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Welcome to the online home of the Tantramar Seniors’ College Inc.

Anyone over 50 welcome!  No other conditions apply!

The Tantramar Seniors’ College Inc is a not-for-profit organization with charitable status.

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In the event that schools are closed due to weather, all Tantramar Seniors’ College classes are cancelled.  

To check closures for Amherst click here or listen to local radio stations CFTA – 107.9 and CKDH or CBC.  

To check closures for Sackville, Codiac and Shediac click here  call 506-856-7669 or listen to local radio stations and CBC.

In the event that a registration session or course is cancelled, a notice will be placed on this page and members will be notified by e-mail of the new date.

New Waitlist Policy:  Priority will be given to on-site registrants; off-site registrants will be randomly assigned to class space.  Lists will not be carried to new semester unless instructor and committee chair so agree. 

Fees will be charged when a tangible product is created in the course.

Spring Registration 

Sackville – April 10, 2017, 3:30 – 4:30 pm, Tantramar Veterans Memorial Civic Centre

 Amherst – April 11, 2017, 4:00 – 5:15 pm, Nova Scotia Community College

 Codiac – April 12, 2017 1:00 – 2:30 pm, Crossman Centre/ Kay Arena, 99 Wynwood Drive, Moncton

 Shediac – April 13, 12:00 – 1:00 pm, Shediac Multipurpose Centre    

 Bursaries are available, please contact Coordinator at tsccoordinator@gmail.com or 506-364-2780 for details

  List of Courses

Spring 2017

AMHERST

Beaubassin with Morris Haugg NSCC + Field Trip, Mon, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm, Apr. 24 for 4 Session/s
Casper, the Parrot, Enjoying Life with Terry (Mouser) McManaman, NSCC, Thurs, 11:00 am – 12:00pm, 25-May for 1 session/s
Conscious Aging – Part 2 with Joann Dnistransky, NSCC, Mon, 10:00 am – 11:30 am, 1-May for 4 session/s
Gardening in Small Spaces with Dot Arthurs, 22 Gladstone, Apt. 1, Amherst, Mon, 1:00 pm -3:00 pm, 12-Jun for 1 Session/s

Healthy Cooking for 1 or 2 People with Jillian Reid, Amherst Superstore, Fri, 10:00 am – 11:30 am, 26-May for 1 session/s

Immigrant Stories with “Morris Haugg, Joseph Koot , Pimmi Minocha, Lingxia Gao, Milu Rodrigues, Aline Acaf, Phyllis Cameron, NSCC, Thurs, 1 :00 pm – 2 :30 pm Apr. 27 for 3 session/s

Lunch Club at Victoria Faire with 5 Proprietors of Victoria Faire, Victoria Faire, Tues, 11:30, AM 2-May for 5 Session/s
Rambling History with Leslie & Ed Childs, Various Locations, Tues 9:30 AM, 16-May for 4 session/s
Spring Flowers and Rising Tides with Etta and Ken Adams, Various Locations, Thurs, 10:00 AM, 4-May for 5 session/s
Who Ya Gonna Call? with Ray Bristol (Seniors Safety Coordinator), NSCC, Fri, 10:00 am – 11:30 am, 12-May for 1 Session/s
The Rise and Fall of Central Trust with Hugh Brown, NSCC, Mon, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm, 5-Jun for 1 session/s
Yoga and Meditation with Sherri Smith & Donna Ripley, Hatha Yoga Room, Weds, 10:00 am-11:00 am, 26-Apr for 4 session/s

