Special Interest Groups

Special interest groups are those activities that help make Newcomers feel a part of their new home. It is an opportunity to meet other women who have common interests. Please contact the coordinator directly or look for a sign-up sheet at the luncheon.

Would you like the following:
  • Photography club
  • Another Bunco group
  • Stamping group
  • Line dancing
  • Golf

Let me know what your interests are for new groups. If anyone is interested in starting a new group, please contact Janell St. Blanc 303-717-3274


Beading: Meets first Thursday of month at 1 PM. We will open up a second day (Friday) if the first day is full. Our goal is to have fun and create beautiful jewelry. There will be different teachers sharing new techniques and they will provide a supply list if needed. Come and join us for an afternoon of fun with good friends. Keep on beading! Contact Janet Bauer 249-7543

Mah Jongg: CallChris Harvey at 400-4961 for more information.

Singles Group: Meet other singles in Newcomers and join in attending activities, carpooling, lunches, etc. Call Bonnie Groves at 527-3577.

Book Club: Fourth Thursday each month at the Lakes Region Public Library, Inverness at 1:30 P.M. Call Judy Herron at 860-0232.

Discussion Group (Women Of Words): This group offers an alternative to a book club. If you like to talkand don’t have time to read, this may be for you. We meet the second Monday of each month from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the Public Library in Homosassa (just off Grover Cleveland Blvd). For more information, please contact Ellen Evans at 344-0839 or Judy Herron 860-0232 or .

Kayaking: If you are interested in kayaking with other Newcomers in our local waterways, contact Mary Lerman at 352-513-4281 (

Murder & Munchies: Meets the second Friday of each month (except December) at 2 pm in member homes. For more info, contact Sheryl Siebenborn at 341-0093 or

Bridge: We meet the 1st & 3rd Monday from 2 to 4 in homes. We are an informal, fun group and we play open bridge as many of us are just getting back into the game. Contact Judy Herron at 860-0232 or at

Bunco: We have several groups available, contact Bev Goethe 352-212-4849 to be added to the list.

Wizard Card Game: A bidding game similar to spades, if interested contact Julie DePinto 726-7787 or

Bike It or Hike It: Events will be the first Thursday of each month. Open to member/non-member/ spouse. Contact Kathy O’Donoghue, 425-786-6012

Knitting with Friends: On a Tuesday at Central Ridge Library, Beverly Hills at 1:00 pm. (No date yet). Please contact Mary Ebhardt 352-344-0880 or 352-228-0024 if interested,

10,000 Dice Game: Meets 1st Tues of each month at 1:00 pm in Card Room of Citrus Hills Golf and Country Club. Lunch at 12:00 pm upstairs in the Grille. Contact Jan Weaver or Nancy Newman to be added to list by 30th of previous month.