Tuckahoe Update 9-19-2018

Jeremy came to the rescue to call for us Friday, September 7th, so we could have our “Blue Collar Square Dance for Labor Day”. We had a fun evening dancing and especially doing “Peel-Off” from every position in the square!!!  A big “Thank You!” to Jeremy for filling in for Ken on short notice. Diane lead the line dancing adding to the fun. Susan Littrell and Rich Bond provided the delicious refreshments with great home-made crackers, a sample of what will be their beautiful wedding cake which was totally delicious, the sugar cookies with fruit, and other yummy snacks. Thanks to Jeremy, Diane, Susan and Rich for a totally fun dancing evening.

A huge “Thank You” to all the “Angels” who came to our first square dance lessons this Tuesday, September 18th, to help the approximately 12 new students.  Also, “Thanks” to Gene for starting our dancing lessons for this season. Everyone seemed to be having a good time. We should have more new students next week on Wednesday, September 26th. Then we will resume our regular dance lessons schedule on Tuesdays.

Today is NATIONAL TALK LIKE A PIRATE DAY!!!!  Arrr

DON’T FORGET:  We will be square dancing this Friday, September 21st,  at Christ Lutheran Church located at 7809 Woodman Road, Henrico, VA. It will be our “Talk like a Pirate” Dance so put on your “Pirate” outfit/gear and join in the fun!! 

SEPTEMBER 2018 CALLER LINE-UP & REFRESHMENT SPONSOR:
September 21st                  Charlie Shoemaker           Lis Turner, Allen Earehart, and Hazel Streb – “Talk Like A Pirate” Dance
September 28th                            Nelson Wakeman             Members whose last name begin with L thru O – FALL QUARTERLY MEETING

OCTOBER 2018 CALLER LINE-UP & REFRESHMENT SPONSOR:
October 5th                        Gene Chamberlin                   Davia Cunero & Maggie McRae
October 12th                      Vance McDaniel                     Scout Saylors & Rene Collins
October 19th                      Tom Sellner                             Joyce Dyson
October 26th                      DARK
October 27th                      Greg Jones & Ken Ryder     All Club Members – Halloween Costume Ball @ Holladay School

DO NOT FORGET THIS FUN DANCE:
October 27th Saturday – Tuckahoe Squares Halloween Costume Ball at Holladay School with Greg Jones and Ken Ryder. Early rounds at 7:30pm.  Mainstream/Plus with rounds from 8:00 to 10:30.  Be thinking of what your costume will be for that evening!!! Costume Contest!!

UPCOMING DANCES:
September 22 – Circle Eight is having a dance at Holladay School with Vance McDaniel and Jim Adcock.  Early rounds at 7:00.  Mainstream/Plus with rounds from 8:00 to 10:30. See attached flyer.

October 7th and 21st – DBD with Dixie Cups in Ashland from 2:30 to 5:00.

November 10th – Annual Symposium sponsored by the Virginia Callers at Holladay School.  Morning and afternoon workshops followed by an evening of dancing.

Let’s “Load the Boat” with everyone square dancing and enjoying the fun.

Bev Cook, President
Tuckahoe Squares Dance Club

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Tuckahoe Update 9-11-2018

Due to the current predictions concerning Hurricane Florence, the Tuckahoe Square Dance and Fall Meeting has been cancelled for this Friday, September 14th.  We are rescheduling the Fall Meeting to Friday, September 28th

Due to a schedule change at the school the Open house, for new dancers, is scheduled for September 18th.  This a change from the original start date of September 25th.  The 2nd night of class will be Wednesday September 26.  We will return to Tuesday nights with the following week.

Bev Cook, President

Tuckahoe Square Dance Club

Tuckahoe Update 9-5-2018

Last Friday we had our guest caller Chris Stacy calling to his good music and keeping us dancing for the night. Joy lead us in line dancing. Bob provided the refreshments with his yummy home-made candies, goodies, and other snacks. We also finished the ice cream and cookies!!!! Thanks to Chris, Joy, and Bob for a fun square dancing evening.