CODIAC

A Trip Down Memory Lane with Jacek Brachaniec, Crossman Centre –HLS room, Mon 10:00am-12:00pm, 24-Apr for 3 Session/s
Aging- Strategies to Aging Well with Wendy Amos-Binks, Crossman Centre –Smythe room, Thurs, 1:30- 3:00pm, 4-May for 4 session/s
Airline Safety with David Alston, Crossman Centre –Smythe room, Thurs, 9:30am -12:30pm, 4-May for 1 session/s
Basic ASL with Kathern Geldart, Dieppe library, Tues, 1:30-3:00pm, 2-May for  5 Session/s
Basic First Aid & CPR with Robin B. True, Crossman Centre – HLS room, Fri, 9:00am-Noon, 9-Jun for 2 session/s
Basic Photography with Rick Murray, Crossman Centre, Thurs,  10:00am-Noon, 27-Apr for 5 Session/s
Bike Maintenance with Jim Goguen, Consolvo Bike shop, Weds, 6:00pm, 3-May for 2 session/s  COURSE CANCELLED
Biking Trails of Moncton with Jean Siddal & Ruth Mary MacPherson, Meet at Chocolate River Station, Tues, 9:45am – 2:30pm, 2-May for  5 session/s
Carolina Cowl with Brenda Trafford, Dieppe Library, Tues,  10:00am-Noon, 2-May for 3 Session/s COURSE CANCELLED
Estate Planning with Patricia M Leblanc-Bird, Crossman Centre –HLS room, Weds, 10:00-11:15am, 3-May for 3 session/s
National Park Tours and History with Colleen Campbell, Crossman Centre –Smythe, Tues, 10:00 –11:30am, May 2, for 1 session
Gallery Crawl with  Karen Mills (facilitator), Various galleries,  Fri, 10:00-11:30am, 5-May for 3 session/s
Gentle Yoga with Michelle Leblanc, Crossman Centre –Smythe room, Thur,s 10:00-11:00am, 11-May for  3 session/s
Intro to Understanding Islam and Muslims with Dr Souad H’Mida, Mosque- 99 High St, Thurs, 2:00-4:00pm, 18-May for 1 Session/s
Learn to Line dance with Jeanine Marie-Therese Daley, Crossman Centre –Smythe room, Weds, 1:00-2:30pm, 26-Apr for 4 session/s
Let’s Do Lunch with David Beckerson, 3 Restaurants, Weds, Noon-2:00pm, 17-May for 3 session/s
Motion Is Medicine with Sharon Steeves, 206 Pine Glen Rd (Sharon’s business), Tues, 11:00am-Noon, 25-Apr for 4 Session/s
Tour of Food Banks with Ben MacMichael at Peter McKee Food Centre, Tues, 1:30 -3:30pm 16-May for 1 session/s
Let Your Yoga Dance with Susan Duquette, Lions Seniors Centre, Mon, 1:30-2:30pm, 24-Apr for 4 session/s

SACKVILLE

AirBnB – Home away from home with Joanne Koot, Lafford classroom, Tues 2 – 4pm, 23-May for 1 Session/s
A Glimpse of India with Pravin Varma, Lafford classroom, Tues, 10.30 am– Noon, 25-Apr for 4 session/s
Beginner German with Eva Leitner, Lafford classroom, Tues 2 – 4pm, 25-Apr for 4 session/s
Bird identification for Seniors with Kate Bredin & Richard Elliot, Intro at Lafford + various field locations,  Intro:10.30 -Noon, Field: 08.00 – 10.00am” Intro: Wed May 3 field:Tues May 9 for intro + 3 Session/s
CFTA – a look into Community radio with Steve Ridlington, Visit to Radio CFTA, Amherst, Weds 1 – 4pm, 7-Jun for 1 session/s
Hatha Yoga for active Seniors with Monika Boehringer, St Paul’s Church, Tues, 10.00 – 11.00am, 9-May for 4 session/s
How your car works with Bill Snowdon, Lafford classroom, Thurs 2 – 4pm, 27-Apr for 3 Session/s
Making a Carolina Cowl (knitting) with Brenda Trafford, Location to be confirmed, Thurs, 9:30 am– 11:30am, May 4 for 3 session/s (Updated May 2)
Making Amigurumi (crochet) toys with Helen Dyer, Lafford classroom, Weds 2 – 4pm, 26-Apr for 3 session/s
Practicing Beginner Bridge skills with Coordinators: Elaine Smith & Erna Duchemin, Middle Sackville Baptist Church, Weds 7 – 9pm, 26-Apr for 6 Session/s
Quilt as you go table runner/beginner sewing with Greta Patterson & Dorothy Phinney, Lafford classroom, Mon &Fri, 1 – 3pm, 24-Apr for 5 session/s
Relaxed Cycling with Susan Fisher & Kate Bredin, Various routes, Fri, 10.00 am– Noon, 12 May for 4 session/s
Re-thinking the earliest houses in Sackville with Paul Bogaard with Ben Phillips, Anderson Octagonal House, Boultenhouse Heritage Centre, 29 Queens Road & various locations, Weds, 1.30 – 4.30pm, 26-Apr for 6 Session/s
SFEM – Discovering, editing and performing 17th century music with Linda Pearse, To be arranged, Thurs, 1.00 – 2.30pm, SEPT. 14 for 2 session/s
Smart phones – i pods, Android,with Chris Harborne, Lafford classroom, Fri 1.00 – 2.30pm, May 12 (Apple, ipod) & June 2 (Android) for 2 session/s NOTE DATE CHANGE
Spring Hikes for Seniors with Dale Creelman & Roy Pierog, Various trails, Weds, 1 – 3pm, 10-May for 4 Session/s  NOTE DATE CHANGE
Spring! What is Up and Moving? with Harold Popma, Harold’s garden at 40, Weldon St., Tues 2 – 4pm, 9-May for 1 session/s
Tennis with Art & Anne Miller Sackville, tennis courts, Tues & Thurs 2 – 4pm, 30-May for 6 session/s

