Updates

  • Dallas Linedancers are celebrating their 23rd birthday party on Sat 20 May in brisbane. 1pm start – Hope to see everyone come along and help me celebrate!!
  • Mini scoot – week of 15 May – no change to normal teaching format – just bring a plate if staying 1.5hrs into class (all classes except Pottsville)
  • May 4 – May 6th Sat arvie social at Gold coast – 1pm
  • April 29 – There will be no class on Monday night 1st may (labour day public holiday) at springwood (progress hall) – but there is a class/social during the day at the gold coast – hope to see some of those from monday night pop down during the day for some dancing – https://www.facebook.com/events/1845096742420600/
  • April 27 – New beginners course starting in Pottsville on Friday april 28
  • April 26 – Labour Day social – May 1 – starts at 9.30am with a beginners 45 mins class (if only coming for class – $13)
  • April 25 – May 1st MAY DAY SOCIAL 2017
    9.30AM progresses on to social – finishing at 2.00pm – $15
    PARKWOOD/ARUNDEL COMMUNITY CENTRE – (172 IS THE HOUSE NUMBER ACROSS THE ROAD) NAPPER RD, ARUNDEL, UP THE DRIVEWAY BEHIND THE SCHOOL PARKING AREA
    AIR CONDITIONED!!
    beginners get a walk thru and your dances will be done twice
    BUT all levels split floor dances
    Money squares raffle – $2
    please bring a plate of food to share for supper – preferably savoury, sandwiches, fruit, cheeses, hot etc

• April 23 – Anzac Day social: 10am – 2.30pm – Brisbane – all levels of dancing ANZAC DAY 25 APRIL 2017

• April 22 – Dallas linedancers saturday afternoon social

Finnish Hall, 62 Newnham Rd, Mt Gravatt East

AIR CONDITIONED!!
Beginners get a walk thru and your dances are done twice
$15

1pm- 5.00pm

split floor dancing – all levels from 1pm

• April 20 – Pottsville Line dancing resumes on April 21 (every Friday 9.30am) at the Pottsville community hall, 1 Tweed Coast Rd. Opposite Ambrose Brown park. New beginners always welcome 0403225313 Dallas Linedancers / dallaslinedancers.com

• April 15 – And no class on Easter monday either – resume as normal on tuesday 18 april

• April 10 – Potty peeps – no class on Easter Friday – see you at pottsville class on april 21

• April 7 – Dallas Linedancers –  sat april 8 at gold coast (dance party 1-5pm),  i will be donating the profits ($) from the raffle to the local flood appeal – also, if anyone has any electrical goods in good clean condition (heaters, toasters, microwaves, irons, kettles, vacuum cleaners etc) that they can donate to the flood appeal – i will makes sure that they get to the drop off point in pottsville forthe northern rivers flood appeal and the locat areas of mur’bah, chinderah, tumbulgbum, burringbar

• March 31 – Re perso – after being concerned with everyone getting to perso more than myself and the rising tweed river – i am now sitting in about a 15klm line of traffic which isn’t going anywhere at chinderah!! they said waters would recede after hightide at 3 – but it isn’t looking good – Kim the caterer is going to have a chat to you all, i will turn around and go home and wait until the road opens – could be tonight could be early in morn – am so sorry – will get there as soon as i can!!!

• March 30 – i have checked all of the traffic sites and no probs getting to perso – stay safe, drive safely and keep calm!

Pottsville class is cancelled for Friday mar 31 – see you on the 7th april

• Mar 29 – Next one is this week starting mon april 3 –  What is a miniscoot?

Lots of dancing for revision.

Please bring a small plate to share if you are staying about 1.5 hours into class (day) or 1 hour into class (evening)

Lunch stuff for day classes and a very small plate for night classes, and participate in some social mingling to get to know your fellow dancers (only 15-20 min break). Pottsville class won’t be having a miniscoot this week as the kitchen is being renovated – class as normal!

A mini-scoot occurs every 5 weeks. I still teach the beginner and early intermediate and intermediate session with no change to format – practising our dances from the last few months

• Mar 12 –  Lake Perseverance Dance Weekend 31/3 – 2/4 – have just emailed the info brochure – please read as this is not the booking form – not too late to book in as we have some spaces left, so let your friends know – there is not long to go now!! if you haven’t received the email with attachment – please pm me

• Mar 11 –  Debbie is looking forward to showing everyone a small but fun line dance at 4pm (nsw time) on Saturday at theTweed Valley Relay For Life! . Tweed Valley Relay For Life will be held on Saturday 11 March 2017 at Cudgen Leagues Club, 62 Wommin Bay Road.

