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

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Winter Registration

Sackville – January 12 – 4:00-5:15 pm, Tantramar Veterans Memorial Civic Centre

Amherst – January 13 – 4:00 – 5:15 pm, Trinity-St. Stephen United Church

Codiac Region – January 14 – 12:00 noon to 1:15 pm Rose Hall, People’s Park Tower, 960 St George Blvd, Moncton

Shediac – January 15 – 12:00 noon to 1:30 pm, Shediac Multipurpose Centre

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

 List of Courses

Winter 2015

Amherst

Beginner iPad – Wednesdays, 10:00- 11:30 am for 4 sessions with Wanda Seely and Lynne O’Brien –Lines at the Kimball Room Trinity-St. Stephen’s United Church.  First class:  January 28, 2015.  Maximum: 12, minimum: 3.

Bowling – Wednesdays,  1:00-3:00 pm for 2 sessions with Doug Thompson at King Pin Bowling Limited,  5 Gerard Ave. Amherst.  First class:  February 4th.  Maximum:  40, minimum:  4.

Forgotten Images of Japan: Japanese Collotypes (1853-1912) – Tuesday, February 24th, 5:30-7:00 pm with Justin Helm at the Amherst Library.  Maximum:  30, minimum: 2.

Go “Yin-side” with Yin Yoga – Tuesdays, 2:00-3:30 pm for 4 sessions with Stephanie Allen at Gateway Development, 31 Church Street, Amherst (upstairs, turn left).  First class:  February 3rd.  Maximum:  12, minimum:  4.

In Their Footsteps – Friday. January 30, 2015, 1:30-3:00 pm with Mary Lynn Chapman in NSCC classroom.  Maximum: 25, minimum: 5.

Introduction to Bowling – Wednesdays, 1:00-3:00 pm for 2 sessions with Doug Thompson at King Pin Bowling Limited, 5 Gerard Ave. Amherst, NS.  First class:  February 4th.  Maximum: 40, minimum: 4.

Introductory Drawing – Tuesdays, 9:30 – 11:30 am for 5 sessions with Shirley Ann Hallee at Heated Room at Amherst Stadium (2nd Floor).  First class:  February 24, 2015.  Maximum: 15, minimum: 6

Knitting Cables – Mondays, 1:00 – 3:00 pm for 2 sessions with Nancy Ralston at Nancy’s home, 280 Victoria Street East.  First class:  February 2nd, 2015.  Maximum:  8, minimum:  3.

Knitting Resources (Ravelry) – Friday, February 20th – 10:00 am-noon at Four Fathers Library.  Maximum:  10, minimum:  4.

Living and Working with the Dogrib People in the Northwest Territories – Friday, January 23, from 1:30-3:00 pm at NSCC classroom.  Maximum:  20, minimum:  4.

Minding Your Beeswax:  Candle Making – Thursday, Feb. 26 & Friday, Feb. 27, 9:30 am – noon with Catherine Wile at Cumberland County Museum.  Maximum: 8, minimum: 4

Mountains I’ve Climbed – Friday,  February 6, 2015, 1:30PM-3:30 pm with David Christie at NSCC.  Maximum: 25, minimum: 4

Opera Appreciation– Wednesdays, 2:00-4:00 pm for 5 sessions with Beverly True at Kimble Room, Trinity-St. Stephens’ United Church.  First class:  January 14th.  Maximum:  30, minimum:  5.

Practice Your Beginning Bridge – Mondays, 1:30-3:30 pm for 4 sessions with Jean Fawthrop at Trinity St. Stephen’s Church.  First class:  March 2nd.  Maximum: 8, minimum: 4.

Safety and Security for Seniors’ – Wednesdays, 10:30-11:45 am for 2 sessions with Courtenay Black & Tom Wood at NSCC.  First class:  January 21st.  Maximum:  none, minimum:  4

So You Wish to Publish – Monday, February 9th, 1:00-3:00 pm for one session with Clare Christie, Afiena Kamminga, and Joseph Koot at NSCC.  Maximum:  20, minimum: 6.

