Support group meeting
Raleigh Arthritis/Fibromyalgia/CFIDS Support Group will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, May 12, at Heritage Senior Living, 1200 Carlos Drive, Raleigh. Prashant Sonker, occupational therapist from Care First Physical Therapy, will discuss small motor control for flare-ups from arthritis or fibromyalgia.
Republican Women’s Club
The Wake County Republican Women’s Club will meet at 11:30 am. Thursday, May 15, at the N.C. State University Club, 4200 Hillsborough St., Raleigh. Lunch is $19 at the door. Reservations and advance payment can be made at WakeRepublicanWomen.org or 1WCRWC@gmail.com by May 12.
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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 10 a.m.-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 8-10:30 p.m. Wednesdays at the Pullen Community Center, 408 Ashe Ave., Raleigh. The cost is $8 per person per week. For more information, call 919-831-6052.
Newcomers Club of Raleigh invites all members and prospective members to their Welcome Coffees held the first Friday of the month from 10 a.m. to noon. The coffees are held at the JJ Crowder Masonic Lodge, 9920 Falls of Neuse Road, Raleigh. For more information, visit www.newcomersclubraleigh.org.
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.