SENIORS SCENE: Fun on tap for Canada Day

Family festivities set for July 1 at White Rock Beach.

Celebrate Canada Day by the Bay at White Rock Beach on July 1.

This family-friendly celebration features live entertainment on the main stage, exciting artisan booths along White Rock’s promenade and a children’s event at East Beach, including face painting, bouncy castles and more.

The grand finale is a spectacular fireworks display over Semiahmoo Bay at dusk.

Activities start at 10 a.m., so come early and enjoy the fun all day.

Discover the joy of yoga in a safe and gentle way, restore optimal breathing and strengthen to regain health and vitality.

Yoga for Seniors and Restorative Yoga incorporates body awareness to re-pattern dysfunctional movement.

Classes start the first week of July and fill up quickly.

Call 604-541-2199 today to register.

Get out on the local water on a guided sunrise and sunset kayaking tour.

Kayaks, basic instruction and safety equipment are provided. All tours are conducted by a certified paddling instructor.

Check the Summer Recreation Guide or call 604-541-2199.

Ride your bike more safely and confidently in this streetwise cycling course – great for anyone who would like to be more comfortable riding in traffic.

This workshop is on Saturday, June 27, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at the Kent Street Activity Centre. Call 604-541-2199 to register.

Summer is a perfect time to bring your adventures and memories to life on the page. Learn how to create memoir pieces from inspiration to publication in this fun and hands-on writing program. Class begins Tuesday, July 7, 7-9 p.m. at the White Rock Community Centre.

Call 604-541-2199 to register.

Are you ready to take your cooking to the next level?

Go beyond simple basics into more exciting, creative and delicious menus such as chocolate mousse, lasagna, stuffed chicken breasts and more. This three-session course begins Tuesday, June 30, 6:30-9 p.m. at the Kent Street Activity Centre.

Call 604-541-2199 to register.

If you are looking for a new activity that offers mild exercise, a bit of friendly competition and great socializing, consider Carpet Bowling at the Kent Street Activity Centre.

This popular indoor, scaled-down version of lawn bowling can be learned in a few minutes, and members can be playing on a team their first time out.

The equipment is provided by the centre.

This activity group plays all summer long Wednesdays and Fridays, 9:45 a.m. till noon.

Come try out carpet bowling three times before becoming a paid member. For more information, call 604-541-2199.

Cardio Circuit 55+ is a new summer drop-in on Mondays/ Wednesdays at 10 a.m. or Tuesday/Thursdays at 8 a.m., at the Centre for Active Living.

Purchase your fitness pass online at WebREG or in person.

Two Kent Street excursions still have some seats available.

Enjoy a day full of surprises on the Magnificent Mystery tour on Friday, July 3, or sit back and relax under the tents at Vanier Park at the Bard on the Beach summer favourite – Comedy of Errors on Sunday, July 19.

Call 604-541-2199 to reserve your spot now, before they are gone.

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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