The Person County Museum of History, will host a seminar from 5:30 - 7 p.m., Aug. 22 upstairs at the Kirby Theater. The seminar by Dr. Norman Pendergraft, Professor Emeritus at North Carolina Central University, will focus on historic gardens, including formal French gardens and naturalistic English gardens. Tickets cost $5 for museum members and $10 for non-members. The 40th annual Personality Festival, will take place Aug. 23-24 in Uptown Roxboro. Events will take place from 4 - 10 p.m., Aug. 23 and from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m, Aug. 24. Admission is free. Floral designer Carolyn Brackin will be at the Milton Renaissance Museum & Visitors Center at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 24, demonstrating how to prepare flowers for arranging, and how to build a floral design. The Museum and Visitors Center is located at 169 Broad St., Milton. The event is free, but a $10 donation is suggested. For additional information, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Woodland owners are invited to a Timber Marketing Workshop from 7 – 9 p.m., Aug. 29, at the Granville County Expo Center 4185 US 15, Oxford. This workshop is co-sponsored by the NC Forest Service and NC Cooperative Extension. At this workshop, woodland owners will get advice from the experts on how to navigate the marketing process successfully. Presenters will include a forestry specialist, Dr. Robert Bardon, of NCSU Extension Forestry, a woodland owner, and Preston Floyd, 2017 NC Tree Farmer of the Year, and a registered consulting forester. This is a free event, but registration is requested. For more information, visit http://go.ncsu.edu/manageyourwoods, call 252-438-8188 or 919-603-1350, or email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org The American Red Cross will sponsor a blood drive from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31, at the Furniture Mart, 740 N. Madison Blvd. The Freedom Cruizers Car Club, will host a cruise-in from 6 - 8 p.m., Sept. 6 in the parking lot in front of Advance Auto Parts on North Madison Boulevard. Admission is free. The Kirby Gallery, will host an artists’ reception from 6 - 8 p.m., Sept. 6 to recognize Kim Langlois and members of the Art Guild. Free movie night at the Kirby, will be held at 7 p.m., Sept. 6 at the Kirby Theater. The theater will screen Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. Cars & Coffee, will be held at 8 a.m., Sept. 7, in the Merritt Commons Parking Lot. The Roxboro Patriot’s Day ceremony, will take place at 10 a.m., Sept. 7 at Person County Veterans’ Park on South Morgan Street. The event is free. The Piedmont Community College Foundation, will host Pickin’ By the Lake, from 1 - 9 p.m., Sept. 7 at the Mayo Lake Amphitheater. Tickets cost $25 per person if purchased before Aug. 23. Tickets purchased later will cost $30. The Healthy Personians, Substance Use Disorder Subcommittee will host the fourth annual Substance Misuse Summit Sept. 18. Events will begin with the Good Morning Coffee Hour from 8-9 a.m at Golden Corral. Cost is $2. No pre-registration is required. From 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. training for substance abuse training will be provided at the Person County Office Building auditorium. To register, visit https://eventbrite.com/e/training-by-community-impact-tickets-64235685665. From 12-1 p.m., lunch will be served at the auditorium followed by a presentation from Mary Gillett, tobacco manager for the Department of Health and Human Services’ Division 5, who will discuss the rise in popularity of vaping. Contact Martha Pickett at 336-599-8366 ext. 3039 for more information about any of the summit events.
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. The NA Homegroup of Roxboro, meets several times each week in the Parrish House of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 422 N. Main St., Roxboro. Meetings are held from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. on Mondays; 12 – 1:15 p.m. on Wednesdays; 1 – 2 p.m. on Saturdays; and 7 – 8 p.m. on Sundays. For more information, call 336-583-7848. Dual Recovery Anonymous, meets at 7 p.m. Thursdays at Concord United Methodist Church. The church is at 70 Concord Church Road, Roxboro. 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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