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Recreation activities abound in coming months
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pring is just around the Community Centre gallery. corner. An ailing hairdresser travels The White to Italy and meets Rock Leisure an angry widower. Sylvia Yee Services Spring Pierce Brosnan stars. Recreation Guide Tickets available at is now available to the door; film begins view online at www. at 7 p.m. whiterockcity.ca Q Every Friday Watch for your afternoon from 1-3 print copy in the p.m., you are welcome March 4 edition of to join Kent Street’s the Peace Arch News. Stitch and Chat group Registration begins and work on your March 3 for Leisure own craft, knitting, or Services members quilting project in the and on March 5 for company of others. non-members. This is a great Interested in opportunity to becoming a member? Call socialize and share crafting 604-541-2199 for more info. ideas. You won’t believe all the Call 604-541-2231 for more things you can do! information. Q The Kent Street auditorium Q As the weather improves, is open Wednesday evenings plan to visit the waterfront 7:30-10:30 for all those 50+ and see all of the creative who enjoy live music, friendly people that are thriving in our people and social dancing. community. Tickets are available at the The Artists Walk is opening door starting at 7 p.m. March 1; stroll the promenade On stage this week is the from the White Rock Museum popular Quartette. Plaza to West Beach and Q Also Wednesday night, the browse an outdoor gallery Get Reel Film Series features of paintings, artist prints, films from the Toronto photography and sculpture International Film Festival. while meeting the artists Love is All You Need will be themselves. playing in the White Rock There will also be street
performers bringing lighthearted entertainment to the beach, licensed busker locations include: the White Rock Museum Plaza; at the White Rock on the sand; the bear sculpture; Terry Parr Plaza on East Beach and Marine Drive at Martin Street. For more information, visit www.whiterockcity.ca Q Writing Bios that WOW starts Wednesday, March 5 at the White Rock Community Centre. A brilliant bio is your key to connecting with people and opportunities. It is the most important tool in your promotional kitbag as it spotlights your unique self and expertise. Begin crafting your engaging bio in a fun and hands-on environment designed to bring out your best. The instructor is a professional writer, editor and literary coach. Call for more information 604-541-2199. Q Looking to try something new? Join the free trial class of Afro Creole Dance – a combination of contemporary African roots and traditional Haïtian Kompa dance. The one-hour class begins
with stretches and a short warmup; then the real fun begins! The instructor will get your mind and body going… and you’ll get glowing. Suitable for all ages and fitness levels. Just smile and feel great. Pre-registration at 604-5412199 is required – March 8 at 10:45 a.m. at the Centre for Active Living. Q March heralds the monthlong Irish Festival. Sign up now for the Irish Drum workshop on March 9 at 1 p.m. at WRCC. Bring your own hand drum – any style is welcome. Workshop participants are welcome to join the 2:15 p.m. class and prepare for the first ever Celtic Fest Drum Circle on March 15 in Vancouver. Starting March 11, you can learn to play the Irish whistle. Open to all ages, sign up with your kids and grandkids for this fun and entertaining class. Lessons are three Tuesdays at 5:15 p.m. at the WRCC. The Kent Street Activity Centre, located at 1475 Kent St., is open to people 55 years of age or better. For information, call 604-5412231.
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February 25, 2014 edition of the Peace Arch News