The Annual General Meeting will take place at 2pm. Thursday,  June 20 at the Veterans Memorial Civic Centre, Sackville.  All members are welcome to attend (light refreshments will be provided)  Click here for the  Agenda June 2019


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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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Fall Registration 2019 (to be confirmed)

Sackville – Sept. 9, 2019, 3:30 – 4:30pm – Tantramar Veterans Memorial Civic Centre

Amherst – Sept. 10, 2019, 4:00 – 5:00pm – Nova Scotia Community College

Codiac – Sept. 11, 2019, 1:00 – 2:00pm – Crossman Centre/Kay Arena

Shediac – Sept. 12, 2019, 12:00 – 1:00pm – Shediac Multipurpose Centre


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


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 2019 courses

Click on Course title to open outline  – course outlines will be linked as they are available.


Cannabis Sativa – The Evil Weed with David Christie at NSCC , Wednesday, May 29, 2019 from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm for 1 session.

Chair Yoga with Joan Beswick at NSCC, Friday, 10:00 – 11:00 am, May 10 for 4 sessions

Cooking For 1 or 2 People – Changes in the Food Guide with Jillian Reid at Amherst Superstore, Wednesday, 11:00 am – Noon, May 22 for 1 session

Container Gardening for All Seasons with Chelsea Baird at NSCC, Thursday, 1:30 – 3:30 pm, April 25 for 1 session

Core Yoga with Denise Allan at Hatha Yoga Room, Wednesday, 10:00 am – 11:00 am, May 1  for 6 sessions

Joseph Frederrick Wallet DesBarres, King Seaman and Minudie with Morris Haugg at NSCC and Field Trip, Wednesday, 10:00 – 11:30 am, May 1 for 3 sessions

Memories Make A Year – Memories of the Amherst Regional High School with David Fullerton  CANCELLED

Needle Felting with Brenda Trafford at NSCC, Tuesday, 9:30 – 11:30 am, May 7 for 3 sessions  $28.00 Cost payable at Registration

Online Newspapers and Archives with John Wales at NSCC, Monday, 10:00 am –  Noon, May 6 for 1 session

Spring Flowers and Rising Tides with Etta & Ken Adams at Various Locations,  Thursday, 10:00 am onward,  May 2 for 4 sessions

Special Notes & Classes:  Edible Wild Plants (Winter 2019) – Part 2:  for students from the Winter Course ONLY.  Participants will be notified of the date, time and location.     Access Labels – Open House in May:  The TSC Regional Committee in Amherst would urge interested persons to take advantage of this event, rather than hold a separate presentation at this time.


How the Earth Works – Intro to Geology (Part 1) CANCELLED — Will be offered in the Fall 2019 session.

Canada’s Food Guide with Veronique Guitard at Sobey’s Elmwood Drive, Monday, 2:00 – 4:00pm, April 29, for 1 session

Let’s Create with Local Artists with Indu Varma & Dianne Ryan at Crossman Centre Smythe Room (Apr. 30 & May 7), Riverview Town Hall (May 14 & 21), Tuesday, 1:00 – 3:00pm, Apr. 30, May 7, 14, 21, for 4 sessions

Steps for Seniors – Move More With Less Pain with Sarah Lord at Royal Court, Royal Den  and the walking trail on campus just outside the building, Tues & Thurs, 2:00 -3:00pm, Apr. 30, May 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30, June 4, 6, 11, 13, for 13 sessions

Line Dancing with Jeanine Daley at Crossman Centre HLS Room, Tuesday, 1:00 – 2:15pm (beginners) 2:30 – 3:45pm (intermediate), Apr. 23, 30, May 7, 14, for 4 sessions

Basic Digital Photography with Rick Murray at Crossman Centre Smythe Room, Tuesday, 6:30 – 8:30pm, May 7, 14, 21, 28, June 4, for 5 sessions

Holistic Nutrition – A Pathway to Improved Health with Barb Gould at Crossman Centre Smythe Room, Wednesday, 10:00am – Noon, May 1, 8, 15, 22, for 4 sessions

Let’s Do Lunch with David Beckerson at Various Restaurants, Wednesday, Noon – 2:00pm, May 15, 29, June 12, for 3 sessions

Paper Flower Making with Rose Robichaud at Gunningsville Room, Riverview Town Hall, Wednesday, 2:00 – 4:00pm, Apr. 24, May 1, 8, 15, 22, for 5 sessions

Small Acrylic Painting with Clarence Cormier at Crossman Centre HLS Room, Wednesday, 1:30 – 3:00pm, Apr. 24, May 1, 8, 15, 22, for 5 sessions  $13 Cost payable at Registration.  

