SENIORS SCENE: Film fest helps wrap up Irish festivities

City-wide Irish Festival wraps up with film series at community centre

The ever-popular Irish Festival will wrap up at the end of this month.

Final events include the film, Shine of Rainbows, showing on March 27 as part of the Get Reel Film Series at the White Rock Community Centre.

Call 604-541-2199 to book your spot.

There are also various music venues holding live Irish Music shows on March 28, 29 and 31.

Visit for details.

Kent Street has volunteers available to process income-tax paperwork until April 30 for those 65+ who are considered low income.

Please bring your paperwork to the front desk, and we will be sure to forward it to one of our volunteers.

If you are interested in a one-on-one appointment, call 604-541-2231.

Switch up your fitness routine with our weekly Cardio Workout and Stretch class starting at 10:15 a.m. on April 8 at the Centre for Active Living.

This program focuses on low-impact cardio exercises to build stamina. Participants are encouraged to work at their own pace.

Cardio Circuit for 55+, held in the Centre for Active Living Cardio Gym, includes dynamic circuit exercises to help you strengthen muscles and burn calories.

Thursday or Saturday morning classes begin in early April. Call 604-541-2199.

Express yourself with various painting classes.

Chinese Brush Painting – introducing oriental materials and tools – begins April 3 at the White Rock Community Centre. It includes basic to more advanced techniques.

Take inspiration from nature while painting flowers, small animals and landscapes with our watercolour painting classes, starting April 3.

Call 604-541-2199.

Hone your dance skills in one of the many ballroom dance classes beginning April 2. Learn the cross-step waltz, bop to the rock ‘n’ roll jive, shake your hips to the rumba, cha cha or salsa. Space is limited. Call 604-541-2199.

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.