Monday, March 31, 2014

CLUB DANCE SCHEDULES & LOCATION.





Bill (Cuer) & Jane
Tami & Andy (Caller) 





♥♥ PARTY NIGHTS INFORMATION
 IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS BELOW ♥♥


SUNDAY - SQUARE & ROUND DANCE SCHEDULES

Senior Enrichment Center
8450 La Mesa Boulevard
La Mesa, CA 91941
$5.00 Donation - Dance & Classes

Caller: Andy Allemao
Cuer: Bill Hale

Club dancing 6:45 - 8:30 PM

Plus with one Class Level tips

Alternating Squares & Rounds

Air Conditioned Hall !!



For Sundown Squares information 619-448-8088
www.sundownsquares.blogspot.com

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SUNDAY -  CLASS SCHEDULES
Square Dance classes:
Instructor: Andy Allemao

5:00 - 6:45 - basic through plus
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Choreographed Ballroom classes:

Instructor: Bill Hale assisted by Jane Stokes


3:00 - 4:30 - Beginning (levels 2, 3) through May 25, 2014

4:30 - 5:30 - Transition to Intermediate (levels 3, 4)

5:30 - 6:45 - Additional rhythms
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WEDNESDAY - ROUND DANCE CLASS SCHEDULE


Monte Vista Village
2211 Massachusetts Ave., Lemon Grove
$5.00 Donation

Instructor: Bill Hale assisted by Jane Stokes

6:00 - 7:00 - Beginning (levels 2 & 3)
7:00 - 9:00 - Intermediate (levels 3, 4 plus
Additional rhythms)


♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ PARTY NIGHT INFORMATION ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥

SUNDOWN DANCERS PRESENT

DUCKS DYNASTY DANCE



Y'all come down to our lil' ole neck of the woods

fer some high fullutin' fun!!!

Enjoy mouth watering grits and succulent opossum

at our mighty tasty spread!

Duck Caller Andy Allemao, caller


Duck Commander Bill Hale, commanding

Sunday, April 27, 2014

6:00 Pre-Rounds - request welcome
6:45 - 8:30 Square and Rounds (after classes)

La Mesa Enrichment Center

8450 La Mesa, CA

♥♥♥♥♥♥ IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS ♥♥♥♥♥♥

Quatro De Mayo Celebration and Dinner!
Sunday, May 4th, 2014
2:00 PM
La Mesa Senior Enrichment Center
where we always dance.

Sundown Dancers Quarterly Board Meeting
Open to All Club Dancer

Fabulous Food - Delightful Camaraderie

Food Provided (NOT a potluck)
Please RSVP to Niki by phone or email.
 
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INTRODUCING THE CLUB PRESIDENTS FOR 2014
NIKI & JIM LIBBY
CONGRATULATIONS.


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NEW SQUARE DANCING AND ROUND DANCING CLASSES 
To be announced....


Please begin recruiting your friends and neighbors 
for this most enjoyable club activity...
Great fun, exercise, social activity
and an excellent way to make new friends. 

The first session is FREE! 
Meet nice people
.... It’s more than just a lot of fun …
.... It’s the physical exercise we all need ...

It’s great mental exercise too … keeps our brains working!!

Singles are welcomed.
 No rhythm necessary!
No experience necessary!!! 
 Two left feet almost a requirement!!!!
No special shoes or clothing required.
Great cardiovascular workout -balance and strength training
Way more fun than the gym!!

  We want you to discover just how much fun we are all having!

Square Dance Instructor; Andy Allemao

Round Dance Instructor; Bill Hale and assistant Jane Stokes


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As personal testimony, Bill Hale is a miracle worker!!

He can teach even the most dancing 

challenged to dance gracefully. 
Please send this message to anyone 
you think might be interested.
Thanks, Niki

LET'S ALL WORK HARD TO RECRUIT NEW MEMBERS 
AND TO KEEP OUR CLUB ACTIVE AND ENJOYABLE FOR ALL......

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Couples and Singles are ALL invited to dance with us!

Just dress comfortably. 
No fancy clothing is required! 


Want more information?
Please call our club presidents, Niki or Jim Libby

619-448-8088
www.sundownsquares.blogspot.com

♥ ♥  WE WOULD LIKE TO HEAR FROM YOU. ♥ ♥

Friday, March 21, 2014

PHOTO ARCHIVES 2006 - 2014..Sundown Square and Round Dancers Memories.


FEBRUARY 2014 - MARDI GRAS PARTY NIGHT























JANUARY 2014 CHINESE NEW YEARS DANCE























FEBRUARY 2013 - MARDI GRAS PARTY NIGHT




















DECEMBER 2012 - NEW YEARS PARTY NIGHT


















NOVEMBER 2012 - WINTER'S CELEBRATION




 
  Happy Campers

 
Perfect form Kathy and The Caller.



Chris & Christine enjoy

 
Dramatics Happy Dancer



Where of start??



Let's go.
.


The Steve Show

 
Happy dancers

 
Pass your partner..


Turn your partner..


Up and back..


Open


Face to face



October 2012 Halloween Party Night


Scary


The teachers

 
Posture is important

 
Getting ready

 
Ex-presidents

 
Look at your partner
 
Dancing instructors
 
Wild west
 
Foodie truck 1

 
Foodie truck 2

 
Choices

 
Friendly food

 
Creative

 
Let me show you what I mean

 
Now let's try it!!

 
Right and Left thru

 
Colorful outfit

 
The Presidents

 
Colorful hat

 
Colorful outfit

 
The Pumpkin

 September 2012 - SADIE HAWKINS PARTY NIGHT - Another excellent party


Round dance special.. .


Such flair..


Nice form


The teacher is good...


Watching the camera..


The cuer is dancing


Such perfection..


Nice form..


Hello, John Maris


Watch your partner...


Right and left thru...


Sadie Hawkings


Turn your partner..


Round the ring...


Back to back..


Turn your partner..


The food prep..


Such perfection...


Choices


Fueling the tank...


Right and left thru...


Turn your partner...Another enjoyable party..thanks all & John  


JULY 2012 - TACKY TOURIST PARTY NIGHT


Tourist toys


Demonstrations


Front side


That is tacky


Really tacky


Nice shorts

Fun calling Hat night More hats Round and round Drinks galore Food crew Delicious choices More dancing Happy dancers Right and left thru Nice hat Fun evening JUNE 2012 - BEACH PARTY NIGHT Beach time Party time Friendly guests Surfing Mama Looking straight ahead Nice decorations Hot doggies.. More goodies Transporting... The food man.. Happy campers "Cool" glasses... Back home Following Circling Beach bums? APRIL 2012 - PARTY NIGHT The Sunflower Birds... The Sunflower Birds
Swing dancing Look your partner in the eyes
Judy and Don demonstrate perfection


"Up and Back"


The Food Cart is arriving..


Who is at the front of the line??


Take your partner back home..


Right and Left thru...


Underarm turn..


Waiting for the call...


Going back home...


Shimmy back home...


Twirl your partner...


Sampling the food....


 2012 MARDI GRAS - SUNDOWN SQUARE'S 37TH ANNIVERSARY DANCE


Congratulation SUNDOWN SQUARES


Prizes

Who is the mystery guest

Enjoy the rest of the photos





















































The heart of our club, thanks Bill and Andy



FEBRUARY 2012 - MARDI GRAS PARTY NIGHT


Pearls of fun.....


Who is that joker??????


Round dance fun...


Mardi Gras fun.....


Pat and Mick revel.....



Step point....


Who is the big boy?????


The food truck arrives....


What!!! Who are these visitors??????


Who is the sheriff????



Cuff the caller?????


Paying ransom for what?????


Take them all to jail!!!!!!


Piles of what????


Looks good, as usual......


French cuisine.....


Dorothy and Don party.....


Visitors enjoy the festivities......


Rosemary and Joe are part of the fun....


Visitor participation is necessary....


Christine & Cris practicing their round dance.....


Tracy & Rudy enjoy round dancing activities.....


Announcements.....


Presidential smile....


Miniature dancers....


Long line of happy friends.......

Great Party---thanks to all....
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Installation of 2012 Officers


How "Sweet" it is to introduce the new officers.


Bob forms the officers installation square....


Dedicated new officers....


The new presidents, congratulations to Sarah and Jay...


Club officers...



A "BIG THANK YOU"


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January 2012 - Chinese New Year Party Night


Chinese artifacts.....


Round dance specials....


The expert cuer and taster......


Tasty Sushi Bar....


Colorful food presentation....