Financial Health Through the Years with Erin King at Crossman Centre Smythe Room, Thursday, 2:00 – 4:00pm, May 16, for 1 session

Warsaw Uprising and other Resistance Movements of WW2 with Jacek Brachaniec at Crossman Centre Smythe Room, Thursday, 10:00am – Noon, May 2, 9, for 2 sessions

Make the Most of Your Free Library Card with Chantelle Bellemare at Moncton Library, Thursday, 9:00am – Noon, May 23, for 1 session

Travel Tales CANCELLED

Let’s Sing with Bertha Bisanti at Crossman Centre Smythe Room, Thursday, 2:00 – 3:30, May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, for 5 sessions

CANADIANA – Trivia with Mike Sullivan at Crossman Centre Smythe Room, Friday, 10:00am – Noon, Apr. 26, May 3, 10, 24, 31 for 5 sessions

Travel Made Easier – Do’s and Don’ts of Travel with Steve Mitton & Wendy Northrup at 10:00am – Noon, Friday,  May 17, for 1 session


Basic Digital DSLR Photography with Rick Murray at Lafford Classroom & various locations, Wednesday, 2:30 – 4/4:30pm, May 8, for 3 or 4 sessions

Beautiful New Zealand with Stephen Puddle at Lafford Classroom, Friday, 10:30 – noon, May 17, for 3 sessions

Celtic Dancing with Todd & Judith McCall at Perpetual Motion Dance Studio, Thursday, 1:30 – 3pm, May 2, for 5 sessions

Cooking 3 Essential Sauces with Peter Manchester at Middle Sackville Baptist Church Wednesday, 1:30-3:30pm, May 29 for 1 session  $4 cost payable at Registration

Cooking Acadian Tourtiere with Pat Belliveau at at Middle Sackville Baptist Church, Wednesday, 1:30-3pm May 8, for 1 session $2 cost payable at Registration

EOS Eco-Energy Climate Change Impacts and Community Based Actions with Amanda Marlin at Lafford Classroom, Wednesday, 10-11:30am, May 15 for 1 session

Financial Perspectives for the Golden Years with Pravin Varma at Lafford Classroom, Tuesday, 2 – 4pm, Apr. 30, for 3 sessions

Garden Visits with Various hosts at Various Locations, Thursday, 1 – 2:30pm, May 16, for 6 sessions

Great Things Happening at Fort Folly with Tim Robinson, Edmund Redfield, Alanah Annis, Laura Buck at Dorchester Veterans’ Centre (St Ed’s), 4955, Main St, Dorchester , Thursday, 1:30 – 3pm, May 2, for 4 sessions. Fort Folly course outline

Improving Your Balance with Renee Rioux at Perpetual Motion Dance Studio, Tuesday OR Thursday, 2 – 3.30pm, June 11 OR June 13 for 1 session

Learning about Cannabis NB with Lara Wood POSTPONED UNTIL FALL 2019.

Protection from Financial Frauds and Scams with Erin King of FCNB at Lafford Classroom, Monday, 1:00-3:00pm, May 6, for 1 session

Relaxed Cycling with Kate Bredin & Richard Elliot at 2 local locations + Kouchibouguac National Park trip, Wednesday, 10am – Noon, May 1, for 3 sessions

Spring Hikes with Ray Pierog at Various Locations, Friday, 1.00 – 3pm (ish), May 10, for 4 or 5 sessions

Tennis with Art & Anne Miller at Sackville Tennis Courts, Tues & Thurs, 2 – 4pm, May 28 & 30, for 6 sessions

The Spirituality of Aging – A Guided Exploration with Catherine Smith at St. Paul’s Church Hall, Tuesday, 3:30 – 5pm, May 7, for 4 sessions

Ticks and Lyme Disease – how not to get it with Vett Lloyd at Sackville Council Chambers, Monday, 1 – 2pm, May 13, for 1 session

