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SENIORS SCENE: Lots of fun to beat the winter blues

What are you doing to improve your driving and reduce your risk? Sign up now for the Feb. 12 Mature Driving Workshop at the White Rock Community Centre. This free two-hour classroom presentation will help you assess your driving skills and habits. Update your knowledge of vehicle-safety features and road regulations. Co-sponsored by BCAA and White Rock Community Policing. Call 604-541-2199 to register at no charge.

n White Rock Leisure Services is pleased to present a series of Health Talks during the month of February. Beginning Thursday, Feb. 7, join us at the Centre for Active Living for Improve your Health with Reflexology. This engaging workshop focuses on improving balance and natural functions such as breathing, circulation and digestion.

You may also be interested in the Shingles workshop on Feb. 22. Learn more about the condition, its complications and the benefits of getting the shingles vaccine. Workshops are free for members and $5 for non-members. Call 604-541-2199 for more info.

n If you have Type 2 diabetes or are at risk for diabetes, sign up now for the Fit with Diabetes class that starts Feb. 8. Meet with Fraser Health exercise specialists and learn how much exercise you need, how to get started and how to keep your road to wellness going. Come prepared to participate in this interactive class. This class runs three consecutive Fridays from noon to 2 p.m. at the Centre for Active Living.  Call 604-541-2199 to register.

n View the beautiful glass work by artist Dale Chihuly on our Chihuly Garden and Glass excursion scheduled for Feb. 18. The artist’s work is sure to inspire with its bright colours in reverence to nature and the ocean. His work has found a beautiful home at the Seattle Centre in a 40-foot-tall glass-and-steel structure covering 4,500 square feet of light-filled space, with a neighbouring garden, and exhibition rooms for you to enjoy. Tour and gourmet boxed dinner included in the price of the trip; call 604-541-2199 to register.

n Join the Sing Along group at Kent Street every Tuesday from 2-3:30 p.m. Piano accompaniment and song sheets provided.

Call 604-541-2231 for more information.

n Get your toes tapping and hips swaying in the Brazilian Dance class starting Feb. 7 at the White Rock Community Centre. This women-only class is set to joyful and uplifting Brazilian samba music. Even if you have never danced samba, you will easily pick up the graceful moves of this fun, energetic and sensual dance.  Call 604-541-2199 for more information or to register.

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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