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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.

TANTRAMAR SENIORS COLLEGE

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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

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, 

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

Amherst

Beaded Moccasin Making – Tuesdays, 10:00-2:00 pm for 4 sessions with Ali Squire at NSCC.  First class:  May 5,  2015.  Maximum: 10, minimum: 4.  Cost for supplies:  $35

BEAUBASSIN: History at Our Doorstep – Mondays, 2:00-4:00 pm for 4 sessions with Morris Haugg at NSCC and 2 field trips.  First class:  April 27, 2015.  Maximum: 10, minimum:  4.

Carolina Cowl – Wednesday, April 22, 2015, 9:30-11:30 for 4 sessions with Brenda Trafford at NSCC.  Maximum: none , minimum: 4.  Cost of supplies:  $20.

Gentle Yoga with Somatic Movement – Wednesdays, 10:00-11:00 am for 4 sessions with Sherry Smith and Donna Ripley at the Hatha Yoga Room.  First class:  May 13, 2015.  Maximum: 12, minimum:  6.

Gym in the Park – CANCELLED

Heart Health – Tuesdays, 3:30-5:00 pm for 5 sessions with Susan Boiduk at NSCC.  First class: April 28, 2015.  Maximum: none, minimum: 4.

Intermediate Drawing – Tuesdays, 9:30-11:30 am for 4 sessions with Shirley Ann Hallee at First Baptist Church (Basement).  First class:  May 19, 2015.  Maximum: 12, minimum: 6.

Introduction to Amateur Radio – CANCELLED

Introduction  to Yoga for Complete Novices – Fridays, 9:30-10:30 am for 4 sessions with Carol Oram & Joan Beswick at the Hatha Yoga Room.  First class:  April 17, 2015.  Maximum:  8, minimum: 3.

Men Can Cook – Tuesdays, 4:30-6:30 pm for 4 sessions with Dick Beswick, K. Leslie, R. Mansour, and Wayne Lines at Bridge Workshop.  First class:  April 28, 2015.  Maximum: 8, minimum:  4.

Opera Appreciation – Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at 2:00-4:00 pm for one session with Beverly True at NSCC.  Maximum: 30, minimum: 4.

Radio Theatre – Thursdays, 1:30-2:30 pm for 5 sessions with Dale Fawthrop at NSCC.  First class:  May 7, 2015.  Subsequent classes May 14, 21, 28 and June 4 Maximum: 8 , minimum: 2.

Spring Flowers & Rising Tides – Thursdays, 10:00 am start for 4 sessions with Ken & Etta Adams at various locations.  First class:  May 7, 2015.  Maximum:  25, minimum:  5.

Tin Whistle – Mondays, 6:30-7:30 pm for 4 sessions with Dean Trueman at NSCC.  First class:  April 20, 2015.  Maximum: 12, minimum: 5.

WasteED – Wednesdays, 1:00-2:00 pm for 2 sessions with Stephanie Moreau at NSCC (2nd class is a field trip to CCL).  First class:  April 29, 2015.  Maximum: 20, minimum:  4.

Water Safety & Fun for Grandparents  & Grandchildren – Tuesday, April 21, 1:00 – 3:00 for 1 session with Laura Coleman & YMCA staff at the Cumberland YMCA.  Maximum: none, minimum: 5.

Codiac

Basic Digital SLR Photography – Thursdays, 10:00-12:00 pm for 6 sessions with Rick Murray at NBCC Rm 3234.  First class:  April 30, 2015.  Maximum: 10, minimum:  4.

Basic Drawing and Adapting to Watercolour Techniques – Fridays, 10:00-12:00 pm for 4 sessions with Susan Lunney at the Riverview Recreation Department Boardroom.  First class:  May 1, 2015. Maximum: 10, minimum:  5.

Biking the Trails of Moncton – Tuesdays, 10:00-12:00 pm for 4 sessions with Jean Siddell and Ruthmary MacPherson at various trails meeting at Chocolate River Station, 391 Coverdale Rd., Riverview.  First class:  May 5, 2015.  Maximum: 20, minimum: 5.

Constitutional Origin and Evolution of Canadian Municipal Government – Thursdays, 9:30-11:30 am for 7 sessions with Michael Sullivan at NBCC Rm A2001.  First class:  April 30, 2015.  Maximum: 15, minimum: 6.

Container Gardening – Thursdays, 1:00-3:00 pm for 2 sessions with Mary Coates at 80 Mount Pleasant Street, Moncton.  First class:  June 4.  Maximum: 20, minimum: 5.

Conversational French – Tuesdays, 1:30-3:30 pm for 6 sessions with Debbie Cooney at Dieppe Library.  First class:  April 28, 2015.  Maximum: 14, minimum: 8.

