ElderCollege hosts preview of spring courses

Sunshine Coast ElderCollege invites the community age 55 plus to attend a free preview of its spring 2020 courses on Thursday, Dec. 5, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Capilano University’s Sechelt campus. Registration opens on Dec. 9. 

ElderCollege offers a wealth of valuable courses for the over 55s as well as annual, free, community-wide lectures and special events for all ages, working in partnership with the Sunshine Coast Regional District for registration and program advertising and in association with Capilano University. Most courses are held at the Sechelt campus of CapU. Course fees continue to be $36.75 (GST included). 

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Spring 2020 courses are: Carbonate Geology on the Sunshine Coast with Peter Hews; Speculative Fiction in Diverse Voices with Daniel Justice; Take Charge of Your Healthcare with Dr. Carmen Goojha, Cheryl Jensen, Alan Schwingenschloegl and Dr. Schloegl; Hot Topics: Small group discussions moderated by Selma Swaab and Russ Tkachuk; Trace Your Family History with Lorraine Gallant; Design Your Own Garden with Ayuko Inoue; History of Drink and Drinking with Christine Pawley and Rosemary Bates; Create and Share Stunning Photos with your iPhone with Jack Pope; Social Media Boot Camp with Julie Rogers; Canadian History – 1848 to the Second World War with Keith Maxwell; Astrogeomorphology with Ray Kostaschuk; Law for Seniors with Carmen Sombrowski, Wayne Rowe and Lois Potter; National Historic Sites with Michael Starr; An Introduction to Astronomy with members of the Sunshine Coast Astronomy Club; 2020 Festival of the Written Arts Preview with Pam Horner for the morning class and Kit Artus for the afternoon class; Restorative Justice with Nancy Denham; and Spring Birding on the Sunshine Coast with Tony Greenfield, John Hodges and Russ Tkachuk. 

Classes can fill up quickly; to avoid disappointment, register early. Students can register on the SCRD website (scrd/ca/recreation) or in person at the Sechelt Aquatic Centre, the Gibsons and Area Community Centre or the Pender Harbour Aquatic and Fitness Centre. 

See sunshinecoasteldercollege.ca for more information.

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