Garner: Community

Club notes: Nov. 22

Garner Women’s Club

The 23rd annual Christmas Tour of Homes will be held from 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 6. A reception will be held at Anfesa's Marquise Ballroom located at 225 New Fidelity Court, Garner, beginning at 3:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 each or $25 for two. All proceeds support the club’s scholarship fund. Tickets are available from any club member, the Garner Chamber of Commerce, or you can contact Kathy Behringer, 919-219-8483 or go to

Classic Car Club meets

Memory Lane Classic Car Club meets for dinner at 6 p.m. followed by the meeting at 7 p.m. the third Monday of the month at Golden Corral, 60 Son-Lan Parkway, Garner. For more information, call 919-553-6229.

Garner Civitan Club

The Garner Civitan Club meets for dinner at 6:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Monday of the month, at 1005 Poole Drive, Garner. The progam is from 7 to 8 p.m. The club serves children with developmental disabilities and others in need.

Garner Lions Club

The Garner Lions Club meets for dinner at 6:45 p.m. on the first and third Monday of each month at 305 W. Main 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.

Garner Optimist Club

The Garner Optimist Club meets at 7 p.m. every Monday, at the Club House, 2110 Vandora Springs Road, Garner. The meeting on the first Monday of each month is meal night, and the meeting on the 2nd Monday of the month is a board meeting. Guests and new members are welcome. For more information call 919-779-7076.

Johnston County Beekeepers Association

The Johnston County Beekeepers Association meets at 7 p.m. on the third Monday of the month at the Johnston County Agricultural Center, 2736 N.C. 210, Smithfield. For more information, visit

Aversboro Run Club

Aversboro Run Club meets at 6 p.m. every Thursday outside Aversboro Restaurant & Sports Bar, 1411 Aversboro Road, Garner. The club is open to every runner and walker, and runs set routes of 3, 4 and 5 miles covering many paces. The restaurant offers food and drink specials to all walkers and runners upon their return.

Garner Women’s Club

The Garner Woman's Club meets at 6:30 p.m. the second Thursday of the month, at the clubhouse on U.S. Highway West in Garner, except for June, July, August and December, when there are no meetings. The GWC is a community service club. Contact:

Rotary Clubs

▪  The Cleveland Rotary Club meets at 7 a.m. every Tuesday at The Cleveland Draft House in Cleveland.

▪  The Garner Mid-Day Rotary Club meets for lunch from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. every Tuesday at Logan’s Roadhouse, 1000 Timber Drive East, Garner.

▪  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.

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