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UNB Art Centre Newsletter - July 2024

UNB Art Centre

Posted: June 24, 2024 9:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Events , Design Works Camps , Leisure Learning , UNB Art Centre


Leisure Learning - Hit the road and take Leisure Learning with you! This summer, escape the busyness of life with the restful and restorative online class Kundalini Yoga: Body Intelligence and Connectedness, on Sundays mornings, from July 7 - Aug. 11. Enjoy this five-week class from the comfort of your home, your garden or even the beach! Discover the world of oil painting with the online course Introduction to Oil Painting, on Mondays, July 8-29. Instructor Ameesha Tirmazi gives you a...

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UNB Art Centre Newsletter - June 2024

UNB Art Centre

Posted: May 30, 2024 9:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Design Works Camps , UNB Art Centre , News and Events , Leisure Learning


UNB Design Works Summer Camps - Join us from July 2 until Aug. 30! Camps for kids 6 to 12 years old. Camp space is filling up fast, but there’s still space for YOU! Taught by talented instructors, here’s a great opportunity to be creative, make friends and experience an awesome range of activities. Some camps are selling out, but there’s still camp spaces available: Want to make videos and movies? Try Let’s Make a Movie and Stop-Motion Animation. Here's your...

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UNB Art Centre Newsletter - May 2024

UNB Art Centre

Posted: April 26, 2024 9:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Events , Leisure Learning , UNB Art Centre , Design Works Camps


UNB Design Works Summer Camps - Join the fun this Summer! July 2 - Aug. 30, 2024! Camps for kids 6 to 12 years old. Calling all junior master chefs, mini photographers, budding game designers, beginner artists, and even want-to-be Harry Potters! Don’t miss this summer’s fantastic camps for kids aged 6-12. The fun begins July 2 and runs until Aug. 30! Taught by talented instructors, here’s a great opportunity to be creative, make friends and experience an awesome range of...

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UNB Art Centre Newsletter - April 2024

UNB Art Centre

Posted: March 27, 2024 9:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Events , Leisure Learning , Design Works Camps , UNB Art Centre


UNB Design Works - Join us for Summer Camps! July 2 - Aug. 30, 2024! Camps for kids 6 to 12 years old. Wow! There’s a huge variety of camps to choose from–everything from Jr. Master Chef and Game Design, to Theatre & Dance, to Art, Photography and Digital Design. Enjoy five new camps! Holiday Baking (ages 8-12)Enjoy your holiday favourites!  Musical Theatre Mashup (ages 6-10) Sing, dance & act!  All Day Breakfast (ages 6-10) Waffles, bagels, eggs and...

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UNB Art Centre Newsletter - March 2024

UNB Art Centre

Posted: March 5, 2024 9:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Events , Design Works Camps , UNB Art Centre , Leisure Learning


Spring is in the air! Leisure Learning Spring into spring with an exciting course Take a creative journey with our in-person class, An Adventure with Macramé, which runs on Tuesday evenings from March 12 to April 2. Enjoy making one-of-a-kind handmade items from simple materials, such as cotton twine, jute, hemp, or yarn. Unique possibilities await! On Tuesday evening, March 26, change your routine and switch to an artistic state of mind with our online class, Relaxation and...

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UNB Art Centre Newsletter - February 2024

UNB Art Centre

Posted: January 29, 2024 9:00:00 AM AST

Category: Design Works Camps , News and Events , Leisure Learning , UNB Art Centre



UNB Design Works - Join us at March Break! March 4 - 8, 2024! Have a blast, be creative and have fun at our March Break Camps. Choose from three fabulous camps: Out of this World Art (ages 8-12) *NEW* Bring other worlds, creatures, societies, and unimaginable buildings to life in this fun, new camp.  It’s really out of this world!  Steal the Stage (ages 8-12) If you love theatre, you’ll love this camp. Here’s your chance to help create a script, develop your...

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UNB Art Centre Newsletter - January 2024

UNB Art Centre

Posted: December 19, 2023 4:30:00 PM AST

Category: UNB Art Centre , Leisure Learning , Design Works Camps , News and Events



Leisure Learning - A New Year & New Beginnings Learn something new Start the new year off with an exciting Leisure Learning course...there are over 60 fantastic 2024 winter classes and workshops to choose from–online and in-person! Check out the full Winter 2024 course listing. Always wanted to paint? Try Introduction to Acrylic Painting without leaving home. Designed for beginners, you'll learn basic techniques and gain an understanding of the elements of art with artist Ameesha...

