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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Art Appreciation – Artists Inspired by Other Artists

With Aleksandra Idzior - UFV The creative effort often includes the inspired selection and manipulation of existing material. The use of appropriation has played an important role in the history of the arts. We will discuss visual artists who were motivated by art made by somebody else, and we will address such concepts as copy, [...]

Spanish Conversation (Beginner)

With Violeta Estela Lucero Schwartz Spanish for Beginners offers the opportunity to learn the language in a very interactive environment. Immediately you will engage in a safe and enjoyable way, you learn to engage in everyday conversations with your classmates.   Series #1: February 7, 2019 Series #2: March 7, 2019 (no classes during spring break) Sessions: [...]

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 [...]

Bus Tour: Dim Sum Lunch to Celebrate Chinese New Year

With Valerie Sprott We once again journey to enjoy our popular dim sum tour. We invite you to participate to celebrate Chinese New Year, learn about Chinese culture and partake in sampling dim sum. Dim sum is a style of Chinese cuisine that consists of tasty small bite-sized portions of dumplings and steam dishes.   [...]

Spiritual Renaissances: Creative Episodes in the Drama of History

With Harold Rosen What brings about creative episodes in humanity’s journey across the ages? World history shows remarkable periods of extensive learning and cultural refinement – inspired by religious renewal and spirituality.  Each religious civilization can be viewed in ‘seasonal’ terms – going through a spiritual spring, summer, autumn and winter. Let’s take an eagle-eye [...]