Clubs And Organizations In Transylvania County
American Legion & Auxiliary, meets first Monday of each month, 6 p.m .; dinner, 7 p.m. meeting, Legion Hall, 55 E. Jordan St. Now a non-smoking facility.
American Association of University Women, AAUW branch meetings are held at the St. Timothy’s Methodist Church, across from Straus Park entrance on Asheville Highway the second Tuesday of every month from September through May. With the exception of January and February when meetings are held at noon due to inclement weather potential, in other months, regular branch meetings are held at 7 p.m. Holiday and Award luncheons in December and May are held at noon at “a designated location.” More information at http://www.brevard-nc.aauw.net/programs.
Brevard Board of Adjustment (BOA), meets first Tuesday of each month, 3 p.m., on an as needed basis. Meetings are held in City Hall Council Chambers. Meetings are open to the public. For more information contact the City of Brevard Planning and Zoning Department by calling 883-8580.
Brevard Chess Club Open Play Session, meets every Monday, 1-4:30 p.m., French Broad Community Center.
Brevard Community Band - summer band composed of volunteer musicians (professional and amateurs) ages 16-80 from Brevard and surrounding areas. Rehearses on Thursdays from April 24-Aug. 22 in the rehearsal room of BC’s Dunham Hall. Warm-up - 6:30 p.m., rehearsal - 7 p.m. New members with high school and/or college band experience are welcome. 885-5456 • http://www.brevardcommunityband.org.
Brevard Duplicate Bridge Club, meets Thursdays, games from 1-5 p.m. at the French Broad Community Center, French Broad St. in Brevard. Contact/leave message to Linda at 883-9209 or Pam at 966-5050 (c) (803) 237-3816. ACBL sanctioned game for players with under 50 points meets Fridays at 1 p.m. at French Broad Community Center, French Broad St., Brevard. Contact Pam at (803) 237-3816 or Linda at 883-9209.
Brevard Duplicate Bridge, meets Tuesday, Thursday and Friday afternoons for bridge at the French Broad Community Center, 281 E. French Broad St. in Brevard. Bridge Classes are scheduled on Tuesday and Friday mornings at the same location. Visit the website for further information: http://www.brevardbridge.com or contact Pam at (828) 966-5050 or (803) 237-3816 or [email protected]
Brevard Housing Authority Board (BHA), meets third Tuesday of each month at 3 p.m., Housing Authority office, 133 W. Morgan St. Meetings are open to the public. 884-2146. The Housing Authority oversees the general operation of the Housing Authority, following the guidelines provided by the Housing Urban Development (HUD).
Brevard Lions Club, meets first and third Thursdays of each month from 6-8 p.m., Conference Room at Hampton Inn, 275 Forest Gate Drive, Pisgah Forest. Seeking members (men and women). 884-3518.
Brevard Mindfulness Community, meets most Monday evenings at 7 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church of Transylvania County, corner of South Broad and Varsity streets. This group practices mediation and everyone is welcome. Contact Dick at 577-2511 for more information.
Brevard Planning Board (BPB), meets third Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m., City Hall Council Chambers. Contact the City of Brevard Planning and Zoning Department by calling 883-8580. Meetings are open to the public.
Carolina Mountains Recorder Society Play-Alongs, meets first Saturday of each month at Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, 22 Fisher Road at Broad Street, Brevard. 884-4304.
Cedar Mountain Bridge Club, meets every Wednesday, 1:30-4 p.m., Cedar Mountain Community Center. Everyone is welcome.
Community Appearance Commission (CAC), meets third Wednesday of the month at noon. Meetings are held in City Hall Administrative Conference room.
Community Relations Council, Schenck Job Corps, meets second Monday of each month, (except January, July, August and December) 6 p.m. dinner. Meetings open to the public. For making a reservation and more information call 883-9233.
Country Music - Dunn’s Rock Community Center, meets every Tuesday, 7-10 p.m. year round.
