On Saturday, April 15, the City of White Rock will be turning 60 years old.
Here’s another trivia question as we celebrate this fabulous city: years before the coming of the railway to WhiteRock, a famous trail linked the Campbell River with Nicomekl and Serpentine rivers. What was the name of that trail?
If you guessed Semiahmoo Trail, you are correct!
To celebrate White Rock’s 60th birthday, a free community birthday party is set for Saturday, April 29, 11 a.m.to 9 p.m.
The whole family can enjoy live music, food trucks, clowns, magicians, kids activities and evening entertainment by Redeye Empire at 7 p.m. and Hey Ocean at 8 p.m. Free parking all day.
Visit www.whiterockcity/60 for more information.
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The flowers are starting to bloom, the weather is getting a little warmer and we will soon be out in the garden.
Let Kent Street Activity Centre assist you in your gardening adventures with plants from the annual Plant andBake Sale.
Doors open at 9 a.m. on April 22, until noon. Delicious baking from the Kent Street kitchen will also be on sale.
Any donations of your extra outdoor plants, seedlings, herbs or bulbs would be greatly appreciated and can be dropped off on Friday, April 21, between 4-6 p.m. Call 604-541-2231 for more.
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What are you doing on Tuesday afternoons?
If you enjoy a game of chance, then drop down and try your luck at bingo at Kent Street Activity Centre, 1-3p.m.
Call 604-2231 for more.
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If you are a low-income senior needing assistance with your income tax, be sure to contact Peace ArchCommunity Services for more information at 604-542-4357.
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Two hundred singers from seniors choirs around B.C. will present a gala concert of Canadian music onThursday, April 20, 7:30 p.m. at the White Rock Baptist Church.
Tickets for this production are available at the centre or from any Kent Street Chorister member.
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Drop down to the centre for the Wednesday night dance. Doors open at 7 p.m. Good Vibrations will be on stage from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Everyone 50-plus is welcome for this fun night of social dance.
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.