Discover the Rich Acadian History at Monuments in Moncton and Dieppe – Thursday, May 28, 2015, 1:00-3:30 pm with Oscar Duguay for 1 session only. Maximum:  25, minimum: 15

Explore Acadian Artifacts:  A Visit to the Acadian Museum at U de M – Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 1:30-3:30 for 1 session only with Jeanne-Mance Cormier, curator.  Maximum:  25, minimum: 10

From Ed Sullivan to Sgt. Pepper – a Mid Career of the Beatles – Mondays, 1:00-3:00 pm for 4 sessions with Floyd Anderson at NBCC Rm A2001.  First class:  April 27, 2015.  Maximum: 25, minimum: 10.

Gallery Crawl – Thursdays, 10:00-12:00 pm for 4 sessions at various galleries, coordinated by Karen Mills.  First class:  April 30, 2015.  Maximum: 20, minimum: 5.

Getting to Know Your IPad – Fridays, 1:30-3:30 pm for 3 sessions with Eric Guy at Dieppe Library.  First class:  May 1, 2015.  Maximum: 15, minimum: 5.

Hospice Palliative Care – Wednesday May 6, 2015, 1:30-2:30 pm for 1 session only with Joanne E. Adair at Rose Hall, People’s Park Tower.  Maximum: 20, minimum: 5.

An Introduction to Everyday Essentials OilsCANCELLED

Introduction to Western Art History (Section 6) – Wednesdays, 10:00-12:00 pm for 6 sessions with Will Kealy at NBCC 2001.  First class:  April 29, 2015.  Maximum: 25, minimum: 8.

Let’s Do Lunch – Wednesdays, 12:15-1:30 pm for 3 sessions with David Beckerson at various restaurants.  First class:  April 29, 2015.  Maximum: 11, minimum: TBA.  Cost for meal is the responsibility of each class member.

Lies We Were Taught in History – Books, Movies, and TV – Mondays, 1:30-2:30 pm for 3 sessions with Graeme Decarie at Riverview Recreation Department Boardroom.  First class:  May 4, 2015.  Maximum: 25, minimum: 4.

Play Your Cards Right! Wizard, Cribbage, and 200 – CANCELLED

Secrets to Lower Your Cholesterol – Tuesdays, 1:30-3:00 pm for 3 sessions with Nicole Richard at Riverview Sobey’s Community Room.  First class:  May 5, 2015.  Maximum: 15, minimum: 5.

Tai Chi Dong Taijiquan – Tuesdays, 10:00-11:30 am for 5 sessions with Huguette Lagacé at Rose Hall, People’s Park Tower.  First class:  April 28, 2015.  Maximum: 8, minimum: 5.

Viruses, Spam, Hackers, and Identity Theft – What to do – Wednesdays, 1:30-3:30 pm for 2 sessions with Sean Robertson at the Dieppe Library.  First class:  May 6, 2015.  Maximum: TBA, minimum: TBA.

Sackville

Beekeeping – Wednesdays, 2:00-4:00 pm for 3 sessions with Peter Hardy at 90 Bridge St, Sackville.  First class:  May 20, 2015.  Maximum: 6, minimum: 2.

Computer Basics – Fridays, 10:00-12:00 pm for 6 sessions with Norm Huffman at the Lafford Classroom.  First class:  May 8, 2015.  Maximum: 10, minimum: 6

Backyard Smoking without Shame:  Food  Smoking – Wednesdays, 2:00-3:00 pm for 3 sessions with Peter Manchester at his home.  First class:  May 6, 2015.  Maximum:  15, minimum: 6.

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:  May 11, 2015.  Maximum: 25, minimum: 10.

Harp Therapy – Thursdays, 1:30-3:30 pm for 2 sessions with Laurence Marie at the Lafford Classroom.  First class:  May 14, 2015.  Second class:  June 5th.  Maximum:  12, minimum:  4.

Hidden Structure of Our Heritage Buildings – Wednesdays, 10:00-12:00 pm for 5 sessions with Paul Bogaard at the Great Room in the Anderson Octagonal House.  First class:  May 6, 2015.  Maximum: 20, minimum: 6.

Internet Genealogy – Thursdays, 9:30-11:30 am for 4 sessions with Barb Jardine at the Lafford Classroom.  First class:  April 30, 2015.  Maximum: 15, minimum: 10.

Let’s Talk About the News – Fridays, 1:30-3:30 pm for 4 sessions led by Heather Patterson at the Lafford Classroom.  First class:  April 24, 2015.  Maximum:  12, minimum: 4.

Relaxed Cycling (or Hiking) for Seniors – Fridays from 10:00 to 12 noon for 6 sessions with Susan Fisher & Roy Pierog. This is a cycling course but hiking will be done if weather conditions warrant.  First class: May 8, 2015.  Maximum: 20, minimum: 5.

Tennis – Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2:00 – 4:00 pm for 8 sessions with Art & Anne Miller at the Sackville Tennis Courts.  First class:  May 19, 2015.  Maximum: 12, minimum: 4.

The Life and Music of Robert Fleming: Listening to my Father – Tuesdays,10:00-12:00 pm for 6 sessions with Berkeley Fleming at the United Church.  First class: April 28, 2015.  Maximum:  25, minimum:  10.