D.A.R. Waightstill Avery Chapter, NSDAR, meets second Monday of each month (meetings held Sept.- May), at St. Philip's Church, 256 E. Main St. in Brevard. Contact Dayna Pollett at 877-6366.
Dining for Women Brevard/Hendersonville Chapter, meets fourth Thursday of each month at noon at the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, 22 Fisher Road (across from Ingles) in Brevard. Dining for Women is a Giving Circle dedicated to relieving the burden of extreme poverty for women around the world. We will meet, eat, have fun and accept donations for worthy causes that support women and children in developing countries. Bring something good to eat or drink and join us! Peggy McCaffrey and Megan Priester at [email protected] and [email protected] or (828) 884-7139 and (828) 243-4296.
Dunn’s Rock Masonic Lodge No. 267, meets second and fourth Thursday of each month, 7 p.m., 174 East Main St., Brevard. 966-4040.
Emotions Anonymous (EA), meets Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Room 4. EA is a twelve-step program to help people cope with stress in daily living and to live a healthier emotional life. 862-3275.
French Broad Fly Fishers, a charter club of the Fly Fishing Federation, meets on the third Tuesday of each month, except June, July and August, 7 p.m. Contact Davidson River Outfitters for more information at 877-4181.
French Broad Garden Club, meets on the third Thursday of each month at 1 p.m. Occasional exceptions are based on the program and speaker. Contact Stacy at (828) 577-4944 or email [email protected] for meeting place and times.
Gen. Frank Blazey Chapter 314 of the Korean War Veterans Association, in Hendersonville, N.C., meetings held at noon, every second Wednesday of the month at the Golden Corral, 2530 Chimney Rock Road in Hendersonville. Lunch is at noon, the meeting is at 1 p.m. Anyone who has honorably served in Korea as a member of the U.S. Armed Forces from Sept. 3, 1945 to present, or served outside of Korea from June 25, 1950 to Jan. 31, 1955, qualifies to be a regular member. http://www.koreanwarveteranschapter314.org/; Facebook page Korean War Veterans Association, WNC; Commander, George Davidson, (828) 676-1612; Vice Commander, Glenn Richardson, (828) 243-9206.
Girl Scouts, meeting days, times and locations vary by troop. Year-round activities for girls of all ages; contact Paige Werhan at (828) 252-4442 ext. 3304 • http://www.girlscoutsp2p.org.
Hearing Loss Association - Brevard Chapter, meets the second Saturday of each month at 1 p.m. at the Carlson Conference Room of the Transylvania Regional Hospital. For more information contact Kathy Borzell at (828) 743-0150 • [email protected]
Home Builders Assoc. of Transylvania County, meet every other month at 6:30 p.m. the fourth Thursday. Catered meals. For more information and location call 862-3239.
Joint Historic Preservation Commission meets the second Tuesday of each month, 4 p.m., Conference room of the Community Service Building.
Kiesee Wildlife Club, meets second Monday of each month, 7:30 p.m., Balsam Grove Community Center, Balsam Grove (N.C. 215 about nine miles North of U.S. 64.) 885-7870.
Knights of Columbus Jack Driscoll Council No. 8886, meets second Tuesday of each month, 7 p.m., at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 150 Brian Berg Lane, Brevard. Contact John P. Flynn at 862-3784 • [email protected]
Land of Waterfalls Camera Club, meets third Thursday of each month 7-9 p.m., Transylvania County Parks and Recreation Center off Ecusta Road, directly behind Pisgah Forest Elementary School. Guests are always welcome. For more information contact Bonnie Jensen at 329-3620.
Lions Club - Brevard, meets the first and third Thursdays of each month 6:30 p.m., Institute Room of the Myers Dining Hall, Brevard College. Summer location varies. See website at http://www.e-clubhouse.org/sites/brevard Contact: Ed Brackney 884-3518.
