Sq Dnc CLASS:
Thursdays 7:30 PM
New Class Starts on 17-SEP-2015
* * * Welcome * * *
Learn to Square Dance
Class on Thursdays at 7:30 PM. The next beginners class starts 17-SEP-2015
in Scott Hall.
We host one or two Mainstream & Plus dances each
month on a Saturday night from October to May. We alternate
Squares and Rounds (2+2). Check out our current year calendar
for details. All our dances run from 8:00 PM to 10:30 PM (unless
Upcoming Dance Events:
The last dance this season will be an alternating MS/PLUS level
dance in Scott Hall on Saturday, May-16 with
Jerry Maurice calling and Phil Gatchell cueing.
The first dance next season will be an alternating MS/PLUS level
dance in Scott Hall on Saturday, Oct-10 with
Jay Silva calling and Birgit Maguire cueing.
NOTE: ALL our home dances are located in Scott Hall at 24 Vernon
Street, Framingham. This is located just off of Edgell Road, 1/4
mile North of Route 9 in Framingham Centre (adjacent to the
Unitarian-Universalist First Parish Church). See our maps page
more for members
SQUARE DANCE CLASSES
Thursdays - 7:30 to 9:00 PM
New class begins September 17, 2015
Scott Hall - 24 Vernon Street, Framingham, MA
The Fairs 'n Squares invites interested newcomers to
join our square dances for new beginners on Thursdays,
(7:30 to 9:00 PM). This class will introduce you to the
Basic and Mainstream level of dancing. Dancers ready for
higher level dancing can stay for a Mainstream/Plus
workshop from 9 PM to 9:30 PM. Find out more at our Join
the Fun webpage or click here for a printable Flyer. Contact us for information on the
best time to join our next class.
SQUARE DANCE - TRY IT
ROUND DANCE CLASSES
Mondays - 7:00 to 10:00 PM - for beginners and
Class begins Monday, September 21, 2015
Scott Hall - 24 Vernon Street, Framingham, MA
The Fairs 'n Squares is sponsoring a new beginner's
Round Dance class starting on Monday, 21-SEP-2015. This
class will introduce you to the fundamentals of round
dancing (aka choreographed ballroom dancing). BEGINNERS:
7:00 - 8:30 PM (learn Two-Step
- no prior experience needed). NON_BEGINNERS: 8:30-10:00
PM (Learn mixed rhythms with emphasis on Jive - for
dancers with some experience). This class will be taught
by one of the best Cuer/Instructors in our area: Birgit Maguire.
Only $54.00 per dancer per 6 week session. There will be
two 6 week sessions. See Flyer.
A few reasons to join this class: Learn something new;
Get more exercise; Meet new friends; HAVE FUN!
If you are interested in joining the next round
dance class, please contact us for more details and to let
us know of your interest by calling us at 508-651-7571 or
e-mailing us at email@example.com.
Register by 07-SEP-2015 to secure a position in
Weekend at East Hill Farm
Fri 23-OCT to Sun 25-OCT, 2015
Bruce McCue/Jack O'Leary Calling - Roy & Janet
DANCES (MS/PL) - WORKSHOPS - FOOD
East Hill Farm, 460 Monadnock Street, Troy, NH 03465
The Fairs 'n Squares will be enjoying a dance weekend at East Hill Farms.
We invite all our square dance friends to join us there.
Six delicious home style meals will be served, Varied
accommodations are available to satisfy all tastes. There
will be both Square and Round Dance workshops in addition
to plenty of dances. Plus, full use of all the Inn
facilities (rec room, pool, ...). See the flyer for additional details and
Make your reservations in advance by contacting Cindy McCue at 860-529-0937. For
directions, see Map.
New Years Eve Dinner and Dance
Thursday, Dec 31, 2015
Social Hour 7:00 PM; Dinner 8:00 PM; Dance 9:30 PM to
Scott Hall, 24 Vernon Street, Framingham, MA Map
Secure your dinner reservation before December 20 by
sending a note to NYE@fairsnsquares.com or mail your
Fairs 'n Squares SDC,
PO Box 177, Framingham, MA 01704-0177. Use the coupon on
to mail in your dinner reservation.
Our dinner is served to you by our friendly FNS helpers.
