Halina Activity Centre
The Halina Centre offers programs and themed events for Vernon, BC residents aged 50 and over, as well as their guests. We invite you to drop in to check out our wide range of social, educational and recreational programs. We’re a registered charity (formerly known as the Vernon Senior Citizens Recreational Society), with a convenient location behind in the Vernon Recreational Complex.
Memberships are just $25.00 annually (that’s only .50 per week!) and you are entitled to discounts on homemade food from the cafeteria, drop-in fees, dances and other events.
The Centre Cafe – Coming Soon!
Planning to be open 8:30 am – 2:30 pm daily.
The Halina Activity Centre addresses the social, educational, and recreational interests of those 50+, helping to enhance the quality of their lives.
To be all we can be!
- Safety, but best of all… fun!!!
Cards can be purchased using the form below. We will then email you the number of cards you have purchased and you are ready to go!
Licensed under the BC Gaming Commission License # 128851
- Online Bingo every Wednesday under BC Gaming License #128851 issued to the Vernon Senior Citizen’s Recreational Society. BC Gaming Policy and Enforcement Rules state players must be 19+ and must live in BC to purchase and play cards.
- OUR PURPOSE is to offer players a safe way to play bingo from the comfort of their own homes while supporting a great cause.
- 1-UP CARDS are $10 each, good for all 5 games on Wednesday. Decide how many cards you would like(no limit).
- When your deposit arrives, volunteers will manually match and send(email) your Bingo cards to you. Card sales end at noon Wednesdays.
- Tax receipts are not issued for purchases or donations.
- You can print or draw 5 copies and use bingo dabbers or put 1 copy into a plastic sheet protector and use a dry-erase marker, or coins, buttons, etc. The card# in the FREE SPACE must be visible.
- On Wednesdays at 5:30pm, use your computer, tablet or phone to go on the Facebook Group site, HalinaCentreBingo, and look for the LIVE STREAM feed. There should be a small RED [LIVE] rectangle in the upper left corner of your screen. IF it is grey, use your Refresh button as needed, also for sound, etc.
- We will read the Rules of Play, and give info about patterns and $$ size of prize pots for each game. This is a good time to type “HELLO”, or comment in the chat box
- The chat box is where you will CALL YOUR WINNING BINGO later
- When you get a bingo, you will type in the Chat window: BINGO G56 CARD #456 (be sure this is all in one chat message)
- Play will be paused while the card is verified and 3 calls for “Any other Bingo’s on that ball #”. Facebook has a lag time of up to approx 1 minute so the winning Bingo will be awarded to the earliest ball pulled from the machine.
- All bingos called on the same # will split the prize equally.
- PLAY PATTERNS EXACTLY AS SHOWN.
- FIRST game starts at 6:00pm PST
Be kind and patient. Have FUN. Invite family and friends.
- We will send your winnings by e-transfer or cheque.