Classes, Lifelong Learning, Programming, Technology

SCOA Winter Classes & Programs

Registration starts January 6, 2020

Note: All class/program fees must be paid in advance.
1. Phone 306-652-2255 to pay with credit card, OR
2. Mail a cheque to our office: SCOA, Saskatoon Field House, 2020 College Drive, Saskatoon, S7N 2W4 OR
3. Visit our office at the Field House

Australian Lockerhooking Wool Fibre Art Class

Dianne Murphy, wool fibre artist, is returning with an Australian Lockerhooking technique making a hot pad for a small project. All materials included: locker hook, prepared canvas and wool (2hrs).
Monday, Jan 20 1:30 to 3:30 pm $50

Shibori Felting Wool Fibre Art Class – FULL

Dianne Murphy, wool fibre artist, is returning with a Japanese art form using tye-dying techniques . All materials included (3hrs).

Monday, Feb 10
1 pm-4 pm $50

Literary Roundtable Discussions – CANCELLED 

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This course will examine and discuss three famous short stories—“A New England Nun”, by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman; “The Veldt”, by Ray Bradbury; and “The Boarding House”, by James Joyce. Each story is full of mysteries and unanswered questions. All stories are on the internet – please read them before the classes begin. Join Terry Matheson (PhD American Literature) and Brian Cotts (MA Literature) for three fascinating sessions (6hrs).

Wednesdays (Jan 29, Feb 5, 12)  1:30 pm – 3:30 pm $50

Advanced Genealogy Class

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We will learn about several different free internet sites to search for the census, and learn some tips and tricks for searching these sites, i.e. Canadian census records using documentation and search to put the family together. One afternoon will be at Francis Morrison Library to review genealogical resources and how to use them (9hrs).

Wednesdays (Feb 26, Mar 4,11)
1 pm – 4 pm $90

Advanced Bird Identification


Identification and appreciation of local birds. This class will go beyond the basic identification of birds to consider more advanced visual identification and introduce birding by ear, along with some of the hidden aspects of birdsong. We will also cover bird migration and how it changes the mix of species locally over the course of the year. All classes indoors (6hrs).

Wednesdays (April 29, May 6, 13)  1 pm – 3 pm $50


Apple Technology Classes

Beginner one-on-one Apple ONLY classes on Friday afternoons.
Become more confident using your Apple iPad, iPhone, Computer or Watches. Register now for 2 classes of 1.5 hrs (3 hrs) which includes a take home manual. Must bring your device.
Date: Friday afternoons Cost: $40

IOS 12/13 Apple operating system and iPhone/iPad photography/Cloud Classes
Mystified with the Apple system update (IOS 12/13) Having troubles with photos stored on the “Cloud”? Small group class sessions with 5 people per class – register early.

IOS System Update 12/13
Tuesday, Feb 4 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm  Cost: $20
Tuesday, Jan 28 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm  Cost:$20

Tech Buddy

Seniors Tech Buddy (Any type of technology device) One-on-one beginner technology workshops with students from local high schools.
Program dates TBA. Cost: $10 (Fee to cover administration costs) 306-652-2255 to register

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