Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)


May 21, 2014

What's happening: 5/22/14

IRONTON — Symphonic  show will be Sunday

IRONTON - The Greater Huntington Symphonic Band will perform a free concert of patriotic music at 5 p.m. Sunday at Ohio University Southern’s Riffe Center Mains Rotunda. The performance is part of the Ironton Memorial Day weekend celebration.

The ensemble, directed by Tom Thompson since 1990, draws its membership from Huntington, Charleston, Ashland, Ironton and Russell-Flatwoods. Membership is open to anyone who has basic music reading and musicianship skills and loves to play band music. The band is in need of trombones, clarinets and percussion.

Rehearsals are at 7 p.m. Thursdays at the Vinson Middle School band room in Spring Valley.

Ballroom dance class canceled

HUNTINGTON - The ballroom dance lesson, scheduled in Huntington for Monday, will not meet because of the Memorial Day holiday.

However, the class, which meets from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Ashland Youth Ballet building, will meet as usual.

The focus will be on the American tango. Dress code is casual with soft-soled shoes or old socks.

Cost is $15 per couple or $7.50 per single per class.

For more information, call instructor Gayle Riggs at (304) 453-1250 or email her at rigg1209@zoominternet.net.

Church plans clothing giveaway

WESTWOOD - Westwood Church of God will have a clothing giveaway from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

The church is at 349 Mc-Knight St.

For more information, call (606) 547-7719.

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