Wellbeing Guide

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VOLUNTEERING

SALI’s Farm is a safe haven for at-risk children and animals to bond, learn and heal one another. “We need volunteers for two positions: working directly with a child, and help caring for our horse and donkeys. Training is provided.” For more information, volunteer sessions held at Ocean Park Library from 7-8 p.m. on March 27 and April 24. RSVP at info@sali.ca.

Urban Safari Rescue Society: “Love animals and people? We are accepting volunteers interested in working with animals, who are interested in teaching the public about animals and the natural world, have good public speaking skills, have interests in the environment, like to work as a team. We offer many interesting and unusual volunteer opportunities for people with skills of all kinds with flexible hours and a fun, unique, team atmosphere.” Contact Sharon at 604 531-1100.

PROGRAMS

P.E.A.P.S. is a free drop-in program for parents/caregivers and their children (birth to six years of age). Children can play and make new friends and parents/caregivers will find support and resources related to parenting and child development. Located at Oak Avenue Hub, 12740 102nd Ave., Surrey. Info: 604-580-2344.

CLUBS/GROUPS

White Rock Laughter Yoga Club meets on the last Tuesday of the month at White Rock Library, from 7 to 8 p.m., 15342 Buena Vista Ave. Info: www.laughteryoga.ca.

Mixed Singles over Sixty in White Rock/South Surrey: Social active group offering theatre, dinners out, golf, dancing, walking and much more. For more info, contact Colin at 604-538-7799. On the web: seniorsoversixtyclub.weebly.com. South Surrey Garden Club: Club meets at 7:30 p.m. every fourth Wednesday (except August and December) at St. Mark’s Anglican Church, 12953 20th Avenue. “We have a very active and full program with great speakers, field trips and workshops.” For info, contact Kathy at 604-250-1745. Visitor fee is $3, credited toward annual membership fee of $20.

White Rock and District Garden Club meets at Cranley Hall, 2141 Cranley Dr., South Surrey. Club information: Angela, 604-536-3076. Sew N’ So Quilters: Group meets Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Sunnyside hall in South Surrey (1845 154th St., at Bakerview Park). Info: Pauline Bruce, 604-596-4413.

ACTIVITIES

Scottish Country Dance Classes: Wednesdays at Sullivan Hall, 6303 152nd St., Surrey. First class is free for newcomers. Info: 604-536-1367 or 604-531-4595, www.wrscdc.org. Calypso Hut Dance Society: Caribbean events hosted by not-for-profit group based in South Surrey. “Our objective is to provide social entertainment with a Caribbean flavour.” For info, email calypsodancesociety2@gmail.com or Orvis, 604-209-5081, 778-829 7107. Old-time dance events at Sunnyside Hall at 1 p.m. every Monday (from Labour Day to June), corner of 18th Ave. & 154 St., South Surrey. Live music (piano, violin and two guitars). All seniors welcome. Info: 604-538-5657 or 604-575-8236.