Madison Newcomers & New Friends is a women's social group that has been active in the Madison area since the early 1970's. Whether you are new to the area or have been here for years, Madison Newcomers & New Friends is a great place to meet other women in the community and form friendships that can last a lifetime! Newcomers is also a great organization for women who have recently gone though any major life changes, besides just moving into the area. We welcome all women looking for a fun social group.

Please note that this is a women-only group.

How is Newcomers different from other groups on Meetup.com?

We are a long standing organization for over 40 years in the Madison area. We are not a traditional Meetup.com group. We simply use Meetup as a tool to recruit new members, easy communication and a posting of our events. We charge yearly dues of $12 - just a dollar a month for a year of fun events!

Why do we charge dues?

For the equivalent of just $1 a month, your member dues help to cover the cost of running the Meetup site. We also cover all or part of the cost of some events throughout the year like our book club's annual book giveaway and seasonal group picnics and welcoming events. Finally, part of our income goes back into the community though different volunteer events held throughout the year.

Can I try out the club before paying dues?

We allow interested women to join as a Guest for free for one month so that they can try out one or two events and meet some of the members before deciding if this is a group they want to belong to.

What types of events do we have?

We offer a wide variety of events, including Game Night, Team Trivia, Book Club, Dining Group, Movie Nights/Afternoons, Coffee get-togethers and a variety of volunteer opportunities. We are always looking for new ideas of fun events to do.

We're 52 Members

New members must be approved by the Organizer

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Upcoming Meetups

  • Sunday, October 26, 2014 12:00 PM

    Corn Maze!

    10 Members attending
  • Monday, October 27, 2014 9:00 AM

    Come Join Me For Coffee and Conversation

    1 Members attending
  • Thursday, October 30, 2014 6:00 PM

    Join us for dinner and conversation!

    3 Members attending
  • Tuesday, November 4, 2014 7:00 PM

    Board Meeting

    6 Members attending
  • Wednesday, November 19, 2014 7:15 PM

    Team Trivia -- November

    6 Members attending
  • Tuesday, November 25, 2014 6:00 PM

    Newcomers and Friends Social!

    3 Members attending
  • Tuesday, December 2, 2014 7:00 PM

    Board Meeting

    3 Members attending
  • Wednesday, December 10, 2014 7:00 PM

    Book Club--Attachments by Rainbow Rowell

    6 Members attending
  • Wednesday, January 28, 2015 7:00 PM

    Book Club--The Physick Book Of Deliverance Dane by Katherine Howe

    2 Members attending
  • Wednesday, February 25, 2015 7:00 PM

    Book Club

    1 Members attending
  • Wednesday, March 25, 2015 7:00 PM

    Book Club

    1 Members attending
  • Wednesday, April 22, 2015 7:00 PM

    Book Club

    1 Members attending
  • Wednesday, May 27, 2015 7:00 PM

    Book Club

    1 Members attending
  • Wednesday, June 24, 2015 7:00 PM

    Book Club

    1 Members attending
  • Wednesday, July 22, 2015 7:00 PM

    Book Club

    1 Members attending
  • Wednesday, August 26, 2015 7:00 PM

    Book Club

    1 Members attending
  • Wednesday, September 23, 2015 7:00 PM

    Book Club

    1 Members attending
 

Your organizer's refund policy for Madison Newcomers and New Friends

Your organizer will refund you if:

  • If you attend an event within one month of joining and you are no longer interested in Madison Newcomers, you can request a refund and receive a full refund if you have already paid your dues.
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Founded Apr 11, 2009
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Organizers:

Newcomers Facilitator­, Jackie A., Jen Eggleston, Lynn G
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Membership dues

$12.00 yearly

This covers: Dues cover meetup.com fees and group events like book giveaway & charity events

Payment is accepted using:

  • PayPal
  • Cash or check - “To pay by check please fill out the membership form in the files tab and mail check with form to our president.

Your organizer will refund you if:

  • If you attend an event within one month of joining and you are no longer interested in Madison Newcomers, you can request a refund and receive a full refund if you have already paid your dues.

Our Sponsors

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    $45/year non-members, $30/year for members.

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We just grab a coffee and speak French. Some people have been coming every week for months... it creates a kind of warmth to the group.

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