SENIORS SCENE: Beat those winter blues with carpet bowling

Fun-filled indoor activity the perfect way to meet new friends.

If you are looking for a fun activity to participate in and meet friends, why not come to the Kent Street Activity Centre every Wednesday and Friday from 10 a.m. till noon for carpet bowling?

Come as a guest and try it before purchasing your White Rock Recreation and Culture annual membership.

Please call 604-541-2231 for more information.

The White Rock Irish Festival kicks off its month-long celebration Sunday, Feb. 28 at 10 a.m. along the White Rock waterfront at West Beach. Drop down and enjoy fun activities for all ages.

Learn the Irish Whistle with Celtic music performer Michelle Carlisle who will have you playing the penny-whistle technique in three easy lessons, beginning Tuesday, March 8, 5:15-6:15 p.m. Bring your key of D Irish Whistle, available at most music stores. Call 604-541-2199 to register.

Artist Danny Chen will demonstrate a variety of acrylic techniques in Painting Abstract: Playing with complement and analog colours.

Learn methods such as impasto, the use of glazes, and mixed media on Friday, March 11, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Supplies included. Call 604-541-2199 to register.

Don’t miss out on some fabulous Health Talks at the Centre for Active Living.

On Thursday, Feb. 25, 10:30 a.m. till noon, join Sonia Reed from Choices Markets, who will be speaking on Healthy Convenient Foods: An Oxymoron.

Weight Loss and a Healthy Lifestyle will be discussed by a pharmacist from Grandview Corners Pharmasave on Tuesday, March 1, 10-11 a.m.

To register for these workshops – which are free to White Rock Recreation and Culture members – please call 604-541-2199.

Learn basic first-aid and CPR techniques for adults and children at a CPR A workshop on Saturday, Feb. 27, 9:30 a.m. till 1:30 p.m.

On successful completion of the course, receive a national St. John Ambulance certificate.

Please call 604-541-2199 to register.

On Wednesday, March 2, at White Rock Community Centre, discover ways to enjoy your next trip more by packing light and travelling light.

This course will teach you how to move around the globe with a surprisingly large amount of clothing, shoes and other travel items all in a standard airline carryon.

Register now by calling 604-541-2199.

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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