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Alpha Gamma Delta. Information: 881-1022.

Apex Kiwanis Club meets at noon each Thursday at the Perkins Family Restaurant. The club sponsors Green Hope High Key Club, Terrific Kids and local community services. Information: 859-5810 or

Apex Lions Club meets the first and third Thursdays of the month at the C.C. Jones Building on Holleman Street. Information: club President Hamilton Martin at 362-6184 or at

Apex Newcomers and Friends Club meets the second Wednesday of each month (September through May) at the C.C. Jones Building, 309 Holloman St. at 9:30 a.m. No babysitting is available. Information: Call 367-0883.

Apex Rotary Club meets every Thursday at 1 p.m. at Carrabb’s Italian Cafe, 1201 Haddon Hall Drive in Apex. Apex Rotary is a service organization with the motto, “Service Above Self.” During the year the Apex Rotary Club sponsors Meals-on-Wheels, Spring Pancake Breakfast during Peakfest, Conducts contest at area middle schools, selects student scholarship recipients from Apex High School, Teacher Supply Fund, Speech contest “Rotary Against Drugs” at Apex High School and a medical and dental missionary projects in Dominican Republic and other foreign countries. Club president is Richard Van Tassel II. Information: Dudley Moorhous, 387-8957.

Apex Toastmasters Club, which helps adults practice and improve communication and leadership skills, meets at 7 p.m. every Tuesday in the sunroom of the Spring Arbor Residential Assisted Living building on Olive Chapel Road, near the N.C. 55 intersection. Information: Kristina Rayner, 303-2380 or

The Cary/Apex/Raleigh Brewers of Yore is a family-oriented social organization that promotes and enjoys the art of beer brewing. The group meets the fourth Wednesday of each month. Information: Larry Matthews, 362-9407 or

Capital Area Beading Organization is a nonprofit educational organization for beaders of all skill levels that meets at 7:30 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month at Kirk of Kildaire, 200 High Meadows Drive, Cary. Information:

Capital Area Republican Club. Information: or 876-8790.

Capital Quilt Guild meets the third Thursday of each month, September to June, at the Wake County Office Park on Poole Road, from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Information: Nancy Johnson, 848-1452.

Carolina Copperheads Youth Football and Cheerleading Club meets quarterly at the Carolina House of Cary. Information: Glenn Roe, 460-6265, or visit

Carolina Mountain Dulcimer Players. Beginners and experts welcome. For information contact Shirley Ray at or 929-5359.

Cary American Legion Post 67 meets the second Tuesday of each month. Information: Post 67 past commander Bob Figulski, 481-4811.

Cary/Apex Christian Women’s Connection meets on the second Thursday of each month from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at MacGregor Downs Country Club. Everyone is welcome. The cost is $9 for soup and salad, and a nursery is provided. To make a reservation, call Jean, 363-2435.

Cary-Apex Elks Lodge No. 2798 meets the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month at 8 p.m. at The Carey C. Jones Memorial Park, 309 Holleman St., Apex. Information: 465-0258 or 779-7860.

Cary-Apex Piano Teachers’ Association (CAPTA) meets at 9 a.m. on the second Thursday of the month in the sanctuary of Greenwood Forest Baptist Church on the corner of Maynard and Kildare Farm roads in Cary. Information: 481-0108.

Cary Area Hadassah, a volunteer women’s Jewish Zionist organization in America. Information: Sue Weitzman,

Cary Bridge Meet Up Group is a social bridge club. Anyone with some bridge bridge experience is invited. We meet at Carolina Bakery and Cafe in Cary, on Thursday evenings. The dates vary. Go to, Cary Bridge Club and Zip Code 27511 for further information. Contact Kathy if interested at 274-1081.

Cary Business Network International (BNI), Pay It Forward chapter, meets on Fridays at 8:15 a.m. at Café Carolina (on the southwest corner of Harrison Avenue and Weston Parkway). Visitors are welcome. Information: Jim Bowdish, club president, 787-7601.

Cary Civitan Club meets the first and third Tuesdays of each month at 6:30 p.m. at K&S Cafeteria, South Hills Shopping Center. Information: President Kirk Fuller, 467-2081.

Cary Crosstrailers square dance and round dance club meets each Thursday, 8-10 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, 117 S. Academy St. Information: 467-1385, 552-1698 or 847-0434.

Cary Democrats Meetup. Information: Martha Brock, 380-1822.

