Be safe on roads this winter

Staying alert, slowing down and being in control are three key elements to safe winter driving.

Staying alert, slowing down and being in control are three key elements to safe winter driving.

On Jan. 16, BCAA and White Rock Community Policing are holding a free Mature Driving Workshop at the White Rock Community Centre.

It is important for mature drivers to re-evaluate driving skills on a regular basis. Learn how to assess your own driving skills, while getting tips and strategies on how to improve driving behaviours and abilities.

Call 604-541-2199.

Nothing makes you feel more like a Canadian in winter then lacing up some skates.

Join us for Silver Blades Skates every Wednesday & Friday from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Centennial Park Arena.

Admission is $3.50; skate and helmet rentals are available.

Call for more information, 604-541-2161.

Winter excursions will fill up fast, so register today.

We have three daytrips each month, starting in January.

For more information, turn to page 36 in your White Rock Winter 2012 Leisure Guide and call 604-541-2199 to register.

n Note: Kent Street Coffee Shop will be closed Dec. 16 to Jan. 3 to give volunteers a well-deserved break..

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

 

 

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