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 won’t 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, January 15, 2018



*****Monday, January 15, 2018 DARK THIS WEEK(Martin Luther King’s birthday)
SDRDI Round Dance Classes (Beginning and Advanced)
Location: War Memorial Building, (wonderful all wood dance floor)
Located at the north end of the San Diego Zoo parking lot.
ŕ Beginning classes 6.15 to 7.45 PM, Richard and Judy Cartwright instructors
Very basic classes starting with phase 1 two step.
If you know anyone who would like to start round dancing please point them our way.
ŕ Advanced classes 7.45 to 9.45 PM. Rey and Sherry Garza instructors.
$5.00 per person




Dancing Rounds DARK THIS WEEK
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 DARK THIS WEEK

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 to 9.30 PM
434 Aqua Lane

Ramona, 92065

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




Tuesday,  January 16, 2018





Valley Twirlers

6.30 to 7.30 PM, Class no partner or fancy attire needed,
7.30 to 9.00 PM Plus and Floor Level Dancing

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, January 17, 2018




*****Wednesday Night Choreographed Ballroom Dance Class

6.00 to 9.00 PM Workshop and Dance

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 – 8.00 pm Mainstream Class
8.00 – 9.30 pm Plus/Advanced Class


Thursday, January 18, 2018




Single Spinners

Milton Alexander cueing on party nights second Thursdays

John Marus calling

War Memorial Building

6:30 - 8:00pm Class
8:00pm - 9:45pm Plus Squares




***** 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, January 19, 2018




*****Friday, January 19, 2018

Circulators Club Dance
Steve Woodard calling
Rochelle Catt cueing
Recital Hall

6:30pm - 8:00pm Class
8:00pm - 9:30pm Club


Saturday, January 20, 2018



*****Saturday, January 20, 2018
Third Saturday Roundup
Mike Seastrom calling”
Regina Aubrey cueing
Blue and White Ball & Installation of 2018 Officers
Balboa Park Club
Afternoon program
Class Level Dance 3.15 to 5.15 PM
Pre Rounds 7 PM
Squares with Rounds 7.30PM



*****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 don’t 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 21, 2018




*****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








*****January 28, 2018
Dancing Shadows 6th Anniversary Dance
Puttin’ On The Ritz
1 to 5 PM
Leo and Rochelle Catt calling and cueing
The Barn in San Marcos
1950 Sycamore Drive, Walnut Grove Park
San Marcos
$10 per person includes dinner and dessert
RSVP call Rochelle 253.632.7240 or Dena 951.553.3710

*****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




*****Saturday, February 24, 2018
Lighthouse Squares Anniversary Dance
Caller John Marus and Andy Allemao
Cuer Bill Hale
Balboa Park Club
7 pm Pre Rounds
7.30 pm Plus Squares with Rounds
$5 donation            



*****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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