Midtown: Community

Club Notes, May 15

WFWC names photography winner

Mavis Dew’s photo, “North Main Cherry Blossoms,” was the people’s choice winner in the Wake Forest Landmarks Exhibit last month. The Wake Forest Woman’s and Camera clubs exhibited 29 photographs at the Wake Forest Art and Frame Shop.

NC WARN at Senior Democrats meeting

Members of NC WARN, a nonprofit focused on tackling climate change, will address the Wake County Senior Democrats at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 15, at the Crabtree Marriott Hotel, 4500 Marriott Drive, Raleigh. A Dutch lunch will be held at 11 a.m., followed by the program. For more information, visit www.wakedems.org/sdwc.

Mark Costley addresses AARP chapter

Mark Costley, managing partner of Walker, Lambe, Rhudy, Costley and Gill, will discuss Peace of Mind: Planning for All of Life’s Contingencies during a meeting of the AARP Raleigh-Wake County Chapter 3689 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, May 16, at Abbotswood at Stonehenge, 7900 Creedmoor Road, Raleigh. The event is free; lunch can be purchased for $7. For more information, call 919-435-0861.

Sierra Club lecture on climate change

The N.C. chapter of the Sierra Club will hold a lecture at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 16, at Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 3313 Wade Ave., Raleigh. Frank Princiotta, director of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Air Pollution Prevention and Control Division, will discuss global climate change. For more information, visit www.nc2.sierraclub.org.

Substitute Teachers Association

The Substitute Teachers Association of Wake County will meet from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 23, at St. Timothy’s School, 4523 Six Forks Road, Raleigh. For more information, email stawakecounty@gmail.com.

Diabetes support group

Dr. Ernest Daniels will present on It’s Spring – So, Let’s Spring Into Action for Great Health at the diabetes support group meeting from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, May 18, at Milner Church, 1950 New Bern Ave., Raleigh. Lunch will be provided. For more information, call Mary Clark at 919-604-3519.

People We Are seeks members

People We Are, a group for self-advocates with developmental disabilities, is seeking new members. The group will meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 28, at the Hayes Barton United Methodist Church, 2209 Fairview Road, Raleigh. The group works to develop speaking skills in regards to matters of public policy, employment and housing and discusses the rights, issues and needs of people with developmental disabilities. For more information, call 919-832-8660 or email tmoore@arcnc.org.

Live lobster fundraiser

The Exchange Club of North Raleigh will hold its annual lobster sale from 9:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 1, at the Quail Corners parking lot, 1613 E. Millbrook Road, Raleigh. Live Maine lobsters can be ordered for $15 each. Orders must be placed by Wednesday, May 29. Proceeds will benefit the prevention of child abuse and other community projects. For more information or to place an order, call 919-782-2820 or email frhester@bellsouth.net.

Teen to Adulthood to discuss guardianship

Stacy Cash and Ke’pe Harrison, guardianship specialists with The Arc of Wake County, will hold a Teen to Adulthood session on guardianship from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday, June 15, at the Millbrook Exchange Community Center, 1905 Spring Forest Road, Raleigh. The group is for parents who want to learn about transition services and issues for teens and young adults with disabilities. For more information, call 919-832-8660.

Raleigh Newcomers Alumni Club

The Raleigh Newcomers Alumni Club is seeking new members. The club holds weekly or monthly meetings of book club, game and card groups, plus luncheon and speaker programs. For more information on joining, email bas27613@yahoo.com.

Grief support group

Grief support group meetings will be held 6:30-8:30 p.m. each Tuesday in classroom 1008 at the Wakefield High School Ninth Grade Center, 931 Durham Road, Wake Forest. Participants will be guided through a series of discussions as well as explore tools to assist them through the grieving process. For more information, email Ami Miano or Meghan Petrie at wakefieldhealingacommunity@gmail.com.