Arthritis and Fibromyalgia Support Group
The Raleigh Arthritis and Fibromyalgia Support Group will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 9, at North Raleigh Brookdale, 1200 Carlos Drive, Raleigh. For more information, call Beth at 919-847-7533.
Association of IT Professionals
The RTP chapter of the Association of IT Professionals will meet at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 12, at the N.C. State University Club, 4200 Hillsborough St., Raleigh. The theme will be emerging IT trends for 2017. For information, go to http://rtp-aitp.org/next-meeting/ or call 984-200-7917.
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The AARP Raleigh-Wake County Chapter will meet from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19, at Atria Oakridge, 10810 Sandy Oak Lane, Raleigh. Kate Pearce, senior planner for the city of Raleigh’s Dix Park, will talk about the history and future of the property. Registration begins at 10:30 a.m. Lunch costs $6 per person. For information, call 919-435-0861 or go to www.aarpchapter3689.weebly.com.
Bluebirders of Wake County
The Bluebirders of Wake County will meet from 2 to 4 p.m. Feb. 12 at Mordecai Historic Park, 1101 Wake Forest Road, Raleigh. For information, go to bluebirdersofwake.org.
Wake Forest Rotary Club
The Wake Forest Rotary Club meets at 6:30 p.m. every Monday at The Forks Cafeteria, 339 S. Brooks St., Wake Forest. Call 919-621-2428 for details.
Raleigh Garden Club
The Raleigh Garden Club meets at 10:30 a.m. the first Wednesday of each month at the N.C. State University Club, 4200 Hillsborough St., Raleigh. The cost is $18 with lunch, $2 without lunch. Reservations are required. Email Anne Lewis at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Bedford Toastmasters meets at 7:30 a.m. every Tuesday at the Bedford clubhouse, 10630 Bedfordtown Drive, Raleigh. For information, go to www.facebook.com/bedfordtoastmasters or www.bedfordtoastmasters.com. The group focuses on becoming a confident public speaker and strong leader.
Single Women with Children support group
Where The Healing Begins, a support group of Single Women with Children Inc., meets from 6 to 7:30 p.m. the fourth Monday of each month at 500 New Hope Road, Suite 109, Raleigh. All are welcome. For information, email email@example.com or call 919-250-3593 or 919-271-8198.
Carolina Dance Club
The Carolina Dance Club hosts swing-dance parties every Sunday at the Raleigh Elks Lodge, 5538 Lead Mine Road, Raleigh. An introductory lesson begins at 6:15 p.m., and open dancing is from 7 to 10 p.m. Newcomers are welcome. Admission is $10.
Garner Woman’s Club
The Garner Woman’s Club meets the second Thursday of the month except August and December at 6:30 p.m. For information, go to garnerwomansclub.org.
Wake Forest Kiwanis
Wake Forest Kiwanis hosts bingo from 6:30 to 9 p.m. every Monday at The Factory, 1839 S. Main St., Wake Forest. For information, go to www.wakeforestkiwanis.com.
Brier Creek Seniors
The Brier Creek Seniors meet from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays for social activities, speakers, trips and games at the Brier Creek Elementary School/Community Center, 9801 Brier Creek Parkway, Raleigh. For details, call 919-973-4044.
Triangle Singles Club
A dance club for single people age 40 and older meets from 8:30 to 11 p.m. on alternating Fridays and Saturdays at Northbrook Country Club, 4905 North Hills Drive, Raleigh. The cost is $5 for members and $8 for guests. The event features a DJ, food and soft drinks. For details, call Lewis Lemond at 919-740-3103 or go to www.meetup.com/Triangle-Singles-Club.
Wake County Republican Women’s Club
The Wake County Republican Women’s Club meets the third Thursday of each month at the University Club, 4200 Hillsborough St., Raleigh. A social begins at 11:30 a.m. and the lunch and program begin at 11:45 a.m. To register, go to www.wakerepublicanwomen.org.
Wake Forest Area Republican Club
The Wake Forest Area Republican Club meets at 6 p.m. the second Monday of each month at Real McCoy’s, 3325 Rogers Road, Wake Forest. Dinner starts at 6 p.m. and the meeting starts at 7 p.m.
Triangle Stroke Support Group
A support group for stroke patients, caregivers and people at risk of having a stroke meets at noon the third Tuesday of each month at St. Matthew AME Church, 1629 Bennett St., Raleigh. All meetings are free and open to the community.
