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.
There are hikes every Tuesday and Thursday, every other Wednesday, and on a weekend once a month.
December 2, 2023 7:30 PM Monthly Arts Event — “In Conversation with Peter Mansbridge” Oakville Arts Centre
December 5, 2023 7:30 PM Social: Christmas Party/Musical Entertainment Studio Room Halton Hills Public Library (Georgetown)
Entertainment by Bill McBride and Ken Weymouth, SentiMentals. Open to the public.
December 11 1:30 PM Mary’s Book Club Book: The Good Women of Safe Harbour by Bobbi French
January 9, 2024 7:30 PM Virtual – Building Community Care and Support Speaker: Patricia Blakeley, Acclaim Health.
Patricia is Director, Community Support Services at Acclaim Health in Oakville and is a B.A. graduate of Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo. Acclaim Health provides services to those older adults and adults with disabilities in Halton who need physical, social and/or emotional support in order to allow them to remain independent and live in their own homes for as long as possible. Such services include Dementia Care, Home Care, Social Support and Care, Palliative Care Consultation, Hospice and Bereavement Support, a Fall Prevention Program and Tele-Touch. Patricia’s presentation on Zoom will be telling us all about them.
February 6, 2024 7:30 PM Virtual – Halton Black History Awareness Society Speaker: Francesca Durham
March 5, 2024 7:30 PM Theatre* – Self Defence Moves Every Woman Should Practice Speaker: Nichelle Laus
April 2, 2024 7:30 PM Theatre* Artficial Intelligence: What It Is and Why It Matters Dr. Graham Taylor, University of Guelph
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 Being Speaker: Julie Adamo Cass, Author & Positive Influencer
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
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 King and 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.
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.