(Particiipation in or attendance at the activities of Bonita Springs Newcomers' Club (the "Club"), including those held at a member's home as well as those held in any other public or private facility, is at the member's own risk and that neither the Club nor any of its directors, officers or members will have any responsibility or personal liability for any injury, loss or damage incurred or caused directly or indirectly by such participation.
If you are interested in attending one of the activities listed below, please contact the Activity Chair/Co-Chair directly.
ART CHIX MIXED MEDIA Third Saturday
Contact: Sheila Hultgren, firstname.lastname@example.org
Do you enjoy crafts? Resident artist Sheila Hultgren facilitates a different art project each month utilizing various mediums. No artistic talent necessary! Projects are easy and fun.
BEACH WALKERS Every Friday
Contact: Judy Whittier, email@example.com
Enjoy beautiful Bonita Beach with friends and get some exercise while you’re at it! The group meets weekly at the tables outside Doc’s Restaurant. Breakfast afterward at Doc’s is optional.
BICYCLING GROUP Fourth Tuesday
Contact: Sally Myers, firstname.lastname@example.org OR Alison Corner, email@example.com
816-803-1628 or 239-405-7750
A different bike trip is planned each month. These are easy rides and all are welcome! Bike rentals are available. The group sometimes bikes to lunch afterwards. Spouses/guests are welcome at this activity.
BOOK CLUB Third Monday
Contact: Linda Duncan, firstname.lastname@example.org
Join friends each month to discuss interesting books and topics. Meetings take place in members’ homes.
BRIDGE (SOCIAL) Beginners First Friday, Intermediate/Advanced 2nd Friday
Contact: Pat Haberman, email@example.com
If you have the basic knowledge of Bridge, this is the group for you! Fellow players meet once a month for Social Bridge at the Elks Club. Cost is $12 and lunch (with tip) is included.
BUNCO First Tuesday
Contact: Nancy Malloy, firstname.lastname@example.org
Bunco is fun and easy to learn! Anyone can play! Join in for a lively, fast paced evening of this dice game with friends.
CHICK FLICKS Second Thursday
Contact: Cathie McGraw, email@example.com
Do you enjoy going to the movies? Meet up with friends at area theaters to catch the newest releases.
COCKTAILS AND CONVERSATION Second Friday
Contact: Carole Kassi, firstname.lastname@example.org
A fun way to meet up and socialize with Newcomers ad their spouses/ guests. This popular activity is held at a different member’s home each month.
DINING IN First Saturday
Contact: Susan Meshboum, email@example.com
Do you enjoy cooking and sharing meals with friends? This group meets monthly for dinner in small groups in members’ homes. A great way to get to know your fellow Newcomers in a more intimate setting. Spouses/ guests welcome at this activity.
DINING OUT Fouth Saturday
Contact: Shelly Carlin, firstname.lastname@example.org OR Christine Zardecki, email@example.com
248-891-7749 or 570-856-8967
Who doesn’t enjoy eating out? This group meets at a different area restaurant each month for food, fun, and friends! Spouses/ guests are welcome at this activity.
EUCHRE Second and Fourth Monday
Contact: Ida Carlson, firstname.lastname@example.org
Euchre is a fun and easy card game played in groups of four with rotating partners. Come early to learn if you don’t know how to play! Everyone is welcome. Played in members’ homes.
GARDEN CLUB Schedule varies
Contact: Sandy Lowe, email@example.com
Enjoying honing your gardening skills and knowledge with like-minded friends! This group plans a variety of outings, seminars and adventures to experience and learn more about Florida’s abundant tropical paradise.
GOLF/ LADIES 9 Second and Fourth Tuesday
Contact: Mary Morrison, firstname.lastname@example.org OR Anna Astuto, email@example.com
239-495-6711 or 508-454-3434
You don’t need to be a pro to play with this group! All are welcome. Takes place at Bonita Fairways (an executive 9 course). Our group gets a discount! Bring your own clubs, tees, balls, and wear proper golfing attire.
