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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.

In the event that a registration session or class 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.

Annual General Meeting 2016

September 6, 2016 at 2pm in Shediac, NB

Fall Registration 

Sackville – September 12, 2016, 3:30 – 4:30 pm at the Tantramar Veterans Memorial Civic Centre  (please note new time)

Amherst – September 13, 2016, 4:00-5:15 pm at the Nova Scotia Community College

Codiac – September 14, 2016, 11:30-12:45 pm at Rose Hall in Camden Court , 55 Camden Court (in the back of People’s Park Tower)

Shediac – September 15, 2016, 12:00-1:00 pm at the Shediac Multipurpose Centre (please note new time)

  List of Courses

Courses for Fall Registration will be posted shortly.

Spring 2016

Amherst

Baking Oatcakes – Monday, April 25th, 7:00 pm for one session only with Sandra Dillman at Bridge Workshop.  Maximum:  8, minimum:  4.  There will be a cost to students of $5.00 payable at registration.

Chair Yoga – Wednesdays, 12:30-1:15 for 4 sessions with Joan Beswick & Carol Oram at NSCC.  First class:  April 20th.  Maximum:  10, minimum:  4.

Charles Darwin & Origin of the Species – Thursdays, 10:30-12:00 pm for 4 sessions with Dick Beswick at NSCC.  First class:  April 21st.  Maximum: 25, minimum: 5

Domestic Life in Japan – Thursday, April 28th, 1:30-3:00 pm with Sally Austin at NSCC.  Maximum:  25, minimum:  4.

Fire & Falls – Tuesday, May 17th, 1:30-2:30 pm for one session only with Courtenay Black at NSCC.  Maximum:  30, minimum:  3.

History at Our Doorstep: Beaubassin- Mondays, 2:00-4:00 pm for 4 sessions with Morris Haugg at NSCC.  First class:  April 25th.  Maximum: 35, minimum: 10.

Intermediate Drawing – Wednesdays, 9:30-11:30 am with Shirley Ann Hallee for 4 sessions at NSCC.  First class:  April 20th. Maximum: 15, minimum: 6

Opera Appreciation – Wednesdays, 2:00-4:00 pm for 2 sessions with Bev True at NSCC.  First class:  April 13th.  Maximum:  none, minimum:  4.

Organ Recital – Tuesday, May 24th , 2:00-4:00 pm for one session only with Sheila Graham at NSCC.  Maximum: none, minimum:  4.

Our Furry Friends:  Dogs & Cats – Tuesdays, 2:00-4:00 pm for 2 sessions with Dr. Helen Douglas at NSCC (members may sign up for one or both sessions).  Classes:  May 3rd (cats) & May 10th (dogs). Maximum: 20, minimum:  3.

Cathedral Window – Quilt – Wednesdays, 2:00-3:30 pm for 3 sessions with Phyllis Cameron at NSCC.  First class:  May 4th.  Maximum:  none, minimum:  none.

Spring Flowers & Rising Tides – Thursdays, 10:00-12:00 pm for 5 sessions with Ken & Etta Adams at various locations.  First class:  May 5th.  Maximum: 25, minimum: 5.

Trees of Amherst – Saturday, June 11th 10:00-12:00 pm with Bill Fairbanks for one session only meet at the Amherst Library.  Maximum: 20, minimum: 4.

Winter Birding:  Costa Rica, Ecuador, and Thailand – Wednesday, May 25th, 2:00-4:00 pm for one session only with Brian Bauld at NSCC.  Maximum: 25, minimum: 5.

