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Oregon Federation News
December 2021

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

Printed 30 November 2021
President's Corner

Rain, wind, sleet, maybe snow and square dancing. Looks like it is December in Oregon. We manage to make it through all sorts of storms to get to dances and classes. I am sure we will make it through this COVID “storm”, as well.

Mid-Winter festival 2022 is still being planned. The committee has worked hard to get all the scheduling together. But, registrations are coming in slow. The festival needs the pre-registrations to have the “up-front” money to fund the planning. We need to support this largest festival we have in the state. If you have not yet registered, please consider doing so. The registration form is on the Mid-Winter website and also on the Federation website. Or you can contact the Mid-Winter representative in your area. If you are not sure who that is, contact me and I can direct you to the proper person.

If your club is planning on starting lessons in January, the time to start promoting is NOW. Contact Gil Shoemaker. He is our state membership chairman. He has a lot of great ideas for promoting classes and square dancing in general. I am sure he will be more than willing to assist you in any way he can.

Meanwhile, get out and support the clubs that are hosting dances and, on behalf of Patty and I, have a Merry Christmas and…

Let’s Get Back to Dancing.

George Hermann
OFSRDC President 2021-2022

Editor's Note

A few more clubs are returning to dancing, but there's still a lot of understandable hesitancy. Let us hope for better conditions in 2022.


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Coronavirus Update

The coronavirus situation is very fluid. The state-wide indoor mask mandate is still in effect in Oregon. As always, it is up to each individual club and facility to decide what restrictions make them comfortable. Please honor their wishes.

https://ofn.club/content/2021-07/Covid%20Guidelines%20(210608).pdf .


Federation Meetings

The next Federation meeting will be at the Linn County Fairgrounds for Mid-Winter Festival, Sunday, January 30, 2022.


Mid-Winter

Mid-Winter Festival 2022 is scheduled for January 28-30, 2022, at the Linn County Fairgrounds in Albany.


Summer Festival

The 2022 Summer Festival will be hosted by the Interstate Highlanders and Rogue-Sis-Q Councils, and held at the Blanchet School in Salem, a nice central location. The dates are July 15-17, 2022. The featured caller and cuer are Pat Carnathan and Rikki Lobato. Don't forget to buy your Mid-Winter Ribbons so you can attend our pre-registration kickoff party on January 29, 2022, from 1 to 2 pm in the mainstream hall.


Federation Links


Other National Events

The latest news about the National Square Dance Conventions® is located in the National Squares magazine, produced by the NEC. You can find the latest issue here: (http://nsdcnec.com/flipdocs/NatSqOnline/Natsq1120/index.html)

The 71st National Square Dance Convention® will be held in Evansville, Indiana, June 22-25, 2022.

The 72nd National Square Dance Convention® will be held in Mobile, Alabama, June 21-24, 2023.

The 73rd National Square Dance Convention® will be held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, June 26-29, 2024.


Other National Links


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:

December 1 -- Charlie Brown Squares
December 1 -- Wolf Pack
December 5 -- Red Rock Squares
December 17 -- Sunset Promenaders
December 27 -- Silver City Squares
December 28 -- Buckeroo

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.

Letters and Articles

Click on the title to see the article.

Obituaries

Available Callers & Cuers

You can download this list of callers and cuers who are available and ready to call or cue a dance for you.

Callers:

Ian Craig
19598 Goose Lake Dr NE
Aurora, OR 97003
503-858-8547
ian@doplanner.com
Mark Wheeler
6728 SE Woodstock Blvd
Portland, OR 97206
503-709-9651
wheeler4mj@gmail.com
Cece & Sarge Glidewell
PO Box 1928
Klamath Falls, OR 97601
541-892-6646
541-892-2383
sargenceceg@outlook.com
Henna Yauger
14915 SE Brookfield Dr
Oregon City, OR 97045
503-780-1912
doglady2001@rocketmail.com

Cuers:

Cece & Sarge Glidewell
PO Box 1928
Klamath Falls, OR 97601
541-892-6646
541-892-2383
sargenceceg@outlook.com
Rikki Lobato
2230 SW Webster Rd
Grants Pass, OR 97526
541-295-5270
rikkisrounds73@gmail.com
Oregon Round of the Month

The Portland Area Council has selected the December Round of the Month: "Breaking Up is Hard To Do", Phase II+1 Two-Step (Rock the Boat), choreographed by diana & Jake Ring, music by The Carpenters.

Download your cue sheet here.

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

Lessons starting in December and January

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.


Vancouver
Happy Hoppers
Washington Grange #82
7701 NE Ward Rd
Plus
Mondays, 6:30 PM starting Jan 3
Contact: Gil Shoemaker - 360-450-7029
Vancouver
Happy Hoppers
Washington Grange #82
7701 NE Ward Rd
Basic
Mondays, 7:30 PM starting Jan 3
Contact: Gil Shoemaker - 360-450-7029
Redmond
Red Rock Squares
Redmond Grange
707 SW Kalama
Mainstream
Sundays, 3-5:00 PM & Wednesdays, 6-8:00 PM
Contact: 509-953-3726
Milwaukie
River City Dancers
Milwaukie Community Club
10666 SE 42nd Ave
Mainstream
Sunday, 5 to 7 pm
Contact: RCDPresident@gmail.com

New Dancer Jamborees
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December 5 (1st Sun)
Columbia River Dancers
Beginner Singing Call Dance
Basic all night
Manor Grange #1101, Battleground
Caller: Jim Hattrick
Cuer: Jim Hattrick
View Flyer

Special Dances
December 4 (1st Sat)
Charlie Brown Squares
54th Birthday Dance
6pm Advanced 7pm Pre Rounds 730pm Alt MS/Plus
Josephine County Square Dance Hall, Grants Pass
Caller: Pat Carnathan
Cuer: Rikki Lobato
View Flyer
December 29 (5th Wed)
Bachelor N Bachelorettes
Pre-New Year's Eve Dance
7:30 - 10:00 PM
Abernethy Grange, Oregon City
Caller: Jim Hattrick
Cuer: Tami Helms
View Flyer
December 31 (5th Fri)
Tualatin Valley Council
Dancing the Night Away
New Year's Eve Dance
I.O.O.F. Hall, Hillsboro
Caller: Darrell Kalmbach & KC Curtis
Cuer: Tami Helms & Julie Stiers
View Flyer
January 9 (2nd Sun)
Lebanon Square Circlers
Birthday Dance
Strawberry Shortcake
IOOF Hall, Lebanon
Caller: Charlotte Jeskey
Cuer: Jackie Gale
View Flyer
April 8 (2nd Fri)
Rogue-Sis-Q Council
Pear Blossom Square Dance Festival
www.pearblossomsquaredancefestival.com
Rogue Valley Square Dance Center, Medford
Caller: Mike Haworth
Cuer: Rikki Lobato
View Flyer
June 4 (1st Sat)
Lebanon Square Circlers
Strawberry Festival ALLIANCE Dance
Silent Auction, Experienced Clothing Sale
Lebanon Senior Center, Lebanon
Caller: Dan Nordbye
Cuer: Jackie Gale

All the Flyers

Click a thumbnail to download the flyer.

