National Diary of Events

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May 2018 State Event Details Flyer Contact
Wed 23 May ACT Kerr-Ly-Q's Canberra
KERR-LY-QS 39TH BIRTHDAY DANCE
We will celebrate the fact that we have danced for 39 years.
"Surrounded by the Majesty of the Brindabellas"
As the hall is already decorated, we won't make any changes, but, if we all wear something blue, or green or something blue and green we will altogether, create a "Brindabella" atmosphere as we enjoy some Dancing fun and Mountain Songs.
Allen Kerr
ph: 0459 250 143
Sat 26 May to
Sun 27 May
NSW Northern NSW Square Dance Association
URUNGA DIP 'N' DIVE WEEKEND
NNSWSDA CLUB CALLERS PLUS VISITING CALLERS AND ROUNDS WITH JANE RAYNER
VENUE: URUNGA SENIOR CITIZENS' CENTRE, 43 Bowra Street, Urunga (Through Lane next to Fish Shop). Look For Square Dance Signs
Dancing level - FULL MAINSTREAM
Don't forget to bring your club banner
Wilma Flannery
ph: 02 6662 6647

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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
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Sat 9 Jun SA HOEDOWN WITH THE HEGGARTIES
John Casey will be calling with a live band - Same as last year. For anyone who may be in the area at the time who wants a good night out. The Heggarties are a really good band and will entertain all.
The Function is at the Leconfield Winery [Leconfield and Richard Hamilton Wines] and this is located near the intersection of Main Road and Johnston Road, McLaren Vale SA. Event starts at 6pm and $10 tickets may be purchased at http://seaandvines.com.au/winery-leconfield-richard-hamilton-wines/ . Part of the SA Sea and Vines Festival.
Ph: 08 8323 8830
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Sat 9 Jun to
Tue 12 Jun
SA Wild Frontier & Kannella Squares
BRONC WISE (MISSION, TEXAS, USA)
Wild Frontier and Kannella Squares would like to invite you to an evening of square dancing with Bronc Wise (Mission, Texas, USA)
Sat 09 June 2018 Day - S.A.C.A. sponsored Caller workshop - Venue TBC
Sat 09 June 2018 Evening - MS & Plus - Klemzig Community Hall North East Road, Klemzig, SA
Tue 12 June 2018 Evening - Advanced & C1 - Uniting Church Hall, 26 Chapel St. Magill, SA
Bronc Wise has been dancing and calling since 1975 and is a Featured international Caller and accomplished recording artist. Bronc and Fia Wise will be on holiday in Australia in June 2018 and will be visiting Adelaide, South Australia.
Please come and enjoy a rare opportunity to Dance to such an accomplished square Dance Caller and Recording Artist.
Jeff Seidel (Caller)
ph: 08 8263 5023

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Sat 16 Jun QLD Suncoasters Square Dance Club
TRUE BLUE REUNION WITH DAVE
Special featuring Dave Vieira from the USA. Dave was here for the Nationals in Buderim in 2016 and Perth 2018. We're welcoming Dave and wife Michele back for 2 weeks in June. They will be based here at the Centre and calling Mondays 11th & 18th, Tuesdays 12th & 19th and Saturday 16th June. We're promoting this as our "TRUE BLUE REUNION" as our theme for the National in 2016 was "TRUE BLUE". There will be an afternoon Plus and Anything goes session followed by the Mainstream evening dance.
Afternoon Session of Plus and "Anything Goes" From 2.00 pm - 4.30 pm
Night Session of Plus from 7.00 pm And Mainstream from 7.30 - 10.00 pm
Nev & Bev McLachlan
ph: 07 5445 1238, 0427 135 442, 0417 729 263

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Sat 30 Jun QLD Suncoasters Square Dance Club
5TH SATURDAY SPECIAL
Country & Western Theme with Elaine Davis
Plus from 7.00 pm And Mainstream from 7.30 pm - 10.00 pm
Sunshine Coast Square Dance Centre, 260 Dixon Rd Buderim Qld
Nev & Bev McLachlan
ph: 07 5445 1238, 0427 135 442, 0417 729 263

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Jul 2018
Sat 7 Jul VIC Essendon Square Dance Club
CHRISTMAS IN JULY
Maribyrnong Community Centre
7.30 Plus, 8pm Mainstream
$12pp
Ph: 03 9390 8308
Sat 14 Jul QLD Burleigh Squares
30TH BIRTHDAY BALL
42 Matilda Street, Burleigh Heads
Starts 7pm, $8 per person.
Basic, Mainstream, Plus
Help us celebrate this Milestone!
Dress up or come in square dance gear and have some fun!
Karen
ph: 0415 832 137

