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Past News

October 23, 2011 - Massachusetts Kick-Off Dance in Framingham from 2 to 5PM for the 54th New England Square & Round Dance Convention (See www.nesrdc.org) to be held in Hartford, CT. in April 2012

November 6, 2011 - Maine Kick-Off Dance in Biddeford from 2 to 4:30PM for the 54th New England Square & Round Dance Convention (See www.nesrdc.org) to be held in Hartford, CT. in April 2012

November 13, 2011 - NSSARDA Friendship Festival at the Mill-A-Round Dance Center in Manchester N.H. Sunday afternoon from 2 to 5PM. Two Halls - Bob Butler and Marilyn Rivenburg in the Mainstream/Plus hall, John Hendron and Phil Gatchell in the A1 hall.

March 11, 2012 - Connecticut Kick-Off Dance in Unionville from 2 to 5PM for the 54th New England Square & Round Dance Convention (See www.nesrdc.org) to be held in Hartford, CT. in April 2012

April 26-29, 2012 - 54th New England Square & Round Dance Convention (See www.nesrdc.org) in Hartford, CT.

October 1, 2011 - 64th National Square Dance Convention - Informational Meeting (See Letter) 10AM to 3PM at the Holyoke Community College, 303 Homestead Avenue, Holyoke MA

October 7- 11, 2010 - Free Dances at the Northeast Caller School with Callers Ken Ritucci, Norm Poisson, and Special Guest Instructors/Caller Tim Marriner, Barry Clasper, and Bill Harrison at the Mill-A-Round Dance Center in Manchester NH. See Details.

September 4- 12, 2010 - Square Dance Cruise/8-Night voyage from New York to Grand Turk-Half Moon Cay-Nassau-New York aboard the Carnival Miracle with Jerry Maurice and Skip & Betty Ann Brown. See FLYER WORD DOC .

August 8, 2010 - Square Dance Dinner Cruise aboard the Mt Washington begin boarding 5:15PM at Weirs Beach, Join 50 dancers from Iowa, Sunday Night 5-8PM with Ted Lizotte (NH), Pual Cote (TX), Tommy Russell (IA), and the Gatchells, $43pp www.cruisenh.com

June 2, 2010 - Advanced (A1) program square dance lessons begin at the Mill-A-Round Dance Center in Manchester NH. Wednesday Nights 7:30-9:30PM wih Ted Lizotte

May 20, 2010 - Plus program square dance lessons begin at St. Anthony's Hall in Woburn MA. Thursday Nights 7-9PM

May 4, 2010 - Advanced program square dance lessons begin at the Mill-A-Round Dance Center in Manchester NH. Tuesday Nights 7-9PM

April 22-25, 2010 - 52nd New England Square & Round Dance Convention (See www.nesrdc.org) in Biddeford, ME.

February 28, 2010 - Tri-Sate Caller's Winter Ball - Class Level Dance at the Mill-A-Round Dance Center in Manchester NH. Fund raiser for the Square Dance Foundation of New England 2 to 5 PM.

February 21, 2010 - Springfield Area Caller's Association Annual Beginners Ball (CLASS DANCE) at the East Longmeadow Senior Center in East Longmeadow, MA. Sunday afternoon from 1 to 4:30 PM.

November 28, 2009 - Tri-Sate Caller's Special - Save the Mill - Dance third of 4 dances at the Mill-A-Round Dance Center in Manchester NH. 7:45 to 11PM, A/C, 10 tips Alternating Mainstream with Fast Track or Plus or A1. Many Callers and Cuers.

October 2009 - Square Dances For New Dancers (Classes/Lessons) - Many Clubs offer FREE Open House/Fun Nights. See the October Dance Calendar.

October 18, 25, 2009 - Round Dances Classes/Lessons - Sunday afternoons at the Mill-A-Round Dance Center in Manchester NH. 1-2PM Beginner Two-Step, 2-3PM Phase 2 Waltz, 3-4PM Phase 3 Easy Intermediate (Two-Step, Waltz, Rumba, Cha), 4-5:30PM Phase 4 Multi-Rhythms, 5:30-6PM Bolero Clinic

October 31, 2009 - Seacoast Region Celebrates their 60th Anniversary - 2 Halls - Alternating Mainstream with Plus tips hall, A1 hall, Callers Joe Casey & Darrell Sprague, Cuers Phil Gatchell & Bernie Porter, American Legion Hall in Rochester NH.

