WINTER 2020 courses will be posted online beginning in mid-December, please be patient while we line up Instructors, Venues, etc. 

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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Winter Registration 2020

Sackville – Jan. 13, 2020, 3:30 – 4:30pm – Tantramar Veterans Memorial Civic Centre

Amherst – Jan. 14, 2020, 4:00 – 5:00pm – Nova Scotia Community College

Codiac – Jan. 15, 2020, 1:00 – 2:00pm – Crossman Centre/Kay Arena

Shediac – Jan. 16, 2020, 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.

Wait list 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.


Fall 2019 courses

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


Amherst Kaleidoscope with Dale Fawthrop at NSCC, Thursday, 10:30am – 12:00pm,  October 3 for 4 sessions

Beaubassin, an Update and a Visit with Morris Haugg at NSCC (1 lecture) plus Field Trip,  Tuesday,  10:00am – 11:00am, October 8 for 1-2 sessions

Conversational French – Advanced with Larry Duchesne at NSCC, Thursday,  3:00pm – 5:00pm, October 17 for 6 sessions

Conversational French – Beginner with Larry Duchesne at NSCC, Monday,  3:00pm – 5:00pm, October 7 for 6 sessions

Dressing with Style and Substance with Deanne Fitzpatrick, Barb Carter & Ashley Hunter at Thirty Church – Women’s Clothing, Thursday, 9:30 am, September 26 for 1 session

Fall Flowers and Rising Tides with Ken and Etta Adams at Lynn Mountain, Eatonville, Maccan Bird Sanctuary, Wasson Bluff Dinosaur Site, Thursday,  10:00am,  October 3 for 4 sessions

Finding 9 Generations of Acadian Mothers: The story of the book,”Nelly and the Mother Line” with Nancy Boudrot Spear at NSCC, Thursday,  2:00pm,  September 26 for 1 session

Individual Tuturials for Beginner IPad Users with Wanda Seely and Lynn O’Brien-Lines at NSCC, Wednesday, 10:00am – 12:00pm, October 30 for 4 sessions

Introduction to Beekeeping with Pierre J. Pinet at NSCC, Monday, 7:00pm – 8:30pm, October 28 for 1 session

It’s Time To Write That Memoir, Now! with Marilyn Lerch at NSCC, Tuesday, 1:30pm – 3:30pm, October 22 for 6 sessions

Kumihimo – The Art of Japanese Braiding with Brenda Trafford at NSCC, Monday,  9:30am – 11:30am, September 23 for 3 sessions

Making a Statement in Art with Shirley Ann Hallee at Heated Room (2nd floor), Amherst Stadium, Tuesday,  10:00am – 12:00 pm, November 5 for 4 sessions

Metal Detecting, looking for traces of the Acadians with Rod Ogden & Dean Brown at NSCC – Lecture & Field Trip, Thursday, 9:00am – 2:00pm, September 26 for 1 session

Planning Your Own European Trip with Ed Childs at NSCC, Friday, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm,  October 11 for 4 sessions

Somatic Yoga with Sherry Smith at Hatha Yoga Room, Wednesday, 10:00am – 11:00am, October 2 for 5 sessions

Spanish Conversation with Antonia Rubio-Reyes at NSCC, Tuesday, 2:00pm – 4:00pm,  September 24 for 4 sessions

The Ship Railway and a Trek to the Fort Lawrence Terminus with Morris Haugg at NSCC (1 lecture) and Field Trip, Tuesday, 10:00am – 12:00pm, September 24 for 2 sessions

What You Need to Know About Ticks with Dr. Vett Lloyd at NSCC, Thursday, 1:00pm – 2:30pm, October 3 for 1 session

Wine Appreciation with Cheryl Morel and John Greer at Instructors’ Home – 26 D’Orsay Road, Amherst, Friday, 2:00pm, October 25 for 4 sessions  $33 to $66 cost for wine (depending upon the number of students registered)


Circle Dance with Andree Ostiguy at Crossman Centre Smyth Room, Thursday, 1:00 – 3:00pm, Oct. 10 for 5 sessions

Exploring Circular Knitting with Ruthmary MacPherson at Gunningsville Room, 30 Honour House Court, Riverview,  Friday, 1:00 – 3:00pm, Nov. 1 for 4 sessions

Exploring the Walking Trails of Greater Moncton with Wayne Harrigan at Crossman Centre Smyth Room (1st. class only), Wednesday, 10:30 – 11:30am, Sept. 25 for 6 sessions

Gallery Crawl – Get to Know Local Artists and Galleries at two locations:  1. Owen’s Art Gallery, Mount Allison University, Sackville;  2. Corrid’Art Gallery, Multipurpose Centre, 58 Festival St., Shediac, Wednesday, Sept. 25 &  Oct. 9, 1:00 – 3:00pm for 2 sessions

Germany’s Fascinating History with John Gould at Crossman Centre Smyth Room, Tuesday, 10:30 – 12:30, Oct. 29 for 4 sessions

Hooking Christmas Ornaments with Phyllis Murray at Parkland/Shannex, 822 Coverdale Rd., Riverview, Thursday, 1:00 – 4:00pm, Oct. 24 for 4 sessions

