Joe Boivin

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I joined CALL shortly after I retired from my consulting firm in 2012. My wife and I found the wide range of interest groups to be attractive and found we enjoyed the speakers at CALL Cafe and Treks and Travels among others. It was not long before my concern over the dearth of science knowledge in the general public led me to develop a Science and Environment lecture series with Tom Kerwin’s initiative and guidance. I joined interest groups in health, history, classical music, wine tasting and personal finance – all I had time for. My wife enjoyed some of these, as well as parliamentary democracy, meditation, and aboriginal affairs.

Our careers take up a third of our lives and provide validation, camaraderie and mental stimulation (if we’re lucky!). Filling that gap is important to a happy fulfilled retirement. CALL has provided these things to us in spades and offers new experiences in areas we might never have thought of investigating.We also learn about other interesting lectures and activities going on in the city. Mostly it is about keeping company with interesting fun people with active, inquiring minds.

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New for Fall

cSpace Basic Bridge

Connecting to Inner Peace and Joy

Live from the Met  

Lunch and Learn

Scrabble--a laid-back approach


Attending Calgary Opera Rehearsals  

Creating an Artist Sketchbook

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New for 2018

Invest in Yourself – a Toolkit for Online Investing 

Basic Bass

Ukulele Intro – the Happiness Fix!

Film Noir Classic Cinema Series

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Music Theory for the Classical Guitar

Reader's Theatre

**November Events**

Health and Wellness
Tuesday, Nov. 28, 1:00-3:00 PM
Rosedale Community Hall
"Carry Me Out Toes First": Martha's Emotional Journey

**December**

Science and Environment
Wednesday, Dec. 6, 7:30 - 9:00 PM
Rosedale Community Hall, 901-11 Ave. NW
Draining the Headwaters

Arts and Humanities
Friday, Dec. 8, 1:00 – 3:00 PM
Room 310, cSpace, 1721 – 29 Ave. SW
Social Justice and Artists: The Side Door of Perception

Call Cafe
Monday, Dec. 11, 1:00 – 3:00 PM
Rosedale Community Hall
HOLIDAY PARTY

Health and Wellness
Tuesday, Dec. 12, 1:00-3:00 PM
Rosedale Community Hall
The Psychology of Driving and Traffic Safety For Seniors

**January Events**

Arts and Humanities
Friday, Jan. 12, 1:00 – 3:00 PM
Room 310, cSpace, 1721 – 29 Ave. SW
Art Jewellery: The Art and the Practice

Treks and Travels
Wed Jan. 17, 7:30-9:00 PM
Rosedale Community Hall
NW Passage

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