Delicious treats....


Traditional Chinese dress


Square dance specials....


Facing lines...


Lines forward and back....


Pat and Mick are waiting...


Jean and Roy are ready...


Demonstrative poses......


Fanning the fun, party flames.....

Another enjoyable party made possible by lively participants and helpers...
Congratulations to the planners and helpers, and photographer-Ron
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December 2011 - Holiday Party Night


The Snowman Dancer is ready to party...


Karen and Milton are fun party people...


Sarah and Jay are watching the prize....


Right and left thru...


Facing lines....


Carl the Foodman...


Carl the food designer....


It all looks good...


Friendship time....


Party friends...


Our guests are having fun...


Cindy and Carl party on....


Ann and Photo Ron enjoying the moment....


Our Washington State guests follow Dee and Bob....


Pat and Mick enjoy the party....


Guests from Washington State were impressed with our party...


Bahara and her granddaughter enjoy the dance....



"See, Santa really does has elfs."


Another enjoyable evening. Thanks to all the volunteers and guests...
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November 2011 Casino Party Night


We are all in....


Pass thru...


Our guests are enjoying themselves...


Always fun....


Party time...


Round dance steps....


The food truck is arriving....


Must be a tasty dish...


Party goers.....


Right and left thur....


Take your partner......


Back to back....


Right and left thru......


Sides walk...


Lois and Bob enjoy.....


Lines forward and back....
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Another enjoyable party enjoyed by all.. many thanks to the volunteers
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October 2011 - Halloween Party Night


I'm green with envy......


Mr. "Fun" John Marus


Right and left thru.....


Round dancers.....


New dancers....


Beginning dancers.......


Tina is setting the pace....


Lois and Bob strolling back to position....


The food is arriving....


Such delicious food...


Round dance partners...


The Viking Twins....


Friendly couple...


Dancing around the circle.....


Twirl your partner....


The lead couple...


Three happy ladies....


Cute costumes....


Always fun.......


2 devils....


The prison twins...


Right and left thru....


Colorful outfits.....


Birthday boy....

Another enjoyable party with happy people. Many thanks to the volunteers....
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September 2011 - 1950's Party Night


We did!!!!!!!


The drive-in hangout......


Steve Woodard is always fun...


Welcoming group of dancers...


Friendly food servers...


Filling up the gas tank....yummy


Our favorite cuer....


Don and Judy leading the round dancing...


Look at that 60's skirt.....


Rocking and rolling...


Is that the returning Dale???? Welcome back...


Turning your partner....


Many friendly guests....


The good ole days...

An outstanding party
Thanks to the sponsors and volunteers.
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July 2011 Tacky Tourist Party Night


Are they tacky, or what??


Colorful beach shirts..


Those are beachie outfits..


Colorful beach people...


Choices, choices, choices...


Original beachie outfits...


Who is the mysterious lady????.



Colorful attire....


Right and left thru..


Welcome to the new guests..


The caller and his wife were dressed for the occasion.


Welcome back Judy and Clyde...


Sharp looking tourists..


Hello Jane and Bob..


Thanks for the leadership..


Bob, the SDSDA president, and friends.


Shake, rattle, and roll...

Brain rattling party..thanks to the sponsors and volunteers...
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June 2011 Party Night


The Dolphin is watching..


Clyde and Judy are back....


Hello Kay and Steve...


Tina and Jay know the steps....


Peggy and Jerry are having fun....


Adjusting his shoes during a song!!!


The food is arriving...


Colorful plates....


Party conversations....


Ray and Ann are enjoying the treats....


Always cheerful caller....


Right and left thru...


The smiles say it all...


This is my new partner....


This is my original partner......


Judy and Bob add fun to the party...


Donna and Mike strut their steps....


Jane has a chance to dance with a real pro ???????

Another enjoyable party for all to remember..
Thanks to all the organizers and volunteers..
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May 2011 Party Night


Cancer fighting doggie....WE SHALL OVERCOME !!!!!!!


An HONORABLE CAUSE......


Fran and Mike strut their steps......


Congratulations to Clyde and Judy, our cancer fighting MARATHON walkers....WOW...


Michelle and Chris share a dance laugh.....


Caller Dick Newman keeps the crowd moving and happy.....


This square is on the move....


Sandy and Bob step up to the challenge...


Here comes the tasty party food.....


Sundown sets a colorful, delicious table....


Marilyn welcomes a guest....


Claire and Jim also enjoy round dancing....


Cindy and Carl are fun party participants...


A good laugh is what party nights are all about...


Please let me turn you this way...

Another enjoyable party night of exercise, friends, food, and socializing...
Thanks to the party organizers and all the helpers...
Thanks to Ron for the photos...
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April Party Night 2011
Another evening of friends, happiness, socializing, and exercising the body and mind....


Easter Egg Hunt


The smiling Easter Bunny...


Shoulder to Shoulder...


Swing your partner...


Food service special...Thanks Don


Easter treats....Thanks to all the cooks...


Welcome back Clyde and Judy..


Clyde and Judy have nearly completed building their home in colorful Colorado...


Dancing specials...


Flip your skirt....


Duck under do sa do.....


Swing thru...


Look who is watching...


The smiles tell the whole story....
Friends, happiness, socializing, exercising the body and mind....

Enjoyable party...thanks to all the organizers, participants, and volunteers....
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2011 Anniversary Dance - Mardi Gras


Setting the party stage


Is that the "real" Andy?


Round Dance excellence..


Face to Face and Back to Back...


Yellowrock your partner...


"Give me your hand!"


Multitalented dancers...


The Cuer practices his art...


Don and Ann dance while Photo Ron takes photos....


Dos a do....


Right and left thru...


Turn your partner...


Such major decisions...


The raffle winners...


Pass thru..


Turn thru..


Right and left thru


Make a right hand star....


Colorful quilt...

Many thanks to the organizers/helpers/volunteers.
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March 2011 Party Night - St. Patrick's Day


Our LUCKY DAY, St. Patrick's Day


Our favorite Irishman


Rounds and Squares meet


Our favorite color is Irish green...


♬♬♬ "My Irish eyes are smiling." ♬♬♬♬


The luck of the Irish...


Delicious Irish potatoes, lamb, and tasty stew.


Enjoying Irish stories and Irish companions...


Take your Irish partner back .......


Partners are returning...


True Irish mates....


Irish twirlers....


Is Irish Bill going the wrong way?


Colorful Irish blouse.....


What is that on the floor??


We were dancing the Virginia Reel...


Dancing the Virginia Reel was sure fun....

Thanks to the organizers and volunteers.
Thanks to Photo Ron Garrison for the colorful photos...
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February 2011 Party Night - Mardi Gras


We do enjoy our beads...


Who are the mystery dancers???


We like that hat...


Circle to the left...


Refueling


Choices--Choices...


Turn your partner...


Promenade your partner...


Most fun...


A welcomed lull before the next call...


The Sister Act...


Turn your partner....


Circle to the right.....


Who is the real leader???

Another enjoyable evening with friendly dancers.
Many thanks to the party organizers and volunteers...

January 2011 Party Night & installation of Officers

I
The start of another fun, relaxing January Party Night.


Dancers circle new club board for installation of officers.


SDSDA President, Bob, is installing Marilyn and Bob as presidents of Sundown Squares.


Smiling, proud club officers.


Friendly Georgianne and Frank add joy to any party..


Dosado your partner.


Square dancing with Andy...


Nice head ornament...


Right and left thru...


Roy and Jean sure enjoy themselves.


Smiling Al is having toooo much fun..


Happy friends dance away the evening..

Many thanks to the party planners and volunteers..
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September 2010 - Back to School Party Night


School memorabilia


Did that cheek sticker say, "Castle Park High" ??????


Lines, lines, lines


Right and left thru.....


Always good exercise....


Listening skills are developed....


Carl is the chief cook and super helper..


Colorful table settings...


The Pres with important announcements...


Jamie and partner are ready...


Tammy and Chuck strut their steps..


Richard and Judy are good dancing examples...


Do sa do...


Posing for the photos...


Family participation is important...

Many thanks to Photo Ron, and all the volunteers and helpers...
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HAPPY BIRTHDAY AMERICA, THE FOURTH OF JULY 2010


Our nation's birthday...


Colorful dancers


Fran and Al celebrate...


The smiles say it all...


Karen and Milton are a jolly couple...


The food is always delicious...


Bob and Judy add to the enjoyment..


Colorful, happy, friendly dancers are what we are all about..


Lois and Bob show their holiday vests....


