National Diary of Events

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Dec 2017 State Event Details Flyer Contact
Fri 8 Dec NSW Mountain Devils
A CHRISTMAS PARTY
7.30pm Friday 8th December 2017
Blaxland East Public School
53-85 Old Bathurst Rd
Blaxland East
Admission: $10 per dancer
Please bring a plate of supper to share
David Todd
ph: 0411 888 515
Sat 9 Dec QLD Hervey Bay Square Dance Club
GUEST CALLER GARY PETERSEN
2-4.30pm PLUS, 7-11pm MS
Theme is "Christmas"
Dan Dinna House, 459 Boat Harbour Drive, Torquay, 4655
Coraleen
ph: 41942159

Website
Tue 12 Dec SA Wild Frontier & Kannella Squares
KANNELLA SQUARES CHRISTMAS BREAKUP
26 Chapel Street, Magill
6pm to 7pm C's Dancing
7pm to 8pm A's Dancing
8pm to 10.30pm Plus Dancing
Please bring supper!
Jeff Seidel (Caller)
ph: 08 8263 5023

Pat Chesney (Secretary)
ph: 08 8337 7816

Website
Wed 13 Dec NSW Guys and Dolls Square Dance Club
GUYS & DOLLS XMAS PARTY
7.30pm CORRIMAL UNITING CHURCH HALL
Cnr Princess Highway & Russell St. Corrimal
Thu 14 Dec VIC Essendon Square Dance Club
CHRISTMAS DANCE
$10 per dancer - 7.30pm
Dancers - a Plate of Supper to share, please.
Caller - Peter Humphries
Maribyrnong Community Centre
9 Randall St, Maribyrnong, 3032
Ph: 03 9390 8308
Fri 15 Dec SA Wild Frontier & Kannella Squares
WILD FRONTIER'S CHRISTMAS BREAK UP
26 Chapel Street Magill
7pm to 8pm Kids activities & Learners
8pm Father Christmas
8.30pm Kids supper
8.30pm Mainstream + Learners
Please bring supper!
Jeff Seidel (Caller)
ph: 08 8263 5023

Pat Chesney (Secretary)
ph: 08 8337 7816

Website
Fri 15 Dec NSW Knee Deep Squares
CHRISTMAS PARTY
Friday 15th December 2017, 7:30 to 11pm
Jannali Community Hall, Mary Street Jannali, NSW
Mainstream with some Plus and Rounds
Hamper raffle with Xmas hams and hundreds of other prizes
Bring a plate of supper and a gift for Santa's sack
Enquiries 042 1133 518
Ph: 042 1133 518
Sat 16 Dec WA White Gum Valley Square Dance Club
CHRISTMAS IN THE VALLEY SQUARE DANCE PARTY
7:30pm Rounds - 8:00pm Mainstream
At the Sullivan Hall
Corner: Nannine Avenue and Stevens Street, White Gum Valley
With Club Caller: Don Gauci and visiting Callers
Admission $8 - plus Raffles - A plate for supper would be appreciated
Sun 31 Dec NSW BRIAN HOTCHKIES NEW YEAR'S EVE PARTY
Gosford
Sun 31 Dec NSW Saintly Devil Dancers
NEW YEAR'S EVE PARTY
Margaret Betts
ph: 0402 227 966
Sun 31 Dec WA White Gum Valley Square Dance Club
NEW YEAR'S EVE SQUARE DANCE
At the Sullivan Hall
Corner: Nannine Avenue and Stevens Street, White Gum Valley
With Club Caller: Ross Henley and visiting Callers
8:00pm Rounds
Mainstream and other fun dances from 8:30pm into 2018
Admission $8 - plus Raffles - A plate for shared supper would be appreciated
Sun 31 Dec SA Wild Frontier & Kannella Squares
WILD FRONTIER & KANNELLA NEW YEAR'S EVE DANCE
26 Chapel Street Magill
BYO drinks & nibbles
9pm till early 2018
Cost $7, Casual dress
Poppers & Continuous Tea & Coffee provided
Jeff Seidel (Caller)
ph: 08 8263 5023

Pat Chesney (Secretary)
ph: 08 8337 7816

Website
Sun 31 Dec QLD Logan City Square Dancers
NEW YEAR'S EVE DANCE
Logan City Square Dance Centre, 161a Magnesium Drive Crestmead
Theme: the '60s
From 8pm, Square dance attire optional
Admission $8.00 per person
Raffle and prizes
Please bring a food contribution for the supper table
Jane
ph: 0405 316 469

Website
Jan 2018
Sat 13 Jan QLD Burleigh Squares
SPECIAL HOLIDAY DANCE WITH MICHAEL MILLS
42 Matilda Street, Burleigh Heads
Start time 7pm, $8 per person
Don't miss this one! Yes, Alan will be there too!
Karen
ph: 0415 832 137