Pictures

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A group got together for an impromptu dance in Seaside with Darrell Kalmbach, KC Curtis, and Melissa James calling

Jim Hattrick called and cued with four squares on the floor for the Single Trees Halloween Dance Oct. 22.

Councils & Clubs

Click a council name to go directly to that section.


Blue Mountains Council
No council news received.
LaGrande Star Promenaders
No club news received.
Muddy Frogs
No club news received.

December 19 (3rd Sun)
Regular Dance
2 to 4 p.m.
Milton-Freewater Comm Bldg, Milton-Freewater
Caller: Guests
Cuer: Guests

Central Oregon Council - Link
No council news received.

December 13 (2nd Mon)
Meeting
meet every 3 months--time and place vary
High Desert Dancers - Link
No club news received.

December 4 (1st Sat)
Regular Dance
Dark

December 10 (2nd Fri)
Regular Dance
Dark

December 18 (3rd Sat)
Regular Dance
Dark

December 24 (4th Fri)
Regular Dance
Dark
Red Rock Squares - Link
No club news received.

December 3 (1st Fri)
Regular Dance
7:00 PM
Redmond Grange, Redmond
Caller: Guest Callers
Cuer: Guest Cuers

December 17 (3rd Fri)
Regular Dance
7:00 PM
Redmond Grange, Redmond
Caller: Guest Callers
Cuer: Guest Cuers
Sagebrush Shufflers - Link
No club news received.

December 11 (2nd Sat)
Regular Dance
6:30-9:30 PM
Ochoco School Crossing Gym, Prineville
Caller: Guest callers
Cuer: Guest cuers

December 25 (4th Sat)
Regular Dance
6:30-9:30 PM
Ochoco School Crossing Gym, Prineville
Caller: Guest callers
Cuer: Guest cuers
Sundown Round Dance Club - Link
No club news received.

December 13 (2nd Mon)
Regular Dance
6:30-9:00 pm
Pine Forest Grange, Bend
Cuer: Mark McDonald

Emerald Empire Council - Link
No council news received.

December 6 (1st Mon)
Meeting
every two months-call for details
Emerald Square Dance Center, Springfield

December 13 (2nd Mon)
Meeting
every two months-call for details
Emerald Square Dance Center, Springfield

December 20 (3rd Mon)
Meeting
every two months-call for details
Emerald Square Dance Center, Springfield

December 27 (4th Mon)
Meeting
every two months-call for details
Emerald Square Dance Center, Springfield
Cascade Callers & Cuers Assoc
We did not have our October 30 dance because of COVID. We'll wait until it is safer. It does feel like the light may be finally showing at the end of the tunnel. We want to thank everyone for their patience and understanding during the pandemic. It's hard, but we will make it and get back to dancing, calling and cueing.

Our next scheduled dance is now April 30, 2022. Surely, things will have slowed down by then. We're wanting everyone to be safe and feel safe. Thank you!

Christina Corelli

Cast A Shadow - Link
We had hoped to start off November by hosting an advanced dance to recorded music in Hall B at the Emerald Square Dance Center, but due to low interest and caution because of the numbers of COVID-19 cases, the Nov. 7th dance was canceled. We are still hopeful that the proposed Nov. 21st dance will take place. Please always watch for Fred Beisse’s email surveys and respond as quickly as you can if interested in participating in these Sunday two hour sessions. Fred always finds some great callers for us to dance to. Obviously, since we haven’t danced much in the past 18 months or more, there will be lots of catching up to do once we start up again. If/when we don’t get going, perhaps we can in Keep on dancing and put all this behind us.

In the meantime if you think you will want to participate, please keep in mind that proof of vaccination is required for the protection of all the dancers and as long as the Governor mandate is in effect, masks will be required. No food or drink except for your own consumption, please.

Gaynor Hintz


December 5 (1st Sun)
Regular Dance
Irregular, please see website link
Emerald Square Dance Center, Springfield

December 12 (2nd Sun)
Regular Dance
Irregular, please see website link
Emerald Square Dance Center, Springfield

December 19 (3rd Sun)
Regular Dance
Irregular, please see website link
Emerald Square Dance Center, Springfield

December 26 (4th Sun)
Regular Dance
Irregular, please see website link
Emerald Square Dance Center, Springfield
Misty Valley Cloggers
No club news received.

December 17 (3rd Fri)
Regular Dance
7:30 - 10:00
Emerald Square Dance Center, Springfield
Cuer: Lauri Weidenhaft
Single Trees - Link
I am pleased to report that our October 22nd dance which had a Halloween theme was very well attended with four squares on the floor, dancing to Jim Hattrick’s calling and cueing. Our friends to the north, Salem Swingin’ Stars and friends, came down to join us brining at least 11 or 12 dancers. Thank you once again to Sheila Machado and Ronda and Bob Whaley for leading the group to us. Bob and Ronda were our second prize winners for their costumes (see photo collage posted to photos in this edition). What a great, fun event to make our hearts sing. We hope this trend will continue with our November dance on the 26th with Craig Abercrombie and on Saturday, Dec. 18 with George Hermann. We also hope our cuer Jackie Gale will once more be able to join us and keep our round dancers happy.

As some of you know, Janet Geiger, one of our members, has been trying out her calling skills and recently has become engaged to a fellow square dancer from the Medford area. Congratulations, Janet. She and her fiancé won third place in the costume contest but we didn’t learn of her engagement until we saw her at the Buckeroo barn on October 30.

We dance from 7:30 to 10:00PM on the 4th Fridays of every month unless an event or holiday prevents us, starting with 15 minutes of pre-rounds, phase 2 – 3, then 15 minutes of plus with Mainstream starting at 8 with every third tip plus. At this time masks or other face coverings are required with no food or drink to be shared but perhaps by December if we are lucky the mandate will be lifted and we will hold our annual Christmas dinner before the dance at 6:30PM—potluck with ham and rolls, provided by the club. We’ll see. Meanwhile we will dance and have fun!

