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American Legion, Abe Miller Post 133
Promotes Americanism through community service and youth development; keeps abreast of veterans’ affairs. Meets the 3rd Tuesday Sept-June at Town Hall. Contact - Al Bauer, 860-870-4947 - P.O. Box 1030, SW

Avery Street Church
- 860-644-2731
GriefShare Sessions - support for people grieving the loss of loved ones. Meets Sundays from 4:00 p.m - 5:30 p.m.
GEMS - Christian based program for girls in 1st to 8th grades. Meets Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m - 8:00 p.m.
Mom-to-Mom - parenting instruction and small group support for moms. Meets every other Tuesday , 9:30 a.m.- 11:15 a.m.
 
Boy Scouts of America Troop No. 62 Aims to build character, knowledge, and leadership ability – and to have fun along the way. Meets Thursdays at 7:30 at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church (when schools are in session). Contact Scoutmaster Brian Wylie 860-436-4411 www.troop62sw.org

Boy Scouts of America Troop No. 186 Promotes self confidence, service to others, and citizenship. Meet Wednesdays, 7 p.m. at P.R.Smith school. Contact – Randy Olson, rolson56@cox.net , 860-644-2276 www.troop186sw.org

Boy Scouts of America Troop No. 880 Promotes self confidence, service to others, citizenship and outdoor skills. Meets Thursdays,7:30 at Wapping Community Church Contact – Scout Master Justin George 860-644-5314 www.troop880.com
 
Breastfeeding USA - South Windsor Chapter Monthly mother-to-mother support meetings are held the 3rd Monday of each month at 7:30 p.m. Telephone and email help available. See Facebook page (Central CT Chaper of Breastfeeding USA) or email a Breastfeeding Counselor for details and location. Contact - Carol Delaney 860-644-4109 or caroldelaney@gmail,comwww.breastfeedingusa.com

Cub Scout Pack No. 389 Encourages personal development of young boys through physical, mental, outdoor, technology and community service skills. Meets the 3rd Thursday of the month at Orchard Hill School. Contact – Pack Master Steve Lewis, 860-648-1799 or pack389southwindsor@gmail.com

Cub Scout Pack No. 886 Encourages personal development of young boys through physical, mental, outdoor, technology and community service skills. Meets the second Sunday, 6 p.m. at St. Margaret Mary Church. Fee - $50 Contact – Malay Choksin 860-644-4778
 
Daughters of the American Revolution Perpetuates the memory and spirit of the men and women who achieved American Independence; promotes the development of an enlightened public opinion, and fosters patriotic citizenship. Contact Caroline Taylor 860-289-1786 www.darsouthwindsor.org

Daughters of Scotia People of Scottish Descent. Meets the 2nd Saturday, 1 p.m. at Wapping Community Church Contact – Marie Klebart, 860-644-8200
Democratic Town Committee Develops and elects Democrats to local, state and national office and keeps the electorate informed about political issues. Meets the 4th Thursday at Town Council Chambers. Contact -Tony Duarte, 860-985-0106
 
Down To Earth Garden Club. Promotes gardening and horticultural related education and activities within the community. Meets 2nd Wednesday, Sept.-June (except Dec.) at Avery Christian Reformed Church. Contact David Starr, 860-644-3117 or down.to.earth@cox.netwww.freewebs.com/downtoearthgardenclub

Friends of the South Windsor Public LibraryPromotes and supports the public library. Meets the 1st Tuesday of the month at the library. Contact –Diane Carroll at 860-644-8357.
 
Friends of the Wood Memorial Library Serves as an educational and enrichment center, with special emphasis on local history. Contact – John Wadhams, 860-289-1783 www.woodmemoriallibrary.org

Jaycees Leadership training through community service. Meets the last Monday at Community Center or library. www.swjaycees.org
 
Junior Women’s Club Club of women over 18, committed to betterment of the community through the arts, education, conservation, health and home life. Meets the 3rd Tuesday (Sept-May) at Village at Buckland Ct. Contact – Lisa Lillis
lisalillis@cox.netwww.swjwc.org

Knights of Columbus. Council 5779 Catholic fraternal service organization. Meets 2nd Wednesday at St Margaret Mary’s Hall (even months) or at St. Francis of Assisi (odd months). Contact – Steve Leslie (860) 614-4998. www.kofc5779.yolasite.com

