Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Jun. 10, 2014 @ 05:27 PM

TODAY

Farmers Market — The Vance County Regional Farmers Market, located off Beckford Drive behind the Kidney Dialysis Center, will be open every Wednesday 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.

 

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.

Breastfeeding Support Group — the Maria Parham Medical Center Breastfeeding Support Group meets from 1:30 to 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.

 

FRIDAY

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

Western Vance — Western Vance High School’s graduation ceremony will take place at 7 p.m. in front of the school.

 

SATURDAY

Farmers Market — The Vance County Regional Farmers Market, located off Beckford Drive behind the Kidney Dialysis Center, will be open every Wednesday 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.

Fish Fry — The North Carolina Youth Athletic Corporation fish fry is from 2 to 6 p.m. at The Church of the Holy Innocents, 210 N. Chestnut St.; plates are $6.50 each.

Northern Vance — Northern Vance High School’s graduation ceremony will take place at 11 a.m. on the school football field.

Southern Vance — Southern Vance High School’s graduation ceremony will take place at 8 a.m. in the school stadium.

Warren High — Warren County High School’s graduation ceremony will take place at 6 p.m. at Warren County Middle School.

Warren New Tech — Warren County New Tech High School’s graduation ceremony will take place at 9:30 a.m. in the Warren County High School Gym.

J.F. Webb — J.F. Webb High School’s graduation ceremony will take place at 7 p.m. on the school athletic field.

Thornton Library — Silvanus Slaughter will perform special arrangements of Civil War era songs at 1 and 3 p.m. at Thornton Library.

 

MONDAY

NARFE — Chapter 2289 of the National Association of Retired and Active Federal Employees meets at 9 a.m. at Crossroads Family Restaurant, 946 W. Andrews Ave.; Richard Pulsifer will present a program on consumer fraud, identity theft and mass marketing fraud; reservations are not required.

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

 

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 at 6 p.m.; stated communication at 7 p.m.; open to lodge members and visiting Master Masons.

Board of Health — The Granville-Vance District Board of Health meets at 7 p.m. at the Vance County Health Department, 115 Charles Rollins Road, Henderson.

Community Watch — The West End Community Watch group meets at 6:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall of West End Baptist Church; Frank Newell, wildlife conservationist and founder of the Eastern Bluebird Rescue Group, will be the featured speaker; there will be a police report.

 

JUNE 18

Farmers Market — The Vance County Regional Farmers Market, located off Beckford Drive behind the Kidney Dialysis Center, will be open every Wednesday 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.

 

JUNE 19

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.

John R. Hawkins — There will be a called meeting of the John R. Hawkins Alumni and Friends Executive Committee at 5:30 p.m. in the community room of the Warren County Memorial Library; the meeting will end no later than 6:45 p.m.

Social Services — The Vance County Board of Social Services meets at 8 a.m. at 350 Ruin Creek Road, Henderson.

 

JUNE 20

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

 

JUNE 21

Henderson Institute — The Henderson Institute Class of 1964 meets at 1 p.m. at the Henderson Institute Museum on Rock Spring Street.

Farmers Market — The Vance County Regional Farmers Market, located off Beckford Drive behind the Kidney Dialysis Center, will be open every Wednesday 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.

 

JUNE 23

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.

Knitting club — The knitting club at Perry Memorial Library meets from 1-3 p.m. in the board room; knitting, crocheting and other crafts involving strings and yarn; free program; open to the public to work on crafts or to attend and learn.

 

JUNE 24

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.

 

JUNE 25

Farmers Market — The Vance County Regional Farmers Market, located off Beckford Drive behind the Kidney Dialysis Center, will be open every Wednesday 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.