Thompson Valley Stars

Sandy Meyer

Perhaps motivated by a desire to change the sedentary lives that many British Columbians lead, the provincial government has issued a Proclamation of Square and Round Dance Awareness Week, September 15 to 21. It was welcomed by the non-profit Kamloops Square Dancers  square and round dance club. Continue reading

Four days of fun, laughter and new or renewed friendships were experienced recently by nine Kamloops area dancers at the 10th Annual Peachfest Square Dance Festival in Penticton.  One of many overall Peachfest attractions, the square and round dance Festival, ran August 7th through 10th. Continue reading

A recent 3-day dance festival called “Oceanside” at Parksville on Vancouver Island found some Kamloops participants among the more than 160 dancers in attendance. Merv & Sandy Meyer, from our city’s Westmount area, joined others from all over Canada and the U.S. Oceanside is actually a name that Islanders
use for a collection of communities surrounding Parksville. Continue reading

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