SENIORS’ SCENE: Stay focused on your health

‘For the Health of It’ fair set for Sept. 22

Volunteers with a Class 4 driver’s licence are urgently needed to drive seniors on a variety of excursions in the Lower Mainland.

Here is your chance to give back to the community and enjoy some added benefits, such as free meals on trips and admission to various venues and events.

This would be a perfect opportunity for a retired transit driver!

Call 604-541-2236 or contact dsawicki@whiterockcity.ca

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Mark down Saturday, Sept. 22, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at the White Rock Community Centre on your calendar.

All seniors in the community are invited to attend “For the Health of It.”

The event is filling up very fast and pre-registration is required, so call 604-541-8653 now to register.

This annual resource and information fair is for seniors interested in learning more about living longer and healthier lives.

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Body Works is a fun workout designed to improve your muscular endurance, functional strength and flexibility.

Now offered six times per week with morning and afternoon classes available.

Check out the White Rock Recreation & Culture Drop-In Schedule at www.whiterockcity.ca/register

Drop into the classes at Kent Street Activity Centre Monday/Wednesdays, 8:30-9:30 a.m.

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Now there is an Osteofit class designed especially for men.

Reduce the rate of bone loss, strengthen muscles and improve balance in this exercise program for men only.

Osteofit aims to provide a safe and gentle exercise for individuals with minimal previous exercise experience.

Daytime classes available at the White Rock Community Centre and the Centre for Active Living.

Call 604-541-2199 for information or to register.

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Travel Light 2 is a travel education workshop that will expand on the principles taught in the original Travel Light class, plus focus on wardrobe selection and packing it all in a carry-on suitcase.

Find out how to pack a colour-coordinated wardrobe considering weather, activities and local customs.

Be sure to bring all your travel wardrobe questions and join Rhonda Dillon on Tuesday, Sept. 25, 7-9 p.m. in the gallery at the White Rock Community Centre.

Call 604-541-2199 to register.

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CARP and the City of White Rock present a “Salute to Seniors” on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2-4 p.m. at the White Rock Community Centre.

Enjoy refreshments, door prizes and amazing entertainment.

To register for this free event, please RSVP Denice at 604-538-5778.

The mandolin is waiting for you!

Learn to play this beautiful instrument in small group lessons for adults. Some rental instruments available.

Beginner and intermediate classes start Saturday morning at the White Rock Community Centre.

Call 604-541-2199 to register and to reserve an instrument.

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Join your friends or meet some new ones for an evening of social dancing to live music in the Kent Street Activity Centre auditorium Wednesdays, 7-10 p.m.

Tickets at the door (open at 6:30 p.m.). Refreshments served midway.

This week, Greg Hampson will be on stage for your enjoyment.

Tickets are $6 for members and $8 for non-members.

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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