Saturday, September 28, 2013

Sep. 27, 2013 @ 06:14 PM

   

TODAY

Ball and Banquet — “The Silver Elegance Ball and Banquet” at the Armory Civic Center; contact (252) 257-3111 for ticket 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.

Perry Memorial Library — Bennett H. Perry Archaeology Day at Perry Memorial Library from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; for more information contact Cliff Jackson at the Piedmont AACA at (252) 257-2654.

Firemen’s Association parade — Warren County Firemen’s Association parade begins at 11 a.m.; parade will follow a route down Main Street to the intersection of Warren Plains and Connell roads; fire apparatus can be viewed at Mariam Boyd Elementary School for one hour prior to the parade.

Car show — Kerr Lake Ford’s 4th annual car show is from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 1675 Dabney Drive, Henderson; registration is from 8 a.m. to noon; $20 registration fee; for more information call Michael Whittemore at (252) 213-0252, J.H. Hamm at (252) 492-4648 or Charles Deese at (919) 482-0242 or email kerrlakefords@yahoo.com.

Charity walk — The ladies of Rare Essence Social Club’s charity walk is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Granville County Athletic Park, 4615 Belltown Road, Oxford; walk will support the Vance County Senior Center’s Meals on Wheels program; walks are $5 per person; donations are accepted; light refreshments will be available; the walk is open to the public.

Concert in the park — Vance County Senior Center’s “Concert in the Park” at 1 p.m. at Emrose Park, 225 South Garnett Street, to celebrate National Senior Month; Vance County learning Center, the Vance Sliders and others will perform; event is open to the public; participants should bring chairs.

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.

Book sale volunteers — Volunteers meet every Monday from 1 to 3 p.m. and Wednesday from 9 a.m. to noon at the City Operations Center on Beckford Drive to unpack and sort books for the Friends of the Perry Memorial Library annual book sale; volunteer work will continue until the sale on Oct. 25-27; those interested in volunteering should report to the Operations Center during volunteer hours; questions should be directed to Pat Newman at (352) 207-5515 or Stevie Saramelli at (252) 430-7271.


TUESDAY

Adult fellowship — An adult fellowship group meets every Tuesday, at 10 a.m., at the Salvation Army, 355 Alexander Ave., Henderson. Breakfast will be served to attendees on the last Tuesday of the month, at 9 a.m. The public is invited to attend. For more information, call (252) 438-7107.

Community watch — The Carey Chapel Community Watch meets at 7 p.m. at the Aycock Rec. Center; all area residents are encouraged to attend.

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

Golf tournament — The Greater Franklin County Chamber of Commerce annual golf tournament begins at 11:15 with registration and lunch; shotgun start at 12:30 p.m.; captain’s choice format; catered by Cook Shack Catering Company; $240 per team or $60 per golfer, includes green fees, cart, lunch, drinks and beer; $100 for hole sponsorships; longest drive and closest to pin awards are $400 for first place and $200 for second place; for more information call (919) 496-3056.

Candidate forum — Granville County 2013 municipal election candidate forum begins at 6 p.m. at the Granville County Convention and Expo Center, 4185 U.S. 15 South, Oxford; candidate presentations will begin at 7 p.m.; any remaining time will be devoted to questions; forum is open to the public.

Board of Elections — Vance County Board of Elections meets at 4 p.m. in the Board of Elections Office in the Henry A. Dennis Building, 300 South Garnett Street.

Community forum — Vance County community legislative forum from 5:30 to 7: 30 p.m. at the Perry Memorial Library; forum will cover health care, voting changes, Social Services, education, jobs, guns, public safety and more; RSVP to Karon Hardy at (919) 733-5878 or bryantla@ncleg.net or to Jonathan Bullock at (919) 733-5824 or baskervillela@ncleg.net.

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.

Book sale volunteers — Volunteers meet every Monday from 1 to 3 p.m. and Wednesday from 9 a.m. to noon at the City Operations Center on Beckford Drive to unpack and sort books for the Friends of the Perry Memorial Library annual book sale; volunteer work will continue until the sale on Oct. 25-27; those interested in volunteering should report to the Operations Center during volunteer hours; questions should be directed to Pat Newman at (352) 207-5515 or Stevie Saramelli at (252) 430-7271.

Lake Gaston Association — meets at 9:30 a.m. at Lake Gaston Baptist Church; representatives from Frontier Natural Gas will present; time allotted on the agenda for those interested to present lake related concerns to the LGA board; open to the public; for more information call (252) 586-6577 or (888) 586-6577 or email info@lakegastonassoc.com.

