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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 [...]

Dramatic Readings

Facilitated by Carolyn Armistead and Natasha Purnell Come enhance your life with a bit of performative reading. We will be performing an original Remembrance Day work this semester, written by our script writing class, as well as an adaptation of ‘A Christmas Carol’. Each work will have two rehearsals prior to the performance at the [...]

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AGING & SPIRITUALITY

With Harold Rosen Let’s explore the process of aging from several perspectives. We experience a sequence of psycho-social developments during our lifespans, including relational, vocational and aspirational challenges. We encounter an intensifying series of care-needs and support-agencies as we grow older. And a distinct set of philosophical and spiritual questions emerges for us, including the [...]

Travel to Portugal with Elspeth Bowers

With Elspeth Bowers Gifted with a temperate Mediterranean climate, a bounty of beaches and a rich heritage, Portugal casually flies under the European travel radar. Home to culinary greats, effortlessly cool cities, charming colonial towns and magical stone villages, we invite you join Elspeth as she explores this most interesting country.     Date: November 13, [...]

Travel to India

  With Brian Antonson Share in the spirit and colour of India as Brian shares his experience of travel in India through photos and a travelogue of his journey.     Date: November 27, 2019 Day: Wednesday Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon Sessions: 1 Fee:  $7 Member $10 Non-Member Location: 32444 7th Ave. Mission V2V [...]

Piano and Violin Concert with Rafael Brisebois

The Abbotsford Youth Orchestra is planning a trip to Scotland in July 2020 and Rafael will be participating in the Sterling Bridge Music Festival, along with choirs and youth orchestras from around the world. Rafael will perform in Abbotsford, Scotland on Canada Day 2020. Rafael and the Abbotsford Youth Orchestra while on tour will receive [...]

Surviving Holiday Stress

Do you worry about major holidays and family gatherings? Does it bring back memories of the loss of a loved one, divorce, or children relocating. Family dynamics, and values and social pressures can all impact our health, happiness, and wellness during major holidays This workshop will provide you tools to navigate the major holidays. Workshop content includes [...]

Bus Tour: Theatre in the Country Christmas Play

With Valerie Sprott While not confirmed at printing Theatre in the Country is anticipating their Christmas show will be Elf the Musical. Theatre in the Country is a community based Dinner Theatre in Langley, BC. Their motto is Great Food – Great Shows – Greatly Entertained. With 5 shows a year they offer something for everyone, from a [...]

Spanish Conversation Beginner: Series

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.   Starts: October 2, 2019 Ends: December 4, 2019 Sessions: 10 Day: Thursday Time: 9:00 a.m. to [...]

Piece Makers Quilting Group

  With Laurieanne Muermann This group meets weekly to work on various collaborative projects in a spacious studio. All levels of sewing skills are welcome: share your knowledge, learn something new, and enjoy the sense of completion of a big project that you had a hand in creating!     Offered as part of the [...]