VNC Regular Activities and Special Events
***Note – due to physical-distancing requirements during the Covid-19 pandemic, all VNC-organized activities are suspended until further notice (posted 2020Mar15)***
The Vancouver Newcomers Club meets formally on the first Tuesday of each month for a dinner meeting. Also, we arrange and provide a wide range of VNC activities and special events for our members including movies, book clubs, Vancouver dining, wine tasting, golf, hiking, golf, yoga, knitting, theatre, and so much more.
Our monthly activities include:
An afternoon outing for members to enjoy the cinema together.
Start the week with coffee and great conversation.
Try different lounges, restaurants and wine bars one afternoon a month, from 3:00-5:00 pm.
Good food, good wine and great company, held once a month at a member’s home.
Artistic and social activities or events designed to showcase the heritage and cultural scene of Vancouver.
Saturday Night Live dinners, Pub Nights and Cooks ‘n’ Books provide opportunities to dine out with VNC friends.
Join other members on a fun outing for lunch, usually to an area a little outside downtown Vancouver.
Cooks ‘n’ Books
Join other members with a similar interest in reading and especially food. This book club will feature topics that touch on food and cooking. We will read books and blogs, and watch movies and programs about food and chefs.
A once-a-month get-together to work on your knitting, crocheting or other handwork.
Work Out with Friends
Explore our beautiful city on foot with weekly walks organized by VNC conveners. Other physical activities may include skating, golf and cycling, depending on the season.
Walk, Talk & Coffee
Meet on Saturday mornings for a walk in Stanley Park, followed by coffee in the West End.
VNC conveners also organize special events, such as:
- Vancouver Art Gallery tours
- High tea, various locations
- Okanagan Wine Country weekend
- Bard on the Beach performances
- Harbour Boat cruise and luncheon
- Chinese New Year dinner and tour
- Vancouver Symphony Christmas Concert
- Annual Winter and Spring Fling parties
- Ghostly Gastown Tour
- Weekend in Seattle
- Vancouver Canadians baseball games
New activities and events are often added to our roster.
Once you become a member of VNC you will receive additional information and have access to our monthly calendar showing all newcomers activities and events for the month. You will receive emails and have the opportunity to sign up each month for the activities or events you wish to attend.
If you are interested in participating in one of our activities, please send us an email for more information.