Most of our events are open to members or prospective members. Some are open to the public. Unless an event is open to the public, only members can register online.  If you would like to attend an event and are unable to register online, please contact us.

Upcoming events

    • Sunday, October 22, 2017
    • 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM (CDT)
    • Sonny Acres, West Chicago
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    **PLEASE NOTE: DATE HAS BEEN CHANGED TO SUNDAY OCTOBER 22ND DUE TO WEATHER**

    Come bring your FAMILY to SONNY ACRES for some fun fall activities.

    SONNY ACRES is beautifully decorated with mountainous piles of not only pumpkins, but also a unique variety of specialty squash and gourds.

    Enjoy the farm market, spook shed, costume shop, carnival rides, hayrides and all the Halloween displays and attractions scattered about.   

    Then plan to meet your fellow Newcomers and family from 3:30pm – 4:00pm at the picnic area for complimentary fresh apple/pumpkin donuts & cider (look for the NEWCOMER sign).  All children (12 and under) who attend will get a FREE gourd.  


    Questions?  Contact Brey Doster at brydoster@yahoo.com.

    • Wednesday, October 25, 2017
    • 7:30 PM
    • Prairie Path Books
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    Join us for book club in October. This month's book selection is Roanoke Girls by Amy Engel.

    Questions? Contact wheatonnewcomers@gmail.com. 
    Find out more about the book here: 

    • Monday, November 06, 2017
    • 9:00 AM
    • Saturday, November 11, 2017
    • 7:00 PM
    • 421 Town Square Wheaton

    Please help us support Family Shelter Services and the club, by enjoying a delicious cake from Nothing Bundt Cakes!  30% of proceeds will be donated to Family Shelter Services as well as the Newcomers Club (75% to FSS and 25% to the Newcomers).   You can buy a cake for that week or you can preorder for a future date!  This is a perfect way to support this great cause and get your holiday treats and gifts done early!  ANYONE who mentions Wheaton Newcomers Club or shows the flyer during purchase the week of November 6 will help support our cause. 

    So please share the flyer on Facebook, via email, or print it out to everyone you know!  


    Nothing Bundt Cakes Fundraiser Flyer.pdf

    • Thursday, November 09, 2017
    • 7:30 PM
    • TBD
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    Trade in those stilettos for a pair of cowboy boots and come learn some line dancing moves at our second program of the year sponsored by Carrie Olsen from 31 bags! We will laugh, learn, and dance the night away!

    • Saturday, November 11, 2017
    • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Feed My Starving Children Facility
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    Bring out the family for a great cause. You’ll hand-pack rice, soy, dried vegetables and a nutritionally complete blend of vitamins and minerals into bags which are then sealed, boxed, placed on pallets and shipped to our incredible partners working hard to reach the neediest children around the world.

    Founded in 1987, Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) is a Christian non-profit that provides nutritionally complete meals specifically formulated for malnourished children.

    Their Mission:
    Feeding God’s starving children hungry in body and spirit.

    The minimum age for volunteering is 5 years old. For safety reasons, children under the age of 5 are not allowed to participate in packing sessions.

    Questions? Contact Brey.

    • Thursday, November 16, 2017
    • 7:00 PM
    • Member's Home (will be sent details after registering)
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    Our October Craft n Chat was such a success, we'll hope you'll join us for our  holiday Craft n Chat in November! We're throwing it back this month and making sequined ornaments - you may have seen these on your grandparent's Christmas tree. If you can stick a pin through a sequin, you can do this craft - zero skills required, just your creativity!

    Feel free to bring your favorite drink for the wine/beer raffle and a snack to share. Come hang with us to kick off all your holiday festivities of the season!


    • Tuesday, November 21, 2017
    • 7:30 PM
    • Studio Movie Grill
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    Join us for a movie night! We will see “A Bad Moms Christmas”,  a "MOMedy" (mom comedy) starring Mila Kunis and Kristen Bell. 

    Showtime will be determined the week of the movie, but will be around 730pm at Studio Movie Grill in Wheaton. We will sit in Row H.  You can either buy ahead of time (once the exact time is determined) or wait until the night of the show.

