The clubs and organizations in Harlem play an important role in making it a pleasant and vital city. Here are just a few of the active clubs in Harlem.

Harlem Woman’s Club

“Builders of a Better Community” under the leadership of the Georgia Federation of Woman’s Clubs.

The Harlem Woman’s Club is a woman’s civic organization that has been serving the Harlem community since 1925. Throughout the club’s history, it has fostered mutual counsel and helpfulness throughout Harlem. Meetings are held September through May on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 4:00 pm at the Harlem Branch Library.

Rotary Club of Columbia County – West

Rotary Club of Columbia County – West

Pioneer Garden Club

The Pioneer Garden Club was organized in 1958 and is part of the state and national garden clubs.  Meeting dates are the third Tuesday of each month, September through May, in the Harlem Civic Center meeting room unless otherwise announced.  Our purpose is to learn, to teach, to plant, and to serve.  New members and visitors are welcome.  For further information call (706) 556-6656.

Harlem Arts Council

Harlem Arts Council was formed in the fall of 2014. We are a nonprofit 501 (c)(3) educational organization. Our purpose is to offer the citizens of Harlem and the surrounding area a quality experience with the performing, visual and applied arts. We are also committed to offering programs related to our culture and history.  Harlem Arts Council schedules a wide variety of monthly art classes.  We have classes for adults, children, beginners and those with more advanced skills.  We also have classes for the residents at nearby Planer Mill Village.  Our annual Bloomin Arts Festival is held each year in late April.  It is an event not to be missed!  Harlem Arts Council is proud to be located in the new Harlem Civic Center at 375 N. Louisville Street.  For further information, see our website: and our Facebook page.  Our email is  Come and join us!

Awana Clubs International

Awana Clubs International, is a nondenominational, Christian youth organization. Awana Clubs International sponsors clubs in local churches around the world. The purpose of the clubs is to encourage young people in social interaction, physical activities, and Bible study and memorization. Using a unique concept of four-team competition, variety in club programming, and a progressive system of achievements contribute to accomplishment of these goals for each clubber. The Awana program also offers uniform awards and trophies as clubbers reach successive plateaus of achievement.

Awana meets at several churches in and around Harlem:

  • Old Union Baptist Church
  • Mt. Tabor Baptist Church
  • Marshall Baptist Church

Georgia-Carolina Council Boy Scouts

1804 Gordon Highway
Augusta, GA 30904-5637
Phone: 706-733-5277
Web site:

Girl Scouts, Central Savannah River Council, Inc

Augusta, Georgia 30901-1031
(706) 774-0505

TOPS Club, Inc.

TOPS® (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) is an international family of 235,000 members of all ages, sizes, and shapes, dedicated to helping each other lose weight safely and take off pounds sensibly. Losing weight is easy with our safe weight loss program. If you are overweight and want weight loss support and tips on healthy living, TOPS is the place for you.

Meets every Thursday at 9:00am at Harlem Baptist Church Fellowship Hall

For more information call 706-556-9431