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.

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