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Intergenerational Gardening Club

  Come join in the joy of planning and planting the Intergenerational Garden.  Do you love gardening, but no longer have the space or mobility? Come and share your passion and pass on your knowledge with the youth. Remember: “many hands make…”     Time: 1:3 pm. to 2:30 p.m. Fee:  By Donation Day:  Thursday Start [...]

Piece Makers Quilting Group

  This group meets weekly to work on various collaborative projects in a spacious studio. All levels of sewing skills are welcome: share your knowledge, learn something new, and enjoy the sense of completion of a big project that you had a hand in creating! Warning: side effects of joining this group may include: laughter, [...]

Writers Group: Memoirs

It is all in the Details - Family stories often depend on often-repeated anecdotes.  Next term we will explore how to add description and character to create writing for a broad audience.  We will look at examples of how authors succeeded in going beyond the known facts.  Weekly word-play exercises will challenge you to try new [...]

Mission Genealogy Group

Mission Genealogy Group This group meets on the 3rd Thursday of each month with guest speakers on the various related topics. In September, Brenda Smith will speak about how we can incorporate the context of where our ancestors lived, their daily work and habits, their Sunday beliefs and what was happening around them into our [...]

French Conversation (Intermediate) with Nicole Bellay

Quebec City This course builds on your foundation knowledge to improve your French-language skills for travel or to help kids or grandkids with their French homework. Increase your vocabulary, learn key words to form a sentence, practice situational conversation, all in a fun and casual way.This course builds on your foundation knowledge to improve your French-language [...]

Tech Time: Learn to Use Your Tablet, Computer or Cell Phone

With students from Fraserview Learning Centre & Valerie Sprott Please bring your cell phone, ipod, tablet, e-reader, or other device, and we will have students on hand who can show you how to get the most from your device.  Workshop will cover anything from the basics of turning it on, to various features and apps.  The workshop will provide one-on-one [...]

Banned and Censored Books

With Brian Murdoch This two-hour presentation will provide a glimpse of the history of works which have been censored or banned, together with a consideration of some of the common themes underlying such actions.  Specific titles will be used to illustrate the phenomenon, with books ranging in theme from classic literature to books for children. [...]

Remembrance Day: Tea & Remembrances

Remembrance Day takes on an important significance as we are in the anniversary of the period that coincides with the events of WWI and many Canadian Service Personnel are on active duty around the world. Please come out as we remember in music and peace the sacrifices of our veterans and peace keepers. Offered as part of the "Linking Hands through the [...]

TailWaggers

With Margaret Evans It features a fun look at dogs from their evolution and split from wolves, their domestication, and their enduring companionship. The talk will look at some of the fascinating research done with dogs on their intelligence, their social abilities, their skills and why we have such a deep bond with dogs. Margaret [...]

Bus Tour: Londsdale Food Tasting

North Vancouver's Lower Lonsdale neighbourhood hosts its emerging foodie scene! On this food tour, you will learn about the early shipbuilding industry and other settlers to the area as you savor a delicious culinary experience. Enjoy candied salmon, brie and pear pizza, turkey meat loaf, local BC wines, craft beer, freshly made salsa and guacamole, [...]