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Oregon Federation News
April 2017

A publication of the Oregon Federation of Square and Round Dance Clubs

Printed 26 March 2017
President's Corner

April is approaching and we all hope that spring has arrived and that gardens are planted and lawns are starting to be mowed. But then again, with the recent history of our weather conditions, who knows what we are all doing when not dancing?

            How many of you are making your summer travel plans for various festivals, dance weekends, or just plain fun? Have you included Summer Festival in Salem among your travels? It would be really nice to see many of you there enjoying the talent of the featured callers and cuers who will be there. It will be a fun weekend with plenty of activities planned. Dancing at the Capitol, getting snacks at the festival from the teens who will be manning the snack shack to help raise money for their travels.

            March 25th will be a difficult day for many people. Two wonderful women will be laid to rest at separate memorial services. Marge Pentecost will be memorialized in The Dalles and Genevieve Churchill will be remembered at her memorial at the Sunset Presbyterian Church where the Eager Beavers dance. It should be a huge event. Come and share your thoughts about each one at whatever service you attend.

            The Federation Youth Coordinator wrote an excellent article in the March issue of the OFN. If you did not read it, go back and find it and let her information sink in when you think of the parents who support their children in square dance activities. Lots to think about.

            I will be attending an award recognition dance in Eastern Oregon on April 8. Three people will be recognized for their efforts in supporting square dance and all associated activities. Merri Anne Huber and Bill and Neva Reid will be recognized by the Washington Federation, but these dancers are also Oregon Federation members that we can be proud of also.

            I will also be traveling to other parts of the state when time allows during the remaining time of my presidency. I will make it to all 10 councils by the time I go out of office.

            Remind your clubs to take time to vote for Federation officers and get the ballots back in time by May 1.

Marilyn Schmit
President

Editor's Note

And so we have finally reached spring!  I, for one, will be glad to see this winter fade away.  I had quite enough of that white stuff falling from the sky.

Do not hesitate to contact me if you have questions about getting your information posted here.  I have a link every month to an article that summarizes the ways to do that, but if anything is confusing. you have my email address.

Following up on the information on Genevieve Churchill below, her Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, March 25, at 11 AM, at the Sunset Presbyterian Church, 14986 NW Cornell Rd, Beaverton.  Square dance attire is encouraged.  After the celebration, Daryl Clendenin will call a tip in the gym.


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Federation Events

Federation Meeting

The next Federation meeting will be May 7, at the Buckaroo Barn in Roseburg.

At this meeting, we will count the ballots for Federation 2017-2018 officers.  The ballots are in the mail now.  You may view the nominee's information by clicking here.


Scholarship Benefit Dance

The Federation awards $500 scholarships to high school seniors and college freshman who have been active in their square dance clubs.  To replenish the scholarship fund, we will be holding a benefit dance on Sunday April 2 at the Maplewood Grange in Aurora.  Click on the flyer thumbnail for more details.


Summer Festival

Oregon's 2017 Summer Festival will be held at Blanchet School in Salem, July 14 to 16, 2017.  Click here to fetch your registration form.


Mid-Winter

Start planning for Mid Winter-Festival 2018, January 26, 27 and 28, 2018.


Annual Membership Information Update

Every year, in the first half of the year, we ask all clubs and councils to update their membership information, to prepare for printing the state directory.  We ask that you update the information after you have elected your officers for the new square dance year, so that the information is correct when the directories are distributed in September.  At this time, the annual membership dues also become due.  Attached is a letter being sent from the Membership Chairman, Sylvia Davis, to all of the Area Delegates telling them about this process.

Dear Council Delegate,

As the Area Delegate, you play a key role in making sure all the membership information for the clubs in your council get correctly updated and printed in the State Directory.  You need to make sure that each club receives an instruction letter telling them how to fill out the Club Information Form online.  Then, you need to make sure that you fill out the Council Information Form online.  Then, you need to collect all the checks for dues and Where and When information from your clubs, have your treasurer deposit those checks in your council account and write a single check to the OFSRDC for State dues and Where & When, and mail it to the Membership Chairman.

To fill out the Council Information Form, go to the Federation’s web site at squaredance.gen.or.us/ClubInfo.  Please follow the instructions to complete the form.  Please verify the accuracy of the information you enter.  Double-check the spelling of last names and cities, where many spelling errors occur.

The information your club provides will be used to create the State Directory and update the Where & When section of the Oregon Federation News (OFN).  Remember that the Directory is printed and distributed in September and therefore, your information should reflect the officers that will be in effect at that time.

BE SURE THE TAX IDENTIFICATION NUMBER AND THE NON-PROFIT VERIFICATION INFORMATION IS CORRECT on the online form.  Also please remember that it is your responsibility to submit a council check to the Membership Chairman to cover the state membership dues and Where and When fees for your council and all the clubs in your council (do not include any council dues).  You should include a summary sheet showing which clubs paid which amounts.  Please try to have this check to the State Membership Chairman by the July 16, 2017 state meeting.

State dues are $20.00.

Your help and assistance in this task is greatly appreciated.

Sylvia Davis
Membership Chairman
503-325-8109


Corporation Renewal Status

All clubs in the Oregon Federation are required to maintain their status as non-profit corporations with the State of Oregon. The Secretary of State's office mails out a renewal notice about a month before your registration expires every year. The following clubs expire this month:

April 1 -- Interstate Highlanders
April 7 -- ReVuN'Q
April 25 -- Valley Squares
April 29 -- Tri Squares

When & Where

Download a complete list of the Federation club dances this month, all sorted by date and city.

Everything in the When & Where is extracted from the state directory information. If you find that your club information is wrong, you can fix that by going to the directory information area and fixing your data.

Available Callers & Cuers

Download a list of callers and cuers who are available and ready to call or cue a dance for you.

Federation Links
Oregon Round of the Month

April's Oregon Round of the Month is "Men", Phase II Two-Step, choreographed by Casey and Sharon Parker. This was chosen by the Interstate Highlanders Council.  Download your cue sheet here.

For more information on the Round of the Month, please contact .

Lessons starting in April and May

Everything in this section is taken from the state directory information. If you find that your class information is wrong, you can fix that by going to the directory information area and picking to the "Lessons" tab.


April

Kelso, WA
R Square D
Kelso Senior Center
106 NW 8th Ave.
Plus
Wednesday, 6:30 PM
Contact: 360-431-7553
Kelso, WA
R Square D
Kelso Senior Center
106 NW 8th Ave.
Mainstream
Wednesday, 7:30 PM
Contact: 360-431-7553

Special Dances
April 1 (1st Sat)
Buckeroo
Birthday Dance
Rounds 7:00 Squares Plus Tip 7:15, Mainstream 7:30
Buckeroo Barn, Roseburg
Caller: Mike Sikorsky
Cuer: Neil Koozer 1st Saturday
View Flyer
April 2 (1st Sun)
Timber 8's
Birthday Mainstream Sunday Dance
2pm. No pre-rounds, 1st tip plus
Buckeroo Barn, Roseburg
Caller: THE CREW
Cuer: Neil Koozer
View Flyer
April 8 (2nd Sat)
Muddy Frogs
Celebrate Our Honored Members
Honor award winners Bill and Neva Reid and Merri Anne Huber
Milton-Freewater Comm Bldg, Milton-Freewater
Caller: Darrell Kalmbach
Cuer: Lorna Hayden
View Flyer
April 11 (2nd Tue)
Spin Cycle Squares
Special Dan Nordbye Dance
7:30 - Pre-Rounds with Christina Corelli 8:00 MS and
Emerald Square Dance Center, Springfield
Caller: Dan Nordbye
Cuer: Christina Corelli
View Flyer
April 23 (4th Sun)
Eager Beavers
42nd Anniversary Dance & Chicken Dinner
Pre Plus 1:00 to 1:30 PM - Mainstream 1:30 to 3:30 PM
I.O.O.F. Hall, Hillsboro
Caller: Daryl Clendenin + Kalmbach & Hattrick
Cuer: Yvonne Clendenin + Hooper & Hattrick
View Flyer
April 26 (4th Wed)
Tualatin Timber Squares
Trophy Dance! Anniversary Dance! New Dan
6:30PM - 8:30PM
Winona Grange, Tualatin
Caller: Janienne Alexander
View Flyer
April 28 (4th Fri)
Silver Stars
Anniversary Dance
7:00 Pre-Rounds 7:30 Plus 8:00 - 9:30 PM Mainstream
Hazel Dell Grange, Vancouver
Caller: Darrel Kalmbach
Cuer: Dorothy Lowder
View Flyer
April 28 (4th Fri)
Elkhorn Swingers
Spring Fling at Baker City
Pre-Rounds & Mainstream Dance
Community Connection (Senior Center), Baker City
Caller: Darin Keith
Cuer: Debbie & Paul Taylor
View Flyer
April 30 (5th Sun)
Spin Cycle Squares
Special Spring Bling Dance with Ian Crai
3:00 - 4:30 Advanced / 4:30 - 5:30 - Potluck / 5:30 - 8:00 M
Emerald Square Dance Center, Springfield
Caller: Ian Craig
View Flyer
May 6 (1st Sat)
Happy Hoppers
Fiesta de la Noche
7:30 to 10:30 PM
Clark County Square Dance Center, Vancouver
Caller: Darrell Kalmbach
Cuer: Tami Helms
View Flyer
May 6 (1st Sat)
Umpqua Area Council
State Federation Dance
7:00 pm pre-rounds, 7:30-10:00 pm squares
Buckeroo Barn, Roseburg
Caller: Scott Zinser
Cuer: Neil Koozer
View Flyer
May 21 (3rd Sun)
Country Cut-Ups
Lumsden 40th Anniversary Dance
2:00 to 5:00pm, Mainstream Dance, No Door Charge, All Dancer
Boring Barn, Boring
Caller: Scott Zinser
Cuer: None
View Flyer
May 21 (3rd Sun)
Columbia River Dancers
10th Anniversary Dance Breast Cancer Fun
Everyone welcome! Fund Raiser for Kearney Center
Hazel Dell Grange, Vancouver
Caller: Jim Hattrick
Cuer: Jim Hattrick
View Flyer
May 26 (4th Fri)
Charlie Brown Squares
2017 Charlie Brown Squares Boatnik Dance
5/26-5/28:3 days of dancing!!! See Flyer For All The Details
Josephine County Square Dance Hall, Grants Pass
Caller: Hunter Keller
Cuer: Randy Lewis
View Flyer
June 9 (2nd Fri)
Buckeroo
Buckeroo Round Up
Annual Buckeroo Round Up
Buckeroo Barn, Roseburg
Caller: Dan Nordbye
Cuer: Mary Ann Callahan
View Flyer
June 11 (2nd Sun)
Buckeroo
Jungle Fun
Wildlife Safari Dance
Wildlife Safari, Winston
Caller: Dan Nordbye
Cuer: Mary Ann Callahan
View Flyer
June 18 (3rd Sun)
Country Cut-Ups
Father's Day Dance
1:00-5:00pm 1-2pm Plus, 2-5pm Mainstream (Every 3d Tip Plus)
Boring Barn, Boring
Caller: Dan Nordbye
Cuer: Julie Stiers
View Flyer
August 11 (2nd Fri)
Central Oregon Council
Central Oregon Round Up
Thurs Trails End, Fri & Sat, Advanced, Plus & MS Weekend
Sisters High School, Sisters
Caller: Jett Roberts
Cuer: Chuck & Sandy Weiss
View Flyer

