Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Jul. 16, 2013 @ 01:55 AM

 

Today

Masonic lodge — The Henderson Masonic Lodge No. 229 meets on the third Tuesday of the month at the lodge, 401 Brodie Road, in Henderson. A meal is served before each lodge meeting at 6 p.m., followed by the Stated Communication at 7 p.m. All lodge members and visiting Master Masons are invited to attend. The monthly meeting is conducted on the third Tuesday of each month.

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.

Media center summer hours — All 15 local public schools in Vance County will be open each Tuesday and Thursday, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., now through Aug. 1.

Acidified foods course — The Acidified Foods Processing and Packaging — Better Process Control School, beginning today and running through July 18, will take place at the Brasstown Community Center in Brasstown. The course will qualify commercial operators of plants producing acidified foods to meet the requirements of the umbrella good manufacturing practice and the specific good manufacturing practice for acidified foods (21 CFR Part 114). For more information, contact Lisa Gordon at (919) 515-2760 or lisa_gordon@ncsu.edu.

Hunter safety certification — A free 4-H and N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission Hunter Safety Certification class will be held today through July 18, from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. daily. Participants (males and females, ages 12-18) will learn orienteering, trapping, pistols and more. A minimum number of participants are required so visit the Vance County Office Building, 305 Young St., Henderson; or call (252) 438-8188 for more information.

Board of health — The Warren County Board of Health Will Hold Its Regular Monthly Meeting at 7 p.m. In The Conference Room At the

Warren County Health Department, 544 W. Ridgeway St., Warrenton.

Wednesday

Farmers market — The Vance County Farmers Market, located at the Henderson Family YMCA, 380 Ruin Creek Road, will be open every Wednesday, from 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m. For more information and to register as a vendor contact Wayne Rowland at (252) 438-8188.

Oxford Farmers market — The Oxford Farmers Market, located on the corner of McClanahan and Lanier streets across from the police station in Oxford, is open from 7 a.m.-noon.

Thursday

Chess club — The Henderson/Vance Chess Club, affiliated with the U.S. Chess Federation, meets at First United Methodist Church each Thursday from 6-9:30 p.m. All are welcome, adults and youths, novice or experienced. For more information, call Rudy Abate at (252) 438-4459, daytime, or (252) 738-0375, evenings.

Media center summer hours — All 15 local public schools in Vance County will be open each Tuesday and Thursday, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., now through Aug. 1.

Perry Library — Perry Library is hosting Father Columba Nnorom in a presentation of his experiences with Nelson Mandela in honor of Mandela’s 95th birthday. The program is free and open to the public and will begin at 6 p.m. in the Farm Bureau room. Light refreshments will be provided.

Kittrell Community Watch – Kittrell Community Watch will meet at 7 p.m., at the Kittrell Community House, across the street from the fire station. The meeting will include light refreshments, door prizes, and a presentation on elder abuse from Vance County Social Services. Everyone is welcome.

Kittrell Community Watch — Kittrell Community Watch will meet at 7:00 pm, at the Kittrell Community House, across the street from the fire station. The meeting will include light refreshments, door prizes, and a presentation on Elder Abuse from Vance County Social Services. Everyone is welcome.

West Hills Community Watch — The West Hills, West Creek, 158 Bypass Community Watch will have its monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium at Maria Parham Medical Center. The guest speaker will be Dr. Stelfanie Williams, president of Vance-Granville Community College. All neighbors are encouraged to attend.

The Board of Social Services will meet at 8 a.m. in the Director’s office at 350 Ruin Creek Road, Henderson, N.C. 27536.

Henderson Business and Professional Women’s Club — The Henderson Business and Professional Women’s Club whill hold its monthly dinner meeting at 6:30 p.m. in the converence room at Maria Parham Medical Center. New members and guests are welcome. For reservations, please call (252) 438-6732.

Friday

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

Art Camp — registration for a beginner’s art camp hosted by Hill’s Music Shoppe ends today. The camp is for children grades 1-4 and lasts from 10 a.m. to noon on July 22-26. The cost of instruction and supplies for the week is 75$. You can register at Hill’s Music Shoppe. Call 252-492-4116 or email hillsmusic@centurylink.net for more information.

