Blue Heron Books is on my map. How could you fail in the book business with a name like Shelley Macbeth? She runs great events and never disappoints with hundreds in attendance. She knows each of her customers and their tastes. Shelley is that great combination of woman of letters and an entrepreneur. Her staff loves books and thrive on recommendations. —
Master Writing Workshop with Andrew Pyper – November 24th.
Andrew Pyper is the award-winning author of five internationally bestselling novels. Lost Girls won the Arthur Ellis Award, was selected as a New York Times Notable Book of the Year in 2000, and appeared on the New York Timesand Times (UK) bestseller lists. The Killing Circle was a New York Times Best Crime Novel of the Year. Three of Pyper’s novels, including The Demonologist, are in active development for feature film.
$85 – Call store to register.
Clarification: The $100 or $150 fee is for 6 of the 8 sessions offered; not per session. At time of registration participants choose which 6 sessions they would like to attend. This program is designed to offer flexibility to today’s busy families.
Know enough to make the world of your novel come alive,
whether it is Georgian Bay in the ‘50’s, Edo, Japan in 1800 or
the Labrador coast in 1830. Katherine will share her secrets on
using images, written accounts, experts, museums and the
internet to learn your way around that imagined place and time.
Then learn to let the research go and write.
Saturday, October 6th, 2013
11am – 4pm
In the Blue Heron Studio
Call the store to register (905-852-4282)
Class Cancelled. New date TBA
Kirsty Kernohan simplifies the digital world and takes the fear out of clicks, drags, drops and downloads. An approachable instructor who knows her stuff AND can explain it in terms even the least tech savvy person can understand.
4 WEEKS – Tuesday October 15th to November 5th, 12:30 to 2:30pm $95
Raw Foods Seminar with Mari Lucas
In the Studio on Friday July 19th or July 26th
7 – 9:30pm
Be adventurous and have fun learning about the healthy, happy aspect of a Raw Foods Lifestyle. You will receive simple, precise instruction; a Daily 200 Healthiest Foods Guide; and delicious recipes (time-saving and easy prep). Mari will explain the essentials for total, optimal health and how to achieve success with nutrient-rich meals based on raw, living plant foods.
Step by Step – Bite by Bite – You Can Do It! Each Seminar is $50.00
Info/Reg: (905) 806-2818 email@example.com “RAW RAW CANADA!”
August 13th 10am to 3pm $70.00
He’s back for another round of fun but we could only get him for one day! Kevin Sylvester is an author/illustrator that connects with kids on a scale few can equal. Join Kevin for a fun-filled, full day workshop of cartooning and story making. Take on the persona of Sylvester’s protagonist, Neil Flambe, and learn to cook a delectable lunch at the Passionate Cook’s Essentials Cooking School and then eat it!
Chris Hadfield has turned kids on to the wonders of space. Let them get some hands on experience by building one of Canada’s most notable engineering achievements of the century – a miniature, pneumatically controlled Canadarm.
Students will take home their assembled Canadarm and the book Taylor’s Pneumatic Toys, which includes full schematics to build 8 pneumatic projects at home.
(Instructor Stan Taylor has taught this course at NASA and STAO)
December Book Club
Seasonal Book Club Party - Talk books, buy books, steal books December 11th at Blue Heron Books 7:30pm
January Book Club
My Best Stories by Alice Munro Venue: Veronica's Place Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature