Activities & Gatherings

A variety of stimulating Activity Groups are organized by members and for members-only participation.


Coffee Meeting

We meet on the first Wednesday morning of the month to hear an educational presentation and Activity Group announcements. This meeting is open to the public. View Our Monthly Flyer

Monthly Luncheon

Members may reserve a seat for a scrumptious meal at local restaurants on third Thursdays from September to May to meet up with old friends or make new ones.

New Member Get Together

An occasional gathering of new members to learn about the club and meet others. By invitation only.


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.

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. Days and times subject to change.

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 Tuesday of each month at 11:30am. 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.


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.

Happy Hour

Pour a drink of whatever you fancy … anything goes … and join us to meet and chat with other club members. If you like to meet people and express yourself, this is the place to tune in. We are a group of people who are friendly, curious, and love to share stories that, more often than not, demonstrate how we are all connected. The group meets monthly on the second Tuesday at 5:00 p.m. during warm weather months. Join us for some happy hour fun!

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.


New players are welcome for this trick-taking card game played with a 48-card deck.

TLC Quilters

Over the years, this dynamic group of creative women has donated over four thousand quilts and lap robes to local charities. Past recipients of their love are Camp Pendleton Maternity, Wounded Warriors, Women’s Resource Center, and Brother Benno. If you wish to help them give back to the community, join them or make a donation of material.

Book Clubs

On a rotating basis, the multiple 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.


Bunco is an easy and fun dice game with players in groups of four are trying to score points while taking turns rolling three dice in a series of six rounds.

Card & Board Games

Members get together (currently via Zoom and for a break in their week to enjoy some laughter and fun while playing board and card games. Think Uno, Sorry, Whist, Hand & Foot, etc. Beginners and experienced players are welcomed. The group meets once a week on a specific day and it’s a lot of fun!


The group meets twice a month at the Senior Center to play the game originating from the Rummy family. Beginners welcome.

Evening Get Together

Pleasurable evening activities in and around Carlsbad are scheduled for singles and couples.

Garden Group

Those interested in gardens and planting find themselves out and about town on monthly visits to all things potted, planted or grown. Enjoy gardens, nurseries and discussion afterwards at lunch.

Mah Jongg

This 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 her tiles calls Mah Jongg. The group meets every Friday at 1:00 PM.

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.

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.

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.