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All Roads Lead To The Watermelon Dance! Saturday June 20. The KIDD is BACK! DC in da house. May 18, 2015

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It’s the THIRD Saturday and that means All Roads Lead to The Watermelon Dance! Brian Kidd will bring some DC coolness to us with his lesson and music for this month’s dance. Don’t miss it.

8:00-9:00 All level WCS with Brian – the Kidd is BACK
9:00-12:30 Watermelon Dance! DJs Brian and Rob rock the house

COST: $10 DVSC members; $12 non members/  FIRST VISIT IS FREE!!!
Includes pizza, desserts, soda and water. Pizza out around 9pm …first come first served.  If you can bring something to share please let Sheila know at bpurkey@yahoo.com or text Sheila at 609-519-0078.

Parking – Haddon Ave and the lot on Irwin are now Muni Meters (very inexpensive 25 cents for half an hour. AFTER 9pm all parking is free. There is FREE parking on most side streets and a under the PATCO speed line.

Take the PATCO from Center City and get off at the Collingswood Station. Walk toward town for 1 block turn right and we will be on your right about a half block down.

Come early and stroll the ave. Lots of cool shops and eating establishments along the avenue.

Share with a friend! Bring someone new.

Click here for FB event page.

All Roads Lead To the Watermelon Dance May 16th with Tybaldt & Hazel, Guest Instructors for TWO WCS workshops and dancing!! April 19, 2015

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Our DVSC workshop series with Guest Instructors TYBALDT AND HAZEL is gonna be packed with fun. Spread the word and let’s pack the Lodge.
WORKSHOPS:. Two one hour workshops with Tybaldt & Hazel
7:00-8:00 Workshop 1: WCS with a Zouck flair!
8:00-9:00 Workshop 2: WCS Whatever they want to teach!



9:00-12:30 DVSC;s monthly Watermelon Dance. Tybaldt will join DJ Rob in the DJ Booth!
BEST BUY!!!!!  BOTH WORKSHOPS & DANCE $25 DVSC members/$45 Non members
WORKSHOPS ONLY:  $10 each DVSC members/$20 each non members
DANCE ONLY::  $10 per person DVSC members/$15 per person Non members                                                             Includes pizza while it lasts, home made goodies and soda and water.

Pay at the door or mail check to DVSC prior to the dance.

For Checks make payable to DVSC and mail to:
DVSC, 902 Mansion Ave, Westmont, NJ 08108

All Roads Lead to the Watermelon Dance Saturday April 18th Alan Saperstein teaches Country 2 Step and tons of fun dancing! March 22, 2015

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Next up for our monthly Watermelon Dance is a Country 2 Step lesson with visiting teacher Alan Saperstein followed by some great dancing which always occurs at this one!

8:00-9:00 All level Country 2 Step with Alan

9:00-12:30 Watermelon Dance – our DJs play an awesome mix of music to keep the floor steaming all night long.

Cost:  $10 Del Val Club members; $12 Non members; $6 full time undergrad students 23 and under with valid ID

FIRST VISIT IS ALWAYS FREE!!  Come alone or bring a group. You’ll love it here. Newcomers welcome!

Includes our Smorgasbord Snack table with pizza while it lasts! Pizza goes out around 9pm. We also have yummy desserts and other snacks, soda and water. NO alcoholic beverages here please.

See our directions page for directions.

Parking: Muni Meters on Haddon Ave and the lot on Irwin til 9pm (minimal fee $25 for half hour). After 9pm parking is FREE. Most side streets are free and there is a section under the Hi Speed line with free parking at the end of Irwin ave.

HI SPEED LINE from Philly and Lindenwold – get off at Collingswood Station – walk towards town up Irwin Ave 1 block – turn right on Haddon Ave and we are about 3 doors down on your right.

March 21 Saturday – All Roads Lead To The Watermelon Dance February 25, 2015

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We welcome Alan Lee, super cool local dancer, as our Guest Teacher this month. Alan will lead the all level WCS lesson starting at 8pm with about 30 minutes for the newcomers/beginners and followed up by about 30 minutes for the more experienced dancers. Come learn some of Alan’s cool stuff!

9:00-12:30 DJ Rob, house DJ, will be weaving his music magic for everyone to enjoy a fun night of dance.  Requests taken.

COST:  $10 DVSC members; $12 non members; First visit is FREE – includes our Smorgasbord snack table with pizza while it lasts (it’s out at about 9pm ish). Feel free to bring something to share at this one as our resident baker extraordinaire, Amy,  will be away.

Muni meter parking on Haddon Ave and in the lot on Irwin. (Minimum amount $25 for a half hour). Free parking on side streets and some under PATCO Hi Speed Line also.

PATCO HI SPEED LINE from Center City to the Collingswood, NJ stop. Walk about a block and a half towards town turn right on Haddon Ave and we are on your right.


Feb 21 – Tonight’s Watermelon Dance has been cancelled. Old Man Winter – You Win! February 21, 2015

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Tonight’s dance has been cancelled. Kay and Matt cannot get out of DC. Curt cannot make it up. AND the roads in our area are a mess. We have decided to cancel the dance and we hope you will all stay warm and stay safe.

We hope to see you at our next dance March 21, 2015 at the Collingswood Cloud Lodge!

Please spread the word to all of your dance friends and help us get the word out! Thank YOU!

YES! We are dancing at The Lodge tonight for our monthly Watermelon Dance, Feb 21 – Saturday! February 21, 2015

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Kay and Matt are on the way from DC with a super workshop to share and then we dance. It all happens tonight at the Lodge.

