African-American Book Group
African-American Book Group will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 21 at Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 760 S.E. Maynard Road, Cary. The book, “Scandalicious” by Allison Hobbs will be discussed.
Apex Golden Age Club
The Apex Golden Age Club will not meet in July. Call 919-906-9216 or 919-362-6988.
The Apex Lions meet at 6:45 p.m. the first and third Thursdays of every month at the C.C. Jones Building, 309 Holleman St. in Apex. Call Nick Somma at 919-481-1888.
Arthritis, Chronic Pain, Fibromyalgia Support Group
An arthritis, chronic pain and fibromyalgia support group meets from 1:30 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.
• Homewatch Caregivers of the Triangle is an in-home companion and personal care agency. The support group meets on the third Thursday of each month at Cambridge of Apex. For information, call 919-960-6038.
• Family Caregiver Support Group meets the third Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at Woodland Terrace Senior Living Community, 300 Kildaire Woods Drive, Cary. For information, call 919-465-0356.
Cary Lions Club
The Cary Lions Club meets on the first and third Monday of each month at the D&S Cafeteria off Buck Jones Road in Cary. Contact Jim Irvin at firstname.lastname@example.org or 919-467-2719.
Cary Photographic Artists
The club meets at 7:30 p.m. the first and third Thursday of each month at the Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave. Call 919-388-3395 or visit www.caryphotographicartists.org.
Cary Playwrights’ Forum
The Cary Playwrights’ Forum meets at 7 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month in the principal’s hall of the Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave. Scripts – new, old or revised – can be brought to the meetings. For information, visit www.caryplaywrightsforum.org.
Hearts of Carolina
Hearts of Carolina, a smocking arts guild, meets at 7 p.m. every third Tuesday at the First United Methodist Church, 402 N. Main St. in Fuquay-Varina. For information, call Dottie Vester at 919-552-5797.
Open Mic – Fuquay-Varina
Join the Cellar 101 Open Mic Night for poets and writers from 5 to 7 p.m. the third Thursday of each month in the Mitchell Building, 101 S. Main St., Fuquay-Varina. This event is free and open to the public. For details, see www.writerjanbparker.com.
Read, Rant and Rave Book Club
Teenagers are invited to join the Read, Rant and Rave Book Club at West Regional Library, 4000 Louis Stephens Drive, Cary. Teens will read young adult fiction and choose titles based on members’ interests. Registration is required. For information, call 919-463-8500.
Southern Wake Quilters
The Southern Wake Quilters meet on the third Tuesday of each month from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Randsdall Hall on Ennis Street in Fuquay-Varina. All levels of quilters are invited. Visitors may attend two meetings without becoming a member. For information, call Mary at 919-762-1934.
Swift Creek Township Exchange
The Swift Creek Township Exchange club meets at 6:30 p.m. the first and third Thursdays of the month at Barry’s Café, 2851 Jones Franklin Road in Cary.
The Triangle Seagals, women veterans of the Navy and Marine Corps who served during WWII/Korea and more recent conflicts, will meet at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 23, in the music room at the Springmoor Retirement facility in Raleigh. A representative of the N.C. Division of Veteran Affairs Office of State Veterans Nursing Homes will discuss benefits for veterans. Call 919-303-8205 or visit sites.google.com/site/triangleseagals.
West Raleigh Exchange Club
The West Raleigh Exchange Club meets at 7 p.m. on the first and third Tuesday of each month at the Williams Center at 830 Barringer Drive in Raleigh. For details, call Rhonda Bornman at 919-387-7201.