What We Do
The 50+ Festival is one of the many events offered through Programs for 50+ and Community Engagement at Ryerson University’s G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education.
Programs for 50+ offers unique non-credit programs to stimulate your personal enrichment, self-actualization, and a continuing connection to society. Expand your learning, redefine your retirement, and be engaged as an older adult learner.
For more information, visit our website: ryerson.ca/ce/programs50plus
Each year, Programs for 50+ and Community Engagement at The Chang School of Continuing Education present a public festival celebrating new perspectives on aging. The 50+ Festival celebrates older adults through the arts, live theatre, film, and music. It also features an array of lectures and workshops by renowned speakers.
The 50+ Festival offers its attendees opportunities to engage in today’s world, learn more about Programs for 50+, support and experience the creative arts, and challenge misconceptions about older adults to help reduce ageism.
Programs for 50+ Staff
- Sandra Kerr, Director, Programs for 50+ and Community Engagement
- Mena Carravetta, Program Assistant, Programs for 50+ and Community Engagement
- Melanie Santarossa, Assistant Program Manager, Programs for 50+ and Community Engagement
- David Miadovnik, Clerical Assistant, Programs for 50+ and Community Engagement