Ticket to Ride events announced

Better at Home and Mount Waddington Transit will team up to provide the North Island's seniors tours of Christmas lights.

Better at Home and Mount Waddington Transit will team up next month to provide the North Island’s seniors tours of Christmas lights in Port Hardy and Port McNeill, Better at Home program coordinator Pat Horgan said this week.

“This Christmas promises to be an exciting and fun-filled time for seniors on the North Island,” said Horgan.

The Christmas Light tours will be the first of many planned Ticket to Ride events for local seniors.

The Port Hardy Christmas Light tour will take place Dec. 17.  Seniors are to meet at the Port Hardy Seniors’ Centre at 6 p.m.

The Port McNeill tour of Christmas Lights for seniors follows on Dec. 19 with seniors gathering at 6 p.m. at the A-Frame Church.

Seating is limited so be sure to get your ticket. Tickets are free for seniors; in Port Hardy, contact Hal Garvey for tickets. In Port McNeill contact Karen Watkins at the Happy Gang.

 

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