Friday, April 11, 2014
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 email@example.com.
Scam Jam — A Scam Jam to provide information on identity theft, frauds and scams is from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall of First Presbyterian Church, 222 Young Street; registration begins at 9 a.m.; there will be various speakers; space is limited; contact Sheila Brown at (252) 436-2040, ext. 6026, to register in advance; sponsored by the Kerr Tar Regional Council of Governments Area Agency on Aging.
Community Band — The Vance-Granville Community Band will perform its annual spring concert at 7 p.m. in the civic center on the main campus of Vance-Granville Community College; the performance is free and open to the public.
Yard Sale — A yard sale will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 917 Parkway Drive, Henderson; all proceeds will be donated to benefit of the community; there will be clothing, books and more; the sale will continue 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.
Yard Sale — A yard sale will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 917 Parkway Drive, Henderson; all proceeds will be donated to benefit of the community; there will be clothing, books and more.
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.
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.
Granville-Vance Home Health — The Granville-Vance Home Health Agency is holding an informational session to educate the public on advance care planning and advance directive forms at 11 a.m. at the South Granville Senior Center; the session is free and open to the public.
DAV — The Vance County Chapter 97 of the DAV meets at 6 p.m. at the Vance County Senior Center, 126 S. Garnett Street.
Support Group — The Loss of a Child Support Group for parents who have lost children will meet from 6 to 7 p.m. in the auditorium of Maria Parham Hospital; the meeting is free and open to the public; those interested in participating should call Ayana Lewis at (252) 767-6696.
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.
Vance Republicans — The Vance County Republicans meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Huntstone Community Center, 52 E. Waycliff Road; Becky Gray of the John Locke Foundation will give a presentation on voter ID regulations.
Board of Elections — The Vance County Board of Elections meets at 4 p.m. in the Board of Elections Office in the Henry A. Dennis Building, 300 S. Garnett St.
Granville-Vance Home Health — The Granville-Vance Home Health Agency is holding an informational session to educate the public on advance care planning and advance directive forms at 11 a.m. at the Granville County Senior Center; the session is free and open to the public.
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.
Community Watch — The West Hills/West Creek/158 By-Pass Community Watch meets at 6:30 p.m. at Westwood Pentecostal Holiness Church; the Rev. Gene Wood, president of the Vance County Community Watch Associaton, will be the speaker; refreshments will be served; the meeting is open to all area residents.
Henderson BPW — The Henderson Business & Professional Women’s Club meets at 6:30 p.m. for its regular monthly dinner in the classroom at Maria Parham Medical Center; the meeting is open to members and guests; for reservations, call (252) 438-6732.
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.
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.