Please note the Saturday Fun Nite dance on September 25 is with Tom Allen calling. This dance will be held at Community Action Program (CAP) Building, 861 Belsly Blvd in Moorhead and not at the regular location.
Square Dancing is starting up in places.
Lessons are beginning Monday September 13 at 7:30 p.m. at the Community Action Program (CAP) Building 861 Belsly Blvd in Moorhead. Charlie Huhtala & Bernadette McNeil will be doing the lessons. Angels are needed and come to brush up your skills.
Hosted by Saturday Fun Nite and L & M Squares, Sponsored by FMSDA
check out the calendar at www.fmsquaredancers.org
There is also dancing at the Western Minnesota Steam Threshers Reunion. September 3-6, 2021 at Rollag Minnesota. Callers are Mark Helfter & Myron Hollatz. There is a gate fee of $25/season/person or $14/day/person. 14 and under free with paid adult. The dance schedule is Friday, Saturday, Sunday at 12 pm -2 pm, 3 pm to 5 pm & 7 pm to 9:30 pm. Monday dancing is at 12 pm to 2 pm. The flyer can be downloaded and printed out below.
If you are wanting to go to a dance, please contact the local folks to make sure the dance will happen.
Recently added under State Information - Minutes and Reports is a word document to download that contains a report from Greg and Mary Ann Morford who were the ND Delegates to the United Square Dancers of America (USDA). They attended the Board of Directors meeting (6-23-21) during the 70th National Square Dance Convention in Jackson, MI. The USDA minutes are their report. The report has information about a Discount Prescription Card. There are two downloads available describing this program. One other download is regarding the new logo. All of these downloads are in the Minutes and Reports section under the "State Information" tab. Thanks Mary Ann and Greg.
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The purpose of the ND Square and Round Dance Clubs is
(A) To promote the teaching of the fundamentals of square and round dancing.
(B) To assist in the formation and development of clubs.
(C) To promote friendliness and hospitality through the medium of square and round dancing.
(D) To operate on a non-profit basis.
The State Festival is held each year during the last weekend in April.
The Grand Forks Square Dancers are announcing the 68th ND State Square and Round Dance Festival to be held at Edgewood Parkwood Auditorium 749 S. 30th St., Grand Forks, ND. on April 29 and 30, 2022. Featured Caller is Curt Braffet from Carlock, Ill and Featured Cuer is Bernadette McNeil of Fargo, ND. Contact information charley & Wanda Huhtala 218-779-7018 or 281-779-8092
or Ed & Aileen Stallman 701-215-0516 or 701-775-9861 The Festival flyer can be downloaded below.
At the present time National Square Dance Conventions planned are as follows:
71st June 22-25, 2022 in Evansville, IN
"Join Us Down By the River"
Organizers of the 72nd National Square Dance Convention have asked that we publicize their convention that is planned for June 21 through June 24, 2023 Please look at their website and spread the word. The convention will be held in Mobile Alabama. The website and email information is listed to the right below their colorful logo.
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