Cary Flotilla 9-11 meets at 7 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month at the N.C. State University Faculty Club. Membership is open to any adult with an interest in safe boating. Information: John Leonard, 696-6768 or visit

Cary Jaycees Visit or call 406-6200 and leave a message for Lori Williams, membership vice president.

Cary Newcomers Club meets the first Wednesday of each month (except July) at 9:45 a.m. at the Kirk of Kildaire Presbyterian Church, across from Saltbox Village. All new residents of Cary, Morrisville, Apex, Holly Springs and Fuquay-Varina are invited. Information: Email or check out the Web site at

Carylina Toastmasters meets every Monday from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Carolina House, located at the corner of McArthur Drive and Cary Parkway. Information: Jim Wallace, 656-1468, or visit

Cary Lions Club meets the first and third Mondays of each month at K&S Cafeteria in Cary. Information: 460-5966.

Cary Senior Center Computer Club. The center is at 120 Maury O’Dell Place in Bond Park, which can be entered from High House road, going east on High House from the Cary Parkway intersection. It is the first exit on the right. Information: 469-4081.

The Cary Singles Social Group provides an opportunity for singles in the 40s-50s age range living in Cary or surrounding communities to socialize, make new friends, and meet people to date. Activities ranging from outdoor events such as hiking and biking to social functions such as dancing and cookouts. You can go to the Web page to sign up or contact Alyssa Grace at for more information.

Cary Shrine Club, a chartered club of Amran Shrine Temple, meets the first Thursday of each month at a location determined by the host committee. Dinner is at 6:30 p.m., with the meeting following the meal. Information: 481-3501 or

Cary Toastmasters Club meets on Mondays at 7 a.m. at the kilmayne Cafe, 51 Kilmayne Drive in Cary. Information: 233-8598.

Cary-Triangle Games Meetup Group meets the first Tuesday of every month to play a variety of board, card and social games. Information:

Cary Woman’s Club is a nonprofit organization dedicated to community service and fellowship. The club meets the second Thursday of each month, September through May at 9:30 am at the Herb Young Community Center, 101 Wilkinson Ave in downtown Cary. Membership Information: Marilyn, or visit

Cary XYZ Senior Citizen Club meets at the Cary Senior Center in Bond Park at 120 Maury O’Dell Place on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month at 10 a.m. Anyone 55 or older is eligible for membership. Information: President Emma Aeppli, 469-8891.

Cary Young at Heart Senior Club meets at 10 a.m. the third Tuesday of each month at the Cary Senior Center in Bond Park. Information: Rosemary McGuinness, 467-4201.

Clan Diggers. For information about this genealogy group call Helen Leverton at 319-1965.

Clutter Support Group Are you embarrassed to let people in your home? Have you lost vital information? Are you a procrastinator? Change your life with support from others in the same situation. Free sessions will be held at Hope Community Church, 821 Buck Jones Road, Cary on Thursdays 7-9 p.m. Call Eileen at 345-2846 for more information.

Daughters of the American Revolution Asbury Station Chapter meets at 10 a.m. on the third Wednesday of each month September through May at the Glenaire Retirement Community off Kildaire Farm Road. Information: 816-8348.

Daughters of the American Revolution Yates Mill Chapter meets the second Tuesday each month, September-May at 7:15 p.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Cary. Information: Lou Bryant, membership chair,

Daughters of The British Empire, Lady Jane Grey Chapter, a nonprofit society for women of British or Commonwealth birth or ancestry, is welcoming new members. The club meets once a month for planning and social events and supports a retirement home and charities. Information: Karen Smith, 367-8226, or Becky Halpin, 859-9586.

Embroiderer’s Guild of America, Cardinal Chapter, meets the fourth Tuesday of each month (except June and July) at 7 p.m. at Christ the King Lutheran Church at 600 Walnut St. in Cary. Information: President Gretchen Miller, 772-9488, or

Embroiderer’s Guild of America, Gifted Hands of Cary Chapter, meets at 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of every month at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 600 Walnut St. Information:

Finding the Balance in My Life support group will meet Mondays from 7-8:30 p.m. in Cary. A confidential support group to assist in taking the steps to rediscover the balance in your life once again. For further information, contact Jeanne Bolick, LCSW or Jody Probert, LCSW at 380-0127.

Friends of Scandinavia usually meets the third Saturday of each month at 7:15 p.m. Information: 847-0522, 782-3806 or

Genealogy Forum meets the second Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. at the Page-Walker Arts & History Center in Cary. Visitors are welcome.

