This special lecture series focuses on education and wellness by providing the community with the opportunity to listen to retired professors talk about their chosen field of study. Focusing on wonderful, passionate and informative speakers, this series gives the community an opportunity to listen to a variety of topics.
The program also offers an honorarium-based work placement for a client from Community Living Toronto. Community Living Toronto seeks to place individuals with specials needs in a skills development environment and we are thrilled that the Meet the Prof Series has a dedicated snack and kitchen manager to facilitate a great experience for attendees.
The “Meet the Prof” program series connects the community to passionate and well learned speakers presenting on a variety of topics. The speakers volunteer their time and most speakers are retired professors who share a passion for speaking. This series will prove to be an amazing way to spend your lunch learning from a passionate and knowledgeable speaker!
The lectures will take place at The Fairlawn Neighbourhood Centre throughout the Fall. Here is a list of some of the speakers that will be presenting:
Monday November 9th – Jim Benson, “Are Humans the Only Species with Language?”
Monday Novemeber 16th – John David Stewart, “Nutrition on the Run”
Monday Novemeber 23rd – Grace Bogart “The Facts Behind the Fiction: The True Events that Inspired the Historical Novel The Girl From Mena Creek”
Monday, November 30 – Jennifer Sipos-Smith “Engaging the Millennial Mind: Conversations Across Generations”
Each of these lectures will take place at The Fairlawn Neighbourhood Centre, 12 noon to 1:30 p.m. (28 Fairlawn Avenue, Toronto, ON, M5M 1S7), free of charge. Participants are asked to bring a sandwich. Coffee and sweets are provided. If you would like to take this opportunity to attend this wonderful series, register in advance with by calling FNC’s Welcome Desk: (416) 488-3446 or in person. We hope to see you there!