Activities - A thru L
ALL DINE OUT -- Currently Inactive
This is a dining experience to taste different cuisines at local restaurants. They usually meet around 5:30 PM for a social hour with dinner to follow. You may bring a non-Newcomer guest to this activity. Reservations are required.
BIKERS -- Meets First Monday (Weather Permitting) -- Currently Inactive
BOOK REVIEW -- Meets Fourth Thursday
Ladies bring a "sack lunch" or enjoy snacks and a beverage provided by the Host member. They meet at Noon with book discussion starting at 12:30 PM or 1:00 PM. A list of books is compiled annually for suggested reading. Some months the discussion revolves around one book and other months it is Reader's Choice and ladies select their own books to review. Reservations are required. For a copy of the books we will be reading this year, please click on:
Book Reading List for 2013 - 2014.
BRIDGE -- Various Times
There are many established ladies-only and couples bridge groups. They meet at various times during the day and evening. Some groups meet in members' homes and some meet at restaurants to have lunch and then play. If you would like to play bridge in a group or as a substitute, call the Bridge Coordinator. She will start new groups when there are enough people to participate and/or place your name on the sub list.
BUNCO -- Meets Every Monday
The Bunco ladies meet at Upper Crust Pizza on Churn Creek Road. They have lunch at Noon and the dice start rolling at 1:00 PM. New players are always welcome.
CANASTA -- Meets First Wednesday
The card players meet at 1:00 PM in ladies' homes for an afternoon of Canasta. Beverages are provided. This game is open to all members but you MUST call the Hostess and make a reservation before attending. There is a limit to how many can play at one time.
CROSSROADS -- Meets Second Thursday
A support group for women with various topics to discuss throughout the year. We want to provide a safe place where we can share our experiences and challenges as retired and soon to be retired women in our new role in life. Some suggested reading will help to guide our discussions. Reservations are required.
CREATIVE YOU -- Meets Third Thursday
Ladies in this group meet at 10:00 AM to discuss new trends in beauty, fashion, and home decor. Guest speakers, member presentations, and field trips are used to pursue this interest. Location is determined by the activity. Beverages and a light snack may be provided. Reservations are required.
4X4 DINING -- Determined by Individual Groups -- Currently Inactive
This is a dining experience that includes your spouse, significant other or a friend. There are four couples that dine together for four months. The host couple provides beverages and the entrée. The other three couples are asked to bring side dishes such as appetizers, salad, or dessert. This can be brunch, lunch, or dinner at the discretion of the hostess. It's a great activity that includes your spouse or friend in a small setting. There are two groups: October thru January and February thru May. Signups are taken in September and January.
There is a June picnic for those who participated in the 4X4 dining during the year. This is a fun day with lots of food, games, and laughter. It is an opportunity to meet the couples involved in this activity during the year.
HAND AND FOOT -- Meets Second Thursday
The card players meet at 1:00 PM in ladies' homes for an afternoon of Hand and Foot. Beverages are provided. This game is open to all members but you MUST call the Hostess and make a reservation before attending. There is a limit to how many can play at one time.
HAND AND FOOT WEDNESDAYS -- Meets Third Wednesday
The card players meet at 1:00 PM at the Moose Lodge on Lake Blvd. for an afternoon of Hand and Foot. This game is open to all members but you PLEASE call the Chair and make a reservation before attending.
HIKERS -- Meets Third Friday
Join the hikers and do something good for your body while meeting new people. Half-day or full-day hikes are planned and the meeting place is determined by the hiking destination. Hikes will be rated in advance so you know the difficulty before you sign up to attend. These outings are planned to take advantage of our beautiful local scenery. Ladies frequently take lunch and a beverage. Reservations are required.
KAYAKERS -- Meets During the Summer and Fall
KITCHEN KAPERS -- Meets Second Tuesday
Ladies meet at 10:30 AM to pursue cooking-related topics. They utilize guest or member presentations, field trips, and members sharing recipes and samples. There is a brief meeting followed by a discussion of the foods prepared for that day. Beverages are provided and participants bring enough food to sample. Reservations are required.
KOFFEE KLATCH -- Meets Second Wednesday
This is an informal group of ladies that meet at a local coffee shop at 9:30 AM to have a cup of java and chat. It's a great way to get to know some of the members better in a relaxed setting. Reservations are not required.
LADIES ONLY DINE OUT -- MeetsThird Wednesday
Ladies Only Dine Out is just that . . . ladies only! Enjoy dinner and conversation at one of the local restaurants. Meeting time is usually 6:00 PM and attendees order from the menu. Reservations are required.
LINE DANCE -- Meets Second and Fourth Mondays --
The Country Strutters meet at 10:00 AM at t he Moose Lodge to dance and tone their bodies. The leaders work with various skill levels so come and get your morning workout. They have a lot of fun and laughs. They always encourage new members to join this group.
LUNCHEON PARTY -- Meets Fourth Tuesday
You are invited to enjoy lunch in a member's home at 11:30 AM. Three ladies prepare a menu and lunch and the hostess will provide the table setups and beverages. The cost of lunch varies depending on the cost of the food and the number of ladies being served. The group averages 20-24 ladies. You are served at the table and allowed to enjoy your meal and conversation in small groups. This is a great way to meet ladies and obtain new recipes while enjoying entrees prepared by our members. Reservations are required.
CLICK BELOW for the RECIPES that have been requested from the previous luncheon.
MAIN DISH DESSERT
More recipes can be found in the Recipe section which is located in the Member Login drop-down menu.