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All Roads Lead to The Watermelon Dance Jan 16th with NY in the house! January 8, 2016

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All roads lead to the Watermelon Dance. We kick off the new year with NYC in the house as we welcome Paula Wilson and Ken Kreshtool to our house for their first visit! Come learn some cool NYC style stuff and dance with the gang.

8:00 – all level WCS lesson with Paula dnd Ken. We start with the basics and move to intermeidate after 30 minutes.
BE THERE BY 8pm if you are a newcome and want to learn!

9:00-12:30 Watermelon Dance. DJ Paula will rock the music for this one with some cool sounds.

COST:  $10 DVSC members; $15 non members; FIRST VISIT is FREE. Students under24 full time gradutates $5 per person.

Directions: http://www.robandsheiladance.com/CollingswoodCloudMasonicHall.html

Parking on Haddon Ave and Irwin Lot Muni Meters and 25 cents for a half hour until 9pm when all street parking is free. There is some free parking on side streets and under the Patco Hi Speed Line.

From Center City Patco take the train to Collingswood Station. Head to town from train about a block to Haddon Ave, turn right and Lodge is on your right.

All Roads Lead to the Watermelon Dance. Holiday Party!! FREE for members! December 14, 2015

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Time for our super Holiday party! We always doi it up for this one. We have Myat & Gudrun from DC coming up to share their flavor of WCS with us in our all level WCS lesson and Curt Kothera as our Guest DJ. It’s always fun when DC + Philly gets together! Let’s all sparkle for the holiday party!

8pm All level WCS lesson – can’t wait to see what they bring!
9pm Watermelon Dance – Curt will play his DC brand of WCS music for us.

First Visit FREE!! Tell your friends, coworkers and family about it! Bring them all to the party!
Holiday Dance Party FREE to current DVSC members!
Non members $15 per person.
Full time undergrad college students 24 and under $5 with valid ID

It’s the PERFECT time to bring a friend or family member too!!

Now’s a good time to join the club!
price includes lesson, dancing, our Smorgasbord Snack Table including pizza while it lasts (comes out around 9), desserts and beverages.

Parking is FREE in Collingswood for the month of December.

DVSC’s Watermelon Dance Saturday Nov 21 at Collingswood Cloud Lodge -All Roads Lead To The Watermelon!! November 3, 2015

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Dawn Puchalski-Pierson is our guest instructor for this month’s Watermelon Dance and Wes Carrajet is our Guest DJ. Come on out and enjoy an evening filled with fun.

8:00-9:00 All level WCS lesson with Dawn! We’ll start at the middle and add as we go. Dawn’s got some fun up her sleeve.

9:00-12:30 Guest DJ Wes plays his best songs for our dancing.

$10 DVSC members; $15 non members; $5 full time undergrad collect students 24 and under with valid ID. Includes lesson, dancing and our Smorgasbord Snack table with pizza while it lasts. Pizza comes out around 9pm. If you’d like to bring something to share please contact Sheila at 609-519-0078 via text. To volunteer to help set up/break dwon for free admission contact Dan Roth.

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

Parking on Haddon Ave and the lot on Irwin is muni meters and cost 25 cents for 30 minutes. Meters must be paid til 9pm. AFTER 9pm it’s all free. Free parking on some streets and also a portion spaces under of the PATCO train right behind the Lodge.

From Center City or Lindenwold take the PATCO Hi Speed Line get off at the Collingswood station head towards town and walk about a block. Turn right and the Lodge is on your right.

NO WATERMELON DANCE IN COLLINGSWOOD, NJ FOR OCTOBER! WHAT!! October 9, 2015

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There will be no Watermelon Dance at The Lodge for October 2015. We’ll be back November 21st to carry on the Watermelon Party! We hope you can join us then.

Here are some excellent opportunities for dancing in October.

Oct 11 – Swing Loft at Sangha – Country 2 Step lesson AND a WCS lesson followed by lots of dancing! Sangha Space, Media, PA check here for more info

Oct 16-18 Swustilicious by Sparklage. Crossover social dance weekend in Oaks, PA. workshops, dancing and J&Js. check here for more info

Oct 16 – Cali Mix at Colmar – Lynne Stevens and David Kim share the DJ duties at this Cali Mix at North Penn Elks in Colmar, PA check here for more info

Oct 24 – Rob and Sheila’s annual Halloween Party – Costumes optional – Steve Wilder teaches a wicked WCS lesson, DJ Rob and Nanette offer up some hauntingly cool music, cash prize for BEST costume (Most original). Colingswood Cloud Lodge, 790 Haddon Ave, Collingswood, NJ. Read more here.

See you back at the Watermelon Dance in November.

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Admission Fees Changes…effective August 2015 August 17, 2015

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Hello all, just want to inform everyone of our new fee schedule for the monthly Watermelon Dances. Effective August 2015 our admission fees for our monthly dances will be as follows:  (Subject to change when champions visit)

DVSC club members = $10

Non DVSC members = $15

College students 23 and under with valid ID = $5

18 and under accompanied by an adult = FREE

FIRST VISIT IS FREE.