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Pictures

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Charlie Browns Mainstream Graduating Class


20 squares attended the River City Dancers retirement dance for Les & Paula Seeley on February 12

Corvallis Squares graduating mainstream class, with instructors Bruce Lowther and Judy Russell
Councils & Clubs

Click a council name to go directly to that section.


Blue Mountains Council - Link
No council news received.
Elkhorn Swingers - Link
No club news received.
April 28 (4th Fri)
Spring Fling at Baker City
Pre-Rounds & Mainstream Dance
Community Connection (Senior Center), Baker City
Caller: Darin Keith
Cuer: Debbie & Paul Taylor
View Flyer
April 29 (5th Sat)
Spring Fling at Baker City
Workshops, Pre-Rounds, Pre-Squares, Mainstream Dance
Community Connection (Senior Center), Baker City
Caller: Darin Keith
Cuer: Debbie & Paul Taylor
View Flyer
April 30 (5th Sun)
Spring Fling at Baker City
Round Dance Workshop
Community Connection (Senior Center), Baker City
Cuer: Debbie & Paul Taylor
View Flyer
LaGrande Star Promenaders - Link
No club news received.
April 20 (3rd Thu)
Regular Dance
Call Ahead
Fort Union Grange, Island City
Caller: Dale Counsell
Cuer: Don Berry
Muddy Frogs - Link
No club news received.
April 8 (2nd Sat)
Celebrate Our Honored Members
Honor award winners Bill and Neva Reid and Merri Anne Huber
Milton-Freewater Comm Bldg, Milton-Freewater
Caller: Darrell Kalmbach
Cuer: Lorna Hayden
View Flyer
April 16 (3rd Sun)
Regular Dance
3 to 5 p.m.
Milton-Freewater Comm Bldg, Milton-Freewater
Caller: Bill Reid
Cuer: Neva Reid

Central Oregon Council - Link
No council news received.
April 29 (5th Sat)
New Dancer Jamboree
6:30p Rounds, 7:30-10p Easy MS, Plus & Rounds
Redmond Grange, Redmond
Caller: Roger Putzler
Cuer: Helen Halley
View Flyer
Bachelor Beauts - Link
No club news received.
April 1 (1st Sat)
Luau
6:30p Advanced, 7p Rounds, 7:30-10p MS, Plus & Rounds
Pine Forest Grange, Bend
Caller: Dan Preedy
Cuer: Ken Pratt
View Flyer
April 15 (3rd Sat)
Regular Dance
7p Pre Rounds, 7:30-10p MS, Plus & Rounds
Pine Forest Grange, Bend
Caller: Mark McDonald
Cuer: Mark McDonald
View Flyer
Red Rock Squares - Link
No club news received.
April 7 (1st Fri)

Rounds 7-7:30p, MS & Plus Squares 7:30-10p
Redmond Grange, Redmond
Caller: Terry Halley
Cuer: Mark McDonald
April 21 (3rd Fri)

Rounds 7-7:30p, MS & Plus Squares 7:30-10p
Redmond Grange, Redmond
Caller: Larry Sprout
Cuer: Tom Klug
Sagebrush Shufflers - Link
No club news received.
April 8 (2nd Sat)
Regular Dance
Rounds & Squares 7:00-10p
Legacy Dance Company, Prineville
Caller: Jim Steele
Cuer: Mark McDonald
April 22 (4th Sat)
Regular Dance
Rounds & Squares 7:00-10p
Legacy Dance Company, Prineville
Caller: Larry Sprout
Cuer: Mark McDonald
Sundown Round Dance Club - Link
No club news received.
April 10 (2nd Mon)
America's Pastime
6:30-7p Intermediate Rounds, 7-9:00p Phase II-IV
Pine Forest Grange, Bend
Cuer: Mark McDonald
Swinging Mountaineers Plus - Link
No club news received.
April 1 (1st Sat)
Saturday Morning Plus Workshop
10a-12p, Must have some Plus Dance Experience, $5 pp
Pine Forest Grange, Bend
Caller: Jim Steele
View Flyer
April 8 (2nd Sat)
Saturday Morning Plus Workshop
10a-12p, Must have some Plus Dance Experience, $5 pp
Pine Forest Grange, Bend
Caller: Jim Steele
April 14 (2nd Fri)
Regular Dance
Advanced 6:30-7p, Rounds 7-7:30p, Plus Squares 7:30-10p
Pine Forest Grange, Bend
Caller: Jim Steele
Cuer: Dave Cooper
April 15 (3rd Sat)
Saturday Morning Plus Workshop
10a-12p, Must have some Plus Dance Experience, $5 pp
Pine Forest Grange, Bend
Caller: Jim Steele
April 22 (4th Sat)
Saturday Morning Plus Workshop
10a-12p, Must have some Plus Dance Experience, $5 pp
Pine Forest Grange, Bend
Caller: Jim Steele
April 28 (4th Fri)
Regular Dance
Advanced 6:30-7p, Rounds 7-7:30p, Plus Squares 7:30-10p
Pine Forest Grange, Bend
Caller: Ian Craig
Cuer: Mark McDonald
April 29 (5th Sat)
Saturday Morning Plus Workshop
10a-12p, Must have some Plus Dance Experience, $5 pp
,
Caller: Jim Steele

Emerald Empire Council - Link
No council news received.
April 17 (3rd Mon)
Meeting
7:00 P.M.
Emerald Square Dance Center, Springfield
Boots & Sandals - Link
No club news received.
Cascade Callers & Cuers Assoc - Link
Join us for our Fifth Saturday Dance, April 29 at the Emerald Square Dance Center in Springfield. The CCCA members will have a meeting at 6:30 and then call and cue the dance for you. 7:30 pm - Pre-Rounds and 8:00 pm - Square Dance.

Come join us!

Christina Corelli, Secretary, CCCA

April 29 (5th Sat)
Regular Dance
7:30 PM Pre Rounds, 8:00 PM Squares
Emerald Square Dance Center, Springfield
Danebo Circle 8 - Link
No club news received.
April 15 (3rd Sat)
Regular Dance
Prerounds 7:30pm; Mainstream squares 8:00pm-10:00pm
Emerald Square Dance Center, Springfield
Caller: Lennie Ludiker
Cuer: Judy Russell
Misty Valley Cloggers - Link
No club news received.
April 21 (3rd Fri)
Regular Dance
7:30 - 10:00
Emerald Square Dance Center, Springfield
Cuer: Lauri Weidenhaft
Single Trees - Link
March 4th we had a nice visitation with the Independence Wagon Wheelers. We were graciously welcomed and given our banner back It is a long way to go, but at least it didn't rain constantly or snow or hail on us. Good conversation while on the road helps make the time pass quickly. On April 1st, we hope to see more people out for our visitation to dance to Mike Sikorsky in the Buckeroo Barn at Roseburg. We need to get back our banner from them too!

On April 28th we will be having our Psychedelic 60s dance with Scott Zinser and Christina Corelli. That should be a hoot if everyone dresses the part.

Submitted by Shirley Marc

April 14 (2nd Fri)
Regular Dance
7:30 plus; 8-10:30 MS squares
Emerald Square Dance Center, Springfield
Caller: Jim Hattrick
Cuer: Jackie Gale
April 28 (4th Fri)
Psychedelic 60's
7:30 plus; 8-10:30 MS squares
Emerald Square Dance Center, Springfield
Caller: Scott Zinser
Cuer: Christina Corelli
Spin Cycle Squares - Link
April 11, a Tuesday, is the Dan Nordbye dance. 7:30 - Pre-Rounds with Christina Corelli and squares with Dan from 8:00 - 10:30. Dan is a national caller from Mesa, Arizona. Spin Cycle Squares sponsors the Dan Nordbye dance. Come and have a great time with us and Dan!

