Programs gearing up to resume

Fresh and Lively Luncheons return to the Kent Street Activity Centre Friday, Sept. 9.

Co-sponsored with Come Share Senior Support, these luncheons are a great opportunity to have a healthy and tasty lunch, get out of the house for a social afternoon and enjoy live musical entertainment.

Transportation to the luncheon is available. Advance registration only – please contact Come Share Senior Support directly at 604-531-9400.

Did you know exercise can help to reduce the rate of bone loss, strengthen muscles and improve balance thereby reducing the risk of falls and fractures? White Rock Leisure Services offers a variety of safe and effective Osteofit programs designed for those with osteoporosis.

Education and information about osteoporosis prevention and treatment is provided within these programs.

Classes start the week of Sept. 13 and there is a variety of times and levels to choose from. Call 604-541-2199 for more info or to register.

On Sept. 15 spend the day on beautiful Galiano Island.

Take in the breathtaking view of Active Pass on a guided walk of Bluff Park.

Don’t be disappointed; register now for our many exciting fall excursions – they are filling up fast!

Descriptions, dates, and prices of these excursions can be found on pages 43-44 of the White Rock Fall Leisure Guide.

If you did not receive your Leisure Guide last week, you may pick one up at the following White Rock locations: Kent Street Activity Centre, Centennial Park Leisure Centre, White Rock Community Centre, WR City Hall and WR Library or view the guide online at webreg.city.whiterock.bc.ca

Registration for fall programs is on now.

The Kent Street Computer Club will be back in full swing after summer hiatus on Wednesday, Sept. 7 from 12:30-2:30 p.m.

New members are invited to join in and participate in the club’s informative meetings. Weekly sessions include general discussions at all levels, speakers and demonstrations.

For more details, visit www.whiterockseniorscomputerclub.com

The Kent Street Coffee Shop re-opens on Tuesday, Sept. 6 and is looking for volunteers.

If you enjoy working with people and could spare a couple of hours a week, drop by the Coffee Shop between 9:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. after Labour Day for more information.

Volunteers are needed to take customer orders, clear tables, wash dishes, assist with food prep and have fun.

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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