C F U W Coquitlam Chapter

"The Power of Women Working Together"

General Meetings:
Our meetings feature guest speakers and are usually held the third Saturday of the month from September to May, usually at the Coquitlam Poirier Library. (Please check Program for exact time and location)
Because of COVID-19, our meetings are held by Zoom and the date & time are based on Speaker availability.
October 21, 2020
7:00 PM
Patricia Gartland
Superintendent of SD #43

Learning in the Time of Covid
November 21, 2020
1:00 PM

Rhian Piprell
Former Director of Coquitlam Public Library
Myanmar: Another World
December 19, 2020
1:00 PM
Coquitlam Historical Society Festival of Lights
January 2021
February 20, 2021
1:00 PM
Margie Taylor,
BA, MSC honours

"Turning History into Fiction" As a novelist  and former journalist, stories of real people have always fascinated me. There are challenges in recreating the lives of men and women who once walked the earth, especially those long gone, and it requires a combination of imagination, persistence, and detective work, How do we give life to a character who died 100 years ago?  Join me & find out.
March 20, 2021
1:00 PM
Dr. Valentin Schafer,
School of Environmental Studies, University of Victoria
"Finding the Extraordinary in the Ordinary in Nature" This challenges the notion of the bucket list of what experiences we wish to have in life– because much of what usually goes on  such a list excludes people with health or money issues. It presents another way of looking at the world that is more inclusive and that doesn’t necessarily require lots of money, excellent health or taking risks outside your comfort zone. It’s stories, observations and perspectives describe how a life of discovery and wonder can be experienced where we live and celebrating who we are.
April 2021 TBA TBA
May 2021

June 2021


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