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ASUMH Community Education to offer Kids College

Arkansas State University-Mountain Home (ASUMH) Community Education is offering Kids College July 13-25 at the Vada Sheid Community Development Center (The Sheid) on the campus of ASUMH. 

The first week ASUMH’s Kids College will play host to a week-long theatrical and musical workshop. The Fable Factory, a theatrical production group, will hold auditions for a summertime production of "Revenge of Captain Hook" on Sunday, July 13 at 3:00pm at The Sheid. All children in grades four through twelve are invited to audition. Young adults and adults are also welcome to participate.  No prepared piece is required for the audition.  There will be a $60 costume fee if a student is chosen after auditions. There is no cost to audition. No pre-registration is necessary to audition. Children will be selected for solos and group parts.  Rehearsals will be held from July 14 -July18 in the mornings from 9:00-11:30.  Some afternoon rehearsals may be required. Performances will take place on Saturday, July 19 at 7:00pm and Sunday, July 20 at 2:00pm in the Ed Coulter Performing Arts Center at The Sheid.  All seating is general admission. Tickets are $15 for adults and $5 for children 18 and under. Tickets may be purchased at The Sheid Box Office at 1600 S. College St., Mountain Home, AR 72653. Tickets will also be available for purchase before each show on performance days.  For more information please call 870-508-6280.

July 21-25, the second week of Kids College, will offer the following series of daily classes for children ages 8-12.

Krazy Science with Eddie Dry from 9:00-10:30 - Become a mad scientist and conduct krazy science experiments each day!  Learn about the worlds of chemistry, physical science, biology and much more.  Who knew science could be this fun?

Basic American Sign Language with Bridgett McGough from 9:00-10:30 - Learn the basics of American Sign Language in five easy lessons from certified ASL instructor Bridgett McGough. Children will work in groups and individually.

Zumba/Spanish with Maria Acree from 10:30-12:00 - ¡Que empiece la fiesta! Let’s Party! Zumba with Maria and work up a sweat while you are having fun. In this high-energy course, you will learn basic Spanish phrases and words too.  You will need to bring a bottle of water and a towel.

Fun with Computers with Amber Middlebrooks from 11:00-12:30 - Lessons plans include “Safe Searching the Internet,” “My First Power Point Presentation,” “My First Word Flyer,” and “What's Inside My Computer?”

Mallet Madness Music Class with Sherry Mohler from 1:00-2:30 - Mallet Madness uses songs, poems, music, and literature connections to learn beat, rhythm, melody, harmony and form.  Students will learn improvisation and create their own musical dialogue.  Students will be exposed to many different instruments and musical techniques.

Mixed Media Art with Susan Gregory from 1:00-2:30 - In this class, children will learn about the different forms of art, not just drawing or painting but, creating different art pieces with mixed media. Projects that are made in this class will be sure to impress!

Healthy Cooking with Lindsey Hardin from 3:00-4:00 - This hands-on, fun-filled class is for kids who want to learn to cook nutritious meals and snacks.  Children will learn the basic of healthy cooking and that the road to lifelong good health starts with healthy eating.

Classes are $40 each per child, per class. Children can sign up for as many or few classes as they wish. All classes will be held at The Sheid. If children stay all day they must bring a sack lunch and drink. Call 870-508-6280 to register or for more information on ASUMH Community Education Classes.


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