SENIORS’ SCENE: Improve skills in the kitchen

With the cooler weather comes the inclination to hunker down in the kitchen and start cooking.

With the cooler weather comes the inclination to hunker down in the kitchen and start cooking.

White Rock Leisure Services is offering some interesting and unique classes that will help you fill your house with delicious smells. Explore the exotic flavors of Thailand in our Adventures in Thai Cooking class on October 4, or complete your Christmas baking in one day on Nov. 29.

If you are having a hard time cooking dinner for one, join the Tasty Connections program on Oct. 16. All courses are held in the Kent Street kitchen.

Please register at 604-541-2199.

Tickets are now available for a fall favourite.

The annual bridge luncheon is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 31 from 12:30-4 p.m. Enjoy a delicious lunch followed by a friendly afternoon of contract bridge.

Win big with draws and great door prizes.

Advanced tickets only $15 each, available at the Kent Street office; no tickets at the door.

Doors open at 12 p.m., please sign up with a partner.  Call 604-541-2231 for more.

Come and learn how to use the magic of colour to create a visual impact in the Sept. 26 class, Painting Abstract – Playing with Complement and Analog Colours.

Artist Danny Chen will demonstrate a variety of acrylic techniques and methods such as impasto, the use of glazes, and mixed media.

The course is suitable for beginners to more experience artists wanting to enhance their skills. Call 604-541-2199 to register.

Join Kent Street Centre’s cook, Pat Faulkner, for a day exploring the wonderful shops and aromas of Greek town in Vancouver.

After a morning of shopping and exploring, stop for lunch at the charming Tea House in Stanley Park.

This day-trip on Sept. 29 includes a guided tour, snack and lunch. Space is limited. Call 604-541-2199 to register.

Here’s to a healthier you!

Discover all you need to know to live a healthy life, with our series of educational workshops conducted by health practitioners in the community at the Centre for Active Living. Workshops include managing headaches, Sept. 30; healthy convenience foods: the oxymoron, Oct. 2; restoring emotional balance – Bach flower remedies on Oct. 6; and chronic pain on Oct. 7.

These workshops are free for White Rock Leisure Services members, and only $5 for non-members.

Pre-registration is required.

The Kent Street Activity Centre, located at 1475 Kent St., is open to people 55 years of age or better. For more, call 604-541-2231.


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