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April 2016: Where to Square, Round and Line Dance in Ohio

Posted on March 30, 2016 at 11:25 AM

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 

April 1, 8;00 PM-12:00 Midnight - Square Dance with the Sawbuck Band - Ole' Zims Wagon Shed, Gibsonburg, OH - BYOB. $13/head includes pop, chips, pretzels, popcorn. Call John Zimmerman for tickets 419.665.2577 

April 1, 7:00-9:00 PM - Sqaure Dance Fundraiser called by John Wargowsky at The Now Center, 2407 Beech Rd, Johnstown, Ohio 43031. Square dancing! Games! Euchre tournament! Food! Be a part of supporting the teens of Faith Life Church as they raise money to go to summer camp. $10 at the door! ALL PROCEEDS AT THE DOOR AND FROM FOOD PURCHASES GO TO XM TEENS. You can support missionaries headed to Nicaragua this summer as they sell services and goods in the foyer - these proceeds go directly to their individual fundraising campaign. Facebook Event

April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29: 8:00-12:00 PM - Country Line Dancing (with instruction). Sneakee Pete's, 35700 Lakeland Blvd, Eastlake, OH 44095. No cover charge. Call 216-905-7507 with questions.

April 1, 8, 15, 22: 7:00-10 PM - Square Dance with live music at the Muskingum County Center for Seniors, 200 Sunrise Center Drive, Zanesville, Ohio 43701 (small admission fee)

April 2, 9, 23: 8:00-11:00 PM - Round and square dance music provided by the Hand Picked Band with Gary Woods calling the square dances. There will be cake walks, door prizes and the kitchen will be open with sandwiches and drinks. $6.00 - Tunnel Hill Community Center, 112 E Maple St, Stone Creek, Ohio


April 2, 7:30-10:30 PM -  Line and Square dancing at the Carroll Co. fairgrounds in Carrollton (in the Rosebud building). . $5.00 admission. Dan Kirk caller

April 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.

April 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

April 8, 6:30-9:30 PM - 50’s Style Square Dance - Homegrown 4-Him 14th Annual, 4-H Fundraiser. CHeryl Hagerty calling. Diner Style Foods for Sale, Cake Walks • Photo Booth • 50’s Costume Contest • Free Lemonade. Church at Polaris Auditorium 2150 Gemini Place, Columbus, Ohio, 43240. $20.00 family/$5.00 Individual

April 8, 8:00-11:00 PM - ASM Club Square/Line Dance Fundraiser - Ohio State University Agricultural Administration Building, 2120 Fyffe Rd, Columbus, Ohio 43210. Barry Jolliff is the caller, and admission is $5. Facebook Event

April 9, 1:00-5:00 PM - K-Step 4 Kids line dance event at First Community Church, 3777 Dublin Rd, Columbus, OH 43221 Information at, or

April 9, 23: 8:00-11:00 PM - Line and Square Dance at Bayard Grange, Minerva, Location & Map, Admission is $5 for those 13 and over. Refreshments are available.

April 9, 7:30-10:30 PM (instruction at 7:30 PM) - Wayne County Rural Youth Square and Line Dance at Wayne County Fairgrounds, 199 Vanover Street, Wooster, Ohio 44691. $5 - Stocksdale Band playing with Jim Silver calling. No experience necessary; free lessons at 7:30. Public is invited; all ages welcome; sponsored by Wayne County Rural Youth. Bring your friends and the whole family for an evening of fun! -


April 9, 7:00-10:00 PM - Granville Old Fashioned Barn Dance - Join us for a community social Old Fashioned Barn Dance for fun, friendship, dancing and music. Dances such as: Traditional squares, Contra, Country Western, Partner dances, Line dances, The Waltz, The Virginia Reel, Spanish Waltz and Mixers will be taught and done during the dance. Singles and couples of all ages are welcome and no experience is necessary...beginners are encouraged to join the fun! The cost is $5.00 per person at the door. Location: United Church Of Granville, 115 W. Broadway, on the S/W corner of W. Broadway and Main Street. The dance is in the Annex building on the west side of the church. Parking is on street. Map and info at

April 12, 8:00-10:00 PM - Northside Tavern Squares with live music Square Dance. Spring into action with the beloved sprite from Bloomington, Indiana! Tamara Loewenthal brings clogging and calling to the next Northside Tavern square dance! Pre-registration required for the one-hour CLOGGING WORKSHOP with (7-8pm, separate fee.) Practice your new moves when Tamara calls the SQUARE DANCE (8-11pm, $5 donation per dancer). Music by the Northside Volunteers. Springtime theme also means a PLANT SWAP is in the works. Watch this space. Come join the band or the dancers at Northside Tavern! 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

April 15, 7:30 PM - Oxford Square Dance. Guest band - The Corndrinkers. Oxford Community Arts Center Ballroom - 10 S College Ave, Oxford, OH 45056. $5 admission at the door. Facebook Event

April 16, 8:00-11:00 PM - Meigs Square Dance with live music by Up 2 No Good - Meigs Community Building, 8510 Big Muskie Dr, Chandlersville, OH 43727 - Cost is $5 at the door, children 10 and under free. Map

April 16, 8:00-11:00 PM - Line and Square Dancing in East Rochester, Ohio (24550 Lincoln Highway) in the old West Elementary School building. $5.00 admission. Dan Kirk caller. Call 330-323-6594 for info. Sponsored by Minerva FFA Alumni.

April 23, 4:00-7:00 PM - Square, Round & Line Dancing by John Wargowsky at Wyandot County Skilled Nursing and Rehab Center, 7830 State Highway 199, Upper Sandusky, OH. Fundraiser for resident activtiies at this facility. Games, fund and food for all ages. Admission is $1 or three non-perishable food items for the local food pantry. Dancing will be 4:00-6:00 PM.

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

April 22-24 - Dandelion Romp (Contra Dance Weekend) Oberlin - More details


April 23, 7:00-10:00 PM - Old Time Square Dancing called by Susan English and Marcus Ladrach to live music. Valley College Grange, 2411 Shreve Road, Wooster, OH 44691 (Routes 226 & 3). Suggested donation $6; students $5; family $15.

April 23, 7:30-11:00 PM - Square Dance - Fundraiser for Monroeville Volleyball - $15/head - Pop & snacks provided. St Alphonsus Hall, 1322 Settlement Rd, Norwalk. Music by Sawbuck Band.

April 30., 7:00-10:00 PM, Square dance with live music by "Lew & Friends" w/Various callers & guest musicians. Admission $4. per. Refreshments available. It's the "Half & Half Dance", 1118 W. Main St. Zanesville, Sponsored by: Zanesville Chapter of the Ohio Country & Western Music Association.

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!

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