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Anyone over 50 welcome!  No other conditions apply!

The Tantramar Seniors’ College Inc is a not-for-profit organization with charitable status.

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In the event that a registration session or class is cancelled, a notice will be placed on this page and members will be notified by e-mail of the new date.

Annual General Meeting

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 – 2:00 pm

Tantramar Veterans Memorial Civic Centre

182 Main Street Sackville

Fall Registration

Sackville, September 14, 2015 – 4:00-5:15 pm, Tantramar Veterans Memorial Civic Centre

Amherst, September 15, 2015 – 4:00-5:15 pm, Trinity-St. Stephen United Church

Codiac, September 16, 2015 – 12:00- 1:15 pm, Rose Hall, Peoples Park Tower

Shediac, September 17, 2015 – 12:00-1:15 pm, Shediac Multipurpose Centre

  List of Courses

Fall 2015

Amherst

Afternoon at the Movies – Mondays, 1:30-4:00 pm for 4 sessions with Wallie Simieritsch at NSCC.  First class:  November 16th.  Maximum: none , minimum:  4.

Backyard Stargazing – Friday, 2:00-3:30 pm for 2 sessions with Don Oram at NSCC (evening class to be announced).  First class:  October 2nd.  Maximum:  none, minimum:  3.

Beginning Guitar – Wednesdays, 2:00-4:00 pm for 4 sessions with R. Pettigrew, days and times at First Baptist Church.  First class:  September 28th.  Maximum: 12, minimum: 10.  (Students must have their own instruments.)

Drawing for Beginners and Those a Step Beyond – Tuesdays, 9:30-11:30 am for 5 sessions with Shirley Ann Hallee at the Amherst Stadium, Heated Room, Amherst.  First class:  October 6th.  Maximum:  15, minimum:  6.

Exploring Spain’s Costa del Sol – Mondays, 1:30-3:00 for 2 sessions with Ed Childs and Bill McKinnon at NSCC.  First class:  September 28th.  Maximum: 8, minimum: 4.

Fall Soups with Kay Ayres – Thursday October 22nd, 4:30-6:30 pm for 1 session only with Kay Ayres at Bridge Workshop at 16 Station Street, Amherst.  Maximum: 10, minimum: 4. (a small fee will be charged for supplies, due at registration).

Geology of the Bay of Fundy – Wednesdays for 5 sessions (every two weeks) with Ken Adams.  First class:  September 30th at 2:00-3:00 pm in the Heated Room in the Amherst Stadium.  Subsequent classes at 10:00-2:00 pm, all field trips will meet across from Brown’s Auto body Shop, Maccan, intersection of Route 302 and Highway 242.  Maximum:  25, minimum:  10.

Introduction to Basic Bridge – Mondays, 1:30-3:30 pm for 4 sessions with Judy Jonah at Kimble Room – Heartz Hall.  First class:  October 19th.  Maximum:  8, minimum:  4.

Knit a Mitt or Two – Thursdays,10:30-12:00 pm for 4 sessions with Carol Oram at NSCC.  First class:  October 1st.  Maximum:  10, minimum 4.

Opera Appreciation – Wednesdays, 2:00-4:00 pm for 11 sessions (continues into Winter term) with Beverly True at NSCC.  First class:  September 30th.  Maximum:  none, minimum 6.

Origami: The Art of Paper Folding – Thursdays, 4:30-6:30 pm for 2 sessions with MASSIE students at NSCC.  First class:  October 29th.  Maximum:  none, minimum:  4.

Put That in Writing – Thursdays, 1:30-3:30 pm for 4 sessions with Leslie Childs at NSCC.  First class:  November 5th.  Maximum:  15, minimum:  6.

Readers’ Theatre – Tuesdays, 10:30-12:00 pm for 4 sessions with Dale Fawthrop at NSCC.  First class:  October 20th.  Maximum: 8, minimum: 4.

Restorative Yoga – Fridays, 9:30-10:30 am for 4 sessions with Joan Beswick & Carol Oram at the Hatha Yoga room.  First class:  September 18th.  Maximum:  6, minimum:  2.

The Second World War: Overview, Museum, European Sites, Books – Mondays, 2:00–4:00 pm for 4 sessions with Clare Christie, S. Fairbanks, Hugh MacGregor, and R. Coulson at NSCC.  First class:  October 19th.  Maximum: 40, minimum: 6.

Spanish Conversation – Tuesdays, 2:00–4:00 pm for 4 sessions with Antonia Rubio-Reyes at NSCC.  First class:  October 20th.  Maximum:  12, minimum:  4.

