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.

WINTER Registration 

Sackville – January 8, 2018, 3:30 – 4:30 pm, Tantramar Veterans Memorial Civic Centre

 Amherst – January 9, 2018, 4:00 – 5:00 pm, Nova Scotia Community College

 Codiac – January 10, 2018 1:00 – 2:00 pm, Crossman Centre/ Kay Arena, 99 Wynwood Drive, Moncton

 Shediac – January 11, 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


List of Courses for Winter 2018 will be posted late December

Courses Fall 2017



Acadian History Beneth Our Feet – Revised, with Dick Beswick, NSCC + Field Trip, Thurs, 10:00 am – 11:30 am, 28-Sep for 4 session/s

An Introduction to Stained Glasswith Neil Delaney, Amherst Stadium, Tues & Thurs, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm, 3-Oct for 10 session/s

chair yoga – Revised – with Joan Beswick  & Carol Oram, Hatha Yoga Room, Fri, 11:00 am – 11:30 am, 20-Oct for 4 session/s

Exploring mixed media in drawing – Revised –  with Shirley Ann Hallee, Amherst Stadium, Tues, 10:00 am -12:00 pm, 17-Oct for 4 session/s

Felted Bowler Hat with Brenda Trafford, NSCC, Mon, 9:30 am  – 11:30 am, 2-Oct  for 3 session/s  Note:  $50 for materials payable to instructor at registration.

History at our Doorstep:  The Ship Railway with Morris Haugg, NSCC + Field Trips, Mon, 2 :00 pm – 4:00 pm, 25-Sep for 3, session/s

Hydrogen Technology – Revised: Its Role in the Fight Against Climate Change with Russell Scott NSCC, Mon, 1:30 pm-1:30pm, 6-Nov for 1 session/s

intro east indian cooking Revised Revised with Kitty Kasib & Pimmy Pinocha, Bridge Workshop, Thurs, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, 5-Oct for 4 session/s  REVISED OCT 16, 2017

Looking for Love in all the Right Pages Revised with Chantelle Taylor & Jenn Atkinson, Four Fathers Library, Fri, 10:00 am – 11:15 am, 3-Nov for 4 session/s

Naturopathic Medicine – Pain Management– Pain Management with Dr. Mark Rudderham, NSCC, Tues, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm, 26-Sep for 1 session/s

Potluck Suppers Course Outline – Revised with Elizabeth & Alan Morrison, Participants’ Homes, Weds, 6:00 PM, 11-Oct for 4 session/s CANCELLED

Raven Head  with Ken & Etta Adams, Blake Daley, Dave Wood, Cape Chignecto Provincial Park, Thursday, 10:00 AM, 19-Sep for 3 session/s

Spanish Conversation – Level I – Level I with Antonia Rubio-Reyes, NSCC, Tues, 2:00 pm –  4:00 pm, 3-Oct for 4 session/s

Women Travelling Alone – Revised with Barb Sharples, NSCC, Thurs, 2:00 pm-3:30PM, 28-Sep for 1 session/s

Yin Yoga – Revised with Joan Beswick & Carol Oram, Hatha Yoga Room, Fri, 9:00 am – 10:00 am, 20-Oct for 4 session/s

yoga and meditation with Sherri Smith & Donna Ripley, Hatha Yoga Room, Weds, 10:00 am –11:00AM, 4-Oct for 4 session/s


Astronomy-Learning about the night sky with Emma MacPhee, R’view Fire Ctre, 650 Pinewood, Thurs, 1030am-noon, Sept 28, Oct 5, 12, 19, 26, for 5 session/s

Basic Automotive with, Ian Hamilton, NBCC, Moncton Room Automotive Department, Thurs, 1:00-4:00pm, Sept 28, Oct 5 for 2 session/s

Basic Digital SLR Photography with Rick Murray, Crossman Ctr, 99 Wynwood Dr, Moncton, Thurs, 10:00am-noon, Sept 28, Oct 5, 12, 19,26, for 5 session/s COURSE CANCELLED

