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Upcoming Events
Upcoming Events

We Welcome Newcomers to the 
Chapel Hill, Durham, 
Pittsboro, Carrboro

and Hillsborough Areas






Are you new to the area and want to make new friends?

Moving to a new area means leaving old friends and connections behind. The workplace and the connections you made through schools were probably excellent places to make friends. The Newcomers Club of Greater Chapel Hill is here to help you find new friends and connect you to your new community.

Our Newcomers Club is an organization that facilitates a variety of social activities and interest groups that will allow you to find people who share your enthusiasms, whether hiking or wine tasting, dinner groups or book clubs, discussions or games. There is something here for everyone.

If you are new to the Greater Chapel Hill area (Chapel Hill, Carrboro, Durham, Pittsboro, Hillsborough) in the last three years, give us a look. Members have five full years of participation in the club, an ample amount of time to build a new network of friends to last a lifetime. The Newcomers Club is a welcoming group to all.

And----as seen below, you can try out our activities via a "Test Drive".



Try our TEST DRIVE PROGRAM for Prospective Members

In addition to being able to attend Meet and Greets, as a prospective member, you can now try out one activity before joining Newcomers.

  1. Check our exciting activities on Newcomers Calendar.
  2. Decide which Blue or Orange club activity you would like to attend.
  3. Email your choice to our Activities Coordinator at
  4. You will receive an email back within 48 hours and you are on your way to joining us for book club, a hike, a lunch, your choice.  Note: If the activity has limited enrollment, members will have priority.
  5. If you decide to join, please click on the "Membership" tab above and then select the "Sign Up-Read Me First" line.  This will provide you with detailed instructions for joining.  You can print this page to guide you through the process.




Interested in learning more about the Newcomers Club?
Join us for our next Meet and Greet meeting
Monday, November 5, 2018
Carolina Inn - Crossroads Bar
211 Pittsboro Street Chapel Hill, 27516
    5:30 to 7:00 p.m.  

Prospective members welcome.
Please Note: If the first Monday falls on a holiday, the Meet and Greet may be rescheduled. Check the calendar for details.