Dancing in San Diego

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Also, please try to send it to me in the form that you would like it to appear in the newsletter.


Phone Numbers: Richard 619 737.7522 Judy 619 737.7598 Thanks, Richard


Links. If you have more please send them to me. Most of these links wont work if tried from the weekly e-mail, but if you go to the SDRDI website, click links and then click Richards Weekly Round Dance eMail they should work.


(San Diego Round Dance Instructors Webpage)

(Round Dance Classes SDSDA)

(San Diego Square Dance Association)

(Palomar Square Dance Association)

(Back Country Square Dance Association)

(Dancing Shadows Round Dance Club)

(Southern California Round Dance Teachers Association Website)

(http.//glenandhelen.com/Dance/list.cfm) if you are not an ICBDA member and you would like access to this website, send me an e-mail and I will confirm that you are a dancer, they will send you a user name and password.


(http.//dancerounds.info/pages/videos.htm) more video links

(http.//www.you2candance.com/) Promotional Videos for dancing


Subject: New Publication - "Dancer Digest" from Wayne Johnston I am sending you my latest publication of Dancers Digest. This book is a free, monthly publication for all the associations in San Diego County. Please, look it over and share it with the clubs in your association (comments and/or suggestions are encouraged). I am starting an email list to people interested in receiving this. There is also a link to download it as a PDF file: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B8ffXMVbbl5DXzRQVzNCY3JiVUU

Thank you,

Wayne Johnston




Monday, Decenber 11, 2017


*****Mondays at Dance For 2

This Week Rey and Sherry will be working on Foxtrot.
Dance For Two, 7529 Clairmont Mesa Blvd., San Diego 92111

Information call Rey and Sherry Garza at 760 458-6418, or e-mail Rey Garza

This is our last dance/class session at Dance For Two for 2017.

On January 8, 2018 we will be back at the War Memorial Building,
6.15 to 7.45 PM Beginning Level Two Step Class taught by Richard and Judy Cartwright.

7.45 to 9.45 PM Rey and Sherry will continue teaching/cueing phase 4+ to 6 Dances.




Dancing Rounds
John and Fran Downing cueing and

teaching phase 2 to 4 and some 5 Dances

Painted Rock Elementary School

16711 Martincoit Rd, Poway

6:00 - 9:00 pm Levels 2, 3, 4 & 5

(509) 671-7255 or (509) 671-7256.




***** Round Dance Party

Monday evenings 7-9 PM

All levels

At the Garzienda, Vista, CA (call for directions)

Regina Aubrey, cuer
760 586.4199



***** Monday Nights Lighthouse Squares

Hexagon dancing in which six couples perform

traditional Square Dance Calls. No Hexperience Necessary.

Andy Allemao calling

7 to 9 PM Location Recital Hall

Information contact Tami tami.allemao@gmail.com

Phone 619.425.4973




*****Monday Nights
Crazy 8s Square Dance Workshops
Leo Catt caller
7.30 PM
434 Aqua Lane

Ramona, 92065

$5.00 per dancer
If you have any questions let us know 253-632-7240 


Tuesday, December 12, 2017



*****Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Valley Twirlers Party Night
Christmas Promenade Wear your craziest or cheeriest holiday outfit
as we dance the night away. Please bring a festive snack to share.

6.30 to 9.00 PM, no partner or fancy attire needed,

Steve Moore teaching and calling

Bostonia Recreation Center

1049 Bostonia Street, El Cajon

$5.00 per person

Information call Paul 619.466.1681



*****Tuesday Nights Choreograph Ballroom Dance Class

Beginning Rumba - No partner or experience necessary.

7 - 9 PM at the Garzienda, Vista, CA

Regina Aubrey, cuer/instructor -

Call for info and directions 760-586-4199


Wednesday, December 13, 2017


*****Wednesday Night Choreographed Ballroom Dance Class

4th Wednesday each month is party night, requests welcome,

raffle gifts, and some new surprises.

6.00 level 2 & 3 Lesson

7.00 level 2 & 3 dancing - requests welcome

7.30 level 3 & 4 lesson

8.30 dancing your requests

Instructor Bill Hale with assistance from Jane Stokes

Monte Vista Village Lodge, 2211 Massachusetts Ave, Lemon Grove $5.00

Questions? Niki 619-448-8088 or talk to Bill or Jane.




*****Every Wednesday Night

Finest City Squares

War Memorial Building

Andy Allemao calling

6:30 to 7:30: Plus
7:30 to 9:00: Beginning Class
9:00 to 9:30: A2 Dancing


Thursday, December 14, 2017




*****Thursday, December 14, 2017

Single Spinners Toys For Tots Dance

Milton Alexander cueing on party nights second Thursdays

John Marus calling

War Memorial Building

6.30 to 8.00 pm Class

8 to 9.15 pm Mainstream Squares With Rounds

9.15 to 9.45 pm Plus Squares With Rounds



***** Thursdays


Steve Moore calling

Location: Recital Hall

A2 dance from 6.30 to 8.15 (5th Thursdays Party Night)

8.15 to 9.45 PM Class Brush up on Advanced

$4.00 p/p. Info: stevemo150@yahoo.com or 619.890.3963



Friday, December 15, 2017



*****Friday, December 15, 2017


Steve Woodard calling

Richard Cartwright cueing

6.30 to 8.00 PM Square Dance Class

8 to 9.30 PM Plus Squares with Rounds

Recital Hall




Saturday, December 16, 2017

*****Saturday, December 16, 2017

SDSDA Third Saturday Roundup

Toys For Tots Dance

Balboa Park Club

6 to 7.30 PM Pre Rounds by San Diego Round Dance Instructors
7.30 to 9.45 PM Squares by San Diego Callers Association Callers
Your admission is a new unwrapped toy donation to Toys For Tots, or
you can donate cash to Toys for Tots.




