Motherhood can be isolating. Having friendships with women who are in a similar season (and zip code) can make such a huge difference. A social life is great for you, and great for your kiddos too! So let's make it a little easier to meet your tribe- Here is a list of social groups, support groups and clubs where other women are looking to connect with you; whether you are a stay-at-home mom, a work-from-home mom, or a go-to-work mom; we have a group of women for you to connect with!
|MOPS & MOMSnext Hickory|
First United Methodist Church, 311 3rd Ave NE
MOPS stands for Mothers of Preschoolers, but we also have a MOMSnext group so we welcome moms with kids of any age! We believe that better moms make a better world and we are committed to making sure every mother knows she’s not alone! We are a group of moms that meet monthly for coffee, Jesus, and friendship. Along with meetings, we also host play dates and moms night out events throughout the year.
What to expect: Breakfast, Speakers and videos, Fellowship, Mentor Interaction, Crafts and Activities, Service Projects, Childcare
Cost to join: $100 for the year (can be payable by semester) which includes international MOPS dues and local dues to cover childcare, supplies, crafts, and speakers.
When: Second Tuesday of each month September through May
Contact: MOPSHickory@gmail.com or message us on Facebook
Mommies & Munchkins
Mommies & Munchkins is a mom & baby focused play group where you will have the space to share stories, build relationships, connect to resources & embrace the eventful journey of motherhood. Come and join with other moms to talk, learn, share & play!
What to expect: Friendship, Crafts, Activities,
|The MOMS Club® of Hickory |
We provides friendship, support, and community to our members and their families. Mostly, we are a fun way to meet other moms! Whether you stay at home full-time, work part-time, or have a home-based business, if you are with your children during the day, we have activities for you and your child. We aren't meant to do this alone! Share the joys and struggles of motherhood with a caring group of fellow moms!
What to expect: Park play dates, Kid crafts, Library story times, Coffee meetups, Field trips, Lunches at kid-friendly restaurants, Moms' Nights Out, Holiday parties with food, activities, and fun, Charity events (we host fundraisers throughout the year to benefit the greater community) AND SO MUCH MORE!
Cost: $20 Annually
When: Multiple events each month, check facebook for more info
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, like us on Facebook
|Lakeview Moms |
4080 N Center St, Hickory, NC 28601
A time for all moms to find friendship, encouragement, and God's heart for motherhood
What to expect: Breakfast, fellowship, childcare
When: 2nd Tuesday 9:30 AM, 4th Monday 5:30 PM
Contact: Lakeview Baptist Church 828-324-8085
|The After Baby Club|
Natural Beginnings Birth and Wellness Center, 1420 Fern Creek Dr, Statesville
The After Baby Club is a place for moms to gather for support and community. Facilitated by the postpartum doulas of For Love of Baby for moms with newborns - 1 year olds
What to expect: Professional guidance, discussion topics including sleep, soothing, time for you, feeding, bonding, playing with your baby.
|MOPS of Dudley Shoals Baptist|
1882 Dudley Shoals Rd, Granite Falls, NC 28630
What to expect: Dinner, Friendship,childcare provided.
When: 1st Tuesday 6 - 8 PM
Contact: Check out the facebook page
|MOPS Mt. Ruhama Baptist|
3273 Mount Ruhama Church Rd, Maiden, NC 28650
What to expect: Fellowship, food, conversations, friendships
Cost: unknown if there are additional dues, MOPS is always free to visit
When: 2nd Tuesday, 6:30 - 8 PM
Contact: Facebook Page
|Hickory Working Moms|
What to expect: Monthly meet ups consisting of play dates, coffee dates, and more; Service Projects, Moms Night Outs, and ongoing facebook group interaction.
Cost: $15 Per semester (Spring and Fall)
When: 2nd Saturday of the month
Contact: Morgan Lea: Morganhlea@gmail.com
|Hickory Moms Book Club|
What to expect: A chance for Moms to get away and enjoy some well-deserved time for themselves. Great reads and conversations, friendships & more.
When: First Friday of the month, 7 PM
Contact: Click Here
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