Message from the President

Happy New Year, everyone. I hope you have on you list of resolutions for this year to dance a lot—every chance you get.  And here are some ways you can fulfill that resolution!

The Ohio State Square Dance Convention is sponsored by the Greater Cincinnati Dance Federation this year.  And since the new year is 2020, we are having a Roaring in the 20’s Dance.  So get out your flapper dresses and zoot suits and make plans to join us.  The convention will be held in Columbus at the Crowne Plaza Columbus North—Worthington on Friday & Saturday, May 1 & 2, 2020, with a wonderful “All That Jazz” Trail-End Dance on Thursday, April 30.  You can register on-line for the dance and any of the special events and tours offered.  Here is a link to the website:  ohiodanceconvention.com Be sure to check it out and get ready for 3 days of wonderful dancing and activities.  You can for hotel rooms by calling them directly at 614-885-1885.  They are giving us a special room rate of $95.00 per room; be sure to state you are with the Ohio Dance Convention.

The National Square Dance Convention is being held in Spokane, Washington, at the Spokane Convention Center on June 17 – 20.  They are offering some wonderful tours, educational seminars, workshops, rounds showcase, fashion show, and of course all kinds of dancing.  You can get all the information about the dancing, hotels and other fun events at their website by clicking on this link:  69nsdc.org.

If you want information about local dancing, you can find all that right here on the Greater Cincinnati Dance website.  If you go to “Clubs,” you will learn about all the clubs in the Greater Cincinnati area: location, who to call for information, dance times & themes, etc.  If you go to “Calendar,” you will find a monthly calendar that lays it out in calendar form for all the days of the month.  There is also information about our callers, cuers, & line-dancer leaders, and some special events and photos.  Take a look around!