Social Media 101 – Friday, February 13th, 10:00 am-noon with Denise Corey and/or Chantelle Taylor at Four Fathers Library.  Maximum: 10, minimum: 4.

Tapestry Crochet – Thursdays, 1:30-3:00 pm for 4 sessions with Phyllis Cameron at NSCC classroom.  First class:  January 22nd.  Maximum:  10, minimum:  3.

Tracks in the Snow – Thursdays, 1:00-3:00 pm for 2 sessions with Ken Adams on trails at Amherst Point Bird Sanctuary.  First class:  February  12th.  Maximum:  25, minimum: 10.

Victorian Ornamental Hardware – Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 5:30-7:00 pm with Justin Helm at the Amherst Library.  Maximum:  30, minimum: 2.

Codiac

Basic Drawing and Adapting to Watercolour Techniques – Fridays, 10:00 am – noon for 4 sessions with Susan Lunney at Riverview Recreation Department Boardroom, 55 Briggs Dr..  First class:  January 30.  Maximum: 10, minimum: 5.

Conversational French Level 3 Part 3 – Tuesdays, 1:00-3:00 pm for 5 sessions with Debbie Cooney at Dieppe Public Library.  First class:  January 27.  Maximum: 20, minimum: 6.

Cybercrime:  Learning from the Criminal Underground – Wednesdays, 10:00-noon for 2 sessions with Sean Robertson at NBCC Rm E3234.  First class:  February 11.  Maximum: 30, minimum: 5

A Day in the Life of a Tea Sommelier – Thursday, February 26, 2:00-4:00 pm with Rhea Gallant at Activity Room (Unit 101), 80 Mount Pleasant, Moncton.  Maximum: 12, minimum: 5.

Diabetes: Don’t Despair- It is a Word, Not a Sentence – Thursdays, 9:30-noon with Carol Nicholson at Sobey’s Community Room, Riverview.  First class:  February 5 for 2 sessions.  Maximum:  20, minimum:  4.

Discover Resurgo Place – Wednesdays, 1:30-2:30 pm, one class given three times, February 4, 11, 18 with James Upham.  Maximum:  15 per class, minimum: 10 per class.

Downsizing: From a House to Something Smaller – Wednesday, February 4, 10:00-11:30 am with Joan Hayes at NBCC Rm E3234.  Maximum: 25, minimum: 3.

Embrace Winter! X-Country Skiing in the Codiac Area – Tuesdays, 10:00 am-noon for 4 sessions with Gary and Karen Mills at various x-country trails in the Codiac area.  First class:  January 27.  Maximum: 20, minimum 5.

Facebook – Tips for New Users – Fridays, 1:30-3:00 pm for 2 sessions with Wayne Harrigan at the Dieppe Public Library.  First class:  January 23rd.  Maximum: 12, minimum: 3.

Food for Better Blood Sugars – Tuesdays, 1:30-3:00 for 3 sessions with Nicole Richard at Riverview Sobeys Community Room.  First class:  February 3.  Maximum: 15, minimum: 5.

Gallery Crawl:  Get to Know Local Galleries and Local Artists – Thursday 1:00-3:00 pm for 4 sessions with various presenters at different art galleries.  First class:  January 29.  Maximum: 20, minimum: 5.

Get Pumped Up About Heart Health – Mondays, 1:30-3:30 pm for 2 sessions with Jacques Gallant at NBCC.  First class:  February 2.   Maximum:  20, minimum:  10.

How Income Tax has Changed your Life: Learn What You Can Do – Monday, January 26 / 2:00-3:30 pm for 1 session with Marilyn Pollock at NBCC, Room A2001.  Maximum:  20, minimum:  10.

Introduction to Western Art History (Section 4) – Wednesdays, 10:00-12:00 pm for 6 sessions with Will Kealy at NBCC Rm A2001.  First class:  January 28.  Maximum: 25, minimum: 8.

iPad Workshop – Fridays, 1:30-3:00 for 2 sessions with Wayne Harrigan at Dieppe Public Library.  First class:  February 6th.  Maximum: 12, minimum: 3.

