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RQM Notices
posted: 24th June 2015

Liverpool Junior Drama Club
Mondays, February 1st – March 7th, 3 – 4pm
Queens Place Emera Centre, Fitness Studio
Ages: Grades 3, 4 & 5
Instructor: Mary Kuhn

My name is Mary Kuhn and I'm excited to invite your children to the Liverpool Junior Drama Club! Interested children in grades 3, 4 and 5 are welcome to join me on Mondays from 3 - 4pm in the Fitness Room of Queens Place Emera Centre. We begin on Monday, February 1st and wrap up on Monday, March 7th. This six-week session is free of charge.

Originally a trained English and Drama teacher from Ontario, I've taught children in Colombia, India and southern Ontario from grades one to twelve, and am very happy to now have the opportunity to share my experience and love of performance here in Liverpool. The Junior Drama Club is a fun, practice-oriented, non-competitive and welcoming group for children to learn the basics of storytelling through drama. Using co-operative games and exercises we'll develop our voices, gestures and expressions, as well as our connection to ourselves, our fellow actors, the physical space around us and the audience. No experience necessary! Shy children welcome! The point is to have FUN, build self-confidence and learn something about drama along the way. Register with the RQM Recreation Department at 249 White Point Road, Liverpool, a completed waiver, with Health Card information and parent/guardian’s signature is required prior to participation.

ROYAL NOVA SCOTIA INTERNATIONAL TATTOO BUS TRIP WITH THE REGION OF QUEENS RECREATION DEPT. – TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE!
Enjoy the sights, sounds and pageantry of the Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo.
Date: Thursday, July 7th , 2016, Departure: 12:00 noon, Liverpool – show time is 2:30 p.m.
Tickets: $87.00 each until the pre-registration date of May 20th, 2016 (Ticket payments received after May 20th will be $95.00 each)
Maximum registration: 52 people, minimum requirement: 40 people
Transportation: Fully appointed air conditioned motor coach.
** Supper will be at Swiss Chalet after the show, and is not included in the ticket price
To register or for more information contact the Region of Queens Recreation Department, 902-354-5741, or drop in at 249 White Point Road, Liverpool.

Volunteer Income Tax Program for Residents of Queens County
The Recreation Department will once again be making appointments for the Free Volunteer Income Tax Program, operated by community volunteers, and provided at no charge. Appointments will be scheduled on Monday evenings between 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. at Cook & Sons Financial Services, and Tuesday afternoons between 1:00 – 4:30 p.m. at the T.H. Raddall Library. Appointments will continue until mid April. For more information about the program, or to make an appointment, please call 902-354-5741. Please note that appointments are required as this is not a drop in service.

North Queens Volunteer Income Tax Program for Residents of Queens County
The Recreation Department will once again be making appointments for the Free Volunteer Income Tax Program, operated by community volunteers, and provided at no charge. Appointments will be scheduled on Wednesdays (March 2nd, 9th & 23rd and more can be made if necessary) at the North Queens Hub. For more information about the program, or to make an appointment, please call 902-354-5741. Please note that appointments are required as this is not a drop in service.

Men’s Basketball
Men's Basketball will be held at the Dr. J. C Wickwire Academy Gymnasium on Wednesday evenings from 6:15 - 8:15 pm, beginning January 6th to April 27th.
$25.00/ player for the duration or $3.00/ player per night. Must register at the Region of Queens Recreation Department with health card number and expiry date.
Physical Activity in a Box: Loan Program
Did you know that the Recreation Department has a variety of equipment for loan? GPS system, Nordic walking poles, igloo making kits and snow shoes! There is a refundable deposit required upon pick-up, items will be loaned to those 19 years and older. Call the Recreation Department for more information at 902-354-5741.
KidSport
KidSport is a national children's program that helps children overcome the financial barriers preventing or limiting their participation in organized sport. The KidSport program believes that no child should be left on the sidelines and all should be given the opportunity to experience the positive benefits of organized sports. KidSport provides support to children in order to remove financial barriers that prevent them from playing organized sport. KidSport Nova Scotia provides funding of up to $300/year/child for sport registration and/or equipment. The next deadline for funding is April 1st, 2016. For more information or an application please visit the Recreation Department or online at http://www.regionofqueens.com/recreation/programs/youth-funding/kidsport .
Jumpstart
The Canadian Tire Jumpstart program is a national charitable program that helps financially disadvantaged children participate in organized sport and recreation. The Jumpstart program believes that “the answer to ‘can I play’….should always be yes!”. The Jumpstart program provides funding for registration fees and equipment, and there is no application deadline for funding. For more information or an application please visit the Recreation Department or online at http://www.regionofqueens.com/recreation/programs/youth-funding/jumpstart .
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