Tutoring program seeks volunteers
The Kirk Outreach After-School Learning Academy at Kirk of Kildaire Presbyterian Church needs volunteers to help first- and second-grade students from Briarcliff Elementary School with their homework one day or more per week. The program is 3:45-5 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, at the church at 200 High Meadow Drive, Cary. For information, call 919-467-4944 or email email@example.com.
The Methodist Children’s Center of Cary First United Methodist Church will host the annual Scholastic book fair from 8:45-9:45 a.m. and noon to 1:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 17, through Thursday, Nov. 20, in the Templeton Building, room 118, 121 Waldo St., Cary. Family Night with Clifford the Dog will be from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19. For details, go to bookfairs.scholastic.com/homepage/MCC.
• Cary Presbyterian Church, 614 Griffis St., will host a blood drive Wednesday, Nov. 19, from 2:30 to 7 p.m. Register for an appointment at www.redcrossblood.org.
• Saint Francis United Methodist Church will host a blood drive for the American Red Cross from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, at 2965 Kildaire Farm Road, Cary. Register for a time slot by Saturday, Nov. 22, atwww.saintfrancisumc.org/blood-drive
Surviving the Holidays
Thanksgiving Fellowship Meal
Thanksgiving worship service and meal
Unified worship service
Sisters in Support
Family support ministry meeting
A family support ministry organized by Mary Williams-Farrington and the Pardoned by Christ Ministry meets the first, second and fourth Tuesday of every month at The Point Church, 1503 Walnut St., Cary. The ministry provides support for people who have been incarcerated or who have or have had an incarcerated family member. For details, call 919-272-3045 or 919-255-5883 or go to www.pardonedbychrist.org.
Cancer support group
A cancer support group meets the second Wednesday of each month from 7-8:30 p.m. in Room WC108 at Colonial Baptist Church, 6051 Tryon Road, Cary. Details: Phyllis Travers, 919-233-0355.
The Knights of Columbus Council 12119 hosts jackpot bingo at 7 p.m. Thursdays at St. Bernadette Catholic Church, 1005 Wilbon Road, Fuquay-Varina. Doors open at 6 p.m. Food and beverages available. Details: Al Munno, 919-557-7718, or Sonny Butler, 845-797-0830.
Celebrate Recovery for Women
Celebrate Recovery for Women meets at 6 p.m. every Friday at the homes of members of North Cary Baptist Church. The group helps women with hurting, hangups and habits. Details: 919-469-8023.
Brown Bag Ministry
The Brown Bag Ministry, which feeds more than 1,400 people a week, is looking for middle- and high school-age volunteers. The group meets at St. Andrew the Apostle Catholic Church in Apex about 9 a.m. Saturdays. Volunteers prepare bagged meals and hand them out in Raleigh. The group usually finishes by 1 p.m. Details: www.brownbagministry.org.