CFUW Milton Activities

Milton & District Activities 2016-2017

Our 2016-2017 Brochure is available – and you can download it here or click the image on the left.

We would love to have you join us for a weekly meeting, an outing or Special Interest Group.

Why join?

– Be involved with your community
– Network with other interesting women
– Expand your interests
– Hear speakers on a variety of issues relevant to you, your family and your community
– Be part of a national group that fosters education and lifelong learning
– Explore our wide variety of special interest groups
– Make good friends. Have good times.

Where else can you do all of this in one organization?

Get in touch at cfuwmilton@hotmail.com and get involved.

CFUW Milton & District Special Interest Groups

Avid Readers – Book Exchange

Usual Day: No Meetings Costs: $30

Description: We exchange books at the first of each month, starting in either December or January, (depending on the number of people signed up). I collect titles – which MUST be of recently released books  (most will be Hard-cover or Trade paperbacks , from everyone by the end of October, to purchase in early November (because then we can access the recent releases). The cost is the average cost of all books, usually around $ 28.00. At the end of the rotation your chosen book returns to you!


Ladies Bridge

Usual Day: Alternate Tuesday nights at 7 at member’s homes. Costs: $1

Description: Our bridge group is friendly and we attempt to improve our game without being competitive. We meet There are usually two tables, and if we don’t talk too much we play at least 16 hands.  We contribute a loonie in for the evening which we either use as prize money or donate to a good cause. We have fun and support each other.


Couples Bridge

Usual Day: Time/date are decided by the members.  Costs: $2

Description: Couples (Spouses included too!) who know bridge are welcome to join.  We are not experts but like to play and have fun. We usually donate a toonie which is kept in the kitty so that we can all go out for dinner during the year. Once we know how many couples would like to play, we will organize the group.


Lunch Bunch

Usual Day: 2nd Friday of Month Cost:  Cost of own meal

Description:  Visit local restaurants for lunch or join group for coffee


Tuesday Movies

Usual Day: Tuesday  monthly Cost: Movie ticket

Description: In Milton, Usually 2nd or 4th Tuesday. List of group members circulated so if you want to see a particular movie- you can get a “date” to go with you OR Wednesday night at the Milton Arts Centre


Wine Tasting

Usual Day:  4 meetings Cost:  share cost of wine

Description: At members houses -themed tastings plus annual dinner when members partner up to  bring food and pair with wine


Memoir Writing

Usual Day:  Sundays Monthly  Costs: None

Description: Meet at members house on rotation and pick topic(s) for next session, write to topic and read at next meeting


Scrabble

Usual Day/Cost Refreshments

Description: Everyone who signs up takes an evening to host it at their house, send out a reminder a week in advance, and ensures that they have a Scrabble board(s). We usually play once a month, so if we don’t get 8 -10 members, we may take two evenings each.


Supper Club

Usual Day/Cost: Cost of item cooked

Description: Members decide on theme and each cook item for communal informal meal within the theme


Hiking

Usual Day/Cost Car-pooling & Admission

Description:  Walking/ Hiking on local trails. (Please indicate whether you are most interested in weekend or weekday activities)


ADVOCACY COMMITTEE ( Note: a subcommittee of Executive)

Usual Day/Cost. Frequency depends on issues

Description: Considers, researches and presents to membership concerns local, provincial or national that are in keeping with the purpose and goals of CFUW; promotes advancement of women by developing and supporting social, political, cultural and economic strategies to achieve gender equality, assists Club with process of Annual Resolutions prior to National AGM, initiates further actions such as meeting with elected officials and other organizations for advocacy actions


Day-trippers

Usual Day/Cost: Car-Pooling, Admission

Description:  Trips to special events and local happenings of all kinds – visit in the company of others


Art Jaunts

Description: Visits to events of interest as decided by group members. Requires admission costs


Along for the Ride

Description:  Group to meet and share stories and slides/videos of recent trips – details to be set up by group

 

Thinking you’d like to come out to one of our interest groups?  Please feel free to email us at cfuwmilton@hotmail.com if you’d like more information.

CFUW Milton & District Events: