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Our Stories Our World: Sharing & Maturing Together

By Kathy Simon - originally posted to Flickr as Viola and Mina share food With Harold Rosen What is Life Review?  What have been our life-purposes, and to what degree have we fulfilled them?  How have events in North American history and our global community during our lifetimes impacted our development?  If we [...]

Slumach’s Gold

With Brian Antonson Are hundreds of millions of dollars in loose gold nuggets to be found deep in the mountains around Pitt Lake?  The legend of Slumach's Lost Creek Gold Mine has been enticing searchers and armchair prospectors alike for over 120 years.  Brian Antonson, co-author of the bestselling book SLUMACH'S GOLD leads us through [...]

Pass it on: Caring for your Family Records

With Val Billesberger Once you have discovered  your family’s story through historical records how do you preserve those records and pass on your ​ancestors’ history and stories to future generations. Mission Community Archivist Val Billesberger will share some helpful tips and ideas on how to care for and pass on your family records​. Offered as [...]

Memories, Dreams & Reflections (with Apologies to Carl Jung): Dreams in Literature

  With Brian Murdoch From the Bible to William Blake, Shakespeare to Jorge Luis Borges, dreams have been the stuff of literature, poetry, and even scientific discovery.  Together we will look at the universal experience of the dream world, and explore passages from both well-known and less familiar works. Brian and his wife, Ann, have [...]

Healthy Relationships

With Jason Wong Relationships are an important part of leading a healthy and fulfilling life. Some bring out the best in the individual and others leave you with a mixture of negative emotions. All of us want to experience stronger relationships and a more balanced life with less conflict.   This workshop will examine the [...]

By |2019-12-18T18:16:25+00:00August 10th, 2019|Programs from Past Years|1 Comment

Healthy Coping for Unhealthy Behaviors

With Jason Wong Habits are a critical to both creating and sustaining health. Approximately 45% of daily life consists of key lifestyle behaviours and habits that drive health.   In order to cope, we sometimes use unhealthy behaviours to manage stress and anxiety. This workshop will examine: Do we have behaviours that we deem unhealthy? [...]

By |2019-12-18T18:18:12+00:00August 10th, 2019|Programs from Past Years|0 Comments

Travel to Kenya

With Brian Antonson The snow-capped peak of mighty Mt Kenya, the Masai Mara's golden, grassy plains, the pink blush of Lake Nakuru and the annual migration of millions of wildebeest are but some of the delights waiting for you in Kenya. Join Brian as he shares experience visiting the many wonderful locations  and animal life [...]

By |2020-01-06T17:17:28+00:00August 10th, 2019|Programs from Past Years|0 Comments

Art Appreciation: Art Collecting: Galleries and Museums of the World – History and Controversies

With Aleksandra Idzior from UFV Please join us as an armchair traveler to view the  art amassed by the best institutions. After familiarizing with the history of art collecting, we will examine some of the great art collections in the world with particular attention to the Uffizi Galleries in Florence (Italy), the National Gallery in [...]

Quilts the Story They Tell

With Sharon Syrette & Karin Edberg -Lee Quilting has attracted generations of people to express themselves in fabrics and decorative stitches. From practical crazy quilts using scraps to artistic wall hangings, quilts have told the stories of families and countries. Many were brought to the new world by early settlers. Bring your favorite quilted piece [...]

By |2020-01-06T16:37:49+00:00August 10th, 2019|Programs from Past Years|0 Comments

Baha’i Bicentenary: A Global Perspective

With Harold Rosen What was the most significant transition for humanity in the 19th century?  Baha'is believe that future historians, in response to this question, will point to the emergence of the Baha'i Faith.  This new religion aims toward an ever-advancing global civilization, with peace, justice and prosperity for all people.  October 2019 marks the [...]

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