• Mar 10 – Party date in May for Gold coast has been changed from 13 May to 6 May

• Mar 2 – Party at Brissie this sat Mar 4. 1-5pm. Arundel/Parkwood community Centre (across the road from) 172 Napper Rd, Arundel QLD 4214 (Entry is across the road from the provided address) – $15. Air conditioned hall. Beginners get a walk thru and your dances will be done twice. But all levels split floor dances through out the afternoon from 1pm. Money squares raffle – $2. Please bring a plate of food for supper – preferably savoury, sandwiches, fruit, cheeses, hot nibble food.

• Feb 26  –  What is a miniscoot? Next one is this week starting mon Feb 27

Lots of dancing for revision.

Please bring a small plate to share if you are staying about 1.5 hours into class (day) or 1 hour into class (evening)

Lunch stuff for day classes and a very small plate for night classes, and participate in some social mingling to get to know your fellow dancers (only 15-20 min break). Pottsville class won’t be having a miniscoot this week as the kitchen is being renovated – class as normal!

A mini-scoot occurs every 5 weeks. I still teach the beginner and early intermediate and intermediate session with no change to format – practising our dances from the last few months

• Feb 24. Party at Brissie this sat Feb 25. 1-5pm. Finnish Hall – 62 Newnham Rd Mt Gravatt East – $15. Air conditioned hall. Beginners get a walk thru and your dances will be done twice. But all levels split floor dances through out the afternoon from 1pm. Money squares raffle – $2. Please bring a plate of food for supper – preferably savoury, sandwiches, fruit, cheeses, hot nibble food.

• Feb 23.What is a miniscoot? Next one is week of Feb 27. A mini-scoot occurs every 5 weeks. I still teach the beginner and early intermediate session with no change to format.During the intermediate session time, we practise our dances from the previous few months, with a small break for a cup of tea.Dancers are asked to bring a small plate of food to share and participate in some social mingling to get to know your fellow dancers (only 15-20 min break)

• Feb 16 – DEMO – help needed urgently – We have been invited to do a demo at ‘nightquarter’ a fantastic market and music venue NightQuarter at Helensvale this saturday 18 feb at 6.30pm.Winterbourne // Floating Bridges // Jason Temple = ArtistsBourbon masterclasses, beer appreciation, adults-only bourbon desserts and a huge range of mouth-watering food. This weekend is going to be huge!This would be tremendous advertising for our classes. It is only for 30mins – i will be teaching a small dance and we may only dance about 4-6 dances other than that – easy fun dances that look good/good music etc – please i need your help!! – wearing dallas linedancing shirts and i can bring along some spares if needed. Need about 6 (or more) people. Please message me if you can help!! Ta in advance.

This saturday!! arghh – help needed just for 30 minutes!

• Feb 15 – another $50 raised for Robyn Dale and her family – grand total of $217.50. Thank you all

• Feb 8. We have raised over $134 for Robyn Dale so far (which is helping towards 2 car seats for the twins and a booster seat) – still have this and next week to donate – see post below re car incident. All donations are welcome – we look after our line dance family  X

• Feb 5. One of our group  – Robyn Dale who was involved in a car incident last week, saving 3 of her children from a burning car. Her mum, Noelle Clark was also saved by passersby. Their personal belongings  – phone, handbags, children’s car seats and belongings etc were destroyed in the car which exploded seconds after they escaped. I am kicking off the donations with the proceeds of last Saturday’s raffle, please help out if you can – there will be a container at class for any money donations for the next 2 weeks

• Feb 4. Absolutely blown away! First class at Pottsville this morning and we had well over 50 (haven’t counted yet)!!! Am so impressed with everyone who turned up, it was hot! it was humid! but we all gave it our best – am sure most of us wanted to walk across the road for a dip in the crik (thank goodness the cornflake weed looks to have disappeared)

Thanks to all for your support – spread the word – you were all fantastic!

