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Civilization and the Transition to Global Community

    With Harold Rosen (www.interfaitheducation.org) A sense of world history often emerges as we mature individually. A parallel process applies to humanity collectively, as broad patterns become more visible. We can now see that by the year 1500, four long-standing, regional civilizations were dominant - China, India, Christian Europe, and Islamic Middle East - [...]

A Change in the Wind

With Margaret Evans Have you noticed the adaptation of wildlife species to climate change? For example: Butterflies are on the move and there is one species that has changed both its habitat and its diet in order to cope with a warming world. That’s a first in the science records. Mammals and birds are moving [...]

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Celebrating Canada 150: Fashions of 1867

In honour of our Sesquicentennial come join Fashion Historian, Ivan Sayers, for an entertaining insight to the fashions of 1867. This lecture is from Ivan’s private curated collection in Vancouver. With Ivan Sayers Date: June 7, 2017 Day: Wednesday Time: 12:00 noon to 2:00 p.m. Fee: Member $7 Non –Member $10 Location: 32444 7th Ave. Mission [...]

Winter/Spring 2017 Bus Tours

  Join us for one of our bus tours. Details below     For all bus tours, pre-register early. Lunch or dinner is not included, dining out options always available. Wear good walking shoes, bring a camera and dress for the weather. Fee includes bus trip and tickets, admissions or concert tickets. Lunches or dinners [...]

Art Appreciation: Modern Art

Vincent van Gogh, The Starry Night, 1889, Location: Museum of Modern Art, New York City, Public Domain, With Dr. Aleksandra Idzior - UFV Aleksandra holds art history degrees from Poland, my native country, and from Canada. Since 2002 she has been working as an Art History Instructor in the Visual Arts Department at the [...]

Nordic Pole Walking Group

Nordic Pole Walking Group New walkers welcomed Meets every Wednesday 9:00 AM Starts up again on January 4, 2017 and goes through to August 2017 at Fraser River Heritage Park Parking One hour pole walk on the Heritage Park Trails Download helpful walking tips brochure click on Helpful Walking Tips Map for Parking Lot at Fraser River [...]

Get Up and Go!

  fitness at the gym The Get Up & Go! program is a collaboration between the Fraser Health Falls and Injury Prevention and Osteofit (BC Women’s Hospital & Health Centre’s Osteoporosis Program).  It provides an entry level exercise program for seniors with balance and mobility impairment who would otherwise be unable to attend [...]

Chronic Pain Self-Management Workshop

This six week education programme focuses on Living Well with Chronic Pain. It features interactive sessions with nurses, a social worker specializing in stress management, a nutritionist, a physiotherapist and a pharmacist. The interactive workshop is for people experiencing a wide range of chronic pain conditions. Family members, friends and caregivers are also welcome. Participants can [...]

Falls Prevention Clinic

Participants will have the opportunity to sit one-on-one with various health professionals for 20-minute sessions. At that time, various aspects of the participant’s fall risk status will be assessed and interventions will be discussed. The total time spent at the clinic will be approximately 90 minutes. To register or for more information, please call: 604-587-7866 [...]

Walkathon Fundraiser

    Walkathon Fundraiser at Lifetime Learning Raise funds for your wellness programs and learn about healthy living and elder-friendly community initiatives.  Guest Speakers, Entertainment, Door Prizes and Refreshments.   Day: Thursday Time: 9:30 am to 2:00 pm Date: April 20, 2017 Location: 32444 Seventh Avenue, Mission, BC V2V 2B5 Location:32444 Seventh Avenue, Mission, BC [...]