SENIORS’ SCENE: Plenty to do in the new year

There's lots of activities planned at White Rock's Kent Street Activity Centre

Start the New Year off with a fresh start; get active and involved at the Kent Street Activity Centre.

By purchasing a membership for the year, you have access to over sixteen amazing activity groups, as well as discounts off of registered programs.

Are you considering becoming a member but not sure what we have to offer?

Drop down to the centre and pick up a visitor’s pass that entitles you to try out three activity groups before purchasing a membership.

Friendly staff and volunteers can answer all your questions and show you around the busy centre.

We look forward to meeting you soon! For more information call 604-541-2231.

• Do you have a life story you would like to share with your children or grandchildren?

Whether it is a whole life autobiography or a slice-of-life memoir, discover how to put it all together and contribute to a legacy of history, heritage and understanding.

Turning Memoires into Memoirs: Writing your Life Stories begins Jan. 24, 7-9 p.m. at the Kent Street Activity Centre.

Call 604-541-2199 to register.

• Have you always been curious about mediation but unsure about practising?

Join Sung Yang, a mindfulness teacher who has practised meditation for over 35 years, on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 7-8:30 p.m. at the White Rock Community Centre for a beginner workshop on Mindfulness Mediation.

Call 604-541-2199 to register.

• The Fresh and Lively Luncheons are back for 2017.

Enjoy delicious food with new friends and fantastic entertainment.

The first luncheon is scheduled for Jan. 6 and transportation is available to help those who are unable to make it to the Kent Street Activity Centre on their own.

Call Seniors Come Share Society at 604-531-9400 to register.

•  Stop in for an afternoon of fun, small cash prizes and jackpot games at Bingo every Tuesday from 1-3 p.m. at the Kent Street Activity Centre.

Come early to pick your lucky cards and have lunch or a snack in our scrumptious coffee shop.

Be sure you have a 2017 White Rock Recreation and Culture membership. Guest passes are available.

Call 604-541-2231.

• Did you get a camera under the Christmas tree this year and need lessons on how to use it?

Learn how to get the most out of your SLR camera as you learn about modes, menus and settings.

Study composition, white balance using light and more.

Discover all the tips and tricks to becoming a better photographer beginning Jan. 19, 7-9:30 p.m. at the White Rock Community Centre. Call 604-541-2199 to register now.

• Come down to Kent Street Activity Centre (tonight) Jan. 4 for the first Wednesday night dance of the New Year.

Doors open at 7 p.m. with Sweetwater on stage from 7:30-10:30 p.m. Everyone 50+ is welcome.

The Kent Street Activity Centre, located at 1475 Kent St., is open to persons 55 years of age or better. New members are welcome. For more information on activities, programs and volunteer opportunities, call the Centre at 604-541-2231.