Southwest Wake: Community

Club Notes: Nov. 12

Apex Newcomers and Friends Club

The Apex Newcomers and Friends Club will meet at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 12, at the C.C. Jones Community Center, 309 Holleman St., Apex. This meeting’s guest speaker, Don Albert, will discuss World War II U-boats by the North Carolina coast. For details, go to www.apexnewcomers.org.

Cary Mayor’s Task Force on Disabilities

The Cary Mayor’s Task Force on Disabilities will meet from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 12, at the Page-Walker Arts & History Center, 119 Ambassador Loop, Cary. All are welcome.

Cary Photographic Artists

The Cary Photographic Artists will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 12, at The Cary, 122 E. Chatham St. Goodloe Sutter will give a presentation on post-processing. Visitors are welcome. For details, go to www.caryphotographicartists.org.

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. The club’s activities include plant exchanges, field trips, speakers and gardening projects. For details, go to www.hollyspringsgardenclubnc.com.

Pilot Club of Cary

The Pilot Club of Cary will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 12, at the Page-Walker Arts & History Center, 119 Ambassador Loop, Cary. The club works to raise awareness of and prevent brain-related disorders. For details, go to carypilotclub.weebly.com.

Cary Woman’s Club

Cary Woman’s Club will meet at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 13, at the Herbert C. Young Community Center, 101 Wilkinson Ave., Cary. Ted Boyd, downtown development manager of Cary, will speak. Women from Cary, Apex, Morrisville and surrounding areas are invited. For details, call membership chair Jane Suppa at 919-379-3816.

South Wake Conservationists

The South Wake Conservationists, a chapter of the North Carolina Wildlife Federation, will meet from 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13, at Bass Lake Park, 900 Bass Lake Road, Holly Springs. The group will discuss how and why the chapter was formed, their goals and how others can get involved.

Bar-B-Q

American Legion Post 67’s annual Bar-B-Q will be from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 14, at 8523 Chapel Hill Road, Cary. Each plate costs $9, eat in or take-out, and desserts are available for additional donations. Bar-B-Q will raise money for the group’s programs for veterans and the local community.

Carpenter Ruritan Fish Fry

The Carpenter Ruritan Club’s Fish Fry is 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15, at Good Hope Baptist Church, 6628 Good Hope Church Road, Cary. Plates of fried flounder or barbecue chicken, cole slaw, potato salad, hush puppies and dessert cost a recommended donation of $9. Take-away is available.

Toastmasters

• The Perimeter Park Toastmasters meet every other Wednesday from noon to 1 p.m. at the United Way office at 2400 Perimeter Park Drive, Suite 150, Morrisville. Details:

www.perimeterpark.toastmastersclubs.org

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• The Techtalk Toastmasters Club meets from 5:30-6:45 p.m. Thursdays at NetApp Building Two, 7301 Kit Creek Road in Research Triangle Park. The club helps members sharpen communication and leadership skills. Details:

techtalk.toastmastersclubs.org

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Rotary clubs

• The Downtown Fuquay-Varina Rotary Club meets at 7:30 a.m. Wednesdays at 405 Broad St., Fuquay-Varina. New members and visitors are welcome. For details, go to

www.F-VdowntownRotaryclub.org

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• The Apex Rotary Club meets at 12:30 p.m. Thursdays at Carrabba’s Italian Grill, 1201 Haddon Hall Drive, Apex. Details: 919-387-1040.



• Cary Kildaire Rotary Club meets at 6 p.m. Thursdays at MacGregor Downs Country Club, 430 St. Andrews Lane, Cary. New members and visitors are welcome. Details:

www.cary-kildairerotaryclub.org

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• The Cary Page Rotary Club meets for breakfast at 7 a.m. Fridays at Woodland Terrace, 300 Kildaire Woods Drive. Details: 919-522-0104 or

www.carypagerotary.org

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XYZ Seniors Club

The XYZ Seniors Club meets at 10 a.m. the second and fourth Wednesday of the month at the Cary Senior Center, 120 Maury Odell Place in Bond Park. For details, call Becky Furno at 919-467-8332.

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.

Holly Springs Community Band

The Holly Springs Community Band is looking for adult woodwind, brass, percussion, keyboard, bass and guitar musicians to practice with the band from 7-8:45 p.m. Wednesdays at the Holly Springs Cultural Center. Musicians must be able to read music. Some positions are available for aspiring, talented and mature junior- and senior-level high school musicians. Details: www.hollyspringsband.net.

Apex Kiwanis Club

Apex Kiwanis meets most Wednesdays at Anna’s Pizzeria, 100 N. Salem St., Apex. Details: Betty Obremski at 919-859-5810 or bgentle627@aol.com.

Red Hat Society

The Ladies over 50 Red Hat Chapter, “Glitzy Daytime Dollies,” meets the second Thursday of each month. For information, call Lynn at 919-362-3902 or visit www.redhatsociety.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. Details: 919-463-8500.

Swift Creek American Legion

The Swift Creek American Legion Post 530 meets at 7 p.m. the second Thursday of each month at the Swift Creek Community Center, 6221 Yates Mill Pond Road, Raleigh. Socializing begins at 5:45 p.m., and dinner begins at 6:15 p.m. Dinner is $6. All active military personnel, veterans and their spouses are invited to the meetings.

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. Details: jettaminenow@gmail.com.

Cary Leads Group

The Cary Leads Group meets for networking with business owners and professionals from 9:45-11 a.m. Thursdays in the second-floor workshop at Hope Community Church, 821 Buck Jones Road, Raleigh. Meetings start at 10 a.m. For details, go to caryleadsgroup.net.

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. Details:

www.caryvfw.org

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Keep Fit Club

Keep Fit uses the Power 90 Extreme home-fitness program to support members through their weight-loss journeys. The club meets from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Connections Event Center, 1280 Buck Jones Road, Raleigh. Details: 919-324-6828.

Cary Cross Trailers Square Dance Club

The Cary Cross Trailers Square Dance Club meets from 7:30-9:30 p.m. Thursdays in the fellowship hall at Cary United Methodist Church, 117 S. Academy St. Visitors are welcome. Details: www.carycrosstrailers.org.

Tall Club of N.C.

The Tall Club of N.C. meets at 6:30 p.m. the second Friday of each month at Brickhouse Sports Pub, 3801 Hillsborough St., Raleigh. To join the club, women must be 5 feet 10 inches, and men must be 6 feet 2 inches. Details: www.tallclubofnc.org.

Open mic-Apex

Quarter Note Music hosts an open-mic event from 6-9 p.m. Fridays at 1583 Beaver Creek Commons Drive, Apex. Details: 919-387-3939.

Warriors 4 Epilepsy Group

The Warriors 4 Epilepsy Group meets from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. every second and third Saturday of the month at the gathering space by the café at Hope Community Church, 821 Buck Jones Road, Raleigh. Details: war4epilepsy@gmail.com.

Morrisville Community Garden

The Morrisville Community Garden is planning, planting and seeking members to join the garden. Anyone interested can visit the garden from 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays at 219 Church St. Details: membership@morrisvillegarden.org or www.morrisvillegarden.org.

Cary Multiple Sclerosis

People with MS lead monthly meetings of the Cary Multiple Sclerosis self-help group. Details: Call Mary Ann at 919-779-2101.

MOMS Club

The Moms Offering Moms Support of Fuquay-Varina/Holly Springs invites all at-home moms of 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. Details: mcfvhs@gmail.com.

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