SENIORS’ SCENE: Bridge games for everyone

Check out the many different kinds of bridge groups offered by White Rock Recreation and Culture

Do you enjoy playing bridge?

Come check out the many different kinds of bridge groups offered by White Rock Recreation and Culture:

• Duplicate Bridge (unsanctioned) Wednesdays, 1-4 p.m. at Centennial Arena welcomes all experienced players with a partner.

• Fun bridge Wednesdays, 1-3 p.m. at Kent Street Centre is good for those players who have recently learned the game and would like some practice.

• Contract bridge Tuesdays, 1-3:30 p.m. at WRCC and Sundays, 1-4 p.m. at KSAC, is for advanced players.

• Partner’s Bridge, Fridays, 6-10 p.m. at Centennial Park Leisure Centre, welcomes all advanced level players.

A White Rock Recreation and Culture membership is required to join. Please call 604-541-2231 for more information.

• Get out on the local water on a guided sunrise and sunset kayaking tours.

Kayaks, basic instruction and safety equipment are provided. All tours are conducted by a certified paddling instructor.

Check the Spring/Summer Recreation Guide for dates or call 604-541-2199 for more information and to register.

• Enjoy a three-hour instructional tour on local waters in a tandem canoe.

Learn basic paddle strokes and enjoy a fun summer paddle.

Next session is Monday, July 25, 6-9 p.m.

Call 604-541-2199 to register.

• Every cuisine has them, and they are all delicious. Learn to make steamed, boiled and pan-fried dumplings plus unique sauces and dips in “Around the World with Dumplings” on Saturday, July 9, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Kent Street Activity Centre.

Call 604-541-2199 to register.

• The Kent Street Players present Lunch Ladies at the L’Ambrosia Luncheria – a comedy by Pamela Loyd – plus Not My Cup of Tea – a comedy by Albert Groff – on Saturday, July 9 at 2 p.m. at Kent Street Activity Centre.

Admission is by donation at the door. Call 604-541-2231 for more information.

• As the warmer, sunnier weather approaches, perhaps you are keen on getting out on the golf course but need a quick refresher?

Learn the proper setup and swing fundamentals for your short and long game in Level 1 or Level 2 golf lessons offered by the Peace Arch Golf Centre.

There are still a few spots available in early July lessons. Call 604-541-2199 to register.

• The last Kent Street Centre Wednesday night dance before the summer break is this week (June 22).

Singles and couples aged 50-plus are welcome. Don’t be shy; there are mixer dances to get you acquainted. Doors open at 7 p.m., with dancing from 7:30-10:30 p.m. Refreshments served midway.

This week’s featured band is Quartette.

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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