How the Earth Works – Intro to Geology with Wade Short at Crossman Centre Smyth Room, Monday, 10:00 – Noon, Sept. 23 for 6 sessions

How to Sell Your Stuff Online and in Auction with Catherine Cox at Crossman Centre Smyth Room, Thursday, 2:00 – 3:00pm, Oct. 3 for 3 sessions

Introduction to Cohousing with Kathlyn Hunter at Crossman Centre Smyth Room, Thursday, 1:00 – 4:00pm, Sept. 26 for 1 session

Introduction to Watercolour with Bernadette LeBlanc at Crossman Centre HLS Room, Tuesday, 10:00am – 3:00pm, Oct. 22 for 1 session  $10 Cost payable at Registration

Kirtan Chanting with Kathy Bauer at Parkland/Shannex, 822 Coverdale Rd., Riverview, Wednesday, 1:00 – 3:00pm, Oct. 16 for 4 sessions

Learn to Make Dementia Blankets  CANCELLED – Look for it in Winter 2020 schedule

Let’s Do Lunch with David Beckerson at various Restaurants, Wednesday, Noon – 2:00pm, Oct. 2 for 3 sessions

Make Medicine Fun, Make Humour Therapeutic with Dr. Greg Donald at Crossman Centre HLS Room, Monday, 1:00 – 2:30pm, Oct. 7 for 4 sessions

Opera at Cineplex with Catherine Cox POSTPONED UNTIL WINTER OR SPRING 2020 SESSION.

Paper Flower Making with Rose Robichaud at Crossman Centre Smyth Room, Tuesday, 1:30 – 4:30pm, Oct. 8 for 6 sessions $20 Cost payable at Registration

Philosophy – An Introduction with Dr. Serge Morin at Crossman Centre Smyth Room and Media Room, Friday, 10:00 – Noon, Sept. 27 for 8 sessions

Provincial Politics with Dennis Cochrane at Crossman Centre Smyth Room, Tuesday, 10:00 – Noon, Sept. 24 for 4 sessions

So You Think You Know the Criminal Justice System with Judge Irwin E. Lampert at Crossman Centre Smyth Room, Thursday, 7:00 – 9:00pm, Oct. 24 for 2 sessions

Tai Chi Five Elements with Barb Gould at Crossman Centre Smyth Room, Thursday, 10:00 – 11:O0am, Oct. 17 for 5 sessions

Tea Parties for All Seasons with Lorraine MacLeod at 107 Parkwood Drive, Friday, 1:00 – 2:30pm, Oct. 4 for 3 sessions $15 Cost payable at Registration

Women in War – A Historical Perspective with Jacek Brachaniec at Gunningsville Room, 30 Honour House Court, Riverview, Monday, 10:00 – Noon, Sept. 23 for 2 sessions


Badminton for Beginners (or those who’ve lost touch with it) with Harold Popma at Middle Sackville Baptist Church Gym,  Thurs,  Sept. 26,  10.30-12.00 for 6 sessions

Beautiful Autumn Bike Rides with Kate Bredin & Richard Elliott at Various locations, Wed, Oct. 2, 10.00-12.00 for 3 sessions

Blacksmithing Essentials with Paul Bogaard at Campbell Carriage Factory Smithy, Mon,  Sept. 23,  10.00-12.00, for 4 to 6 sessions Up to $20 cost for steel (payment to be determined)

Bridge in a Day with Anne Posch & Jon Shute at Middle Sackville Baptist Church,  Sat,  Oct. 5,  1.00-4.30, for 1 sesssion

Bridge Tips and Play with Anne Posch & Jon Shute CANCELLED

Cannabis NB (Learning About) with Lara Wood at Lafford Classroom,  Fri,  Nov. 1,  1.30-3.30, for 1 session

Colourful Fall Hikes with Susan Ash & Carole Konesky at Various trails in area, Fri, Oct. 4,  1.00-3.00, for 4 sessions

Cooking for Those Who Don’t with Ray Dixon at Middle Sackville Baptist Church, Fri, Oct. 4,  9.00-11.00, for 6 sessions

Disscussions of Indigenous Issues with Lori Anne Roness at Lafford Classroom, Wed, Oct. 23, 9.30-11.20, for 4 sessions

Drawing Your Walk with Linda Rae Dornan at Tourist Office, Marshview Rd, Fri, Sept. 27, 10.00-1.00, for 1 session

Drew Nursing Home Tour + Q&A with Linda Shannon at The Drew Nursing Home, Main St, Wed, Oct. 16, 1.30 – 3.30, for 1 session

English and Scottish Country Dancing with Todd McCall at Perpetual Motion Dance Studio, Thurs, Sept. 26, 1.30-3.00, for 4 sessions

Improving Your Balance with Rene Rioux at Perpetual Motion Dance Studio – 2 CLASSES: Mon or Thurs, Nov. 18 or 21, 2.00-3.30 for 1 session EACH

Inside the Ivory Tower Series with Various Faculty members at Sackville Council Chambers, Wed, Last Wed of month beginning Sept. 25, Noon-1.00, for 3 sessions