Let’s Do Lunch:  Lunch with 11 Friends – Wednesdays, 12:15-1:30 pm, for 3 sessions with David Beckerson at restaurants in Greater Moncton.  First class: February 11, February 25 and March 11.  Maximum: 11, minimum: 11.

Reader’s Sharing Circle – Wednesdays, 1:00-2:30 for 5 sessions with Mary Hélène Rogers at NBCC, Room A2001.  First class:  January  28th.  Maximum: 12, minimum: 6.

Taste of Romania:  Let’s Discover Romania – Wednesday, March 18, 3:00 pm to approximately 6:00 pm with Octavian Iosifescu at Olyo Restaurant, 42 Highfield Street, Moncton, NB.  Maximum: 35, minimum: 30.

Travel Tales – Thursdays, 1:00–3:00 pm for 6 sessions with Eric Guy (assisted by Wayne Harrigan) at NBCC, Room A2001. First class:  January 22nd.  Maximum: 25, minimum: 5.

Sackville

Badminton – Thursdays, 10:30-12:00 pm for 6 sessions with Bill Evans and Harold Popma at the Middle Sackville Baptist Church. First class:  January 29th.  Maximum: 12, Minimum: 4.

Cruising in Europe – Our Experiences – Thursdays,  1:30-3:00 pm, for 4 sessions with Al & Elaine Smith and Berkeley & Linda Fleming at the Lafford Classroom.  First class:  January 22nd. Maximum:  30, minimum:  15.

Dancing with the STARS – Tuesdays, 8:00-9:15 pm for 6 sessions with Don MacIntyre at the Sackville Curling Club.  First class:  January 27th.  Maximum:  none, minimum:  8.

Gadgets & Gizmos:  Apple, Windows, and Android Devices – Mondays at 10:30-11:30 for 2 sessions with Chris Harborne at the Lafford Classroom.  First class:  January 26th.  Maximum:  25, minimum:  10.

Introduction to Astronomy – Monday, February 23rd at 10:00-11:30 am with Catherine Lovekin at the Lafford Classroom.  Maximum:  25, minimum:  5.

Knitting:  Knit, chat and learn with Patty – Fridays, 1:30-3:30 pm for 5 sessions with Patty Chassé at the Lafford Classroom.  First class:  January 30th.  Maximum:  10, minimum:  3.

Memoir through Short Story and Characterization – Wednesdays, 1:30-3:30 pm for 7 sessions with Marilyn Lerch at the Lafford Classroom.  Maximum:  12, minimum:  10.

Paris! Paris! – Tuesdays, 10:00-12:00 pm for 6 sessions with Alex Fancy at the Lafford Classroom.  Maximum:  12, minimum: 4.

Podcasts – an Introduction – Fridays, 1:30-3:30 pm for 2 sessions with Patty Chassé at the Lafford Classroom.  First class:  March 6th.  Maximum:  6, minimum:  3.

Seniors Cross Country Skiing & Snowshoeing – Fridays, 10:00-noon for 5 sessions with Susan Fisher and Roy Pierog at various trails in the Sackville area.  First class:  January 30th.  Maximum:  15, minimum:  5.

T’ai Chi in the Afternoon – Thursdays, 3:30-5:00 pm for 8 sessions with Alex Whitla at the St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church – basement.  First class:  January 22nd.  Maximum:  15, minimum:  4.

The Three Bs:  Bach, Beethoven and Brahms – Mondays, 1:30-3:00 pm for 5 sessions with Janet Hammock at Janet’s Skyloft Studio at 14 Devon St. Sackville.  Maximum:  10, minimum:  6.

Travelling with Stephen! – Fridays, 10:00-11:30 am for 4 sessions with Stephen Puddle at the Lafford Classroom.  You may sign up for individual sessions or all four:

  1. Airfares and airlines – February 13th
  2. Travel Insurance, understanding frequent flyer programs and using airmiles – February 20th
  3. Cruises, tours, trains and hotels – February 27th
  4. Airports, train stations, buses and getting around while holidaying – March 6th.

Maximum:  25, minimum:  8.

Ukulele for the Complete Beginner – Tuesdays at 1:30-2:30 pm for 6 sessions with Faye Hicks at the Lafford Classroom.  February 3rd.  Maximum:  20, minimum:  4.

