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Clubs in East Texas listed with information furnished by the club. Good advise is to call contacts to verify information. If your club information needs updating, contact Jim & Gwyn Haynes. Email: DancingWithJimAndGwyn(at)hughes.net

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  • EAST TEXAS SQUARE & ROUND DANCE ASSOCIATION (ETSRDA) 2014-2015
  • President: Bill Hammon
    254-739-2124
    112 FCR 868
    Teague, TX 75860
    Email: bkhammon@sbcglobal.net

  • Vice-President: Diane Walker
    903-764-9785 Cell-903-948-1223
    602 E. Neches
    Palestine, TX 75801
    Email: diane828763@yahoo.com

  • Treasurer: Karen Jackson 903-295-0228
    703 E. Lynnwood Lane
    Longview, TX 75604
    Email: jackson_kh@att.net

  • Secretary: Wayne & Martha Patton 903-393-3214
    826 Willowcreek Drive
    Jacksonville, TX, 75766
    Email: mapmwp@yahoo.com

    Quarterly Meetings----
  • September 27, 2014, 4:00 P.M.
    Yam Jammers
    (ETSRDA visitation.)

  • December 13, 2014, 4:00 pm.
    Good Times Ltd.
    (ETSRDA visitation.)

  • March 14, 2015, 4:00 P.M.
    Lucky Squares
    (ETSRDA visitation.)

  • June 20, 2015, 4:00 P.M.
    Jacks "N Jills
    (ETSRDA Meeting & Installation.)

    Visitations----
  • July 12, 2014                 Barn Stompers         Fairfield, TX.
               Special Meeting 3:00 p.m
  • August 2, 2014              Rambling Roses          Tyler, TX
  • September 10, 2014      Dynamite Squares      Noonday, TX
  • September 27, 2014      Yam Jammers            Gilmer, TX.    
           Quarterly Meeting 4:00 p.m.
  • October 24, 2014          Guys & Dolls               Texarkana, TX.
  • November 1, 2014         Lufkin Pine Squares      Lufkin, TX.
  • November 14, 2014       Red's Rompers        Glenwood, TX
  • December 13, 2014        Good Times Ltd          Mt. Pleasant, TX.    
           Quarterly Meeting 4:00 p.m.
  • January 15, 2015           Dogwood Squares              Palestine, TX.
  • February 6, 2015           Pea Pickers & Single Peas          Athens, TX.
  • March 14, 2015             Lucky Squares          Kilgore, TX
               Quarterly Meeting 4:00 p.m.
  • March 27, 2015             Camping Squares of East Texas       ???????, TX.
  • April 4, 2015                 Four States Squares             New Boston, TX.
  • May 22, 2015              Single Hinges              Kilgore, TX.
  • June 20, 2015             Jacks & Jills                   Jacksonville, TX      
         Quarterly Meeting 4:00 p.m.

Check ETSRDA Website for more ETSRDA information.

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  • AYRES PAIRS (Dance location - Glenwood, TX)
  • CONTACT: Fred and Linda Ayres
    903-295-2999
    1413 Rosedown Street
    Longview, TX 75604
    Email: Fred qocfred@att.net
               Linda lkayres@att.net
  • Website: http://www.danceroundoutyourlife.com/ayrespairsdance/

  • DANCE DAY/TIME:1st Friday, each month, 7:00 - 9:30 pm,
  • CALLER: Fred Ayres, and guest cuers.
  • DANCE LEVEL: All Level Rounds--Phase 2 to 5
  • LOCATION: Tim & Sonny's at Glenwood
    6737 FM 726 S.
    Glenwood, TX

  • LESSONS: Advanced Phase 4-5, Monday nights at 7:00 pm
    Beginner on Tuesday nights 7:00 pm (Beginner Waltz Class starting June 11, 2013)

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  • BARNSTOMPERS (Dance location - Fairfield, TX)
  • PRESIDENT: Charlie & Debbie Ray 903-874-0069
    C 972-935-5733
    D 972-741-2876
    731 Grandview Dr. .
    Corsicana, TX 75109
    Email: charles0069@sbcglobal.net
  • V-PRESIDENT: Eddie & Karen Smith 903-389-5425
    Email: eksmith50@hughes.net
  • CONTACT: Charlie & Debbie Ray 903-874-0069
    Email: charles0069@sbcglobal.net

  • DANCE DAY/TIME: Second Saturdays - 7:00 pm
  • CALLER: Kenneth Melvin
  • DANCE LEVEL: Mainstream with announced Plus
  • LOCATION: Fairfield Jr. High School Cafeteria, 701 Post Oak Rd, Fairfield, TX.
    From Intersection of Hwys 488 & 84, go east on 84 for 1 mile, turn right at flashing yellow light. Turn right between High School and Jr. High to back of building, turn left into parking lot. Dance is in the Jr. High cafeteria.
  • ETC, ETC: Dinner @ 7pm. Dancing follows dinner. Line dancing between tips. Visitors welcome!

