SENIORS’ SCENE: Coffee shop is ‘city’s best-kept secret’

Drop in for homemade cuisine, including soup and sandwiches, fresh-baked goodies and hot lunch specials every Wednesday

If you are looking for a fun activity where you can meet new friends, come to the Kent Street Activity Centre every Wednesday and Friday from 10 a.m. to noon for carpet bowling.

Come as a guest and try it before purchasing your White Rock Recreation and Culture annual membership.

Please call 604-541-2231 for more information.

• One of the best kept secrets in White Rock is the Kent Street Activity Centre coffee shop.

Drop in soon for delicious homemade cuisine, including delicious soup and sandwiches, fresh-baked goodies and hot lunch specials every Wednesday.

Hours of operation are 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday to Friday.

When you drop by, ask chef Pat about the fabulous cooking workshops coming up in the next few months that you won’t want to miss. The next class on Feb. 25 will unlock the mysteries of Thai cuisine, where you will create delicious dishes such as coconut chicken soup, red curry pineapple fried rice and more.

Call 604-541-2199 for more information or check out

• Do you enjoy getting your exercise at the start of the day?

Drop into Stretch and Strength 55+ Monday or Wednesday, 8:30-9:30 a.m. at the Kent Street Activity Centre. Strengthen your muscles and improve flexibility using light weights and resistance bands.

Senior drop-in price is only $5, or purchase a group fitness wipe pass for an even better discount.

Call 604-541-2199 for more information.

• The White Rock Nordic Striders do not let rain or wind hamper their Monday/Wednesday/Friday morning walks.

Experienced walkers who can cover five kilometres in one hour are welcome to join this dynamic group that meets at various walking locations in the community, rain or shine.

Call 604-541-2199 for more information.

• Bridge game anyone?

White Rock Recreation and Culture hosts numerous bridge groups at three recreation centres for all levels of play.

For dates, times and locations, pick up a winter guide or call 604-541-2199 for more information.

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

Assess your driving skills and habits and update your knowledge of vehicle safely features and road regulations at the next senior driving workshop on Thursday, March 9, 9-11 a.m. at the White Rock Community Centre, co-sponsored with White Rock Community Policing

The cost is only $5. Call 604-541-2199 now to register.

• Come to the Kent Street Activity Centre Wednesdays, 7:30-10:30 p.m., for social dancing with friends. Dance music for next week will be provided by The 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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