Shediac

Computers:  an Introduction

Current Events Part II – “Up for Discussion” – Mondays, 7:00 to 8:30 pm for 8 sessions with Bill Belliveau at the Shediac Multipurpose Centre.  Maximum:  25, minimum:  10.

Dog Whisperer

Editing and Publishing Digital Photos – Thursdays, 10:00-noon for 4 sessions with Armand Robichaud  & Louis Melanson at the Shediac Multipurpose Centre.  First class:  January 29th.  Maximum:  12, minimum:  4.

Explore Inspiring Home Ideas and Solutions (Series) – Wednesdays, 10:00 to noon with Kathy Sather at the Shediac Multipurpose Centre.  You may choose one or all of the sessions as follows:

1)   COLOUR CONFIDENCE – Learn the secrets of colour and how to:

Pick paint without pain, avoid common mistakes, put together a colour palette, and make colour work for you – February 18

2)   DOWNSIZING/RIGHTSIZING YOUR HOME – Learn the secrets to an easy and stress free transition.  Discover:

Where to start, what to do with all the stuff, and ideas and tips you can implement right away  – February 25

3)   DIY HOME STAGING –  Learn the secrets of home staging and:

Discover how to increase your home’s value, sell faster without leaving money on the table, and get answers and inspiration – March 4

Health and Lifestyles (Series)

Mobility Issues (including Arthritis); Natural and Prescriptive Medications: Do They Mix?; Seniors’ Rights re Department of Social Development; Food Allergies; Incontinence; Why Am I So Stiff?

Knit Wits – Part 2 – Tuesdays, 1:30-3:30 pm for 4 sessions with Janet H. Longaphie & Debbie Batog at the Shediac Multipurpose Centre.  First class:  January 29th.  Maximum:  8, minimum:  4.

Oceanography (General) and the Gulf of St Lawrence – Wednesdays, 10:00- noon for 3 sessions with Claude Léger at the Shediac Multipurpose Centre.  First class:  January 28th.  Maximum:  35, minimum:  6.

Origin, Mandate and Evolution of the United Nations

Safety and Security of our Seniors – Mondays, 2:00-4:00 pm for 3 sessions with Jocelyne Ross at the Shediac Multipurpose Centre.  First class:  January 26th.  Maximum:  35, minimum:  4.

Seniors’ Hatha Yoga

Travellers’ Tales (Series):

Danube Cruise:  Prague to Budapest – Wednesday, January 28th, 2:00-4:00 pm with Brenda Mitton at the Shediac Multipurpose Centre.  Maximum: 35, minimum:  4.

Mediterranean Cruise – Wednesday, February 4th, 2:00-4:00 pm with Wayne & Barb Harrigan at the Shediac Multipurpose Centre.  Maximum: 35, minimum:  4.

The Middle East – Wednesday, February 11th, 2:00-4:00 pm with Jocelyne Ross at the Shediac Multipurpose Centre.  Maximum: 35, minimum:  4.

National Parks in Southwest USA – Wednesday, February 18th, 2:00-4:00 pm with Eric Guy at the Shediac Multipurpose Centre.  Maximum: 35, minimum:  4.

Portugal – Wednesday, February 25th, 2:00-4:00 pm with Richard Toy at the Shediac Multipurpose Centre.  Maximum:  35, minimum:  4.

Sicily and Malta: the Islands – Wednesday, March 4th, 2:00-4:00 pm with Jo-Anne Belliveau at the Shediac Multipurpose Centre.  Maximum:  35, minimum:  4.

African Safari: Namibia, Botswana – Wednesday, March 11th, 2:00-4:00 pm with Mark Gourley at the Shediac Multipurpose Centre.  Maximum:  35, minimum:  4.

WRITE NOW! Find your Inner Muse and Enjoy the Art of Creative Writing – Thursdays, 1:00 – 3:00 pm for 8 sessions with Warren Redman at the Shediac Multipurpose Centre.  First class:  January 29th.  Maximum:  15, minimum:  6.

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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 and 2013/14 years, 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.

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