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Granville Community Briefs
The Creedmoor Farmers Market will open for the season Saturday and hours will be 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays until May 15.
Kale, spinach, herbs, sweet potatoes, spring onions, some tomato plants, a variety of trees and floral bushes will be available.
Wilton Elementary School in Franklinton will host its fifth Leadership Day on Friday, April 26 from 9:30-10:45 a.m. The students will share what they have learned about leadership this year. There will also be an opportunity to visit classrooms to talk to students about various leadership roles at Wilton.
Those interested in attending Leadership Day can contact the school at 919-528-0033.
Planetarium shows scheduled
The South Branch Library, 1550 S. Campus Drive, Creedmoor will host a mobile planetarium for six available shows: Saturday, April 27 at 1 p.m., 2 p.m and 3 p.m; Monday, April 29 at 4 p.m., 5 p.m and 6 p.m; and Tuesday, April 30 at 4 p.m, 5 p.m and 6 p.m.
The 45-minute presentation will feature an exploration through astronomy, history and mythology.
Space is limited and advance registration is required online at granville.lib.nc.us.
Spring clean-up event
The Granville County Expo Center, 4185 US Highway 15, Oxford will be the site of the Spring Clean Event on Saturday, April 27 from 8 a.m.-1 p.m.
Items that can be recycled and collected include document shredding, scrap metal, broken appliances, electronics, medications, sharps, dog and cat food and other animal items such as crates, leashes and Styrofoam/polystyrene items such as packing peanuts and dry egg cartons.
Backyard compost bins and countertop collection candle caddies will be available for purchase.
Drug take-back day
The Creedmoor Police Department will sponsor a drug take-back event on Saturday, April 27 from 10 a.m-2 p.m. at Walgreens, 703 N. Main St., Creedmoor to collect unused or expired prescriptions or over-the-counter medicines.
Falls Lake Academy fundraiser
The Falls Lake Academy Flight Booster Club fundraisers will be held on Saturday, April 27 from 8 a.m to noon in the Falls Lake Academy parking lot, 1701 E. Lyon Station Road, Creedmoor. For more information, contact email@example.com for tickets and reserve a space.
An upcoming blood drive opportunity is scheduled for April 29 from 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Granville Central High School, 2043 Sanders Road.