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Interest Groups

Afternoon Games

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.

4th Wednesday

1-3 p.m.

Book Clubs — 8 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.

varies

varies

Bridge-Lunch

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.

3rd Friday

11:30 a.m.

Bridge-Social

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.

2nd/4th Wed.

1 p.m.

Cycling Sisters

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.

Every Tuesday

10 a.m.

Dog Walking

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.

Every Friday

1 p.m.

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

3rd Friday

5:30 p.m - 8:30 p.m.

French Conversation

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.

3rd Wednesday

10 a.m.

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.

Friday

2 p.m

Golf

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.

TBD

TBD

Gourmet Club

Do you like to cook and enjoy trying new recipes? Give the Gourmet Club a try. We meet monthly at different host homes, with dinner party sizes in groups of 8. Each member contributes to a planned menu; costs are shared. Bring a partner/guest of your choice. Spares are greatly needed. Dinners are the second Saturday of the month, starting at 6:00 p.m. Remember we may called the ‘Gourmet Club’ but it is really all about yummy food shared by a group of folks.

2nd Saturday

6 p.m.

Hand Drums and Percussion

NEW members needed! Try your hand at drumming and percussion instruments in a relaxed social setting. Create music with African hand drums, or percussion (rattles, shakers, bells and more). Members can bring their own instruments. A playful social symphony. Group energy in-person. NO previous music or instruments skills required. Date/time to be determined.

TBD

TBD

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