SENIORS SCENE: Be part of the holiday fun

Tickets available for Kent Street Activity Centre's popular Christmas Events.

This is the last week to purchase tickets for two of our very popular Christmas events.

The Kent Street Chorister’s Come in Peace concert held Dec. 6 at the First United Church is sure to put you into the Christmas spirit. The centre’s very own Mistletoe Dinner on Dec. 5 from 4-7 p.m. at Kent Street promises a visit from a certain elf.

There are a limited number of tickets left, so be sure to pick them up soon. Call 604-541-2231 for more information.

• The White Rock Winter Leisure Guide is now available to view online at http://webreg.whiterockcity.ca

Print copies can be picked up at all White Rock recreation centres, as well as the White Rock library. And, beginning Wednesday at 8:30 a.m., you can register for all your favourite courses at White Rock Leisure Services.

If you know your barcode and pin, you can register online at your convenience.

You may also call 604-541-2199 or come down to the White Rock Community Centre, Centennial Park Leisure Centre or Kent Street Activity Centre to register. Be sure to purchase or renew your Leisure Services membership to received preferred rates and advanced registration all year.

• Tired of receiving a box of chocolates or slippers for Christmas? Why not ask your family for the gift of fitness this holiday season?

White Rock Leisure Services sells gift certificates in any denomination which can be applied to fitness classes, health and wellness workshops, computer or art classes and memberships; the possibilities are endless. If you are wondering what to get your family and friends, this is a perfect gift to give.

Come down to any of our White Rock Leisure Services offices to purchase one.

• If you can walk, you can snowshoe.

Join the Chocolate Fondue Snowshoe Walk on Cypress Mountain on Wednesday, Dec. 4. Beginners are welcome on this evening winter wonderland adventure. An experienced trail guide will lead the way to rustic Hollyburn Lodge, where a delicious chocolate fondue will be served.

Registration fee includes transportation, trail admission, snowshoe rental and chocolate fondue. Call for more information and to register 604-541-2199.

• It’s not too late to register for the Nov. 28 Mature Driving Workshop.

Co-sponsored with White Rock Community Policing, BCAA Road Safety Association and ICBC, this free workshop updates your knowledge of vehicle safety features and road regulations and helps you self-assess your driving skills and habits.

What are you doing to reduce your risk and improve your driving?

Call 604-541-2199 today to register. Class starts at 9 a.m. at the White Rock Community Centre.

• Celebrate the season, in the classic European tradition, visit the Christmas on the Peninsula Market on Saturday Nov. 30, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the White Rock Community Centre and Miramar Plaza.

Enjoy the indoor and outdoor displays, activities and vendors. Entertainment will include a mix of live music and carolers in traditional Victorian dress.

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.