HAND AND FOOT CANASTA First Thursday in season, First Fri summer months
Contact: Carol Katterson, firstname.lastname@example.org OR Carol Digilarmo, email@example.com
239-949-1289 or 239-682-3669
Hand and Foot is so easy to learn! This evening starts with dinner at Vasari Country Club with play afterwards. Game is played in pairs—you choose your partner. Spouses/guest are welcome.
HAPPY HOUR First Monday
Contact: Sheila Hultgren, firstname.lastname@example.org OR Bobbi Bauman, email@example.com
727-389-7304 or 239-947-8465
This is a fun ladies happy hour at a different locale each month. Join in for friends, libations and munchies!
KAYAKING Fourth Wednesday
Contact: Sandy Kelly, firstname.lastname@example.org
Paddle among the manatees and dolphins! This group gathers monthly for a leisurely paddle through various Florida waterways and ecosystems. All skill levels are welcome. Spouses/guests are welcome at this event.
LADIES LUNCH OUT Second Wednesday
Contact: Karen McCaffrey, email@example.com OR Barbara Miller, firstname.lastname@example.org
239-405-8042 or 610-360-5114
Ladies love to lunch out with friends! Enjoy exploring area restaurants and trying the local fare! This group meets a different restaurant each month.
MAH JONG (BEGINNING) Every Wednesday
Contact: Rea Rossi, email@example.com
Have you wanted to play Mah Jong but don’t know how? Here’s your opportunity to learn! You’ll learn the ins and outs of this ancient tile game.
MEXICAN TRAIN Fourth Wednesday
Contact: Elaine O’Hara, firstname.lastname@example.org
Join friends for domino play and socializing at different members’ homes. Don’t know how to play? No problem! Mexican Train is easy to learn!
SCRAPBOOKING Schedule varies
Contact: Marilyn Houston, email@example.com
Bring your scrapbooking supplies and join friends to share in this fun craft of organizing memorabilia and creating artful memories.
SINGLES SOCIAL GROUP Schedule varies
Contact: Cathie McGraw, firstname.lastname@example.org
Connect with other single Newcomers for dinner out once a month at a favorite area restaurant.
ACTIVITY CHAIR EMAIL PHONE
Art Chix Sheila Hultgren email@example.com 727-389-7304
Beach Walkers Judy Whittier firstname.lastname@example.org 415-902-6465
Bicycling Sally Myers email@example.com 816-803-1628 OR Alison Corner firstname.lastname@example.org 239-405-7750
Book Club Linda Duncan email@example.com 302-734-2222
Bunco Nancy Malloy firstname.lastname@example.org 239-273-7470
Bridge Pat Haberman email@example.com 239-676-5727
Chick Flicks TBD
C&C Carole Kassi firstname.lastname@example.org 352-256-3331
Dining In Susan Meshboum email@example.com 239-390-2038
Dining Out Shelly Carlin firstname.lastname@example.org 248-891-7749 Christine Zardecki email@example.com 570-856-8967
Euchre Ida Carlson firstname.lastname@example.org 618-927-0415
Garden Club Sandy Lowe email@example.com 239-676-5352
Golf/Ladies 9 Mary Morrison firstname.lastname@example.org 239-495-6711 OR Anna Astuto email@example.com 508-454-3434
Hand and Foot Carol Katterson firstname.lastname@example.org 239-949-1289 OR Carol Cayer Digilarmo email@example.com 239-682-3669
Happy Hour Sheila Hutgren firstname.lastname@example.org 239-949-9503 OR Bobbi Bauman email@example.com 239-947-8465
Kayaking Sandy Kelly firstname.lastname@example.org 716-906-9403
Ladies Lunch Out Karen McCaffrey email@example.com 239-405-8042 OR Barb Miller firstname.lastname@example.org 610-360-5114
Mah Jonngg Rea Rossi email@example.com 630-441-2490
Mexican Train Elaine O'Hara firstname.lastname@example.org 239-390-7644
Scrapbooking Marilyn Houston email@example.com 941-914-4608
Singles Social Cathie McGraw firstname.lastname@example.org 239-221-8533
50/50 Raffle Anna Astuto email@example.com 508-454-3434