Welcome to Hamilton Third Age Learning

Special Announcement About Westdale Parking:

HTAL Board is pleased to inform subscribers of an arrangement that it has made with Hamilton Parking Authority.

We look forward to seeing you for our inspiring Fall 2023 series at our new venue –

Registration opens August 10th at 9am.

As a life-long learner, become a part of our stimulating lectures series to learn, question and share knowledge on a wide variety of topics focused on Understanding the 21st Century.

The iconic Westdale Theatre provides a comfortable environment for personal and social engagement.

The Westdale Theatre Auditorium

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front entrance of The Westdale Theatre in Hamilton
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I am looking forward to the new venue at The Westdale Theatre and to the social gathering before or after.


Registered Lecture Attendee

Fall Lecture Series

September 20 – October 18
10am – 12pm
Cost – $55.00 per person for 5 lectures, Q&A and recorded session.

Lecture 1 September 20, 2023
Dawn Bowdish: The Perils of Being Born in the Fall: How Infectious Disease and Vaccines Impact Life from Birth to Death

Lecture 2 September 27, 2023
Rick Monture: Indigenous Education at the Mohawk Institute, McMaster University, and the Woodland Cultural Center

Lecture 3 October 4, 2023
Myriam Nafte: Forensics in Crime Solving

Lecture 4 October 11, 2023
Jim Willwerth: Implications of Climate Change on Niagara’s Grape and Wine Industry.

Lecture 5 October 18, 2023
Stephen Heathorn: Still shuffling the deckchairs on the Titanic? Britain, post Brexit.