Author: Mel

  • Notice


    Due to the continued uncertainty of the Covid-19 pandemic Learning in Almonte is not planning any courses this Fall. Our sister organization, Almonte Lectures, will be mounting a program of online lectures beginning in September. Meanwhile, stay safe and enjoy the summer! Glenda Jones Marny McCook Mel Turner

  • History of Horses in Canada

    History of Horses in Canada

    6 Thursdays beginning January 9, 2020 from 1:30 to 3:30 pm Lecturer: Joanna Dean What was it really like to share city streets with animals that weighed half a ton and did not always do as they were told? The number of horses in Canadian cities skyrocketed in the late 1800s, when they pulled buggies, […]

  • Ancient Greeks Behaving Badly

    Ancient Greeks Behaving Badly

    Ancient Greeks Behaving Badly 6 Tuesdays, beginning January 7, 2020 from 1:30 ~ 3:30 pm Heather Loube, who introduced us to flying pigs and other creatures in ancient Greek life, has turned her attention to ‘Ancient Greeks Behaving Badly’. ‘Digging the dirt’ on the ancients through their art, artefacts, history, mythology and religion, she has […]