Club notes: Aug. 18

August 16, 2013 

National Charity League – Carolina Lily Chapter

The Carolina Lily Chapter of the National Charity League will host a kickoff meeting for the season from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18, at The Chef’s Academy, 2001 Carrington Mill Blvd., Morrisville. Register at www.nclcarolinalily.org.

Democratic Women of Wake County

The Democratic Women of Wake County will hold a membership social from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 24, at the Goodwin House, 222 Hillsborough St., Raleigh. The event is for women who want to learn how to get involved in the Democratic Women of Wake County and its committees.

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.

Outlanders

Outlanders, a group of kids of all ages with special needs, meets every other month from 4 to 5 p.m. Sundays for activities including fishing, racing pinewood derby cars, horseback riding and camping. To join the group’s email list, email joel.c.eberly.mil@mail.mil.

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 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.

Carylina Toastmasters

Carylina Toastmasters meet to practice speaking and leadership skills from 7 to 8 p.m. Mondays at Carylina House, 111 McArthur Drive, Cary. For details, go to www.carylinatoastmasters.org.

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.

West Raleigh Exchange Club

The West Raleigh Exchange Club meets at 7 p.m. the first and third Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Williams Center at 830 Barringer Drive, Raleigh. For details, call Jim Bowdish at 919-271-6834.

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.

Southern Wake Quilters

The Southern Wake Quilters meet at 7 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month in Randsdall Hall, 309 N. Ennis St., Fuquay-Varina. Arrive at 6:45 p.m. to sign in. All levels of quilters are 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 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.

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.

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. Details: 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 p.m. 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. Meetings are open to anyone who is writing a play or interested in learning about writing plays. 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 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.

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.

Cary Page Rotary Club

The Cary Page Rotary Club meets for breakfast 7-8 a.m. every Friday at Woodland Terrace, 300 Kildaire Woods Drive. For information, call Brian Blum at 919-233-0075.

Open Mic-Apex

Quarter Note Music hosts an open-mic event 6-9 p.m. Fridays at 1583 Beaver Creek Commons Drive, Apex. Details: 919-387-3939.

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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