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 a few 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.



Course Title



Davison Lumber Company: The Legends and Legacy

Wednesdays                   Mar. 14 — Mar. 28

Philip Spencer
Dealing with Climate Change Tuesdays                       Mar. 6 — Apr. 3 Graham Daborn
Exploring Rapid Landscape Change And Its Implications For Us Fridays                         Jan. 26 — Feb. 23 Antony Berger
From Anglo-Saxon to Norman England Fridays                         Mar. 23 — Apr. 27 Jennifer MacDonald
Introduction to Lightroom CC – Photo Editing 101 Mondays                       Feb. 5 — Mar. 19 Randy Hill
Introduction to Off-Camera Lighting Workshop Saturday & Sunday         Apr. 7 — Apr. 8 Randy Hill
Instagram 101 Thursday                February 8 Britanie Wentzell
Learning to See Art Through an Artist’s Eyes Tuesdays                      Mar. 6 — Mar. 27 Ron Hayes
Not Your High School Teacher’s Shakespeare       Mondays                       Jan. 29 — Mar. 5 Anthony Harding
Watercolour Explorations - (Class is now FULL) Wednesdays                  Jan. 24 — Feb. 28 Peter Martocchio
What Lurks in Your Genome? Mondays                      Mar. 12 — Apr. 2 Marlene Snyder
What Makes a GREAT Movie? (New dates!) Thursdays                     Feb. 8 — Mar. 15 Megan Haliburton
Wines of Nova Scotia - (Class is now FULL) Wednesdays                  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.