Studio Office Hours: Mon – Thur, 4:15 – 8:30 pm                     EDA Office # (319) 826-6581 Jen@extensionsdanceacademy.com                                     Jen Cell # (319) 360-6884 

IMPORTANT DATES:
Nov 18-21st           Costume Week, all showcase costumes
Nov 26-28th           Thanksgiving Break, No classes
Dec 23-Jan 1         Holiday Break, No classes
Feb 22nd                EDA Expose – Competition Preview Show, 10 am Coe College
May 15-17th           End-of-the-Year Showcase 2020, Coe College – Sinclair Auditorium
COSTUME WEEK:  Costume week for all showcase costumes is NOV 18-21.  Please stop by the front desk during this time to measure, order and pay for costumes.  Costumes not ordered by 11/21 will incur additional shipping charges.  Questions on how it all works?  Check out our Costume Week  help page on our website or ask at the front desk. 
DONATION OPPORTUNITIES: We have two opportunities coming up for you to donate to two different organizations this holiday season if you wish. 
      1.  Extreme team member Taylor and front desk staff Tyler are working together on a project for IowaBIG, collecting donations of winter clothing for a pop up clothing shop for the homeless. We will have a collection box at the studio until Dec 9th for you to donate. There is a bigger need for adult items, coats, mittens/gloves, hats, scarves, pants, warm socks, undergarments, etc.. 
      2.  We will once again be decorating our Christmas tree with gift tags from Waypoints Winter Wonderland. If you wish to participate simly choose a tag from the tree, purchase the gift and return the unwrapped gift to EDA by 9 pm on Thursday 12/5.  These gifts go to women and children who are experiencing homelessness, poverty and/or domestic violence.  Tags will be available at the front desk before our tree goes up, starting on Monday 11/18.
EDA EXPOSE:  Our competition teams will be showcasing their new competition routines at the EDA Expose, Saturday Feb 22nd at 10 am.  Tickets are $5 each and will be available from any competition team dancer, at the front desk or at the door the day of the show.   
SHOWCASE:  Our showcase dates have been confirmed.  Mandatory dress rehearsal will be on Friday 5/15 with a 6 pm show on Sat. 5/16 and a 2 pm show on Sun. 5/17.  Showcase 2020 will held at Coe College in their Sinclair Auditorium.
PARKING:  Please remember that while we are allowed to use the adjacent parking lot (to the east), after 5 pm, at NO TIME can we park in the spots that are marked with signs as tenant parking.  Please make sure anyone that may come pick up your child is aware of this.  If we continue to use those spots we will lose the ability to share their lot. 
 
Thanks for reading!!  We’re looking forward to another great year!!
  -Jen & the EDA Staff