latest club Photos & Videos
Wednesday 9/15/21 dance lessons class
The first square dance lessons class of the 2021-2022 schedule got off to a roaring start as 15 Angels accompanied 5 students to begin their square dancing quest. Once again Dan "The Maestro" Grimes is the class instructor. Amazingly 20 Mainstream calls were introduced to the students in this FREE Open House session. The next class is the second FREE Open House on Wednesday 9/22.
Sunday 9/5/21 WELCOME BACK DANCE
Club Caller Mike McIntyre along with Club President Marjorie Barber and Vice President Debora Pinckney, welcomed back 23 members and greeted 13 guest visitors to the Welcome Back (Black, Gold & White) Labor Day Weekend dance on Sunday 9/5/21. Registration duties were ably handled by Club Webmaster Donald Barber, Club Treasurer Ron Welke, and 50/50 Raffle Coordinator Cheryl Welke. Now it is on to the next event and all events thereafter.
P.S. Who are those lit up masked men in the back row?
P.S. Who are those lit up masked men in the back row?
BAKER PARK DEMO - 8/29/21
Led by Club Caller Mike McIntyre, two squares of Promenaders and guests performed a square dance demonstration before the final Frederick City Sunday Concerts in Baker Park. This annual event is used to not only showcase square dancing in Frederick County but to also recruit new students for our upcoming Square Dance Lessons program starting in mid-September.
WEDNESDAY 8/25/21 SUMMER DANCE
Two plus squares of Promenaders and guests attended the final Wednesday Summer Dance on August 25th, 2021.
Burkittsville Ruritan Club Demo August 14, 2021
Two squares of Promenaders along with Caller Dan Grimes paid a visit to the Burkittsville Ruritan Club's Peach Festival on 8/14/21 for a square dance demonstration. A popular attraction at the festival was the dessert table with a plethora of goodies including Peach Cobbler. To sum the visit into 2 words, "Everything Was Peachy Keen".
WEDNESDAY AUGUST 11 SUMMER DANCE
There was room to spare at the next to last Wednesday Summer Dance as two squares of Promenaders and guests danced to the calls of co-callers Dan Grimes and Robert Abdinoor. The major concentration of the Summer program is to rehash the 38 PLUS calls in preparation for the regular club square dances that begin on September 5th.
FREDERICK KEYS OUTING JULY 30, 2021
A pleasant summer night was enjoyed by 16 Promenaders with 7 family members and friends. The noshing of chicken and fries baskets, batting helmets filled with popcorn, Dippin' Dots ice cream, and beer and soda gulping, was supplemented by 5 home runs, a Keys win, and the usual dazzling fireworks display. One sad note is that no one in the group (yes, even Jim Schneck), won the 50/50 raffle.
fred hockenberry memorial/tribute dance - 7/23/21
ORGANIZED BY DAN GRIMES AND PEGGY NICODEMUS, SIX SQUARES PLUS OF PROMENADERS, GAD-ABOUTS, AND OTHER VISITORS AND GUESTS GOT TOGETHER IN THE FIT ROOM IN HAGERSTOWN TO MEMORIALIZE AND PAY TRIBUTE TO THE LATE FRED HOCKENBERRY. DONATIONS OF OVER $1,000 FROM THE DANCE WERE GIVEN TO THE HOSPICE THAT TOOK CARE OF FRED IN HIS FINAL DAYS.
WEDNESDAY JULY 14, 2021 SUMMER DANCE
Five+ squares of Promenaders and guest visitors danced to the calls of Dan Grimes and Robert Abdinoor. After the long pandemic hiatus, the dancers are picking up where they left off last year, I believe the Zoom sessions helped tremendously during the layoff.
03/08/20 Ruby shane's surprise birthday party
On Sunday March 8th, Promenader club members, attended the surprise 80th birthday party for Promenader Ruby Shane. The party was held in New Market and hosted by her two daughters. The photo on the upper left shows Ruby as she enters the room. The upper middle photo shows members of the Promenaders and other guests. The photo on the upper right is of the octogenarians (Alex Dommerich, Carl O'Dell, Ruby, and Mary Ann Gearinger) who attended the party. Carl O'Dell provided the calling for some Mainstream and PLUS square dancing tips.
03/06/20 mad for plaid dance
As you can see from the video and photo,iIt was plaid crazy at the Mad For Plaid dance on Friday March 6th. Club members and students enjoyed the food and calling of Guest Caller Doren McBroom.
2/25 SARAH STAMPER AND HER PRIZED BANNERS
Club Banner Steal Coordinator Sarah Stamper stands beside her most recent prized possessions. They are the result of her continuous successful steals of other clubs banners. Her booty consists of banners from the Tom Thumbs, Friendship Squares, Rivermont Ramblers, Village Swingers, and Merry Notes Square Dance Clubs. How many more will be added to this collection? Stay tuned to this website for the answer.
2/21 FISHERMAN'S LUCK DANCE WITH BAKED POTATOES
It was "Fish" and" Chips" with "all the toppings" on Friday night February 21st at the FCP dance in Walkersville MD. The "Fish" being the name of the dance and the "Chips" being the loaded baked potatoes being served. Five students from the PLUS dance class were part of the eight squares. As a side event at the dance, the Rivermont Ramblers Square Dance Club retrieved their previously stolen banner.
02/07/20 some enchanted evening dance
The "Enchantment" was in the air and the red was in the garb at the Some Enchanted Evening Dance on Friday February 7th. Dance lessons class students were invited to attend this event. The caller was Mike McIntyre.