Lifetime Learning Centre Programs -
Spring 2012

printable Winter 2012 Leisure Guide (Lifetime Learning Centre Programs)

Education & Wellness Programs for Adult & Third Age Learners

Volunteer | Series | Programs | Wellness Programs
Carrington House Programs | Exploring the Valley Tours

Annual Golf Tournament

Golf ballsLocation: Cedar Valley Golf Course
Date: July 14, 2012
Time: 12:30 pm
Cost: $65.00 per person ($30.00 — non player's dinner or $35.00 — game only)

Schedule

12:30 pm registration
1:30 pm tee off
4pm happy hour
5:30pm dinner

Download Golf Tournament Registration Form

 

High tea with the royal family - interactive theatre
High Tea with the Royal Family - Interactive Theatre

click the image above for a larger invitation

A traditional British High Tea, featuring a formal receiving line including the Queen Mother, Prince Phillip, and other Royals, High Commissioners from Commonwealth countries, First Nations representatives;  tea, crumpets and petit fours.
Date: June 2, 2012    
Time:
2:00pm – 4:00 pm               
Cost:
by Donation

Lifetime Learning Golf Tournament

Raising Funds for Literacy and lifelong learning programs. Held in June - Details will be posted when finalized.


Programs are at Lifetime Learning Centre unless otherwise indicated - pre-registration is recommended. Programs are subject to change.

Volunteer

Virtual Quilt - Legacy Project - Stories from Mission’s Past @ Lifetime Learning: The 20th Century Mission Project: Mission’s Lifetime Learning Oral History Centre Project: amssion centered series that
includes topics such as downtown, clubs, business, industry, medicine, civil service, education, early settlers, politics, daily life, community events, This ongoing program recognizes the support of the District of Mission & New Horizons for Seniors Initiative & BC150 Mosaic. If you have a Mission memory for the record, call the Oral Historian 820-0220. Visit our VQuilt web-site at:  www.missionstories.ca

Make a DIFFERENCE - Are you interested in volunteering? If so call us at 604-820-0220 we have a variety of volunteer jobs/ positions available, including telephone callers, registration, and more. Training is provided.

Series

Book Discussion Group
Daytime book discussion group held the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month. Starts Tuesday Jan. 24, 2012, 10 am - 12 noon. If you enjoy books & discussion, this program is for you. Come for single sessions or join us for the whole series of stimulating discussions on great literature.

Date Author Title
Apr. 10 Lorrie Moore You're Ugly Too
Apr. 24 Sudden Fiction
  • The Country Where Nobody Ever Grew Old and Died
  • Wants
  • A City of Churches

10am - 12pm
$45/series, or $8 drop-in
To purchase your books, please contact Jo Haste (604.820.0220)

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Philosophers’ Cafes
A Lifetime Learning Centre program held at the Cedarbrook Chateau, at Kingsway Arms - 7th Ave. Mission. If you are looking for real conversation, then these popular events are for you.

A monthly discussion and conversation series which draws inspiration from philosophy in an open-minded and inviting amsphere,  covering a broad range of issues -- politics, history and more. 

Apr. 24 Is Multiple Choice the Best Way to Assess Learning?
May 22 Should Voting Be Mandatory?
June 26 Social Sustainability, What Is It and How Do We Achieve It?

7-9pm $5 includes refreshments

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Programs

All programs will be held at the LIFETIME LEARNING CENTRE unless otherwise indicated - pre-registration recommended.

Mondays

German Conversation with Gudrun Foerstner
Come join us for 5 sessions of conversational German. Learn new vocabulary, phrases, and pronounciation in a fun atmosphere.
Date: Wed, Apr. 16, 23, 30, May 7 & 14, 2012    
Time:
11 am – 12 noon                
Series Cost:
$40

French Conversations with Nicole Bellay
This series will build on your French conversation skills, some walking tours included.
Date: Wed, Apr. 16, 23, 30, May 7 & 14, 2012    
Time:
9:30 am – 10:30 am                
Series Cost:
$40

Tuesdays

Annual General Meeting
All Members Welcome
Date: May 15, 2012
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Wednesdays

Brain Gym: Sudoku sampler! with Joe Defries, two time Guinness World Record Holder
Did you know that you don’t need to be skilled at math to enjoy Sudoku?  Learn the basics of Sudoku and find out why it has recently become so popular to puzzle enthusiasts.  Stretch your logic limits from Classical to Advanced Sudoku.  Free Handouts!
Date: Wed, Apr. 4, 2012    
Time:
10 am – 12 noon                
Cost:
$7 mem/ $10 non-members

