Events


West Island Women’s Forum

Participants can choose to attend just one session or any number of the sessions throughout the week On Saturday March 13, 2021, the West Island Women’s Centre will launch the West Island Women's Forum. Throughout the week (March 14 to 17), we will hold daily webinars and online discussion forums that will cover a range of topics related to supporting women during this new reality. Digital Launch of the West Island Women's ForumSaturday, March 13, 2021: Welcome messages, information, and resources will become available on March 13th. Then, throughout the week ...

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Silent Auction Fundraiser

The 24th Annual Silent Auction Fundraiser event was a fantastic success! Together, we raised $22,000 benefitting the West Island Women’s Centre!   The event kicked-off with Jessica Rusnak, Sports Columnist from CBC Daybreak, our incredible emcee revealing 12 amazing door prizes! There was something for everyone. With more than 340 items up for bid, it was a night of excitement and shopping extravaganza for our 220 plus guests. Check out more pictures from the event in the Silent Auction 2019 photo album on our FB page! And we couldn’t have done it without the hard ...

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Welcome Event

Fall leaves
Every fall, we invite new and returning members to get together with other members, instructors and staff for tea, coffee, treats and lively conversation! A great opportunity to find out more about what's happening at the Centre! For more information: events@wiwc.ca  

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2019 Annual General Meeting

Our 2019 Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be on Thursday June 13, 2019 from 12 to 2 p.m.

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Paint Night FUNDRAISER


WIWC Marks Volunteer Appreciation Week

Thank you
We would like to thank all our volunteers who give their time, support, and dedication to our mission.

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Annual Silent Auction – Thank You!

Thank you
What a night!  This year's Silent Auction was a huge success! Together we raised $17,000 to help run our programs.  Guests had fun bidding on a huge range of items, everything from massages to toys to snow removal contracts! They also enjoyed listening to our wonderful emcee Sharon Hyland from Chom 97 7 while having a drink and enjoying delicious home-made appetizers. Some guests won door prizes, particularly popular was the free class of your choice at the WIWC. Thanks to all the volunteers and staff who made this event such a success and of course, a big big thank ...

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Halloween Party

Halloween Party
WIWC members don't wait! Get your tickets for the Halloween Kids Party Tuesday, October 30th, 1:00 - 2:30 Space is limited so reserve your spot now, $2.00 per child, available in childcare. 

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2018 Volunteer Lunch

We held our Volunteer lunch this year on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 to say a big THANK YOU to the many volunteers who support the Women's Centre.  Guests enjoyed an Italian themed party at the Centre including a delicious Italian lunch. During the award ceremony, we recognized some of our outstanding volunteers.  Awards were given as follows: Volunteer of the Year - Sharon Louie Outstanding Achiever - Krista Pershell Unsung Hero - Dipa Mehta Golden Torch Leader - Marlyn Brownrigg Chair Award - Hilary Jones

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2nd Annual Spring Bazaar

Spring sale sign
Saturday, April 28
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Registration is open to rent tables at the Bazaar! Please contact Judy at events@wiwc.ca or call the office 514-695-8529.

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The Auction Item List is Here!

Blue bidding stamp
Here is the list of items and their donors for our November 10th Silent Auction! This list will be updated as more items come in.  Buy your tickets at the door for $15.00 New this year, our door prizes include a free course at the WIWC! Win your next course for free just by coming along to the auction!   Category Name Company Item Children Funky Toys & Co. A selection of Lego items Funky Toys & Co. A selection of Lego items Funky Toys & Co. A selection of toys Funky Toys & Co. A selection of ...

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Spring Bazaar at the West Island Women’s Centre

spring sale clothing
Saturday, April 29, 2017 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Fun for the entire family! Come out to celebrate spring, support the WIWC and find or sell some great items. The event will feature new and new-to-you items and toys along with baked goods and refreshments. Tables are available to rent at the above event as follows: WIWC Gym (side): $35 per 6 ft table WIWC Gym (centre): $30 per 6 ft table Church Hall (preschool hall): $25 per 4 ft table For more information and a table reservation form, contact Hilary Jones, Event Coordinator by writing to events@wiwc.ca.

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Spring Fling and Plant Exchange

Join us for our Spring Fling and Plant Exchange on Tuesday, May 16 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. For more details, click here.

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Fun and Games Afternoon!

Let's have some fun together! Join us on Tuesday, May 26 from 1 to 3 p.m. for a Fun and Games Afternoon. We're getting together for talk, laughs, and games too! Bring a deck of cards or your favourite board game. You are welcome to bring a nut-free snack to share. This activity will take place in the Upstairs Classroom. Register for this free members' activity by signing up below, in the Centre Office or call 514-695-8529 or e-mail wiwc@qc.aibn.com. Free childcare for preschool-aged children is also available, but you must register for this service by 3 p.m. on ...

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Game afternoon!

Playing cards
Hey come and join us for a fun afternoon this year!

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