Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Mar. 11, 2014 @ 05:55 PM

TODAY

Maria Parham — The Volunteer Services of Maria Parham Medical Center is hosting its $5 jewelry and accessories sale today from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. and tomorrow from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the John T. Church Classroom at the hospital.

 

THURSDAY

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

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.

Maria Parham — The Volunteer Services of Maria Parham Medical Center is hosting its $5 jewelry and accessories sale from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the John T. Church Classroom at the hospital.

 

FRIDAY

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

 

SATURDAY

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

 

MONDAY

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, public welcome to work on their crafts or to come and learn.

Medicine Drop — an Operation Medicine Drop event will take place from 7 to 11 a.m. at the Henderson Family YMCA, 380 Ruin Creek Road, Henderson; free disposal of unwanted medications; biohazard materials will not be accepted.

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

Genealogical Society — The Vance County Genealogical Society 1881, Inc., meets at 11:30 a.m. at Ribeye’s; Connie Snow will present the program on Shorts/Clements families; the meeting is open to the public.

 

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.

Community Watch — The West End Community Watch group meets at 6:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall of the West End Baptist Church; the speaker will be Frankie Nobles of Vance County Animal Control; the meeting is open to the public.

Medicine Drop — an Operation Medicine Drop event will take place from 7 to 11 a.m. at Maria Parham Medical Center, 566 Ruin Creek Road, Henderson; free disposal of unwanted medications; biohazard materials will not be accepted.

 

MARCH 19

Medicine Drop — an Operation Medicine Drop event will take place from 7 to 11 a.m. at the Henderson Family YMCA, 380 Ruin Creek Road, Henderson, and from 2 to 6 p.m. at Davita Vance County Dialysis, 854 S. Beckford Drive, Henderson; free disposal of unwanted medications; biohazard materials will not be accepted.

 

MARCH 20

Human Relations Commission — The Vance County Human Relations Commission meets at 7 p.m. in the City Council Chambers.

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.

Medicine Drop — an Operation Medicine Drop event will take place from 2 to 6 p.m. at Mast Drug, 501 Chestnut St., Henderson; free disposal of unwanted medications; biohazard materials will not be accepted.

Crime Prevention — The Vance County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council meets at 8:30 a.m. at the Aycock Recreation Center, 307 Carey Chapel Road, Henderson.

 

MARCH 21

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

Medicine Drop — an Operation Medicine Drop event will take place from 8 a.m. to noon at Davita Vance County Dialysis, 854 S. Beckford Drive, Henderson; free disposal of unwanted medications; biohazard materials will not be accepted.

 

MARCH 22

FGV Forum — A Kindergarten Readiness Forum sponsored by Franklin-Granville-Vance Smart Start will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at South Henderson Pentecostal Holiness Church, 905 Americal Road, Henderson; Willa Brigham, Emmy award winner for the television show “Smart Start Kids” will be the keynote speaker; lunch will be provided; for more information or to register, contact Elvia Boadi at (252) 433-9110 ext. 237

Emergency Preparedness — An emergency preparedness fair will be from 9 a.m. to noon at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1617 Graham Ave.; admission is free.

 

MARCH 24

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

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.

 

MARCH 25

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.

 

MARCH 27

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.