Still time for ElderCollege

  • Oct. 1, 2014 8:00 a.m.

Comox Valley ElderCollege starts this week, but it’s not too late to register for courses that still have seats available.

You can register on line at or by dropping into the registration office at the North Island College campus.

You must be 55 or over to get an annual membership ($10). Your membership is required to register for courses, and gives you access to the NIC library and computer lab, and you will automatically receive our newsletters for the next two semesters.

Amongst our eight-week courses are Get a Grip on Opera, More Spanish, T’ai chi Ch’uan, Bridge:Introduction to Defence, Evolution and Natural Selection, Astronomy and Space Exploration, Mammals, and Basic Botany of the Comox Valley are still open for registration.

Now the Headlines, Zentangle, and Film and Great Directors are some of our four-week courses that have seats available. As well, we have our very popular short courses (one to two days) that include Hollywood in the ‘50s, Walking to Jogging, Human Anatomy, Food for the Gods, Shellfish 101 and Ocean Acidification, MARS: An Introduction to Bald Eagles, and the History of Money.

For details about these courses you can go the aforementioned website. Enquiries can also be made by phoning 250-334-3500 local 4602.

ElderCollege offers a great opportunity to participate in the learning process with no exams, no grades and no pressure.

Make new friends, learn something new and just have fun.

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