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  • Spend an hour with us at the library. Older adults are invited to this free program featuring activities, guest speakers and informational workshops.

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Schedule

2019
Feb
Thu
  • 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    Thursday, February 21, 2019: Essential Oils Part 2 - The Essential Oils Village Team will talk about natural, essential oil remedies to stay healthy during the Winter Season. Gift bags will be available.
 
2019
Mar
Mon
  • 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
    Monday, March 4th at 7:00pm: The Great Pianists: Stories, Music and More - Join us as we welcome Canadian pianist, educator and presenter Dr. Penny Johnson for this ninety-minute program consisting of a mix of both spoken word and excerpts from select recordings of pianists from the Golden Age of pianism (approx. 1875-1910). Stories featured are both humorous and poignant and commentary has been designed to gently guide listeners along a journey through the first generation of pianists for whom we have recordings.
    Thursday, March 21st at 2:00pm: Armchair Travel – Amazonian Immersion - Join us for an afternoon of adventure into the Ecuadorian rainforest and the Amazon headwaters. Janice Partington will be sharing her recent immersion experience with the Achuar and Sapara tribes using stories, photos and indigenous wisdom to share her journey. Learn about the Pachamama Alliance, a partnership with Amazonian tribes designed to help protect their lands and preserve their culture, and a little about Ecuador in general.
    Monday, April 1st at 7:00pm: Spoofs on Classical Music - People often regard classical music as being “high-brow”, only for the highly educated and sophisticates in society. Nothing could be further from the truth. Classical works have been the subject of mockery, ridicule and derision from the day they were first written and presented. This session will demonstrate that classical music can be a lot of fun. No need to wear a tuxedo or formal attire for this session. Presented by Howard Mednick
 
 
 
2019
Mar
Thu
  • 2:30 PM

    March 14 - Telus Wise
    Presented in partnership with Telus. Internet, smartphone and social networking safety tips. Learn how to protect yourself from identity theft, scams and more.

    April 11 - The Great Pianists: Stories, Music & More
    Penny Johnson gently guides listeners along a journey through the first generation of pianists for whom we have recordings.

    May 9 - DavidsTea
    DavidsTea will be joining us with samples of tea for tasting. Come and find out more about tea, and enjoy a cuppa with Cynthia Breadner, store manager of DavidsTea in the Promenade Mall!

 
2019
Mar
Thu
  • 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    Monday, March 4th at 7:00pm: The Great Pianists: Stories, Music and More - Join us as we welcome Canadian pianist, educator and presenter Dr. Penny Johnson for this ninety-minute program consisting of a mix of both spoken word and excerpts from select recordings of pianists from the Golden Age of pianism (approx. 1875-1910). Stories featured are both humorous and poignant and commentary has been designed to gently guide listeners along a journey through the first generation of pianists for whom we have recordings.
    Thursday, March 21st at 2:00pm: Armchair Travel – Amazonian Immersion - Join us for an afternoon of adventure into the Ecuadorian rainforest and the Amazon headwaters. Janice Partington will be sharing her recent immersion experience with the Achuar and Sapara tribes using stories, photos and indigenous wisdom to share her journey. Learn about the Pachamama Alliance, a partnership with Amazonian tribes designed to help protect their lands and preserve their culture, and a little about Ecuador in general.
    Monday, April 1st at 7:00pm: Spoofs on Classical Music - People often regard classical music as being “high-brow”, only for the highly educated and sophisticates in society. Nothing could be further from the truth. Classical works have been the subject of mockery, ridicule and derision from the day they were first written and presented. This session will demonstrate that classical music can be a lot of fun. No need to wear a tuxedo or formal attire for this session. Presented by Howard Mednick
 
2019
Apr
Mon
  • 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
    Monday, March 4th at 7:00pm: The Great Pianists: Stories, Music and More - Join us as we welcome Canadian pianist, educator and presenter Dr. Penny Johnson for this ninety-minute program consisting of a mix of both spoken word and excerpts from select recordings of pianists from the Golden Age of pianism (approx. 1875-1910). Stories featured are both humorous and poignant and commentary has been designed to gently guide listeners along a journey through the first generation of pianists for whom we have recordings.
    Thursday, March 21st at 2:00pm: Armchair Travel – Amazonian Immersion - Join us for an afternoon of adventure into the Ecuadorian rainforest and the Amazon headwaters. Janice Partington will be sharing her recent immersion experience with the Achuar and Sapara tribes using stories, photos and indigenous wisdom to share her journey. Learn about the Pachamama Alliance, a partnership with Amazonian tribes designed to help protect their lands and preserve their culture, and a little about Ecuador in general.
    Monday, April 1st at 7:00pm: Spoofs on Classical Music - People often regard classical music as being “high-brow”, only for the highly educated and sophisticates in society. Nothing could be further from the truth. Classical works have been the subject of mockery, ridicule and derision from the day they were first written and presented. This session will demonstrate that classical music can be a lot of fun. No need to wear a tuxedo or formal attire for this session. Presented by Howard Mednick
 
2019
Apr
Thu
  • 2:30 PM

    March 14 - Telus Wise
    Presented in partnership with Telus. Internet, smartphone and social networking safety tips. Learn how to protect yourself from identity theft, scams and more.

