We work out to keep our bodies fit but our minds need to stay active as well. Learning new things supports mental and emotional wellness for older adults. Lifelong learning provides a sense of purpose and achievement, helps keep memories sharp and brings people together for social connections and friendship. Saskatoon Council on Aging offers a variety of classes for seniors 55 plus to support positive and healthy aging. From art to technology, there is something for everyone!
Healthy Eating for Older Adults with Alyson Little, RD
Online via ZOOM October 6 – 1 pm to 2 pm. No cost.
As we age and our bodies change so do our nutrition needs. Registered Dietitian Alyson Little discusses ways we can navigate these changes: digestion, metabolism, nutrient requirements, bone health and more. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
TO REGISTER FOR CLASSES: Phone 306.652.2255 to pay with credit card. You may also send a cheque to SCOA, 2020 College Drive, Saskatoon, S7N 2W4 or pay at our office in the Field House. ALL CLASSES HELD ONLINE UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. Payment must be received at time of registration.
iPhone Photography Workshops with Dr. Brian McSheffrey
Online via ZOOM Cost: $40 per workshop
Your iPhone is a fantastic device to snap incredible photos. Unlock the possibilities of your device. Learn the tips and tricks of iPhone photography with Dr. Brian McSheffrey. Must have Apple ID and password. $40 each
October 7 1:30 pm to 3 pm Introduction to iPhone Photography – Learn basic iPhone camera settings; built in camera modes including photo, portrait, panorama; video including time lapse and slo mo and more.
October 14 1:30 pm to 3 pm Advanced iPhone Photography – Dive deep into photo editing; the magic begins – how to make your pictures pop. Cropping, straightening, magic wand and more. Also photo storage.
Watercolour Art Classes with Alison R. Montgomery
Online via ZOOM. Cost $60 per class
Introduction to Watercolour – October 18 1 pm to 4 pm
In this introduction to painting with watercolour, participants will become familiar with watercolour materials and techniques while creating painting of a simple subject. SUPPLY LIST PROVIDED ON REGISTRATION
Introduction to Landscape Watercolour- Alison R Montgomery – October 25 1 pm to 4pm
In this intermediate level watercolour workshop, participants will become familiar with the fundamentals of landscape composition, while reviewing watercolour materials and techniques. Previous experience with watercolor would be an asset. SUPPLY LIST PROVIDED ON REGISTRATION
Memoir Writing with Marion Mutala
4 week workshop series: Nov 9,16,23,20 1 pm to 2 pm
Online via ZOOM Cost: $60
Do you have a burning desire to write a memoir? In this 4 weeks zoom workshop by Award-Winning Bestselling Author Marion Mutala will work with emerging or experienced writers to teach the art of memoir writing. This workshop will give creative ways and generate ideas to tell your story. This is your time and opportunity to create a story that perhaps is locked inside, and dying to be put on paper, or record by audio, or video. Discover your powerful voice for healing, a personal memoir, create a book, autobiographical or biographical. There is something for everyone in this workshop.