SHOAL open house in Sidney on Saturday

Beacon Community Services at SHOAL Centre is excited to host their annual open house this Saturday, Sept. 24

  • Sep. 23, 2016 6:00 a.m.

Members of Sidney’s SHOAL Centre have a variety of activities and programs to choose from. Learn more about them all at SHOAL’s annual open house Saturday

SIDNEY — Beacon Community Services at SHOAL Centre is excited to host their annual open house this Saturday, Sept. 24

As Sidney’s vital community centre, SHOAL invites the public to come enjoy complimentary refreshments, Activity Centre tours, demonstrations of drop-in programs, information booths, and more between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Free draws are offered in all the activity areas.

One of the major highlights of this event is the opportunity for people who have never had a membership before to purchase a regular annual membership for half price.

SHOAL Food Services will be on hand offering some special treats during lunch hour. Chef Karen will be available throughout the day to answer questions about catering services and Tides At SHOAL Dining Room.

Staff for all the centre’s programs, including Volunteer Services and Youth Employment Program will welcome the many visitors.

If you have been thinking about joining, or are just curious about that big building across from the Sidney North Saanich Library, the staff at SHOAL invite you to come learn, create and play.

For more information, call 250-565-5537.  The SHOAL Centre is located at 10030 Resthaven Dr. in Sidney.

— Submitted by the SHOAL Centre

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