Saturday 23 February 2019 Flashmob

Thank you to Bunnings Victor Harbor for providing space and allowing Paddle Steamers Square Dance Group of Port Elliot to promote the activity of Square Dancing with a flashmob style demonstration – thank you also to the dancers from as far as Whyalla for coming to join Paddle Steamers in this promotion – 8 dancers from My Group at Victor Harbour attended. Learn to Square Dance Tuesday afternoon at Carrickalinga House Victor Harbor or Friday Night at The Strand Port Elliot. jvcsquaredance.com

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More enjoyable Dancing with JVCSquareDance

Tuesday this week we had just one square. I had to make up the square myself for the first dance and I nearly did not manage it. I had to make the Sides do most of the work. The nWilfred turned up to save me and we were able to go over some more moves with 4 men and 4 ladies – thank you to Faye from Paddle Steamers for helping us out. This week Paddle Steamers will be dancing at Carrickalinga House on Friday night as there may be more dancers coming from Adelaide. The free dance on Saturday afternoon will also be at Carrickalinga House at 1.30pm

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First Dance for 2019 in Victor Harbor

JVC Square Dance had Wonderful first day back this year on 5th February with a visit from Karen, Carl and Maarty. With no new dancers in attendance we spent the whole day going through as many movements as I could remember and all the dancers had a wonderful day. On 12th February we had a drop in numbers and were only able to dance a mini square – but a number of movements were worked on to learn the full definition implications. Jacqui and I also visited Paddle Steamers and danced in the side room where the floor is not so sticky. Happy Dancing Everyone Jacqueline and John.

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Back to Dancing in Victor Harbor 2019

Tuesday 5th February 2019 will see the First Dance for JVC Square Dance this year – 1.30pm at Carrickalinga House – 17-19 Torrens Street – Intersection Hill Street, Victor Harbor SA 5211 – There is a little parking in Hill Street – DO NOT park in the carpark behind Carrickalinga House as it is now a Staff Only car park by permit – some attendees park in the shopping centre car park – but be warned that it is also 3hour parking and is now on a trial for tickets if the three hrs is exceeded.
I will be Calling – John Casey – 0400 611 211
From 1.30pm to 2.30pm we will be dancing easy level to cater for anyone who comes on our first day. At 2.30pm there will be a smoko break with tea and coffee and biscuits. Come and see Modern Square Dancing – even have a go if you wish. Everybody welcome.

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November News

JVC Square Dance has had a rocky month and last week I had to dance to make a set. We had a look at wheel around and choreography that starts with a movement with your own partner. This Month we visited Adelaide Outlaw and saw how Graham is tackling the teaching of three levels to keep the dancers motivated. It was a special night to celebrate Graham’s Birthday. What a great night he put on – lots of visitors to help him celebrate this special occasion. Then there was the SASDS Christmas Dance. This was also a great night with all the SA Callers in attendance. We have also attended Paddle Steamers Dance Night 3 times this month. Happy Dancing Everyone Jacqueline and John.

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At 43rd South Australian Square Dance Convention

Friday went well with 4 – 5 Squares dancing in the afternoon and 9 Squares at the evening session. Our special guest Mel Wilkerson had the dancers moving well.

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In Naracoorte for Acey Squares 12th Birthday Dance

We departed our overnight stop at Tintinara about 0915 and drove to a rest area about 27km west of Naracoorte on the turnoff to Bordertown. I had not checked out this Rest area before and wanted to see it.

Had a nice 1hour rest here before going to YULGILBAR WOOD GALLERY. Jacquiline and I had been there before and had also met the wood artist – David and his wife and daughter – half way across the Nullarbor a couple of years ago – just a catchup visit. After this we made our way to the Big 4 Naracoorte Holiday Park for another rest Time before going to the Friday night Dance.

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