Canoeing Alaska’s Inside Passage With Ted & Freda Mellenthin
75 year old habitual nature lovers travel 500 km by canoe from Wrangell to Skagway, along the coast of Alaska’s steep cliffs, glaciers, sea lions and whales, and more.
Date: Wed, Apr. 18, 2012    
Time:
10 am – 12 noon                
Cost:
$7 mem/ $10 non-members

Malaysia with Maniam Kuppusamy
Presentation on the history and culture of Malaysia
Date: Wed, May 2, 2012    
Time:
10 am – 12 noon                
Cost:
$7 mem/ $10 non-members

Thursdays

Oral History Program
Date: Apr. 19, 2012
Time: 1:30pm - 3pm
Fee: $7.00

Spinners & Weavers
Date: Apr. 19, 2012
Time: 1:30pm - 3pm
Fee: $7.00

Singing Group
Dates: Thursdays
Time: 11:15 am

Saturday

High Tea with the Royal Family – Interactive Theatre
A traditional British High Tea, featuring a formal receiving line including the Queen Mother, Prince Phillip, and other Royals, High Commissioners from Commonwealth countries, First Nations representatives;  tea, crumpets and petit fours.
Date: June 2, 2012    
Time:
2:00pm – 4:00 pm               
Cost:
by Donation

High Tea with the Royal Family - Interactive theatre Click image above for a full - size invitation

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Wellness Programs

(held at Lifetime Learning Gym at Fraserview School, 32444 7th Ave, Mission BC.)

Fitness Classes

Specialty and Therapeutic fitness for seniors and third age!
50 minutes of music, fun and good exercise, with some weight strengthening too.  Our class is designed for all levels and is especially useful for people with joint disorders such as osteoporosis and arthritis; we teach flexibility, strength training, light weights and relaxation to help you maintain a healthy lifestyle and to stay mobile and independent.  Chairs are provided for the class.     
Fee: 10 classes for $32; $42 non-members
Dates: On-going, Tuesdays and Thursdays at: 9:10 a.m.

Osteofit I & II
50 minute programs especially designed for people with osteoporosis who are at an increased risk for fracture or who already have had one or more fractures. Each class has an educational & social component; informational handouts are provided (class size is limited). Please note: Osteo fitness classes do not replace the care of a physiotherapist. Always consult your physician before beginning an exercise program.
Choose either Level 1 or Level 2.

Osteofit I Tuesday & Thurday 11–11:50am
Intended to give people with osteoporosis the opportunity to begin an exercise program suitable for their needs and provide a place to meet other people with osteoporosis in a social activity.
Fee: 10 classes - $37 members / $47 non-members

Osteofit II Tuesday & Thurday 10:10am–11:00am
For those who have already taken the Level 1 program.
Fee: 10 classes - $37 members / $47 non-members

12th ANNUAL WALKATHON  
Sign-up now – This program helps raise funds for fitness and wellness programs.  Includes prizes, gifts & more!!!
Date: Thursday,  April  26th
Time: 9:30 am

Get Up & Go
FHA sponsored gentle fitness designed to help participants retain balance and strength to live independently.
Dates: Tuesdays & Thursdays    
Time:
12:35pm to 1:35 pm 
Fee:
$37 member/ $47 non-members     

Dealing With Chronic Pain Suport Group Sessions
Call for details, speakers and to sign up.
Dates:
Last Tuesday of the Month
Time: 1:30 pm

 Chair Yoga With Norine
This fun fitness class is for anyone wanting to improve their mobility and flexibility as well as Increase circulation, improve focus and move beyond perceived limitations.  Whether you are wheel chair or chair bound, recovering from surgery, have limited mobility – you can still do yoga. 
Stretches, gentle strengthening, breathing techniques, and visualization will all help you to increase your mobility at any level. Join us and feel better after the 1st class!   
Dates: Thursdays starting Jan. 26, 2012     
Time: 1:00 pm
Fee: $35 for 6 sessions
Must pre-register or for more information call Lifetime Learning Centre @ 604-820-0220

LLC OUTREACH PROGRAMS AT CARRINGTON HOUSE

Lifetime Learning Centre Health Talks, Music & Travel Programs at Carrington House.

For monthly Music Recital programs at Carrington House, call the centre or check the website.

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Exploring the Valley Tours

Call 604-820-0220 for more information on these great tours!

Blue Heron Reserve, Chilliwack
Bring lunch, good shoes & dress for the elements
Date: April 30, 2012
Time: 9:30 - (meet at LLC)
Fee: $30.00

Van Dusen Gardens
See the Rodos in bloom & experience the Laburnum Walk. Guided and Cart tours available. (Cafe on site)
Date: May 28, 2012
Time: 9:30 - (meet at LLC)
Fee: $32/ $40

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