Saturday, November 2, 2013

Nov. 01, 2013 @ 04:32 PM

TODAY

‘Paper Chase’ — Granville County Board of Education “Paper Chase” is from 9:15 a.m. to noon; participants will travel around Granville County solving puzzles and gathering clues; registration is $30; funds raised will support the Granville County United Way; for more information, contact Dinah Carter, Sam Chappell or Jackie Baird at (919) 693-4613.

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.


TUESDAY

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.

Kiwanis Club — The Henderson Kiwanis Club meets at 6:30 p.m. at the Golden Corral Restaurant; the guest speaker will be John Barnes, Henderson-Vance County Chamber of Commerce president.


WEDNESDAY

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.

THURSDAY

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.

Senior Democrats — The Warren County Senior Democrats meet at 1 p.m. at the Senior Center; open to democrats of any age.

Book Signing — Dr. Alan Outhouse, co-pastor of El Principio de Dios in Franklinton, will hold a book signing from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the Farm Bureau Room at the Perry Memorial Library for

his book, “Life Lessons from God’s Lesser Creatures.”

FRIDAY

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.

Veterans lunch — Veterans Day Luncheon at 11 a.m. at Pinkston Street Elementary School; open to all veterans; military dress is appropriate; for more information or to RSVP call (252) 438-3441.

NOV. 9

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

Book signing — Sonya Ingram will be at Vantastics All Day Cafe, 101 West Masonic Street, Creedmoor, from 1 to 3 p.m. for a book signing event.

Teen violence relay — A Relay Against Teen Violence will be held at 11 a.m. at Southern Vance High School, 925 Garrett Road; sponsored by Homesmart, 120 Raleigh Road; there will be a relay, entertainment from youth, food and vendors; entry fee is $2 with canned goods and $4 without, kids 10 and under enter free; for more information, call (252) 767-0861, for vendor space call (252) 213-2010, for sponsorship call (919) 798-8505.

Veterans celebration — Veterans Day celebration hosted by the Henderson Historical Museum begins at 11 a.m. at the museum, 629 West Rockspring Street; open to the public; for more information, contact the museum at (252) 430-0616.


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.


Nov. 13

Cooperative Extension — The 2013 Farm-City Breakfast held by the staff of the Vance County Cooperative Extension begins at 8 a.m. in the fellowship hall of First Presbyterian Church, 222 Young street; doors open at 7:40 p.m.; Steve Troxler, N.C. commissioner of agriculture, will be the guest speaker; register by Nov. 6 by calling (252) 438-8188.


NOV. 14

Business roundtable — The Henderson-Vance County Chamber of Commerce Small Business Roundtable begins at noon in the chamber’s board room; Jack Smally will present “Faces of Change”; lunch is $10, provided by Simply Delicious; for more information, contact the chamber at (252) 438-8414.

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.

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, call (252) 436-1414.

Parks and Recreation — Henderson-Vance Parks and Recreation Commission meets at noon at the Aycock Recreation Center.

NCRSP — The Vance County Unit of N.C. Retired School Personnel meets at 10:30 a.m. at the Golden Corral Restaurant on the second Thursday of the month from September through April.; open to all Vance County retired school personnel.


NOV. 15

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

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

NOV. 16

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