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Registration for the Seniors Keep Well Spring Session begins on Monday (Feb. 16) at the Brennan Park Recreation Centre.

Registration for the Seniors Keep Well Spring Session begins on Monday (Feb. 16) at the Brennan Park Recreation Centre. The program is designed specifically for seniors who want to become more active, exercise safely, improve their bone density, balance and overall physical condition. Exercises include seated aerobic activities, resistance exercises, stretching, relaxation and fun with our great instructor Sacha Molby. Classes are held Monday and Wednesdays in the auditorium at 9:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. or 11 a.m. to noon.

A new class, Seniors Keep Well for Beginners will be held in the Junior Lounge at Brennan Park Recreation Centre on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11 a.m. to noon starting March 3. This introductory exercise program is a good place to start for seniors who would like to participate in a regular exercise program, but are limited by health challenges. It is safe for those who are recovering fro health ailment and for those with arthritis and osteoporosis. Classes are designed to improve confidence, strength, balance and agility in a fun and social setting/environment. Those who have walkers, canes, wheelchairs etc. are welcome to join this program. If you wish more information, please call 604-898-3604.

The Healthy Brain Program is for anyone interested in learning more about their brain, how it functions and how to be pro-active in preventing brain damage. This program is being offered once a month b Vancouver Coastal Health and the Squamish Public Library and the first session will be held at the library on Tuesday (Feb. 17) from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. There is no need to register as this group will be on a drop-in basis. For any questions regarding this program please contact Sara Voyer at 604-892-6400.

Squamish Branch No. 70 Senior Citizens Association of B.C. will hold its monthly potluck luncheon at noon on Tuesday (Feb. 17) followed by the business meeting at 1 p.m. It is held at the Squamish Manor lounge on Third Avenue and for more information, please call June at 604-892-1574.

The Hilltop House birthday celebration this month will honour Connie Lloyd, Marc Griffin and Hugh MacPherson on Wednesday (Feb. 18) at 2 p.m. Visitors are always welcome to join the residents on this day.

The Squamish Public Library's Teen Book Club will be meeting on Thursday (Feb. 19) at 6:30 p.m. The group will be discussing the book How I Live Now by Mag Rosoff. Read the book, join the discussion, and enjoy some refreshments. For more information, you can go to the webpage at or contact Kate at the library at 604-892-3110.

The Squamish Food Bank will distribute grocery hampers on Wednesday (Feb. 18) from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Alano Club on Third Avenue.

The Squamish Trails Society will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday (Feb. 19) at 7 p.m. in the Tantalus Seniors' Centre on Pemberton Avenue. For more information, please call Bob at 604-898-4698 or Penny at 604-898-5385.

There is Bingo at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #277 on Monday (Feb. 16) with doors opening at 5:30 p.m. Get your friends together and enjoy a social evening.

The Over the Hill Hikers are planning a trip to the Lynn Canyon and Seymour River Loop on Tuesday (Feb. 17). Members are asked to meet at the Adventure Centre at 9 a.m. for carpooling. For more info, please call Heather at 604-892-9003.

St. John's Anglican Church at 1930 Diamond Road, Garibaldi Estates is hosting a Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper on Tuesday, Feb. 24 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Proceeds will got to St. John's ministry in the community. All are welcome.

The North Shore Schizophrenia Society is hosting a free public lecture on Mental Health System in the Lions Gate Hospital Auditorium on Wednesday (Feb. 25) at 7:30 p.m. Joanne Bezzubetz, Director of Mental Health and Addictions, North Shore Sea to Sky, will speak about the mental health system and improvements to services. This is offered without charge by the Society. If you wish more information, please call 604-92-0856 or

Members of the Hearts in Motion Walking Club are asked to meet in the parking lot at Extra Foods for a Garibaldi Estates walk on Friday, Feb. 20 at 10 a.m. For more info, call Darleen at 604-892-2092 or myself at 604-815-0152.

We Are All in the Melting Pot: A Climate Change Movie Series continues on Monday (Feb. 16) at 7 p.m. in the Adventure Centre with 2009: Garbage Warrior.

Folk Music is back at the Brackendale Art Gallery on Saturday, Feb. 21 at 8 p.m. when Gary Fjellgaard, an award-winning singer/songwriter comes to entertain. Tickets at $20 each are available at The Bookshelf and the BAG.

You are invited to join the Creative Connections for Seniors meetings each month. This active group of seniors work together on Senior's issues and projects with representatives from Recreation Parks and Tourism and Vancouver Coastal Health. The next meeting will be held on Thursday (Feb. 19) at 1:30 p.m. in the Tantalus Seniors' Centre. Topics at this meeting will include programming for the new Seniors Centre and seniors are invited to bring program ideas for discussion.

Are you looking for a few good books to read? Sign up for the free NextReads enewsletters and get great book suggestions by email from the Squamish Public Library. Choose from 24 different subject and genre newsletters, including books for children and teens. Anyone who signs up for a newsletter by the end of February will be entered in a draw to win a fabulous book prize! Please ask staff for details, or click on the NextReads icon on the homepage