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55 & Better Fridays: From Behind the Mask Quilt Making Workshop

Posted on: January 8, 2021 by THEMUSEUM

Date: Friday, February 5, 2021 Time: 11 am From Behind the Mask is a community art project, creating a community quilt in the form of a mask. The project is an opportunity to come together – while apart – and make something that will remain as a memorial, acknowledge inequality, and act as a starting […]

55 & Better: The Promise of Intergenerational Endeavour

Posted on: September 28, 2020 by THEMUSEUM

Join Marinus de Groot as he discusses the possibilities of intergenerational engagement. Drawing from his experience designing and organizing hands-on, minds-on co-learning experiments at the Commons Studio. The Commons Studio is a media arts access centre affiliated with The Working Centre. Date: Friday, December 11, 2020 Time: 11 am – 12:30 pm 55 & Better […]

55 & Better: Fit Minds with Chartwell Retirement Residences

Posted on: September 28, 2020 by THEMUSEUM

This Friday, we’re joined by Chartwell Retirement Residence as they teach us how to keep our minds active. Their program ‘Fit Minds’ is the premier cognitive stimulation coaching program that supports brain health and improves the quality of life for those 55 & Better. The program builds up cognitive resilience and creates a healthy brain […]

55 & Better: Bee Houses

Posted on: March 9, 2020 by THEMUSEUM

This week’s 55 & Better will take you to the Underground Studio MakerSpace. Spend your afternoon using woodworking techniques to build your own bee house. When: Thursday, May 14, 2020 at 1:30pm – 3pm Register Free

55 & Better: Climate Refugees Film Screening

Posted on: March 9, 2020 by THEMUSEUM

In celebration of World Refugee Day in June, join us for a screening of the documentary Climate Refugees. Climate Refugees is the first feature film to explore in-depth the global human impact of climate change and its serious destabilizing effect on international politics. The film turns the distant concept of global warming into a concrete […]

55 & Better: Artful Ageing – Watercolour Painting Workshop

Posted on: March 9, 2020 by THEMUSEUM

Take an hour this Thursday to relax and free your mind with some watercolour painting. Take part in a guided session with Chartwell Retirement Residences, art supplies will be provided to all guests. When: Thursday, May 21, 2020 at 1:30pm – 2:30pm Register Free

POSTPONED – 55 & Better: Pollinators – What to Plant

Posted on: March 9, 2020 by THEMUSEUM

This event is postponed until further notice. Join Jeff Thompson as he presents the best nectar and pollen plants for attracting and supporting a wide range of pollinators to your garden through the summer season. Jeff Thompson is a botanist, ecologist, and arborist who owns Ontario’s oldest native plant nursery, Native Plant Source.  

55 & Better: Free Exploration

Posted on: February 28, 2020 by THEMUSEUM

Join us every Thursday in March for free exploration of THEMUSEUM for our 55 & Better programming! We’ll be offering FREE admission to those 55 & Better every Thursday. Time: Thursday, March 5 all-day long! Thursday, March 12 all-day long!  

POSTPONED – 55 & Better: Soapstone Carving

Posted on: February 11, 2020 by THEMUSEUM

This event is postponed until further notice. Join us for soapstone carving! We’ll teach you how to carve a stone into unique shapes and explain the traditional ways in which soapstone was used. Turn your creation into your very own wearable piece or a new decoration!  

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