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This thrilling and informative Power Point presentation will take you back to another time and to another world. A few artifacts pertaining to the discussion will be displayed. Tony Mayo lives in Abbotsford, British Columbia where he is an established artist, published author, researcher and traveler. To date, Mr. Mayo has traveled to 95 countries [...]

Art Appreciation: The Exhibition: Focus on Contemporary Art & Artists

Within the art world every few years there are organized major international events showcasing contemporary art. This year “documenta 14” is taking place in Kassel (Germany) over the period of 100 days with approximately 160 participants, while in Venice (Italy) the 57 Art Biennale –established in 1895– runs for almost 200 days exhibiting artists from [...]

Banned and Censored Books

With Brian Murdock This two-hour presentation will provide a glimpse of the history of works which have been censored or banned, together with a consideration of some of the common themes underlying such actions.  Specific titles will be used to illustrate the phenomenon, with books ranging in theme from classic literature to books for children. [...]

Walking to Camelot

Walking to Camelot with Author John Cherrington Fraser Valley Author John Cherrington will read from his new book “Walking to Camelot” and share some tips on walking in England.   John Cherrington and his seventy-four year old walking companion set out one fine morning in May to traverse the only English footpath that cuts south [...]

Mission Genealogy Group

Mission Genealogy Group This group meets on the 3rd Thursday of each month with guest speakers on the various related topics. In September, Brenda Smith will speak about how we can incorporate the context of where our ancestors lived, their daily work and habits, their Sunday beliefs and what was happening around them into our [...]

Book Launch of “I Have a Story to Tell” – Writing Memoir and Family History

Reflections – Our Canadian Experience     an anthology by Lifetime Learning Wednesday Writers, is now in print. Copies are available for $12 a copy at the Lifetime Learning Centre. Sales of this anthology will help the Lifetime Learning Centre Society provide on-going writing courses and festivals. To order a copy please e-mail mailto:info.ltlc@telus.net       Reflections – Our Canadian Experience includes [...]

From the Ashes of Vesuvius: Pompeii and its Afterlives

With Jill Bain of UFV Jill Bain teaches Art History and Visual Studies in the Department of Visual Arts at the University of the Fraser Valley. Her research focuses on the arts of Italy in the late middle ages and Renaissance, but she is enthusiastic about all periods of the history of art, and endeavours [...]

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Diabetes Self-Management Program

Start Date:  November 3, 2017 (6 sessions) End Date: December 1, 2017 Day: Friday Time: 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Fee: No Charge Location: 32444 7th Ave. Mission V2V 2B5   With University of Victoria Institute on the Health & Lifelong Health Registration is required. Contact University of Victoria Centre on Aging at 1-866-902-3767 or [...]

Travel: Israel & the Shofar

  With Paul and Iris Harnett The Shofar, in Judeo-Christian tradition, is the silver trumpet by which God and His Angels will announce significant events signaling the End of Days. Paul has been fascinated by the Shofar for many years, and by the Jewish history surrounding it. Last year Paul and Iris spent six weeks [...]

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10th Annual Mission Writers & Readers Festival

Linking Generations of Writers & Readers How Dreams Influence Writing The organizing committee is pleased to announce that the 10th Annual Mission Writers and Readers Festival will be on Saturday March 4, 2017 at Heritage Park Centre. Please email: lifetimelearningcentre@telus.net to be added to the mailing list for festival updates.   Details Date: Saturday, March 4, 2017 [...]