Queen's Women's Association

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Interest Groups for QWA Members

Daytime Groups

Evening Groups

Groups that Do Not Meet

Interest Groups by Day

Daytime Groups Meeting Details

Book Discussion

Books for the year are chosen by consensus.  Each month a book is reviewed and discussed.  Books already chosen for the fall discussion times are:  Conclave by Robert Harris for September;  A Gentlemen in Moscow by Amor Towles for October and The Cat’s Table by Michael Ondaatje for November.  The group will select future books in the fall.

4th Monday
1:30 - 3:30
Start Date: Monday, September 25th, 2017

Bridge – Intermediate

Intermediate or better players enjoy bridge and related social events.  Usually 5-6 tables playing.  Refreshments served.

Thursday
9:00 - 12:00
Start Date: Thursday, September 21st, 2017

Bridge - Social Duplicate

Duplicate style bridge in a social setting, changing partners during the afternoon.  Each player finishes with her own personal score.

1st, 3rd and 5th Monday
12:45 - 4:00
Start Date: Monday, October 2nd, 2017

Bridge – Thursday Afternoon with Coaching

We are an enthusiastic group who are still learning and we always welcome new members.  At the start of each session and at our request, our instructor gives a mini lesson clarifying one of the rules or conventions of the modern bridge game.  

Thursday
1:00 - 4:00
Start Date: Thursday, September 21st, 2017

French Conversation

Participants bring their lunch, drink tea, chat and engage in general conversation – in French in a relaxed, lively and supportive group.  A warm welcome is extended to all.

Monday
11:30 - 1:00
Start Date: Monday, September 25th, 2017

Genealogy

Anyone who is interested in their ancestors is welcome at our meetings.  

4th Wednesday
10:00 - Noon
Start Date:  Wednesday September 27th, 2017

The Investors's Circle

A virtual (no money) investment group. The group research and discuss investment strategies and share investment information.  Investing experience is a prerequisite.

3rd Wednesday
3:30 - 5:00
Start Date: Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

Scribblers' Writing Group

This informal group shares different genres of writing drawn from their own experiences or given topics.

1st Wednesday
9:30 - 11:30
Start Date: Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

Theme Luncheon

Participants prepare a dish from recipes selected by the organizers of the Theme event of the month.

2nd Wednesday
11:45 - 2:00
Start Date:  Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

Walking Group

Groups of two or three members take turns organizing a walk (country or city) and will provide tea and light refreshments following the walk.  Cross-country skiing is a possibility.

2nd and 4th Thursday
1:25 - 3:30
Start Date: Thursday, September 28th, 2017
Evening Groups Meeting Details

Bridge - Friday Evening Social Bridge

Social bridge for a member and spouse/partner; member and guest; or two paired members with light refreshments after play. Subs are available for a player seeking a partner.

1st Friday
7:00 - approximately 10:00
Start Date:  Friday, October 6th, 2017

Buffet Dinner with Guest

Members work together to put on a dinner and decide on date and time.  Please do NOT sign up for this group if you are not prepared to host a dinner unless you have done so many times in the past.

Days and Dates variable.
Start Date will depend on volunteers.

Cooking with Grammas – New**

Two -three volunteer members together with Queen’s students prepare meals in a social atmosphere.

2nd Wednesday of most months
5:00 to 8:00
Start Date:   Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Knitting and Needlework - New Time**

Bring along any type of handwork you care to work on.

1st Monday
7:00 - 9:00
Start Date:   Monday, October 2nd, 2017
Groups that Do Not Meet Details

Book Exchange (Reading Only)

Members collectively buy newly published books and commit to passing a book every 3 weeks.  This interest group is NOT well suited to those who travel for extended periods of time.  Cost per person is approximately $35 as a one time payment in September.

No meetings, sign up by end of day on September 13th, 2017 to ensure a spot.

 

** New Interest Groups are Always Welcome **