January Activities and Events

Book Club

Tuesdays, 1:30-3:30 PM, starting January 9th

In Book Club we will read an easy novel for adults and work on vocabulary, writing and reading better.

Meet new people, laugh and see how much fun reading can be!

Science for the Trades

Saturdays, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM, starting January 14th at PALS

If you are preparing to write the apprenticeship entrance exam to get into a trade, join this class to

  • learn science concepts relevant to the trades
  • apply math skills to solving science problems
  • improve science vocabulary and reading skills
  • develop problem-solving strategies for the exam

Skills for Work

Mondays, 2:30-4:00 PM, starting January 15th

For adults who want to learn how to use office programs for everyday tasks

Learn to use:
  • word processors
  • spreadsheets

Smart for All

Thursdays, 12:15-1:30 PM, starting January 18th

Designed for adult beginners who want to learn how to use their smart devices for everyday tasks.


  • to use smartphones
  • to install and use apps
  • Internet security

Internet Basics

Thursdays, 10:30-11:45 AM, starting January 18th

For adults with some computer experience to learn to use the Internet


  • about web browsers
  • to use websites and links
  • to use email
  • how to create strong passwords and stay safe online

Computer Basics

Fridays, 2:30-4:00 PM, starting January 19th

For adults with little or no computer experience.

Learn to:

  • use a computer
  • use basic programs
  • use files and folders
  • personalize your computer


Saturdays, 9:30-11:00 AM, starting January 20th

Learn how to use your Chromebook for everyday tasks.


  • to use ChromeOS
  • to use Google Drive for managing your files
  • to use Google Docs

Basic Life Support

January 27th,  9:00 AM – 4:00 PM, at PALS
Cost: $55

Join us for this special event and learn basic life-saving skills in a supportive environment.

Act fast, spots are limited!

  • Hands-On Training
  • Essential Life-Saving Skills
  • Community Learning
  • Certified by the Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation!

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