Patriotic face painting...


The square dance teacher is part of the festivities...


Patiently waiting for the next call...


We are being watched....Hi Tammie....


A long line of active dancers...

THANKS TO THE PARTY ORGANIZERS AND VOLUNTEERS......
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May 2010 Party Night


Noble cause..


Party goodies presented by our next club president....congratulations


Culinary delights....


Our guests are enjoying themselves...part of the family..


Special guests..


Skilled dancers


Cindy and Carl are enthusiastic participants...


Getting their exercise..


Georgeanne and Frank always add to the fun....


Jane is leading the way...


Our guests add to the festivities....


All the way from New York to participate with our club....


Remembering our past.....

ANOTHER JOYFUL EVENING....THANKS TO THE ORGANIZERS AND HELPERS...
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APRIL 2010 Party Night


The soft CUDDLIES are ready to party..


"Right and left thru"


Facing lines


We have some young dancers......


The "treats" are alway delicious....


Spin your partner...


Our guests always feel right at home...


Jean and Roy are regular guests....


Judy and Clyde are busy building their new mountain home in Walsenburg, Colo.
We visited them in Sept., and they plan to have the home built by Nov.


Cindy and Carl are having sooooo much fun..


Lois and Bob always add class to our parties...


New members are fun dancers....


Marilyn and Bob spinning on the dance floor.


Turn your partner...


"Spinning your partner"


Sundown Squares decorations for the April Third Saturday Roundup Dance

ANOTHER ENJOYABLE PARTY FOR EAGER DANCERS AND ACTIVE VOLUNTEERS.....THANKS
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March 2010 Party Photos


Club members honoring Jessica and Dale...they will/are missed....


Club offices and the caller pose for photos...


The enjoyable dancing has started...


Sandy is one of our favorite party goers....


The tasteful lull before the dancing...


A hearty toast from the jubilant club dancers...


Take your partner back....


And back...


And back to your position...


How did "Photo Ron" take that photo???


Laughing Jessica and her friends are enjoying the dancing...


Sarah and Jay are leading the dancing parade...


Dancers are always moving their bodies and exercising their brains...very enjoyable dance..
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More Mardi Gras photos...March 2010


♬♬ The smiling masks are ready for some revelry.....


Goodie packages for the taking....♬♬


♫♫♫ "What is a party without beads?"


The official "King" on his throne....♛♛ ♛ ♛


Mysterious face paintings add to the party mystery....✰ ✰ ✰ ✰


Right and left thru....the party has begun....♫ ♫ ♫


The party continues...♬ ♬ ♬


♯ ♯ ♯ Crawfish pie, grits, okra, and other Southern goodies....


♬ ♬ ♬ ♬ Colorful dress for colorful people...


The necklace starts the party...♪ ♪ ♪ ♪


Party beads ♬ ♬ ♬


♬ ♬ ♬ More party beads...


♯ ♯ ♯ ♯ Most party beads...


♺ ♺ ♷♷ The lady has a choice...


Promenade your partner.......♬ ♬ ♬


Nice matching colors for a matching couple...♡ ♡ ♡


Where are the beads????


Happy visitors are enjoying the festivities....♫ ♫ ♫


Mysterious visitors....who are they???


The "Feathered Lady" of shady lane.........♧ ♧ ♧


Sundown members and eager friends create an enjoyable party...♥ ♥ ♥

THE SMILING FACES SAY IT ALL....Thanks to the party organizers....♡ ♡
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MARDI GRAS, FEB. 2010


♬♬♬♬ Let the festivities begin.....


♡♡♡ This is true"bonding" food....


♬♬ "STRUTTING YOUR LOUISIANA STUFF"


"GRAND SQUARE...." ♪♪♪


Artistic Round Dancers.....yes!!!


"Did Andy say Square Up or Line up ???"


☆☆☆ Proud mother, Cindy, with handsome son, Billy.


♬♬ Who is the mystery lady???


Which one is the cuer ????


♬♬ Can you identify these masked partiers???


"FUN" is what our club is all about.....


Our Star dancer, Jessica. We miss her, but we hope to see her again. Good Luck.☆☆☆


Jessica and her proud grandfather, Dale. We miss both of them....


♪♪♪ Andy and another appreciative student....


☆☆ Happy Jessica and her school friend....

Another enjoyable Party Night with all of the trimmings...
Thanks to all the volunteers....
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SUPER BOWL PARTY, JANUARY 2010


Who will win the SUPER BOWL???


SLIDE THRU....♬♬♬


Fueling the furnace for more fun with friends.......♡♡♡


♬♬♬ TURN YOUR PARTNER.....


Enjoying the fruits of their labor...THANKS FOR YOUR LEADERSHIP ♥♥


Both the student and the teacher are enjoying the dance.


THOSE SMILES SAY IT ALL...♡♡♡


Kay and Steve are enjoying all aspects of the party....♫♫♫


Happy Milton and Karen are concentrating on their next graceful move.


Dale is such a good sport to help new dancers...Thanks Dale. ♫♫


♫♫♫ Taking your partner back home...


SMILES ARE AN IMPORTANT PART OF DANCING....♡♡


Do Si Do....♬♬♬


♬♬♬ Enjoying the memories...♡♡♡

Excellent Super Bowl party.....Jan. 2010
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HAPPY NEW YEAR PARTY, DEC. 2009
The December 2009 Photos are dedicated to the loving memory of Stevie Vildibill. She was a true inspiration.


Installation of club offices at a quarterly meeting. Excellent leadership. Congratulations


Pauline and Howard being honored by Nicky with club pictures as they retire from square dancing. .


"Stevie with Al and Jane at her last Sundown Board Meeting. We will all miss her sweet smile, organization and always being there for dancing and fun."


"Walk around your partner"


"Make a wave"


New Year's food for the dancing souls.


Judy and Clyde sure enjoy their round dancing.


Karen and Milton are looking into their eyes for further directions.


Our colorful caller and his lovely wife.


Claire and Jim always add fun to a party.


Photo Ron and Ann. How did he take that photo?


Lois and Bob practicing their round dance steps.


Forming a Wave and getting ready for another call.


Cindy is having a good laugh with our guest caller.


FALL FLING, 2009

ANOTHER GLORIOUS END-OF-YEAR PARTY. FUN, FRIENDS, AND MENTAL/PHYSICAL EXERCISE.
THANKS TO OUR CLUB OFFICERS FOR THE EXCELLENT GUIDANCE.
We will miss STEVIE.
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THANKSGIVING PARTY, NOV. 2009


Thanksgiving memories to start our festive party.


Rory and Leslie are leading the way.



"Square Thru" with warm hands.


"Right and left thru"


The real work is done by hard-working club members. THANKS


Sharing Thanksgiving treats.


"Breaking Bread" with friends.


2 Jims with Claire and Sandy are walking around the square.


Promenading back to their spot.


Let's see your best moves, because our excellent teacher/caller is watching.


Happy people enjoy the music.


Leslie and Irv are enjoying their round dancing.


The "SMILES" say it all......



The club presidents are leading the festivities.

ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL, FUN, ENJOYABLE, MEMORABLE PARTY. Thanks to all the volunteers.
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Halloween Party, October 25, 2009


The scary goblins are out tonight!!!!!


The colorful pirate and his captive partner....


Welcome back to fun-loving George and Sandy...


New members enjoying dancing.


Marilyn is a real clown...


Rory and Mike were enjoying the scary festivities.


Al and his partner were promenading back home.


A real "treat" for the tired dancers.


A room full of eerie "trick of treaters".


Lou and Bob enjoy all the activities.


Ann and Ray were dressed for the "frightening" party.


John had some "spooky" tunes for the eager crowd.


Dale and Jessica were in costume and eager to dance.


Who is the mysterious, prize winning hobo?????


Sandra and John with colorful, matching outfits.


Who is behind the "Smiling Masks"?????


Who are these "Trick or Treaters"?????


THE QUEEN AND KING. Thanks for a delightful evening.

AN ENJOYABLE HALLOWEEN PARTY FOR ALL THE SCARY DANCERS. MANY THANKS TO ALL THE VOLUNTEERS.
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SEPTEMBER PARTY NIGHT, 2009 "SCHOOL DAYS" ♫♫♫♫


♫♫♫ Getting ready to "coordinate"...♫♫


Twirl your partner....♫♫


Richard and Judy are excellent role models.....


Their eyes are on the prize....♫♫♫


♫♫♫ Getting ready for "right and left thru".....


Jean and Roy are eager visitors......


