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
At the end of May, it will be time to pass the gavel (and tiara and bell) on to the next Newcomer President and I’m so happy to be passing it on to Anne R. She has been an active member since she joined Newcomers in 2015 and then jumped in to serve on the […]
Coffees & Luncheons
Please join us in kicking off the weekend as we celebrate at our monthly luncheon at the Dominion Country Club. We hope you will all get in the spirit of the Kentucky Derby event and wear a fabulous hat — grand and glorious, or a fanciful fascinator! Our menu celebrates two of the greatest things to […]
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
The Newcomers’ Community Involvement has asked that all members who can, bring any unwanted shoes for our Dress For Success Shoe Drive. The shoes need to be in good condition and suitable for a work situation. Women’s and men’s shoes will be collected at the June luncheon and coffee. As always, any clothing or jewelry that […]
For May, Book Talk will discuss Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand by Helen Simonson. In the small village of Edgecombe St. Mary in the English countryside lives Major Ernest Pettigrew (retired), the unlikely hero of Helen Simonson’s wondrous debut. Wry, courtly, opinionated, and completely endearing, the Major leads a quiet life valuing the proper things that Englishmen have […]
For April, Book Talk will discuss All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr. Marie-Laure lives with her father in Paris near the Museum of Natural History, where he works as the master of its thousands of locks. When she is six, Marie-Laure goes blind and her father builds a perfect miniature of their neighborhood so […]
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 […]
Lunch Ladies will be enjoying lunch at The Creek Restaurant in Boerne on Thursday, May 25 at 11:30 a.m. Shopping to follow on Main Street. Please RSVP, only if you plan to attend, by Tuesday, May 23. Check out the restaurant at: http://www.thecreekrestaurant.com/main/index.php Check out Main Street shopping at: https://visitboerne.org/where-to-shop/directory/all Hope to see you there! […]
The hosts for the May Wine/Spirits Tasting invite you to explore the wines of New Zealand, including their favorite varietal, Sauvignon blanc. New Zealand is home to what many wine critics believe is the world’s best Sauvignon blanc. Of course, attendees are invited to bring the wine, beer, or spirit of their choice, if the theme […]
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.