Final health workshop planned for next month

The final lecture of Pharmasave’s A Healthier You Workshop series is on Muscle and Joint Pain.

The final lecture of Pharmasave’s A Healthier You Workshop series is on Muscle and Joint Pain. Join us at the Centre for Active Living and learn about some of the common diseases and medications that cause this type of pain, plus discover how supplements, some over-the-counter products and the latest topical products can help with treatment.

The lecture is on Aug. 25 at 10 a.m. Pre-registration is required and is free for White Rock Leisure Services members ($5 for non-members). Call 604-541-2199.

n Back by popular demand, a day trip up Indian Arm is planned for Monday, Aug. 22: a four-hour cruise through Burrard Inlet into scenic Indian Arm, that includes a buffet lunch.

The White Rock Leisure Services mini bus leaves at 8:50 a.m. and returns at approximately 5 p.m. Call 604-541-2199.

• Planning a stay-cation in White Rock this summer? Here’s a list of local summer fun:

White Rock Farmers Market – Sundays, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Miramar Village Plaza (right outside the White Rock Community Centre), featuring fresh, local and organic produce, artisans and entertainment.

Busking in White Rock! There are six locations to find live music and performance art in White Rock: the ATM on Marine Drive at Martin Street, the White Rock Museum and Archives, the green space next to the white rock on the beach, at Five Corners (Johnston Road and Pacific Avenue), uptown at the Whale Wall (Russell Avenue and Johnston Road), and East Beach (Marine Drive at Finlay Street).

n The White Rock Museum and Archives presents A Historical Guided Walking Tour of our beautiful waterfront, focusing on three City of White Rock official Heritage Sites.  These tours start at 2 p.m. Monday to Friday during the summer. The tour starts outside the museum on the waterfront and lasts approximately 45 minutes. Cost is $2 and all levels of walkers are welcome to join in.

Sunset on Aug. 12, join the BIA by the white rock at West Beach for Outdoor Movie Night.

The Goonies is about a group of kids who embark on a wild adventure after finding a pirate treasure map.

The last Car Trunk Sale for this year will be held on Saturday, Aug. 13 (weather permitting), from 9 a.m.-noon in the Kent Street parking lot.

All are welcome to come and sell their goods for only $5/parking stall (rain-out date will be Aug. 20).

The Kent Street Activity Centre is closed this week, reopening on Aug. 8 at 8:30 a.m.

The offices at the White Rock Community Centre, 15154 Russell Ave., and Centennial Park Leisure Centre, 14600 North Bluff Rd., are open Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (plus, Saturdays from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at WRCC) to help you with your Leisure Services needs. Call 604-541-2199.

The Kent Street Activity Centre, located at 1475 Kent St., is open to persons 55 years of age or better. Please call the Centre at 604-541-2231 or visit  www.city.whiterock.bc.ca for information.

 

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