SENIORS’ SCENE: Classes, excursions and more are offered

White Rock Recreation and Culture gift certificates offer recipients a host of opportunities.

Tired of receiving a box of chocolates or slippers for Christmas?

Why not ask your family for a gift certificate this holiday season?

White Rock Recreation and Culture sells gift certificates that can be applied to excursions, 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. Drop in the Kent Street Centre, White Rock Community Centre or Centennial Park Leisure Centre to purchase one in any denomination.

There are three exciting January excursions that still have seats available.

Visit the Seattle Art Museum on Jan. 6, experience a magical Tea & Trumpets concert on Jan. 7 and enjoy a winery tour, tastings and lunch at the Backyard Vineyards in Langley.

Limited seats are available, so call 604-541-2199 to register now.

Do you have questions that need answering about the Shelter Aid for Elderly Renters (SAFER) grant, Old Age Security, Guaranteed Income Supplement, housing options or other seniors’ issues?

A trained volunteer senior connector from the Come Share Society can provide information and resource material on a variety of topics. Call 604-531-9400 to book an appointment.

There is a great selection of volunteer-led computer classes to choose from beginning in January.

Get your feet wet with an introductory level course, and then move on to Computers Level 2, iPad Level 1 and 2 and Microsoft Word.

You will soon learn that the computer is and amazing tool that can help you gain access to the information you need and stay in touch with friends near and far. Small class size ensures you will get the attention you need.

Membership is required. Call 604-541-2199 for information and to register.

Join White Rock Recreation and Culture and White Rock Community Policing for Savvy Seniors – a day of safety and empowerment workshops – on March 1, 9 a.m.–3:30 p.m., at White Rock Community Centre. Interactive, informative and fun this is a day you won’t want to miss.

Call 604-541-2199 for more information and to register.

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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