Goward HouseHome Away From Home
Thursday Sep 14 2017 1:30-3:00
Anne Shannon, a former Canadian diplomat and federal public servant, will introduce some intriguing characters and remarkable photos from her book: Finding Japan. She begins with an adventurous half aboriginal son of a senior Hudson’s Bay trader, who smuggled himself into Japan in 1848 disguised as a shipwrecked sailor.
BRIDGE LESSONS FOR BEGINNERS
Thursdays Sep 14-Nov19 2:00-3:30
Debbie Wastle will instruct this 8 week course of Audrey Grant’s Bridge Basics, which are lessons designed for the absolute beginner.
BETTER LIVING: THE AGING BRAIN
Series of 6 lectures Fridays 10:30 am to 12:30 pm Sep 22 to Oct 27
This DVD “Great Courses Series” of lectures, provided by National Geographic, is comprised of 12 lectures (each 30 minutes in length). Growing Older may be inevitable, but the mental decline is not. Find out what science has to say about how your brain changes over time.
HULA FOR HEALTH
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm Thursdays: Sept 28, Oct 26 and Nov 30
Come and hula your way to staying healthy! With each
session you become more familiar with the 5 basic
e steps, while learning 3 modern Hawaiian
dances. Come to all 3 sessions or only to those that your
schedule will allow.
PUTTING YOUR GARDEN TO BED!
Wednesday Oct 4 9:30 am to 11:30 am
Come and learn how to prepare your garden for the
upcoming winter season with Penny Hampson from Heart
Pharmacy (Cadboro Bay). Apparently another of Penny’s
hidden talents is a passion f
PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY for the BEGINNER
Thursday Oct 5 1:00 pm
Come and learn a simple and
informal approach to taking portraits of your friends and
family. This session is applic
able to any type of camera
and any skill level. There will be no complicated equipment
used or even talked about.
Play of the Hand in the 21st Century
Mondays 1:00 pm to 3:00 Oct 16-Dec 11* (8 weeks)
Jim Brackenbury, ACBL accredited bridge teacher and club director, will teach this 8 Week course. The focus will be onhelping newer and intermediate players improve their play of the hand in bridge, using the most recently updated textbook from the American contract Bridge League.