Conductor Gord Pearmain turns to the audience to join the Centremen Songsters in some Christmas songs. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Festive favourites

Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre men and women perform during Christmas dinner

Gord Pearmain now conducts the Centremen Songsters and gets the audience to join in on the singing as part of the after-dinner entertainment during Christmas dinner at the Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre Saturday. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Conductor Gord Pearmain turns to the audience to join the Centremen Songsters in some Christmas songs. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Centremen Songsters are accompanied on the piano by Ola Sage. (Photo by Don Bodger)

The Centremen Songsters are always in fine voice. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Centremen Songsters perform some seasonal favourites during Christmas dinner at the Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre Saturday. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Gord Pearmain took over the conductor role with the Centremen Songsters from Hugh Morrison during his recent illness. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Beryl Lindley, conductor of the Centre Belles, introduces the next song. (Photo by Don Bodger)

The Centre Belles are always in fine voice. (Photo by Don Bodger)

The Centre Belles belt out a tune during Christmas dinner at the Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre Saturday. (Photo by Don Bodger)

The Centre Belles have upwards of 24 singers performing during Christmas dinner at the Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre Saturday. (Photo by Don Bodger). (Photo by Don Bodger)

Christmas tunes, both familiar and unfamiliar, are performed by the Centre Belles. (Photo by Don Bodger)

The Centre Belles displayed a great range in their holiday presentation of songs during Christmas dinner at the Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre Saturday. (Photo by Don Bodger)

The audience loved every minute of the Centre Belles’ performance during Christmas dinner at the Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre Saturday. (Photo by Don Bodger)

The Centre Belles women and the Centremen Songsters men join together for the grand finale of the after-dinner entertainment Saturday at the Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Don Bodger

The Courier

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Centremen Songsters are accompanied on the piano by Ola Sage. (Photo by Don Bodger)

The Centremen Songsters are always in fine voice. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Centremen Songsters perform some seasonal favourites during Christmas dinner at the Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre Saturday. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Gord Pearmain took over the conductor role with the Centremen Songsters from Hugh Morrison during his recent illness. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Beryl Lindley, conductor of the Centre Belles, introduces the next song. (Photo by Don Bodger)

The Centre Belles are always in fine voice. (Photo by Don Bodger)

The Centre Belles belt out a tune during Christmas dinner at the Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre Saturday. (Photo by Don Bodger)

The Centre Belles have upwards of 24 singers performing during Christmas dinner at the Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre Saturday. (Photo by Don Bodger). (Photo by Don Bodger)

Christmas tunes, both familiar and unfamiliar, are performed by the Centre Belles. (Photo by Don Bodger)

The Centre Belles displayed a great range in their holiday presentation of songs during Christmas dinner at the Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre Saturday. (Photo by Don Bodger)

The audience loved every minute of the Centre Belles’ performance during Christmas dinner at the Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre Saturday. (Photo by Don Bodger)

The Centre Belles women and the Centremen Songsters men join together for the grand finale of the after-dinner entertainment Saturday at the Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre. (Photo by Don Bodger)

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