What’s Happening

2017

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.
12        St Vital – Christmas Dance 1 – 2:30 with lunch to follow.
12        Paradise Christmas dance, dancers to bring finger food.  Punch will be served.
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 – in Tyndall Community Hall
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
04        Paws N Taws – Start Up dance for 2018
05        Whirlaway’s – Welcome to 2018 dance
08        Grand Squares – Dancing resumes
09        Paradise – 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 but in Tyndall
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
14        Paradise – Valentine Dance – Chocolate and fruit night
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
20        Paradise – St Patrick’s Dance, green food
22        Swinging Squares, regular dance
22        Paws N Taws, regular dance
29        Beausejour – Easter, no dancing – banner raid at Paws N Taws
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
17        Paradise – Welcome Back Dance
19        Paws ‘N Taws – AGM
19        Beausejour Swinging Squares – AGM Meeting – after regular dancing
20        Whirlaway’s Graduation
21       EMSRDA AGM – Fort Rouge Leisure Centre 2 PM
21       EMSRDA New Dancers’ Dance – St James Civic Centre.  Prerounds 7:30,
Squares and rounds 8:00 – 10:00
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
08        Paradise – Windup Dance
10        Beausejour Swinging Squares – Windup Dance @ 6:00 PM – Potluck – Brokenhead Rec Centre

June

15-16    Wasagaming Summer Squares – Onanole, Mb.
21-23    Danceland in Manitou Beach.  See poster

 

July

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

Sept

01-03  ASRDA 50th Annual Convention  See poster
29       EMSRDA Executive Meeting
29       EMSRDA Dance – Greendell Park Community Centre, 75 Woodlawn Ave, Winnipeg; 7:30 Prerounds, 8-10:00 squares and rounds

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.  60TH ANNIVERSARY POSTER.

Nov

24      EMSRDA Board Meeting
24      EMSRDA dance, St James Civic Centre, 7:30 Prerounds, 8-10 squares and rounds

2019

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