November 8, 2009 - NSSARDA Friendship Festival at the Mill-A-Round Dance Center in Manchester N.H. Sunday afternoon from 2 to 5PM. Two Halls - Bob Butler and Marilyn Rivenburg in the Mainstream/Plus hall, John Hendron and Phil Gatchell in the A1 hall.

September 2009 - Square Dances For New Dancers (Classes/Lessons) - Many Clubs offer FREE Open House/Fun Nights. See the September Dance Calendar.

September 13, 20, 27, 2009 - Round Dances Classes/Lessons - Sunday afternoons at the Mill-A-Round Dance Center in Manchester NH. 1-2PM Beginner Two-Step, 2-3PM Phase 2 Waltz, 3-4PM Phase 3 Easy Intermediate (Two-Step, Waltz, Rumba, Cha), 4-5:30PM Phase 4 Multi-Rhythms, 5:30-6PM Bolero Clinic

September 26, 2009 - Tri-Sate Caller's Special - Save the Mill - Dance third of 4 dances at the Mill-A-Round Dance Center in Manchester NH. 7:45 to 11PM, A/C, 10 tips Alternating Mainstream with Fast Track or Plus or A1. Many Callers and Cuers.

October 8- 12, 2009 - Free Dances at the Northeast Caller School with Callers Ken Ritucci, Norm Poisson, and Special Guest Instructors/Caller Jerry Story (TX), Ed Foote (PA), and Anne Uebelacker (BC, Canada) at the Mill-A-Round Dance Center in Manchester NH. See Details.

July 7/14/21/29, 2009 - A1 Teach (8:15 to 10PM) & A2 Workshop (6:30 to 8:15PM) on Tuesday nights (A/C) at the Mill-A-Round Dance Center in Manchester NH.

July 25, 2009 - Tri-Sate Caller's Special - Save the Mill - Dance second of 4 dances at the Mill-A-Round Dance Center in Manchester NH. 7:45 to 11PM, A/C, 10 tips Alternating Mainstream with Fast Track or Plus or A1. Many Callers and Cuers.

July 19- 31, 2009 - Square Dance Cruise/ 12-Night Escorted Alaska Cruise Tour from Fairbanks Alaska to the Vancouver BC aboard the Royal Caribbean's "Radiance of the Seas" with Ken Ritucci. See Details.

August 8, 2009 - 11th Annual Special Summer Dance at the Monadnock Squares in Keene NH from 8 to 11PM with National Caller Eric Henerlau (CA) and Walt Bull. Alternating Mainstream and Plus tips with A1 star tip. Advanced Tix $8pp, $10pp at the door

May 25, 2009 - Special Memorial Day Dance with 30 German Dancers at the Littleton SDC in Littleton NH Monday afternoon from 2 to 5 PM. Early A1 at 1PM. Caller Al Monty with Guest Caller Martin Kromer from Germany. Cuer Marilyn Rivernburg. See flyer
NEW = See pictures

May 30, 2009 - Tri-Sate Caller's Special - Save the Mill - Dance first of 4 dances at the Mill-A-Round Dance Center in Manchester NH. 7:45 to 11PM, A/C, 10 tips Alternating Mainstream with Fast Track or Plus or A1. Many Callers and Cuers.

