Dances for folks over 50 are not easy to find so Cowichan Lake people turn out in large numbers when the 50+ Centre announces one. (Lexi Bainas/Gazette)

Lake Cowichan warms up with Harlequin Dance on snowy weekend

With music, costumes, great decorations, food, there’s a good time for all at the 50+ Centre

It’s becoming a tradition for the Lake Cowichan 50+ Centre to offer some kind of dance as Valentine’s Day draws near, and this year, organizers chose a Harlequin theme for the event.

Fancy masks, lots of stylish decorations, a great buffet, and music by the Lake Cowichan Tenors and Hey Mr. DJ meant the event drew a packed house.

It was also a fundraiser for Cowichan Women Against Violence and representatives from that group thanked the crowd for their help in funding CWAV’s youth outreach, a valuable program that at present is run by a single, hard-pressed worker.

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Dances at the Lake Cowichan 50+ Activity Centre always draw a crowd, especially when they include a performance by the Four Lake Cowichan Tenors. (Lexi Bainas/Gazette)

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