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

2019 – 2020

LUNCH BUNCH

3rd Fridays @ 12.00pm

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

MYSTERY READERS

2nd Thursdays @ 7.30pm

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

CASUAL DRINKS & CONVERSATION

Last Saturdays @ 3.00pm

Casual drop-in meetup for drinks and conversation at The Mill Stone.

THE CAFE BOOK CLUB

1st Saturdays @ 9.30am

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

NATIVE PLANT GARDENING

3rd Tuesdays @ 7pm

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

3rd Wednesdays @ 7.00pm

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

MAHJONG GROUP

2nd Wednesdays @ 1.30pm

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

1st Thursdays @ 12.00pm

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

4th Wednesdays @ 9.00am

This group is full.

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

PURL GROUP

3rd Wednesdays @ 1.30pm

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

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

1st & 3rd Wednesdays @ 2.00pm

 This group is for people new to Bridge.

 

DUPLICATE BRIDGE

4th Thursdays @ 1pm

Starting in January

THE FOOD GROUP

Outings as arranged.

Casual dinners at local restaurants.

TRAVEL GROUP

To be confirmed.