See you in a square,

Gaynor Hintz


December 18 (3rd Sat)
Christmas Dinner Dance
7:30 pre-rounds; 7:45 Plus tip; 8:00-10:00 Mainstream with e
Caller: George Hermann
Cuer: TBA

December 24 (4th Fri)
Regular Dance
Dark
Spin Cycle Squares - Link
Spin Cycle Squares is meeting socially at the hall albeit being socially distant. We meet Sundays from 4 - 6 at the square dance center at 2095 Yolanda in Springfield. Our dances are always casual dress. Right now we are not doing shared food. Dancers please bring your own water. Vaccinated dancers please and thank you. Call president David Lajoie at 541-520-7311 to make sure we are meeting and/or DANCING! And hopefully, by the time you are reading this we are back to dancing! Our caller, Tim Matteson, makes sure the level is spot on for the floor. Fun to be had by all!

Christina Corelli


December 5 (1st Sun)
Regular Dance
4:00-6:00 p.m. MS Plus & Advanced Call for dates
Emerald Square Dance Center, Springfield
Caller: Tim Matteson

December 12 (2nd Sun)
Regular Dance
4:00-6:00 p.m. MS Plus & Advanced Call for dates
Emerald Square Dance Center, Springfield
Caller: Tim Matteson

December 19 (3rd Sun)
Regular Dance
4:00-6:00 p.m. MS Plus & Advanced Call for dates
Emerald Square Dance Center, Springfield
Caller: Tim Matteson

December 26 (4th Sun)
Regular Dance
4:00-6:00 p.m. MS Plus & Advanced Call for dates
Emerald Square Dance Center, Springfield
Caller: Tim Matteson
Sweet Home Squarenaders
No club news received.

December 11 (2nd Sat)
Regular Dance
7:30pm Plus; 8:00-10:30pm MS square dance
Oak Heights School, Sweet Home
Caller: Jim Voll
Cuer: Jackie Gale

December 25 (4th Sat)
Regular Dance
7:30pm Plus; 8:00-10:30pm MS square dance
Oak Heights School, Sweet Home
Caller: Jim Voll
Cuer: Jackie Gale
Whirl-A-Ways - Link
No club news received.

December 11 (2nd Sat)
Regular Dance
7:00 plus 7:30-10:00 ms
Emerald Square Dance Center, Springfield
Caller: Mike Kious
Cuer: Christina Corelli

December 18 (3rd Sat)
Regular Dance
7:00 plus 7:30-10:00 ms
Emerald Square Dance Center, Springfield
Caller: Mike Kious
Cuer: Christina Corelli
Wolf Pack - Link
No club news received.

December 4 (1st Sat)
Regular Dance
7:30 Plus / 8:00 Mainstream
Emerald Square Dance Center, Springfield
Caller: Sandy Harris
Cuer: Christina Corelli

December 25 (4th Sat)
Regular Dance
7:30 Plus / 8:00 Mainstream
Emerald Square Dance Center, Springfield
Caller: Sandy Harris
Cuer: Christina Corelli

Interstate Highlanders
No council news received.
Klamath Country Squares
No club news received.

December 18 (3rd Sat)
Regular Dance
7:30 p.m.- 10:00 p.m.
Triad School Student Union, Klamath Falls
Caller: Cece Glidewell
Cuer: Sarge Glidewell

Mid-Willamette Council - Link
No council news received.

December 20 (3rd Mon)
Meeting
Sept, Nov., Jan., Mar., May
Salem Square Dance Center, Salem
Braids & Braves
No club news received.

December 18 (3rd Sat)
Regular Dance
7:00 - 9:30PM
McMinnville Grange, McMinnville
Caller: Leonard Snodgrass
Cuer: Sandra Pinion
Capitol Callers & Cuers Assoc - Link
No club news received.

December 19 (3rd Sun)
Regular Dance
September, November, February, May
Salem Square Dance Center, Salem
Caller: N/A
Cuer: N/A
View Flyer
Cherry City Cloggers - Link
No club news received.

December 7 (1st Tue)
Regular Dance
4:00p - 8:00pm
Salem Square Dance Center, Salem

December 14 (2nd Tue)
Regular Dance
4:00p - 8:00pm
Salem Square Dance Center, Salem

December 21 (3rd Tue)
Regular Dance
4:00p - 8:00pm
Salem Square Dance Center, Salem

December 28 (4th Tue)
Regular Dance
4:00p - 8:00pm
Salem Square Dance Center, Salem
Corvallis Squares - Link
No club news received.

December 11 (2nd Sat)
Regular Dance
7:pm pre-rounds; 7:15 Mainstream, every 3rd tip plus
First Congregational Church, Corvallis
Caller: Guest callers
Cuer: Guest cuers

December 25 (4th Sat)
DARK
7:pm pre-rounds; 7:15 Mainstream, every 3rd tip plus
First Congregational Church, Corvallis
Caller: Guest callers
Cuer: Guest cuers
Golden Squares
No club news received.

December 6 (1st Mon)
Regular Dance
Dark

December 20 (3rd Mon)
Regular Dance
Dark
Independence Wagon Wheelers - Link
As the new reporter for a while, our club is dancing the first and second Saturdays of each month at Polk County Fairgrounds in Rickreall, OR. Our caller and cuer are George and Patty Hermann. We have had small attendance but we are still dancing and picking up more dancers each dance we have.

The second Saturday of December is our Christmas dance and Silent Auction.

This is always a great dance and we hope to see lots of smiles and happy feet there.

Since there are only two clubs that are having lessons in the council, the new dancers dance might be postponed until the spring so that other clubs who start lessons in January can attend when March and April arrive.

We have had a couple of resignations in our officers and our new President is Eugene (Bonnie) Ivy and the new reporter is Marilyn (Ron) Schmit.

We have lots of room in our hall, so come and visit. We start at 7 p.m. Marilyn Schmit


December 4 (1st Sat)
Regular Dance
7:00-10:00PM
Polk County Fairgrounds, Arts & Craft Bl, Rickreall
Caller: George Hermann
Cuer: Patty Hermann

December 11 (2nd Sat)
Christmas Dance/Silent Auction
7:00-10:00PM
Polk County Fairgrounds, Arts & Craft Bl, Rickreall
Caller: George Hermann
Cuer: Patty Hermann
View Flyer
Lebanon Square Circlers - Link
No club news received.

