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EVENTS

CFUW meetings are held the first Tuesday of the month at 7:30 p.m. at the Halton Hills Public Library, 9 Church Street, Georgetown. Zoom access is provided for those unable to attend in person. Please email inquiries@cfuw-georgetown.ca to obtain the link.

 

February 24, 2024Join the CFUW Team as we walk to raise funds for the Bread Basket (food bank) and Links to Care on the Coldest Night of the Year because CFUW accepted the challenge.

 

Walk starts at Norval United Church, 14015 Danby Road, Georgetown Ontario L7G OL8

  • 4:00 pm: Meet Check-in + Welcome
  • 5:00 pm: Move Send-off
  • 6:00 pm: Munch Light meal served
  • 7:00 pm: Mosey Goodbye + see you in 2025!

Not able to join us in person at the Main Event? We hope you will help us fundraise and walk offsite with friends and family.

 

March 5, 2024 7:30 PM Theatre* – Self Defence Moves Every Woman Should Practice Speaker: Nichelle Laus

The Personal Awareness and Safety Tips presentation aims to equip individuals with essential knowledge and practical strategies to enhance personal safety and promote a sense of awareness in various environments. This engaging and informative session will provide participants with valuable insights, empowering them to make informed decisions and take proactive measures to protect themselves and others from becoming a victim.

Nichelle Laus is a safety expert and former police officer who left the police force after 15 years to pursue her love of fitness. She is passionate about helping individuals transform not only physically but emotionally, physiologically, and mentally.

This is a ticketed event. Free Tickets are obtained through the John Elliott Theatre Box Office.

 

March 8, 2024 1:00 PM.  – 9 Church Street, Georgetown, ON International Women’s Day Walk Downtown Georgetown.

The theme this year is “Inspire Inclusion”.   Meet us at the Plaza beside the Georgetown Branch of the Halton Hills Public Library for the opening with Halton Hills Mayor Ann Lawlor & Councillors.  Collectively, let’s forge a more inclusive world for women as we  walk downtown with our posters to Inspire Inclusion.

 

 

 

April 2, 2024 7:30 P Theatre* Artficial Intelligence: What It Is and Why It Matters Dr. Graham Taylor, University of Guelph

Dr. Graham Taylor
Dr. Graham Taylor

Artificial Intelligence (AI) refers to the development of intelligent machines that can perform tasks that usually require human intelligence. 

 

May 7, 2024 7:30 PM Studio Room – Empower Your Well BeingSpeaker: Julie Adamo Cass, Author & Positive Influencer

Julia Adamo Cass

Julie is a Queen’s University graduate and founder of The Positive Change Group.  In Julie’s presentation, “Empower Your Well Being”, she will share her expertise from across TV and social media platforms with her unique approach that engages her audience and leaves them with effective ways to make positive lifestyle changes, create healthy habits that stick, find tools needed to thrive when life seems overwhelming in order to let the best version of yourself shine!! Julie is also of the author of the book , “Me First”, a guide to honoring your truth, uncovering your power and cultivating more joy.

 

June 4, 2024 7:30 PM CFUW Annual General Meeting and Dinner

 

Past Events

February 6, 2024 A story of Halton Black History told through Art Speaker: Francesca Durham

Black art stands as a testament to the resilience, innovation, and boundless imagination of these artists throughout history. In 2023 the Helson Gallery hosted the sixth annual Emancipation Art Exhibit, to explore and celebrate freedom though the perspectives of Black artists. Join us to learn more about this successful exhibition from Francesca Durham of the Halton Black History Awareness Society, as she relates how the exhibit served as a profound expression of the multifaceted Black experience, and the struggles, triumphs, and aspirations of a diverse community that has been both marginalized and celebrated.

November 7, 2023  Build Your Book   Studio Room   Halton Hills Public Library (Georgetown) Public welcome

Speaker: Martin McAlear — Local Author and Entrepreneur

Has anyone ever said to you that ”You should write a book about that …”!  Martin McAlear is a local Georgetown author who has written two books and has two more preparing to debut soon. His first book was The New Kingand his second book The New Queen.  Martin writes full time now and  has also established two businesses that can assist novice writers as to how to write a book and then also how to get their book published (Build a Book). 

October 12, 2023  Couples outing — An Historical Walking Tour of Downtown Georgetown. A one hour walking tour conducted by Mark Rowe of the Esquesing Historical Society. Optional dinner at Goodfellows Pizza on Main street following the tour.

October 3, 2023: Relocation of the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nations    Theatre (in partnership with Halton Hills Library)2Lecture on the relocation of Mississauga of the Credit First Nation from River Credit to its current location near Hagersville. Founded in 1825, Mission Village was a highly successful settlement that was seen as a model Indigenous community. Central to its history is Peter Jones, one of the Mississaugas’ Chiefs and a Methodist minister, who had strong ties to both the Indigenous and settler communities. Speaker:Darin Wybenga. Darin is the Traditional Knowledge and Land Use Coordinator for Mississauga of the Credit First Nation. 

 

September 28, 2023: Arts Outing Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts – Charlotte Gray, historian and biographer speaks about her new book – “Passionate Mothers, Powerful Sons.”  Dinner at Piano Piano before the event.

 

September 5, 2023: The first meeting of the 2023/2024 season was a meet-and-greet occasion. This memorable night was when members and new comers learn about the programs for the upcoming year. There were games and plenty of time for socializing. We also had a very special treat for our attendees. 

 
July 21,2023Couples Outing:  Members of our couples group attended The Chudleigh’s Farm Summer Music Night. The concert that night is Rocket Men (Elton John and Rod Stewart). It will be a blast!
 
June 19, 2023: Members of the Art Outings Group visited the June 16: The couples group spent the evening at the Georgetown Lawn Bowling Club. After a barbecue, they received a lesson in lawn bowling and then had a game. Lots of laughter and good-hearted razzing.

June 14, 2023: The Advocacy Group had the privilege of screening a film on human trafficking that won numerous awards at the Mammoth Mountain Film Festival. The film, which has yet to be released in movie theatres, follows the story of a young Mexican boy who aspires to be a soccer star. The photography and acting were superb. Although difficult to watch, the film was gripping and powerful.Trafficking is a growing global crisis which impacts millions around the world