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: We meet on the second Wednesday of the month to explore local breweries to taste and compare their offerings.

Bird Watching: Rise and Shine! To enjoy the maximum number of local birds at Shelley Lake, we meet early on the first Friday of the month to learn about our birds from a Wake Audubon Society expert.

Book Club:  We offer lively discussions of fiction and non-fiction in our monthly Wednesday afternoon meetings held in members’ homes.

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

DominoesWe meet on a Thursday once a month for lunch and a game of dominoes at a local café.

Euchre: Do you enjoy playing cards? Meet with us on the first Saturday evening of the month for an easy-to-learn and enjoyable card game.

Explore NC:  Want to learn more about the local area? Enjoy day trips to museums, historic sites, gardens and quaint towns in the Triangle area.

Foodie Fans:  Love good food? Enjoy a night out at a top ten restaurant in the Triangle area with other Newcomers.

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

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

Golf: Join other golfing members to create a foursome for nine holes or more!

Lunch Bunch:  Explore local restaurants with other Newcomers on the second Friday of the month.

Mah Jongg: Those experienced in playing Mah Jongg are invited to join us for an enjoyable afternoon of play every Monday at a local café.

Movie Lovers:  Interested in going to a movie with friends? We meet the last Tuesday of the month for a matinee followed by dinner and lively conversation.

Non-Fiction Book Club:  We discuss a wide variety of non-fiction books based on members’ interests, meeting in members’ homes on a Wednesday afternoon.

Poker:  If you enjoy playing a friendly game of poker and meeting new people, this could be for you. We meet on a Thursday evening in members’ homes.

Progressive Hand & Foot:  Experienced players enjoy this form of canasta at a local restaurant on a Tuesday afternoon.

Rubber Stamping:  All rubber stamping enthusiasts and those who want to try the craft are invited to join us. We meet in members’ homes on a Thursday afternoon.

Samba:  Join us for a card game which combines canasta, hand&foot, and runs. We meet at a local restaurant on a Friday afternoon.

Trivia: If trivia is your thing, 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. We meet on a Saturday morning at a different location each month.

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.