The Skating Olympics Dance Party!
Time & Location
Limited Admission: Reservations Recommended
5 – 7:00 pm: Meet the Olympics’ Insiders: From 5 to 7 pm guests will enjoy wine and hors d’oeuvres and the rare chance to meet the Olympians who today are very active in coaching Cape Cod’s young skaters. Guests will also hear from National level judges who judge the competitions that lead up to the Olympics and will reveal what it takes to get those winning scores. Guests will be able to have all their questions answered.
7 – 10:30: Party on! Following the talks with the Olympics’ insiders, from 7pm – 10:30, guests are invited to chowder and sandwiches and to party and dance. Ice dancer skater and ballroom dance and ice skating judge Lenny Colarusso will show off some of his moves to kick off the dancing to the lively music of Crocodile Tears, one of the Cape’s most popular bands.
10 pm: The drawing to win artist Sam Barber’s painting of “Monet’s Garden of Giverny” will take place.
Guests will also receive prizes and giveaways from various Organizations that are part of the Olympic movement. Food and drink are provided by Treats Catering and Joseph Carr Wines.
About The Olympics’ Insiders:
The Olympic Medal Winners are Tom Poti and Karen Cashman Lehmann, both of whom now coach hopeful future Olympics competitors through the Yarmouth Ice Club and TP3, Tom Poti’s Hockey Group.
Ice Hockey Silver Medalist, Tom Poti, won a silver medal in 2002 and played in the National Hockey League for 14 years.
Speed Skating Bronze Medalist, Karen Cashman Lehmann began as a figure skater, discovered her love of speed and went on to win a Bronze medal in Short Track Relay at the 1994 Olympics. Competitive ice dancer and judge Lenny Colarusso will talk about his experiences as a competitive ice dancer, an ice dancing judge and now a ballroom dance competitor.
They will be joined by Linda Alexander, an expert who resides in Colorado Springs and is a National/International Ice Technician. Linda will give the inside secrets of the preparation of ice before competitions. National level Accountant Esther Winslow will explain the various judging systems and Donna Wunder, the Competition Chair for National Events at Yarmouth Ice Club, will explain the process of bidding for these competitions. Coaches Dr. Madeline Wunder and Dr. Briana Lackenby will be acting as Hostesses to the Olympic Event at the Museum.
Reserve now: Limited Admission: The tickets are $30, $25 for CCMoA and USFS members. $10 for children 18 and under. Guests can choose to enjoy the whole evening or attend either part of the celebration and can let the Museum know when reserving tickets so that they can plan for refreshments.
About the Yarmouth Ice Club
For over 40 years, the Yarmouth Ice Club has provided the community with a family-friendly figure skating environment dedicated to fostering and sharing in the joy of figure skating. Operating out of The Bog Arena in Kingston and The Tony Kent Arena in South Dennis, Massachusetts, Yarmouth Ice Club strives to offer members a variety of unique and innovative programs across multiple figure skating disciplines and hockey skating skills. Under the auspices of recreational and competitive coaches, the club’s programs are designed to encourage participation and promote achievement specific to each skater’s individual figure skating goals.
- Not-yet Members$30$300$0
- CCMoA & USFS Members$25$250$0
- 18 years-old and under$10$100$0