Cary News

Club notes: May 27

American Girl Club

The American Girl Club will meet at 7 p.m. Friday, June 1, at Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 760 S.E. Maynard Road, Cary. The Marie-Grace mystery, “The Hidden Gold” will be discussed.

Apex Kiwanis Club

Apex Kiwanis meets Tuesdays at Anna’s Restaurant. For details, call Betty Obremski at 919-859-5810 or write to

Apex Toastmasters

Apex Toastmasters meet Tuesdays from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Spring Arbor Assisted Living Center, 901 Spring Arbor Court, Apex. Visit or call 919-303-5852 for details.

Cary Greatest Generation Club

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

Cary-Kildaire Rotary Club

The Cary-Kildaire Rotary Club will hold its annual scholarship fundraiser, Pig Pickin’ in the Park, from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Saturday, June 2, at the Cary Senior Center in Bond Park, 120 Maury O’Dell Place. There will be music, clowns and door prizes. For tickets or sponsorships, call 919-468-8518 or visit

Cary Page Rotary Club

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


In preparation for the 2012-2013 program year, the Yates Mill Chapter of the DAR has elected new officers. Serving are Regent Cathy Cnare of Apex, Vice Regent Anne Wilce of Cary, Treasurer Carol Waer of Cary, Secretary Deborah Vaughan of Cary, Registrar Emily Vanderweide of Raleigh, Chaplain Barbara Prillaman of Cary, Librarian Marcia Loudon of Durham and Historian Dusty Fletcher of Raleigh.

Democratic Women of Wake County

The Democratic Women of Wake County will hold a meeting at noon Thursday, May 31, at the N.C. State University Club, 4200 Hillsborough St., Raleigh. Buffet lines will open at 11:30 a.m. Cost is $18 for members; $20 for non-members and $5 for anyone wishing to attend and not eat. Policy Watch Director Chris Fitzsimon and Public Policy Polling Director Tom Jensen will recap and analyze the results of the primary election on May 8. Deadline to register is 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 29. Call 919-467-0151 or email

Fuquay-Varina Garden Club

The Fuquay-Varina Garden Club will hold a fundraiser to support community projects from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 9, at the gardens of Anne Smith, 7313 Kennebec Road, Willow Springs. There will be croquet, bocce, live entertainment, refreshments, a tea auction of gift baskets and a prize for the best garden party hat. Optional garden party dress. No children. Tickets are $10.

Holly Springs Masonic Lodge 115

Holly Springs Masonic Lodge 115 will hold its annual chicken barbecue dinner from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, June 1, at Lodge 224 on Raleigh Street in Holly Springs. Cost is $8 and includes one half chicken, boiled potatoes, green beans and dinner rolls. Delivery service is available on orders of 10 or more. Proceeds will be donated to charity. To place orders, call 919-601-8552.

Morrisville Rotary Club

The Morrisville Rotary Club meets every Tuesday from noon to 1 p.m. at Prestonwood Country Club. New members are welcome. Contact Cindy Domann at 919-796-8847.

N.C. Pastel Society

The Pastel Society of North Carolina in conjunction with the Appalachian and Piedmont Pastel societies will hold the art exhibit, “On Common Ground: Pastel Paintings from the Mountains to the Sea” June 1-30 at Bev’s Fine Art, 7400 Six Forks Road, Suite 19, Raleigh. The opening reception will be from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, June 2. For details, visit

Open Mic – Apex

Quarter Note Music in Apex will hold open mic from 6 to 9 p.m. on Fridays. For details, call 919-387-3939.

Page Burners Writers Group

The Page Burners Writers Group, an informal guild open to published writers and aspiring writers throughout the Triangle area, meets the last Wednesday of each month from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in downtown Cary. For information, contact Jan Yarborough at

Raleigh Drum Circle

Heartbeats Jam, a community drum circle, will meet from 3 to 4:30 p.m. every fourth Sunday at Gifts with a Heart in the Swift Creek shopping center, 2867 Jones Franklin Road. There is a $1 suggested donation. No experience is necessary. Some loaner drums will be available. For details, visit


Screenline, the screenwriters’ group, meets the last Monday of the month at 7:30 p.m. at Barnes & Noble on Walnut Street. For information, contact Mike Everette at