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.

1 on 1 Technology Classes


Whether you are just striking out with a tablet, phone or computer, or have more detailed questions, these classes are for you. Participants can come and learn the basics of computers, tablets and phones ask their own questions and receive patient and thoughtful support in a one on one setting. These classes are perfect for those with Android Tablets.

Instructor: Sean Sagert

Cost: $25/30 min session or $60 for 3, 30 minute sessions

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Singsationals


Mondays

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.


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Apple TV and Netflix

Wednesday, June 21st

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Netflix is a subscription based film and television program rental service that offers media to subscribers via internet streaming. This can be done through your television with Apple TV. Apple TV turns your regular TV into a smart TV allowing you to be able to browse the internet, access Netflix for TV shows and movies and check out the weather, sports, scores and much more at the touch of a button.

Instructor: Sean Sagert
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Intro to Social Media

Wednesday, April 12th and 19th (2 classes)

9:30 am – 11:00 am

Head to the Centre to learn all about Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, the social media giants you are hearing your kids, grandkids and the news talk about.

Instructor: Sean Sagert

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Intro to Pinterest


Wondering what the hype is about Pinterest? Pinterest is a free website where you can search for and store your favourite recipes, crafts, ideas, exercises, and much much more for online use. It’s essentially a virtual pin board. This website allows you to save paper and keep those ideas you may be interested in for future reference.

Instructor: Meaghan Wilford

Coming Soon!

Photography Wellness Walks

Mondays in May, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.


Learn all about photographing nature in this introductory class while getting fresh air and exercise in some of the best parks in the St. James area. Please bring your own camera and be sure to attend the intro session.

May 1st – Intro at the Centre
May 8th – Leo Mol Sculpture Gardens (Assiniboine Park)
May 15th – Living Prairie Museum (2795 Ness Avenue)
May 29th – English Gardens (Assiniboine Park)
Cost: Free (Healthy Together Now Grant – Limited Spaces)
Instructor: Colin Corneau (WFP Photographer)

Instructor: Colin Corneau (WFP Photographer)

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iPhones

Wednesday, June 7th and 14th (2 classes)
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Want to learn all the things your iPhone can do? Learn how to text, set up email, and much more!

Instructor: Sean Sagert

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Sunny Portugal Tour with Collette Travel

Come hear about this opportunity for travel to Sunny Portugal in the Spring of 2018. This 10 day tour features the Algarve, a winery tour, the historic city of Cascais, and an optional extension to Madeira Island for those who wish to extend their journey. With air from Winnipeg, all transfers included, 14 meals, 4 star + accommodations and touring, the total per person price based on double occupancy is just $3879.00.

Presenters: Nick Roberti, Collette Travel & Michelle Rowan, Charleswood Travel

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All About Facebook

Wondering what Facebook is and how to use it? Join us and learn all about Facebook, how to post photos, update your status and the security you should use to keep your posts private from the general public.

Instructor: Sean Sagert

Coming next Session!

Intro to Instagram

Instagram is a fast, beautiful and fun way to share your life with friends and family near or far. You will learn how to take a picture or video with your smart phone, transform its look and feel, then post it online to share with your friends.

Instructor: Meaghan Wilford

Coming Soon!

Introduction to Twitter

Twitter is an online social networking service that enables users to send and read short messages called “tweets”. Come and learn how to set up an account, tweet, follow others and use twitter to get the news, win prizes and much more!

Instructor: Meaghan Wilford
Coming Soon!