ACTIVITIES

Members enjoy a great variety of activities from games - card games, board games, dominoes to dice, breakfast bunch, monthly luncheons, gourmet dining group, golf group, couples parties, couples happy hour, walking group, travel group and more. Getting involved in any of the activities is a fun way to meet new friends.

For more information about any of the activities listed, send an email to:

onfcontact@gmail.com

Our Activities Team will contact you as soon as possible!

Oceanside Newcomers & Friends

Oceanside Newcomers & Friends

 Games we play- Card games, board games, dominoes, dice & more:

Bridge, Bunco, Canasta, Hand & Foot, Mexican Train, Mah Jongg, Dominoes, Scrabble, Shanghai & Tripoley.  RUMMIKUB was recently introduced by a new member, this group continues to grow as members join in the fun. Some games are played weekly, some twice a month and some once a month, so you can find whatever suits your needs. You can also put your name on the substitute list, select the games you like and play if you are available.

For more information about any of the activities listed, send an email to:

onfcontact@gmail.com

Our Activities Team will contact you as soon as possible!

Oceanside Newcomers & Friends

Oceanside Newcomers & Friends

monthly luncheons

Our monthly luncheons are held at local restaurants. Some of our favorites are El Camino Country Club, Benihana’s, Hunter Steakhouse, Oceanside Broiler, Cicciotti's, Jolly Roger, Elks Club, Masters Kitchen and more. The luncheon cost averages $25 and includes tax and tip. Entertainment by singers, dancers, musicians and chorale groups are featured at several luncheons throughout the year.

For more information about any of the activities listed, send an email to:

onfcontact@gmail.com

Our Activities Team will contact you as soon as possible!

Oceanside Newcomers & Friends

Oceanside Newcomers & Friends

dining to donate lunch

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After our Coffee/Business meeting on the 1st Tuesday of each month, many members continue to socialize at a local restaurant. The restaurant chosen has offered to help our group by returning 15-20% of our lunch receipts back to our club for our charity fund. Some of the restaurants who have generously helped us have included Rockafellas Famous Deli, BJ's, Masters Kitchen, Oceanside Broiler, Hunter Steakhouse, Applebee's and Bagby's.

For more information about any of the activities listed, send an email to:

onfcontact@gmail.com

Our Activities Team will contact you as soon as possible!

Oceanside Newcomers & Friends

Oceanside Newcomers & Friends

Couples group activities

Couples Group Holiday Party at Carlsbad By The Sea, Carlsbad.

Couples Group Holiday Party at Carlsbad By The Sea, Carlsbad.

If you have a spouse or significant other who likes to socialize with other couples we have monthly opportunities for you to get involved. Our couples group plans several Happy Hour events at local venues such as Oceanside Broiler, Vintana, The Landings or Dini's By the Sea. 

 There is an additional $10 fee to become a member of the Couples Group.

For more information about any of the activities listed, send an email to:

onfcontact@gmail.com

Our Activities Team will contact you as soon as possible!

singles sip & savor and singles dinner group

Single members enjoy monthly Sip & Savor parties held at the home of their members. The host provides her home and paper goods and their guests provides the delicious appetizers and desserts.

For more information about any of the activities listed, send an email to:

onfcontact@gmail.com

Our Activities Team will contact you as soon as possible!

Oceanside Newcomers & Friends

Oceanside Newcomers & Friends

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Another option  is the "Sunday Dinner Group"  on the 2nd & 4th Sunday of each month. Single members meet at various restaurants for a night of good food and friendship.

For more information about any of the activities listed, send an email to:

onfcontact@gmail.com

Our Activities Team will contact you as soon as possible!

Oceanside Newcomers & Friends

Oceanside Newcomers & Friends

breakfast bunch

Enjoy good good, great conversation & wonderful friends!

Enjoy good good, great conversation & wonderful friends!

This group gathers at a local breakfast spot one day each month. Any Oceanside Newcomers & Friend member may attend. Dates and locations are listed in the monthly newsletter and are noted at the Coffee/Business meeting.

For more information about any of the activities listed, send an email to:

onfcontact@gmail.com

Our Activities Team will contact you as soon as possible!

Oceanside Newcomers & Friends

Oceanside Newcomers & Friends

 

travel group

The travel group visiting Liberty Station.

The travel group visiting Liberty Station.

On the 4th Tuesday at 1 pm each month, the travel group meets at a member's home to plan day trips for our members to attend. The meeting location of each meeting is announced in the newsletter and at our Coffee/Business meeting.

For more information about any of the activities listed, send an email to:

onfcontact@gmail.com

Our Activities Team will contact you as soon as possible!

 

Oceanside Newcomers & Friends

Oceanside Newcomers & Friends

team trivia

The 3rd Thursday of each month at 12:30 pm is when a fun, intelligent and very friendly group gathers to test their knowledge and memory playing Team Trivia. The game is played in teams of 3-4 people and usually 12-18 people attend this fun trivia question game.