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  • CAMPING SQUARES of EAST TEXAS
  • PRESIDENT: Clifford & Fran Scott 903-295-1013
    Email: fordf250_2001@hotmail.com
  • V-PRESIDENT: Howard & Sandra Rowan 903-312-3962 or 903-312-3713
    Email: srowan1@juno.com
  • CONTACT: Howard & Sandra Rowan 903-312-3962 or 903-312-3713
    Email: srowan1@juno.com

  • DANCE DAY/LOCATIONS: Camp outs are planned at different RV Parks near scheduled dances
  • ETC, ETC: Fun, Friendship, Fellowship, Food, Fun

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  • DOGWOOD SQUARES (Dance location - Palestine, TX)
  • PRESIDENT: Keith Waldo 903-258-6450
    1193 ACR 422
    Palestine, TX 75803
    E-mail:
  • V-PRESIDENT:
  • CONTACT: Diane Walker 903-764-9785 Cell-903-948-1223
    E-mail: dogwoodsquares@yahoo.com

  • DANCE DAY/TIME: 1st & 3rd Thursdays at 7:00-9:30-pm
  • CALLER: Guest Callers.
  • DANCE LEVEL: MS with 3rd tip Plus.
  • LOCATION: Palestine Senior Center, 200 No. Church Street, Palestine, TX.
  • ETC, ETC: Food served. Casual dress on 3rd Thursday dance.
    We are also on Facebook.

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  • DYNAMITE SQUARES (Dance location - Noonday, TX)
  • CONTACT: Linda Mineau 903-570-1228
    12031 Acadia Drive
    Tyler, TX 75703
    Email: Ron Mineau ronmineau@att.net

  • DANCE DAY/TIME: Every Wednesday 7:00 pm
  • CALLER: Ron Mineau.
  • DANCE LEVEL: 7:00 to 9:00 Plus followed by DBD Tough Plus until 9:45 pm
  • LOCATION: Noonday United Methodist Church, 17320 Hwy 155 South, Noonday, TX. (close to Noonday, 1/2 mile south of the Blue Store).
  • GPS address for dance location: 17320 State Highway 155 S, Flint, TX 75762
  • ETC, ETC: Casual dress

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  • FOUR STATES SQUARES (Dance location - New Boston, TX)
  • PRESIDENT: Al Blalock 903-277-5832
    1172 CR 4007
    New Boston, TX 75570
    Email: alblalock@icloud.com
  • V-PRESIDENT: James E. (Butch) Williams
    H-903-628-2623 C-903-244-8410
    721 E. Hoskins St.
    New Boston. 75570
    Email: thebutchlin@gmail.com
  • CONTACT: Al Blalock 903-277-5832
    Email: alblalock@icloud.com

  • DANCE DAY/TIME: 1st Saturday/7:00 pm Early Round & 7:30-9:30 pm Squares
  • CALLER/CUER: Guest Callers / Cuers.
  • DANCE LEVEL: MS with announced Plus
  • LOCATION: Odd Fellows Lodge, 100 Hospital Drive,
    (off Hwy 8, behind Church's Fried Chicken), New Boston, TX 75570
  • ETC, ETC: . Food served at 7:30 pm

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  • GOOD TIMES, Ltd (Dance location - Mt. Pleasant, TX)
  • PRESIDENT: Eddie & Janice Hines 903-572-0686 or 903-413-2430
    600 CR 1314
    Mt. Pleasant, TX 75455
    Email: jlhines.47@suddenlink.net
  • V-PRESIDENT: Dominic & Ila Fay Crescimanno 903-572-2483

  • DANCE DAY/TIME: Second Saturday / Rds-7:00 pm & Sqs 7:30 pm (No June dance)
  • CALLER/CUER: Guest Callers & Guest Cuers
  • DANCE LEVEL: MS with Plus announced
  • LOCATION: Harts Bluff School, 3506 FM Road 1402, Mt Pleasant, TX
    (Approximately 1 1/2 miles north of I-30).
  • ETC, ETC: Food served. July & August-dress casual. Ice Cream in August.