Lions Club Community and civic service; support of sight and hearing research. Meets the 2nd and 4th Wednesday, 6:45 p.m. . Contact – Jeremy Smith
860-291-9718 http://southwindsorct.lionwap.org/
 
 
Manchester Art Association A non-profit organization of artists and crafters, founded in 1950.  MAA has over 80 members in and around the town of Manchester, CT. We welcome artists and crafters of all mediums.  Contact -
Eric Vogel (860) 644-0272. maa@ManchesterArt.org

Messiah Evangelical Church Women’s Guild Christian fellowship, altar care and support functions. Contact – Leah Rundgren, 860- 644-2110 www.messiah-ct.com

Moms Club of South Windsor Moms Offering Moms Support. Promotes children's and women's issues for stay-at-home moms. Meets 3rd Thursday, 10:00 at library. http://swmoms.shutterfly.com/
 
Parent Teacher Organization – Eli Terry School Enhances and complements the educational experience. Contact – Sandy Bell sbell2355@cox.net

Parent Teacher Organization – Orchard Hill School Enhances and complements the educational experience.

Parent Teacher Organization – Philip R Smith School Enhances and complements the educational experience. Meets 2nd Wednesday.

Parent Teacher Organization – Pleasant Valley School Enhances and complements the educational experience. Meets 2nd Wednesday in school library. pvpto@hotmail.com

Parent Teacher Organization – Timothy Edwards Middle School Enhances and complements the educational experience. Meets 1st Wednesday at school library. Contact Sharon Parlapiano www.timothyedwardsschool.org

Republican Town Committee Develops, promotes and elects Republican candidates for local, state and national offices. Meets 4th Thursday (except Aug. & Dec.). www.sw-gop.org

Rotary Club Encourages and fosters the ideal of service as basis of worthy enterprise. Meets every Wednesday 6:30 p.m. at Mill on the River restaurant. Annual fee - $100. http://www.rotarysw.org/

St. Francis of Assisi Ladies Guild Promotes spiritual and social well-being for the women of St. Francis church. Meets monthly, Sept-May. Annual fee - $8. Contact - Nedra Gallo, 860-432-1793

St. Francis of Assisi Men’s Club Social organization supporting church and community by promoting spiritual, social and financial welfare of the community. Meets 4th Monday, Sept-May. Annual fee - $5 (waived for senior citizens). Contact –Ed Fulop, 860-997-2293

Society of Genealogy Stimulates interest in family trees. Meets 3rd Tuesday, 1 p.m. at the Senior Center. 150 Nevers Road, SW

Society of St. Vincent de Paul. St Margaret Mary Conference An international Catholic organization which helps those in need by person to person involvement. Meets 2nd Tuesday, Sept-May. www.smmsvdp.org/
 
South Windsor Ambulance Corps. Provides emergency care and transportation of the sick and injured in the town, and when needed, in surrounding areas. Contact – Larry Gorman, 860-282-0669 or larry.gorman@southwindsor.org
 
South Windsor Arts in Education Committee Provides cultural programs for the schools. Meets the 2nd Monday of the month at library. Contact – Gail Boisvert, 860-212-1815

South Windsor Chamber of Commerce Promotes business and the community. Meets first Friday. Contact – Gabrielle Batz, 860-644-9442 - 22 Morgan Farms Dr, SW www.southwindsorchamber.org
 
South Windsor Chess ClubPlay chess. Meets Wednesdays at 6:00 pm at the South Windsor Public Library. Currently no fees. Bring your own set and clock if available. Contact  Ed Faber (860) 724-6915 www.southwindsorchessclub.org

South Windsor Community Chorus Provides choral entertainment to South Windsor and surrounding towns; provides outlet for singers. Meets Monday evenings, 7:15-9:30 in the South Windsor High School music room. Contact – Lee Mann, 860-875-2589 or lamannsr@juno.comwww.swchorus.org

South Windsor Cultural Arts Promotes activities which relate to and encourage the fine, applied and performing arts and to bring education enrichment and entertainment to the people of South Windsor. Meets twice a year. Contact – Sheryl O'Connor, 644-5320.
www.southwindsorculturalarts.org

South Windsor Girl Scouts Promotes self confidence, leadership skills, and service to others for girls. Troops meet alternate weeks Oct. – May at schools or in leaders’ homes. Annual fee - $10 Contact – Karen Ketanick, 860-644-4347
swgs920@hotmail.com

