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  • The Person County Museum of History, will host a garden tour from 5:30 - 7 p.m., May 16 at 830 Terry Road, Hurdle Mills. Tickets are $5 for museum members and $10 for non-members. The tour includes light refreshments, a brief garden presentation and guided walking tours.
  • The 2019 Uptown Roxboro Rox ‘N Roll Cruise-in, kicks off at 5:30 p.m., May 17 on Main Street and the streets surrounding the Person County Courthouse in Roxboro. The events will take place the third Friday of each month through October.
  • The Person County Senior Center, will host a wreath-making class at 2 p.m., May 17 at the senior center, 87 Semora Road, Roxboro. Students can learn a mesh technique called the spiral. Participants will have their choice of three color combinations. The class costs $35 and must be paid for in cash by May 14.
  • Slam Dunkin’ the Nets, a fundraiser and awareness event to support the Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation, will be held from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., May 18 at Concord United Methodist Church, 70 Concord Church Road, Roxboro. Events include rock painting, a free-throw contest raffles for door prizes including sports memorabilia. There will be a cake auction, face painting and a bouncy house. Hot dog lunch will be served from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. A free-throw contest will be held at 1 p.m. For more information call 252-342-6905 or 336-592-3312.
  • The Person County Museum of History, will host a Memorial Day service at 11 a.m., May 25 in the museum courtyard. The ceremony will conclude with a formal dedication of tribute bricks installed as part of the museum’s permanent display.
  • The Person County Veterans Council, will host its annual Memorial Day observance at 10 a.m., Monday, May 27 at the Person County Veterans Park on Morgan Street in Roxboro. The event is free and open to the public.
  • The Southern Roots Festival, will be held from 12 – 5 p.m., May 18 at the historic Warren’s Store, 33 Main St., Prospect Hill. There will be live music, an artist and craft market, antiques, tours of Warren’s Store, food and craft beverages. Admission is free. Bring a lawn chair. For more information, call 336-694-4474 or visit
  • The American Red Cross, will host the following blood drives during the month of May:
    From 11 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., May 24 at the Roxboro Police Department, 109 Lamar St., Roxboro. Contact Dale Eggert at 336-597-2927 or Valerie Gentry, at 336-599-8345 to make an appointment.
    From 10:30 a.m. - 3 p.m., May 25 at Furniture Mart, 740 N. Madison Blvd., Roxboro. Call Rosa Victoriano at 336-583-8374 to make an appointment.
    From 1:30 - 6 p.m., May 29 at Palace Pointe, 5050 Durham Road, Roxboro. Call 800-733-2767 to make an appointment.
    From 1:30 - 6 p.m., May 30 at the National Guard Armory, 605 Burlington Road, Roxboro. Call Dale Eggert at 336-597-2927 to make an appointment.


  • The Roxboro Sertoma Club, will meet at 6 p.m., Thursday, May 16 at the Homestead Steakhouse.
  • AA Champions Group, meets at New Brook United Methodist Church, 267 Old Durham Road, at noon Tuesdays and Fridays; at 8 p.m. Wednesday; and at 1 p.m. Saturdays. Person County Al-Anon, meets at 7 p.m. Thursdays at Long Memorial United Methodist Church in Roxboro.
  • Dual Recovery Anonymous, meets at 3:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Christian Help Center.
  • Celebrate Recovery, (physical and psychological addiction) meets from 7 - 9 p.m. Tuesdays at Westwood Baptist Church in Roxboro. For additional information, call Jim Fulp at 336-504-3762.
  • AA New Beginnings Group, has closed literature study meetings at 7 p.m. on Fridays at New Brook United Methodist Church, 265 Old Durham Road, Roxboro.
  • AA Back Room Group, meets at 6 p.m. on Sundays at the Hurdle Mills Fire Department.
  • Safe Haven of Person County Support Group, meets 6:30 - 8 p.m. on Thursdays at 119 S. Main St. For more information, call 336-597-8699.

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