Programs at Home

Enjoy the following programs from the comfort of your own home! 

 

 

Online Learning

Programs via Zoom. Membership required + program fee.

Ancient Egypt Religion

Even in ancient times, Egyptian religious beliefs and practices stood out as unusual – they mummified their dead, placed them in remarkable coffins and sarcophagi; and shaven-headed priests chanted to animal-headed gods. What beliefs lay behind this? How did Egyptian religion relate to religion in the rest of the Middle East? Leave your preconceived notions at the door as you learn about this mysterious religion.
Instructor: Mark Trumpour
Tuesdays, 10:00 to 11:00am
Sep 8 to Oct 27
$56/session

Arabic

Intermediate Continue your language journey, with more advanced vocabulary and comprehension.
Prerequisite: Arabic beginner
Instructor: Wadi Hamdan
Mondays & Wednesdays, 9:00 to 10:00am
Sep 14 to Nov 4
$84/session

Advanced Build on your vocabulary, language structure, and pronunciation in an inclusive and supportive atmosphere. Continue to expand your understanding of grammar, spelling, and writing in this ancient language.
Prerequisite: Arabic intermediate
Instructor: Wadi Hamdan
Mondays & Wednesdays, 10:15 to 11:15am
Sep 14 to Nov 4
$84/session

Bread Making

Uncover the mysteries of bread baking without any of the fear. Learn the proper equipment needed. Specialty bread recipes and new tips will transform you from a novice to a skilled baker.
Wednesdays, 11:30am to 12:30pm
Sep 9 to Oct 7
$25/session

Exercise with Arthritis

Improve your strength and flexibility through exercises including light weights, therabands, and stretching. Easily adaptable to your physical abilities.
Instructor: Erin O’Brien
Tuesdays, 1:30 to 2:30pm
Sep 8 to Nov 3
$38/session

German

Beginner Focuses on the rudiments of German pronunciation, sentence structure, and grammar through reading, songs, vocabulary building, homework, and simple everyday expressions.
Instructors: Ozzie Schmidt, Gillian Kelly
Thursdays, 9:00 to 10:30am
Sep 10 to Nov 5
$87/session

Intermediate Focuses on comprehension through conversation, literature, reading, grammar, vocabulary, songs, and homework. Students will be given an overview of German literature through short biographies, and excerpts from novels and short stories.
Instructor: Marie-Thérèse Ferguson
Thursdays, 9:00 to 10:30am
Sep 10 to Nov 5
$87/session

Advanced Focuses on advanced comprehension of German through conversation, reading, grammar, vocabulary, songs, homework, and creative writing.
Instructor: Anita Krebs
Thursdays, 11:00am to 12:30pm
Sep 10 to Nov 5
$87/session

All German classes teach history, geography and celebrate German culture. We use the textbook German made Simple for reference, supplemented by other materials. Text not included.

Great Meals, Less Time

Imagine being able to create wholesome, delicious meals just like a professional chef makes on a tight schedule. Discover the simple, easy to learn techniques which can be applied to any meal.
Fridays, 11:00 am to 12 noon
Sep 11 to Sep 25
$15/session

Tarot Card Reading

Explore the Tarot Court Cards or people cards in depth, along with some history and tarot lore. Spend considerable time honing your reading capabilities. Take an in-depth look at these intriguing cards that help us listen to our intuition.
Supply own deck.
Instructor: Marilyn Shannon
Tuesdays, 11:00am to 12:30pm
11954 session 2: Nov 17 to Feb 2
$61/session

 

 

 

No special equipment – just your phone. Phone From Home programs last for 60 minutes with 10 to 20 people on the line. Seniors Association membership is not required.
no cost

Categories

How many things can you associate with a specific topic, place, or letter? This brain stimulating activity will have you pondering every category.
Instructor: Angela Winkler
Thursdays, 2:00 to 3:00am
October 1, 8, 15 & 22

52 Bingo

A new way to play bingo from home with a standard deck of playing cards.
Facilitator: Angela Winkler
Fridays, 2:00 to 3:00pm
November 6, 13, 20 & 27

Audio Book Club

Around the World in Eighty Days
A story filled with fantasy, comedy, and suspense brought to life in a reading by Patrick Tull.
Facilitator: Angela Winkler
Mondays, 2:00 to 3:00pm
November 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30
December 7 & 14

