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April 2019

Apr 05

Folk U Fridays: How to tell a joke

April 5 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Linnaea Education Centre, 1255 Seaford Rd
Cortes Island, BC V0P 1K0 Canada
5$

Wish you could tell a better joke, get your family or friends laughing, or get your audience warmed up with a great punchline? Now you can. Come and learn from musician and master emcee Rick Bockner (a truly funny guy.)   Folk U: What do you know? Share it! Every Friday at 1:00 at the Linnaea Education Centre. Bring a lunch. Inspiration and treats provided. Get the full schedule, updates, field tripes, & learn more at FolkU.ca. All welcome!   At…

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Apr 26

Folk U Gardening Friday: Get ready for your garden to Spring!

April 26 @ 1:00 pm
Linnaea Education Centre, 1255 Seaford Rd
Cortes Island, BC V0P 1K0 Canada
By donation of time, energy, or a few bucks

April 26th: Become a Garden Diva & Get your garden ready to Spring! with Linnaea Master Gardener Adam Shick. Where the professionals and the brown thumbs all gather to learn and get inspired. Consistently among our most popular Folk U sessions. Come prepared to learn!   At Folk University neighbours share their interests and passions with neighbours. Support the series with a $50 class-pass for the year or $5 donation. Folk U is brought to you by Cortes Literacy with…

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May 2019

May 03

Folk U Fridays: What to do When Reading & Writing Aren’t Fun

May 3 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Linnaea Education Centre, 1255 Seaford Rd
Cortes Island, BC V0P 1K0 Canada

When Reading & Writing Aren’t Fun When reading and writing aren’t fun with author of Fish Don’t Climb Trees and founder of Positive Dyslexia Sue Hall. 1 to 2:30 Talk about re-framing disabilities into gifts. 3 to 4:30 Practical and Hands-on workshop for tutors, teachers, parents & interested others (yes, that means you!). More about Sue Hall…. Sue Hall, a Davis Dyslexia Correction Facilitator, presents a unique and exciting insight into the ‘gift’ behind so many learning challenges, including dyslexia. …

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May 03

Professional Development for the Rest of Us…How to help when reading, writing, and /rithmetic aren’t easy

May 3 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Linnaea Education Centre, 1255 Seaford Rd
Cortes Island, BC V0P 1K0 Canada
By donation

When Reading & Writing Aren’t Fun When reading and writing aren’t fun with author of Fish Don’t Climb Trees and founder of Positive Dyslexia Sue Hall. 1 to 2:30 Talk about re-framing disabilities into gifts. 3 to 4:30 Practical and Hands-on workshop for tutors, teachers, parents & interested others (yes, that means you!). More about Sue Hall…. Sue Hall, a Davis Dyslexia Correction Facilitator, presents a unique and exciting insight into the ‘gift’ behind so many learning challenges, including dyslexia.…

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May 10

Folk U Fridays: Gender, Pronouns, and Self Identification with Tamias and Sadie

May 10 @ 1:00 pm
Linnaea Education Centre, 1255 Seaford Rd
Cortes Island, BC V0P 1K0 Canada
By donation of time, energy, or a few bucks

May 10th: Gender, Pronouns, and Self Identification with Tamias and Sadie: Come join the conversation about the changing nature of gender identity. Everyone is welcome to listen, learn, ask questions, and explore our own identities. Folk U: What do you know? Share it! Every Friday at 1:00 at the Linnaea Education Centre. Bring a lunch. Inspiration and treats provided. Get the full schedule, updates, field tripes, & learn more at FolkU.ca. All welcome! At Folk University neighbours share their interests and…

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Folk U Friday: Reading between the Headlines with Rex Weyler

May 17 @ 1:00 pm
Linnaea Education Centre, 1255 Seaford Rd
Cortes Island, BC V0P 1K0 Canada
By donation of time, energy, or a few bucks

May 17th: Reading between the Headlines with Rex Weyler. Feel like you aren’t getting the whole story when you open the paper or turn on the news? Learn how to get closer to the truth. Folk U: What do you know? Share it! Every Friday at 1:00 at the Linnaea Education Centre. Bring a lunch. Inspiration and treats provided. Get the full schedule, updates, field tripes, & learn more at FolkU.ca. All welcome! At Folk University neighbours share their interests and…

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May 17

Folk U Fridays: Reading between the (Head)lines

May 17 @ 1:00 pm
Linnaea Education Centre, 1255 Seaford Rd
Cortes Island, BC V0P 1K0 Canada
By donation of time, energy, or a few bucks

Folk U: What do you know? Share it! Every Friday at 1:00 at the Linnaea Education Centre. Bring a lunch. Inspiration and treats provided. Get the full schedule, updates, field tripes, & learn more at FolkU.ca. All welcome! May 17th: Reading between the Headlines with Rex Weyler. Feel like you aren’t getting the whole story when you open the paper or turn on the news? Learn how to get closer to the truth. At Folk University neighbours share their interests and…

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May 24

Folk U Fridays: Drug literacy with First-Responder Martin Metz

May 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Linnaea Education Centre, 1255 Seaford Rd
Cortes Island, BC V0P 1K0 Canada
By donation of time, energy, or a few bucks

Folk U: What do you know? Share it! Every Friday at 1:00 at the Linnaea Education Centre. Bring a lunch. Inspiration and treats provided. Get the full schedule, updates, field tripes, & learn more at FolkU.ca. All welcome! May 24th: Drug Literacy —way beyond Nancy Reagan’s Just Say No—this is a chance for users, non-users, parents, elders, friends, and youth to learn about drugs today.  Become literate because the world of drugs is changing. At Folk University neighbours share their interests…

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May 24

Folk U Prom: 80s Glam Style

May 24 @ 7:30 pm - 11:55 pm
Linnaea Education Centre, 1255 Seaford Rd
Cortes Island, BC V0P 1K0 Canada
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$10

It's time for neighbours to celebrate each other. And, well, have fun! Come on out... grab a friend or just yourself, throw on something beautiful or just fun.... and join each other to celebrate the Cortes Literacy Now birthday, the first year of Folk University and, most especially, YOU! Folk U's Prom is Friday May 24th at 7:30 p.m. at Linnaea's Sun Lit room. $10 at the door. All proceeds go to Folk University programming and the much-needed acquisition of…

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May 31

Folk U Garden Fridays with Adam Schick: Get ready for the summer!

May 31 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Linnaea Education Centre, 1255 Seaford Rd
Cortes Island, BC V0P 1K0 Canada
By donation of time, energy, or a few bucks

Folk U: What do you know? Share it! Every Friday at 1:00 at the Linnaea Education Centre. Bring a lunch. Inspiration and treats provided. Get the full schedule, updates, field tripes, & learn more at FolkU.ca. All welcome!   It's the end of the school year and we all have to make it through the whole summer in our gardens without the wisdom of Adam Schick... don't miss this exciting last class.... May 31: Gardening 102: Everything you need to know…

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