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Limitless Learning: Adult courses in Montreal

ATWATER LIBRARY

Free Financial Literacy Sessions
Sponsored by l’Autorité des marchés financiers. Advance registration required. Begins Wed. Sept. 17. 1-3pm. atwaterlibrary.ca/financial-literacy 514-935-7344 X 204

Low-Cost Computer and Digital Device Training. Fees for 8-hr. courses:
Non-Members $140, Members $130, Seniors $120. 2-hr. workshops: $30. 1200 Atwater Ave. atwaterlibrary.ca 514-935-7344 X 204

CARREFOUR DES AÎNÉS DE PIERREFONDS

30 Activities for 50+ Computers, French, English & Spanish courses. Centre Marcel Morin, 14068 Gouin Blvd., Pierrefonds. sites.google.site/carrefourdesainesdepierrefonds 514-624-1449

CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY

Seniors non-credit program: Seniors 55+ can audit Concordia University undergraduate courses at low cost. stc.concordia.ca/seniors/ or in person at the seniors’ office at FB 201-1250 Guy St. Weekdays 10am & 2pm. 514 848-2424 X 3893. Details of financial aid to senior students may be obtained at the Financial Aid Office, LB 541, 1400 de Maisonneuve W.

CREATIVE SOCIAL CENTRE

Art classes and recreational activities. Create Your Own Jewellery with Carole Stern, Tues. 1-3pm. Sing-a-long with Director Brian Brice, Thurs. 1-3pm. Sculpture Calls with Eugene Jankowski. Folk dancing, fitness and outings to museums, art galleries & plays. Pay by class: $6-$8. 5237 Clanranald Ave. 514-488-0907

CUMMINGS CENTRE

Newly renovated, the Cummings Centre is holding a series of Open Houses the week of Sept. 8. Continuing education courses that cover global affairs to computers and many performing arts, culture, social and leisure activities await the 50+ community. A course catalogue is available at cummingscentre.org 514-342-1234

DAWSON COLLEGE CONT. ED.

Non-Credit courses run the gamut from technology to tap dancing. Average cost for a Language course is $260 for 40-hours. 4001 de Maisonneuve W. 2G.1.; 8:30am–4:30pm weekdays. E-mail: ctd@dawsoncollege.qc.ca dawsoncollege.qc.ca/ctd/ 514-933-0047

Chinese language and cultural courses at The Confucius Institute associated with Université de Sherbrooke. confuciusinstitute.qc.ca 514-933-0047

LA FONDATION HUMANITAS

Ancient Greek & Latin classes. Bilingual Beginners & Advanced courses. Latin. Wed. Sept 3–Dec.17. $120; Ancient Greek. Mon. Sept 8-Dec. 15. 6:30-9:30pm every 2 weeks. $120. Winter sessions. 7272 Sherbrooke W. 450-445-8897

E.N.C.O.R.E. EDUCATIONAL CLUB

Bridge, IPAD, drawing and painting, documentary film, Montreal Theatre, famous operettas, & interpreting WWI. Teachers include former MNA Neil Cameron; Francis X. Charet, PhD in Psychology and religion; documentary filmmaker Anne Henderson; and John Felvinci PhD McGill. $42 per session. Annual Membership $20. 110-1857 de Maisonneuve W. encoreseniors.com 514-484-4028

JEWISH PUBLIC LIBRARY

Beginners Yiddish, Tuesdays in Sept. 7-8:45 pm. $50 JPL members, $60 non-members, Intermediate Yiddish Tues. Oct. 7, 7-8:45 pm. 8 sessions: $80 JPL members, $95 non-members
Advanced Yiddish, Mon. Sept. 8, 7-8:45 pm. Conversation skills and Yiddish literature. 12 sessions: $125 JPL members, $140 non-members
Yiddish Culture Course: 100 Years of Yiddish in Montreal (in English); Wed. Sept. 10, 17 & Oct. 1, 7- 8:45 pm. Discover Yiddish artists and intellectuals. $40 JPL members, $50 non-members
JPL • 5151 Côte Ste-Catherine Rd. jewishpubliclibrary.org Karen.biskin@jplmontreal.org 514-345-2627, ext.3006

LAKE ST. LOUIS SQUADRON

Safe boating; Boating Basics (obtain your Pleasure Craft Operator Card PCOC) • Sept. 8
Boating Essentials • Oct. 6
Maritime Radio -VHF (obtain your Restricted Operator’s Certificate ROC(M) with Digital Selective Calling) • Oct. 15
Register in person Mon. Sept. 8, 7-8:30pm. RStLYC, 1350 Lakeshore, Dorval or online at lslps.cps-ecp.org Info: lake.st.louis.squadron@gmail.com 514-900-9761

SOCIAL PAINTING with Debrah Gilmour

Explore technique and process in a relaxed setting, No experience necessary. Materials supplied. Small groups. Taught by artist/educator. debrahgilmourart.com 514 488-4585

MCGILL UNIVERSITY

Community for Lifelong Learning (mcll)
50 peer learning programs, 40 lectures & outings, including history, music, personal development, & technology. Starts Sept. 15. Register mcgill.ca/mcll 514-398-8234

Personal and Cultural Enrichment Program
Practical Guide to Financial Planning. Tues. Sept. 23–Nov. 11, 6-8pm. 688 Sherbrooke Street West, room 1041. $215 or Come with a Friend $185, McGill Students $108, McGill Staff/Alumni $172. Drop in for one session: $49. Space is limited. pace.scs@mcgill.ca 514-398-5212

THOMAS MORE INSTITUTE

Adore reading, questioning and discussion? Consider Liberal Arts courses such as Cloudy with a Chance of Chaos on mathematical thought or Saturday Afternoon at the Opera or Love in the Time of Terror. Topics cover philosophy, literature, classics, history, natural and human sciences, arts, religious and writing courses. 3405 Atwater. Open house on Sat., Sept. 6. 10am-4pm. thomasmore.qc.ca info@thomasmore.qc.ca 514-935-9585

VANIER COLLEGE CONT. ED.

Non-credit courses in a variety of topics at Saint-Laurent campus such as Positive Aging $35. vaniercollege.qc.ca/conted/ppd; 514-744-7500 X 6066.
Language School: vaniercollege.qc.ca/ls; 514-744-7897
Credit programs feature Personal Support Worker specializing in Dementia, an 18-week professional development and certificate course at $1,595. For those seeking Attestation, the new Recognition of Acquired Competencies in Special Care Counselling DCS/DEC Program. Candidates must attend an Information Session. Reserve online at vaniercollege.qc.ca/conted 514-744-7000

WEST ISLAND WOMEN’S CENTRE

Educational courses include French for newcomers, beginning & intermediate, health-related & leisure courses for women & courses for preschool children. Begins Sept. 15. Registration Mon.-Fri. 8:30 am-noon and 1-3 pm. Annex of St. Columba-by-the-Lake Church, 11 Rodney Ave, Pointe-Claire. wiwc.ca; 514-695-8529

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