Port Alberni Eldercollege Search Results

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Section Location Dates Cost
PAEC-0001-PAS1 PA Apr 30 $10.00


A Look at Children's Literature

Join Candy Ashbridge and explore the wonderful world of children's literature! Revisit cherished tales from childhood, favourite classics, and some lesser known but equally delightful other titles. Come prepared to share at least one of your memorable stories!

Section Location Dates Cost
PAEC-2203-PAS1 PA Oct 3-Oct 17 $25.00


iPad - What Can I Do With It?

We will examine some available apps for the iPad platform. Learn how to make presentations, listen to music, take pictures, keep track of your food intake, take a tour of the Solar System, read a newspaper, make a movie, crunch some numbers, download free books, check the latest hockey scores, play games, send email, update your Facebook page. The possibilities are indeed endless.

Section Location Dates Cost
PAEC-4575-PAS1 PA Nov 6-Nov 20 $60.00


Hiking the World

Join Rob Liddicoat, he will show exciting walking excursions in many different countries, with beautiful views of the world. He will share information about travelling on a budget, when to go, packing everything you need on your back, hiking in safe areas and what to wear.

Section Location Dates Cost
PAEC-5511-PAS1 PA Nov 6 $10.00


Tanzania Adventures & Educl Impacts

Lynne MacFadgen is delighted to share highlights of her educational Leave for Change (L4C) assignment in Tanzania, East Africa. She volunteered with a University-affiliated non-profit to help raise funds for a women's empowerment agribusiness project. During her three-week assignment in 2018, she visited a rural primary school and experienced, first-hand, the deplorable conditions in the remote community of Bwawani Village. Lynne was struck by the heroic efforts of the unpaid teachers, community leaders, parents, as well as the children themselves.

Section Location Dates Cost
PAEC-5913-PAS1 PA Oct 23 $10.00


Armchair Travel Series

Join our presenters as they share their travel adventures to places such as: Fiji, Tanzania, the Baltic region & hiking the world.

Section Location Dates Cost
PAEC-5920-PAS1 PA Oct 9-Nov 6 $35.00


Cruising the Baltic Region

Join Bob Perkins and take in the sights from a 15-day cruise with stops in Germany, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Sweden and Russia. Experience the history through photos of canal trips, walking tours, bicycle trips, and sampling local beers. He will also share the memories while spending 6 days in Amsterdam where he toured the many museums and historical sites in the city . including the infamous "Red Light District".

Section Location Dates Cost
PAEC-5981-PAS1 PA Oct 30 $10.00


Fijian Adventures 2019

Lauralee Edgell will be providing a look at Fijian culture and sharing their interesting adventures with photos from land and sea. They visited Voli Voli, a dive resort on the main island of Fiji with beautiful gardens and mangrove shorelines. They boarded Naia, a dive ship where they travelled around the 300 plus islands of Fiji focussing on one of the most beautiful underwater spots in the world. They visited a small village and learned how they subsist in such an isolated area. As well, they visited a market in Nadi and Raymond Burr's Sleeping Giant Orchid garden.

Section Location Dates Cost
PAEC-5983-PAS1 PA Oct 9 $10.00


Intro to Genealogy

Join our Introduction to Genealogy sessions and start building your family tree! Learn where to start and how to research using effective techniques and strategies, as well as tips for resources and how to access online records.

Section Location Dates Cost
PAEC-6052-PAS1 PA Oct 9-Oct 16 $25.00


19th Century Romantic Poetry

The 19th century Romantic Poets reacted against a callous, mechanical view of life in Europe's Age or Reason, and instead looked for meaning in nature, emotion, and the sublime. This movement was led by gifted introspective youths and elderly misfits driven to challenge civilization's greed and arrogance, and instead embrace the humbling mystery of life. This 6-part course will look at the ideas and work of writers such as William Blake, William Wordsworth, and John Keats amongst others.

Section Location Dates Cost
PAEC-6259-PAS1 PA Oct 24-Nov 28 $35.00