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.
CFUW STRATFORD INTEREST GROUPS 2017-2018
Interest Group Leader Meeting Time
BOOK CLUB 1 Louise McColl 3rd Thursdays at 7:30 p.m.
BOOK CLUB 2 Sylvia Wright 2nd Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m.
BOOK CLUB 3 Sue Butler 1st Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m.
MYSTERY READERS Pat Bayliss 2nd Thursdays at 7:30 p.m.
For the above clubs, once book titles have been selected by club members, the Stratford Library provides a “kit” of books to each club each month. Members take turns hosting & chairing.
BRIDGE at the QUEEN’S Nancy Dunn 1st Thursdays at 12:00 p.m.
Costs include $14.00 for lunch (including tax & gratuity) plus a loony to play.
BRIDGE BASICS Holly Barkman 1st, 2nd & 4th Wednesdays at 2:00 p.m.
This is a learning course for new players and also for those wishing to update their skills to be compatible with current American Standard/Audrey Grant systems.
FRENCH CONVERSATION Margaret Willmer 2nd Thursdays at noon
Brush up your French over lunch at a restaurant.
GOURMET GROUP I Cindy Carlson 1st Thursday evenings
GOURMET GROUP II Trudy Groothuis as arranged
The month’s hostess chooses a theme and contributes the main dish. Other members bring additions to the feast, pot-luck style.
JAZZ LOVERS Jane Cook as arranged
Members plan outings to hear Jazz bands both in and out of town.
LUNCH BUNCH Di Sims 3rd Fridays at noon
The group meets at a different restaurant each month. Di welcomes suggestions!
KNIT GROUP Pat Bayliss Last Thursdays at 1:30 p.m.
PURL GROUP Norah Jean Perkin 3rd Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m.
These two groups are similar, just meeting at different times. Members enjoy bringing knitting, crocheting or other needlework creations to work on while chatting and sharing tips. Novices, don’t be shy about signing up – help is at hand!
MAHJONG Pat Nelles 2nd Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m.
MahJong is a tile-based strategy game that originated in China. Come play the Cantonese way!
MOVIE NIGHTS Sylvia Wright as arranged
Sylvia emails members about upcoming showings of fine films.
MUSEUM & GALLERY VISITS Eleanor Kane as arranged
Members share responsibilities for arranging outings.
QUILTING Lois Battle Weekly Mondays at 2 p.m.
Members work on personal projects, and sometimes a group project, e.g. last year’s Hobo Quilt. Inexperienced, “would-be” quilters are welcome!
• New ideas welcome! Email Jane Cook, Interest Group Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org