Make new friends as Kent Street volunteer

Volunteers needed! The Kent Street Coffee Shop is looking for volunteers who love to cook, bake and enjoy working with people.

Volunteers take customer orders, assist the cook with food prep, clear tables and wash dishes. Kitchen help is needed for Tuesdays or occasional shifts.

Please call 604-541-2231, or drop in 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

It’s not too late to try Chinese brush painting. Suitable for beginners and painters from other disciplines, learn how to load your brush, plus the techniques and strokes required to help create your own Chinese brush composition. The course starts tomorrow (Wednesday) at 4:30 p.m. at the White Rock Community Centre.

Supply list available at registration. Call today for details and to register 604-541-2199.

Frost and flowers go together in the Containers for Fall and Winter class Monday Oct. 3  at the White Rock Community Centre. This is a wonderful way to welcome fall and enjoy colour well into the winter months. Participants will take home plants to use in their own containers. To register today call 604-541-2199.

Spots still available for a beautiful excursion, Steam Train Winery Tour, Oct. 18. Ferry over to Nanaimo, sightsee Cameron Lake and MacMillan Provincial Park’s Cathedral Grove en route to Port Alberni.

Enjoy a sumptuous three-course lunch, and then board the steam train and travel through the scenic fall foliage of the Alberni Valley and a local estate winery.

Take a guided walk through the vineyards, followed by wine tasting and afternoon gourmet appetizers. A delightful day out! Call 604-541-2199 to register.

Are you looking to enjoy skating again? Look no further than Centennial Arena – the Silver Blades Skate is beginning Oct. 5. Come and lace up your skates every Wednesday and Friday from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., drop in or purchase a 10-session pass. Skate rentals and sharpening available at the arena.

Kent Street Senior Society is holding the Bridge Luncheon on Monday, Oct. 31.

For this fall favourite you will need to register with a partner. Purchase your ticket early as there will be no ticket sales at the door. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at Kent Street during office hours.

Sue Scott is back teaching Keep Fit 55+ at Kent Street Centre on Tuesdays and Thursdays 5-6 p.m. Join our local dynamo and take advantage of her years of instructing fun gentle aerobic exercise to seniors. Drop in with your prepaid fitness pass.

Dance tomorrow evening away to the tunes of Quartette. They are live on stage at Kent Street’s Wednesday Night Dance, doors open at 7 p.m. with social dancing from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Tasty treats served midway. Open to all twinkle toes 50+ or better, both couples and singles are welcome.

Discover a new, healthier way to cook. Take our Cooking – Low Fat and Delicious course starting Oct. 13 and understand the concept of fat and the role that it plays in your eating habits. Both vegetarian and non-vegetarian options will be discussed. Classes are Thursday mornings at Kent Street. Reserve your spot now for a healthier you.

The Kent Street Activity Centre, located at 1475 Kent St., is open to persons 55 years of age or better. For more information, call 604-541-2231.



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