Friday, September 5, 2014

Sep. 04, 2014 @ 05:26 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.

Social Services — The Vance County Department of Social Services is closed from noon to 5 p.m. for staff development and training.

Plate Sale — Beacon Light Lodge No. 249 and Goodwill Baxter Chapter No. 562 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 plates or more may be delivered; for more information, contact James Vann at (252) 425-1556.

 

SATURDAY

Vance 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.

Warren 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.

Middleburg Fun Day — The 10th annual Middleburg Fun Day will take place at Rowland Park in Middleburg; there will be food, entertainment for children, music and games.

Reunion — There will be a family and friends reunion for the Weaver, Robinson, Owen and Gupton families at 11 a.m. at the home of Elizabeth Ellis, 1375 Bearpond Road, Henderson; attendees should bring a favorite dish and a lawn chair.

Shaw Alumni — The Shaw University Alumni Chapter meets at 10 a.m. at Thornton Library in Oxford; the meeting is open to all alumni of Shaw University.

 

MONDAY

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 Hick’s Club Community Watch meets at 6:30 p.m. at Seventh Day Adventist Church, 1101 Roanoke Ave.; guests will attend from the Henderson Police Department; the meeting is open to area residents.

Genealogy Society — The Vance County Genealogical Society meets at 6 p.m. in the Farm Bureau Room at Perry Memorial Library; Suzanne Fathauer will give a presentation entitled “Honoring Your Ancestors”; the meeting is open to the public.

Quilts ’R Us — Vance Quilts ’R Us meets at 6 p.m. in the activity room at First Presbyterian Church in Henderson; demonstrations will be given on useful tools for quilting; members have been requested to bring a quilt to show should they want to.

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.

 

TUESDAY

Mental health plan — The Cardinal Innovations/Five County Community Operations Center’s Consumer and Family Advisory Committee meets at 6 p.m., at the Warren County campus of Vance-Granville Community College, 210 Ridgeway St., Bldg. 4, Room W432, Warrenton; consumers may attend and sign up to discuss issues from 6:15 to 6:30 p.m.; for more information, call (252) 430-1330, ext. 3025 or 3050.

ADHD Seminar — Fast Braiin Learning Center will hold a free ADHD seminar at 6 p.m. 1415 College St., Oxford.

 

WEDNESDAY

Vance 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.

Garden Seminar — The Vance-Warren County Master Gardeners will present a free program entitled “Inviting Mason Bees to Your Garden,” given by master gardener Charissa Powell, at noon at the Vance County Regional Farmers Market classroom, 210 Southpark Drive; participants may bring lunch.

 

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.

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

 

SEPT. 12

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

Vance Senior High — The 35th class reunion of the Vance Senior High Class of 1979 begins with a meet-and-greet from 7 to 11 p.m. at Quality Inn in Henderson; the reunion continues Sept. 13 with a dinner and party; the cost to attend is $25 per person; money should be sent by money order to Vance Senior High Class of ’79 Reunion, P.O. Box 53, Youngsville, NC 27596; no cash or personal checks.

 

SEPT. 13

Vance 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.

Warren 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.

Celebrating Animals — A Celebrating Animals festival will take place at 10 a.m. at the Warren County Animal Ark; the event will feature wild, domestic and exotic animals, discount adoptions, games, live music and more; the event is free and open to the public.

Vance Senior High — The 35th class reunion of the Vance Senior High Class of 1979 continues with dinner and a party at 7 p.m. at Quality Inn in Henderson; doors will open at 6 p.m.

 

SEPT. 15

Knitting club — The knitting club at Perry Memorial Library meets from 1 to 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.

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

 

SEPT. 16

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.

 

SEPT. 17

Maria Parham — Maria Parham Medical Center is offering free prostate screenings from 5 to 7 p.m.; participants should go to the front desk at the main entrance; no appointment is necessary; for more information, contact David Ruggles at (252) 436-1402.

Vance 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.

 

SEPT. 18

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.

 

SEPT. 19

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