What’s Happening

2017

Aug
18 -20 Youth Revival Camporee at Rockgarden Campground.
25-28 – Alberta Square Dance Jamboree

Sept
07        Paws ‘N Taws – Welcome Back Dance
07        Beausejour Swinging Squares – Start up – 7:00 PM Ed Schreyer School
08        Whirlaway WesternersStart up
10        B & B RoundsStart up
11        Grand Squares – Start up – Open House, Free admission to ALL dancers.
11        Q’d Rhythms – Start up
12        St. Vital Swingers – Start up
12        Paradise Squares – Start up
14        Q’d Rhythms – No dancing
14        Beausejour Swinging Squares – Open House – Ed Schreyer School
15        Prairie Belles & Beaus – Start up (in Starbuck)
15        Whirlaway WesternersOpen House
21        Q’d Rhythms – Welcome to Fall dance, all welcome! 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
23        Fort Frances Pairs & Squares – caller dance with Royce Nelson to be held at
Robert Moore School, 522 Second Street E, FORT FRANCES, ON.  Workshop
3-5 p.m.  Potluck at 5 p.m. Evening dance 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
30        Association Dance – Celebrating Canada 150 – See Poster in Sept Manisquare

October
02        Grand Squares – Black & White, Dress code:  Black & White
03        TJ’s – no dancing
05        Swinging Squares, regular dance
05        TJ’s A Club – dance this Thursday
05        Paws ‘N Taws – Thanksgiving – Club provides Veggies. Bring a Tin for the Bin
06        Prairie Belles N Beaus – No dance
06        TJ’s A Club – no dance this Friday
09        Grand Squares – NO DANCING – Thanksgiving
14        Parkland Dance – Durban Hall, Durban. 1 PM meeting; 2:30 – 8:00 Dance, 5:00 PM Potluck supper.  See Poster
20        Whirlaways; Regular dance and General Meeting at 9 PM
21        Fort Frances Pairs & Squares – 65th Anniversary Dance – called by Tom Allen at
Robert Moore School, 522 Second Street E, FORT FRANCES, ON.  Workshop
from 3-5 p.m.  Potluck at 5 p.m. Evening dance from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
See poster in Sept Manisquare
23        All Callers’ Dance, NORBERRY GLENLEA COMMUNITY CLUB, 26 MOLGAT
AVE. WPG.  7:00 Rounds, 7:30 Rounds and Squares; Basic, Mainstream, Plus,
and A tips.  $5.00 per dancer.  See Poster
26        Paws ‘N Taws – Halloween – Costumes Optional
26        Beausejour Swinging Squares – Halloween Dance – Wear Costumes, Pie & Ice Cream
27        Whirlaways Hallowe’en Dance
28  Come Together Jamboree – in Brookdale.  Callers: Warren Loewen, Linda Gilchrist,
and Cuer: Brian Armstrong.  See Poster  See Poster in Sept Manisquare
Registration Deadline:   Oct 10, 2017
30        Grand Squares – Halloween Dance, Free Admission for Full Costume, Box Lunch.
31     Paradise Squares – Black & Orange Dance, Dress code Black & Orange

November

02         Swinging Squares, regular dance
02        Paws N Taws, regular dance
03        Prairie Belles & Beaus – No Dancing
04        Kenora Sunset Country Squares, Welcome to Winter Dance, with Ernie & Shirley
Hollender, Evergreen School, 1 Brinkman Road, Kenora, Rounds 2:00 – 2:30 p.m.;
squares 2:30 – 4:30 p.m., pot luck supper 5:00 p.m., evening dance 6:00 – 8:00
p.m.
05        Western Association dance, 1:30 meeting, 2:30 Mainstream dance; at Central Community Centre in Brandon
09        Paws N Taws – No dancing
16        Paws ‘N Taws – Canada 150, Wear Red and White. Please bring a Boxed Lunch.
17       Whirlaways’ Third Annual Charity Dance – Friday Nov 17.  Dance, entertainment, and lunch.  See poster.
18       Brandon Circle 8s Jamboree;  with Charlie McCullough and Ray Ommerli; 2:00
rounds, 2:30 to 5:00 Mainstream Squares followed by catered dinner.  $25/person.
Register by Nov 9th.  See poster
20       Grand Squares – Spanish-Mexican Night, Dress Code:  Come looking Mexican
21       Paradise Squares – Hobo Nite –  Hobo Costumes, bring a can of soup/veggies
23       Swinging Squares, regular dance
23       Paws N Taws, regular dance
25       Eastern Manitoba Square and Round Dance Association 65th Anniversary
Celebration
.  At St. James Civic Centre, 4 PM.  Supper and dance.  Supper and
dance $25, supper only $20, dance only $8 65 Years of Dancing – See Poster in
Sept Manisquare