Yoga and Meditation – Wednesdays, 10:00-11:00 am for 4 sessions with Sherry Smith & Donna Ripley at Hatha Yoga Room.  First class:  October 7th.  Maximum:  12, minimum:  6.

You and Your IPad – Wednesdays, 10:00–11:30 am for 4 sessions with Wanda Seely & Lynne O’Brien-Lines at Heartz Hall, Kimble Room.  First class:  October 28th.  Maximum:  12, minimum:  3.

Codiac

Basic Digital SLR Photography – Thursdays, 10:00 – 12:00 pm for 5 sessions with Rick Murray at NBCC Rm A2001. First class: October 1st.  Maximum: 20, minimum:  5.

Basic Drawing and Adapting to Watercolour Techniques – Fridays, 10:00 – 12:00 pm for 4 sessions with Susan Lunney at Riverview Rec Centre Boardroom.  First class: September 25th.  Maximum: 10, minimum:  5.

Celtic Love:  So You Have Always Wanted to Learn to Play the Bagpipes – Wednesdays, 10:30 – 12:00 pm pm (every 2nd week) for 3 sessions with Kevin MacLeod at MacLeod Highland Outfitters.  First class: October 21st.  Maximum: 8, minimum:  1.

Conversational French, Level 3 – Tuesdays, 1:00 – 3:00 pm for 5 sessions with Debbie Cooney at Dieppe Public Library.  First class: September 29th.  Maximum: 20, minimum:  6.

Decorating 101 – Tuesdays, 10:00 – 12:00 pm for 4 sessions with Lorraine MacLeod at NBCC Rm A2001.  First class: October  6th.  Maximum: 20, minimum:  10.

Everyone Has a Story to Tell – A Memory Sharing Workshop – Mondays, 10:00 – 12:00 pm for 4 sessions with Wendy Amos-Binks at NBCC Rm A2001.  First class: October 5th.  Maximum: 20, minimum:  5.

From Magical Mystery Tour to Let It Be – Mondays, 1:00 – 3:00 pm for 4 sessions with Floyd Anderson at NBCC Rm A2001.  First class: October 5th.  Maximum: 25, minimum:  10.

Genealogy Percolating – Beginners Take Note – Wednesdays, 1:30 – 3:30 pm for 2 sessions with Jeff Deloughery at NBCC Rm A2001.  First class: October 21st.  Maximum: 15, minimum:  5.

Getting Ready for the Holidays – Decorating Ideas & Menus – Tuesdays, 10:00 – 12:00 pm for 2 sessions with Lorraine MacLeod at NBCC Rm A2001.  First class: November 10th.  Maximum: 25, minimum:  10.

Helpful Hints for Using Your IPad – Fridays, 1:30 – 3:30 pm for 3 sessions with Eric Guy at  NBCC Rm A2001.  First class: October 16th.  Maximum: 20, minimum:  4.

The Human Body – Maintenance Required – Tuesdays, 1:00 – 2:00 pm for 3 sessions with Dr. Ashlee Drover at NBCC Rm A2001.  First class: September 29th.  Maximum: none, minimum:  5.

Intermediate Drawing and Watercolour Techniques – Fridays, 10:00 – 12:00 pm for 4 sessions with Susan Lunney at Riverview Rec Centre Boardroom.  First class: October 23rd.  Maximum: 10, minimum:  5.

Introduction to Western Art History – Section 1 – Wednesdays, 10:00 – 12:00 pm for 3 sessions with Will Kealy at NBCC Rm A2001.  First class: November 18th.  Maximum: 20, minimum:  8.

Let’s Do Lunch – Wednesdays, 12:15 – 1:30 pm for 3 sessions with David Beckerson at various restaurants.  First class: September 30th.  Maximum: 16, minimum:  12.

Medical Ethics – Fridays, 9:30 – 11:00 am for 3 sessions with Dr. Greg Donald at NBCC Rm A2001.  First class: October 17th.  Maximum: 18, minimum:  3.

Tai Chi – Tuesdays, 10:00 – 11:30 am for 5 sessions with Huguette Lagacé at Camden Court.  First class: October 6th.  Maximum: 8, minimum:  5.

Unleashing the Creative Artist Within – Tuesday, October 27th, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm with Susan Jardine at NBCC Rm A2001.  Maximum: 15, minimum:  5. (cost $25 for supplies payable at registration).

Sackville

55+ Lifestyle and Safety Series – Tuesdays, 9:30-11:30, followed by a free lunch for 5 sessions with various presenters coordinated by Courtenay Black, Seniors Safety Coordinator for Cumberland County at Jones Funeral Home, 70 Bridge St, Sackville.  First class:  October 13th.  Maximum:  45, minimum:  none.

