Tag: SaddleBrooke Squares Dance Club

Know how to dance – will travel

All join hands at the center of the Square Dance Universe in Idaho.

Bob White One of the exciting aspects of square dancing is taking what one has learned and going out amongst square dancers from around the state of Arizona and beyond. After three years of dancing at the MountainView Ballroom with Larry Kraber as our instructor, my wife and I decided to take advantage of the…

Forget serious – Let’s have fun

The big winners of the Poker Run - April 2017

Bob White After all, isn’t that what living in SaddleBrooke and the Ranch can be all about? We have golf, tennis, swimming, multitude arts and crafts, social get-togethers, biking, motorcycling and on and on. Just look into our local newspapers or the Source Book™ and check out folks having fun with new friends and neighbors.…

We will always remember graduation day

Student dancers line up for graduation ceremonies.

Kay White Graduations are memorable. You have reached a point in your life where you have completed a task that is very worthwhile – a high school graduation, a college graduation or in this case a Square Dance Class graduation. Square Dance lessons began in October 2016 and ended 24 weeks later in April 2017;…

Square ’em up for St. Patrick’s Day

Seven squares dancing

Kay White 5:00 p.m. – Thursday March 16, 2017 * Friends of the Library occupy MountainView Ballroom for their monthly lecture. Two hundred plus people are seated listening spellbound to a lecture on Admiral Isoroku Yamamot, Japan’s premier naval strategist. They have no idea that 65 square dancers wait in the hall for their turn…

Load the Sleigh Christmas party 2016

Swing that lady and Load the Boat.

Bob White OK, this isn’t quite the call we use in square dancing but it could be used for a Christmas party square dance. This call is usually Load the Boat and is a call that gets everyone in the square essentially coming and going. It is a good call to get the festivities of…

Teaching assistant, coordinator, and assistant coordinator “Square dancers go all out”

Left to right: Don Williams, Rebecca Williams, Randy Regnier, Sue Regnier, Bonnie Kraber and Larry Kraber

Rita Fletcher You may think it is overkill to have so much help available in learning where to walk while dancing in a square, but then—more—is—more! So why not? Everyone learns easily and quickly. That is what makes square dancing unique and fun. In addition to Larry Kraber, square dance caller-instructor extraordinaire, the Coordinators help…

Square Dancers go all out

Left to right: Don Williams, Rebecca Williams, Randy Regnier, Sue Regnier, Bonnie Kraber and Larry Kraber

Rita Fletcher You may think it is overkill to have so much help available in learning where to walk while dancing in a square, but then—more—is—more! So why not? Everyone learns easily and quickly. That is what makes square dancing unique and fun. In addition to Larry Kraber, square dance caller-instructor extraordinaire, the coordinators help…

Scavenging all the way to Davis-Monthan Air Force Base

Rita Fletcher Richard Williams and Jack Stebe led the SaddleBrooke Squares on yet another adventure! 70 plus is not just an age, but the number of Square Dancers having another active, fun day. Starting the morning off everyone followed clues to find and photograph objects within SaddleBrooke and along the drive to Davis-Monthan. Everyone concurred…

Square dancing is friendship set to music

SaddleBrooke Squares attended the annual Yuma Valentine Festival.

Rita Fletcher Square Dancers from all over these United States gathered at the Yuma Civic Center for the 66th annual Valentine’s Square Dance Festival. The rooms were filled with laughing and fun while dancing. What a great way to stimulate your mind while getting exercise; a winning combination. Over 40 dancers from the SaddleBrooke Squares…