This week’s local club, organization and support group meetings in Apex, Cary, Fuquay-Varina, Holly Springs and Morrisville.
Cary Woman’s Club
The Cary Woman’s Club meets at 9:30 a.m. the second Thursday of each month on the third floor of the Page-Walker Arts & History Center, 119 Ambassador Loop. Women from Apex, Cary, Morrisville and western Wake County are welcome.
For details, call membership chair J. Suppa: 919-379-3816. carywomansclub.com.
Cary Flotilla 09-11 of the USCG Auxiliary meets at 7 p.m., after an optional dinner at 6 p.m., on Thursday, March 10, at the N.C. State University Club, 4200 Hillsborough St., Raleigh. Dinner is $20.
Dr. Kenneth Reckhow will give a presentation on the Jordan Lake SolarBees. 919-781-5917.
A fish fry hosted by St. Bernadette Catholic Church and Knights of Columbus Council 12119 will be 4-7 p.m. Friday, March 11, at 1005 Wilbon Road, Fuquay-Varina. Plates are $8 each, $3.50 for ages 8 and younger or $30 per family. Take-out is available.
Triangle Sisters in Crime workshop
The Triangle Sisters in Crime, a local chapter of a national organization for female mystery writers, hosts a workshop from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 12, in room 118 at the Western Wake Campus of Wake Tech, 3434 Kildaire Farm Road, Cary.
The class with authors Allison Brennan, Erin Knightley and Tara Lynne Groth and a panel discussion costs $60 for Triangle Sisters in Crime members, $65 for Sisters in Crime members from other areas and $75 for non-members. trianglesinc.com.
Colored Pencil Society
The Colored Pencil Society Raleigh/Durham chapter 114 meets from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, March 12, at the Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave.
The group hosts a program on using colored pencil on Mylar. Visitors are welcome.
Military Officers Association of America
The Triangle Chapter Military Officers Association of America meets for dinner on Wednesday, March 16, at the N.C. State University Club, 4200 Hillsborough St., Raleigh. Anyone who was or is a commissioned or warrant officer is welcome to attend with a guest.
A social starts at 6:30 p.m. and dinner is at 7 p.m. Dinner costs $30. RSVP by Friday, March 11. Details will be available online on Saturday, March 5, at trianglemoaa.com.
VFW Post retires flags
The Cary Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7383 will retire worn or damaged American flags. Drop off flags between noon and 7 p.m. any day of the week at 522 Reedy Creek Road. 919-467-1188.
▪ The Downtown Fuquay-Varina Rotary Club meets at 7:30 a.m. Wednesdays at 135 S. Main St. 919-662-7119.
▪ The Apex Rotary Club meets at 12:30 p.m. Thursdays at Carrabba’s Italian Grill, 1201 Haddon Hall Drive, Apex. 919-387-1040.
▪ Cary Kildaire Rotary Club meets from 6:15-7:15 p.m. Thursdays at MacGregor Downs Country Club, 430 St. Andrews Lane, Cary. New members and visitors are welcome. cary-kildairerotaryclub.org.
▪ The Cary Page Rotary Club meets for breakfast at 7 a.m. Fridays at Woodland Terrace, 300 Kildaire Woods Drive. carypagerotary.org.
▪ The Perimeter Park Toastmasters meet at noon every other Wednesday at the United Way office at 2400 Perimeter Park Drive, Suite 150, Morrisville. perimeterpark.toastmastersclubs.org.
▪ The Heart of Cary Toastmasters, which focuses on public speaking, meet from 7-8 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesday of the month in the second-floor meeting room of the Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave. Visitors are welcome.
▪ The Techtalk Toastmasters Club meets at 5:30 p.m. Thursdays, except on holidays, at NetApp Building Two, 7301 Kit Creek Road, Research Triangle Park. The club helps members sharpen communication and leadership skills. techtalk.toastmastersclubs.org.
Cary XYZ Club
The Cary XYZ Club meets at 10 a.m. the second and fourth Wednesday of the month in the ball room at the Cary Senior Center, 120 Maury Odell Place. 919-467-8332.
