INTEREST GROUPS

Interest Groups

Interest groups are gatherings of club members who meet regularly to pursue a common interest or try something new. The only requirement for joining an Interest Group is membership in CFUW Stratford.

Interest Groups

2020 – 2021

LUNCH BUNCH

Not currently Meeting

The group meets at a different restaurant each month. Suggestions welcome!

MYSTERY READERS

2nd Thursdays @ 7.30pm

This group is full.

Each month members discuss the work of a chosen mystery genre author.

CASUAL DRINKS & CONVERSATION

2nd Saturdays @ 4.00pm

Virtual meetup for drinks and conversation.

THE CAFE BOOK CLUB

1st Saturdays @ 9.30am

This group is full.

Members meet informally at local cafes to discuss current favourite books.

NATIVE PLANT GARDENING

Not Currently Meeting

Learn about the importance of native plants in home gardens.

 

PRIZE BOOK CLUB

Meetings as arranged

The focus is on reading, and discussing, books short-listed for Canadian Literary Awards, e.g. Giller, GG and Canada Reads. The group also gets together to enjoy the awards events.

 

CROSS-CULTURAL FRIENDSHIP

Meetings as arranged

The group will seek ways to connect with women new to Canada and our community.

INDIGENOUS RIGHTS LEARNING GROUP

1st (in person)and 4th (virtual) Wednesdays @ 7.00pm

Educating ourselves about Indigenous issues through reading, discussion and other learning activities.

MAHJONG GROUP

Not Currently Meeting

MahJong is a tile-based strategy game that originated in China. Come play the Cantonese way!

BOOK CLUB 1

3rd Thursdays @ 7.30pm

Book titles are selected by club members, and the Stratford Library provides a “kit” of books each month.

GOURMET

1st Thursdays  – evenings

This group is full.

The month’s hostess chooses a theme and contributes the main dish. Other members bring additions to the feast, potluck style.

QUILTING

Mondays @ 2pm

This group is full.

Members work on personal projects, and sometimes a group project like last year’s Hobo Quilt.

BRIDGE AT THE QUEENS

Not currently meeting.

The list of regular members is full, but spares are welcome.

Cost: $14 for lunch (including tax & gratuity) and a loony to play.

MUSEUM & GALLERY VISITS

Not currently meeting.

After an organization meeting in the fall, members share responsibilities for arranging outings.  

PURL GROUP

3rd Wednesdays @ 1.30pm

This group is full.

Members enjoy bringing knitting, crocheting or other needlework creations to work on while chatting and sharing tips. Novices welcome!

Similar to the Knit group, just meeting at different times.

KNIT GROUP

Last Thursdays @ 1.30pm

This group is full.

Members enjoy bringing knitting, crocheting or other needlework creations to work on while chatting and sharing tips. Novices welcome!

Similar to the Purl group, just meeting at different times.

BEGINNER BRIDGE

Not currently meeting.

 This group is for people new to Bridge.

 

DUPLICATE BRIDGE

Not currently meeting.

THE FOOD GROUP

Not currently meeting.

Outings as arranged.

Casual dinners at local restaurants.

CREATE A NEW GROUP!

New ideas welcome.  Contact Lorraine Keupfer at

519-305-0218 or lorrainekuepfer@gmail.com with your ideas.