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
The kudos keep coming in for our fun and informative Interest Group luncheon in September. Thanks to all who made it happen including those who had IG tables. We had a wonderful venue and if you left early you missed the dancing – photos on our Facebook page!! The 2016/17 Membership Directories are in! If […]
News From Our Special Interest Groups
For October, Book Talk will discuss Mistress of the Art of Death by Arianna Franklin. In medieval Cambridge, England, Adelia, a female forensics expert, is summoned by King Henry II to investigate a series of gruesome murders that has wrongly implicated the Jewish population, yielding even more tragic results. As Adelia’s investigation takes her behind […]
For September, Book Talk will discuss A Man Called Ove by Fredrick Backman. Ove, a grumpy yet loveable man finds his solitary world turned on its head when a boisterous young family moves in next door. Behind the cranky exterior there is a story and a sadness. So when one November morning a chatty young couple […]
Don’t Think Twice Film Synopsis: For eleven years, an improv group called The Commune has reigned as the big fish in the small pond of their New York improv theater. Commune members Miles, Samantha, Jack, Allison, Bill and Lindsay invent comedy without a script and without a net. They’re ingenious, they’re fast, and they build […]
Our next Celebrate the Arts event is Tuesday, September 13th at 10am at the Painting with a Twist Culebra location. Please RSVP to Tricia at firstname.lastname@example.org and then I will give you the information to send me a check for $35 to reserve your spot. I must have your confirmation no later than Tuesday, August […]
In August, we will be discussing The Son by Phillip Meyer, an epic of the American West and a multigenerational saga of power, blood, land, and oil that follows the rise of one unforgettable Texas family, from the Comanche raids of the 1800s to the to the oil booms of the 20th century. New members are always […]
Two Newcomers exploring new trails in three digit temperature. This time, the Fitness Walkers went to Eisenhower Park and walked a little more than one hour! Although tough, we were rewarded with a beautiful view over San Antonio.
It’s almost Thanksgiving and we’re giving thanks for….GRAPES! At the November Wine/Spirits Tasting, the hosts invite everyone to give thanks for grapes, (especially the fermented kind!), by bringing a bottle of your favorite American wine to the party. Bring a wine from Texas, California, New York – any of the 50 states! If you’re not a […]
How to better your golf game? Perhaps applying a few ZEN techniques and disciplines adapted from the Buddhist tradition of Mindful Awareness can work wonders. Author of “Zen Golf: Mastering the Mental Game” Joe Parent PhD teaches a “one stroke at a time” approach. When the golfer is deeply engaged in the present moment with […]
In celebration of the Rio Olympics, the October Wine/Spirits Tasting will feature South American wines. If you’re not a wine-drinker, other beverages are always welcome. Also, bring an appetizer or dessert to share. Wine & Spirits Tastings are the third Saturday of each month.
On the Road Again (OTRA) will explore history of Maya culture at Witte Museum Take a once-in-a-lifetime journey into the world of one of the most sophisticated and powerful civilizations of all times. The Witte Museum presents an interactive experience unlike any other where visitors get to speak like the Maya and count like the […]
On Friday the four of us spent the whole day at the SchlitterBahn. We were there from 10am until 7.30pm! Plenty of time allowing to cool down on this perfect day! To summarize the event: splashing, fun, laughter, sliding, laughter, and screaming. We had a fun time, and we certainly will do it again next […]
Lovely Haute Flash Cooking Event organized by interest group leader Kitty. We enjoyed Kitty’s Oven Salmon Packages after learning to make a Dutch Apple Pie. Click on the links to find the recipes! Thanks Kitty for organizing this! Thanks Melinda for the pictures. And thanks everyone for your company! Btw. Melody gave the following link […]