WV Interest Groups

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

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.

Contemplation and Creative Life Writing
A new group which will meet six times during the year for members to experiment with, learn and share their artistic and literary interests. Time: 10 am – 11:45 on the first Tuesday of the month.

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 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)

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 the3rd Friday of each Month September to June.

This informal group selects outings of interest (eg film, theatre, art exhibit) and arrange a time/place to meet. No fixed dates or times involved. The group is intended for one-off occasions as schedules and opportunities allow.

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 the first Tuesday of October, December,
February, April and June.

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