Hello dancing friends! We are sending this announcement on behalf of the Village Green English Country Dancing group in Winnipeg, Manitoba. We have included you on the list as the contact person for your dance group. We would greatly appreciate it if you could advertise our upcoming Masquerade Ball to your group either by email, in person, or both! Thanks very much! What? The Peacock Masquerade Ball When? Saturday, April 18, 2020 Where? The Historic Hotel Fort Garry, Winnipeg, Manitoba Who? Village Green English Country Dancers and the lovely sound of our own musical group The Fine Companions. Billeting will be available. Would you please answer this email to let us know if you are still the contact person for your group? Upon confirmation we will soon send out our ball poster and full details regarding the event. Thanks so much and happy dancing! Village Green English Country Dancers Winnipeg, Manitoba villagegreenenglishdancers.org
The annual ECD Weekend at the John C. Campbell Folk School is April 24-26. Instructions by Kalia Kliban and music by Bare Necessities. There will also be a Spring parade through the campus, featuring fantastically costumed giant characters, a Maypole dance by the local children, and Morris dance performances by our local teams. And, the high-society Afternoon Tea will return, featuring a selection of delicious teas, sweets and berries.
Find more at www.FolkSchool.org Click on "Concerts, Dances and Events", and on the next page is a list of such. Click on the "Community Contra & Square Dances and Dance Workshops" section, and you'll find the entry for the ECD weekend.
Attendance is limited to 50!
- Carl Dreher Head Tea Master
Some information on The Country Dance and Song Society (CDSS) . LGECD is an affiliate member.
CDSS provides critical support in North America, to local dance groups. They have a wealth of resources for dancers and callers. All the muisc used for LGECD dances ,comes from CD's made by this organization. They also run 3 camps, in three locations, for children and adults, which are FANTASTIC. Their web site for more information is www.cdss.org
"CDSS is an educational and arts service non-profit which promotes and supports participatory dance, music and song, rooted in both English and North American culture,including historical and modern contra, square and English country dance, .... traditional songs, and the vibrant music which supports them."
Chocolate Chip Squares 1 cup butter or margarine 1 cup brown sugar 2 cups all purpose flour (1/4 cup can be ground flax or oatmeal) 1 cup chocolate chips (butterscotch or peanut butter) 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut 1/2 cup walnuts or pecans (pieces or whole) 1 tsp. vanilla
Cream butter with brown sugar. Add flour. Mix well and add remaining ingredients. Press mixture into 9 x 9 unbuttered pan. Bake at 350 F for 25 minutes until golden. Cut into squares or bars while warm. Enjoy!