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.

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.

Film Discussions:  Watch the selected film and join an online discussion hosted by a professor of film studies.

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.

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.