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What is the Granny Cloud?

5 Aug 2015 10:00
Presenter: Sandra Frisby
 
The presenter will share her experiences as a “granny” in the School in the Cloud, explaining the importance of self-directed learning, her role in it, and the ultimate goal of this new learning method.

Antonin Dvorak: Old World and New World Composer

5 Aug 2015 10:00
Presenter: Sherry Steinberg
 
Dvorak’s composition style is the fullest recreation of a national idiom with that of the symphonic tradition. He spent three years in the United States, including a summer in my home state of Iowa, but was happiest in his native Bohemia.

A Day at the Museums: will it make you happier?

5 Aug 2015 13:00
Presenter: Mimi Caouette
 
Ten reasons why we should go to museums in 2015! There is no doubt that a primary role of museums is to have a collection and educate the community. But museums are a lot more than collections of artifacts! A Day at the Museums provides a great excuse to spend time with friends.

U-864’s Operation Caesar

12 Aug 2015 10:00
Presenter: Kuai-Yu (Paul) Leong
 
February 9, 1945: Beginning of the end for U-864: the 1,800-ton German sub sailed out of Norway to Japan with advanced war materials and Japanese engineers; code breakers at Bletchley Park, England, deciphered German U-boat codes; the British 700-ton sub HMS Venturer was sent to ‘kaput’ U-864...

Mount Royal Cemetery Historical Visit #1: General Tour

12 Aug 2015 10:00
Event coordinator: Charlotte French, charlotte_french [at] hotmail [dot] com
 
This activity, guided by a trained volunteer, is the first of a series. The focus is on famous people who are buried in the 66-hectare Mount Royal Cemetery, founded in 1852. While most participants will be happy to walk, it will be possible to drive from place to place.

A Reading from Paradise Regained

12 Aug 2015 13:00
Presenter: Pauline Bentham
 
Presenter will read passages from Paradise Regained, by Milton, as a sequel to July’s reading from Paradise Lost.

 
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Towards a Predator-Free New Zealand

19 Aug 2015 10:00
Presenter: Chantal Tittley
 
New Zealand is disproving the experts who assert that it is impractical to try to restore ecosystems to some ‘rightful’ historical state. Hundreds of offshore islands and millions of hectares on the mainland have been successfully rehabilitated in the last few years, as pest-eradication efforts have intensified.

Mount Royal Cemetery Historical Visit #2: Art, Landscape and Artists

19 Aug 2015 10:00
Event coordinator: Denise Lord, cjblord [at] hotmail [dot] com
 
This activity, guided by a trained volunteer, is the second of the series. The focus is on the aesthetic appeal of this charming cemetery built on the North Slope of Mount Royal. While most participants will be happy to walk, it is possible to drive from place to place.

Wintering on Costa del Sol, Spain, a Visual Overview

19 Aug 2015 13:00
Presenter: Gordon Campey
 
A visual overview of a select number of towns on Costa del Sol, Spain. How to avoid the winter blues of Canada in February. Many images and suggestions for places to stay.

A Visit to the BC Coastal Islands, Including Haïda Gwaii

26 Aug 2015 10:00
Presenter: Paul Terni
 
The presenter is going to Haida Gwaii in June, and the Gulf Islands and Vancouver Island in early July. The scenery is beautiful, and the cultural experience in Haïda Gwaii will be exceptional.

Mount Royal Cemetery Historical Visit #3: The Impact of the Great War on Montrealers

26 Aug 2015 10:00

Event coordinator: Denise Lord, cjblord [at] hotmail [dot] com

Advanced Style – Age is Just a Number!

26 Aug 2015 13:00
Presenter: Ann Pearson
Ari Seth Cohen photographed seven New York women aged from 62 to 95 who flaunt their eclectic sense of style, of life and humour.

TEFaQ - Preparation Course - Oral Test

22 Sep 2015 18:00
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TEFaQ Test Preparation is a six-week course that prepares participants for the TEFaQ test.

Offered through McGill University’s School of Continuing Studies, the TEFaQ Test preparation course focuses on developing two oral competencies: oral expression and listening comprehension. TEFaQ participants will work on enhancing and enriching their general oral communicative skills, and will acquire, among other things, essential strategies for test-taking including time management and expected outcomes.

Biennial Member Workshop

23 Oct 2015 09:00
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Location: Le Nouvel Hôtel, 1740 René-Lévesque Blvd. West
 
See the Fall 2015 calendar or MCLL office for details.
 
Plan on taking this important opportunity to provide input into what we want for MCLL’s future. The Planning Committee is working on an exciting program.

McGill School of Continuing Studies Open House

25 Oct 2015 10:00
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McGill School of Continuing Studies - Open House

Is your goal to meet the demands of a dynamic and challenging work environment? Or are you interested in learning for personal growth, improving your language abilities or exploring new cultural ideas?