Peter
ph: 0435 539 315
Sue
ph: 0412 776 862
Website   Facebook
Wed 24 Jan WA Dianella Rangers
FIRST 2018 DANCE
Our Special Guest will be BRIAN HOTCHKIES
8pm-10pm St Peter & Emmaus Hall Joondanna
Theme for the night is "Back To School"
Admission $8.00
Plate of supper appreciated
Jeff Van Sambeeck
ph: 08 9307 7728 OR 0407 082 709
Thu 25 Jan WA Dianella Rangers
ANNUAL BOOMERANGS RE-UNION DANCE
PLUS with BRIAN HOTCHKIES and Jeff Van Sambeeck
8pm-10pm St Peter & Emmaus Hall Joondanna
Admission $10.00
Plate of supper appreciated
Jeff Van Sambeeck
ph: 08 9307 7728 OR 0407 082 709
Fri 26 Jan SA Wild Frontier & Kannella Squares
AUSSIE NIGHT AT WILD FRONTIER
Chapel Street, Magill
7-8pm Learners, 8pm Mainstream
Something special to supplement your basket supper
Feel free to dress to theme - Australiana, Aussie character or....?
(Of course, square dance dress is ok too)
Jeff Seidel (Caller)
ph: 08 8263 5023

Pat Chesney (Secretary)
ph: 08 8337 7816

Website
Sat 27 Jan VIC Essendon Square Dance Club
"WELCOME BACK" DANCE
$10 per dancer - 7.30pm
Dancers - a Plate of Supper to share, please.
Caller - Peter Humphries
Maribyrnong Community Centre
9 Randall St, Maribyrnong, 3032
Ph: 03 9390 8308
Feb 2018
Sat 10 Feb QLD Logan City Square Dancers
14TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE OPENING OF LOGAN CITY SQUARE DANCE GENTRE
Logan City Square Dance Gentre
161A Magnesium Drive, Crestmead
Featuring caller Richard Muir W.A.
Programme:
Saturday 1.30pm - 4.00pm Plus
Saturday 7.00pm Rounds, 7.30pm Mainstream Squares, 10.00 pm approx. supper
Sunday 2.30pm - 4.30pm A Level
Jane
ph: 0405 316 469

Website
Fri 16 Feb to
Sun 18 Feb
NSW Carpenter & Co Tuggerah
BUNKHOUSE BIRTHDAY WEEKEND
Celebrating 39 years of Square Dancing
Riverwood Downs (via Stroud)
311 Upper Monkerai Rd, Monkerai NSW 2415
Dance: Friday Night, Saturday Afternoon, Saturday Night
4 Catered Meals, Continuous Tea & Coffee
$40.00 pp + Accommodation
Non Dancers $25.00 + Accommodation
Accommodation needs to be booked separately via Riverwood Downs 1800809772 www.riverwooddowns.com.au
Riverwood Downs
ph: 1800809772
Gary Carpenter
ph: 0429 827793, 02 43526024

Website
Sat 17 Feb SA Wild Frontier & Kannella Squares
WILD FRONTIER 45TH BIRTHDAY
Wild Frontier is 45 years young!
Please come & join us to help celebrate this fantastic achievement
Theme: Sapphire blue, or any blue will do
Venue: 26 Chapel St, Magill
Time: 7:30pm
Cost: $7
Basket supper please
Everyone welcome
Jeff Seidel (Caller)
ph: 08 8263 5023

Pat Chesney (Secretary)
ph: 08 8337 7816

Website
Mar 2018
Fri 16 Mar to
Sun 18 Mar
SA Wild Frontier & Kannella Squares
WEEKEND AWAY AT BERRI
Please book your own accommodation at the Berri Caravan Park: (08) 8582 3723
*10% Discount for Square Dancers*
Friday night dance at the Caravan Park
Saturday evening meal at the Berri Club
Dancing that night at the Berri Town Hall
Sunday morning workshop at the Caravan Park
Dancing at the Caravan Park in their Function Centre
Square Dance Dress Optional
Tea & Coffee Provided
Jeff Seidel (Caller)
ph: 08 8263 5023