Becoming Dementia Friendly

An informational series on reducing the stigma and supporting someone living with dementia.
Instructor: Wendy Harris, Alzheimer Society, KFL&A
Wednesdays, 10:00 to 11:00am
November 4, 11, & 18

Canadian Trivia

You’ve spent your life accumulating facts. Now test this knowledge in a variety of categories, while trying to outwit your opponents.
Facilitator: Angela Winkler
Thursdays, 2:00 to 3:00pm
November 5, 12, 19 & 26

Chatty Crafters

Join this social group to talk about past/current/future projects and learn from other crafty people.
Facilitator: Angela Winkler
Fridays, 2:00 to 3:00pm
October 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30

Cooking & Sharing With Vicki

Join retired chef Vicki as she gives you hints, hacks and tips for daily cooking.
Facilitator: Vicki Newbury
Tuesdays, 10:00 to 11:00am
September 1 to October 27

Crochet Project Rescue

Stuck in part of your pattern, need motivation to finish a current project or looking for something new? This course is for you.
Facilitator: Barb Lawson
Tuesdays, 2:00 to 3:00pm
November 3, 10, 17 & 24

Family Feud

Based on the TV show where families compete in a contest to guess the most popular answers to survey questions.
Facilitator: Angela Winkler
Wednesdays, 2:00 to 3:00pm
October 14, 21 & 28

Financial Q&A with Dwayne

Featured Speaker
Stock market jitters? Taxation concerns? Estate planning questions? Financial matters are an ongoing stress for most individuals. Get advice from someone you trust. Submit questions in advance when possible.
Instructor: Dwayne Henne, KCCU Wealth Solutions

Wednesday October 28, 10:00 to 11:00am

Wednesday November 25, 10:00 to 11:00am

Name That Tune

Test your musical knowledge as we guess the song title and artist of these mysterious melodies!
Facilitator: Angela Winkler
Wednesdays, 10:00 to 11:00am
October 7, 14 & 21

One Line at a Time

Flex your writing muscles. Receive a writing prompt each week to begin a short story or poem based on the interests of the group.
Instructor: Lyn McCauley
Mondays, 10:00 to 11:00am
October 26 to November 30

Open Discussion

Express your ideas and opinions or share stories based on topics of interest.
Facilitator: Cyndy Mills
Tuesdays, 10:00 to 11:00am
November 3, 10, 17 & 24

Plant Parenting

Are your African Violets looking a little sad? Now is your chance to ask a seasoned gardener everything you wanted to know about your plants.
Instructor: Christine Mills
Thursdays, 10:00 to 11:00am
October 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29

Sing Along

Tune in and enjoy music from the comfort of home. Sing, dance, and enjoy the melodies of Mary Lou and Chuck.
Facilitators: Mary Lou Boudreau & Chuck Tindall
Mondays, October 5 to 26, 2:00 to 3:00pm

Storytelling

Join Brian for an hour’s worth of stories and chat every week. We’ll start with a story, discuss, and then share anecdotes and reminiscences.
Instructor: Brian Hetherington
Fridays, 10:00 to 11:00am
October 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30
November 6, 13, 20 & 27

Table Topics

Would you rather live on a beach or in a cabin in the woods? Discuss your personal experiences and opinions based on thought-provoking questions.
Facilitator: Angela Winkler
Tuesdays, 2:00 to 3:00pm
October 6, 13, 20 & 27

Touring Kingston

The city of Kingston has many fascinating places to visit. Learn the history and stories of Kingston Pen, Fort Henry, and other local landmarks.
Instructor: David Wilkins
Thursdays, 10:00 to 11:00am
November 5, 12, 19 & 26

The Wonderful World of Horses

Discover how horses behave, learn, and connect with humans.
Instructor: Carol Bisaillon, DreamCatcher Farm
Thursday October 29, 2:00 to 3:00pm

Writer’s Talk

Join in the conversation as writer Dalia shares her stories of family, pets, and people in the community.
Instructor: Dalia Gesser, Compact Theatre
Wednesdays, 2:00 to 3:00pm
November 4, 11, 18 & 25

 

Sign Up

  1. Call The Seniors Centre 613.548.7810 ext 238.
  2. State your name and what program you would like to sign up for (you can choose more than one).
  3. This information will be given to the Program Facilitator.
  4. You’ll receive a phone number, extension number, and conference number.
  5. These numbers will be needed to call into your program.

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