We have a Speaker Series, social time and short business sessions throughout the year. All meetings are held at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church Hall at 4235 Departure Bay Road, Nanaimo, at 7 pm from September to May. All meetings are open to members, friends, and guests.
*Please note that all CFUW events are fragrance free as is St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church Hall.
|September 25, 2017||Welcome All
Our relaxed opening meeting: join us for a social time, bring your friends. Meet scholarship recipients.
|October 23, 2017||Why Brexit is Complicated
Dr. Helen Brown, Professor Emerita, Dept of History, VIU
|November 27, 2017||Microplastics in the Coastal Ecosystem
Sarah Dudas, Canada Research Chair, Shellfish Aquaculture Ecosystem Interactions, Centre for Shellfish Research, VIU
|December 4, 2017||Annual Christmas Dinner and Fundraiser
Dinner, social, 50/50 draw and silent auction
|January 22, 2018||Urban Aboriginal Perspectives
Chris Beaton, Executive Director, Nanaimo Aboriginal Centre
|February 26, 2018||The Opiate Crisis in British Columbia
Dr. Paul Hasselback, Medical Officer, Central Vancouver Island
|March 26, 2018||Humpback Comeback!
Jackie Hildering, Biologist / Marine Educator
|April 23, 2018||Sport as the Catalyst for Community Development and a Sustainable Healthcare System
Drew Cooper, Executive Director, PacificSport VI
|May 28, 2018||Annual General Meeting
Dinner, Short Business Meeting and Social Time