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May 2015: Where to Square, Round and Line Dance in Ohio

Posted on April 28, 2015 at 6:25 PM

Here is a listing of hoedown (traditional) square, round and line dance opportunities I provided to members of the Square, Round and Line Dancing in Ohio group on Facebook. Check back since sometimes I learn about dances after this is first posted. I am supplementing this community on my web site to accomodate people not on Facebook. You are welcome to join my site to fully participate in this evolving community. You are welcome to invite others to join the group on Facebook and my site!

Weekly Daytime Square & Line Dances by Jerry & Kathy Helt - Cincinnati, Ohio 513/321-6776 

  • Monday Line Dance, 1:00-2:00 PM, Springdale Parks & Recration, 11999 Lawnview Avenue
  • Tuesday Line Dance, 10:00-11:00 AM, Dunham Recration Center, 4356 Dunham Lane
  • Wednesday Square Dance, 10:00-11:00 AM, Class Instruction 11:00 AM-12 NN, Dunham Recration Center, 4356 Dunham Lane

May 1, 8:00-11:00 PM - Square and Line Dance at the Unionport community building (the old school house). Calling by Dan Kirk. $5.00 admission and food available. 3289 County Road 39, Bloomingdale, OH 43910


May 2, 8:00-11:00 PM - Line and square dancing sponsored by the Bridge (an outreach of the local Methodist church). Admission is a cash or non-perishable food item donation to our local food pantry. Calling by Dan Kirk. Carroll Co. Fairgrounds in Carrollton. 

May 2, 16 & 30, 8:00-11:00 PM - Martinsburg Square Dances with live music by Wayne King & The Hoedowners - Martinsburg Activity Center 1/4 mile west of Martinsburg on Rt. 62. Cost is $5 at the door and food and drinks are available.


May 2,  8:00-11:00 PM - Round and square dance with music provided by the Hand Picked Band and Gary Woods calling the square dances. There will be cake walks, door prizes and the kitchen will be open with sandwiches and pies. $5.00 - Tunnel Hill Community Center, 112 E Maple St, Stone Creek, OH. Check this page on Facebook for the latest news on dances.

May 2-3, Central Ohio Folk Festival - Includes square, contra and international dancing both afternoons at the dance pavilion. Battelle Darby Creek Metro Park. More Details

May 2, 7:00-10:00 PM - Line, Round & Square Dance - Olivedale Senior Center, Lancaster - Details

May 7, 14, 21 & 28: 7:00-9:00 PM - Line dancing - Open to the Public ($4.00). at German Central Foundation | 7863 York Road | Parma, OH 44130. More Details

May 12, 8:00-10:00 PM - Northside Tavern Squares with live music - Frank Jenkins (Berea KY) returns to call our May 12th dance at the Tavern. Live music by the Northside Volunteers. SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT!!! BEARD CONTEST will be held during the break! All dances taught, beginners welcome, beer on tap. Historic tavern in artsy neighborhood. $5 donation suggested to pay the caller. Northside Tavern, 4163 Hamilton Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45223. Facebook Event

May 13, 7:00-9:00 PM - Concert and square dance at Columbus Senior Arts Event Dance with The Back Porch Swing Band. Martin Janis Center, 600 E. 11th Ave, Columbus, located at the 11th Ave. entrance to the Ohio State Fairgrounds.


May 16, 8:00-11:00 PM - Line and Square Dance with Steve Moff calling at Bayard Grange, Minerva, Location & Map, Admission is $5 for those 13 and over. Refreshments are available. 

May 23, 5:00-9:00 PM - Junior Fair Spring Roundup sponsored by Mahoning County Junior Fairboard. John Wargowsky will be calling square dances and leading some line, round and folk dances at this event. It is open to all Jr. Fairboards in Ohio. It will be held at Canfield Fairgrounds, Hay and Grain Building. Check this link for full program details.

May 23, 7:00-10:00 PM - May Barn Dance (Square Dance with live music by the Back Porch Swing Band) at Malabar Farm State Park, 4050 Bromfield Road. Lucas, OH

May 29-31 - Dare To Be Square Workshop for square dance callers, dancers and musicians. Helvetia, West Virginia. More Details

May 30, 6:00 PM - Barn Dance (line dancing) at AB Graham Memorial Center & Museum, 8025 E St Rt 36, Conover - Facebook Event


Contra Dancing throughout Ohio 

I continue to welcome information about additional dances throughout the state. Please complete the Contact Me form to submit dances for me to publicize or if you wish to contact me about organizing and/or scheduling your own dance. I also welcome your comments below. Thanks all!

Categories: Where to Dance, Square Dance, Line & Round Dance