Surf Ballroom 2017 Summer Programming

Join the fun at the Surf Ballroom and Museum this summer with a variety of programs ranging from toddler through grade 12. Mallory Huffman, education coordinator, has developed specific musical influenced activities geared toward a variety of age groups. Below is a list of the programs and a short description.  For more information call 357-6151 or visit the Surf Ballroom box office, there is no deadline for registration!

Join us here at the Surf Ballroom & Museum with some ROCKIN' Summer Programming for all ages! (listed in age groups from youngest to oldest)

Rock ‘n’ Tots

Back by popular demand!  This class is for parents/grandparents/caregivers and tots who are walking through age 5.  Experience the historic Surf Ballroom by rockin’ through themed lessons which include story time, music, movement and instruments.
Ages:   walking to 5 yrs. old with their parent or guardian
Session 1: Mondays: June 12, 19, 26
Session 2: Mondays: July 10, 17, 24

Time:   9:30-10:15am
Fee:     $15 per child per session or $5 per child per class
Instructor: Mallory Huffman, Surf Ballroom & Museum Education Coordinator

The "S"urf Factor: Musical Edition ***This class is now full***
This session focuses on individuals developing a song(s) for a theater style performance.  Each student will receive five private 30 minute lessons with Mallory Huffman.  During those sessions areas such as vocalizing, stage presence, memorization, choreography, interpretation, showmanship and costuming will be discussed and practiced.  Different from the "S"urf Factor, this class will prepare the performer for a solo Musical Theater performance. No preparation from th estudent is needed. At the end of the five lessons, participants will perform their prepared songs for an evening time performance at 6pm in the Cypress Room (Lounge). Class size is limited to 6 students per session.
Ages: 1st-12th grade
Session: July 25-27 & 31; Performance: Tuesday, August 1
Time 8:30-11:30am; during this block, each student receives a 30-minute lesson
Fee $25
Class Size: Limited to 6
Instructor: Mallory Huffman, Surf Ballroom & Museum Education Coordinator

Bucket Drumming
Everyone loves to drum! In this session everyone will get to play on a bucket and learn the basics of drumming. We will cover some basic stick technique and then learn to work together to play some rockin’ music. During this session we will improvise and learn a group piece to play together. Parents are invited to the last 15 minutes of the final class to hear what their children have learned!
Ages K-5th Grade
Session: June 20-22
Time 9-10:15am
Fee $15
Instructor: Mallory Huffman, Surf Ballroom & Museum Education Coordinator

Rockin' Drive-In
Who says drive-in movies are a thing of the past?! In this class, kids will construct their very own 1950s car out of recycled materials. They will then enjoy a rock 'n roll, kid friendly movie. Snacks and carhop included! Kids will love this one-of-a-kind Surf drive-in experience.
Ages: K-3rd grade
Session 1: June 14
Session 2: July 19
Time 9am-12noon
Fee $10 (includes materials and snacks)
Instructor: Mallory Huffman, Surf Ballroom & Museum Education Coordinator
Deluxe Surf Tours
Education Coordinator Mallory Huffman will be available to conduct a deluxe tour of the Surf Ballroom, Three Star’s Plaza and the Memorial Site. This tour will be 90 minutes in length and will include a walking tour of the ballroom and grounds, a tour video, a walking visit to the Three Star’s Plaza and a lead out to the memorial site.  Register by calling the Surf Ballroom at 357-6151 or email Mallory Huffman; cost of the full tour is $10.
Dates: June 13, 27; July 11, 18
Session 1:        8:30-10:00am
Session 2:        10:30am-12:00noon
Fee: $10 per person

Summer Showcase Series

Thursday, June 1 - Time Burners with Dan Trilk

Thursday, June 8 - Ruthless Ruth with Kristian of the Ramblin' Pan

Thursday, June 15 - Mark & Lisa Flora of the Holy Rocka Rollas with Andy Yuan

Thursday, June 22 - The Too's & My Brother's Keeper with BJ Huffman

Thursday, July 20 - Surf Zombies with Abby Smith