SENIORS SCENE: Assess your driving skills, knowledge in the New Year

Jan. 30 workshop focuses on vehicle safety and road regulations

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 crib/whist/canasta 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. 23, 24, 27, 30 and 31.

Regular hours resume on Thursday, Jan. 2.

• Table tennis is one of the very active groups at the Kent Street Activity Centre.

Drop in over the holidays and join in with this friendly, social group. Table tennis times are Mondays 5-7 p.m., Wednesdays 2:45-4:15 p.m. and Saturdays 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Drop in three times with a guest pass before purchasing a membership.

Remember, the Kent Street Activity Centre membership is only $35 until Jan. 31, 2020.

• On Monday, Jan. 27 enjoy a culinary tour of the New Westminster Quay with Pat Faulkner. Visit Donald’s Market and then have free time to shop and wander the other unique stores.

After lunch it is off to Galloways, known for their unique blend of spices and dry goods. This excursion includes a guided tour, all snacks and lunch. Call 604-541-2199 to register.

• There will be no Wednesday dance tonight but please join us on Wednesday, Jan. 8 when the Silver Stars take the stage. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., with social dancing 7-10 p.m. Call 604-541-2231 for more information.

• The New Year is a good time to assess your driving skills and habits.

On Thursday, Jan. 30, 9-11 a.m. update your knowledge of vehicle safety and road regulations. This workshop is co-sponsored with White Rock Community Policing. Call 604-541-2199 to sign up now. Cost is only $5.

• January is a good time to take on a new challenge and learn a new skill. The Kent Street Activity Centre offers a variety of entry-level computer classes for adults 55 and over.

From Introduction to Computer classes to iPad Basics, there is a variety of program offerings for different skill levels. Check out page 20 of the winter recreation guide or online at www.whiterockcity.ca/register.

Most programs are filling up quickly, so do not delay in registering. Call 604-541-2199.

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 2020.

Please note the Centre will be closed on December 25/26/28 and January 1.

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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