Maria Parham — Maria Parham Medical Center is hosting a free lunch and learn program at 11:30 a.m. in the hospital classroom. Gary Smith, MD, primary care practitioner with Four County Primary Care, will be presenting on how to stay healthy during the summer, including tips on proper hydratioin, sun protection and heat safety starting at noon. Reservations should be made by 2 p.m. Thursday by calling Jeannie at (252) 436-1401 and leaving your name and number of people attending.

Saturday

Farmers market — The Vance County Farmers Market, located at the Henderson City Operations Center, 900 S. Beckford Drive, will be open every Saturday from 8 a.m.-noon. For more information and to register as a vendor, contact Wayne Rowland at (252) 438-8188.

Warren County Farmers Market — The Warren County Farmers Market is open today, from 8 a.m.-noon, in the BB&T parking lot, at the corner of East Macon and Bragg streets, in Warrenton.

Sunday

Music, arts camps — Music and arts camps continue this week at the Music School of Roanoke Rapids at 1100 Roanoke Rapids. This week (today-Friday), the following courses will be offered — 10 a.m.-noon, Introduction to Art (ages 5-8); and 1-3 p.m., Beginning Piano (ages 6-12). Camps will cost $60 per student, per week. They will all be held at 1100 Roanoke Ave., Roanoke Rapids. To register, call (252) 678-4954 or send an email to themusicschoolofroanokerapids@gmail.com. This will be week five of a five-week set.

Beacon Light Lodge — The beacon light lodge will host a ritual training session beginning at 7 p.m. Wear business dress. For more information contact secretary James Fisher at (252) 915-9391.

Monday

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.

Media center summer hours — All 15 local public schools in Vance County will be open each Tuesday and Thursday, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., now through Aug. 1.

July 23

Perry Memorial Library — The Perry Memorial Library will host a presentation from noon to 1:30 p.m. themed “identifying adolescent substance use and effectively involving parents.” The speaker will be Anna Godwin, MS, LCAS, coordinator of the North Carolina Parent Resource Center. Attendees will learn to spot symptons of drug use in adolescents and teach parents about their role in substance abuse prevention. You may bring lunch for the event. Registration is required.

July 24

Farmers market — The Vance County Farmers Market, located at the Henderson Family YMCA, 380 Ruin Creek Road, will be open every Wednesday, from 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m. For more information and to register as a vendor contact Wayne Rowland at (252) 438-8188.

Oxford Farmers market — The Oxford Farmers Market, located on the corner of McClanahan and Lanier streets across from the police station in Oxford, is open from 7 a.m.-noon.

July 25

Chess club — The Henderson/Vance Chess Club, affiliated with the U.S. Chess Federation, meets at First United Methodist Church each Thursday from 6-9:30 p.m. All are welcome, adults and youths, novice or experienced. For more information, call Rudy Abate at (252) 438-4459, daytime, or (252) 738-0375, evenings.

Media center summer hours — All 15 local public schools in Vance County will be open each Tuesday and Thursday, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., now through Aug. 1.

July 26

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

July 27

Farmers market — The Vance County Farmers Market, located at the Henderson City Operations Center, 900 S. Beckford Drive, will be open every Saturday from 8 a.m.-noon. For more information and to register as a vendor, contact Wayne Rowland at (252) 438-8188.

Warren County Farmers Market — The Warren County Farmers Market is open today, from 8 a.m.-noon, in the BB&T parking lot, at the corner of East Macon and Bragg streets, in Warrenton.

Humane Society — The Humane society of Granville County will host a microchip clinic from 9 a.m. to noon at Southern States in Oxford. Microchips are $20 each and a lifetime registration is included.

The Humane Society will also be collecting pet food donations for the pet food pantry, a program designed to help keep pets in their homes. Call (919) 691-9114 for assistance.

July 29

Knitting club — Perry Memorial Library is now offering a place every other Monday, from 1-3 p.m., in the board room for knitting, crocheting, and other “crafts involving strings and yarn.” This is a free program, sponsored by the library. The public is welcome to work on their own crafts or to simply come and learn.

July 30

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.

Media center summer hours — All 15 local public schools in Vance County will be open each Tuesday and Thursday, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., now through Aug. 1.