Square Dance CLASS:
Thursdays 7:30 PM
New Class Starts 15-SEP-2016
Round Dance CLASS:
Mondays 7:00 PM
New Session Starts 19-SEP-2016
* * * Welcome * * *
Learn to Round Dance: Several new beginners 6 week
sessions start on Monday 19-SEP-2016 at 7:00 PM in Scott
Hall. See our Flyer.
Learn to Square Dance
Classes are on Thursdays at 7:30 PM. The next beginners class
starts 15-SEP-2016 in Scott Hall. See our Flyer.
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 next dance will be an alternating MS/PLUS level dance in Scott
Hall on Saturday, SEP-24 with Jerry Maurice
calling and David Goss cueing. This is our first home dance of the
The following dance will be an alternating MS/PLUS level dance in
Scott Hall on Saturday, OCT-15 with Steve Park
calling and Roy Williams 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 15, 2016
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 at email@example.com
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
New 6 week sessions begin Monday, 19-SEP-2016
Scott Hall - 24 Vernon Street, Framingham, MA
The Fairs 'n Squares is sponsoring a new beginner's
Round Dance class starting on Mondays. This class will
introduce you to the fundamentals of round dancing (aka
choreographed ballroom dancing). BEGINNERS: 7:00 - 8:30 PM
(learn Two-Step, EZ
Waltz, or Waltz - no prior experience needed).
NON_BEGINNERS: 8:30-10:00 PM (Learn advanced mixed rhythms
- 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
several 6 week sessions from SEP through MAY. See Flyer for
details and for a registration form.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org before the
next session begins.
Weekend at East Hill Farm (2016)
Fri 21-OCT to Sun 23-OCT, 2016
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 or at email@example.com.
For directions, see Map.
Please note that a reduced
rate is available for single occupancy rooms.
New for this year is a Trail-In Dance on Thu
20-OCT-2016 with meals and full use of the hotel
facilities on Friday. Click
here for pricing and details.
New Years Eve Dinner and Dance (2016)
Saturday, Dec 31, 2016
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 check to
Fairs 'n Squares SDC,
PO Box 177, Framingham, MA 01704-0177. Use the coupon on
this flyer to mail in your dinner
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 $15* per person or $25* per couple (pay at the door -
no advance reservation needed). Ring in the New Year with
friends at our MS/PL dance with Jay Silva
calling and Harriett Clarke 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: Prices subject to revision. Final pricing
will be established by 31-OCT-2016.
Class Level Square Dance
Saturday, Feb 11, 2017
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. Charlie Trapp calling, Bev McKay
cueing. All area clubs are invited to bring their current
class and recent graduates. Only $7/dancer. Flyer
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 attend.
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 28 & 29, 2017. See the Registration
National Square Dance Convention - Cincinnati,
Ohio - June 21 - 24, 2017
67th National Square Dance Convention - Kansas
City, Missouri - June 27 - 30, 2018
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 ongoing honor.
The drawing for our
next raffle will be at our home dance on
All dancers are welcome to support this
scholarship. Our annual raffle drawing for 2016
was conducted at our dance on Saturday
09-APR-2016. 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
e-mail our current Scholarship Fund
chairpersons. Click here to see a flyer for the
2016 raffle. Raffle tickets for our many
prizes may be bought at our dances prior to and up
until the raffle drawing. For 2016, the raffle had
over 95 prizes that included gift certificates for
many restaurants, grocery stores, retail stores,
sporting events, museums and other wonderful
items. Last year, a high percentage of people who
bought raffle tickets won at least one prize. The
more tickets you purchase, the more prizes you
could win. We are working to have our 2017 set of
raffle prizes to exceed the list we had in the
prizes have a value between $20 and $50, but some
are worth over $100.
Some of the many prizes for 2016 included:
and eateries: Arturo’s, Ashland Ale
House, B Sisters Café, Bella Costa, Bertucci's,
British Beer Company, Bullfinch’s, Cheesecake
Factory, ChengDu, Deluxe Depot Diner, Dolphin,
Firefly’s, Five Guys, Franco’s Trattoria, Fresh
City, Joe’s American, Kelly’s, Kens Steakhouse,
LaCantina, Longfellow’s Wayside Inn, Longhorn,
Mel's Commonwealth Cafe, Met Bar & Grill,
Mohegan Sun Seasons Buffet, Nick’s Seafood &
Roast Beef, Ninety Nine, O'Connell's Pub &
Sports Bar, O'Connor's, Olive Garden, Outback,
Owen O’Leary’s, PF Chang’s, Pizza Wagon,
Smashburgers, Sudbury Pizza Place, Tavolino’s,
Ted’s Montana Grill, Tomasso Trattoria, Twisted
Frozen Yogurt, Villa, Viriditas Café, Zaftigs.
Activities - Memberships or Passes:
Belkin Family Lookout farm, Boston Duck Tours,
Boston RED SOX prize, Butterfly Place, Ecotarium,
Fun & Games and Golf on the village Green,
Garden in the Woods, Glow Golf, Isabella Stewart
Gardner Museum, Jordan’s 3D IMAX Theatre, Kimball
Farm mini golf, Larz Anderson Auto Museum, Lazer
Craze, McAuliffe-Shepard Discover Center, Monster
Mini Golf, New England Aquarium, Roller Kingdom,
Sky Zone, Southwick Zoo, Trombetta’s Farm Indoor
Mini-Golf, USS Constitution, Water Wizz.
Double Tree Hotel (1 nt w/ breakfast).
certificates for other stores, services, and
things: Anton's Cleaners, Duck
Soup-Gourmet Cooking Class, Edible Fruit
Arrangements, Jack’s Abbey & other Gifts,
Learning Express of Sudbury, Lottery Ticket
bouquet, Market Basket, Mohoney’s, Natick Outdoor,
Roche Bros, Roller Kingdom-Deluxe Birthday Party
Pkg for 10, Royal Cleaners, Russell’s Garden
Center, Tatnuck Bookseller–stuffed rabbit, TJ’s
Spirits, Trader Joe's, Wegman’s, Weston Nurseries,
left) with new student Julia