Interest Groups for Members

Whether you are new to Gallatin County or have lived here for years, GVNC provides an opportunity to make new, longtime friends through fun-filled activities.  Joining an Interest Group is fun and you get a chance to visit with others in informal settings of your choice.  This is an important part of our organization, as it allows us to get to know others with our same interests.   Join as many as you like — it is a great way to meet new friends and keep in touch with current friends.


Interest Group Fair 

GVNC holds our Interest Groups Fair at the September luncheon – our Fall kickoff to a busy fall and winter season as we begin to get ready for our main charity event, the Charity Auction, Luncheon and Bake Sale.  As a member of GVNC, attending the Interest Groups Fair allows everyone to explore new and current interests and to join a group they haven’t tried before.

Interest Groups

For details on each group, meetings times and places, and contact information, members can go to our Members page to login.  

Alpine Skiing – Meets weekly at Bridger Bowl, during the snow season.

Book Clubs – GVNC hosts a variety of book clubs which are reading and discussion gatherings.  These meet monthly and the places and times, and subjects vary.

Bowling – Bowling With A Partner meets every two weeks.  Time to be determined by those involved.

Bridge – Currently there are several bridge groups that play once a month in addition to a ladies’ marathon group of ten pairs.

Bunco — An easy and fun Dice game. Dates and times are determined by those playing.

Community Service – 

Country  Line Dancing – Group meets every Friday morning in a member’s home.  

Cross Country Skiing – Enjoy cross country skiing – times and places are determined by those involved.

Excursions – These are day trips to various venues in the area or surrounding towns, usually on the  second Tuesday featuring – a tour to an area business or museum and then no-host lunch at an area restaurant.

Games/Cards -This group plays Canasta, Scrabble, board games, you name it.  

Golf – Our golf group meets at the Bridger Creek Golf Course from June to October, or until the snow comes. It is for mid-level golfers who know the game and golf etiquette.  Golf is not taught but we can recommend golf pros to work with.

Gourmet Group – This group is for couples and singles who enjoy getting together for gourmet meals.  Hosted in members’ homes, the times and places are determined by those involved.  

Hiking –  Members meet at various venues for weekly shorter half day hikes.

Knitting –  Knitting group usually meets at a coffee shop twice a month.

Lunch Bunch – All members are welcome to join us for casual no-host lunch on the third Friday of the month – September through May at various restaurants around the Gallatin Valley.  

Mah Jongg – This is a Chinese tile game that is not hard to learn, but does have some strategy involved.  This is a fun game and hosted in a member’s home may last most of the afternoon.

Movie Lovers – If you enjoy going to the movies, this group gets together twice a month, depending on which movies are being shown at the cinema. 

Pinochle – We meet once a month and anyone who would like to learn to play is welcome.  It is hosted by volunteers in their homes.

We also have liaisons to other groups in the community, such as the Bozeman and Belgrade Garden Clubs.

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