Activities

Activity groups are the core of Newcomers. They provide opportunities to make friends and enjoy your favorite activities.  Some of the activities listed may change slightly each year. Our members create new groups and their leadership is a vital part of Nipomo Newcomers and Social Club.

 

Card & Table Games

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Bridge

There are three Bridge groups that play Intermediate/Advanced Bridge. All three groups meet at the Black Lake Community center and are open to new members. Bridge 1 is on the 1st Wednesday at 1:00 pm. Bridge 2 is the 2nd and 3rd Wednesday at 1:00 pm. Bridge 3 meets on the 1st, 3rd, 4th, and 5th Fridays at 1:00 pm. Intermediate to advanced level players are welcome to join the groups.

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Bunco

There are two Bunco groups. Bunco 1 meets on the 3rd Wednesday at 6:30 pm at members’ homes. Bunco 2 meets on the 2nd Monday of each month at 1:00 pm at the Black Lake Community Center. Both groups are open to new members.

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Canasta / Hand & Foot

There are two groups. Hand & Foot 1 meets on the 3rd Wednesday at 1:00 pm and Hand and Foot 2 meets on the 4th Thursday at 12:00 pm.

dominoes

Dominoes / Mexican Train

Meets on the 2nd Friday at 1:00 pm at the Black Lake Community Center. New members are welcome to join the fun.

mahjong

Mahjong

Meets the 1st, 3rd, and 5th Monday at noon at the Black Lake Community Room. It is open to new members with knowledge of how to play the game.

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Women's Poker

Meets the 2nd and 4th Thursday at 2:15 pm at the Black Lake Community Room. It is open to new members with basic poker skills.

Outdoor Activities

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Beach Walkers

Meet at Grover Beach on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Wednesday at 10 am. Members walk at their own pace with either the turtles or the hares. The group sometimes goes to a local restaurant for coffee or a snack after their walk. This group is open to new members. On the 4th Wednesday the group goes on a hike.

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Hiking Groups

There are two hiking groups. One hiking group is open to all members and meets on the 4th Wednesday of each month. The Women’s hiking group meets the 2nd and 4th Monday’s at 8:30 am. New members are welcome to participate.

mens golf

Men's Golf Group

Meets every Monday morning. They play at different golf courses. The group will determine the time and course each week. New members are welcome to participate.

Special Interest Groups

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Book Clubs

There are two book Clubs. Book Club 1 meets on the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 1:30 pm. Book Club 2 meets on the 3rd Monday of each month at 12:30 pm. They take turns meeting at members’ homes, so group size is limited.

garden group

Garden Group - The GGs

There are 2 Garden Groups for plant lovers who are interested in gardening and or landscaping. They meet monthly on the 2nd or 4th Thursday. Plants and garden problems are discussed. The group plans garden tours and occasional field trips. Size of group is limited in both groups but new members are welcome to join when there is an opening.

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Finders Keepers

This group enjoys shopping for treasures at antique, collectible, thrift and vintage stores. Each group member plans a monthly outing. Time and date varies according to needs of the group.

Food & Libations

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Lunch Bunch

Group members meet for lunch in the area to enjoy different restaurants and cuisines. The group meets on the 4th Wednesday of each month at noon. Size is limited but new members are welcome when space is available.

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TGIF

There are 2 TGIF groups. They each meet once a month at member’s homes. Each member brings an appetizer and favorite beverage. Size is limited but new members are welcome when space is available.

Each year the groups may vary depending on interest and leadership.