Gifted Hands of Cary EGA meets the second Tuesday of each month at Christ the King Lutheran Church, Room 105B. All types of needleworkers are welcome. Information: 851-5331 or

Golden K Kiwanis meets every Tuesday 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Cary Senior Center in Bond Park. Membership open to any senior. Information: President Don Johnston, 463-0918.

Herb Society of Wake County meets the last Thursday of each month (except November and December) at 7 p.m. at the Commons Building at the Wake County Office Park, Carya Drive, off Poole Road just east of the I-440 Beltline. Its goal is to promote the use of herbs through education, demonstration and experience. Meetings feature herbal refreshments and an educational program. Information:

Hi-Rise Toastmasters meets every Wednesday at noon in the Raleigh Civic & Convention Center Board Room. Visitors are welcome. Information: Lisa Jolly, 388-1292.

Kiwanis Club of Apex information: Betty Gentle-Obremski, 859-5810 or

Kiwanis Club of Cary meets on most Thursdays at 6 p.m. at the Golden Corral Restaurant 5707 Dillard Drive, Cary, 816-0352. Information: or club president Graham Crispin, 481-2191 or

Kiwanis Club of Cary-Preston meets every Thursday 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at Biaggi’s. Information: Michael Kerr at 319-4815.

Kiwanis Young Professionals of Greater Raleigh, a group of civic-minded volunteers, meets the first and third Wednesdays at 7 p.m. at Blinkos in Raleigh off of Glenwood/Duraleigh. Information: Christine at 386-0567 or

Knights of Columbus Assembly 2446, Fourth Degree, meets the third Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall at St. Andrew’s Catholic Church in Apex.

Knights of Columbus Council 6650 meets the second and fourth Mondays of each month at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, 804 High House Road, Cary, in the multi-purpose room on the second floor in the Trinity Center. Rosary at 7 p.m., meeting at 7:30 p.m. Information: 851-1821.

Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians is a Catholic women’s organization intended to promote friendship, unity and Christian charity. Information: Jennifer Farley, 788-8139, or Megan Hellenga, 862-1957.

Lochmere Blue Birds is a fun group that monitors and maintains 40 bluebird boxes along the trails of Lochmere Golf Course. Interested parties please contact Tammie at

Lochmere Ladies Golf Association is open to women golfers of all abilities. The league has an 18-hole group that plays on Thursday mornings, April through November. Information: Tom Prots, 851-0611,

Marine Corps League meets the first Thursday of each month at the Cary VFW and other locations. Information: Bob Gonier, 380-8123.

MOMS Club of Cary-North and Morrisville meets the first Monday of each month at 10 a.m. at the American Legion building on Chapel Hill Road in downtown Cary. The group’s part- and full-time at-home mom members live in the 27513 (Cary-North) and 27560 (Morrisville) ZIP codes. Information: Mel,, or

MOMS Club of South Cary meets the first Monday of each month at 10 a.m. MOMS Club of South Cary is for mothers living in the 27606, 27511 27539 and 27519 area. Information: Tara,

Mothers & More Southern Wake County Chapter meets on the first and third Thursdays of each month from 7:15 to 9:30 p.m. at the New Horizons Annex on N.C. 55 in Apex (826 E. Williams St.). The upcoming meeting topics are: Stress Management for Moms presented by Dialog Inc. on July 20. Information: Lisa P., 557-9529, or Lisa G., 387-6675, or

Mothers & More Western Wake County Chapter meets on the second Monday and fourth Tuesday of every month from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. in the second floor media center at Salem Baptist Church, 1200 Salem Church Road, Apex. We serve Cary, Morrisville, Apex and surrounding areas. Mothers & More is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of mothers through support, education and advocacy. We address mothers’ needs as individuals and as members of society and promote the value of all the work mothers do. Information: Freda, 323-1504, or Kristine, 210-0396, or

Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS): The Evening MOPS group of Salem Baptist Church, 1200 Salem Church Road, Apex, meets on the third Monday of each month from 7 to 9 p.m. MOPS is for all mothers of children from birth through kindergarten. Information: Rebecca, 462-1464 or

National Railway Historical Society, East Carolina Chapter. Information: R.T.Crowley, secretary of the chapter, at the New Hope Valley Railway, N.C. Railroad Museum, 5121 Daisy St., PO Box 40, New Hill, NC 27562; the yard office, 362-5416; or

Newborns in Need provides hand-made items for premature and other babies in local neonatal intensive care units. All knitters, crochetters and sewers — as well as those interested in learning — are invited to A.C. Moore in Crossroads Plaza in Cary the first Tuesday of each month from 6 to 8 p.m. Also welcome are those those interested in cutting out patterns, helping to organize sessions or assisting with donations. Information: Mimi Francis, or 303-4604.