THURSDAY

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.

Henderson-Vance Park & Recreation Commission — meets at 12 p.m. at Aycock Recreation Center.

Meet and Greet — Franklin County Arts council Meet and Greet 5 to 9 p.m. at Leslie Martin’s Pottery Studio; there will be refreshments and an art sale.

Senior Democrats — Warren County Senior Democrats meet at 1 p.m. at the Warren County Senior Center; Robin Green will speak on voter registration and changes to the voting laws; the meeting is open to all democrats.


FRIDAY

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

American Legion — The American Legion Post No. 60 meets at 6:30 p.m. in the Legion Hut; all members requested to attend.

Educational Council — The Educational Council is selling fish plates from 4 to 8 p.m. at Hecks Grove Community Center on U.S. 401; plates are $7; fish, hush puppies, french fries, string beans, cole slaw, cake, sodas and water; eat in or carry out; proceeds to benefit the building fund.


OCT. 5

Music Jam — Music jam and open mic every first Saturday at Common Grounds Coffee House in Bunn; hosted by the Franklin County Arts Council Student Arts Council; open to musicians and poets of all experience levels; 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.

TRIAD chapter — meets at 11 a.m. at the Henderson Institute Museum on Rockspring Street; non-perishable food items may be brought to donate to ACTS; final arrangements for the Christmas celebration will be made; meeting is open to new members and friends.


OCT. 6

Photographers Guild — The Franklin County Arts Council Photographers Guild meets at 1:30 p.m. at Common Grounds Coffee House in Bunn; meeting open to new members.


OCT. 7

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

Book sale volunteers — Volunteers meet every Monday from 1 to 3 p.m. and Wednesday from 9 a.m. to noon at the City Operations Center on Beckford Drive to unpack and sort books for the Friends of the Perry Memorial Library annual book sale; volunteer work will continue until the sale on Oct. 25-27; those interested in volunteering should report to the Operations Center during volunteer hours; questions should be directed to Pat Newman at (352) 207-5515 or Stevie Saramelli at (252) 430-7271.

OCT. 8

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.

Community forum — Community forum to discuss a proposed free K-8 charter school in Warren County at 5:45 p.m. at the Warren County Library, 119 Font Street, Warrenton; event is free and open to the public; refreshments will be available; for more information call (919) 725-8468.


OCT. 9

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.

Book sale volunteers — Volunteers meet every Monday from 1 to 3 p.m. and Wednesday from 9 a.m. to noon at the City Operations Center on Beckford Drive to unpack and sort books for the Friends of the Perry Memorial Library annual book sale; volunteer work will continue until the sale on Oct. 25-27; those interested in volunteering should report to the Operations Center during volunteer hours; questions should be directed to Pat Newman at (352) 207-5515 or Stevie Saramelli at (252) 430-7271.

OCT. 10

Breastfeeding Support Group — the Maria Parham Medical Center Breastfeeding Support Group meets 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, contact Ginny or Jackie at 252-436-1414.

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.

Fire prevention — The Henderson Fire Department’s Fire Prevention Open House is from 5 to 8 p.m. at Station 1, at 211 Dabney Drive; free pizza and drinks; agencies and businesses can set up information at a table; if you would like to set up a table contact Jon Juntenen at (252) 430-1877 or jonjunen@ci.henderson.nc.us.

Business after Hours — Greater Franklin County Chamber of Commerce Business after hours from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at 512 South Bickett Boulevard, Louisburg; refreshments provided; door prizes will be presented; RSVP to (919) 340-1884 or jcochran@unionbanknc.com by Tuesday, Oct. 8.


OCT. 11

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

Cluck ’N Shuck — Granville County Chamber of Commerce Cluck ’N Shuck from 6 to 9 p.m. at The Red Barn off Lake Devon Road in Oxford; there will be steamed oysters, steamed shrimp, fried oysters, fried chicken, boiled potatoes, slaw, hushpuppies, tea and beverages; tickets are $40 per person or $75 per couple; to reserve tickets call (919) 693-6125 or (919) 528-4994.

OCT. 12

Cruise in — Tar River Cruizers’ monthly gathering, Lowe’s/Staples parking lot, 5:30-8:30 p.m.; old cars, oldies music, good food, door prizes, 50/50 tickets, fun and fellowship.

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.