Pat Chesney (Secretary)
ph: 08 8337 7816

Caravan Park
ph: 08 8582 3723
Website
Fri 23 Mar to
Sat 24 Mar
SA Allabout Squares
10TH BIRTHDAY
Featuring Mike Davey and Visiting Callers
Mil Lel Hall, Sherwin Rd, Mil Lel, Mount Gambier SA
Cost: Friday $10 (Dance only), Saturday $20 (Dances & Taste of the Coonwarra), Weekend $30 adults, $20 students
Andrea Braun
ph: 0417 509 144
Fri 30 Mar to
Sun 1 Apr
WA BOYUP BROOK EASTER SQUARE DANCE
Richard, Steve & visiting callers
Stan Ball
ph: 08 9375 3194, 0428 945 566
Apr 2018
Fri 6 Apr to
Sun 8 Apr
VIC Australiana Dancers
6TH AUSTRALIANA SPECTACULAR
Mornington Peninsula Square Dancers & Australian Dancers
Jack Borgstrom, Jason Dean, Colin Dandridge & Jaden Frigo
Jaden Frigo

Website
Tue 17 Apr to
Thu 19 Apr
WA ARDA SEMINAR 2018
Presenters: PAULA & WARWICK ARMSTRONG
ARDA Education Officers & Officers on ROUNDALAB Board of Directors
Plus: Guest Presenters
Venue: ROSHER HALL & PAVILION ROOM, Rosher Road, Lockridge, WA
"Where the sunsets take away today and bring the promise of tomorrow"
TWO & A HALF days plus TWO 'BONUS' evening ROUND dances
April 17 all day plus 'Bonus' round dance evening
April 18 all day plus 'Bonus' round dance evening
April 19 am only
Plus seminar 'wind down' mystery activity the afternoon of April 19
NON ARDA MEMBER $95.00 pp
ARDA MEMBERS $65.00 pp
Not coming to the Seminar BUT you WOULD like to come to the evening dances ONLY $10.00 per head
REGISTRATION FORMS are available from the ARDA Secretary
ALL this before you 'sail into the sunset' aboard the 59th ANSDC
ARDA Secretary
Fri 20 Apr to
Mon 23 Apr
WA 59TH AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL SQUARE DANCE CONVENTION
To be held in Perth
The venue is the Herb Graham Recreation Centre, 38 Ashbury Cres, Mirrabooka
Refer to the website and facebook for more details
Website   Facebook
Jun 2018
Fri 1 Jun to
Sun 3 Jun
Overseas NEW ZEALAND 52ND NATIONAL SQUARE AND ROUND DANCE CONVENTION
*HOSTED BY* Association of Auckland Square & Round Dance Clubs Inc.
*SPONSORED BY* New Zealand Callers & Cuers Association Inc.
*REGISTRAR: JOYCE YOUNG* 230 Settlement Road, Red Hill, Papakura, 2110 New Zealand
Joyce Young
ph: +64 9 2991879,+64 27 4965345
Facebook
Jul 2018
Fri 20 Jul to
Sun 22 Jul
QLD 37TH QCA QUEENSLAND STATE SQUARE DANCE CONVENTION
Queensland Callers' Association & Square Dance Society of Queensland
Buderim Dance Centre
260 Dixon Road, Buderim, Qld 4556
Website   Facebook
Fri 27 Jul to
Sun 29 Jul
NSW Square and Round Dance Association of NSW Inc.
39TH STATE SQUARE DANCE CONVENTION
Don't miss the Boat
Hurry to Tuncurry July 2018
Hosted by TAWS (Travelling Australia With Squaredancers)
Great Lakes College, The Northern Parkway, Tuncurry
Correspondence to Secretary Loraine Condello - lkcondello@gmail.com or Convenor Sandra Potter - 0407012653
Download registration form from TAWS website or email Pam Jarman - gpjarman@optusnet.com.au
Sandra Potter
ph: 0407 012 653
Loraine Condello

Pam Jarman

Website   Facebook
Oct 2018
Fri 5 Oct to
Sun 7 Oct
NSW Hunter Valley Square Dance Society
HUNTER VALLEY WEEKEND 2018
FEATURE CALLER BRIAN HOTCHKIES
Rounds with ED COLEMAN
Venue: West Wallsend High School, 2 Appletree Road West Wallsend NSW
Register before 30 November 2017 to take advantage of our early bird price of just $35.00 p.p.
Cheques & Enquiries to - Hunter Valley Square Dance Society Inc., 43 Cain Street, Redhead NSW 2290.
Violet
ph: 02 49 501128
Nov 2018
Fri 2 Nov to
Sun 4 Nov
VIC Mornington Peninsular Square Dancers
THE 2ND BY THE SEA WEEKEND SPECIAL
With Paul Bristol and Jaden Frigo
Venue TBA (Mornington Region)
Jaden Frigo

Website
Fri 9 Nov to
Sun 11 Nov
VIC Mornington Peninsular Square Dancers
FIRST PENINSULAR ADVANCED & CHALLENGE WEEKEND
With Paul Bristol and Jaden Frigo
Venue TBA (Mornington Region)
Jaden Frigo

Website


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