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Time to sing and dance in Campbell River

Music and dance classes will be offered at the Campbell River Community Centre

The City of Campbell River Recreation & Culture Department will offer a variety of dance and music classes at the Community Centre for preschoolers and elementary aged children this fall.

Once again, certified dance instructor Maggi Scholfield-Reid will teach the Creative Movement and Dance classes for three and four-year-old pre-schoolers on Tuesdays, starting Sept. 25 between 2:30 and 3:15 p.m. and between 3:30 and 4:15 p.m. Children will explore music and movement with songs and games while developing listening skills, coordination and cooperation. The cost of each 10-week session is $50.

Scholfield-Reid also teaches the Ballet Beginnings classes for children five to eight years on Tuesdays, starting Sept. 25 between 4:30 and 5:30 p.m. Children will learn classical ballet movements, while acquiring self confidence, grace and poise. The cost of the 10-week program is $60.

The Musical Moments program is available for children one to five years plus an adult. The interactive music adventure encourages singing, movement and lots of hands-on music making with rhythm instruments. Jim Chisholm, a children’s entertainer, will encourage children and their parent or adult caregiver to enjoy the world of children’s music and songs. The seven-week half-hour classes start Tuesday, Oct. 16. Classes for one and two-year-olds will be held between 9 and 9:30 a.m., and classes for children two-and-a-half to five years will be held 10 to 10:30 a.m. The cost of the programs is $34.

All music and dance classes are offered at the Campbell River Community Centre. For more information regarding classes, please call the Community Centre, 250-286-1161, or Sportsplex, 250-923-7911.