Looks like fun...♫♫♫♫


♡♡♡ It's great to see Stevie and Al on the dance floor....


♬♬♬♬ Stretching for the underarm turn.....


♬♬♬ Our round dance teachers are leading they way....♬♬♬


Is Bill getting a geography lesson?????

Another enjoyable party with friends, conversation, mental and physical exercise, and delicious food....It doesn't get much better than that. Thank you Sundown Squares' organizers and helpers.....
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HAWAIIAN PARTY NIGHT, August 23, 2009


Hawaiian revelers circle to the left.


Right and Left thru is such a healthy exercise.


What will be the next call??


The Hawaiian dancer is watching the square dancers.


Can you identify the matching couple?


The "human touch" is so soothing..


Arm around your partner and ...........


Healthy food for the dancing bodies.


Colorful Hawaiian leis add to the colorful shirts..


Lois and Bob are dressed for the Hawaiian evening...


Rory and Mike are getting ready for the next step..


Clair's daughter wants to learn about this activity called "Square Dancing," and Jim is a careful teacher.


Catching some much-deserved zzzzzzs before the square dancing.

ANOTHER ACTIVE, FUN EVENING ENJOYED BY ACTIVE PEOPLE
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LAS VEGAS NIGHT, JULY 26, 2009 ✰ ✰


"PLACE YOUR LUCKY BETS" ☼ ☼ ☼


Our smiling president starts the gaming. ❤ ❤ ❤


Happy new members are initiated as Sundown Squares' dancers. Congratulations ♣ ♣ ♣


Official photos of our new members..congratulations.



Official introductions by our SD Square Dance presidents.



Congratulations, Doug...



Our exalted leaders and their eager helpers. ♬ ♬ ♬



Carting in the healthy nutrition.



"NO HANDS" Teacup chain...That was a fun challenge...



Do it again-it was sooo much fun...



Choices-choices-choices



Colorful table arrangements ☆ ☆ ☆



Right and Left thru...♡ ♡ ♡


Take your partner back.......♪ ♪ ♪


Jan and Steve are right at home...

Another enjoyable evening presented by SUNDOWN SQUARES...♫♫♫
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INDEPENDENCE DAY PARTY, JUNE 2009



Celebrating the birth of our nation.


Red, white and blue.


Welcome to the square dancers from Detroit.


Another super party presented by Sandy and Tony...Thanks


Patriotic food enjoyed by happy people.


All in the family.


Turn your partner...


Enthusiastic dancers from Detroit.


Andy and Susan, a guest caller from Florida...a nice combination.


The guest caller was very smooth and dynamic.


Dale was getting acquainted.


Are those lip marks from the guest caller????? How do you explain those lips??


Our 2 "RELAY FOR LIFE' heros.


All in the family enjoying the evening.


Round dance fun....


Judy, Detroit cuer and her husband.


Our photographer, Ron, and his round dance teacher.


We had 2 cuers on this special evening...

A FESTIVE INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION ENJOYED BY ALL THE HAPPY DANCERS.
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A PARTY TRIBUTE TO STEVIE AND "RELAY FOR LIFE." MAY 2009
Many thanks to all the helpers and volunteers.
A special congratulations to our very own olympian, Clyde Burrows, for walking over forty miles for the Relay For Life.


Stevie is our wonderful "RELAY FOR LIFE" role model.


Many club members participated in the "Relay for Life" activities.


Cindy is ready to go.


Gourmet fuel stop.


The "RELAY FOR LIFE" table decorations say it all.


The ladies were doing all the work.


A right-handed wave....


Jessica and Dale whoop it up...



4 callers sure make the dance more interesting.


Who is adjusting Ken's neat beard?


Two steps ahead and........



The correct round dance form as demonstrated by the master teachers.


Marilyn and Rod are keeping an eye on the dance floor.


The correct way to "Point downline".


Judy and Richard are good role models.

A wonderful tribute to the Relay For Life activities. May 2009
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THE APRIL 2009 PARTY WAS ANOTHER REASON TO ENJOY SPRINGTIME ♥ ♥ ♥



Jungle d├ęcor and another gourmet dinner to start the April festivities. ♡ ♡ ♡


Exercising body and mind while we socialize and dance. ♫ ♫ ♫


Right and left thru........♪ ♪ ♪


Is that Dennis and my wife, Kay, making major food choices? ♣ ♣ ♣


Andy and Tammie are examining their computer, or the pet on the table? ♯ ♯ ♯


Kay and Steve enjoy their fun and friends at the party. ♥ ♥ ♥


Cindy is dancing with our guest caller.♬ ♬ ♬


Misha and Francis wait for further instructions. ✮ ✮ ✮


Jeannie and Roy are happy dancers following the directions. ♥ ♥ ♥


Ask Clyde and Judy about the picturesque mountain views in Walsenburg, Colorado. ✮ ✮ ✮


Don and Dorothy always enjoy the parties. Ask Don about his bowling scores. ♛ ♛ ♛


Such proper dancing form....... ♬ ♬ ♬


Sue and Roy have the correct rhythm.....♭ ♭ ♭


Cuer Regina has adjusted very well to our club..♫ ♫ ♫


THE CALLERS WHOOP IT UP....
⚐ ⚐ Another enjoyable party to make our lives exiting and fun. ⚑ ⚑ ⚑
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♡ ♡ ♡ March 2009 Party Night....♡ ♡ ♡


Meet your partner and promenade around the square.♬ ♬ ♬


Andy was teaching and his attentive students were learning.


Take your "Honey" around the square. ♬ ♬ ♬


♫ ♫ ♫ Irene and Dave are heading in the right direction.


♬ ♬ Sandy and John are enjoying the evening.


Lue and Bob have their eyes on the prize. ✰ ✰ ✰


Sarah and Gray show stylish round dance form. ❤ ❤ ❤


Joe and Bill enjoy the round dance. ♣ ♣ ♣


Misha and Jessica are now round dancing.


♡ ♡ Judy and Bob sure enjoy round dancing.


Lois and Bob have many stories to tell about Las Vegas and the SD Zoo?????


♥ ♥ ♥ The bodies are swaying to the danceable music.

♡ ♡ ♡ ♡ANOTHER ENJOYABLE PARTY NIGHT WITH MANY INTERESTING PEOPLE....♡ ♡ ♡

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SUNDOWN SQUARES ANNIVERSARY PARTY, MARCH 2009
A very successful party and many thanks to all of the hard-working volunteers/helpers who made it possible.
Special thanks to Stevie and Al Vildibill.


Let the party begin.....


Club members prepare the Louisiana crawfish and other goodies.


Helen/Larry and Bahara/Seung are sure enjoying themselves.


Many familiar, friendly faces.


The 2 main party hombres....


Everyone smiles around our club president, Niki.


The "true" Mardi Gras spirit....


Serving the gourmet food.....


More jumbo shrimp and crawfish goodies...


Lois/Bob add fun to any party...


Christine and Eugene with colorful matching outfits.


Bob/Audrey add flair to any party...


Andy asked "How do I get beads?"


Here come the beads in the air.......


Joanne/Paul are keeping step to the music...


Dancing back to their positions.....


Square dancing is good exercise...


Do si do with your partner...


Feeling the beat of the music...


Following the caller's directions....


A very successful party for the large group of dancers....
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♬♬♬ MARDI GRAS, Feb. 2009 This was an extremely lively party with many different activities. The Sundown Squares were confronted by a lively group of Circulators looking for their banners. All of the activities led to a enjoyable evening of laughter, drama, and camaraderie. Thanks to Niki/Jim and other party organizers. Bring on New Orleans....(:>)♬♬♬


♬♬♬ 3 colorful, party boys ready for the festivities to begin.


The masked Circulators invaded the party and shackled our caller... then collected ransom.



♬♬♬ Happy dancers are ready. ♪♪♪



Who is the mystery lady? Cher, Hilary, Sarah ????????



A 5-Star meal with beautiful table decorations.



Our cuer has a birthday and a delicious birthday cake. HAPPY BIRTHDAY BILL ♪♪♪♪


"PRESENTING THE HERITAGE DANCERS"


Intricate steps.....


Many thanks to the Heritage Dancers for the lively performance....♡♡♡♡♡

♡♡♡ Great party-happy people-delicious food-thanks for the memories..many thanks to the organizers, etc....♥♥♥
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January Super Bowl Party, Jan. 2009


Andy is a Charger fan... go Andy...


Right and left thru...


Do Si Do


Our club has a fine dining reputation..


Fellowship says it all...


