Out of the archives of the Ichabod Square Dance Club these caller’s and cuer’s business cards represent decades of dancing. How many callers have you danced to over the years? See their business cards below. For me, there are eleven callers and cuers that I don’t remember dancing to in the last 30 plus years….howContinue reading “How Many Callers Have You Danced To?”
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Tribute to Lee Schmidt
Lee Schmidt–the epitome of old-time entertainers “Kiss a rose”
Dance in 4th of July Parade
Ichabods dance in Independence Day parade at Rancho Fullerton Mobile Home Estates. Fullerton News Tribune, Thursday, July 7, 2005. Brings back Thomas Jefferson, the Constitution, all the things America fought for. Freedom, it means freedom. Lisa Anderson, Fullerton, on what’s the meaning of the Fourth of July. Photo of Ted and Judy Tardie, foreground andContinue reading “Dance in 4th of July Parade”
Tribune News 1971
The Ichabods, swingingest squares in town. That’s how the Tribune reported in November of 1971. Square Dancing is healthy, invigorating and fun. The Ichabods were organized in 196q at Sleepy Hallow with Marv as the club caller. Dances were held at the Retail Clerks Union Hall in Buena Park with 400 plus dancers. Lee SchmidtContinue reading “Tribune News 1971”
Skip Stanley Square Dance Caller
Square dancing was promoted by the Ichabods at the Fullerton night out, May 4, 1995. Members of the Ichabod Square Dance club demonstrated a square dance “tip” with Skip Stanley calling. Then we invited some of the people in the audience to join us to learn basic calls and then dance. What fun weContinue reading “Skip Stanley Square Dance Caller”
Wayne West, Square Dance Caller
Wayne West was Ichabod’s class caller for years. He had a marvelous voice and called all singing calls at special dances.
Marv Lindner Article 1979
Article on Marv Lindner and square dancing with the Ichabods. Way back when we had classes at the Commonwealth School in Fullerton.
Square Dancing is Fun!
A night of square dancing can equal a 3 to 5-mile walk. It is an inexpensive family activity (tobacco/alcohol-free for the dances) that can be enjoyed by members of all ages. Provides Mental Stimulation by keeping the mind active and alert. It can help to reduce your risk of heart disease. It’s good for psychologicalContinue reading “Square Dancing is Fun!”
Ken Bower, Square Dance Caller
Brothers, well, we both have gray hair and wrinkles and toothy smiles and blue eyes, and…we love square dancing. Me? I dance. Ken? He calls, and what a superb caller he is. One of the best in the country. He is patriotic and sings his country and his faith. That makes us brothers of sorts.Continue reading “Ken Bower, Square Dance Caller”
Dancing in July?
Square dancing might start soon according to California Council of Square Dancers