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Suncoasters SDC Calendar of Events

May 29, 2011

Suncoasters are located at the Dance Centre, 260 Dixon Road, Buderim (near the motorway end) on the Sunshine Coast of Queensland, and are lucky to have the use of a well-lit large hall for their dances, lessons and workshops.  There is no need for a partner, we welcome solos as well as couples.  Our regular caller is Nev McLachlan, and his wife B... read more

2011 Speewa Easter Hoedown PART ONE

May 2, 2011

To improve photo definition click on image    The Barn, venue for the Speewa Easter Hoedown Sunday 17th April 2011 Because some Queensland visitors over to sample the new SA Aquatics centre were occupying our house, we spent a pleasant night in a caravan park at Tailem Bend in SA.   Tailem Bend Caravan Park Monday 18th April 2011 Tony and Heathe... read more

2011 Speewa Easter Hoedown PART TWO

May 2, 2011

To improve photo definition, click on image Saturday 23rd April 2011 A rest day (for some) -  poor old Norm, after cooking God knows how many eggs and bacon for breakfast, there he was unblocking the septic tank (thank goodness he did things in that order), then he tried in vain to unblock a second grey water tank overflow which was creating a dam... read more

2011 Speewa Easter Hoedown PART THREE

May 2, 2011

To improve photo definition click on image   Sunday 24th April 2011 A few bedraggled and weary dancers appeared with bleary eyes for their sausages egg and tomatoes and as time passed, more and more dancers dragged themselves in for a heart starter (coffee) and their  breakfast.  Most had just about revived from the night before when at 2.00 PM... read more

Vale Frank Newstead

June 27, 2010

We are sad to report that Frank Newstead has passed away.  Frank was introduced to square dancing at Jaybee Square Wheelers in Melbourne and became a staunch supporter of Square Dancing, and Jaybee’s. Frank who had built a large website to support his specialist “Success Centre Bookshop”, expanded his horizons to include squaredancing.com.a... read more

Vale Anita Ellis Kemp

April 13, 2010

 On Tuesday April 13 2010 I sadly attended the funeral service held for Anita, Ellis Kemp, beloved wife of Barry and mother to Vanessa & Stephen.  Anita born 12/10/44 passed away on 7/4/10.  She was a valued committee member of the Adelaide Outlaws Square Dance Club.  During her eulogy Barry read a letter Anita had penned especially for th... read more

Speewa’s 2010 Easter Weekend

April 11, 2010

Click on each image to enlarge click on the enlargement for bigger still. The Barn on the right Des's home on the left. Having spent a pleasant weekend, dancing with Wild Frontier Square Dance Club in Berri SA (see http://wildfrontiersquaredanceclubinc.com/blog/?p=729) on Wednesday 31st March, we left Berri caravan park early and headed off to Spe... read more

TAWS Diary of Events 2010 -2011

March 8, 2010

Mal Parrington (forgive the pun) one of the wheels behind the Australian Club Travel Australia With Square-dancers (TAWS) has done a magnificent job compiling and listing all the square dance events available throughout Australia for 2010 and some of 2011 His diary is too BIG to print in Squuare Dance Magazine, BUT, if you click on the link below,... read more

Jack Murphy’s 90th Birthday & The ACF

December 22, 2009

 Jack Murphy is a long surviving Melbourne Caller since the 1950's who developed his skills through the McGrath square dance camp. Jack had great longevity - surviving more than 50 years in square dancing. Below Jack is photographed with Jeff Seidel from South Australia, celebrating Jack’s 90th birthday.  Jack and Jeff are the sole survivors of... read more

“Goolwa Alive” Sunday 4th October 2009

December 8, 2009

Goolwa has proven that it is well and truly alive and kicking, as thousands flocked to the township over the long weekend to celebrate Goolwa Alive.                                       Cadell Street  Cadell Street, the main thoroughfare was closed between Goolwa Terrace and Moore Street allowing 10, 000 or so visito... read more

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