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Mental Health Awareness

With Tim Rempel – Centennial Place Manager Mental health concerns us all and impacts one in every five people. We all know a friend, family Member, or acquaintance that struggles with mental health. This workshop will explore the factors impacting mental health and provide participants with an overview of common adult mental health illness and [...]

By |December 29th, 2018|Health & Wellness, May 2019, Program Month, Programs|0 Comments

Bus Tour: Campbell’s Gold Honey & Meadery plus Phone Museum Tour

With Valerie Sprott The farm is a licensed Meadery (honey winery), producing a variety of honey wines, including ancient mead, melomels (honey/fruit wines), pyment (honey/grape wine) and more. Much of the honey used is produced by our bees. The grapes and most of the fruit and berries, used in the honey wines are produced on [...]

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: [...]

By |December 29th, 2018|April 2019, History Programs, Multicultural, Programs, Travel|0 Comments

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 [...]

Astronomy

  With Brian Antonson This one covers the entire universe, from the origin with the Big Bang through our expanding universe, galaxies, our own Milky Way galaxy, right down to our own solar system, and the telescopes that are helping us learn so much today.     Date: April 3, 2019 Day: Wednesday Time: 10:00 [...]

By |December 29th, 2018|April 2019, Program Month, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Bus Tour: Attempts on Her Life – A UFV Production

With Valerie Sprott Join us for UFV Theatre department’s production of Crimp’s postmodern play that explores identity and the meaning of self. As London Theatre critic states this piece has been translated into 20 languages as its narrative speaks to the dilemmas of the modern age.   Date: March 23, 2019 Day: Saturday Time: 12:30 p.m. [...]

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 [...]