Club notes: June 16

June 17, 2013 

Apex Historical Society

The Apex Historical Society hosts an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. every third Sunday of the month at the historic Maynard-Pearson House, 1101 Olive Chapel Road, Apex. Membership in the society is open to anyone interested in preserving, protecting and promoting the history of Apex. For information, contact Shirley Fiorentino at 919-303-2939 or frankfiorentino@aol.com.

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.

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.

Cary Women’s Giving Network

The Cary Women’s Giving Network will visit and tour the Cary Creative Center at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 18. Members should bring their own lunch. The Cary Women’s Giving Network provides support to nonprofits in Cary. For details, contact Kimberly Benfield at kimberly.l.benfield@ml.com.

Alzheimer’s caregivers support group

An Alzheimer’s and dementia caregivers support group meets at 2 p.m. every third Tuesday of the month at Carillon Assisted Living, 6516 Johnson Pond Road, 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.

Capital Collectors Club

The Capital Collectors Club will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 18, at the Cary Chamber of Commerce building, 307 N. Academy St. The club was created for citizens interested in Hallmark ornaments. For details, email CapitalCollectorsClub@gmail.com.

Hearts of Carolina

Hearts of Carolina, a smocking arts guild, meets at 7 p.m. every third Tuesday at First United Methodist Church, 402 N. Main St., Fuquay-Varina. For information, call Dottie Vester at 919-552-5797.

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.

DAR

The Asbury Station Chapter of the DAR meets at 10 a.m. the third Wednesday of the month at the Glenaire Retirement Community, 4000 Glenaire Circle, Cary. For details, contact Jan Gorham at jangorham@bellsouth.net.

Arthritis, Chronic Pain, Fibromyalgia Support Group

An arthritis, chronic pain and fibromyalgia support group meets from 1:30 to 3 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month in classroom one at the Rex Wellness Center, 1515 Cary Parkway, Cary. For details, call 919-387-0080.

Cary Playwrights’ Forum

The Cary Playwrights’ Forum meets at 7 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month in the second-floor conference room of the Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave. For information, contact Phil Lewis at phil.lewis@caryplaywrightsforum.org, or visit www.caryplaywrightsforum.org.

Heart of Cary Toastmasters

The Heart of Cary Toastmasters, which focuses on public speaking, meets at 7 p.m. Wednesdays at the Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave.

Holly Springs Community Band

The Holly Springs Community Band is looking for adult woodwind, brass, percussion, keyboard, bass and guitar musicians to practice with the band from 7 to 8:45 p.m. every Wednesday at the Holly Springs Cultural Center. Musicians must be able to read music. Some positions are available for aspiring, talented and mature junior- and senior-level high school musicians. For details, visit www.hollyspringsband.net.

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.

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.

Caregiver Support

•  Homewatch Caregivers of the Triangle is an in-home companion and personal care agency. The support group meets on the third Thursday of each month at Cambridge of Apex. For information, call 919-960-6038.

•  Family Caregiver Support Group meets at 6:30 p.m. the third Thursday of each month at Woodland Terrace Senior Living Community, 300 Kildaire Woods Drive, Cary. For information, call 919-465-0356.

African-American Book Group

The African-American Book Group will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 20, at Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 760 S.E. Maynard Road, Cary. The book, “Passing Love” by Jacqueline Luckette will be discussed.

TOPS in Cary

Take Off Pounds Sensibly holds morning meetings at 9 a.m. Thursdays at Greenwood Forest Baptist Church, 110 S.E. Maynard Road, Cary. For details, email jettaminenow@gmail.com.

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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