Leisure Ledger January - April 2018

Arts 15 Leisure Ledger January-April 2018 I parks.raleighnc.gov Art – Storyland Art Adventures Age: 3-5yrs. Come and join our adventure through Storyland each month. Children will explore basic art techniques through many media. Children will participate in story time and make arts and crafts projects at each adventure. Instructor: Maureen Seltzer. Optimist Community Center – Course Fee: $45 #217149 Jan 10-31 W 11:30am-12:15pm #217159 Feb 14-Mar 7 W 11:30am-12:15pm Ballerina Babies Age: 3-5yrs. Introducing a ballet class specifically for preschool-age dancers. Students will discover ballet through imagination and creativity and explore storytelling through movement, which develops a love for performing, stage presence and confidence. Instructor: Ms. Tory. Laurel Hills Community Center – Course Fee: $36 #215660 Feb 7-28 W 10:15-11:00am #215671 Apr 4-25 W 10:15-11:00am Ballerinos and Ballerinas Dance Age: 3-5yrs. Do your little ones love to dance and spin? Ballerinas and Ballerinos is perfect for all aspiring dancers. Through basic techniques of ballet and tap, dancers will learn the beginning steps with Ms. Judy. Greystone Community Center Course Fee: $30 #214404 Jan 8-29 M 4:15-5:00pm Course Fee: $40 #214405 Jan 10-31 W 9:15-10:00am #214406 Feb 5-26 M 4:15-5:00pm #214407 Feb 7-28 W 9:15-10:00am #214408 Mar 5-26 M 4:15-5:00pm #214409 Mar 7-28 W 9:15-10:00am #214410 Apr 9-30 M 4:15-5:00pm #214411 Apr 4-25 W 9:15-10:00am Ballet Basics at Greystone Age: 3-5yrs. Enroll your budding ballet dancers in Ballet Basics! Steps, combinations and technical training will enhance your young dancer’s coordination, vocabulary and knowledge of music. Dancers will refine their technique in a fun and safe environment with Ms. Judy. Greystone Community Center – Course Fee: $40 #214412 Jan 4-25 Th 10:00-10:45am #214413 Feb 1-22 Th 10:00-10:45am #214415 Apr 5-26 Th 10:00-10:45am Ballet Basics I Age: 3-4yrs. Learning ballet is one of the most rewarding and enjoyable activities there is! Participants will explore the fundamentals, including body alignment, basic ballet terminology and principles of postures. Participants will learn to follow instructions while having fun. Prior experience is not necessary. Instructor: Hanna Chio, BA in dance and private studio teaching. Green Road Community Center – Course Fee: $70 #213059 Jan 6-Feb 17 Sa 10:00-10:45am #213060 Mar 3-Apr 21 Sa 10:00-10:45am will participate in story time and make arts and crafts projects at each adventure. Parent participation is required. Class length is four weeks, with a makeup class, if needed, added the week following the scheduled end of the session. Instructor: Maureen Seltzer. Optimist Community Center – Course Fee: $45 #216116 Jan 10-31 W 10:30-11:15am #216117 Feb 14-Mar 7 W 10:30-11:15am #216118 Mar 21-Apr 11 W 10:30-11:15am Preschool 1st Day of Spring! Age: 1-5yrs. Celebrate the first day of spring with us! Come plant some seeds, read books, sing songs, make crafts while learning all about spring! Greystone Community Center – Course Fee: $9 #215924 Mar 22 T 10:00-10:45am All About Frogs Age: 2-5yrs. What better way to celebrate National Frog Month than by learning all about frogs! We will learn about their lifecycle, read books, sing songs and do crafts! It’ll be frogtacular! Greystone Community Center – Course Fee: $9 #215955 Apr 5 Th 10:00-11:30am Animal Adventures Art Age: 3-5yrs. Learn about animals and make an art project! Students will learn about a animals and make a related project each class. Animals and media vary from month to month. In January, swing wild through the vines of the rainforest. In February, warm things up with desert animals. In March, learn about your favorite barnyard friends. In April, we will learn about our local pond wildlife. In May, prowl around with lions as we learn about wildlife in the Savanna. Greystone Community Center Course Fee: $30 #216029 Apr 10-24 T 11:00-11:45am Course Fee: $40 Rainforest Animals #216026 Jan 9-30 T 11:00-11:45am #216027 Feb 6-27 T 11:00-11:45am #216028 Mar 6-27 T 11:00-11:45am Art – Krafty Kids Age: 3-5yrs. Get your creative juices flowing in this class focused on creating! Join us for a different and creative arts-and-craft project or edible creation. A new project is introduced with each theme class. Staff will provide supplies; you provide the fun! Preregistration is required, and the fee is per class. Instructor: Jessica Marshall. Optimist Community Center – Course Fee: $6 Winter Wonders #215981 Jan 12 F 12:30-1:30pm #215982 Jan 13 Sa 12:30-1:30pm Valentine’s for Everyone #215983 Feb 9 F 12:30-1:30pm #215984 Feb 10 Sa 12:30-1:30pm Leapin’ Leprechauns #215987 Mar 9 F 12:30-1:30pm #215988 Mar 10 Sa 12:30-1:30pm Spring Surprise #215989 Apr 13 F 12:30-1:30pm #215990 Apr 14 Sa 12:30-1:30pm Art – Storyland Adventures with Mr. Moo Monet Age: 18mths-2yrs. Join our adventure through Storyland with Mr. Moo Monet each month. We will start our adventure by waking up Mr. Moo Monet and sharing a story that goes with the theme for that day. Children Raleigh Little Theatre Box Office: 919-821-3111 Website: http://raleighlittletheatre.org/ Email: info@raleighlittletheatre.org Winner of Indy Week’s Best Live Theater Company in the Triangle for the last two years, Raleigh Little Theatre is a welcoming community using theatre to enrich, educate, entertain and engage volunteers, students, and audiences of all ages. Programs include plays for adult and family audiences, classes and camps for all ages, and volunteer opportunities. Upcoming Performances and Events January 12-28 What We’re Up Against – Comedy February 9-25 Little Shop of Horrors – Musical March 16-April 1 Beanstalk! The Musical! April 13-22 Alice @ Wonderland – Fairytale For tickets, visit raleighlittletheatre.org or call 919-821-3111. Theatre In The Park Box Office 919-831-6058 Business Office: 919-831-6936 Website: www.theatreinthepark.com Email: info@theatreinthepark.com Theatre In The Park, located in the northern end of Raleigh’s scenic Pullen Park, is internationally acclaimed for its outstanding theatrical achievements, with more than 40,000 people attending programming each year. Upcoming Performances and Events February 23-March 11 Assassins April 20-May 6 Hand to God For tickets, visit www.theatreinthepark.com or call 919-831-6058. continued on page 16 —