December 4 (1st Sat)
Toy Drive Dance
Masks and proof of vaccination required
IOOF Hall, Lebanon
Caller: Charlotte Jeskey
Cuer: TBA
View Flyer

December 4 (1st Sat)
Toy Drive Dance
Please bring a new, unwrapped toy
IOOF Hall, Lebanon
Caller: Charlotte Jeskey
Cuer: Jackie Gale
View Flyer

December 18 (3rd Sat)
Christmas Dance
Masks and proof of vaccination required
IOOF Hall, Lebanon
Caller: Charlotte Jeskey
Cuer: TBA
View Flyer
ORDTA - Link
No club news received.
ReVuN'Q
We had a successful month of October with our rumba class of eight continuing each week. We only lost three from the start but the remaining ones are doing very well and picking up the new moves quickly. We review each week from the previous week and move on. We are still working on Waltz 3 & 4 during the second class later in the evening. The moves in that class get trickier each week and require more practice to get it down.

We had a special dance in October called “Don’t Match” and some of the dancers played along. Pictures were on Facebook.

We will be dark for Thanksgiving to celebrate the family time together and working on a Pre-Holiday dance in December to wear our Christmas finery and get dressed up.

Since this is the last report for 2021, the club is sending holiday wishes to everyone. Take some time to think about the last year we have survived and what the next year can bring to all of us. Happy Dancing!

Marilyn Schmit


December 2 (1st Thu)
Regular Dance
Schedule 7-9:00 p.m.
Salem Square Dance Center, Salem
Cuer: Randy Lewis

December 9 (2nd Thu)
Regular Dance
Schedule 7-9:00 p.m.
Salem Square Dance Center, Salem
Cuer: Randy Lewis

December 16 (3rd Thu)
Regular Dance
Schedule 7-9:00 p.m.
Salem Square Dance Center, Salem
Cuer: Randy Lewis

December 23 (4th Thu)
Regular Dance
Schedule 7-9:00 p.m.
Salem Square Dance Center, Salem
Cuer: Randy Lewis
View Flyer

December 23 (4th Thu)
Pre Holiday Dance
Pre-Holiday dance to celebrate dancing
Salem Square Dance Center, Salem
Cuer: Randy Lewis
View Flyer

December 23 (4th Thu)
Pre Holiday Dance
Pre-Holiday dance to celebrate dancing
Salem Square Dance Center, Salem
Cuer: Randy Lewis
View Flyer

December 30 (5th Thu)
Regular Dance
Schedule 7-9:00 p.m.
Salem Square Dance Center, Salem
Cuer: Randy Lewis
Salem Swingin' Stars
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas but first is Thanksgiving! We are so thankful to all of the dancers who continue to show up each dance. Without each other our beloved activity would cease to be. We are also thankful to the other clubs who are dancing and we are trying our best to support them as well.

Our 5th Friday Plus Halloween dance was an enormous success. Two squares plus for Advanced dancing and five squares on the floor for the rest of the evening. The costumes were great, Callers Randy Dibble and Don Wood did a fantastic job, Cuer Randy Lewis was great and Marie Wood joined the fun.

Our first Friday dance in November had four squares on the floor the entire evening. Such fun to have so many dancers enjoying themselves.

Our Christmas dance will be December 17 and we are looking forward to our 5th Friday New Year's Eve Dance on December 31. A flyer will be posted soon.

As the holidays move into full swing, let us take the time to be thankful for all that we have. Let us move forward with hope in our hearts, smiles on our faces and looking for better days ahead. May you all have a blessed Thanksgiving with family and friends.

See you on the dance floor.

Sheila Machado


December 3 (1st Fri)
Regular Dance
7:00-10:30
Salem Square Dance Center, Salem
Caller: Randy Dibble
Cuer: Randy Lewis

December 17 (3rd Fri)
Regular Dance
7:00-10:30
Salem Square Dance Center, Salem
Caller: Randy Dibble
Cuer: Randy Lewis

December 31 (5th Fri)
Regular Dance
7:00-10:30
Salem Square Dance Center, Salem
Caller: Randy Dibble
Cuer: Randy Lewis
Silver City Squares
Our Mainstream lessons are going well. We have 11 youth taking lessons! Some of them joined us at our November Dance where we enjoyed the calling of Ian Craig and the cueing of Julie Stiers. We also had a good ham dinner.

We started both Plus lessons and 2-step lessons in November. More later how that is going.

Petrina Buchheit


December 10 (2nd Fri)
Christmas Dance
7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Waldo Hills Community Club, Silverton
Caller: Thomas Buchheit
Cuer: Julia Buchheit
View Flyer
Timber Twirlers - Link
No club news received.

December 3 (1st Fri)
Regular Dance
Dark

December 17 (3rd Fri)
Regular Dance
Dark
Willamette Squares
Willamette Squares hosted their birthday dance in October. Attendance was down, but those who were there had an enjoyable time dancing and enjoying birthday cupcakes and ice cream Dixie cups. There were multiple door prizes given out and our usual split the pot.

We will be holding our regular square dance the 4th Saturday of November. Due to Covid restrictions there will be no potluck, but we will have an assortment of hard candies and mints available. Feel free to bring your leftover wrapped Halloween and Thanksgiving candies to share, (that is, if you haven’t already consumed them all.)

Willamette Squares will be dark in December, as our regular 4th Saturday dance falls on the 25th, Christmas Day! We will be back on schedule in January on the 4th Saturday as usual. Our January dance can be considered as a warmup for the Mid-Winter Festival at the Linn County Fairgrounds which takes place the weekend following our dance at the Salem Square Dance Center. We encourage attendees of Mid-Winter to sign up as early as possible. We hope to see you in a square.

Jodee Howard


December 25 (4th Sat)
Regular Dance
7:00 - 9:30
Salem Square Dance Center, Salem
Caller: Sandy Harris
Cuer: In process of hiring a new cuer.

Portland Area Council - Link
Council Visitations: Oaky Doaks, Nov 20th; Cut-Ups, Dec 4th; B&B’s, Dec 8th

December 20 (3rd Mon)
Meeting
Monday meeting, 5th Friday dance
Oak Grove Community Club, Oak Grove

December 31 (5th Fri)
Meeting
Monday meeting, 5th Friday dance
Oak Grove Community Club, Oak Grove
Bachelor N Bachelorettes - Link
Our biggest news is that after 56 years, we will be changing our dance nights to 1st, 3rd and 5th Wednesday nights after the first of the year. We will review our average attendance this April and add or drop more dances as needed. It would be a good time to come and visit your old friends at the B&B’s and support the club.

Also, keep in mind that if the forecasted temperature is to fall below freezing, and there is moisture on the road, we’re probably not dancing.

