Interest Groups

This list of our interest groups was prepared by our two co-vice-presidents, Terry Blair and Heli Vail in September 2021.

Book Club

Caroline Haist (

The book club meets the fourth Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. The first session will be on September 28th; this will be a Zoom meeting. Subsequent meetings TBA Zoom or in person. Please refer to the schedule on our CFUW NB website.


Helen Manning and Caroline Haist

Online bridge will continue indefinitely this fall. All you need to join is a computer or tablet. For information, contact Helen at or Caroline at

Dinner Group:  Adventures in Dining

Marg Green and Marilyn Smith (  and

The dinner group meets once a month from September to June, typically on the last Thursday of the month. It is hoped that restaurant dining will be an option again this year. Marg and Marilyn have contacted last year’s members, and those ladies interested in continuing will decide plans for the coming months during a Zoom meeting in September. Further details TBA.

Gourmet Lunch

Sue Fisher and Marianne Rogers ( and

The gourmet luncheon group usually meets the first Tuesday of the month, from October to June, except in January. Time TBA. Sue and Marianne will be contacting last year’s members and inviting other interested members to discuss ideas and plans for the coming year.

Heritage Gardeners

Bonnie Cappadocia (

Will meet every Wednesday morning during the gardening season at the waterfront in front of the numerous lilac and rose bushes. Contact Bonnie for further information.

Kaarina Tulisalo (
Join your fellow members at events such as local theatre productions, movie or other community activities. If you have an idea for an outing send it to Kaarina.
Those members who have signed up for the Roamers Club will get an email from her outlining the opportunities for an outing. Information will also be available on the website and newsletter. If you see something you might want to participate, do come even if you haven’t put your name on the list for events.
Note: Events are limited for the time being due to Covid.

Sun Rise Breakfast
Suzanne Carr
On hiatus for the short term till more Covid restrictions are removed. The breakfasts will resume at their regularly scheduled time, the last Friday of every month at 9 am when it is feasible to do so.
Updates will be sent out by email for those who have signed up; as well, venue information will be in the newsletter.

Wake Up Call
Kaarina Tulisalo
The Zoom Wake Up calls will continue on the last Friday of each month at 9 a.m. Emails will be sent to members and information will be in the newsletter. It’s an opportunity to informally chat with members on a casual basis.

Walking Group
Nat Brunette  ( or 705 497 0096)

Nat will contact directly those members who have expressed interest in the past and determine as a group when and where walks will take place. Any members  who are interested in joining this group are encouraged to contact Nat.

For more nformation about a club, click on its name listed below:

Book Club


Dinner Group: Adventures in Dining

Gourmet Lunch

Heritage Gardeners


Sunrise Breakfast

Walking Group