Friday, August 16, 2013

Aug. 15, 2013 @ 05:16 PM

      

TODAY

Weight loss group — Take Off Weight Now, a non-profit weight loss group, will meet at 11:30 a.m at Aycock Recreation Center.

New Teacher Breakfast — New Teacher Breakfast begins at 7:30 a.m., in the cafeteria at the Masonic Home for Children, 600 College Street, Oxford; insurance members are invited to set up business displays; sponsored by the Granville County Chamber of Commerce and Granville Health System.

Beacon Light Lodge 249 — Fish plate sale, 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. 1204 W. Andrews Ave.; plates include fish, coleslaw, French fries, dinner roll; eat in or take out; for more information, contact Lamont Nowell at (252) 432-0884 or James Fisher at (252) 915-9391.

SATURDAY

Block party — The House of Jabez Youth Outreach Center Back-to-School Block Party from noon to 4 p.m. at Platinum Cuts Barbershop, 901 South Beckford Street, Henderson; school supplies and food items will be given away on a first come first serve basis; student must be present, three child limit per family; free and opened to the public; refreshments available; contact A. Marzelle Hargrove at (919) 397-5339 or at jabez_heals@fastmail.us.

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.


MONDAY

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.

Portrait unveiling — Unveiling of the Perry family portraits, 6:30 p.m. at Perry Memorial Library; portraits of Col. Henry Perry, Jane Hall Perry and H. Leslie Perry have been found and professionally restored.

Community watch — The White Oak-Lakeview Community Watch meets at 6:30 p.m. in the Flowers Funeral Home chapel on Oxford Road; Sheriff Peter White will speak.

Cancellation — Vance County Genealogical Society 1881 meeting canceled due to unveiling of Perry Family pictures; regular meetings resume 6:30 p.m. Sept. 16, at Perry Memorial Library.

TUESDAY

Masonic lodge — The Henderson Masonic Lodge No. 229 meets at 6 p.m. 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.; open to lodge members and visiting Master Masons.

Cooking classes — At Warren County Memorial Library, 119 S. Front St., Warrenton; 6-8 p.m.; call (919) 707-5245 for more information.

Warren Board of Health — The Warren County Board Of Health will meet at 7 p.m. in the conference room at Warren County Health Department.

Weed Control Council — The Lake Gaston Weed Control Council meets at 7 p.m. in the Roanoke Wildwood Volunteer Fire Department. All are invited.

West End Community Watch — West End Community Watch meets at 6:30 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of West End Baptist Church; Judge Henry Hight to speak.

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.

AUG. 23

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

Beacon Light Lodge 249 — Fish plate sale, 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. 1204 W. Andrews Ave.; plates include fish, coleslaw, French fries, dinner roll; eat in or take out; for more information, contact Lamont Nowell at (252) 432-0884 or James Fisher at (252) 915-9391.


AUG. 24

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.


AUG. 26

Beacon Light Lodge — Ritual training session at 7 p.m; Wear business dress; for more information contact secretary James Fisher at (252) 915-9391.

City Council — meets at 6 p.m. in the City Council Chambers with a work session to follow.

AUG. 27

Cooking classes — 6-8 p.m. at Warren County Memorial Library, 119 S. Front St., Warrenton; call (919) 707-5245 for more information.

AUG. 28

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.

AUG. 30

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

Fish fry — John R. Hawkins Alumni and Friends, Incorporated fish fry at 4 p.m. Friday, at the Soul City Rural Fire Department, Manson.

Lake Gaston Festival — The 29th Annual Littleton/Lake Gaston Festival from 5-10 p.m.; food vendors open at 5 p.m.; street dancing by “The Castaways” from 7-10 p.m; located in Littleton at the intersection of Highways 903 and 158.

Beacon Light Lodge 249 — Fish plate sale, 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. 1204 W. Andrews Ave.; plates include fish, coleslaw, French fries, dinner roll; eat in or take out; for more information, contact Lamont Nowell at (252) 432-0884 or James Fisher at (252) 915-9391.