More fellowship....


Wally and Satoko always have fun...


Howard and Pauline leading the way...


Gail and Hans show their true colors...


Our enthusiastic president makes announcements...


AND THE WINNERS ARE......


Clyde and Judy glide around the room...


Bob and Judy show excellent round dance form...


Bahara and Seung enjoy their round dance...


Kay and Steve enjoy everything about the evening...


Letty and Bob strutting their steps......


Pat and Charlie all the way from New York to dance with us.....
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"Happy Holidays" Party, Dec. 2008
A MEMORABLE ENDING TO A VERY SUCCESSFUL YEAR....Thank you Stevie/Al...
Thank you Ron Garrison for the photos.
Thank you Andy and Bill.


Presidents Niki and Jim leading the dancing...


The dancers are moving to the music..


What an outstanding duo.....


Festive installation of new officers....


SDSDA presidents installing Niki and Jim.


Delicious food for active dancers..


Rick is an excellent/fun caller...


Are we going to listen to the Chargers or dance tonight?



"Is she listing to the Chargers or dancing?"



"Nice scarf"


SDSDA presidents enjoyed our club dance....



Happy square dancers....



Gail and Jimmy strutting their steps....


"Right and left thru..."
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THANKSGIVING TRIBUTE Nov. 08
A delightful party


TURN YOUR PARTNER


UNDERARM TURN


COLORFUL ENVIRONMENT


ENJOYING THE MOMENT


A PILGRIM IN OUR PRESENCE


PROMENADE YOUR PARTNER


TURN YOUR PARTNER


THE CALICO TWIRLERS ARE WELL REPRESENTED


JAMIE AND BILL ENJOY THE MOMENT


OUR VERSATILE CALLER ENJOYING ROUND DANCING


ENJOYING THEIR EXERCISE


RETURNING TO THEIR POSITION


OUR FLEXIBLE CUER ENJOYS SQUARE DANCING


TRADING THE WAVE


HONORING OUR LOVING PRESIDENT

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Hair-Raising Halloween Party, Oct. 26, 08. A wonderful evening had by scary dancers. 4-5 squares plus many other dancers. Regina was an excellent cuer. ★★★


★★★ A scary beginning.


Eerie tasting, good food.


★★ Hair-raising costumes. ★★


Prize winning pair. ★★


"Into the center and back"


★★★★ Colorful costumes galore.


Andy admires the "Princess". ♥♥♥


♥♥♥♥ Jimmy dancers with the "Princess"


"Take your partner back....."


♥♥ The matching pair.


Satoko and Wally are enjoying the evening. ♫♫♫♫


♫♫♫♫ Leslie and Irv are now enjoying round dancing.


The Princess and her Prince. ♛♛♛♛♛


Welcome back Lois and Bob. ♥♥♥♥♥


♥♥♥ Jean and Roy are looking into their eyes. ♥♥♥


Matching tops


☛☛☛☛ That bird is an excellent carver.
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"FALL COLORS PARTY NIGHT", Sept. 28, 2008 ♥♥♥


"CIRCLE TO THE RIGHT" ♬♬♬


♬♬♬"MAKE A WAVE"


"COUPLES ROTATE"


♥♥♥♥ Stevie, our dedicated president is greatly appreciated.


Filling the tank. ♫♫♫


♥♥♥ Enjoying the friends-that says it all.


♚♚♚ Presenting our handsome president, Al Vildibill.


"FORWARD AND BACK" ♬♬♬


♪♪♪ Bahara and Seung demonstrating the "Horseshoe Turn".


Sussan and Ken show the "Face to Face". ♪♪♪


Promenading with Satoka and Wally. ♫♫♫


♫♫♫♫ Don and Judy have perfected the "Underarm Turn"


The cuer, Bill, demonstrates a figure, or should the caption be "No, I will not move!" (:>)

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♬♬ LUAU NIGHT CELEBRATION, Aug. 24, 2008 ♬♬♬♬♬
An enjoyable evening for all dancers..
Many thanks to Presidents Al and Stevie Vildibill for all of their dedicated work for Sundown Squares.


Our Welcoming couple, Ken/Susanna. Thanks for all of your dedicated work.



Welcome back to Sandy and John. ☆☆☆


♫♫ It is never to late for a workshop.


Sitting?? The active dancers must be listening to announcements...☂☂


Colorful, happy Luau Night dancers. ☀☀☀


Our Leader with enthusiastic Kay and Satoko.

Square/Round dancing provides physical, mental, and social activities.
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PATRIOTIC PARTY NIGHT, JULY 2008


Future dancers at Sundown Squares, congratulations...


Our handsome president Al and Judy welcomes the new class graduates.


The Master Teacher, Andy, congratulates the graduating class.


San Diego Square Dance Association Board Members welcome the graduating class to dancing.


Fueling up the body for an active evening of enjoyable dancing.


Friendly conversations around all of the tables.


Jane and Cindy gracefully lead the Round Dancers.


Right and Left thru....


Happy, smiling dancers are the norm.


Andy's mastery at work.


Active dancers...


Pat and Howard are so patriotic.


Hooray, Satoko and Wally are back, as well as John... Where have you been?


THAT IS A REAL HUDDLE......

THE ABOVE PICTURES SHOW AN ACTIVE CLUB LOADED WITH FUN-LOVING ACTIVE DANCERS....

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RELAY FOR LIFE, June 2008, memorial party


Memories were displayed on the tables.


Sussan/Ken were active participants


Jo and La Mar were getting ready for a "relay FOR life step"


Wearing red in honor of the special event.


Stan/Barbara were enjoying the festivities for the "CURE".


Pauline and Howard are active helpers.


Sandy and Tony are getting ready for the Conga Line.


PAULINE is leading that Conga Line to new levels.


Howard is leading his Conga Line to catch-up with Pauline.


Fran is "whopping it up" on this dance.



Thanks to Jane are Judy are bringing out some of the goodies.

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RELAY FOR LIFE, JUNE 2008
GRANITE HILLS HIGH SCHOOL


OPENING PARADE SAYS IT ALL


GOD BLESS AMERICA AND ALL THE PARTICIPANTS


RELAY SPONSORS


SQUARE DANCERS SHOWING THEIR SUPPORT


ACTIVE SUPPORTERS PROVIDING ENTERTAINMENT


WHICH ONE IS THE CLOWN?


A WONDERFUL FAMILY EVENT


LUMINARIAS HONORING HUMANKIND


LIGHTING UP THE HEAVENS


HOPE AND CURE FOR ALL


REMEMBRANCE


REMEMBERING OUR OWN


SHOWING OUR RESPECT FOR OWN CLUB MEMBERS


CLYDE BURROWS WALKED 120 LAPS!!! HONORS AND RESPECT


OUR OWN PRESIDENT IS A NATIONAL LEADER


STEVIE'S ENCOURAGING COMMENTS


FOOTSTEPS OF PROGRESS

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PARTY NIGHT, THE SIGN SAYS IT ALL....
(All photo captions were taken from popular Irish folk songs, can you identify the songs-see bottom)


"When Irish eyes are smiling sure it's like a morning spring"


"In the lilt of Irish laughter"


"You can hear the Angels sing"


"When Irish hearts are happy"


"All the world seems bright and gay"


"And when Irish eyes are smiling, Sure to steal your heart away"


"Sure and begorra a delightful evening with Irish friends and good music"


"Oh! Ye'll take the high road, and I'll take the low road"


"And I'll be in Scotland before you"


"But me and my true love will never meet again"


"On the bonnie, bonnie banks of Loch Lomond"


"Where the sun shines bright on Loch Lomond"


"Where me and my true love were ever wont to gae"


"On the bonnie, bonnie banks of Loch Lomond"

(The popular Irish songs are "When Irish Eyes are Smiling" and "Loch Lomond" (:>)
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♬♬ MARDI GRAS PARTY NIGHT ON FEB. 24, 2008
"A colorful evening enjoyed by festive participants"


Forget the blues, ♬♬♬ let's party New Orleans style!!!!!


The "Care Basket" is going to put some people in a party-parade mood on the banks of the Mississippi River.


Jambalaya and Crawfish Pie were on the delicious, Southern menu.♫♫♫


Gumbo and Etoufee always taste better New Orleans style. ♫♫♫ The celebration has started.


The fortified revelers are ready to dance on Bourbon Street. ♪♪♪


♪♪♪"And When The Saints Come Marching In........" ♬♬♬


♬♬♬ Kay and Newell are strolling down to the French Quarter. ♬♬♬


Sandy and Tony were dancing to "All That Jazz" ♬♬♬♬


"And the Grand Mardi Gras Parade winner is ........."


