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Enhance Your Photos with Digital Processes

Enhance Your Photos with Digital Processes With Sharon Syrette This workshop will provide you with helpful and simple hints on how to digitally enhance and improve your photos, ideas on how to restore old family and vintage photos, how to crop to improve images and storage options for digital photos. Plus, information on free software [...]

Bus Tour: Interurban Heritage Train

Interurban Heritage Train Tour After your ride on Car 1225, take a guided tour of the Carbarn and see the restoration process underway! During the  Carbarn Tour, you will: Learn all about the history of the Interurban as it used to run throughout Vancouver and the Fraser Valley; See the restoration of Car 1225, and [...]

Bus Tour: Bad Rock Tour

Bad Rock Tours Discover Stolo history in this guided tour with First Nation’s historian Sonny McHalsie. Naxaxalhts'i is currently the Cultural Advisor and Stó:lō Historian for the Stó:lō Research and Resource Management Centre. Naxaxalhts’i has studied Halq’eméylem place names for 21 years. Naxaxalhts'i will narrate the land – telling the Sxowxiyám and Swelqwels, the legends [...]

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, [...]

This thrilling and informative Power Point presentation will take you back to another time and to another world. A few artifacts pertaining to the discussion will be displayed. Tony Mayo lives in Abbotsford, British Columbia where he is an established artist, published author, researcher and traveler. To date, Mr. Mayo has traveled to 95 countries [...]

Art Appreciation: The Exhibition: Focus on Contemporary Art & Artists

Within the art world every few years there are organized major international events showcasing contemporary art. This year “documenta 14” is taking place in Kassel (Germany) over the period of 100 days with approximately 160 participants, while in Venice (Italy) the 57 Art Biennale –established in 1895– runs for almost 200 days exhibiting artists from [...]

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. [...]

Walking to Camelot

Walking to Camelot with Author John Cherrington Fraser Valley Author John Cherrington will read from his new book “Walking to Camelot” and share some tips on walking in England.   John Cherrington and his seventy-four year old walking companion set out one fine morning in May to traverse the only English footpath that cuts south [...]

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 [...]

Book Launch of “I Have a Story to Tell” – Writing Memoir and Family History

Reflections – Our Canadian Experience     an anthology by Lifetime Learning Wednesday Writers, is now in print. Copies are available for $12 a copy at the Lifetime Learning Centre. Sales of this anthology will help the Lifetime Learning Centre Society provide on-going writing courses and festivals. To order a copy please e-mail mailto:info.ltlc@telus.net       Reflections – Our Canadian Experience includes [...]