April 30, a Sunday, is our special dance day with Ian Craig. 3:00- 4:30 is Advanced. We'll have our famous potluck at 4:30 and then Mainstream and Plus from 5:30 - 8:00. Hall A. Casual dress. Bring a smile and have fun with us!

We were pleased to have Kris Jensen call for us in March. Kris and Kurt's mom now lives in Eugene. Kris was here visiting and called for us. Thanks Kris! Our caller, Tim Matteson, had a chance to dance.

Remember, if you'd like some fun floor time at all levels please join us any Sunday from 5:30 - 8:00 in Hall A at the Emerald Dance Center in Springfield.

Tim Matteson is our caller/instructor. He does a great job! We also have a lot of food to enjoy too.

Happy dancing

Christina Corelli, Member-at-Large

April 2 (1st Sun)
Regular Dance
5:30-8:00 p.m. MS Plus & Advanced Call for dates
Emerald Square Dance Center, Springfield
Caller: Tim Matteson
April 9 (2nd Sun)
Regular Dance
5:30-8:00 p.m. MS Plus & Advanced Call for dates
Emerald Square Dance Center, Springfield
Caller: Tim Matteson
April 11 (2nd Tue)
Special Dan Nordbye Dance
7:30 - Pre-Rounds with Christina Corelli 8:00 MS and
Emerald Square Dance Center, Springfield
Caller: Dan Nordbye
Cuer: Christina Corelli
View Flyer
April 16 (3rd Sun)
Regular Dance
Dark
April 23 (4th Sun)
Regular Dance
5:30-8:00 p.m. MS Plus & Advanced Call for dates
Emerald Square Dance Center, Springfield
Caller: Tim Matteson
April 30 (5th Sun)
Special Spring Bling Dance with Ian Crai
3:00 - 4:30 Advanced / 4:30 - 5:30 - Potluck / 5:30 - 8:00 M
Emerald Square Dance Center, Springfield
Caller: Ian Craig
View Flyer
Sweet Home Squarenaders - Link
No club news received.
April 8 (2nd Sat)
Gospel & Square Dance
7:30 Plus, 8:00-10:30 MS square Dance
Oak Heights School, Sweet Home
Caller: Jim Voll
Cuer: Jackie Gale
April 21 (3rd Fri)
Campout and Square Dance at Camp Koinoni
Fri., 7:30pm Dance;Sat. 22, 7:30pm dance Sun. 23 Breakfast
Camp Koinonia Lodge, Sweet Home
Caller: Leonard Snodgrass( Fri) & Jim Voll (Sat)
Cuer: Jackie Gale (Fri. & Sat.)
Whirl-A-Ways - Link
No club news received.
April 8 (2nd Sat)
Regular Dance
7:30 plus 8-10:30 ms
Emerald Square Dance Center, Springfield
Caller: Mike Kious
Cuer: Christina Corelli
April 22 (4th Sat)
Regular Dance
7:30 plus 8-10:30 ms
Emerald Square Dance Center, Springfield
Caller: Mike Kious
Cuer: Christina Corelli
Wolf Pack - Link
We were dark on our March dance night to allow the Emerald Square Dance Center to rent out the hall for an all day event. Next dance is our "Bunny Hop" dance on April 1st. Hope you can join us.

Lessons with new dancers is going well, but we can always use more angels to make it even better.

Submitted by Al Wolf

April 1 (1st Sat)
Bunny Hop
7:30 Rounds / 8:00 Mainstream
Emerald Square Dance Center, Springfield
Caller: Sandy Harris
Cuer: Christina Corelli
View Flyer

Interstate Highlanders
No council news received.
April 17 (3rd Mon)
Meeting
7pm
Roosters Bar & Grill, Falls
Delegate: Doty DeGarmo
Klamath Country Squares - Link
No club news received.
April 15 (3rd Sat)
Regular Dance
7:30 p.m.- 10:00 p.m.
Triad School Student Union, Klamath Falls
Caller: Larry D. Sprout
Cuer: Sarge Glidewell
April 15 (3rd Sat)
Birthday Dance
KC's 46th Birthday Dance
Triad School Student Union, Klamath Falls
Caller: Larry Sprout
Cuer: Sarge Glidewell
View Flyer

Mid-Willamette Council
No council news received.
April 17 (3rd Mon)
Meeting
Sept, Nov., Jan., Mar., May
Salem Square Dance Center, Salem
Delegate: Norma Sohn
Braids & Braves - Link
No club news received.
April 15 (3rd Sat)
"Taco Tuesday on Saturday"
Taco Dinner at 6:00 pm and Dance all for $10.00
McMinnville Grange, McMinnville
Caller: Leomard Snodgrass
Cuer: Sandra Pinion
View Flyer
Capitol Callers & Cuers Assoc - Link
No club news received.
April 16 (3rd Sun)
Meeting
September through May
Salem Square Dance Center, Salem
Delegate: N/A
Cherry City Cloggers - Link
No club news received.
April 4 (1st Tue)
Regular Dance
4:00p - 8:30pm
Salem Square Dance Center, Salem
Cuer: Cheri Posedel
April 11 (2nd Tue)
Regular Dance
4:00p - 8:30pm
Salem Square Dance Center, Salem
Cuer: Cheri Posedel
April 18 (3rd Tue)
Regular Dance
4:00p - 8:30pm
Salem Square Dance Center, Salem
Cuer: Cheri Posedel
April 25 (4th Tue)
Regular Dance
4:00p - 8:30pm
Salem Square Dance Center, Salem
Cuer: Cheri Posedel
Corvallis Squares - Link
Our birthday dance on February 25 was well-attended and festive. Thanks to all who came to help us celebrate!

On February 27, we graduated our newest class of mainstream dancers, who are a fun and enthusiastic group. Many thanks go to Bruce Lowther and Judy Russell who did a great job shepherding the new dancers along to become solid square dancers.

By the time this OFN comes out, we will have had our Coast Retreat the weekend of March 10-12. Highlights include the dancing, of course, and the social time including the group potluck on Saturday at noon. It's not too early to save the 2nd weekend in March for next year's Coast Retreat! Karen

April 8 (2nd Sat)
Spring Dance
7:00 PM
First Congregational Church, Corvallis
Caller: Craig Abercrombie
Cuer: Craig Abercrombie
View Flyer
April 22 (4th Sat)
Regular Dance
7:00 PM
First Congregational Church, Corvallis
Caller: Roger Putzler
Cuer: Sandra Pinion
View Flyer
Golden Squares - Link
We had a great dance February 20. We had 17 visitors from Silver City Squares which made for a really fun night. We had over 4 squares! We donated $250 to the Silver City Squares youth for their competition in Canada. We haven’t been in the “News” for a while if you don’t know who we are we dance in Woodburn on the odd Monday nights at The Estates auditorium. We have a great dance floor. Randy Dibble is our caller and Jackie Gale is our cuer. We start with rounds at 7pm followed by squares at 8pm with every 3rd tip Plus. When there is a 5th Monday we have “Pie Night” which we usually have a good turnout. Lots of home-made pie. Our next Pie Night is Memorial Day. We would love to see you!

Hope to see you in a square.

Teija

Golden Squares

April 3 (1st Mon)
Regular Dance
7:00 P. M.
The Estates Auditorium, Woodburn
Caller: Randy Dibble
Cuer: Jackie Gale
April 17 (3rd Mon)
Regular Dance
7:00 P. M.
The Estates Auditorium, Woodburn
Caller: Randy Dibble
Cuer: Jackie Gale
Independence Wagon Wheelers - Link
Our first dance in March was a wonderful event. We were pleased to have a visitation from several Single Trees and Danebo Circle 8’s. And if that was not enough, we were surprised by a raid from the Whirl-a-Ways. For those of you who have not participated in a raid before, it is an enjoyable way of visiting a club. Since the club being raided does not know that you are coming, it is important that the club doing the raiding bring snacks with them. This way the club being raided does not feel the need to go out to the closest store and purchase food.

At our second dance in March we celebrated our 57th birthday. This is always a fun dance. Our board members take care of the door, kitchen and decorations and the club provides cake and ice cream. This way the club members get to just come and enjoy the dance without any of the responsibilities that go along with putting on a dance.

Happy Dancing. Linda Neuschwander

April 1 (1st Sat)
Regular Dance
7:00-10:00PM
Polk County Fairgrounds, Arts & Craft Bl, Rickreall
Caller: George Hermann
Cuer: Ralph Lambert
View Flyer
April 8 (2nd Sat)
Regular Dance
7:00-10:00PM
Polk County Fairgrounds, Arts & Craft Bl, Rickreall
Caller: George Hermann
Cuer: Ralph Lambert
View Flyer
Lebanon Square Circlers - Link
February was a really busy month for our club. Our first dance on February 4 was a fifties dance with Charlotte Jeskey calling and Jackie Gale cueing. Poodle skirts were very popular. This dance was also our New Dancers dance so we had an experienced clothing sale. On February 11 we helped Sweet Home Squarenaders celebrate its birthday. Great dance! Jim Voll called and Jackie Gale cued. We had a regular dance on February 19. Then we traveled to Corvallis for their birthday dance. Each Sunday evening the Lebanon Square Circlers are having Plus lessons also.

March 4 is our Hippie dance. Many of our club members are going to the Coast March 10-12 to participate in the Corvallis Squares Coast Weekend. That will be a fun weekend.

