Our August 2019 Garland Senior Center Line Dance Workshop will be on the 4th Friday, August 23 from 5:30 to 7:45 pm
We have selected four  NEW dances for your dancing pleasure.  Remember the workshop is FREE. 


We Were – AB by Lene Mainz Pedersen (July 2019):  32 count, 4 wall, Absolute Beginner line dance to the song “We Were” by Keith Urban at 81/162 bpm.  Saw this as a new dance on CopperKnob in July 2019.  It’s only 16 counts when danced at the slow beat of 81 bpm.  No tags, no restarts.
Step Sheet:–ab-dk-ID135265.aspx
Video demo with Lene Pedersen:
World For Two by Gary O’Reilly (July 2019):  32 count, 2 wall Beginner level line dance to the song “World For Two” by King Calaway at 96 bpm.  On 7/30 this was the #7 most popular on CopperKnob.  There are 15 videos on YouTube.  Two restarts.
Video demo and teach with Jenny Brown:
Senorita La-La-La by Julia Wetzel (June 2019):  32 count, 4 wall Improver level line dance to the song “Senorita” by Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello at 117 bpm.  On CopperKnob for 8/05/19 this was the #2 most popular dance.  In Carol’s survey of 7/28/19 it was voted #14 with 12 votes.  There are 63 videos on YouTube.  There is one tag and restart.
Video demo with Julia Wetzel:
Video demo and teach with Jenny Brown:
Make It Through Another Day by Jose Miguel Belloque Vane and Roy Verdonk (July 2019):  32 count, 4 wall Intermediate level line dance to the song “Another Day” by Buckshot LeFonque at 94 bpm.  On CopperKnob for 8/01/19 this was the #45 most popular dance.  There are 2 restarts.
Video demo and teach with Jenny Brown:


600 W Avenue A
Garland, TX 75040
From 75 Central; Go East 6mi. on Spring Valley/Buckingham
and then South 1.5 mi. on Glenbrook, and East on Ave. A


Southern Junction Line Dance Workshop
August 24, 2019    2:45-5:45 pm.
5574 Hwy 276, Royse City, TX  75189
There is a change from original dance list.  The dances are:
Bonaparte’s Retreat by Maddison Glover
Don’t Wanna Dance by Frank Trace
Begin to Swing by Larry Bass
**Backseat Kiss by Lisa M Johns-Grose OR
**Crystal Blue by Rob Fowler
**depends upon the time will decide the dance**
August 24
2:45-5:45 pm
For further information or any questions, contact Ann Ellis.  Her contact information is on the instructors page of this website.


Once per month there will be an open dance on Friday at Heights Recreation Center from 10 a.m. – noon. 
The cost is $5 for Richardson residents, and $7 for all others.
The scheduled dates by month are:
Sept 20
Oct 11
Nov 15
For further information, contact  Ann Pettit.  Her information is available on this website on the Instructor page.  Click on her picture for her contact information.


Mineola League of the Arts
Kickin’ 2019

Friday, September 20th 1pm-3pm & 5:30pm-8:30pm
Saturday, September 21st 10:00 am – 3:00 pm (includes lunch)

Friday cost $10.00 pay at door, Saturday cost $25.00 if registration is mailed by August 31, after August 31 cost $30.00.

Our Event will be held at Mineola Civic Center 1150 N Newsom St Mineola Tx 75773.  Our theme is Beach Party.  
Any questions please call 903-569-8877 or 832-443-7376 or email
Melva McClenny-Line Dance Coordinator
Mineola League of the Arts

