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, 12:15 p.m. Durham Lions Club Scout Center, 1850 Hillandale Rd, Durham, bit.ly/2xwzseC, durhamlionsclub@gmail.com, 919-451 7203.

Hillsborough Kiwanis Club

Various speakers, supporting local Terrific Kids Programs, Key Clubs, High School Scholarships and other charitable contributions. Details: Every Tuesday, Noon. Holiday Inn Express, 202 Cardinal Dr, Hillsborough.

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: 1st and 3rd Wednesday, 5:30 p.m. Bob Evans Restaurant, 5419 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd, Durham. www.ch-optimists.org, 919-942-4144.

Durham Civitan Club

Why Be A Civitan? Simply Speaking…To pay our civic rent. We believe that we should give a portion of our time and talents to help others, and in doing so, make our communities a better place to live and work. Details: 2nd and 4th Thursday, Noon. Umstead Pines @ Willowhaven, 253 Country Club Dr, Durham. www.durhamcivitan.club.

Triangle Luncheon Civitan Club

The mission of Civitan worldwide is to build good citizenship by providing a volunteer organization of clubs dedicated to serving individual and community needs with an emphasis on helping people with developmental disabilities. Details: 2nd and 4th Tuesday, 1 p.m. Parizade, Erwin Square, 2200 W Main St, Durham. Info: Connie, cnnkirby@gmail.com, 919-477-5083.

Durham Sunrise Rotary Club

“The Little Club that Does,” since 1990, has built a reputation of actively serving our community with hands-on projects. This small, diverse club of active members focuses on the welfare of our children. Details: Every Wednesday, 7-8 a.m. Pipers Deli, 3219 Old Chapel Hill Rd, Durham. www.durhamsunriserotary.org, 919-493-0710.

Southwest Durham Rotary Club

Details: Every Thursday, 12:30 p.m. Hope Valley Country Club, 3803 Dover Rd, Durham. swdurhamrotary.org.

Durham Woman’s Club

Want to volunteer and meet other women who have a servant spirit? The DWC meets once a month with 5 committees that lead the group in projects to improve the Durham community, such as The Arts and Education. Details: 2nd Wednesday, 11:30 am, Hill House, 900 S. Duke St, Durham. www.durhamwomansclub.com.

Volunteer Opportunity — Prison Books Collective

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

Support Groups

Breastfeeding Cafe

An informal drop-in for breastfeeding moms. Details: Every Monday, 9:30-10:30 a.m., Gray Squirrel Coffee Company, 300 East Main St, Carrboro. bit.ly/2t4oIqQ, 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.

Caregiver Stress: Regaining Your Energy, Staying Motivated and Preventing Burnout Workshop

The workshop is aimed at anyone who provides physical and/or emotional care for an ill or disabled loved one. At the conclusion of the program, the participants will be able to recognize the physical and emotional toll of caregiving, discuss coping strategies to prevent burnout, and gain an overview of dementia. Sponsored The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Area Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority and The Central Carolina Black Nurses Council. Details: Saturday, Apr. 21, 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Free; registration encouraged. Church of Reconciliation, 110 N. Elliott Rd, Chapel Hill. Register by Tuesday, Apr. 17: bit.ly/2J52N6H.

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. Wholistic 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, 3639 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. bit.ly/2zMLdyB, 919-265-9122. Newcomer Meeting.

Details: Every Thursday, 12:30 p.m., Carrboro United Methodist Church, 200 Hillsborough Rd, Carrboro. bit.ly/2zMLdyB, 919-260-3690. Special Topic is Literature Study.

Overeaters Anonymous-Chapel Hill

Details: Every Tuesday, 6 p.m., Christ United Methodist Church, 800 Market St, Southern Village, Room 4, Chapel Hill. bit.ly/2uEbgtC, 919-260-3690. Special Topic is Big Book.

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

Overeaters Anonymous-Durham

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

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

Details: Every Wednesday, 12:30 p.m., Holy Infant Catholic Church, 5000 Southpark Dr, Durham. bit.ly/2uyIWbv, 919-937-9674. Special Topic is Relapse/12th Step Within.

Details: Every Sunday, 10:30 a.m., Structure House, 3017 Pickett Rd, 2nd Floor, Room 220, Durham. bit.ly/2uyIWbv, 919-929-9891.

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

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

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.

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