Urban Poling, Nordic Walking – Experience the Benefits! with Sarah Lord at Sackville Tourist Centre car park, Wednesday, 2 – 3.30pm, May 15, for 1 session

Wild Edible and Medicinal Plants Fieldwalk with Silvana Castillo at TBA, Wednesday, 1 – 5pm, June 12, for 1 session

Yoga for Active Seniors with Monika Boehringer CANCELLED


A Trip Back in Time – The 1960’s with Jacek Brachaniec at Multi-Purpose Centre, Tuesdays, May 14, 10:00 – Noon for 4 sessions

ABC’s of Household Repairs and Projects for Beginners with Helen Wedge at Multi-Purpose Centre, Mondays, 2:00 – 4:00pm, Apr. 22, for 4 sessions

Astonomy – Spring and Summer Skye’s with Emma MacPhee at Multi-Purpose Centre, Thursday, 2:00– 4:00pm, Apr. 25, for 1 session

Computers (Intermediate) – Introduction to MS Office with Jeremie Landry at Multi-Purpose Centre, Mondays, 9:00am-Noon, May 6, for 6 sessions

Crocheting for Everyone with Nancy Keast at Multi-Purpose Centre, Wednesdays, 10:00am-Noon, May 1, for 8 sessions

Cultivate Peace of Mind – Untangle the Knots, Clear the Way with Caroline Kohn at Multi-Purpose Centre, Thursdays, 1:30 – 3:00pm, Apr. 25, for 6 sessions

Current Events – Up for Discussion with W.E. (Bill) Belliveau at Multi-Purpose Centre, Mondays, 7:00-9:00pm, Apr. 22, for 6 sessions

Decluttering & Downsizing with Kim Eagles at Multi-Purpose Centre, Tuesdays, 2:00-4:00pm, Apr. 30, for 3 sessions

Financial Health Through the Years with Erin King at Multi-Purpose Centre, Thursday, 10:00am–Noon, May 16, for 1 session

French Conversation with Guylaine Jean-Gagnon at Multi-Purpose Centre, Fridays, 1:00-2:30am, Apr. 26, for 5 sessions

Golf Tips (and Golfing, too) with Ron Beaulieu at Lakeside Golf Club, 1876 Rte. 134, Lakeville, Tuesday, Noon – 3:30pm, June 4 (rain date June 11), for 1 session $25 cost payable at Registration

Healthy Cooking with Susan Jardine at Trinity United Church Kitchen, Wednesdays, 10:00am–1:00pm, May 8, for 5 sessions $10 cost payable at Registration

Hiking Trails Tales with Various Instructors at Multi-Purpose Centre, Tues, 2:00–4:00pm, Apr. 30, for 3 sessions

Knit Wits with Debbie Batog, Donna Horsman  & Nancy Keast at Shediac Bay Community Church, Thursdays, 1:00 –4:00pm, Apr. 25, for 8 sessions

Line Dancing with Lorraine Milburn at Multi-Purpose Centre, Wednesdays, 2:00-3:30pm, May 1, for 6 sessions

Making Travel Easy with Steve Mitton & Wendy Northrup at Multi-Purpose Centre, Wednesdays, 10:00am-Noon, May 15, for 1 session

Making Watercolour Note Cards with Helen DeBoer at Multi-Purpose Centre, Mondays, 1:00 – 4:00pm, Apr. 29, for 2 sessions  $10 cost payable at registration

Small Acrylic Paintings with Clarence J. Cormier at Multi-Purpose Centre, Fridays, 1:30–3:30pm, Apr. 26, for 4 sessions  $10 cost payable to instructor at registration

Traditional Verse Forms with Steve Campbell at Multi-Purpose Centre, Thursdays, 10:00 – Noon, Apr. 25 for 3 sessions

Whimsical Acrylic Painting with Brenda Palmer at Multi-Purpose Centre, Friday, 10:00-3:00pm, June 7 for 1 session


The Board and members of the Tantramar Seniors’ College would like to thank the Arbor Foundation for their financial support, and the Town of Sackville for their generous support through a grant awarded to the College.   We would also like to thank the Ville de Shediac for the grant awarded to the College and NBCC and the Town of Moncton for providing free classroom space.  

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