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A busy month for activities

A friendly reminder to call Kent Street today to register for the New Members Social next Monday, March 21. This annual social is held in our auditorium and will provide you with everything you wanted to know about this lively and fun centre. There will be representatives from the various activity groups on hand to answer your questions and inform you about the different activity groups you can join. Please RSVP by calling 604-541-2231. Complimentary refreshments provided. There is no obligation to join the centre. n Mark your calendars for Saturday, March 26 for a Theatre Variety Show at the Kent Street auditorium. Beginning at 2:30 p.m. (doors open at 2:15), our very own dramatics group, known as the Pacific Players, will be performing a hilarious one-act play directed and instructed by Monica Marko. Admission is by donation at the door. Please come out and show your support for these local actors. n Every Monday from 10-11:30 a.m., seniors counsellor Joyce Schmalz is available at Kent Street to assist with application forms for OAS, GIS, Spouse’s Allowance and SAFER. She can also inform you of benefits such as BC Medical, Pharmacare, bus passes, housing and Veterans Affairs. No appointment necessary. n Ladies, did you know that the Kent Street Centre offers ladies-only snooker on Tuesdays from 9 a.m. till noon? Drop down for a friendly game or two. To sign up for snooker lessons, call Kent Street at 604-541-2231. n The Kent Street Dining Club meets on the last Tuesday of every month for lunch at a local restaurant. Join them this month for lunch at Belle’s Restaurant. This informal group is a great social outing and a wonderful opportunity to meet new friends. For the name of this month’s host/hostess please call 604-541-2231. n Learn how to play bid whist. Lessons will be taught at Kent Street beginning Monday, April 4 at 1 p.m. With enough interest, these lessons will continue on Mondays in April. Our instructor is eager to teach you this trick-taking card game. RSVP by calling 604-541-2231. n Register today for beginner ukulele lessons held Saturdays at Kent Street from 10-11:30 a.m. Sarah and Chris are excellent teachers who come from the Langley Ukulele Association. For more information or to register please give us a call 604-541-2231. n Do you enjoy dancing or just spending time with other people? If so, join us on Wednesdays from 7:30-10:30 p.m. for a social dance to live music. Buy your tickets at the door (open at 7 p.m.). Refreshments served midway. Tonight Sweetwater will be onstage to play your favourites tunes. The Kent Street Activity Centre, located at 1475 Kent St., is open to people 55 years of age or better. For information on activities, programs and volunteer opportunities, call 604-541-2231.