Garner: Community

Club Notes: Jan. 28

Garner Morning Rotary Club

The Rotary Club of Garner meets at 7 a.m. every Wednesday at the Lord of Life Lutheran Church located at 2100 Buffaloe Road, Garner.

Garner Lions Club

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, Feb. 16, at the Johnston County Agricultural Center, 2736 N.C. 210, Smithfield. For details, go to