SENIORS SCENE: Kent Street programs return after summer break

Still time to sign up for recreation and culture programs.

There is still time to sign up for a White Rock Recreation and Culture program.

So many programs are just starting and still have space for more participants.

Whether you are interested in fitness, wellness, the arts, or making new connections, there is a vast array of programs and activities available at the Kent Street Activity Centre, White Rock Community Centre, Centennial Park Leisure Centre and the Centre for Active Living.

Visit any centre and pick up a copy of the Fall Recreation Guide or view it online at www.whiterockcity.ca/register

All of the Kent Street Activity Groups will be returning from the summer break this week including the Stitch and Chat group which is always welcoming new members.

Bring along a sewing or knitting project you are working on and  drop in and check out this friendly group.

Call 604-541-2231 for more information.

Whether you have an autobiography or a slice of life memoir to share, discover how to write you stories and create a legacy of history and heritage.

This writing course begins Tuesday, Sept. 15, 7-9 p.m. at the White Rock Community Centre.

Call 604-541-2199 to register.

Are you a sunbird or heading out on a holiday this fall?

Learn about the common recommended travel vaccines and over-the-counter products to keep you healthy while you are away at a workshop on Tuesday, Sept. 29, 10-11 a.m. at the Centre for Active Living.

Call 604-541-2199 to register. White Rock Recreation and Culture members are free, and non-members are $6.

Looking for a beginner fitness class to get you back exercising again?

This new Aerobics mild class will help improve endurance, muscle tone, balance and co-ordination.

Drop in Tuesdays, 5-6 p.m. at the White Rock Community Centre, or register for this 12-week program at 604-541-2199.

Cribbage enthusiasts, don’t forget to get your tickets for the annual Dairy Queen Trophy Crib Tournament on Friday, Sept. 25, 12:45-4 p.m. at the Kent Street Activity Centre.

Tickets are $5 each and are sold at Crib and Whist on Thursday afternoons and at the Kent Street Centre office. For more information, please call 604-541-2231.

Drop down for some social dancing to live music at the Kent Street Activity Centre 7:30-10:30 p.m.

Tickets at the door (open at 7 p.m.). Refreshments served midway.

Tonight (Wednesday), Good Vibrations will be on stage to keep your toes tapping to some great tunes.

Tickets are $6 for members and $7 for non-members.

The White Rock Moon Festival returns for another year Sept. 25 and 26 on the waterfront.

Presented by the White Rock Chinese Arts Centre and the Canada Dong Ying Chamber of Commerce, this autumn celebration of Chinese and Canadian culture features entertainment, vendors, children’s activities and a beautiful  lantern display along the pier and the promenade. For more information, visit www.whiterockcity.ca

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