Lions Club - Pisgah Forest, meets second and fourth Tuesdays of each month, 6:30 p.m., Pisgah Forest Lions Den. Bingo played first Friday night of each month. For more info contact E.B. Mack 883-3915.
Living Wage Coalition Of Transylvania County, meets second Thursday of each month at 10 a.m. Meetings are at the Unitarian Universalist Church (corner of Varsity and Hwy 64).
Master Gardeners, will be at the Farmer Market first and third Saturday of each month. (April through mid October.) Also, visit demonstration gardens behind Silvermont. 884-3109 • http://www.transylvania.ces.ncsu.edu.
MOPS of Brevard, meets first Friday of each month, 9:15-11:45 a.m., fellowship hall at First United Methodist Church (except for in January and April which are on the 2nd Friday due to school holidays). 577-0304 • email coordinator Carrie Lenze at [email protected]
NAMI Family Support Group, for family members who have a loved one with mental illness: Tuesdays 5-6:30, p.m., Behavioral Health Room, Transitional Care Wing, Transylvania Regional Hospital. 577-3576.
NAMI Connection Support Group for individuals who have mental illness, including depression: Tuesdays 6:30-8 p.m., Behavioral Health Room, Transitional Care Wing, Transylvania Regional Hospital. 577-3576.
NARFE (National Association of Active and Retired Federal Employees), Chapter 1999, meets at 10:30 a.m. on the third Thursday of Feb., May and October in the Activity Room at College Walk Retirement. Active and retired Federal employees and survivors are eligible for NARFE membership and welcome to attend. 883-4688.
Neighbors In Ministry Inc. Rise & Shine School, housed in Bethel “A” Baptist Church, 290 Oakdale St. Rise & Shine School is a year-round opportunity for children grades kindergarten-12th grades to benefit from academic mentoring, cultural enrichment, servant-leadership training and youth empowerment. For more information about the Rise & Shine program, visit http://www.riseshine.org or call 883-2295 ext.13 regarding volunteer opportunities.
Pisgah Hikers, several hikes each week in the Brevard area and sometimes beyond, at varying ability levels. pisgahhikers.org.
Pisgah Area SORBA Mountain Bike Club, PAS Chapter meeting held at varied locations. Check website or FB for upcoming meetings. http://www.pisgahareasorba.org.
Rotary Club - Brevard, The Brevard Rotary club will meet every Tuesday from 12-1 p.m. at KTCHN, 36 E. Main St. in Brevard. The public is always welcome to attend the noon meetings, listen to the guest speakers and learn more about what Rotary does for the community. For information on Rotary service or questions, contact Michael Dexter-Smith at [email protected] or visit http://www.brevardrotary.org.
Rotary Club - Pisgah Forest, breakfast meeting every Wednesday, 8 a.m., Pisgah Fish Camp, 140 New Hendersonville Highway in Pisgah Forest. Contact: Don Mozley 877-5820 • [email protected] or visit http://www.pisgahforestrotary.org.
Sherwood Forest Ladies Golf League, If you are interested in joining the league, contact Nancy Waclawek at [email protected] for details. League play is on Mondays through October, with tee times starting at 9:30 a.m. Players of all skill levels are welcome, from beginner to experienced.
Sierra Club - Pisgah Group, meets the fourth Thursday of each month (except December) social at 7 p.m., program 7:30 p.m. Unitarian-Universalist Fellowship Church on South Broad St. at Varsity St., across from the Cardinal Drive-In. Public is invited. http://www.sierraclub.org.
Silvermont Dance Club, holds a monthly dinner and dance on the third Saturday of each month from 6-10 p.m., at the French Broad Community Center, 281 E. French Broad St. New guests and members are welcome. For more information about the club and upcoming dances contact Dick and Rose Mary Charmley at 862-8666.
