Trying on their costumes for roles in The Little Mermaid — Bolton Central’s 2013 drama production — are students (left to right): Megan Stacey as Ariel and Zariah Mantz as Ursula.
‘The Little Mermaid’ slated at Bolton Central
BOLTON LANDING — Bolton Central School’s Drama Club will present Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” on Friday and Saturday, March 22 and 23, in the school gym.
Admission is $5 for adults, $2 for students, and no charge for children 5 years and under. Tickets can be obtained at the door or reserved in advance by calling show director Paul Weick at 644-2400, ext. 436.
“The Little Mermaid” is a story about a mermaid, Ariel, who falls in love with a human prince. Ariel works a deal with the sea witch Ursula to trade in her beautiful singing voice for legs and a chance to become human. Ursula gives Ariel three days to get the prince to kiss her. Popular songs from the show include “Part of Your World,” and “Under the Sea.”
Weick said this week that Bolton Central was one of the first schools in the state to perform the show.
Students in the cast include: Megan Stacey, as Ariel; Carl Ciccarelli, the Prince; Danielle Breault, Flounder; Marya Collins, Sebastian; Zariah Mantz, Ursula; Joe Salah, Scuttle; Carson Courchaine, Triton; Dan Dimick, Grimbsy; Zoe Gavin, Aquata; Colby Gibbs, Andrina; Nyla Green, Allana; Warren Hughes, Gull #3; Luc LeMaire, Gull #2; Ian Maxwell, Pilot, Chef Louis; Abbie Persons; Ceshele Powell, Carlotta; Maddy Pratt, Arista; Mackenzie Roberts, Atina; Tyler Scanlon, Gull #1; Jenna Smith, Jetsam; and Kaitlyn Whitford, Adella.
Special days in Bolton
Theta Curri would like to honor her good friend Mildred Busman who turns 94 on March 14. Mildred and her husband Dr. Leonard Busman moved to Bolton Landing in 1947 with their first of three sons, and they soon became deeply involved in the Bolton community.
The Bolton Health Center is named after the late Dr. Busman. Mildred has since relocated to Virginia to be close to her family. Friends of hers who would like to wish her well, contact Theta at 644-9620 for her address.
Girlfriends Getaway news
Bolton Chamber of Commerce officials are pleased to announce that Bobby Dick will be the Master of Ceremonies for Girlfriends Getaway Weekend’s fashion show. Other highlights of the weekend, to be held May 10 through 12, include WNYT News Anchor Benita Zahn as the weekend’s keynote speaker.
New workshops this year will be featured at Girlfriends’ Getaway, including Chi walking and running with Ann Margaret McKillop, a motivational talk by Meghan Lemery, and belly dancing with Kim Fitzpatrick (Kalila). Also slated are a two-part session with Geri Ratigan, a Chair Yoga class with Bonnie Storbel, and a raptors demonstration with Trish Marki. For more information on the weekend, see: www.girlfriendsgetawaybolton.com.
Forum: BCS sports mergers
The Bolton Central School District Board of Education is holding a community forum Tuesday March 26 to receive local citizens’ input on the school’s athletic program. The forum, which begins at 7:30 p.m. is to be held in the Bolton Central gym.
The event features a presentation of the present status and scope of the athletic programs, their future, and the number of participants, as contrasted to school enrollment.
Options for Bolton Central’s various sports include mergers and fielding joint teams, as well as maintaining the status quo.
The forum also includes a public hearing, to provide the board with public input, and board members will be answering questions.
All households in the school district are to receive a mailing, containing more information, prior to the forum.
For details, contact School Superintendent Raymond Ciccarelli Jr. at 644-2400.