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UNB Art Centre Newsletter - December 2023

UNB Art Centre

Posted: November 30, 2023 4:00:00 PM AST

Category: News and Events , Design Works Camps , Leisure Learning , UNB Art Centre



Leisure Learning If you love writing, then you’ll love a weekend packed with great tips and advice in this online course: How to Edit Your Own Novel, Sat. and Sun., Dec. 9 & 10. Whether you plan to self-publish or take the traditional route, ensure that your manuscript is ready for submission to an agent, editor or publisher. Ready, set, go! Upcoming Winter 2024 Courses Enjoy the wonder of winter! Registration is now open for the 60+ exciting 2024 winter classes and workshops....

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UNB Art Centre Newsletter - October 2023

UNB Art Centre

Posted: October 6, 2023 8:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Art Centre , Design Works Camps , Leisure Learning



Happy Thanksgiving! Enjoy the beauty of the season! Leisure Learning Interesting, Unique and Fun! Enjoy a Fall Course! Be a weekend explorer! Discover the incredible variety of one-day workshops in October. There’s everything from Self-Publishing & Marketing to Kundalini Yoga and Fixing Common Writing Errors. Offered online and in-person! Experience the richness of a new culture or language. Immerse yourself in the beauty of the Arab-Muslim, Ukrainian and Acadian cultures. Or expand...

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UNB Art Centre Newsletter - September 2023

UNB Art Centre

Posted: September 1, 2023 8:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Art Centre , Design Works Camps , Leisure Learning



Join us Friday, Sept. 8! Celebrate the 100th Anniversary of UNB’s Memorial Hall You’re invited to celebrate the Centenary Anniversary of UNB’s beautiful Memorial Hall on Friday, Sept. 8. Festivities involve a photography exhibition chronicling the history of Memorial Hall, a video showcasing people’s memories and a Memory Book. In addition, the Theatre Department will present scenes from Bard in the Barracks’ Much Ado about Nothing. Celebrations also...

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UNB Art Centre Newsletter - August 2023

UNB Art Centre

Posted: July 20, 2023 1:00:00 PM ADT

Category: UNB Art Centre , Leisure Learning , Design Works Camps



Celebrate Memorial Hall’s 100th Anniversary! Join us to celebrate UNB Memorial Hall's 100th Anniversary on Friday, Sept. 8. Along with the exhibit, festivities include a BBQ, live music by the Alex Bailey Swing Band, buskers, cake and more! “Over the years, hundreds if not thousands have attended classes or a camp in Memorial Hall, or saw a play, concert or exhibit,” says UNB Art Centre Director Marie Maltais. “Memorial Hall has always been a gathering place to share...

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UNB Art Centre Newsletter - July 2023

UNB Art Centre

Posted: June 29, 2023 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Design Works Camps , UNB Art Centre , Leisure Learning



Have a Blast at Design Works Summer Camps! Join us at Design Works Camp this summer. There's still space available! For children ages 6 to 10 years old, plunge into the creative world of Under the Sea camp, where you’ll make your own fantastical sea creatures and experience ocean environments that come alive! Two camps are available, July 10 - 14 or Aug. 14 - 18. Take a wondrous mythical journey in Fantasy World, July 10 - 14 or Aug. 14 - 18. Create your own unique...

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UNB Art Centre Newsletter - June 2023

UNB Art Centre

Posted: May 24, 2023 8:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Design Works Camps , Leisure Learning , UNB Art Centre



Summer starts soon! Join us at Design Works Camp this summer. Camps are filling up fast, but there's still space for YOU! The fun begins June 26 and runs until Sept. 1, for kids ages 6 to 12. Choose from awesome cooking, photography, dance and game design camps. Be creative in specialty art camps like Fantasy World, Under the Sea, Stars Wars...and many more. There's so much to choose from! All staff have first aid/CPR training and criminal record checks. Design Works staff are mature,...

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UNB Art Centre Newsletter - May 2023

UNB Art Centre

Posted: April 20, 2023 8:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Design Works Camps , Leisure Learning , UNB Art Centre



Let the growing season begin – for you and your plants! Learning new things expands our minds and enriches us! Leisure Learning Whatever your interests, there's a Leisure Learning course for you. Check-out the exciting new Spring & Summer courses—plus, sign up early and save 15%! Experience the joys of painting with the in-person course Watercolours on the Go (Saturdays, June 3 - 24) or be creative with a Functional Pottery Basics class (May 27 to June 17). Whether you're an...

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UNB Art Centre Newsletter - April 2023

UNB Art Centre

Posted: March 28, 2023 8:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Design Works Camps , Leisure Learning , UNB Art Centre



April showers bring May flowers...and more! April welcomes the first signs of spring—warmer temperatures, the return of migrating birds, and tulips and snow drops pushing through the ground. It's a time of renewal and fresh starts for everything and everyone! Leisure Learning Spring into Spring with one of the many 50+ creative and exciting Leisure Learning courses. Registration is now open! Register early and get 15% off! Serenity now! Start your April off with two online one-day...

