Put your best shoes on, Matamata
Come Dancing Matamata want more locals to waltz down to the Memorial Centre.
The non profit organisation holds a dance four times a year with the next one being held May 31.
Presidents of Come Dancing Matamata, Loma and Norman Barron and committee members George Theobald, Janine Turner, Doug Caird, Lila Walker and Marian Bellamy said the dances are for everyone.
‘‘You can even bring your children,’’ Mr Caird said.
‘‘ Some 15- year- olds from Australia came with their grandparents and loved it.’’
There will be four dances this year. The first one was held in March which Mrs Barron said was excellent.
Many dancers from surrounding districts joined in on the fun, with people coming from as far as Whakatane.
‘‘ But more people from Matamata, that is what we need,’’ Mr Barron said.
Line dancing, the waltz and the foxtrot are just a few dances people can the night.
People with all different levels of experiences are invited.
‘‘The committee look after new folk and make them feel welcome,’’ Mrs Turner said.
always have live music and Matamata’s Helen Riley has been booked for all four of this year’s dances.
Mrs Turner said the floor of the Memorial Centre is the best she has danced on.
‘‘People always comment on how lovely the hall is,’’ Mrs said.
The committee said they enjoy many aspects of the dance including the people who come along, the music, the exercise and the socialising.
The dance runs from 8pm until midnight
Turner with supper served 10pm.
Dancers are encouraged to bring a plate and for those who do, entry fees will only cost $8 instead of the usual $10.
For more information, contact Loma Barron on 888 7102.
Get you dancing shoes on: Presidents of Come Dancing Matamata, Loma and Norman Barron and committee members George Theobald, Janine Turner, Doug Caird, Lila Walker and Marian Bellamy want more Matamata people to attend their dance evenings.