Apex Newcomers and Friends Club
The Apex Newcomers and Friends Club meets at 9:30 a.m. the second Wednesday of the month at the C.C. Jones Community Center, 309 Holleman St., Apex. Club activities include a book club, book exchange, card playing, crafts and cultural events. apexnewcomers.org.
Cary Photographic Artists
The Cary Photographic Artists meet at 7 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesday of the month at The Cary, 122 E. Chatham St. Visitors are welcome. caryphotographicartists.org.
Pilot Club of Cary
The Pilot Club of Cary meets at 7 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month at the Page-Walker Arts & History Center, 119 Ambassador Loop, Cary. The group promotes awareness and prevention of brain-related disorders. carypilotclub.weebly.com.
Holly Springs Garden Club
The Holly Springs Garden Club meets from 7-9 p.m. the second Wednesday of the month at Bass Lake Park, 900 Bass Lake Road. Activities include speakers, plant exchanges, field trips and community gardening projects. hollyspringsgardenclubnc.com.
Apex Travel Club
The Apex Travel Club meets from 7-8 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month in the arts and crafts room at the Apex Community Center, 53 Hunter St. The club is for Apex and surrounding-area residents ages 50 and older.
Fuquay-Varina American Legion Post 116 hosts Bingo games at 7 p.m. Wednesdays at 6400 Johnson Pond Road. Doors open at 6 p.m. There will be cash prizes.
Holly Springs Community Band
The Holly Springs Community Band is looking for musicians to practice with the band at 7 p.m. Wednesdays at the Holly Springs Cultural Center. hollyspringsband.net.
Apex Kiwanis Club
Apex Kiwanis meets from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. most Wednesdays at Anna’s Pizzeria, 100 N. Salem St., Apex. apexkiwanis.org.
Red Hat Society
The Ladies over 50 Red Hat Chapter, “Glitzy Daytime Dollies,” meets the second Thursday of each month. 919-362-3902, redhatsociety.com.
Cary Woman’s Club
Cary Woman’s Club meets at 9:30 a.m. the second Thursday of the month on the third floor of the Page-Walker Arts & History Center, 119 Ambassador Loop. Women in Apex, Cary, Fuquay-Varina, Holly Springs and Morrisville are invited. For details, call membership chair Jane Suppa at 919-379-3816. carywomansclub.com.
Between the Lines Book Club
The Between the Lines Book Club meets at 7 p.m. the second Thursday of the month except July at the West Regional Library in Cary. 919-463-8500.
Family Support Groups
The National Alliance on Mental Illness’s Wake County organization hosts two Family Support Groups each month for family members or friends of adults with mental illnesses. Meetings are led by people who also have a loved one with a mental illness and who have been trained by NAMI. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Meetings in Cary are at 7 p.m. the second Thursday of each month in room 101 at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 600 Walnut St. Meetings in Apex start at 10 a.m. the third Saturday of each month at New Horizons Fellowship, 820 E. Williams St.
TOPS in Cary
Take Off Pounds Sensibly holds morning meetings at 9 a.m. Thursdays at Greenwood Forest Baptist Church, 110 SE Maynard Road, Cary. email@example.com.
VFW Post 7383
▪ The VFW hosts bingo on Thursdays with $2,500 paid out each week. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. at 522 Reedy Creek Road, Cary; pack sales begin at 6:15 p.m. The early-bird game starts at 7 p.m. and the main game starts at 8 p.m.
▪ The VFW accepts unserviceable U.S. flags any afternoon after 1 p.m. at 522 Reedy Creek Road, Cary. caryvfw.org.
Cary Cross Trailers Square Dance Club
The Cary Cross Trailers Square Dance Club meets from 6-9:30 p.m. Thursdays in the fellowship hall at Cary United Methodist Church, 117 S. Academy St. carycrosstrailers.org.
Cary Multiple Sclerosis
People with MS lead monthly meetings of the Cary Multiple Sclerosis self-help group. 919-779-2101.
The MOMS Club of Fuquay-Varina/Holly Springs invites all at-home moms of Angier, Apex, 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. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Send Club Notes to email@example.com.