Education Programs and Workshops
Have an idea for a workshop, event or technology class? Feedback from our members is very important to us. If you have a comment, question or suggestion, please contact the Centre at 204-987-8850 or leave us a comment on the contact page here on the website.
Mondays, January 14th to May 13th (Centre closed Feb. 18th & Apr. 22nd)
10:15 am – 11:30 am
Our Singsationals Choir Group is in the last month of their practices and performances for the year. This choir group does many performances throughout the community to brighten the spirits of many and are great ambassadors for our Centre. Rehearsals are always fun and the repertoire of songs changes based on the seasons.
Cost: $40 Half Year
Travelogue: A Journey to the Midnight Sun
Wednesday, March 6th from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Join us for a voyage to the magical midnight sun, en route we will explore the magnificent Norwegian fjords up to the Arctic Circle. Our ports will include the larger cities of Bergen, Trondheim and Aalesund, together with some smaller picturesque communities dotted at the end of the fjords. Prior to embarking we will spend time in the charming and historic city of Amsterdam, one of the great small cities of the world.
Instructor: Brian McCann
Cost: $5 Members/$7 Non-membersRegister
Heritage Winnipeg: Floods in Our History
Wednesday, March 27th from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
“How many floods has Winnipeg had? How bad were they? Which ones do you remember? Come listen to a great presentation by Greg Agnew from Heritage Winnipeg as he shares what’s “floating” around in his head about them. Come one. Come all.”
Presenter: Greg Agnew
Cost: $5 Members / $7 Non-MembersRegister
Fun with Flowers (FEBRUARY 14th)
Thursday, February 14th from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Kat will guide participants step by step in order to create a stunning arrangement for Valentines Day. Real flowers are used which are perfect for brightening any space in your home with a beautiful arrangement that you made. Fun and laughter are always a part of this wonderful experience. Sign up early and tell your friends as this program fills up quickly.
Instructor: Kat Degner
Cost: $15 Members/ $20 Non-membersRegister
Calligraphy for Seniors
Fridays, March 8th -29th from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Have you ever wanted to learn the interesting and beautiful art of calligraphy writing? Maybe in days gone by you used to be able to write that way but have since gotten rusty. If you would like to learn to write in calligraphy or dust off your skills then this class is for you. The instructor will walk you through the basics and help you hone your skills. Participants are responsible for supplies which instructor on the first day will tell you what you need and provide you with a 30% off coupon to use at Artists Emporium.
Instructor: John Smeulders
Cost: $65 Members/ $70 Non-MembersRegister
Fun with Flowers (APRIL 18th)
Thursday, April 18th from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Kat will guide participants step by step in order to create a stunning arrangement for your Easter table. Real flowers are used which are perfect for brightening any space in your home. You will be proud to show off your magnificent creation. Fun and laughter are always a part of this wonderful event. Sign up early and tell your friends to join you as this event sells out quickly.
Presenter: Kat Degner
Cost: $15 Members / $20 Non-membersRegister
Heritage Winnipeg: The 1880’s Boom or Bust
Wednesday, April 24th from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
In our early days we were growing fast. Why? What made our City become what it is today? Let’s talk about the good times and bad. Join us here at the Centre as we listen to Greg Agnew from Heritage Winnipeg talk about the rapid growth of our area in his presentation: The 1880’s and the Wild West!