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SENIORS SCENE: Chinese brush painting classes set for Kent Street Centre

Sign up now for the spring Chinese Brush painting class.

Whether you are a beginner or have dabbled in other paint media, this fascinating class will teach elements and stroke techniques towards completing landscape paintings.

Classes start April 4, 4:30-6:30 p.m., at the White Rock Community Centre.

Materials and supplies will be reviewed at the first class.

• Have you recently purchased a laptop? Need some support in learning how to operate it?

We are offering an Introduction to Computers-Laptop Only class at White Rock Community Centre.

This course will introduce you to the fundamental components of a computer and how to get started using one. A White Rock Leisure Services annual membership and your own laptop are required.

Starting April 10, various classes offered. Call 604-541-2199 to register today.

• Feeling like you want to get up and groove?

Come down to the White Rock Community Centre or Centre for Active Living where we are holding our Zumba Gold and Zumba Gold Toning classes.

Zumba Gold is inspired by Latin music and dance steps to create a dynamic, fun and effective fitness workout. Zumba Gold Toning combines body sculpting techniques and Zumba moves with strength training.

These inspiring, dynamic classes will build muscle strength, increase bone density, and improve mobility, posture and co-ordination. Various classes offered, starting April 2.

Pease call 604-541-2199 for more information or to register.

• Dancing the Country 2-Step is a great way to keep in shape.

This smooth travelling dance is set to faster country music. Don’t be shy; the steps are easy yet dynamic.

Please bring a partner, your cowboy boots and leave your horse at home.

Begins April 4 at the Centennial Park Leisure Centre, please call 604-541-2199 to register or for more information.

• If the Country two-step isn’t quite your style, join us for our Bellydancing Beginner/Intermediate class.

Learn the basic movements of Middle Eastern Dance. All ages, abilities and bellies welcome, beginning April 2 at Kent Street auditorium.

Call 604-541-2199 for more information.

• Gentlemen, are you trying to remember the last time you could pick up the newspaper with ease?

Our Yoga for Stiff Guys class might be the perfect thing to keep your muscles, hips, joints and spine limber.

Loosen up your body after years of wear and tear.

For men only, starting next week at Kent Street and White Rock Community Centre. Call 604-541-2199 to register or for more information.

• Mah Jong is a tile game of skill, strategy and calculation involving a certain degree of chance similar to gin rummy.

Mah Jong-Learn to Play the Chinese Way is taught at Kent Street on Mondays from 10-12 p.m. starting April 16.

Drop-in sessions are also available to play starting April 30 from 1-3 p.m.

Call 604-541-2231 today and join in the fun.

• We have another live band this Wednesday, March 28 for our Kent Street Dance.

Get dressed up and come down to the auditorium from 7:30-10:30 p.m. to enjoy Sweetwater. Tickets can be bought at the door, open at 7 p.m. Refreshments served midway. Couples and singles 50+ welcome.

The Kent Street Activity Centre, located at 1475 Kent St., is open to people 55 years of age or better. For information, call 604-541-2231.

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