Bad News, our guest caller for this Friday night, Ken Ritucci, will not be able to call for us. His daughter had emergency surgery this morning so he is back home in Massachusetts. Please keep Ken, his daughter and family in your thoughts and prayers. We all wish his daughter a fast recovery.

Jeremy to the rescue again!!! Jeremy has kindly agreed to come to call for us this Friday so we can have our “Blue Collar Square Dance for Labor Day”. We look forward to seeing Jeremy and send him a big “Thank You!” for filling in for Ken on short notice.

SEPTEMBER 2018 CALLER LINE-UP & REFRESHMENT SPONSOR:
September 7th                    Jeremy Butler                    Rich Bond & Susan Littrell – Blue Collar Dance for Labor Day
September 14th                  Jeremy Butler                    Members whose last name begin with L thru O – FALL QUARTERLY MEETING
September 21st                  Charlie Shoemaker           Lis Turner, Allen Earehart, and Hazel Streb – “Talk Like A Pirate” Dance
September 28th                            Nelson Wakeman             (open)

DO NOT FORGET THIS FUN DANCE:
October 27th – Tuckahoe Squares Halloween Dance at Holladay School with Greg Jones and Ken Ryder.  Early rounds at 7:30.  Mainstream/Plus with rounds from 8:00 to 10:30.  Be thinking of what your costume will be for that evening!!!

UPCOMING DANCES:
September 22 – Circle Eight is having a dance at Holladay School with Vance McDaniel and Jim Adcock.  Early rounds at 7:00.  Mainstream/Plus with rounds from 8:00 to 10:30.

October 7th and 21st – DBD with Dixie Cups in Ashland from 2:30 to 5:00.

November 10th – Annual Symposium sponsored by the Virginia Callers at Holladay School.  Morning and afternoon workshops followed by an evening of dancing.

Let’s “Load the Boat” with everyone square dancing and enjoying the fun.

Bev Cook, President
Tuckahoe Squares Dance Club

Tuckahoe Update 8-28-2018

Last Friday was a fantastic square dancing night for our Watermelon Dance. Larry started the evening with a DBD Workshop and we had three squares plus a few others. Then we moved to our regular square dancing with up to five squares!! It was definitely a fun square dancing night. Tuckahoe Squares members brought the watermelon and great refreshments for the dance.  A huge “Thank You” to Larry and Club Members for an exciting and fun evening.

This Friday our guest caller will be Chris Stacy from the Northern Virginia area. We look forward to seeing Chris and having a fun evening.

AUGUST 2018 CALLER LINE-UP & REFRESHMENT SPONSOR:
August 31st          Chris Stacy                        Bob Bohnke

SEPTEMBER 2018 CALLER LINE-UP & REFRESHMENT SPONSOR:
September 7th                    Ken Ritucci                         Rich Bond & Susan Littrell – Blue Collar Dance for Labor Day
September 14th                  Jeremy Butler                    Members whose last name begin with L thru O – FALL QUARTERLY MEETING
September 21st                  Charlie Shoemaker           Lis Turner, Allen Earehart, and Hazel Streb – “Talk Like A Pirate” Dance
September 28th                            Nelson Wakeman             (open)

DO NOT FORGET THIS FUN DANCE:
October 27th – Tuckahoe Squares Halloween Dance at Holladay School with Greg Jones and Ken Ryder.  Early rounds at 7:30.  Mainstream/Plus with rounds from 8:00 to 10:30.  Be thinking of what your costume will be for that evening!!!

UPCOMING DANCES:
September 22 – Circle Eight is having a dance at Holladay School with Vance McDaniel and Jim Adcock.  Early rounds at 7:00.  Mainstream/Plus with rounds from 8:00 to 10:30.

October 7th and 21st – DBD with Dixie Cups in Ashland from 2:30 to 5:00.