For a very special dance coming up, note our Pre-New Year’s Eve Dance December 29th, our last dance of the year. We won’t charge an exorbitant price like some places of entertainment; it will be our usual $7 door donation for a really neat night. You won’t even need reservations! Just come on over and enjoy yourselves.

Jim


December 1 (1st Wed)
Regular Dance
7:30 - 10:00 PM
Abernethy Grange, Oregon City
Caller: Darrell Kalmbach
Cuer: Tami Helms
View Flyer

December 8 (2nd Wed)
Regular Dance
7:30 - 10:00 PM
Abernethy Grange, Oregon City
Caller: Dan Nordbye
Cuer: Julie Stiers
View Flyer

December 15 (3rd Wed)
Regular Dance
7:30 - 10:00 PM
Abernethy Grange, Oregon City
Caller: Daryl Clendenin
Cuer: Tami Helms
View Flyer

December 22 (4th Wed)
Pre-Christmas Dance
7:30 - 10:00 PM
Abernethy Grange, Oregon City
Caller: George Hermann
Cuer: Patty Hermann
View Flyer

December 29 (5th Wed)
Pre-New Year's Eve Dance
7:30 - 10:00 PM
Abernethy Grange, Oregon City
Caller: Jim Hattrick
Cuer: Tami Helms
View Flyer
Buzzin Bees
No club news received.

December 4 (1st Sat)
Regular Dance
Dark

December 18 (3rd Sat)
Regular Dance
Dark
Chaps & Petticoats - Link
Thank you, Portland Area Council (PAC), for encouraging clubs to visit Chaps and Petticoats on November 5th. I think we had three squares - that was one more than we now have at regular dances under the governor’s ‘Mask’ mandate. Thank you, Scott Zinser and Leonard Snodgrass, for a fun evening.

On December 3rd our Caller and Cuer will be: Scott Z. and Julie Stiers! We will share the Christmas season at our dance on December 17th with Ian Craig and Julia Buchheit on stage…we hope to see you there - HO, Ho Ho. Please remember Chaps and Petticoats have CANCELLED our 3rd-Sunday Dance on December 19, 2021.

Our Club will meet on December 6th to discuss our future 3rd-Sunday dances. Be sure to check our Chaps and Petticoats website for more information.

Happy Feet

Betty Chipps


December 3 (1st Fri)
Regular Dance
7:30 PM
Maplewood Grange, Aurora
Caller: Scott Zinser (1st Friday)
Cuer: Julie Stiers

December 17 (3rd Fri)
CHRISTMAS Dance
7:30 PM
Maplewood Grange, Aurora
Caller: Ian Craig
Cuer: Julia Buchheit

December 19 (3rd Sun)
Third-Sunday Dance
Dark
Country Cut-Ups - Link
No club news received.

December 4 (1st Sat)
Regular Dance
7:00 to 10:00 PM MS Dance; 7:00 - 7:30 Plus, Masks Required
Boring Barn, Boring
Caller: Darrel Kalmbach
Cuer: Tami Helms
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December 25 (4th Sat)
Regular Dance
Dark
Happy Hoppers - Link
No club news received.

December 4 (1st Sat)
Regular Dance
7:00 to 9:30
Washington Grange #82, Vancouver
Caller: Jim Hattrick
Cuer: Jim Hattrick
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December 18 (3rd Sat)
Regular Dance
7:00 to 9:30
Washington Grange #82, Vancouver
Caller: Jim Hattrick
Cuer: Jim Hattrick
View Flyer
Heads to the Center - Link
No club news received.

December 2 (1st Thu)
Regular Dance
7:30 - 9:30 pm
Milwaukie Grange, Milwaukie
Caller: tape club

December 9 (2nd Thu)
Regular Dance
7:30 - 9:30 pm
Milwaukie Grange, Milwaukie
Caller: tape club

December 16 (3rd Thu)
Regular Dance
7:30 - 9:30 pm
Milwaukie Grange, Milwaukie
Caller: tape club

December 23 (4th Thu)
Regular Dance
7:30 - 9:30 pm
Milwaukie Grange, Milwaukie
Caller: tape club

December 30 (5th Thu)
Regular Dance
7:30 - 9:30 pm
Milwaukie Grange, Milwaukie
Caller: tape club
Oaky Doaks - Link
No club news received.

December 4 (1st Sat)
Christmas Cheer Dance
7:00 Pre-Rounds, 7:30- 9:30 Mainstream
Oak Grove Community Club, Oak Grove
Caller: Daryl Clendenin
Cuer: Sherri Clark
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December 18 (3rd Sat)
Regular Dance
7:00 Pre-Rounds, 7:30- 9:30 Mainstream
Oak Grove Community Club, Oak Grove
Caller: Daryl Clendenin
Cuer: Julie Stiers
River City Dancers - Link
We are happy to be back to dancing again twice monthly after all the restrictions and closures due to the pandemic. We are dancing every second and third Saturday from 7:30 to 9:30 PM . Masks are required and if you do not have one, we will provide one for you. We dance at the Milwaukie Community center at forty second and Jackson in Milwaukie. We are ready to welcome guests to our dances and hope you will come join us for an evening of friendship and dancing.

The Milwaukie Community center has changed its mask requirement. If you use a face shield, it must be a FULL shield that covers the entire face instead of the small plastic half shields that cover only nose and mouth. The cloth face masks are still acceptable. These new requirements are posted in the hall.

Happy Dancing.

Carol Mendenhall


December 11 (2nd Sat)
Regular Dance
7:30 to 9:30 pm Mainstream and Rounds,
Milwaukie Community Club, Milwaukie
Caller: Darrell Kalmbach
Cuer: Tami Helms
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December 18 (3rd Sat)
Regular Dance
7:30 to 9:30 pm Mainstream and Rounds
Milwaukie Community Club, Milwaukie
Caller: Darrell Kalmbach
Cuer: Tami Helms
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Rosetown Ramblers - Link
No club news received.

December 11 (2nd Sat)
Regular Dance
Alternating Mainstream and Plus, 7:30 to 9:30
Oak Grove Community Club, Oak Grove

Rogue-Sis-Q Council
No council news received.

December 7 (1st Tue)
Meeting
4:30pm on even numbered months
Round Table Pizza, Medford
Charlie Brown Squares - Link
Classes are moving along with a good group of SSD dancers and dancers doing workshops and Plus classes. We had 2 fun dances in November and appreciate everyone who attends!

Our next big dance is our 54th birthday dance with the wonderful Pat Carnathan calling and Rikki Lobato cueing. Please come and join us!!! We will also have an Ugly Sweater dance with Roger Putzler and Rikki. Good times ahead!!!

We hope everyone has a wonderful Thanksgiving and truly magical holiday season!!!

