Interest Groups

 

BOOK CLUBS

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Do you enjoy reading and discussing books? Meet once a month in members’ homes to do just that.  Book titles will be selected by the group in advance and meetings take place at members’ homes.  We have clubs in various parts of the city, in either the afternoon or evening.

 

LUNCH BOX THEATRE

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Once a month this group, meets up for coffee and moves on to the Lunchbox Theatre downtown to see their latest production.

 

CHICK FLICKS

moShare the experience of seeing a film with one of two group, one North, one South. Members have seen some amazing films in the past year – some moving, some funny, some sad, some all of the above!

 

HIKING GROUP

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During  the  fall, spring, and summer seasons, we hike  on the  many trails in the Rocky  Mountains.  This group is for active women who want to get out of the city and enjoy the day in the beautiful mountains.

 

 

COFFEE OUTINGS

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Join us for coffee outings at various locations or homes across the city.

 

 

LUNCH GROUPS

lunHaving fun along with delicious food is the aim of these gatherings.

 

CROSS-COUNTRY  SKIING 

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In the winter season,  both the city and mountains, this group  meets weekly in the beautiful snow covered  mountains.

 

MOUNTAIN  SNOWSHOEING 

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Get your snowshoes on during the winter season in the Rocky Mountains of Kananaskis Country and Banff.  This group is for active  women who want to get out of the city and enjoy a day in the beautiful snow covered mountains during the winter months.

 

 

MODERATE MOUNTAIN  HIKING 

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Head to the mountains for some great exercise in a beautiful setting! Once a week, the group carpools and travels to such locations as Elbow Valley, Kananaskis, and Banff. Join these active women, take in amazing scenery and get great exercise!

 


HAPPY HOUR

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Come meet some new and old friends at one of the pubs around town, once a month.  Have some food and drinks to wrap up the week.  Spouses and partners are welcome.

 

 

MOMS WITH SCHOOL AGED KIDS

schA wonderful group of moms that I’ve really enjoyed getting to know better. We meet for coffee, lunch, walks, bike rides, etc. Basically anything that the group wants to do while the kids are in school. We try to plan around moms’ schedules.

 

SHOPAHOLICS

shCalling all Shopaholics! Do you love to shop? Want to try some new places? If you are interested in a monthly shopping expedition, this is the group for you!

 

ON OUR OWN

oooSingle, widowed or divorced women interested in meeting others for Sunday Brunch, lunch, dinner, movies, theatre, travel, special events or whatever you would like to do that you don’t want to do alone.

 

WINE AND BEER TASTING FOR COUPLES 

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Couples meet at members’ homes once a month to share favourite wines and beer and some delicious appetizers.  This is a great opportunity for socializing, while enjoying some great food and good drinks!

 

 

BUNKO

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This is a fun dice game that takes no skill at all. It’s an easy game to follow, and you can also drink wine and chat at the same time. We meet once a month, usually on a Monday night, at each others’ homes.

 

 

EUCHRE / BID EUCHRE / COUPLES BID EUCHRE

BID EUCHRE
Euchre:
We meet once a month at a member’s home and play the card game Euchre for a couple of hours.  Not knowing how to play shouldn’t be a deterrent; we can teach you–it’s easy-peasy, and making mistakes is part of the fun.

Bid Euchre and Couples Bid Euchre:
Bid Euchre builds on the card game Euchre and adds some different challenges and rules. There are members who are very good teachers and will have you playing in no time. You will improve your skills while you play, as your partners and opponents alike will lend a hand.

 

“LADIES OF THE EVENING”

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“Ladies of the Evening” is a group for those interested in doing various activities in the evenings or possibly weekends.

 

 

 

TRY SOMETHING NEW

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Are you tired of doing the same old thing?  Stuck in a rut?  Bored at home?  This new group is meant to get you to try something you might not normally do, such as go horseback riding, go for a canoe ride in the mountains, zipline, take a pottery workshop, go to a pub trivia night, learn pickleball, take a workshop in self-defence. The sky’s the limit and any and all ideas are welcome!

 

 

CALGARY INTERFAITH FOOD BANK

foodbankEach month, this group of women volunteer at the Calgary Food Bank to help sort, pack, and distribute food and other products. The Calgary Food Bank helped approximately 185,000 people in need in 2017!

 

WEDNESDAYS  MAHJONGG

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This is an ancient tile game and if  you do not know how to play we can teach  you.

 

 

 

TENNIS  (Level 1 and Level 2)

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We  have two levels of tennis groups – Level 1 for Beginners and Level 2 for Intermediate players.

 

WALKING GROUPS

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This group meets to enjoy friendship and fun while out for a walk  through parks,  neighbourhoods or trail woods.

 

ON A WHIM OR A PLAN

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You’ve gone to the movies, markets, and other events on your own; now you can go on outings with a group of women from CNC! On a ‘whim’, members may decide to meet for a movie, or make a ‘plan’ in advance to go to the theatre, a concert or who knows?

 

WOMEN HELPING WOMEN

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Our name says it all!  Our wonderful group of women help other women in need both locally and internationally.

 

GOLF

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We have two golf groups every week in the spring and summer – one is a 9 hole club and the other plays 18 holes.

 

CRAFT GROUP

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This group gets together to participate in a variety of crafts, such as wooden sign making,  small quilting projects, simple sewing crafts, and more.

 

KNIT WITS

kwDo you love to knit or would like to learn how to knit? Come join us! This group is along the lines of a “stitch and chat” group, and everyone is encouraged to bring a project they are working on. If you are new to knitting, have no fear! We have a wide range of skill levels in the group, and many of us would be happy to teach you and help you hit the knitting highway.

 

QUILTERS CONNECTION

quiltingIf you want to connect with other experienced quilters, perhaps go on outings to scout out some fabric for your latest project, or meet at a local shop for a “sew-cial”, then this is the group for you!