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 begin new groups and their leadership is a vital part of Nipomo Newcomers and Social Club.

Card & Table Games


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.  Bridge 2 is the 2nd and 3rd Wednesday at 1:00.  Bridge 3 meets on the 1st, 3rd, 4th and 5th Fridays at 1:00.


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

Canasta/Hand and Foot

There are two groups.  Hand and Foot 1 meets on the 3rd Tuesday at 12:30 and Hand and Foot for Women meets on the 2nd Wednesday at 12:30.

Dominoes/Mexican Train

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


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.

Outdoor Activities

Beach Walkers

Meet at Grover Beach every Wednesday at 10 AM.   Members walk at their own pace with either the turtles or the hares.  The group meets once a month for lunch after their walk.  This group is open to new members.

Hiking Groups

There are two hiking groups.  The men’s hiking group meets on the 3rd Monday at 8:30 AM.   The Women’s hiking group meets Monday’s at 8:30 AM.  New members are welcome to participate.

Lawn Bowling

Meets in Santa Maria at 1:00 on the 1st and 3rd Fridays.   New members are welcome.

Special Interest Groups

Book Clubs

There are two book Clubs.  Book Club 1 meets on the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 2:00.  Book Club 2 meets on the 3rd Monday of each month at 12:30.  They take turns meeting at members’ homes, so group size is limited.

Needlework Group

This group is for those who are working on any needlework project. They meet on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays at 1:30 at members’ homes.

Food & Libations

Pot Lucks

There are 2 Pot Luck Groups.  They meet each month at members’ homes and size is limited.  The host plans the menu.   If there is a demand, a new group can be formed.


There are 3 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.


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