The annual Ridge Romp children’s entertainment series starts up again at the Phinney Center on Oct. 3 with an almost-monthly offering of various fun events, from concerts to puppet shows.
The cost is $3 per person (child or adult). PNA members also can buy family passes at the first show for $35 for the whole season (six shows). The first three shows of the season are set. More will be announced soon.
All shows start at 10:30 a.m. in the PNA Community Hall (in the brick building); doors open at 10 a.m. The schedule so far is:
Sat., Oct. 3: The Not-Its!
Sat., Nov. 28: Alleyoop
Sat., Jan. 2, 2010: Caspar Babypants (a.k.a. Chris Ballew of Presidents of the United States of America)
Ridge Romp is a volunteer effort, with all proceeds going back into hiring the performers. They’re looking for some more volunteers, so email the Ridge Romp folks if you want to help.
As a side note, Ballew offered up a personal song to the highest bidder at last May’s PNA Auction. Joyce Lem was thrilled to win, and told me Ballew sent her an autographed CD of the song a month later after one phone call and numerous emails to discuss what the song should be about. Lem says Ballew told her the song, “bold little bird,” might even be included on the next Caspar Babypants CD!