Activities

Activity groups are led by members of our Club at little or no cost to the participants. To participate in an activity you have to be a member of the Club and sign up with the Activity Leader. For security reasons details are not included here, they are obtainable from the ACTIVITY COORDINATOR and they are listed in the NEWSWIC.
An activity might be fully booked, but most are happy to welcome new members.

List of Activities

FITNESS
WALKING GROUPSBIKE RIDING GROUP
Each Monday and Friday afternoon: 1.00 pm.
For over 20 years the walking group have been out and about discovering trails in parks, woods and countryside in and around Brussels. Come rain or shine we walk for about two hours at a brisk pace and end up in a café for refreshments. New walkers are always welcome. The walking schedule and a description of past walks, including photos, are on our blog. Have a look at wicwalker.blogspot.com
For more information contact leader
We are biking around Tervuren and other interesting places
LANGUAGE
DUTCH CONVERSATIONENGLISH CONVERSATION – INTERMEDIATEENGLISH CONVERSATION – ADVANCEDFRENCH CONVERSATION – ADVANCEDGERMAN CONVERSATION – ADVANCEDITALIAN CONVERSATION – INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCEDSPANISH CONVERSATION – INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED
For any information about this conversation class, please contact leader.
At Ricky’s home
A great opportunity for those who would like to improve their Dutch conversation skills.
Mondays (10.30 to 12.00)
The aim is for members to practice their English conversation while extending their vocabulary and idiomatic usage.
Once a month
At members’ homes

The group meets once a month in members’ homes to talk about a variety of different topics chosen by the members in advance. Everybody has a chance to speak and emphasis is placed largely on vocabulary and pronunciation.
Tuesday afternoons from 2 – 4 p.m.
If you have a good knowledge of French and want to use it, join us to discuss and review a French/Belgian novel in a friendly atmosphere.
1st and 3rd Friday of the month from 10.00 a.m. to noon
At members’ homes

We meet twice a month and discuss interesting topics prepared at home in order to improve our conversation skills. This is an opportunity to speak German while having a good time with fellow German enthusiasts.
Every Wednesday at 10.00 a.m.
At members’ homes

The activity leader’s objective is to give every member the way to participate – in fluent Italian – to the conversation, by suggesting better use of verbal forms, giving examples on how enlarge vocabulary, picking up links to discover new aspects of Italian way of life or of history.
Every Tuesday from 15.00 to 17.00
Practice of Spanish conversation. An opportunity to improve your Spanish conversation skill as well as to make long-lasting friends.
FOOD
HAPPY GET-TOGETHER LUNCHCOOKING GROUPS
Every two-month, the 1st Thursday of the month at 12.30 p.m.
We meet around a table in a good restaurant (different each two month), to have lunch in a happy and informal way. We really have fun!
International Cooking/Luncheon Group
Every third Tuesday of the month at 12:30p.m. instead of last Tuesday.
At members’ homes

This group, of different nationalities, meets once a month in members’ homes. After a welcome drink we have a three course lunch, followed by coffee, all in a joyous and very friendly atmosphere. Often the delicious dishes, prepared by the hostess, are specialities from her home country.

 
Luncheon / Recipe Exchange Group
Once a month
At members’ homes

This group meets once a month. In a relaxed and friendly atmosphere they enjoy a nice lunch prepared by the members and improve their culinary skills by exchanging tried and tested recipes.
CULTURE
MUSIC APPRECIATIONART APPRECIATIONEVENING ACTIVITY GOING TO THE THEATREMOVIE CLUBFRENCH READING GROUPENGLISH READING GROUPSPLAYREADINGTHE ACTORS’ STUDIO
We usually meet on the 4th Monday of the month from 14.00 to 16.00
The group welcomes new listeners.
See monthly announcement of topic and venue or contact Christine.
2nd Thursday of the month, usually in the morning
Do you enjoy going to art galleries and museums? Do you want to learn more about how to interpret and enjoy artworks while having a guided visit? Then this is the activity for you! You will view current exhibitions in and around the Brussels area. We will meet at the venues, galleries or museums, and costs will be dependent on the exhibitions at the time.
Once a month on a Tuesday at 20.30
Husbands/Partners welcome.
4th Tuesday of the month.
Afternoon showtimes at different cinemas in Brussels.

Add your name to the email distribution list and receive one email notice per month. Join us when you can for a matinee show, coffee and critique afterwards.
Once every two months in member´s homes
Both for foreigners who know French, but wish ti improve their knowledge of language and for those who understand and speak but cannot read English and would like to read and discuss books in French.
GROUP 1
3rd Monday of the month at 12.30 p.m.
At members’ homes

As our group consists of ladies of different nationalities our approach to world literature is sometimes very different from each other. Discussions are very interesting and lively. We can either read the same book or books of the same author.
Have a look at our blog:
http://wicreadinggroup.blogspot.com

 
GROUP 2
1st Tuesday of the month at 13.00 hrs
At members’ homes

If you like reading books by authors of different periods and of different origins, we would like to hear from you. As a group of ladies with international backgrounds, we enjoy discussing a variety of classic as well as contemporary books. We decide together beforehand which books to read during the coming months. Please call me to find out which book will be discussed at next month’s meeting. We are looking forward to meeting you.

GROUP 3
Every first Friday of the month at 10:00
At leader’s place

This group meets monthly to discuss fiction and non-fiction books from different times.

One Wednesday a month in leader´s home at 1.30 p.m.
We welcome anyone with an interest in English language plays to join us for an afternoon reading a play aloud and taking turns to read the various roles. This group is open to all nationalities, not just English mother-tongue speakers.
The Actors Studio’s team works on a new production each year at members’ homes and at the end of the Club year show their production to the members.
Help backstage welcome.
FUN
DRESSMAKINGWHAT’S APP GROUPBRIDGEMAHJONG CLUBMONTHLY COFFEE
Every second Wednesday of the month
From 10:30 – 13:00 in leader´s home
If you are interested in fashion and you would like to create your own garments come along and join our group. I can show you from scratch what your fingers are able to fulfil. We are an enthusiastic group and learn from each other.
You are all welcome to join the group by sending an email and your mobile phone number to the leader.
Then if you feel like going to the cinema, theatre or even just for a coffee or a walk and would like somebody to accompany you – you are welcome to propose this to the other members and see what response you get. Normally you will find one or more of the other members to join you and share some good times together.
Monday mornings at the Wimbledon Tennis Club
Join the group to play bridge in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere and develop your bridge skills with the assistance of a professional bridge player.
Please note this is not a group for beginners.
1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 10.00 a.m. to 13.00
Mahjong is an old Chinese game of skill, strategy and luck. We are playing in groups of three or four players. Don´t miss the fun and excitement of our game sessions. Beginners will receive a comprehensive introduction
Monthly Coffee held in members’ homes. For contact details please see Newswic