Our Mystery Trip is planned for April 29 and we are looking forward to traveling with members of other clubs. Then, of course, we are getting ready for the Strawberry Festival the first weekend of June. Hope you are planning to come. See you in a square! Marilyn York

April 1 (1st Sat)
Crazy Hat Dance
Bring all your craziest hats!
IOOF Hall, Lebanon
Caller: Charlotte Jeskey
Cuer: Jackie Gale
View Flyer
April 15 (3rd Sat)
Regular Dance
7:30 PM
IOOF Hall, Lebanon
Caller: Charlotte Jeskey
Cuer: Jackie Gale
ORDTA - Link
No club news received.
ReVuN'Q - Link
As I write this article, our club is about to start Cha Cha lessons with some students who have not had intermediate lessons before. We are looking forward to having some new faces in our lesson hour from 7:30-8:20. We continue to have floor time in the first and third hour. We have been dancing some favorites and some dances that are not danced often. It is always good to have variety.

Some of our dancers attended the Beach Ball and had a good time. The weather was not the best but they made do.

We have some dates to fill while Cheryl attends various events for dance and family. Our Vice-President is charged with getting guest cuers for those dates. Stay tuned for announcements of when. Come join us and get some floor time for your dancing pleasure. Marilyn Schmit

April 6 (1st Thu)
Regular Dance
Dance 6:30-7:20 & 8:30-9:30;Lessons 7:30-8:20
Salem Square Dance Center, Salem
Cuer: Cheryl Manley
April 13 (2nd Thu)
Regular Dance
Dance 6:30-7:20 & 8:30-9:30;Lessons 7:30-8:20
Salem Square Dance Center, Salem
Cuer: Cheryl Manley
April 20 (3rd Thu)
Regular Dance
Dance 6:30-7:20 & 8:30-9:30;Lessons 7:30-8:20
Salem Square Dance Center, Salem
Cuer: Cheryl Manley
April 27 (4th Thu)
Regular Dance
Dance 6:30-7:20 & 8:30-9:30;Lessons 7:30-8:20
Salem Square Dance Center, Salem
Cuer: Cheryl Manley
Salem Swingin' Stars - Link
As I write this we just finished with our Hobo Dance on March 3. It was great fun. Thanks to Danny Rickard for the awesome decorations and idea for this dance, to Lanie Rickard for making the three delicious Hobo stews that everyone enjoyed and to all of the dancers who joined us and made it a great night. Check out our Facebook page for photos.

March also has our St. Patrick's Day Dance on the 17 where everyone is wearing the green and dancing the night away. And we have a 5th Friday Plus Dance on the 31st.

We have 13 new students learning to square dance at our Wednesday lessons, one of which is only 8 years old and she loves to twirl.

On April 21 we will celebrate our 51st year as a club. Come join the fun. We will also be electing new club officers in April. Next month’s report will have those names.

We dance on the first and third Fridays of the month. If there is a 5th Friday, we have a Plus dance. We dance year round so please come on over to the Salem Square Dance Center and dance with us. See you on the dance floor. Sheila Machado

April 7 (1st Fri)
Regular Dance
7:00-10:30
Salem Square Dance Center, Salem
Caller: Randy Dibble
Cuer: Jeanine Norden
April 21 (3rd Fri)
Regular Dance
7:00-10:30
Salem Square Dance Center, Salem
Caller: Randy Dibble
Cuer: Jeanine Norden
Silver City Squares - Link
Thank you to everyone who joined us for our Birthday Dance in February. We enjoyed dancing to Leonard and Frances.

Our youth are practicing hard for competition. We are still selling Teen Festival pins. Please catch one of us at a dance to get yours. We will be heading up to Langley British Columbia on May 5. See you at a dance! Petrina Buchheit

April 14 (2nd Fri)
Regular Dance
7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Waldo Hills Community Club, Silverton
Caller: Leonard Snodgrass
Cuer: Frances Herigstad
Timber Twirlers - Link
It has been a fun year of dancing so far. We had some trouble with the weather but spring is on the way.

We have had a Disney theme dance, a chili feed dance, a chocolate dance and Mardi Gras dance since the first of the year with lots more themes to come. We will be having the Girls Night out calling our first dance in April and a Star War theme dance in May, plus lots more fun dances. So come join us the first and third Fridays of the month for great dancing. Sandy

April 7 (1st Fri)
Western Dance
7:30-10:00
IOOF Hall, Albany
Caller: Girls Night Out
Cuer: Sandy Harris
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April 21 (3rd Fri)
Regular Dance
Dark
April 23 (4th Sun)
Birthday Dance
1:30 pre rounds/2 Mainstream
Eagles, Albany
Caller: Bruce Lowther
Cuer: Sandy Harris
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Valley River Dancers - Link
Yo, Bachelors and Bachelorettes, come get your banner! You know, the one we captured on March 1, because we had, like, 9 or so members there. The gauntlet has been thrown!

Here’s a huge shout out for a quick recovery to our own Sharon Dibble. Hip, Hip, Hooray!!

Thank you to all of the dancers who helped us celebrate our 17th birthday. The floor was filled with our members and friends; the dance community across Oregon and Southern Washington give us all a sense of belonging. Those connections are priceless.

Lessons are off to a great start, and we are absolutely delighted that we have some young ‘uns participating. They are doing great despite the sashayed square of angels doing their best to disrupt the classroom.

Randy’s Kennewick plus challenge weekend kept him away from our plus dance, but we thank George Hermann for putting us through our paces. We had a grand time!

And, speaking of randy Randy, if you are at a workshop and you see him pull out index cards, run for your life. He’s choreographing competition dances and we are his guinea pigs. Seriously, it is a blast dancing with the Valley River Dancers…it’s always unpredictable, exciting, and the formations are often novel. We learn new things all of the time, which keeps us on our toes. Join us for the fun!

April 14 (2nd Fri)
Plus Dance
7:30-10:30 PM
Chehalem Community Center, Newberg
Caller: Randy Dibble
Cuer: Julie Stiers
April 28 (4th Fri)
Mainstream Dance
7:30-10:30 PM
Chehalem Community Center, Newberg
Caller: Randy Dibble
Cuer: Julie Stiers
April 29 (5th Sat)
A2 Dance
7:30-10:30 PM
The Estates Auditorium, Woodburn
Caller: Randy Dibble
Cuer: Julie Stiers
Willamette Squares - Link
After being dark due to inclement weather and the Mid-Winter Festival,

Willamette Squares is off to a new start! Their new dancer dance took place

on February 25 with a nice-sized crowd. Round dance lessons have begun and

will be happening on Sunday evenings from 5:00 to 7:00 PM at the Salem

Square Dance Center.

As always, we enjoy our time together either dancing and/or socializing. After a long, hard winter, with the season of spring around the corner, we are anticipating upcoming dances with a spring in our step! We invite everyone to join us. Jodee Howard

April 22 (4th Sat)
Regular Dance
7:30 - 10:15
Salem Square Dance Center, Salem
Caller: Sandy Harris
Cuer: Jackie Gale

Portland Area Council - Link
There’s been much discussion about getting background checks for callers and cuers who are involved in youth activities, or where there is repeated contact with youth. This would be mostly at the state level dances, since most clubs have few if any children attending.

Standardizing caller and cuer contracts are also being discussed, with a lot of great input by Scott Zinser.

Jim Schira

April 17 (3rd Mon)
Meeting
7:30
Oak Grove Community Club, Oak Grove
Delegate: Jim Schira
Bachelor N Bachelorettes - Link
We thank the Valley River Dancers for their March 1 visitation. We frequently get visitors from there, but an official visitation was quite a surprise!

Like many clubs, this is our club anniversary month. And it’s a great time to join our club. Particularly If you’re unhappy with your own club, why not give our club a whirl? Consider our dues: for $12 a year, one will get at least three free dances. Why, one can even MAKE money with such a deal!

Petula Petticoat

April 5 (1st Wed)
Regular Dance
7:30 - 10:30 PM
Abernethy Grange, Oregon City
Caller: Terry Halley
Cuer: Tami Helms
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April 12 (2nd Wed)
Anniversary Dance
7:30 - 10:30 PM
Abernethy Grange, Oregon City
Caller: DAN NORDBYE
Cuer: Tami Helms
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April 19 (3rd Wed)
Regular Dance
7:30 - 10:30 PM
Abernethy Grange, Oregon City
Caller: Renee Ruud
Cuer: Tami Helms
April 26 (4th Wed)
Remembrance Dance for Mel McLain
7:30 - 10:30 PM
Abernethy Grange, Oregon City
Caller: Jim Hattrick
Cuer: Jim Hattrick
Buzzin Bees - Link
Spring! Woo hoo! In April we are celebrating spring and our 59th anniversary as a square dance club. Our anniversary dance is on Saturday, April 15th at the Hazel Dell Grange. It will be all singing calls. We will have Roger Puzler as our guest caller. Our cuer for the night will be Patty Herman. Door prizes will be abundant and "Bee" related.

Our cuer for the April Fool's dance is Debbie Combs . Obviously, that would be on April 1st at the Hazel Dell Grange.

We are proud to announce that we have graduated 7 new Square dancers from our lessons group and welcome them into our club. It was a great graduation dance. We are proud of them.

Have a great spring!

Debbie Broers

April 1 (1st Sat)
Regular Dance
7:30 pre rounds 8:00 squares
Hazel Dell Grange, Vancouver
Caller: K.C. Curtis
Cuer: Debbie Combs
April 15 (3rd Sat)
Regular Dance
7:30 pre rounds 8:00 squares
Hazel Dell Grange, Vancouver
Caller: K.C. Curtis
Cuer: Debbie Combs
Chaps & Petticoats - Link
Yabba, dabba, doo we had a super time at our Flintstone dance on February 17th - thank you, all, for your enthusiasm. Darrell (and Erin) Kalmback brought high energy levels to the Flintstone dance in their "Flintstone" attire and by customizing songs with Bedrock words/lyrics. 'Lil Sandra Pinion added flare to our Round Dance cues. WOW, that was a fun time! Costume prizes were awarded to: adult male/female: Robert and Yung, youth male/female: Ethan and Trinity.