Dinner includes a salad, an entree with potatoes and
vegetables, bread, coffee, and dessert. This is a great
deal for a catered NYE dinner AND dance for only $35* per
person. You have a choice of either a Chicken or a
You can skip the dinner and just come for the dance for
only $10* per person (pay at the door - no advance
reservation needed). Ring in the New Year with friends at
our MS/PL dance with Bruce McCue calling and Birgit
Maguire cueing. Snacks will be available for
grazing all evening. This is a wonderful way to welcome in
the New Year, especially if you bring friends and loved
ones with you.
If you don't want to drive home late at night on NYE, or
if you just want to use NYE as an excuse for additional
time to relax, pick one of our nearby local hotels and
extend your celebration into New Years Day. There are many
hotels, with a wide choice of price and quality, within a
few minutes of our dance hall. See the Hotel List for a selection of
hotels near to our dance hall.
*Note: Pricing subject to change. Final pricing to
be established by 31-OCT.
Class Level Square Dance
Saturday, Feb 13, 2016
Dance 8:00 PM to 10:30 PM;
Scott Hall, 24 Vernon Street, Framingham, MA
This is our Red & White Ball. It is a EZMS Level
square dance including fun tips for class level dancers
and recent graduates. Steve Park calling, Birgit Maguire
cueing. All area clubs are invited to bring their current
class and recent graduates. Only $7/dancer.
Although it is not required, our Class Advisor would
appreciate hearing from any club planning on bringing some
of their class to the class level events. Please send an
e-mail to the FNS Class-Advisor and let us know
approximately how many club and class members might
New England Square and Round Dance Kick-off Dance
Sunday, October 4, 2015 2:00-4:30 PM,
Click for flyer
Crowne Plaza, 801 Greenwich Ave, Warwick, RI
The Fairs 'n Squares encourages all square and round
dancers to attend upcoming national and regional and area
England Square and Round Dance Convention, -
Warwick, RI - April 22 & 23, 2016. See the Registration Form.
National Square Dance Convention - Springfield,
Massachusetts - June 24 - 27, 2015
National Square Dance Convention - Des Moines,
Iowa - June 22- 25, 2016
National Square Dance Convention - Cincinnati,
Ohio - June 21 - 24, 2017
FNS Scholarship for Framingham area student
The FnS provides a $1,000 per year scholarship
for up to four years to a worthy area student. In
spring-2014, the Fairs 'n Squares selected a new
student to receive this honor.
All dancers are welcome to support this
scholarship. Our annual raffle drawing for 2015
was conducted at our dance on Saturday
18-APR-2015. The Fairs 'n Squares also accepts tax
deductible donations to the scholarship fund. To
support the scholarship just send your donation
check made out to: Fairs 'n Squares. Send it to:
FnS Scholarship Fund, PO Box 177, Framingham, MA
01704-0177. For additional details on the
scholarship fund e-mail our current
Scholarship Fund chairpersons. Click here to see a
for the 2015 raffle. Raffle tickets for our
many prizes may be bought at our dances prior to
and up until the raffle drawing. For 2015, the
raffle has over 95 prizes to be awarded that
include gift certificates for many restaurants,
grocery stores, retail stores, sporting events,
museums and other wonderful items.
Some of the many prizes for 2015 include:
LaCantina, Bertucci's, Olive Garden, Outback,
Cheesecake Factory, Legal Seafood, Longhorn, CJ's
Northside Grill, Papa Razzi, TGI Fridays, 99,
Bella Costa, Mel's Commonwealth Cafe, John
Harvard's Brewery, Margaritas Mexican, O'Connell's
Pub & Sports Bar, O'Connor's, British Beer
Company, CJ's Gourmet Pizzeria Grill, Zaftigs.
Activities - Memberships or Passes:
Laz Anderson Auto Museum, Garden in the Woods, JFK
Presidential Library, USS Constitution, Butterfly
Place, New England Aquarium, Southwick Zoo, Fun
& Games and Golf on the village Green, Boston
Duck Tours, Private Tour of Jack's Abby Brewing,
Monster Mini Golf, Lazer Zone, Pinz, Country Music
Ranch & Saloon.
Hampton Inn (2 nts w/ breakfast), Sheraton
Framingham (1 nt, w/ breakfast), Verve Crowne
Plaza (Breakfast for 2).
certificates for other stores, services, and
things: Roche Bros, Trader Joe's, Bernie
& Phyl's furniture, Roller Kingdom-Deluxe
Birthday Party Pkg for 10, KKo Fit of Sudbury (1
month membership), Anton's Cleaners, Edible
Arrangements, Container Store, Lottery Ticket
left) with new student Julia