Boise Holiday Parade November 19th
Parade sweatshirts have been ordered and should be available to be passed out the week of November 14th. Participants who are dancing the parade route will need to arrive by 8:45 am and those riding on the float need to arrive by 9:30 am. Exact line up location will be emailed out to you soon. Parents are welcome to walk along with us- we can always use some help handing out information about DAA! Thank you for joining us- the parade is always a fun family event!
Festival of Trees Saturday, November 26th
Our annual festival of Trees performance will be Saturday, November 26th from 4:00-4:45 pm at the Boise Centre on the Grove. Performers need to arrive in costume at 3:15 to the warm-up room (see here for entrance map). Notes with costume details are being sent home in the next week. Some classes will be renting items for their costume, while others will wear items they already have. If you have questions, please ask your instructor.
Here are the festival details they have sent us:
Parking is free at the meters all day on Saturday.
Other parking options are available, though the Festival cannot reimburse these expenses. They include:
The Grove Street Garage - located on 10th St. and Front St. is pre-pay parking. First hour is free, $2.50/hr., $12 daily maximum
Republic Parking NW City Centre - (located on the corner of Front St and 9th St. across the street from
the Boise Centre) - Parking rates are: first hour is free, $2.50 per subsequent hour (or partial hour)
$12 daily maximum.
Admission prices are as follows: (dancers do not need to pay admission, but they must enter through the performer entrance).
Adults - $7 Military - $5 Children (3-12) - $4 Children (2-under) - Free
Seniors (62+) - $4
Your participation in the Festival of Trees assists Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in the delivery of safe, high quality compassionate care using innovative technologies to improve the health of our communities. Net proceeds from this year's Festival will support the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Saint Alphonsus. We hope you and your family will participate in the Festival of Trees and join us in our Mission: "We serve together at Saint Alphonsus in the spirit of the Gospel as a compassionate and healing presence within our communities."
Thank you for helping to make this year's Festival of Trees a success!
The Nutcracker and Holiday Showcase
Our annual Nutcracker performance is on Saturday, December 17th at 4:00 in the Meridian Middle School Auditorium. Reserved seating tickets will be available starting November 14th at noon for $7.00 or $6.00 with a non-perishable food donation for the Meridian Food Bank. Bring in your food donation to receive a discount code for your tickets to use when purchasing them online. Online Ticket Link Tickets are only available for purchase online!
All performers will receive their rental costume the first week of December, so all Nutcracker show fees need to be paid as soon as possible. You will need to provide your own tights, which are available at the studio. Please remember that all costumes are numbered will need to be returned to the studio following the Christmas break.
Rehearsal times will be sent home with costumes, but all dancers will come the morning of the show to practice on the stage.
Several volunteers are needed to help us run a smooth and organized show! If you would like to volunteer, we will credit your $25 show fee. Here is the volunteer sign up.
Pound Classes are Coming!
Classes will start Saturday, November 12th at 9:00 am.
Here's the low down;
Each class is 45 minutes
Humans will need to bring their own yoga mat
Each class is $10 for drop in's, after the first free one.
Punch cards can be purchased for $70, which contain 9 punches.
Punch cards can be purchased as gifts for the Holidays too!
If you have questions, contact:
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