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Welcome to New Friends Club of Frederick, Maryland

Whether you are new to Frederick or entering a new stage in life and looking for something exciting to do, New Friends of Frederick offers an open door to making new friends and finding activities to enjoy. 

New Friends of Frederick is primarily a social group.  Promoting friendship is our goal.  We also support humanitarian projects in the Frederick, Maryland community through our annual fundraisers where all proceeds are donated to a local charity. 


  Welcome ... Join the Fun ...

Breakfast Club ~  Bunco ~ Coffee Talk at Wegmans ~ Book Groups ~ Couples and Friends Night Out ~ Day Away ~

 ~ Golf with New Friends ~ Happy Hour ~ Let's Do Lunch and a Movie ~ MahJong ~ Needlecrafters  ~ And much more.

    If you are interested in New Friends Club of Frederick, you may attend any two activities as a guest before joining.

Important Dates for December and Later

♦♦♦ December Luncheon and Monthly Meeting ~~ Tuesday, December 13, 2016 ♦♦♦

Time:  Doors Open at 11:30 AM

Location:  Homewood
7407 Willow Road, Frederick, Maryland
Cost:  $18.00 (All Inclusive)

RSVP  Required by or before Tuesday, December 6 at 4:00 PM

Send your RSVP to Alice at email:     ***Note new email address for reservations ***


Baked Ham ~ Roast Turkey
Mashed Potatoes / Gravy ~ Homestyle Stuffing 
Sauerkraut ~ Country Style Green Beans
Tossed Salad ~ Rolls / Butter
 Pumpkin Pie ~ Chocolate Cake w Peanut Butter Icing ~ Pumpkin Spice Cake
Coffee ~ Tea ~ Iced Tea
Vegetarian Entree Available on Request
Cash Bar for Wine ~ $5.00 per Glass


***Secret Santa Gift Exchange ***

For the December Luncheon, we will have a Secret Santa gift exchange with New Friends seated at your table.  

Suggested cost is $10.00.  Please wrap your gift ... Festive ... Fabulous ... Fun!!

 *** Toys for Tots ... Representatives from the U.S. Marine Corp will be with us for the December luncheon
on behalf of Toys for Tots.  Please consider donating a toy for a child.  The gift(s) that you bring should be unwrapped
Thank you !!

***  New Member Autumn Luncheon ***

New members, Executive Board and Activity Leaders enjoyed lunch and a beautiful afternoon recently.


*** December Day Away***

Weinberg Center for the Arts
Frederick, Maryland

Silent Film " The Strong Man"
Date:  Friday, December 23

Time:  5:30 PM ... Dinner at Isabella's prior to the movie. 
7:30 PM....Movie Begins
Cost:  $5.00 plus cost of dinner

Celebrate the 90th anniversary of our town's landmark theater with the 1926 film that screened on opening night,
featuring live accompaniment on the mighty Wurlitzer organ !!  Doors to the auditorium open at 7:00 with open seating. 
Cash bar and popcorn are sold in the lobby.  Movie starts at 7:30 PM and is 75 minutes long.

RSVP to Jan at and mail your check for for $5.00 to Jan before December 18. 
See Friendly Conversations Newsletter for Jan's address and all the details.


*** January Day Away ***

Mexicali Cantina Restaurant and Terrace Lanes Bowling

Date:  Thursday, January 12, 2017
Tme:  11:30 AM ...Meet at Mexicali Cantina Restaurant for lunch.  Separate checks.
1:00 PM ... Bowling at Terrace Lanes

Celebrate the New Year with lunch and bowling.  Lunch at Mexicali Restaurant on West Patrick Street
then cross the street to Terrace Lanes for Bowling and Dessert.   Senior rate for bowlers is $2.00.
RSVP by Friday, January 6 to Jan at


 *** December Out for Tea ***

High Tea at The Coach and Horses Tea Room
949 Cedar Creek Grade, Winchester, Virginia  Phone:  540-232-7390

Date:  Thursday, December 15

Time:  11:00 AM

Cost:  Select either the  George Washington (All inclusive)  at $35.45 or the  Ben Franklin (All inclusive)  at $32.88

Traveling to Winchester, Virginia for a special treat at The Coach and Horses Tea Room offering
two wonderful optionsfor lunch and many tea selections.  Check their website:
to view the tea selections and more information about their sweets and treats.

RSVP by sending your check to Marge, our hostess for this event.   All checks must be received by November 30, 2016.
See Friendly Conversations Newsletter for Marge's address and complete details. 


*** December Couples and Friends Night Out ***

LaStella / New York  J & P  Italian Restaurant
6103 Spring Ridge Parkway, Frederick, Maryland

Date:  Tuesday, December 6

Time:  6:00 PM for Cocktails and 6:45 PM for Dinner

Cost:  $25.00 per person (All Inclusive)
Please join us for our Italian International Dinner at LaStella / New York J & Ps
Choice of Entrees include Spaghetti Castellano; Shrimp and Crab over Angel Hair Pasta or Chicken Piccata plus Salad and Dessert.
Discounted price for Wine and Separate checks.
See menu details in the Friendly Conversations Newsletter.

RSVP to Mary Ellen by December 3:

New Year's Eve Couple and Friends Night Out

New Year's Eve Gala at The Heritage Hills Hotel
2700 Mt. Rose Avenue, York, PA 17402
Date:  December 31, 2016

Time:  Doors Open at 7:00 PM ~   Dinner at 7:30 PM ~  Dancing to Live Music begins at 9:00 PM

Cost:  $76.50 per person for Dinner, Dance and Champagne Toast
Dance only at 9:00 PM is $36.00 per person.
Ring in the New Year with friends, dinner and dancing to music of the Gettysburg Big Band Orchestra ... Ballroom, Swing and Latin music. 
All are welcome ...Singles, Couples, Dancers, Listeners ... New Friends Club members and Friends.

See Friendly Conversations Newsletter for Dinner Menu Options, details for the evening and
information for hotels if you would like to reserve overnight accommodation.

  For any questions that you may have, please send an email to Laura at
Please place your RSVP directly with Vera Kywa as described in the Newsletter.

RSVP is required  ~~~ Dress is Black Tie Optional


Dates for your Calendar
♦♦ Tuesday, January 10, 2017:  Book Fair at January's Luncheon Meeting.  Bring your books....Buy some new some new ones !!
♦♦ Saturday, March 25, 2017:  Fashion Show and Auction at Dutch's Daughter ...Our Major Fundraiser ... Save the Date...Tell your friends.
Volunteers Needed !!!   Auction Items Needed !!!    Contact Shirley for details:

Executive Committee

At the June Luncheon meeting, outgoing member of the Executive Committee
were recognized  for their service over the last two years.  (Photo Left)
Newly elected Executive Committee members were inducted into their offices.  (Photo Right)

"Friends are those rare people who ask how we are and then wait to hear the answer."  Ed Cunningham

New Friends Club of Frederick

For more information about New Friends Club of Frederick or to become a member, please contact one of our Club Officers:

Laura, Co-Chair Membership Committee:
Culleen, Co-Chair Membership Committee: