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!
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.
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.
Usual Day: 2ndFriday of Month Cost: Cost of own meal
Description: Visit local restaurants for lunch or join group for coffee
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
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
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
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.
Usual Day/Cost: Cost of item cooked
Description: Members decide on theme and each cook item for communal informal meal within the theme
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
Usual Day/Cost: Car-Pooling, Admission
Description: Trips to special events and local happenings of all kinds – visit in the company of others
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 firstname.lastname@example.org if you’d like more information.