Courses and Events
Our membership registration/renewal for the 2018-19 season is now available. Please click here for more information.
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.
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.
|The Art of Natural History
||Oct. 3 – Nov. 21||Twila Robar-DeCoste|
|Dealing with Climate Change (Date change)||Oct. 24 – Nov. 28||Graham Daborn|
|Digging Up the Past
||Sept. 24 – Nov. 5||Aaron Taylor|
|Leonard Bernstein – Renaissance Man (Course is now full)||Oct. 25 – Nov. 22||Peter Riddle|
|Reading and Comprehending “A Brief History of Time” by Stephen Hawking (Course is now full)||Oct. 17 – Nov. 7||Larry Bogan|
|Travail and Travel in the Earth Sciences||Oct. 12 – Nov. 9||Richard Haworth|
|Oct. 2 – Nov. 6||Julie Snair|
|PAS Partnership – People of the Book||September 21||Bruce Matthews|
|Just Us! Partnership – Introduction to “King Lear”||November 16||Anthony Harding|
|The Art of Botanical Painting||Mar. 6 - Apr. 24||Twila Robar-DeCoste|
|Birding for Beginners||Feb. 28 - Mar. 14||Richard Stern|
|Craft Beer Appreciation
||Feb. 4 - Mar. 4||Bruce McGaw|
|Digital Photography – Beginners 101 (Date change)||Mar. 27 - May 1||Randy Hill|
|Exploring "Community" in Nova Scotia: Inclusions and Exclusions||Feb. 15 - Mar. 15||Various presenters|
|Film Genres||Jan. 29 - Feb. 19||Megan Haliburton|
|From Norman to Plantagenet England||Mar. 20 - Apr. 24||Jennifer MacDonald|
|Gardening for Sustainability||Jan. 18 - Feb. 8||Various presenters|
|Feb. 5 - Mar. 12||Randy Hill|
|Just An Old Faded Photograph||Mar. 20 - Apr. 24||Wendy Robicheau|
|Music for Life||Feb. 6 - Mar. 6||Heather Price|
|Not Your High School Teacher’s Shakespeare – Act 2||Jan. 28 - Mar. 4||Anthony Harding|
|Watercolour Explorations (Course is now full)||Jan. 23 - Feb. 27||Peter Martocchio|
|PAS Partnership - Behind Dvořák’s Piano Concerto: The Man and the Music||Apr. 4||Michelle Boyd|
|Just Us! Partnership - Introduction to "Antony and Cleopatra"||Feb. 15||Anthony Harding|
If you would like to offer a course for the ALL 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. These are the general criteria we are looking for in an ALL event...
1) Courses/Lunchtime Learning sessions when proposed must be approved by the ALL Board and at the discretion of the Director of Open Acadia.
2) Courses/Lunchtime Learning sessions should be of high quality.
3) Courses/Lunchtime Learning sessions should not be commercial in nature (i.e. soliciting business)
4) Courses/Lunchtime Learning sessions should not duplicate local events.
If you idea/suggestion meets these criteria, then please complete the proposal form(s) below.
Course Proposal Form (may also be used for seminars/workshops)
Our course calendar for 2018-19 is now complete. We are accepting course proposals for the 2019-20 calendar. Proposals must be received by May 10th, 2019 and will be reviewed by the ALL Advisory Board in May 2019.
We are now accepting submissions for our Winter 2019 schedule of the Lunchtime Learning Series. Proposals will be accepted until December 10, 2018 and will be reviewed by the Advisory Board in December 2018.