Introductory Golf with Bob Milner and Sue Seaborn at Sackville Golf Club, Mon, Sept. 16 for 2 sessions

Knitting Mitts for Intermediate Knitters with Susan Spence at Lafford Classroom, Mon, Oct. 23, 1.30-3.00, for 4 sessions

Mt A Libraries and Archives – Tour + Orientation with Laura Landon at Mt Allison Library, Wed, Nov. 13, 1.00-2.30, for 1 session

Nordic Walking, an Introductory Course with Sarah Lord, Meet at Lafford Classroom, Tues, Sept. 24, 6.30-7.30, for 4 sessions

Sign Language, an Introduction with Diane Fullerton & Linda MacDonald at Lafford Classroom, Thurs, Oct. 24, 9.30-11.00, for 4 sessions

The Sonnet – Learning to Love Poetry with Eileen Herteis at Lafford Classroom, Tues, Nov. 19, 1.30-3.30, for 2 sessions

Tai Chi for Beginners – Stages 1 and 2 Yang Form with Alex Whitla at Perpetual Motion Dance Studio, Tues, Sept. 24, 10.00-11.30, for 6 sessions

Yoga for Active Seniors with Monika Boehringer at St. Paul’s Church Hall, Tues, Sept. 17, 10.00-11.00, for 4 sessions


ABC’s of Household Repairs and Projects for Beginners with Helen Wedge at Multi-Purpose Centre, Tuesdays, 1:00 – 3:00pm, Oct. 8 for 3 sessions

Cardiac Wellness Program (information session) with Suzanne Gaudet at Multi-Purpose Centre, Friday, 9:00 – 10:00am, Nov. 8 for 1 session

Conversational French with Guylaine Jean-Gagnon at Multi-Purpose Centre, Wednesdays, 1:30-3:00pm, Sept. 25 for 8 sessions

Crocheting a Market Bag with Heather Waddingham at Multi-Purpose Centre, Wednesdays, 10:00am-Noon, Sept. 25 for 8 sessions

Current Events – Up for Discussion with W.E. (Bill) Belliveau at Multi-Purpose Centre, Mondays, 7:00 – 9:00pm, Sept. 23 for 8 sessions

Fall Colours – Photography & Hiking Trails with Louis Melanson and Bea Patterson at Multi-Purpose Centre and Field Trips, Tuesdays, 2:00 – 4:00pm, Sept. 24 for 5 sessions

Islam – More than a Glance with Mahreen (Mona) Aslam at Multi-Purpose Centre, Tuesdays, 1:00 – 4:00pm, Oct. 1 for 2 sessions

Knitting Felt Slippers & Hats & Knit Wits with Debra Fash &  Donna Horsman at Shediac Bay Community Church, Thursdays, 1:00 – 4:00pm, Sept. 26 for 8 sessions

Line Dancing with Lorraine Milburn at Multi-Purpose Centre, Wednesdays, 2:00 – 3:30pm, Oct. 2 for 5 sessions

Making a Rose Wreath with Valerie Barclay at Multi-Purpose Centre, Tuesday, 9:00am – Noon, Nov. 5 for 1 session  Cost to be determined (upon number of students)

Making Watercolour Note Cards with Helen DeBoer at Multi-Purpose Centre, Tuesdays, 1:00 – 4:00pm, Sept. 24 for 2 sessions  $15 cost payable at registration

Plant Protein (Nutrition) with Jennyfer Bezeau at Sobeys, 183 Main St., Shediac, Wednesday, 2:00 – 4:00pm, Oct. 23 for 1 session

Powers of Attorney with Michael A. McWilliam at Multi-Purpose Centre, Monday, 2:00 – 4:00pm, Sept. 23 for 1 session

Reading Poetry with Steve Campbell at Multi-Purpose Centre, Tuesdays, 10:00am – Noon, Sept. 24 for 4 sessions

Self Defence for Seniors with Kevin Cain at Multi-Purpose Centre, Monday, 1:00 – 4:00pm, Oct. 28 for 1 session

Sex in the Golden Years with Renee -Claude Badman at Multi-Purpose Centre, Friday, 1:00 – 3:00pm, Nov. 1 for 1 session

Small Acrylic Paintings with Clarence J. Cormier at Multi-Purpose Centre, Fridays, 1:00–3:30pm, Oct. 4 for 4 sessions  $10 cost payable to instructor at registration

So You Think You Know Canada, Eh? with Paul Boudreau at Multi-Purpose Centre, Fridays, 10:00am – Noon, Sept. 27 for 6 sessions

The Seekers’ Story with John Filliter at Multi-Purpose Centre, Thursday,  10:00 – Noon AND 2:00 – 4:00pm, Oct. 24 for 1 session (twice)

Warsaw Uprising and Ghetto with Jacek Brachaniec at Multi-Purpose Centre, Wednesdays, 10:00am – Noon, Sept 25 for 2 sessions

Where in the World Are We? with Ed Possberg at Multi-Purpose Centre, Thursday, 10:00am – Noon, Oct. 31 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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