Around the town – Thursday edition

The old soft shoe
Tap dance students work their moves at the bar Mar. 7. About 12 area residents are signed up for tap dance lessons at Dance Connections in Morinville. The class meets weekly on Wednesday evenings, offering residents an opportunity to learn a not-so-common style of dance. – Stephen Dafoe Photo

She’s got the whole world in her hands
Notre Dame School Librarian Lena Bourgeois speaksto kindergarten students Mar. 6. Although the giant globe was part of her talk, the school will soon be opening the world of books to students and their parents. The Scholastic Book Fair will be taking place at the school from Mar. 19 to 23. The book fair is an important literary fundraiser providing money for the school to purchase resources for the school library. – Lucie Roy Photo

Getting to know you
Morinville Christian School student Luke Tait speaks with Aspen House resident Alex Montpellier Mar. 7. Ten students, School Principal Lou Brunelle, and teacher Shirley Brunelle were at Aspen House for a meet and greet with the residents and to spend time getting to know them. The students were paired with the residents to get acquainted through a game called Would You Rather. Questions included would you rather watch TV or read a book, each designed to open a discussion between student and senior. – Lucie Roy Photo

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