The 2020 Martin Luther King Day Parade and Birthday Bash, hosted by SPEEED and the Aviyon Foundation, is set for 1 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 18. Line up at 12:30 p.m. at Long Memorial United Methodist Church. For more information, email nanetech@gmail or call 336-459-0353. The Roxboro Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta, will host its annual Martin Luther King banquet at 6 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 18, at the Homestead Festival House, 250 Frank Timberlake Road. Keith Sutton, Chair of Wake County Board of Education is the guest speaker and Joel Brown, ABC11 WTVD News is the guest emcee. For tickets see any member of the chapter or purchase online at https://radstmlk2020.eventbrite.com. The Person County Democratic Party, will hold a meeting from 6-7 p.m., Jan. 21 at Person County Democratic Headquarters, 102 N. Main St., Suite 4. The Kirby Theater, will host Mike Wiley’s “One Noble Journey” at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Jan. 24. Tickets are available through the Kirby Theater Box Office, 336-597-1709. The Person County Habitat for Humanity Yard Sale, held at 110 Carver Drive, Roxboro, will now be open every Wednesday and Saturday, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. The January special will feature 50 percent off all furniture, and most exercise equipment at $20. Donated items are accepted. City of Roxboro Sanitation Department, will be closed on Monday, Jan. 20 for Martin Luther King Day. Monday’s route will be collected on Tuesday, Jan. 21, along with the regular Tuesday garbage routes. Customers should have garbage out by 6 a.m. For more information call the Clearinghouse at 336-599-5658. Clayton & Hurdle customers will have their garbage collected on a regular schedule. The Oxford Granville Martin Luther King Celebration Committee, will sponsor a night of dialogue, tribute and celebration at 5 p.m., Jan. 20 at Northern Granville Middle School, 3144 Webb School Road, Oxford. Admission is free.
The Christian Help Center Woodchucks, a group of citizens who help keep the Center stocked with firewood for keeping those in need warm during winter, gather to cut, split, and stack wood every Wednesday from 8-11:30 a.m., in the lower parking lot behind Long Memorial United Methodist Church. Anyone is welcome to help. When inclement weather threatens, call the center at 336-599-6070, for schedule information. The group will also work each second Saturday during January, February and March. Call Lyman Johnson at 336-503-8770 for more information. Al Anon, meets at 7 p.m. on Thursday nights at Roxboro Presbyterian Church, 319 Lamar St., Roxboro. The Person County Republican Party, meets the third Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m., at La Piazza Italian Restaurant, 35 Abbitt St., Roxboro. 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. The NA Homegroup of Roxboro, meets Sundays from 7 - 8 p.m., and Wednesdays from 12 - 1:15 p.m., at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 422 N. Main St., Roxboro. For more information, call 336-583-7848. Dual Recovery Anonymous, meets at 7 p.m., Thursdays, at Concord United Methodist Church, 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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