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Venice Newcomers Club offers a variety of day and evening activities ---one could be busy every day of the month. Events are scheduled on a monthly basis and members sign up for those they wish to attend. The Club is also open to the initiation of new activities where interest warrants.



 

Beach Breakfast
Members meet once a month, October through May, to enjoy a catered breakfast and a walk on the beach.

Beach Picnic
Catered picnics and cookouts are held monthly, October through May, at a local beach. The social hour and sunsets are a favorite part of this activity.

Book Club
Meetings are held monthly to discuss selected books of current interest.


Dining Adventures

Visit new or favorite restaurants throughout the year. Members enjoy a relaxed social occasion while experiencing a variety of cuisines.


Dining In

Groups of 6-8 meet for dinner in participants' homes on a rotating basis. Hosts prepare the entree and guests bring an appetizer/salad/dessert to complete the meal.

Games
Fun and games are offered throughout the month including: Bridge, Bunco, Euchre, Hand and Foot, Mah-Jongg and Mexican Train/Dominoes.


General Meeting

There is only one general members meeting scheduled each year for the purpose of board member elections.


Golf + Dine 
A weekly event for all levels of golfers is held at various area courses. Dinner for players and their spouse/partner takes place that evening at a local restaurant.


Lunch Bunch

An informal monthly lunch is held at various popular local restaurants with spirited conversation and camaraderie.


Neighborhood Socials

This very popular monthly activity is held in a member's home. Guests each bring a bottle of wine selected for the theme of the month and an appetizer to share. The wines are tasted as a group and discussed. Participants enjoy a social get together while being exposed to wines from all over the world

Beer Tasting
This very popular monthly activity is held in a member's home. Guests each bring a beer selected for the theme of the month and an appetizer to share. The beers are tasted as a group and discussed. Participants enjoy a social get together while being exposed to Beers from all over the world.

Real Florida
Small groups take to the outdoors to explore the area's natural environment and history by bike, hike, canoe, kayak, snorkel or day trip. Schedule varies according to activity.


R.O.M.E.O.

R.O.M.E.O. (Retired Outstanding Men Eating Out) meets monthly at different local restaurants for good food and conversation.


J.U.L.I.E.T.
.J.U.L.I.E.T. (Just Us Ladies Interacting and Exploring Together) meets monthly for different activities including classes, local restaurants, museums and conversation.

 

Special Events
The special events vary each year. They include a golf tournament, holiday party, dances, mystery train ride and casino night.

Sunday Mixer
Monthly informal social get-together held in the evening at various members' homes. Attendees bring snacks to share and their own beverages.

 

Venice Newcomers Singles
In addition to ALL general club events, special activities to meet and mix are planned for Newcomers Singles such as breakfasts, dinners, happy hours, house parties, movie nights, game nights, and bike rides.

Welcome Reception
All new members are invited to a Welcome Reception hosted by the Board of Directors where all the Club's activities and events are explained. These receptions are given at various times of the year and are by invitation only.

Wine Tasting
This very popular monthly activity is held in a member's home. Guests each bring a bottle of wine selected for the theme of the month and an appetizer to share. The wines are tasted as a group and discussed. Participants enjoy a social get together while being exposed to wines from all over the world.

 

Dining Out
Held at various times of the year at local restaurants and clubs. Ranges from cocktails and appetizers to full wine pairing dinner.

Sports Activities
In addition to Golf, sports activities include Bike Rides on the first and third Wednesday of the month, Trail Walkers on the third Saturday each month and Pickleball on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Pickleball sessions for beginner players are also scheduled.