Diabetes Support Group meeting
The Raleigh Diabetes Support Group will meet from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, July 19, at Milner Church, 1950 New Bern Ave., Raleigh. Dr. Betty Sutton, DMD, will speak on “Mouth Disease & the Diabetic: Your Mouth is the Gateway to the Body.” All are welcome and lunch is provided. Call 919-604-3519 to register.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 7-9:30 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.
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.