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CALL - 2017

CALL membership is required for participation in CALL activities and interest groups.
Click here for information on how to become a member of CALL.

If you have any questions about joining CALL, please send an e-mail to membership@calgarylifelonglearners.ca.

The annual CALL membership fee includes participation in any and all CALL Interest Groups, Lecture Series, and monthly get-togethers.  In some cases, there are additional fees for travel or entrance fees. Please check with the facilitator for more information.

CALL Interest Groups

  • To see a complete list of Interest Groups, click here.
  • As new interest groups are added, they will be noted in the sidebar for two weeks.
  • To register for an Interest Group:

-Click on the title of the Interest Group
-Register directly by e-mailing the Interest Group facilitator, as indicated in the group description. The facilitator will be able to contact you with any pertinent information.
–Member drop-ins are welcome in some groups. Please contact the facilitator.
Some venues are not wheelchair accessible. Please contact the facilitator.

  • For more on how Interest Groups work, click here.
  • For resources and descriptions of the roles of interest group facilitators and interest area coordinators, click here.

CALL Lecture Series

  • CALL offers both its own Lecture Series and others in partnership with organizations such as Mount Royal University. (No registration is required) Current series are
    Treks and Travels,
    Science and the Environment,
    Health and Wellness, and
    Latin American Issues.
  • Treks and Travels and Science and the Environment are held monthly, 7:30-9:00 p.m., at Rosedale Community Hall. Free for members, $5 charge at the door for non-members.
  • Health and Wellness is held monthly, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m., at Rosedale Community Hall. (free street parking is available).
Free for members, $5 charge at the door for non-members.

CALL Cafés

  • Monthly get-togethers where members can socialize, learn about and sign up for interest groups, propose new interest groups, and have a short, stimulating program (a speaker, or some other sort of participatory event).

Interest groups

  • are organized by broad categories.  CALL is always interested in offering new and interesting groups. If you have an interest in a certain area, or would like to become a facilitator, please contact the Area Co-ordinator listed below.

If you have questions about the Interest Groups in general, send an e-mail to program1@calgarylifelonglearners.ca.

ACTIVITIES
Sue Constable
(activities@calgarylifelonglearners.ca)

ARTS AND MEDIA
Carol Gerein
(arts@calgarylifelonglearners.ca) and,
Marje Wing (media@calgarylifelonglearners.ca)

CURRENT ISSUES Mary Lou Kerr and Richard Farrand (issues@calgarylifelonglearners.ca)

HEALTH AND WELLNESS
Donna Michael and Diane Allan
(wellness@calgarylifelonglearners.ca)

HUMANITIES
Janice Lowe
(history@calgarylifelonglearners.ca) and,
Pat Hogan (culture@calgarylifelonglearners.ca)

SCIENCE & ENVIRONMENT
Tom Kerwin and Joe Boivin
(science@calgarylifelonglearners.ca)

TRAVEL
Dorothy Whitson and Richard King
 (travel@calgarylifelonglearners.ca)

WHAT’S IN STORE FOR 2017?

As a CALL member, have you been wondering what’s in store for the new year?

The CALL website has the latest information on interest groups that started in the fall and some new ones just created. The new year is a great time to carry on in the groups you’ve already joined and to try out some different and new ones too.

The very popular Treks and Travels, Science and Environment and CALL Cafe continue.

Registrations are limited and are accepted on a first-received, first-served basis. The registration for Interest Groups will see some changes this year as CALL continues to update its website and use the power of technology to help with the administration of both membership and registration.  As CALL relies entirely on volunteers for all its programming and administration it is trying to move forward using the tools available.

Almost all continuing groups and all the new interest groups have room for new members, so plan on exploring some new subjects and experiences. Explore Calgary with the Urban Hiking Group or take part in stimulating discussions.

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Check out the NEW U of C Newsletter 
Gerontology Research Unit Newsletter,
Issue 1

Opportunity to participate in a National Health and Mobility Survey for Adults 45+ 

cSpace update! Click here!
Membership Survey Results!
Click here!

Ongoing for Summer

World Events Discussion Group 1, Mon
World Events Discussion Group 2, Wed

Current Events Discussion Group, Thu

Mystery Book Club
Rosedale Bridge
Rosedale Wordfreaks
cSPACE Bridge
cSPACE Wordfreaks

Uke Jam

New for Summer

Health and Wellness
Wednesday, July 5, 
7:30 – 9:00 PM
cSpace, #310, 1721 - 29 Ave. SW
Exploring Yoga:
The Science of Joy

Speaker: Barry Ronellenfitch

Lawn Bowling at Stanley Park

New for Fall

"So Many Books, So Little Time" Book Club Falling in Love with Who You Really Are: Advaita Vedanta 
Poetry Workshop
Not So Common Law
Retirement Still Rocks
Philosophy in Everyday Life
Women in the History of Philosophy
Calgary Film Festival Intensive 2017
Ideas, Lives, and Milieus
Canadian Authors Plus Book Club
Shakespeare Studies 2017
Alberta Views Magazine Discussion Group

Click here for a complete list of ALL Interest Groups.

**Are YOU Interested? **
Interest Groups in the Works

Chess
Canada 150: What CALL's you

Music Theory for the Classical Guitar

**JUNE EVENTS**

Literary Classics
June 12 & 26, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
cSpace #310, 1721-29 Ave. SW
Short stories of Katherine Mansfield

Treks and Travels
Wednesday, June 21, 7:30-9:00 PM
Rosedale Community Hall
Ecuador and the World Heritage Galápagos Islands

Employment Think Tank
Tuesday, June 27 1:00 - 3:00 PM
cSpace, #310, 1721 - 29 Ave. SW
Facilitated by Bruce Furlong

**JULY EVENTS**

Health and Wellness
Wednesday, July 5, 
7:30 – 9:00 PM
cSpace, #310, 1721 - 29 Ave. SW
Exploring Yoga:  The Science of Joy
Speaker: Barry Ronellenfitch


**SEPTEMBER EVENTS**

Latin American Issues
Tuesday, Sept. 12, 1:30-3:00 PM
New location:
cSpace, #310, 1721 - 29 Ave. SW

The Politics of Mobility in Southern Mexico

SPECIAL "Kickoff" CALL Café
Monday, Sept. 18, 1:00 - 3:30 PM
Dalhousie Community Centre,
5432 Dalhart Road NW
Speaker: Will Ferguson
Topic: Travels to Rwanda

Treks and Travels
Wednesday, Sept. 20, 7:30-9:00 PM
Rosedale Community Hall
Madagascar

Health and Wellness
Tuesday, Sept. 26, 1:00-3:00 PM
Rosedale Community Hall
Hearing Loss 101 - What Everyone
Should Know


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We NEED YOU!
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VOLUNTEER Opportunities -
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For more information on all events,
go to CALL's Events page.


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