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Weekend rocking with roller skating events

Feb. 20, 2013 @ 09:41 AM

HUNTINGTON — Out of the way snot-nosed tweens, this weekend we’re rolling with some way cool adult roller skating sessions.

 At 11:30 p.m. Friday, Roll-A-Rama, hosts Yo! Old School Adult Skating Party as DJ Ill Spin plays iconic hip hop, R&B, rock and slow jams from back in the day. Admission is $5 advance or $10 at the door. Call 304-529-0909 or get advance tickets at www.skatewv.eventbrite.com.

On Sunday, Huntington’s owner rollerderby team, the Jewel City Rollergirls are celebrating their second-year anniversary with a bash from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24, at Skateland, 4430 Altizer Ave., Huntington.

 Enjoy a live scrimmage and lots of festivities. Admission is $5 for ages 13 and up, $3 for ages 5 to 12 and free for kids ages four and under. Go online at www.jewelcityrollergirlz.com for more information.

If you want to help out the roller girls, check out this Homer Simpson-approved fundraiser at 1532 7th Ave., Huntington at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23. Check out six new homebrews from Brewtal Brewery for a donation to help the Rollergirls.

Read interviews with some of the Jewel City Rollergirls and see pics from their practice in Thursday’s Weekend section of The Herald-Dispatch.