Join an Activity/Interest Group!
As a member of the International Friends Club you can particpate in any or all of our Activity and Interest Groups.
Due to the COVID19 pandemic some Activity/Interest Groups are on hiatus until further notice. Those that can will be holding social gatherings in-person or via Zoom Video Conferencing. Please contact the Activity Leader for more information.
For more details on any of these groups email firstname.lastname@example.org
Parlez-vous français? For more information about the group contact Emmanuelle at
First hike of the season will be on Friday, September 11, then join us every Friday (weather and holidays permitting) at 9:30 am to hike on the beautiful trails of New Jersey in the many National, State, and County Parks we are fortunate enough to have near us! We walk in a different location each week in many areas of New Jersey. We hike different trails that have different challenge levels and hike for 2-3 hours. Currently, as many coffee shops are closed for seating I encourage you to bring a flask of coffee/tea or whatever you drink to enjoy afterwards so we can sit (throw a chair or blanket in the car to sit on) and socialize for a bit after the hike, where we can, and while the weather allows!
The Book Club meets monthly usually at membersʼ homes where we discuss books that reflect our International roots and love of literature. Book club meetings will be held outside while the weather allows, then by Zoom Video. For this season's book list and for more information contact Yoklan at
Out to Lunch Bunch
Are you a lady who likes to lunch? Then come and explore the many wonderful and varied restaurant options in Northern & Central NJ. Details to follow on possible restaurant meet-ups. This group meets up once a month. Contact: Sophie
We only meet three or four times a year, including events that include spouses. We welcome anyone who loves to eat, chat, and enjoys cooking and sharing recipes. Join us whether you are an expert or novice cook, or if you want to try your hand at different cuisines. Lunches, dinners, teas, and cooking classes, should provide us with laughter and great recipes, as well as cooking and shopping tips. Don’t miss out on the Fun!
Are you interested in playing Bridge with your IFC friends? Join us for a friendly game and wonderful time amongst friends! Bridge is a great social card game which is both challenging and enjoyable. We do not currently have a teacher but learners are welcome. Current gatherings are being held by Zoom Video. For more info contact Liz at
Whether you are a native speaker, studied German in high school/college, or lived in Germany for a while and only feel confident to listen rather than speak, please join us for our monthly German conversation. For more information contact Inge at
Any IFC members interested in participating in Japanese conversation and cultural exchange are welcome. Gatherings currently being held by Zoom Video. For more information, contact Leslie at
This fun, informal group meets one Monday a month at the home of one of our members, with our very own art instructor for 2 1/2 hours. Lessons cost $35. Please contact Caroline at if interested.
Walk of the Town!
We meet once a month in a different town in NJ, go on a one-hour walk, explore the town, notice architecture, history, neighborhoods and end up with coffee at a local café. Each group member is welcome to show the group their own town, and share their own favorite spots and coffee places, on one of these walks. In case it's a very small town, it may include a short nature trail close to town, so don't forget to wear comfortable shoes. Contact Barbara or Cynthia at email@example.com.