North Carolina Vietnam Veterans Inc. meets the fourth Tuesday of the month at the VFW Pavilion, 522 Reedy Creek Road in Cary.

NC3, North Cary Community Coalition, a newly formed advocacy group for North Cary residents, meets the fourth Wednesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. at the Wessex Clubhouse, 212 Bathgate Lane. Information: Vickie Maxwell, 677-0955.

Oasis is a singles network of friends over 40 who meet each Sunday for activities, food and good fellowship. For more information call at Ruth Ogle at 787-9392 or Lou Herr at 870-6964.

Order of the Eastern Star, Cary Chapter 366, holds its bimonthly meetings on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. at the Cary Masonic Lodge located at 1142 S.E. Maynard Road, Cary. Information: Olive Stone, 467-6378.

Order of the Eastern Star, Edith Chapter No. 160 holds regular meetings on the first and third Tuesdays of each month at 8 p.m. at the Masonic Temple located at 1142 Maynard Road in Cary. Information: Margret Holland, WM, 467-7593.

OWLS Senior Citizens Club meets the first Monday of each month at 10 a.m. at the Kirk of Kildaire Presbyterian, 200 High Meadow Drive. Information: 380-8575.

PAF-Finders Computer Geneology Club will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 15, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1811 Seabrook Ave., Cary. (one block west of U.S. 1 on Cary Parkway). Meetings are open to anyone. A question-and -answer session will be at 9:30 a.m. Information: Rita Adams, 848-1149.

Capital Area Parents Without Partners Inc. Information: 547-4466 or

Pilot Club of Cary is a civic service club with a focus on brain-related injuries and disorders. Meetings are at the Page-Walker Arts & History Center at 7 p.m. the second Wednesday monthly. Guests are welcome. For more information, call Alice 469-5784.

Raleigh Garden Club information: 832-5483 for lunch reservations. The Raleigh Garden Club meetings are held the first Wednesday of each month at 11 a.m. in the Ruby C. McSwain Education Center at the J.C. Raulston Arboretum, 4415 Beryl Road. Information: Rita Mercer, president, 387-0290. Visitors are welcome.

Raleigh’s Hi-Rise Toasters Club meets every Wednesday from noon to 1 p.m. at Lighthouse Restaurant’s backroom (first floor of the white Progress Energy Building located on Wilmington Street). Information:

Raleigh Toastmasters can help you become the speaker and leader you want to be. We meet Monday evenings, 7 p.m., at the Highland United Methodist Church (on the corner of Ridge Road and Lake Boone Trail) in Raleigh. Visit our club today and see how we can help you. For information, call Paul Chin at 280-7817 or visit

Republican Women of Cary and Southwestern Wake invite all Wake County Republican and Independent women to meet for lunch, a general business meeting and to hear a speaker at Prestonwood Country Club on the first Thursday of each month at 11.30 a.m. The cost is $12 for the buffet. Reservations: Call Jeanine Mennear, 469-3658, the Monday prior to the Thursday meeting.

Rotary Clubs include:
Cary Rotary Club, Tuesday, 12:30 p.m., MacGregor Downs Country Club.
Cary Central Rotary Club, Monday, 7 a.m., Woodland Terrace.
Cary-Kildaire Rotary Club, Thursday, 6:15 p.m.,Errico's Ristorante, 132 Kilmayne Drive, Cary,
Cary-MacGregor Rotary Club, Wednesday, 12:23 p.m., MacGregor Downs Country Club.
Cary-Page Rotary Club, Friday, 7 a.m., Woodland Terrace.
Morrisville Rotary Club, Tuesday, noon, Morrisville Chamber of Commerce. Contact: Tim O’Connor, 468-4588. Information:

Capital Group Sierra Club meets the fourth Wednesday each month at 7:30 p.m. in the Community Church of Christ social hall at the corner of Wade Avenue and Dixie Trail in Raleigh. Information:

The Sister Cities Association of Cary, Inc. is a nonprofit community-based organization that supports the mission to foster international understanding through relationships with our sister cities and other cultural initiatives. For more information: Ginny Lou Laughlin 919-466-0355 or

Society of The Friendly Sons of St. Patrick information: Paul Smallwood at 469-3226.

Sons of the American Legion Squadron 67 meets the first Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. Information: Carl McConnell, 481-4317.

