Midtown: Community

Club Notes, Sept. 19

Johns Brooks to address Democrats group

John Brooks, candidate for state commissioner of labor, will address the Wake County Senior Democrats on Wednesday, Sept. 19, at the Crabtree Marriott Hotel on Glenwood Avenue. A Dutch lunch will start at 11, and the program will follow.

AARP silent auction

The AARP Raleigh-Wake County Chapter 3689 will hold a silent auction, an annual fundraising event, at its luncheon meeting at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, at Abbotswood at Stonehenge, 7900 Creedmoor Road, Raleigh. Lunch is $7 per person; participants are welcome to come and not eat. For more information, call 919-435-0861.

Substitute Teachers Association meeting

The Substitute Teachers Association of Wake County will meet from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, at St. Timothy’s School, 4523 Six Forks Road, Raleigh. To RSVP, email stawakecounty@gmail.com.

Night out for dads of children with autism

The dads social group of the Wake County chapter of the Autism Society of North Carolina will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, at the Sawmill Taproom, 7701 Lead Mine Road, Raleigh. No reservations required. Adults only.

Fernandez to address women voters group

Kenneth E. Fernandez, director of the Elon University Poll, will speak at the Timely Topics luncheon of the League of Women Voters of Wake County at noon Friday, Sept. 21, at N.C. State University Club, 4300 Hillsborough St., Raleigh. Fernandez will discuss “The Elon Poll: Mission, Mechanics and Issues.” Cost is $16 per person. To make reservations by Sept. 17, visit www.lwvwake.org.

BPW offers program on transitions

Dr. Hope Hills will speak at the BPW Raleigh dinner meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25, at the Brier Creek Country Club, 9400 Club Hill Drive, Raleigh. Hills is the founder and president of Circle Consulting Group, a business led by psychologists in the field of leadership, development and organizational consulting. Her focus will be on navigating through transitions at work to ensure success. Cost is $20 for members and $30 for nonmembers. For more information, visit www.bpwraleigh.org.

Raleigh Newcomers Alumni Club

Raleigh Newcomers Alumni Club is seeking new members. The group includes book clubs, card groups, luncheons and speaker programs. For more information, email bas27613@yahoo.com