South Windsor High School Operation Graduation Presents an annual alcohol-free and drug-free graduation party for all members of the senior class. Meets first Monday, Jan.-June. Contact – Janice Snyder, 644-4901 - P.O. Box 545, SW

South Windsor Historical Society Creates interest and activity in the history of South Windsor through the acquisition of real and personal property and the provision of educational programs. Meets 3rd Monday Oct – May. Contact – Brian Rivard, 644-8378

South Windsor Jaycees Leadership skills and networking for those age 25-39. Community projects as well as social events are planned. Meets the 1st Tuesday, at the Community Center. Contact – Paul Petrillo www.swjaycees.org

South Windsor Land Trust Maintains property as open space and educates in land preservation. Meets quarterly. Contact - Tony Karpinski www.southwindsorlandtrust.org

South Windsor Lions Club Meets 2nd and 4th Wednesday. Contact – Dave Schell, 289-3812 - P.O. Box 540, SW

South Windsor Soccer Club Teaches and promotes the game to area youth. Meets 1st Thursday at the library. Contact – Hugo Del Rosso www.southwindsorsoccer.org

South Windsor Square Dance Club Sponsors western style square and round dancing and lessons. Membership Fee - $10 Contact - Dan Zimberlin, 860-659-1719 or dzimberlin@att.nethttp://fhrick.net/SWSDC/SWSDC.htm

South Windsor Teen Center Provides programs and activities for South Windsor teenagers. Meets Mon.-Thurs. 2pm-5pm at SW High School and Fri.&Sat 6pm at Middle School. Contact – Dennis Sheridan, 648-6361 - 150 Nevers Rd, SW

South Windsor Volunteer Fire Department Provides fire protection for South Windsor. Meets every Tuesday at Fire Headquarters. Contact –Kevin Cooney, 1175 Ellington Rd. SW 06074 www.southwindsorfire.org

Super Sixty Sportsmen Promotes interest in sports, outdoor life and travel for retirees. Meets 2nd and 4th Thursday, Sept-June at 1 p.m. Contact Bob West, 860-644-9283 - SW Community Center

Temple Beth Hillel Men’s Club Socialorganization to stimulate fellowship in the temple and the community. Meets 2nd Sunday at the temple. 20 Baker Lane, SW 860-282-8466

Temple Beth Hillel Sisterhood Supports temple events and provides fundraising. Contact the synagogue, 282-8466
 
U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, South Windsor Flotilla The civilian volunteer arm of the U.S. Coast Guard offers boating classes and vessel safety checks. Contact - Commander Bob Carlson, 203-213-2519

Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post No. 10251 Perpetuates the memory and history of our dead; assists their widows and children; maintains true allegiance to the government; and to preserve and defend the U.S. from all her enemies. 1776 Ellington Rd - South Windsor, CT 06074

Wapping Community Church Women Women’s fellowship. Meets monthly. Contact – 860-644-0833

Wood Memorial Library Quilters Raises money for the library by finishing quilts. Meets on Mondays and Thursdays 10 am to noon at Wood Memorial. P.O. Box 131, South Windsor, CT 06074 - Contact – Mary Ellen Zeitz, 860-644-2678

Other Areas
American Red Cross, Greater Hartford Chapter - Provides relief to victims of disaster and helps people prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies. Contact – Cynthia Cordova (900) 483-8955 ($1.99 charge)

Bolton Lake Sailing Club Races sunfish sailboats. Meets selected Sundays at Bolton Lake Public Boat Launch. Contact - Ken Charles, 646-6408 - 8 Autumn St, Manchester, 06040

Business & Professional Microcomputer Users Group Learning how to use computers and new computer products. Meets the 3rd Monday at First Baptist Church – West Hartford. Annual fee - $20. Contact – Steve Langford, 644-9069 - P.O Box 271382, W Hartford 06127-1382  www.bpmug.org

Chinese Cultural Center of Greater Hartford Chinese culture appreciation, language lessons, making new friends. Meets weekly at Trinity College. Annual fee - $25. Contact – Jeffrey Zhu, 529-5018 www.ccc-ct.org

French-Canadian Genealogical Society of CT Promotes French-Canadian ancestry research and encourages pride and civic awareness in persons of French-Canadian descent. Meets first Tuesday. Annual fee - $25/person and then $10 for add’l family members. Contact – Ivan Robinson, 872-2597. 
53 Tolland Green Tolland, 06084 www.fcgsc.org