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Book Launch of “I Have a Story to Tell” – Writing Memoir and Family History

Reflections – Our Canadian Experience     an anthology by Lifetime Learning Wednesday Writers, is now in print. Copies are available for $12 a copy at the Lifetime Learning Centre. Sales of this anthology will help the Lifetime Learning Centre Society provide on-going writing courses and festivals. To order a copy please e-mail mailto:info.ltlc@telus.net       Reflections – Our Canadian Experience includes [...]

10th Annual Mission Writers & Readers Festival

Linking Generations of Writers & Readers How Dreams Influence Writing The organizing committee is pleased to announce that the 10th Annual Mission Writers and Readers Festival will be on Saturday March 4, 2017 at Heritage Park Centre. Please email: lifetimelearningcentre@telus.net to be added to the mailing list for festival updates.   Details Date: Saturday, March 4, 2017 [...]

Writers Group: Anthology

It is all in the Details - Family stories often depend on often-repeated anecdotes.  Next term we will explore how to add description and character to create writing for a broad audience.  We will look at examples of how authors succeeded in going beyond the known facts.  Weekly word-play exercises will challenge you to try new [...]

The Importance of Books Beyond Text

With Brian Murdoch A pre-festival program for the 10th Annual Writers & Readers Festival Quite apart from the beauty of the craft of fine publishing, we may learn a great deal from the social context and historical perspective of a volume. This two-hour session will provide a context for such evaluation, but will also address [...]

Canadian Literature: Mazo de la Roche

With Ron Dart A pre-festival program for the 10th Annual Writers & Readers Festival More famous than Lucy Maude Montgomery in her time, most famous for her ‘Jalna’ series, or the Whiteoak Chronicles. The series tells the story of one hundred years of the Whiteoak family covering from 1854 to 1954. Learn more about this [...]

Open House Winter – Winter 2017

Come out and learn about our Winter Spring 2017 program, meet the instructors. Program features speakers, program registration & information,  and refreshments.  Come catch up after the Christmas break, & see what’s in store for this semester.   Guest Speaker Honourable Jati Sidhu  Liberal MP for Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon Meet our new Art Instructor Rebekah Brackett and learn about her art [...]