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Art Classes

with Rebekah Brackett Program and Supply List October 11 Drawing - Basics: shading & blending Begin discussing about first project: Portraits (dimensions, resolution etc.) and work on some techniques using objects to draw from (ie. Glass jars, balls, leaves etc.) A larger copy of a picture of a portrait to draw (either blown up to [...]

By |October 27th, 2016|Art Classes, Art Classes|0 Comments

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 [...]

By |July 30th, 2016|Art Appreciation, Bus Tours, History Programs, November 2016, October 2016, Program Month, Programs, September 2016|Comments Off on Bus Tour: Vancouver Art Gallery

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 [...]

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 [...]

Occupation Traveler: One Woman’s Solo Journey through Mexico, Argentina and Chile

  Follow backpacking globetrotter, Cindy Crane, on her six month journey through the Americas. Awe inspiring photographs, adventure around every corner. Tips on how to travel solo and cheat Montezuma’s revenge.     With Cindy Crane Date: November 23, 2016 Day: Wednesday Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon Fee: Member $7 Non-Member $10 Location: 32444 7th [...]