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Section Location Dates Cost
CREC-0001-CRS1 CR Apr 30 $10.00


Healthy Aging

Join Helen for a lively discussion, giving you the information that you need to keep your body and your mind in tip top shape as you age. Instructor: Helen Hays.

Section Location Dates Cost
CREC-5730-DLS1 CR Oct 21-Oct 28 $20.00


Plaques and Tangles

We hear so much about dementia and Alzheimer's these days so it is time to give these terms some perspective. With information from the 2012 John Hopkins White Paper called 'Memory', we will distinguish between normal senior moments' and mild cognitive impairment and dementia. Note: The White Paper is available on Amazon for a fee. Join us in the Zoom Room to delve into this most interesting topic!! Facilitator: David Brown.

Section Location Dates Cost
CREC-5741-DLS1 CR Nov 20 $10.00


Advance Care Planning

Instructor: Geri Arkell. You've done your will, planned your estate, but have you thought about your health care decisions? If you were in a major accident today, would your family know what YOUR wishes are for the end of life care? Having "the Talk" with our families and writing the plan will be the best gift you can give them. Participate in this online interactive offering. Make sure your family is informed.

Section Location Dates Cost
CREC-5765-DLS1 CR Oct 7-Oct 14  


London Through the Ages

London, capital of the United Kingdom, is among the oldest of the world's great cities-its history spanning nearly two millennia. We will look at four stages of development: the Roman settlement, the Norman Era, Elizabethan Times, and the 20th Century. Each has left its mark on the modern metropolis - the country's economic, transportation, and cultural centrre. Facilitator: Erik Mairs.

Section Location Dates Cost
CREC-5902-DLS1 CR Oct 6-Oct 27 $20.00


Travelogue, the Series

Join various presenters in the Zoom room and visit Western Russia, from St. Petersburg to Moscow, take a trip to the land down under to explore Australia and all of its beauty, then head north to the 'Land of Fire and Ice, Iceland, the home of spectacular glaciers and active volcanos. Coordinator: Wendy Samaroden.

Section Location Dates Cost
CREC-5970-DLS1 CR Oct 30-Nov 13 $20.00


Escape from Colditz Castle

Reich Marshall Hermann Goering visited Colditz early in WWII. He declared the castle to be 'escape-proof'. Was he wrong! Come and see how a man educated in Irish catholic schools and a bookkeeper from Brandon, Manitoba pulled off one of the most famous World War II escapes. See how the Dutch pulled off an incredibly audacious escape and then did the same the next day. The presenter is closely related to one of the escapees and has recently visited Colditz Castle. The escapes will be illustrated using power point with pictures, diagrams, and maps. Facilitator: Mike Naish.

Section Location Dates Cost
CREC-6270-DLS1 CR Nov 3-Nov 10 $20.00


Geology for Couch Potatoes

Getting bored with the TV characters, actors or story line? Watch the background and look for the rocks. They are everywhere and in many forms! They hide in the PBS News, Project Blue Book, Murdoch, pasta commercials, many more. This course takes a relaxed look at the rocks you see from your couch. Facilitator: Dixon Edwards and Jon Ackroyd.

Section Location Dates Cost
CREC-6325-DLS1 CR Nov 10-Nov 24 $20.00


Current Events Discussion Group

A lively discussion on current news stories of interest; local and provincial matters that directly affect our community and national and international issues that are hitting the headlines. Reporter and freelance writer Quentin Dodd will moderate and suggest some topics to get us started. Then we will decide on further subjects to explore and debate. Join us online to participate from the comfort of your own home. Facilitator: Quentin Dodd.

Section Location Dates Cost
CREC-6430-DLS1 CR Oct 6-Nov 3 $20.00


Strata -The Basics

Instructor: Mike Naish. Come and explore the good, the bad, and the ugly of strata living. Downsizing to a condominium/strata property has positives and negatives. This is an overview concerning what you give up and what you gain. Mike will explain the difference between renting, owning a home, and owning a strata property. Topics include how strata property legislation governs strata living, who pays for what, insurance issues, privacy legislation and the Civil Resolution Tribunal.

Section Location Dates Cost
CREC-8740-DLS1 CR Oct 21-Nov 25 $20.00