August 16- 23, 2009 - Square Dance Cruise from Tampa Florida to the Western Carribean aboard the Carnival Legend with "Double Trouble" = Mike PetitBon & Matt Auger. See FLYER WORD DOC . CANCELLED
March 22, 2009
- 2009 NE Convention Kick-Off Dance sponsored by the Mix 'N Mingle SDC in Saco ME 2-5PM
February 22, 2009
- Tri-State Caller's Winter Ball (CLASS DANCE) at the Mill-A-Round Dance Center in Manchester N.H. Sunday afternoon from 2 to 5PM. SDFNE Museum/Library open. See flyer CANCELLED DUE TO SNOW (Reschedule Date TBA)
February 22, 2009
- Springfield Area Caller's Association Annual Beginners Ball (CLASS DANCE) at the East Longmeadow Senior Center in East Longmeadow, MA. Sunday afternoon from 1 to 4:30 PM. See flyer
December 20, 2008 - Thomas Houle - Fundraiser hosted at the Hayloft Barn in Sturbridge MA 7-11PM (4 hours) also Donation may be sent to: THOMAS HOULE - FUNDRAISER, c/o Southbridge savings bank, 495 East Main Street, Southbridge, MA 01550 FMI: jmesquaredance@gmail.com
November 23, 2008 - 2009 NE Convention Kick-Off Dance sponsored by the Twin State Squares in White River Jct VT 2-5PM

November 7&8, 2008 - International Caller Bob Baier from Houston TX Dances. Friday 7th Plus Dance at the Mill-A-Round Dance Center in Manchester NH. Early A1 dancing from 7-8PM See Flyer. Saturday 8th Mainstream Dance at the Sage Swingers in Brunswick ME See Flyer.
November 9, 2008
- NSSARDA Friendship Festival at the Mill-A-Round Dance Center in Manchester N.H. Sunday afternoon from 2 to 5PM. Two Halls - Bob Butler and Marilyn Rivenburg in the Mainstream/Plus hall, John Hendron and Phil Gatchell in the A1 hall.
October 25, 2008
- 35th Anniversary - Square Dance Foundation of New England (Library & Museum) Dance from 2 to 5 PM at the Mill-A-Round Dance Center in Manchester NH.
October 26, 2008
- 2009 NE Convention Kick-Off Dance sponsored by the Central Valley Squares in Unionville CT 2-5PM

October 10, 11, & 12, 2008 - 9 Free Dances with 27 different callers at the Northeast Caller School with Callers Ken Ritucci, Norm Poisson, and Special Guest Instructors/Caller Randy Dougherty (AZ) and Todd Fellegy (CT) at the Mill-A-Round Dance Center in Manchester NH. See Details.

August 18 - 20, 2008 - Caller's School at the Hayloft Barn. Dancers needed 1 PM. Dance each night at 8PM

August 24, 2008 - Wolf Rockers Chicken Barbecue, 11AM - 3PM

September 7, 2008 - Round Dance Lessons at the Mill-A-Round Dance Center in Manchester N.H. Sunday afternoons with Marilyn Rivenburg: 1-2:15 PM Beginner Phase II (Two-Step), 2:30-3:45PM Phase III (Waltz & Foxtrot), 4-5:30PM phase III (Bolero & Mambo), 5:30-7PM Phase IV (Multiple rythmns), See flyer

September 8, 2008 - Challenge (C1) Square Dance Lessons at the Mill-A-Round Dance Center in Manchester N.H. Monday nights with Norm Poisson 7-9PM, See flyer

September 9, 2008 - Advanced (A1) Square Dance Lessons and A2) Workshop at the Mill-A-Round Dance Center in Manchester N.H. Tuesday nights with Norm Poisson 7-9PM, See flyer

July 13, 2008 - Round Dance Lessons (Phase II & III) at the Mill-A-Round Dance Center in Manchester N.H. from 1 to 5:30 PM on Sunday afternoons with Marilyn Rivenburg. 1-2PM Beginner Phase II, 2:30-4PM Phase III, 4-5:30PM Phase III Mixed Rythms

June 2008 - Plus Lessons at St Anthony's Hall (A/C), Route 38, Woburn, MA with Caller Jay Silva and Rounds with Cuer Phil Gatchell, 7-9PM, Thursdays 5/29 to 8/28

June 2008 - Round Dance Lessons (Phase III & IV multi rhythm) at the Mill-A-Round Dance Center in Manchester N.H. from 7 to 9 PM on Wednesday Nights with Marilyn Rivenburg

April 24-27, 2008 - 50th New England Square & Round Dance Convention (See www.nesrdc.org) in Sturbridge, MA.