Be sure and get your Midwinter ribbons!💓

See you in a square!


December 4 (1st Sat)
54th Birthday Dance
6pm Advanced 7pm Pre Rounds 730pm Alt MS/Plus
Josephine County Square Dance Hall, Grants Pass
Caller: Pat Carnathan
Cuer: Rikki Lobato
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December 18 (3rd Sat)
Ugly Sweater Dance
7:30pm to 10:00pm Mainstream w/Plus tips
Josephine County Square Dance Hall, Grants Pass
Caller: Roger Putzler
Cuer: Rikki Lobato
Circle-N-Square
No club news received.

December 3 (1st Fri)
Regular Dance
Dark

December 10 (2nd Fri)
Regular Dance
Dark

December 17 (3rd Fri)
Regular Dance
Dark

December 24 (4th Fri)
Regular Dance
Dark

December 31 (5th Fri)
Regular Dance
Dark
Star Promenaders - Link
No club news received.

December 11 (2nd Sat)
Regular Dance
Pre-rounds 7:00, Squares 7:30
Rogue Valley Square Dance Center, Medford
Caller: Phil Ramey
Cuer: Bob Dingman

December 25 (4th Sat)
Regular Dance
Pre-rounds 7:00, Squares 7:30
Rogue Valley Square Dance Center, Medford
Caller: Phil Ramey
Cuer: Bob Dingman

South Coast Council
No council news received.
Beachcombers - Link
No club news received.

December 25 (4th Sat)
Regular Dance
3 PM to 6 PM
Beachcombers Cove, Port Orford
Caller: Dave Cooper
Cuer: Cathy Houston
Crook County Mavericks
No club news received.

December 10 (2nd Fri)
Regular Dance
7:00-9:00 PM Phase II-IV
Beachcombers Cove, Port Orford
Cuer: Dave Cooper
Saints-N-Aints - Link
No club news received.

December 4 (1st Sat)
Regular Dance
7:00-10:00
Harmony Methodist Church, Coos Bay
Caller: Sherm Welch
Cuer: Cathy Houston

December 18 (3rd Sat)
Regular Dance
7:00-10:00
Harmony Methodist Church, Coos Bay
Caller: Sherm Welch
Cuer: Cathy Houston
Sets In Order - Link
No club news received.

December 11 (2nd Sat)
Regular Dance
7:00 PM
Coquille Community Building, Coquille
Caller: Coleeta Quigley
Cuer: Denise Harris

Tualatin Valley Council - Link
The October TVC meeting was held via Zoom. We will continue the Zoom meetings through at least November. The search for a new venue for our in person meetings is ongoing.

The annual TVC NYE dance has been mostly finalized. Details known at this time are date, time, venue, and callers/cuers. It was decided to have a start time of 7:00pm, ending at 10:00pm, with a New Years celebration in synch with New York at 9:00pm. So, on December 31st please join us at the IOOF Hall in Hillsboro featuring Darrell Kalmbach & KC Curtis calling with Tami Helms & Julie Stiers cueing. The door donation will be $8 to cover increased costs of two callers and cuers. What is NOT known at this time is whether or not there will be a requirement for proof of vaccination to attend. The clubs are being polled and consensus will decide at the November TVC meeting. The results will be updated on the NYE flyer at the end of November following the TVC meeting. The flyer, awaiting the Covid information, is currently under special dances in the OFN.

Two more TVC clubs have resumed dancing which brings the number of clubs dancing to eight: Columbia River Dancers, Eager Beavers, Hoedowners, Mix 'n Mingle, Oak Hills Squares, Sunset Promenaders, Toe Draggers, and Valley Squares. See their individual reports below. Most, but not all, require proof of vaccination to attend. All are subject to the State mask mandate.

Ferrous Steinka


December 27 (4th Mon)
Meeting
7:00
Old Spaghetti Factory, Hillsboro

December 31 (5th Fri)
Dancing the Night Away
New Year's Eve Dance
I.O.O.F. Hall, Hillsboro
Caller: Darrell Kalmbach & KC Curtis
Cuer: Tami Helms & Julie Stiers
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Columbia River Dancers - Link
As I write this column I suddenly felt a sense of relief. Relief that this year is coming to a close. A relief that thing are going back to some sense of normality. That we as a square dance community are slowly coming together with less of a feeling of fear of the unknown. And a sense that the glass is more half full than half empty.

The Columbia River Dancers have slowly seen our dances bring back people we have not seen for a long time. Now as the Christmas and the New Year seasons are coming, we have put together a series of dances that will gladden those who want to celebrate with those of us who love to dance.

Our first Friday dance on December 3rd has been canceled as the Grange had been rented last year for a play. In lieu of our regular lesson night on the 5th, we are hosting a "New Dancers" dance that evening. Jim Hattrick, our nationally known caller, will be putting together the beginning 52 commands in ways to make everyone enjoy themselves. Check our website for the times.

New lessons will begin the 11th and will continue on 18th starting at 6 PM for beginners and mainstream at 7. No lessons on Christmas Day.

Our December 17th Dance will have Jim calling and cueing songs of the season. Then comes New Years Eve when the club will be hosting the Back Porch Duo featuring Adam Christman and Jim Hattrick. This is a great way to celebrate the end of this topsy-turvy year.

Lastly, as this crazy, mixed up year comes to a close I want to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and the Happiest of New Years. Jan and I look forward to seeing you in a square soon. Perhaps this week or next?

Nick Johnson


December 5 (1st Sun)
Beginner Singing Call Dance
Basic all night
Manor Grange #1101, Battleground
Caller: Jim Hattrick
Cuer: Jim Hattrick
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December 17 (3rd Fri)
Christmas Singing Calls
Plus 7-8, MS 8-10 PM
Manor Grange #1101, Battleground
Caller: Jim Hattrick
Cuer: Jim Hattrick
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December 31 (5th Fri)
New Year's Eve
Plus and mainstream mixed all night
Manor Grange #1101, Battleground
Caller: Jim Hattrick Adam Christman
Cuer: Jim Hattrick Adam Christman
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Eager Beavers - Link
Eager Beavers have been enjoying good attendance at our Monday afternoon Plus dances with our great caller/cuer teams. We will dance four Mondays in December and hope you will come join us! December 20th will be our Christmas dance, great day to wear that favorite Christmas outfit. Please note that we currently require proof of vaccination as well as the mandated face masks or shields. If mandates change we will indicate that on our website.