We introduced new Officers at our March 3rd dance. Retiring President (that's me) thanked our former Club Officers for their past two years of service by awarding a gift, a Bobble-head "Dino" the Dinosaur (blue and purple, of course) solar toy - our first Mascot, appropriate since our "Flintstone" dance celebrates our Club's anniversary dance. Retiring officers were: President, Betty Chipps with six-years of service and Vicki Pounds, as Secretary (duties fulfilled in 2016 when incumbent Secretary resigned) and Roberta Elders, PAC Representative (a position served for multiple years). New Officers were introduced: Bill (& Cindy) Sanford, President; Paulette Stahlecker, Secretary (and wife to Bruce Stahlecker, Sheriff); Betty Chipps, PAC Representative and Roberta Elders as 2nd PAC Rep. Some officers from last year will serve another term - they are: Tim Kane as Vice President, and Vicki Pounds as our "Bean Counter" (Treasurer) and Web Master. Much thanks to all who stepped forward to carry the Officer duties of Chaps and Petticoats.

Mark your calendars for our April 21st "Go Hog Wild Dinner/Dance," Tim Kane has donated the pig, roasts the pig AND calls the Dance - he is joined on stage by Cheryl Manley, cuer. Dinner served at 6:45pm, Rounds at 7:30pm and Mainstream at 8:00pm.

When you attend our 1st Friday and 3rd Friday dances, be sure and thank Vicki Pounds, who most frequently opens our Grange doors for our callers and cuers to set up.

Have a blessed Easter!

Betty Chipps

April 7 (1st Fri)

7:30 Pre Plus 8:00 MS
,
Caller: Scott Zinser
Cuer: Sandra Pinion
April 21 (3rd Fri)
Go Hog Wild Dance
6:45 Roasted Pig dinner (comes with door cost)
Maplewood Grange, Aurora
Caller: Tim Kane
Cuer: Cheryl Manley
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Country Cut-Ups - Link
April will bring more spring weather and an exciting 5th Saturday dance At the Boring Barn. On April 29th at 7:00 PM, Scott Zinser will be calling our all Plus level Blacklight Dance. That should be a fun time.

We are excited to have back to back Mainstream classes this year. We graduated 11 new dancers on February 23rd and had over ten new students show up for lessons on March 2nd. Stay tuned for how it is going! We can always use angels on Thursdays evenings 7:30 to 9:30 PM.

April 1 (1st Sat)
Regular Dance
7:00pm Plus, 7:30-10:30 mainstream
Boring Barn, Boring
Caller: Darrell Kalmbach
Cuer: Tami Helms
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April 7 (1st Fri)
Barn Sale
9:00am to 4:00pm Barn Sale Fundraiser
Boring Barn, Boring
Caller: None
Cuer: None
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April 8 (2nd Sat)
Barn Sale
9:00am to 4:00pm Barn Sale Fundraiser
Boring Barn, Boring
Caller: None
Cuer: None
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April 15 (3rd Sat)
Regular Dance
Dark
April 22 (4th Sat)
Regular Dance
7:00pm Plus, 7:30-10:30 mainstream
Boring Barn, Boring
Caller: Scott Zinser
Cuer: Stephanie Lozano
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April 29 (5th Sat)
Black Light Dance
7:00pm Plus
Boring Barn, Boring
Caller: Scott Zinser
Cuer: Lonnie Sycks
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Floordusters - Link
No club news received.
April 3 (1st Mon)
Regular Dance
6:30 PM
South Clackamas Community Church, Canby
Caller: Tim Kane
Cuer: Anthony Egan, CALLER/INST.
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April 10 (2nd Mon)
Regular Dance
6:30 PM
South Clackamas Community Church, Canby
Caller: Tim Kane
Cuer: Anthony Egan, CALLER/INST.
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April 17 (3rd Mon)
Regular Dance
6:30 PM
South Clackamas Community Church, Canby
Caller: Tim Kane
Cuer: Anthony Egan, CALLER/INST.
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April 24 (4th Mon)
Regular Dance
6:30 PM
South Clackamas Community Church, Canby
Caller: Tim Kane
Cuer: Anthony Egan, CALLER/INST.
Happy Hoppers - Link
The HAPPY HOPPERS will host our regular first and third Saturday dances at the Clark County Square Dance Center with Jim Hattrick calling and cueing. Rounds start at 7:30 with Plus squares at 8:00. The April 1 agenda will include an April Fools-style indoor pot-luck picnic starting at 5:00, followed by the election of club officers. On April 15 will be our annual Ice Cream Social Dance. Don't miss that one!

We work hard to make our education program a comfortable environment for students. Many of our club members volunteer as "Angels" to help make it an easy and productive experience. We are committed to serving both beginners and continuing students with our lesson format. Every Monday, Plus lessons will be given at 6:30, Basic lessons start at 7:30, and Mainstream lessons are available at 9:00.

Marc Kahn

April 1 (1st Sat)
Regular Dance
7:30 to 10:30 PM
Clark County Square Dance Center, Vancouver
Caller: Jim Hattrick
Cuer: Jim Hattrick
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April 15 (3rd Sat)
Regular Dance
7:30 to 10:30 PM
Clark County Square Dance Center, Vancouver
Caller: Jim Hattrick
Cuer: Jim Hattrick
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Heads to the Center - Link
No club news received.
April 6 (1st Thu)
Regular Dance
7:30 - 9:30 pm
Milwaukie Grange, Milwaukie
April 13 (2nd Thu)
Regular Dance
7:30 - 9:30 pm
Milwaukie Grange, Milwaukie
April 20 (3rd Thu)
Regular Dance
7:30 - 9:30 pm
Milwaukie Grange, Milwaukie
April 27 (4th Thu)
Regular Dance
7:30 - 9:30 pm
Milwaukie Grange, Milwaukie
Oaky Doaks - Link
“The First of April, so called Prima Aprilis (from Latin prima, day; aprilis, humbug) is the only day of the year when elements, thoughts, words, and senses, all rushing towards springtime, observe a crazy, mad carnival and thanks to a traditional privilege abandon themselves to cosmic pranks, interplanetary riot, surprises of unleashed chaos, when at every step triumphant drivel flies in the face of the usual order of things!” -- Antoni Słonimski and Julian Tuwim, in W oparach absurdu [In the Fumes of Absurd] (in Polish), 1958.

On the first Saturday of April, the Oaky Doaks will be enjoying the “traditional privilege” by doing like it says. Abandoning ourselves to pranks, surprises and triumphant drivel at our Fun Dance! Can you dance with a box on your feet, a sack over your head or a bean bag on your head? Can you take a joke or laugh with everyone else when you discover that you are at the center of a prank? Come join us on April 1st and be a part of the merriment and fun that we will be having.

The Anglo-Saxons called April ēastre-monaþ. The Venerable Bede says in “The Reckoning of Time” that this month ēastre is the root of the word Easter. He further states that the month was named after a goddess Eostre whose feast was in that month. It is also attested by Einhard in his work, “Vita Karoli Magni”.

On Saturday, April 15th, the Oaky Doaks will be having a Gospel Dance in recognition of the day. Gather with us as we get together with our fellow square and round dancers to commemorate and rejoice the following Sunday’s event with song, food and dance. It will be such enjoyable entertainment that maybe the other symbol of the holiday might stop by with some of his fowl gifts and sweets to celebrate with us as well. Everyone is bound to have a “Hoppy” good time.

See you on the dance floor,

Gary

April 1 (1st Sat)
Spring Dance Schedule
Oaky Doaks list of upcoming dances
Oak Grove Community Club, Oak Grove
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April 1 (1st Sat)
Fun Dance
7:00 Pre-Rounds, 7:30- 10:00 Mainstream
Oak Grove Community Club, Oak Grove
Caller: Mike Halley
Cuer: Helen Halley
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April 13 (2nd Thu)
New Dancer Jamboree!
All Singing Calls at Level B51 plus resale dance clothing
Oak Grove Community Club, Oak Grove
Caller: Mike Halley
Cuer: Helen Halley
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April 15 (3rd Sat)
Gospel Dance
7:00 Pre-Rounds, 7:30- 10:00 Mainstream
Oak Grove Community Club, Oak Grove
Caller: Mike Halley
Cuer: Helen Halley
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River City Dancers - Link
Spring marks new beginnings, and so it is with River City Dancers.

On February 12th, we sent our caller couple, Les and Paula Seeley, off with a grateful, wondful flourish marked by “The Crew and Rudd”: Daryl Clendenin; Randy Dibble; Jim Hattrick; and Renee’ Rudd (with the latter’s permission, sometimes known as “The Crewdd” (excuse the spelling). Tami Helms and Tim Keck donated their Cueing. It was a wonderful/sad/glad event to a packed house at Milwaukie Community Center.

We will be having Guest Callers until November, with feedback forms available to the membership. According to our plan, the Caller Selection Committee will pick the top three candidates, and we will vote our selection at the November General Meeting.

Another historic first: at a recent membership meeting, River City Dancers, formely a “Couples Club’ is now accepting singles as new members. If you are interested in formally joining us, talk to any officer or member, and we will start the process.

Forty-two members enjoyed Winter Festival in Albany this year. Thank you to all the workers who put it on. It’s a great effort and we are proud to participate. We look forward to Summer Festival in Salem this year at the Salem Blanchet Catholic School.