Sons of the American Revolution information: Grant Peterson, 319-1401.

Sons of Confederate Veterans, Western Wake Camp, meets the fourth Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. Information: 362-0272.

Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, Major General John A. Logan Camp #4, meets once a month. For a calendar of meetings and events, go to The camp member meetings are held at Abby Road Restaurant at 1195 West Chatham St., Cary, NC. The meetings start at 10 a.m. with a speaker at 11 a.m. and lunch at noon. The camp business meetings start at 6:30 p.m. at the Wake County Cooperative Extension Agricultural Building at 4001-E Carya Dr, Raleigh, NC. For more information, contact Bob Farrell at 649-3342 or

South Raleigh Civitan Club meets the first and third Tuesdays each month at 7 p.m. at the clubhouse, 102 Harper St. (just off Tryon Road near the Raleigh Golf Association). Information: Archie Cowan, 662-0912.

The Southwest Wake Christian Women’s Connection meets the second Thursday of the month from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Devil’s Ridge Golf Club in Holly Springs. For information or reservations, call Nancy at 469-0035.

Stoneybrook Garden Club. Information: Claudia Dean, 481-3135, or Anne Styron, 467-8510.

TriangleAreaDads invites you to join a free Web site,, for dads in the area of Wake, Durham, and Orange Counties. As part of The Mommies Network, is a community for dads. offers a simple way to connect with local dads for friendship, support and fun. Members meet on our forums to share information on everything from where to get the best haircut to tips on transitioning to a "big kid" bed. Each month, there are also face-to-face events for members, their children and their families.

Triangle Area Freelancers meets at 7 p.m. the last Wednesday of every month at Borders Books, corner of Six Forks and Wake Forest roads, Raleigh. Information: Don Vaughan at 873-9833.

Triangle Business Exchange meets the first and third Wednesdays at 9 a.m. at Pheasant Creek Coffee in Apex. Information: or Nick Vourakis, 577-6364.

Triangle Italian American Women's Club of Cary meets on the second Monday of each month. Information: 531-1203.

Triangle Mommies take part in a free local Web site especially for moms in the area of Wake, Durham, and Orange Counties. The online Commuity includes: Message Boards, Chat, Photo Galleries, Recipe Database, Private Local Forums, Local Area & Specialty Groups. Join the group at a variety of events including Mom's Night Out, Family Events, Playdates & Park Days. They offer fun activities for children and moms from all walks of life and have groups for all - pregnant, single, married, young, trying to conceive, adoptive parents, etc. Visit and register.

Triangle Mothers of Twins and Triplets meets on the first Thursday of each month from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the YWCA on Oberlin Road in Raleigh. For information, call 841-5607.

Triangle Singles is a nonprofit social club for singles 40s-plus. Information: 501-2820

Triple F Senior Club meets the first and third Mondays of each month at 10 a.m. at Cary Presbyterian Church. Information: President Barbara Turner, 467-6986.

Ulster Scots Society information: Paul Smallwood, 380-0383, or

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7383 of Cary meets at 7 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month at the post home, 522 Reedy Creek Road.

Wake County Democratic Party.

Wake County Genealogical Society was created more than 20 years ago to facilitate the study of genealogy and family history. Meetings are held at the Commons Building in the Wake County Office Park on Poole Road at 7 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of the month. Information: 469-1808 or

Wake County Republican Men’s Club is an auxiliary organization of the Wake County Republican Party. Information:

Wake County Republican Women’s Club information:

Wake County Young Republicans is open to any registered Republican in Wake County between 18 and 40 years old. Information: or Kathryn Atkinson, 280-4371, or

Wake County Republican Men’s Club. Information:

West Raleigh Exchange Club normally meets the first and third Tuesday of every month at the Golden Corral, 5707 Dillard Drive. The West Raleigh Exchange Club would like to invite adults interested in becoming involved with our youth baseball league to come enjoy a meal and program with us. Please RSVP to or call 961-6496.

Western Wake Democrats. Meetings are free and open to the public. Information: Matthew Danielson, 522-9837.

Western Wake Republican Club information: Visit; for Wake County GOP visit Additional inquiries, call Vinnie DeBenedetto, 363-1967.

Women Business Owners Network of Cary meets the first Wednesday of every month, 11:30 a.m. at the Matthews House, 317 W. Chatham Street in Cary. Information: or Ruth Drum, 424-3801.

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, the Sigma Rho Zeta Chapter, serves the Cary community. Information: or