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

Coordinator: Di Sims
3rd Fridays @ 12.00pm

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

MAHJONG GROUP

Coordinator: Pat Nelles 
2nd Wednesdays @ 1.30pm

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

MUSEUM & GALLERY VISITS

Coordinator: Eleanor Kane
4th Thursdays @ 9.00am

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

BOOK CLUB 1

Coordinator: Connie Stewart
3rd Thursdays @ 7.30pm

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

THE CAFE BOOK CLUB

Coordinator: Kathy Seredynska
1st Saturdays @ 9.30am

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

MYSTERY READERS

Coordinator: Pat Bayliss
This group is full

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

PRIZE BOOK CLUB

Coordinator: Bev Symons
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.

 

KNIT GROUP

Coordinator: Pat Bayliss
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.

PURL GROUP

Coordinator: Norah-Jean Perkin
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.

CASUAL DRINKS & CONVERSATION

Coordinator: Nicole Sibanda
Last Saturdays @ 3.00pm

Casual meetup for drinks and conversation at local venues.

CROSS-CULTURAL FRIENDSHIP

Coordinator: Nancy Hallowell Scott
Meetings as arranged

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

QUILTING

Coordinator: Lois Battle
This group is full

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

BRIDGE AT THE QUEENS

Coordinator: Jean Hillen
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.

GOURMET

Coordinator: Cindy Carlson
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.

INDIGENOUS RIGHTS LEARNING GROUP

Coordinator: Lorraine Kuepfer
2nd Wednesdays @ 7.00pm

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