Pre-school dance classes start Monday
The Merc Playhouse in Twisp is offering a series of pre-school dance classes for boys and girls ages 3 – 5 beginning Monday (Nov. 2) and continuing through Dec. 14.
Students will play games, dance to a variety of music styles, follow the teacher, learn the fundamentals of dance, and learn rhythm, movement and body awareness. Cost is $5 per class, or a 10-punch card can be purchased for $50.
Students should wear dance attire to class and must be potty trained. To register call The Merc at 997-7529 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Auditions for Oklahoma!
Methow Valley Theater will hold auditions for its spring 2016 musical production, the Rogers and Hammerstein classic Oklahoma!, on Nov. 8, 9 and 10 at 7 p.m. at the Methow Valley Community Center in Twisp. Rehearsals will begin in January 2016. Call producer Matt Armbrust at 997-1022 if you are interested, or visit www.methowvalleytheater.com for more information.
The production is scheduled to run March 18 – 27, 2016. Set in the Oklahoma territory in the early 1900s, the musical comedy includes such memorable numbers as “Oh What a Beautiful Morning,” “The Surrey with the Fringe On Top,” and “I Can’t Say No.”
Lyons, Bevis in concert at The Merc
The Methow Valley Citizens’ Council will present environmental troubadours Dana Lyons and Ken Bevis in an evening of music and comedy at The Merc Playhouse in Twisp on Nov. 13. The event begins at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 and available at the door or on www.brownpapertickets.com.
Lyons is best known for his comedy hit song, “Cows with Guns.” He has recorded eight albums and performed at venues across the United States and around the world. He lives in Bellingham.
Bevis, a Methow Valley resident, utilizes his ecological knowledge as Stewardship Wildlife Biologist for the Department of Natural Resources to create songs about our environment. He will be singing songs from his soon-to-be-released debut album.
For more information, visit www.mvcitizens.org.