Friday, November 15, 2013

Nov. 14, 2013 @ 04:17 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.

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


SATURDAY

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

Townsville Lions — Annual fish fry and holiday bazaar from 4 to 7 p.m. at New Hope Elementary School; eat in the cafeteria or pick up at the side door; $7 per plate; tickets available at the door or from any Townsville Lion; will raise funds for the school.

John R. Hawkins — John R. Hawkins Alumni and Friends, Inc., executive board meeting at 10 a.m. in the community room of the Warren County Memorial Library; officers and committee chairpersons are asked to attend.

Art Gala — Granville Health System’s Art Gala at 6 p.m. at the Henderson Country Club; contact Linda Grissom for tickets and additional information at (919) 690-2149 or lgrissom@granvillemedical.com, or visit ghsfoundation.org.

SUNDAY

Perry Memorial Library — “Afternoon with the Author” at 2 p.m. at the library with the authors of “Star of the South: the Corbitt Truck Company Story”; free and open to the public.

MONDAY

Volunteer Training — Volunteer training at Community Homecare and Hospice from 6 to 9 p.m.; 152 Zeb Robinson Road; contact Aaron Klink at (252) 430-7760 for more information.

Library Board — The Library Board of Trustees meets at 5 p.m. at the Perry Memorial Library.

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

Operation Christmas Child — Shoe box collection from noon to 2 p.m. at North Henderson Baptist Church, 1211 North Garnett Street.

Genealogical society — The Vance County Genealogical Society 1881, Inc., meets at 1 p.m. at the Perry Memorial Library; Faye Orr will speak on the lineage of “The Sanford Family.”

TUESDAY

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 are invited to attend.

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.

Operation Christmas Child — Shoe box collection from noon to 2 p.m. at North Henderson Baptist Church, 1211 North Garnett Street.

WEDNESDAY

Maria Parham — The Volunteer Services of Maria Parham Medical Center November fundraiser, “Books are fun,” is from 10 a.m to 4 p.m. today and 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. tomorrow at the J.T. Church Classroom in the hospital.

Operation Christmas Child — Shoe box collection from 3 to 8 p.m. at North Henderson Baptist Church, 1211 North Garnett Street.


THURSDAY

Human Relations — The Human Relations Commission meets at 7 p.m. in the city council chambers.

Maria Parham — The Volunteer Services of Maria Parham Medical Center November fundraiser, “Books are fun,” is from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the J.T. Church Classroom in the hospital.

Operation Christmas Child — Shoe box collection from 2 to 4 p.m. at North Henderson Baptist Church, 1211 North Garnett Street.

Public hearing — Franklin-Vance-Warren Opportunity, Inc., is holding a public hearing on the agency’s community service block grant proposal for 2014-2015 at 10 a.m. at 180 South Beckford Drive, Henderson.

Crimie Prevention Council — The Vance County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council meets at 8:30 a.m. at the Aycock Recreation Center, 307 Carey Chapel Road; the Vance Gang Awareness Partnership will meet immediately after.

Community Watch — The West Hills/West Creek/158 By-Pass Community Watch meets at 6:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall of Westwood Pentecostal Holiness Church; Carolyn Pecora, Vance County register of deeds, will be the guest speaker; refreshmets will be served after the meeting.

NOV. 22

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

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

Operation Christmas Child — Shoe box collection from 3 to 5 p.m. at North Henderson Baptist Church, 1211 North Garnett Street.

NOV. 23

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

Operation Christmas Child — Shoe box collection from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at North Henderson Baptist Church, 1211 North Garnett Street.

Gobble Gallop — Gobble Gallop 2013 begins at 9 a.m. in front of the Henderson Police Department; check-in begins at 8 a.m.

NOV. 24

“Jobina” — The gospel production “Jobina” will begin at 4 p.m. at the civic center of Vance-Granville Community College; tickets are $10 and can be purchased from any cast member or from Nits Nats Etc. Music of Henderson.

Operation Christmas Child — Shoe box collection from noon to 5 p.m. at North Henderson Baptist Church, 1211 North Garnett Street.


NOV. 25

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.

Volunteer Training — Volunteer training at Community Homecare and Hospice from 6 to 9 p.m.; 152 Zeb Robinson Road; contact Aaron Klink at (252) 430-7760 for more information.

Operation Christmas Child — Shoe box collection from 10 a.m. to noon at North Henderson Baptist Church, 1211 North Garnett Street.

Public hearing — Franklin-Vance-Warren Opportunity, Inc., is holding a public hearing on the agency’s community service block grant proposal for 2014-2015 at 10 a.m. at 518 West Ridgeway Street, Warrenton.

NOV. 26

Christmas tree lighting — Lighting of the Christmas tree in downtown Henderson at 6 p.m.; music by Central Worship Choir and Work in Progress

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.

Vance GOP — Vance County Republican Party is hosting a free hot dog and hamburger night at 6 p.m. at the Pool Rock Manor Convention Hall, 1305 Pool Rock Road; supreme court candidate Ola Lewis and N.C. Senate District 4 candidate Richard Scott will attend; there will be music and a shotgun raffle.

NOV. 27

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

Thanksgiving breakfast — The Granville County Chamber of Commerce’s annual Thanksgiving breakfast is at 7:30 a.m. in the Family Life Center at Oxford Baptist Church; guest speaker is Beth Wood, auditor of North Carolina; sponsored by Bridgestone Commercial Solutions; reservations required; for more information or to make a reservation, contact the chamber at (919) 693-6125 or (919) 528-4994.


NOV. 28

Cancellation — The Henderson Lion’s Club will not meet in observance of Thanksgiving; for more information about the club, contact Darlynn Oxendine at (252) 438-8034.


NOV. 29

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