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Bus Tour: Dickens Sweets and Museum

This excursion will take us to another place and time! We are off to Dickens Sweets and Museum in Chilliwack for a full immersion into everything British. Over 175 flavours of loose-leaf tea! Museum of memorabilia of the Royal family, Charles Dickens, the Titanic, and Christmas of yesteryears. Browse the museum, stay for lunch, and [...]

Bus Tour: Vancouver Art Gallery

  Photographer Walker Evans will be featured at the VAG as well as the pieces from the permanent collection. The Evans exhibition features more than 180 black and white and colour prints from the 1920s through to the 1970s, including the iconic images Evans made in the American South during the Great Depression—work that played [...]

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Bus Tour: Farms in the Fraser Valley

    We will visit a local apple orchard, taste a selection of varieties, and explore the farm complete with petting zoo and attractions. Then it’s time for lunch (pack your own or purchase) and a chance to get lost in a corn maze, choose the perfect pumpkin, or buy some farm fresh goodies! Apple [...]

Bus Tour: Birchwood Dairy and Granny and Grumpa’s Antiques

  The Birchwood Farm Family welcomes you to learn about agriculture on a guided tour around our 220 acre Dairy Farm located in the beautiful Sumas Prairie, British Columbia area.  After the tour, each person will receive a gourmet ice-cream cone of their choice, which is included in the cost of the tour. After lunch [...]

Trains Buses and Ferries – A Day Jaunt to Nanaimo

This Day Jaunt is for the adventurous senior. We will travel on the West Coast Express, bus and B.C. Ferry. A guide will be with you every step of the way from how to use the WCE kiosk, to catching bus transfers, ferry walk-on, and a 2 hour walking tour of the Nanaimo downtown area. [...]

Fall 2016 Bus Tours

  Join us for one of bus tours. Details below     For all bus tours, pre-register early. Lunch or dinner is not included, dining out options always available. Wear good walking shoes, bring a camera and dress for the weather. Fee includes bus trip and tickets, admissions or concert tickets. Lunches or dinners are [...]

Music Appreciation: Influence of Genres

  Keith Gray will play live riffs on the piano. Learn and hear how musical genre influence each other. A genre is a category of an art form, and the word is used of subsets of literature, films, television shows, and music that fit certain criteria. The term music genre is used to refer to [...]

Travel: Southern England

  Ah! The rolling green hills dotted with sheep, punctuated by quaint villages with thatch roof houses. History to discover around every corner: the Cliffs of Dover, the English Channel, Cornwall, and many more. Join David Pullen on this anecdotal journey through Southern England. Served with a complimentary strong cupp a tea.   With David [...]

Decluttering Workshop: Declutter, Organize, Simplify

Declutter. Organize. Simplify…… your home, your life. Learn how to permanently declutter your home and keep it that way. This workshop will teach you techniques to: Permanently organize every room in your home, Change the way you think about stuff you have Learn why we are attached to things, Let go of things you need [...]

Art Appreciation: Renaissance Period

    Explore the art of the Renaissance period which marked the transition of Europe from the medieval period to the Early Modern Age in the 1400’s. This distinct style spread through Europe parallel with developments in science, music, philosophy, and literature…Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, and Raphael are the familiar names: come learn about them [...]