Join New Friends of Kansas City and discover the many opportunities available to its members!   

About New Friends of Kansas City

New Friends of Kansas City was established in 2002 as a social/philanthropic organization for WOMEN wanting to make friends, make memories and make a difference.  Most of our members live in Johnson County Kansas and Jackson County Missouri. Many have relocated to the Kansas City area and are retirement age. The majority of our activities are held during the day with many events offering carpooling for your convenience. Plus, if you are looking for an opportunity to give back to the community with our organized philanthropy events, while developing new friendships, New Friends is the organization for you!

Members of New Friends of Kansas City access our monthly calendar of events and our membership directory by logging onto our secure website. Going online you can select wonderful luncheons programs, socials, shopping, cards/games and so much more in which to participate.  Most activities are free or at a minimal charge.

 Join NFKC now to participate in the activities...

If you’d like to join New Friends, please click on the “Registration” link below. Annual dues are $50 by check or credit card. Our year begins September 1st. Want to try us out before you join? Or it’s late summer? You may participate in 2 events before you join, in addition to coffee at Mug Morning. Ready to join now?

Click here to Join New Friends!

For more information on Membership:

Get to know us first by attending a Mug Morning…

Bring your favorite mug to help start a friendly conversation at our monthly Mug Mornings. Here is an opportunity for members and non-members to meet informally in a member’s home in order to become better acquainted with Board Members, Event Leaders and upcoming activities of New Friends of KC.  Perfect for guests, new members or members who just want to make new friends. Come enjoy a cup of coffee and an accompanying treat for a fun and relaxing morning visiting with your new friends. Guests are always welcome!

The coffees are held the first Tuesday of each month, from 9:30-11:00 in a member’s home. If you would like to attend, please send us an email or contact the person listed below. We'd love to have you join us.

For more information about Mug Morning: 

New Friends of Kansas City 

PO Box 25243 • Overland Park, KS 66225-5243 

NFKC Fun Things To Do....

Events you can register to attend: 

Monthly Luncheons

Open to all New Friends members, the luncheon is held the second Thursday of each month. Come and expand your friendships, have great food and listen to a wonderful program.


The Philanthropic Committee supports Cross-Lines, the designated NFKC charity through specific activities determined by New Friends. On an annual basis, an additional charity is selected to be the recipient of an annual monetary donation.


This group provides members with the opportunity to donate their time/talent to various charitable organizations during the year.

Dining Groups   

New Friends has several dining groups that enjoy the culinary side of life at Kansas City's world-renowned restaurants. We have Ladies Groups that meet for breakfast, lunch, happy hour or dinner, as well as, several Couples Dine Out Groups.

Garden Club  

Find out what grows and thrives in this area, and explore the beautiful parks and gardens of Kansas City.

Roadshow Adventures   

This group hits the road to explore places of interest in and around Kansas City, usually on the fourth Thursday. Past excursions include visiting the Nelson-Atkins Art Gallery, enjoying the Harry S. Truman Museum, or touring the Kansas City Chief's Arrowhead Stadium.


This group meets the first Thursday of each month to travel to small towns within an hour of Kansas City for lunch and great shopping. This activity combines the love of eating out and shopping.  


The whole club likes to get together to meet and mingle for special occasions. We normally have two social events each year. Some past examples include attending a Royals Game, having a Christmas Gathering, a Casino Night and an Oktoberfest Celebration. These events vary from year to year and are always fun with an opportunity to include your partner or other friends.

Ongoing activity groups: 

Book Clubs    

Our Book Clubs are diverse groups of women who really enjoy a good book, a strong cup of coffee, and a very lively discussion.

Cards & Games   

Games offer a wonderful way to meet and get to know new people. New Friends has options for all game fans.  We have small groups that meet to play Bridge, Canasta, Hand and Foot, Bunco, Wright Patterson or National Mah-jongg, Pokeeno, Mexican Train, Pinochle and more. This is a great way to have fun and develop friendships. New members are encouraged to sign up as a sub to existing groups or start a new group. In addition there are several open/drop-in groups.   

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