Book Design and Self-Publishing in the Digital Age with Graham Hobster, Riverview Firehall 650 Pinewood Rd, R’view, Tues, 10am-noon, Oct 10, 17, 24, 31 for 4 session/s COURSE CANCELLED

Canada in WWII with Jacek Brachaniec, R’view FireHall, 650 Pinewood Rd, Riverview, Weds, 10am-noon, Oct 11, 18, 25, Nov 1 for 4 session/s

Dancing with the Stars with Don MacIntyre,, Crossman Ctre, 99 Wynwood, Tue Eve, 7:00-8:00pm, Oct 3,10, 17, 24, 31, Nov 7 for 5 session/s

ECO 360 SE, Tour Waste Management/Recycling Facility—Limited parking so try to carpool. Meet at Coliseum at 1 pm, with Patrick Michaud Langis, ECO 360,  100 Bill Slater Drive, Berry Mills/Moncton, 1:00pm, Tues, 1:30-2:30pm Approx, 7-Nov for 1 session/s

Electioneering with Ian Hamilton, NBCC Moncton, Room 2115, Mon, 10:00am-noon, Sept 25, Oct 2 & Oct 16 for 3 session/s

Emergency Preparedness for Seniors with Eric J. Arsneault, Smythe Rm, Crossman Ctr, 99 Wynwood Dr, Weds, 1:00-4:00pm, Oct 18, 25 for 2 session/s

Intimacy in the golden years with Renee Claude Badman, Crossman Ctr,, Tues, 10:30am-noon, 17-Oct for 1 session/s

Islam – More than a Glance with Dr. Souad H’Mida, 99 High St (Mosque), Thurs, 1:30-4:30pm, 12-Oct for 1 session/s

Intro to Judaism with Dr Francis Weil, Tiferes Israel Synagogue, Thurs, 10:00-Noon, 16-Nov for 1 session/s (Note date updated)

Knit a Pair of Basic Mittens with Ruthmary MacPherson, Boardroom at R’view town hall , Thurs, 1:30-3:30pm, Nov 2, 9, 16, 23 for 4 session/s

Learn to Draw -Develop Your Creative Eye with Dianne Ryan, Firehall 650 Pineview Rd, Riverview, Fri, 10:00-11:30am Oct 13, 20, 27, Nov 3 for 4 session/s

Learn to Hike with Dr Sarah Lord,  Various outdoor locations, Tues, 1:00-2:00pm, Sept 26, Oct 3, 10, 17, 24, Sat Oct 28 for 6 session/s

Let’s Do Lunch with David Beckerson, Various sites, Weds, Noon-2:00pm, Oct 4, & 18,  Nov 1 for 3 session/s

Line Dance with Jeannine Daley, Crossman Ctre, 99 Wynwood, Weds, 1:00-2:30pm, Nov. 1, 8, 15, 22 for 4 session/s

Managing Your Thyroid with Peter Ford, Crossman Ctr, 99 Wynwood Dr, Moncton, Smyth Room, Weds, 10:00am-noon, 18-Oct for 1 session/s

Pour l’amour du cinéma français with Debbie Cooney, Dieppe Library Boardroom, Tues, 1:00pm-5:00pm, Nov 14,21, 28, Dec 5 for 4, session/s

Rug Hooking 2 – Intro to Dyeing with Phyllis Murray, Sobeys NW Centre, Community Room, Mon, 1:00-4:00pm, 2-Oct for 1 session/s

Rug Hooking 3 -Finishing: Whipped Edge, Binding vs Facing with Phyllis Murray, 55 Camden St, Camden Place-Rosehall, Weds, 1:00-4:00pm, Sept 27 & Oct 4 for 2 session/s

Rug Hooking1-Designing and setting up your new project with Phyllis Murray, Camden Place, Rosehall, 55 Camden St, Moncton, Mon, 1:00-4:00pm, 25-Sep for 1, session/s

Take the ‘Eh’ Train (Intro to Canadian Jazz) with Berkeley Fleming, Crossman Ctr Kaye Arena, Smythe Rm, Mon, 2:15-4:15pm, Sept 25, Oct 2, 16, 23, 30, Nov 6 for 6 session/s

