The Person Area Transportation System Advisory Board, meetings for the 2019 calendar year will be held on the following dates: March 6; June 5; Sept. 4; and Dec. 4. The meetings will be held at the Person Area Transportation System office, at 341 S. Madison Blvd. Meetings are held at 4 p.m. Narcotics Anonymous, meets at 7 p.m. Sundays; at 8 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays and at noon on Wednesdays at Reformation Christian Center. 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. The group meets at 7 p.m. on Thursdays at Antioch Baptist Church in Room E5. Substance Abuse Support Group, meets at 7 p.m. on Tuesdays at Reformation Christian Center, 134 Weeks Drive, next to Golden Corral. 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.
The American Red Cross, has scheduled these blood drives for January: Piedmont Electric office, at 1125 Oxford Road, Thursday, Jan. 10 from 11:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. The event is open to all employees and the local community. Donors who wish to register to donate can go to: www.redcrossblood.org and search by sponsor code: Piedmont. Theresa Baptist Church, at 3919 Chub Lake Road, Sunday, Jan. 13 from 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. Spuntech Industries, at 555 N. Park Drive, Thursday, Jan. 24 from 1 - 5:30 p.m. National Guard Armory, located at 605 Burlington Road, from 1:30 - 6 p.m. The Person County Habitat For Humanity, yard sale will be from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11 and from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12. Organizers are offering the following items at 50 percent off: all furniture, lamps, pictures and rugs. Donated items will be accepted. Habitat for Humanity Yard Sale is located at 108 Carver Drive. The Roxboro Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is hosting its 34th annual Martin Luther King Jr. banquet at 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19 at the Homestead Steakhouse & Restaurant in Timberlake. The speaker will be Rebekah Barber, researcher and writer at Facing South/Institute for Southern Studies. She is the daughter of political leader Rev. William Barber II. Joel Brown, anchor from ABC 11 WTVD, will be the emcee. Ticket prices start at $25 and can be purchased by phone or online at https://roxboroalumnaemlk2019.eventbrite.com. For more information, contact Committee Chair Linda King at 336-253-8037. The Person Senior Center, at 87 Semora Road, will host three craft classes in January: Deco Mesh Winter Wreath class, Friday, Jan. 11 at 2 p.m. Learn the simplest, most basic mesh tecbnique - the poof. Instructor will be Pam Gaffney. Cost is $30. Register and pay in cash by Wednesday, Jan. 9. Cost includes pre-cut mesh, form, chenille stems, embellishments and white ribbon bow. Jewelry class, Thursday, Jan. 24 from 2 - 3 p.m. Become a jewelry designer in a one-hour class creating a pair of earrings from wrapped copper wire and beads. Class is limited to six students. Cost is $10. Register and pay in cash by Thursday, Jan. 17. All materials will be provided. Tools will be provided during class or may be purchased at cost. Birdhouse gourd painting class, Tuesday, Jan. 29 from 2 - 5 p.m. Participants will receive a prepared gourd (dried, cured and drilled) and learn how to paint a design on it with acrylic paints. Cost is $15 per person. Registration is required in advance. Register and pay in cash by Wednesday, Jan. 23. All materials are supplied. Call the Person Senior Center — 336-599-7484 — for more information about these classes or come by to register at 87 Semora Road. Roxboro Photography Club, will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15 at the Person County Senior Center. Guest speaker will be Jamie Harris, owner of Jamie Harris Photography. A native of Roxboro, Harris has spent more than 37 years behind the camera shooting professionally for the past eight years. His specialties include portrait photography, professional/corporate headshots and commercial photography. The Person Senior Center, will host a Valentine Dance from 7 - 11 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9. Pre-sale tickets are $8 each and $10 each at the door. Adult admission only. DJ will be Tim Winstead. Complimentary light snacks will be provided. Attire: put some dazzle in your dress, wear your Sunday best!
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