Dances for Friday and Saturday

Dance Choreographer Level
A Better Man Kim Ray Intermediate
A Double Whiskey Gary Oreilly Improver
Back To Life Waltz April Coady Improver Waltz
Brokenhearted Gary Lafferty Improver
Clueless Daniel Whittaker & Tina Argyle Improver
Homesick Heart Maddison Glover Improver
Kiss Of Heaven Niels Poulsen Intermediate
Leave A Trace Jose Miguel Belloque Vane improver
Lento Ira Weisburd & Raymond Sarlemijn Imrpover
Little Countr Race Niels Poulsen Beginner
Music To My Eyes Derek Steele & Simon Ward Improver Waltz
Oh Me Oh My Oh Rob Fowler improver
Right Now Niels Poulsen imporver
Thank You Tina Argyle Beginner
Off The Beaten Track Gary O’Reilly Beginner
Waltz Across Texas Lois & John Neilson Beginner
Keep It Simple Maggie Gallagher Beginner
Rebel Amor Roy Verdonk & Wil Bos Intermediate
Holiday Time Niels Poulsen Improver
Small Town Summer Karl Harry Winson  Intermediate
Codigo Pat Stott Beginner
Troubadour Karl Harry Winson  Intermediate
Sangria Time Pat Stott Beginner
If I Back It Up Now Ira Weisburd & Raymond Sarlemijn Beginner
I’ve Been Waiting For You Alison Johnstone & Joshua Talbot improver
I Think I Found Love N Fitzgerald- J Harris Improver
These Old Boots Rob Fowler Beginner
Crystal Blue Rob Fowler Improver
Mi Mala Rio Vos Improver
Lonely Blues R McEnaney White Beginner/Improver
This Is It Dee Musk Intermediate
A Little Midland Y Anderson Beginner/Improver
Blood Sweat and Beer Kari-Harry Winson Improver
Texas Time Lene M Pedersen Beginner
Dig Deep T Argyle/Wheatley/Lindsay Improver
Sucker Julia Wetzel Intermediate
Yes M’Am No M’Am Rio Vos Improver
Good Vibes Fred Whitehouse Improver
Innocent Bystander Gayle Teather Improver
High Class White Trash Kate Sala Improver
Celtic Duo Gallagher / O’Reily Improver
Champagne Promise Tina Argyle Beginner
Get It Right Maddison Glover Improver
Groovy Love Whitehouse Improver
I Close My Eyes Hazel Pace Beginner
Lonely Drum Darren Mitchell Improver
Pull You Through Maddison Glover/ J Szymanski Intermediate
Strip It Down R McEnaney White Intermediate
Take Me To The River Verdonk/Dahlgren Intermediate
Whiskey Bridges Maddison Glover Beginner


The 2019 TX Jamboree will be held

October 18 & 19, 2019

KOA Lake Conroe Event Center
19875 TX-105, Montgomery, TX  77356


We are in the process of picking the last five primary dances to be voted on August 15 through August 31.  Instructors supporting the Jamboree need to go to the website, register, and vote.
The Weekend Agenda for Jam 2019:
Friday, October 18th:
● 2:00 PM – Doors open for registration
● 3:00 – 5:00 PM – Open Dance
● 5:00 – 7:00 PM – Dinner Break
● 7:00 – 9:00 PM – Pre-Jam Party (Jam theme Halloween Costume Party!)
Saturday, October 19th:
● 9:00 AM – Doors open for registration
● 9:00 – 10:00 AM – Open Dance
● 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM – Jamboree
● 12:30 – 1:30 PM – Lunch and Open Dance
● 1:30 – 4:30 PM – Jamboree
● 8:00 – 9:30 PM – More Open Dance!
More Open Dancing: If you are still standing Saturday evening after the Jam and want to dance some more, there
will be more open dancing Saturday Evening!
Jam Theme – This years theme is a Halloween costume party! So basically anything goes!
If you have any questions or need additional information please feel free to contact either Cheryl Rogers at or Nikki Simpson at
Save the Date!!!Next Birthday Open Dance Party at the Branch Connection—Oct. 26th, 1:30 to 4:30.



Save the Dates!!! 
March 12-15, 2020
H.O.T. Heart of Texas Line Dance Event
Westin DFW Airport Hotel
4545 W. John Carpenter Frwy
Irving, TX 75063 USA

*Instructor workshops Fri, Sat, Sun  

*3 nights open dance  

*Sat night dinner/show 

*Dedicated beginner ballroom for workshops & open dance

*Custom T-shirts     *Vendors 

Confirmed Choreographers to date:

Dustin Betts    Scott Blevins    Cody Flowers    Christopher Gonzalez 

Rebecca Lee    Rhoda Lai    Rosie Multari    Niels Poulsen

John Robinson    Debbie Rushton    Roy Verdonk    Megan Wheeler

For more info and to register on line: 





ACDA National Championships
stay tuned for next date.
Hilton Dallas Lincoln Centre
5410 LBJ Freeway
Dallas, Texas 75240


Plano Senior Recreation Center (Sam Johnson Recreation Center for Adults 50+) will host an OPEN line dance party on Friday, September maybe the third Friday from 5:30-7:30 pm. The cost is $5.00 payable at the door and you do not need to be a member of the center, nor over 50, to attend this dance (21+). You are welcome to bring snacks, bottled water, and soft drinks to the event.
The dance list is a combination of beginner, improver, and intermediate dances.  There will be walk thru’s on some of the beginner dances.  The music will begin at 5:30, and run until 7:30 or so. The center closes at 8 and all must be cleaned and cleared out by 7:55 pm. 
Gail Donaldson 




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