SENIORS’ SCENE: Cribbage enthusiasts invited to play

The Fall 2015 White Rock Recreation & Culture Program Guide will be available to view online as of Thursday.

Did you know that the Fall 2015 White Rock Recreation & Culture Program Guide is available to view online at www.whiterockcity.ca/register as of Thursday, Aug. 13?

Mark your calendars – early registration for White Rock Recreation & Culture members is Friday, Aug. 21.

The printed program guide will be delivered with the Wednesday, Aug. 26 edition of the Peace Arch News.

The Recreation Guide is filled with an exciting array of programs and activities for all ages including adults 55+.

General registration is open on Aug. 26. Don’t forget you can register on line at WebReg as early as 7 a.m. In person and telephone registration starts at 8:30 a.m.

• Here is something to do for all you cribbage enthusiasts.

Come play at the monthly cribbage tournament on Friday, Aug. 22 at the Kent Street Centre from 12:45-4 p.m. in the auditorium.

Tickets are only $4 at the door. Please bring a partner.

While you are there, don’t forget to pick up your tickets for next month’s big cribbage event – the annual Dairy Queen Trophy Tournament on Sept. 25.

Call 604-541-2231 for more information.

• Have you visited the White Rock Museum & Archives lately?

Until Oct. 12, drop in to see the exhibit Child’s Play-Toys of the last 100 years. The exhibit features toy re-creations from members of the Vancouver Lego club plus historic toys from the Museum’s collection.

Visit www.whiterock.museum.bc.ca for more information.

• Explore the great outdoors before this beautiful summer weather is gone and head out on a hike.

There are still spots left on a Pace 2 hike to Garibaldi Park and lake. This hike will be approximately four to five hours of hiking at a faster pace with an elevation gain to 800m.

Call 604-541-2199 to register.

• The iPhone and iPad are great cameras but don’t really work like a regular camera.

On Tuesday, Aug. 25, 7-9 p.m. at the White Rock Community Centre find out how to take good photos and videos.

Learn how to spot focus, adjust lighting and flash settings, how to use filters, burst mode and make simple edits. Even learn how to take a selfie!

Call 604-541-2199 to register.

• Calling all pickle ball enthusiasts. There are now four pickle ball courts open at Centennial Park (14600 North Bluff Rd).

Pickle ball takes priority on Mondays and Thursdays from 9 till noon.

At all other times, it is first come, first served, whether it is tennis or pickle ball, and regular court etiquette applies.

See you on the courts.

• Have you been to the White Rock library this summer?

The library offers many excellent programs and services for all ages.

Are you ready to join a book club? Titles and Tea Afternoon Book Club is on the third Tuesday of each month, 2-4 p.m. Classics to new titles are discussed in a casual setting.

New members are always welcome and books are provided.

Call 604-541-2201 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.

 

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