Smart Start of Transylvania County, meets fourth Thursday of each month, 8:30-10 a.m. Community Services Building, first floor conference room, Morgan Street. 877-3025.
Sylvan Squares - Brevard's Western Square Dance Club, meets every second and fourth Friday of the month, 7-9 p.m. at St. Timothy UMC fellowship hall, 1020 Asheville Highway. Cost $5 per dancer - alternating Mainstream and Plus tips. For more information contact Betsy Robson at (828) 595-4958 or [email protected] • http://www.sylvansquares.com.
T-Rec Picklers, Play is every Tuesday at 10 a.m., Wednesdays and Friday at 9 a.m. at Transylvania Recreation Center, off Ecusta Road, behind Pisgah Forest Elementary. John Jessen at (704) 460-3946 • [email protected]
Toastmasters Club, meets each Monday from 5:30-6:45 p.m., Brevard Conference Center, 2nd floor, Hollingsworth Bldg., 147 East Main St. Toastmasters develop communication and leadership skills. Contact Will Morris 273-9524 • [email protected]
Tourism Development Authority, meets the fourth Thursday of each month, 8:30 a.m., Chamber of Commerce Conference Room. 883-3900.
Transylvania Art Guild, (TAG) meets first Thursday of each month, 1-3 p.m., at the Parks and Recreation Center at 1178 Ecusta Road in Brevard behind the Pisgah Forest Elementary School. The event is open to the public. For information call 884-9259.
Transylvania Beekeeper Association, Meetings will be held the third Friday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Community Service Conference Room, 98 E. Morgan St., in Brevard. The meetings will feature topical information, guest speakers and an exchange of experiences and useful information for beekeepers in the Brevard area. Beekeepers of all levels of experience are welcome. For more information call (828) 808-5561.
Transylvania Choral Society, Jacolyn Campbell, membership chairwoman, (828) 877-4073, [email protected]; Barbara Boerner, president, (828) 507-2034, [email protected] • http://www.transylvaniachoralsociety.org.
Transylvania Community Arts Council, board meeting every second Wednesday at 12 p.m., 349 S. Caldwell St. 884-2787 • http://www.tcarts.org.
Transylvania County Board of Health, meets second Tuesday of each month, 6 p.m., Community Services Building, Conference Room, 106 East Morgan St., Brevard.
Transylvania County Democratic Men’s Club, meets the second Thursday of each month. Meetings are held at 7 p.m., or join them for dinner on your own at 6 p.m. at the Pisgah Fish Camp, 140 New Hendersonville Why, Pisgah Forest. Guest speakers. The public is welcome to attend meetings. For more information, contact Gary Whitmire. (828) 553-7738.
Transylvania County Democratic Party Executive Committee, meets at 7 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month (from August-October) at the Election Center, 150 S. Gaston St. in Brevard. All Democrats and interested unaffiliated are welcome to attend. (828) 877-5225 • http://www.transcodems.com.
Transylvania County Democratic Women’s Club, meets the fourth Monday of each month. 11:30 a.m. Dutch Treat lunch and fellowship, noon speaker and monthly business meeting at Twin Dragons restaurant.
Transylvania County Handcrafters Guild, meets second Tuesday of each month, 7 p.m., VFW Post 4309 Nicholson Creek Road.
Transylvania County Parks & Recreation Commission Meeting, meetings held on the third Tuesday of each month, 6 p.m. at the Recreation Center. 884-3156.
Transylvania County Soil & Water Conservation District Meeting, meets third Thursday of each month. 5 p.m., Conference room, DSS Building, first floor.
Transylvania French Broad Stewards, meet the fourth Thursday of each month, 6-7:30 p.m., Transylvania Cooperative Extension, 98 E. Morgan St., Brevard. (828) 883-2340 (Transylvania Co-operative Extension) • http://www.transylvaniafrenchbroadstewards.org.
