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CFUW West Vancouver meets the 3rd Monday of the month from September to May.
Meetings begin at 7:00 pm. Currently, we host hybrid meetings. The in-person session is held at the Westerleigh Parc Education Centre, 2225 Marine Drive, West Vancouver. Or if you choose to Zoom – email cfuw.westvan@gmail.com to register.

Prospective members and guests always welcome.

Programme for 2021-22

Tuesday, September 22, 2021 – Kick Off, Awards and Interest group signup.

October 18, 2021 – Future of Travel – Our speakers will be Christine Bourquin and Scarlett Hiller, Cruise and Vacation Consultants with Expedia Cruises. Christine will present a brief overview of the travel industry itself, the challenges ahead, upcoming trends, and what might appeal most to Canadian travellers, both conservative and more adventurous, followed by a 15 minute question period fielded by Scarlett Hiller.

November 15, 2021 – “Going Coastal” – Ian McBeath will entertain us with his travels around the coasts of England.

December 13, 2021 – Christmas holiday celebration.

January 17, 2022 – Student explorations in Italy – Our first program of the New Year will feature a variety of students’ travels from the Florentine Study Centre in Bagnesi Palace.

Tuesday, February 22, 2022 – Antarctic Research – Coldest spot on earth – Ted Scambos will share the latest research in the Antarctic.

March 21, 2022 – Resolutions Meeting

April 19, 2022 – Women with Wings – Ruth Payne, former Ferry Building gallery director, will introduce us to the Women With Wings travel program, emphasizing Bali, Santa Fe, and Mexico.

May 16, 2022 – Music on the Brain – At our AGM, Carolyn Canfield will speak on the effect of music on the brain, with an accompanying musical performance. Carolyn is a wonderful way to end the year with what we hope will be our traditional dinner at the West Vancouver Yacht Club.

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