Alternative Energies for Your Home – Day and time TBA.  4 sessions with various presenters at the Lafford Classroom.  Maximum:  25, minimum: 6.

Badminton:  Let’s play – Thursdays, 10:30 – 12:00 pm for 6 sessions with Harold Popma and Heather Patterson at the Middle Sackville Baptist Church.  First class:  October 8th.  Maximum:  12, minimum:  4.

Colourful Fall Hikes – Fridays, 10:00 – 12:00 pm for 5 sessions with Roy Pierog and Susan Fisher at various locations.  First class:  September 26th.  Maximum:  none, minimum 5.

Gentle Hatha Yoga and Meditation – Mondays, 10:00 – 11:00 am for 4 sessions with Sherry Smith and Donna Ripley at St. Paul’s Anglican Church.  First class:  October 5th.  Maximum:  25, minimum:  10.

Pickleball – Fridays, 1;30-3:00 pm for  6 sessions with Donnie MacIntyre at the Middle Sackville Baptist Church.  First class:  September 25th.  Maximum:  8, minimum:  4.

The Portrait of a Lady by Henry James:  a reading and discussion – Mondays, 1:30 – 3:30 pm for 5 sessions with Gerry Bartlett at the Lafford Classroom.  First class:  October 5th.  Maximum:  25, minimum:  6.

Preserving Your Family’s Archives:  Yikes!  You’ve been handed the responsibility – Wednesdays, 10:00 – 12:00 pm with Rhianna Edwards at the Lafford Classroom.  First class:  October 7th.  Maximum:  20, minimum:  5.

Preventing and controlling prediabetes and type 2 diabetes through lifestyle and diet – Tuesdays, 10:00-12:00 am with

Rightsizing Your Home – Tuesdays, 10:00-12:00 pm for 4 sessions with Carole Konesky at 133 York Street, Sackville.  First class:  September 29.  Maximum: 10, minimum:  5.

So You Think You Know the Tantramar – Wednesdays, 1:30 pm start for 5 sessions with Al Smith and Barb Jardine at various locations.  First class:  September 30th.  Maximum:  30, minimum 15.  Participants should be prepared to offer gas money to the driver and/or take a turn at driving.  Some sessions involve walking for distances of up to 1KM

T’ai Chi – Thursdays, 3:30 – 5:00 pm for 6 sessions with Alex Whitla at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church.  First class:  September 24th.  Maximum:  none, minimum 4.

Traveller’s Experiences: Aspects of Independent Travel – Mondays, 2:00-4:00 pm for 5 sessions with various presenters at the Lafford Classroom.  Maximum:  25, minimum: 6.

Volunteering in Sackville – Thursdays, 1:30-3:30 pm for 6 sessions with various presenters at the Lafford Classroom.  First class:  November 5th.  Maximum:  20, minimum:  6.

Shediac

The Alzheimers Journey – Tuesday, October 27, 2015, 2:00-4:00 pm for 1 session only with Joanne Richard at the Shediac Multipurpose Centre.  Maximum:  20, minimum:  4.

Basic Digital Photography: Before, During and After – Thursdays, 2:00-4:00 pm for 3 sessions with Louis Melanson & Jocelyne Ross at the Shediac Multipurpose Centre.  First class:  October 22, 2015.  Maximum:  12, minimum:  4.

Beginners’ French, Part III – Wednesday, 9:30-11:30 am for 5 sessions with Annette LeBlanc-Carroll at the Shediac Multipurpose Centre.  First class:  September 30th.  Maximum:  16, minimum:  6.

Canadian Federalism – Fridays, 10:00–12:00 pm for 5 sessions with Mike Sullivan at the Shediac Multipurpose Centre.  First class:  October 2nd.  Maximum:  20, minimum:  4.

Computers for Beginners – Mondays, 9:00–12:00 pm for 8 sessions with Jeremie Landry at the Shediac Multipurpose Centre.  First class:  September 28th.  Maximum:  8, minimum:  5.

Creative Christmas Cards – Mondays, 10:00-12:00 pm for 2 sessions with Gisele Julien at the Shediac Multipurpose Centre.  First class:  November 16th.  Maximum: 10, minimum:  4. (There will be a $5 fee for products due at registration).

Creative Writing: Playing with Words – Tuesdays, 10:00-12:00 pm for 5 sessions with Heather Mabey at the Shediac Multipurpose Centre.  First class:  September 29th.  Maximum:  15, minimum:  4.

Current Events Part IV – “Up for Discussion” – Mondays, 7:00-8:30 pm for 8 sessions with Bill Belliveau at the Shediac Multipurpose Centre.  First class:  September 28th.  Maximum:  25, minimum: 10.

