November 29th Special Days - Featuring 15+ Square Dancing Freebies!

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Friday, November 29, 2019 | 1 comments
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November 29th is... National Square Dance Day, International Jaguar Day, Customer is Wrong Day, First Army-Navy Game (1890), Electronic Greeting Card Day/Electronic Greetings Day, Kukla, Fran and Ollie TV Premiere (1948), International Day of Solidarity With The Palestinian People (1977), National Chocolates Day, National Lemon Creme Pie Day, National Rice Cake Day, International Women Human Rights Defenders Day, Catterntide, Kaf-Tet B'November (Israel), Gnocchi Day (Argentina), St. Cuthbert Mayne's Day, St. Saturnius' Day/Feast of Saint Saturnin

More Special Days: Black Friday, Buy Nothing Day, Worldwide Fur Free Friday, International Systems Engineer Day, Maize Day, National Day of Listening, National Flossing Day, National Leftovers Day, National Native American Heritage Day, Sinkie Day/The Sink Day, You're Welcome-giving Day, National Throw Out Your Leftovers Day, Random Acts of Kindness Friday, Black Hole Friday, National Turkey Sandwich Day

PLUS - interesting books to read and free printables, papercrafts, kid crafts, activities, and coloring pages.

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Image: Squaredance Fundamentals, by John W. Jones (Author). Publisher: BookSurge Publishing (February 5, 2007)National Square Dance Day
-- In most American forms of square dance, the dancers are prompted or cued through a sequence of steps (square dance choreography) by a caller to the beat (and, in some traditions, the phrasing) of music. In some forms of traditional square dancing, the caller may be one of the dancers or musicians, but in modern Western square dancing, the caller will be on stage, giving full attention to directing the dancers.

Read: Square Dance Fundamentals
-- Revolutionary illustrations show the dancer's point of view, not just the spectators' viewpoint. Dancers can, without turning on their heads, glean from the detailed illustrations exactly what they need to be doing with their hands, feet, etc. Each dancer can effortlessly grasp the material and easily retain it. Renown master caller/teacher, Marshall Flippo, assiduously assisted the author in establishing the very first guidelines for standardized Basic Maneuvers which would enable square dancers to dance gracefully with any group, anywhere. No one shows you better how to execute the maneuvers than John W. Jones with his super-simplified instructions and state-of-the-art illustrations in Squaredance Fundamentals - the gold standard for over 37 years.

Image: Bolo Tie | Square Dancing | Sculpted Pewter Bolo | UnpaintedSquare Dancing Bolo Tie -- Sculpted and Enameled Pewter Bolo - Square Dancing. Original bolo ties feature a fully cast metal tie piece on a high quality black fine grain leather tie with metal tips. Makes a great gift.

Image: Black Stripe and Print Square Dance SkirtBlack Stripe and Print Square Dance Skirt -- This 12-gore print skirt combines shades of beiges and chartreuse prints on black. Each gore is separated by a white satin ribbon and bow. The skirt bottom is edged with a dual-print double ruffle. For square dancers, pair this skirt with a matching solid blouse of any of the colors. Accent with a belt for a really put-together look.

Dancing Coloring and Activity Books


Image: Square Dance Saga, by Becky Corwin-Adams (Author). Publisher: Brittdog Publishing (March 9, 2015)
Square Dance Saga
Amazon Freebies:

💃🏼 Read Square Dancing ebooks for free with a Free Trial of Kindle Unlimited

💃🏼 Free Square Dancing apps

💃🏼 Listen to Square Dancing Digital Music with a Free Trial of Amazon Music Unlimited

💃🏼 Listen to Square Dancing Audible books with Amazon Audible, and Get Two Free Audiobooks

💃🏼 Free Alexa Skills | Square Dance Hoedown




Free Printables, Coloring Pages, Activities, and Crafts:

💃🏼 Create and print square dance diplomas - Traveling Hoedowners

💃🏼 Printable Square Dance Checkers

💃🏼 Square Dancing 101 | basic square dancing instructions

💃🏼 The Square Dance Radio Network

💃🏼 Free Square Dancing Skirt Pattern

💃🏼 How To 12 Basic Calls for Square Dancing

💃🏼 How to Make a Simple Circle Skirt For Square Dancing

💃🏼 Square Dance Paper Dolls

💃🏼 An Australian Square Dancing Story, by Jim Vickers-Willis

💃🏼 Square Dancing Word Search



Electronic Greetings Day
- Save a letter carrier, save a tree, save a stamp! Today is the day to send your greetings the free, electronic way, via the Internet.

International Day of Solidarity With The Palestinian People (1977)
- At the request of the Assembly in 1977, the observance is organized by the secretary-general in consultation with the Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People. Recommendations include a plan for the return of the Palestinians to their homes and the establishment of an independent Palestinian entity.

First Army-Navy Game (1890)
- Army played Navy for the first time in football on November 29, 1890, and Navy won, 24–0. Red Emrich scored four touchdowns (worth four points each) and kicked two field goals (worth two points each), and Moulton Johnson added the other touchdown to account for all the scoring.

Kukla, Fran and Ollie TV Premiere (1948)
- This popular children's show featured puppets created and handled by Burr Tillstrom and was equally popular with adults. Fran Allison was the only human on the show. Tillstrom's lively and eclectic cast of characters, called the Kuklapolitans, included the bald, high-voiced Kukla, the big-toothed Oliver J. Dragon (Ollie), Fletcher Rabbit, Cecil Bill, Beulah the Witch, Colonel Crackie, Madame Ooglepuss, and Dolores Dragon.





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1 comments

  1. Ruby Mae says:

    There is a new DVD of Kukla, Fran and Ollie shows from the 1940s and '50s. It was released by the Kuklapolitan Website and the Burr Tillstrom Copyright Trust.
    http://kukla.tv/dvd.html

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