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Learn and Play: AESES Education Seminars

Interested in participating in this spring’s education seminars? Fill out the online registration form and submit it to the AESES Office (via interdepartmental mail), along with your payment, prior to the February 22nd deadline. We’ve got a wonderful bunch of learning opportunities on offer:

Build your Own Salad Bowl – Thursday, March 14.  6:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Learn to make tasty all-in-one salad bowls with veggies, whole grains, pulses, and homemade dressings, for delicious, affordable, healthy meals.  (20 participants maximum)

How to Create Tasty East Indian Cuisine – Tuesday, March 19.  6:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Our presenter, Dr. Nandita Selvanathan, will focus on these three items: 
Navrattan Korma: A mildly spiced curry that contains approximately nine (Navrattan means nine jewels) key ingredients. It often displays a flavour of subtle taste with the addition of cashews or almonds. 
Naan: There are many places that make leavened breads, but only in India can you find over 25 different Naans. Learn the basics, so that you can make this part of your feast.
Coconut Chutney: A chutney that is best tasted when fresh. A very unique and subtle way to experience a condiment or side dish. (10 participants maximum)

Introduction to the Ukulele (hands on) – Wednesday, April 3.  7:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of Ukulele playing. Learn some chords and develop strumming patterns to make your own unique music. Instruments will be provided to each person. (20 participants maximum)

A History of Winnipeg’s Ukrainian Labour Temple – Tuesday, April 16.  6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Discover and learn more about The Ukrainian Labour Temple. A beautiful building with a vibrant history. Built in 1919, it was a community and cultural meeting place as well as a symbol of social optimism and opportunity. (35 participants maximum)

Spin into Spring:  Cycle Xpress Class – Wednesday, April 24.  7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Kick your regular workout routine into high gear while riding to the beat of energy infused music. You will learn the proper cycle set-up, basic cycling techniques and then enjoy a ride that will include a variety of class styles from intervals to the real-road. Outdoor shoes are not allowed in the studios and a UM Waiver for each individual must be brought with you to class. (20 participants maximum)

A Lesson in Still Life Drawing – Saturday, May 4.  2:00 – 4:30 p.m.
We all started out as artists when we were children. Finding a still life composition to draw is just the beginning. Join in and wake your inner artist drawing skills. (15 participants maximum)

Seminars are intended for members and their significant others. All sessions are filled, based on when registrations and payments are received by the AESES Office.  Please note that as of 2018, AESES implemented a policy which requires that members be signed as union members in order to participate in our education seminars. If you are not yet signed (or aren’t sure), but are interested in attending, contact the AESES Office and we can have you fill out 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 bursaries for AESES dependents 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.