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.




Learn to Draw

Tuesday, February 21st & 28th from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Learn the basics of drawing: line, shading. Form, proportion, and perspective. You will be introduced to drawing with pencil, charcoal, conté, and colour pencil. The importance of different types of paper will be discussed. Explore drawing from photographs, still life, portraits or figure (dressed). Beginning with sketching, you will progress step-by-step to finished work, using shading, cross-hatching, pointillism.
What to bring:
• Pencil crayons

COST: $30 members/$40 non-members
Registration deadline: February 14th.
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PAINT ALONG WITH JOHN (ACRYLICS)

Tuesday, January 31st from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Follow along step-by-step with John in creating your own piece of art to take home and enjoy. You will laugh and have fun with others as you pick up a few of John’s tricks of the trade.

Cost: $15 members/ $20 Non-members
Registration deadline: January 24th.
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FUN WITH FLOWERS

Friday, February 10th from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Kat will guide participants step by step in order to create a stunning floral centrepiece arrangement (real flowers are used). All supplies will be provided and no experience is necessary.

COST: $23 members/$26 non-members each class
Instructor: Kat Degner
Registration deadline: February 3rd
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PAINT ALONG WITH JOHN (WATER COLOURS)

Tuesday, March 21st from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Follow along step-by-step with John in creating your own piece of art to take home and enjoy. You will laugh and have fun with others as you pick up a few of Johns tricks of the trade.

COST: $15 members/$20 non-members
Registration deadline: March 14th
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LET’S GET CRAFTY

Tuesdays, October 18th - November 15th from 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Join us for some socializing and crafting. Each month we will tackle a new project together and enjoy some friendly conversation.
Choose from any or all of the following dates:

1. Friday, January 27th from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Registration deadline: January 20th.

2. Friday, March 31st from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Registration deadline: March 24th.

COST: $7 members/$10 non-members
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Gingerbread House Building Contest

Thursday, December 22nd from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Join us for a fun-filled afternoon of Christmas carols, Gingerbread, and a little competition. Create your team and register for the event! Teams should be 2-5 people. Family members, grandchildren and friends of all ages are welcome and encouraged to join. You will have one hour to complete your masterpiece. All supplies are provided, but teams are encouraged to bring in items for decorating and making your creations original. Prizes will be determined by theme, originality, creativity, pizazz, etc...

If you don’t have a team but want to participate, please contact the Centre at 204-987-8850 or by email

Cost: FREE
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