COLUMN: Choir kicks off Christmas season with Nov. 28 concert

Tis the season for singing happens at White Rock Baptist Church

Don’t forget that the Kent Street Activity Centre’s annual general meeting is coming up this Monday, Nov. 25, at 2:30 p.m.

This fun and informative afternoon will include complimentary refreshments provided by the coffee shop, a draw for a free one-year Kent Street Activity Centre membership and a special presentation by art lecturer Linda Quigley on Vincent Van Gogh. Call 604-541-2231 for more information.

• Registration for all White Rock Recreation and Culture programs opens online at 9 p.m. this Sunday, Nov. 24; in-person and phone registration opens at 8:30 a.m. Monday (Nov. 25).

Sign up for your winter 2020 classes before Dec. 20 and get 10 per cent off (excluding 55+ excursions, memberships, clubs and passes).

• Get into the Christmas spirit and join The Kent Street Choristers for a fabulous Christmas concert, Tis the Season for Singing, to be held on Thursday, Nov. 28 at 7:30 p.m. at the White Rock Baptist Church. This special night out will only cost you $15 for adults; children younger than 12 years old are free.

Tickets are available at the Kent Street Activity Centre or from any choir member. Call 604-541-2231 for more information.

• Every Friday afternoon from 1-3 p.m. you are welcome to join Kent Street Activity Centre’s Stitch & Chat group and work on your own needlecraft, knitting or quilting project in the company of others.

This is a great opportunity to socialize and share ideas. Call 604-541-2231 for more information.

Pick up a guest pass at the front office and try out this activity group before becoming a Kent Street Activity Centre member.

• Kent Street Activity Centre memberships are on sale now. Purchase or renew your membership before Jan. 31, 2020 and you will receive a $5 discount.

The Kent Street Activity Centre membership gives you participation in more than 17 different activity groups, member pricing for all Kent Street Centre special events and $5 off any 55+ excursion.

• Are you finding aging challenging? We cannot change the fact that the clock is ticking, but we can change the way we feel about it.

Don’t let your age take you prisoner. EFT/Tapping is an easy-to-learn tool that will change the way you think and feel. Sign up now for this workshop at the Kent Street Activity Centre on Thursday, Nov. 28, 10 a.m. till noon. Call 604-541-2199 to register.

• Get an early start on your Christmas shopping. Give your family and friends the gift of health and wellness this holiday season.

White Rock Recreation and Culture sells gift certificates, which can be applied to many recreation programs including excursions, fitness classes, health and wellness workshops, computer or art classes.

The possibilities are endless! Visit the Kent Street Activity Centre, White Rock Community Centre or Centennial Park Leisure Centre to purchase one in any denomination.

• Do you enjoy social dancing in the company of friends?

Drop in to the Kent Street Activity Centre on Wednesday evenings from 7-10 p.m. for dancing to live music. Buy your tickets at the door (opens at 6:30 p.m.). Tonight, enjoy the great sounds of the Alpiners.

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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