ARTS & LEISURE Hot Docs:
Documentaries and Discussion View and discuss a poignant documentary film.
A Travel Journal Through Renaissance Italy
Exploration of milestones in art during the Renaissance. Can be very handy if you are planning to travel to Italy or simply if you wish to understand art in Italy during this time.
Introduction to Woodturning Basics of ancient art and craft , what equipment to turn objects in wood, to spindles, bowls, pens, other items.
Armchair Travel Club Photoshop Club
Creative Retirement Computer Club (CRCC)
Financial Management Shareclub Genealogy Club Image Editing Club iPad Club & Mac Club Science Club Video Club
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sources of info as well as the features and capabilities of your iPad.
Picasa: Organize, View, Edit, Share Your Pictures For digital pictures with organizational capabilities, also simple and advanced edits possible with one-click fixes and powerful effects. Share pictures by email, print and post pictures on your own blog or website.
Picture Editing with Easy and Free PicMonkey
Edit your pictures with an easy-to-use website. Many editing tools for touching up, enhancing & improving your photos. Is feature-rich, and offers ‘professional’ results.
Using your Android Tablet or Smartphone
Samsung, Acer, Asus, Nexus use Google Android operating system. Setup Wi-Fi and connect, basic features, set up News and Skype, touch screen, get free and commercial Apps, such as Skype.
Where are my Pictures!? Managing your Pictures
COMPUTERS & TECHNOLOGY
Introduction to Computers Basic, for those with little, no computer experience. How computers operate, basic computer terminology, use of the keyboard and mouse.
Using Your Mac
OSX operating system, use Mac interface as well as key applications & accessories, maintenance & troubleshooting, file man- agement, transferring files for migrating to Mac from Windows.
How to use your account. Topics: friends, posting, the timeline, the news feed, private messages, sharing, privacy settings, photos.
Getting Started with Your iPad iPad has many commercial and free apps available online. Provide quick access to
Basics of Managing Your Retirement Funds
Different investment types, the pros and cons of Guaranteed Investment
HEALTH & WELLBEING Death Cafè
At Death Cafe people discuss death in a relaxed group, the participants setting direction of the conversation. Cafes are accessible, respectful and confidential.
Awareness Through Movement Awareness through movement® Improve coordination, posture, balance while en- joying relief from discomfort and stress. Practical ways to incorporate effortless and efficient movement into daily life to prevent tension and injuries.
Tai Chi Walking Club
SPECIAL INTEREST Josephine Tey’s
‘The Daughter of Time’ Josephine Tey (1896-1952) was pen
Get photos onto computer and managing to find photos . Methods and strategies to stay in control. Techniques for copying files from camera to computer, storage philosophy, renaming techniques, backup strategies & get dis-organized photos organized.
Certificates (GIC’s), Bonds, Savings Ac- counts, Mutual Funds, Exchange Traded Funds (ETF’s), Tax Free Savings Ac- counts (TFSA’s) and stock market.
The Economics of the Oil Sector Analyzing characteristics, recent market developments and short-term outlook of the crude oil market. Recent develop- ments, price slump and recovery, histori- cal background, world market structure - OPEC and other major producers.
The Canadian Economy
Analyzing domestic economy, current state and short-term perspectives. Cana- dian economy’s strengths and weaknesses, the labour market, inflation, economic growth and gross domestic product, Bank of Canada, fiscal policy, fiscal deficit.
Your Personalized Guide to Estate Planning
Tax planned will, different types of Power of Attorney, Executors & their role(s). Survivorship options –non-registered assets vs. registered, cottage succession planning, insurance planning for estate equalization.
name of a British author who wrote eight detective novels, best known “The Daugh- ter of Time”.
Chinese Tea Appreciation Authentic, single-origin Chinese tea is prepared with care. It’s informative, fun and refreshing !
In Search of Sherlock Holmes Examine clues found in the “sacred writings” or the canon as hard core fans describe them, ponder the movie, TV incarnations, latest from England and USA. Who is the shadowy figure in the background with the pen in his hand?
Jane Austen - Her Work and Her World
Look at the place Jane Austen occupies in the development of the English novel and the literary and social atmosphere that influenced her creativity. We will examine her six novels and her Juvenilia.
The Ancient Art of Tasseomancy: How To Read Tea Leaves
This easy and fun class will teach you just that. You will receive instruction in the ancient art of Tasseomancy, as well as a manual and lots of practice.
Travelogue: Tea Shopping in Beijing
Join Tea Sommelier and specialist on a virtual tour through the Maliandao tea district of Beijing.
LECTURES Does Privacy Matter?
Privacy is not what it used to be. Or is it? Survey aspects of technology that pose challenges for privacy and seek an answer to a fundamental question – “does privacy matter?”
Science and Religion, The Emerging Dialogue An overview of emerging dialogue between the two disciplines. Seen as antagonistic in the 20th century, religion and science are learning to understand and respect one another in the 21st.
The Road to El Camino
El Camino, The Way of St. James, was an important Christian pilgrimage during medieval times.
Learn about challenges and pitfalls in the different types of coverage and policy options.
What Makes our Sun and the Stars Shine?
What powers our Sun and the stars, began with observations of a ship’s surgeon in 1840. A rich history grew from this to encompass the greatest advances in physics from that day to the present.
Dreams, Trances, and Hallucinations Explanations for some of
psychology’s long-standing mysteries. Theory explanations for:
1. Why we dream 2. How and why hypnosis works
3. Why depressed people sleep and dream more, but wake up exhausted 4. How hallucinations develop.
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