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. We dance at Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland. Click here for map.
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Happening October 15th, 2018
Hello dance friends,
This week we are going to mix things up with some Polskas taught by David, a polska master. Note that (Swedish) polskas are not the same as polkas! Bingsjö and Gammal Polska are standards. Here is a link a good video clip to help familiarize yourself: Bingsjö Polska.
Don't forget that the new membership year started October 1st. Just $60 for the whole year and for added incentive, attending Harvest Dance will be Free for members!
Our doors are open at 7 pm for early comers and warmer-uppers, and the lessons begin at 7:30 pm. Please be on time if you want to learn the dances.
Remember, we dance all year! We have open request dancing every Monday night, when it is not a holiday, 8:30-10:00 pm, plus special events.
Monday dances: September-May there is a free lesson from 7:30 to 8:30, with open request dancing to 10pm. Summer Monday dances start at 7:30, but there are no lessons in summer. There is also usually some warm-up time from 7:00-7:30. Admission is $5 per person or see below about yearly memberships.
Become a Member - It's a Great Deal
Yearly membership for Norske Runddansere is $60 per year, starting October 1st. This is a fabulous dance deal (little more than $1/week). Memberships are pro-rated if you join later in the year. It's never to late to join and start saving.
Thank You Musicians and DJs!
A big thanks to those who play tunes for us every Monday!
Why? These days our membership fees are just almost enough to meet our expenses. We didn't want to raise them this year, so we're putting a donation jar on the entry table and hoping for the best! If you can help, thank you!
We also have our own teaching DVDs for sale (set of two for $10) and our new sturdy shoe bags for $10 each if you want to contribute that way!
For more information...
Jerry or Veronika Newgard 503-636-7509 (leave a message) or email@example.com