There’s just over one week to go before the Kent Street Activity Centre’s annual Plant and Bake Sale opens its doors on Saturday, April 27, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Delicious homemade baking from the Kent Street kitchen will also be on sale. The fundraising arm of the centre that is putting on this fabulous event is still needing donations of extra outdoor plants, seedlings, herbs or bulbs.
These can be dropped off from 4-6 p.m. Friday, April 26. Call 604-541-2231 if you are able to contribute to this event.
• Do you enjoy playing bridge? Come check out the many different kinds of bridge groups offered by White Rock Recreation and Culture. Duplicate Bridge (unsanctioned) Wednesdays from 1-4 p.m. at Centennial Arena welcomes all experienced players with a partner.
Fun Bridge Wednesdays from 1-3 p.m. at Kent Street Activity Centre is good for those players who have recently learned the game and would like some practice. Contract Bridge Tuesdays from 1-3:30 p.m. at White Rock Community Centre and Sundays from 1-4 p.m. at Kent Street Activity Centre is for advanced players. Partner’s Bridge, Fridays 6-10 p.m. also at the Kent Street Activity Centre, welcomes all advanced-level players. A White Rock Recreation and Culture membership is required to join. Please call 604-541-2231 for more information and find out how you can try out bridge or other activity groups three times before purchasing a membership.
• Piano Playing Therapy for the Mind and Body is a fabulous new program offered at the Kent Street Activity Centre beginning Saturday April 20, 2-3 p.m. Learn hands-on activities on a keyboard that will help keep your brain active and your body stronger.
Boost your memory and concentration, reduce anxiety, strengthen your hand muscles, improve wrist flexibility and reduce arthritis pain. Receive the added benefit of learning to play the piano and sight-read music. No piano experience is needed. Bring a keyboard to class if you have one, but it is not required. Register for this unique eight-week program by calling 604-541-2199.
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.