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2017 July 17th – French Night


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Thanks to Diana W for the photos.

We once again celebrate Bastille Day (July 14) with our French Night at the Monday Mainstream club. Great to see everyone dressed in French colours and berets and stage decorated to suit. Gustav Eiffel would be proud.
To top it off a supper that was “Magnifique” – croissants, tarts and much much more.
Thanks everyone for your support – the atmosphere was lovely. Merci beaucoup!

2017 June 12th – Pancake Night


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Thanks to Diana Waters for the photos and video.

Our annual Pancake Night was well supported again and we managed to successfully integrate teaching of learners and intermediate dancers, Mainstream dancing and the flip’n’catch that is the joy of pancakes. The Pancake King crew – Scott and Kaye – doing a marvellous job and Scott has perfected the art of flipping these babies. Pity we all haven’t necessarily mastered the art of catching them!!

2017 April 13 – 17 – National Square Dance Convention in Bendigo Vic

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We had a great time at the 58th National Square Dance Convention in Bendigo over Easter.
Here’s some candid snaps of the Sunday night theme night.

2017 March 20th – Three groups running on Monday nights!

Our 3 groups running Mon nights


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In an effort to allow more frequent intakes for new dancers, we’re running three streams Monday nights now. Intermediate (6 – 7 then 8 – 8:30pm), New learners (7 – 8:30pm) and Mainstream (8 – 10:15pm). Some overlaps to allow good mixing.
Here’s a photo of one of the mixes. What a sharp looking group!
Photo Credit – Bruce Forster – Dancing Days Magazine

2017 February 13th – Valentine’s Charity Night and Requests


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A wonderful atmosphere at our annual Valentine’s Dance. All proceeds going to charity and we also made this a request night. Great selection of music everyone and even some progressive squares in the mix!
Thanks to all who came and to Nigel and Sheila for looking after the pre-loved clothing stall.

2017 January 23rd – Aussie Night


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Happy New Year everyone! Our first theme night for 2017 was our annual Aussie Night and BBQ tea to celebrate the occasion of Australia Day (Jan 26th). Great crowd and all enjoyed a dinner of BBQ meats and salads followed by Pavlovas.
Dancing to Australian music and songs and many dancers nicely decked out in green and golds and blue, whites and reds.
Thanks to all who helped set up and pack away not only for the BBQ but also all the decorations. The hall looked wonderful.

2016 Dec 19th – Mainstream Club Xmas Break up


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The final Monday Mainstream night for 2016 was a lovely Xmas dance full of Christmas songs and more food than you could poke a reindeer at!
Merry Xmas and Happy New Year and we start back on Jan 9th.

2016 December 12th – Christmas Dinner Dance


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We begin our Xmas celebrations with our Christmas Dinner Dance. Great crowd and a wonderful atmosphere. Thanks to all who came along and joined in. Our learners joined is as well and looked great in their gear. Particular thanks to the helpers who decorated and assisted with the night. Also to Cheryl’s Kitchen staff who prepared and served up the roast – delicious!!

Break up nights next week – Mon 19th (Mainstream) & Wed 21st (Plus).

2016 October 24th – Halloween Dance


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We celebrated Halloween again this year, albeit one week early (to avoid clashing with another function). Great to see so many dress the part AND our learners also joined in the theme!
We took the opportunity to award some more 10 year membership awards and congratulations to Pauline, Ronda, Robert and Glenda. Thanks for your loyalty and friendship!

2016 September 24th – 31st Birthday


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Another year rolls by and we celebrated with a Movie and Musicals theme. Thanks to so many who came along and helped us celebrate. So many did dress for the occasion and the hall looked great – Oscars, movie slide show and posters, not to mention the three usherettes bringing popcorn, lollies and chips.
Big thanks to Peter (Scotty) Scott, Les Tulloch, Jeff Seidel, John Casey and Ian Rutter for joining us on the program and to Thelma McCue for cueing rounds.
Congratulations to our 10 year life membership recipients and Laurie – a 20 year Gold Membership award.
Here’s to many more years!