"Sharing the Southern Wealth with ..........."


Is this surprised couple watching the kissing ♥♥♥ couple celebrate in the photo below?


Andy, will you teach the class this loving step? ♡♥♡


♫♫♫ Do the talented ex-presidents want to learn the ♥♥ step demonstrated in the above photo?


Kay and Steve are "jazzed" to be back with the friends on New Orleans Party Night......
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SUPER BOWL PARTY, Jan 27, 08.... ANOTHER MEMORABLE EVENING (WITH NO PENALTIES)
ALL THE PARTICIPANTS AT THIS PARTY WERE WINNERS!!!!!


"LET'S GET READY TO RUMBLEEEEEEEEEE"


"INTRODUCING THE STARTING LINEUPS"


"GETTING FORTIFIED FOR THE GAME-NO COUCH POTATOES HERE"


"LET THE GAME BEGIN" "COULD THIS BE A HOLDING PENALTY?"


"THE PRESIDENTS (dual quarterbacks) ARE LEADING THE CHARGE"


"CINDY IS FANNING THE TOP-NO INTERFERENCE HERE"


"CUER AND CALLER ARE ON THE SAME TEAM"


"THESE SPORTS FANS ARE DRESSED TO PLAY"


"DOROTHY AND DON ARE IN THE MIDDLE OF THE GAME"


"IRV AND LESLIE ARE HEADING FOR ANOTHER GOAL-IT LOOKS LIKE THEY MIGHT-GO-ALL-THE-WAY"


"SATOKO AND WALLY ARE WATCHING BOTH ENDS OF THE FIELD"


"BE CAREFUL, THE REFEREES ARE WATCHING"


"ROUND AND ROUND WE GO, WITH NO INTERFERENCE"


"LOIS AND BOB ARE HEADING FOR ANOTHER FIRST DOWN"

♬♬♬ FINAL SCORE: SUNDOWN SQUARES 17, others 3 (:>)
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THANKSGIVING PARTY NIGHT ♬♬♬♬
Many thanks to Ron Garrison for the professional photos.


"Right and Left Thru" Perfect !!!


Judy, George, Sandy, Ray, and many others, getting their exercise with enjoyable square dance activities.


Nicky and Jim, and the class, are leaning many enjoyable round dance steps. ♫♫


"THE GATHERING PLACE" Food is the "glue" for friendships. ♥♥


Socialization doesn't get much better than with the SUNDOWN SQUARES...♥♥♥


JANE AND DON DEMONSTRATE THE FLAIRS OF ROUND DANCING..♫♫♫


ROUND DANCING PERFECTION IN THE MAKING..♪♪♪


ENTHUSIASTIC NEW COUPLES ADD VITALITY TO THE CLUB..♯♯♯


STEVIE AND AL ARE TRUE LEADERS OF OUR CLUB.. ♛♚


THE HUMAN TOUCH IS SOOTHING TO THE MIND ♪♪


MATCHING OUTFITS FOR NICKY AND JIM....NICE ♥♥


EAGER NEW MEMBERS ENJOY "UP AND BACK"


ENTHUSIASTIC DAVE AND OTHERS "WALK AROUND THE SQUARE"


➦➦ CLUB SUPPORTERS ADD FUN TO ANY SQUARE


CLAIRE AND JIM BRING JOY TO ALL OF THOSE AROUND THEM. ♥♥
"You get out of it what you put into it"


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"Halloween Party Night" An enjoyable time had by all the "trick or treaters." Oct. 28, 2007



The ingenious pumpkin carving started the "Trick of Treat Halloween Party."


Those 2 masks look familiar !!!


The colorful clown was mysterious. Who is the clown?


Mighty Superman was ready to fly off with his partner, Lois Lane (Waltraut) ??


This Trick or Treater was ready to flap her wings with all her treats.


The striped prisoner has finally been caught-is that a trick or treat?


The artistic clown has some big pants to fill.


Irv and his Leslie are sure enjoying the tricks and treats.


Is mighty Superman dancing with Lois Lane (Gail) or Jimmy?


Lois and Bob are so fun-loving.



The food is always a TREAT...such an enjoyable party.
Thanks to all the people who contributed to the successful Halloween party.

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Sept. 23, 2007 "Rumble in the Jungle" Party was a huge success....Thank you Cindy. Thanks to Ron Garrison for the photos.


Satoko and Wally were dancing around the colorful parrot.


♩♫♬ Bill Hale guides his students thru some fun round dance steps. ♩♫♬


Round dancers are sure enjoying the class. (:>)


It looks like a 2-step. ♬ ♬ ♬


Andy is guiding his new square dancers thru some interesting steps.


Some new and some familiar dancers are enjoying the human contact of square dancing.


Soosan, John, Hans and Ken jiving to the music. ♬ ♬



Who are those masked marvels???
Can the guy in the middle really see thru the mask??


The surprised look on Ken suggests that he may be going to Jail!!! (:>(


The Sundown Square's party night food is never a mystery--always delicious. ♥ ♥



▶ Can you find the "real monkey" in these pictures???
Such a talented group. Many thanks to Steve Woodard and his club for contributing to the festivities. 
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  The August 26, 2007 "Shorts and T's" Dance Party was another enjoyable evening of exercising, socializing, and healthy nutrition-all the necessary ingredients for a healthy life. It doesn't get much better than that. ♬ ♬


Party labels at the door to get the party started. ♡ ♡


Legs and more legs. Do you see George?? ☆ ☆


Tammie and Andy pointing to someone on the floor????


"Call it Andy" ♩ ♪ ♫ ♬


Hands-on Andy getting the square straightened out under Gail's watchful eye. ♕ Hello Stan and Barbara.


Gracious Lois and Bob showing their sincere appreciation. 


Square dancing is constant exercise. Hello club president. ♚♚


"Turn the lady" ☛ ☛ Hi Tammie..


Enthusiastic Dave and his partner have learned to dance very well.


The message on the back of the shirt tells it all.


Happy, active people enjoying the dance. ★ ★


"Circle to the left" ☆ ☆ "Nothing square about this group"


A Sundown traditional "Pit Stop" ...yum yum

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Our July 2007 Patriotic Party was graciously hosted by Pauline and Howard who provided delicious hot dogs and patriotic decor. Dancers enjoyed the calling of Andy, Sheldon, and Jimmy. Bill Hale was the cuer.


Future square dancer, Ashley, with her proud grandmother, Barbara Fortenbach


Wil and Judy with the SDSDA presidents. Balboa Park, July 21, 2007


Kay Moreno and Wil reminiscing about the "Good Ole Days" at Sundown Squares.


SQUARE DANCE GRADUATION NIGHT AND PARTY NIGHT, JUNE 24, 2007


Andy, the proud teacher, with his 19 happy square dance graduates.
Congratulations to all the square dance class graduates, and we hope to see you at future Sundown Squares dances.


Cindy read a lovely poem to honor the square dance graduates.
The next square dance class is starting on Sept. 9, 2007. Tell your friends and neighbors how much fun we have and bring them for a visit.


Al is singing "Yankee Doodle Dandy" for fellow graduates and the club members. Congratulation to the multi-talented new square dancer.


Hans and other club members dancing with the new class graduates.


There were 7 squares dancing and many sitting and enjoying the wonderful evening/party.
Congratulations to Hans and Gail for preparing the festive event.
Hans/Gail also helped raise over $70,000 for the "Relay For Life" in El Cajon.



MEMORIAL DAY PARTY......RED, WHITE, AND BLUE, May 20, 2007


Patriotic Pauline and Howard are enjoying the complete patriotic evening.



Georgia, Richard, Jim and Nicki are always enjoyable company and exciting dancers.



Enthusiastic dancers are enjoying a wonderful evening. Is that Sueng waving at the camera? Sueng is waving because next week he and Bahara are going on a trip to the Netherlands.



Gail and Marilyn prepared and presented the food in a professional manner. Congratulations....



Sandy, Akiko, Dana, Jim, and Gail are enjoying the swinging, patriotic music.
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♫ ♫ New Orleans Mardi Gras Party Night...Feb. 25, 2007 ♫ ♫

❤ ❤"THE PHOTOS SHOW THAT THE CLUB MEMBERS ARE HAVING TOO MUCH FUN" ★ ★



♬ ♬ Mardi Gras decorations set the party mood. ♬ ♬


☛ ☛ The mystery lady guides her willing partner.


