Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Oct. 08, 2013 @ 05:54 PM

   

TODAY

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 every Monday 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; volunteer work will continue until the sale on Oct. 25-27; 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.


THURSDAY

Family movie night — Gates open at 6:30 p.m. for free family movie night hosted by Vance Gang Awareness Partnership at the Raleigh Road Outdoor Theatre; showing “Freedom Writers”; prize giveaways and more; for more information contact V-GAP at (919) 728-0323.


FRIDAY

Breastfeeding Support Group — the Maria Parham Medical Center Breastfeeding Support Group meets from 1:30-2:30 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, contact Ginny or Jackie at 252-436-1414.

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.

Fire prevention — The Henderson Fire Department’s Fire Prevention Open House is from 5 to 8 p.m. at Station 1, at 211 Dabney Drive; free pizza and drinks; agencies and businesses can set up information at a table; if you would like to set up a table contact Jon Juntenen at (252) 430-1877 or jonjunen@ci.henderson.nc.us.

Business after Hours — Greater Franklin County Chamber of Commerce Business after hours from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at 512 South Bickett Boulevard, Louisburg; refreshments provided; door prizes will be presented; RSVP to (919) 340-1884 or jcochran@unionbanknc.com by Tuesday, Oct. 8.

Meal and More — South Granville Meal and More from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at meeting room 133 of the south campus of Vance Granville Community College, 1457 South Campus Drive; free dinner served at 5:45 p.m.; Dr. Richard Pacca to present on blood thinners; event is free and open to the public; reserve a seat by calling (919) 690-3447, emailing sgmealandmore@granvillemedical.com or visiting ghsHospital.org/sgmm.

Community Concert — The Henderson Community Concert Association will present Umi Garrett, piano prodigy, at 8 p.m. at the Vance-Granville Community College civic center auditorium; admission is by season ticket only; there will be no tickets available at the door; for more information, call 425-7359 or visit hcca.cc.

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

Cluck ’N Shuck — Granville County Chamber of Commerce Cluck ’N Shuck from 6 to 9 p.m. at The Red Barn off Lake Devon Road in Oxford; there will be steamed oysters, steamed shrimp, fried oysters, fried chicken, boiled potatoes, slaw, hushpuppies, tea and beverages; tickets are $40 per person or $75 per couple; to reserve tickets call (919) 693-6125 or (919) 528-4994.

Plate Sale — Watkins Volunteer Fire Department barbeque plate sale, 11 a.m. until sold out; pork or chicken is $8, combo is $10; for more information call (252) 492-0600.


SATURDAY

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.

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.

Charity Event — Bosom Buddies wine tasting and silent auction charity event at 7 p.m. at 120 East Main Street, Youngsville; wine tasting, art, jewelry, gift baskets, dining and more; entertainment by Crystal Dawn Baker; presented by Friends of Franklin County Cancer Center and Youngsville Wine and Beer; tickets available at Youngsvile Wine and Beer and Franklin County Cancer Center.

Pottery festival — 46th annual Fall Pottery and Glass Blowing Festival from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Cedar Creek Gallery.

Parade and festival — Third annual Masonic Homecoming Festival and Parade; parade begins at 9:45 a.m., followed by campus activities; visit mhc-oxford.org for more information.

Drum Concert — “Pan” Steel Drum Concert at 5 p.m. at the Henderson Institute Historical Museum, 629 West Rockspring Street, featuring Wilton Dubois and guitarist Randy Evans; tickets are $10; for more information or to purchase tickets contact the museum at (252) 430-0616.

SUNDAY

Pottery festival — 46th annual Fall Pottery and Glass Blowing Festival from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Cedar Creek Gallery.

MONDAY

DAV — The Vance County Chapter 97 of the DAV meets at 6 p.m. at the Vance County Senior Center, 126 S. Garnett Street.

Advisory Board — The KLWR Advisory Board meets at 9:30 a.m. in the city hall large conference room.

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.

Book sale volunteers — Volunteers meet every Monday 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; volunteer work will continue until the sale on Oct. 25-27; 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.

Community Watch — The White Oak-Lakeview-Westlake Community Watch Group meets at 6:30 p.m. in the Flowers Funeral Home Chapel; Henderson Fire Chief Danny Wilkerson will speak.

Seafood Fundraiser — Fundraiser dinner for Helping Hands Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Program from 4 to 7 p.m. at 220 Seafood Restaurant; plates are $7 and include trout, french fries, slaw and hushpuppies; eat in or take out; tickets can be purchased at 136 South Main Street, Warrenton, or by sending a check or money order to Helping Hands, PO Box 938, Warrenton, NC 27589.

Quilts ’R Us — Meets at 6 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church in Henderson; meeting begins at 6:30; Franklin Arts Council presentation on the new Quilt Trail.

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


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 6 p.m.; stated communication at 7 p.m.; all lodge members and visiting Master Masons are invited to attend.

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.

Community Watch — West End Community Watch meets at 6:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall of West End Baptist Church; Henry Gupton, magistrate, will speak.


OCT. 16

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 every Monday 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; volunteer work will continue until the sale on Oct. 25-27; 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.

Maria Parham — Volunteer Services of Maria Parham Medical Center $5 jewelry sale 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the hospital’s J.T. Church Classroom; sale continues tomorrow from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.


OCT. 17

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.

OCT. 18

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 from 11 a.m. to 10 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.


OCT. 19

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 and Dine — 12th annual Show, Shine, Shag and Dine 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.


OCT. 20

Show, Shine, Shag and Dine — 12th annual Show, Shine, Shag and Dine from 10 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.


OCT. 21

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 Libary; 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.

OCT. 22

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.


OCT. 23

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.