Activities
Over 20 Activity Groups are organized by members and for members-only participation.
ANTIQUES GROUP
ANTIQUES GROUP
Members of the Antiques Group share their love and knowledge of antiques, vintage, and just plain fond memories of things near and dear. They do this at monthly meetings that focus on a particular topic of antique collection. There are a few field trips annually to museums, historic homes, or to antique district shops.
BOOK CLUBS
BOOK CLUBS
On a rotating basis, the five current book clubs host the Annual Book Club Luncheon which features an author as the keynote speaker. The Chair has the responsibility to contact the luncheon site, do the publicity and organize a book drive for a local charity.
COFFEE & FRIENDS
COFFEE & FRIENDS
The Coffee & Friends casual gathering is held the third Tuesday of each month at 3:00 PM. Members come together for a chance to get to know others and enjoy an afternoon break. Currently, the gathering occurs at Panera Bread on Palomar Airport Road next to Lowe's. Dates and times may change. Please check the calendar for details.
CRIBBAGE
CRIBBAGE
The group meets once a month with rotating hostesses for two-person Cribbage. Shared contact information allows members to plan spontaneous playing experiences. Beginners welcome.
CULINARY ARTS
CULINARY ARTS
The purpose and goal of the Culinary Arts Group is to learn new cooking and baking techniques, uses of helpful utensils, new interesting recipes, and to be adventurous in order to expand knowledge and skills. The group meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 12:00 noon. At each meeting the participants are encouraged to share at least one cooking/baking hint. Participants do not need to be expert cooks, but have to be willing to share.
EVENING GET TOGETHER
EVENING GET TOGETHER
Pleasurable evening activities in and around Carlsbad are scheduled for singles and couples.
FILM CLUB
FILM CLUB
The Film Club meets monthly--usually the fourth Wednesday. An email announcement is sent a week prior with the film title, time and location. After viewing, the group gets refreshments at a nearby restaurant, discusses the film and enjoys each other's insights. Join in!
GARDEN GROUP
GARDEN GROUP
Those interested in gardens and planting find themselves out and about town on Thursday visits to all things potted, planted or grown. Enjoy gardens, nurseries and discussion afterwards at lunch.
GOLF
GOLF
The Golf group meets on Wednesdays at the Lomas Santa Fe Executive Course, located at 1580 Sun Valley Road in Solana Beach. The tee time is 9:24 AM. Players can call the course at 858-755-0195 to add their name to the Newcomers list.
HAND & FOOT
HAND & FOOT
Hand & Foot is a card game played with partners. It is similar to Canasta but more fun and entertaining.
The players meet the second Wednesday of each month at a member’s home. Players bring a snack to share and a beverage for themselves. Beginners are always welcome.
LUNCHEON
LUNCHEON
Reserve your third Thursdays for lunch out with other members to taste some of the area’s finest cuisine.
MAH JONGG
MAH JONGG
This experienced group plays the American version of the ancient Chinese game of Mah Jongg using the National Mah Jongg League's game card. Players use tiles with special designs to make one of the hands on the card. The first of the four players at the table to use all their tiles calls Mah Jongg. The group meets every Friday at 1:00 PM at a member’s home. Players bring snacks and play lots of Mah Jongg!
MEXICAN TRAIN
MEXICAN TRAIN
Mexican Train is a domino game played according to the domino numbers in a certain order. The person playing all dominoes first is the winner. Challenging and fun. Beginners welcome.
NEEDLEWORK GROUP
NEEDLEWORK GROUP
The Needlework group is a gathering of crafty women who do a variety of handwork for themselves or to donate. The group meets the first and third Mondays in the Quilt Building in Rancho Carlsbad located off El Camino Real just south of College.
PINOCHLE
PINOCHLE
New players welcome. Call the Chair for more information.
THEATRE GROUP
THEATRE GROUP
The Theater Group provides an opportunity for any member to attend live theatrical performances held throughout San Diego County. Performances are chosen at the semi-annual meeting. Often, carpooling and group discounts are available.
TLC QUILTERS
TLC QUILTERS
Over the years, this dynamic group of creative women has donated over four thousand quilts and lap robes to local charities. The current recipients of their love are Camp Pendleton Maternity, Wounded Warriors and Brother Benno. If you wish to help them give back to the community, join them or make a donation of material.
WALKING GROUP
WALKING GROUP
Join the morning wake-up-walk along the beachfront on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 7:30 AM. After the Friday walk, the walkers have breakfast. Meet the group at the parking lot behind Harbor Fish on Carlsbad Boulevard. Walkers of all speeds and conditioning are welcome.