Club notes: Aug. 11

August 9, 2013 

Fuquay-Varina Garden Club

The Fuquay-Varina Garden Club will meet at 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 fuquayvarinagardenclub.weebly.com.

Lupus support group

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

Cary Parents of Teens Anonymous

Cary Parents of Teens Anonymous provides support, encouragement and information to parents of teens. The group meets on the second and fourth Monday of the month. Call 919-704-6895 or visit www.meetup.com/Cary-PTA for details.

Cary Toastmasters

The Cary Toastmasters meet from 7:15 a.m. 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 carytoastmasters.toastmastersclubs.org.

Mothers of Preschoolers

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

Recovery International

Recovery International support group offers self-help for stress, anxiety, depression, anger and fear. The group meets from 7 p.m. to 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 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 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. every Monday at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 600 Walnut St., Cary. For details, visit www.triangleoa.org.

Cary Community Lions Club

The Cary Community Lions Club meets at noon on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at IHOP, 1301 Kildaire Farm Road, Cary. For details, contact President Rob Moncure at rfm6z@hotmail.com.

Holly Springs Masonic Lodge

The Holly Springs Masonic Lodge No. 115 meets at 6:30 p.m. every second and fourth Tuesday of the month at 224 Raleigh St., Holly Springs. A meal is served on the second Tuesday of the month following the meeting. For details, email info@hs115.org or visit www.hs115.org.

Cary American Legion and Auxiliary

The Cary American Legion and Auxiliary meets at 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at 8523 Chapel Hill Road, Cary. Socializing begins at 6 p.m., and dinner begins at 6:30 p.m. Dinner is $6.

Ruritan Civic Club

The Ruritan Civic Club meets the second Tuesday of each month with dinner at 7:30 p.m. and a business meeting at 8 p.m. at Good Hope Baptist Church, 6628 Good Hope Church Road, Cary. For details, contact Chris at 336-213-9627 or rutkoskic@gmail.com.

Apex Sunrise Rotary

The Apex Sunrise Rotary Club meets at 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 from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. every Tuesday at the Cary Senior Center. For details, call Page Ott at 919-467-3534.

Morrisville Rotary Club

The Morrisville Rotary Club meets at noon every Tuesday at Prestonwood Country Club. New members are welcome. For details, visit www.morrisville.rotary-clubs.org.

Chess club

A local chess club will meet from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on 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. For details, contact David at 919-901-2352 or dgross23@msn.com.

Apex Toastmasters

Apex Toastmasters meet Tuesdays from 7 p.m. to 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.

Apex Newcomers and Friends Club

The Apex Newcomers and Friends Club meets at 9:30 a.m. the second Wednesday of every month from September to May at the C.C. Jones Community Center, 309 Holleman St., Apex. For details, visit apexnewcomers.org.

XYZ Seniors Club

The XYZ Seniors Club meets at 10 a.m. the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at the Cary Senior Center, 120 Maury O’Dell Place in Bond Park. For details, call Becky Furno at 919-467-8332.

Cary Pilot Club

The Cary Pilot Club meets at 7 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month at the Page-Walker Arts & History Center, 119 Ambassador Loop, Cary. For information, call Nancy Hunter at 919-469-0035 or visit carypilotclub.org.

Holly Springs Garden Club

The Holly Springs Garden Club meets the second Wednesday of each month from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Bass Lake Park, 900 Bass Lake Road. Activities include speakers, plant exchanges, field trips and community gardening projects. For details, visit www.hollyspringsgardenclubnc.com.

Apex Travel Club

The Apex Travel Club meets from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month in the arts and crafts room at the Apex Community Center, 53 Hunter St. The club is for Apex and surrounding-area residents ages 50 and older.

Perimeter Park Toastmasters

The Perimeter Park Toastmasters club meets every other Wednesday from noon to 1 p.m. at the United Way office at 2400 Perimeter Park Drive, Suite 150, Morrisville. Details: www.perimeterpark.toastmastersclubs.org.

Heart of Cary Toastmasters

The Heart of Cary Toastmasters, which focuses on public speaking, meets 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 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 at 6:30 p.m. the first and third Thursday of the month at Barry’s Café, 2851 Jones Franklin Road, 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.

Fuquay-Varina Garden Club

The Fuquay-Varina Garden Club meets at 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 at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, at Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 760 SE Maynard Road, Cary. The group will discuss “Salt in the Sugar Bowl” with the book’s author, Angela Belcher Epps.

TOPS in Cary

Take Off Pounds Sensibly holds morning meetings 9 a.m. Thursdays at Greenwood Forest Baptist Church, 110 SE Maynard Road, Cary. Details: jettaminenow@gmail.com.

Apex Rotary Club

The Apex Rotary Club meets at 12:30 p.m. every Thursday 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. Details: www.vfwpost7383.org.

Techtalk Toastmasters Club

The Techtalk Toastmasters Club meets from 5:30 p.m. to 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. Details: techtalk.toastmastersclubs.org.

Kiwanis Club of Cary

The Kiwanis Club of Cary meets 6 p.m. Thursdays at Perkins Restaurant & Bakery, 908 U.S. 64, Apex. For details, call 919-363-8209 or visit www.kiwanisofcary.org.

Keep Fit Club

Keep Fit uses the Power 90 Extreme home-fitness program to support members through their weight-loss journeys. The club meets 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Connections Event Center, 1280 Buck Jones Road, Raleigh. Details: 919-324-6828.

Cary Cross Trailers Square Dance Club

The Cary Cross Trailers Square Dance Club meets 7:30-9:30 p.m. Thursdays in the fellowship hall at Cary United Methodist Church, 117 S. Academy St. Visitors are welcome. Details: www.carycrosstrailers.org.

Triangle Seagals

The Triangle Seagals, women who are veterans of the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard, will meet at noon Saturday, Aug. 17, at Perkins Family Restaurant, 908 U.S. 64 West, Apex. For more information, call 919-303-8205 or go to http:// sites.google.com/site/triangleseagals.

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. Details: war4epilepsy@gmail.com.

Morrisville Community Garden

The Morrisville Community Garden is planning, planting and seeking members to join the garden. Anyone interested can visit the garden from 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays at 219 Church St. For information, email membership@morrisvillegarden.org or visit www.morrisvillegarden.org.

Cary Multiple Sclerosis

The Cary Multiple Sclerosis self-help group meets monthly. Groups are led by people with MS. For details, call Mary Ann at 919-779-2101.

MOMS Club

The Moms Offering Moms Support of Fuquay-Varina/Holly Springs invites all stay-at-home moms of Fuquay-Varina, Holly Springs and Willow Spring to join the chapter. The club takes part in community-service projects. For information, call 919-931-3333 or email momsclubfvhs@hotmail.com.

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