Love being back in my home town – took me 15 secs to get to the hall!
We even had some improvers – taught – ‘i love you’
and some low interm – taught – ‘love junk’
thank you Heather Shepherd for your help and support down the back

• Feb 2. First week back has been fab – looking forward to the new “Potty” (Pottsville) class tomorrow friday feb 3 at 9.30am (nsw time). Had some very keen and motivated beginners at both G.C and Brissie classes, and was thankful to see all the dancers back from last year in the other levels. We really enjoyed learning Chris Watson and Simon Ward‘s little early interm dance ‘love drunk’ and in the interm – ‘ain’t misbehavin’ (have been trying to get to this one for ages and the accolades it has received recently was the catalyst for me to “just do it”!!). Also gold coast party this sat feb 4 at our new venue at arundel/parkwood community centre at 1pm – see you all on Sat!

• Jan 28. Classes resume the week of Jan 30 – can’t wait!! And our new Pottsville class starts on Friday Feb 3!!!

• Jan 28. Lake Perseverance Dance weekend bookings and payment are required before Feb 17 (or will attract a $20 late fee) for camp Mar 31/April 2 lake-perseverance-dance-weekend-2017

• Jan 22. We had a wonderful dancing day yesterday! Am so proud of our collective memories – shows that you learn the dances well and the continued practice makes us proficient – well done!! Big thanks to Kay Chapple and Pam Probert who filled in on the door! Also appreciate the continued support of my Gold coast dancers and other dancer friends who travel for the brissie parties (as do the brissos who travel down to the sunny gold coast do’s!) And for those who continuously help behind the scenes – setting up and down, kitchen duties, helping me pack up and to all the dancers yesterday – thank you for a great day! Makes my trip up and down to Brisbane a pleasure.

Partaaay this Sat jan 21 at Finnish Hall, Mt gravatt east – 1pm sat arvie jan 21

What a blast of a party yesterday, so encouraged by the numbers at our first party at Arundel/parkwood community centre on the Gold Coast -thank you all for your attendance – please see some photos added to the party album in the gallery. Next mid vac party is in brissie on Sat jan 21st – so as to keep our memories intact!

• Jan 7 – today sat 7 jan dance partaaaaay 1pm

• Jan 5. More Pix and videos added to gallery

• Jan 3. Dance party event page on fb – sat jan 7 dance party

• Jan 2. One of my first friends in linedancing – Rozanne Wild – has passed away, my thoughts are with family and friends.

My name is Shane and I am Rozanne’s eldest son. Mum died yesterday and (with my brother Chris Wild) I will be handling her affairs. We will keep Mums Facebook Rozanne Wild page open  so all her friends can send their condolences. It is a very sad start to the new year. Funeral details will be posted when we know.

• Dec 29. A post from Tom – Jann Linnane‘s son. I will be attending the farewell for our lovely Jann on Friday Jan 6

Dear all,

This is Tom Linnane, Jann’s son. As some of you may already know, Jann passed away on Christmas Eve after a yearlong cancer diagnosis.

Jann’s farewell will take place at the Mt. Thompson Crematorium on Nursery Rd (Holland Park) on Friday January 6 2017. The service will be in the East Chapel commencing at 11.30am. We would love to see you all there.

I am sorry for your loss. Mum was an amazing woman and she will be very much missed by everyone.

My number is 0439153738 if you have any questions/concerns. Alternatively you can contact me on Facebook. Warmest regards and sorry again, Tom

• Dec 20. I want to say a big thank you to everyone who came along to our Dallas Linedancers Christmas party – I had such a lovely relaxed day and was so overcome at times – looking out at all of the amazing people who were dancing, and having a great time with their mates.

Also a massive thank you to all those who came early and helped out with decorating, cleaned up, helped in kitchen and aided the beginners. We all belong to the “dancing family’ and I am so proud of you all.

A big thank you to Kay Smith and Sandy Sutton, who are always helping on the door, and came early to Carole Stirling’s house to help me carry the hampers. Ta for some unexpected pressies as well!!

First time in months that I have slept in till about 8am this morning-must have been buggered!-BUT…your continued support and patronage make my trips up and down the coast so worthwhile!!!

Wishing all of my wonderful clients (who are all friends), and my line dance mates from afar  – a safe, happy and relaxing Christmas and Happy New Year! Will see you at the first mid vacation party on Sat January 7,  1pm at Gold Coast.

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