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Henderson-Vance Rec. & Parks Gearing Up for 2019 Adult Basketball

-Information and flyer courtesy Tara Goolsby, Henderson-Vance Recreation and Parks Facilities Supervisor, Aycock Recreation Center

Henderson-Vance Recreation & Parks Department announces the return of adult winter basketball for 2019. This league is designed for adults who enjoy the game of basketball. Games will be played on Tuesday and Thursday nights with game times depending on the number of teams that register.

Entry deadline is Thursday, January 31, 2019. $420 entry fee per team.

Each team will be guaranteed at least eight regular season games. A double elimination tournament will follow the end of the regular season.

For more information, please contact Steve Osborne at 252.438.2670 or [email protected] or Victor Hunt at 252.438.3408 or [email protected]

 

Henderson Vance Rec. & Parks Collecting Items for ‘Shoebox Give-a-Way’

-Information courtesy Tara Goolsby, Henderson-Vance Recreation and Parks Facilities Supervisor, Aycock Recreation Center

The Henderson-Vance Recreation and Parks Department is partnering with local community groups to provide a post-Christmas “Shoebox Give-a-Way.”

We are soliciting items for ages 6-17 such as small toys, cards, unopened candy, pencils, shampoo, conditioner, pens, lotion, deodorant, soap, toothbrushes, toothpaste, socks, gloves, scarfs, books, combs and anything you are able to donate that will benefit these age groups.

We will also need shoe boxes as well. Deadline to receive these items will be on Friday, December 14, 2018, at 5 p.m. at Aycock Recreation Center. This program will run in conjunction with the “Peace Toys for War Toys” Program held by the Outreach Unit.

For more information, please contact Shantel Hargrove at 252.430.0382 or [email protected] or Gregory Kelly 252.431.6099 or [email protected]

Mark Your Holiday Calendar for Cookies & Milk With Santa

-Information courtesy Tara Goolsby, Henderson-Vance Recreation and Parks Facilities Supervisor, Aycock Recreation Center

Mark your calendars for “Cookies & Milk with Santa” at the Aycock Rec. Center, 307 Carey Chapel Rd., Henderson, on Saturday, December 15, 2018, from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m.

Enjoy free cookies and milk, make a holiday ornament and visit with Santa. Don’t forget to bring your camera to photograph your child with Santa!

For more information, please call Crystal Allen at (252) 431-6091 or email [email protected]

Yoga, Slide N Glide & Youth Basketball Extended at Aycock Rec. Center

-Information courtesy Tara Goolsby, Henderson-Vance Recreation and Parks Facilities Supervisor, Aycock Recreation Center

Beginning Yoga: Henderson-Vance Recreation and Parks Department is offering another session of Beginning Yoga. These sessions are based on Basic Yoga techniques to inspire physical, mental and spiritual peace from within. Classes are offered on Thursday nights from 6:15 – 7 p.m. For more information, please contact Lauren Newlin at 252.438.3160 or [email protected]

Slide N Glide:  Henderson-Vance Recreation and Parks Department is offering another session of Slide N Glide. Slide N Glide is a program for participants that are interested in learning new and old line dances. This program is designed for participants to have fun while they exercise. Classes are offered on Tuesday nights from 6:15 – 7 p.m. For more information, please contact Lauren Newlin at 252.438.3160 or [email protected]

Youth Basketball:  Henderson-Vance Recreation & Parks Department’s basketball registration has been extended until Sunday, November 25, 2018.  For more information, please contact Steve Osborne at 252.438.2670 or [email protected] or Victor Hunt at 252.438.3408 or [email protected]

Young Men to Hear From Experts on Goal Setting, Empowerment at ‘I Rise Summit’

-Information and flyer courtesy Tara Goolsby, Henderson-Vance Recreation and Parks Facilities Supervisor, Aycock Recreation Center

Reach One Teach One, Inc. will host an “I Rise Summit” for young men ages 13 and over on Sunday, November 25, 2018, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Aycock Recreation Center, 307 Carey Chapel Rd., Henderson. Dinner will be served.

Young men attending this free event will hear from subject-matter experts on goal setting, overcoming life obstacles and what empowerment means in 2018.

