2013-14 Events Calendar
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About this Community Announcements Page
The district is a central hub of activity in the community, particularly as it relates to educational and recreational opportunities available to children. This Community Announcements page is provided as a service to parents for informational purposes only. For more information about the activities and organizations listed below, please use the contact information provided with each entry. If you have a community announcement you would like posted, please click here to access the online submission form.
Sewing is social & Janine Yoga
Join us to nuture your body and mind with a session of Vinyasa yoga plus a sewing workshop to make your own Wild Sage yoga mat bag. Sunday April 6, 2-5 PM at 365FIT (Hallowood Rd., Delmar). Click here for more details. Call Janine Murphy with questions 518.354.3579
Delmar Dolfins Swim Club
The Delmar Dolfins Swim Club will be hosting a Clinic for New Swimmers at BCMS March 31 to April 4, 6-7pm. The Clinic is a way for swimmers aged 7-11 who are interested in competitive swimming to experience the sport in a compact manner. Dolfin coaches will run the clinic. Minimum skill requirements are the ability to swim 25 yards front crawl non-stop with good breathing to the side. Contact Head Coach Doug Gross for more information at email@example.com.
Launch of HEADS UP for Safe Sports
Announcing the launch of HEADS UP Safe Sports a newly formed 501(c)3 charity fund established by Bethlehem Mickey Mantle, Inc. and the BRAVES Travel Baseball Club, a seven year Delmar based not-for-profit, youth sports organization and baseball club.
HEADS UP - "Raising funds and awareness for proper safety equipment and safe activities for youth sports in the Capital Region of New York State." HeadsUpSafeSports.com insists that safety comes first.
Bethlehem Lacrosse Club - Spring Registration Now Open!
Visit www.bethlehemlacrosseclub.com for Spring Registration. Registration Closes March 31 for Spring Rec. Lacrosse. $25.00 Late Fee after 3/15.
OPEN TO BOYS AND GIRLS IN GRADES 1-8. 3/4, 5/6, 7/8 DIVISIONS - $125.00. (INCLUDES $25.00 US LACROSSE MEMBERSHIP)
GRADES 1 -2 STICK SKILLS DIVISION - $50.00
NEW FOR 2014!
Girls Spring -instruction & competitive opportunities grades 1st - 8th*
Girls Summer -advanced instruction & travel tournaments grades 5th - 9th*
Boys Instructional Summer Camp Grades 3-6
*Additional Travel/tournament Fees may apply
Sewing is Social: Make and Create with Amelia
New classes at Wild Sage - Teen Fridays! Plus sewing club on Sunday's, winter break craft parties, and adult tutorials. Have a winter birthday? Have your party at Wild Sage - Custom projects for all ages and interests. Contact me for info (AmeliaDombrowski@gmail.com) or look on blog for photos! www.ameliaDombrowskiDesign.blogspot.com
Congratulations to the Bethlehem Pop Warner Jr. PeeWee Cheerleading Team
Congratulations to the Bethlehem Pop Warner Jr. PeeWee Cheerleading Team for their win at the Eastern Region Cheer Competition! Elsmere students, Maya Koennecke and Anna Bradford-Rickard, along with teammates from Hamagrael, Slingerlands and Glenmont and are on the Road to Disney! They have qualified to compete at the National Pop Warner Cheer Championships during the week of December 8th at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Disney World.
Everyday Art now offering Classes for 2013/14
Everyday Art is now offering lessons in drawing, painting and crafting for students in grades 1-9. To view our complete schedule for 2013/2014 please go to www.everydayartwithheart.com. Partial proceeds benefit World's Window.
Broadway Bound Academy Announces 2013/2014 Classes!
Broadway Bound Performing Arts academy offers classes in acting, musical theater, and group voice for students in grades K-12. All classes are located in Delmar, and are taught by a professional actress. For more info or to register, please visit our website: www.broadwayboundacademy.webs.com or check out this brochure [PDF].
Future First-Graders encouraged to join Cub Scout Pack 258
When your son enters first grade, he will also be ready to enter the exciting world of Cub Scouts and Cub Scout Pack 258 would love to be part of that experience. Click here for more information [PDF]
Conservancy hosts afterschool eco-adventure
The Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy and Critter Patrol are running an afterschool Eco Adventure Junior Forest Stewardship Program from now through the end of the school year for middle school students from 3:15 to 5:30 on Wednesdays at the Normanskill West Preserve (end of Normanskill Blvd. across from Delaware Plaza) and Thursdays at the Schiffendecker Preserve (Bender Lane off Route 32). Program is free with MHLC membership ($40 for one year.) Regular attendance not mandatory. For more information: www.mohawkhudson.org/, firstname.lastname@example.org, 518-369-1533.
Girls Scouts looking for 6th-8th graders to form troop
Attention all girls in 6th, 7th and 8th grade-Are you looking to have fun,learn new things or travel? Check out Girl Scouts-we are currently looking to form a troop for middle school girls out of Bethlehem M.S. Please contact: Julie Upstill at 518-489-8110 ext. 153
Girls Scouts looking for budding Daisies
New Elsmere Girl Scout Daisy Troop looking to form for 1st year Daisies (Kindergarten.)Parents interested in volunteering as a Troop leader or Assistant Troop leader please contact Heather Rutski at email@example.com Volunteers are needed in order for this Troop to get started.
Award established in honor of longtime BC teacher Mary Jane Hughes
The Bethlehem Central School District Music Department and the Bethlehem Music Association have announced this spring the establishment of an award in memory of longtime BC string teacher Mary Jane Hughes. Contributions may be payable to Bethlehem Central Community Foundation (or BCCF) with memo line: Mary Jane Hughes Memorial Award, and sent to The Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region, Six Tower Place, Albany, NY 12203.
Del Lanes Junior Program has openings
Are your kids looking for something fun to do on a Friday or Saturday? The Del Lanes Junior Program has openings for new or returning Junior Bowlers! We offer programs on Fridays at 4PM, as well as on Saturdays at 8:30AM and 10:30AM! We can accomodate any Juniors between the ages of 4-20! Come join the fun alone and make new friends, or bring a bunch of friends with you! Please email us at Del.Jr.Program@gmail.com or call 439-2224 for more information! We are also on Facebook by searching for "Del Lanes Junior Program," we hope to see you on the lanes!
Youth employment service
Need part-time help? The Youth Employment Service (YES) has a large database of reliable teens eager for part-time work. Town of Bethlehem residents needing help with housework, yard work, babysitting, tutoring, animal care or handyman work should contact YES. Bethlehem businesses can also contact the service for help finding part-time staff. For more information, contact the YES Director, at 439-4955 ext. 1608 or YES@townofbethlehem.org