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Fall Education Seminars

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The AESES Education Committee would like to offer members five seminars to help you fall into fall 2021.

 

AESES Fall 2021 Education Seminars

All seminars will be conducted online unless otherwise noted and have limited capacity. Waitlists will be made available if necessary.

These seminars are for AESES signed members* and a guest (limit of one guest per member, per event). Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis, with your completed registration form and payment (if required).

 

Seminars being offered (click on the title for complete details)

Beading Workshop | Tuesday, October 19 | 6:30 - 8:30 pm
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During the 19th century, Métis women developed a distinct flower design that would become the most widely used style among the Métis people. Attend this session and learn how to create this well-known design yourself. A video will provide instruction, and our presenter will provide additional help and guidance throughout the evening. The supplies are included with the seminar fee and will be available by appointment for pick up at the AESES Business office.

Beading Workshop
Tuesday, October 19 | 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Presenter: Teresa Byrne

$5 AESES members | $15 Non-members | Max 25
The seminar is FULL. Registration is closed.

In-Person Pasta Making | Wednesday, October 27 | 6:30 - 9:00 pm

Formerly Virtual Pizza Making but due to low demand, it has been switched to in-person and pasta.

Participants will prepare the food at the Food Studio at 3200 Roblin Blvd. You will learn how easy it is to make wholesome fresh pasta to serve to your family and friends. We’ll make rustic noodles and stuffed pasta using fresh ingredients without preservatives along with your choice of accompanying sauces. You’ll never want boxed pasta again. Please indicate any food allergies. The supplies are included with the seminar fee.

This seminar will occur as an in-person class with all COVID-19 cautions in place by observing social distancing between participants during the class. Masks will be required to support the current public health restrictions and guidelines.

In-Person Pasta Making
Wednesday, October 27 | 6:30 – 9:00 pm
Presenter: Maria Abiusi, Food Studio

Location: Food Studio, 3200 Roblin Blvd.
$20 AESES members | $30 Non-members | Max 10
The seminar is FULL. Registration is closed.

Let’s discuss Discipline and Grievances | Tuesday, November 2 | 6:00 - 8:00 pm
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Join Lorne Hilton, Labour Relations Officer and Colleen Thompson, Member Services Officer, for an interactive discussion on Discipline, and Grievance Procedures, in the workplace and how it relates to our Collective Agreements. The seminar will explore employer investigations, criminal behaviour, insubordination, and the mechanism used in resolving disputes (*spoiler alert* this is where we talk about grievances!).

Let’s discuss Discipline and Grievances
Tuesday, November 2 | 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Presenters: Lorne Hilton and Colleen Thompson, AESES

FREE for AESES members | Max 50
The deadline to register is October 29, 2021

Register here

In-Person Hot Yoga | Saturday, November 6 | 9:30 - 10:30 am
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Foundation Hot Yoga class – An introductory class for all skill levels, including beginners. Half of the session will be standing postures, and the remainder will be floor work. Bring a towel, mat, and water. If you don’t have a towel or mat, they can be rented before the class for $2.00 each.

This seminar will occur as an in-person class with all COVID-19 cautions in place by observing social distancing between participants during the class. Masks will be required in the common areas but can be removed while on your yoga mat.

NOTE: This class will become a virtual class if pandemic restrictions change.

In-Person Hot Yoga
Saturday, November 6 | 9:30 – 10:30 am
Presenter: Vonne Bannavong, Awesome Hot Yoga
Location: Awesome Hot Yoga, 677 Stafford Street
FREE for AESES members | $10 Non-members | Max 25
The seminar is FULL. Registration is closed.

Paint and Wine Night | Wednesday, November 17 | 6:00 - 8:30 pm
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Join other AESES members virtually for a fun paint night to help beat the COVID-19 blues. Whether you join us by yourself or have your household members join in, all are welcome!

Beginner, Nature theme – Orca breaching water

There are two options for supplies. Please don’t purchase your supplies until you have received confirmation from our office about your spot in the seminar.

Paint and Wine Night
Wednesday, November 17 | 6:00 – 8:30 pm

Presenter: Winnipeg Art and Wine
$5 AESES members | $15 Non-members | Max 25
The deadline to register is November 5, 2021

Register here

Payment options: Cheque, cash or eTransfer

If you are paying by Transfer, you will receive the instructions once your spot is secured.

Registrations with cheques/cash can be sent via inter-office or postal mail to:


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These seminars are for AESES signed members* and a guest (limit of one guest per member, per event). Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis, with your completed registration form and payment (if required).

*Please note that as of 2018, AESES implemented a policy that requires members to be signed as union members to participate in our education seminars. If you are not yet signed (or not sure) but are interested in attending, contact the AESES Business Office, and we can check and provide you with a membership form if needed.

Did you know

AESES is affiliated with the Confederation of Canadian Unions (CCU).

AESES' Charter Meeting was held in December of 1972.

We offer scholarships for AESES dependants at both universities.

Anyone can attend a Board meeting by calling the AESES Business Office prior to the meeting and confirming their attendance.

AESES requires new volunteers for various committees. Please contact the Business Office if you are an AESES member interested in joining one of our committees.

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