Sep
27
Wed
Fall Lecture Series: Scorned as Timber, Beloved by Sky – The Story of Emily Carr @ Armenian Community Centre
Sep 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Lifelong Learning Niagara is a third age learning organization providing learning programs and experiences for adults 50+ living in the Niagara region.

Scorned as Timber, Beloved by Sky: The Story of Emily Carr

Presenter: Anna Stanisz, Associate Director, Creative Learning & Programs, McMichael Canadian Art Collection

Listen to a fresh perspective on being a British Columbia woman artist in a world dominated by Group of Seven giants.

This lecture series is hosted by Lifelong Learning Niagara.

Oct
4
Wed
Fall Lecture Series: Canadians’ Fascination with the Weather @ Armenian Community Centre
Oct 4 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Lifelong Learning Niagara is a third age learning organization providing learning programs and experiences for adults 50+ living in the Niagara region.

Canadians’ Fascination with the Weather

Presenter: David Phillips, Senior Climatologist, Environment and Climate Change Canada

Why are Canadians so obsessed with the weather? David will share with you his experiences – both good and bad – about our love/hate relationship with the weather.

This lecture series is hosted by Lifelong Learning Niagara.

Oct
11
Wed
Fall Lecture Series: Queen Victoria and Canada @ Armenian Community Centre
Oct 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Lifelong Learning Niagara is a third age learning organization providing learning programs and experiences for adults 50+ living in the Niagara region.

Queen Victoria and Canada

Presenter: Dr. Carolyn Harris, Historian, Author and Royal Commentator; Teacher, University of Toronto, School of Continuing Studies

Learn about Queen Victoria’s profound impact on Canadian history, politics and culture, plus her role as Mother of Confederation in uniting Canada in 1867.

This lecture series is hosted by Lifelong Learning Niagara.

Oct
18
Wed
Fall Lecture Series: The Northwest Passage – Tracing One Warm Line @ Armenian Community Centre
Oct 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Lifelong Learning Niagara is a third age learning organization providing learning programs and experiences for adults 50+ living in the Niagara region.

The Northwest Passage: Tracing One Warm Line

Presenter: David Newland, Writer, Musician and Speaker; Zodiac Driver and Expedition Host, Adventure Canada

Enjoy enhanced images, video, and original songs as David describes the history of Arctic exploration; Inuit ideas of territory, community, and creative culture; and Arctic wildlife and ecology.

This lecture series is hosted by Lifelong Learning Niagara.

Oct
25
Wed
Fall Lecture Series: The Future of Food and Beverage @ Armenian Community Centre
Oct 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Lifelong Learning Niagara is a third age learning organization providing learning programs and experiences for adults 50+ living in the Niagara region.

The Future of Food and Beverage

Presenter: Craig Youdale, Dean, Canadian Food and Wine Institute, Niagara College

Learn what Canada’s leader in culinary, beer, wine and food science training has in store for the Niagara region, and how students are being prepared for a future in the food and beverage industry.

This lecture series is hosted by Lifelong Learning Niagara.

Nov
1
Wed
Fall Lecture Series: Tools to Build a High Performing Sustainable Health Care System @ Armenian Community Centre
Nov 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Lifelong Learning Niagara is a third age learning organization providing learning programs and experiences for adults 50+ living in the Niagara region.

Tools to Build a High Performing Sustainable Health Care System

Presenter: Dr. Sacha Bhatia, Director, Women’s College Hospital Institute for Health System Solutions and Virtual Care (WIHV); Cardiologist, Women’s College Hospital and University Health Network

Canada’s health care system is under significant pressure. An aging population and increasing rates of chronic disease threaten quality and affordability within our system of care. Learn about innovative research that is happening at WIHV to help ensure Canadians get the right care, in the right place, at the right time.

This lecture series is hosted by Lifelong Learning Niagara.

Niagara Knowledge Exchange & Community Calendar

Sep
27
Wed
Fall Lecture Series: Scorned as Timber, Beloved by Sky – The Story of Emily Carr @ Armenian Community Centre
Sep 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Lifelong Learning Niagara is a third age learning organization providing learning programs and experiences for adults 50+ living in the Niagara region.

Scorned as Timber, Beloved by Sky: The Story of Emily Carr

Presenter: Anna Stanisz, Associate Director, Creative Learning & Programs, McMichael Canadian Art Collection

Listen to a fresh perspective on being a British Columbia woman artist in a world dominated by Group of Seven giants.

This lecture series is hosted by Lifelong Learning Niagara.

Oct
4
Wed
Fall Lecture Series: Canadians’ Fascination with the Weather @ Armenian Community Centre
Oct 4 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Lifelong Learning Niagara is a third age learning organization providing learning programs and experiences for adults 50+ living in the Niagara region.

Canadians’ Fascination with the Weather

Presenter: David Phillips, Senior Climatologist, Environment and Climate Change Canada

Why are Canadians so obsessed with the weather? David will share with you his experiences – both good and bad – about our love/hate relationship with the weather.

This lecture series is hosted by Lifelong Learning Niagara.

Oct
11
Wed
Fall Lecture Series: Queen Victoria and Canada @ Armenian Community Centre
Oct 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Lifelong Learning Niagara is a third age learning organization providing learning programs and experiences for adults 50+ living in the Niagara region.

Queen Victoria and Canada

Presenter: Dr. Carolyn Harris, Historian, Author and Royal Commentator; Teacher, University of Toronto, School of Continuing Studies

Learn about Queen Victoria’s profound impact on Canadian history, politics and culture, plus her role as Mother of Confederation in uniting Canada in 1867.

This lecture series is hosted by Lifelong Learning Niagara.

Oct
18
Wed
Fall Lecture Series: The Northwest Passage – Tracing One Warm Line @ Armenian Community Centre
Oct 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Lifelong Learning Niagara is a third age learning organization providing learning programs and experiences for adults 50+ living in the Niagara region.

The Northwest Passage: Tracing One Warm Line

Presenter: David Newland, Writer, Musician and Speaker; Zodiac Driver and Expedition Host, Adventure Canada

Enjoy enhanced images, video, and original songs as David describes the history of Arctic exploration; Inuit ideas of territory, community, and creative culture; and Arctic wildlife and ecology.

This lecture series is hosted by Lifelong Learning Niagara.

Oct
25
Wed
Fall Lecture Series: The Future of Food and Beverage @ Armenian Community Centre
Oct 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Lifelong Learning Niagara is a third age learning organization providing learning programs and experiences for adults 50+ living in the Niagara region.

The Future of Food and Beverage

Presenter: Craig Youdale, Dean, Canadian Food and Wine Institute, Niagara College

Learn what Canada’s leader in culinary, beer, wine and food science training has in store for the Niagara region, and how students are being prepared for a future in the food and beverage industry.

This lecture series is hosted by Lifelong Learning Niagara.

Nov
1
Wed
Fall Lecture Series: Tools to Build a High Performing Sustainable Health Care System @ Armenian Community Centre
Nov 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Lifelong Learning Niagara is a third age learning organization providing learning programs and experiences for adults 50+ living in the Niagara region.

Tools to Build a High Performing Sustainable Health Care System

Presenter: Dr. Sacha Bhatia, Director, Women’s College Hospital Institute for Health System Solutions and Virtual Care (WIHV); Cardiologist, Women’s College Hospital and University Health Network

Canada’s health care system is under significant pressure. An aging population and increasing rates of chronic disease threaten quality and affordability within our system of care. Learn about innovative research that is happening at WIHV to help ensure Canadians get the right care, in the right place, at the right time.

This lecture series is hosted by Lifelong Learning Niagara.

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