April 8 (2nd Sat)
Regular Dance
6:45 Plus, 7:15 pre-rounds, 7:30 to 10:30 pm Mainstream
Milwaukie Community Club, Milwaukie
Caller: Renee Ruud
Cuer: Tami Helms
April 15 (3rd Sat)
Hobo Dance
6:45 Plus, 7:15 pre-rounds, 7:30 to 10:30 pm Mainstream
Milwaukie Community Club, Milwaukie
Caller: Mark Wheeler
Cuer: Tami Helms
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Rosetown Ramblers - Link
No club news received.
April 8 (2nd Sat)
Regular Dance
Alternate Mainstream and Plus, 7:30 to 9:30
Milwaukie Grange, Milwaukie
Caller: Ian Craig
Silver Stars - Link
No club news received.
April 28 (4th Fri)
Anniversary Dance
7:00 Pre-Rounds 7:30 Plus 8:00 - 9:30 PM Mainstream
Hazel Dell Grange, Vancouver
Caller: Darrel Kalmbach
Cuer: Dorothy Lowder
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Tumbleweeds - Link
We have elections of officers for our club coming up. What a fantastic group of people to choose from.

We have Dan Norbye coming for us April which will be also our Easter dance. The dance promises to be a great dance with Ham and everything that goes with it. Yum Yum.

We are still looking for a new caller. We plan on voting for a new caller in a few months.

Betty

April 7 (1st Fri)
Regular Dance
11:00-2:00 PM
Odd Fellows Hall, Milwaukie
Caller: Les Seeley 1st, 3rd & 5th Friday
Cuer: Tami Helms 1st,, 3rd & 5th Friday
April 14 (2nd Fri)
Regular Dance
11:00-2:00 PM
Odd Fellows Hall, Milwaukie
Caller: Les Seeley 1st, 3rd & 5th Friday
Cuer: Tami Helms 1st,, 3rd & 5th Friday
April 21 (3rd Fri)
Regular Dance
11:00-2:00 PM
Odd Fellows Hall, Milwaukie
Caller: Les Seeley 1st, 3rd & 5th Friday
Cuer: Tami Helms 1st,, 3rd & 5th Friday
April 28 (4th Fri)
Regular Dance
11:00-2:00 PM
Odd Fellows Hall, Milwaukie
Caller: Les Seeley 1st, 3rd & 5th Friday
Cuer: Tami Helms 1st,, 3rd & 5th Friday

Rogue-Sis-Q Council
No council news received.
April 3 (1st Mon)
Meeting
4:30pm
Denny's Restaurant, Medford
Delegate: Lorri McIntosh
Charlie Brown Squares - Link
The Charlie's have enjoyed getting back into the dancing spirit. Hopefully the weather will not affect our dancing anymore!

Congratulations to our newest graduates!!! Our September class graduated on March 14th and will be starting to workshop and improve their skills. We had 6 that graduated. We hope to keep them excited about dancing and learning.

Our March dances were lots of fun; Ray called our 1st Saturday dance and Mary Nutt cued. Ray was out of town for our 3rd Saturday dance, so we got to welcome Wayne Weaver back from a 3 month vacation. He called our "Awkward Moments" dance and Bob Dingman cued. We had a great turnout with 3 plus squares; we even had 3 squares for the A1 tip - which was wonderful!! The Stars stole a banner; so the Charlie's will be coming for theirs soon!

The Charlie's stole a banner from the Rogue Squares when we enjoyed dancing on St. Patrick's Day to Lawrence Johnstone from Ukiah, CA. Lawrence is a great caller, so if you've never danced to him you're definitely missing out - he is a lot of fun!

We are dark at our hall on April 1st, but we will still be dancing. We will be in Roseburg to enjoy dancing to Mike Sikorsky on April 1st, and The Crew on April 2nd. Don't miss out - and we will see you up there!

April 15th will be called by Ray and rounds with Steve Murphy; always a fun time!

We are getting excited for the Boatnik Festival!! Don't forget to get your ribbons; which you can do online; or with any committee member. The fabulous Hunter Keller & Randy Lewis will be our featured caller & cuer. Get your ribbons before the registration price goes up!

The Charlie's look forward to seeing our friends in a square soon!!

Happy Dancing!!

April 1 (1st Sat)
Aces High/Jokers Wild Dance
Dark
April 15 (3rd Sat)
Earth Day Dance
7:30pm to 10:30pm
Josephine County Square Dance Hall, Grants Pass
Caller: Ray Holmes
Cuer: Steve Murphy
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Circle-N-Square - Link
No club news received.
April 15 (3rd Sat)
Regular Dance
8:00 PM
Greenhorn Grange, Yreka
Caller: Dean Black
Rogue Squares - Link
No club news received.
April 14 (2nd Fri)
Regular Dance
7:30-10:00
Rogue Valley Square Dance Center, Medford
Caller: Ray Holmes
Cuer: Mary Nutt
April 21 (3rd Fri)
Regular Dance
7:30-10:00
Rogue Valley Square Dance Center, Medford
Caller: Ray Holmes
Cuer: Mary Nutt
Star Promenaders - Link
No club news received.
April 8 (2nd Sat)
Regular Dance
pre-rounds 7:30
Rogue Valley Square Dance Center, Medford
Caller: Wayne Weaver
Cuer: Bob Dingman
April 22 (4th Sat)
Regular Dance
pre-rounds 7:30
Rogue Valley Square Dance Center, Medford
Caller: Wayne Weaver
Cuer: Bob Dingman

South Coast Council - Link
No council news received.
Beachcombers - Link
Beachcombers are having beginner lessons now with a good turnout on Sunday afternoon for jive, followed by square dance class.  Beginning two-step is being offered on Tuesday evenings.  We enjoyed having Tim Kane call our February dance, and are looking forward to having Richard Lane call our March dance on the 25th.  He called some dances for us many years ago, and he was one of our first callers for our Battle Rock Festival. Our own Cathy Houston will be cueing the rounds.  Everyone come join us for a great dance!

Cathy

April 8 (2nd Sat)
Regular Dance
3 PM to 6 PM Oct-april 7-10 PM May-Sept
Beachcombers Cove, Port Orford
Caller: Guest Callers
Cuer: Cathy Houston
April 15 (3rd Sat)
Regular Dance
3 PM to 6 PM Oct-april 7-10 PM May-Sept
Beachcombers Cove, Port Orford
Caller: Guest Callers
Cuer: Cathy Houston
April 22 (4th Sat)
Regular Dance
3 PM to 6 PM Oct-april 7-10 PM May-Sept
Beachcombers Cove, Port Orford
Caller: Guest Callers
Cuer: Cathy Houston
April 29 (5th Sat)
Regular Dance
3 PM to 6 PM Oct-april 7-10 PM May-Sept
Beachcombers Cove, Port Orford
Caller: Guest Callers
Cuer: Cathy Houston
Crook County Mavericks - Link
No club news received.
April 21 (3rd Fri)
Regular Dance
7:00-9:00 PM Phase II-IV
Beachcombers Cove, Port Orford
Cuer: Dave Cooper
Saints-N-Aints - Link
Saints-n-Aints will be dark on April 1. We will be traveling to Roseburg for their Birthday Dance. Our Birthday Dance will be held on April 15 so if you are in the area stop by for a great night with our caller, Sherm Welch, and cuer, Donna Hiserote.

Linda

April 1 (1st Sat)

Dark
April 1 (1st Sat)
Regular Dance
7:00-10:00
Harmony Methodist Church, Coos Bay
Caller: Sherm Welch
Cuer: Donna Hiserote
April 15 (3rd Sat)
Regular Dance
7:00-10:00 -Birthday Dance
Harmony Methodist Church, Coos Bay
Caller: Sherm Welch
Cuer: Donna Hiserote
Sets In Order - Link
No club news received.
April 8 (2nd Sat)
Regular Dance
7:00 PM
Coquille Community Building, Coquille
Caller: Coleeta Quigley
Cuer: Denise Harris

Tualatin Valley Council - Link
To earn your TVC Ambassador badge you need to visit each of the TVC clubs and attend two TVC sponsored events within an 18 month period. For those of you who dance Mainstream and are trying to earn your badge, the Eager Beavers who normally dance Plus are having their Anniversary dance on April 23rd as a Mainstream dance. It will be held at the Hillsboro IOOF Hall from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm.

The TVC’s "Sunday Afternoon Delight", dance on March 5th was a big success with over ten squares attending. The dance featured popular International caller Gary Shoemake with Yvonne Clendenin cueing.

Our next Council dance will be a 5th Saturday “Spring Fling Dance” at the Aloha Grange on April 29th, 2017. Mike and Julie Stout will be the caller and cuer with a mainstream format and pre-rounds.

Ferrous Steinka

April 24 (4th Mon)
Meeting
7:00
Old Spaghetti Factory, Hillsboro
Delegate: Dale Brabham
Columbia River Dancers - Link
Our Pajama dance was not a sleeper. Caller Jim Hattrick was decked out in his long nightgown and his night cap. Lots of laughs were had at the expense of those who took to the theme.

This month we celebrate our second anniversary with Adam Christman calling and cueing. It being close to St. Paddy's day we will have the wearing of the green and Irish treats.

Lessons are going strong. We have a beginner's class starting the first Tuesday of each month so if you have someone who wants to learn, send them down. With our "angels" we had over three squares of dancers last Tuesday.

Come dance with us. Our goal is to have everyone dance so even if you are a single, we welcome you.