November 10th – Annual Symposium sponsored by the Virginia Callers at Holladay School.  Morning and afternoon workshops followed by an evening of dancing.

Let’s “Load the Boat” with everyone square dancing and enjoying the fun.

Bev Cook, President
Tuckahoe Squares Dance Club

Tuckahoe Update 8-21-2018

We had a fun square dance last Friday with Bob Clinebell calling. Bob called to lots of good music including my favorite, “Popeye the Sailor Man”. Diane Hollins was our line dance leader adding fun to the evening. Peter and Roberta provided the wonderful refreshments with mini cupcakes, fruit and super good snacks. It was a fun dancing evening for all.  Thanks to Bob, Diane, Peter and Roberta.

This Friday our guest caller will be Larry Winegard from the Shenandoah Valley area. He will be coming early to do the DBD Workshop at 7:30pm for us. We look forward to seeing Larry and having a fun evening.

PUT THIS IMPORTANT DATE ON YOUR CALENDAR!!!
On August 24th, Larry Winegard will be doing an early workshop for us on “Introduction to DBD” starting at 7:30pm. So come early and join in the fun learning DBD.

AUGUST 2018 CALLER LINE-UP & REFRESHMENT SPONSOR:
August 24th          Larry Winegard                WATERMELON DANCE – CLUB MEMBERS Providing Watermelon or Snacks.
August 31st          Chris Stacy                        Bob Bohnke

SEPTEMBER 2018 CALLER LINE-UP & REFRESHMENT SPONSOR:
September 7th                    Ken Ritucci                         Rich Bond & Susan Littrell – Blue Collar Dance for Labor Day
September 14th                  Jeremy Butler                    Members whose last name begin with L thru O – FALL QUARTERLY MEETING
September 21st                  Charlie Shoemaker           Lis Turner, Allen Earehart, and Hazel Streb – “Talk Like A Pirate” Dance
September 28th                            Nelson Wakeman             (open)

DO NOT FORGET THIS FUN DANCE:
October 27th – Tuckahoe Squares dance at Holladay School with Greg Jones and Ken Ryder.  Early rounds at 7:30.  Mainstream/Plus with rounds from 8:00 to 10:30.  Be thinking of what your costume will be for that evening!!!

UPCOMING DANCES:
September 22 – Circle Eight is having a dance at Holladay School with Vance McDaniel and Jim Adcock.  Early rounds at 7:00.  Mainstream/Plus with rounds from 8:00 to 10:30.

November 10th – annual Symposium sponsored by the Virginia Callers at Holladay School.  Morning and afternoon workshops followed by an evening of dancing.

Let’s “Load the Boat” with everyone square dancing and enjoying the fun.

Bev Cook, President
Tuckahoe Squares Dance Club

Tuckahoe Update 8-14-2018

Last Friday we had Ken Jordan calling for our Ice Cream Social Dance and as always we had a great time. Ken keeps us moving and makes our dance a fun night. The club and Judith Ann provided several flavors of good ice cream along with some cookies and cake for everyone to enjoy. Some folks brought some toppings and those yummy pecans for the ice cream!! Thanks to all and especially to Ken for a fun square dancing evening.

This Friday our guest caller will be Bob Clinebell. We look forward to Bob calling for us again.

PUT THIS IMPORTANT DATE ON YOUR CALENDAR!!!
On August 24th, Larry Winegard will be doing an early workshop for us on “Introduction to DBD” starting at 7:30pm. So come early and join in the fun learning DBD.

AUGUST 2018 CALLER LINE-UP & REFRESHMENT SPONSOR:
August 17th          Bob Clinebell                   Peter & Roberta Opper
August 24th          Larry Winegard                WATERMELON DANCE – CLUB MEMBERS
August 31st          Chris Stacy                        (open)

AUGUST 2018 REFRESHMENT SPONSOR SIGN-UP:
Still need sponsors for August 31st.

