SENIORS’ SCENE: Volunteers sought for Kent Street

Computer instructor, baker needed at White Rock senior centre

All White Rock Recreation and Culture bridge groups continue to meet during the summer, so come check us out:

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 practise.

Contract bridge, Tuesdays from 1-3:30 p.m. at the White Rock Community Centre and Sundays from 1-4 p.m. at the Kent Street Centre, is for advanced players. Partner’s Bridge, on Fridays from 6-10 p.m., is also at the Kent Street Centre and welcomes all advanced-level players.

A White Rock Recreation and Culture membership is required to join. No membership? Drop in three times before purchasing one. Call 604-541-2231.

• Kent Street Activity Centre is looking for volunteers to assist in a few different capacities beginning in September. Computer instructors are needed to teach entry-level classes to older adults using Windows 10.

This is not a big time commitment, so if you have a few hours in the day and computer skills you can share with others, please contact the Centre at 604-541-2231. A volunteer baker is also needed in the Kent Street coffee shop on Monday mornings. If you have some baking experience and would like to join an amazing team, please contact the Centre.

• Find out how to take great photos and video on your iPhone and iPad at this photography workshop on Tuesday, July 16, from 7-9 p.m. at the White Rock Community Centre. Learn how to spot-focus, adjust lighting and flash settings, use filters, make photos in difficult lighting conditions, use burst mode and make simple edits to your photo.

Call 604-541-2199 to register.

• Mark July 1 on your calendar and come celebrate Canada Day at West Beach in White Rock. Beginning at 10 a.m., enjoy live entertainment and free activities for the entire family, culminating with a fabulous fireworks show at 10:15 p.m. For more, check out

• Kent Street Activity Centre will be closed on Monday, July 1st. Happy 152nd birthday, Canada!

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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