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Club News

Canada Day Celebrations

On Canada Day 2017, a number of our members marched in the Sarnia Canada Day parade with the Sarnia Vietnamese Society, followed by a multicultural dance performance on the stage at Canatara Park.

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Vision Nursing and Rest Home

On June 23/17, our sequence dancers performed at Vision Nursing and Rest Home in Sarnia.

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Park Street Place Retirement Residence

On June 9/17, our sequence performers returned to the Park Street Place Retirement Residence in Dresden. After the performance, the group had a great dinner at Wagg's in Sarnia, before heading off to the Polish Hall dance that evening.

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Twin Lakes Terrace

On May 27/17, our sequence dancers performed at Twin Lakes Terrace in Sarnia. After the performance, the dancers held a post-game analysis at a local watering hole.

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2017 Annual General Meeting

The Club's Annual General Meeting was held on May 13, 2017 at the Sarnia Legion. The event was attended by many of our club members and included a dinner and dance. A copy of the Club President's report. summarizing our past year is available.

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St. Patrick's Day in Watford

On March 17/17, our sequence dancers held a special St. Patrick's Day performance at the Watford Quality Care Centre. A great time for those who are Irish, and those who wish they were!

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Performance for Trefoil Guild Members

On Febuary 16/17, our sequence dancers performed at the Sarnia Legion for Trefoil Guild members. After the performance, the dancers had an enjoyable afternoon at a local establishment.

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Performance at Temple Baptist Church

On Febuary 10/17, our dancers conducted a performance at Temple Baptist Church in Sarnia. Following the performance, the dancers joined the audience and were treated to a great lunch.

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Fiddick's Nursing Home Performance

Febuary 3/17, saw our sequence dancers at Fiddick's Nursing Home in Petrolia.

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Return Visit to Metcalfe Gardens Retirement Residence

On November 25/16, our sequence dancers headed off to St. Thomas for an encore performance at Metcalfe Gardens Retirement Residence. The dancers were treated to a light lunch at the residence prior to performing a number of sequence routines to a very appreciative audience.

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Formation Group Entertains at Portuguese Club

Our Formation Group was invited to perform at the Sarnia Portuguese Club's Annual General Meeting in October 2016. The Formation Group enjoyed a Thanksgiving style dinner, along with traditional Portuguese foods and deserts. After dinner, the group performed a waltz, rumba and jive, with an encore performance of a waltz by Don and Helen. A great evening of food, music and dance.

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Dresden Encore Performance

On September 30, our Sequence dancers did a repeat performance for the residents at the Park Street Place Retirement Residence in Dresden. After the performance the dancers met with many of the residents, and then headed of to "Actors" in Petrolia for a good time.

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Vision Nursing Home Visit

On July 29, our Sequence Group dancers entertained the residents at Sarnia's Vision Nursing Home.

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Rosewood Manor Visit

On July 16, our Sequence and Performance Group dancers entertained the residents at Rosewood Manor.

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Canada Day Celebrations

On Canada Day 2016, a number of our members marched in the Sarnia Canada Day parade with the Sarnia Vietnamese Society, followed by a multicultural dance performance on the stage at Canatara Park.

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Watford Entertainment for the Young and Young at Heart

On June 28, our sequence dance performers visited the Brookside Retirement Living residence in Watford where the Grade 8 graduating class from East Lambton Elementary School were celebrating and socializing with many of the residents. Our dancers performed a number of steps for everyone's entertainment and then invited both residents the students to join us in a few quick Mambo and Charleston lessons. The steps were quickly mastered by all. The fun afternoon ended all too soon, as the students had to leave to catch their buses.

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2016 Annual General Meeting

The Club's Annual General Meeting was held on May 14, 2016. A copy of the Club President's report. summarizing our past year is available.

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Wilkesport Performance

On April 30, our sequence dance performers attended the 4th Annual Talent Show at the Wilkesport Community Centre, helping to raise funds for the Wilkesport United Church. Our dancers performed Rumba D'amore, Emmerdale/Catherine Waltz's and the Pride of Erin.

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Visit to Metcalfe Gardens Retirement Residence

April 15 saw a group of dancers off to St. Thomas to perform at the Metcalfe Gardens Retirement Residence - home to Marsha Vero's mom!

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Dresden Performance

On April 4, many of our sequence dance performers headed off to Dresden to entertain the residents at the Park Street Place Retirement Residence. After the performance, the dancers were treated to snacks, refreshments and conversations with many of the appreciative residents.

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Sequence Dance Performance at Residence on the St. Clair

April 1/16 saw our sequence dancers perform nearly a 1 hour series of sequence and line dances for residents at one of Sarnia's retirement communities.
After the performance, many of the dancers headed down the street to Ups N Downs to cool off with refreshments. Thanks to Christine and many of the ladies for preparing the dance attire!
Thank you from the Residence