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Throughout the year, we provide opportunities for you to engage and get involved with Programs for 50+ and Community Engagement.

Our events include thought-provoking presentations and lectures, performances, volunteer programs, and more.

Learn and grow with us by exploring all the events we have to offer.

*Please note, we will not be hosting any events in July/August. We will be spending that time preparing for our Fall/Winter Community Engagement events. Be sure to check back, as we will have a brand new lineup of events starting in September.

You can watch recordings of some of our popular events offered in June here.

Programs 50+ Singers Information Session 

Wednesday, September 8, 2021
1:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m.
Online via Zoom (link will be provided to all registrants by email)

Join us for an online information session and learn more about the Fall 2021 Music Course, 50+ Singers CSMU110. This course brings together a fun and lively group who meet for weekly rehearsals that are filled with singing, learning, and socializing. A mix of trained and novice voices, this group has one thing in common: they love to sing and want to do more of it! New members are always welcome, and each term concludes with a public singing performance.

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Nourishing the Brain for Optimum Health Information Session 

Thursday, September 9, 2021
12:00 p.m.–12:30 p.m.
Online via Zoom (link will be provided to all registrants by email)

Get ready to get healthy and build resilience this fall and winter. Join us to learn more about CSHW110 Nourishing the Brain for Optimum Health and  This is the first course of a series of courses offered that will help you gain a solid understanding of the connection between food and brain function and the impact of this connection on physical and mental health.

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Writing for Wellness and Wonder Online Session 

Tuesday, September 14, 2021
1:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m.
Online via Zoom (link will be provided to all registrants by email)

Join us and learn more about CSHW 125 “Writing for Wellness and Wonder” a brand new course with Chang School instructor Sunny Chan. In this course, you will be guided in your exploration of different writing exercises and styles designed to help you feel more grounded and connected to your ideas and emotions in these stressful times. Discover how you will come away with new tools you can use on your own, and have the ability to share your writing in a low pressure, supportive community.

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Caring Clown Information Session 

Wednesday, September 15, 2021
1:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m.
Online via Zoom (link will be provided to all registrants by email)

Learn more about the Caring Clown Program. The Caring Clown Program trains volunteers to bring cheer to residents in long-term care homes by combining basic clowning skills of spontaneity, playfulness, and humour with compassion and caring. Added to the mix are music and movement. No special skills are required, just a willingness to learn and be open to new challenges.

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NOT DONE YET! How Women Over 50-Regain Their Confidence and Claim Workplace Power 

Tuesday, September 21, 2021
1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m.
Online via Zoom (link will be provided to all registrants by email)

This event is part of the Programs for 50+ Career Transitions Hub Guest Lecture Series, and is presented in collaboration with The LIFE Institute at Ryerson University.

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NOTE: All In-Person Events Cancelled Until Further Notice

All scheduled in-person events for The Chang School’s Programs for 50+ are being cancelled as a precautionary measure due to the developing COVID-19 (coronavirus) situation.

Given the current uncertainty surrounding COVID-19, we want to ensure everyone’s health and safety remain our top priority, especially our vulnerable 50+ community.

We apologize for any inconvenience these cancellations may cause. For more information, please contact programsfor50plus@ryerson.ca or 416-979-5103.