SENIORS SCENE: Love abounds at Kent Street

Activities to warm and work the heart are among the options at the Kent Street Activity Centre.

On behalf of staff at White Rock Leisure Services, Happy Valentine’s Day!

May you enjoy the company of loved ones, family and friends.

We would be happy to provide the backdrop for a meaningful day, whether you join one of our fitness classes to keep your heart strong or stop in to Kent Street to have a coffee, we would love to see you.

• Pull up a chair and join Maggie Rodgers for a colorful and entertaining travel presentation on New Zealand Feb. 21 and 28 at the White Rock Community Centre.

This armchair travel talk starts promptly at 1:30 p.m. Refreshments included.

Please call 604-541-2199 to reserve your seat.

• The beautiful music of the ukulele brings thoughts of Hawaii and other sunny places…

Warm up the cold damp days with ukulele lessons this winter.

We are offering beginner and intermediate group lessons at the White Rock Community Centre starting Feb. 23.

Call 604-541-2199 to register.

• Do you enjoy cross country skiing?

It is a great way to see some beautiful sights, and keep your cardio fitness strong.

Join us on our Cross Country Ski trip Feb. 25. Bring your own skis or rent at the slopes.

Beginners welcome, basic instruction provided.

Call 604-541-2199 to register.

• Snowshoeing is another great sport that allows one to enjoy beautiful wintery landscapes.

We have a trip heading out Feb. 26.

Our experienced leader will guide you on a trek through backcountry trails. Van transportation is provided.

Don’t have equipment? Not to worry, rentals are available.

Call 604-541-2231.

• Visit one of the most interesting and eclectic streets in Vancouver with guide Joy Brown (a favourite of many) on our Vancouver Main Street Adventure day trip.

Main Street is a lively neighborhood full of independent and local shops, special food stores, great restaurants, antiques and young designers.

Explore Main Street March 27and learn about its history and transitions.

Call 604-541-2231 to register.

• Improve your photography skills with our Digital Darkroom and Advanced Photography classes starting Feb. 28 and March 4.

Learn how to make your photos even more spectacular.

Call 604-541-2199 for more information.

• The Kent Street auditorium is open Wednesday evenings from 7:30-10:30 p.m. for all those 50+ who enjoy live music and social dancing.

Tickets available at the door.

This week’s band will be Good Vibrations.

• If you enjoy woodworking, join our Peninsula Woodcarvers group that meets every Tuesday at Earl Marriott Secondary from 6:45-9 p.m.

Get creative with friends. Membership required.

Call 604-541-2231 for information.

• Have you got a design idea for White Rock’s entrance points?

Visit the city website at and click on the Gateway Design Competition for more information.

This competition is open to artists, designers and students of all ages.

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.