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Lifelong Learning at University of Manitoba provides adults with educational opportunities to expand personal knowledge in a relaxed learning environment. Let your learning journey include courses presented by award winning instructors, topical sessions, and events of personal interest.
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Do you ever wonder how long food can be properly stored in your fridge or freezer? Are you preparing food the safest way possible? This workshop focuses on safe food preparation and how to properly store food in your fridge and freezer and the best ways to preserve food products. More in-depth discussion of preservation methods will follow in subsequent weeks. Fee: $15
June 10 Introduction to Home Preservation
What are the different options when it comes to safely preserving and storing food at home? Learn about a variety of preservation techniques and which ones are best for different food products. Fee: $15
June 17 Blanching and Freezing Produce
Get the most out of your fresh vegetables and learn how to maintain their freshness and vitamins while freezing. This hands-on workshop will get you making freezer jam and include tips on how to blanch and freeze vegetables as an easy alternative to canning. Directions on how to properly freeze berries, tomato sauces and soups will also be provided. Fee: $25
June 24 Get Canning!
Canning takes effort, but the results are well worth it! This hands-on workshop takes place at the Farm & Food Discovery Centre. You will learn how to pickle cucumbers, preserve peaches and can your own tomato sauce or soup. Cost of session includes produce and supplies. Transportation options available. Fee: $25
Farm to Table - May 22
The Bruce D. Campbell Farm and Food Discovery Centre explores how food gets from the farm to your table. Tour this unique facility, think like a farmer, take part in a milling workshop and bake your own bread.
Geology of the Manitoba Legislative Building - June 18
This trip will focus on the unique geological characteristics of the dimensions stone, the processes reorded in their formation and the conditions under which the rocks formed. The history of the building, its construction and the engineering geology that influenced its foundatino will also be discussed.
Lifelong Learning and Bison Recreation Services invite you to the 2nd annual healthy Aging & U, a day of education and activities. Try a variety of physical activities designed for older adults to learn about healthy living. Information sessions on topics of itnerest are also featured. All levels of physical ability are welcome and encouraged to attend.
- Watch for this series to be offered in November 2013
This series will look at how the aging process affects bone and muscle health along with ways to incorporate healthy active aging into your lifestyle.
Recital: Zach Allard
Date: May 2, 2013
Time: 7:30 PM - 8:45 PM
Location: CCFM 340 Provencher Blvd
Zach Allard presents his 4th year Jazz Guitar Recital.
Made In Manitoba Breakfast at the Farm & Food Discovery Centre
Date: May 4, 2013
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: The Farm & Food Discovery Centre is located at 1481 Research Station Road, Glenlea Research Station, 15 min south of Winnipeg on the 75 Hwy. Driving instructions can be found here.
Join the Farm & Food Discovery Centre in celebrating locally grown food!
We are hosting a Made In Manitoba Breakfast and would like you to enjoy some locally produced food. On the menu are pancakes, sausages, eggs and chocolate milk.
Coffee will also be provided (not locally grown).
Prices includes breakfast and access to Discovery Centre exhibits and activities.
adults $8. youth $6. children 2-6 $2. family $25. (plus GST)...
Date: May 6, 2013
Time: 8:45 am - 4:00 pm
Location: University of Manitoba, Bannatyne Campus, Frederick Gaspard Theatre, 727 McDermot Ave
As the Centre on Aging celebrates its 30th year at the University of Manitoba, it will also host its 30th Annual Dialogue on Aging on May 6, 2013.
REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!
Jaunelle Celaire, Negro Spiritual Songs, Recital & MasterClass
Date: May 7, 2013
Time: 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: University of Manitoba, Fort Garry Campus, Marcel A. Desautels Music Building
Soprano Jaunelle Celaire of the University of Alaska (Fairbanks), presents a recital and master class on Negro Spiritual and Cabaret songs. She will be accompanied by Laura Loewen (piano) and Minna Rose Chung (cello).
Free admission, open to the public.