CFUW MILTON & DISTRICT INTEREST GROUPS
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We would love to have you join us for a monthly meeting, an outing or Special Interest Group.
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org and get involved.
Avid Readers – Book Exchange
Usual Day: No Meetings
Description: We exchange books at the first of each month, starting in either December or January, depending on the number of people signed up. We collect the suggested titles of recently released books from everyone by the end of October, to purchase in early November. This allows us access to 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/Cost: Car-Pooling, Admission
Description: Trips to special events and local happenings of all kinds – visit in the company of others!
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.
Usual Day/Cost: Car-pooling & Admission
Description: Walking/Hiking on local trails. (Please indicate whether you are most interested in weekend or weekday activities)
Usual Day: Alternate Tuesday nights at 7 at member’s homes.
Description: Our bridge group is friendly and we attempt to improve our game without being competitive. 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: 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.
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.
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.
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!
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!