THE CHINA DREAM, Northumberland Learning Connection's Fall 2018 series

Community:Northumberland County
Location:Columbus Community Centre, 232 Spencer Street East, Cobourg, ON
Address:232 Spencer Street East Cobourg Map
Start date:October 25, 2018
End date:November 23, 2018
Time:07:30 PM – 09:29 PM

Northumberland Learning Connection presents, The China Dream, a series of five Thursday evening talks, and five Friday morning discussions, beginning on October 25, 2018.

Speakers from McGill, the Universities of Rochester, Toronto, and Hong Kong will focus on President Xi’s dream of rejuvenation: Strong China: Civilized China; Harmonious China; and Beautiful China, including Guy Saint Jacques, Canada’s Ambassador to China from 2012-2016 who will speak on A Not So Delicate Balance, on November 1.

Thursday evening talks are held at the Columbus Community Centre, 232 Spencer Street E, Cobourg, at 7.30 pm, and Friday morning discussions are held at the Port Hope Public Library, 31 Queen Street, Port Hope, from 9-11 am.

Three special Sunday events are scheduled as part of the series: a bus tour to a Chinese mall in Markham for Shanghai Dim Sum; a concert of classical and contemporary Chinese music by the Toronto Chinese Orchestra; and a panel discussion, Everyday life in China.

To order tickets, call the Victoria Hall box office, 905 372 2210, (toll free 1.855 372 2210), or online at

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