Meetings and Social Events
Sept. 2021 – May 2022
Via Zoom Meetings or at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 143 Main Street North, Markham Village, when possible later. Third Wednesdays of the month at 7 p.m. We hope members will join us for these informative talks.
|Sep.15, 2021||Jennifer Merrick – Canada’s National Parks
Canada has 47 national parks across our vast country that began with the establishment of Banff National Park in 1885. Join us as Jennifer Merrick delves into our parks’ history and takes us on a journey to some of Canada’s most breathtaking wild spaces.
|Oct. 20, 2021||York Regional Police – Human Trafficking vs. Sex Trade
A rep from YRP will discuss the global/local environment, explain what human trafficking is versus the sex trade and the two types of human trafficking that can be investigated under the current legislation.
|Nov. 17, 2021||Dr. David Chandross – Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Mankind
Can machines think just like humans? Beyond the mere replacement of manual workers and the collapse of retail giants to online automated services, rapid advances in artificial intelligence are shaping our future.
|December||Sugar Plum Social – to be determined
|Jan. 19, 2022||Kate Kucera – How to Eat as We Age
Simple ideas for eating well, the importance of nutrition, common concerns such as changes in taste and smell, and what our body requires in terms of water, fats, salts and fibre. Tips and ideas about nutrients, vitamins and optimal living as we age.
|Feb. 16, 2022||Linda & Karen Chadwick, Chefs – People, Places & Food: Tuscany Experience.
The Chadwick sisters experienced a wonderful vacation in Cortana, Tuscany. They will provide recipes and information about what to see, where to eat and their favourite spots.
|Mar. 16, 2022||Nancy Coe – Parenting an Olympic Athlete Other than cooking and driving, what is really involved with being a parent of an Olympic athlete? Our panel discussion will delve into all the details.|
|Apr. 20, 2022||Daniel Aonso – Music in the Cinema
From the early epics of “Gone with the Wind” and “Lawrence of Arabia”, through adventures in “The Great Escape”, to fantasy and sci-fi in “Fellowship of the Ring”, see how music makes our favorite movies into masterpieces.