Hi Rise Toastmasters
The Hi Rise Toastmasters meet from noon to 1 p.m. every Wednesday at the Downtown Express Library, 336 Fayetteville St., Raleigh. For details, email BeachPeggy12@yahoo.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wake Forest Survivors of Suicide
The Wake Forest Survivors of Suicide is a support group for those who have been affected by suicide. The group meets from 6:30 to 8 p.m. the second Thursday of each month at 10580 Ligon Mill Road, Ste. 210, Perkins Counseling, Wake Forest. Questions may be directed to 919-368-6286 or email email@example.com.
Alzheimer’s and Related Dementia Support Group
Alzheimer’s and Related Dementia Support Group meets at noon the third Tuesday of each month at Spring Arbor of Raleigh, 1810 New Hope Road, Raleigh. The group offers a safe place for caregivers, family members and friends of people with dementia to meet and develop a support system. To RSVP, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 919-250-0255.
Newcomers Club of Raleigh invites members and prospective members to Welcome Coffees the first Friday of the month from 10 a.m. to noon at the Harrington Grove Swim and Racquet Club, 12201 New Leesville Blvd., Raleigh. For details, go to NewcomersClubRaleigh.org.
Wake Forest Lions Club
The Wake Forest Lions Club meets at 7 p.m. the second and fourth Thursday of each month at The Forks Cafeteria, 339 S. Brooks St. For details, call Bob Wallace at 919-671-9913.
▪ The Rotary Club of Wake Forest meets for fellowship, dinner and presentations from guest speakers at 6:30 p.m. Mondays at The Forks Cafeteria, 339 S. Brooks St., Wake Forest. For details, email WakeForestRotary@gmail.com.
▪ The Rotary Club of Wakefield meets from 7:45 to 9 a.m. Thursdays at Heritage Golf Club, 1250 Heritage Club Drive. Wake Forest. For details, go to WakefieldRotaryNC.com.
Wake Forest Optimist Club
The Wake Forest Optimist Club meets at 7 p.m. the first and third Wednesday of each month at The Forks Cafeteria, 339 S. Brooks St. For details, call Dawn Nakash at 919-926-1452.
Wake Forest Kiwanis Club
▪ The Wake Forest Kiwanis Club meets at 7:30 a.m. Thursdays at The Forks Cafeteria, 339 S. Brooks St., Wake Forest. For details, email Paul@FocusDesignBuilders.com.
▪ The club meets for bingo from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Mondays at The Factory, 1839 S. Main St., Wake Forest. Participants pay a $20 entry fee and receive a packet of cards and the chance to win cash prizes. For details, go to WakeForestBingo.com.
A chess club for ages 16 and older meets from 6 to 8 p.m. Mondays at the Wake Forest Coffee Co., 156 S. White St., Wake Forest. For details, email TeriAtSchoolAtHome2012@hotmail.com.
Civil War Roundtable
The Raleigh Civil War Roundtable meets for a lecture at 7 p.m. the second Monday of each month in the Daniels Auditorium at the N.C. Museum of History, 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh. Admission is free; new members are welcome.
TOPS Morning Club
Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) Morning Club hosts 9:30 a.m. weigh-ins and 10:30 a.m. meetings Mondays at Hope Lutheran Church, 3525 Rogers Road, Wake Forest, and other locations. One-year membership to the nonprofit weight loss support program costs $32. For details, call Laura Wickwar at 919-621-3613 or go to www.tops.org.
Specialized Recreation Services of the City of Raleigh offers three social clubs for individuals with developmental disabilities. The clubs encourage the development of appropriate leisure and social skills. For details, call 919-996-2147.
▪ Adventure Club: Members, ages 15-24, work on money-handling skills and appropriate community behavior.
▪ Wildcats Club: Members, ages 25-34, work on money management, community skills and activity planning.
▪ Dragons Club: Members, ages 35 and older, continue developing appropriate social and community skills while focusing on independent-living skills.
▪ Vanderbilt Bridge Club offers competitive bridge games Monday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings at the Quail Hollow Swim Club, 800 Orleans Place, Raleigh. Beginner bridge classes are also offered. For details, call 919-847-8963.
▪ The Capitol Bridge Club meets for competitive bridge from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesdays and Fridays at Jaycee Community Center, 2405 Wade Ave., Raleigh. For details, call 919-996-6833.
Seniors dance club
Pullen Park invites all adult social ballroom dancers to its dance club, which meets from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesdays at the Pullen Community Center, 408 Ashe Ave., Raleigh. The club dances to live ballroom music including foxtrot, waltz, swing and Latin tunes. The cost is $8 per person per week. For details, call 919-831-6052.
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