SENIORS’ SCENE: Stay busy this fall, winter

White Rock's Kent Street Activity Centre has plenty of programs, groups to join.

Kent Street Activity Centre is brimming with opportunities to meet people and participate in fun activities.

If you are looking for a fun activity to keep you busy into the winter months, why not come to Kent Street every Wednesday from 1-3 p.m. for Fun Bridge.

Make new friends in this social group while enjoying this game of strategy in a non-competitive environment.

Call 604-541-2231 for a guest pass.

Local lawyer Al Benson will be at the Kent Street Centre to help low income seniors 65+ with legal queries and problems on Wednesday, Nov. 4 at 9:30 a.m.

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

Do you have some experience at Nordic walking and are now interested in joining a group?

The Nordic Stride Club meets three times per week at various locations in the community. Participants should be able to walk at a steady rate of five kilometres in one hour.

For more information, call 604-541-2199. A White Rock Recreation and Culture membership is required.

The ever-popular Fresh and Lively Luncheons are held on the first three Fridays of the month at Kent Street Activity Centre.

This is a perfect opportunity to socialize, enjoy an afternoon of entertainment and have a nourishing, delicious meal.

To make a reservation for Nov. 6, contact Come Share Seniors Support Services at 604-531-9400.

Still haven’t figured out how to setup a Facebook account or communicate through Twitter? There are still a few spots left in a Facebook & Twitter workshop on Tuesday, Nov. 10, 7-9 p.m. at the White Rock Community Centre.

Call 604-541-2199 to register.

Sign up for an educational Health Talk conducted by health practitioners in the community.

The next workshop at the Centre for Active Living, on Wednesday, Nov. 4, 1-3 p.m. is on reflexology – natural support for your immune system.

Join Heike Walker and discover the benefits of reflexology and learn how to stay healthy in the fall.

Call 604-541-2199 to register.

Make sure you check out the Centre for Active Living for your cardio and weight-training needs.

A cardio gym monthly pass is only $30.

Do you need a program to follow? Try My Fitness Routine – a four-session training program.

Call 604-541-2199 for information or visit the centre between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., or 6-7 p.m. Monday-Friday and speak to a volunteer gym attendant for more information.

The Kent Street dance committee welcomes the Quartette on stage Wednesday evening at the Kent Street Activity Centre.

Tickets sold at the door at 7 p.m., with social dancing 7:30-10:30. Singles, couples 50+ are welcome.

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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