Tour of Westmorland-Albert Solid Waste Facility – Monday, May 4, 2015 1:30 pm at the facility at 100 Bill Slater Drive, Berry Mills, NB.  Maximum:  30, minimum:  6.

Wood Fired Pizza Oven – Friday, May 22, 2015 – 3:30-6:00 pm with Frank & Michelle Strain at their home (28 Weldon St, Sackville).  Maximum:  24, minimum:  10.

Shediac

Atlantic Wildlife Institute – A Tour – Friday, June 12, 2015, 10:00 am–1:00 pm for 1 session only at 220 Cookville Rd, Cookville NB.  Maximum: 30, minimum: 4.

Beginners’ Conversational French, Part II – Thursdays, 9:30-11:30 am for 5 sessions plus 1 field trip with Annette LeBlanc-Carroll at the Shediac Multipurpose Center.  First class:  May 7, 2015.  Maximum: 14, minimum: 6.

Bridge – FINE TUNING (American Standard) – Tuesdays, 1:00-4:00 pm for 6 sessions with Joanna LeBlanc at the Shediac Multipurpose Center.  First class:  April 28, 2015.  Maximum: 28, minimum: 4.

Current Events Part III – Up for Discussion – Mondays, 7:00-8:30 pm for 8 sessions with Bill Belliveau at the Shediac Multipurpose Center.  First class:  April 27, 2015.  Maximum: 25, minimum: 10.

Defensive Driving – Monday, May 25, 2015, 1:00-5:00 pm for 1 session with Bob Theriault & Jim Arsenault at the Shediac Multipurpose Center.  Maximum: 25, minimum: 8.

Downsizing/Rightsizing – Tuesday, April 28, 2015, 10:00-12:00 pm for 1 session with Kathy Sather in the Shediac Multipurpose Center.  Maximum:  30, minimum: 4.

Easy Steps to a Slimmer Summer – Tuesdays, 2:00-4:00 pm for 2 sessions with Veronique Maillet at the Sobey’s Community Room.  First class:  May 5, 2015.  Maximum: 20, minimum: 5.

Essential Oils – Benefits (Physical, Spiritual and Emotional) – Mondays, 10:00-12:00 pm for 2 sessions with Violet Chappell at the Shediac Multipurpose Center.  First class:  June 1, 2015.  Maximum: 12, minimum: 4.

Metis and Their Rituals – CANCELLED

Municipal Governments in New Brunswick – Fridays, 10:00-12:00 pm for 5 sessions plus 1 field trip with Mike Sullivan at the Shediac Multipurpose Center.  First class:  May 1, 2015.  Maximum: 20, minimum: 6.

My Life in the Military – Thursday, May 21, 2015, 1:00-4:00 pm with Jocelyne Ross at the Shediac Multipurpose Center.  Maximum: 25, minimum: 4.

Racing Horses – An Afternoon at Mile Hill Farm – Wednesday, May 27, 2015, 1:30-3:30 pm with John & Barb Breau at 3141 Route 134 (the old Shediac Road), Shediac.  Maximum:  15, minimum: 4.

Seashore Photography – Thursdays, 6:00-9:00 pm for 3 sessions with Louis Melanson at various locations.  First class:  May 7, 2015.  Maximum: 12, minimum: 4.

Seaside Garden Tours – Thursdays, 2:00-4:00 pm for 3 sessions with Judith Robichaud at various locations.  First class:  June 4, 2015.  Maximum:  15, minimum: 4.

Sleep Clinic – Wednesday, May 27, 2015, 10:00-12:00 pm for 1 session with Jean Michel Menard at the Shediac Multipurpose Center.  Maximum: 25, minimum: 4.

Spring Birding and Bird Photography – Friday, May 22, 2015, 9:00-12:00 pm for 1 session plus 1 field trip on May 29, 2015, 7:30-12:00 pm with Bob Betts at the Shediac Multipurpose Center.  Maximum: 35, minimum: 4.

Spring Wreath – Be Creative! – Tuesday, May 19, 2015, 10:00-12:00 pm for 1 session with Judith Robichaud & Sandra Wallace at the Shediac Multipurpose Center.  Maximum: 10, minimum: 4.

Tapestry Crochet – Thursdays, 1:00-4:00 pm for 3 sessions with Phyllis Cameron at Shediac Multipurpose Center.  First class:  April 30, 2015.  Maximum: 10, minimum: 3.

What Does the Speaker of the House Do? – Monday, May 4, 2:00 – 4:00 pm for 1 session with Chris Collins at the Shediac Multipurpose Centre.  Maximum: 35, minimum: 4.

What’s in a Name – Wednesday. 2:00-3:30, for 4 sessions with Richard Toy at the Shediac Multipurpose Centre. First class:  April 29, 2015 Maximum: 25, minimum: 4.

Wire Wrapping Sea Glass & Other Treasures – Wednesdays, 2:00-4:00 pm for 2 sessions with Nancy LeBlanc at Shediac Multipurpose Centre.  First class:  April 22, 2015.  Maximum: 10, 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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