Midtown: Community

Club Notes

Senior Democrats speaker

Tracy Hollister, marriage equality advocate and leader of UUFR’s Task Force to Protect All N.C. Families, will speak to the Senior Democrats of Wake County on Wednesday, April 18, at the Crabtree Marriott Hotel on Glenwood Avenue in Raleigh. A Dutch lunch will be served first at 11 a.m., followed by the program.

Organizing expert to address AARP

Eileen Stevie, owner of Stevie Organizing, will speak at the April luncheon meeting of AARP Raleigh-Wake County Chapter 3689 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, April 19, at Abbotswood at Stonehenge, 7900 Creedmoor Road, Raleigh. Stevie’s topic is “How to lose 500 pounds in one week.” The meeting will include a plant sale. Lunch is $7 per person; those wishing to attend but not eat lunch are welcome. For more information, call 919-848-9122.

Substitute Teachers Association

The Substitute Teachers Association of Wake County will meet from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday, April 19, at Cameron Village Library, 1930 Clark Ave., Raleigh. RSVP to stawakecounty@gmail.com.

FemCity Raleigh to hold connection lunch

FemCity Raleigh, the local chapter of Femfessionals, a network of professional women, will hold its first Power Connection Lunch from noon to 1:30 p.m. Friday, April 20, at the Midtown Grille in North Hills, 4421-115 Six Fork Road, Raleigh. Organizational expert and author Barbara Hemphill will speak about Five Strategies for Accomplishing Work and Enjoying Your Life. The event will follow the format of the monthly Connection lunches, including a speaker, 30-second pitches and personal connections, but will be shorter. A one-course meal will be served. To register or for more information, visit www.femfessionals.com or email raleigh@femfessionals.com.

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, a longtime 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.