Midtown: Community

Club Notes

N.C. Coastal Federation meeting

The N.C. Coastal Federation will meet from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, at Natty Greene’s, 505 W. Jones St., Raleigh. Join Sarah King and Rob Lamme for an update on the federation’s projects and activities and a look at the 2012 political season. Learn the latest on North River Farms, why oyster habitat is so important, what’s happening on Jones Island, the environmental records of the gubernatorial candidates and the top issues facing conservation voters. For more information, go to www.nccoast.org.

Herbal specialist to speak to parents

Tracy Long, an herbal specialist from the Washington, D.C. area, will address the Support Group for Biomedical Treatment of Autism/ADD at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 26, at Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Raleigh, 3313 Wade Ave., Raleigh. For more information, email Beth Secosky at bsecosky@nc.rr.com or call 919-539-4668.

Democratic Women dinner meeting

Democratic Women of Wake County will hold a dinner meeting at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 26, at the N.C. State University Club, 4200 Hillsborough St., Raleigh. The event will begin with a reception and cash bar followed by dinner and the program. The event is $18 for members, $20 for nonmembers and $5 for anyone who wants to attend and not eat. For reservations, email democraticwomenwakecounty@gmail.com or call 919-467-0151 by 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 24.

Transit leader to address voters group

Anne Franklin of the Capital Area Friends of Transit will speak at the Timely Topics brown bag lunch for the League of Women Voters of Wake County at noon Friday, April 27, at Finlator Hall at Pullen Memorial Baptist Church, 1801 Hillsborough St., Raleigh. Franklin, an advocate of transit planning, will discuss “The Future of Transit in the Triangle.” For more information, visit www.lwvwake.org or call 919-783-5995.

Newcomers meet

The Newcomers Club of Raleigh will meet from 10 a.m. to noon Friday, May 4, at the JJ Crowder Masonic Lodge #743, 9920 Falls of Neuse Road, Raleigh. For more information, visit www.newcomersclubraleigh.org.