Interest Groups

NOTE: Complete details and the scheduled meeting of each interest group can be found in our newsletter. Unless otherwise noted, Newcomers groups meet monthly in different members’ homes. Each group is informal and friendly.


Beer Tasting: Explore local breweries to taste and compare their offerings.

Bird Watching: Enjoy observing our local birds in their natural habitat on morning walks.

Book Club:  We offer lively discussions of fiction and non-fiction in our monthly meetings.

Bridge (Evening):  Players of all skill levels are welcome for a casual evening of social bridge.

DominoesMeet monthly in members’ homes to play dominoes.

Euchre:  Meet with us for an easy-to-learn and enjoyable card game. 

Explore NC:  Enjoy day trips to museums, historic sites, gardens and quaint towns in the Triangle area.

Foodie Fans:  Enjoy a night out at a top ten restaurant in the Triangle area.

Gardening: Enjoy visits to local gardens led by our own master gardener.

Genealogy: Meet with others with an interest in tracking family information.

Lunch Bunch:  Explore local restaurants with other Newcomers.

Mah Jongg: Those experienced in playing Mah Jongg are invited to join us for an enjoyable afternoon of play.

Movie Lovers:  Attend a movie at a local theater followed by dinner and lively conversation.

Non-Fiction Book Club:  We discuss a wide variety of non-fiction books based on members’ interests.

Poker:  If you enjoy playing a friendly game of poker and meeting new people, this could be for you.

Progressive Hand & Foot:  Experienced players enjoy this form of canasta.

Rubber Stamping:  All rubber stamping enthusiasts and those who want to try the craft are invited to join us.

Samba:  Join us for a casual card game which is related to canasta.

Trivia: Join us to participate in trivia nights at local venues.

Wake Walkers:  Enjoy nature while walking and hiking in the Triangle area with your fellow Newcomers.

Wine Tasting:  Led by a wine educator, we savor a variety of wines and learn about their geographical regions.

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