Get a taste of history with excursion to B.C. capital

Plenty on tap at Kent Street Activity Centre

Don’t miss the last opportunity for blood-pressure monitoring with the community nurses until September.

Drop by the Kent Street Activity Centre on Monday, June 20 from 10-11 a.m. and the friendly nurses will give you a reading. No appointment is necessary; first come first served.

Follow up with a visit upstairs to the Kent Street Coffee Shop where the gracious volunteers will happily serve you coffee or tea and a fresh-baked treat.

Lunch is available from 11:30 a.m., with fresh made soup from scratch and sandwiches.

Don’t miss the last of our spring trips Victorian Victoria with Joy Brown on June 23.

Visit three remarkable Victorian era homes including Emily Carr House, lunch at Point Ellice House and finally St. Ann’s Academy – a national historic site in downtown Victoria.

To register, please call Kent Street at 604-541-2231.

Tonight (Wednesday), Kent Street welcomes Greg Hampson on stage for your dancing pleasure from 7:30-10:30 p.m.

All couples and singles aged 50 and better are welcome. Light refreshments served. Tickets at the door.

Are you available for lunch on Tuesday, June 28?

The Kent Street Dining Club will be meeting at the ABC Restaurant.

This friendly informal group meets for lunch

on the last Tuesday of each month at various local restaurants.

Please call Kent Street at 604-541-2231 for more information and the name of this month’s hostess.

Looking to add some flair to your home entertaining?

Sign up now for the Summer Entertaining series. Register in one or all of these workshops and get some great hostessing ideas.

Learn about themes ideas, preparation, food and the art of serving at the June 29 session of Fun Summer Entertaining. Create an ice cream sundae novelty arrangement with fresh flowers on June 30. Complete your summer with Party Dips & Barbecuing Tips, Designer Flower Arrangement and Beginner Fondant Cake Decorating.

All sessions are at the White Rock Community Centre and all supplies included.

Call 604-541-2199 for more details or check out page 22 of the Summer Guide.

Thinking about a gluten-free diet?

Sign up now for the June 24 Gluten-Free Food Guide presentation from 12-1:30 p.m. at the White Rock Community Centre.

Learn new ideas and everyday essentials about gluten-free living.

Nourish yourself, family and guests with wholesome whole grains that do not contain the wheat protein gluten. Tasty samples provided.

Presented by registered dietitian Nicole Fetterly.

The June 17 Mature Driver workshop is full, however, there is still availability on Tuesday, June 21 at 6:30 p.m. at the White Rock Community Centre.

This free two-hour workshop will update your knowledge of vehicle safety features and road regulations.

Assess your driving skills and habits and learn how to reduce your risk and improve your driving. Co-sponsored with White Rock Community Policing and BCAA.

Register yourself and a friend by calling 604-541-2199.

You are invited to join us for a ‘berry’ special afternoon!

The popular Kent Street Strawberry Tea is on Saturday, June 25 at 2 p.m.

Tickets are only $5; sign up now and gather your friends for a pleasant social afternoon.

No tickets available on event day.

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.

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