We are a recreational group dedicated to enjoying and teaching traditional Scandinavian dance. We dance and teach couple dances and lively mixers from all five Nordic countries. Each Monday typically brings out 30 or more dancers of all abilities. News: The NR Board has voted to resume dancing and teaching on September 13, 2021, for folks with proof of vaccination only at this time. Stay tuned for details of requirements to attend. We are very much looking forward to getting together again, to learn, and remember dances! We dance at Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland. Click here for map.
Stay tuned as we plan our next event!
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Become a Member - It's a Great Deal
Annual memberships are available. The fiscal year starts October 1st at a rate of $100. That's still only about $2.25 per dance if you attend them all, which is a great deal! In January our pro-rate schedule begins, and we also have other special discounts for those who need it, like students. It's never too late to join and start saving. Get a membership application here.
Notice To Our Current Members:
At our last online meeting the Board voted unanimously to extend all current memberships through September 30, 2021, as we have been unable to dance since March of 2020. I know this is a little late, but with so many things happening lately, sending out a general notice fell through the cracks.
Thank you for your continued loyalty and support of our group. The Board continues to look for ways to stay in touch with you all, and to monitor State guidelines for safe gatherings in the future.
Why? Our membership fees are just almost enough to meet our expenses. Our rent went up very significantly this year, so we still have a donation jar on the entry table. If your budget allows, would you please consider adding a little extra to your membership dues? If you can help, we thank you so very much!
We also have our own teaching DVDs for sale (set of two for $10) and our sturdy shoe bags for $10 each if you want to contribute that way!
Message from the Board 8/27/2021
To Our Dancing Family,
Although we were hoping to begin in-person dancing in September, the Norske Runddansere Board has decided to put a hold on that plan due to the current status of the COVID pandemic. Our first concern is for the safety of all our members, and we cannot dance safely with the new guidelines for indoor masking and safe distances.
We continue to monitor the numbers and State and CDC guidelines. We are working on a teaching schedule so that when it is safe to do so we can begin without a huge delay.
Stay safe, stay hopeful, and stay happy.
P.S.: Despite the continued hold in resuming dancing, please consider renewing your membership to NR or to become a new friend of the community. Follow the link here to renew or join. We appreciate your support.
Dance Community Links for Online Lessons click here.
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