Newcomers of San Antonio is a non-profit social organization. It was started in 1981 to help new residents of San Antonio become familiar with the city and to meet people with similar interests. What began as a small group of San Antonio transplants meeting for an occasional coffee, has grown to a
News from The President
A big thank you to the members who volunteered for the 2017/2018 slate of Board positions. The Nominating Committee has been busy finalizing the slate of nominees. Look for the slate in the next newsletter – we will vote at our April luncheon. San Antonio is a favorite tourist destination. If you are brand new […]
Coffees & Luncheons
Please join us in the Ballroom of the Club at Sonterra for this wonderful annual event. This year, fashions from Chico’s and Soma will take us on a journey through a day in the life of modern women. Thursday April 6, 2017 Social hour is at 11:00 AM Lunch at 12 PM Lunch Spring Fashions […]
Our Newcomers Coffees are always held the third Thursday of every month at a member’s home. In January Coffee we visited Melinda’s lovely home. We welcomed 46(!) Newcomers AND at least 6 potential new members in attendance. Coffees are open to all members and new arrivals and no reservation required. It is a great way […]
News from Our Interest Groups
For March, Book Talk will discuss Stoned: Jewelry, Obsession, and How Desire Shapes the World by Aja Raden As entertaining as it is incisive, Stoned is a raucous journey through the history of human desire for what is rare, and therefore precious. What makes a stone a jewel? What makes a jewel priceless? And why do we […]
February, we will be learning how to mosaic. We will be mosaicking a wooden bird. Please send your $15 check to Patricia – see Newsletter for address – by February 3rd to secure your spot.
For February, Book Talk will discuss The Kitchen House by KathleenGrissom. Orphaned during her passage from Ireland, young, white Lavinia arrives on the steps of the kitchen house and is placed, as an indentured servant, under the care of Belle, the master’s illegitimate slave daughter. Lavinia learns to cook, clean, and serve food, while guided by the […]
For January, Book Talk will discuss Isabella: Warrior Queen by Kristen Downey. An engrossing and revolutionary biography of Isabella of Castile, the controversial Queen of Spain who sponsored Christopher Columbus’s journey to the New World, established the Spanish Inquisition, and became one of the most influential female rulers in history. Whether saintly or satanic, no female […]
Here are the best: 1. Move someplace warm. ..LOL . 2. Enjoy an adult beverage. … FLASKS 3. Wear an extra pair of socks. … 4. Have a realistic goal and stick to it. … 5. Use a softer golf ball. … 6. Club up in the cold because the ball won’t travel as far. […]
For November, Book Talk will discuss The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion. The art of love is never a science: Meet Don Tillman, a brilliant yet socially inept professor of genetics, who’s decided it’s time he found a wife. In the orderly, evidence-based manner with which Don approaches all things, he designs the Wife Project to find […]
When it’s April in San Antonio, it’s time for FIESTA! The Wine/Spirits Tasting hosts will celebrate Fiesta in style with margaritas and sangria! Plan on joining the celebration! See the newsletter for more info. Viva Fiesta!
Add a little sparkle to your Spring! The March Wine/Spirits Tasting will feature sparkling wines! See the newsletter for more info.
Mark your calendars for Thursday, February 23, 2017. We will have lunch at 11:30 a.m. at Rebelle (http://rebellesa.com) inside the St. Anthony Hotel in downtown San Antonio. Valet parking is available and complimentary at the hotel – just have your ticket validated with the waitress at lunch. Come check out San Antonio’s most historic hotel and […]
“Laissez les bons temps rouler” in French. Or “let the good times roll” in English! It’s the theme of Mardi Gras in New Orleans AND the February Wine/Spirits Tasting! Guests are encouraged to bring French wines and wear Mardi Gras-themed masks. See the newsletter for more info.
When the weather outside is frightful, wine can be so delightful! Especially port! The hosts invite you to sip on your favorite port, or gluhwein, at the January Wine/Spirits Tasting. Of course, other wines and beverages are always welcome. See the newsletter for more details.
The December Wine/Spirits Tasting is a perfect opportunity to ring in the holidays with your fellow Newcomers! The hosts invite you to bring your favorite holiday wine or champagne for sharing! If you’re not a wine-drinker, other beverages are always welcome. See the newsletter for more information.