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The Butner Church Council food pantry at Community United Methodist Church, 507 W. E St., Butner is open on Tuesdays from 1:30-3 p.m. and Wednesdays 5-6 p.m. The pantry serves anyone in need in the Butner and Stem area every 60 days. Identification is required.

The Harris Exhibit Hall at Granville Museum, 1 Museum Lane, Oxford will extend hours to 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday for the public to enjoy the new exhibit, “More Art Please.” For more information, contact 919-693-9706.

Parent and child recreation program

Creedmoor Recreation will present “Monet & Sorbet,” the first parent and child recreation program inspired by the Merlot & VanGoh sessions, and will be held at Carolina Cotton, 207 North Main St., Creedmoor on Sunday, Aug. 25 from 4-6 p.m.

Advanced registration is required and the $50 program fee includes two reserved seats, aprons and supplies. Visit to register or for more information.

The Art of Yoga at Granville Museum

The Granville Museum will host a yoga event Tuesday, Aug. 27 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Harris Exhibit Hall, 1 Museum Lane, Oxford. Certified yoga instructor Hali Wheeler will lead the session. There will be an entry fee, which is $6 for members of the Granville County Historical Society and $8 for non-members. Part of the proceeds go to support the Granville Museum. Bring a yoga mat.

Woodland owner workshop

Woodland owners are invited to a workshop about marketing timber Thursday, Aug. 29 from 7-9 p.m. at the Granville County Expo Center, 4185 US 15, Oxford. The workshop is co-sponsored by the NC Forest Service and NC Cooperative Extension.

Presenters will include a forestry specialist (Dr. Robert Bardon, NCSU Extension Forestry), a woodland owner (Preston Floyd, 2017 NC Tree Farmer of the Year) and a registered consulting forester.

The event is free to attend but registration is requested. For more information, visit, call 252-438-8188 or 919-603-1350, or email or

Brassfield Fire Department fundraiser

The Brassfield Fire Department, 1680 Highway 96 S., Franklinton will host a Fireman’s Day Fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 7 from 11 a.m-7 p.m.

Barbecue chicken and pork are $10 per plate. For more information, contact Assistant Chief Hymiller at 919-906-7828 or visit the website

FBC Academy Harvest Day vendors wanted

Vendors are wanted for FBC Academy Harvest Day Event on Saturday, Oct. 5. The event will run from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Those interested in being a vendor can contact Amy Holder at 919-529-1307, ext. 201.