For more information about any of the activities listed, send an email to:

onfcontact@gmail.com

Our Activities Team will contact you as soon as possible!

Oceanside Newcomers & Friends

Oceanside Newcomers & Friends

street walkers

Some of our walkers at the Oceanside Harbor.

Some of our walkers at the Oceanside Harbor.

Love to walk? Then the Street Walkers is the group for you! Members walk at a different scenic location each week. All walks are fairly level and this activity is weather permitting.

Locations of each week's walk are listed in our Members Only calendar above.

For more information about any of the activities listed, send an email to:

onfcontact@gmail.com

Our Activities Team will contact you as soon as possible!

Oceanside Newcomers & Friends

Oceanside Newcomers & Friends

golf

Golf photos taken by Marylyn Novak

Our golf group meets every Wednesday at 11 am at the Oceanside Municipal Golf Course on Douglas Avenue. These women are even willing to teach you if you've never played golf before. Golf carts are used if walking is an issue for you.

For more information about any of the activities listed, send an email to:

onfcontact@gmail.com

Our Activities Team will contact you as soon as possible!

Oceanside Newcomers & Friends

Oceanside Newcomers & Friends

facebook group

We are on FACEBOOK and have a ‘private’ page just for Oceanside Newcomers & Friends members. The monthly newsletter is posted on our Facebook page for immediate reading/uploading/printing. Photos and videos of members attending club meetings/luncheons/etc. are also posted on this page. Meetings, activities, special notices, community events and more are posted to keep members up-to-date on club activities. To be added to our Facebook ‘Private’ page, members must first have their own Facebook account page created, then they can be added to the Facebook ‘private’ page by the Facebook administrator,

For more information about any of the activities listed, send an email to:

onfcontact@gmail.com

Our Activities Team will contact you as soon as possible!

Oceanside Newcomers & Friends

Oceanside Newcomers & Friends

Not so gourmet dining group

Food and friendship make a wonderful combination. Enjoy a wonderfully prepared meal at a member's home where each guest brings a delicious dish to share.

For more information about any of the activities listed, send an email to:

onfcontact@gmail.com

Our Activities Team will contact you as soon as possible!

Oceanside Newcomers & Friends

Oceanside Newcomers & Friends

 

Charity events

Oceanside Newcomers & Friends has two main avenues for building the charity fund. A charity basket is circulated at coffee meetings and a Dining to Donate event is held after monthly coffee meetings. We donate funds to one or two local charities each May. Past donations have been given to Hugs from Home, Last Chance at Life Animal Rescue, Canine Companions, Solutions for Change, Veteran's of North County, and Got Your Back. Have fun while helping our North County community.

Oceanside Newcomers & Friends

Oceanside Newcomers & Friends

HELPING HAND

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Our club cares deeply about all of our members. A monthly update is provided in our newsletter and at our Coffee/Business meeting regarding the health and loss of our members. We encourage members to send get well and sympathy cards. 

For more information about any of the activities listed, send an email to:

onfcontact@gmail.com

Our Activities Team will contact you as soon as possible!

opportunity drawings - Hospitality & Luncheons

At our Coffee/Business meeting as well as our monthly luncheons our members can purchase opportunity drawing tickets for a chance to win a cash prize in the random drawing. Half the money collected goes to the group's general fund to help us subsidize our Holiday Luncheon. Tickets are sold for $1 for one or $2 for three chances.

Opportunity Drawings are held at the coffee meeting and the monthly luncheons.

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Oceanside Newcomers & Friends

Oceanside Newcomers & Friends

recycling items

Several items are collected at our monthly Coffee/Business meetings that can be shared with other members or recycled. Magazines are a great thing to share! Some of the items collected by members for recycle are: used greeting card fronts, new get well and sympathy cards, paper towel and toilet paper center tubes, old eyeglasses, hotel size soaps and shampoos and used cell phones. Many of these items are then distributed to local charities for their use. We donate to ARC, Brother Benno's, The Humane Society and Hugs from Home.

See the Recycling section under the Updates page for more information.

Oceanside Newcomers & Friends

Oceanside Newcomers & Friends

NEW MEMBER ORIENTATION LUNCHEON

Our Membership Co-Chairs hold an orientation/meet-and-greet for new members each year. Meeting others, forging new friendships and acquainting new members with the club is our main goal for this event. Many new members decide to get further involved by joining our Standing Committee or Executive Board.

For more information about any of the activities listed, send an email to:

onfcontact@gmail.com

Our Activities Team will contact you as soon as possible!

Oceanside Newcomers & Friends

Oceanside Newcomers & Friends

If you need a ride to an Oceanside Newcomers & Friends meeting or event we sponsor, we have several drivers who have graciously volunteered to give you a ride. These volunteers are listed in our "Members Only Updates page" above.