Travel to Rome

With Brian Antonson Rome:  The Eternal City, founded 2772 years ago by Romulus and Remus.  Home to the Roman Empire of Julius Caesar, the Roman Catholic Church,  and centuries of warring factions that have emerged to form the modern country of Italy.  Aqueducts, stunning cathedrals, quaint cobbled streets, soaring monuments, intimate curbside restaurants, strolling musicians, and intriguing alleys.  [...]

Our Stories Our World: Sharing & Maturing Together

By Kathy Simon - originally posted to Flickr as Viola and Mina share food With Harold Rosen What is Life Review?  What have been our life-purposes, and to what degree have we fulfilled them?  How have events in North American history and our global community during our lifetimes impacted our development?  If we [...]

Slumach’s Gold

With Brian Antonson Are hundreds of millions of dollars in loose gold nuggets to be found deep in the mountains around Pitt Lake?  The legend of Slumach's Lost Creek Gold Mine has been enticing searchers and armchair prospectors alike for over 120 years.  Brian Antonson, co-author of the bestselling book SLUMACH'S GOLD leads us through [...]

Pass it on: Caring for your Family Records

With Val Billesberger Once you have discovered  your family’s story through historical records how do you preserve those records and pass on your ​ancestors’ history and stories to future generations. Mission Community Archivist Val Billesberger will share some helpful tips and ideas on how to care for and pass on your family records​. Offered as [...]

Memories, Dreams & Reflections (with Apologies to Carl Jung): Dreams in Literature

  With Brian Murdoch From the Bible to William Blake, Shakespeare to Jorge Luis Borges, dreams have been the stuff of literature, poetry, and even scientific discovery.  Together we will look at the universal experience of the dream world, and explore passages from both well-known and less familiar works. Brian and his wife, Ann, have [...]

Art Appreciation: Art Collecting: Galleries and Museums of the World – History and Controversies

With Aleksandra Idzior from UFV Please join us as an armchair traveler to view the  art amassed by the best institutions. After familiarizing with the history of art collecting, we will examine some of the great art collections in the world with particular attention to the Uffizi Galleries in Florence (Italy), the National Gallery in [...]

Piece Makers Quilting Group

  With Laurieanne Muermann This group meets weekly to work on various collaborative projects in a spacious studio. All levels of sewing skills are welcome: share your knowledge, learn something new, and enjoy the sense of completion of a big project that you had a hand in creating!     Offered as part of the [...]

Fitness and Wellness Classes

Classes Start January 7, 2020        fitness at the gym Level 3: Low Impact Fitness Day: Tuesday & Thursday Time: 10:00 a.m. Fee: Member $30 per Month - Non Member $40 per month or by 10 visit pass Dates: On-going Location: 32444 7th Ave. Mission   Chair Yoga with Norine [...]

Textile Creations

  With Phyllis Atkinson Find a place to work with textiles of all kinds for all ages & abilities. Discover the joy of knitting or crocheting, or share with us your knowledge of a textile skill. All art forms and experience levels are welcome to participate and bring their projects to work on. Donations of [...]

Intergenerational Gardening Club

    Come join in the joy of planning and planting the Intergenerational Garden.  Do you love gardening, but no longer have the space or mobility? Come and share your passion and pass on your knowledge with the group.         Time: 1:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Fee:  By Donation Day:  Thursday Start Date:  [...]