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Tickets for the Spring 2022 Series are now on sale. These lectures will be delivered using Zoom.
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Spring 2022 Schedule
Your Discovery Years: Finding joy in retirement
When Rona Maynard left the Editor’s desk at Chatelaine, she couldn’t wait to be free of meetings, schedules and directives from the top. She wasn’t prepared for the shock of no team and no goals to achieve together. Join Rona as she opens up about what it really took to make life after work her best life yet.
Indigenous Ethnies and Nations
Sara Mainville will explore this important legal history which is the actual “creation story” of Canada. “Indian” “Native” “First Nations” “Aboriginal” and “Indigenous” are blanket terms that pose a barrier to true reconciliation.
Dr. Thomas Verny
The Embodied Mind: Understanding the Mysteries of Cellular Memory, Consciousness, and Our Bodies
In this presentation, Dr. Verny explores how our feelings, thoughts and memories are shaped not only by our brains, but by our bodies.
Can Love Save the Planet? Pope Francis on our Ecological and Economic Crisis
In this lecture, David Seljak will outline how this pope understands the crises of our day and how his dramatic recommendations require a radical redefinition of spirituality, social ethics, and humanity.
Architecture: Now I get It; Understanding the Elements of Architecture
This stimulating talk on the visual elements of architecture will help you really see the architecture around you, and understand why you feel as you do when observing a building. We'll see how the use of proportion, ornament, colour, and more affect our impressions.
Human Trafficking in York Region
Human Trafficking – we think it only happens to people living “over there” but IT Can Happen to Anyone and is happening in “Our Communities”. Survivors say they lived in our communities but were unSEEN!
Continue to join us on this journey of discovery about broad and interesting topics presented by experts in their fields and
never stop learning.