Midtown: Community

Club Notes, Jan. 13

Arthritis/Fibromyalgia support group

The Raleigh Arthritis/Fibromyalgia Support Group will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14, at Heritage Senior Living, 1200 Carlos Drive, Raleigh. Social worker Jessica Barr will speak about mindfulness and motivation. For more information, call Esther at 919-782-6784 or Carole at 919-871-0651.

Ross to speak to Senior Democrats

N.C. Rep. Deborah Ross will address the Wake County Senior Democrats on Wednesday, Jan. 16, at the Crabtree Marriott Hotel on Glenwood Avenue, Raleigh. A Dutch lunch will start the meeting at 11 a.m., followed by the program.

Justices to address Republican women

Supreme Court Justices Mark Martin and Paul Newby will address the Wake County Republican Women’s Club on Thursday, Jan. 17, at the N.C. State University Club, 4200 Hillsborough St., Raleigh. A social begins at 11:30 a.m. and the lunch program begins at 11:45 a.m.

Lunch is $18 at the door or it may be paid for online at www.wakerepublicanwomen.org. For more information or to register, email 1wcrwc@gmail.com. The deadline for reservations is Monday, Jan. 14.

Pullen Park Wednesday Dance Club

The Pullen Park Wednesday Dance Club is seeking new members. The club, for attendees 50 years and older, dances to live ballroom music by a different group from 8 to 10:30 p.m. each Wednesday at the Pullen Community Center, 408 Ashe Ave., Raleigh. Admission is $7.

Diabetes support group meeting

A diabetes support group will meet from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, at Milner Church, 1950 New Bern Ave., Raleigh. Mary Clark, certified diabetes educator and geriatric specialist will lead a discussion on carb counting for better glucose control. Lunch will be provided. For more information, call 919-604-3519.

Lions Club dinner meeting

North Raleigh Lions Club will meet for an open dinner meeting at 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 21, at the Bayleaf Community Center, 11617 Six Forks Road, Raleigh. Jill Bullard from Inter-Faith Food Shuttle will speak. For reservations, contact Maggie Crisafi at 919-803-6222 or maggie.crisafi@gmail.com.

Weiss, Aycock to address league

Jennifer Weiss, who served in the N.C. General Assembly from 1999 until 2012, and Ron Aycock, retired executive director of the N.C. Association of County Commissioners, will speak at the Timely Topics brown bag lunch of the League of Women Voters of Wake County at noon Friday, Jan. 25, at Pullen Memorial Baptist Church, 1801 Hillsborough St., Raleigh. Weiss and Aycock will offer their views on legislative measures that might come up during the long session of the N.C. General Assembly. For more information, visit www.lwvwake.org or call 919-783-5995.

Substitute teachers meeting

The Substitute Teachers Association of Wake County will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 31, at Olive Garden, 4805 Capital Blvd., Raleigh. Spouses are invited.

Woman’s Club games, luncheon fundraiser

The Woman’s Club of Raleigh will hold B B C (+M), a bridge, bingo, canasta and mahjongg fundraiser on Wednesday, Feb. 6, at 3300 Woman’s Club Drive, Raleigh. Proceeds will benefit Dress For Success Triangle NC and other community projects. The event will include the games, a luncheon and prizes. To reserve a table of four for bridge or a seat for bingo, canasta or mahjongg, email stephens965@att.net, call 919-845-0239 or go to www.womansclubofraleigh.org. Cost is $25 per person, with $11 of it tax-deductible.