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