Renfrew South District WI is hosting a ROSE program evening to learn about the Instant Pot. This program is open to members and guests. The demonstration will be held on Monday, March 5, 2018 at 7:00 pm at the Horton Community Centre located at1005 Castleford Road. Admission is FREE, however, donations are greatly appreciated (to offset the cost of the food and other expenses). Six recipes will be demonstrated using 6 different Instant Pots of varying sizes. Attendees will b
One of our members, Helen Gunn, has inherited large 18 x 18 in samples of high-end upholstery fabric (silks, velvet, cottons, vinyl, etc.) and is offering a workshop to show you how to make a tote bag! This is a fundraiser for the Burnstown branch and is open to all members, including guests. You're encouraged to bring your friends out for a day of fun and sewing a simple-to-make tote bag. Make it as big or as small as you want; the choice is yours. Course includes pattern, i
This year the 2018 fair lists will be the same for all three fairs. Arnprior (Aug.16-19) Renfrew (Sept. 5-9) Carp (Sept. 20-23) Good luck branches! Theme: Fabulous Fun! Presenting the letter F. Make it foolish, flirty or flashy. Make it fuchsia , fern or fawn. Just make it FUN! Fingerless gloves - adult, knitted. SMA Foolish hat - child's hat, crocheted. SMA Furry friends – sewn stuffed child's toy, no bigger than 18 inches in any direction. SMA Felted flower (boiled wool) b
RSDWI branches can now borrow the DVD "Welcome to the Erland Lee Museum Home". This film provides a behind-the-scenes tour of the Lee home, the birthplace of the WI. Branches can contact Secretary Gail Reid to sign it out for individual viewing by members, or for showing at branch meetings. More information about the Erland Lee Museum Home is available at: http://fwio.on.ca/erland. More information about the Erland Lee Museum Home is available at: http://fwio.on.ca/erland.
Members of RSDWI are holding a book reading and will share stories from the recently published WI book Ordinary to Extraordinary, at an upcoming event at the Renfrew Public Library. Ordinary to Extraordinary relates life from a woman’s point of view ranging from a single incident to a full life story; from ordinary life to tragic events; from the horrific to the humorous.
Listen to the stories, learn more about the WI, or uncover some untapped resources for history and gene