These are some of our Local Newspaper Articles for 2010
Dancers step into New Year: January 6th 2010
Members of the Hervey Bay Square Dance Club had more than just smooth moves to keep them entertained at the end of year break-up. The club celebrated a terrific year with a week of rolling events, including a very special Wednesday night which featured an evening with delicious food, lots of fun games and activities all combined with a mixture of Square Dancing to Christmas Carols.
“Pass the parcel was a great hit and the celebrity heads on reindeer antlers made for good laughs,” said a square dance spokesperson. “A big thank you to all our guests for helping us to celebrate Christmas and to all our members who helped create such a friendly and happy atmosphere”.
March Madness for Dancers: March 10 2010
Sydney’s Brian Hotchkies is set to perform live for the Hervey Bay Square Dance Club as part of its 21st birthday celebrations. March madness has taken over the club’s birthday activities and includes the rare opportunity to have Mr Hotchkies, Australia’s favourite caller, make a special visit from Sydney on Wednesday March 17 from 7pm to 10.30pm at Dan Dinna House for $5.00. The evening will include Mainstream Dancing with just a touch of PLUS. Brian will also return on Monday, March 22 for a 50/50 night, Main Stream and PLUS bracket about.
Members of the group say they would like to share the thrill of dancing, and their 21st birthday, with the Hervey Bay community on March 27 and invite the public to attend a free come and try day from 2pm to 4.30pm. David Smythe from Caloundra will give the crowd a taste of expertise square dancing with some minor instruction on the cards.
All ages and genders are invited to attend this fun afternoon out. Be sure to wear comfortable clothing and footwear. Beginners classes will start on Wednesday from 6pm to 7.30pm and Thursday from 1pm to 2pm. Both learner sessions are followed by Main Stream social dancing.
Square Dancers kick up their heels at 21st Birthday: April 7 2010
A bunch of energetic twists and turns kept spectators entertained at the Hervey Bay Square Dance Club’s 21st Birthday celebrations at the weekend. Club member Samantha said Dan Dinna House looked spectacular and believes everyone who attended made the celebrations a huge success.
The next event for the club will be its second come and try session of the year this Saturday, April 10, and will give dancing enthusiasts the chance to learn square dancing for free. “David Habler from Maryborough will have you dancing in a jiffy,” Samantha said.
Dancing is from 2pm to 4.30pm with afternoon tea provided. New learners’ classes are held on Wednesday from 6pm to 7.30pm for $3.00 and on Thursday from 1pm to 2.15pm for $2.50. Buy 10 weeks in advance and save $5.00 on the course. Tea and coffee is provided after the class.
Anyone who would like to join this friendly group can come along for free this month for the group’s only intake for 2010. “You are welcome to try it for 2 weeks at no cost at all, so really, you have nothing to lose,” said Samantha.