SENIORS SCENE: Get connected this summer

Kent Street Activity Centre has a slew of summer activities, including a class on understanding email.

  • Jun. 28, 2012 3:00 p.m.

Sending an email is something that many people do every day.

It’s a big part of communicating and keeping in touch with others.

Do you feel out of the loop because you aren’t familiar with how to use it yet?

Not to worry, we have a course that will show you all you need to know.

In our Understanding Email class learn about different email providers, how to create accounts, formatting, contacts, and adding and saving pictures.

Class starts July 18 at White Rock Community Centre.

Call 604-541-2199 for more information or to register.

Join one of our fabulous guides, Joy Brown, for a day trip to Shawnigan Lake and Saanich on July 16.

Take a scenic walk around beautiful Shawnigan Lake followed by a visit to one of the Island’s most renowned glass-blowers. Enjoy tea at Mattick’s Tea room and peruse the local shops.

Call 604-541-2231 to register.

• Take in a dramatic performance of Titanic on our Theatre Under the Stars excursion, July 26.

Tragedy is transmuted into a riveting and uplifting work of musical theatre to make for an inspiring summer evening. Enjoy dinner at Stanley Park as well.

Call 604-541-2231 to register. Price includes admission, not dinner.

• Contemplate the beautiful artwork of Richard Tetrault.

Born in White Rock, this Vancouver-based painter, printmaker and muralist has exhibited extensively in numerous solo and group exhibitions both locally and worldwide.

Exhibition runs June 23-Aug. 24 in the White Rock Community Centre lobby and gallery.

Have you always wanted to know the secrets of Indian or Mexican cuisine?

You will be able to make divine recipes such as curry, delicious dahl, cooling raitia and buttery raisin pilaf in our Travel to India cooking class on July 17.

Discover, and then relish, the flavours of Mexico beyond the traditional taco and burrito in our Ola Mexico class July 19. You will make Mayan chicken, salsa verde, chicken posole and many more exciting dishes.

Call 604-541-2199 to register.

• Are you feeling the stresses of life? Having a difficult time coping with endless worry?

Learn techniques to calm your mind in our Mindful Walking class, July 14.

Learn how to live in the present moment without focusing on past or future concerns.

Take in the beauty of summer with the tools acquired in this enlightening course.

• White Rock and Crescent Beach are home to a wide variety of birds, from the red-winged black bird to the incredible bald eagle.

Learn how to capture the majesty and beauty of these inspiring creatures in our Photographing Birds workshop on July 19.

Call 604-541-2199 to register.

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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