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SENIORS' SCENE: Kent Street Plant Sale soon

Saturday, April 26 is a date to remember on most gardeners’ calendars.

It marks the annual Kent Street Plant Sale, featuring many unique and interesting plants, bulbs and seeds.

The plant sale is one of the noteworthy fundraisers for Kent Street Activity Centre, so please come out and show your support, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

The centre will be accepting donations of seedlings, bulbs, herbs and outdoor plants on Friday, April 25 from 4-7 p.m. Please, no house plants; outdoor varieties only, thank you.

If you are a low-income senior and looking for some advice with a legal matter, contact Kent Street at 604-541-2231 to book a free appointment with Al Benson, a local lawyer who volunteers the first Wednesday of the month. The next available date is May 7.

Gain confidence in your first-aid skills by signing up for CPR-A running April 24.

This course will teach basic first aid and CPR techniques for adults and children. This is an excellent course for people of all ages.

Upon successful completion, participants receive a national St. John Ambulance CPR-A certificate.

Call 604-541-2199 to register.

If you have Type 2 diabetes or are at risk for diabetes, Fit With Diabetes is the class for you.

Find out how much exercise you need, how to get a program started and how to keep it going.

This interactive class starts May 2 at the Centre for Active Living. Call 604-541-2199 to register.

Learn essential and basic mindfulness skills by registering for the Foundations of Mindfulness course scheduled April 28 to June 23 at the White Rock Community Centre.

Learn simple yet profound mindfulness practise methods that are proven to improve concentration, inner peace, happiness, health and quality of life while reducing stress.

Call 604-541-2199 to register.

If you enjoy dancing to live music with friends, visit the Kent Street Activity Centre every Wednesday from 7:30-10:30 p.m. and cut a rug.

Tickets are $5 for members, $6 for non-members and ar available at the door by 7 p.m.

This week the music of the band Good Vibrations will get your toes tapping.

Please take note that April is the final month of our community volunteer income-tax program.

If you are over 65 years of age and considered low income, you can bring your paperwork to the Kent Street Activity Centre to be processed.

One of the helpful volunteers will file it electronically.

For more information call 604-541-2331.

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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