Transylvania Garden Club, meet on the second Thursday of each month at 10:30 a.m. Contact Joan Koperski, president at 884-5177 for meeting place and times (may change due to location of meeting).
Transylvania Habitat for Humanity Board, meetings held the third Wednesday of each month, 10 a.m., at the Conference Room at the ReStore, located at 690 Ecusta Road Brevard. To volunteer call 884-3464.
Transylvania Mac Users Group (TMUG). A registered Apple Users Group that meets the second Saturday of every month at the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, 22 Fisher Road, Brevard, NC, 9 a.m.-noon. TMUG provides knowledge and learning through engaging presentations covering of all aspects of Apple products, from basic how-to’s to advanced in a friendly, learning, atmosphere with hands-on demonstrations, open time for questions and answers, and break-out sessions including one-on-one assistance. Come join us and learn something new, meet some nice people and be engaged with your Apple device. For additional information, link to: http://www.transylvaniamug.org.
Transylvania Pickleball Club, meets every week for play, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m., with Lessons/Drills on Tuesdays, 9-10 a.m. (please check website to verify play dates). Play is at the Transylvania County Parks & Recreation, 1078 Ecusta Road in Brevard. To contact, email [email protected] • For more information, see https://sites.google.com/site/transylvaniapickeballclub/home.
Transylvania Republican Club, meetings held the third Saturday of each month at 8:30 a.m., at Hawg Wild Barbecue, 91 Pisgah Highway. A country-style breakfast buffet for $10 payable at the door. Information and reservations: [email protected] • https://transylvania.nc.gop
Transylvania Republican Executive Committee meetings held the first Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. in the Community Services Building Conference Room. All Transylvania County Republicans are invited. 577-0220 • https://transylvania.nc.gop
Transylvania Writers Alliance, meetings held the first and third Tuesdays of each month from 3-5 p.m. at Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Church, Room Ed 5, 249 East Main St. Annual fee $10. Guests are invited to attend. For more information contact Kit at 884-5669.
VFW & Auxiliary meeting held the second Monday of each month, 6 p.m., meal; 7 p.m. meeting. The auxiliary is now open to both men and women. VFW Nicholson Creek Road.
Western Carolina Botanical Club, meets Fridays during the winter for indoor programs. During other seasons, weekly botanical field trips are held. Amateurs and experts are welcome. 883-5567 or 697-6134 • email [email protected]
Western North Carolina GM Alumni Club, is open to all General Motors retirees or former employees. The club meets four or five times a year at lunch or dinner meetings in the Hendersonville area typically at Hendersonville Country Club. Meetings consist of a short business session and programs of specific interest to GM retirees and those of general interest. http://www.wncgmalumni.com.
Western North Carolina 56er’s Club, meet the first Tuesday of every month (except January and February) lunch at 12:30 p.m. at The Mills River Restaurant, 4467 Boylston Highway, Mills River. Cost: Dinner and annual dues. Club is for collectors of Dept. 56 villages. Contact Anita Hillman, 883-8482 • [email protected]
Western North Carolina Quilters Guild - Area 5, meet the third Tuesday of each month, meeting begins at 9:30 a.m., program begins about 10:30, at the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, Broad Street, Brevard. Quilters and those interested in starting to quilt are welcome. http://www.westernncquilters.org.
White Squirrel Woodcarvers, meets first and third Thursdays of each month, 3 p.m., Silvermont Opportunity Center, 364 E. Main St. in Brevard. Info. 884-3166 • [email protected] Woodcarving in the round, all skill levels welcome. Free event.
Women’s Business Exchange, meet third Monday of each month, 5:15-6:30 p.m. at Blue Ridge Community College in the Applied Technology Building, Room 206. Brevard. Contact Angela Owen (828) 384-0025 or email [email protected]
If you would like to list your organization or if your organization changes date, place or time, call 883-8156; email [email protected] or write to: Coming Events, The Transylvania Times, PO Box 32, Brevard, NC 28712.