Durham County

Civic clubs and support groups in Durham and Orange counties

To add your civic club or support group, or to update your meeting time or location, send information two weeks in advance to calendar@heraldsun.com.

Civic Groups

Durham Lions Club

The motto of the Durham Lions Club is We Serve, and that is what we do, with special emphasis on serving the visually impaired and youth. Details: Every Wednesday, 12:30 p.m. Durham Lions Club Scout Center, 1850 Hillandale Rd, Durham, www.e-clubhouse.org/sites/durham2nc, durhamlionsclub@gmail.com, 919-451 7203.

Optimist Club of Chapel Hill

The purpose of the club is to develop Optimism as a philosophy of life; non-sectarian and all-inclusive. Details: Every 1st & 3rd Wednesday, 5:30 p.m. Bob Evans Restaurant, 5419 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd, Durham. www.ch-optimists.org, 919-942-4144.

Volunteer Opportunity-Prison Books

Fill book and magazine requests from people in prison. No need to sign up ahead of time. Details: Every Sunday, 1-4 p.m., 4312 Etta Rd, Durham. http://bit.ly/2eHDoWc, prisonbooks@gmail.com.

Volunteer Opportunity - Durham County Teen Court

Join Teen Court Volunteers as they explain how teen court is a real justice program run by teens for teens. In Teen Court, teen volunteers perform the roles of the prosecuting and defense attorneys, bailiff, clerk and jury. The Judge is the only adult directly involved in the court proceedings. Details: Thursday, Sept. 21, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Durham County Court House, Court Room 6A, 510 South Dillard St, Durham. Information: Cynthia Jett, Cjett.dctc@gmail.com, 919-682-1960.

Support Groups

Breastfeeding Cafe

An informal drop-in for breastfeeding moms. Details: Every Monday, 9:30-10:30 a.m., The Red Hen, 201 S. Estes Dr, University Mall, Chapel Hill. Pam Freedman, 919-417-5170.

Depression and Bipolar Alliance (DBSA)

Triangle Comfort Zone Chapter. Details: Every Tuesday, 7:30-9 p.m., Binkley Baptist Church, Room 21, 1712 Willow Dr, Chapel Hill. For information, e-mail Richard at dbsachapelhill@gmail.com.

Growing thru Grief

Open to all who have lost a loved one. Details: Every Tuesday, 4:30-6 p.m., with coffee and cookies from 4-4:30 p.m. St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 1200 W. Cornwallis Rd, Durham. www.growingthrugrief.org, growingthrugrief@gmail.com.

Dementia Support

Person with Dementia and Care Partner Group

Please contact Lisa Gwyther, lisa.gwyther@duke.edu, 919-660-7508, before attending for the first time. Details: Tuesday, Sept. 26, 10:30 a.m.-noon. Grey Stone Baptist Church, 2601 Hillsborough Rd, Durham.

Daughters Concerned for Aging Relatives

Details: Wednesday, Sept. 27, Noon-1 p.m. Duke Clinic Bldg, Blue Zone, 3rd Floor, Room 3512, 40 Duke Medicine Cr, Durham. Info: Bobbi Matchar, bobbi.matchar@duke.edu, 919-660-7509.

Care Partner Support Group

An open group for persons providing care to an aging adult. Details: Wednesday, Sept. 27, 12:30-2 p.m. The Jewish Community Center, 1937 W. Cornwallis Rd, Durham.

Durham Alzheimer's Evening Family Support Group

Details: Thursday, Sept. 28, 6:30-8 p.m. Duke Clinic, Yellow Zone, 1st Floor, Board Room 11708, 40 Duke Medicine Cr, Durham. Info: Janeli McNeal, yaneli.smith@duke.edu, 919-660-7510.

Early-Stage Alzheimer's Education and Support Group

Details: The group will meet for eight consecutive Thursdays beginning Sept. 28 from 1-4 p.m. in Durham. Contact Bobbi Matchar for more information, bobbi.matchar@duke.edu, 919-660-7509.

Cancer Support

Yoga for Cancer Patients-Chapel Hill

For patients, survivors and caregivers. Arrive 15 minutes early if new. Details: Every Monday & Wednesday, 2-3:30 p.m. $5 fee. UNC Wellness at Meadowmont, 100 Sprunt St, Chapel Hill. 984-974-8100.

Yoga for Cancer Patients-Durham

For patients, survivors and caregivers. Arrive 15 minutes early if new. Details: Every Friday, 10-11:30 a.m. $5 Fee. Holistic Health Studio, 1000 Hackberry Ln, Durham. 984-974-8100.

Addiction

Gamblers Anonymous

Details: Every Monday, 7:30 p.m. Amity United Methodist Church, 825 Estes Dr, Chapel Hill. www.gamblersanonymous.org/ga.

Nar-Anon

Details: Every Monday, 8 p.m. Westminster Presbyterian Church, 8639 Old Chapel Hill Rd, Durham. www.nar-anon.org.

Overeaters Anonymous-Carrboro

White house across street from church, Handicap accessible. Details: Every Sunday, 4 p.m., Carrboro United Methodist Church, 200 Hillsborough Rd, Carrboro. 919-265-9122.

Overeaters Anonymous-Chapel Hill

Details: Every Thursday, 7 p.m., Binkley Baptist Church, 1712 Willow Dr, Room 17, Chapel Hill. http://bit.ly/2uEbgtC, 919-260-5693.

Overeaters Anonymous Meetings-Durham

Details: Every Saturday, 10 a.m., Westminster Presbyterian Church, Calhoun Cabin, 3639 Old Chapel Hill Rd, Durham. http://bit.ly/2uyIWbv, 919-596-9543.

Details: Every Thursday, 12:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 305 E. Main St, Durham. http://bit.ly/2uyIWbv, 919-683-3013. Special Topic is Literature Study.

Details: Wednesday, 12:30 p.m., Holy Infant Catholic Church, 5000 Southpark Dr, Durham. http://bit.ly/2uyIWbv, 919-683-3013. Special Topic is Relapse/12th Step Within.

Details: Every Sunday, 10:30 a.m., Structure House, 3017 Pickett Rd, 2nd Floor, Room 220, Durham. http://bit.ly/2uyIWbv, 919-929-9891. Special Topic is Relapse/12th Step Within.

Details: Every Sunday, 10 a.m., Structure House, 3017 Pickett Rd, 2nd Floor, Room 220, Durham. http://bit.ly/2uyIWbv, 919-929-9891. Newcomer Meeting.

Details: Every Tuesday, 12:30 p.m. First Presbyterian Church, 305 E. Main St, Durham. http://bit.ly/2uyIWbv, 919-683-3013.

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