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  • GUYS 'N DOLLS (Dance location - Texarkana, AR)
  • PRESIDENT: Rhonda Bailey 903-276-3422
    111 Wood Duck Lane
    Texarkana, Tx 75501
    Email: KBailey252@aol.com
  • V-PRESIDENT: Harvey Cook 903-319-4379
    Email: 1hccook@cableone.net.
  • CONTACT: Reece Baker 870-642-3851
    Email: reecebaker@peoplepc.com

  • DANCE DAY/TIME: 2nd & 4th Friday (7:00 pm)
    Click Dances in East Texas for scheduled Plus Dances & Specials.
  • CALLER/CUER: Guests
  • DANCE LEVEL: MS with announced Plus.
  • LOCATION: Knights of Columbus
    1801 Waterall (Off New Boston Road)
    Texarkana, TX 75501
  • ETC, ETC: Food served. snacks, tea, & coffee, Surprise Walk and Split-the-Pot;
    2nd & 4th Fridays nights Round Dance workshop 7 to 7:30. Food 7:30. SD at 8-10

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  • JACKS 'N JILLS (Dance location - Jacksonville, TX)
  • PRESIDENT:
    Wayne & Martha Patton 903-393-3214
    826 Willowcreek Drive
    Jacksonville, TX, 75766
    Email: mapmwp@yahoo.com

  • Co-V-PRESIDENTS:
    Betty Nelson 903-586-1641.
    Email: begenelson@gmail.com

    Donna McEwen 903 721 2826.
    Email: djmcewen@gmail.com

    Diane West 508-274-9194.
    Email: dcwest99@yahoo.com

  • CONTACT:
    Wayne & Martha Patton 903-393-3214
    826 Willowcreek Drive
    Jacksonville, TX, 75766
    Email: mapmwp@yahoo.com

  • DANCE DAY/TIME: Third Saturday @ 7:00-9:30 pm
  • CALLER: Guest.
  • DANCE LEVEL: MS with announced Plus.
  • LOCATION: Norman Activity Center, Commerce @ Austin, off U.S. 79 East, Jacksonville, TX.
  • ETC, ETC: Food served.

  • DANCE DAY/TIME: Every Tuesday @ 7 p.m., June-December
  • CALLER: Ron Mineau
  • DANCE LEVEL: MS 'FUN' dance
  • LOCATION: St. John's U.M.C., 2020 Beaumont, Jacksonville, TX.
  • ETC, ETC: Casual attire. Pot Luck Food served. Dances helpful to recent graduates.
  • Visit our website http://jacksnjills.weebly.com/

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  • LUCKY SQUARES (Dance location - Kilgore, TX)
  • PRESIDENT: Karen Jackson 903-295-0228
    703 E. Lynnwood LN
    Longview, TX 75604-1829
    Email: jackson_kh@att.net
  • Co-V-PRESIDENT: Vanessa & Kenny Bryant 903-720-6869
    1304 Tony ST
    White Oak TX 75693
    Email: vlbry1965@yahoo.com

    Co-V-PRESIDENT: Joycelyn & Randy Ward 903-297-2266
    708 Melinda LN
    Longview TX 75604
    Email: r.j.ward@juno.com

  • DANCE DAY/TIME: 2nd Saturdays @ 7:00 pm
  • CALLER/CUER: Guest Caller / Guest Cuer
  • DANCE LEVEL: Mainstream with announced Plus.
  • LOCATION: Kilgore Community House, 622 Kay Street, (Near Hwy 42 & 259), Kilgore, TX. (with a few exceptions)
  • ETC, ETC: Early rounds at 7:00, 2+2 starting at 7:30, food served.

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  • LUFKIN PINE SQUARES (Dance location - Lufkin, TX)
  • PRESIDENT: John & Beth Folsom 936-212-8444
    502 Dogwood Trail
    Lufkin, TX 75926
    Email: johnfox@yahoo.com
  • V-PRESIDENT:Elton Arnold 936-465-8792
    P O Box 732
    Huntington, TX 75949
    Email: eltonarnold59@gmail.com

  • DANCE DAY/TIME: 1st Saturday at 7:30-pm.
  • CALLER/CUER: Guest Caller
  • DANCE LEVEL: MS with announced Plus.
  • LOCATION: Angelina Co. Senior Citizen Center, 2801 Valley Drive, Lufkin, TX.
  • ETC, ETC: Meal served.

  • DANCE DAY/TIME: 3rd Thursday @ 7:30 pm to 9:30
  • CALLER: Mike Mayeux
  • DANCE LEVEL: FUN night; Beginning Square Dancing, MS, Plus (Depending on attendence)
  • LOCATION: Angelina Co. Senior Citizen Center, 2801 Valley Drive, Lufkin, TX.
  • ETC, ETC: Light snacks.

