Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Registration for the annual Daddy-Daughter Dance is open. The event will include music, dancing, games and activities.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
Tuesday, January 22
The annual Daddy Daughter Dance is one of Marietta Parks, Recreation and Facilities' most popular events. The event is open to girls ages five to 12 and their fathers or another special man in their life. The afternoon is filled with music, dancing, games and activities. Dress is semiformal to formal, and each year the dance has a different theme. Register Online.
Tuesday, January 24, 2012
The goal of the class is to give children with special needs a traditional dance class experience, while tailoring the class to allow for their comfortable participation.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
Tuesday, January 24, 2012
Resurgens Charitable Foundation is funding a year-long program of Dance-Ability classes for children with special needs at the Marietta-based Georgia Ballet. The Dance-Ability program will be open to eight children per semester. The goal of the class is to give children with special needs a traditional dance class experience, while tailoring the class to allow for their comfortable participation. A professional dance instructor will teach the dance class with support from teaching assistants who are assigned as needed to help the participating children on a one-on-one basis. “Our core mission of the Foundation is to enable children of all abilities to maintain an active lifestyle," said Dr. Kay Kirkpatrick, president of the Resurgens …
Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Take a look at these deals to a healthy lifestyle.
This week, Frugal Family scoured local sources to come up with great motivators for the whole family to get fit and stay healthy in 2012. Getting the family involved in a local YMCA is a great way to get started. Its’ mission statement lists three objectives: youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. For nearly 160 years, YMCAs have been strengthening communities by bringing together people of all ages, races and incomes to promote and live a healthy lifestyle. Over the years, the Y has grown to include some of the finest exercise facilities in the country, but its goals, programs and classes go beyond physical conditioning. By staying on the pulse of its particular community’s needs, the Y offers a delightful, mind-…
Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Georgia Metropolitan Dance Theatre performed "55" as a community outreach show as well as for two theatre-filled shows.
Georgia Metropolitan Dance Theatre, formerly Ruth Mitchell Dance, opened its 55th season with the show "55" on Saturday. "55" is a mixed reparatory show filled with athleticism, grace and technology. The show had seven male dancers, professional choreographers, the Kennesaw State University Dance Program and local professional musicians, according to a press release. Choreographer Alexis Viator, a professional dancer with Koresh Dance Company out of Philadelphia, presented her third work with the company. New choreographer Raul Peinado set his first work on the theatre. Peinado has been performing professionally with the theatre for many years. He tried his hand at choreography on professional and student dancers with a classical work in …