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A Christmas Carol

A Dramatic Reading  Of Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol A Christmas Carol is a novella by English author Charles Dickens first published by Chapman & Hall on 17 December 1843. The story tells of sour and stingy Ebenezer Scrooge's ideological, ethical, and emotional transformation after the supernatural visitations of Jacob Marley and the Ghosts of Christmases Past, Present, and Yet to Come. [...]

Intergenerational Communications – Bridging the Gaps

Different motivating factors, skill sets, and expectations can make it difficult to communicate effectively in community and family settings. This workshop will help understand generational motivating factors and influences, identify generational communication preferences, generational myths, and how to accept differences.       Date: November 30, 2018 Day: Friday Time:  9:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. [...]

A Reading from Seamus Heffernan New Book

A Reading from Local Author Seamus Heffernan Napalm Hearts “The Debut Thriller” is Seamus Heffernan’ first book. Seamus, originally from Newfoundland and now residing in the local area will read from his book and will discuss and answer questions about the creative process, the genre, and the journey to becoming an author.       [...]

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Understanding, Identifying and Selecting Technology

With Scott Finding Come learn from technology expert Scott Finding about how to determine what technology is right for you and how to understand how it works.     Date: November 29, 2018 Day: Thursday Time: 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m Fee: Member$7 / $10 non-member Location: 32444 7th Ave. Mission V2V 2B5  

The After Life

With Harold Rosen How do the major religious cultures of our world address the issue of Life After Death? How do these beliefs and practices compare to the findings of Near-Death Experience Research? What light do these views and investigations cast on the Purpose of This Life in general, and the Meaning of Our Lives [...]

From Bangkok to Paris by Bicycle – Across Central Asia

Margo and Chris, a Vancouver couple now in their mid sixties, knew they wanted to travel more once their children were grown. They found that bicycle touring was a way of travelling that suited their desire for independence and flexibility. The pace is ideal for seeing landscapes unfold and for meeting people. They’ll explain how [...]

Tech Time: Learn to Use Your Tablet, Computer or Cell Phone

With students from Fraserview Learning Centre and Natasha Purnell Please bring your cell phone, ipod, tablet, e-reader, or other device, and we will have students on hand who can show you how to get the most from your device.  Workshop will cover anything from the basics of turning it on, to various features and apps.  The workshop will provide one-on-one [...]

Remembrance Day: Tea & Remembrances

They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.At the going down of the sun and in the morning,We will remember them.Robert Laurence Binyon (1869-1943)Remembrance Day takes on an important significance as we are in the anniversary of the period that coincides with the end  of World War I. [...]