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Courses for General Interest, in the fall at the Shenkman Arts Centre with the first class starts between Oct 10 and Oct 23

Build new friendships and rekindle old ones while chatting on Zoom about gardening, photography, cooking, crafts, sewing, books, movies, music, trivia and more. Connect and enjoy upbeat conversations, stories and share memories.
  • Mon, 1:30 pm-2:30 pm, Oct 18-Nov 22, 1601863
    50 yrs+, 6 classes,   Register >
This weekly program is about socializing and centers around chatting on Zoom about travelling. Over homemade lunches take virtual guided tours. Bring out the photo album and share experiences. No passport needed, just a sense of adventure .
  • Wed, noon-12:45 pm, Oct 13-Nov 17, 1601819
    50 yrs+, 6 classes,   Register >
Virtually build LEGO® engineering, architecture and vehicle projects on your home computer. Learn the LEGO Studio 2.0 application through a succession of building activities. Then build a variety of LEGO projects from instructions. Render your projects for display. After class, you can use your new skills to create your own virtual LEGO projects with the software. In collaboration with 'the LEGO® guy,' Ian Dudley of Orange STEM Education (www.orangestem.ca). No LEGO is needed. You will require a PC or Mac, laptop or desktop computer (not a Chromebook) to run Studio 2.0 and to connect to Zoom. You will need to download and install Studio 2.0 prior to the first class. More information provided upon registration.
  • Sun, 12:45 pm-2:45 pm, Oct 17, $27.25 1601447
    7 yrs-12 yrs, 1 class,   Register >
Virtually build cool Minecraft LEGO® projects on your home computer. Learn the LEGO Studio 2.0 application through a succession of building activities. Then build virtual Minecraft LEGO projects and render them for display. After class, you can use your new skills to create your own virtual LEGO projects with the software. In collaboration with 'the LEGO ® guy,' Ian Dudley of Orange STEM Education (www.orangestem.ca). You will need a PC or Mac, laptop or desktop computer (not a Chromebook) to run Studio 2.0 and to connect to Zoom. You will need to download and install Studio 2.0 prior to the first class. More information provided upon registration.
  • Wed, 4 pm-5:30 pm, Oct 20-Nov 10, $81.50 1601457
    7 yrs-12 yrs, 4 classes,   Register >
Learn simple crafts to do with your grandchildren and other family members next time you are online with them. Using simple supplies that can be found around the home or purchased at a low cost.
  • Wed, 1 pm-2 pm, Oct 20, 1601865
    50 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
Learn games to play online to have fun with your grandchildren and other family members next time you are online with them.
  • Wed, 1 pm-2 pm, Oct 13, 1601864
    50 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
Get into your art with various projects, using lots of imagination and materials. Requires a personal electronic device with internet connection.
  • Sat, 8:30 am-9:30 am, Oct 16-Nov 20, $35.25 1601531
    3 yrs-6 yrs, 6 classes,   Register >
Map location of Shenkman Arts Centre
Shenkman Arts Centre
245 Centrum BLVD
Ottawa,ON
(613) 580-2787