February 15-16, 2008 - 5th Annual TNT Jubliee at the Mill-A-Round Dance Center in Manchester NH. Dances on Friday night, Saturday afternoon, and Saturday night callers Ted Lizotte & Tony Oxendine and cuers Marilyn Rivenburg & Phil Gatchell.

February 24, 2008 - SACA Annual Beginner's Ball for New Dancers - Sunday 1 - 4:30 PM at the East Longmeadow Senior Center with 14 SACA Callers.

February 24, 2008 - Tri-State Callers' Winter Ball for New Dancers - Sunday 2 - 5 PM at the Mill-A-Round Dance Center in Manchester NH with 13 Tri-State Callers. Rounds between tips with Marilyn Rivenburg & Betty Ann Brown. Fund raiser for the Square Dance Foundation of New England (Museum Open during the dance) See flyer

November 11, 2007 - NSSARDA Friendship Festival & 40th Anniversary Dance - Sunday 2 - 5 PM at the Mill-A-Round Dance Center in Manchester NH.

November 6, 2007 - Advanced 1 Lessons - Tuesday Nights 7 - 9:30 PM at the Atkinson Community Center Route 121 in Atkinson NH with Caller/Instructor Jay Silva.

October 30, 2007 - Advanced Lessons - Tuesday Nights 7 - 9 PM at the Mill-A-Round Dance Center in Manchester NH with Caller/Instructor Norm Poisson. Rounds between tips with Marilyn Rivenburg.

October 2007 - Promotional Materials - Get Great Door Prizes that Advertise Square Dancing - Polo Shirts, T-Shirts, License Plate Covers, Decals, Brochures - See WORD DOC

September 2007 - Spread the Word - Square Dance for Beginners Starts - Advertise & Tell people where they can Join The Fun. Class start dates are shown on the Lessons and Calendar pages. See Animated Square Dance Moves/Calls at http://www.tamtwirlers.org

September 2007 - Promotional Materials - Get Great Door Prizes that Advertise Square Dancing - Polo Shirts, T-Shirts, License Plate Covers, Decals, Brochures - See WORD DOC

October 4 - 8, 2007 - Free Dances at the Northeast Caller School with Callers Ken Ritucci, Norm Poisson, and Special Guest Instructors/Caller John Marshall (VA) and Anne Uebelacker (BC, Canada) at the Mill-A-Round Dance Center in Manchester NH. See Details.

April 2007 - American Callers Association April 2007 Newsletter at the ACA_April2007Newsletter.pdf

April 2007 - CO-OP NESRD Convention Survey at the Co-op NESRDC Survey - Print the Survey and Mail it or copy and paste it into an e-mail to return it.

June 2007 - New Club Inaugural Dance - The Seven Hills Promenaders in Worcester MA at the See Flyer
May 6, 2007 - EDSARDA 50th Anniversary Dance
Sunday, 2 to 6 PM at the Plymouth Church, Edgel Road, Framingham, MA
Callers: Jim Mayo, Everett Mackin, Art Anthony, & Joe Casey
Cuers: Phil Gatchell, Birgit Maguire, Pat Anthony, & Harriett Clarke
Advanced Tickets: $6pp, $7.50pp at the door
Silent Auction, Gifts & Theme Baskets, Split the Pot, Special Commemorate Dangles, Benefit drawing for the SDFNE, Refreshment Buffet all afternoon

March 2007 - Round Dance Lessons at the Mill-A-Round Dance Center in Manchester NH - Sunday afternoons, Various Phases and Times, Starting March 15th, 1 to 7 PM, Cuer Marilyn Rivenburg.

February 2007 - New Animated Square Dance Moves/Calls at http://www.tamtwirlers.org

October 2006 - Beginners/New Dancers looking to join the fun? Watch for opportunities to try square dancing for yourself. Old Home Days and Fairs usually include Square Dancing Beginner/New Dancer lessons begin in September/October so contact the club near you today to learn when and where you can "Join the Fun

October 5 - 9, 2006 - Free Dances at the Caller's School with Callers Ken Ritucci, Norm Poisson, and Special Guest Instructors/Caller Ed Foote (PA) and Andy Shore (FL) at the Mill-A-Round Dance Center in Manchester NH. See Flyer.

