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

Tour of Westminster Abby

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

Adventures 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. Many of Tony’s experiences occurred during these excursions into some of the most remote

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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 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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July 17, 2014 by Ron in August 2014, Featured, Fitness, Health & Wellness, July 2014, Program Month, Programs, September 2014

Nordic Walking – Special Program

  Nordic Pole Walking is a low-impact exercise that can be done by nearly anyone. It works 90% of your muscles and burns up to 46% more calories that regular walking. Exercise, meet new people and enjoy our beautiful community.   What is Nordic Pole Walking? Nordic Pole Walking is

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July 08, 2014 by Ron in Bus Tours, December 2014, Music, November 2014, Program Month, Programs

Christmas Concert with the Vancouver Bach Choir

Bus Tour # 3 Enjoy a Christmas Concert with the Vancouver Bach Choir in the Orpheum Theatre. Heartwarming classics to herald the festive season Spend an uplifting time immersed in the sound of 400 soaring voices performing timeless Christmas carols and newer seasonal works, accompanied by a brass quintet and the

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July 08, 2014 by Ron in Bus Tours, History Programs, October 2014, Program Month, Programs, Travel

Fraser River Safari Cruise

 Experience the “wild” side of BC in a safe, comfortable and even luxurious way with Fraser River Safari Jet Boat Tours. The journey begins in scenic Mission B.C. in the heart of Mighty Fraser Country and travels the braided channels of this historic river east to Harrison Mills. Be sure

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February 18, 2014 by Ron in Computer Training, Health & Wellness, Past Programs 2014, Program Month, Programs, Safety, Writing

NEW*Introduction to Using your Tablet, Ipad or Phone

With UFV Computer Instructor Learn tricks on how to utilize your tablet for: social networking, watching TV on-line, watching movies, streaming movies/TV on-line, reading e-books, taking pictures or videos, file transfer/storage, and using “apps” on your device. Bring your own table, class size limited, pre-registration mandatory. Day: Monday Time: 1:00

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