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How to Enjoy and Succeed at Online Dating for Seniors

There were significantly more women than men in the Forum audience gathered on Wednesday October 16th to learn “How to Enjoy and Succeed at Online Dating for Seniors”. This was noted by one of our speakers, Academician, Peter von Bertoldi, himself living proof that it can also benefit men. Peter was joined on stage for…

TAN Newsletter – October 2019

The October 2019 issue of the TAN Newsletter is now available. Please click the link below to view. Tan Newsletter October 2019  

The Impact of Barbie and Plastics on Our Planet – Fall Forum # 2, 2019

Barbie is now one of us! She officially became a senior citizen on March 9, 2019, having been invented 60 years ago by Ruth Handler, a mom living in Los Angeles whose husband owned a plastics manufacturing business.

Giovanna Riccio led Academy members on a poetic journey using the iconic Barbie doll as a lens to view how society and the role of women have evolved over the past 60 years.

Academy Quarterly Review Q3 2019

Q3, 2019 Welcome To Our October 2019 Issue Welcome to the Fall 2019 Academy Quarterly Review. We hope that you will enjoy reading this issue which once again puts the spotlight on some of our remarkable members. As always, it is lavishly illustrated with photos by some of the talented photographers in our midst. You…

Feedback Sought

We have had our new website up and running for more than a year now, but work on it has not stopped. We want to ensure that we keep it current, relevant, and fit for purpose. Are you a website user? Either regulary or periodically? Do you have feedback about things that work for you…

Something To Share?

Do you have information that you would like to share with other Academy members? A piece of news or an article about an Academy event? Thoughts on an interesting workshop presentation? Information on a concert you think others might be interested in? Interested in getting a group together to travel to Italy? Looking for a…

Another Series of Academy Walks Draws to an End

What a terrific turn-out on this beautiful Fall Monday- morning for the ‘last lap’ of the Academy Walks Season. The meet-up had 17 of us awaiting Josie and Mark who led us on a riverside loop, heading north along the western trails of the Humber River, across the Dundas bridge and then south down the…

Presenting the Presenters – Forum #1 – Fall 2019

The Academy’s Presenting the Presenter session is always one of my favourite Forums. Not only do we get to hear about a range of topics in one sitting, but we are also privileged to hear a trio of speakers from our own ranks who engage the audience in different ways; presenting well-researched topics that tweak one’s brains as well as one’s imagination.

This session fit the model to a “T”, with two topical presentations and one that made you think in a creative way.

Please Remember That The Academy Classrooms are Scent-Free Zones

Last Tuesday Walk – Riverdale and Surrounding Area

On the morning of  Tuesday Sept. 3rd, the last of the Tuesday Academy Walks of the Season,  I was delighted to greet 17 Academy members & friends at Pape TTC station to lead them on my very personal tour of Riverdale and its environs.  Pointing out highlights directly across the TTC station, including the Seniors…

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