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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  

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 [...]

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: [...]

Travel: China for New Years

With Confucius Institute of Coquitlam Come and enjoy an armchair journey to China for New Years as the Chinese teachers from Confucius Institute of Coquitlam share with us their knowledge of the Chinese New Year and introduce this beautiful cultural tradition.     Greeting talk at the January 31, 2018 Class The Chinese word 福 means Fortune in English. [...]

Bus Tour: Sto:lo Nation

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 [...]

French Conversation (Beginner) With Nicole Bellay

Image of Rural Quebec  Treat yourself new language This course is for the absolute beginner, with an introduction to a new language provided in a relevant manner. You will build your vocabulary and learn the different sounds to be able to speak an “International French". No tests or exams, just learning in a fun and casual [...]

French Conversation (Advanced) With Nicole Bellay

  This course is for the confident converser, practice real conversations, polish your accent, increase your vocabulary, and expand your grammatical knowledge, all in a fun and casual way.     Day: Monday Times: 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Advanced  5 Sessions   Series #2: April 9, 2018 Cost: $35.00 Members  $45.00 Non-Members (5 sessions) Location: [...]