Asheville Chapter of Links Inc.

Asheville Chapter of Links Inc. is a volunteer service organization of concerned, committed and talented women who, linked in friendship, enhance the quality of line in the community. The organization is primarily concerned with enriching, sustaining and ensuring the identities, culture and economic survival of African-Americans and person of African descent.

Asheville Newcomers Club

Asheville Newcomers Club provides a great opportunity for women to make lasting friends, explore the area, and enrich their lives. Meetings are the second Monday of every month with the exception of August and September. There are many interest groups organized by members – everything from hiking to exploring Asheville locations to fun lunches to book groups. A monthly newsletter keeps members up-to-date on the many activities available. Come join us!

ABWA (American Business Women’s Association) Sky-Hy Chapter

ABWA (American Business Women’s Association) Sky-Hy Chapter is a networking group for business women. It’s great for newcomers to the area! We welcome guests at our dinner meetings, held the first Thursday of the month at 6:00 pm at Amici Trattoria, located at 900 Hendersonville Road, Suite 201 ( www.amiciasheville.com). The cost is $5 plus the cost of your meal. Reserve your seat by calling Karen King-Smith, 828-777-2229, by the Monday prior to the meeting. For more information, visit our local site, www.abwaskyhy.com and our national website www.abwa.org.

Ethridge Women’s Club

Ethridge Women’s Club Meets third Tuesday of each month at Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church. Groups Funds scholarships at Asheville- Buncombe Technical Community College and UNCA Asheville; also does volunteer work at VA Hospital and Helpmate. Main fund-raiser is a pecan sale.

Western North Carolina Sierra Club

Western North Carolina Sierra Club has monthly meetings offering educational speakers. They also have planned some awesome hikes in our beautiful mountains. The club meets Jan. to Nov. at 6:30PMon the second Tues. of the month at the Paine-Webber building on Charlotte Street.

League of Women Voters

League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan organization dedicated to encouraging political involvement by increasing the public’s knowledge of and participation in the electoral process.

Young Professionals of Asheville

The Young Professionals of Asheville (YPA) is a group of compassionate young professionals between the ages of 21 and 40 dedicated to making Asheville a better place to live. YPA helps members by providing opportunities for business networking, personal growth, leadership development and social interaction. They help our local Asheville community by volunteering their time in various different projects. YPA members are involved with the ABCCM Mn’s Shelter and various other civic organizations on a regular basis and have many social functions throughout the year. Meetings and activities are usually held at least twice a month. Please email for more information.

Earth First!

Earth First! meets the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month at 7pm. All are welcome to attend the meetings at the Fortune Building in West Asheville.

Asheville New Friends

Asheville New Friends (ANF) offers active senior residents of the Asheville area opportunities to make new friends and to explore new interests through a program of varied social, cultural, and outdoor activities.

The Century Club

The Century Club is recruiting volunteers to help recognize centenarians. The club was established in 1994 to honor and celebrate 100th birthdays of residents in the communities.

Kiwanis Clubs of WNC

There are several Kiwanis Clubs throughout Asheville.

Asheville Golden K Kiwanis Club meets at noon on Mondays at Ryan’s Steakhouse on Patton Avenue. 252-8995.

Asheville Sunrise Kiwanis Club meets at 7:30am on Wednesdays at the Corner Stone Restaurant. 667-9511.

Franklin and Macon County Kiwanis Club meets at 8am on Tuesdays at Angel Community Hospital. 586-2466.

Kiwanis Club of Asheville meets at noon on Tuesdays at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church. 628-4581.

Kiwanis Club of Black Mountain-Swannanoa meets at 11:45am Thursdays at the Campfire restaurant. 669-2211.

Kiwanis Club of West Asheville meets at 6:45pm on Thursdays at Shoney’s on Smoky Park Highway. 645-9424.

Madison County Kiwanis Club meets at 12:30pm on Thursdays at Mars Hill College cafeteria. 626-2812.

North Buncombe Kiwanis Club meets at 7:30am on Tuesdays at Christ United Methodist Church in Weaverville. 251-2500.

