CFUW MILTON & DISTRICT INTEREST GROUPS

Download our current club brochure here.
We would love to have you join us for a monthly 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 [email protected] and get involved.

Avid Readers – Book Exchange

Usual Day:  No Meetings
Costs:  ~$30
Description:  We collect the suggested titles of recently released books from everyone in the group and exchange books on the first of each month. The cost is the average cost of all books, and at the end of the rotation your chosen book returns to you!


Bridge – Kitchen Bridge for Beginners Bridge

Usual Day:  Thursday evenings (except for the first Thursday of the month)
Costs:  No cost
Description:  Our Beginner’s Bridge group is for members who wished to learn to play bridge.


Bridge – Ladies Bridge

Usual Day:  Alternate Tuesday nights @ 7:00 p.m.
Costs:  $1
Description:  Our bridge group is friendly and we attempt to improve our game without being competitive.  We have fun and support each other!!


Couples Gourmet

Usual Day:  3-4 times per year, usually on a Saturday evening
Cost:  dependent on the course and number of couples in the group
Description:  Each Couples Gourmet group is made up of 2-4 couples who enjoy cooking and sharing their food experiences with others.  The group meets 3-4 times per year, usually on a Saturday evening, with each couple hosting one dinner.  The host/hostess plans the menu and assigns courses (and supporting beverages) to the couples in the group.  Cost will vary depending on the course and the number of couples in the group.


Euchre

Usual Day:  Day and time to be arranged after members sign up
Costs:  No cost
Description:  Online euchre is a new Special Interest Group for 2020-21!  We will play using Trickstercards.com; if there is enough interest, we will have a daytime and evening group.  Players of all skill levels are welcome!!


Forces of Nature

Usual Day:  Bi-monthly, on a weekend afternoon
Cost:  The cost of a cup of coffee
Description:  Members get together at a local coffee shop, followed by venturing into the community to tackle a different project each time, to improve our environment.  Activities include park clean-ups, participation in the town’s Milton Good Neighbours Day event, and other ideas posed by the group.


Supper Club

Usual Day/Cost: Cost of item cooked
Description: Members take turns hosting; they decide on theme and each cook an item or course for a communal, informal meal within the theme.


Globe Trotters

Usual Day:  One evening per month (to be determined by group)
Cost:  No cost
Description:  group members take turns presenting a series of slides or a PowerPoint presentation describing their amazing travel adventures!  Questions and comments are numerous.  Upcoming presentations include New Orleans; Darwin, Australia; California, and Kenya/Tanzania.  Our primary purpose is to learn more about the beautiful and diverse world we live in!


Hiking

Usual Day:  Wednesday mornings, approximately 1.5 – 2 hour duration
Cost:  Hiking in Halton Conservation Areas requires registration (and payment for non-members). While it seems possible to register up to 8 people, it is recommended for each hiker to register themselves.
Description:  Walking/Hiking on local trails.  Hikes usually take place on Wednesday mornings for approximately 1.5-2 hours in duration with occasional hikes that may be longer and perhaps are followed by lunch (dependent on individual comfort level and restaurant availability).  Kindly indicate whether you have a Halton Conservation or Bruce Trail membership and whether you are a senior, in case we need to register on your behalf.


Lunch Bunch

Usual Day:  Monthly, meeting at noon, varying the weekdays to suit the members’ schedules
Cost:  Cost of own meal
Description:  An opportunity for friendly conversation and good food while supporting local businesses.  A different restaurant is chosen each month.


Monday Walkers

Usual Day:  Mondays @ 6:30 p.m.
Cost:  No cost.
Description:  Meet up each week to catch up with one another while taking a walk around town!


Thrifters

Usual Day:  Monthly, on weekdays, and the days of the week vary to suit the group
Cost:  The cost of a cup of coffee & a snack
Description:  This group is for people who enjoy finding inexpensive, unexpected treasures from small to large. We meet between 9 & 10 a.m. at a predetermined location, and visit local shops, taking a snack break and often continue on for lunch at the end. Members are responsible for their own travel arrangements and/or carpool.


Wine Tasters

Usual Day:  4 meetings between October and May
Cost:  shared cost of the evening’s wine
Description:  An evening of tasting and discussing wines, often with a theme for the evening.  Hosted at different members’ houses, plus an annual dinner when our members partner with the Supper Club to create an evening of dining and wine pairings.


Words with Friends

Usual Day:  Every day is Scrabble day!
Cost:  None
Description:  Members of the club download the “Words with Friends 2” app on their mobile device and challenge one another to games of one-on-one Scrabble.  No cost, flexible time commitment, and lots of opportunities to flex your lexicon!

COMMITTEES


Advocacy

Meeting Frequency:  As needed, determined by committee members.
Cost:  None
Description:  Advocacy takes an active role in fighting for the rights of women and girls, social justice, the environment and more.  This year we are looking at a Candlelight Vigil on the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, our fifth annual International Women’s Day march and action to improve long term care residences.  We welcome members who wish to make a difference to join us! 


Scholarship

Meeting Frequency:  As needed, determined by committee members.
Cost:  None
Description:  Promoting the continuing education of women and girls, the Scholarship Committee is responsible for assessing all qualified applications from local high school graduates and mature women returning to their post-secondary education and determining the successful recipients of our Annual Scholarship Awards.

Thinking you’d like to come out to one of our interest groups?
Please feel free to email us at [email protected] if you’d like more information.

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