Meetings are held monthly September to May, and include guest speaker presentations.
Topics are diverse, current, educational and thought-provoking.
2023-2024 Speaker Program
September 19, 2023
AGM and Interest Group sign up at The Cedars, 543 Beechwood Dr., Waterloo.
Doors open at 7:00
AGM at 7:20 in the Sanctuary, business meeting to follow, then signup for interest groups & committee groups while having a hot beverage and getting acquainted with old friends in the Community Room.
October 17, 2023
Speaker: Alex Bielak
Topic: Being a Food Critic in the Region of Waterloo
November 21, 2023
Speaker: Dr. Kelly Laurila
Topic: Indigenous Singing and Drumming
Kelly, from Renison University College, will lead a presentation and discussion on the value of singing and drumming in the lives of Indigenous women, girls, and two-spirited people. Kelly was Song Leader for the Region’s Good Hearted Women Singers. She will bring herself, her voice, and her drum to us.
Time: Doors open at 7:00, Business meeting at 7:30, Speaker at 8:00.
December 5, 2023
An Acapella group will provide entertainment in The Cedars’ Sanctuary.
Holiday Social will follow in the Community Room.
Time: Doors open at 7:00, Business meeting at 7:30, Entertainment at 8:00 with a holiday social in the community room following.
January 16, 2024 Time TBD (late pm; in person/Zoom)
Topic: Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan
We donated to this group following our spring fundraiser and will find out what they are doing to help educate the women in Afghanistan.
February 2, 2024
In-person lunch meeting (Charcoal Steakhouse, Estate Room).
The speaker is to be confirmed.
March 21, 2024 Zoom meeting
April 16, 2024
May 21, 2024