Chris Moss, Chair, Sooke Region Lifelong Learning
The Sooke Region Lifelong Learning has just wrapped up its Fall 2021 term. A total of 199 registrations were recorded for the eleven programs offered via ZOOM.
“A very successful term,” said Chris Moss, Chair of Sooke Region Lifelong Learning. “We had a good variety of programs for all interests.”
Offerings this past fall included a session on COVID 19 and mRNA vaccines by Dr Mike Cox. He will be back in the Spring with “The History of Science.” Other returning presenters include Christine Bossi who gave session on “Child Soldiers” and will be giving a session next Spring on “Humanitarian Aid – Dilemmas and Successes.” Hester Vair will also return with “The Great Derangement” next year.
In our January to May 2022 Spring term, we will also offer:
- “History and Restoration of Sheringham Point Lighthouse,”
- “World Events,”
- “Introduction to Mindful Self Compassion,”
- “Water, Water, Everywhere?”
- “Sustainable Communities,”
- “The Periodic Table of the Elements,”
- “Planning a road trip – EV style,”
- “An introduction to Nicander’s Theriaca,”
- “Eat Well to Age Well Series,”
- “Eat (and Drink) the Weeds,”
- “SRLL Book Club Sessions,” and
- A field trip session in May: “Outer Coast Seaweeds: Myths, Truths &the Future.”
The SRLL volunteer steering committee wish to express their appreciation to the instructors and presenters, the many learners, and the organizations that promoted the SRLL sessions including the Sooke News Mirror, Sooke Pocket News, SRCHN and SEAPARC. See the full list of Spring presenters on the SRLL website.
Lastly, for those interested in supporting the volunteer efforts of the SRLL are invited to make use of our “donate” button on the website. Your generous donations will be put to the administrative costs that support this learning initiative.
Have a Happy and Safe Holiday Season.