4/26/2010 2:12:00 PM Around the Canyon, week of April 28, 2010
Ballroom dancing at the rec center
Dance instructor Bonnie Shanks brings her dancing expertise to the Grand Canyon Recreation Center twice a month. Classes are held from 7-8 p.m. and are free. For more information, call the recreation center at (928) 638-3389.
Grand Canyon Lions Club meets twice a month
The Grand Canyon Lions Club, a non-profit community organization, meets on the first and third Wednesday of every month. The meetings are held in the conference room of the Canyon Plaza Resort in Tusayan. Meetings begin at 7:30 p.m. The Canyon Plaza Resort is located behind the IMAX® Theater on Highway 64. Anyone in the community is invited to attend.
Musical fun for the whole family
All children are musical. Music Together classes are tons of fun and can help your child develop to his/her full musical potential. Children age birth through five and their parents/caregivers experience songs, instrument play, and movement activities in a relaxed, playful setting with no performance pressure. Participants also receive a songbook, parent guide booklet, semi-annual newsletter, and two professionally recorded CDs for more family fun at home.
Spring semester classes run for eight weeks, April 1 through May 20. Each semester features a new collection of songs and activities. This spring we will boogie to the Tambourine Collection.
Registration for spring semester is now in progress. Save money and secure your family's spot in class by registering early! Scholarships are available for those who can't afford tuition. Want to see what a class is like? Call now to reserve your space in a free class. To register or get more information, call SuZan Pearce at 638-2232.
Grand Canyon Alcoholics Anonymous meetings
Members of the Grand Canyon chapter of Alcoholics Anonymous meet three times weekly at the South Rim. The group meets Mondays. Wednesdays and Fridays in the Kachina Room of Kachina Lodge. Meetings for the group, which has been in existence at the Grand Canyon for 15 years, begin at 7 p.m.
Save those box tops and labels
Officials with Grand Canyon School are asking for the public's help in saving box tops for the Box Tops for Education program. School officials are also seeking Campbell's soup labels for Campbell's Labels for Education program. Both programs equate into money for the school. For more information on the program, contact Lori Rommel at Grand Canyon School at (928) 638-2461. Labels can be dropped off at the school office or delivered to Mrs. Rommel's room at the school.
Japanese Sword Class
Falling Leaf Dojo offers a traditional Japanese Sword class on Thursdays at the Grand Canyon. Learn discipline of the mind and body while wielding the Samurai Katana of the Japanese warrior class. Classes meet from 7-8 p.m. at the rec center for ages 16-years and older. Registration is $30.
Call Luis Garcia at (928) 606-6142 or e-mail him at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Discount rates are offered for families.
Open gym basketball
Open gym basketball is held each Sunday at the Grand Canyon School from 7-9 p.m. Individuals who wish to participate must be over 16-years-old and wear non-marking athletic shoes. For the program to continue, officials advise that all rules of the Grand Canyon Recreation Center and the Grand Canyon School be followed at all times.