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February Mystery Tour

  A surprise outing on this cold February day, includes lunch. This fun and entertaining mystery tour takes you to unknown destinations. A must see attraction, a great lunch and afternoon mystery stops included.         Date: February 10, 2017 Day: Friday Time: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Fee: Member $35/Non-Member $45 Location: [...]

Music: Golden Age of Radio

With Ed Wilson Let’s travel down memory lane with Ed Wilson on the Golden Age of Radio. The old-time radio era, sometimes referred to as the Golden Age of Radio, was an era of radio programming in the United States during which radio was the dominant electronic home entertainment medium. It began with the beginning [...]

Mother’s Day Fashion Show: The Little Black Dress

This is a fundraising event to support Lifetime Learning Centre Society Wellness Programs With Karin Edberg-Lee A little black dress (LBD) is a black evening or cocktail dress, cut simply and often quite short. Fashion historians ascribe the origins of the little black dress to the 1920s designs of Coco Chanel and Jean Patou intended [...]

Earthquakes & Emergency Preparedness

With Jonathan Hughes - UFV Jonathan's training in natural sciences began with undergraduate work in Forestry and Geology and continued with research and teaching in Botany. For his PhD  he used vascular plant ecology and pollen of tidal-marsh sediments to quantify relative sea-level change from the 1700 Cascadia earthquake.     Learn about seismic risk in the [...]

The Importance of Books Beyond Text

With Brian Murdoch A pre-festival program for the 10th Annual Writers & Readers Festival Quite apart from the beauty of the craft of fine publishing, we may learn a great deal from the social context and historical perspective of a volume. This two-hour session will provide a context for such evaluation, but will also address [...]

Canadian Literature: Mazo de la Roche

With Ron Dart A pre-festival program for the 10th Annual Writers & Readers Festival More famous than Lucy Maude Montgomery in her time, most famous for her ‘Jalna’ series, or the Whiteoak Chronicles. The series tells the story of one hundred years of the Whiteoak family covering from 1854 to 1954. Learn more about this [...]

Show and Tell: Folk Art Collections

Celebrating BC Heritage Week and Canada 150 Sesquicentennial With Sharon Syrette Folk Art has been described as rustic and simplistic - most often created by ordinary people and unschooled artists who learned their craft from family traditions passed down from the 'old country'. Even the most practical, everyday items were decorated in bold colors and [...]

Civilization and the Transition to Global Community

    With Harold Rosen (www.interfaitheducation.org) A sense of world history often emerges as we mature individually. A parallel process applies to humanity collectively, as broad patterns become more visible. We can now see that by the year 1500, four long-standing, regional civilizations were dominant - China, India, Christian Europe, and Islamic Middle East - [...]

A Change in the Wind

With Margaret Evans Have you noticed the adaptation of wildlife species to climate change? For example: Butterflies are on the move and there is one species that has changed both its habitat and its diet in order to cope with a warming world. That’s a first in the science records. Mammals and birds are moving [...]

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Winter/Spring 2017 Bus Tours

  Join us for one of our bus tours. Details below     For all bus tours, pre-register early. Lunch or dinner is not included, dining out options always available. Wear good walking shoes, bring a camera and dress for the weather. Fee includes bus trip and tickets, admissions or concert tickets. Lunches or dinners [...]