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  Welcome ... Join the Fun ...

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

 ~ Home Cooking Fun ~ 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.


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. 



Jo and Laura 
Newly Elected Co-Presidents

Shirley and Karin
Outgoing Co-Presidents

Row 1  Outgoing Executive Committee Members 
Row 2  Newly Elected Executive Committee Members for 2018-2019 

Please extend a hearty "Thank you" to our Co-Presidents, Shirley and Karin and to all outgoing leaders.
  And give a warm welcome to all who will be taking on leadership duties for the coming year.

Thank you Shirley and Karin and all who served !



♦♦♦January Luncheon and Monthly Meeting ♦♦♦

January 14, 2019

Location:  Gladchuk Brothers Restaurant 
489 West Patrick Street, Frederick, MD
Time:  Doors open at 11:30 AM
Cost$25.00 (All Inclusive)

Entree Options
Please choose one option when making your reservation.

1.  Chicken Williamsburg topped with Smoked Ham and Melted Muenster Cheese with Mashed Potatoes

2.  Baked Salmon Florentine topped with Cream Sauce and Spinach with Mashed Potatoes

3.  Beef Stroganoff with Noodles

All entrees served with:
~ Vegetable Medley, Small Garden Salad w/ Creamy Vinaigrette Dressing, Fresh Rolls w/ Butter ~
~ Coffee, Tea, Iced Tea ~ 
~ For Dessert: Gladchuck's Famous Homemade Lemon Meringue Pie ~

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****  Your reservation for the January luncheon must be received before Monday, January 7 at 4:00 PM.
Send your RSVP to Michaela and Ellen at e-mail:
Note:  Space is limited to 70 people.  Please reserve early.

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♦♦♦ January Day Away  ~  ♦♦♦

No activity planned for January, 2019 

Autumn Glory at Longwood Gardens

♦♦♦A Special Day Away NOW BOOKING  for Monday, October 7, 2019.
Location:  Longwood Gardens at  
Kennett Square, PA
Cost:  $60.25 per person
Cost includes round trip bus transportation, entry fee for Longwood Gardens and
bus driver gratuity.  Garden tour is self-guided.  Lunch at the Cafe is not included.

We are delighted to announce a bus trip to Longwood Gardens on Monday, October 7, 2019. 
Enjoy the sights and sounds of Longwood Gardens featuring 
"Autumn Colors." 
Indoor and outdoor foliage and fountain displays resonate throughout.
The bus will depart at 8:30 AM and return by 6:00 PM. 
Club members, spouses, family friends and friends are welcome to participate. 
RSVP to Jan at:  Your check for $60.25 is required in advance.
  Your seat will be guaranteed on a first come basis. 
See Friendly Conversations Newsletter for Jan's address and all the details. 
♦♦♦ Friends and Couples Night Out forJanuary  ♦♦♦

BINGO at the American Legion

Wednesday,  January 16, 2019
American Legion Post 11
1450 Taney Avenue, Frederick, MD
Time:  Doors open at 5:00 PM
Food served from 5:00 to 6:45 PM and again at 8:15 PM
An evening of BINGO at the American Legion Post 11in Frederick ... 31 games on offer, something for everyone.
Volunteers at the door will explain the cost and details of all games.
Menu includes Hamburgers, Hot Dogs, Fried Chicken, Fish, Baked Potato, Sandwiches and lots more !
*** RSVP to Monica at by January 15, 2019
See January Friendly Conversations Newsletter for all the details.


♦♦♦ Friends and Couples Night Out for February ♦♦♦

Saturday, February 9, 2019
Theater for a new musical:   First Date
Location: Other Voices Theater
244B  South Jefferson Street, Frederick, MD  (parking is plentiful)
Time: 8:00 PM
Cost:  $18.00 per ticket (senior price)

Enjoy an evening of romantic comedy and song...First Date is a new musical that explores the most
dreaded human endeavor - the blind date when Casey and Aaron are set up on a blind date ...sparks fly - or do they ??
RSVP by January 15 to Peggy at

Special Event .....details coming soon
Tasty Fundraising...will occur during February / Mach, 2019

Dream Dinners Fundraiser Event coming up in February / March.  More details to follow about this tasty opportunity to
help support Blessings in a Backpack.  For a preview, please check website:

Home Cooked  Fun  NEW
Roz and Friends are cooking up a plan for some Home Cooked Fun.
Date:  Saturday, January 12, 2019  at 6:00 PM (or snow date of January 19)  for New Year Lucky Foods
All welcome...Singles and Couples.  Sharing Costs.  BYOB.  See Friendly Conversations Newsletter for all the details   
RSVP by January 6 to Roz at

Hiking Club   NEW
Nancy is leading us to new heights ... hiking, weather permitting, in the woods and on the trails.
Find your hiking boots and have a great time outdoors exploring the beautiful scenery of Maryland !
For more details, please contact Nancy at:


Dates for your Calendar

***  Special Day Away Now Booking for fall .... Monday, October 7, 2019 !!!   
Autumn Glory  at  Longwood Gardens
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Flash From the Past - 20 years Ago
Since 2002, generous monetary and in-kind donations by the New Friends Club have supported our area neighbors via
The  Arc of Frederick County, Cakes for Cause, Community Living, Families of Fort Detrick, Frederick Food Bank,
Heartly House, Meals on Wheels, Mission of Mercy and Toys for Tots.  Kudos !!

If you have any Newsletters and /or Membership Directories prior to 2002, Elaine would love to look at them.    
Elaine Junker, Club Historian.


New Friends Club of Frederick

For more information or to become a member, please contact one of our Club Officers.
Send your e-mail request to Debbie or Sharon.

Debbie, Co-Chair Membership Committee.  Send e-mail to: 
Sharon, Co-Chair Membership Committee.  Send e-mail to:

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