.m. at the Lake Gaston Baptist Church; for more information call (252) 586-6577 or email info@lakegastonassoc.com.


NOV. 7

Family movie night — Gates open at 5:30 p.m. for free family movie night hosted by Vance Gang Awareness Partnership at the Raleigh Road Outdoor Theatre; showing “Freedom Writers”; prize giveaways and more; if raining, the event will be canceled; for more information contact V-GAP at (919) 728-0323.

Genealogical Society — The Granville County Genealogical Society meets at 6:30 p.m. in the large conference room of the Thornton Library in Oxford; Jannie Preddy will present a program on southeastern Granville County; all of the society's meetings are open to the public.

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.

Career Fair — Employ-A-Veteran Career Fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Vance-Granville Community College civic center; open to job seekers and employers; for more information contact Gary Blue at (252) 438-6120 or gary.blue@nccommerce.com.

NOV. 8

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

Turkey Shoot — Epsom Volunteer Fire Department Turkey Shoot from 8 to 10:30 p.m. at the department.


NOV. 9

Turkey Shoot — Epsom Volunteer Fire Department Turkey Shoot from 8 to 10:30 p.m. at the department.


NOV. 11

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

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

Cancellation — City Council meeting canceled due to Veterans Day.


NOV. 12

Mental health plan — The Cardinal Innovations/Five County Community Operations Center’s Consumer and Family Advisory Committee meets at 6 p.m. 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 — An adult fellowship group meets every Tuesday, at 10 a.m., at the Salvation Army, 355 Alexander Ave., Henderson; breakfast served at 9 a.m. on the last Tuesday of the month; meeting is open to the public; for more information call (252) 438-7107.

Appearance Commission — The Henderson Community Appearance Commission meets at 3 p.m. in the City Council Chambers.