Events - April 2014

Friday, April 25, 2014 — 10:30 AM EDT

The Spring 2014 series, Health and Aging, will feature guest speakers that examine healthy aging on multiple levels: physical, emotional, spiritual, and mental.

Why is social engagement important for older adults in today’s ‘connected’ world?  Let’s discover together how we can build our engagement. Sandra Loucks Campbell has provided training, research, and services for elders, their families, and their organizations for more than 20 years.

Thursday, April 24, 2014 (all day)
Our Quilts:One World•Same Dream

2014 Literary Forum: Chinese Ethnic Minority Writers & North American Counterparts

The conference brought China Writers Delegation to meet with Canadian minority writers including the First Nations, the Mennonites, the Chinese, the Indians, and the French. The participants were arranged to visit a Mennonite farm in St. Jacobs, and the First Nations Museum in Brampton to experience on-site different life styles in Canada. China Daily has a full page coverage of this fantastic event.

Friday, April 18, 2014 — 10:30 AM EDT

The Spring 2014 series, Health and Aging, will feature guest speakers that examine healthy aging on multiple levels: physical, emotional, spiritual, and mental.

Friday, April 11, 2014 — 10:30 AM EDT

The Spring 2014 series, Health and Aging, will feature guest speakers that examine healthy aging on multiple levels: physical, emotional, spiritual, and mental.

The Sheridan Centre for Elder Research at Sheridan College in Oakville has been conducting applied research that enhances the quality of life for older adults for over 10 years. Find out what they’ve learned, including investigating dance as an innovative health promotion strategy and tips for healthy aging.

 
Saturday, April 5, 2014 — 3:15 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

Students can learn the ancient art of Origami immersed in a fully Japanese-speaking environment! Run by the Sakura Japanese Language School, this is an excellent opportunity to test-drive a class with your kids! Class is open for students age 4-9. Registration is required (kkunizane@uwaterloo.ca)

Friday, April 4, 2014 — 10:30 AM EDT

The Spring 2014 series, Health and Aging, will feature guest speakers that examine healthy aging on multiple levels: physical, emotional, spiritual, and mental.

Learn how a combination of technology and low-impact Chinese exercises (called Qi Gong) can help keep your brain healthy. Get moving with Dr. Colleen McMillan, Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, and Mr. Tony Tin, Director, Library and Information Services, in this hands-on seminar.

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