8:00-9:00 WCS workshop with Kay and Matt! Must know your basics for this one!

8:30-9:00 Intro to WCS for those who are new

9:00-12:30 Watermelon Dance with DJ Curt Kothera from DC also brings his cool sounds for us to dance to.

$10 DVSC members; $12 non members; FREE first visit includes lesson, dancing and our Smorgasbord Snack Table with pizza while it lasts and lots of yummy treats too.

Collingswood Cloud Lodge, 790 Haddon Ave, 2nd Floor, Collingswood, NJ 08108.

See ya tonight at The Lodge!

Watermelon – Feb 21 – Guess Who’s Here! Kay Newhouse AND Matt Smith for WCS workshop and privates. AND Curt Kothera as Guest DJ. DC + Philly…it’s gonna get crazy here! January 18, 2015

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SAVE THE DATE: We will be bringing both Kay Newhouse and Matt Smith up to teach and play with us! We are also bringing Curt Kothera, one of DC’s hottest DJs to play the music for the night. It’s gonna get crazy  here Feb 21 folks. BOTH Kay and Matt are available for private lessons also that day. Holla to us if you want one or contact Sheila at robandsheiladance@yahoo.com

We have heard already that we have folks coming from Charlottesville, Va; York, PA; NY state; PA; North and South Jersey and more.

All Roads Lead To The Watermelon Dance. Saturday January 17th with Guest Instructor Jacqueline Joyner and DJ Rob and Jo Jo December 27, 2014

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Collingwood Cloud Lodge, 790 Haddon Ave, 2nd Floor, Collingswood, NJ

We hope you will join us as we welcome 2015 with our first Watermelon Dance. We have Jacqueline Joyner as our Guest Instructor and Rob and Jo Jo in the DJ booth. Amy Diane will be in charge of the Smorgasbord Snack Table which will include pizza while it lasts and delicious homemade goodies too! We intend to start the new year out with a bang!

8:00-8:30 Intro to WCS with Jacqueline Joyner

8:30-9:00 Intermediate WCS with jacqueline Joyner

9:00-12:30 Watermelon Dance. Our DJs will fill the house with a great array of songs to keep us all moving all night long.

Cost:  $10 DVSC members; $12 non members; FREE FIRST visit – be sure and tell all your friends and family!

Parking on Haddon Ave and the lot on Irwin: Cost is .25 cents for a half hour up to 9pm After 9pm all parking is FREE.

There is free parking on some of the side streets and under a portion of the Hi Speed Line.

From PHILLY: Take the PATCO Hi Speed Line to the Collingswood Station, walk about a block up to Haddon Ave, turn right and we are about a block down on your right.

SAVE THE DATE:  February 21 we will have DC in the house! Kay Newhouse and Matt Smith are back to teach an intermediate lesson and we have Curt Kothera from DC also in the house as our guest DJ! This will be Curt’s first visit ! This is gonna be a great Saturday party. You know it is always HOT, HOT, HOT when Philly and DC get together.

All Roads Lead to The Watermelon Dance – Saturday, Dec 20 with Steve Wilder as Guest Instructor and Rob, Jo Jo and Pete in the DJ Booth. Cookie Contest, Smorgasbord buffet table, and more! December 7, 2014

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Dec 20, 2014 Watermelon Dance.  This party is gonna be off the charts! Here’s what we have on the schedule so far!

  • 8:00-9:00 WCS all level lesson with Steve Wilder
  • 9:00pm til 12:30am Watermelon Dance with DJ Rob, Jo Jo and Pete all playing
  • Amy brings a buffet for the Smorgasbord Food Table:  meatballs, baked ziti and salad
  • Cookie Contest – bring your best. Winner gets cash! Help us provide snacks for this one since Amy is cooking and preparing the buffet!!!!
  • Collingswood is BEAUTIFUL in December with their holiday lights!
  • FREE for Club members! $12 for non  members.
  • FREE for first time visitors! Come learn and dance. Bring your friends and family to see what this dance is you do!
  • FREE parking in Collingswood all of December!

Tell your friends.  Plan to come.

All Roads Lead to The Watermelon Dance – Saturday November 15th! Woo Hoo! October 25, 2014

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It’s the month of Thanksgiving and we are all giving lots of thanks for having such a wonderful club, group of dancers and a place to gather for dancing every month. This month we hope you will join us as we participate in sharing with the Food Bank! We will donate $1 from every paid admission from every dancer that comes out to the dance this month and then we’ll even match that donation. So just by  coming out to dance and have a fun evening you’ll be helping those who need meals!

8:00-9:00 ALL level WCS lesson with Dawn Puchalski! Yep, our very own Dawn makes her debut with a super cool lesson that we know both the leaders and followers will LOVE! If you’re new, don’t worry we’ll start off with the basics and add on as we go.

9:00-12:30 DJ Wes Carrajat is our guest DJ. Wes was with us at our February dance and everyone loved his music.

Come on out and share the wealth of dancing at the Watermelon Dance.  Bring someone new and they get a free night courtesy of the club.

$10 non members; $12 members; first visit is FREE.

Includes our delicious Smorgasbord Snack Table with yummy homemade desserts by Amy and pizza while it lasts.

This all takes place at the Collingswood Cloud Lodge, 790 Haddon Ave, 2nd Fl, Collingswood, NJ. For directins check our directions page.

From Center City Philly take the Hi Speed Line from 8th & Market and hop over to Jersey’s Collingswood Station. We’re about a block away!

There are lots of yummy restaurants along the ave – meetup with friends for a bite to eat before the dance, then make it a night of dancing!


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