Nick Johnson

April 8 (2nd Sat)
Regular Dance
7 PM plus, 8 PM Mainstream
Hazel Dell Grange, Vancouver
Caller: Mark Wheeler
Cuer: Dorothy Lowder
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April 22 (4th Sat)
Regular Dance
7 PM plus, 8 PM Mainstream
Hazel Dell Grange, Vancouver
Caller: Darrell Kalmbach
Cuer: Julie Stiers
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Eager Beavers - Link
What? Another Anniversary Dance? You just had one. You know how time flies when you are having fun. Join us Sunday, April 23rd at the Hillsboro IOOF Hall. Pre Plus 1:00 to 1:30 pm, Mainstream 1:30 to 3:30 pm with chicken dinner at 3:30 pm. All this for $6 and you can dance both MS and Plus with our three great callers. What a great way to spend a Sunday afternoon and get your TVC Ambassador form signed from a plus club.

Our King and Queen of Hearts Dance celebrated not only Valentine’s Day but also the first of our Plus Lessons. This year Marie Clem and Bob Allen were chosen by lottery as Queen and King of Hearts. They wore their crowns with dignity, even if they did tend to slip a little, and behaved as royalty must toward the hoi polloi. It was fun.

Nearly three squares of our members attended the Hoedowners Anniversary Dance which included a chicken dinner. As usual the Hoedowners throw an excellent party and a good time was had by all.

Our Plus lessons continue with our three excellent callers from noon to 1:15 pm. Students have the option to stay for a couple of tips with the club and practice what they have learned. Our $4 donation is a bargain.

We dance on most holidays so even those of you who are not retired can join us once in a while. Our three callers, Jim Hattrick, Daryl Clendenin, and Darrell Kalmbach keep us on our toes as each week one seems to have some new twist to keep our minds sharp. All plus dancers are invited to dance with us on Monday afternoons, 1:15 to 3:00 pm, at the Sunset Presbyterian Church, 14986 NW Cornell Road in Beaverton. Come out and brush up, the $4 covers the whole 3 hours.

Please check for up to date information at www.eagerbeavers.info or OFN website: http://ofn.club.

Rachel Nettleton

April 3 (1st Mon)
Lessons Continue
Lessons Coninue 12:00 to 1:15 PM
Sunset Presbyterian Church, Beaverton
Caller: Daryl Clendenin
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April 10 (2nd Mon)
Regular Dance
1:15 to 3:00 Plus Dance & Ph II Rounds
Sunset Presbyterian Church, Beaverton
Caller: Darrell Kalmbach
Cuer: Joyce Hooper
April 17 (3rd Mon)
Regular Dance
1:15 to 3:00 Plus Dance & Ph II Rounds
Sunset Presbyterian Church, Beaverton
Caller: Jim Hattrick Caller/Cuer
Cuer: Jim Hattrick
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April 23 (4th Sun)
42nd Anniversary Dance & Chicken Dinner
Pre Plus 1:00 to 1:30 PM - Mainstream 1:30 to 3:30 PM
I.O.O.F. Hall, Hillsboro
Caller: Daryl Clendenin + Kalmbach & Hattrick
Cuer: Yvonne Clendenin + Hooper & Hattrick
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April 24 (4th Mon)
Regular Dance
1:15 to 3:00 Plus Dance & Ph II Rounds
Sunset Presbyterian Church, Beaverton
Caller: Darrell Kalmbach
Cuer: Joyce Hooper
Hayshakers - Link
We have 13 people taking lessons. It is very exciting. We think that most of them will join the club which will be thrilling if they do. One gentleman has already asked if he could join. As far as our dances, it has been hit and miss due to the weather.

Hayshakers are now dancing the 1st Fridays from 6:30 pm. Harvey Hunsucker caller & cuer. Dance is at the Pacific Grange, 90475 Hwy 101, Cullaby Lake, at Warrenton, OR. Be sure to call first to make sure we have enough people for a dance. 503.325.8109, 503.861.2726, 503.325.2100. www.hayshakers.org

Sylvia Davis

April 7 (1st Fri)
Regular Dance
6:30 PM
Pacific Grange, Warrenton
Caller: Guest
Cuer: Guest
April 21 (3rd Fri)
Regular Dance
6:30 PM
Pacific Grange, Warrenton
Caller: Guest
Cuer: Guest
Hoedowners - Link
We had so much fun in February I can hardly believe it was only 28 days. We held two make-up classes for our new dancers on the 1st and 8th. This class of 15 was truly amazing and those last two classes allowed them to really hone their skills.

Our Mad Hatter Tea Party Dance was February 11th and what a variety of hats attended, the mundane, the lyrical, the lighted! The dining room was adorned with tea cups and tea pots but where were the Queen of Hearts and the White Rabbit? I think they were on the dance floor all evening.

Wednesday, the 15th was our Annual Hoedowner Potluck-Graduation-Meeting. The buffet tables were laden with delicious food of all sorts. Nothing tastes better than another person’s cooking. We had plenty of time to visit and when the door prizes were drawn Kelly McCaw won the vintage set of square dance tumblers and Curt Brehmer won the free night’s stay at the Marriott.

February 25th was our 67th Anniversary Dance and what a celebration it was! We had over 100 join us for our chicken dinner, replete with baked beans, coleslaw, potato salad, rolls, and cake. We were tucking chairs in everywhere. And after dinner the Aloha Grange was rocking with 11 squares on the floor and more attendees sitting on the sides. Thank you to the Toe Draggers and Sunset Promenaders for making this a club visitation. We always enjoy your company. Richard Lane, Darrell Kalmbach and Casey Curtis joined Daryl on stage and those voices blend so well together. We used our Black and White Sparkle decorations as we had to cancel that dance in January because of the weather. Love to see dancers in their black and white best. Special kudos to Beth Procassini for her vintage black skirt and top bedecked with hundreds of silver sequins and a shout out to David and Colleen Van Winkle for their matching, sparkling outfits that Colleen sewed especially for this dance. You are setting the bar very high.

I’m not looking forward to any April showers. I’ve had quite enough already but I am looking forward to:

April 8th: Denim and Diamonds Dance, everyone has at least one of the two in their closet and;

April 22nd: Hope to “Sea” You Dance, I’m leaving my swimsuit at home but beachwear and cruise wear will do.

Krystal Laas

April 8 (2nd Sat)
Denim & Diamonds Dance
7:00-8:00 Plus/Interm. Round;8:00-10:00 Mainstream
Aloha Grange #773, Aloha
Caller: Daryl Clendenin
Cuer: Yvonne Clendenin/Randy Lewis
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April 22 (4th Sat)
Hope to "Sea" You Dance
7:00-8:00 Plus/Interm. Round;8:00-10:00 Mainstream
Aloha Grange #773, Aloha
Caller: Daryl Clendenin
Cuer: Yvonne Clendenin
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Mix N Mingle - Link
As I write this, the weather remains a conversational topic. In spite of winter hanging on, good attendance has come along. We have been enjoying the lively, friendly Valley River Dancers, as well as dancers from other clubs. Switching to half an hour early for opening and closing seems to be a winner with the dancers, many of whom stay for the last dance now.

In the OFN I noticed someone wanting a way to know if dances will be held in bad weather when it's a last minute decision. She thought that Facebook posting might be the answer. Since I don't do social media, I continue to encourage readers to check our website, which seems to work for everyone.

At midwinter our own president, Dan Knierim and wife Debbie, were in the second place square for Last Square Standing. Way to go everyone!

Patty Bonney

April 1 (1st Sat)
Regular Dance
Higher level Rounds 7 pm; Pre-Rounds 7:30; Squares 8-10:30
Winona Grange, Tualatin
Caller: Randy Dibble
Cuer: Jeanine Norden
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April 15 (3rd Sat)
Regular Dance
Higher level Rounds 7 pm; Pre-Rounds 7:30; Squares 8-10:30
Winona Grange, Tualatin
Caller: Randy Dibble
Cuer: Jeanine Norden
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R Square D - Link
R Square D Dance Club welcomed all sweethearts to a Valentines dance on February 10th. Visiting clubs of Cougar Squares and Ruff and Ruffles came to dance to the love songs being called by Craig Abercrombie and Lonnie Sycks. Columbia River dancers retrieved a banner that R Square D had taken a while back. The floor stayed busy with 4 squares sashaying around the room.

The 25th of February brought out all our new dancers with a B-51 dance. Whoo-Hoo, 10 new dancers came out along with lots of visitors to welcome them. A big Thank You goes out to Ruff & Ruffles and Harbor Haylofters. Prairie Steppers and Cougar Squares both retrieved banners to take home. Thank you to Dick and Sandy Sims for hosting the dance.

Many thanks go out to Mary McDaniel and Marv Pope for hosting the club meeting this month.

R Square D celebrates 64 years of Square dancing as a club on April 14th. Please come out and have some cake with us as we continue to honor this dance we all love.

NOTE: April 22nd, R Square D will be dark. We will be travelling east to visit the Yakima Sashay with the Salty Sashayers.

For more information about us please visit our website at www.r-square-d.info or friend us on Facebook. Our Caller for R Square D is Craig Abercrombie and our cuer is Lonnie Sycks.

Marie Geisler

April 14 (2nd Fri)
64th Anniversary Dance
7:00-8:00 Plus; 8:00-10:00 MS w/Rounds
Kelso Senior Center, Kelso
Caller: Craig Abercrombie
Cuer: Lonnie Sycks
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April 22 (4th Sat)
Regular Dance
Dark
Sunset Promenaders - Link
Our April dances are:

• The first Saturday of April the Club is DARK, April 1st, because we are dancing at the Valley Squares Anniversary Dance.

• The third Saturday, April 15th, is our Easter Parade Dance. This will be a good time to dress up and show off your best clothes or just come to the dance, enjoy dancing, and your friends. Our dance times are now 7:00 to 7:30 Intermediate Rounds, 7:30 to 9:30 Mainstream dance, with Mike Stout calling and Ken Pratt cueing.

• Our Promenaders Plus dances are on April 6th and 20th, come and enjoy Darrell Kalmbach’s Plus calling and Ken Pratt’s cueing.

