SENIORS SCENE: Spice things up with cooking class

Tasty Connections to teach new recipes, kitchen skills.

There are still some spots left in the Kent Street Activity Centre’s Tasty Connections cooking program.

This is a perfect program for anyone who is bored of cooking for themselves and is looking for new ideas to try in the kitchen. Beginning on Thursday, Oct. 1 join chef Pat Faulkner in the Kent Street kitchen as you prepare and cook new recipes together in an easy, fun atmosphere, enjoy the meal with other participants and then take food home to enjoy later in the week.

Call 604-541-2199 to register.

Learn the basics of Zumba at a Zumba Dance Workshop on Saturday Oct. 3, 1-2:30 p.m. at the Centre for Active Living.

Mary Lou Rust will give you tips on posture, hip motion, weight changes, arm styling and shimmy.

To register for this fun afternoon, call 604-541-2199.

An informative workshop on Bach Flower Remedies for Women will be offered on Monday, Oct. 7, 1-3 p.m. at the Centre for Active Living.

Learn how Bach flower remedies helps to gently restore emotional balance and promote health and well-being.

Call 604-541-2199 to register.

The Kent Street Players present The Travelling Sisters, a comedy by John Kirkpatrick on Saturday, Oct. 24, 1-3 p.m. in the auditorium. This fundraising event, organized by the Kent Street Senior’s Society, is only $5 and includes lunch.

Tickets are available for purchase at the Kent Street Centre, White Rock Community Centre and the Centennial Park Leisure Centre.

Call 604-541-2231 for more information.

On Saturday, Oct. 3, 12-9 p.m., the Festival of Lights: Diwali Integration 2015 returns to the White Rock waterfront.

The event takes place along West Beach with live entertainment, vendors, children’s activities and a fireworks display at dusk.

Admission is free and all activities are family friendly, so bring down the grandkids for a day of fun at the beach.

Did you know that you do not need a partner to join the contract bridge group on Sundays 1-4 p.m. at the Kent Street Activity Centre and Tuesdays 1-3:30 p.m. at the White Rock Community Centre?

Call 604-541-2231 for more information on how you can come out and play some social hands.

Learn how to create a realistic, atmospheric landscape painting at a Chinese Brush Painting workshop on Friday, Oct. 2, 10 a.m. -2:30p.m. at the White Rock Community Centre.

Transform a crumpled pattern to a river, waterfall and three dimensional rocks. Beginner to advance students welcome and all supplies are included.

Call 604-541-2199 to register.

Local lawyer Al Benson will be at the Kent Street Activity Centre to help low income seniors 65+ with legal queries and problems on Wednesday, Oct. 7 at 9:30 a.m.

Call ahead to book an appointment at 604-541-2231.

Get out your dancing shoes for the live music of Greg Hampson on stage tonight (Wednesday) in the Kent Street auditorium.

Located at 1475 Kent St., doors open at 7 p.m. with social dancing from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m.

Open to all aged 50+ and includes refreshments at the break.

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.

Just Posted

Snowfall warning: 5-10 cm expected in Lower Mainland

The snowfall will start Tuesday and carry on into the evening, before tapering off Wednesday

Snowfall warning issued for Surrey, Langley

Environment Canada warns to ‘be on the lookout for adverse weather conditions and take necessary safety precautions’

Lost a ring? This White Rock man will find it for you

Chris Turner founded The Ring Finders, an international directory of metal detector hobbyists

PHOTOS: Family Day celebrated at Historic Stewart Farm

Youngsters participate in some old fashioned fun

Mermen calendar targets ‘toxic masculinity,’ raises big money for charities

Newfoundland and Labrador Beard and Moustache Club gave a cheque for more than $202,000 to Violence Prevention NL

Super snow moon set to rise across B.C.

It is the biggest and brightest moon of the year

‘Our entire municipality is heartbroken’: Seven children die in Halifax house fire

A man and woman remained in hospital Tuesday afternoon, the man with life-threatening injuries

5 to start your day

IHIT investing South Surrey homicide, B.C.’s budget set to focus on climate change, poverty and more

Minister says plans to fight poverty, climate change, focus of B.C. budget

The NDP said in its throne speech last week that affordability will be the hallmark of its initiatives

UPDATED: ‘Violent’ B.C. man back in custody after Alberta arrest

Prince George man with ties to Vernon was being sought by police

After a week away, SNC-Lavalin questions await MPs returning to Parliament

Two have resigned already: Jody Wilson-Raybould was veterans affairs minister and Gerald Butts was Trudeau’s principal secretary

Bad weather halts search for missing B.C. snowshoer until at least Wednesday

The rescuers were able to rescue the missing man’s friend

Poverty coalition has high hopes for B.C. poverty reduction strategy

Funding allocation expected to be released with 2019 budget

Most Read

l -->