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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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FALL 2018 Registration Dates

Sackville – Sept 10, 2018, 3:30 – 4:30 pm, Tantramar Veterans Memorial Civic Centre

 Amherst – Sept 11, 2018, 4:00 – 5:00 pm, Nova Scotia Community College

 Codiac – Sept 12, 2018 1:00 – 2:00 pm, Crossman Centre/ Kay Arena, 99 Wynwood Drive, Moncton

 Shediac – Sept 13, 2018, 12:00 – 1:00 pm, Shediac Multipurpose Centre    

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

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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.

 

Fall 2018 courses

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

AMHERST

Bicycle Mechanics with Basil Hicks at The Bicycle Specialist 98 Church St., Tues & Weds, 6:30 – 9:30 pm, Date to be confirmed for 2 session/s Cancelled

Bridge Club with Nancy Allen at Trinity-St. Stephen United Church, Tues, 1:30 – 3:30 pm, 16-Oct, for 4 session/s

Chair Yoga with Joan Beswick  & Carol Oram, at NSCC, Fri, 10:00 – 11:00am, 5-Oct for 4 session/s

Colour and Composition in Art and Design with Shirley Ann Hallee at Baptist Church Parlour, Tues, 10:00 – 11:30am, 23-Oct for 4 session/s

Co-housing -Creating an Intentional Community with Kathlyn Hunter at NSCC, Tues, 1:00 – 4:00 pm, 2-Oct, for 1 session/s

Counted Cross Stitch with Linda MacDonald at NSCC and Field Trip to Moncton, Thurs, 10:00 am – Noon, 1-Nov for 4 session/s

Design and Decorate Decorate Apron with Carol Oram at NSCC, Fri, 1:00 – 2:30 pm, 5-Oct for 2, session/s

Disruptors – Lincoln Darwin Churchill Einstein: Lincoln, Darwin, Churchill & Einstein with Dick Beswick at NSCC, Fri, 9:30 – 11:00 am, 2-Nov for 4 session/s

History at our doorstep, Chignecto Ship Railway: The Ship Railway, with, Morris Haugg, at, NSCC, Mon, 2:00 –  4:00 pm, 24-Sep, for, 3, session/s

Presentation on the Wells Foundation – Cumberland County Cemeteries with Ian MacLean, Executive Director at NSCC, Thurs, 10:00 am – Noon, 11-Oct for 1 session/s

Writing and Performing – A Drama about the Life and Times of Thomas Pichon with, Dale Fawlthrop at NSCC, Tues, 10:30 am – Noon, 23 Oct for 4+ session/s Note change in start date

Somatic Yoga with Sherri Smith at Hatha Yoga Room, 10 Lawrence St., Amherst, Weds, 10:00 – 11:00 am, 3-Oct for 4 session/s

Spanish conversation with Antonia Rubio-Reyes at NSCC Tues, 2:00 – 4:00 pm, 6-Nov for 4 session/s

Tips and Tricks for Easy Travel with Ed Childs at NSCC, Mon, 2:00 – 3:30 pm, 15-Oct for 4 session/s

Tour of Waldale Manufacturing with Todd Lawrence, President at Waldale Manufacturing, 17 Tantramar Cres, Fri, 2:00 – 4:00 pm, Oct 19 for 1 session/s

Walking Tour of Amherst’s Built Heritage with Leslie Childs at  Downtown Amherst (see Course Handout), Wed.  1:00 – 2:15 pm, 19-Sep for 4, session/s Note:  change to start day and date

What can you make in an Instant Pot with Jane Wood & Heather Dyble at Bridge Workshop, Thurs, 6:00 – 8:00 pm, 1-Nov for 4 session/s

CODIAC

5 Element Tai Chiwith Barbara Gould at Crossman Centre Kay Arena, Thurs, 10:30am – noon, Oct. 18, Oct. 25, Nov 1, Nov. 8, for 4 session/s

A Trip Back in Time 1950, with Jacek Brachaniec at Crossman Centre Kay Arena, Tues, 10:00am –  noon, Oct. 16, 23, 30 & Nov. 6 for 4 session/s

Create Felted Bowler Hat with Brenda Trafford at Dieppe Library, Weds, 10:00 – Noon,  Sept 26, Oct 3  +1 for 4 session/s $50 payable at registration for kit or provide your own.

