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Explore Tucson and Beyond


Interested in getting to know your new home? The Newcomers Club has a wide variety of activities to help you learn about Tucson, southern Arizona, and the beautiful Sonoran Desert.

Enjoy a docent-led tour of a local museum each month, followed by a happy hour to discuss the interesting displays and things we learned.  

Service the Community, participating in activities to help the local charities we support

Join our Meet Me groups to enjoy a movie, concert, play, lecture or anything else that you would like to do with other members along for the fun.  

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Outdoor Life

Want to get out and enjoy everything that the Tucson area has to offer? The Newcomers Club offers activities for those who want to explore the great outdoors and make the most of this beautiful place we live.

Our outdoor activities have been greatly curtailed during the Pandemic, but check the Activities Calendar (members only) to see which groups are still active now with restrictions in place for your health and safety.

Desert Gardeners

We live in the one of the most unique environments in the world.  Visit nurseries and garden venues, and get advice from local gardening experts.

Hiker Chicks

Explore trails in the many mountains and parks of this area.  

You can start with beginning hikes you might want to try and move up to longer trails with steeper climbs.  You can build up to exercise pace and more strenuous hikes for those with more experience. 

Birding

 Join local birding enthusiasts for a walk in one of Tucson’s many parks and get a glimpse of some of the hundreds of species of birds that live in or pass through Tucson regularly.  Your leader will explain why each park attracts particular species, and you will learn to identify them by sight and sound.”

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Parties & Get-Togethers


Interested in getting to know your new Tucson area neighbors while attending lively social events? The Newcomers Club of Tucson has many social activity committees that host parties and get-togethers every month. From cocktails to cooking, homes to restaurants, there is always a fun social event just around the corner. 

Check our Activities Calendar for one of the many opportunities to meet other members in a fun social setting.

Coffee Time

Coffees are held in the home of a member.  This small group format is an easy way to meet new people like you.

Jolly Hour (Happy Hour)

Get to know your fellow members while enjoying delicious food and drinks.  Hosted by members in their homes.  Spouses and guests included.

Luncheons

Socialize at the best area restaurants and country clubs. The luncheon includes club news updates followed by a local speaker. 

Wine Tasting

For those who love wine or want to learn about it, try out different wines, join a wine tasting group.  We have couples and women groups.

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Shared Interests

Almost Gourmet

Calling all foodies! Let’s get together once a month to share some special lunch time meals prepared by our members and served on china and white linen table cloths.

Book Clubs

Get together once a month for lively discussions on books selected by members of each group.

Games

  • Bridge - your choice of Luncheon, Marathon or Couples Marathon Bridge);  
  • Bunco - a fun, easy to learn dice game that is also a great social event;
  • Canasta - card game, held several times a month;
  • Hand and Foot - a friendly card game similar to Canasta.  
  • MahJong - a fun and engaging Chinese game of skill, strategy, and calculation;
  • Mexican Train - a domino game; 
  • Bowling - grab your favorite bowling ball for an afternoon of old-fashioned fun.  

Dig Deep and Friendship Facilitators

Gather virtually with small groups of members who have committed to deepening their friendships and exploring a variety of topics together in a safe, supportive environment.  New groups start periodically, so check the Activities Calendar!

Film Discussion Groups

Get together once a month to discuss a chosen movie.

Line Dancing

Learn and practice a variety of dance steps.

Jewelry Making

Meet in member's homes and spend time making jewelry.  Share ideas, materials sources, suggestions and the company of others who enjoy being creative.  Become inspired and get help solving project problems.  

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Charity Outreach

Tucson is a city that has a variety of non-profit organizations which offer a plethora of opportunities to get involved. We compiled this directory to provide an overview of organizations where you might want to volunteer, donate, or access their services.

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