Tues., March 19, 2019 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm

March, 19 2019 - 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Atwater Library Alzheimer Café features a presentation on “Caregiver Burnout: Prevention, Signs, and Finding Support” by Melanie Levy, BSc, MSc, MSW student at McGill University and intern at the Alzheimer Society of Montreal. Discussion with refreshments.

Thurs., March 21, 2019 from 12:30 to 1:30 pm

Tues., March 26, 2019 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm

March, 26 2019 - 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Hands-On Workshop on Filing Your Income Tax Return Online — For the Atwater Library Connecting People to a Digital Lifestyle projectLynn Bennett, Certified Financial Planner, and Liz Perrin, computer instructor, show how to file an income tax return online. The workshop includes an overview of the new provisions of 2018 federal and provincial income tax laws for seniors — changes from last year. Space is limited and ADVANCE REGISTRATION is required. To register: Brandon at 514-935-7344 or brandon@atwaterlibrary.ca. Participants are welcome to bring their own device.

Thurs., March 28, 2019 from 12:30 to 1:30 pm

March, 28 2019 - 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

For the Atwater Library Lunchtime SeriesLuke Stark explains Artificial Intelligence (AI) for non-techies.

Sat., March 30, 2019 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

March, 30 2019 - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Creative Lab: Interdisciplinary Writing Workshop Join the Atwater Writers Exhibition (AWE) for a day-long Creative Lab with interdisciplinary artist Naima Kristel Phillips, who will share her approach to writing for theatre, opera, and multimedia. She will guide participants through writing prompts to nurture creativity and generate materials for personal projects. No previous theatre or writing experience is necessary; you only have to bring your energy and enthusiasm. The workshop is FREE. Space is limited. To register: elise.m@videotron.ca.

Thurs., April 4, 2019 from 12:30 to 1:30 pm

April, 04 2019 - 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

For the Atwater Library Lunchtime SeriesMarie-Claude Giguère, founder of Helping Seniors, gives a presentation on housing issues for seniors. She will share practical information and answer questions about such issues as safety adaptations, downsizing, and assessing options to stay or move.

Wed., April 10, 2019 from 7:30 to 9:00 pm

April, 10 2019 - 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The Atwater Library Book Club, led by writer Mary Soderstrom, discusses The Free World by David Bezmozgis.

Thurs., April 11, 2019 from 12:30 to 1:30 pm

April, 11 2019 - 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

For the Atwater Library Lunchtime Series, writer and journalist Elaine Kalman Naves takes you into her confidence, sharing the intimate story of how she became the author of two award-winning family memoirs, Journey to VajaReconstructing the World of a Hungarian-Jewish Family and Shoshanna’s Story: A Mother, a Daughter, and the Shadows of History.

Thurs., April 11, 2019 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm

April, 11 2019 - 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

You, Me, and Memoir: the Art and Craft of Memoir Writing – By means of simple prompts and exercises, journalist, novelist, and memoirist Elaine Kalman Naves will guide you in taking the first steps in writing your own personal story. No registration is necessary. FREE and open to all. Generously supported by the Community Cultural Action Fund (CCAF) of the Department of Canadian Heritage.

Wed., April 17, 2019 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm

April, 17 2019 - 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

For the Atwater Library Financial Literacy programJaimie Yue, registered dietitian, shares recipes and tips for making healthy meals that are affordable.

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