National Diary of Events

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Feb 2018 State Event Details Flyer Contact
Sat 24 Feb to
Sun 25 Feb
NSW Kendall Plus
* BRIAN HOTCHKIES *
With guest Callers Sunday afternoon
Kendall Services & Citizens Club (Air Conditioned) (South of Port Macquarie, NSW, on the East Coast of Australia)
Saturday: Squares 1:00 - 3:30, Rounds 7:30, Squares 8:00 - 10:30
Sunday: Squares 1:00 - 3:30, Squares & Rounds 7:00 - 9:00
If sufficient interest, on Sunday morning there will be an optional "Advanced", or "Intro to A" session. Casual dress okay & there may be a nominal charge as this extra session is not included in the W/E ticket.
Weekend ticket: $40.00
Session tickets: Saturday Evening $15.00, All other sessions $10.00
Accommodation available at KEW MOTEL: Ph.: 02-6559-4275
Ph: 02 4392 6060 or 02 4392 0336
Ph: 0414 849 862 or 0407 290 010
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
Sat 17 Mar NSW Summerland Larrikins
26TH BIRTHDAY
With Special Guest Caller Glenn Wilson
Alstonville Uniting Church Hall Main Street, Alstonville
It's St. Paddys Day So Wear Something - GREEN
SESSION TIMES:
2.00pm - 4.30pm Squares with some Rounds
4.30pm NNSWSDAMeeting
7.30pm Rounds
8.00pm Squares
SESSION PRICES:
Afternoon $10, Night $13, 2 Sessions $20
<<< LOTS OF FUN FOR EVERYONE >>>
SQUARES - ROUND - MIXERS
EVERYBODY WELCOME - THE MORE THE MERRIER
Wilma Flannery
ph: 02 6662 6647
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
Sat 24 Mar NSW Tamworth Cloverleaf Dancers
10TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION
KOOTINGAL WAR MEMORIAL HALL Denman Avenue, Kootingal
Opp. the shops, at the pedestrian crossing
3.30pm Meet & Greet
Dancing to start by 4.00pm
Dinner - 6.00pm Victoria Harbour Chinese Restaurant, Kootingal Bowling Club, Limbri Road, Kootingal
Evening Dancing - 7.30pm to 9.30pm (Cake & Supper)
Featuring Guest Caller: Les Heaton
Cost: $15.00 all inclusive
Special Guests will be Lyn & Doug Neaylon who helped to found the Cloverleaf Dancers Group
Max
ph: 0411 501 646
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
Sat 31 Mar QLD EASTER SATURDAY SPECIAL
Sunshine Coast Square Dance Centre, Buderim
Afternoon Session of Plus and "A"
From 2.00 pm - 5.00 pm Costing $8.00 per person
Night Session of Rounds from 7.00 pm and Mainstream from 7.30 pm - 10.30 pm Costing $8.00 per person
The hall will remain open between Sessions, Showers available, BYO basket tea & relax in our peaceful garden setting, or there are several food outlets nearby (remember its Easter). A food contribution towards Supper will be appreciated. Book early to secure your campsite.
Nev and Bev McLachlan
ph: 07 5445 1238, 0417 729 263, 0427 135 442
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 plus Special Guest Callers & Cuers
Your weekend package includes all dancing sessions, refreshments, catered lunches Saturday & Sunday & Friday night supper.
We have again put together an all-star calling line-up and a program that offers large quantities of all levels of dancing.
Please get behind this years Spectacular. Tell your friends about it!
Refer to the registration form for further details.
Jaden Frigo

Website
Sat 7 Apr to
Sat 14 Apr
QLD Burleigh Squares
DANCING DURING THE COMMONWEALTH GAMES
Burleigh Square Dance Club invites you to dance with us during the Commonwealth Games which are being held on the Gold Coast in April 2018.
Our dance nights during the Games are: Saturday 7th April and Saturday 14th April
Cost is $8 per person per night
7pm to 10pm at Maher Hall, 42 Matilda Street, Burleigh Heads
Karen
ph: 0415 832 137

Peter
ph: 0435 539 315
Sue
ph: 0412 776 862
Website   Facebook
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
TWO & a HALF DAYS LEARNING plus TWO EVENINGS OF ROUNDS
APRIL 17, 18 and APRIL 19 am
NON ARDA MEMBER $95.00 pp
ARDA MEMBERS $65.00 pp
REGISTRATION FORMS are available from the ARDA Secretary
Refer to the flyer for more information
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
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

Website
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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