The Raleigh Arthritis/Fibromyalgia/CFIDS Support Group will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 8, at Heritage Senior Living, 1200 Carlos Drive, Raleigh. Eric Saunders, hearing instrument specialist with Beltone Hearing Care Center, will talk about 10 symptoms of hearing loss. Call 919-782-7684 for more information.
Diabetes support group
The Raleigh Diabetes Support Group will meet from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, at Milner Church, 1950 New Bern Ave., Raleigh. Dr. Dawn Quashie will talk about “Cardiovascular Disease & the Diabetic Steps to the Best Heart & Vascular Health Possible.” Lunch will be provided. All are welcome. Call 919-604-3519 to register.
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The Hi Rise Toastmasters meet from noon to 1 p.m. every Wednesday at the Downtown Express Library, 336 Fayetteville St., Raleigh. Email BeachPeggy12@yahoo.com or call 919-807-4866 for more information.
Specialized Recreation Services of the city of Raleigh offers three social clubs for individuals with developmental disabilities. The clubs encourage the development of appropriate leisure and social skills.
Adventure Club – members, ages 15-24, work on money-handling skills and appropriate community behavior.
Wildcats Club – members, ages 25-34, work on money management, community skills and activity planning.
Dragons Club – members, ages 35 and older, continue developing appropriate social and community skills while focusing on independent-living skills.
For more information, call club leader Stacie Madsen at 919-996-2148.
The Raleigh Newcomers Alumni Club is seeking new members. The club has weekly or monthly meetings of its book club, game and card groups, plus luncheon and speaker programs, bridge, mahjong, hand & foot, recipe group and stick & chat. For more information on joining, email email@example.com.
Vanderbilt Bridge Club
Vanderbilt Bridge Club offers competitive bridge games Monday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings at the Quail Hollow Swim Club, 800 Orleans Place, Raleigh. Beginner bridge classes are also offered. For more information, call 919-847-8963.
Capitol Bridge Club
The Capitol Bridge Club meets for competitive bridge from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays at Jaycee Community Center, 2405 Wade Ave., Raleigh. For more information, call 919-996-6833.
Newcomers Club of Raleigh invites all members and prospective members to the Welcome Coffees held the first Friday of the month from 10 a.m. to noon at the JJ Crowder Masonic Lodge, 9920 Falls of Neuse Road, Raleigh. For more information, visit www.newcomersclubraleigh.org.