For more information, please contact Anthony Garnes at (919) 398-5219 or email [email protected]

Henderson Police/Fire Depts. to Face Off in Basketball Championship Event

-Information and flyer courtesy Tara Goolsby, Henderson-Vance Recreation and Parks Facilities Supervisor, Aycock Recreation Center

The City of Henderson will sponsor a Domestic Violence Basketball Game event on Friday, November 2, 2018, at the Aycock Recreation Center, 307 Carey Chapel Rd., Henderson. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

The first game will begin at 6 p.m. and will feature the Henderson Police Department versus the Henderson Fire Department. The second game begins at approximately 6:45 p.m. and will feature Public Service versus Recreation/Water Reclamation. The winners will face off in a championship game to immediately follow the end of the second game.

The half-time show will feature a free throw and 3-point contest, as well as a Mikan drill.

Admission: Adults – $3; Ages 6-17 – $1; Ages 5 and under – Free

All proceeds will be donated to Infinite Possibilities, Inc.

 

Youth Basketball Registration, Annual Fall Festival on H-V Rec. & Parks Agenda

Tara Goolsby, facilities supervisor for Henderson-Vance Recreation and Parks and Aycock Recreation Center, was on Tuesday’s edition of WIZS’ Town Talk program to discuss the department’s upcoming events, including the annual fall festival.

This year’s festival will be held at the Aycock Rec. Center, 307 Carey Chapel Rd. in Henderson, on Thursday, October 18 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. The public is encouraged to bring their family for an evening of games, rides, concessions and the “famous haunted house.” Visitors under the age of 14 require adult supervision and no masks will be allowed.

Registration is also underway now through Sunday, November 3, 2018, for the youth basketball league at the Aycock Recreation Center. The league will include boys’ and girls’ teams for youth ages 4 to 18. Ages are determined by January 1, 2019. The cost to cover registration and insurance is $40 for in-county and $60 for out-of-county residents. The games are played at the Aycock Rec. Center and at the former Henderson Middle School building at 219 Charles St. in Henderson.

For more information on these events or other events such as exercise programs and the upcoming Cookies and Milk With Santa in December, please visit the Henderson-Vance Recreation and Parks website by clicking here. Y0u may also call (252) 492-9400 with questions or for additional information.

Aycock Rec. Center’s Fall Festival to Offer Family Fun

-Information and flyer courtesy Tara Goolsby, Henderson-Vance Recreation and Parks Facilities Supervisor, Aycock Recreation Center

Henderson-Vance Recreation & Parks presents their 2018 Fall Festival to be held at the Aycock Rec. Center, 307 Carey Chapel Rd., on Thursday, October 18 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Bring the family for an evening of games, rides and a haunted house!

For more information, please contact Crystal Allen at (252) 431-6091 or [email protected]

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Youth Basketball Registration at Aycock Rec. Center Ongoing Sept. 17 – Nov. 3

-Information and flyer courtesy Tara Goolsby, Henderson-Vance Recreation and Parks Facilities Supervisor, Aycock Recreation Center

Youth basketball registration will be held Monday, September 17 through Saturday, November 3, 2018, at the Aycock Recreation Center.

Leagues will include:

Boys and Girls Mighty Mite League – Ages 4-6

Boys Pee Wee, Midget, Junior and Senior Leagues – Ages 7-18

Girls Pee Wee, Midget Leagues – Ages 7-14

Ages are determined by January 1, 2019.

Cost to cover registration and insurance includes:

$40 for in-county residents

$30 for those who played baseball, softball, soccer, volleyball or football in the 2018 season.

$60 for out-of-county residents

For more information, please contact Steve Osborne at (252) 438-2670; [email protected] or Victor Hunt at (252) 438-3408; [email protected]

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Aycock Rec. Center Announces Senior Bingo Dates

-Information and flyer courtesy Tara Goolsby, Henderson-Vance Recreation and Parks Facilities Supervisor, Aycock Recreation Center

Seniors age 55 and better are invited to join the Aycock Rec. Center, 307 Carey Chapel Road, Henderson, for community bingo. Bring a prize and a little luck!

Bingo will be played from 12:45 to 1:45 p.m. on the following dates:

Thursday, October 4 & 25, 2018

Thursday, November 1 & 15, 2018

Thursday, January 3 & 17, 2019

Thursday, February 7 & 21, 2019

For more information, please contact Crystal Allen at (252) 431-6091 or [email protected]