Friday, August 1, 2014

Jul. 31, 2014 @ 06:33 PM

TODAY

Weight loss group — TOWN ( Take Off Weight Now ), a nonprofit 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.

Plate Sale — Beacon Light Lodge No. 249 and Goodwill Baxter Chapter will hold a fish plate sale from noon to 7 p.m. at 1204 W. Andrews Ave.; plates are $7 eat in or take out; orders of five or more plates will be delivered; for more information contact James Vann at (252) 213-7670.

 

SATURDAY

Farmers Market — The Vance County Regional Farmers Market, located off Beckford Drive behind the Kidney Dialysis Center, is open every Wednesday and Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.; for more information and to register as a vendor, contact Tracy Madigan at (252) 438-8188.

Giveaway — A Back to School Rally and Giveaway will take place at 11 a.m. at the Masonic Home for Children Gymnasium, 600 College St., Oxford; free book bags with school supplies for students; students must be present; doors open at 10 a.m.; for more information, go to road2collegenc.org.

Fayetteville State Alumni — The Vance County Chapter of the Fayetteville State University National Alumni Association meets at 2 p.m. at Mayflower Restaurant in Henderson.

TRIAD — The Henderson Institute TRIAD Chapter meets at 11 a.m. at the Henderson Institute Historical Museum on Rock Spring Street; officers selected in the last meeting have been asked to attend to be confirmed; the meeting is open to members and friends.

 

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.

 

TUESDAY

Kiwanis Club — The Henderson Kiwanis Club meets at 6:30 p.m. at Golden Corral Restaurant in Henderson; Tonya Evans, district manager of Duke Energy, will speak about the Duke Energy Solar Strategy; the meeting is open to all members and their guests.

 

WEDNESDAY

Farmers Market — The Vance County Regional Farmers Market, located off Beckford Drive behind the Kidney Dialysis Center, is open every Wednesday and Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.; for more information and to register as a vendor, contact Tracy Madigan at (252) 438-8188.

Warrenton Lions — The Warrenton Lions Club will hold a barbecue chicken plate sale from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Warrenton Lions Den; plates are $8 eat in or take out and include chicken, string beans, buttered potatoes, bread and barbecue sauce; proceeds from the event will be used for the club’s community projects.

 

THURSDAY

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.

Shrine Club — The Henderson Shrine Club meets at 6:30 p.m. at the Dick Yancey Building, 210 Industry Drive, Henderson; this is a joint meeting with the Granville County Shrine Club; dinner will be served; the meeting will begin at 7:30 p.m.; the event is open to members and visiting nobles.

Genealogical Society — The Granville County Genealogical Society meets at 6:30 p.m. in the large conference room at Thornton Library in Oxford; Raleigh attorney Gene Boyce will discuss his experiences in Washington, D.C., as an assistant majority counsel for the U.S. Senate Watergate Committee during its television hearings in 1973; the meeting is open to the public.

Southern Vance — Southern Vance High School will have orientation sessions at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.; for questions, contact Tannis Jenkins at (252) 430-6000.

 

AUG. 8

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

 

AUG. 9

Farmers Market — The Vance County Regional Farmers Market, located off Beckford Drive behind the Kidney Dialysis Center, is open every Wednesday and Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.; for more information and to register as a vendor, contact Tracy Madigan at (252) 438-8188.

Plate Sale — The Hawtree Volunteer Fire Department in Wise will have chicken plates for sale from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; plates are $7 each.

 

AUG. 11

DAV — Chapter 97 of Disabled American Veterans, consisting of Vance, Granville, Warren and Franklin counties, meets at 6 p.m. on the second Monday of every month at the Vance County Senior Center, 126 S. Garnett Street; all members are encouraged to attend.

Beekeepers Association — The Kerr-Tar Beekeepers Association meets at 7 p.m. at the Vance County Cooperative Extension Office, 305 Young Street, Henderson; the meeting is open to the public.

Masonic Lodge — Beacon Light Masonic Lodge No. 249 meets at 7 p.m. at 1204 West Andrews Ave. for regular communication on the second Monday of every month; members should wear Masonic dress; for more information, call (252) 915-9391.

Community Watch — The White Oak-Lakeview Community Watch group meets at 6:30 p.m. at Flowers Funeral Home on Oxford Road in Henderson; the speaker will be Dr. Ralphel Holloman of Vance County Schools.

 

AUG. 12

Diabetes Support Group — An interest meeting for a diabetes support group will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. in the meeting room at Perry Memorial Library; the meeting is open to those with the disease, as well as those who would like to learn more about it; for more information, call (252) 598-0048.

 

AUG. 13

Farmers Market — The Vance County Regional Farmers Market, located off Beckford Drive behind the Kidney Dialysis Center, is open every Wednesday and Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.; for more information and to register as a vendor, contact Tracy Madigan at (252) 438-8188.

 

AUG. 14

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.

 

AUG. 15

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