Granville Co. Activities: Feb. 22 – Feb. 29

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-Information courtesy Granville County Government

Mark your calendars for the following Granville County activities:

FOREST MANAGEMENT WEBINARS continue as the Granville County Center for NC Cooperative Extension hosts their informational series for landowners. The next webinar date is Feb. 27 at the Cooperative Extension office, 125 Oxford Loop Road in Oxford. The webinar begins at 7 p.m. and the topic will be “Launching Your Woodland Legacy.” For more details or to register, contact Paul Westfall at 919-603-1350 or at [email protected]. Those interested in attending can also register online through Eventbrite.

CELEBRATE BLACK HISTORY MONTH THROUGH MUSIC as Teresa Cook Spruell, piano and voice presenter, performs music selections from slavery to present day at the South Branch Library in Creedmoor. This free concert is scheduled for Feb. 22 at 2 p.m. and is open to the public.

A DOCUMENTARY FILM on the life of Malcolm X will be shown at the Richard H. Thornton Library in Oxford on Feb. 22. The film, produced in 1972, will be shown in observance of Black History Month. The 3 p.m. showing is free and open to the public.

AFRICAN-AMERICAN VOTING RIGHTS HISTORY will be discussed during a program at the Richard H. Thornton Library on Feb. 24. From 6:30 until 8 p.m., Sallyann Marable Hobson will address the voting history in Granville County and Post Civil War North Carolina. Call 919-693-1121 for details.

A POP-UP GROCERY STORE TOUR will be offered on Feb. 25 at the Granville County Senior Center in Oxford. Jennifer Grable, Granville and Person County Extension Agent for Family and Consumer Sciences, will instruct participants on how to get healthy food on a budget, how to read nutrition labels and much more. Helpful take-home information and giveaways will be available. Registration is required. Call 919-693-1930 for more information.

TAX ASSISTANCE is available each Thursday until April 9 at the Granville County Senior Center in Oxford. Representatives of the IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program will be available from 5 until 8 p.m. for Granville County residents ages 60+. This is a free service and appointments are required. Call 919-603-1930 for more details.

LEARN FIRST AID AND CPR as Betty Jones and Ruth Huff instruct a course at the Granville County Senior Center in Oxford. This training will be held from 4 until 8 p.m. on Feb. 25 and is offered through the Creative Lifelong Learning (CLL) program. Call 919-693-1930 for a fee schedule and to register.

A FREE RABIES CLINIC has been scheduled by Granville County Animal Control on Saturday, Feb. 29. This event will be held at Gazebo Park in Butner from 9 until 10:30 a.m. for dogs and cats. One and three-year vaccines will be provided, with proof of prior rabies vaccinations being required for three-year shots. Vaccines will be administered on a first-come, first-served basis. Dogs must be on a leash and cats must be in a carrier. Call 919-693-6749 to learn more.

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