Thanks and hope to see you soon at our monthly Watermelon Dance. All roads lead to the Watermelon Dance.

Sept 19 All Roads Lead To the Watermelon Dance. Guest Instructor Jamie Callahan; Guest DJ Nanette Sulik – Girls Just Wanna Have Fun! August 17, 2015

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Girls just want to have fun! Join us and the TWO Redheads in September for a super fun night to party at The Watermelon Dance.  Jamie is here to share more fun WCS with us as she teaches our all level WCS lesson and stays and dances with us too and Nanette will be playing the music to keep us moving.
8:00-9:00 All level WCS with Jamie. We’ll start at the beginning and move into the intermediate level mid way through. We have something for everyone here. No partner needed. Newcomers welcome!!!
9:00 – 12:30 Nanette Sulik is our Guest DJ this month. We’re sure she’ll keep the floor moving all night.

Costt: $15 non members (NEW PRICE); $10 members. Students – full time undergrads 23 and under with valid ID – $5. FIRST VISIT IS free!!!

We are looking for 2 volunteers to help with set up and break down. This means you get there early to help with set up and you stay til the end to help clean up. Both volunteers will receive free admission for the dance. Contact Dan Roth to volunteer.  We would also like to have one more person willing to rotate on door coverage. We work about 20 minutes at a time. Contact Sheila to volunteer to help out at the door! You can also leave a comment below and we will get in touch with YOU.
Club members: What can you do to help?  Bring ice, soda, dessert, chips etc. Contact Sheila to volunteer to bring something and save your receipts as the club will reimburse – PLEASE CHECK IN WITH SHEILA PRIOR TO BRINGING SOMETHING so that we can be sure you get reimbursement, unless you just want to bring something to share.

See directions for how to get to the dance. Driving, train etc.

Tell your friends to come out and check it out!

DC is HERE! Welcome Kay, Matt AND Kelli for a Wham, BAM…Watermelon Dance August 15th!! July 25, 2015

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Kay and Matt are back in town sharing their DC WCS with us. You know we always love it. Here’s the schedule. Save the date and plan to come for the fun. Philly + DC always equals lots of fun shenanigans!  We’ll start the evening off with a 30 minute intro  lesson with Dawn Puchalski Pierson getting our newcomers started. Then we move on to Kay and Matthew’s workshop geared to our intermediate and advanced dancers. Oh you are so gonna love this.

8:00-9:00 Drop, Duck and Roll – Kay and Matt are on Fire! It;s summer time and they’ve got the hottest moves! Drop, duck and roll,  with playful styling for the followers, and all the bits and tips to help you really use these fun things on the social floor. Oh
9:00 – 12:30 DJ Kelli Kilgore visits from DC and shares her favorites with us.

Costt: $15 non members; $10 members. Students – full time undergrads 23 and under with valid ID – $5, FIRST VISIT IS FREE!!  Includes pizza while it lasts around 9pm, desserts, soda and water.

It’s gonna be a stellar night with DC in the house. Philly + DC ALWAYS means super fun!!

Matt and Kay will both be available for private lessons at The Lodge individually or together. Let us know if you want one.

We are looking for 2 volunteers to help with set up and break down. This means you get there early to help with set up and you stay til the end to help clean up. Both volunteers will receive free admission for the dance. Contact Dan Roth to volunteer.

Club members: What can you do to help? Bring ice, soda, dessert, chips etc. Contact Sheila to volunteer to bring something and save your receipts as the club will reimburse.

We will be giving away a FREE DVSC coffee cup to every 20th person at this dance! How cool is that?

All Roads Lead To The Watermelon Dance – July 18th Billie Jo Guest Teacher; Rob and Jun Ogata DJ! First Visit is FREE! July 14, 2015

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It’s time for The Watermelon Dance! Come on out and enjoy a fun night of dancing at The Cloud Lodge, 790 Haddon Ave, 2nd Floor, Collingswood, NJ 08108.

8pm – All level WCS lesson with Billie Jo
9pm – Watermelon Dance. Social dancing…mostly WCS with DJ Rob and Jun Ogata DJing the dance..

$10 DVSC club members; $12 non members
$5 full time college students 23 and under with valid ID
FIRST VISIT is FREE

Includes lesson, dancing and Smorgasbord Snack table. Please let Sheila know if you can help out with something for the snack table. Let Dan Roth know if you can volunteer to help with set up/break down.

DIRECTIONS:  Click here for directions to the Lodge.

Parking: On Haddon Ave and the Lot on Irwin are Muni Meters UNTIL 9pm – AFTER 9pm all parking is FREE.

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
INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED
7:00-8:00 Workshop 1: WCS with a Zouck flair!
8:00-9:00 Workshop 2: WCS Whatever they want to teach!

****NO INTRO CLASS THIS MONTH!!

****NO FREE VISIT THIS MONTH! WE RESUME FREE VISITS AND THE INTRO PORTION OF WORKSHOP IN JUNE.

STAY AND GET YOUR WESTIE GROOVE GOING:
9:00-12:30 DVSC;s monthly Watermelon Dance. Tybaldt will join DJ Rob in the DJ Booth!
COST:
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

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