Events: Feb. 13 - 23
Wii for teens at the library
The Robert Trail Library will have Wii games for teens, ages 12 to 18, in the meeting room of the library from 3 to 5 p.m. All are welcome, no need to register, light snacks provided.
Rosemount youth in grades 6-8 who attend school in Rosemount or live within Rosemount city boundaries are invited to attend the monthly-supervised teen nights at the Rosemount Community Center. Teen Night is a safe environment where youth can socialize and interact with each other in a positive way. Activities include music, games, and open gym.
The next teen night is Friday, Feb. 13 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Rosemount Community Center. Cost is $2.
Every participant must have a parent authorization/emergency contact form on file in order to attend Teen Night. A new form must be completed each school year.
Parent Authorization Forms are available at the Rosemount Middle School office, the Rosemount Parks and Recreation office, or the night of the event.
St. Joseph Catholic Church is sending 30 teens to West Virginia in July for their Youth Mission Trip.The group of young men and women will be helping people in rural Appalachia in one of the poorest parts of the country. To help raise money to send these students, St. Joe's is holding a pancake breakfast on Saturday Feb. 14 from 8 to 10 a.m. at the Rosemount Applebee's. Cost is $6.
KC blood drive
The Knights of Columbus will sponsor a Red Cross Blood Drive on Monday Feb. 16 at 1 p.m. at St Joseph School in Rosemount. All are invited to donate blood and save a life.
NWMA child protection class
Spend Monday, Feb. 16, getting educated. In this important child protection class, children will learn the verbal tools necessary to help protect them from strangers. Children also learn distancing, verbal skills, body language, and other important techniques. The instructor creates scenarios that actually get the adrenaline flowing to make it realistic. Northwest Martial Arts will conduct this one hour clinic on child safety. Following the clinic students will have the chance to practice their new skills in the gymnasium or just have fun participating in open gym time. Class size is limited to 20 participants. The class will be held at the Rosemount Community Center from 1 to 3 p.m. Cost is $5 per child. Please register by Feb. 11.
The Rosemount Parks and Recreation Department will hold an open house/tour at the former St. Joseph Church/school from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The tour is an opportunity for individuals and arts groups to share input on plans to turn the building into a center for arts and cultural activities.
Festival of Nations
Diamond Path Elementary School will hold a Festival of Nations from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 18. There will be entertainment, food samples and a fashion show to go along with displays set up by Diamond Path families interested in sharing their cultural heritage.
The school is located at 14455 Diamond Path.
Family fun night
Join the Rosemount Parks and Recreation for a night of free family fun in the gymnasium & arena at the Rosemount Community Center Friday, Feb. 20 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Activities will include music by the Alpha Bits, inflatable jumpies, carnival games, plus much more. Open ice skating is also available from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Skate rental is not available. Refreshments will be available.
Fiesta in February!
Community of Hope Church, 14401 Biscayne Ave. W, will host a free Winter Carnival Saturday, Feb. 21 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The event will include games, prizes, inflatable jumpers, free food and more. For more information visit www.cohlc.org.
Going to college night at RHS
Parents and guardians join Rosemount High School for a night filled with information about the steps involved in preparing high school students for the process of applying to colleges. The event will take place from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Rosemount Performing Arts Center.
Counselors will present post-secondary planning steps in addition to important information regarding ACT testing, and much more. The RHS counselors have assembled a panel of current seniors with a wide array of post-secondary plans. Students will discuss plans to attend private four-year colleges, public four-year universities, competing as Division 1 athletes, two-year community college programs, and technical programs. The panel will cover the factors that went into their decision making process as well as tips for those considering similar paths. Don't miss this opportunity to hear directly from students about the process that is "Going to College."