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


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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

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.

Technology in the 21st Century Breakfast Group:  An opportunity to learn about a wide variety of new technologies while enjoying breakfast at a local restaurant.

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

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.