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SENIORS: Glen Pine Pavilion offers a variety of classes

Glen Pine Pavilion features arts instruction, wellness information and a little bit of dancing this month.

The Coquitlam recreation facility for people 50 and older has a variety of workshops coming up, including:

• Classical drawing: Learn to draw on Tuesdays, 9:30 a.m. to noon, through June 8. Through a tactile method of drawing from the works of the masters, students learn to analyze and explore the way the masters solved the illusion of three-dimensional form and the poetic beauty of classical realism. All levels welcome. The fee for this class is $45 for 50plus member and $55 for others.

• Drawing and watercolour: Glen Pine is offering a painting class Tuesdays, 9:30 a.m. to noon, through June 8 (Tuesdays). Learn how to bring more light and shadow into your drawings, which can help you in working with acrylics or watercolours or oils. Drawing in pencil, charcoal and conte will be taught. Students may work solely in drawing on paper or can also bring their paints and canvas to carry over the techniques. New and returning students are welcome. The fee for this class is $76 for 50plus members and $86 for others.

• Introduction to medical qigong: On Tuesdays, 7 to 8:30 p.m., through June 7, there will be a spring evening energy circle, a workout that integrates breathing techniques with movement, creative visualization and spiritual intent to improve one’s health. The fee for this class is $45 for 50plus members and $55 for others.

• Glen Pine Live presents Twice Shy: On April 15 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Twice Shy will deliver the spirit of the 1950s and ’60s. The characters of Donna and Peggy Sue will dance and sing, and hot appetizers and refreshments will be served between 7 and 8 p.m.; as well, there will be a cash bar. Fee is $18 for 50plus members and $23 for others.

To register for any of these programs, call 604-927-6940. Glen Pine Pavilion is located at 1200 Glen Pine Crt.

 

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