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The Book Cover As Art

With Brian Murdoch Click Here for Murdoch's Bookshoppe The dustwrapper of a book, its evolution in the twentieth century, and its reflection of, or innovation upon, the ideas of beauty and functionality, is celebrated in this two-hour presentation. Come discover the hidden secrets of the book cover from the iconic, to the art deco movement, [...]

Women Mystics

With Harold Rosen In this course we explore the lives, thoughts and deeds of 9 outstanding women of history. Their spiritual radiance, intellectual brilliance and moral courage overcame the barriers of their patriarchal cultures.  They were provocative and influential reformers who could not be ignored or overlooked.  They were mystical, visionary and with a futuristic [...]

Art Appreciation: Face Value – 700 Years of the Flemish & Dutch Portrait Tradition

With Aleksandra Idzior From the Flemish and Early Netherlandish through the Dutch Golden Age and Flemish 17th century portraits depicting individuals and groups of people, to the current painted and photographed portraits, this lecture series addresses a genre in art of the Low Countries that have memorialized individuals and commented on their position, character, and [...]

Bus Tour: Valentines Lunch Special Tour

A surprise outing on this cold February day, includes lunch and a visit to the beautiful Tanglebanks Garden Nursery.       Date: February 16, 2018 Day: Friday Time: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Fee: Member $38.00 Non –Member $48.00 Location: 32444 7th Ave. Mission V2V 2B5 For all bus tours Preregister early Lunch is not [...]

Heritage Test of Time “Show and Tell”

A presentation and discussion of ‘heritage’ and how the past influences our lives and decisions today. Bring and article, family heirloom, or memory to share. Offered as part of the “Linking Hands through the Generations Program” A partnership with School District # 75 and a part of the Heritage Week Celebrations.   Date : February [...]

Travel to Japan and Korea

With Judith Ray Travel from Japan to Korea with Judith Ray as she shares her travel experience through pictures and stories: during cherry blossom time with the trees in their full glory and South Korea awaiting the US Navy ships because of the worries generated by the escalation of problems with North Korea.   Date: [...]

Travel: China for New Years

With Confucius Institute of Coquitlam Come and enjoy an armchair journey to China for New Years as the Chinese teachers from Confucius Institute of Coquitlam share with us their knowledge of the Chinese New Year and introduce this beautiful cultural tradition.     Greeting talk at the January 31, 2018 Class The Chinese word 福 means Fortune in English. [...]

Travel to Vienna & Budapest

With Elspeth Bowers Explore the streets of Vienna and Budapest with Elspeth Bowers as she tells of her recent visit to the area through photos and stories.     Date: January 24, 2018 Day: Wednesday Time: 10:0 a.m. to 12:00 noon Fee: Member $7 Non-Member $10 Location: 32444 7th Ave. Mission V2V 2B5  

Diabetes Self-Management Program

Start Date:  May 4, 2018 Sessions: 6 End Date: June 8, 2018 Day: Friday Time: 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM 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 by [...]

Winter Spring 2018 Fitness and Wellness Classes

Level 3: Low Impact Fitness Day: Tuesday & Thursday Time: 10:00 a.m. Fee: Member 10 class pass is $35 Non-Member pass is $45 Dates: On-going begins January 9, 2018 Location: 32444 7th Ave. Mission Please note: OSTEOFIT classes do not replace your physiotherapist’s care and require your physician’s permission to attend. OSTEOFIT is a 50 minute exercise, [...]