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Music History

With Keith Gray   Review the various twists and turns music has taken through the ages with Keith Gray. From Classical masterpieces to Jazz and film scores, you will explore the importance of music in our lives and history.   Date: January 10, 2019 Sessions: 4 Day: Thursday Time: 11:30 a.m. to 12:10 p.m. Fee: Member [...]

Bus Tour: Golden Ears Cheesecrafters Tour and Lunch

With Valerie Sprott Started by two young sisters you will have the opportunity to watch and learn how their cheese is being made. And to taste a few samples. Emma & Jenna have created award winning artisan cheese from their uncles Jersey herd using farm fresh milk.     Date: June 25, 2019 Day: Tuesday [...]

Bus Tour: Inside Britannia Shipyards Tour

  With Valerie Sprott Britannia Shipyards is a National Historic Site. On this tour you will see an authentic representation of once thriving canneries, boat yards, residences and stores. Many of buildings date back to 1885 and tell the stories of a multi-ethnic society.   Date: May 24, 2019 Day: Tuesday Time: 9:00 a.m. to [...]

Romantic Britain

With Brian Antonson A travelogue based on the legendary stories we all know and love from Britain. Stories like…… King Arthur, Robin Hood, Sherlock Holmes, and a few others   Date: May 15, 2019 Day: Wednesday Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon Sessions: 1 Fee:  $7 Member $10 Non-Member Location: 32444 7th Ave. Mission V2V [...]

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The Age of Fascinators

With Margaret Blackburn During this program you will create a fascinator to take home as we talk about hats through the ages, wardrobe memories  and past fashion fads. What fun! All the tools needed are scissors. All materials are supplied, but please bring decorations and trims to make your fascinator truly unique. If you are unable [...]

Bus Tour: Campbell’s Gold Honey & Meadery plus Phone Museum Tour

With Valerie Sprott The farm is a licensed Meadery (honey winery), producing a variety of honey wines, including ancient mead, melomels (honey/fruit wines), pyment (honey/grape wine) and more. Much of the honey used is produced by our bees. The grapes and most of the fruit and berries, used in the honey wines are produced on [...]

A Visit to Egypt & the Holy Land

  With Brian Antonson Based on our own travels there in 1999, visiting Cairo, Memphis, and the Giza Pyramids, and then Jerusalem, Bethlehem, the Jordan Valley, the Sea of Galilee, and environs.       Date: April 24, 2019 Day: Wednesday Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon Sessions: 1 Fee:  $7 Member $10 Non-Member Location: [...]

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Travel to Africa

With Jacqueline Fischer Come learn about the way many people live in Zambia and how you can make a difference. Jacqueline enjoyed travelling with her husband to Zambia last spring as part of the Rotary Dental team. When they were not working, their hosts, Seeds of Hope, toured them around not only parks and marketplaces, but [...]

Mission’s Storied Past

      With Val Billesberger Using archival materials and museum objects, we will tell “the story” behind the object, revealing some of Mission’s intriguing history.       Date: February 21, 2019 Day: Thursday Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon Sessions: 1 Fee: $7 Member $10 Non-Member Location: 32444 7th Ave. Mission V2V 2B5 [...]

Our Origins

  With Magnus from the Friendship Centre Come share the rich indigenous heritage of this area and increase awareness and gratitude for the beautiful land we have the privilege of living on through words and song.     Date: February 19, 2019 Day: Tuesday Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon Sessions: 1 Fee: $7 Member$10 [...]