▶ ▶ Kay and Steve are enjoying the fun, friends, and food.


♬ ♬ ♬ Smiling Tammie studies pensive Andy.


Jim and Clare demonstrate the "New Orleans Strut" ♪♪♪


Clyde and Soosan glide across the dance floor. ♬ ♬


♥ ♥ Lois and Bob don't need beads to be in a festive mood.


"New Orleans here we come" Dorothy and Don. ♥


The "President leads the parade"


"Happy Al" approve of the festivities.



♫ ♬ Delicious New Orleans' dishes spice up the evening.

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SUPER BOWL PARTY, Jan. 28, 2007
"This club is having too much fun" ♬ ♬ ♬ ♬
(Photo credits to Ron Garrison, professional photographer)


Lois and Bob taking bets on the game????


Sandy and John are still supporting the Chargers....Go Chargers...


Jean and the football sweatshirts..


"Right and left grand" ♫ ♫ ♫


Sheri is leading the nutrition charge for the second half..


Waltraut and Howard and the "Right and left thru"


Barbara and Stan look dapper in their matching outfits...♛ ♚


Tony and Billy look like "sure winners"...


Cindy and Stan "promenade"


June, Dick and Dee are eagerly awaiting the next call.


♬ Bob and partner have their eyes on the prize/camera.


♪ ♪ "Up to the middle and back"


♥ ♥ Holding hands is what it is all about...♥

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December 17, 2006 "Showflakes" Party Night
Thanks to Sandy/Tony for the authentic snowflakes, gorgeous table decorations, and many tasty food platters.


Sandy, Tony and Kay delight in Sandy's artistic snowflake creations.


Presidents Hans and Gail cheerfully wait for the next call.


Experienced young dancers Billy, Daniel and Emily were all raffle winners.


Stevie, Al and Steve are ready for a "Pass Thru."


Sandy, Tony and Steve admire Sandy's attractive table decorations.


Colorful food, lively participants and enjoyable dancing = a memorable evening.


The dedicated Caller and Cuer make the fun evening of dancing possible.

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"Autumn Leaves" November Party Night--Enjoyable evening had by all.
(All photos were taken by our professional photographer, Ron Garrison)



The "Sheriff" had a winning ticket...whoopee


Marilyn is a natural leader of the square.


"Dosado your partner"


The tasty food always attracts a happy gathering.


Colorful dress, healthy food, happy people, it doesn't get much better than that on party night.


Judy's colorful Rosarito dress and Clyde's catchy vest.


Dorothy and Don demonstrate round dance perfection.


Soosan and Ken show us how to enjoy the happy moment.


Marilyn and Rod present the "2 step."


Tami is a patient dancer.


Al and Stevie gracefully demonstrate the "Twinkle Thru."


******October 2006 Costume Party Night*******


Sheldon and Christine weaving to the music


That is a menacing looking spider on Lois' head...wooow


That looks like a new hip-hop stepper.....


Prize winning scary person..


Dea and Irv round dance to perfection...


Soosan and Ken have that cool 70's look...cool dudes...


Eerie, colorful costumes for party revelers...


Who are those scary goblins?????


Americana hats...


A tasty respite from the eerie happenings.....


Tasty, spooky munchies.....

(Thanks to Ron Garrison for the hair-raising photos)
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SEPTEMBER 24, 2006 PARTY NIGHT HIGHLIGHTS......NOTICE THE JOY AND ELATION ON THE HAPPY FACES.....


CLUB LEADERS. Andy, Wil, Judy, Bill.


Mindful Andy guides his eager followers.


The hungry boys are eager to get started.


Tami and Andy are such enthusiastic role models.


Mother and Son. Memories to remember.


Jane and Bill are round dancing to their mentor, Judy Eades.


Satoko and Wally are always ready to dance and party....let the fun begin....


Waltraut leads Wil thru some intricate round dance steps.


Lois and Bob have matching smiles.


Kay flashes her smile as she leads her admiring partner.


Judy Eades (left) enjoys square dancing with her student-devotees.


Wil, the master caller, still dances with his admiring students.


Muriel and Steve are eager participants.


Dick and June demonstrate the square dance steps to perfection.


Happy Billie and his "crew cut" are a nostalgic attraction.


Lettie and John are always having sooooo much fun.

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"Shorts and T-shirt" Party Night on August 27, 2006
A fun time had by all dancers.......


Shorts and legs. Let's think about this for a while. More later.....


Proud Andy displaying the new, colorful "Sundown Squares" jacket.


Bill and Andy showing their dancing-form legs.


Judy and Clyde are fun-loving round dancers.


Judy and Don demonstrate their flawless dancing form.


"Which pair of legs shall we select. Let's first eliminate the hairy ones, then....."


Party night goodies always add to the party night festivities.


"Could that be Al and Gail spinning to Andy's melodic calling?"


Ken and Soosan are in their usual party form.


Tammi and Andy are talented round dancers and good models for the club.


Our accomplished photographer Ron and Waltraut enjoying their square dancing. Ron is usually busy taking pictures so we are glad that he momentarily shared his camera.


Jim and Christine glide thru the square dance calls.


Looks like a 2-step for Claire and Jim.


Brave John dancing with always-happy caller, Ann Walker.


Jane and Irv have mastered their dancing steps.

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Patriotic Party Night on July 23, 2006
Many thanks to our professional photographer, Ron Garrison, for the poignant photos.

Creative Pauline arranging the tasty food for the happy dancers on party night. Yum Yum..
Notice Kay's colorful flag and eagle quilts in the background.


Howard's colorful flag display was impressive.


Many thanks to Pauline and Howard for decorating the dance hall with vivid decorations.


The yummy food was a major attraction. Notice our loyal president at the head of the line. That's what is called leadership.


How about that!! Our versatile caller can square dance. Young Billy is Plus dancing with his proud mother, Cindy, and Sheldon is calling the square dance.


Another enjoyable evening of dancing and socializing had by all.


Happy square dancers, Sandy and John, looking mighty patriotic with their matching colors.


Bill and Jamie leading the way in the square dance.


Andy said he would wear it if he had a skirt.
Cindy is presenting Andy with a skirt.
Is our caller happy because he is taking if all off, or putting it on????


Such a perfect fitting skirt. "Who really wears the pants in this family?"


"Why are all the eyes on our well-dressed caller?"
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AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY "RELAY FOR LIFE" June 24-25, 2006.
Granite Hills High School

A noble cause supported by honorable people.


Ann Walker calling "tips" at the RELAY FOR LIFE.


The memorial "luminarias" lit up the night sky at Granite Hills High School.


Stevie and Howard are two outstanding fundraisers.


Memorial luminarias on display during party night.


Stevie and Jane reporting the impressive fundraising results. Nearly $30,000 donated.


John's enthusiasm was infectious on party night. Sooo much fun had by all dancers.


Our president, Hans, welcoming new members, Kay and Elden.
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Many thanks to all the club members who made the "Cinco de Mayo Fiesta" a success.

Sandy, George, and Steve are enjoying the Cinco De Mayo Fiesta with friendly club members and the "comida deliciosa." Muchas Gracias a todos. Mayo 21, 06


Barbara and Al, June and Dick, look so gratified after sampling the tasty food.


Multi-talented Andy talks with Tami as he calls the squares.


Joyful Barbara waves a "Happy Cinco De Mayo" to us as she promenades around the square.


Jimmy and Jamie are happily strolling around the square.


Smiling Stevie and Al have learned their round dance routines very well. Many "gracias" to Stevie and Al for bringing so many lovely Cinco de Mayo decorations. May 21, 06
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What a wonderful Bon Voyage for Wil and Judy on April 30, 2006. Over 150+ enthusiastic people showed their admiration and praise to Wil and Judy for their many combined years of service to the Sundown Squares. The dancers were effusive with their praise of Judy and Wil. The hall was loaded with fun-loving dancers on the floor and the chairs were full. Many congratulations to Hans/Gail and their team for preparing an unforgettable evening and delicious food for all the participants.

The Bon Voyage party on April 30, 2006 for Wil and Judy Eades was a smashing success. Hundreds of enthusiastic ex-students and admiring fans jammed the La Mesa Enrichment Center. Hans/Gail and their team offered a well-organized evening of admiration and respect for the departing caller and cuer, and a professional-quality buffet of delicious foods.
Special thanks to photographer Ron Garrison for his complete coverage of the festivities with his special photos. Congratulations to June and Dick Grimmett for hosting this most successful party.


