(Central Area, Wisconsin)

Updated December 1, 2017

* Some information was sent to me by the clubs, but much of this information was gleaned from the "Chit Chat" and the "Here "tis". For information about subscriptions for the “Chit Chat” contact Bernie & Caroline Coulthurst berniec1938@wi-net.com .  For information about subscriptions for the “Here ‘Tis” contact Scott & Brenda Deal heretiswi@gmail.com

Special Dances are listed in RED.

(Note to Central WI clubs & callers: send e-mail of additional or corrected information you wish to be listed on this page to promn8@northlandnotes.net )



59th Wisconsin Square & Round Dance Convention
August 10 - 12, 2018 in Marshfield, WI


Next Central Caller/Dancer Meeting
April 28, 2018, at 11:00 am at  MKS Building
1000 N 3rd Street, Wausau, WI
All clubs should have a representative present

11:00-12:30 pm – Joint meeting (dancers & callers)

12:30-12:45 pm – sack lunch (bring your own)

12:45-2:00 pm – Independent dancer and callers meetings

2:00 pm - Dance
All dancers welcome.
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SDAW Jamboree (Square Dance Association of Wisconsin)
Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018 (Wolf River Area)

9:00 a.m. – Coffee, Juice, Pastries

9:30 a.m. – Caller/Cuer Meeting; Dancer Education Program

10:30 am – SDAW Meeting – all are welcome

12:00 noon – Lunch
1:00 – 3:30 p.m. – Dance – Area & State Callers & Cuers




Antigo - Gateway Squares, (Sun, 2nd & 4th), 2:00-4:30 p.m.; MS, 3rd tip Plus, Rds when available; Antigo United Methodist Church, 2034 W. 5th Ave. ; NOTE: Hwy 64 no longer goes past the church; Contact – Rose Marie - 715-623 -2128 or Stacie Lauscher – 715-598-2907; antigogatewaysquares@yahoo.com   

Dec. 10 – Warren Gruetzmacher – sqs; Christmas Cookie Exchange

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Wausau - Merry 8's, (Sun, 1st, 3rd & 5th), 2:00-4:30 pm ; MS, Plus every 3rd tip; Rds when avail;  First United Methodist Church, 903 N. 3rd St. Enter at Fulton St. kitchen entrance (NW corner of the building) and go down the stairs. Contact – Butch Danielski 715-675-2203 or danielskic@aol.com  or Jeff & Carol Buchholz - 715-359-8568 or email carol71648@charter.net

Dec. 3 – Leslie VanNover – sqs

Dec. 17 – canceled

Dec. 31 - canceled






Marshfield - Hoedowners, (Wed, every), 7:15 - 9:30 p.m.; MS & Plus; Guest Callers; Lincoln Municipal Building, 10905 Falcon Rd, Marshfield, WI. Go west out of Marshfield on County H - about 4-5 miles and turn south on Falcon Rd (corner of Marshfield Super Speedway Race Track); the hall is about 1 mile south of the track and is on the right side of the road. Contact - Terry & Cindy Prust - 715-659-4692 or prustc@hotmail.com

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Dec. 6 – CD WEBB – sqs; Club Meeting; no potluck

Dec. 13 – Eric Tangman – sqs; Christmas Party; KC Hall; $5.00 dance fee

Dec. 20 – cancelled

Dec. 27 – CD WEBB – sqs; New Year’s Eve Party



Marshfield - Golden Squares, (Thurs, every), 1:15-3:15 p.m.;  Senior Center, Marshfield; Contact – Tom Watson - 715-743-6781; call to confirm dates, caller, & location.

Stevens Point - Happy Steppers, (every Thurs), Rounds 1:00-2:00 p.m.; Sqs & rounds 2:00-4:00 p.m.; Glenn Younger calling & cueing; Air conditioned Lincoln Senior Center, 1519 Water St., Stevens Point; New square dancers and new round dancers are always welcome! No prior experience is required and you don’t need a partner.  Casual dress.  Directions: Take Hwy 66 West off of I-39; continue on Hwy 66 West to the Wisconsin River, but don’t cross the river; go straight ahead (south) on Water St; go 2 blocks to the center; park in the north parking lot.   Happy Steppers sometimes dance at Assisted Living Centers. Bernie Coulthurst - 715-824-3245 or berniec1938@wi-net.com

Dec. 7 – Glenn Younger – sqs & rds

Dec. 14 – Glenn Younger – sqs & rds

Dec. 21 – Glenn Younger – sqs & rds; Christmas Dance

Dec. 28 – Glenn Younger – sqs & rds; New Year’s Eve Dance



Stevens Point - Wheel 'n Deal, (Fri, 1st & 3rd), 7:00-9:00 p.m.; MS & 1 Plus tip when available; one round in between square dance tips when available.  Guest callers.  Lincoln Senior Center, 1519 Water St., Stevens Point.  Directions: Take Hwy 66 West off of I-39; continue on Hwy 66 West to the Wisconsin River (downtown area) but don’t cross the river; go straight ahead on to Water Street; go 2 blocks to the center; park in the north parking lot and enter thru the north entrance.  Short Cut:  Exit at Casimir Road; turn east to Second St. N. & go South on Second Street to Hwy 66 in Downtown area; don’t cross the river; go straight on to Water St. for 2 blocks for Lincoln Center; park in the north parking lot and enter thru the north entrance.  Dance donation - $5 per person
Contact – Don & Marilyn Slusarski – 715-344-8836 or woodviewmr@charter.net
Note: Wheel & Deal is not dancing Nov. 2017 through March 2018


Woodruff-Arbor Vitae - Levis & Lace, (Fri, 2nd, 4th, & 5th), 7:00-9:30 – MS with 2 Plus tips; 5th Friday – All Plus; Al Montgomery, club caller; Rounds if cuer is available or on records; Air conditioned Woodruff Town Hall, 1418 First Ave. (Hy 47 S) - from the hwy 51/47 intersection go 6 blocks to the East. The new Woodruff Town Hall is just East of the Woodruff Post Office on the North side of the road; Contact - Sharon Albright - 715-892-2618 (H) or 715-356-6989 (W) or 715-892-7576 (C) or sla13bjt@outlook.com

Dec. 8 – Al Montgomery – sqs; free Christmas Dance; potluck after the dance; potluck after the dance; food pantry dance

Dec. 22 – canceled; Christmas week

Dec. 29 – Sharon Albright – sqs; Old Year Dance



Wausau – MKS Dancers, (2nd & sometimes 4th Sat); 3:00-5:00 p.m. – Mainstream DBD Workshop; 5:00-6:00 p.m. – Potluck Dinner; 6:00-6:30 p.m. – Plus sqs; 6:30-8:30 p.m. – MS & Plus sqs  sometimes featuring guest National caller; MKS Building, 1000 N 3rd St., Wausau;  Michael & Kimberlee Streby calling; Directions: Exit I-39 at the Bridge Street Exit on the North end of Wausau; Go East across the river; turn right at the first stop light after crossing the river on to 3rd St.; proceed South on 3rd St; when you cross the RR tracks, turn right into MKS Building parking lot.  Contact – Michael Streby – 715-551-7096 or Michael@MKStreby.com   Dancers can bring their own special dinner – microwave and fridge are available.  Some dances are by SKYPE.  
Dec. 9 – Hunter Keller – sqs via Skype; Christmas Dance

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