Thompson Valley Stars

Monthly Archives: July 2013

On a beautiful sunny morning with a lovely breeze, Kamloops Square Dancers performed to 5 duets called by Merv & Sandy Meyer. Following every 2 singing calls, several couples ’round danced’ to lively two-step music.

The Kamloops Square Dancers club presents two free new dancer sessions September 12 & 19 with no commitment and no obligation, at 7:30 pm in the Desert Gardens Community Centre, followed by 10 more fun sessions by registration.  Continue reading

When you’ve already travelled to 108 Mile House to square and round dance, Kamloops couple Merv & Sandy Meyer figured they’d just head farther up the road to another dance—in Alaska. After dancing up a storm at the 57th South Cariboo Jamboree, they drove their pickup and canopy along the scenic highways into a wildlife menagerie.

Encountering black bear, moose, elk, caribou, many buffalo, whitetail and mule deer, Sandy Meyer said “at one point, only steps away from our truck, was a grizzly bear munching on the grass”. Their main goal was to reach the Alaska State Square & Round Dance Continue reading