Club Notes, Nov. 13

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Lions Club meeting

The Raleigh Host Lions Club will meet at 12:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 18, at the Raleigh Lions Clinic for the Blind, 3200 Bush St., Raleigh. For more information, call 919-847-5416.

Grief support group

A grief support group meets from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays in classroom 1008 at the Wakefield High School Ninth Grade Center, 931 Durham Road, Wake Forest. Participants are guided through a series of discussions and explore tools to assist in the grieving process. For more information, email Ami Miano or Meghan Petrie at

Bridge Club

The Capitol Bridge Club meets to play 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.

Seniors dance club

Pullen Park invites seniors 50 and older to its dance club, which meets from 8 to 10:30 p.m. Wednesdays at the Pullen Community Center, 408 Ashe Ave., Raleigh. The club dances to live ballroom music, including fox trot, waltz, swing and Latin tunes. The cost is $8 per person per week. For more information, call 919-831-6052.

Insulin discussion

Dr. Denis Becker of Raleigh Endocrinology Associates will discuss a needle-free insulin delivery system for Type 2 diabetes at the Raleigh Diabetes Support Group meeting from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, at Milner Church, 1950 New Bern Ave., Raleigh. Lunch will be provided. For details, call Mary at 919-604-3519 or email

Welcome Coffee

Newcomers Club of Raleigh will host a Welcome Coffee event the first Friday of every month, 10 a.m. to noon. The events are held at JJ Crowder Masonic Lodge, 9920 Falls of Neuse Road, Raleigh. For more information, visit

Social clubs

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.

Participants should be able to provide self-care and function independently in a staff-to-participant ratio of four to one. Participants must fill out a Participant Information Form at

The social clubs are:

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.

Raleigh Newcomers Alumni Club

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. For more information on joining, email

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