Club Notes, Aug. 14

August 12, 2013 

Seniors dance club

Pullen Park invites seniors ages 50 and older to its dance club, held from 8 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Wednesdays at 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 more information, call 919-831-6052.

AARP to meet

Jameriala Jones will speak at the Raleigh-Wake County Chapter 3869 of the American Association of Retired Persons from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, at Abbotswood at Stonehenge, 7900 Creedmoor Road, Raleigh. The topic is Friendship. Admission is free, but lunch costs $7. For more information, call 919-435-0861.

Adoption, foster care

The Raleigh Adoption and Foster Care Support Group will meet from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, at the Children’s Home Society of N.C., 131 Wind Chime Court, Raleigh. Learn how to enroll foster and adopted children into school and how to talk to teachers about adoption. For more information, contact Kathy Sims at 919-676-4784.

Bridge Club

The Capitol Bridge Club meets to play competitive bridge from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays at Glen Eden Park, 1500 Glen Eden Drive, Raleigh. Membership dues are $1 per person, per meeting.

Grief support group

Grief support group meetings will be held 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays 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

Lupus support group

The Lupus Foundation Support Group will meet from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, at the N.C. Psychiatry Association, 4917 Waters Edge Drive, Suite 250, Raleigh. For more information, call 877-849-8271, Ext. 2, or visit

Book club discussion

The Wonderland Book Club will discuss Leo Tolstoy’s novel “Anna Karenina” from 10 a.m. to noon Friday, Aug. 30, at the Center for Excellence, 3803-B Computer Drive, Suite 106, Raleigh. For more information or to register, contact Alice Osborn at 919-971-9414.

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