Sunday, July 28, 2013

Jul. 27, 2013 @ 02:35 PM

MONDAY

Knitting club — Perry Memorial Library, 1 to 3 p.m., in the board room; knitting, crocheting and other “crafts involving strings and yarn;” free program, sponsored by the library; public welcome to work on their own crafts or to simply come and learn.

Ribbon cutting — Let’s Talk Hair hosts a ribbon cutting, 3:30 p.m., 209 Coleman St., Oxford.

 

TUESDAY

Adult fellowship — Adult fellowship group meets every Tuesday, 10 a.m., at the Salvation Army, 355 Alexander Ave., Henderson; breakfast on last Tuesday of the month, at 9 a.m.; public welcome; for more information, call (252) 438-7107.

Media center summer hours — All 15 local public schools in Vance County will be open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Vance County General Government Committee — meets at noon in office of Jerry Ayscue, county manager; tax office audit contract with Evans & Associates is the agenda item.

Ice cream social — Vance County Republican Party, 6:30 p.m., at 1305 Pool Rock Road, Henderson; introducing Dr. Greg Brannon, candidate for U.S. Senate; more information available by calling (252) 492-5658.

NAACP — Vance County NAACP monthly meeting, 7 p.m., in Gateway Building on Garnett St., Henderson; state Rep. Nathan Baskerville is guest speaker.

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

 

WEDNESDAY

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

Oxford farmers market — Oxford Farmers Market, located corner of McClanahan and Lanier streets across from the police station in Oxford; open 7 a.m. to noon.

 

THURSDAY

Oxford Recreation, Parks and Beautification Committee — meet 8:30 a.m. in the Oxford Housing Authority Training Center, 602 Raleigh Street; agenda item is signs recognizing 2013 state champion J.F. Webb High boys basketball team.

Shrine Club cancellation — Henderson Shrine Club, first Thursday of month meeting, cancelled due to a joint meeting with the Oxford Shrine Club this month.

Farmers nomination period — Local farmers, ranchers nominations due by close of business for Vance-Warren County Farm Service Agency county committee seats; nomination form FSA-669A along with other information concerning the elections may be obtained at fsa.usda.gov/elections; all forms must be postmarked or dropped off at the Vance-Warren County U.S. Department of Agriculture Service Center.

Media center summer hours — All 15 local public schools in Vance County will be open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Bike rodeo — Henderson-Vance Safe Kids Coalition event, 2-4 p.m. at Henderson Family YMCA; information on brain injuries and trauma plus a skills, safety instruction rodeo course; helmets required for bicycle riders; more information from Henderson police Lt. Irvin Robinson at (252) 431-6061, Sgt. Angela Feingold at (252) 430-3153 and Sgt. Jessica west at (252) 431-6070.

ABC workshop — The Responsible Alcohol Seller/Server Program workshop, 10 a.m. to noon and 2 to 4 p.m., at Vance County ABC Board, 874 S. Beckford Drive, Henderson; to register, visit abc.nc.gov/education/rasp; first of two sessions.

Genealogical Society — Granville County Genealogical Society No. 1746 meets at 6:30 p.m. in Thornton Library, 210 Main Street, Oxford.

Open house — Newly renovated Joyner House, 601 N. Main St., Louisburg, adjacent to Louisburg College; circa 1915 house in historic district; tour, light refreshments; parking in college lot between Merritt Dorm and the house.

 

FRIDAY

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

Reading program — Library Summer Reading Program Finale, 3 p.m., at Perry Memorial Library; the library hosts the outstanding performing act Flow Circus.

American Legion — American Legion Post No. 60, meets regularly first Friday each month; 6:30 p.m. in the Legion Hut; all members requested to attend.

Farm service agency program — Deadline to enroll in the 2013 Direct and Counter-Cyclical Payment Program through the Vance-Warren County Farm Service Agency, 853 S. Beckford Drive, Suite B, Henderson; visit the office or call (252) 438-3134, ext. 2; or online fsa.usda.gov for more information.

Fish plates — Beacon Light Lodge 249, 1204 W. Andrews Ave., hosts fish plate sale; 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.; 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

Music jam/open mic — Every first Saturday, hosted by Franklin County Arts Council Student Arts Council; at Common Grounds Coffee House in Bunn; all are welcome with instruments and voices; open mic available for poets and spoken word artists as well; for more information, contact Linda Wade at (919) 496-6719 or email fcacsac@gmail.com.

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

Warren farmers market — Warren County Farmers Market, located in BB&T parking lot on corner of East Macon and Bragg streets in Warrenton, open 8 a.m. to noon.

 

AUG. 5

Senior trip — Warren County Senior Center trip to N.C. Museum of History; 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; call (252) 257-3111 for more information.

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.

Henderson Planning Board — Henderson Planning Board meeting, 3:30 p.m., City Council Chambers.

Granville board of education — Granville County Board of Education meeting, resumes regular meetings today, 6 p.m.; 101 Delacroix St. in Oxford.

Warren commissioners — Board of Commissioners public hearing and regular monthly meeting, 5:45 p.m., Armory Civic Center.

 

AUG. 6

Henderson Zoning Board of Adjustment — Regular meeting, 3:30 p.m., City Council Chambers.

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

 

AUG. 7

Farmers referendum – N.C. Small Grain Growers Association assessment referendum voting at all county extension offices statewide; voting is being held in offices in Henderson, Oxford and Warrenton.

 

AUG. 8

Alive After Five — 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in Creedmoor; Carolina Breakers perform; second concert of Granville County Chamber of Commerce’s 2013 Alive After Five series will take place from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Henderson-Vance Park & Recreations Commission — Regular meeting, noon, Aycock Recreation Center.

 

AUG. 9

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

Makerspace Open House — hosted by Perry Memorial Library, 1-4 p.m.; makerspace is a creative workspace where people can come together to share equipment, resources, and knowledge; area will focus on various arts and crafts, including sewing, jewelry making, painting, digital photography, and other artistic endeavors; tours, information exchange and guidelines are available; reservations can be made.

Water aerobics — Registration for the Vance County Senior Center Water Aerobics and Exercise Program, 2:30 p.m.; classes at Henderson Family YMCA; age 60 and over eligible; $60 due at registration, balance of $120 due by Dec. 1; classes start Aug. 27; more information from senior center at (252) 430-0257.

Beacon Light Lodge 249 — Beacon Light Lodge 249, 1204 W. Andrews Ave., fish plate sale, 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.; 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. 10

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.