PROGRAMME

Due to COVID 19 meetings will be on Zoom until further notice.  To obtain the Zoom link please email enquiries@cfuw-georgetown.ca Normally, the Georgetown University Women’s Club  meets the first Tuesday of every month at 7:30 p.m. 

Schedule 2020/21

August 18:  Special Summer Speaker Event in Conjunction with all of the Halton Clubs (Halton Hills, Milton, Oakville & Burlington) at 6:30 pm on Zoom.

Guest Speaker Ian Elliott of Different Drummer Books presenting “Tomes to Thrill: A Presentation of New and Forthcoming Reading”

Register for the event at this link:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81263981085?pwd=OW02bW55dmh1V3c4eWZRdnYzK1hUZz09

September 8:   Opening Meeting & Scavenger Hunt on Zoom

Join us for our first meeting of the 2020/21 year.  As well as our regular business meeting, we will hold a fun scavenger hunt.  See how fast you can find the object in your house and show everyone on screen!  We will also highlight this season’s Interest Groups. If you wish to join CFUW Georgetown for our meetings please email enquiries@cfuw-georgetown.ca.  A Zoom meeting invitation will be sent to you.

October 6: CFUW – an International View

Joy Hurst, CFUW V. P. International Relations will be our guest speaker talking to us about CFUW’s  international reach, active projects by clubs and challenges. You’ll be able to ask questions of her through the Zoom Chat feature. If you wish to join CFUW Georgetown for our meetings please email enquiries@cfuw-georgetown.ca.  A Zoom meeting invitation will be sent to you.

November 3: What’s New at the Halton Hills Public Library

Throughout 2020, Halton Hills Public Library has continued to offer programs and services to our community. Danielle Dawe, Adult Services Librarian, will provide an overview of what’s new for adults and what to expect in 2021. Don’t forget to have your say: the Library is currently seeking input through its Adult Programming Survey.
Douglas Davey, Manager of Children’s and Youth Services, will also join us to discuss diversity and inclusion in library programs, including Drag Queen Storytime and the new Rainbow Crosswalk at the corner of Market and Church Streets.

December 8 (note this is the 2nd Tuesday: Game of Trivia and Christmas Social

January 5: The Music in your Life – a presentation by Chelsea MacKinnon

An exploration of the impact of music on our life – physically, cognitively, emotionally, spiritually by Chelsea MacKinnon practitioner of Music Therapy with an Interactive Component.

February 2: Black History Month speaker Dr. Jade Ferguson, Associate Professor at the University of Guelph

This lecture examines the social life and aspirations of Black men, women, and children from 1890 to 1945.  Through telling and retelling of stories of marginalized Black figures in Guelph, the lecture seeks to disrupt the erasure of the historical and contemporary Black presence in southwestern Ontario and raise awareness about the intimate lives of Black people, their vibrant communities, diverse voices, and cultural narratives. Jade Ferguson is an associate professor in the School of English & Theatre Studies at the University of Guelph. Her research and teaching areas include Black art, literature, and activism. Over the last three years, she has worked closely with Guelph Black Heritage Society on a series of community engaged projects on Black voices and stories in Guelph that can be found at blackpastinguelph.com

To attend please register at https://calendar.hhpl.on.ca/online/Register/2021-02-02-1930-Halton-Hills-Lecture-Series-Tracing-Black-Lives-in

March 2: Natalie Romero presents Modern Parenting

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted parents, women in particular, and furthered discussions about childcare and work-life balance. Natalie Romero joins us for an exploration of what parenting looks like today. An HR professional by day and a freelance writer and blogger by night, Natalie is getting a crash course in the juggling act that is the life of a working mother.

April 6: Paul Nguyen, Canadian Filmmaker and Activist, creator of Jane-Finch.com 

Paul Nguyen will share highlights about how he used his filmmaking to engage at-risk youth and to break negative stereotypes about Toronto’s Jane-Finch neighbourhood. Paul Nguyen is an award winning activist and filmmaker from Toronto’s Jane-Finch area. In 2004, he created Jane-Finch.com to change negative stereotypes about his community. Within a short period, his grassroots project became a national success story.    Registration is required to access this virtual meeting space on Zoom. Please use this link to register: https://calendar.hhpl.on.ca/online/Register/2021-04-06-1930-Halton-Hills-Lecture-Series-Engaging-the-Jane-Finc

Program offered in partnership with the Halton Hills Public Library

May 4: Speaker TBA