Trips, plays on schedule

A trip to Yellowpoint and a chance to take in Shakespeare's MacBeth are among opportunities organized by Kent Street Activity Centre.

Yellowpoint, south of Nanaimo, is home to eclectic gardens, artisans, galleries and specialty farms.

Join our ‘Ladysmith and Yellowpoint with Joy Brown excursion’ Aug. 14, and relish the unique beauty of these sights.

Enjoy historic downtown Ladysmith followed by tea at a Victorian mansion.

Trip includes tours, lunch and afternoon tea.

Call 604-541-2231 to register.

On Aug. 26, you have the opportunity to enjoy Shakespeare’s MacBeth.

Take in this dramatic performance at Bard on the Beach, with lunch before on West 4 Avenue in Vancouver.

Call 604-541-223.

There’s still room on the Aug. 8 day trip to the Cowichan Valley.

Enjoy a scenic drive as we taste our way through Fairburn Farms, Merridale Estate Cidery and Venturi Schulze winery and vinegary.

Register at 604-541-2199.

Do you enjoy the outdoors? Are you drawn to the beauty of the ocean?

Spend an evening kayaking and taking in the sights on our Sea Kayak-Sunset Paddle tours.

On Aug. 10 you will be guided through the Nicomekl/Serpentine Estuary at Crescent Beach.

Tours are designed for novice kayakers and include instruction, kayaks and safety equipment.

Call 604-541-2199 to register.

White Rock features more than 80 acres of park land.

Summer is a perfect time for a walk.  Enjoy the majestic views from hillside walkways, have a quiet barbeque at Bayview Park, picnic on the waterfront or take an evening stroll along the stunning promenade.

Information is available at www.whiterockcity.ca or at the White Rock Community Centre.

Note, Kent Street is closed until Aug. 12 for annual cleaning and maintenance.

The Kent Street Activity Centre, located at 1475 Kent St., is open to people 55 years of age or better.

 

 

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

One man is dead after a shooting in Fleetwood Sunday evening. (Shane MacKichan photos)
One dead after targeted shooting in Surrey

Incident took place near shopping complex at the corner of 152 Street and Fraser Highway

Items collected from last year’s Ocean Park Food Drive. (Contributed file photo)
Ocean Park Food Drive expands, open to residents south of 32 Avenue

Homeowners south of 32 Avenue and west of 160 Street encouraged to put donations on doorstep

(Black Press Media files)
‘Potentially damaging’ winds expected in Metro Vancouver

Wind is expected to pick up late Sunday night

Idyllic winter scenes are part of the atmosphere of the holiday season, and are depicted in many seasonal movies. How much do you know about holiday movies? Put your knowledge to the test. (Pixabay.com)
QUIZ: Test your knowledge of holiday movies and television specials

The festive season is a time for relaxing and enjoying some seasonal favourites

Black Press Media and BraveFace have come together to support children facing life-threatening conditions. Net proceeds from these washable, reusable, three-layer masks go to Make-A-Wish Foundation BC & Yukon.
Put on a BraveFace: Help make children’s wishes come true

Black Press Media, BraveFace host mask fundraiser for Make-A-Wish Foundation

A pedestrian makes their way through the snow in downtown Ottawa on Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Wild winter, drastic swings in store for Canada this year: Weather Network

In British Columbia and the Prairies, forecasters are calling for above-average snowfall levels

NDP Leader John Horgan, left, speaks as local candidate Ravi Kahlon listens during a campaign stop at Kahlon’s home in North Delta, B.C., on April 18, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Cannabis bought in British Columbia (Ashley Wadhwani/Black Press Media)
Is it time to start thinking about greener ways to package cannabis?

Packaging suppliers are still figuring eco-friendly and affordable packaging options that fit the mandates of Cannabis Regulations

A B.C. Ambulance Service paramedic wearing a face mask to curb the spread of COVID-19 moves a stretcher outside an ambulance at Royal Columbia Hospital, in New Westminster, B.C., on Sunday, November 29, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Top doctor urges Canadians to limit gatherings as ‘deeply concerning’ outbreaks continue

Canada’s active cases currently stand at 63,835, compared to 53,907 a week prior

A Canadian Pacific freight train travels around Morant’s Curve near Lake Louise, Alta., on Monday, Dec. 1, 2014. A study looking at 646 wildlife deaths along the railway tracks in Banff and Yoho national parks in Alberta and British Columbia has found that train speed is one of the biggest factors. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
Study finds train speed a top factor in wildlife deaths in Banff, Yoho national parks

Research concludes effective mitigation could address train speed and ability of wildlife to see trains

A airport worker is pictured at Vancouver International Airport in Richmond, B.C. Wednesday, March 18, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Canada extends COVID restrictions for non-U.S. travellers until Jan. 21 amid second wave

This ban is separate from the one restricting non-essential U.S. travel

Langley RCMP issued a $2,300 fine to the Riverside Calvary church in Langley in the 9600 block of 201 Street for holding an in-person service on Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, despite a provincial COVID-19 related ban (Dan Ferguson/Black Press Media)
Langley church fined for holding in-person Sunday service

Calvary church was fined $2,300 for defying provincial order

Most Read