Meet new people in smaller social settings

Members may participate in any Interest Group by contacting the Interest Group Leader at any time during the Newcomers year. Learn more about the groups below.


Book Club:
Meet at a member’s home every month to discuss the book and enjoy great conversation!
Chantell Gerena


Dining Out:
Do you love food, friends, and going out to eat? Come dine with other Ridgewood foodies at local restaurants!
Sarah Macone
Kate Hlavacek
Alexis Dallara-Marsh


Men’s Sports and Activities Club:
A great way to meet other men who are new to the community.
Jay Hyne


Fitness Club:
Enjoy organized walks, runs, and fitness classes throughout the month.
Melissa Cournoyer
Julia Sharkey Buckley
Nisha Sikder


Playgroups:
Meet local families and children at playgroups that take place during the week and on the weekends.
Alexis Dallara-Marsh


Working Women:
Connect with other working women in the area at monthly dinners.
Tiffany Herklots
Rosana Shifan


Ladies Night Out:
Gather at different local restaurants for spirits and conversation.
Lauren Jester
Catherine Fulton Walsh


Parents of Teens and Tweens:
Ridgewood Newcomers is not just for families with young kids. Join our group and get to know other families with teens and tweens.
Alanna Shevak