Sunday, December 17, 2017




*****Sundays Sundown Squares round dance classes

at La Mesa Adult Enrichment Center

8450 La Mesa Blvd. in La Mesa.

Bill Hale and Jane Stokes instructors

4:00 to 5:30 PM Beginning Class with Bill Hale

Beginning Jive class Starting October 1 to 15, 2017

5.30 - 7.00 Level III - IV figure workshop - requests welcome

information. Jim and Niki (619)448-8088 or Jane Stokes (619)444-5626

Questions? Rosanne 619-857-0436


*****Sundays Sundown Squares Square Dance Class and Dance

at La Mesa Adult Enrichment Center

8450 La Mesa Blvd. in La Mesa.

Andy Allemao calling and Bill Hale cueing

5.00 PM Mainstream Square Dance Class

6.00 PM Pre Rounds with Bill Hale cueing

7.00 to 9.00 PM Squares and Rounds


$5 at the door.

Information. Jim and Niki (619)448-8088 or

sundowndancers.blogspot.com or sundowndancers@gmail.com








*****Saturday, December 30, 2017
Sundown Dancers Winter Ball
Cuers Rochelle Catt and Richard Cartwright
7 to 9.30 PM
Phase 2 to 5 dancing
Potluck Please bring a dish to share
La Mesa Enrichment Center




*****Sunday, December 31, 2017
Put this on your calendar.
New Years Eve Party with Dan & Sandi Finch and Rey & Sherry Garza
At Long Beach Senior Center, Harwood Floor and plenty of parking
Buffet Dinner, Desserts, and New Years Toast
Stay tuned for more information




*****Sunday, December 31, 2017
Sandpipers Square Dance Club
New Years Eve Party
Caller Scott Byars
Cuer Erin Byars
Space is limited to 120 dancers
Info Call 858 748.4219




*****Monday, January 8, 2018
SDRDI Round Dance Classes (Beginning and Advanced)
Beginning classes 6.15 to 7.45 PM, Richard and Judy Cartwright instructors
Very basic classes starting with phase 2 twostep and waltz or phase 3cha or rumba.
Advanced classes 7.45 to 9.45 PM, Rey and Sherry Garza instructors
Continuing from Dance For Two.
War Memorial Building, (wonderful all wood dance floor)
Located at the north end of the San Diego Zoo parking lot.




*****Saturday, January 20, 2018
Featuring Teacher: Marzena Stachura

Four Times Undefeated World Professional
10 a.m. Tango clinic teach with Marzena

12-1:30 p.m. Join us for a soup lunch in the hall

1:30 p.m. Afternoon bolero teach with Marzena

7 p.m. Party Dance with Dan cueing
$45 per person

(If you dont live in Cypress, the city will add a $2 per person non-resident fee)

Registration limited to 80 people

Contact Dan & Sandi Finch for more information:

(714) 838-8192 or sandi@sandance.us




*****Sunday, January 28, 2017
Dancing Shadows 6th Anniversary
At the Barn in San Marcos.
Rounds with Squares
1 to 5 PM with catered dinner.


*****February 9 to 11, 2018

68th Yuma Square and Round Dance Festival

Mike Seastrom, Justin Russell, Carsten Nielsen callers

Curt and Tammy Worlock, Jerry Jestin, and Kristine and Bruce Nelson cuers


*****March 2 to 4, 2018

Central California Square Dance Association

Wing Ding 2018

Merced Counth Fairgrounds

90 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Merced CA

Dan Norbye, Johnny Preston and Scott Bennett calling

Sharon & Casey Parker and Susan Healea cueing

More information WWW.Ccsda.org




*****March 23, 24, 25, 2018
The San Diego Round Dance Festival
Featuring Michael and Regina Schmidt from Germany and
Richard Lamberty & Alise Halbert from Florida/California

*****March 25 to 28,2018

The Desert Stomp

At the Riverside Resort/ Casino, Laughlin, Nevada

Information 760.200.1031 or kndbower@verizon.net

*****April 20 to 22, 2018

58th California State Square Dance Convention Yuba Sutter Fairgrounds




*****May 25, 16 and 27, 2018
65th Annual Golden State Roundup
Dee Dee Dougherty, Pat Carnathan, Vic Kaaria and Jack Pladdys callers
Randy and Marie Preskitt cuers
Lodi Grape Festival Event Center, 413 E. Lockeford Street, Lodi CA 95240
Mainstream, Plus, Advanced, Challenge and Rounds.





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