Club notes: June 2

June 1, 2013 

Cary AARP

The AARP Cary chapter will meet for its annual picnic at noon Tuesday, June 4, at the Kiwanis Shelter in Bond Park. For tickets, call 919-467-1424.

Alzheimer’s caregiver support group

An Alzheimer’s caregiver support group meets from 4 to 5 p.m. the first Sunday of every month at Faithful Hearts, 600 Gathering Park Circle, Suite 103, Cary. For details, visit www.alz.org/nc.

Cary Brain Injury Support Group

The Cary Brain Injury Support Group meets at 6:30 p.m. the first Monday of each month at WakeMed Cary Hospital. For details, contact Dave Baack at 919-460-9094 or Amanda Benson at 919-469-9880.

Peak City Exchange Club

The Peak City Exchange Club of Apex meets at 6:30 p.m. the first and third Monday of each month at The Loft at Anna’s Pizzeria, 100 N. Salem St., Apex. The club supports child abuse prevention projects, community service, youth and Americanism projects. For information, email nancy.wakeley@yahoo.com or visit www.nationalexchangeclub.org.

Apex American Legion

The Apex American Legion meets at 7 p.m. the first Monday of each month at Cambridge Village, 10000 Hughes St., Apex. Socializing and dinner begin at 5:30 p.m. Visit apexlegion124.com.

Glory Babies

Glory Babies offers support for mothers who have experienced miscarriage, stillbirth or infant loss. The group meets from 7 to 8:30 p.m. the first Monday of each month at Good Hope Baptist Church, 6628 Good Hope Church Road, Cary. Call 919-210-0827.

Cary Lions Club

The Cary Lions Club meets the first and third Monday of each month at D&S Cafeteria, 1177 Buck Jones Road, Raleigh. Contact Jim Irvin at jirvin@bellsouth.net or 919-467-2719.

Loose Threads Teen ASG Sewing Group

The Loose Threads sewing group for teens meets from 7 to 9 p.m. the first and third Monday of each month in room 312 at Saint Francis United Methodist Church, 2965 Kildaire Farm Road, Cary. For information, call 919-362-8722.

TOPS of Apex

The Take Off Pounds Sensibly group of Apex meets at 7 p.m. Mondays at New Horizons Fellowship, 820 E. Williams St., Apex. Call 919-345-7733 or email iwunder01@hotmail.com.

Overeaters Anonymous

Overeaters Anonymous, a 12-step program for people who suffer from compulsive overeating, anorexia, bulimia and other food/eating issues, meets from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. every Monday at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 600 Walnut St., Cary. For details, visit www.triangleoa.org.

Alzheimer’s caregivers support group

An Alzheimer’s and dementia caregivers support group meets at 6:30 p.m. the first Tuesday of the month at Windsor Point, 1221 Broad St., Fuquay-Varina. Call Frances at 919-363-2484, or visit www.alznc.org.

West Raleigh Exchange Club

The West Raleigh Exchange Club meets at 7 p.m. the first and third Tuesday of each month at the Williams Center at 830 Barringer Drive in Raleigh. For details, call Rhonda Bornman at 919-387-7201.

Cary Newcomers Club

The Cary Newcomers Club meets at 9:15 a.m. the first Wednesday of each month at Kirk of Kildaire Presbyterian Church, 200 High Meadow Drive. The club is for those new to the area, newly retired or looking to meet new friends. For details, email membership@carynewcomers.com or visit www.carynewcomers.com.

Cary Blanketeers

The Cary Blanketeers meet from 10 a.m. to noon the first and third Wednesday of every month at Hope Community Church, 821 Buck Jones Road, Raleigh. Blankets are donated to Project Linus and Loved Twice. For details, contact cyberpam@mindspring.com.

Apex Golden Age Club

The Apex Golden Age Club meets at 2 p.m. the first Wednesday of every month at the C.C. Jones Community Center, 309 Holleman St., Apex. Call 919-906-9216 or 919-362-6988.

N.C. Writers Network

The first Thursday of every month features an open-mic event at Royal Bean Coffee House and Gathering Space, 3801 Hillsborough St., Raleigh. If you plan to read a poem, short story or essay, email msherbondy@nc.rr.com.

Heart of Cary Association

The Heart of Cary Association meets at 8 a.m. the first Thursday of each month in downtown Cary. For details, visit www.heartofcary.org.

Cary Garden Club

The Cary Garden Club meets at 10 a.m. the first Thursday of each month at the Cary Senior Center, 120 Maury O’Dell Place. For details, call 919-380-9138.

Republican Women

The club meets at Prestonwood Country Club in Cary on the first Thursday of each month. The social begins at 11:30 a.m., and lunch is at noon. The cost is $15 for the buffet. Call Lisa at 919-303-8870 for reservations. For information, visit www.rwcsw.org.

Senior gaming

Senior gaming meets from 2 to 4 p.m. the first Thursday of the month at the Holly Springs Cultural Center, 300 W. Ballentine St., Holly Springs. Games include sequence, rummy cube, pokeno, pinochle and bridge. Call 919-557-9602 for information.

Swift Creek Township Exchange

The Swift Creek Township Exchange club meets at 6:30 p.m. the first and third Thursday of the month at Barry’s Café, 2851 Jones Franklin Road in Cary.

Apex Lions

The Apex Lions meet at 6:45 p.m. the first and third Thursday of the month at the C.C. Jones Community Center, 309 Holleman St., Apex. Call Nick Somma at 919-481-1888.

Holly Springs Civitan Club

The Holly Springs Civitan Club meets at 7 p.m. the first Thursday of each month at Holly Springs United Methodist Church, 108 Avent Ferry Road. Call 919-621-9906.

Needmore Ruritan Club

The Needmore Ruritan Club meets at 7 p.m. the first Thursday of the month at 1812 Bass Lake Road, Fuquay-Varina. The club offers fellowship, goodwill and community service to the residents of Fuquay-Varina and Holly Springs. A meal is prepared by club members every meeting. For details, contact club president Mike Jones at 919-552-2003.

Cary Photographic Artists

The club meets at 7 p.m. the first and third Thursday of the month at the Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave. Call 919-388-3395 or visit www.caryphotographicartists.org.

American Girl Club

The American Girl Club will meet at 7 p.m. Friday, June 7, at Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 760 S.E. Maynard Road, Cary. The meeting will feature a pajama party for American Girl Samantha.

Triangle Rowing Club

The Triangle Rowing Club will hold a Summer Rowing Academy for students ages 11 to 18 from 9:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. June 17-21, July 8-12 and Aug. 5-9. Cost is $180 for each one-week session. Registration ends June 7 for the June and July sessions and July 1 for the August session. To sign up, visit trianglerowing.org/visitors/TRC-camp-reg-form.pdf.

Warriors 4 Epilepsy Group

The Warriors 4 Epilepsy Group meets from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. every second and third Saturday of the month at the gathering space by the café at Hope Community Church, 821 Buck Jones Road, Raleigh. For details, email war4epilepsy@gmail.com.

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