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Recreation 50+ Your May Guide

May 03, 2016

Our seniors recreation centres do a fantastic job of organizing a wide range of fun events and programs for young-at-heart Delta residents.

Each month, we highlight a few of these events and programs in our Recreation 50+ updates.

What's Happening in May


Kennedy Seniors Recreation Centre

*Please note Kennedy will be closed on Monday, May 23 for Victoria Day

– Honey Bee Centre –
Saturday, May 14, 10:30 am - 2:30 pm, Members $20/Guests $25

During a trip to the Honey Bee Centre, take part in some hands-on activities while watching the live observation hive and tasting honey. This trip will include a tour of the facility at noon. Please arrive at Kennedy between 10 and 10:15 am. 

– Kennedy Jammers Present: Back to the 50s –
Saturday, May 21, 1 - 3 pm, Members $6/Guests $8

The Jammers transport you back to the 1950s by performing classic songs from the era. Be reminded of your old favourites, sing along, tap your toes on the dance floor, and enjoy some light refreshments during this throwback party.

– Carpet Bowling – 
Wednesdays and Fridays, 9:30 am – 12:15 pm

The Wilson Centre is hosting an invitation carpet bowling tournament! This drop-in activity is welcome to everyone to come and try. Come join the fun and enjoy the early warm weather!

McKee Seniors Recreation Centre

*Please note McKee will be closed on Monday, May 23 for Victoria Day.

– Free Movie Night –
Friday, May 13, 6 – 8 pm

Come enjoy a classic film with the company of friends. This month, watch the Humphrey Bogart 1943 film, Sahara. Light refreshments will be available at a nominal cost. For more information, visit the Customer Service Desk.

– Spring Luncheon –
Friday, May 27, 12 pm, Members $10/Guests $13

Our spring luncheon is ready to go with a piping hot baked ham, creamy scalloped potatoes and a crispy salad. Bring a guest and enjoy live music from Peter the Saxman!   

– Diners Club –
Tuesday, May 17, 5:30 pm

This month, the Diners Club makes its way to Harold's Bistro & Bar in Richmond. Join the fun for a delightful evening of dinner with friends. Information can be found at the Customer Service Desk.  

– Spring Art Show –
May 30 - June 3, Submissions due May 26, 4 pm, $5 Entry Fee

The Spring Art show invites all McKee Members to show their artistic side and submit their work! Artists can submit up to three entries in any of the Acrylic, Watercolour, Mixed Media, or Other categories. Application forms can be found at the Customer Service Desk. 

Important Information

Blood Pressure Clinics
Every third Thursday of the month, blood pressure clinics are held to help give you a better understanding of your health! Clinics held at Kennedy will be on May 10, from 11 am - 12 pm; May 17, from 10:30 - 11:30 am; and on May 27, from 10 - 11 am. The clinic for McKee is available on May 19 from 12:30 - 1:30 pm. Drop on by! 

Delta's New 'unwaste it.' Program
The unwaste it. program provides recycling stations in staff and public spaces to help separate food waste, paper, and containers from garbage. This innovative program compliments Delta's recycling program and helps recover valuable resources while reducing landfill waste. Learn more here.