SHEDIAC

100 Things You Always Wanted to know about Moncton with Mike Sullivan, Multipurpose Centre, Fri, 10:00am-Noon, 28-Apr for 5 Session/s (Updated Apr 17)
Basic Income 101 with Armand Bannister, Multipurpose Centre, Mon, 2:00-4:00pm, 24-Apr for 3 session/s
Beans, Roots, Nuts and Leafy Greens – Plant Based Diet with Susan Jardine, Multipurpose Centre, Mon, 10am-Noon, 1-May for 2 session/s
Bicycle Maintenance & Trek with Eric Picot/Colin Thornton, Bike Shop & Shediac Trail, Tues, 10:00am-Noon, 6-Jun for 2 Session/s

Guided Tours at Fundy National Park – Canada’s Natural Treasures – Guided Tour at Fundy  National Park with Colleen Campbell/Isabelle Comeau, Tues, 2:00-4:00pm 23-May  1 session/s

Guided Tour at  Kouchibouguac National Park -Canada’s Natural Treasures –  with Colleen Campbell/Isabelle Comeau, Tues, 2:00-4:00pm  May 30 for 1 session/s
Computer Basics with Scott Murray, Multipurpose Centre, Mon, 9:00am-Noon, 1-May for 7 session/s
Current Events with Bill Belliveau, Multipurpose Centre, Mon, 7:00-9:00pm, 24-Apr for 6 Session/s
Defensive Bridge with Wade Short, Multipurpose Centre, Weds, 2:00-4:00pm, 24-May for 4 session/s
Environmental Impact: Evidentiary Presentations with Red Dot Group & Shediac Bay Watershed Association, Multipurpose Centre, Thurs, 2:00-4:00pm, 27-Apr for 2 session/s
Intro to Duplicate Bridge with Pattie Moody, Multipurpose Centre, Weds, 2:00-4:00pm, 26-Apr for 4 Session/s
iPAD Basics with Eric Guy Multipurpose Centre, Tues, 2:00-4:00pm, 2-May for 3 session/s
Jewellery Making with Jocelyne Ross/Marlene LeBlanc, Chateau Centreville, 40 Caissie Ave, Shediac, Mon, 2:00-4:00pm 1-May for 4 session/s
Knit Wits with Debbie Batog/Sharon Ayer, Shediac Bay Community Church, Thurs, 1:00-4:00pm, 27-Apr for 6 Session/s
Meditation: Reiki—How it works with Odette Pellerin, Multipurpose Centre, Weds, 10:00-11:30am, 3-May for 4 session/s
Miniature Painting with Clarence J. Cormier, Multipurpose Centre, Fri, 1:00-3:00pm, 28-Apr for 5 session/s
On Dying With Dignity with Prof. Stephen Claxton-Oldfield, Multipurpose Centre, Weds, 10:30am-12:30pm, 10-May for 3 Session/s
Release the Clutter and Get Organized with Kim Eagles, Multipurpose Centre, Thurs, 10:00am-Noon, 27-Apr for 3 session/s
The Worlds Greatest Geological Wonders Pt2 with Bob Cameron, Multipurpose Centre Weds, 2:00-4:00pm, 26-Apr for 6 session/s
Tour of Hastings Confectionery with Colin Hastings, Candy Factory on Shediac Road, Tues, 1:00-2:30pm, 9-May for 1 Session/s
Ukulele Basics with Wayne McCarty, Multipurpose Centre, Thurs, 10:00-11:00am, 27-Apr for 5 session/s
Who’s Listening Anyways? with Steve Campbell, Multipurpose Centre, Thurs, 10:00am-Noon, 27-Apr for 4 session/s
Yoga for Seniors with Janet Cameron, Multipurpose Centre, Tues, 10:00-11:00am, 25-Apr for 4 Session/s

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The Board and members of the Tantramar Seniors’ College would like to thank New Horizons for Seniors, the Crake Foundation, the Town of Sackville and the City of Moncton for their generous support through grants awarded to the College in the 2008-2009 year.   We would also like to thank the Town of Sackville for grants awarded to the College in the 2009/10, 2010/11, 2011/12, 2012/13,  2013/14, 2014/15 and 2015/16, the City of Moncton for grants awarded to the College in the 2009/10, 2010/11, and 2011/12 years, Ville de Shediac for the grant in 2011/12, 2012/13,  2013/14 and 2014/15 and Town of Amherst and NBCC for providing free classroom space in the 2012/13, and 2013/14 years.  We also thank the Sackville Co-op Local Council for their support.  Thank-you to the Sackville Festival of Early Music for sponsoring and offering a course with us. 

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