Codiac

Beginner Bridge Club Practice & Review – Tuesdays, 1:00-3:00 pm for 4 sessions with Bessie Chapman at Royal Den at Royal Court.  First class:  April 26th   Maximum: 12, minimum: 4

Biking Trails – Tuesdays, 10:00-12:00 pm for 5 sessions with Jean Siddall at various locations.  First class:  May 3rd.  Maximum: 20, minimum: 5

Canadian Singer/Songwriters – Mondays, 1:00-3:00 pm for 4 sessions with Floyd Anderson at NBCC.  First class:  April 25th.  Maximum: 20, minimum: 15

Carolina Cowl – Wednesdays, 10:00-12:00 pm for 4 sessions with Brenda Trafford at Craft Room, Michaels, Plaza Blvd.  First class:  April 27th   Maximum: 13, minimum: 5. Cost of Kit $20

Codiac Reads What Canada Reads – Wednesdays, 10:00-12:00 pm for 2 sessions with Heather Taylor at NBCC. First class:  May 25th.  Maximum: 20, minimum: 6.

Codiac Transpo: Answer questions About Routes and Bus Travel in Greater Moncton! – Wednesday, May 4th  1:30-2:30 pm for 1 session only with Marie-Claire Pierce at Camden Court, Rose Hall.  Maximum: 20, minimum: 6.

Container Gardening – Thursdays, 1:30-3:30 pm for 3 sessions with Mary Coates & Karen Mills at NBCC.  First class:  May 12th.  Maximum: 20, minimum: 5.

Gallery Crawl – Thursdays, 10:00-12:00 pm for 3 sessions with Karen Mills at various galleries.  First class:  April 28th.  Maximum: 20, minimum: 5.

Hopewell Rocks & the Bay of Fundy – Friday, April 29th, 1:30-3:00 pm with Kevin Snair at NBCC.  Maximum: 20, minimum: 6

Introduction to Brush Strokes for Watercolour – Mondays, 10:00-12:00 pm for 4 sessions with Susan Lunney at the Riverview Rec Centre Board Room.  First class:  April 25th.  Maximum: 10, minimum: 6.

Introduction to Quilting – Tuesdays, 1:00-4:00 pm for 4 sessions with Vivian Leblanc at Craft Room, Michaels, Plaza Blvd.  First class:  May 10th.  Maximum: 6, minimum: 4

Let’s Do Lunch – Wednesdays, 12:00-2:00 pm for 3 sessions with David Beckerson at various restaurants.  First class:  May 4th.  Maximum: 16, minimum: 12.

Restoration of old photographs using Photoshop – Tuesdays, 1:00-3:00 pm for 5 sessions with Graham Hobster at NBCC.  First class:  April 26th.  Maximum: 18, minimum: 5

Pump House Brewery:  History of Beer – Tuesday, May 17th, 3:00-4:00 pm for 1 session only with Lilia Fraser at Pumphouse Brewery.  Maximum: 20, minimum: 4. Cost $5.25 per person.

SLR Photography – Thursdays, 10:00-12:00 pm for 5 sessions with Rick Murray at NBCC.  First class:  April 28th.  Maximum: 10, minimum: 5

Tai Chi: Level 2 – Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:00-12:00 pm for 10 sessions with Huguette Lagace at Rose Hall, Camden Court.  First class:  April 16th.  Maximum: 10, minimum: 5

Three Short Bios – Wednesdays, 1:00-3:00 pm for 3 sessions with Jacek Brachaniec at NBCC.  First class:  May 4th.  Maximum: 20, minimum: 8.

Traditional Rug Hooking – Fridays, 1:00-4:00 pm for 5 sessions with Phyllis Murray at 112 Kendra St, Moncton.  First class:  April 29th.  Maximum: 5, minimum: 3. Cost $15 supplies, $10 hook

Travelling to Italy and the Italian Language – Tuesdays, 10:00-11:30 am for 3 sessions with Carolyne Chiasson-Hooper at Dieppe Library.  First class:  May 3rd.  Maximum: 30, minimum: 5.

Video:  Create a Slide Show from Digital Photographs – Thursdays, 1:30-3:30 pm for 5 sessions with Jeanne Whitehead at Gunningsville Room, Riverview Town Hall.  First class:  April 28th.  Maximum: 10, minimum: 5.

