Plenty of summer fun left to be had on bus trips

Did you know that the Fall 2011 White Rock Leisure Services Program Guide is available to view online at webreg.city.whiterock.bc.ca on Wednesday Aug 17?

The printed program guide will be delivered with the Tuesday, Aug. 23 edition of the Peace Arch News. The Leisure Guide is filled with an exciting array of programs and services for all ages including adults 55+.

Mark your calendars – early registration for White Rock Leisure Services members is Monday, Aug. 22. General registration is open on Wednesday, Aug. 24 at 8:30 a.m.

White Rock Leisure Services has added new summer excursions.

Join us for a day at the PNE on Aug. 31, with highlights that include Dal Richards Orchestra, Superdogs, family theatre, and much more.

Or, on Aug. 24, come with us to Bowen Island. This trip to beautiful Bowen Island has been added due to the extreme popularity.

There is still room on the following exciting trips: Vancouver Art Gallery’s The Colour of my Dreams on Aug. 20; Salt Spring Island with Joy Brown on Aug. 25; Anacortes Whale Watching and Wild Life Cruise on Aug. 29; and Whatcom County Art Tour and wine tasting on Aug. 30.

For more information or to register, contact the Kent Street Activity Centre at 604-541-2231.

The Get Up & Go! program offers an appropriate entry level exercise program for seniors with balance and mobility impairments who would otherwise be unable to attend a community-based exercise class.

It is a safe exercise program specially designed to improve strength, balance and coordination as well as functional ability, independence and quality of life.

A first-time-registrants subsidy is available with a referral from Fraser Health Fall and Injury Prevention. Call or email for referral at 604-587-7850 (local 764846), or email  fallsprevention@fraserhealth.ca, then call 604-541-2199  to register for this program #20901 which begins Sept. 21.

Are you a Kent Street member and interested in learning how to edit your digital photos?

Then register now for the two remaining spots in the members-only computer class on editing photos starting Aug. 23.

To register contact the Kent Street Activity Centre at 604-541-2231.

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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