Things To Do

 


1. Brunch Club

We meet at a local restaurant the 2nd Thursday of the month at 10:00am. These brunches are a wonderful way to get acquainted with members and share news. 

2. Book Clubs

Book Club Deluxe:  This group is dedicated to reading and discussing both fiction and non-fiction books. They meet the 3rd Monday of the month at 12:00 noon in member’s homes.

Book Encounters:  This group enjoys reading and discussing a variety of books and meets the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 1:00pm in member’s homes.

Book Talk:  No designated books to read.    Bring your favorite or most recently read book and share a review with the group.   Discussion of new authors or old favorites.  All are welcome. Meets the last Wednesday of the month at 1:00pm. Come for the love of books! 

Bookish Babes:  Lively discussion and interesting reads take place when this group meets the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 1:00pm in member’s homes. 

3. Card Clubs

Newcomers & Friends members are welcome to participate in card groups. Members should check their Newsletter Calendar for days, times and locations.

Bridge (learning)
Canasta Hand/Foot
Euchre
Euchre Couples
Pinochle 

4. Dinner Clubs

Restaurant Connoisseurs:  Ladies meeting for dinners at local eateries.  Individual ordering of delicious entrees and separate checks along with good company and lively conversation! Group meets 1st Thursday of the month at 5:00pm. You must RSVP to attend. Limited to 20 per month.

Dining Out #Deux:  Join this group for a fun night dining out.  They meet the 4th Wednesday of the month at 5:00pm at local restaurants. Group is limited each month due to restaurant space.  You must RSVP to attend.

Couples Supper Club: Couples meeting seasonally for casual dining.

5. Crafts

Knit-Purls:  Knitters/crocheters meet the 1st Thursday of the month at 10:00am. usually in members’ homes, to work on the projects of their choice. Occasionally an optional field trip to local knitting shops provides inspiration and a look at the latest textile trends.

Good Yarns: This group welcomes knitters/crocheters of all levels and has an emphasis on exploring new techniques and helping beginners get started. They meet the last Monday of the month at 1 pm (Monday holidays will change this date).   The current meet up space is at Li’l Chef.  Members are invited to come at 12:00 to enjoy lunch before the needles fly! 

Crafting Group:  Interested in ‘making stuff’?  We meet monthly and notify interested people by posting in the BLAST email notice.  The date fluctuates with the space needed and the number interested.  Watch for notification of the next meet-up.  We make crafts that can be completed in two hours! Come join us!  We’ll tell you what to bring and what we are making. 

6. Games

Bunco: (Open to all members. No RSVP needed.) Meets the 2nd Monday of the month from 9:30am to noon. 

Mahjong: Dragon Ladies-  Explore the American version of this ancient tile game of the Orient that uses skill and mental prowess. The ladies group meets on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month at 1:00pm.

Mahjong: Crak Ups- Meets 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month at 1:00pm.

Rummikub:  Fun game with tiles.  Meets 2nd Tuesday of the month at 1:00pm.

Rummikub #2: Meets 4th Tuesday of the month at 12:00pm.

Rummicuties: Meets 1st Wednesday of the month at 1pm.

Mexican Train: Meets 1st Tuesday of the month at 12:30pm with notices in the FRIDAY BLAST for RSVP to local hostess.  ‘House Rules’ apply and bring your own drink to enjoy! 

Mexican Train: Meets 2nd Friday of the month at 1pm. 


7. Golf

Lovely Ladies 18-Hole Golf:  If you’re interested in getting some exercise, fresh air, and a place to work on your swing, this group is for you. They play weekly from Spring to Fall at various local courses.

9-Hole Golf:  For those who enjoy playing a shorter game and going out for lunch afterwards, this group meets weekly from Spring to Fall.  

8. Other

In the Know: It may be a member or a special guest who makes a short presentation on an interesting topic of her choice, then the discussion begins!  Come to listen and learn!  Space is limited and RSVP is required. Dates and location will be announced in an email blast. 

Movie Goers:  Notice is given in the weekly BLAST of time and show.   Ladies meet and choose their seats in rows E & F at Brighton Cinema.  No RSVP is required and each person purchases their own ticket.  Registered Members of the MJR Theater Rewards club get free popcorn.  Tuesday movies are just $5.00.    Guests are welcome! 

Baker’s Dozen: Those interested in cooking, baking and new recipes will enjoy this group. Meets 1st Friday of the month at 9:30am.