Courses and Events

ALL participants speaking in LibraryOur membership registration/renewal and online course registration is now open for the 2017-18 season. 

To register, simply click on the title below to find a course description, instructor bio and scheduling details. If you would like to continue with the registration click "Register Now" and it will take you to our secure online form. You can also view a PDF version of our ALL program calendar

Due to structure changes at Open Acadia, we will no longer have regular business hours for walk-in visitors.  If you would like to visit our office, please call ahead at (902) 585-1434 or 1-800-565-6568 and we will set up an appointment to meet with you. We offered a registration table at the picnic on Sept. 6th to process manual registrations and if there is demand, we may hold another registration day later in September.

 

Fall

Course Title

Dates

Instructor

Art of the Plant Oct. 3 — Nov. 21 Twila Robar-DeCoste
Beyond the Bean Oct. 16 — Nov. 20 Various Presenters
Blue Beach and Joggins Fossil Cliffs Oct. 27 — Oct. 28 Elisabeth Kosters
"Exploring Culture" Lecture Series Oct. 12 — Nov. 23 Various Presenters
Family Trees - Roots and Branches     Oct. 10 — Nov. 28 Judith Norton
Frida Kahlo and Leon Trotsky's Mexico Oct. 30 — Dec. 4 Bruce Matthews
Hot Mush: Understanding the Group of Seven & Their Impact - (Class is now FULL) Oct. 25 — Nov. 29 Laurie Dalton
Improving your Landscape and Seascape Photography   Oct. 16 — Nov. 27 Randy Hill
Oscars & Tonys         Oct. 5 — Nov. 2 Peter Riddle
Planning the Future When You Are in the Past: Beyond Making a Will Oct. 18 — Nov. 1 Alison Scott Butler
Trip Planning in the Age of Disruption  October 11 Nancy Chesworth
Winter Safety Driving Skills (New Date) November 9 Brian MacKenzie
Writing Fiction - (Class is now FULL)
Oct. 6 — Nov. 24 Susan Haley

 

Winter

Course Title

Dates

Instructor

Davison Lumber Company: The Legends and Legacy Mar. 14 — Mar. 28 Philip Spencer
Dealing with Climate Change Mar. 6 — Apr. 3 Graham Daborn
Exploring Rapid Landscape Change And Its Implications For Us Jan. 26 — Feb. 23 Antony Berger
From Anglo-Saxon to Norman England Mar. 23 — Apr. 27 Jennifer MacDonald
Introduction to Lightroom CC – Photo Editing 101 Feb. 5 — Mar. 19 Randy Hill
Introduction to Off-Camera Lighting Workshop Apr. 7 — Apr. 8 Randy Hill
Instagram 101 February 8 Britanie Wentzell
Learning to See Art Through an Artist’s Eyes Mar. 6 — Mar. 27 Ron Hayes
Not Your High School Teacher’s Shakespeare       Jan. 29 — Mar. 5 Anthony Harding
Watercolour Explorations - (Class is now FULL) Jan. 24 — Feb. 28 Peter Martocchio
What Lurks in Your Genome? Mar. 12 — Apr. 2 Marlene Snyder
What Makes a GREAT Movie? Feb. 7 — Mar. 14 Megan Haliburton
Wines of Nova Scotia Mar. 21 — Apr. 11 Various Presenters

 

If you would like to offer a course for the 2018-19 calendar, please complete the Course Proposal Form below. If you would like to present a Lunchtime Learning Series session, there is a form for that below as well.

Course Proposal Form (may also be used for seminars/workshops)

Course submissions for the 2017-18 season has closed.  Proposals received from this point forward will be considered for the 2018-19 calendar. 

Lunchtime Learning Series Proposal Form

Proposals will be accepted until August 25th, 2017 for the fall term and January 12, 2018 for the winter term.