Monthly Meetings

African American Heritage Commission
Meets the second Thursday of each month at 11:30 a.m. in the First Floor, North Conference Room of City Hall.

Asheville Nat’l Organization for Women
Meets the second Sunday of each month at 2:30 p.m. at the YWCA of Asheville.

Buncombe Senior Democrats Meeting
Meets the second Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. at the Buncombe Co. Democratic Headquarters, 951 Old Fairview Rd. in Asheville. Pot luck supper (bring dish).

Buncombe County Republican Women
Meets on the second Thursday of each month at 12 noon at the Cornerstone Restaurant on Tunnel Road. Men and women are welcome. For details, call Betty at (828) 676-0497.

Citizens Climate Lobby
Meets the second Saturday of each month from 12:30 to 3 p.m at Kairos West Community Center, 610 Haywood Road (enter in back) in west Asheville. Contact

East End Community Association
Meets the second Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of St. James AME Church, on the corner of Hildebrand and MLK, Jr. Drive in Asheville.

Green Drinks
Sustainability and Social Justice Meet-up held on the third Wednesday of each month for community connections and green drink specials. Socializing from 5:30-6 p.m., presentation from 6-7 p.m. The Block Off Biltmore, 39 S. Market Street on The Block. Call (828) 254-9277 for details.

Henderson County Senior Democrats
Meets the first Saturday of each month. Breakfast from 9-11 a.m. 905 S. Greenville Highway, Hendersonville. Call (828) 692-6424 or visit

Homicide Survivor Support Group
Meets the 2nd Tuesday each month from 7-8 p.m., 2nd floor at the YWCA, 185 S. French Broad in Asheville. Open to anyone who has suffered the loss of a loved one to homicide. Meetings provide information about the legal process as well as emotional support. For details, contact Jean Parks at (828) 329-8306, or email

Occupy WNC Meetings
The non-partisan group meets every 2nd and 4th Tuesday at the Sneak E Squirrel in Sylva. Contact Lucy at (828) 743-9747 or

Shiloh Community Association
Meets the first Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the Linwood Crump Recreation Complex, 121 Shiloh Road in Asheville.

Standing Up for Racial Justice
Held the third Tuesday of each month at Kairos West, 742 Haywood Road, West Asheville. For more information contact David Greenson at or (718) 809-2132.

Stephens-Lee Alumni Association
Meets the second Saturday of each month at 1 p.m. at the Stephens-Lee Community Center, George Washington Carver Street in Asheville. All Stephens-Lee alumni are encouraged to attend. Contact Sarah Hart, (828) 279-7300.

WNC Physicians for Social Responsibility Meeting
Meets the third Friday of each month. Physicians, health personnel, and everyone are welcomed. Bring a brown bag lunch around noon. The First Congregational United Church of Christ, 20 Oak Street, Room E205. For more information, contact Dr. Terry Clark, Chair, (828) 633-0892, or Dr. Lew Patrie, (828) 285-2599.

Government Meetings

Asheville City Council
Meets the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at 5 p.m. on the second floor of City Hall. Televised live on Charter Cable channel 193.

Buncombe County Commissioners
Meetings held at 4:30 p.m. on the first and third Tuesdays of every month at 200 College Street, 3rd floor, Room 326 in Asheville. Visit

Haywood County Commissioners
The Board meets twice each month, normally on the first Monday at 9 a.m. and the third Monday at 5:30 p.m. in the Historic Courtroom of the Haywood County Courthouse in Waynesville, NC.

Madison County Commissioners
The board meets the second Tuesday of each month at the A-B Tech Madison Campus and at other times designated by the Board and notified to the public. All meetings are open to the public, and the minutes of meetings are open to public inspection.

Polk County Commissioners
Meetings are held on the first and third Mondays of each month at 7 p.m. in the R. Jay Foster Hall of Justice located in the Womack Building 40 Courthouse Street, Columbus, NC.

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