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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Introduction to Drawing and Watercolour Painting

Fridays, September 15th to November 3rd (8 weeks/20 hours)

1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

You will learn Drawing and Watercolor basics along with several Watercolour Techniques. Easy step by step instruction. No experience necessary. You will complete a minimum of 2 watercolor paintings ready to frame. Please bring $18 for materials the first day of class as all materials are supplied.

Instructor: Brenda Adams
Cost: $80 Members/$100 Non-Members
Registration deadline: Sept. 8th
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Basics of Online Shopping

Wednesday, September 27th
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Are you hesitant to shop online? Take our workshop and boost your confidence to do some online purchasing! You will learn how to use ebay, Kijiji, Amazon, paypal, and safe shopping practices when buying and selling online.

Instructor: Sean Sagert
Cost: $10 Members/$15 Non-members
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Intro to Social Media

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



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

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Beginner iPad

Wednesdays, September 6 to 20th (3 classes)
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.


Did you get an iPad over the summer? Or are you looking to brush up your skills and learn more about the iPad in a group setting? If either of these apply to you then these classes fit the bill! Sign up early as spots are limited in our group classes where you will learn all about the Apple operating system and what you can do with your iPad.

Instructor: Sean Sagert


Cost: $50 Members/$70 non-members (manual is available for $20)

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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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Intro to iPhone Photography

Mondays, September 18th and 25th
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.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: Colin Corneau

Cost: $50 Members/$60 Non-Members
Registration deadline: Sept. 11th
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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


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!