SENIORS SCENE: Take a hike this spring

Certified guides leading outdoor hiking expeditions.

Do you love to go a-wandering along a mountain path? Sign up now for spring hikes.

There are a variety of day hikes with varying pace and elevation gain. Weekday and weekend hikes are led by certified outdoor leaders and include transportation.

For urban hikers, join the Nordic Stride Club. This friendly walking group meets (MWF) locally or within a short drive of the Peninsula.

Please call 604-541-2199 for more information.

Do you find the dinner hour a hard time to be at home alone? Not sure what to cook for dinner for one? Join us in the Kent Street kitchen as we create a meal, enjoy the meal together and take a meal home to enjoy later. Recipes are homey, simple and created in an easy, fun atmosphere in our Tasty Connections five session cooking class.

This course is starting April 14, and fills up fast. Call 604-541-2199 to register.

Next up in the Encore Concert Series are the beautiful melodies of C. Debussy and G. Faure as performed by Hugues Leclère on the piano, April 26, 3 p.m. at First United Church in White Rock, 15385 Semiahmoo Ave.

Advance tickets at all White Rock recreation centres. Limited tickets and seating at the door.

If you enjoy dancing to live music, drop in to the Kent Street Activity Centre on Wednesdays from 7:30-10:30 p.m. for social dancing.

Open to those 50-plus.

Buy your tickets at the door, open at 7 p.m. Refreshments served midway.

This Wednesday, G7 will be on stage to keep your toes tapping.

Strengthen, tone, and burn calories on a dynamic circuit in the Centre for Active Living cardio gym.

Led by a certified fitness instructor, the Cardio Circuit for 55+ participants are encouraged to go at their own pace. There are many times/days available to choose from, or buy a group Fitness Pass for a convenient drop-in option.

Call for more information 604-541-2199.

The BC Seniors Games will be in North Vancouver this year in August.

Registration is now open for a variety of active sports and events including archery, badminton, bocce, bridge, carpet bowling, cribbage, cycling, darts, dragon boating, equestrian, five-pin bowling, floor curling, golf, horseshoes, ice hockey, lawn bowling, pickleball, slo-pitch, soccer, swimming, table tennis, tennis, track & field and whist.

Visit www.bcseniorsgames.org and get involved. Zone playoffs are held now through June. See postings and registration forms at Kent Street Activity Centre or call 604-541-2234 for info.

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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