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Fall Education Seminars

Fall leaves

The AESES Education Committee would like to offer members seven seminars to help you warm up to fall. 

AESES Fall 2023 Education Seminars

  • Frescolio Fine Oil and Vinegar Tasting Bar | Wed., Oct. 25 | 6:30 – 8:30 pm FULL
  • Winnipeg Art Gallery Tour – Inuit Sanaugangit & Indigenous Stories Through Art | Sat., Nov. 4 | 1:30 – 2:30 pm
  • Learn New Board Games | Tue., Nov. 7 | 6:00 – 9:00 pm
  • About Wills and Power of Attorney | Thu., Nov. 16 | 6:30 – 8:30 pm FULL
  • Taking Action on Climate Change | Tue., Nov. 21 | 6:30 – 8:30 pm CANCELLED
  • Holiday Card Making | Wed., Nov. 29 | 7:00 – 9:00 pm FULL
  • Baton Twirling Workshop | Wed., Dec. 6 | 7:00 – 8:30 pm CANCELLED

All seminars have limited capacity and will be conducted in-person. Deadlines for registration are listed below the seminar.

Waitlists will be made available if necessary. While we anticipate offering all seminars listed, details and times are subject to change and availability.

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 complete the registration form below.

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

Frescolio Fine Oil and Vinegar Tasting Bar | Wed., Oct. 25 | 6:30 – 8:30 pm

While touring the Frescolio Store, staff share the history of extra virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar, how they differ and how to use them at home. After the tour, participants will wander freely and taste everything at their leisure. Store staff will answer questions and make pairing suggestions. Included in your fee: sparkling water mocktail, fresh focaccia for dipping and fruit for dessert drizzled with balsamic vinegar.

Frescolio Fine Oil and Vinegar Tasting Bar
Wed., Oct. 25 | 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Presenter: Chantal Hogue, General Manager, Certified Olive Oil Sommelier
Location: Frescolio, #5 – 1604 St. Mary’s Avenue 
$3.00 for AESES members | $13.00 Non-members | Max 25
FULL

Winnipeg Art Gallery Tour - Inuit Sanaugangit & Indigenous Stories Through Art | Sat., Nov. 4 | 1:30 – 2:30 pm

Immerse yourself in Inuit art with a staggering selection of nearly 400 works produced by artists from Siberia, Alaska, Canada, and Greenland. Canadian work from the Contemporary Period will share creative highlights from Inuit communities across the Canadian Arctic from Nunavut, Nunavik, Nunatsiavut, and the Inuvialuit Settlement Region.

Winnipeg Art Gallery Tour – Inuit Sanaugangit & Indigenous Stories Through Art
Sat., Nov. 4 | 1:30 – 2:30 pm
Location: Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Blvd.
$6.60 for AESES members | $16.60 Non-members | Max 25
Registration deadline is October 27, 2023 or until full.

Register here

 

Learn New Board Games | Tue., Nov. 7 | 6:00 – 9:00 pm

Seminar description: Attend this session to learn new board games. There are over 400 games to pick from. Beverages and snacks are available for purchase, or you can bring your own outside snacks and non-alcoholic beverages.

Learn New Board Games
Tue., Nov. 7 | 6:00 – 9:00 pm
Location: A Muse N Games, 576 Wall Street
$2.00 for AESES members | $10.00 Non-members | Max 30
Registration deadline is October 31, 2023 or until full.

Register here

 

About Wills and Power of Attorney | Thu., Nov. 16 | 6:30 – 8:30 pm

Learn more about the basic requirements for a proper estate plan, including the ins and outs of the BIG THREE – your Will, your Power of Attorney, and your Health Care Directive.

About Wills and Power of Attorney (Estate Planning Basics)
Thu., Nov. 16 | 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Presenter: Kara Bjornson of Myers LLP
Location: AESES Business Office, 880 Harrow Street East
FREE for AESES members | $10 Non-members | Max 25
FULL

 

Taking Action on Climate Change | Tue., Nov. 21 | 6:30 – 8:30 pm

This workshop on climate change and sustainability at home and work will introduce participants to the basics of climate change, what an average Manitoban’s carbon footprint looks like, and some of the easy ways individuals can begin taking action on climate change today.

Taking Action on Climate Change
Tue., Nov. 21 | 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Presenters: Heather Stark and Jessie Klassen, Sustainability Projects Coordinators, Office of Sustainability, University of Manitoba
Location: AESES Business Office, 880 Harrow Street East
FREE for AESES members | $10 Non-members | Max 30
CANCELLED

Holiday Card Making | Wed., Nov. 29 | 7:00 – 9:00 pm

Come and learn to make a beautiful holiday card to send to someone special. All supplies will be provided, including an envelope.

Holiday Card Making | Wed., Nov. 29 | 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Presenter: Joan Cristo
Location: AESES Business Office, 880 Harrow Street East
FREE for AESES members | $10 Non-members | Max 20
FULL

 

Baton Twirling Workshop | Wed., Dec. 6 | 7:00 – 8:30 pm

Have you ever considered learning how to twirl a baton? Here is your chance to do just that…and don’t worry the batons will be provided for your use. But you can BYOB…Bring your own baton if you have one!

Baton Twirling Workshop
Wed., Dec. 6 | 7:00 – 8:30 pm
Presenter: Yonatan Orlov
Location: Great Hall, University College at UM
FREE for AESES members | $10 Non-members | Max 25
CANCELLED

Payment options: eTransfer, cheque, cash or credit card
  • If you are paying by eTransfer, you will receive the instructions once your spot is secured. Please note: Tangerine Bank has a $5.00 minimum for an eTransfer.
  • If you are playing by cheque, you can send it via inter-office or postal mail to:
  • If you are paying by cash, you can drop if off in-person at AESES 880 Harrow Street East.
  • If you are paying by credit card, an invoice will be created and emailed to you with a link to pay. Please be on the look out for this email.

Register

 


These seminars are for AESES signed members* and a guest (limit of one guest per member, per seminar). 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.