Interest Groups

The Interest Groups of the Faculty Women’s club provide a wonderful opportunity to meet new people, make new friends, and participate in fun, educational, and inspiring activities. Conveners of each group are listed on each group’s individual page. Links for each group are below.

For privacy reasons, individual contact information has not been listed. If you would like more information about any of the following groups, or if you would like to join one of them, either contact the convener using the FWC Member Directory, or complete and submit the form on the Contact Us webpage.

Please note:  the annual membership fee must first be paid, in order to participate in any of the Interest Groups.

Note: You can learn interesting information about what each of the groups has been doing this year by going to the individual groups listed under the “Interest Groups” menu item. 

Art Appreciation
This group has monthly outings to local galleries and artists’ studios, followed by optional lunch in a nearby restaurant. We will aim to meet on the third Thursday of each month. The scheduled day may vary depending on exhibits, gallery requirements and tour availability.  More information.

Beginners’ Snowshoeing
If you have never snowshoed before, or only just a few times, this group is for you. We start the season with the easiest trails, and progress as the group’s skills and endurance improve. We typically do a 2 hour outing at Cypress/Hollyburn or Seymour Mountain. Rentals are available at both locations. The group meets on Monday mornings in the winter.  More information.

Bible Discussion
The group will meet on the third Friday of each month for coffee / tea and discussion at 12:30-2:00 pm.  More information.

Book Circulation
Welcome to another year of interesting books to read!
At the annual gathering, each member of the group
contributes $30 to cover the cost of the books. Books
are exchanged on the first Monday of each month. At
the end of the year, each member keeps one book.  More information.

Book Discussion
Join us for lively and enjoyable discussions of books
that cover a wide range of interesting and intriguing
topics and issues. We meet on the second Wednesday of each month at 12:30 pm.  More information.

Bridge-Mixed
This group normally meets on the first Friday of each month at 7:30 pm, from October to May, in members’ homes. Monthly bridge sessions remain cancelled until Covid restrictions permit their resumption.  More information.

French Conversation
This group meets every Wednesday at 1:30 pm in a
member’s home. With the aid of a paid instructor,
French conversation and study are fostered for those
who, although not fluent, are not beginners.  More information.

Heritage
Our group tours historical buildings and places of
interest in the Greater Vancouver area. We typically meet
on the third Friday of the month, but this may vary
depending on tour guides and locations.  More information.

Hikers for a View
This group enjoys a full day of hiking at a comfortable
pace every Thursday, year-round.  More information.

Hiking
This fit and experienced group meets every Thursday, to do local hikes of various levels of difficulty. In the winter,
we may cross-country ski or snowshoe. In the summer, longer hikes are arranged to other Lower Mainland
areas. Numbers are limited for safety reasons.  More information.

Knit and Stitch
The group meets on alternate Wednesday mornings
in members’ homes for knitting, stitchery, crafts and
conversation. We invite members’ handiworks for sale
at our Christmas Boutique stall, as well as ideas for
new creations. New members are always welcome.  More information.

Let’s Eat Out
This group dines out at various restaurants on the second
Wednesday of every month. Singles and couples are
very welcome.  More information.

Topics at Ten: “The Civil Society”
This group meets on the second and fourth
Friday of the month, at 10 am,  in members’ homes. We have
coffee/tea, then view short videos on a particular
non-fiction theme, followed by discussion. This year
we’re investigating ways to “be the change” we’d like to
see in our society. Please join us!  More information.

Travel
The group meets on the third Monday of the month, at
7:30 pm, in the FWC clubroom at Cecil Green Park
House. Slides, travel talks and refreshments are shared
with members, spouses and guests.  More information.

Walking
The group meets every Thursday morning for a comfortably paced walk.
Newcomers and visitors are especially welcome.  More information.