River Blades Skating School figure skaters represented the Hastings Civic Arena at the skate Woodbury competition located at the Health East Sports Center October 29-30. Skaters left to right: Ella King, Zoe Eschenbach, Avery Mikonowicz, Kylee Zgoda, Lauryn Schulz, Katie Rother, Hanna Isadore, Lauren Destross, Grace Ann Olson and Marissa Nitti. Not pictured: Harmon Brown, Ella Wald. Photo Courtesy of Tague Patrick Photography
River Blades Skating School to host ‘Skate with Santa’

By Bruce Karnick

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On Saturday December 11th, River Blades Skating School will host two events. From 6:00-7:15 p.m. will be the River Blades Show and following, from 7:15-8:30 will be an open skate with Santa at Hastings Civic Arena.

During the show, the River Blades Competition teams will perform to your favorite holiday tunes. The preliminary show order is: Jump & Spin Christmas in New York FS 4-6 Trans-Siberian Russian Christmas-Anders Yockey Walking in a Winter Wonderland- Ella King Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairies-Chloe Qiu Candy Cane Lane-Ella & Tommy Erickson Christmas C’mon-Marissa Nitti It’s That Time of Yearlearn to skate 3 & 4-Olaf-Kylee Zgoda, Anna-Abby Stagno You’re a mean One Mr. Grinch-Kennedy McCann Rocking Around the Christmas Tree- Zoe Eschenbach Nuttin for Xmas-Graceann Olson & Issac Zgoda Little Drummer Boy-Katy Rogers O Holy Night-Lauryn Schulz Silent Night-Team Icicles & Popsicles any freestyle skaters follow the leader with candles we will practice @ 9:30-9:45 am 12/11 Mary Did you Know-Lauren Destross Silver Bells-Hanna Isadore I want a Hippo for Christmas- Ella King, Graceann Olson, Avery Mikonowicz, Marissa Nitti, Abby Stagno Carol of the Bells-Clara Girgen Santas Coming-Gamma/ Delta Zoe Eschenbach, Amelia Nitti,Livie Schmidt It’s a Celebration- Lexy Martin All I want for Christmas is You-Harmon Brown Winter Wonderland-Holly Kitzmann Christmas Everyday- Kylee Zgoda White Christmas-Avery & Kate Mikonowicz Christmas Vacation-Abby Stagno Sleigh Ride-Alpha/Beta Jingle Bells-Katie Rother What Christmas Means to Me-Clara Girgen-Elise Rogers I’ve Got My Stretchy Pants On-Izzy Lahti & Jenna McGowan It’s Christmas-Sienna Yockey Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas-Livie Schmidt We need a little Christmas- Jump & FS 1-3 Finale everyone line up on ice and bow wait for Santas arrival.

Santa takes a lap-high 5’s the kids and then all kids take a lap and line up for a photo with Santa. Community can start skating.

All Cast group photo on the ice with Santa.

At that point, the River Blades skaters will invite the guests to join. There is a $2 per person suggested donation that will be donated to Hastings Food Shelf.

December 8, 2021