  • Website: http://www.lufkinpinesquares.com/
  • Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Pinesquares
  • Contact: lufkinpinesquares@yahoo.com

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  • PEA PICKERS & SINGLE PEAS SQUARE DANCE CLUB (Dance location - Athens, TX)
  • President: Harry Zaiontz H-903-677-6050 and C-903-787-9300
    6511 CR 4510
    Athens, TX 75752
  • 1st V-PRESIDENT: Russell Price

  • 2nd V-PRESIDENT/VISITATION COORDINATOR: Barbara Neighbors 903-675-7661
    Email: Neighborsb@aol.com
  • CONTACT: Mack & Betty Gore H-903-675-2120 C-903-203-0690
    Email: betty-mackgore@suddenlink.net
    CONTACT: B. Neighbors 903-675-7661

  • DANCE DAY/TIME: 1st & 3rd Fridays -- 7 to 9 pm for square dancing. (check schedules as some specials have different starting times)
  • CALLER/CUER: Guest Callers/Guest Cuers.
  • DANCE LEVEL: MS with announced Plus.
  • LOCATION: Henderson County Sr. Citizens Building, 3344 Hwy 31 E, Athens, TX, (just outside Loop 7 next to the Fairgrounds)
  • ETC, ETC: Light refreshments; visitors welcome.

  • Visit our website www.athenspeapickers.com

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  • RAMBLING ROSES SQUARE DANCE CLUB (Dance location - Tyler, TX)
  • PRESIDENTS: Butch & Ampie Hayes,
    210-492-6830 & 210-823-1942
    4901 Kinsey Dr. Apt. 2124,
    Tyler, TX 75703
    Email: hayeshomer@msn.com Email: ampie@hotmail.com
  • V-PRESIDENT: John & Mary Pyle, 903-571-4193 or 903-570-9994
    209 North Rainbow Drive
    Whitehouse, TX 75791
    Email: jrp4766@yahoo.com
  • CONTACT: Dick & Pat Cawley, 903-566-3957
    209 North Rainbow Drive
    Whitehouse, TX 75791
    Email: cawley@suddenlink.net

  • DANCE DAY/TIME: 1st Saturday @ 7:00 pm
  • CALLER/CUER: Guest Callers and Guest Cuers
  • DANCE LEVEL: MS with announced Plus
  • LOCATION: Fairwood Methodist Church, 1712 Old Omen Road, Tyler, TX. (Old Omen Rd is the first signal light E. of Loop 323 on Henderson Hwy 64 (5th St) Turn south at light and church is on the left.)
  • ETC, ETC: Snacks and drinks served.
    30 minutes Round Dancing at 7:00 and at 7:30, MS with announced Plus tips.

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  • RED'S ROMPERS (Dance location - Kilgore, TX)
  • PRESIDENT: Lorenz Stover 903-675-4043
    500 E. College St. #2
    Athens, TX 75652
    Email: cmscjcsmcslts@gmail.com
  • V-PRESIDENT:
  • CONTACT:

  • DANCE DAY/TIME: Second Friday at 7:30--10:00 pm
  • CALLER: Guest Callers
  • DANCE LEVEL: Mainstream with announced Plus
  • LOCATION: Kilgore Community House, 622 Kay Street, (Near Hwy 42 & 259), Kilgore, TX. (with a few exceptions).
  • ETC, ETC:

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  • SINGLE HINGES (Dance location - Kilgore, TX)
  • PRESIDENT: Mae McKeating - 903-790-4565
    108 Cass St.
    Gilmer, TX 75644
    Email: chrmndr9@aol.com
  • V-PRESIDENT: Deborah Susik - 903 424 8584
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    Email: deborah.susik@yahoo.com
  • CONTACT:

  • DANCE DAY/TIME: 4th Friday / ER 7:00 pm. Sqs 7:30-10:00 pm
  • CALLER/CUER: Guest Caller / Guest Cuers.
  • DANCE LEVEL: 2+2 with announced Plus
  • LOCATION: Kilgore Community House, 622 Kay Street, (Near Hwy 42 & 259), Kilgore, TX.
  • ETC, ETC: In December our dance is moved to New Years Eve.

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  • YAM JAMMERS (Dance location - Gilmer, TX)
  • PRESIDENTS:
    Jack Weatherly 903-399-3119
        2157 Black Walnut Rd
        Gilmer, TX 75644
        Email: Jack1937@aol.com
    Carolyn Grace 903-655-1264
        1011 Pamela
        Henderson, TX 75654
        Email: csgrace41@gmail.com
  • V-PRESIDENT: Charlie Coburn 903-878-2655
    Email: charliesee@wildblue.net
  • CONTACT: Bill & Penny Taylor 903-843-3219
    Email: wtaylor@etex.net

  • DANCE DAY/TIME: 4th Saturday - Rds 7:00 pm. Squares 7:30 pm
  • CALLER/CUER: Guest Caller / Guest Cuer
  • DANCE LEVEL: Basic, Mainstream, announced Plus
  • LOCATION: 1st United Methodist Church, Hwy 154 & Montgomery, Gilmer, TX
  • ETC, ETC: Light desserts served

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