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Kent Street centre to close for Remembrance Day, Nov. 11

Kent Street Activity Centre memberships will go on sale beginning Monday, Nov. 18. The price will be the same as last year, $40, but if you purchase or renew your membership before Jan. 31, 2020, you will receive a $5 discount. The Kent Street Activity Centre membership gives you participation in 17 different activity groups, member pricing for all Kent Street Centre special events and $5 off any 55-plus excursion.

• Get into the Christmas spirit and purchase a ticket or two for Scrooge with a Twist – a musical comedy presented by the Kent Street Players. Choose one of two performances – Saturday, Nov. 23 or Dec. 7 – at the Kent Street Activity Centre. Admission is only $10 and includes light refreshments. Purchase your tickets from any White Rock Recreation Facility. Call 604-541-2231.

• Join filmmaker and video journalist Dunia Tozy to learn how to create simple yet professional-looking videos from your smart phone. Basic equipment, shooting techniques, lighting and Dunia’s favorite editing apps will be reviewed. Sign up now for this two-session workshop on Nov. 16, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the White Rock Community Centre.

• The Kent Street table tennis activity group is always looking for more players of all levels to join their friendly group. Drop in Mondays, 5-7 p.m., Wednesdays 2:45-4:15 p.m. or Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Try out this healthy, fun activity three times before purchasing a membership. For more information, call 604-541-2231.

• Hope to see everyone at the Kent Street Activity Centre’s annual general meeting on Monday, Nov. 25 at 2:30 p.m. Activity reports will be presented and two members-at-large will be elected. To add to this fun afternoon, there will be complimentary refreshments, and a draw for a free one-year Kent Street Activity Centre membership.

• Kent Street Activity Centre’s Mistletoe Luncheon is an annual tradition that cannot be missed. Register now for this special event on Thursday, Dec. 5 from 12-3 p.m. Enjoy a delicious turkey dinner, festive entertainment and a visit from the jolly old fellow himself. Tickets are available for purchase from the Centre and are for members and one guest. Call 604-541-2231.

• The Kent Street Activity Centre will be closed on Monday, Nov. 11 – Remembrance Day – to honour and remember the men and women who have served and continue to serve Canada during times of war, conflict and peace. The White Rock’s Remembrance Day Parade & Wreath Laying Ceremony will be held at the Cenotaph beside White Rock City Hall at 11 a.m. For more information, check out

The Kent Street Activity Centre, located at 1475 Kent St., is open to people 55 years of age or better. For more, call 604-541-2231.

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