September 2006 - Beginners/New Dancers looking to join the fun? Watch for opportunities to try square dancing for yourself. Old Home Days and Fairs usually include Square Dancing such as the Mill City Festival in Manchester, NH on
September 9
from noon til 6PM at Victory Park. Beginner/New Dancer lessons begin in September/October so contact the club near you today to learn when and where you can "Join the Fun

July/August 2006 - Beginners/New Dancers looking to join the fun? Watch for opportunities to try square dancing for yourself. Old Home Days and Fairs usually include Square Dancing such as the Caledonia Country Fair in Lyndonville, VT on August 26 from noon til 9PM. See Flyer. Beginner/New Dancer lessons begin in September so contact the club near you today to learn when and where you can "Join the Fun".

Summer 2006 - Plus Program Lessons - June 1 until August 31, Thursday nights, 7 to 9 PM, St. Anthony's Hall (air-conditioned), 1020 Main St. Woburn, MA, Caller Jay Silva & Cuer Carol McGee.

September 2006 - Walk The Plank Square Dance Cruise - 8 days on the Carnival Legend, sailing from New York on Saturday 9/9/06 and returning on Sunday 9/17/06. Skip Brown and Jerry Maurice calling and Betty Ann Brown cueing. See Flyer . January 2006 Flyer, New Flyer = Price Reduced by $200 per person

February 18, 2006 - Yankee Twirlers SDC - would like to host 10 Twirlerama Dances from June 28 to August 30. See Pay Up Front Letter

February 2006 - Jerry Maurice's lettters on (1) Standup and Fightback - CBS-Still Standing TV show and (2) Not Your Daddy's Square Dancing

January 2006 - Alliance of Round, Traditional and Square-Dance (ARTS) - Annual Report 2005

January 2006 - New Square Dance Club - the Noho Squares - start lessons in Northampton, MA.

January 2006 - The Hayloft Steppers would like you to contact them if you have one of their Traveling Banners.

October 6 - 9, 2005 - Caller's School with Callers Ken Ritucci, Norm Poisson, and Special Guest Instructor/Caller Lee Kopman at the Mill-A-Round Dance Center in Manchester NH. See Flyer.

November 21, 2004 - 29th Western Massachusetts (WMSARDA) Fall Festival 12-6PM in Chicopee, MA.

October 2004 - Free OPEN HOUSE / FUN NIGHTS allow YOU to experience what Square Dancing is all about. Go with your friends to the Square Dance Club in your area and check it out for yourself. Click on the Lessons Button to find the clubs near you.

November 7, 2004 - 46th Rhode Island Federation Fall Festival 1-4:30PM sponsored by the Swinging Squares in Esmond, RI.

November 7, 2004 - 47th NESARD Convention Kick Off Dance 2-5PM in Brattleboro, VT.

November 7, 2004 - South Eastern Massachusetts Coordinating Association (SEMCA) Harvest Ball 2-6PM in Plymouth, MA.

October 2004 - Free OPEN HOUSE / FUN NIGHTS allow YOU to experience what Square Dancing is all about. Go with your friends to the Square Dance Club in your area and check it out for yourself. Click on the Lessons Button to find the clubs near you.

October 21, 2004 - National Caller Jerry Junck (AZ & NE) featured at the Narragansett Caller's Association dance at the American Legion Hall, Legion Way, Cranston, RI. Contact: Art Anthony.

October 14 - 17, 2004 - Caller's School with Callers Ken Ritucci & Norm Poisson at the Mill-A-Round Dance Center in Manchester NH. See Flyer. Angels needed during the day on Friday 10/15 and Saturday 10/16. Free Dances Friday 10/15 and Saturday 10/16 nights.

September 2004 - Free OPEN HOUSE / FUN NIGHTS allow YOU to experience what Square Dancing is all about. Go with your friends to the Square Dance Club in your area and check it out for yourself. Click on the Lessons Button to find the clubs near you.

October 3, 2004 - EDSARDA (Eastern District Square And Round Dance Association Presentation: "Promotion of Square Dancing through Cable TV" at The Gathering Place, 30 Terrace Street, Brattleboro, VT. See Map on MapQuest. Registration: 2PM, Program: 2:30PM. See Flyer.