Dog Whispering – Mondays, 10:00-11:30 am for 2 sessions with Pauline Cormier at the Shediac Multipurpose Centre.  First class:  October 19th.  Maximum:  20, minimum:  4.

Fire Prevention – Thursday, November 5, 2015, 2:00-4:00 pm  for 1 session only with Ronald LeBlanc  Fire Prevention Officer at the Shediac Multipurpose Centre.  Maximum:  35, minimum:  4.

Getting to Know Your IPad – Tuesdays, 10:00–12:00 pm for 2 sessions with Eric Guy at the Shediac Multipurpose Centre.  First class:  November 10th.  Maximum:  20, minimum:  5.

Great Moments in Jazz – Mondays, 2:00-4:00 pm for 4 sessions with Berkeley Fleming at the Shediac Multipurpose Centre.  First class:  October 5th (19, 26 and Nov. 2). Maximum:  35, minimum:  10.

How to Make Quark Cheese – Thursday, October 29, 2015, 10:00–12:00 pm for 1 session only with Antonija Glavas location TBA .  Maximum:  20, minimum:  4.

Investing Basics for Seniors – Wednesdays, 2:00-3:00 pm for 3 sessions with Pravin Varma at the Shediac Multipurpose Centre.  First class:  September 23rd.  Maximum:  15, minimum:  8.

Knit Wits – Wednesdays, 1:00-4:00 pm for 5 sessions with Janet Longaphie & Debbie Batog at the Shediac Bay Community Church.  First class:  September 30th.  Maximum:  8, minimum:  4.

Mobility Issues and Medications – Thursday, November 10, 2015, 2:00–4:00 pm for 1 session only with Dr. Peter Ford at the Shediac Multipurpose Centre.  Maximum:  25, minimum:  4.

My Life in the Military – Thursday, October 29, 2015, 6:30-9:00 pm for 1 session only with Jocelyne Ross at Chateau Centreville Activity Room, Shediac.  Maximum:  24, minimum:  6.

Racing Horses – An Afternoon at Mile Hill Farm – Friday, October 2, 2015, 2:00-4:00 pm for 1 session only John & Barb Breau at Breau Farm, 3141 Route 134 (the old Shediac Road), Shediac, NB.  Maximum:  12, minimum:  4. (Those people on the waiting list from last term will be registered first.)

Shakespeare Over Coffee:  An Appreciation – Thursdays, 10:00-12:00 pm for 3 sessions with Steve Campbell at the Shediac Multipurpose Centre.  First class:  October 1st   Maximum:  35, minimum:  4.

Trails in Fall Colours – Tuesdays, 2:00-4:00 pm for 4 sessions with Bea Patterson at various walking trails.  First class:  September 29th.  Maximum:  none, minimum:  6.

Unleashing the Creative Artist Within – Friday, November 13, 10:00 – 4:00 pm November 13 for one session with Susan Jardine at the Shediac Multipurpose Centre.  Maximum:  15, minimum:  4. (cost $25 for supplies payable at registration).

Winegarden Estates Tour – Monday, September 28, 2015, 11:00-1:30 pm for 1 session only with Elke Muessle at Winegarden Estates Winery (851 Route 970, Baie Verte NB).  Maximum:  70, minimum:  6.  (There will be a $10 fee due at registration).

Winter Driving Seminar – Thursday, November 26, 2015, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm for 1 session only with Bob Theriault at the Shediac Multipurpose Centre.  Maximum:  25, minimum:  10.

Yoga for Seniors – Tuesdays, 10:00-11:00 am for 6 sessions with Janet Cameron at at the Shediac Multipurpose Centre.  First class:  September 29th.  Maximum:  15, minimum:  4.

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The Board and members of the Tantramar Seniors’ College would like to thank New Horizons for Seniors, the Crake Foundation, the Town of Sackville and the City of Moncton for their generous support through grants awarded to the College in the 2008-2009 year.   We would also like to thank the Town of Sackville for grants awarded to the College in the 2009/10, 2010/11, 2011/12, 2012/13,  2013/14 years and 2014/15, the City of Moncton for grants awarded to the College in the 2009/10, 2010/11, and 2011/12 years, Ville de Shediac for the grant in 2011/12, 2012/13,  2013/14 and 2014/15 and Town of Amherst for providing free classroom space in the 2012/13, and 2013/14 years, NSCC for classroom space 2014/15.  We also thank the Sackville Co-op Local Council for their support.

NOTE:  Some people are very sensitive to perfume and other scents.  Please respect a scent free environment by not using scented products.  Thank you.








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