Activities this week: Monday March 7 to Sunday March 13

INTRODUCTION TO WINDOWS 8.1

with Lidia Merola or Marie-Andrée Dubreuil-Moisan

Do you find Windows 8.1 a little puzzling? Learn a few tips and tricks. Includes a brief introduction to Windows 10.

Monday, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

March 7 and 14, (in French)

Wednesday, 2 – 4 p.m.

March 9 and 16 (in English)

CL, 2 sessions

Resident: $23; non-resident: $30

HOW TO USE THE INTERNET TO FIND YOUR ANCESTORS with Gary Schroder

Genealogy is the fastest growing hobby in the world. International lecturer Gary Schroder is president of the Quebec Family History Society and has extensive knowledge of North American and European genealogical sources.

Beginner and intermediate levels

Wednesday, 6 – 9 p.m.

March 9 and 16

CL, 2 sessions (in English)

Resident: $10; non-resident: $15

INTRODUCTION TO IPAD: TIPS AND TRICKS with Lidia Merola

Discover some of your iPad’s features and shortcuts. Download apps from iTunes, manage photos and get other tips. Bring your iPad and cables.

Beginner and intermediate levels

Wednesday, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

March 9 and 16 (in English)

March 23 and 30 (in French)

April 6 and 13 (in English)

CL, 2 sessions

Resident: free; non-resident: $15

CAREER CRUISING with Elaine RandolphElaine Randolph

Introduction to a comprehensive career database that can help you find a job or investigate options for a career change. Learn how to use the tools for self-assessment, find information on different careers, adapt the résumé templates to your situation, and access multiple job websites.

March 10 (in English)

CL, 1 session

Open to Pointe-Claire residents only; free

LINKEDIN with Marie-Andrée Dubreuil-Moisan

Learn how to create your profile and manage the powerful social media phenomenon called LinkedIn.

Friday, 2 – 4 p.m.

March 11

CL, 1 session (in English)

Open to Pointe-Claire residents only; free

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KNITTING with Janet Callary and Geneviève Lussier

While the first session will focus on teaching the basics, more experienced knitters are also invited: classes will accommodate all levels. Beginners should bring two 4.5 mm knitting needles. One ball of practice wool will be provided. More experienced knitters can bring the right-sized needles for their project and their wool. Bring your projects and questions, enjoy a social evening and learn something new!

Beginner to expert levels

Even More Knitting!

March 7 – April 4 (no class: March 28)

CL, 4 sessions (bilingual)

Resident: $10; non-resident: $15

Knitting _image3CROCHETING with Lise Aubry

While the first session will focus on teaching the basics, more experienced crocheters are also invited: classes will accommodate all levels. Beginners should bring one 4.5 mm crocheting needle. One ball of practice wool will be provided. More experienced crocheters can bring the right-sized needle for their project and their wool. Bring your projects and questions, enjoy a social evening and learn something new!

Beginner to expert levels

Crochet Thrice

March 8 – March 29

CL, 4 sessions (bilingual)

Resident: $10; non-resident: $15

ARCHITECTURE DE PAYSAGE DU CANADA with Ron Williams

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Canadian rural and urban landscapes are landscapes that have been planned, sculpted and modified by human hands. After 25 years of research, Pointe-Claire resident Ron Willliams, winner of the Canadian Society of Landscape Architects (CSLA) Award of Excellence, has written a fascinating book that explains the history of landscape architecture in Canada, including the underlying influences of geography and culture.

Wednesday, March 9, 7 – 8:30 p.m.

CL, (in French), free

 

 

 

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