Design a logo...learn to paint with Stephanie Gauvin...Mery Christmas!
The Winter 2014 Brochure is available online, at www.rossland.ca, City Hall home page and the Recreation Program Guide page. You can also pick up a hard copy, at City Hall, the Credit Union, RSS, the Public Library and at the Arena. Registrations for all programs starts January 2nd.
The Recreation Department hours over the Holidays will be as follows; December 23-27 CLOSED and Friday January 3rd, CLOSED. All other days, the office is open 9:00-4:00pm.
The Arena is open for regular icetime throughout the Holiday season, except for the following dates and times;
CLOSED: Tuesday, December 24 at 4:00pm, Wednesday, December 25, Thursday, December 26 (Boxing Day Classic), Tuesday December 31 at 4:00pm and Wednesday January 1, 2014. If you would like to rent ice and the Recreation Department is closed, please contact the Arena directly, at 250-362-7396 ext. 1229 or 250-521-0110. The Arena Staff will be able to assist you with available times and rental rates.
Public Skating Schedule for the week of December 16-22 and over the Holiday season
Public Skating in the Rossland Arena is on Wednesday December 18 from 6:30-7:45pm and Sunday December 22 from 2:30-4:00pm and again from 6:00-7:30pm. Our Holiday Public Skating schedule is as follows;
Monday, December 23: 5:45-7:15pm
Friday, December 27: 5:15-6:45pm
Saturday, December 28: 5:45-7:15pm
Sunday, December 29: 6:00-7:30pm
Monday, December 30: 5:45-7:15pm
Thursday, January 2: 5:15-6:45pm
Sunday, January 5: 2:30-4:00pm and 6:00-7:30pm
For more information about admission prices, skate rentals and more, please log onto the City’s website, at www.rossland.ca , then Arena page.
Double Feature Christmas Movie!
Sunday, December 22 at 7:00pm in the Miners Hall – come and enjoy a family friendly Movie Double Feature! This is an all ages movie event presented by the Youth Action Network, in partnership with the Rossland Council for Arts and Culture. Admission is by donation. Bring a non-perishable food item for the Rossland Food Bank or a cash donation can be made to the Rossland Youth Action Network.
Youth Action Network – Painting with Stephanie Gauvin
The second in our local artist series, youth artists can come and learn painting techniques from popular local artist
Stephanie Gauvin. Space is limited so register now at Rossland Recreation 250-362-2327. Times: 3:30-5:30pm
Wednesdays at the Rossland Art Gallery, 4 sessions – February 5, 12, 19 & 26. $25 for all 4 sessions. Includes art supplies.
Rossland Youth Action Network Logo Contest
Design our logo! The winning logo will be included on all our posters, event pages, etc. This could be your 15
minutes of fame!! Winning logo designer will win a $100 gift certificate to a Rossland Business of your choice.
There will be runner up prizes as well.
Paul DeVilliers is volunteering with the Seven Summits Centre for Learning and is teaching the students how to play chess.
Paul is looking for donations of chess games and would also like to hear from other local folks who play chess well and
would like to volunteer at the Learning Centre as Chess mentors. The students are in Grades 8-12 and Paul is using
chess as a tool to teach abstract thinking and increase problem solving skills. Interested in passing on your knowledge
and skills? Contact Paul at 250-362-0024.
Rossland Public Library
Check out the Library’s website for a complete listing of the programs they’re running. From Storytime for toddlers
to Teen Movie night, the Library has some excellent opportunities to connect with others and to further a love of literacy.
The Rossland Seniors Hall has lots of great activities running through the week! On Mondays at 1:30pm the Rossland Seniors Art Club meets. Contact Edith Harasin at 250-362-5477 for more information. On Monday evenings, the Rossland Quilters Guild gets together at 7:00pm. Contact Deyanne Davies at 250-362-7727 for more information. On Wednesday evenings at 7:00pm the Rossland Golden City Old Time Fiddlers practice and play. The public are welcome to sit in and listen to the old time fiddlers play their music. Visitors should contact Richie Mann before going to the Hall. Contact Richie or Audrey at 250-362-9465. On Thursdays between 9:30-11:00am join the Seniors for stretching exercises and morning tea and snacks.