CLASSES

What is Modern Square Dancing?

It's teamwork. You're working a real-time puzzle with seven other people.  And when you nail the outcome, it's really quite exhilarating.

Toys will continue to be collected for:

Tickets on sale for the Ted Lizotte Memorial weekend dance!

Join North Shore Squares for a special event dance with national caller Ted Lizotte of M.I.T. Tech Squares.  Questions: info@northshoresquares.com

TICKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR.

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Skip the barbecue and come dance! 

picnic dinner

will be served.

Ted Lizotte Dance:

May 26th 7-9:15 pm

Kenilworth Assembly Hall,

410 Kenilworth Ave, Kenilworth, IL

New Class Starting Soon!

Gear Sales are under way till February 23rd!

Get your swag to support North Shore Squares and promote square dancing at the same time!

Toyland Dance

The Book Market

2651 Navy Blvd.,

Glenview

7-9 PM

Caller: Barry Johnson

November Toys for Tots Drive

During the month of November, North Shore Squares will collect toys on behalf of MCASD and will donate the toys to the Marines in December.  Your donation is greatly appreciated and will greatly benefit a family in need!  Please bring a toy to any class or the Toyland Dance on November 22nd!

NSS Community Events:
 

Winnetka Pioneer Day

Sunday, September 22nd, 1-2 pm

Schmidt-Burnam Log House,

1140 Willow Road, Winnetka

Join North Shore Squares as we demo and answer questions about square dancing.  The event runs from 10 am -3pm and includes fun family themed events.

Classes start inJanuary
WILMETTE- weekly beginning class

Community Recreation Center

3000 Glenview Road, Wilmette

Begins Monday, January 13th

7:30 - 9:30 PM

Modern Square Dance          

Activity number 323238

 

Questions?

Email:

Northshoresquares@gmail.com

EVANSTON-continuing square dance

Imanuel Lutheran Church

616 Lake St., Evanston

Begins Sunday, January 5th

3-5 PM

 

Continuing Square Dance          

 

Activity number 323238-01

Questions?

Email:

Northshoresquares@gmail.com

4th Saturday Club 50 Dance:
 

Fifty and Fabulous!

AN ALL CLUB 50 DANCE!

Tired of sitting around and only dancing every other tip?  We have a solution!  An entire evening in which EVERY tip is at the Club 50 level!  Plus dancers are encouraged to join us too and help lend your expertise and floor craft.

 

WHO:  Bruce Holmes will be calling!

WHERE:  St. Mark's, 1509 Ridge, Evanston

WHEN:  Saturday, November 23, 7:00-9:15 pm

HOW MUCH:  Just $5!

Curt began dancing in

1972 and didn’t catch

the calling bug until

1985. Once he started,

it didn’t take long

before his calling took off.  A dancer once said about Curt - “He takes the same old call and makes it look different while keeping a smooth flowing dance”, That’s one of the best compliments I’ve ever received said Curt who always strives to give the dancers a challenge, yet let the dancers enjoy the “dance”.

Don't miss Curt Brafett on May 11th!

Ted Lizotte, National Caller of M.I.T. Tech Squares will be making his Chicago area debut by calling for North Shore Squares.  This is a specially added dance on May 26th. You will not want to miss this rare opportunity to dance to this caller!

Tickets available online and will be held at will call: $15

Dance will alternate Club 50 / Plus

(This special event dance is outside our regular season dance schedule and all dancers will be required to purchase a ticket.)

Ted calling for MIT Tech Squares

September 15

​October 13

 

November 10

 

December 15

January 12 

 

February 9

 

March 9

 

April 13

May 11

Tom Manning         

Dayle Hodge 

                     

Bruce Holmes

​Curt Braffet

​Michael Maltenfort  

 

Noah Siegmann

Bobby Poyner

 

Ken Burke

 

Curt Braffet 

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church

1509 Ridge, Evanston

  

Dance Night Contact:

872-806-5730

Parking available in front (Ridge) and behind

(alley) the church and on nearby streets

 

Additional parking just 1½ blocks east

​in McGaw YMCA lot, 1000 Grove Street

SQUARE DANCE INTROS

Thursday, April 25th

​Highland Park Public Library

494 Laurel Avenue

Highland Park, IL 60035,

6:30 - 8 pm 

Saturday, April 27th

​First Presbyterian Church of Deerfield

824 Waukegan Rd

Deerfield, IL 60015

2 - 3:30 pm

Questions?

