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May 23, 2019

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Dueling for Dumbbells returns by popular demand

BFR fundraiser at The Centre April 5; get your tickets now

Tickets are now on sale for a Bluffton Family Recreation repeat performance of “Dueling for Dumbbells,” which takes place from 6 to 11:30 p.m., Friday, April 5, at The Centre, 601 N. Main St., Bluffton.

The evening is a casual night of live entertainment to benefit BFR, featuring hors doeuvres, snacks and an open bar starting at 6 p.m. Daniel Tinch, BFR executive director, promises that this year’s hors doeuvres will be "out of this world."

Dueling Pianos International will perform starting at 7:30 p.m.

U6 soccer, flag football, volleyball, basketball, kid's night out

All spring at Bluffton Family Recreation

Sign-up for several spring youth activities is underway at Bluffton Family Recreation this month, according to Daniel Tinch, BFR executive director.

U6 Soccer
Spring U6 soccer takes place from Tuesday, April 2, to Thursday, May 4.  It is open to boys and girls ages 4 to 6. Registration deadline is Sunday, March 17.

Games are from 6 to 7 p.m., on Tuesdays and Thursdays at BFR. Each night begins with a 10-minute practice followed by four 8-minute quarters. April 2 is a skills night with no game. Volunteer coaches are needed.

Group X classes for adults start March 4

BFR's Spring Session 1 goes to March 29

Bluffton Family Recreation is accepting registrations for adult Group X classes this week, according to Daniel Tinch, BFR executive director.

The Spring Session 1 runs from Monday, March 4, to Friday, March 29. Go online at www.bfronline.com to register for any class or contact BFR, 215 Snider Road, Bluffton, 419-358-4150.

“BFR offers a variety of programs and fitness-based classes for members and non-members,” said Tinch.

BFR Spring Session 1 begins March 4

Lots of choices for youth

Bluffton Family Recreation's youth programming for Spring Session 1 starts Monday, March 4, according to Daniel Tinch, BFR director. The session runs to Friday, March 29.

Register online at: www.bfronline.com or call 419-358-4150.

Here's the schedule:

U6 soccer, youth flag football, 3rd-4th grade volleyball

Sign-ups underway at Bluffton Family Recreation

Registration for three youth spring programs is now underway at Bluffton Family Recreation, according to Daniel Tinch, BFR executive director.

Spring soccer U6
Games are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6 to 7 p.m. at BFR from April 2 to May 2. Volunteer coaches are needed. Contact BFR if interested. The deadline to register is Sunday, March 17. $30 for members; $60 for program participants.

They danced the night away

Dads and girls just want to have fun

Yes, they danced the night away.

Nearly 90 dancers  – dads of all ages and daughter ranging from 3 to 12 (?) – hit the dance floor and never stopped on Saturday evening at Bluffton Family Recreation.

Dancers from Bluffton, Pandora, Lima, Jenera and elsewhere showed up with at the first-ever dad and daughter dance at BFR.

Ron Koontz provided the music. The photos and video below tell the story much better than the Icon's words. Please view the photos and watch the video for a beter taste of the evening. (We identified dancers when we recognized them.)

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