June 27, 2004 -
Rochester, NH - Starting June 30th - Phase 3 Cha Round Dance Lessons and Mainstream/Plus Dances with Al Rouff and Barbara Horlor. Wednesday nights, 6:30 to 7:30 PM Round Dance Lesson, Square Dancing 7:30 - 9:30 PM through August 25th.
See Flyer

June 27, 2004 -
Manchester, NH - Starting July 8th, Plus Lessons, Thursday nights, 8:30 to 10 PM, Caller Norm Poisson,
Mill-A-Round Dance Center in Manchester NH. Learn the Classic round dances with Marilyn Rivenburg from 7 to 8:30 PM.

June 27, 2004 -
Sturbridge, MA - Summer Workshops with Matt Auger and the
Hayloft Steppers
Sundays July 11, 18, 25 & August 1, 8, 29 in our air-conditioned barn.
See Flyer

6:00 - 7:00 p.m. Intro to Square Dance (for NEW DANCERS)*
7:00 - 8:00 p.m. Plus Workshop
8:00 - 8:30 p.m. A-1 Workshop
$5 per dancer per night
*(no charge for brand new students, 1st hour only)
*If new dancers are not present, the first hour will be MS / Plus

June 21, 2004 - Monday Night CANCELED - Caller Yukio Oiwa arrives late (Logan at 8PM) from Japan due to typhoon in Japan.

June 16, 2004 - Caller Yukio Oiwa from Japan visits New England.
Monday June 21st - calling at the Challenge & Advanced Lesson/Workshop , 7 to 10 PM at the Mill-A-Round Dance Center in Manchester NH. Please email Wayne if you plan to attend

WEB SITE  (http://www.geocities.co.jp/HeartLand/7278/)

5/2204 - Advanced Lessons, Tuesday nights, Starting June 1st, Caller Norm Poisson, Mill-A-Round Dance Center in Manchester NH.

5/16/04 - Bill & Carole Casey are the new NSSARDA Presidents (2004-2005).

5/2/04 - Bob & Barbara Graybill are the new EDSARDA Presidents (2004-2005).

4/14/04 - Beth Larsen (Caller Will Larsen's spouse) past away last night.
Address: Will Larsen, 781 East Street, Hebron, CT 06248

12/16/03 - Lee Dougherty, spouse of Caller Randy Dougherty, passed away Saturday evening December 13, 2003. She donated her body to science in hopes of finding a cure for cancer. There will be a memorial service at a later date, and she will be laid to rest in Canton, Texas. Cards can be sent to: Mr. Randy Dougherty, 3058 E. DesMoines St. Mesa, AZ 85213

11/20/03 - Caller Phil Kandrut, son of Stan Kandrut (both square dance callers), passed away last evening due to what they believe was a massive heart attack. Phil was the singer on the records Helen and Weapon of Prayer. He was only 53 years old. Phil called for square dancers for over 30 years in New England. He also lived and called in Virginia. Please remember them in your prayers. Cards can be sent to Stan Kandrut, 63 Thorndike Rd, North Andover, MA 01845 (from Jo Yakimowski )

09/21/03 - New Dancer Handout/Flyers available from EDSARDA. Information about square and round dancing as well as the three major purposes of EDSARDA are shown. Contact information shows the names and phone numbers of people in the six New England states (plus New York). No web site addresses are shown; however, there is an area for dancers/clubs to add their specific information (dates, times, location, contact phone number, web site address). The color pamphlet is printed on standard letter size paper (8 1/2 by 11 inch) and designed to be folded in thirds. Get 100 copies for $15.

