SENIORS SCENE: Come for a cup of coffee, stay for the crib

Kent Street Activity Centre invites all cribbage and bid whist players to the auditorium every Thursday

White Rock Leisure Services Spring Recreation Guide can be viewed online at starting Thursday, March 5. Member registration opens at 8:30 a.m. on March 13 (online at 7 a.m.).  Non-member registration begins Tuesday, March 17. A copy of the Recreation Guide will also be distributed with the March 17 Peace Arch News.

• Kent Street Activity Centre invites all cribbage and bid whist players to the auditorium every Thursday from 1-3:30 p.m.

Feeling lucky? Bring a partner and play in the cribbage tournaments on the fourth Friday of each month, from 12:45-3:30 p.m. for a chance at cash prizes. You can also try your luck at bingo every Tuesday from 1-3 p.m. Bring a friend for lunch in the Centre’s coffee shop before your games. Newcomers (55+) are welcome to three visits before becoming a paid member. Call 604-541-2231.

• The next Personal Safety workshop is scheduled for March 5 at the White Rock Community Centre. Co-sponsored with White Rock Community Policing and conducted by an RCMP officer, this workshop will reduce the chances of becoming a victim at home, on the street, when travelling and in a vehicle.

There is no charge for this 90-minute session, but you must pre-register.

• Spots are still available on the Tea & Trumpets excursion to see the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra on March 12.

Celebrate the 150th anniversary of the birth of great composer Jean Sibelius with selections from many of his best-known works.

This is sure to be a beautiful evening of superb music. Register soon as space is limited.

• Drop in to Kent Street Activity Centre Feb. 18 for the Wednesday night dance. Doors open at 7 p.m. and Greg Hampson will be on stage from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Everyone 50-plus is welcome.

The Kent Street Activity Centre, located at 1475 Kent St., is open to people 55 years of age or better. For more information, call 604-541-2231.

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