Brooke Hill Playhouse offers acting classes for elementary school

and college students

WELLSBURG – Brooke Hills Playhouse offers drama lessons for elementary and high school students.

The one-hour classes will take place eight consecutive Saturdays, from October 2 to November 20.

The goal is to help students develop confidence in their performing skills by focusing on emotions, voice, movement, costume and performance.

Two classes are offered: primary for classes K-4 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. and middle school for classes 5-8 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Classes cost $ 75 in advance or $ 10 per lesson.

Course instructor Diana Mendel explained, “We have so many talented children who perform in our children’s shows every season and who have requested classes to enrich and expand their knowledge of the stage and how to perform better. We are delighted to offer these classes and have many fun Saturdays to share. We also hope to offer these courses in the spring.

For more information or to register, call or text the Playhouse at (304) 737-3344.

‘Fort Steuben by candlelight’

happening on October 2 and 9

STEUBENVILLE – Historic Fort Steuben offers a unique night tour to the fort at 120 S. Third St., Steubenville, October 2 and 9 from 7 to 9 p.m.

“Fort Steuben by candlelight” allows visitors to experience the lives of soldiers and settlers during the dark nights of the border.

“In the fall of 1786 at Fort Steuben, there was nothing beyond the palisade, but a dark desert. explained Executive Director Paul Zuros. “The soldiers and surveyors had only the light of their fires and their lanterns to keep watch. “

At sunset, an open day will take place at the historic Steuben Fort where visitors can tour after dark for some after-hours history. Participants will learn about the fort, its role in the settlement and surveying of the Northwest Territory, and what life was like on the Ohio border in the late 18th century.

The buildings of the fort will be open with guides posted in each to interact with visitors and share a bit of history.

After visiting the fort, visitors can sit by the campfire to listen to stories and enjoy refreshments.

Cost for “Fort Steuben by candlelight” is $ 10 per person and $ 5 for children 12 and under.

For more information, call the Visitor Center at (740) 283-1787.

Toronto seniors welcome new member and plan trips

TORONTO – The Toronto Sunrise Seniors welcomed new member Shirley Wilson to the September 10 reunion held at the Karaffa Recreation Center.

President Barbara Pritts welcomed the members and began with a meal prayer. She thanked members of the kitchen committee Jay Smith, Beth Clark, Kenny Mossor, Joyce Gribben and Joe and Sandi Radvansky.

Members recited the Oath of Allegiance and observed a minute of silence in memory of all victims of the September 11, 2001 attacks. Vice President Gloria Howard called the officers and read the minutes. Treasurer Judy Sabol presented a detailed financial report which has been tabled for verification.

September birthdays and anniversaries have been announced. A minute of silence was observed in memory of John Lash, a longtime member who enjoyed being the caller for bingo games.

Pritts said the bus for the trip to Hartville will leave the stadium parking lot at 8 a.m. on September 30. Masks are compulsory on the bus. There is a trip to the Golden Corral Restaurant and the Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens to see the Winter Flower and Light Show on December 2. Those interested can contact Pritts at (740) 537-4957 for more information.

Club dues will be collected in October.

Alex Anderson has been recognized as “Member of the month”. His advice to others was “Nothing is free. You have to work for what you want. The members thanked him for the vegetables he shared from his garden.

The 50-50 draw was won by Carol Rogers, and Phyllis Smith and Don Pritts were thanked for selling tickets. Members played bingo after the meeting. The winners were Ruth White, Phyllis Smith, Lucy Timko, Bob Deku, Shirley Wilson, Gloria Howard, Paul Sherwood, Beth Clark and Louie Nelson. The group thanked Judy Sabol, who sold the cards, and Joe Radvansky who called the numbers.

The next meeting is Friday at the Karaffa Recreation Center. All seniors are welcome.

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