Easy, Elegant Recipes with Lorraine MacLeod at 107 Parkwood Dr. , Thurs, Noon – 2:30pm, Oct. 11 & 18 for 2 session/s $10 payable at registration

Fall Hikes with Elizabeth Gardner at Various locations, Weds, 10:00am – Noon, Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24, & 31 for 5 session/s

Fall Tour of the Enchanted Fairy Garden with Susan Duquette & Linda Sheppard at two locations, Fri, 10:30 – 11:30am,  Sept 28 and Oct 5 for 2 session/s

Forest Bathing with Susan Duquette & Jean Siddall at Various trails, Mon, 1:30 – 2:30pm,  Oct. 1, 15, 22 for 3 session/s

Intro Cross Stitch with  Francine Allain at  Rose Hall, Camden Place,  Tues, 1:00 – 3:00 pm,  Oct. 23, 30, Nov 6 & 13 for 4 session/s $12 approx for supplies from instructor, payable at registration

iPad Basics with  Eric Guy at Riverview Town Hall Gunningsville Room,  Thurs,  2:00 – 4:00 pm,  Nov. 1, 8 & 15 for 3 session/s

Knit a pair of Honeycomb Mittens with Ruthmary G  MacPherson at Riverview Town Hall, Fri, 1:30 – 3:30pm, Nov. 2, 9, 16 & 23 for 4 session/s

Learn How the Flow of Energy Changes your Life  with Holly Gotell at Crossman Centre Kay Arena, Tues, 6:30 – 7:30 pm, Oct. 9, 16, 23, 30  for 4 session/s

Learn how to draw with Diane Ryan at Riverview Town Hall & Rec Centre, Fri, 10:00 -11:30 am, October 5, 12, 19, 26 for 4 session/s

Let’s do lunch with David Beckerson at 3 Restaurants, Weds, Noon – 2:00pm,  Oct. 3, 17 & 31 for 3 session/s

Make the Most of Your Free Librard card with Chantale Bellemare at  Moncton Public Library,  Thurs,  9:00am – Noon,  Nov. 8 for 1 session/s

Making a coiled basket with Phyllis Murray at Camden Court, 55 Camden Court, Mon, 1:00 – 4:00 pm, Oct.15,  22,  29, Nov 5, 19 for 5 session/s $10-12 payable at registration for rope and twine or provide your own.

Making Christmas Cards with Gail Chartrand at Micheal’s Craft Room, 35 Plaza Blvd., Weds, 10:00 – 11:30am, Nov.7, 14, 21 & 28 for 4 session/s Additional novelty card can be made, available from instructor for $2

Making Paper Flowers with Rose Robichaud at Micheal’s Craft Room  35 Plaza Blvd., Weds, 3:00 – 4 :30 pm, Nov 7, 14, 21, 28 & Dec. 5 for 5 session/s

Mineral Identification$10 payable at registration with Gary Plewes at Crossman Centre Kay Arena, Sat, 10:00am- Noon,  Oct. 13 for 1 session/s

Pour L’amour du cinema with Debbie Cooney at Dieppe Public Library, Tues, 1:00 – 3:30 pm, Oct. 23, 30 Nov. 6, 13 & 20 for 5 session/s Cancelled

Sew Cloth Bags for Charity with Joannie Sichel at Michael’s Craft Room 35 Plaza Blvd., Weds, 10:00am – noon, Oct. 17 for 1 session/s Cancelled

So you think you are an expert on NB with Mike Sullivan at Crossman Centre Kay Arena , Thurs, 1:00 – 3:00pm, Sept. 27, Oct. 4, 11, 18 & 25 for 5 session/s

The Civil War and other Highlights of American Historywith John Gould at Crossman Centre Kay Arena , Fri, 10:00am – Noon, Oct. 19, 26, Nov 2 & 9 for 4 session/s

To Tweet or not with Wayne Harrigan at Riverview Town Hall, Thurs, 2:00 – 4:00 pm, Nov. 22 for 1 session/s

Walking Soccer with TBA, at Moncton Sports Dome, Tues, 10:00-11:00 am, Sept.25, Oct. 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 for 6 session/s

Wine Bites with Lorraine MacLeod at 1-1 Russ Howard Dr., Thurs, Noon – 2:30 pm, Nov 1 & 8 for 2 session/s $10 payable at Registration

SACKVILLE

An Introduction to Spanish with Judith Weiss at Lafford Classroom, Tues,  10am – Noon, Oct 9, 16, 23, 30, Nov 6 for 5 session/s

