All of our members are encouraged to join our special interest groups. We meet at various places (individual homes or restaurants) to participate in games and activities that our club sponsors. These special interest groups include book clubs, bridge groups, Bunco groups, canasta, pinochle, poker, Chinese Mahjong, Mexican Train Dominoes, Left-Right-Center and various card games. We also have a “Lunch Bunch” that meets at various restaurants around town to discover new and exciting places to dine, plus a Lunch Ladies Brunch where you can join other GCF ladies for a Sunday Brunch.

Members of Gulf Coast Friends are invited to participate in any or all of these special interest groups. Contact the Special Interest Coordinator to participate these groups or for information on forming a new group.


  • Bunco: A dice game played by 8 to 12 members. Meets at a member’s home or at a restaurant. There are several bunco groups that each meet once a month.

  • Chinese Mahjong meets twice a month, on the first and third Friday.

  • Mexican Train: A game with four or more players using a double twelve set of dominoes. Meets on the first Wednesday of the month.

  • Canasta: We have one regular canasta (first Monday) and two 7's from Hell groups (second Tuesday and fourth Friday)

  • Poker - meets the first Wednesday of the month.

  • Sequence - a card game with a board and chips for three players or three teams, meets the fourth Monday of each month.

  • Left-Right-Center: A dice game that meets the third Friday of the month.

    • Rummikub meets on the 3rd Wednesday of each month.

    • Ladies Day Bridge meets the 3rd Thursday of each month.

    • Lunch Bunch meets on the 4th Wednesday of each month at area restaurants. See the newsletter for monthly location. All members are welcome.