Whiskey Tasting – Fridays, 1:30-3:30 pm for 2 sessions with Ken Arsenault at Social Room at Buckingham Apartments, 197 Buckingham Ave., Riverview.  First class:  May 6th.  Maximum: 20, minimum: 12. Cost $20.

Sackville

Bird Identification and Ecology – Tuesdays, April 26th, 2:00-3:30 pm for the class (Lafford Classroom) and 8:00-12:00 pm for the field trips – starting 3 May (various locations) for 4 sessions with Richard Elliot & Kate Bredin.  Maximum:  20, minimum: 5.

Brush Up Your German – Wednesdays, 10:00-12:00 pm for 4 sessions with Eva Leitner at the Lafford Classroom.  First class: May 4th.   Maximum:  10, minimum:  2.

Carolina Cowl – Thursdays, 10:00-12:00 pm for 4 sessions with Brenda Trafford at TBA.  First class:  May 5th.  Maximum:  13, minimum:  5. Cost $20.

Current Health Issues – Thursdays, 10:00-11:30 am for 4 sessions with Harold Popma at the Lafford Classroom.  First class: April 28th. Maximum:  8, minimum:  6.

Disc Golf – Mondays, 10:00-11:30 am for 2 sessions with Duncan Dixon & Benjamin Smith at Beech Hill Park.  First class: May 30th.  Maximum:  40, minimum:  4.

In and Around Dorchester – Mondays, 1:00-4:00 pm for 5 sessions with various presenters at various locations in Dorchester.  First class:  May 2nd.  Maximum:  30, minimum: 5.

Inside the Ivory Tower – Wednesday, 12:00-1:00 pm April 27th and May 25th  with Mount Allison University faculty at Sackville Town Council Chambers.  Maximum: none, minimum: 10.

Investing Perspectives for Seniors – Wednesdays, 2:00-3:30 pm for 3 sessions with Pravin Varma at the Lafford Classroom.  First class:  April 20th. Maximum:  16, minimum:  8

Sackville Festival of Early Music – 3 sessions:  Tuesday, Sept 6th, 1:00–2:30 pm, Thursday, Sept 8th, 1:00–2:30 pm, Saturday, Sept 24th, 1:00–2:30 pm.  Maximum:  none, minimum:  5

Seniors Cycling – Fridays, 10:00-12:00 pm for 4 sessions with Susan Fisher & Kate Bredin at various locations.  First class:  May 6th.  Maximum:  20, minimum:  5.

Simple Bike Repairs – Wednesdays, 7:00-8:30 pm for 3 sessions with Ross Thomas at 26 Squire Street, Sackville.  First class:  June 8th.  Maximum:  10, minimum:  2.

Tennis – Tuesdays & Thursdays, 2:00-4:00 pm for 6 sessions with Anne & Art Miller at the Sackville Tennis Courts.  First class: May 24th.   Maximum:  12, minimum:  4.

To the Barrenlands – Tuesday, April 19th, 2:00-4:00 pm for one session only with Gerry Parker at the Lafford Classroom.  Maximum: 22, minimum:  4.

Ukulele for the Complete Beginner – Tuesdays, 11:00-12:00 pm for 5 sessions with Faye Hicks at the Lafford Classroom.  First class:  April 26th.  Maximum:  12, minimum:  4.

Vegetable and Perennial Gardens – Wednesdays, 1:00-3:00 pm for 4 sessions with Joanne Koot & various presenters at various locations.  First class:  May  18th.  Maximum:  30, minimum:  5.

Yoga – Mondays, 10:00-11:00 am for 4 sessions with Donna Ripley & Sherry Smith at St. Paul’s Anglican Church.  First class:  April 25th.  Maximum:  25, minimum:  10

Shediac

Any 50+ Body Can Do Yoga – Thursdays, 10:-00-11:30 am for 4 sessions with Jean Short at Shediac Multipurpose Centre.  First class: May 5th.  Maximum:  12, minimum:  8

Canadians in Holland – Tuesday, May 3rd 10:00-12:00 pm for one session only with Keith Jones at Shediac Multipurpose Centre.  Maximum:  35, minimum:  6.

