Wake County Autism Chapter
The Wake County Autism Chapter will meet from 6:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27, with speaker Louise Southern at Brooks Avenue Church of Christ, 700 Brooks Ave., Raleigh. The meeting is open to people with autism spectrum disorders and their families.
Lupus support group
The Lupus Foundation of America’s North Carolina Chapter will host a support group meeting for people with lupus, their families and caregivers from 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27, at the Waters Edge Office Park Conference Room, 4917 Waters Edge Drive, suite 250, Raleigh. For more information, call 877-849-8271, ext. 2, email email@example.com, or go to www.lupusnc.org.
Fine Arts League of Cary
The Fine Arts League of Cary will meet at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27, at the Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave. Ginger Gehres will talk about her artwork. Visitors are welcome. For details, call 919-465-1791.
Raleigh Stamp Club
The Raleigh Stamp Club meets at 7 p.m. the first Monday of the month at North Cary Baptist Church, 505 Reedy Creek Road, Cary. Visitors are welcome. For details, call 919-832-6040 or go to www.raleighstampclub.org.
The AARP Cary Chapter will meet at 12:15 p.m. Tuesday, March 4, at the Cary Senior Center, 120 Maury Odell Place. Sam Ratto of Videri Chocolate Factory will talk about making chocolate. For details, call 919-467-1424.
Fat Tuesday fundraiser
The Cary MacGregor Rotary Club will host the eighth annual Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras Fundraiser at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 4, at The Atrium, 11000 Regency Parkway, Cary. The event will include live music by The Blasting Caps, food and an auction. Tickets cost $50 in advance or at the door. For tickets, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cary Newcomers Club
Dr. Garry Crites of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Duke University will speak with the Cary Newcomers Club at 9:15 a.m. Wednesday, March 5, in the lower level of Kirk of Kildaire Presbyterian Church, 200 High Meadow Drive. Membership is open to anyone. For details, go to www.carynewcomers.com.
Golden Age Club fundraiser
The Golden Age Club will host a fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 5, at the C.C. Jones Community Building, 309 Holleman St., Apex. Plates of chicken pastry, green beans, apples, cornbread and desserts cost $8. Plates are available for eat-in or take-out.
Cary Photographic Artists
The Cary Photographic Artists will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 6, at the Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave. John Viehe will present “Shooting Video With Your DSLR.” For details, call Bobbi Hopp at 919-388-3395 or go to www.caryphotographicartists.org.
The Carolina G.I.R.L.S. (Girls Inspiring Real Life Success) chapter of Girl Talk will meet from 3:30-5 p.m. Sunday, March 9, at the Rex Healthcare Training Room, 781 Avent Ferry Road, Holly Springs. For details, email Stacey at email@example.com.
Triangle Sons of Italy movie night
The Triangle Sons of Italy’s seventh annual movie night will feature “Sister Italy” at 4 p.m. Sunday, March 9, at the C.C. Jones Community Center, 309 Holleman St., Apex. Admission, which includes popcorn, pizza, salad, dessert and coffee, costs $10 per member, $12 per guest and $5 per child at www.trianglesonsofitaly.org.
Cary Mayor’s Task Force on Disability
The Cary Mayor’s Task Force on Disability meets from noon to 1 p.m. every second Wednesday at the Page-Walker Arts & History Center, 119 Ambassador Loop. Cary or Apex residents interested in creating awareness, improving accessibility and advocating for people with disabilities are welcome, regardless of age or ability. Details: www.carydisability.org.
Arthritis-Joint Replacement Club
The Arthritis-Joint Replacement Club meets to share resources, information and support from 1:30-3 p.m. every third Wednesday in classroom one of Rex Wellness Center, 1505 Cary Parkway, Cary. For details, call 919-387-0080.
Rotary clubswww.cary-kildairerotaryclub.org www.carypagerotary.org
XYZ Seniors Club
The XYZ Seniors Club meets at 10 a.m. the second and fourth Wednesday of the month at the Cary Senior Center, 120 Maury Odell Place in Bond Park. For details, call Becky Furno at 919-467-8332.
Alzheimer’s support group
An Alzheimer’s family support group will meet on the fourth Wednesday of each month 6:30-7:30 p.m. at 901 Spring Arbor Court, Apex.
Carolina Veterans Support Group
The Carolina Veterans Support Group meets at 6:30 p.m. the last Wednesday of every month at Cary American Legion and Auxiliary Post 67, 8523 Chapel Hill Road, Cary. The organization raises awareness and solutions for homeless veterans.
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 from 7-8:45 p.m. Wednesdays 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.
Apex Kiwanis Club
Apex Kiwanis meets most Wednesdays at Anna’s Pizzeria, 100 N. Salem St., Apex. Details: Betty Obremski at 919-859-5810 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cary Leads Group
The Cary Leads Group meets for networking with business owners and professionals from 9:45-11 a.m. Thursdays in the second-floor workshop at Hope Community Church, 821 Buck Jones Road, Raleigh. Meetings start at 10 a.m. For details, go to caryleadsgroup.net.
VFW Post 7383www.vfwpost7383.org
Kiwanis Club of Cary
The Kiwanis Club of Cary meets at 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 from 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 from 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.
Quarter Note Music hosts an open-mic event from 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. Details: email@example.com or www.morrisvillegarden.org.
Cary Multiple Sclerosis
People with MS lead monthly meetings of The Cary Multiple Sclerosis self-help group. Details: call Mary Ann at 919-779-2101.
The Moms Offering Moms Support of Fuquay-Varina/Holly Springs invites all at-home moms of Fuquay-Varina, Holly Springs and Willow Spring to join the chapter. The club provides support for at-home mothers and takes part in community service projects. Details: firstname.lastname@example.org.