Lots for youth this week...Junior Dragon's Den, logo contest, etc

Rossland Recreation
By Rossland Recreation
January 21st, 2014

Rossland Winter Carnival – 2014

Check out the activities around town this weekend!  The schedule of events is available in hard copy around town and also on the website, at www.rosslandwintercarnival.com.

Available ice at the Rossland Arena

Lots of ice available this weekend if you’d like to put together a family reunion, a fun hockey game, a birthday party or a neighborhood block party on ice!  Any reason is a good reason!  Icetimes available include; Saturday January 25 from 8:00-10:00am, 12:30-2:30pm and 2:45-7:15pm.  On Sunday, we have 8:00-10:00am and 10:15-12:15pm.  Please give the Recreation Department a call to discuss costs and availability.  We can be reached at 250-362-2327 or by email at recreation@rossland.ca

Hip Hop & Jazz

The Hip Hop classes start the fourth week of January, with classes for children from 3 years to teens!  Classes will run in the Miners Hall on Tuesdays.  These fun, high energy choreography based classes start with a fast paced warm-up and then dancers get down with the latest in contemporary hip-hop moves.  The pace is fast and the energy is high!  Drop in’s will only be permitted if the class achieves a minimum of 8 registered participants. 

Public Skating Schedule for the week of January 20-26, 2014

Public Skating this week is on Wednesday January 22 from 6:30-7:45pm and on Sunday, January 26 from 2:30-4:00pm and again from 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. 

The Rossland Youth Action Network

The Rossland Youth Action Network’s aim is to “increase activities for youth in the community and support opportunities and services for youth aged 12 -18 years old.” This goal has been made possible by the Columbia Basin Trust, who support the Network with their Community Directed Youth Funds.

International Development Symposium for Youth – in Nelson

On Friday, February 7 at the Prestige Lakeside Resort in Nelson, there’s an all-day symposium (www.nelsonglobalawareness.net) for Youth in Grades 9-12.  Youth will learn about critical global issues that have local implications like food security, poverty, vulnerable people, education and health.  Youth will leave the Symposium with a passion for changing the world and making a difference, creating a network of like-minded youth and future collaborators and developing the tools to take action.   The all-day symposium is from 9:00-4:30pm and costs $15.00 including lunch!  The Rossland Youth Action Network is covering the cost of transporting Rossland Youth by van for the day.  To register for the program, please contact George Chandler at 250-352-7600 or nelsonsymposium@gmail.com.  To register for transportation for the day, please contact Mike Kent at yancoordinator@gmail.com

Junior Dragon’s Den

Calling all students in Grades 8-12!  Do you have a great business idea?  Compete for cash and prizes to start your own summer business, expand an existing business or to go toward tuition for continuing your education.  For more information and to register, check out; www.juniordragonsden.ca

Youth Action Network – Painting with Stephanie Gauvin
The second in the Action Network’s 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.

Rossland Public Library

Check out the Library’s website for a complete listing of the programs they’re running.  Lego Club, Teen Night,

Storytime, French Club, Movies & Munchies, NFB Film Club, Book Club, and Cocoa and Movies during Winter

Carnival are some of the great programs running in January.  On Sunday, February 9 there’s a Wet Felting workshop

with Tricia Rasku that will have participants making a scarf.

Rossland Seniors

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.   















































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