    April 11 - The Great Pianists: Stories, Music & More
    Penny Johnson gently guides listeners along a journey through the first generation of pianists for whom we have recordings.

    May 9 - DavidsTea
    DavidsTea will be joining us with samples of tea for tasting. Come and find out more about tea, and enjoy a cuppa with Cynthia Breadner, store manager of DavidsTea in the Promenade Mall!

 
2019
Apr
Thu
  • 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    Monday, March 4th at 7:00pm: The Great Pianists: Stories, Music and More - Join us as we welcome Canadian pianist, educator and presenter Dr. Penny Johnson for this ninety-minute program consisting of a mix of both spoken word and excerpts from select recordings of pianists from the Golden Age of pianism (approx. 1875-1910). Stories featured are both humorous and poignant and commentary has been designed to gently guide listeners along a journey through the first generation of pianists for whom we have recordings.
    Thursday, March 21st at 2:00pm: Armchair Travel – Amazonian Immersion - Join us for an afternoon of adventure into the Ecuadorian rainforest and the Amazon headwaters. Janice Partington will be sharing her recent immersion experience with the Achuar and Sapara tribes using stories, photos and indigenous wisdom to share her journey. Learn about the Pachamama Alliance, a partnership with Amazonian tribes designed to help protect their lands and preserve their culture, and a little about Ecuador in general.
    Monday, April 1st at 7:00pm: Spoofs on Classical Music - People often regard classical music as being “high-brow”, only for the highly educated and sophisticates in society. Nothing could be further from the truth. Classical works have been the subject of mockery, ridicule and derision from the day they were first written and presented. This session will demonstrate that classical music can be a lot of fun. No need to wear a tuxedo or formal attire for this session. Presented by Howard Mednick
 
2019
May
Mon
  • 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
    Monday, March 4th at 7:00pm: The Great Pianists: Stories, Music and More - Join us as we welcome Canadian pianist, educator and presenter Dr. Penny Johnson for this ninety-minute program consisting of a mix of both spoken word and excerpts from select recordings of pianists from the Golden Age of pianism (approx. 1875-1910). Stories featured are both humorous and poignant and commentary has been designed to gently guide listeners along a journey through the first generation of pianists for whom we have recordings.
    Thursday, March 21st at 2:00pm: Armchair Travel – Amazonian Immersion - Join us for an afternoon of adventure into the Ecuadorian rainforest and the Amazon headwaters. Janice Partington will be sharing her recent immersion experience with the Achuar and Sapara tribes using stories, photos and indigenous wisdom to share her journey. Learn about the Pachamama Alliance, a partnership with Amazonian tribes designed to help protect their lands and preserve their culture, and a little about Ecuador in general.
    Monday, April 1st at 7:00pm: Spoofs on Classical Music - People often regard classical music as being “high-brow”, only for the highly educated and sophisticates in society. Nothing could be further from the truth. Classical works have been the subject of mockery, ridicule and derision from the day they were first written and presented. This session will demonstrate that classical music can be a lot of fun. No need to wear a tuxedo or formal attire for this session. Presented by Howard Mednick
 
2019
May
Thu
  • 2:30 PM

    March 14 - Telus Wise
    Presented in partnership with Telus. Internet, smartphone and social networking safety tips. Learn how to protect yourself from identity theft, scams and more.

    April 11 - The Great Pianists: Stories, Music & More
    Penny Johnson gently guides listeners along a journey through the first generation of pianists for whom we have recordings.

    May 9 - DavidsTea
    DavidsTea will be joining us with samples of tea for tasting. Come and find out more about tea, and enjoy a cuppa with Cynthia Breadner, store manager of DavidsTea in the Promenade Mall!

 
2019
May
Thu
  • 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    Monday, March 4th at 7:00pm: The Great Pianists: Stories, Music and More - Join us as we welcome Canadian pianist, educator and presenter Dr. Penny Johnson for this ninety-minute program consisting of a mix of both spoken word and excerpts from select recordings of pianists from the Golden Age of pianism (approx. 1875-1910). Stories featured are both humorous and poignant and commentary has been designed to gently guide listeners along a journey through the first generation of pianists for whom we have recordings.
    Thursday, March 21st at 2:00pm: Armchair Travel – Amazonian Immersion - Join us for an afternoon of adventure into the Ecuadorian rainforest and the Amazon headwaters. Janice Partington will be sharing her recent immersion experience with the Achuar and Sapara tribes using stories, photos and indigenous wisdom to share her journey. Learn about the Pachamama Alliance, a partnership with Amazonian tribes designed to help protect their lands and preserve their culture, and a little about Ecuador in general.
    Monday, April 1st at 7:00pm: Spoofs on Classical Music - People often regard classical music as being “high-brow”, only for the highly educated and sophisticates in society. Nothing could be further from the truth. Classical works have been the subject of mockery, ridicule and derision from the day they were first written and presented. This session will demonstrate that classical music can be a lot of fun. No need to wear a tuxedo or formal attire for this session. Presented by Howard Mednick
 
See also:

Let's Go to the Movies

Sat Dec 1 1:30 PM

Tech Training: Smartphone Photography

Thu Feb 14 2:00 PM

Memory Café

Thu Feb 21 1:30 PM

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Thu Feb 21 2:00 PM

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Thu Feb 21 7:00 PM


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