Lara Collingwood hosts an afternoon of Zumba

Zumbathon to support Child Development Centre

Saturday, June 16, Zumba instructor Lara Collingwood plans to dance all afternoon at the Civic Arena and invites everyone to join her.

Saturday, June 16, Zumba instructor Lara Collingwood plans to dance all afternoon at the Civic Arena and invites everyone to join her.

The Zumbathon, is a fundraiser for the Bulkley Valley Child Development Centre.

“It’s the music,” Collingwood said to explain the popularity of Zumba.

“Once they [students] hear the music everything else disappears.”

Participants can enter individually or in teams of three.

Dancing is in 30-minute stretches with breaks in between during which time plenty to dish out raffle prizes.

The entry fee is $25 for adults and $20 for seniors.

It all starts at 1 p.m. and continues until 5 p.m.

 

Just Posted

‘This is where the movement is going to start’: Jessica Patrick remembered at memorial march

The march commemorates the one-year anniversary of the 18-year-old’s unsolved death

Upper Skeena Rec Centre officially opens

Community room named in honour of Peter and Lynn Newbery

Jury makes five recommendations following coroner’s inquest into Smithers man’s 2015 death

The jury classified the death accidental with “external pressure to the head [and] neck” as the cause

First Nations given max compensation for Ottawa’s child-welfare discrimination

2016 ruling said feds didn’t give same funding for on-reserve kids as was given to off-reserve kids

Power restored to 120,000 customers after northern B.C. transmission failure

Lightning is suspected to be the cause of the outage, says BC Hydro

VIDEO: Vancouver Island mayor details emergency response after fatal bus crash

Sharie Minions says she is ‘appalled’ by condition of road where bus crashed

Federal party leaders address gun violence after weekend shooting near Toronto

One teen was killed and five people injured in the shooting

Conservatives promise tax cut that they say will address Liberal increases

Scheer says the cut would apply to the lowest income bracket

B.C. VIEWS: Cutting wood waste produces some bleeding

Value-added industry slowly grows as big sawmills close

Fewer trees, higher costs blamed for devastating downturn in B.C. forestry

Some say the high cost of logs is the major cause of the industry’s decline in B.C.

Federal food safety watchdog says batch of baby formula recalled

The agency says it’s conducting a food safety investigation

UVic president offers condolences after two students killed in bus crash

‘We also grieve with those closest to these members of our campus community,’ Cassels says

Coming Home: B.C. fire chief and disaster dog return from hurricane-ravaged Bahamas

The pair spent roughly one week on Great Abaco Island assisting in relief efforts

Most Read