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, September 11th to December 11th

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: $70 Full Year/$40 Half Year

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Intro to Social Media

Wednesday, November 22nd
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

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: Meaghan Wilford
Cost: $10 Members & Non-members
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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

Next Steps iPad

Wednesdays, October 11th to 25th (3 classes)
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

It’s been said that the best camera is the one you have with you. And with smartphones being carried by most people, you have a very powerful, handy and interesting camera right in your purse or pocket!
This course will go over some basic settings on your iPhone’s camera, and how to get the most out of them. You’ll also learn some little-known settings that can make a big difference in your pictures. If you’ve got a phone, and a pair of fingers, then you can benefit from this useful workshop.

Instructor: Sean Sagert

Cost: $50 Members/$70 Non-Members (manual available for $20)

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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


Apple TV and Netflix

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

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

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

Healthy Bodies & Mind Lecture Series


Mind over Matter

Join us for an introductory presentation on the basic principles of mindful eating. Explore the difference between mindless and mindful eating and learn how mindfulness can change your eating and overall view of food.
Date: Tuesday, November 7th
Time: 1:30 to 3:00 p.m.
Presenter: Liz St. Godard, HART Team

Overcoming Fatigue

Being tired, low in energy or fatigued is a common problem with arthritis and other chronic conditions. It can make it difficult to concentrate or deal with pain and sometimes it can make you feel helpless. Taking action to increase your energy and minimize your fatigue will help you feel better and get back to active living
Date: Tuesday, November 14th
Time: 1:30 to 3:00 p.m.
Presenter: Arthritis Manitoba

Sensuality and Aging

While the need for and interest in sex varies widely, most individuals experience sexual desire throughout life. Join us for a presentation on the benefits of maintaining sexual activity, the challenges of sex and aging, the health risks and maximizing your experience.
Date: Tuesday, November 21st
Time: 1:30 to 3:00 p.m.
Presenter: Martha Chicas, SERC MB

Achieving Health through Active Living

This interactive presentation engages attendees in discussion regarding the benefits of active living on their health. Learn why active living is so important and how to get motivated. Participants will receive a handbook to record their commitment and progress at home.
Date: Tuesday, November 28th
Time: 1:30 to 3:00 p.m.
Presenter: ALCOA Manitoba

Cost: $5 for each lecture or attend all 4 for $10
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