10/20/03 - Cuer Jim Connelly was in a fatal car accident on Saturday, 10/18th ( per Warren Johnston, Country Corner Squares, Lyndonville, Vt.) Jim's son, Paul, was with him. Paul received only bruises and is sore but alright. As of Monday morning, the family is not planning on any calling hours. The funeral will be at The North Congregational Church on Main Street, Saint Johnsbury, Vt., on Sunday, October 26,2003. Please remember if you would like to attend the funeral that daylight savings time ends on Sunday, so be sure to adjust your clock on Saturday. We are going to try to have space reserved for our friends to sit together, so please try to be there early. Send e-mail condolences to Barbara's Mom & Dad, Doc & Peg Tirrell so that they may pass them along to Barbara & her children. The address is dptirrell@juno.com

10/04/03 - Beginner Round Dance Lessons with Ed & Corinne Renauld start Tuesday October 14th from 7:30 to 9:30 PM in West Townsend MA ( See MapQuest ). Phase III/IV Lessons on Wednesday nights beginning October 15th.

09/25/03 - Advanced & Plus Program Lessons start at 7:30 PM. Advanced Lessons start Tuesday, October 14, 2003. Plus Lessons start Thursday October 16, 2003 at the Mill-A-Round Dance Center in Manchester NH with caller/teacher Norm Poisson.

09/21/03 - New Dancer Handout/Flyers available from EDSARDA. Information about square and round dancing as well as the three major purposes of EDSARDA are shown. Contact information shows the names and phone numbers of people in the six New England states (plus New York). No web site addresses are shown; however, there is an area for dancers/clubs to add their specific information (dates, times, location, contact phone number, web site address). The color pamphlet is printed on standard letter size paper (8 1/2 by 11 inch) and designed to be folded in thirds. Get 100 copies for $15.

08/16/03 - Caller's School in October 2004 at the Mill-A-Round Dance Center in Manchester NH. Callers Ken Ritucci & Norm Poisson are hosting a Caller's School See Flyer from Thursday October 14 to Sunday October 17 which will include a lot of time behind the microphone.

08/09/03 - The first SDFNE Local Legend Award will be presented to Bob & Norma Silva at the Down East Western SDC dance on Tuesday, August 19, 2003 at the Eliot Junior High School, Route 236, Eliot ME. The dance program is from 7:30 PM until 10 PM. Casual attire is OK.

07/17/03 - The Massachusetts Square and Round Dance Center in Chicopee, Massachusetts, has been sold and will no longer be available as a dance venue. Notices informing all clubs using the hall to remove their property by July 24, 2003 have been posted. The Merry-Go-Rounds (Roy and Janet Williams) dance on Wednesday, July 23, will be the last dance at the MSRDC. Theme: Going Away Party.

05/21/03 - Cuer Lou Toth passed away on Monday.

05/14/03 - News spreads about the Town Howlers (Portsmouth RI) publicizing Square Dance on TV. See the News Article.

05/8/03 - Starting in June Square Dance Lessons (Plus & Advanced) and Workshops (Mainstream, Plus, & Advanced) at the Mill-A-Round Dance Center in Manchester NH at: www.millaround.com

03/31/03 - Check out this new feature: PARTNER REQUEST on the Town Howlers Web Site at:
www.TownHowlers.com

Each year square and round dancing gets more and more dancers without partners. They may be single dancers, divorced or widowed dancers, or married dancers whose partner is not able to dance.

These dancers are usually welcome at their own dance club, but are often uncomfortable dancing at other clubs or special dances. Now there is an answer with PARTNER REQUEST!

02/02/03 - Riverside Squares gets 15 New Dancers in their January New Dancer Lessons/Class.
01/27/03 - Border City Squares gets 6 New Dancers in their January New Dancer Lessons/Class.

12/24/02 - Shelley Lee, spouse of caller Jim Lee (jimlee@leewebs.com) of Ontario Canada, died at home on Saturday 12/21 evening of a massive heart attack.
Funeral: Tuesday December 24, 11 AM, Gentle Shepherd United church, Eugenia, Ontario.

A Tribute to Shelley Lee by Tim Crawford

Card can be sent to:
Apt # 2, 16 Albert St.
PO Box # 188
Flesherton, Ontario L0C 1E0

12/18/02 - caller Will Larsen of Connecticut had a heart attack but should be home tomorrow (12/19/02) where he will recuperate. Following that, he will be given a stress test and be scheduled for by-pass surgery. He has a stint now to keep the artery open.

Cards may be sent to Will & Beth @
781 East Street
Hebron, CT 06248