Understanding the Magic; Basics of Basketball with Brian Forsythe, Crossman Ctre, 99 Wynwood, Fri , 1:30-3:00 pm, October 13, 20, 27  for 3 session/s COURSE CANCELLED

What’s happening Cancer Research Centre:  Presentations and Tour with Dr Rodney Ouellette and team, Centre hospitalier universitaire Dr. Georges-L.-Dumont University Hospital Centre, 35 rue Providence St., Tues,  2:00-4:00pm, 14-Nov, for 1 session/s (Note change of date)


Discovering 17th Century Music with Linda Pearse, The Choral Room, Music Conservatory, Mt. A University, Thurs, 1.00 – 2.30pm, SEPT. 14  for 2 session/s

A Reading and Discussion of Charles Dickens’s David Copperfield with Gerry Bartlett, Lafford classroom, Wed, 1:30-3:30pm, 18-Oct for 5 session/s

Art between the Wars with Hart  Swedersky, Lafford classroom, Thurs, 2:00-4:00pm, 2-Nov for 4 session/s

Badminton with Harold Popma, Middle Sackville Baptist Church, Thurs, 10:30am-noon, 28-Sep for 6 session/s

Bridge Basics II: Competitive Bidding with Anne Posch and Jon Shute, Middle Sackville Baptist Church, Wed, 7:00-9:00 pm, 20-Sep for 6 session/s

Chair Yoga for Seniors with Monica Boehringer, St. Pauls’s Church Hall, Tues, 10:00-11:00am, 26-Sep for 4 session/s

Colourful fall hikes with Roy Pierog and Ralph Roness, various locations, Fri, 1:00-3:00pm, 29-Sep for 4 session/s

Compiling and Writing Your Family History with Barbara Jardine, Anderson House, Thurs, 9:30-11:30am 28-Sep for 4 session/s

Conscious Aging/Living with Joann Dnistransky, Lafford classroom, Mon, 10:00-11:30am, 25-Sep for 5 session/s

Dancing with the STARS with Don MacIntyre, St Paul’s Church, Thurs, 7:00-9:00 pm, 28-Sep for 6 session/s  COURSE CANCELLED

Fall Blueberry Field Photography Shoot with Susan Fisher, various, Fri, TBA, 27-Oct for 2 session/s

Gardening at the Hospital Atrium with Harold Popma, SMH Atrium, Thurs, 3-4:30pm, 26-Oct for 1 session/s

Hooking with wool with Christine Gripton, Instructors house, Thurs, 1:30-3:30pm, 28-Sep for 4 session/s.  Note: $30  for materials payable to instructor at registration

IPads for Beginners with Wanda Seely, Lafford classroom, Wed,  10:00-11:30am, 18-Oct for 4 session/s

Inside the Ivory Tower with Heather Patterson, Council Chambers, Town Hall , Wed, Noon-1:00pm, 27-Sep for 3 session/s

Knitted tea cozy for intermediate knitters with Susan Spence, Lafford classroom, Mon, 1:30-3:30pm, 16-Oct for 4 session/s

Mornings at Our Museums handout with Al Smith, various locations, Tues, 9:30am-noon, 19-Sep for 6 session/s

Relaxed Cycling with Kate Bredin and Susan Fisher, various, Wed, 10am-noon, 20-Sep for 4 session/s

Tai Chiwith Alex Whitla, Dance Studio, Tues, 10:30am– noon, 31-Oct for 5 or 6 session/s

The Wonders of Wetlands with Sarah Boorne and nancy MacKinnon, Wetlands Centre, Tues, 1:00pm– 3:00pm, Sept 26 for 4  session/s

Workin in the Woods: The history of lumbering in  early NB with Gerry Parker, Lafford classroom or library meeting room, Tues, 2:00-4:00pm, 21-Nov for 1 session/s


A Glimpse of India with Pravin Varma, Multipurpose Centre Shediac, Wed, 2:00-3:30pm, Sept. 27 for 4 session/s

