SENIORS’ SCENE: Books, Body Works and bingo

Plenty going on at Kent Street Activity Centre

Kent Street Activity Centre will be holding a presentation on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 12-1:15 p.m. or 1:30-2:15 p.m., on White Rock Recreation and Culture’s new registration system coming this spring.

Learn how to create a customer account, purchase a Kent Street membership and register for programs in the upcoming spring/summer Recreation and Culture guide. No cost and no registration to attend. Refreshments will be served.

• The Kent Street Centre Book and Bake Sale is a few days away.

This Saturday, (Feb. 8) from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., drop down to the Kent Street auditorium.

Hundreds of gently used books in virtually all categories will be sold at great prices. Come early and pick up some fabulous books and delicious baking at great prices.

All proceeds from the sale go to support the Kent Street Activity Centre’s projects and programs for seniors in the community.

• Are you a person who enjoys getting your exercise at the start of the day? Drop into Body Works 50+ Monday or Wednesday, 8:30-9:30 a.m. at the Kent Street Activity Centre.

Strengthen your muscles and improve flexibility using light weights and resistance bands.

Senior drop-in price is only $5.75, or purchase a group fitness swipe pass for an even better discount.

Call 604-541-2199 for more information.

• What are you doing on Tuesday afternoons?

If you enjoy a game of chance then drop down and try your luck at Bingo at the Kent Street Activity Centre, from 1-3 p.m.

Not a Kent Street Activity Centre member? Come try out Bingo or any other activity three times before purchasing a membership.

Call 604-2231 for more information.

• Approximately 30 per cent of all seniors will have a fall.

Prevention through education and awareness is key to decreasing your risk of experiencing a fall.

This wellness talk will tackle inside and outside factors that put us at risk for falling, and how to prevent falls. After the talk on Monday, Feb. 10, 1:30-3 p.m., stay to have your mobility device checked for safety and proper functionality.

• Join the amazing staff and volunteers at A Rocha Heritage Farm for a creative cooking workshop.

The cost is only $10 per person or $5 if you have a Kent Street Activity Centre membership.

Discover how to harvest fresh ingredients for your meals, learn how to use seasonal produce, make healthy substitutions and try out new cooking techniques. On Wednesday, Feb. 12, learn all about healthy oils. Transportation is included from the Kent Street Activity Centre. Call 604-541-2199 to register.

This workshop is funded by the Peace Arch Hospital Foundation Healthy Community Grant.

• On Tuesday, Feb. 18, visit the Royal BC Museum in Victoria for the 55th Annual Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition, followed by a visit to the Robert Bateman Centre, featuring the largest exhibit of original works and prints by the world’s greatest wildlife artist. Call 604-541-2199 to register for this exciting excursion.

• The Silver Stars are on stage this Wednesday night (Feb. 5) at the Kent Street Activity Centre.

Tickets sold at the door. Singles, couples 50-plus are welcome, doors open at 6:30 p.m. with social dancing from 7-10 p.m. We look forward to seeing you tonight!

The Kent Street Activity Centre located at 1475 Kent St. is open to persons 55 years of age or better. New members are welcome. For more information, call the Centre at 604-541-2231.


Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Surrey mom to plead guilty in U.S. college admissions scheme

According to charging documents, Xiaoning Sui paid $400,000 to a sham charity to have her son admitted at UCLA

Elderly White Rock assault victim upgraded to stable condition

Incident occurred Feb. 19 in the city’s Five Corners district

Woman in Fraser Health region confirmed as sixth COVID-19 case in B.C.

Woman remains in isolation as Fraser Health officials investigate

Court awards Surrey Costco shopping cart collector $583K after car pins him

Kurtis Ryan Burdeniuk, 22, was retrieving carts when driver backed into him in the parking lot, pinning him

Committee that replaced Surrey’s Public Safety Committee seven months ago has never met

Surrey mayor dissolved safety committee in July 2019, replaced it with Interim Police Transition Advisory Committee

Fashion Fridays: The 8 best quality online stores! Shop the ultimate sales

Kim XO, helps to keep you looking good on Fashion Fridays on the Black Press Media Network

PHOTOS: 2020 BC Winter Games kick off in Fort St. John

More than 1,000 of B.C.’s best athletes will be competing over the next three days

Meet the Wet’suwet’en who want the Coastal GasLink pipeline

Supporters of the pipeline are upset only one side is being heard nationwide

‘Usain Bolt he was not’: B.C. gang police seize drugs, cash after foot chase

‘The man took off running when he saw our officers approaching,’ CFSEU BC says

Suspect at large after stealing seaplane before crashing into another in Vancouver

Police responded to the incident at 3:30 a.m. on Friday at Vancouver Harbour

Canadians released from coronavirus-ridden cruise ship in Japan fly home

Those who were cleared to travel are to be screened again at Canadian Forces Base Trenton

Trudeau promises update on blockades as Wet’suwet’en chiefs meet Mohawk supporters

B.C. hereditary chiefs are thanking the Mohawks for supporting them in opposition to Coastal GasLink

Woman missing in Metro Vancouver

Police seek public’s help locating Atefeh Jadidian, last seen in Maple Ridge

Petition seeks to remove B.C. police department from case of murdered 24-year-old real estate agent

American woman starts online petition in hopes of helping Buziak family

Most Read

l -->