 SEPTEMBER 2018 CALLER LINE-UP & REFRESHMENT SPONSOR:
September 7th                    Ken Ritucci                         Rich Bond & Susan Littrell – Blue Collar Dance for Labor Day
September 14th     Jeremy Butler                    Members whose last name begin with L thru O – FALL QUARTERLY MEETING
September 21st                  Charlie Shoemaker           Lis Turner, Allen Earehart, and Hazel Streb – “Talk Like A Pirate” Dance
September 28th                            Nelson Wakeman             (open)

 UPCOMING DANCES:
September 22 – Circle Eight is having a dance at Holladay School with Vance McDaniel and Jim Adcock.  Early rounds at 7:00.  Mainstream/Plus with rounds from 8:00 to 10:30.

Let’s “Load the Boat” with everyone square dancing and enjoying the fun.

Bev Cook, President
Tuckahoe Squares Dance Club

Tuckahoe Update 8-7-2018

Last Friday Dave Eno, National Caller from Syracuse, New York, was our guest square dance caller. This was Dave’s first time to call for Tuckahoe Squares and he was a huge hit!! We also got to meet his wife Karen who took pictures and video. We all loved Dave’s music and great calling. Adding to the fun evening George Springer was cueing for all the round dancers. Everyone had a fun time. Heidi and Mark provided the delicious refreshments of sandwiches, potato salads, fruit, good cookies and other snacks…all so tasty!!  A big “Thank You” to Dave, Karen, George, Heidi and Mark for a fun evening.

To add to the summer activities, this Friday is our Ice Cream Social Dance. Ken Jordan will be our guest caller. We always have a great time when Ken is here calling for us and we look forward to seeing him again. The club will be providing Vanilla, Chocolate, and Peach ice cream along with some cookies and cake. I will bring chocolate syrup so if you have any ice cream toppings to share, please bring them……like nuts, bananas, cherries, other fruit, or whatever. We will be celebrating Anniversaries and Birthdays.

PUT THIS IMPORTANT DATE ON YOUR CALENDAR!!!
On August 24th, Larry Winegard will be doing an early workshop for us on “Introduction to DBD” starting at 7:30pm. So come early and join in the fun learning DBD.

AUGUST 2018 CALLER LINE-UP & REFRESHMENT SPONSOR:
August 10th          Ken Jordan                       ICE CREAM SOCIAL – CLUB PROVIDES
August 17th          Bob Clinebell                   Peter & Roberta Opper
August 24th          Larry Winegard                WATERMELON DANCE – CLUB MEMBERS
August 31st          Chris Stacy                        (open)

AUGUST 2018 REFRESHMENT SPONSOR SIGN-UP:
Still need sponsors for August 31st.

 SEPTEMBER 2018 CALLER LINE-UP & REFRESHMENT SPONSOR:
September 7th                    Ken Ritucci                         Rich Bond & Susan Littrell – Blue Collar Dance for Labor Day
September 14th Jeremy Butler                    Members whose last name begin with L thru O – FALL QUARTERLY MEETING
September 21st                  Charlie Shoemaker           Lis Turner, Allen Earehart, and Hazel Streb – “Talk Like A Pirate” Dance
September 28th Nelson Wakeman             (open)

 UPCOMING DANCES:
August 11th   RSARDA – WATERMELON DANCE with Gene Chamberlain calling and Calvin Crofford cueing. We will be dancing again at Pinchbeck Elementary School,  1275 Gaskins Road, Henrico, VA.  Early Rounds from 7:00 – 8:00pm and 2×2 8:00 – 10:30pm Mainstream with announced Plus. Come join the fun with “Watermelon and Dancing”. Casual Attire. Cost: $9.00

September 22 – Circle Eight is having a dance at Holladay School with Vance McDaniel and Jim Adcock.  Early rounds at 7:00.  Mainstream/Plus with rounds from 8:00 to 10:30.

Let’s “Load the Boat” with everyone square dancing and enjoying the fun.

Bev Cook, President
Tuckahoe Squares Dance Club