Update On Our Book Club

Love to read but yearning to discuss what you’ve read with others? Join this book club to discuss interesting works of fiction and non-fiction. Starting in Winter 2022 we will meet monthly on the 4th Tuesday of each month from 4:30 – 5:30 pm via Zoom. Start date and further details will be confirmed via…

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In Memoriam – Barbara Chipman

  Barbara died on September 27th and will be missed by her many nieces, nephews and friends. Barbara was a long-time member of the Academy where she shared her extensive knowledge of music and art. She was always immaculately dressed and I never saw her not wearing high-heeled shoes! For several years she organized trips…

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In Memoriam – Morrey Solway

Morrey Solway could always be counted on for his wit and wisdom in the Economist Readers workshop. He inevitably had a kind word for members of the group, several of whom considered him as one of their dear friends. We knew him for his generosity of spirit, his engaging smile and his fitting contributions to…

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In Memoriam – Tony Barclay

It is with sadness that we record the passing this year of long-standing Academy member Tony Barclay. Tony was one of the vanguard of the Academy, together with his wife Lyla, who died in 2018. Both Tony and Lyla were active members who have been instrumental in the development of the Academy. One of the…

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Update to October-at-a-Glance

The Gardening Group will resume its Zoom meetings on the third Tuesday of each month at 4:30 pm. The Coffee Chats will resume on the second Tuesday of each month, beginning on October 12 at 2 pm.

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Academy Walks

Unable to join our Academy Walks? Click here to read about our adventures and see some photos of our outings.

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In Remembrance – Eveleen Armour

Alas, another long-standing member of the Academy has died. Eveleen Armour died peacefully in her sleep at her home last week. Eveleen was a vibrant member of the Academy for many years.  She was a facilitator and a chairperson of the Talks committee, and thus was a board member too. She was notable for her…

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In Remembrance – Mark Abbott

It is with sadness that we have to tell you that Mark Abbott died on August 20th . Mark was one of the early members of the Academy and was the first facilitator of the popular workshop, the Economist Readers.   Mark was a lively, bright and forthright member of the Academy, and his wit and…

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