SENIORS’ SCENE: Come meet new people

Kent Street Activity centre has social activities planned throughout fall

Kent Street Activity Centre is brimming with opportunities to meet people and participate in fun activities.

If you are looking for a fun activity to keep you busy into the cooler months, why not come to the centre every Wednesday  from 1-3 p.m. for Fun Bridge?

Make new friends in this social group while enjoying this game of strategy in a non-competitive environment.

Call 604-541-2231 for more information or a guest pass that will let you try out an activity before purchasing a membership.

• The ever-popular Fresh and Lively Luncheons are held on the first three Fridays of the month at Kent Street Activity Centre.

For more information and to make a reservation for Oct. 21, contact Come Share Seniors Support Services at 604-531-9400.

This is a perfect opportunity to socialize with others, enjoy an afternoon of entertainment and have a nourishing, delicious meal.

• Discover how to use Word Pad, Microsoft’s free program, at a four-session workshop Tuesday/Thursday Oct. 25/27 at the Kent Street Activity Centre.

Learn how to create and edit documents, change margins and fonts, insert bullets, add pictures and more.

Call 604-541-2199 to register.

• Sing Out For Canada: 150 Years is a Seniors Chorfest in April 2017 that is inviting seniors (55+) who love to sing to participate in a choral workshop and final concert.

This event is co-sponsored by the Kent Street Choristers and the BC Choral Federation and will be held at the White Rock Baptist Church.

For more information, call Ed Harrington at 604-542-6427 or email seniorschorfest2017@gmail.com

• With the holiday season soon upon us, now is the time to learn some effective skills to help reduce anxious thoughts and stress.

A six-week healing-anxiety course is being offered Oct. 27, 2:30-4:30 p.m. at the White Rock Community Centre.

By addressing both the mind and the body through a combination of cognitive exercises, visualizations, therapeutic yoga, Qigong and progressive relaxations, you will learn to become calmer and experience peacefulness.

To register, call 604-541-2199.

• An interactive seminar that will focus on Internet fraud is being held on Thursday, Oct. 20, 10 a.m. to noon at the White Rock Community Centre.

Learn about phishing, pharming, social net frauds, email frauds, fraudulent websites and why computer security is so important.

Learn how to protect yourself and what to do if you are the victim of computer fraud.

The seminar is co-sponsored with White Rock Community Policing and the RCMP.

Call 604-541-2199 to register.

• Get out your dancing shoes for the tunes of Sweet Waters on stage Wednesday in the Kent Street auditorium.

Located at 1475 Kent St., doors open at 7 p.m. with social dancing from 7:30-10:30 p.m.

Call 604-541-2231 for more information.

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.