Garner: Community

Club Notes: Jan. 18

Garner Lions Club

•  The Garner Lions Club will host a program by Wake County Commissioner Matt Calabria at 6:45 p.m. Monday, Jan. 19, at 305 W. Main St., Garner. The cost of dinner is $10. For details, email or call 919-271-1341 by Jan. 16.

•  The Garner Lions Club meets for dinner on the first and third Monday of each month at 6:45 p.m. at 305 W. Martin St., Garner. The club welcomes guests. Dinner is $10. To RSVP, email

. The Garner Lions Club serves blind and visually impaired people, and other people in need, in the Garner community.

Optimist Club barbecue

The Garner Optimist Club will host its annual homemade barbecue from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6, at 2110 Vandora Springs Road, Garner. Plates are $8 and include a choice of barbecue pork or chicken, with boiled potatoes, cole slaw and hush puppies. There will also be a concurrent bake sale by the Junior Optimist Club.

Beekeepers Association

The Johnston County Beekeepers Association will meet from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, Jan. 19, at the Johnston County Agricultural Center, 2736 N.C. 210, Smithfield. For details, go to