If parking on the street is full, you can park in the lot at the Premier Community Bank just across the street.

We appreciate the Buzzin’ Bees Club visitation, we had six squares of dancers, and they were a lot of fun. Their hall is in Vancouver so they had a long trip to get to Hillsboro, but they said they enjoyed themselves. Their caller and wife, KC and Linda Curtis came too. Thanks.

Our lessons are coming along well and we have a great group of 11 students which makes it fun for the “Angels” too. We really hope to get several members from this group as the club has been losing more dancers than gaining in the last several years.

Janice Sminia

April 1 (1st Sat)
Regular Dance
Dark
April 6 (1st Thu)
Plus Dance
7:00 Intermediate Rounds, 7:30-9:30 Plus Dance
I.O.O.F. Hall, Hillsboro
Caller: Darrell Kalmbach
Cuer: Ken Pratt
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April 15 (3rd Sat)
Mainstream Dance
7:00-7:30 Intermediate Rounds, 7:30-9:30 Mainstream Dance
I.O.O.F. Hall, Hillsboro
Caller: Mike Stout (Mainstream 1st & 3rd Satur
Cuer: Ken Pratt
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April 20 (3rd Thu)
Plus Dance
7:00-7:30 Intermediate Rounds, 7:30-9:30 Plus Dance
I.O.O.F. Hall, Hillsboro
Caller: Mike Stout (Mainstream 1st & 3rd Satur
Cuer: Ken Pratt
Toe Draggers - Link
I'm so glad the weather has decided to warm up for all of us. Spring, we are ready for you. The Toes have been busy out on visitations dancing with our friends at Tri-Squares and the Hoedowners. It was great to see so many dancers out supporting each other’s clubs.

Dancing with the Leprechauns in March keeps us on our toes. Our Pot of God is full of square dancing friends that we keep year after year. We all are so blessed in the square dance world. Thanks to Sandra Pinion for stepping in for Bev and Harlan for the month of March. We are wishing both Bev and Harlan healthy bodies, so we can have them back on the dance floor.

April 7th is our regular dance with Julie Stout starting us out with pre-round dancing at 7:30 pm. Thanks Julie for helping the Flints out. This dance will be held at the Odd Fellows Hall in Hillsboro and April 21st is our famous Ducky Dance starting with pre-plus at 7:30 pm with KC and Linda. Molly Combs will be stepping in for Bev and Harlan. Thanks Molly. Be sure to wear yellow and be ready to flap your wings out on the floor. The Toes are looking forward to our Mystery trip on April 22nd. These extra club activities are so much fun and help the club members get to know each other better, especially for our new dancers.

We hope you come and visit us with this warmer weather ahead. I cannot believe how fast this year has flown by. We are looking at selecting a new slate of club officers for next year. We are thankful for our members who step up and help to make our club so much fun. The Toes are the best. See you in a square.

Pat Olson

April 7 (1st Fri)
Easter Bonnet Dance - Special Location!
7:30 preround, 8:00 MS
I.O.O.F. Hall, Hillsboro
Caller: KC Curtis
Cuer: Julie Stout
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April 21 (3rd Fri)
Ducky Dance
7:30 Pre-plus, 8:00 MS
Kinton Grange, Beaverton
Caller: KC Curtis
Cuer: Molly Combs
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Tri Squares - Link
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April 8 (2nd Sat)
"Spring Fling" Dance
7:30 PM Rounds; 7:45 PM Plus; 8 PM Mainstream, 4th tip Plus
Tigard Grange, Tigard
Caller: Terry Halley
Cuer: Sandra Pinion
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April 28 (4th Fri)
"Let's Go to the Hop" Dance
7:30 PM Rounds; 7:45 PM Plus; 8 PM Mainstream, 4th tip Plus
Tigard Grange, Tigard
Caller: Terry Halley
Cuer: Sandra Pinion
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Tualatin Timber Squares - Link
Please note our dance dates have changed due to inclement weather in the beginning of the year. Our first dance in 2017 is going to be a trifecta of celebrations! Trophy dance! Anniversary Dance! New Dancer dance! We will be hosting this Grand Trophy Dance April 26th! The club with the highest percentage of membership in attendance will win the trophy! Students of other clubs will be counted towards that club’s percentage. Please encourage your new dancers to come out and support our new dancers and see who wins the trophy! Everyone who comes gets to go home with a dangle.

If you would like to be added to the TTS weekly newsletter to keep up on all of the adventures and where the Banner Bandits are hitting next send an email to OregonSquareDance@gmail.com

Janienne Alexander

April 12 (2nd Wed)
Regular Dance
Dark
April 26 (4th Wed)
Trophy Dance! Anniversary Dance! New Dan
6:30PM - 8:30PM
Winona Grange, Tualatin
Caller: Janienne Alexander
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Valley Squares - Link
January's weather kept us iced in and dancing in front of fireplaces or heat registers to stay warm. We had to cancel our 1st Saturday dance and our first set of lessons because of Old Man Winter.

Our Celebrate Diversity Dance called by Janienne Alexander and cued by Connie Clark had five squares of folks itching to dance after the hiatus. Thanks to all of our guests, you brought wonderful energy. We were particularly impressed with new dancers from Toe Draggers & Rosetown Ramblers.

Our lessons, taught by Mark Wheeler, started on January 24th. I arrived late from Jefferson and when I walked in, three squares were dancing.

Please attend our March dances on the 1st & 3rd Saturdays. Also the first Saturday in April is our Anniversary Dance called by Scott Zinser & cued by Connie Clark.

Patt Hawthorne

April 1 (1st Sat)
68th Anniversary Dance
Mainstream With Every Third Tip Plus
Aloha Grange #773, Aloha
Caller: Guest Caller - Scott Zinser
Cuer: Connie Clark
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April 4 (1st Tue)
Beginners' Jamboree
Dancing at Beginners' Level
Aloha Grange #773, Aloha
Caller: Mark Wheeler & Guests From The Floor
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April 15 (3rd Sat)
April Showers Dance
Mainstream With Every Third Tip Plus
Aloha Grange #773, Aloha
Caller: Darrell Kalmbach
Cuer: Connie Clark
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Wave Steppers - Link
Free square dance classes continue on the dance floor at the Tillamook Elks lodge, 1907 Third Street in downtown Tillamook. The classes are taught by club caller Joe Wrabek. Waltz classes, taught by veteran cuer Connie Clark, started in mid-February at the Rockaway Beach Community Center.

The Wave Steppers’ second dance of 2017, our Spring Dance, will be Saturday, April 8th on the big dance floor at Garibaldi City Hall, 107 6th Street (at Acacia), with Jim Hattrick calling and cueing. About two-thirds of the building’s second floor is a dance floor, built in the 1940s by the Fire Department for the old Firemen’s Balls.

Joe Wrabek

April 8 (2nd Sat)
Spring Fling Dance
7:00 - 9:30 pm
Garibaldi City Hall, Garibaldi
Caller: Jim Hattrick
Cuer: Jim Hattrick
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Umpqua Area Council - Link
April fools is just around the corner, but it’s no JOKE that we are having the State Federation dance May 6th and would like to remind folks that we would love to have a barn full of visitors for the Federation Dance that evening. Come join us at the Barn and meet and dance with the Executive Board and State delegates.

See our flyer for more info or give us a call.

R. Schuchard

541 672-0964

April 3 (1st Mon)
Meeting
4:30 PM
Garden Valley Mini Mart, Roseburg
Delegate: Frank Schuchard
Buckeroo - Link
This month has been busy here at the Buckaroo Barn. We started the month with our Sweetheart Dance. We all had a great time being thankful for those close to us. Our next dance was our Sadie Hawkins Dance. During this dance we held a Relay for Life Fundraiser to benefit the American Cancer Society. We were able to raise $545.00!

Our mainstream lessons finished and we began workshops to help support our new dancers. They really appreciate the extra floor time, and the extra practice is evident on the dance floor.

A large group of Buckeroos headed down to Medford to help the Star Promenaders celebrate their 60th birthday! We enjoyed a night of great dancing with Randy Dibble calling and Mary Ann Callahan cuing.

We are looking forward to spring arriving in the coming months. It has been a long winter!

Happy dancing,

Robin P. Faltersack

April 1 (1st Sat)
Birthday Dance
Rounds 7:00 Squares Plus Tip 7:15, Mainstream 7:30
Buckeroo Barn, Roseburg
Caller: Mike Sikorsky
Cuer: Neil Koozer 1st Saturday
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April 15 (3rd Sat)
Regular Dance
Rounds 7:00 Squares Plus Tip 7:15, Mainstream 7:30
Buckeroo Barn, Roseburg
Caller: Chuck Simpkins
Cuer: Neil Koozer 1st Saturday
Dancing Friends - Link
No club news received.
April 4 (1st Tue)
Regular Dance
6:45 to 9:00pm
Buckeroo Barn, Roseburg
Cuer: Guest
April 11 (2nd Tue)
Regular Dance
6:45 to 9:00pm
Buckeroo Barn, Roseburg
Cuer: Guest
April 18 (3rd Tue)
Regular Dance
6:45 to 9:00pm
Buckeroo Barn, Roseburg
Cuer: Guest
April 25 (4th Tue)
Regular Dance
6:45 to 9:00pm
Buckeroo Barn, Roseburg
Cuer: Guest
Timber 8's - Link
No club news received.
April 2 (1st Sun)
Birthday Mainstream Sunday Dance
2pm. No pre-rounds, 1st tip plus
Buckeroo Barn, Roseburg
Caller: THE CREW
Cuer: Neil Koozer
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April 8 (2nd Sat)
Regular Dance
Dark

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