Waynesville Kiwanis Club meets at 11:30am on Tuesdays at Waynesville Country Club. 456-3982.

American Business Women’s Association (ABWA)

Our mission “Bringing together businesswomen of diverse occupations and to provide opportunities for them to help themselves and others grow personally and professionally through leadership,education, networking support and national recognition.”

ABWA meets the first Thursday of each month, 6:00 p.m. for networking, dinner, business meeting, and fellowship. Visit our website for more information.

Card and Board Games

Card and Board Games are offered at 1:30 and 4pm every Thursday at the Sammy Williams Senior Center. This is free and open to all seniors.

f/32

f/32 meets the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 7pm. All levels of photography experience are welcome to bring prints or slides to share in Carmike Hall on the UNCA campus. Anyone interested in joining a photography club is welcome.

Asheville GreenWorks

Asheville GreenWorks is a volunteer-based organization working to achieve a clean and green Asheville and Buncombe County through community organizing, educating and environmental stewardship.

The Goliath Initiative

Everyday, thousands of America’s youth fall victim to bullying and discrimination. As the rate of victims rises, so does the rate of suicide. These victims need an advocate, a voice, a teammate, a hero. Be that hero and make a difference in someone’s life by taking a stand against bullying and discrimination.

 

Ballroom Dance Club Dancing

Ballroom Dance Club Dancing for singles and couples every Friday evening at the Opportunity House at 1411 Asheville Highway from 7:30-10:pm.

Rotary Club

ROTARY is an organization of business and professional leaders united worldwide, who provide humanitarian services, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in the world.

Arden Rotary Club meets Thursdays at 7:30AM at the Broadmoor golf club. 828-684-3455.
Asheville Rotary Club meets Thursdays at 12:30PM at the Renaissance Hotel. 828-254-3035.
Asheville-Biltmore Rotary Club meets Wednesdays at 7:30AM at the Deerfield Epis. Retirement Community.828-274-1531.
Asheville Breakfast Rotary Club meets Wednesdays at 7:30AM at the Asheville Country Club. 828-209-2000.
Asheville West Rotary Club meets at 12:30pm on Wednesdays at Shoney’s of Enka. 828-281-2002.
Black Mountain Rotary Club meets Tuesdays at 12:00PM at the Highland Farms Retirement Community.828-686-1010.
Haywood County (Canton) Rotary Club meets Thursdays at 12:30PM at the Haywood Community College.828-926-8764 .
Madison County Rotary Club meets Thursdays at 7:30AM at Mars Hill College (Pittman Hall).
Marion Rotary Club meets Thursdays at 12:00PM at Marion Community Bldg. 828-652-8104.
McDowell County Rotary Club meets Tuesdays at 12:00PM at Countryside BBQ, Marion. 828-652-7414.
Pisgah Forest Rotary Club meets Wednesdays at 8:00AM at Glen Cannon Country Club. 828-884-2324.
Waynesville Rotary Club meets Fridays at 1:00PM at the Waynesville Country Club. 828-456-9224.
Waynesville-Sunrise Rotary Club meets Tuesdays at 7:00AM at Waynesville Comm. College. 828-452-5520.
Weaverville Rotary Club meets Wednesdays at 7:30AM at Weaverville United Methodist Aux. Bldg.828-452-5520.

Blue Ridge UFO Research Society

Blue Ridge UFO Research Society holds meetings on the third Wednesday of every other month at 7pm. This is open to the public at the Forum Hall of Unitarian-Universalist Fellowship in Hendersonville.

Asheville Stamp Club

The Asheville Stamp Club was established in 1924, and it has 70+ members today with a wide range of interests, from US to worldwide, with specialties in many countries and in unique areas of philately. Our monthly meetings include presentations on members’ interests, exhibits by the members, special topics, and a live auction every other month, with 200+ lots from the members. We feature a bi-monthly journal, the Smoky Mountain Philatelist, with news of local and regional interest, and one or more feature articles each issue. New members, visitors, and guest authors are welcomed! Please visit our website for the latest information and meeting details.