Other events

MURA members and friends may be interested in events organized by the following associations and organizations:


  • January 15, 2022 12:05 PM | Anonymous

    MURA Members and Friends are welcome to participate in these events.

    To celebrate Student Open Circles’ 20 years of diversity, you are invited to 4 skill-sharing workshops on cooking, gardening, martial arts, and painting. These sessions will be held on Zoom so you can join us from the comfort of your home. Gather in spaces you are comfortable in to learn the unfamiliar together.
     
    For more information and tickets: www.studentopencircles.com/skill-sharing

    $15 per class ($10 for students)
    $30 to attend all 4 classes

    All proceeds of the campaign support the many programs that the Student Open Circles offers to the McMaster community and the Hamilton community as a whole. www.StudentOpenCircles.com

    • Jan 25: Sri Lankan Cooking in Community with Saroja and Shunmathi Shanmugam
    • Feb 10: Gardening Together, Growing Together with Devin Dzelme
    • Feb 22: Exercising Body and Mind through Martial Arts with Katie van Kampen
    • Mar 9: Practicing Presence and Painting with Marybeth Leis Druery



  • January 14, 2022 12:05 PM | Anonymous

    From the Seniors College Association of Nova Scotia (SCANS), in association with the Association of Dalhousie Retirees and Pensioners (ADRP)

    Information Session regarding the Winter Term Courses

    • If you need help with registration,  please call or write Sue @ 902-444-7588 or scansinfo@gmail.com. She will also provide info about payment details for the Winter 2022 courses ($172.50, which also affords you Membership in SCANS)

    Descriptions about each of the following Winter term 2022 courses & instructor biographies are available at: https://www.thescans.org/uploads/2/4/7/9/24796568/scansbrochure_winter2022_v6.pdf

    • Course #1: How Geology Rocks Everyday Life  by Marcos Zentilli. Tuesdays, Feb.1-March 8, 10am-12pm AST
    • Course #2: Let’s Talk About Dementia or Where Did  I Put My Keys? by Barbara Ross. Wednesdays, Feb. 2-Mar 9, 10am-11:30am AST
    • Course #3: Six Questions  by Norman Pereira. Thursdays, Jan.27-Mar 10,  10am-12pm AST [No class on Feb.10]
    • Course #4: How Insects Conquered the Earth by Paul Manning. Fridays, Feb.4-Mar 11, 1:30pm-3:30pm AST
  • January 09, 2022 1:54 PM | Anonymous

    This event opportunity from the McGill Association of University Teachers is being forwarded from The Later Life Learning Committee of the College and University Retiree Associations of Canada (CURAC).

    MURA members and friends are welcome to attend.


    Academic online event offered at no charge by the MAUT Retiree Affairs Committee

    Winter 2022 Presentation Series

    “Medical Aid in Dying: Perspectives”


    Panelists:
    Dr. Pickering is a general internist at the McGill University Health Centre
    Dr. Bhanabhai is a family physician and palliative care physician primarily working at the McGill University Health Centre
     
    Tuesday, January 18, 2022 | 1:00 pm
    (via Zoom only)
     
    RSVP: racmaut21@gmail.com by Jan. 17, 2022

  • December 19, 2021 4:28 PM | Anonymous

    The following is forwarded from the Lifelong Learning Program, Carleton University. Please note attendance at each 3-part lecture series requires payment of a $75 fee.

    On Tuesday, January 11 (10 a.m.) we will open registration for our Winter 2022 session, which will take place online from February 7 to March 3. We hope the topics will provide you with entertainment, analysis, and opportunities to connect with lecturers and other lifelong learners.

    Use the hyperlinked titles below to find detailed descriptions, biographies, series outlines, and participant reactions. The entire Winter 2022 Session page is found here.

    Lecture Series:

    Still not sure about online learning? You can read about our new format and participant feedback about it here. (Note that as of March 2021, we have changed our program name to Lifelong Learning, since adults of all ages are welcome in our learning programs.)
     
    Reminder: due to the COVID-19 pandemic, our registration process has temporarily changed. You can find tips for your best registration and lecture experience on our registration page.

    We look forward to (virtually) seeing you!  

    The Lifelong Learning Program Team
    Centre for Initiatives in Education | Carleton University

  • December 07, 2021 6:00 PM | Anonymous

    Visit the McMaster Alumni Association Upcoming Webinars page to see all events, register and explore recordings of past events.

    Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products
    Nir Eyal, Bestselling Author and “The Prophet of Habit-Forming Technology"
    January 6th at 7:00 PM EST

    How to Make 2022 Your Best Year Yet: Enrich Your Life Personally, Professionally and Financially
    Todd Miller, Author and Work-Life Balance Evangelist
    January 11th at 12:00 PM EST

    Our Emotional Attachment to Stuff: Decluttering Strategies that Make It Easy to Let Go
    Dana K. White, Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author and Decluttering Expert
    January 18th at 12:00 PM EST

    Love as a Business Strategy: Resilience, Belonging & Success
    Mohammed Anwar & Frank Danna, Wall Street Journal Bestselling Authors
    January 25th at 12:00 PM EST

    How to Make An Empowered Ask to Achieve Success, Fulfillment and Peace of Mind
    Elayne Fluker
    February 3rd at 12:00 PM EST

    Listen Like You Mean It: How to Be a Better Listener from the Boardroom to the Dinner Table
    Ximena Vengoechea
    February 8th at 12:00 PM EST

    Impact Players: How to Take the Lead, Play Bigger and Multiply Your Impact
    Liz Wiseman, New York Times Bestselling Author
    February 17th at 12:00 PM EST


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