Free Public Presentations

Olympic Games - a Look Behind the Curtain at Getting to the Finish Line
September 14, 2023, 10:00 am– 12:00 pm

Trinity Anglican Church Hall
196 Church St., Liverpool
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With less than one year to go before the opening ceremony of the Paris 2024 Summer Olympic Games, Mike LaLeune will provide a behind the scenes look at what goes on. The anticipation, preparations, successes, and sometimes the failures of putting on the Games.

A Writer’s Life in Nature
September 19, 2023, 1:30 – 3:30 pm

Truro Fire Hall, Promenade Room
165 Victoria Street, Truro
Refreshments provided during intermission
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Poet, journalist, and author Harry Thurston will read from his writing on nature, both poetry and nonfiction, and talk about the challenges we face as a society in this time of climate crisis and loss of biodiversity.​ 

​International Law And How It Applies To Armed Conflict
September 28, 2023, 1:30 – 3:30 pm (with intermission)
Mahone Bay Centre, School Street, Mahone Bay
Large Conference Room

Refreshments provided
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Halifax Public Library

Tuesday Tech Drop-in from 9:15 am to 12:45 pm at the Central Branch.

Do you have a shiny new piece of tech but you're not sure how to use it? Are your devices giving you trouble? Bring your technology questions to this program. Staff will be on hand to offer general help.

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Our ADRP is an active member of the College and University Retiree Associations of Canada (CURAC) . One of the benefits is the many learning opportunities that are shared through the work of the Later Life Learning Committee of CURAC. It provides a calendar of learning events offered by member associations across Canada. Some require a fee or an annual membership, comparable to SCANS (above).
The calendar of events can be seen by clicking here.

A non-profit nationwide network with 80,000 members of the education retiree community. An annual membership fee of $70 provides access to a wealth of workshops and webinars of interest to Canadian retirees.
The Association of Retirement Organizations in Higher Education

AROHE is a non-profit association that champions transformative practices to support all stages of faculty and staff retirement, their mutually beneficial engagement, and continuing contributions to their academic institutions. By sharing research, innovative ideas, and successful practices, AROHE emphasizes the development and enhancement of campus-based retiree organizations and programs which support this continuing engagement in higher education.

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Compiled by Susan Holmes and Stewart Cameron