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Lifetime Learning Bus Tours Winter Spring 2020

Red Violin – Classical Coffee Concerts at the ATC Date: January 30, 2020 Day: Wednesday Time: 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Fee: Member $47 Non-Member $52 Includes Concert Ticket and coffee and tea prior to concert For More Details or to Register Click Here   The Canadian Museum of Flight (Langley Airport) Brunch at Rowena’s [...]

Bus Tour: Royal City Riverboat Cruise

With Valerie Sprott Enjoy a relaxing 2 hour fully narrated riverboat cruise aboard the M.V. Native, exploring the sights of New Westminster, Surrey and Delta on the Fraser River. This family-friendly riverboat tour is suitable for all ages. Every seat and table are arranged for your optimal viewing of the mighty Fraser River. Interesting stories of [...]

Bus Tour: Tea and Tour of Stewart Historic Farm in Ladner

With Valerie Sprott John Stewart was born on Island of Arron, Scotland in 1844. Returning to Canada with his savings, John purchased a farm on Mud Bay from Samuel Hardy. The Stewarts owned 160 acres and purchased another 440 in 1897, A picturesque site telling the story of a Surrey family circa 1900.Expect costumed staff, fresh [...]

Bus Tour: Canadian Museum of Flight – Langley Airport

With Valerie Sprott The Museum’s mission is Bringing British Columbia’s Aviation Past into the Future. With this in mind you will find a comprehensive collection of aircraft and artifacts illustrating this region’s long involvement with aviation. These range from replicas of WW1 aircraft, to a Waco biplane from 1930, a Douglas DC-3 transport from 1940 [...]

Bus Tour: Brunch at Rowena’s Inn on the Harris River

With Valerie Sprott Join us for Brunch at Clubhouse Restaurant at the Sandpiper Resort.  After Brunch enjoy the 160 -acre waterfront estate, visit the Pretty Family home. Conversation pieces in the home include the bed of opera singer Dame Nellie Melba, banister from the original Hotel Vancouver, and a dining room table used by King [...]

Bus Tour: The Red Violin Classical Coffee Concert at the ACT Maple Ridge

With Valerie Sprott Join us for bus trip to the ACT in Maple Ridge, hear Vancouver’s own violinist Jasper Wood. He will warm your hearts and spirits with this enticing programme featuring the music to the film, The Red Violin by John Corigliano, concerto movements by Antonio Vivaldi (known as The Red Priest), as well [...]

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Travel to Wales

With Brian Antonson Wales!  Cymru.  The home of 'fellow countrymen'.  Land of rolling green hills, soaring mountains, dark and deep valleys, thrilling shores, a land never conquered by the Romans, steeped in history and tradition, home to Druids and perhaps even the source of the Arthurian legends.  We'll explore all of these and more in [...]

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 [...]