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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

The group meets monthly to discuss the month’s book.  A guest author is invited to speak in May.

4th Monday
1:30 - 3:30
Start Date: Monday, September 23rd, 2019

Bridge – Intermediate & Advanced

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

9:00 - 12:00
Start Date: Thursday, September 26th, 2019

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 7th, 2019

Bridge – With Coaching

Each session begins with a short lesson clarifying one of the rules or conventions.  

1:00 - 4:00
Start Date: Thursday, September 26th, 2019

Canada Reads

Join weekly gatherings to discuss the 2020 selected books.

Beginning February, 2020


A casual group attending films at a location of choice.  A list of films is sent by e-mail.  Members may meet for supper before or a snack after the film

4th Tuesday, (late afternoon start)


Apportez un sandwich et immergez vous dans use heure et demie de conversation vive?

11:30 - 1:00
date de début:  lundi, septembre 23rd, 2019


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

4th Wednesday
10:00 - Noon
Start Date:  Wednesday September 25th, 2019

The Investors's Circle

Virtual (no money) investing. Strategies are researched /discussed, information shared. Investment experience is a prerequisite.

3rd Wednesday
3:30 - 5:00
Start Date: Wednesday, September 19th, 2019

Scribblers' Writing Group

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 2nd, 2019

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 9th, 2019

Put on Your Walking Shoes

Participants take turns in organizing and leading the hikes and the refreshments that follow.

2nd and 4th Thursday
1:25 - 3:30
Start Date: Thursday, September 26th, 201

Evening Groups Meeting Details

Buffet Dinner with Guest

Members work together to put on a dinner; must be prepared to host a dinner.

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 9th, 2019

Stitch and Chat

Bring whatever you want to work on or just bring yourself.  It’s a few hours of stitching and chatting and snacking and it’s a nice, restful, enjoyable break for you.

Day and Time:  TBA
Start Date:   TBA

Groups that Do Not Meet Details

Book Exchange (Reading Only)

Members collectively buy newly published books and commit to passing on their book every 3 weeks - NOT suited to those who travel for extended periods.

No meetings, sign up by end of day on September 11th, 2019 to ensure a spot.


** New Interest Groups are Always Welcome **