Midtown: Community

Club Notes, Jan. 16

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.

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.

Wake chapter of Autism Society

The Wake County chapter of the Autism Society of North Carolina will meet from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, at Resurrection Lutheran Church, 100 W. Lochmere Drive, Cary. The topic of the meeting is Resolving IEP Disputes. For more information, contact Judie at 919-459-2544 or nightskygazer2@aol.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.

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.