The Memory Quilt creators and recipients glow during the presentation. The "THANKS-FOR-THE-MEMORIES" quilt was a gift of appreciation from our club to Wil and Judy. The square dance quilt was designed and pieced by creative Kay Moreno, and quilted by talented Al Hutchins on his new 12 ft. quilting machine. Barbara Hutchins embroidered the fancy label.


The back of the quilt included memorable photos and signatures of club members, students, and admirers. April 30, 2006


Wil and Judy are trying out the new cuer, and they give their approval. The influence of Wil and Judy will be with our club for a long time.


Wil and Andy called some very enjoyable duets that were met with much enthusiasm from the loaded floor of enthusiastic square dancers.


Bill-Judy-Wil-Andy, we would like to keep them all, but we understand that times do change.


Judi and partner are enjoying Judy's easy-to-dance cuing.


Andy and Tami are teaching by example under the watchful eyes of caller/cuer Ann Walker.


Al, Judy, Wil. What more can we say! This trio of leaders of the club are enjoying a much-deserved wonderful evening.


Bill and Judy have been teaching together for 7 years. The eager student has learned very well from the outstanding teacher.


Watching Jane and Bill dance is an example to follow.


Stevie and June display the beautiful carrot and chocolate cakes before they were consumed by the hungry dancers. Congratulations to June and Dick Grimmett for hosting this most successful party.


Wil, Ann, and Jim were reminiscing about some enjoyable experiences.


Proud Kay is showing Bonnie the intricate square dance blocks and student pictures on the beautiful quilt.


Eloquent Al thanked Judy and Wil for sharing their love and commitment with our club.


The monetary gift was counted by Wil under Judy's watchful eye. The $620 was donated by friends, students, and fans.


Kay, Judy, and Wil are sharing lasting memories of the made-from-admiration quilt.


Hans' comments expressed appreciation and praise to Wil and Judy, and optimism and enthusiasm to Bill and Andy.


A TRUE BOQUET OF ROSES IN EVERY WAY


"JUDY AND WIL, THANKS FOR THE WONDERFUL MEMORIES, AND WE WILL MEET AGAIN" April 30, 2006

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The Mardi Gras Party must go on, and on, etc. Notice that the Mardi Gras King is watching. Does the King remind you of someone? The next 13 pictures were taken at the Mardi Gras Party on March 26, 2006. Notice the colorful, authentic Mardi Gras beads worn by the party revelers.



Colorful cuer with a gorgeous dress and different colored shoes!! We are in a party mood, aren't we!!!!


The delicious food is always an big attraction, yummeeee


Barbara and Stan win the prize for "COLORFUL DRESS." Notice the blazing beads, unique tie clasp with bright tie, and how about their coordinated outfits.


Pat and Bob are responding gracefully to the square dance calls.


Sharon and Sheldon are sure enjoying the festivities. But, shouldn't the "good" callers wear white hats ??


George and Sandy are enjoying the "yummy food" and the freedom of retirement. Everyday is another party.


Kay and Steve are enjoying the dancing and friends. "Sheriff Steve" just collected some fines to support the summer picnic. "No mask, then pay a fine." Do you see Stan Fortenbach over Steve's shoulder?


Judy and Clyde demonstrate their advanced round dance routines...Notice the attractive necklaces..party on...


Lettie and Bob are fun party-hoppers and they are some of the biggest supporters of the Sundown Squares.


Barbara and Al are fun-loving square dancers and round dancers, and excellent quilters. Ask Al about his new quilting machine.


The MASTERS AND THE APPRENTICE. All contributing to the party. Wil, Judy, and Sheldon. Thanks


Fun-loving Satoko and Wally are part of the festivities and prizes. "Wally, where are your beads?" That could be a fine...


Judi and Jimmy have become regulars at the Sundown Squares dances. They win the prize for "Most Improved" and "Most Enthusiastic Newbies."


Andy and Tammie are happy and ready to start square dance calling. Andy will officially start on May 1, 2006, as the new square dance caller. Congratulations.


The new round dance cuers are all smiles and ready to start teaching round dance routines. Bill and Jane will officially start on May 1, 2006. Congratulations.


✔✔✔ The next 5 colorful photos were taken at the enjoyable Mardi Gras Dance, Mar. 4, 06. There were at least 10 squares of happy square dancers, plus round dancers. ♬ ♬ ♬


A free admission to our next dance for the 1st person to call our president and identify the smiling revelers behind those mysterious masks. ✈ ✈





Confident role models Tammie and Andy Allemao always seem to be headed in the right direction. Andy has been selected to begin on May 1, 2006 as the new square dance caller for the SUNDOWN SQUARES. Congratulations Andy. ❤ ❤





Can you identify some of your Mardi Gras dancing friends. I see Wally, Satoako, Judy, Clyde, Ron, Waltraut, Mike, and can you identify ⬅ ⬅ others?





Can you guess who is the mysterious lady behind the feathery mask? ❥ ❥ ❥










Bob, Lettie, and Caroline added to the festivities. Those "fiery" shirts were prize-winners for this always fun-loving couple. ✩ ✩ ✩


























Can you guess where these 3 colorful pictures were taken? Ask a club officer for the answer.





















Wil and his group of eager square dancers sure have enjoyed learning and making new friends. An enthusiastic dancer is "Billy" the young man next to Wil. Is Billy a future caller, cuer, or president? How many people can I name? There is Bob, Billy, Wil, Jerry, Dick, Helen, Judy, and ??? How many people can you name? ★★★ Mar. 2006

These round dancers have made sooo much progress, and they were ready to demonstrate their new steps on party night. They will enjoy their round dancing and new friends for many years. Judy and Bill, on the right, have provided professional guidance...thanks. Can you find the following people: Waltraut, Rosy, John, Harry, June, Jimmy, Adrienne, Judi, Allen? ♛♛♞♞ March 2006

Ron, our professional photographer, and Waltraut demonstrate the proper "posing" position. Thanks to Ron for all of the nice photos. March 2006

❤ ❤ Dave and Barbara demonstrate "'Follow The Leader". March 2006

June and Dick generate happiness while square dancing. March 2006

You can count on Dale and Wilma sharing their smiles with others. They also work with their church to build housing for needy families. March 2006

Steve-Pat-Jimmy "walking up to the middle"...March 2006

★★★★ 3 ANNIVERSARY PHOTOS. What an enjoyable activity for burning calories and communicating with friendly people. ★★★★

★★The above 3 colorful, anniversary photos show the patriotic spirit of the fun-loving Sundown Squares Dancers.★★



☛☛The lessons have really paid dividends for Clyde and Judy. And they are having soooo much fun. ♥♥ Clyde and Judy are the club vice presidents.


Private lessons for the teacher's pet. Bill Hale has been selected to begin on May 1, 2006 as the new cuer for the Sundown Squares. How sweet it is!!!

☛☜Proper hand positions are so important in dancing. Ken and Soosan are such accomplished dancers and fun club members. ♥♥


Sheriff Steve Moreno is handing the talking spider monkey to the raffle winner. Which one is the real monkey???


Nov. 17, 2005, Rosarito Beach, Baja Calif. The Sundown Squares preparing for their departure from the friendly Rosarito Beach Hotel after a week of pleasure. Wil and Judy are in the right front row, and Ron,our photographer, is on the left front row. Ron is the man who usually has a camera. Our club president, Hans, is in the middle with the vertical black and white striped shirt, is surrounded by his entourage. More than 150 square/round dancers attended this exciting event. See you next year. Gracias amigos, and adios amigos. Hasta next year...


Tony and Sandy are looking for their spot in the square. They get extra points for their matching attire and wearing their badges. ❤ ❤


Al and Stevie gracefully moving around the square. Be careful, they are likely to scratch your back during the promenade. Al and Stevie are the club treasurers.
✔✔MARCH 12, 2006...Sunday...Quarterly meeting 1:30 at Stevie/Al Vildibill's home. 1569 Gustavo, El Cajon. Many thanks to Stevie and Al for hosting the meeting and providing a delicious lasaga dinner with all the trimmings, yummee. Thanks to Sandy for bringing a cake to celebrate George's retirement from the post office, yum yummee. ♥ ♥

Jerry and Rose demonstrate the Corte to perfection. Bring on the stars. ♪♫♬

A square dance demonstration last August at back-to-school night at Maryland Ave. School. We had parents, teachers, and students dancing with us. 


Barbara and Al are confidently gliding thru their round dance routines♫♬♬☹


Tony, Judi, and Pat enjoying food and friends on Party Night. The smiles say it all....☺☺