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

    • Wednesday, November 29, 2017
    • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Cosley Zoo

    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


    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 
    Find out more about the book here

    • Thursday, December 07, 2017
    • 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Charming Charlie, Wheaton Town Square (351 Town Square, Wheaton)

    Please help us support Family Shelter Service by shopping at Charming Charlie! This is a perfect opportunity for you to get some holiday shopping done! You can pop in to shop anytime 4-9pm on Dec 7, appetizers will be served at 7pm to enjoy while you shop.  This is a public event so please share with EVERYONE! Shoppers can show the flyer or simply mention Wheaton Newcomers Club. 10-20% of the proceeds will be donated to our cause (see flyer for details) – 75% Family Shelter Service, 25% Newcomers Club.

    Charming Charlie Flyer.pdf

    Point of Contact for Event: Peg Bicking 630-202-2282

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

    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."


    • Wednesday, December 13, 2017
    • 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
    • Gymnasti Gymnastics

    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
    • Thursday, December 14, 2017
    • 7:30 PM
    • Member Home

    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.

    • Tuesday, December 19, 2017
    • 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Wok'N Fire - 120 E Liberty Dr., Wheaton, IL 60187

    Join us for Happy Hour at Wok'n Fire in Wheaton from 7:30pm-9:00pm

    • Wednesday, January 10, 2018
    • 7:15 PM
    • Hawthorne's Backyard Bar & Grill - 1200 W Hawthorne Lane, West Chicago, IL 60185

    Join us for TRIVIA NIGHT. There are weekly prizes and great specials- $7 domestic pitchers and $10.99 all you can eat wings (the beer special can be shared, but the wing special is per person) 

    We will be there by 7:15pm to grab a table, trivia starts at 8:00pm

    • Thursday, January 18, 2018
    • 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    • Member Home

    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


    Join us for book club in January. This month's book selection is The Silent Wife by A.S.A. Harrison.

    Questions? Contact 
    Find out more about the book by clicking on the book image above. 

    • Wednesday, January 31, 2018
    • 3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Bricks Wood Fired Pizza- 103 E Front St, Wheaton

    Support Family Shelter Services and Wheaton Newcomers Club by taking your family out to dinner! Bricks will donate 15% of proceeds to us for our cause. (75% Family Shelter Services, 25% Wheaton Newcomers Club) Family Shelter Services helps women and children in our community who are escaping domestic abuse.  Please learn more at

    Please use attached flyer when ordering! You can dine in or carry out! Click on the BRICKS LOGO above to view their menu.  This event is open to the public so please share with family and friends!

    Bricks Newcomers Wheaton Fundraiser.pdf

    • Thursday, February 22, 2018
    • 7:00 PM
    • Member Home (Will be sent information after registering)


    Escape the dull days of February with the first Craft n Chat of 2018! We'll be making tiled coasters (a set of 4). The sky's the limit with what you can use to make these: photographs, sheet music, maps, dictionary pages, tissue paper, stickers, sharpies. I'll send an email with suggestions for what registered attendees can bring in case you want yours more personal, but I'll have tons of scrapbook paper on hand, too.

    Feel free to bring a snack to pass and a drink to share! 

    • Wednesday, February 28, 2018
    • 7:30 PM
    • Member Home


    Join us for book club in February. This month's book selection is The Storied Life of A.J. Fikery by Gabrielle Zevin.

    Questions? Contact 
    Find out more about the book by clicking on the book image above. 

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