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.


Singsationals


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

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Fun with Flowers (MAY & JUNE)

Thursday, June 27th from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Kat will guide participants step by step in order to create a stunning spring floral centerpiece arrangement (real flowers are used). These will be perfect for your home to brighten the space or as gifts for your friends and family. All supplies will be provided and no experience necessary.

Instructor: Kat Degner
Cost: $15 Members/$20 Non-members
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Heritage Winnipeg: Bankers Row

Wednesday, May 15th from 11:00 a.m.

You’ve seen the beautiful buildings downtown with their ornate exteriors. Maybe you’ve wondered about them as they provided services in the hustle and bustle of a growing city. Let’s explore those days and join Greg on a journey and learn about Bankers Row and the impact (good or bad) that it had on Winnipeg as it sought to define itself.

Presenter: Greg Agnew, Heritage Winnipeg
Cost: $5 Members / $7 Non-Members
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All About Orchids

Tuesday, May 21st from 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

Joan Porteous is the president of the Manitoba Orchid Society. Growing orchids has been her passion for more than 20 years. Joan’s talk will be on the topic of orchid propagation. It will include discussion about dividing your orchid plant, taking cuttings, and using back-bulbs to start a new plant. Information about re-potting orchids will also be offered. Open discussion and questions is always most welcome!

Presenter: Joan Porteous, Manitoba Orchid Society
Cost: $5 Members/ $7 Non-members
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A New Way to Exercise

Tuesday, June 11th from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Training in different styles allows you to be better equipped for the physical activities that you love to do, like pickle ball or other activities! Adding in different movements and varying intensities will help your body adapt to your sports and activities in a fun and efficient way. We will talk about the benefits of constantly varying your movements, and review some of the top exercises that you can do to get your game to the next level.

Presenter: Cody Bernard
Cost: $5 Members/ $7 Non-members
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Crafting Tuesdays

Tuesdays, May 7th – 28th from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Come out for crafting Tuesday’s and enjoy making engraved, stamped or embossed greeting cards as well as boxes from old greeting cards. Add-ons to the cards and boxes will also be made from clay or aluminum. Other projects would include learning counted cross stitch, painting on glass and various forms of stenciling. Materials will be provided.

Instructor: Sharon Ferrill
Cost: $10 Members/ $15 Non-Members
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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!

Presenter: Greg Agnew
Cost: $5 Members / $7 Non-members
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Travelogue: Glorious Greece

Wednesday, June 5th from 11:00 a.m.

Join us for an uplifting trip to ‘Glorious Greece’, where we will visit the Birthplace of Democracy, Western Philosophy, the Olympic Games.

We will explore the captivating city of Athens and it’s landmark Acropolis, also the fascinating area of the Plaka for great shopping and tavernas.
Then take a relaxing ferry to several classic sun drenched Greek Isles and view the delightful whitewashed sugar cube houses, the mysterious back alleys, the golden beaches and blue domed churches.

The presentation concludes with a 15 minute slide show and music.

Warning! We encourage dancing but not the traditional Greek custom of plate throwing!

Presenter: Brian McCann
Cost: $5 Members / $7 Non-members
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A History of Hospitals in Winnipeg

Wednesday, June 12th from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

There has been a lot of talk lately about healthcare and hospitals here in the city. Join us as we listen to a fantastic presentation from Greg Agnew from Heritage Winnipeg as he shares with us the history of the hospitals here in Winnipeg. Chances are you’ve been in one at some point and maybe even wondered about their storied past. As always Greg’s presentations are full of interesting facts and wonderful stories. You won’t want to miss out.

Presenter: Greg Agnew, Heritage Winnipeg
Cost: $5 Members / $7 Non-members
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