Dust off the old board games lurking in your closet. Or choose a card game. Something new each month, with rotating hostesses choosing the games and providing light snacks and beverages. Need at least 4 people. Day and time TBD. Meets monthly.
Book Clubs — 9 to choose from
CFUW Perth & District currently has eight daytime book clubs and one evening club. Members meet monthly in rotating homes for snacks and a lively discussion about their selected novel.
The Bridge and Luncheon group meets on the third Friday of each month, at 11:30 with social time followed by a delicious lunch provided by the host, then followed by three rounds of bridge. Presently there are 9 members. All skill levels welcome. Players must be fully vaccinated. We currently need spares. If there is enough interest, a second group can be started.
Social Bridge is an informal and great way to spend an afternoon. All levels welcome. We play on alternative weeks, with members hosting a table in rotation. A light snack is usually served. Depending on numbers there may be multiple tables per session in different people’s homes. If you are not able to commit to alternative weeks, spares are welcome. As an alternative to playing in person, a group may choose to play remotely via BBO.
Business/Working Women's Dinner Club *NEW*
This group would meet one evening per month at a rotation of local restaurants to share experiences, network, talk about communications, human resources, marketing, social media, pros and cons/challenges about being a professional woman. Business speakers from outside the group might be invited to attend. We have many members who run, manage or work for local businesses or public sector establishments; this new Interest Group could provide a supportive community forum. Group members would rotate coordinating reservations and determining topics.
Come join a cycling group to ride trails, cottage roads and as little highway as possible (only if there is a hard shoulder to ride on). Areas vary from Murphy’s Point, Smiths Falls, Carleton Place, Almonte …trails including the Trans Canada Trails; also some of our favourite paths through Ottawa and Gatineau. This summer we had a fabulous 2-night stay in Mont-Tremblant! We meet Tuesday mornings @ 10:00 weather permitting and some possible changes for special locations.
This group meets in dog friendly locations to walk dogs and socialize. Until a coordinator comes forward Maida Murray has agreed to host dog walkers on her property. At this time the group will meet at Maida’s on Friday at 1:00 pm.
Finger Food Potluck Club
Looking to socialize in a relaxed setting? Join us and enjoy good food and interesting conversations. Members and their partners/spouses meet once per month, from 5:30 to 8:30 pm on the third Friday of the month between April and November. Members contribute one sweet or savoury finger food dish and provide their own beverages. Dress is casual, and the event may be held indoors or outdoors, depending on the weather and the time of year. The hostess sets the maximum number of attendees for each gathering, usually between 16 and 24
5:30 p.m - 8:30 p.m.
This group meets monthly in members’ homes on the 3rd Wednesday from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm to discuss various topics in French. Members should have some French fluency, although it is expected that some members may be rusty without practice. Come out to a meeting to decide if this group is for you! New members always welcome.
Friday Afternoon at the Movies *NEW*
Join fellow members to watch TIFF films on selected Fridays at 2pm at the Studio Theatre. Then head to a different restaurant for drinks and discussion. Movie tickets are $12.00 each and films run once a month from October to May.
Gardening Club *NEW*
The Gardening Interest Group brings together members with a love of gardening. The monthly meetings include topics such as garden planning, challenges like shade and full sun gardens, and sharing tips and advice on both indoor and outdoor plants and gardens. Activities will include garden tours, perennial exchanges etc.
Continuing next spring! Meet for 9 holes on a Monday morning. Many local golf courses to explore. Golfing will be from beginning of May and will continue until the end of September.