30        Swinging Squares, regular dance

December

02        Parkland Christmas Dance, Kenville Hall, Kenville.  See Poster.
02        Eastern Association board meeting.  Fort Rouge Leisure Centre.  5 PM in the Kitchen.  Club reps and executive to attend this meeting.
07        Paws ‘N Taws – Bake Sale/Silent Auction. Come for the baking, stay for the dancing.
14        Paws ‘N Taws – Christmas Party. Pot Luck Supper at 6 pm. Dancing to follow.
14        Beausejour Swinging Squares – Xmas Dance – (last dance before break)          Box lunch – Ed Schreyer School
15        Whirlaway’s Christmas Dance.  Pot Luck supper at 6 PM
18        Grand Squares – Christmas Sparkles, Box Lunch

2018

January

04        Beausejour Swinging Squares – Dancing Resumes – Tyndall Community Centre
05        Whirlaway’s – Welcome to 2018 dance
08        Grand Squares – Dancing resumes
11        Swinging Squares, regular dance
11        Paws ‘N Taws – Start up
12        Whirlaway’s Open House
22        Grand Squares – Stamp out Winter, Dress Code:  Tropical, beach wear.
25        Swinging Squares, regular dance
25        Paws N Taws, regular dance
26        Whirlaway’s Hawaiian Night

February

01        Swinging Squares, regular dance
01        Paws N Taws, regular dance
08        Beausejour Swinging Squares – Valentine’s Dance – Wear Red – Cake & Ice-Cream
09        Whirlaway’s Valentine Dance
10        Western Association; 1:30 meeting, 2:30 Basic dance for new dancers; pot luck supper; at Central Community Centre in Brandon
12        Grand Squares – Valentine Dance, Dress Code:  Red, Pink & White
15        Paws ‘N Taws – Valentine’s Dance –  Wear Red.
19        Grand Squares – No Dancing, Louis Riel Day
22        Paws ‘N Taws – Festival de Voyageur Night. Pea soup served at 6pm. Dress voyageur and bring a tin for the bin..

March

01        Swinging Squares, regular dance
01        Paws N Taws, regular dance
03        Western Association; 2:30 Plus dance at Central Community Centre in Brandon
08        Swinging Squares, regular dance
08        Paws N Taws, regular dance
12        Grand Squares – St. Patrick’s Day, Dress Code:  Green, Box Lunch
15        Beausejour Swinging Squares – St Patrick’s Dance – Wear Green – Bring Green Finger Food
15        Paws ‘N Taws – St. Patrick’s Dance. Wear Green
16        Whirlaway’s St. Patrick’s Day Dance
22        Swinging Squares, regular dance
22        Paws N Taws, regular dance
29        Beausejour – Easter, no dancing
29        Paws ‘N Taws – Holy Thursday. Regular dancing from 7pm to 9:30pm
30        Whirlaway’s – No Dance (Good Friday)

April

02        Grand Squares – Easter Theme, Dress Code:   Bonnets, Hats, Scarves, Ties, etc.…
05        Paws ‘N Taws – Funny/Silly Hat aka Brian Lewis’ Birthday Party.   Club will provide Birthday Cake & decorations.
06        Whirlaway’s regular dance
07        Whirlaway’s – Annual Plus Party (7 pm to 9 pm)
13        Whirlaway’s – Regular Dance (Black Cat/AGM @ 9 pm)
14        Fort Frances Pairs & Squares – caller dance with Ernie Hollender at Robert Moore School, 522 Second Street E, FORT FRANCES, ON. Workshop from 3-5 p.m.  Potluck at 5 p.m  Evening dance 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
15         Western Association; AGM at 1:30 – 2:30 Mainstream dance at Central Community Centre in Brandon
16        Grand Squares – AGM
19        Paws ‘N Taws – AGM
19        Beausejour Swinging Squares – AGM Meeting – after regular dancing
20        Whirlaway’s Graduation
23        Grand Squares – Graduation, Dress Code:  Blue & White
27        Whirlaway’s – Windup (Catered Supper 6 pm)
28        Kenora Sunset Country Squares, Spring Fling Dance, with Ernie & Shirley Hollender Evergreen School, 1 Brinkman Road, Kenora, Rounds 2:00-2:30 p.m.; Squares 2:30-4:30 p.m., Pot Luck supper 5:00 p.m., Evening Dance 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
30        Grand Squares – Windup – Details to follow.

May
03        Swinging Squares, regular dance
03       Paws ‘N Taws – Wind Up and Grad. Potluck or catered meal (to be determined yet).  Supper at 6pm with dancing to follow.
06        Beausejour Swinging Squares – Annual Jamboree – Brokenhead River Community Hall.  Registration deadline April 14, 2017
10        Beausejour Swinging Squares – Windup Dance @ 6:00 PM – Potluck – Brokenhead Rec Centre

June                27TH Wasagaming Summer Squares – Onanole, Mb.

July 19-20-21 20th National Square & Round Dance – visit: www.squaredance.ca/2018

Oct      06        Paws ‘N Taws 60th Anniversary –To be held at Paroisse des Saints-Martyrs-Canadiens.   289 Dussault Ave.  Dancing in the afternoon and evening with a break for catered supper.   More info to follow.

2019

July
11 – 13 B C Festival in Salmon Arm.  See poster.