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UNB Art Centre Newsletter - March 2023

UNB Art Centre

Posted: February 15, 2023 8:00:00 AM AST

Category: Leisure Learning , UNB Art Centre , Design Works Camps



Bring on the spring! Spring is a time of rebirth, renewal, and awakening. Trees are blossoming and flowers are starting to sprout through the ground. It is a time for new beginnings, and what better way is there to greet spring than by fostering your creativity? Leisure Learning How to Edit Dialogue in Fiction | March 18 Attention fiction writers! Learn the secrets to great dialogue and how to make your fiction come alive with this one-day online course. Register before March 4 & save...

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UNB Art Centre Newsletter - February 2023

UNB Art Centre

Posted: January 20, 2023 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: UNB Art Centre , Leisure Learning , Design Works Camps


Leisure Learning Something Special for Valentine's Day! This Valentine's Day, treat yourself or someone special to Leisure Learning's wide range of exciting in-person or online courses. Why not try Screenwriting for Film and TV or Portrait Drawing with Ameesha Tirmazi as your guide? Explore subjects like Arts and Crafts, Languages, Lifestyle and Leisure, Writing and Literature and more! Explore your options An experience is the gift that keeps on giving. Give the gift of learning...

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UNB Art Centre Newsletter - January 2023

UNB Art Centre

Posted: January 2, 2023 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: Design Works Camps , Leisure Learning , UNB Art Centre



Wishing You a Happy New Year! A new year, a fresh start, and infinite possibilities! Leisure Learning Free Yoga Meditation workshop Start 2023 off with a FREE Yoga Meditation: Breaking the Habits of the Mind Workshop—our gift to you! Open to everyone, enjoy this one-day online workshop from the privacy of your home, Saturday, Jan. 14, 1-3 p.m. Perfect for relaxing after the holidays! Register now for this free class  Try one of over 70 Leisure Learning courses Delve into other...

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UNB Art Centre Newsletter - December 2022

UNB Art Centre

Posted: November 24, 2022 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: Leisure Learning , Design Works Camps , UNB Art Centre



Leisure Learning During the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, treat yourself to some peace and serenity with a relaxing Leisure Learning yoga and meditation class. Enjoy this one-day online Kundalini Yoga Meditations: Breaking Up Subconscious Patterns and Blocks on Saturday, Dec. 10, 2022. This month, writers and want-to-be writers should take advantage of two great writing courses: Self-Publishing & Marketing (in-person) and How to Edit Your Own Novel (online), both offered on...

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UNB Art Centre Newsletter - November 2022

UNB Art Centre

Posted: November 3, 2022 10:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Leisure Learning , UNB Art Centre


"My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style." - Maya Angelou Explore your passion with a UNB Leisure Learning course—either an in-person class or an online course from the comfort of your home. Upcoming November courses include: German for Beginners Level 2 Women's Woodworking Kundalini Yoga Meditation Punctuating Dialogue in Fiction Self-Publishing & Marketing One Stitch at a Time 2 A Taste...

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UNB Art Centre Newsletter - October 2022

UNB Art Centre

Posted: September 30, 2022 10:00:00 AM ADT

Category: UNB Art Centre , Leisure Learning


Autumn is the perfect time for new beginnings and turning over your own personal "leaf". It is also a wonderful time to celebrate Thanksgiving with friends and family, consider our good fortunes and relax. To help you relax, check out two new Leisure Learning courses, Kundalini Yoga: Meditations and Relaxation and Meditation Through Art. Both courses are offered online, so you can relax in the privacy of your own home. Explore our full list of courses and workshops Enjoy a wide range of...

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UNB Art Centre Newsletter - September 2022

UNB Art Centre

Posted: September 1, 2022 10:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Leisure Learning , UNB Art Centre , Design Works Camps


For many, the month of September signals the end of summer, the beginning of autumn, and the start of a new school year. It's a time of fresh starts and new beginnings. After the relaxing, lazy days of summer, life gets busier in September. It's the beginning of a new school year for children, as well as university and college students. Taste of Home has some great ideas to add some fun to going back to school. If you're wondering what to pack in your kid's school lunch box, here are a few...

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This fall, choose from UNB's online, on-demand, and on-campus courses.

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: August 31, 2022 9:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Degree Credit , Music , Professional Development , News and Events , Leisure Learning , UNB Art Centre



Explore your options in the fall schedule, including: Credit courses and programs Open entry online courses – Register anytime Term based courses – Online and on-campus classes start Sept. 7 Certificate in Adult Education Certificate in Applied Behaviour Analysis Bachelor of Integrated Studies Explore all course listings and specialized programs Non-credit courses and programs Human Resources Management & Leadership Occupational Health & Safety Project Management Marketing &...

