Midtown: Community

Club Notes, Oct. 22

Diabetes Support Group

The Raleigh Diabetes Support Group will meet from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15, at Milner Church, 1950 New Bern Ave., Raleigh. Rosamond O’Hara will speak. Topics include “Carbohydrate Counting – A to Z” and “Steps to the Best Blood Sugar Control Possible.” To register, call 919-604-3519.

Civil War Roundtable

The Raleigh Civil War Roundtable meets for a lecture program at 6 p.m. the second Monday of each month in the Daniels Auditorium at the N.C. Museum of History, 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh. Admission is free; new members are welcome. For details, go to RaleighCWRT.org.

Toastmasters

The Hi Rise Toastmasters meet from noon to 1 p.m. every Wednesday at the Downtown Express Library, 336 Fayetteville St., Raleigh. For details, email BeachPeggy12@yahoo.com or call 919-807-4866.

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.

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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.

Newcomers Alumni

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 details, email barjstarkes@nc.rr.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 details, 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 details, call 919-996-6833.

Seniors dance club

Pullen Park invites seniors 50 and older to its dance club, which meets from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesdays at the Pullen Community Center, 408 Ashe Ave., Raleigh. The club dances to live ballroom music, including foxtrot, waltz, swing and Latin tunes. The cost is $8 per person per week. For details, call 919-831-6052.

Newcomers Club

Newcomers Club of Raleigh invites 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 details, go to www.newcomersclubraleigh.org.

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