Peter
ph: 0435 539 315
Sue
ph: 0412 776 862
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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
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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

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Sat 28 Jul to
Sun 29 Jul
QLD Logan City Square Dancers
PLUS & A LEVEL WEEKEND
Featuring Callers Alan Evans & Kay Walker
5 sessions
Cost per session: Afternoon $9, Evening $11
Plus Weekend ticket: $25
Plus and A Weekend ticket: $40
Available at door or by direct deposit until 23 July
Hall will remain open between sessions. Feel free to bring a basket lunch/tea. There are several takeaway food outlets nearby. Showers available.
Jane
ph: 0405 316 469

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Aug 2018
Sat 4 Aug QLD Suncoasters Square Dance Club
33RD ANNIVERSARY OF "THE CENTRE"
Our Centre is 33 years old this year and we'll celebrate with a special day and night dance, We are hoping many of our past members and visitors from the past years will attend. Afternoon Session of Plus and "Anything Goes" From 2.00 pm - 4.30 pm
Night Session of Rounds from 7.00 pm, Mainstream from 7.30 - 10.00 pm
Sunshine Coast Square Dance Centre, 260 Dixon Rd Buderim Qld
Nev & Bev McLachlan
ph: 07 5445 1238, 0427 135 442, 0417 729 263

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Sat 4 Aug to
Sun 5 Aug
VIC Southern Cross A
"A" SOUTHERN CROSS WEEKEND
Yarraville Guide Hall, 6 Clare St Yarraville Victoria
5 minutes from Western end of the Westgate Bridge
Featuring Howard Cockburn (Vic) & Jack Leaver (NZ)
Saturday
11:00am - 1:00pm
2:00pm - 5:00pm
7:00pm Rounds
7:30 - 10:30pm
Sunday
10:00am - 12:00pm
12:30pm Optional Lunch at Yarraville Club
Howard Cockburn
ph: 0417 025 828
Fri 24 Aug to
Sun 26 Aug
SA South Australian Square Dance Society
43RD SOUTH AUSTRALIAN STATE CONVENTION
COUNTRY in the CITY
Venue: Hewett Community Function Centre, 28 Kingfisher Drive, Hewett 5118, South Australia
Located on the edge of Adelaide, adjoining the Gateway to the Barossa Valley
Convenors: Karen & Murray Dempsey
Friday afternoon & night
Saturday morning, afternoon & night
Sunday morning sausage sizzle
Ticket Prices:
Full weekend (early bird, prior to 1st July) $30 SASDS members, $40 non members
Full weekend (1st July onwards) $35 SASDS members, $45 non members
Refer to flyer for other information & session prices
Interstate dancers please note that SASDS would like to extend honorary membership for the period of the convention
Tickets can be purchased at Trybooking
https://www.trybooking.com/355431
or click the link on the home page of our website
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Sep 2018
Fri 28 Sep to
Sun 30 Sep
NSW Square and Round Dance Association of NSW Inc.
BETSY GOTTA FROM THE USA
Woonona-Bulli R.S.L. Club, Princes Highway, Woonona
Roy Gotta on Rounds
Don't miss this great weekend
MS with Plus and Rounds
Friday 7.30pm - 10.30pm
Saturday 7.30pm - 11.00pm
Sunday 10.00am - 12.30pm
EARLY BIRD TICKET: (to July 30th) $30.00 per person
REGULAR TICKET: $40.00 per person
REGISTER TODAY!
David Todd
ph: 0411 888 515

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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

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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

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Mar 2019
Fri 22 Mar to
Sun 24 Mar
QLD Hervey Bay Square Dance Club
BIRTHDAY BY THE BEACH
Hervey Bay Square Dance Club Inc celebrates 30 years of Square Dancing in the Bay with a whole weekend of fun and dance
Guest Caller - Brian Hotchkies
Sessions Friday night, Saturday afternoon & evening, Sunday morning
Venue to be announced, Cost to be decided
For further details keep your ear to the ground and your eyes peeled.
This is a one-off, don't miss it, mark your diary!!!

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Apr 2019
Wed 24 Apr to
Sun 28 Apr
TAS 60TH AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL SQUARE DANCE CONVENTION
Celebrating 60 years
Deloraine Community Complex, Alveston Drive, Deloraine, Tasmania
Further details: Kaye Chandler, PO Box 796 Launceston TAS 7250

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