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Please note that the February 13th Forum – How To Enjoy & Succeed at Online Dating for Seniors – has been cancelled due to inclement weather.
Check the U of T St George Campus Status website (https://www.utoronto.ca/campus-status) Or Call 416-978-SNOW (7669) The U of T tries to have the status posted by 6:30 but there may be updates throughout the day.
No mystery about Ken’s almost ‘coat-free’ Queen’s Park Magical Mystery Tour. For the 15 who joined Ken on this mainly indoor tour it was a total success with many delightful surprises and art galore both in and outside the hallowed grounds of the Ontario Public Service Buildings that are anchored by the ‘Macdonald Block’ (named…
By Jeanette Clark and Gillian Long Even unploughed sidewalks and extreme cold weather failed to deter enthusiastic Academy members from attending the first Forum of 2019 on January 30th – a fascinating conversation with Mervon Mehta, Executive Director of Performing Arts for the Royal Conservatory. As he chatted with Ernie Fallon, it was easy to…
We have been asked to share with you that the Facilities Department at the University of Toronto may schedule a fire drill at any day and at any time. If this happens during Academy programs, all members must join Knox staff, faculty, students and residents in quickly exiting the building and congregating in the parking…
Reliable Research Confirms That Older Adults Who Volunteer Enjoy Higher Levels of Well-being, Enhanced Physical Capacity and Greater Life Satisfaction
Now is the time to test this research yourself, and, as an added benefit, get to know members from different workshops.
The Academy has a unique governing style. We have no paid staff but rely completely on member volunteers to facilitate workshops and serve on the committees that keep our Academy running smoothly. Since committee membership is limited to two – three years, this is the time of year when we look for new volunteers.
Knox has asked us not to turn off the radiators in the classrooms we use for our workshops. Doing so causes the pipes to knock throughout the facility, which is not good for the pipes and is distracting for the students everywhere in the building. Thank you for your cooperation.