Computers – Digital Lifestyle – Mondays, 9:00-12:00 pm for 7 sessions with Jeremie Landry at Shediac Multipurpose Centre.  First class:  May 2nd.  Maximum:  9, minimum:  5.

Conducting Meetings with Bourinot’s Rules of Order – Thursday, June 9th, 2:00-4:00 pm for one session only with John Filliter at Shediac Multipurpose Centre.  Maximum: 24, minimum: 4.

Container Gardening – Tuesday, May 31st, 10:00-12:00 pm for one session only with Antonija Glavas at Shediac Multipurpose Centre.  Maximum: none, minimum: 8.

Continuing French Conversation, Part IV – Wednesdays, 9:30-11:30 am for 5 sessions with Annette LeBlanc-Carroll at Shediac Multipurpose Centre.  First class:  May 4th.  Maximum: 16, minimum:  6.

Current Events – Up for Discussion – Mondays, 7:00-9:00 pm for 6 sessions with Bill Belliveau at Shediac Multipurpose Centre.  First class: April 18th.  Maximum:  none, minimum:  10.

Dabblers Only – Watercolour Painting – Tuesdays, 10:00-12:00 pm for 4 sessions with Linda Tower and Betty Morrissey at Shediac Multipurpose Centre.  First class: April 26th.  Maximum: 12, minimum: 4.

Fun With Fashion – Be Your Best at Any Age – Thursdays, 2:00-4:00 pm for 2 sessions with Ginette Robichaud at Shediac Multipurpose Centre.  First class: May 12th.  Maximum: 20, minimum: 4.

Garden Tours – Mondays, 2:00-4:00 pm for 4 sessions with John Filliter at Shediac Multipurpose Centre.  First class: May 30th.  Maximum: 12, minimum: 4.

Introduction to Holistic Approaches Promoting Health and Well Being – Tuesday, June 7th for one session only with Rachelle Poirier at Shediac Multipurpose Centre.  Maximum: 30, minimum:  4.

Irish History & the Irish in New Brunswick – Fridays, 10:00-12:00 pm for 4 sessions with Mike Sullivan at Shediac Multipurpose Centre.  First class:  April 29th.  Maximum: 15, minimum: 8.

It’s a Small World – Thursdays, 2:00-4:00 pm for 4 sessions with Richard Toy at Shediac Multipurpose Centre.  First class: April 28th.  Maximum: 20, minimum: 5.

Naturally in Movement – Monday, April 25th, 3:00-5:00 pm for one session only with Serge Remi Parent at Shediac Multipurpose Centre.  Maximum: 35, minimum:  5.

Olive Your Health – Monday, April 25th, 1:00-3:00 pm for one session only with Stephanie Drossos at Shediac Multipurpose Centre.  Maximum: 35, minimum:  5.

Photography in the Field – Wednesdays, 2:00-4:00 pm for 6 sessions with Louis Melanson & Jocelyne Ross at various locations.  First class: May 4th.  Maximum: 10, minimum: 6.

Sharing Soothing Mellow’Ds – Thursdays, 10:00-12:00 pm for 6 sessions with John Filliter at Shediac Multipurpose Centre.  First class: April 28th.  Maximum: 24, minimum: 4.

The Nature of Earth – An Introduction To Geology, Part I – Tuesdays, 2:00-4:00 pm for 6 sessions with Wade Short at Shediac Multipurpose Centre.  First class: April 26th.  Maximum: 20, minimum: 8.

The Wonderful World of Bird Watching – Fridays, 10:00-12:00 pm for 2 sessions with Bob Betts.  First class at Shediac Multipurpose Centre and second in the Sackville Waterfowl Park.  First class: May 27th.  Maximum: 20, minimum: 10.

Yoga for Seniors – Mondays, 10:00-11:00 am for 4 sessions with Janet Cameron at Shediac Multipurpose Centre.  First class: April

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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. 

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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