Thursday, October 17, 2013

Oct. 16, 2013 @ 05:12 PM

    

TODAY

Maria Parham — Volunteer Services of Maria Parham Medical Center $5 jewelry sale 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the hospital’s J.T. Church Classroom.

Human Relations Commission — Meets at 7 p.m. in the City Council Chambers.

Community Watch — The West Hills/West Creek/158 By-Pass Community Watch meets at 6:30 p.m. in the Maria Parham Medical Center auditorium; Diane Cox, executive director for the Kerr-Tar Council of Governments, will speak; refreshments served after the meeting.

Annual Banquet — Warren County annual banquet from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Magnolia Manor Plantation Bed and Breakfast, 128 Pet Burwell Road, Warrenton; tickets are $25 per person and are available at the Chamber of Commerce of Warren County; contact the chamber at (252) 257-2657 or info@warren-chamber.org.

Crime Prevention — The Vance County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council meets at 8:30 a.m. at Aycock Recreation Center, 307 Carey Chapel Road; Vannce Gang Awareness Partnership meets immediately after.

Free breast exams — offered at Maria Parham Medical Center from 5 to 7 p.m.; women interested should report to the information desk at the main entrance of the hospital; follow-ups and resources will be provided if needed; for questions call (252) 436-1605 or (252) 436-1660.

Henderson BPW — Henderson Business and Professional Women’s Club meets at 6:30 p.m. in the conference room of Maria Parham Medical Center; open to new members and guests; for reservations call (252) 438-6732.

Salvation Army — Christmas sign up for Angel Tree toys and food assistance from the Salvation Army from 9 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 3:30 p.m. at 355 Alexander Ave., Henderson; residents of counties other than Vance can apply through their county’s Department of Social Services.

‘Scam Jam’ — Event on how to avoiding identity theft, fraud, scams and more from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Warren County Armory Civic Center in Warrenton; for more information contact Sheila Brown at (252) 436-2040.

Social Services Board — meets at 8 a.m. in the director’s office at the Vance County Department of Social Services, 350 Ruin Creek Road, Henderson.


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.

Show, Shine, Shag and Dine — 12th annual Show, Shine, Shag and Dine and the East Coast Drag Times Hall of Fame Reunion pre-show barbecue and cruise-in from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Satterwhite Point Park, Kerr Lake; sponsored and hosted by the Vance County Tourism Development Authority; for more information call (252) 438-2222, email vctourism@gloryroad.net or visit kerrlake-nc.com or eastcoastdragtimeshalloffame.com.

 

SATURDAY

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.

Show, Shine, Shag & Dine — 12th annual Show, Shine, Shag & Dine and the East Coast Drag Times Hall of Fame Reunion from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. in downtown Henderson; sponsored and hosted by the Vance County Tourism Development Authority; for more information call (252) 438-2222, email vctourism@gloryroad.net or visit kerrlake-nc.com or eastcoastdragtimeshalloffame.com.

Plein Air — Franklin County Arts Council Plein Air at DeHart Botanical Gardens at 9 a.m.; rain date is Oct. 26; open to the public.

 

SUNDAY

Hall of Fame Reunion — 12th annual East Coast Drag Times Hall of Fame Reunion induction ceremony and awards presentation from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Vance-Granville Civic Center; sponsored and hosted by the Vance County Tourism Development Authority; for more information call (252) 438-2222, email vctourism@gloryroad.net or visit kerrlake-nc.com or eastcoastdragtimeshalloffame.com.

 

MONDAY

Book sale volunteers — Volunteers meet today 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; 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.

Genealogical Society — Vance County Genealogical Society 1881, Inc., meets at 1 p.m. at the Perry Memorial Library; Mark Pace will present on the composition of Civil War unites and the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg; all of the society’s meetings are open to the public.

NARFE meeting — The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Chapter 2289 meets at 9 a.m. at Crossroads Restaurant; there will be discussions about changes in Medicare and health insurance options; a representative of Blue Cross Blue Shield Insurance Association will speak; Joan Courtois and Richard Pulsifer will report on their BC/BS meeting.

 

TUESDAY

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.

Business summit — Second annual business summit from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Vance-Granville Community College Civic Center; the theme is “knowing what is vital to your business today”; presented by the VGCC Small Business Center in partnership with the Granville County Chamber of Commerce, the Henderson-Vance Chamber of Commerce, the Chamber of Commerce of Warren County and the Greater Franklin County Chamber of Commerce; for more information contact Tanya Weary at (252) 738-3240 or wearyt@vgcc.edu.


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 today 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; 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. 24

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.

 

OCT. 25

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

Book sale — The Friends of Perry Memorial Library book sale begins at the City Operations Center on Beckford Drive.

Health and Wellness Fair — Universal Healthcare of Oxford is hosting a Health and Wellness Fair from 20 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the hospital’s activity and dining room, 500 Prospect Ave; the event is free and open to the public; free lunch reservations may be made by calling (919) 693-1531.

Veterans workshop — Workshop for veterans transitioning into the workplace offered by Warren County Veterans Service Office from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. for the first session and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. for the second; both sessions will be at the Warrenton Armory; guest presenter is retired Master Sgt. Anthony Rigo Jr.; to register for either session call (252) 257-3385 or email jbell@co.warren.nc.us.


OCT. 26

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.

Golf tournament — The third annual “Swing for the Arts” Gold Tournament begins at 8 a.m. at Kerr Lake Country Club; cost to play is $40 per person before Oct. 22 and $50 on the day of the event; sponsorships are $20, $50 or $100; all proceeds will benefit the art students and art club at Southern Vance High School; if you would like to be a sponsor or participate contact Glenn Garrison at (252) 430-6000.

Book sale — Friends of Perry Memorial Library book sale at the City Operations Center on Beckford Drive.

Community Forum — Forum to discuss a proposed free K-8 Charter School in Warren County at 11 a.m. at the Warren County Library, 119 Front Street, Warrenton; free and open to the public, for more information call (919) 725-8468.

‘Big Sweep’ — Vance County “Big Sweep,” clean-up event from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at shelter 3 at at Satterwhite Point Park; clean-up of the water and shore areas at the park and presentation of prizes; for more information or to register, call the Vance County Cooperative Extension office at (252) 438-8188.


OCT. 27

Book sale — Last day of the Friends of Perry Memorial Library book at the City Operations Center on Beckford Drive.


OCT. 28

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.

City Council — The City Council meets at 6 p.m. in the City Council Chambers.

 

OCT. 29

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.

 

OCT. 30

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.

Wellness Expo —The  Area Christians Together in Service of Vance County Wellness Expo is from 10:30 a.m. to noon at ACTS, 305 S. Chestnut Street; free health screenings and information on health issues; for more information, call ACTS at (252) 492-8231.

 

OCT. 31

Trick or Treat — Downtown Henderson Merchants trick or treat from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.; for more information contact Pam Hester at (252) 430-5734.