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Interest Groups

One of the incredible benefits of your CFUW Oakville membership is the great selection of Interest Group activites from hiking, golf and dragon boating to bridge, meditation and mindfulness. There are many gourmet groups, book groups and Bloomsbury groups for you. This page is currently being updated. For the most current Interest Group options, please check the most recent issue of our In Touch newsletter by clicking on the In Touch newsletter tab.

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GROUP MEETS Description
Beyond Bloomsbury I 4th Tuesday @ 7:30pm Members of these three groups meet once a month to listen to speakers and discuss topics of interest such as health, politics and education
Beyond Bloomsbury II 1st Tuesday @ 7:30pm
Beyond Bloomsbury III 1st Thursday @ 7:30pm
Book Beat Morning I 4th Wednesday @ 9:30am Members of these groups choose books to read and discuss each month. Selections focus on the particular interests of the members of each group.
Book Beat Morning II 1st Wednesday @ 10am
Book Beat Evening I Last Thursday @ 7:30pm
Book Beat Evening II 1st Wednesday @ 7:30pm
Book Beat Evening III 1st Tuesday @ 7:30pm
Book Exchange Geographical subgroups of twelve members are organized by the convenor. Subgroups select books and circulate them each month. Costs are shared and books are distributed at year-end.
Bridge: Tuesday Social 2nd & 4th Tuesday @ 1:00pm
Bridge: Thursday Social Every Thursday @ 12:45pm
Bridge: Friday Duplicate 2nd & 4th Friday @ 9am to noon
Bridge: Couples Marathon Dates vary
Dragon boat Practices Wednesday May to June @ 6pm Burloak Canoe Club Six weeks of practice with 20 women in a boat, and a race at the end.
Golf Tuesday @ 9:30am – noon May – Early Sept Members of varying skills take turns organizing outings to play golf and have fun. Play is Monday mornings in season; play nine holes at nearby public golf courses.
Gourmet I 2nd Thursday @ 6:00pm These groups meet monthly to share fine food, menus, recipes, and good company.
Gourmet II 2nd Thursday @ 6:30pm
Gourmet III 2nd Thursday @ 7:00pm
Great Books 4th Thursday @ 9:30am We follow a reading program set up by the Great Books Foundation from the U of Chicago
Happy Hikers Tuesdays @ 8:50am Sept – June Hikes are at local or nearby nature sites. The pace is medium-fast and the terrain is varied. Hikes vary from one-and-a-half to three hours, plus travel time. Sears Parking Lot at Oakville Place.
Issues 4th Thursday @ 2:00 pm An opportunity to educate ourselves on current issues, with a potential goal of taking appropriate action.
Literary Ladies 1st Thursday @ 9:45am  Books are chosen by members, read and discussed
Evening Meditation 2nd Tuesday @ 8.00pm  We meet once a month for a relaxing, reflective, meditation session.  Our sessions are often facilitated by a guest practitioner.  At these sessions we explore meditation and share our experience(s) of the process.  Anyone interested in learning more about meditation is welcome to join our interest group.  No prior experience necessary!
Mindfulness & Meditation 3rd Tuesday @ 9:30am-noon Exploring mindfulness and meditation through readings, discussion, and practice.
Movie Night: Couples 4th weekend The Couples Movie Group meets monthly for a movie/theatre productions and socializing.
 Psychology & Spirituality  2nd Thursday @ 9:30am  This group explores the human soul in a cheerful and friendly atmosphere. Research is shared and discussed.
Wired Women 2nd Thursday @ 7:15 pm Everything About Tech:  emerging Internet Technologies that impact our personal, economic, social & political lives.  Leading edge and disruptive technologies.

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