dancers dancers

Great Plain Squares

Needham, Massachusetts







        


Join Great Plain Squares this Square Dance season in the beautiful new hall at the Carter Methodist Church.
 
              


Current Information


Save gasoline and burn energy. Learn to square dance at your local square dance club. It is a great way to have a fantastic evening out while getting exercise. Great Plain Squares of Needham, MA will teach you all about square dancing. On September 14, 2016 we will have a fun night to introduce you to square dancing. Join us at 7:00 p.m. as we welcome you to our world of square dancing. Contact me for more information. Paul Howard at 781-801-0725 or email me at GreatPlainSquares@yahoo.com


Watch for our new class starting September 14, 2016. Here is a PDF flier with all the information.




**************************************************************************************
Announcement!          Announcement!         Announcement!        Announcement!      Announcement!
**************************************************************************************


Mary Valle and Don Gallant are getting Married! Congratulations!

 

Mary and Don would like to invite you to their wedding service and celebration afterwards. Please join Mary and Don, Great Plain Squares and dancers from many other clubs in New England as we spend an afternoon together of joyful celebration!

 

Date: Saturday, July 23, 2016
First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church
23 Dedham Avenue
Needham, MA
 
Time: Wedding Service 2:00-3:00 (All are invited)
Dance reception and celebration:
3:00-7:00 (Square and Round Dancing)
Callers: Bob Butler and Matt McGovern
Cuer: Harriett Clarke
 

This is a free dance for all dancers who wish to come and celebrate. There will be lots of dancing,

merriment and good food!

Wedding or square dance attire as you wish.
Please bring no other present than your
presence. That is our most treasured gift.

 

 






______________________________________________________________________________________


About our club 


Great Plain Squares extends a warm welcome to Mainstream and Plus level Square Dancers. We dance from September thru May at our regular Wednesday dances. We dance mainstream and plus from 8:15 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. (with rounds).  Come join us!


Join us Wednesdays in the fall!


Club Caller: Bob Butler
Club Cuers: Phil Gatchell  and Scott Cohen

Wednesday night dancing is at:

Carter Methodist Church
800 Highland Avenue
Needham MA
 

Mail:

Richard Lane
429 East Street
Dedham, MA 02026-3019

E-mail: GreatPlainSquares@yahoo.com
Phone: 781-326-2014


See our dance schedule for specific information.


_______________________________________________________________________________________


New Dancer Information



What are you doing on Wednesdays from September thru May?

Why not come down and visit our club and have a fun time! We feature round dancing and square dancing. We have the benefit of Bob Butler's great calling. We also enjoy Phil Gatchell and Scott Cohen. These are our round dance cuers.


Square dance classes start in September

This is a picture of our graduating class of 2012 doing Gemini dancing!


Gemini Dancing

To learn more about classes or our club contact us by email: GreatPlainSquares@yahoo.com


For the Class Handbook you can view it here.

For the Class Schedule you can view it here.

For the Class FAQ you can view it here.



________________________________________________________________________________________



Reading and Video Library



Did you know that even Zumba Dancers like square dancing. Check this link.


Have you ever heard "The Duo" call an exciting dance? New England Square Dance Convention 2009 in Sturbridge MA. Ted Lizotte and Paul Cote are rocking the dance floor with their "Hot to Trot" singing call. Take a look and enjoy. Click here


Everyone loves an award. The past president of Great Plain Squares received an award in 2010. It was the "Local Legend Award" This is an award given to prominent dancers that add so much to our activity. He serves an active role in square dancing and is always promoting square dancing. He is very honored to receive this award. Here is a link to his award given by the Square Dance foundation of New England. (SDFNE). Click here.


Square dancing is good for you. Read an article on WebMD that talks about the healthy benefits of square dancing. WebMD article about square dance click here.


The Wall Street Journal is into Square Dancing. Here is an article that was in the December 16, 2009 issue. It talks about the image of square dancing and attracting younger dancers. Click Wall Street Journal for the article.


Have you ever seen Tractor Square Dancing? NO! Well click here for the video. Or, to see a good example of Mainstream dancing check out this Youtube video.