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Music: Golden Age of Radio

With Ed Wilson Let’s travel down memory lane with Ed Wilson on the Golden Age of Radio. The old-time radio era, sometimes referred to as the Golden Age of Radio, was an era of radio programming in the United States during which radio was the dominant electronic home entertainment medium. It began with the beginning [...]

Mother’s Day Fashion Show: The Little Black Dress

This is a fundraising event to support Lifetime Learning Centre Society Wellness Programs With Karin Edberg-Lee A little black dress (LBD) is a black evening or cocktail dress, cut simply and often quite short. Fashion historians ascribe the origins of the little black dress to the 1920s designs of Coco Chanel and Jean Patou intended [...]

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 - [...]

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 [...]

Whistle Posts West with Author Brian Antonson

Written in collaboration with Rick Antonson and Mary Trainer, Brian wrote two separate books on the legendary lost gold mine near Pitt Lake, “Slumach’s Gold” and “Whistle Posts West”, a collection of exciting tales from the world of railroading in British Columbia and Alberta. A train that sunk in a peat bog in Burnaby, tales [...]

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