Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Apr. 08, 2014 @ 04:23 PM

TODAY

Maria Parham — A tupperware fundraiser hosted by the Volunteer Services of Maria Parham Medical Çenter is from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the John T. Church classroom at the hospital; the sale will conclude April 10.

 

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.

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 — A tupperware fundraiser hosted by the Volunteer Services of Maria Parham Medical Çenter is from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the John T. Church classroom at the hospital.

Black Leadership Caucus —The Henderson-Vance Black Leadership Caucus meets at 6 p.m. at the Elks Lodge, 326 W. Rock Spring St.

Community Watch — The Cobblestone and Kittrell Community Watch groups will hold a combined meeting at 7 p.m. at Greater Ransom Way of the Cross Temple in Kittrell; pizza and refreshments will be served at 6:30 p.m.; the speakers will be County Commissioner Dan Brummitt and Assistant District Attorney Cindy Bostic; the meeting is open to the public.

FGV Smart Start — Franklin-Granville-Vance Smart Start’s Read to your Child Day will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Perry Memorial Library; all children who visit will receive a free book.

 

FRIDAY

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

Sunrise Forum — A Sunrise Forum begins at 8 a.m. in the Grand Jury Room at the Granville County Courthouse in Oxford; those attending should enter on the side of the courthouse; Cindy Bostic will speak about the role of the District Attorney’s office; those interested in attending should call (919) 693-6125 or email wanda@granville-chamber.com.

 

SATURDAY

Wounded Warrior — A 5K race to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project begins at 9 a.m. in Historic Warrenton; registration begins at 8 a.m.; for registration forms and more information, contact the Awesome God Book Store at (252) 257-1840 or Warrenton town Hall at (252) 257-1122, or go to warrenton.nc.gov and select “Tourism” then “Special Events.”

Community Fun Day — The first community fun day in Warrenton will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Warrenton Fairgrounds; the event will include food, music, vendors and medical information; for more information, contact citizens Against Domestic Violence in Warrenton at (252) 257-6781.

 

SUNDAY

HCCA — The Henderson Community Concert Association will present a performance by the New York Theatre Ballet at 7 p.m. at the Vance-Granville Community College Civic Center; admission is by season ticket only; for more information, visit hcca.cc.

 

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.

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.

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

Community Watch — The White Oak-Lakeview Community Watch group meets at 6:30 p.m. in the chapel of Flower’s Funeral Home; the speaker will be Henderson Police Chief Marcus Barrow.

Genealogical Society — The Vance County Genealogical Society meets at 6:30 p.m. at The Church of The Holy Innocents, 210 S. Chestnut St.; Rev. Donald Lowery will present a program on the windows and other items of symbolic importance at the church; the meeting is open to the public.

Board of Education — The Vance County Board of Education meets at 7 p.m. in the Administrative Services Center Board Room, 1724 Graham Ave., Henderson; the Southern Vance High School Jazz Band will perform from 6:30 to 7 p.m.

 

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. at West End Baptist Church; a police report will be presented; Turner Pride of Vance County Cooperative Extension will speak on the 4-H program as a way to reduce crime; the meeting is open to the public.

 

APRIL 17

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.

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

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

 

APRIL 18

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

 

APRIL 19

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

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

 

APRIL 24

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.

Meet in the Street — A Meet Me in the Street concert, featuring North Tower, is from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. in downtown Henderson; the concert is free and open to the public.