Email:

Northshoresquares@gmail.com

HIGHLAND PARK CLASS

Highland Park Public Library

494 Laurel Ave, Highland Park

Begins Thursday, May 2nd

6:30 - 8:30 PM

Highland Park Library Info

Registration begins January 7th and will close when the class is filled. If you have questions, please contact the Administration office by calling 847-432-0216 ext. 120.

Register Here

Questions?

Email:

Northshoresquares@gmail.com

EVANSTON- weekly beginning class

Immanuel Lutheran Church

616 Lake St, Evanston

Begins Tuesday, August 27th

7:00 - 9:00 PM

Questions?

Email:

Northshoresquares@gmail.com

WILMETTE- weekly beginning class

Community Recreation Center

3000 Glenview Road, Wilmette

Begins Monday, August 26th

7:30 - 9:30 PM

Classes starting in August:
 

WILMETTE- weekly

Community Recreation Center

3000 Glenview Road, Wilmette

Begins Monday, January 13th

7:30 - 9:30 PM

Registration begins:

Residents: December 4th

Non Residents: December 11th

Modern Square Dance          

Activity number 323238

Click on "Modern Square Dance" above, copy activity number and paste into the activity number field in the activity search box.  You will need to register with the park district for a household account.  Questions?

Email:

Northshoresquares@gmail.com

WILMETTE- weekly beginning class

Community Recreation Center

3000 Glenview Road, Wilmette

Begins Monday, October 21st

7:30 - 9:30 PM

4TH SATURDAY

CLUB 50 DANCE

Sunday, January 26
Winter Warmup

North Shore Squares members are invited for a Winter Warm Up - Square Dance and Chili Supper on January 26th.  Check your inbox for an email from our membership chair.  So get your snow shoes, cross country skis, or dog sled - whatever it takes - hope you'll be there to share the warmth of North Shore Squares fellowship!

First Congregational Church

1125 Wilmette Ave, Wilmette, IL 60091

1:30 - 5:00 pm

Consider bringing a non perishable food donation for the Wilmette food pantry!

LEARN TO SQUARE DANCE

SQUARE DANCE INTRO

Monday, August 19th

Community Recreation Center

3000 Glenview Road, Wilmette

​7:30 - 9:00 PM

 

Questions?

Email:

Northshoresquares@gmail.com

SQUARE DANCE INTRO

Tuesday, August 20th

Immanuel Lutheran Church

616 Lake St, Evanston

​7:30 - 9:00 PM

 

Questions?

Email:

Northshoresquares@gmail.com

WILMETTE- weekly beginning class

 

Community Recreation Center

3000 Glenview Road, Wilmette

Begins Monday, August 26th

7:30 - 9:30 PM

Questions?

Email:

Northshoresquares@gmail.com

EVANSTON- weekly beginning class
 

Immanuel Lutheran Church

616 Lake St, Evanston

Begins Tuesday, August 27th

7:00 - 9:00 PM

Questions?

Email:

Northshoresquares@gmail.com

February 8, 15, 22, and 29, 2020

If you have been interested in square dancing, but just can’t seem to find the time during your busy weekdays? Perhaps you are taking square dance classes now but feel that it would be great to get more floor time to learn the calls better.  Or maybe you have not danced in a while and want to brush up your skills for this fun and healthy activity.

We have the solution!  North Shores Squares will be offering a Square Dance Boot Camp for Club 50 calls over the course of four Saturdays.  We take all the instruction that typically happens over 18 or more weeks and teach it in four extended all-day sessions! 

 

Camp runs from 9 am-4:30 pm

First Congregational Church of Wilmette

1125 Wilmette Ave, Wilmette

North Shore Squares

PO Box 6301, Evanston, IL 60204

Northshoresquares@gmail.com

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