We had a good turnout for our Halloween dance October 25th. Many of our members got into the spirit of costumes or wearing Halloween colors/prints. Colleen and David went all out wearing the best costume of the day. We posted a few picture collages in the photo section November OFN. Please take a look. Our club is so happy to be dancing every week and have dancers visiting that are coming because everyone is vaccinated.

We are planning on Plus Lessons starting on Monday February 14th. This could change if Covid becomes more of a problem in the new year. Our lessons will be on Mondays prior to our regular plus dance which starts at 1:00 pm. More to follow.

To quote Rachel Nettleton, our long time club reporter, about this challenging year since she has moved and the adjustments along with Covid. "Hug your friends and family. Bury irritations under the fallen leaves and compost them into a new purpose". We miss you Rachel.

We are blessed to have three wonderful callers and great cuers. We dance refresher Plus and Phase II and III rounds. For our schedule visit www.EagerBeavers.info

Karen Steinka


December 6 (1st Mon)
Regular Dance
1:00 to 3:00 Plus & Ph II/III Rounds
Aloha Grange #773, Aloha
Caller: Daryl Clendenin
Cuer: Connie Clark
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December 13 (2nd Mon)
Regular Dance
1:00 to 3:00 Plus & Ph II/III Rounds
Aloha Grange #773, Aloha
Caller: Darrell Kalmbach
Cuer: Jeanine Norden

December 20 (3rd Mon)
Christmas Dance
1:00 to 3:00 Plus & Ph II/III Rounds
Aloha Grange #773, Aloha
Caller: Jim Hattrick Caller/Cuer 3rd Monday
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December 27 (4th Mon)
Regular Dance
1:00 to 3:00 Plus & Ph II/III Rounds
Aloha Grange #773, Aloha
Caller: Darrell Kalmbach
Cuer: Jeanine Norden
Hayshakers - Link
We are canceling Hayshaker lessons and dancing until after the first of the year. We will then make a decision when to start. I know it is a disappointment, but it is for safety reasons.

Craig Holt


December 17 (3rd Fri)
Regular Dance
All year around starting at 7:00 p.m.
Pacific Grange, Warrenton
Caller: Mark Wheeler
Cuer: Guest

December 31 (5th Fri)
Regular Dance
All year around starting at 7:00 p.m.
Pacific Grange, Warrenton
Caller: Mark Wheeler
Cuer: Guest
Hoedowners - Link
Well, fall is here, and it really is dancing weather; rainy, and cool with a glimpse of sun and long nights perfect for dancing. We’ve spent the last month on the dance floor taking cha lessons and after a long hiatus, we’ve gone to a couple of flashback movies; James Bond “No Time to Die” and “Dune”. Bond was up to his usual shenanigans with his gun, fast car, and lady friends. As for “Dune”, I read that book 50 years ago and wondered if I’d pronounced the names correctly. We saw it at an Imax theater because I wanted the worms to be as big as possible! What a journey and inspired by our own Oregon Dunes. What do these movies have to do with square dancing? Both are as timeless and we were full of anticipation just like square dancing. It’s as much fun now as the first time you took lessons. So, grab a mask and join us on the dance floor!

The Hoedowners had two dances in October, on the 9th Scott Zinser called and Connie Clark cued. A big thanks to all who attended. On October 23rd we held a Costume Dance. Leonard Snodgrass and Julie Stiers were on the stage calling and cueing. It was fun to dress up in costumes once again. Some of the characters who came were Doug Morgan as Mr. Clean, Colleen Van Winkle a 20’s flapper and Sara Richmond as super villain Poison Ivy. Dennis Laughlin was Gomez and Doreen Laughlin won first prize with her fabulous Morticia Adams costume. A big thanks to Darlene Ditsworth for the generous gift basket.

December’s dance on the 11th will be our Jingle Bells Dance, we’ll provide the bells. Since the 4th Saturday in December is Christmas Day, we hope everyone will celebrate and enjoy the holidays.

Krystal Laas


December 11 (2nd Sat)
Regular Dance
7:00-8:00 Plus/Interm. Round;8:00-10:00 Mainstream
Aloha Grange #773, Aloha
Cuer: Randy Lewis

December 25 (4th Sat)
Regular Dance
7:00-8:00 Plus/Interm. Round;8:00-10:00 Mainstream
Aloha Grange #773, Aloha
Cuer: Randy Lewis
Mix N Mingle - Link
M&M’s are dancing again! Yay!! We celebrated our 37th birthday in November and hope to see you at Winona Grange to celebrate Christmas with us on December 18th. Please Note: Face masks (or full shields) -AND- Proof of Vaccination are required (as per the majority's preference from our survey).

Lindie Noonan


December 4 (1st Sat)
Regular Dance
Pre-Rounds 7:30; Squares 8-10:30
Winona Grange, Tualatin
Caller: Randy Dibble
Cuer: Jeanine Norden

December 18 (3rd Sat)
Regular Dance
Pre-Rounds 7:30; Squares 8-10:30
Winona Grange, Tualatin
Caller: Randy Dibble
Cuer: Jeanine Norden
Oak Hills Squares - Link
Come an join us for some fun Square dancing. Our caller at the present time is Mark Wheeler who is taking our group through the Square dance calls in order to get us back to where we were back in March 2020.

Our club wants to open it up to everyone that has a vaccination card and is willing to wear a mask or visor. This is something like a workshop and dance combined. So, everyone gains experience and has fun doing so. We are a group that out to have fun dancing

Our dance are held at the Oak Hills Recreation Center Gym 2400 NW 153rd Ave, Beaverton Oregon 97006, corner of NW 153rd Ave and NW Oak Hills Drive, we dance from 6:30 to 8:30 Monday nights. There is no food or drink provided but do have water fountains

The Club is planning to start lessons after the holidays, more on this at a later date

Ken Marifke and Judy Martin


December 6 (1st Mon)
Regular Dance
6:30 PM
Oak Hills Community Center, Beaverton
Caller: Lane Clem
Cuer: Lane Clem

December 13 (2nd Mon)
Regular Dance
6:30 PM
Oak Hills Community Center, Beaverton
Caller: Lane Clem
Cuer: Lane Clem

December 20 (3rd Mon)
Regular Dance
6:30 PM
Oak Hills Community Center, Beaverton
Caller: Lane Clem
Cuer: Lane Clem

December 27 (4th Mon)
Regular Dance
6:30 PM
Oak Hills Community Center, Beaverton
Caller: Lane Clem
Cuer: Lane Clem
R Square D - Link
R Square D has little to report at this time. We decided to wait until at least January, or later, to begin hosting dances and lessons. A few of our members are attending nearby dances in the interim. We extend holiday greetings to all our dancing friends and look forward to dancing with them in 2022!