Art with Hart – what you see when you view visual Art – what you see when you view visual Art with Hart Swedersky at Lafford Classroom, Weds,  2 – 4 pm, Oct 31, Nov 7, 14, 21 (28) for 5 session/s

As We Grow Older …. with Harold Popma at Lafford Classroom, Thurs,  1:30 – 3pm, Nov 8, 15, 22, 29 for 4 session/s

Badminton with Harold Popma at Middle Sackville Baptist Church, Thurs,  10:30 am – Noon, Sept 27; Oct 4, 11, 18, 25; Nov 1for 6 session/s

Bridge Tips and Play with, Anne Posch & Jon Shute at Middle Sackville Baptist Church, Weds,  7 – 9 pm, Oct 10, 17, 24, 31 for 4 session/s

Bridge in a day – for new or rusty former players with Anne Posch & Jon Shute at Middle Sackville Baptist Church, Saturday,  1-5 pm, 6-Oct for 1, session/s

Cohousing  – creating an Intentional Community with Kathlyn Hunter & Richard Lachance at T.B.A., Thurs,  1 – 4 pm, 4-Oct for 1 session/s

Colourful Fall Hikes with Roy Pierog & Carole Konesky at Various, Fri, 1 – 3 pm, Oct 5, 12, 19, 26 for 4 session/s

Dancing with the Stars with Don MacIntyre at Sackville Curling Club, 22 Lansdowne, Tues,  8:15 – 9:15 pm, Oct 16, 23, 30; Nov 6, 13, 20 for 6 session/s

Gentle Yoga for Low Back Pain (LBP) with Monika Boehringer at St Paul’s Church, Tues,  10 – 11:15 am, Sept 25; Oct 2, 9, 16, 23 for 5 session/s

Improving your Balance with Renee Rioux at Perpetual Motion Dance Studio, 53E Main St, Weds,  2 – 3:30 pm, Oct 10 (poss 17) for 1 session/s

Inside the Ivory Tower series with Various profs at Council Chamber, 110 Main St., Weds,  Noon, Sept 26, (11.30am) Oct 31, Nov 28 for 3 session/s

Knitting for Intermediate Knitters with Susan Spence at Lafford Classroom, Mon,  1.30 – 3.30 pm, Oct 22, 29; Nov 5, 12 for 4 session/s

Making Mini-Masterpieces – fun with Artist’s Trading Cards, $5 payable at registration, with Helen Dyer & Susan Richards at, Lafford Classroom, Tues,  1:30 – 3.30 pm, Oct 9, 16, 23, 30; Nov 6, 13 for 6 session/s

Relaxed Cycling with Kate Bredin & Richard Elliot at Various, Weds,  10am – Noon, Oct 3, 10,(16) for 3 session/s

T’ai Chi– Yang style stages 1 and 2  with Alex Whitla at Perpetual Motion Dance Studio, Tues,  10:30 am – Noon, Oct 30; Nov 6, 13, 20, 27; (Dec 4), for 6 session/s

The Wonders of the Wetland with Sarah Boorne at Wetlands Centre at rear of TRHS, Weds,  1 – 3 pm, Sept 26; Oct 3, 10, 17 for 4 session/s HANDOUT

Traditional and Genetic Genealogy Workshop with David McKellar at Anderson House, THT, 29 Queen Rd., Weds,  10am – Noon, Nov 7, 14, 21 for 3 session/s

Up Close and Personal with the Arts with Janet Hammock introduces various artists at United Church, Thurs,  10am – Noon, Oct 4, 11, 18, 25 for 4 session/s  Handout

SHEDIAC

100th Anniversary of End World War I with Jocelyne Ross at Shediac Multipurpose Centre, Mon, 2:00-4:00, Sept.24 for 4 session/s

Addictions with Dr. Bill Allanach at Shediac Multipurpose Centre, Thurs, 10:00-noon, Sept 27,  for 3 session/s (note change of start date)

Astronomy with Emma MacPhee at Shediac Multipurpose Centre, Mon, 7:00-8:30pm, 15-Oct for 1 session/s

Biology – Positive Life of Parasites with Andrew Boghen at Shediac Multipurpose Centre, Tues, 2:00-4:00, Oct.2 for 1 session/s

Bridge Beginners Part 2  with Joanna LeBlanc at Shediac Multipurpose Centre, Tues, 10:00-noon, Sept.25 for 6 session/s

