Our World

With Harold Rosen In a day of partisan division and nationalist tension, we do well to ask: How has humanity envisioned ‘One World’? Exploring the roots of Cosmopolitanism, we draw from many traditions. We unearth Indigenous, Classical, Eastern and Western views of a united world – peaceful, just and prosperous. We discover lofty concepts of [...]

Travel to Israel

With Roger Neill Travel to Israel with Roger Neill as he shares his experience with the country and culture.       Date: April 18, 2018 Day: Wednesday Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon Fee: Member$7 / $10 nonmember Location: 32444 7th Ave. Mission V2V 2B5  

Writers Group: Projects and Progress

With Sharon Syrette Bring your Memoir and family history projects, discuss progress, challenges and creative solutions in this lively group of writers. Weekly in-class exercises will challenge you to take your writing to a new level.  Guide Sharon Syrette is available for individual appointments to review samples of writing that you submit. Starts: January 10, [...]

Bus Tour: Historic Stave Falls Powerhouse

Historic Stave Falls Powerhouse. This 100-year-old power generating facility is also a National Historic Site of Canada where guests can comb through archival photos, artifacts and explore the original mechanical and electrical components installed over a century ago.     Date: March 16, 2018 Day: Friday Time: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Fee: Member $38.00/Non-Member [...]

Bus Tour: BC Farm Museum – Fort Langley

Visit the BC Farm Museum in beautiful Fort Langley, BC. The museum is a place where the past greets the present, through the rich and vibrant stories of the pioneer settlers of the Fraser Valley.       Date: April 13, 2018 Day: Friday Time: 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Fee: Member $38/Non-Member $48 Location: [...]

The Book Cover As Art

With Brian Murdoch Click Here for Murdoch's Bookshoppe The dustwrapper of a book, its evolution in the twentieth century, and its reflection of, or innovation upon, the ideas of beauty and functionality, is celebrated in this two-hour presentation. Come discover the hidden secrets of the book cover from the iconic, to the art deco movement, [...]

Women Mystics

With Harold Rosen In this course we explore the lives, thoughts and deeds of 9 outstanding women of history. Their spiritual radiance, intellectual brilliance and moral courage overcame the barriers of their patriarchal cultures.  They were provocative and influential reformers who could not be ignored or overlooked.  They were mystical, visionary and with a futuristic [...]

Art Appreciation: Face Value – 700 Years of the Flemish & Dutch Portrait Tradition

With Aleksandra Idzior From the Flemish and Early Netherlandish through the Dutch Golden Age and Flemish 17th century portraits depicting individuals and groups of people, to the current painted and photographed portraits, this lecture series addresses a genre in art of the Low Countries that have memorialized individuals and commented on their position, character, and [...]

Heritage Test of Time “Show and Tell”

A presentation and discussion of ‘heritage’ and how the past influences our lives and decisions today. Bring and article, family heirloom, or memory to share. Offered as part of the “Linking Hands through the Generations Program” A partnership with School District # 75 and a part of the Heritage Week Celebrations.   Date : February [...]

Travel to Japan and Korea

With Judith Ray Travel from Japan to Korea with Judith Ray as she shares her travel experience through pictures and stories: during cherry blossom time with the trees in their full glory and South Korea awaiting the US Navy ships because of the worries generated by the escalation of problems with North Korea.   Date: [...]