Follies cast running kids' glee camp
The cast of the Gold Fever Follies have lots of great summer theatre camps for kids in the next few weeks! From July 22 to July 26 the cast is running the “Gleeful Camp” which will feature popular songs and dance moves to impress the friends and family.
From July 29 to August 2 the cast is offering the “Theatre Jam” camp which will have kids exploring different ways to tell stories, brainstorm ideas and create a short play. The last camp is the “Physical Theatre Workshop” camp and it runs August 12 to the 16. This camp will have students learning to create a theatre piece using dance, mime and mask techniques. At the end of the workshop there will be a small performance showing an original story that includes mask work, mime, music and dance. Most of the Follies Camps run in the mornings but please contact the Recreation Department for the specifics of each camp.
There are still a few spots left in the Rossland Art Camp at the end of August, from the 19-23. This camp runs from 9:00am to 3:00pm each day for kids 8-12 years of age. The course focusses on multimedia art, including; drawing, painting, sculptures and puppets. As the week progresses the kids will use all of these pieces to create digital movies. Instructed by Shelley Painter the kids will create and edit stop-action and regular short movies, complete with titles, sound effects and music.
The Family Swim time at the Rossland Pool is from 4:00-5:30pm during the months of July and August. If you have young children it’s one of the nicest ways to end a hot summer day, before the demands of dinner and bedtime routines. The Rossland Pool has season’s passes available to make things even easier! Contact the Rossland Pool at, 250-362-5455 or the Recreation Department for more information.
The Rossland Pool is offering evening lap swim this summer. The days of the week and times of day change between June and July, so if you’re interested in evening lap swim, please take note of the times and dates that are posted on the chalkboard facing Columbia Ave. We’ll post weekly updates on the board every week to make sure you know when you can come and enjoy the evening lap swim.
If you have an infant, toddler or preschool child, the Aqua Tot classes run twice a week at the Rossland Pool. This half hour class is from 11:30-12:00pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays and runs 8 weeks until August 22. Cost is $2 drop-in for pass holders and $3 for non-pass holders. Aqua Tots is a fun, social time for parents and little ones. Lessons will cover buoyancy, movement, floating, gliding and swimming skills while enjoying active water play. If you’re a regular, we’ll keep track of your progress as your little one works through the Red Cross Preschool swim skills and we’ll present you with a report card for each level completed.
The Gold Fever Follies annual summer production is running on Tuesdays through Saturdays with shows at 3:00pm and 7:30pm. The famous summer theatre production is located in the historic Miners Hall, located at 1765 Columbia Ave. The cast of the Gold Fever Follies also offer Theatre classes through the Recreation Department. If you have a child in the house who’s interested in Theatre, take a look at the daily classes offered through the month of July and into the beginning of August. The courses are advertised in the Summer Brochure which can be viewed online, at ww.rossland.ca then Recreation Department, then Program Guide.
Rossland Mountain Markethas started and runs from June 27 to September 26 on Thursdays from 3:00-6:00pm. The market is located downtown on Queen St. next to the Credit Union. The slogan is “Make it, Bake it, Grow it!” and features fresh produce, baked treats, artisan goods and live music! Come out and participate in Rossland’s #1 weekly summer social event! If you would like to be a vender please visit: www.rosslandfood.com or email email@example.com
The Rossland Library Summer Reading Programis in full swing! Ages 6-8 are on Tuesday & Thursday from 1:00-2:30pm and ages 9-12 are on Tuesdays from 3:00-4:30pm. Tuesday Teen Nights are from 6:30-8:00pm with movies, games, & crafts! Afternoon at the Movies is July 17 & August 21 at 4:00pm and movies and a snack are included! Preschoolers can join the Summer Read to Me Club on Fridays starting on July 5from 10:30-11:30am for stories, songs, games and crafts!
Are you looking for an outdoor Yoga class? Instructor Cynthia Anonuevo, RYT, is introducing an outdoor beginner Vinyasa Flow Yoga class at the Rossglen Park in lower Rossland, starting Wednesday June 5, from 5:30-6:30pm. The weekly class will run on Wednesdays, from 5:30-6:30pm until July 31st. Classes will combine flowing progressions from one pose to another, as well as sustained postures with attention to basic alignment and therapeutic principles. These drop in classes are by donation with all proceeds being donated to the Rossland Food Bank. Please contact Rossland Recreation, at 250-362-2327 for more information.