WV Interest Groups

 

WV bannerCFUW West Vancouver Interest Groups provide opportunities for members to meet, pursue common interests and build community and fellowship.

Antique Studies
Usually the 3rd Wednesday in the afternoon.  Speakers include antique dealers, appraisers, restorers, etc.  Members bring items for discussion.

Book Groups:
“4 Books”
2nd Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. Members read an eclectic selection of 10 books. At the June meeting, the reading list is compiled for the following year.

“Hot- off- the- Press”:

The group meets monthly on the first Monday afternoon in the homes of members.  One member reviews the book and leads the discussion. Books are chosen in June of each year with the emphasis on new books,  both fiction and nonfiction.

“Morning Books”:
2nd Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. Discussion around author, personal views of book read and reviews.  The June meeting is a pot-luck lunch where next year’s reading list is planned.

Contessas in the Kitchen
Will meet in member homes where the hostess purchases ingredients for a recipe.  Group will prepare and then taste their culinary efforts. Plan to meet 3 times during the year, alternating with Dames Who Dine.

Dames Who Dine
Usually a  Wednesday evening near the end of the month.  Members will eat dinner in a variety of restaurants on the North Shore, each paying their own bill.  A toonie collection will be taken to fund local charities that support women. ( Alternates months with Contessas in the Kitchen)

Financial Literacy Group
“The Financial Literacy Interest Group meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 2 – 3:30 pm.  Frequent speakers means the date and time can vary. The group discusses a broad range of issues including portfolio management, estate planning, and the financial implications of global issues.

International Studies Group
CFUW, as a whole, has UN and GWI links. Members explore international issues affecting women.  Meets the 4th Tuesday of the month at 7:30 PM.

Issues and Advocacy Group
Issues and Advocacy is designed to keep abreast of issues at the local,provincial  (BC Council) National (CFUW) and International levels  (Graduate Women International) and to inform both clubs of advocacy deemed necessary within the goals  and policies of CFUW. The group also takes the lead in organization of public forums to encourage  discussion and action on the part of attendees.  The Group meets the 2nd Friday of each Month September to June.

Lunching Jaunters
Group members plan varied and interesting field trips or jaunts all over the lower mainland, usually including lunch.

Technology/Web Group
Members meet to exchange information about technology. Discussion topics include computers, the Internet, various new digital hardware, and our website. Meetings are at 7:15 PM Tuesday evenings four or five times throughout the year.

 

Interest and Study Groups are open to all paid up club members.

 

West Vancouver Book Group lists from 2016-17 have been moved to their own page under:WV Book Lists