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.

B.Y.O.D.:  A Friday evening social with light snacks and beverages held in members’ homes.

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.

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.

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

Military Vets Breakfast Group:  Share your experiences with other vets over breakfast at a local restaurant.

Money and investments:  Share strategies for investments, health care, and estate planning over breakfast at a local restaurant.

Motion Picture Discussion Group:  View selected movies at your convenience prior to a discussion led by a member who is a film studies scholar.

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

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

Stitch ‘N’ Chat:  Bring your current stitching project or come to just sit ‘n’ chat with our group.

Talking TechnologyAn opportunity to learn about a wide variety of new technologies.

Texas Hold ’em:  Meet monthly in members’ homes to play this version of poker.

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.

World Affairs Discussion Group:  Join us for a monthly discussion of articles concerning world affairs.


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