About

Welcome to the Newcomers Club of Raleigh!

MISSION STATEMENT:  The Newcomers Club of Raleigh (NCoR) offers individuals and couples new to Raleigh and the surrounding communities the opportunity to meet others and build lasting friendships while engaging in mutually interesting social, educational and community activities occurring in the greater Raleigh area.  The club encourages civic interest, volunteerism and social interaction through numerous monthly small group activities.

NCoR was formed in 1957 and is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

Joining NCoR is an excellent way to meet other recent arrivals and more established residents. NCoR is your opportunity to become part of an active and vibrant organization dedicated to easing your transition to this area easy and fun.

NCoR is open to all individuals and/or couples who have moved to Raleigh or surrounding communities within the past five years, or were members in the past. Annual dues per household are $30.00 (if the monthly newsletter is emailed or $40.00 if the newsletter is sent by postal mail.)

With your membership you will receive a printed membership Directory as well as the monthly newsletter which lists all activities of the different interest groups as well as upcoming events. Active members may request a login to this website through which they may access the online directory and past newsletters.  Members may also join the NCoR Facebook Group.

Join Us! To join the Newcomers Club of Raleigh, mail your completed Application Form with your annual dues. For questions, contact us.


Come to Our Monthly First Friday Coffee!

Here you and other recent arrivals will meet Club members and learn about our organization, our diverse Interest Groups and our All-Member Events.  We welcome you to the Raleigh area and look forward to meeting you soon.

Date: First Friday of every month except July.

Time: 10:00 AM  

Location: Harrington Grove Swim and Racquet Club, 12201 New Leesville Blvd., Raleigh, NC.

Directions:  Take Exit 7 from I-540 (the Leesville Road Exit) and head NORTH on Leesville Rd which becomes New Leesville Blvd.  The Swim Club is in the Harrington Grove development.  The club is on the left (south) side of New Leesville Blvd.  NOTE: Use the doors on the front right side.

Cancellation Policy: If there is inclement weather and the Wake County Public Schools are closed on the day of a regularly scheduled Coffee, we will cancel the Coffee for the safety of our guests and the membership.

NCoR follows the North Carolina Guidelines and Restrictions for COVID for all activities.

Newcomers Club of Raleigh, Inc. is a 501 (c)3 not-for-profit, all-volunteer, social organization.