Chris Poole


December 10 (2nd Fri)
Toy Dance
Dark

December 25 (4th Sat)
Regular Dance
Dark
Sunset Promenaders - Link
The Sunset Promenaders had both our mainstream anniversary and our plus anniversary dance and both were a success.

We dance mainstream on 1st and 3rd Saturdays at the Odd Fellows Hall in Hillsboro from 7pm till 9:30 pm. The Plus Dancers dance 1st, 3rd, and 5th Thursdays of the month at the same location and with same times, 7 to 9:30 pm. Our attendance requirements are still in place, masks and proof of vaccinations required.

The plus dance on the 30th will be dark because the TVC New Years Eve dance is on the next evening.

We are still having intermediate round dance work shops on Sundays at 3.30 at our hall.

Mike St.Clair


December 2 (1st Thu)
Plus Dance
7:00-7:30 Intermediate Rounds,7:30-9:30 Plus Dance
I.O.O.F. Hall, Hillsboro
Caller: Darrell Kalmbach
Cuer: Tami Helms
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December 4 (1st Sat)
Mainstream Dance
7:00-7:30 Intermediate Rounds,7:30-9:30 Dance
I.O.O.F. Hall, Hillsboro
Caller: Mike Stout (Mainstream 1st & 3rd Sat.)
Cuer: Julie Stout (1st, and 3rd Saturdays M/S)
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December 16 (3rd Thu)
Plus Dance
7:00-7:30 Intermediate Rounds,7:30-9:30 Plus Dance
I.O.O.F. Hall, Hillsboro
Caller: Darrell Kalmbach
Cuer: Tami Helms
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December 18 (3rd Sat)
Mainstream Dance
7:00-7:30 Intermediate Rounds,7:30-9:30 Dance
I.O.O.F. Hall, Hillsboro
Caller: Mike Stout (Mainstream 1st & 3rd Sat.)
Cuer: Julie Stout (1st, and 3rd Saturdays M/S)
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December 30 (5th Thu)
Plus Dance
Dark
Toe Draggers - Link
Greetings from the Toe Draggers! I am very happy to report that after much debate and discussion, Toe’s will resume dances as scheduled on1st and 3rd Fridays. Masks will be required at all times. We will not provide any food, but water will be available. KC Curtis is our caller, and Connie Clark will cue for us the 1st dance of the month, with guest cuers on the 2nd dance.

Dances will be held from 8:00 to10:00pm. 1st dance will be pre rounds at 7:30. 2nd dance will be pre squares at 7:30. We will have split the pot and announcements at 9:30.

The December 3rd theme is Rockin’ Round the Christmas Square, (Please bring a can of food for the food basket or a new unwrapped toy. Both will benefit the community). Our December 17th theme is Night Before Christmas.

Our door donation has changed from $6 to $7.00 a person. Please come join us at the Kinton Grange.

Kathy Degman


December 3 (1st Fri)
Rockin' Round The Christmas Square
7:30 prerounds, 8:00 MS
Kinton Grange, Beaverton
Caller: KC Curtis
Cuer: Connie Clark
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December 17 (3rd Fri)
Night Before Christmas
7:30 Mainstream Workshop, 8:00 MS
Kinton Grange, Beaverton
Caller: KC Curtis
Cuer: Sandra Pinion
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Tri Squares - Link
We're still having board meetings by Zoom and monthly membership "Gabfests" by Zoom. At present our board members do not feel safe dancing, especially with the new Covid variant at large. In November we are going to poll all our members once again, to see how they would feel about beginning to dance again in January. But the way this pandemic goes up and down, everything is very hard to predict.

Gloria Davis


December 24 (4th Fri)
Regular Dance
Dark
Valley River Dancers
Valley River Dancers has not yet set a start up date for dances and lessons. We will be meeting in November to determine the possibility of beginning to start dances in December and lessons in January. But until we have our meeting there is nothing firm to report.

Wishing those who are dancing - Happy dancing! and wishing you all a wonderful holiday season!

Judy Zimmerman


December 10 (2nd Fri)
Regular Dance
7:30-10:30 PM
Chehalem Community Center, Newberg
Caller: Randy Dibble
Cuer: Sherri Clark

December 24 (4th Fri)
Regular Dance
7:30-10:30 PM
Chehalem Community Center, Newberg
Caller: Randy Dibble
Cuer: Sherri Clark
Valley Squares - Link
It's the last month of the year. Come join us at our dance on Saturday, December 18, 7-9 pm at the Aloha Grange. We will be celebrating Christmas and New Years. Yes, masks or shields are required until the State and the Grange declare otherwise. We are keeping record of our dancers so if you haven't signed up with your information, please do so. Let's keep hope that this Covid virus will be under control in 2022 and our life can go back to normal. Stay well. Dance, Dance, Dance.

Hope to see you in a square,

Carolene Siebert


December 18 (3rd Sat)
Regular Dance
MS/rounds 7 to 8:30 pm. Plus/rounds 8:30 to 9:30-ish pm
Aloha Grange #773, Aloha
Caller: Craig Abercrombie
Cuer: Connie Clark
Wave Steppers - Link
We are still trying to get enough students for our beginner lessons at the Tillamook Elks Lodge on Tuesdays. We are having a difficult time recruiting. Our regular dances continue to be suspended until further notice due to lack of participation. For up to date information see: www.wavesteppers.org.

Bob Allen


December 11 (2nd Sat)
Regular Dance
Dark

Umpqua Area Council - Link
No council news received.
Buckeroo - Link
No club news received.

December 4 (1st Sat)
Regular Dance
PLUS 6:00, Mainstream 6:30 Every 3rd tip PLUS
Buckeroo Barn, Roseburg
Caller: Mark Wheeler
Cuer: Neil Koozer

December 18 (3rd Sat)
Regular Dance
PLUS 6:00, Mainstream 6:30 Every 3rd tip PLUS
Buckeroo Barn, Roseburg
Caller: Mark Wheeler
Cuer: Neil Koozer
Dancing Friends - Link
No club news received.

December 17 (3rd Fri)
Regular Dance
Phase IV-V 6-6:50, Phases II,III,IV 7-9, nice wood floor
Buckeroo Barn, Roseburg
Cuer: Rikki Lobato
Timber 8's - Link
No club news received.

December 11 (2nd Sat)
Plus Dance
2nd & 4th Saturday 7:30-10pm plus squares, pre-rounds 7pm
Buckeroo Barn, Roseburg
Caller: Scott Zinser
Cuer: Neil Koozer
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December 25 (4th Sat)
Regular Dance
Dark


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