September 09, 2014 by Lexi in Literary Programs, October 2014, Writing

Get Writing

  With Margaret Evans What you always wanted to know about writing Journals, Memoirs, Autobiographies, and how to start writing. Margaret Evans is a resident of Columbia Valley near Chilliwack and active in the agricultural community. She writes weekly for the Chilliwack Progress on global issues that affect the community

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September 08, 2014 by Ron in History Programs, Language, Multicultural, November 2014, Program Month, Programs, Travel

Travel: Abbotsford Gogos in Africa

Join Judy Johnson, a member of the Abbotsford Gogos, one of the more than 240 groups of grandmothers across Canada who work in support of the Stephen Lewis Foundation. This year the Foundation is taking a group of 22 Canadian grandmothers on a tour of projects in Africa, in the

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September 08, 2014 by Ron in Health & Wellness, October 2014, Program Month, Programs, Safety

Speech Reading for the Hard of Hearing & their Loved Ones

A variety of hearing realted issues will be covered including: how to communicate with a person who is hard of hearing, how to recognize if you or a loved one might have a hearing loss, and what steps to take. Personal safety for the hard of hearing will be addressed

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September 08, 2014 by Ron in Health & Wellness, October 2014, Programs, Safety

Safe Driving for Seniors & Smart Finances

  with Mission Community Policing & Smart Finances with VanCity Financial Literacy   Great information just for you regarding driving and finances, presented in a casual & friendly environment. These community seminars are free! Smart Finances: In this presentation we will be talking about recent changes to CPP and OAS

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July 24, 2014 by Ron in Art Appreciation, Book Discussion Group, Featured, History Programs, Multicultural, Music, October 2014, Program Month, Programs, September 2014, Travel

Tour of Westminster Abbey

The seminary was founded in 1931 by Archbishop William Mark Duke of the Archdiocese of Vancouver. Five monks, including Father Eugene Medved, later Prior and Abbot, were sent from Mount Angel Abbey, Oregon, to British Columbia in 1939 to found a priory and to take over the running of the

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July 24, 2014 by Ron in Art Appreciation, History Programs, Language, Literary Programs, Multicultural, October 2014, Program Month, Programs, September 2014, Travel, Writing

Living with the Ocaina, Deep in the Peruvian Amazon with Tony Mayo

One of Tony’s interests is studying endangered ethnic groups, an interest that has prompted him to travel to remote regions of 91 countries around the globe. Come out and hear of Tony’s stories and tales of adventure. Learn about the unique practices and the interesting challenges the traditional Ocaina tribes

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July 24, 2014 by Ron in August 2014, Book Discussion Group, Literary Programs, Program Month, September 2014, Writing

Leacock: Arcadian Adventures with the Idle Rich

On the 100th Anniversary Celebration Stephen Leacock is seen by many as one of the finest Canadian writers and, in some ways, the crown prince of Canadian humour. Most of Leacock’s novels and short stories thread together, in a judicious manner, literature and politics. “Arcadian Adventures with the Idle Rich”

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July 24, 2014 by Ron in Computer Training, December 2014, Health & Wellness, Language, November 2014, October 2014, Program Month, Programs, September 2014

Learn to Use Your Tablet, Computer or Phone

With Sharon Syrette 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 instruction

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July 24, 2014 by Ron in Book Discussion Group, December 2014, Featured, History Programs, Literary Programs, November 2014, October 2014, Program Month, Programs, September 2014, Writing

I have a Story to Tell – Not Just a Writers Group

With Sharon Syrette Have you ever thought of writing your Life Story, but just can’t seem to get started? With the encouragement of an experienced writing guide, you can begin with one small story at a time. This is not a writer’s group, and you are not be asked to

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July 24, 2014 by Ron in History Programs, October 2014, Program Month, Programs, September 2014, Travel, Writing

Sailing on the West Coast of Vancouver Island

with John Laing Wild and beautiful, the west coast of Vancouver Island has enticed mariners for centuries.  Famous navigators like Juan de Fuca, James Cook, George Vancouver and Bodega y Quadra have explored its sounds and inlets, and many ships have foundered on its dangerous reefs and shoals.   Most of

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