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UNB Art Centre Newsletter - August 2022

UNB Art Centre

Posted: July 27, 2022 10:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Design Works Camps , UNB Art Centre , Leisure Learning


 "The first week of August hangs at the very top of summer...like the highest seat of a Ferris wheel when it pauses in its turning." - Natalie Babbitt Ah, August! A month to be savoured. Enjoy ice tea on porches, strolls along beach, and drives through the lush and verdant countryside. Although we know that those lazy country drives impact both our wallets and the environment, there are things we can do to limit these costs. Your choices matter: The environmental impact of vehicles...

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Leisure Learning Newsletter

UNB Art Centre

Posted: June 30, 2022 10:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Design Works Camps , UNB Art Centre , Leisure Learning



 "Live in the sunshine. Swim in the sea. Drink in the wild air." - Ralph Waldo Emerson Summer Fun & Protecting Our Environment Enjoy the summer and protect the environment too! With small changes in our personal habits, we can enjoy all that summer has to offer and still protect (maybe even enhance!) our natural environment. For example, when at the beach, the Ocean Conservancy recommends four simple ways we can protect our oceans: Say 'no' to single use and 'yes' to reusables. That...

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Leisure Learning Newsletter

UNB Art Centre

Posted: May 27, 2022 10:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Design Works Camps , UNB Art Centre , Leisure Learning



 "Moons and Junes and Ferris Wheels..." - Joni Mitchell Speaking of moons—there's much to see in our night sky in June. According to Wikipedia, there are a number of meteor showers in June. The Arietids meteor showers take place May 22-July 2 each year, and peaks on June 7th; the Beta Taurids happen June 5-July 18; and the June Bootids are roughly between June 26 and July 2 each year. June also marks the beginning of the astronomical summer (Summer Solstice on June 21st) in the...

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Leisure Learning Newsletter

UNB Art Centre

Posted: May 3, 2022 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Events , Design Works Camps , UNB Art Centre , Leisure Learning



 "All things seem possible in May!" - Tara Schmalz We're all familiar with the saying "April Showers, do bring May flowers". And it's true! Nature is bursting with life. Leaves are budding out, and flowers and shrubs are about to bloom. Many of us are dreaming of and planning for summer vacations. Dreams of sunshine, walking along beaches, or simply sitting quietly on a lounge chair to soak in the sun, will soon be reality! Mother's Day - Sunday, May 8 Don't forget to circle Mother's...

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UNB Art Centre offers new art courses for youth

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: April 11, 2022 12:36:00 PM ADT

Category: Design Works Camps , News and Events , UNB Art Centre , Leisure Learning


Youth asked for it, youth got it. The UNB Art Centre is answering the call for creative classes for youth and are introducing a series of art courses designed for individuals aged 12 to 17. The new courses will start in May on the UNB Fredericton campus.“The UNB Art Centre has been offering Leisure Learning courses for adults and Design Works creative camps for children for about 20 years,” says Azza Seif-El Nasr, program and development coordinator for Leisure Learning and...

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Leisure Learning Newsletter

UNB Art Centre

Posted: April 5, 2022 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Events , Design Works Camps , UNB Art Centre , Leisure Learning



New Season, New Beginnings   "April hath put a spirit of youth in everything." — William Shakespeare Spring is a time of new beginnings. If you haven't started seedlings already, you can start to think about what you can plant in your garden...or you can think about being outside in the garden enjoying the sun! This is a great time to start looking at gardening books and magazines. Here are 10 great spring gardening tips from the Garden Therapy website: Inspect raised garden...

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Leisure Learning Newsletter

UNB Art Centre

Posted: March 2, 2022 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: Leisure Learning , UNB Art Centre , Design Works Camps , News and Events



Spring is in the Air! "Spring is when you feel like whistling even with a shoe full of slush." —Doug Larson More sunlight, warmer temperatures & longer days...who could ask for more? Does Spring begin March 1st or on the Equinox? The answer is—both! It depends on your definition of "Spring", according to Almanac.com. Astronomically speaking, this year Spring or Vernal Equinox is Sunday, March 20—but only in the Northern Hemisphere (it's the first day of Autumn in the...

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UNB Art Centre and Centre for Musical Arts Go Virtual

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: November 25, 2020 9:00:00 AM AST

Category: Music , UNB Art Centre , Leisure Learning , News and Events



While COVID-19 may have restricted movement of people from province to province, moving the UNB Art Centre's Leisure Learning courses and the Centre for Musical Arts programming online has opened up a whole new market for UNB CEL's personal and cultural enrichment programming. Leisure Learning Online "It didn't take us long to adjust from in-person classes to online, and in doing so we opened up new avenues for our Leisure Learning Program," says Azza Seif-El-Nasr, program coordinator at the...

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