SENIORS’ SCENE: Activities during holidays

SENIORS’ SCENE: Activities during holidays

Kent Street Activity Centre to resume regular hours in January

Many activities at the Kent Street Activity Centre are taking a holiday break, however, the snooker room remains open during centre hours – as well as carpet bowling, crib/whist and table tennis.

These activity groups will carry on their regular schedule outside of the statutory holidays.

Kent Street Activity Centre will be open Dec. 24, 27 and 28. Regular hours resume on Wednesday, Jan. 2.

• • •

Introduction to Computers using Windows 10 is a perfect introductory class for anyone who is new to using a computer and new to Windows 10.

Learn to create documents, folders, save, open and format them. Learn to copy and paste, insert pictures, change margins, print files and more.

The four-session program begins on Jan. 9, 9:30 a.m. to noon. Call 604-541-2199 to register. Please note, you need to have White Rock Recreation and Culture membership.

• • •

Sylvia Taylor offers both a daytime and evening eight-week program on life-story writing. Turning Memories into Memoirs begins Tuesday, Jan. 29, 7-9 p.m., or Thursday, Jan. 31, 1-3 p.m. at the Kent Street Activity Centre.

Learn to create engaging stories from your life in a fun and supportive atmosphere.

Call 604-541-2199 to register.

• • •

Get a jump on New Year’s resolutions and check out the many drop-in fitness classes with White Rock Recreation and Culture.

From Movement for Fitness, to Body Works 50+, there is a class for all ages and ability levels. Check out the drop-in fitness schedule on line at www.whiterockcity.ca/register

Winter schedule is in effect Jan. 7.

• • •

Jump in our 24-passenger minibus and head to the YMCA in Surrey to enjoy Gentle Joints, a warm-water fitness class that combines body movements, stretches and exercises in a friendly social atmosphere. The YMCA even has a movable floor for easy entry.

If you would rather enjoy a relaxing warm water swim and hot tub, we can provide transportation for that as well in our swim and social program.

Both these 12-week programs begin on Tuesday, Jan. 8.

Call 604-541-2199 to register.

• • •

There will be no Wednesday dance this week but please join us on Jan. 9 when the Silver Stars take the stage.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m., with social dancing 7-10. Call 604-541-2231 for more.

• • •

On behalf of all the staff at the Kent Street Activity Centre, we wish you a very Merry Christmas and a happy, healthy and joyful 2019.

Please note, the centre will be closed on Dec. 22-23 and 25-26, and Jan. 1.

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.

Just Posted

Surrey Fire Service battled a dock fire along the Fraser River late Friday night (June 18). It was on Musqueam Drive, near Industrial Road, around 10:45 p.m. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
Fire engulfs dock on Surrey side of the Fraser River

Dock has reportedly been unused for a long time

A mixed-use development with 69 market rental units and 10 commercial units is proposed for the 2300-block of King George Boulevard. (Thinkspace rendering)
Pair of South Surrey apartment proposals move forward

Council gives third reading to rezoning applications for market-rental and residential projects

Launched in January, Uplift Canada was founded by Tsawwassen resident Maggie Larocque. (submitted photo)
Surrey shelters get clothing collected June 26 by Uplift Canada

Book a pickup on website of the new non-profit, founded by Delta resident

A small pod of Pacific white-sided dolphins pass by close to shore in Campbell River June 16, 2021. Still capture from video courtesy of Kimberly Hart
VIDEO: Dolphin sunset captured from Vancouver Island shore

Spectacular setting for view of travelling pod of Pacific white-sided dolphins

Central Okanagan Grade 12 grads are set to get $500 each after a more than $1 million donation from a Kelowna couple. (File photo)
B.C. couple donating $500 to every Grade 12 student in the Okanagan

Anonymous donors identified as Kelowna entrepreneurs Lance and Tammy Torgerson

Rita Coolidge played the main stage at Vancouver Island Musicfest in 2017. (Black Press file photo)
This year’s Vancouver Island MusicFest to virtually showcase beauty of Comox Valley

Returning July 9 through 11 with more than 25 hours of music performances

British Columbia’s premier says he’s received a second dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine. (Twitter/John Horgan)
B.C. premier gets 2nd dose of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

John Horgan shared a photo of himself on social media Friday afternoon holding a completed vaccination card

Cannabis bought in British Columbia (Ashley Wadhwani/Black Press Media)
Is it time to start thinking about greener ways to package cannabis?

Packaging suppliers are still figuring eco-friendly and affordable packaging options that fit the mandates of Cannabis Regulations

A lotto Max ticket is shown in Toronto on Monday Feb. 26, 2018.THE CANADIAN PRESS
No winning ticket sold for Friday’s $70 million Lotto Max jackpot

The huge jackpot has remained unclaimed for several weeks now

Police are asking for public assistance in locating Anthony Graham who has been charged with the murders of Kamloops brothers Carlo and Erick Fryer. (RCMP photo)
2 charged, suspect at large in killings of B.C. brothers linked to gang activity: RCMP

Kamloops brothers Erick and Carlo Fryer were found deceased in May on a remote Okanagan road

Albert Health Minister Tyler Shandro and Alberta Premier Jason Kenney unveil an opening sign after speaking about the Open for Summer Plan and next steps in the COVID-19 vaccine rollout, in Edmonton, Friday, June 18, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Alberta 1st province in Canada to lift all COVID-19 public health restrictions

70.2% of eligible citizens 12 and older in the province have received a dose of the vaccine

Most Read