Spokane Novelists Group – Open to anyone with an interest in writing fiction. Participants should bring 5 to 10 pages to read aloud and 6 to 8 copies for others to read along and critique. January meetings are the first and fourth Wednesdays of the month, at noon at the Otis Orchards branch of the Spokane Public Library, 22324 E. Wellesley Ave., Otis Orchards. Monthly meetings are the second and fourth Saturdays of the month starting in February. (509) 590-7316
Spokane Women’s Connection - Jan. 11, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., at the Eagles Lodge, 6410 N. Lidgerwood St. Cost: $11, includes lunch. Call (509) 489-1158 for reservations (no Eagles membership required).
Boomer’s – Singles club is having a dinner presentation Jan. 28, 6 p.m., at the Black Pearl Restaurant, 2104 N. Pines Road, Spokane Valley. Visit www.meetup.com/Spokane-Boomers- Singles-Meeting-Singles or call (509) 290-5484.
Project Joy – Those age 50 and up who possess talent in the arts perform at nursing homes, hospitals, schools and other community events. Puppeteers, singers and orchestral musicians needed; (509) 535-0584.
River Ridge Art Club – Meets the fourth Wednesday of the month, 10 a.m.-noon, at Spokane Art Supply, 1303 N. Monroe St.; (509) 869-6246.
Rock Rollers Club – Meets the fourth Tuesday of the month, 7 p.m., 9527 E. Fourth Ave., and 6:15 p.m., for Juniors. The club focuses on the study of earth science, collection of minerals, gem materials and fossils; contact Mary, (509) 455-6859.
60 and over Singles Club – Meets Fridays, 11 a.m., Rosauers Restaurant at the Y, for social gatherings and trips; call Vina at (509) 489-4136.
60-plus Singles – Meets 9-10:30 a.m. at area Old Country Buffet locations: Mondays at Division and Rowan; Wednesdays at Sprague and Pines, Spokane Valley; Fridays at Highway 2; (509) 892-7394.
60-plus Singles – Meets Friday, 9-10:30 a.m. at the Franklin Park Mall Old Country Buffet, 5504 N. Division St.; (509) 466-9280.
Scale Auto Builders of Spokane – For builders of model cars, trucks and motorcycles, meets the first Saturday of the month, 11 a.m., HobbyTown U.S.A., 9324 N. Division St.; call Chris at (509) 216-4013 or Bill at (509) 928-8927.
Shuttlebirds Tatting Guild – Meets the first Saturday of the month, 1-3 p.m., Sew Easy II, 603 W. Garland Ave.; (509) 624-7611; www.shuttlebirds.com.
Society of the 3rd Infantry Division, Spokane Outpost No. 4 – Meets quarterly for luncheon meetings; (509) 276-5855.
Spirit of Spokane Chorus of Sweet Adelines International – Women’s four-part harmony, Tuesdays, 6:45 p.m., Opportunity Presbyterian Church, 202 N. Pines Road, Spokane Valley. Call Renee at (509) 684-6101 or Carran (509) 327-1663 or visit www.spiritofspokanechorus.org.
Spokane Chess Club – Meets Thursdays, 7 p.m., Gonzaga University’s Herak Hall, Room 120; (509) 928-3260 or (509) 466-0530; www.spokanechessclub.org.
Spokane Community Network – Meets the third Wednesday of the month, 3-5:30 p.m., Riverpoint Campus, 668 N. Riverpoint Blvd. Call Roy Harrington at (509) 358-7636.
Spokane Falls Chapter of AARP – Meets the first Thursday of the month, 10:30 a.m., Sweet Ole Bob’s Restaurant, 3243 E. Trent Ave. Call (509) 533-0683 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.