Special Interest Groups

Get connected with others who share the same interests.

Military Spouses of Newport is pleased to be a referral source for the following special interest groups:


Aquidneck Island Moms Meetup: Jordan McVeigh

Aquidneck Island Moms Meetup Group is a place to find out about kid friendly activities in the area, meetup with other moms and plan play dates.

In Gear Career:  Dijonna Wagner

In Gear Career is a free worldwide professional network, designed to promote and advance employment, career development, and networking opportunities for military spouses. Military spouses of all branches, active duty and reserve, gold star, and international partners are welcome.

Itty Bittys in the City of Newport, Middletown & Portsmouth: Angela Majtan

IBITC is a social club for active and fun moms looking to cultivate friendships in a positive environment for themselves and their kids. Playdates are organized Monday-Friday. Visit IBITC on Facebook.

Book Club:

  •  Patricia Poirrier  (1st Wednesday of each month)                          

BuncoAmanda Krivacs

BUNCO is a game of dice rolling.  You pay $5 to play and prizes are awarded to the most wins, most BUNCO's, etc.  Everyone brings an appetizer to share, some months it may be based on a theme, i.e. Halloween, Valentine's or Super Bowl.  We try to meet at the Upper Greene Lane Community Center.

Knitting/Crochet (Fiber Therapy)Kathleen Woodhouse

Fiber Therapy has been meeting for 10 years! Join us on Wednesday nights at the Middletown Library (700 East Main Rd.) from 6:30-8:00 pm. We are a drop in group which means we are not strict about the time you arrive or leave. We are there to work on various craft projects and to help with stumbling blocks in your project and support anyone who wants to learn the craft we are doing. We like to enjoy each others company as well. You are most welcome to come join us. Please ask for Kathleen Woodhouse.

MahjongCaroline Medley (Thursdays 9:30am - 12pm)

Mahjong is a Chinese game of skill, strategy, and calculation. Researchers have developed a form of healing with Mahjong as they believe that playing the game is beneficial for individuals suffering from dementia, cognitive and memory difficulties.

Meals for New Moms:Christina Peterson



Home SchoolingMelissa Robb




 If you are interested in establishing a new Special Interest Group, please contact the Military Spouses of Newport President.



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