Club notes: July 14

July 13, 2013 

Fuquay-Varina Garden Club

The Fuquay-Varina Garden Club will meet 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 15, to enjoy a variety of herb dishes made by members and guests at the Woman’s Club Clubhouse, 602 N. Ennis St. To sign up to bring a dish, email gardenclubcontact@gmail.com. For more information about the club, go to http:// fuquayvarinagardenclub.weebly.com.

Lupus support group

The North Carolina chapter of the Lupus Foundation of America meets 2:30 p.m. the second Sunday of each month at the Rex Wellness Center, 1515 S.W. Cary Parkway, Cary. Details: 877-849-8271, ext. 2, patientservices@lupuslinks.org or www.lupusnc.org.

Peak City Exchange Club

The Peak City Exchange Club of Apex meets 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. Details: nancy.wakeley@yahoo.com or 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 Toastmasters

The Cary Toastmasters meet from 7:15 to 8:15 a.m. every Monday in room 200C at the Western Wake Campus of Wake Technical Community College, 3434 Kildaire Farm Road, Cary. For information, visit http:// carytoastmasters.toastmastersclubs.org.

Mothers of Preschoolers

MOPS meets 9:15 a.m. Mondays at Salem Baptist Church, 1821 N. Salem St., Apex. Register at http:// salem-bc.org/mops. Details: 919-362-7327.

Recovery International

Recovery International support group offers self-help for stress, anxiety, depression, anger and fear. The group meets 7-8:30 p.m. Mondays at Crosspointe Church, 6911 Carpenter Fire Station Road, Cary. For more information, call 919-886-7768 or visit www.lowselfhelpsystems.org.

TOPS of Apex

The Take Off Pounds Sensibly group of Apex meets 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 7:30-8:30 p.m. every Monday at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 600 Walnut St., Cary. Details: www.triangleoa.org.

West Raleigh Exchange Club

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

Hearts of Carolina

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

Southern Wake Quilters

The Southern Wake Quilters meets 7 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month (September through May) in Randsdall Hall, 309 N. Ennis St., Fuquay-Varina. Arrive 6:45 p.m. to sign in. All levels of quilters invited. Visitors may attend two meetings without becoming a member. For information, email southernwakequilters@gmail.com.

Apex Sunrise Rotary

The Apex Sunrise Rotary Club meets 7:15 a.m. Tuesdays at Perkins Family Restaurant, 908 U.S. 64 West. Visit www.apexsunriserotaryclub.org for more information.

Cary Greatest Generation Club

The Cary Greatest Generation Club meets 9:30-10:30 a.m. Tuesdays at the Cary Senior Center. Details: Page Ott, 919-467-3534.

Morrisville Rotary Club

The Morrisville Rotary Club meets noon Tuesdays at Prestonwood Country Club. New members welcome. Details: www.morrisville.rotary-clubs.org.

Chess club

A local chess club will meet 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays or Wednesdays at a coffee house/bakery at the corner of Weston Parkway and Harrison Avenue in Cary. Any level of experience is welcome. Details: David, 919-901-2352 or dgross23@msn.com.

Apex Toastmasters

Apex Toastmasters meet Tuesdays 7-8 p.m. at the Spring Arbor Assisted Living Center, 901 Spring Arbor Court, Apex. Visit www.apextoastmasters.org or call 919-303-5852 for details.

Apex Kiwanis Club

Apex Kiwanis meets Tuesdays at Anna’s Pizzeria, 100 N. Salem St., Apex. For details, call Betty Obremski at 919-859-5810 or email bgentle627@aol.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.

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 7-8:45 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. Details: www.hollyspringsband.net.

Swift Creek Township Exchange

The Swift Creek Township Exchange club meets 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 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, 919-481-1888.

Cary Photographic Artists

The club meets 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 the third Thursday of each month at Cambridge of Apex. For information, call 919-960-6038.

•  Family Caregiver Support Group meets 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.

Fuquay-Varina Garden Club

The Fuquay-Varina Garden Club meets 7 p.m. the third Thursday of each month at 602 N. Ennis St. August through May.

African-American Book Group

The African-American Book Group will meet 7 p.m. Thursday, July 18, at Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 760 S.E. Maynard Road, Cary. The book, “Love in a Carry On Bag,” by Sadeqa Johnson, will be discussed.

TOPS in Cary

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

Apex Rotary Club

The Apex Rotary Club meets 12:30 p.m. Thursdays at Carrabba’s Italian Grill, 1201 Haddon Hall Drive, Apex. For information, call Karen Byrd at 919-387-1040.

VFW Post 7383

•  The VFW hosts bingo Thursdays with $2,500 paid out each week. Doors open 5:30 p.m.; pack sales begin 6:15 p.m. The early-bird game starts 7 p.m., and the main game starts 8 p.m.

•  The VFW accepts unserviceable U.S. flags any afternoon after 1 p.m. at 522 Reedy Creek Road, Cary. Visit www.vfwpost7383.org for details.

Techtalk Toastmasters Club

The Techtalk Toastmasters Club meets 5:30 p.m.-6:45 p.m. Thursdays at NetApp Building Two, 7301 Kit Creek Road in Research Triangle Park. The club helps members sharpen communication and leadership skills.

For details, visit http:// techtalk.toastmastersclubs.org.

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