Acupuncture and Trad Chinese Medicine: Oriental Medicine with Alana Paul and Daniel Daigle, Multipurpose Centre Shediac, Thurs, 10:00am-noon, Sept. 28 for 3 session/s

Bridge – Fine Tuning with Joanna LeBlanc, Multipurpose Centre Shediac, Tues, 10:00am-noon, Sept. 26 for 6 session/s

Collecting and Restoring Nautical Antiques with Gordon Tremble, Multipurpose Centre Shediac, Weds, 10-11:30am, Sept. 27 for 3 session/s

Current Events with Bill Belliveau, Multipurpose Centre Shediac, Mon, 7:00-9:00pm, Sept. 25 for 8 session/s

ECO 360 with Patrick Michaud Langis, ECO Site 100 Bill Slater Road   Berry Mills, Tues, 2:00-4:00pm, Oct. 10 for 1 session/s

Essential Oils– Benefits (Physical, Spiritual, Emotional) with Violet Chappell, Multipurpose Centre Shediac, Thurs, 10:00am-noon, Oct. 19 for 2 session/s

Fall Trails & Photography with Bea Patterson and Louis Melanson, Trails in and around Shediac, Mon, 2:00-4:00pm, Sept. 25 for 4 session/s

Intro to a digital lifestyle with Jeremie Landry, Multipurpose Centre   Shediac, Mon, 9-11:30am, Sept.25 for 8 session/s

Intro to Philosophy – Adventures In Metaphorical Thinking with Dr. Serge Morin, Multipurpose Centre Shediac, Fri, 10:00am-noon, Sept. 29 for 8 session/s

Intro to Pickleball with Bob Betts, Shediac Pickleball Courts,  Fri, 2:00-4:00pm, Sept. 29 for 1 or 2 session/s

Islam More than a glance with Mahreen (Mona) Aslam, Multipurpose Centre Shediac, Wed, 2:00-4:00pm, Oct 25 for 3 session/s   Revised Oct 16

Knitwits with Debbie Batog and Sharon Ayer, Shediac Bay Community Church, Thur, 1:00-4:00pm, Sept. 28 for 8 session/s

Line Dancing with Jeannine Daley, Multipurpose Centre Shediac, Mon, 1:00-2:30pm, Oct. 23 for 4 session/s

Meet the Fathers of Confederation with John Filliter, Multipurpose Centre Shediac, Tues, 1:30-4:00pm, Sept.26 for 1 session/s

Meeting of the Minds – International Student Integration with Lisa Griffen Ndour, Earl Church and Sandra Wallace, U de M Campus, Wed, 11:30-1:30pm, Sept.  27 for 2 session/s

Miniature Painting with Clarence Cormier, Multipurpose Centre, Shediac, Fri, 1:00-3:00pm, Sept. 29 for 5 session/s  Note: $10 payable for materials payable to instructor at registration.

Tai Chi with Maria Gillespie, Multipurpose Centre Shediac, Thurs, 10:00-11:30pm, Sept. 28 for 8 session/s

Tangling with Donna with Donna Tremble, Multipurpose Centre Shediac, Mon, 10:00am-noon, Sept. 25 for 4 session/s.  Note: $10 payable for materials payable to instructor at registration.

TimebankNB with Alana Paul, Multipurpose Centre Shediac, Tues, 10:00am-1:00pm, Nov. 14 for 1 session/s

Tweaking Your Life-Biography of Jean Short with Jean Short, Multipurpose Centre Shediac, Weds, 10:00am-noon, Sept. 27 for 9 session/s.  Note: $20 for workbook payable to instructor at registration

Yoga for Seniors with Janet Cameron, Multipurpose Centre Shediac, Tues, 10:00-11:00am, Sept. 26 for 6 session/s


The Board and members of the Tantramar Seniors’ College would like to thank the Crake Foundation for support of a Sackville Bursary grant, the Town of Sackville and the City of Moncton for their generous support through grants awarded to the College.   We would also like to thank the City of Moncton and the Ville de Shediac for the grants awarded to the College and Town of Amherst and NBCC 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.