    Feel free to come early and have a drink at the bar! 

    If you have any questions, email: shannonlimjuco@yahoo.com.  

    Purchase your ticket at Studio Movie Grill, tickets are only $5 on Tuesdays. Newcomers also receive a discount that can be used anytime! You can find out more information on our site here: https://wheatonnewcomers.org/discount.partners

    • Wednesday, November 29, 2017
    • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Cosley Zoo
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    Moms and Tots and Family Fun are kicking off the holiday season with tree decorating at Cosley Zoo. Come to decorate and stay for hot chocolate and treats and to see the animals with friends! All ornaments will be provided. 

    Questions? Contact Lesley Stephan-Feinsot 

    • Wednesday, November 29, 2017
    • 7:30 PM
    • Member Home
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    Join us for book club in November. This month's book selection is The People We Hate at the Wedding by Grant Grinder.

    Questions? Contact wheatonnewcomers@gmail.com. 
    Find out more about the book here: 

    • Saturday, December 09, 2017
    • 8:15 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Outreach Community Center, 345 S. President St., Carol Stream IL 60188
    • 9
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    Volunteer with Community Outreach Ministries Christmas Store


    The Christmas Store is a special one-day event held each December for families living near the Outreach Community Center in Carol Stream. Qualifying families can affordably shop for Christmas gifts for their children – at a savings of 75% off retail price. This is a win-win! 

    Purchasing affordable gifts honors parents and grandparents, while proceeds from the store are designated to Outreach Community Center’s case management services, which helps families throughout the year who need financial assistance.  400+ families to shop for more than 1,000 children at this annual event. Without the Christmas Store, many families would be unable to purchase new gifts for their children.


    If you would like to join us, you must register as a volunteer and make sure you put that your Group is "Newcomers Club of Wheaton."

    PRIORITY SIGN-UP ENDS ON OCTOBER 22ND! 

    • Wednesday, December 13, 2017
    • 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
    • Gymnasti Gymnastics
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    Whether you know your little one loves gymnastics or you haven’t had the opportunity to try a gymnastics class yet, you will want to sign up for this fun and free event!

    Classes will start at 10:00am and are available for children ages 2-6. You can sign up for a 30 minute parent/tot class for 2-3 year olds or a 45 minute pre-beginner/beginner class for children ages 3 and up. Sign up to reserve your spot today!

    Please contact Lesley with any questions lesleydstephan@yahoo.com.
    • Thursday, December 14, 2017
    • 7:30 PM
    • Member Home
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    Join us for our annual Cookie Exchange!

    Please plan to make two cookies per person, based on the number of members that attend the cookie exchange. The Monday before the Cookie Exchange, an email will be sent out with a final number of members who will be participating. Please make an additional dozen of cookies to share with the group that evening. 

    Our annual Christmas Cookie Exchange will be sponsored by our member, Shannon, who will give us an overview of some great Christmas buys from Stella and Dot. We will also be doing a white elephant game. Please find something in your home you want to get rid of!

    Questions? Please contact Stacy S.

    • Thursday, January 18, 2018
    • 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    • Member Home
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    Come join the fun for Bunco Night! It is $5 to play, but you could go home a winner (if you win, or lose)! No skills required - don't worry if you have never played before, Bunco is fun and easy to learn. 

    • Wednesday, January 24, 2018
    • 7:30 PM
    • Member Home
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    Join us for book club in November. This month's book selection is The Silent Wife by A.S.A. Harrison.

    Questions? Contact wheatonnewcomers@gmail.com. 
    Find out more about the book by clicking on the book image above. 

    • Wednesday, February 28, 2018
    • 7:30 PM
    • TBD
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    Join us for book club in November. This month's book selection is The Storied Life of A.J. Fikery by Gabrielle Zevin.

    Questions? Contact wheatonnewcomers@gmail.com. 
    Find out more about the book by clicking on the book image above. 


    IF YOU ARE AVAILABLE TO HOST THIS BOOK CLUB, PLEASE LET US KNOW! 

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