Canada in WWII with Jack Brachaniec at, Shediac Multipurpose Centre, Weds, 10:00-noon, Oct.31 for 4 session/s

Computers and Social Media with Jeremie Landry at Shediac Multipurpose Centre, Mon, 9:00-11:30, Sept.24 for 8, session/s

Cribbage with Jean-Paul Hebert at Shediac Multipurpose Centre, Thurs, 1:00-3:00, Sept.27 for 5 session/s

Current Events with Bill Belliveau at Shediac Multipurpose Centre, Mon, 7:00-9:00pm, Sept.24 for, 8, session/s

Elder Abuse with Chantal Thanh at Shediac Multipurpose Centre, Weds, 10:00-noon, Sept.26 for 1 session/s

Equine Therapy with Double Diamond Stables at Shediac Multipurpose Centre, Tues, 7:00-9:00 pm, Sept. 25 for 1 session/s  Handout

Fall Trails with Bea Patterson at Local Trails, Tues, 2:00-4:00, Sept. 25 for 4 session/s Handout

Healthy Cooking with Susan Jardine at Shediac United Church, Tues, 10:00-1:00, Sept. 25 for 5, session/s

Impact of Cannabis with Dr. Peter Ford at Shediac Multipurpose Centre, Tues, 2:00-4:00, Oct.23 for 1 session/s

Kazakh Eagle Hunters with Bonnie Folkins at, Shediac Multipurpose Centre, Tues, 2:00-4:00, Oct.9 for 1 session/s

Knit Wits with Batog, Horsman, Keast at Shediac Bay Church, Thurs, 1:00-4:00, Sept. 27 for 8 session/s

Line Dancing with Lorraine Milburn at Shediac Multipurpose Centre, Weds, 2:00-3:30, Sept.26 for 6 session/s

Natural Burial with Denise LeBlanc at Shediac Multipurpose Centre, Tues, 1:00-4:00, Oct.30 for 1 session/s

Aesthetics or Philosophy of Art with Dr. Serge Morin at Shediac Multipurpose Centre, Fri, 10:00-noon, Sept.28 for 8 session/s

Photography Field Trip and Editing, $10 payable at registration, with Louis Melanson at Kingston Peninsula, Thurs, 7:30am-5:00pm, Sept.27 for 2 session/s

Pickleball An Introduction, $5 payable at registration, with JP Boudreau at Pickleball Court, Shediac, Tues, 2:00-4:00, Sept.25 for 1 session/s

Preparing Home and You for Winter with Northrup, Rees, Murchson, Ainsworth at, Shediac Multipurpose Centre, Thurs, 2:00-3:30, Oct.4, 11, 18, for 3 session/s

Senior Bullying with Chantal Thanh at Shediac Multipurpose Centre, Weds, 10:00-noon, Oct.3 for 1 session/s

Shakespeare Lightly Final with Steve Campbell at Shediac Multipurpose Centre, Thurs, 10:00-noon, Sept.27 for 4 session/s

Small Acrylic Painting $10, with Clarence Cormier at Shediac Multipurpose Centre, Fri, 1:00-3:00, Oct.5 for 4 session/s

Tai Chi with Maria Gillespie at Pointe du Chene Centre, Thurs, 10:00-11:30, Sept.27 for 6 session/s

The Beatles with Floyd Anderson at Shediac Multipurpose Centre Weds, 10:00-noon, Sept.26 for 4 session/s

Trivia Fun with Dr. David Harpp at Shediac Multipurpose Centre, Weds, 2:00-4:00, Oct.10 for 1 session/s

Wills – Basics with John Filliter at Shediac Multipurpose Centre, Tues, 2:00-4:00, Nov. 6 for 1 session/s

Write Away! with Zev Bagel at Shediac Multipurpose Centre, Mon, 10:00-noon, Sept.24 for 6 session/s  Handout

Know Your Car Today with Jim Challes at Shediac Multipurpose Centre, Thurs, 2:00-3:30, Sept.27 for 1 session/s

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The Board and members of the Tantramar Seniors’ College would like to thank the Crake Foundation for support of a Sackville Bursary grant, 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.  Thank-you to the Sackville Festival of Early Music for sponsoring and offering a course with us. 

NOTE:  Some people are very sensitive to perfume and other scents.  Please respect a scent free environment by not using scented products.  Thank you.

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