June 28, 2022


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Summer in St. Mary’s Court Dance set for June 7

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Irrespective of some rain, Carrie Williams, Skye Loffreda, Alex Loffread and Cole Loffreda love a 2019 Court Dance to rejoice the 71st birthday of Marlene Cunningham (in purple). A Court docket Dance will acquire put June 7 at St. Mary’s Park tennis courts. Monroe Information file image by Tammy Massingill

The to start with Court docket Dance of 2022 will acquire area from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. June 7, on the tennis courts at St. Mary’s Park, 111 W. Elm Ave.

Admission is totally free. Chairs are permitted.

For numerous several years, disc jockey Bruce Bezeau played the tunes at the Court docket Dances. This year, DJ Chip Williams will take over, offering 1950s and ‘60s tunes and some line dances.

“The Court Dances will be very similar to the past, with a DJ enjoying the oldies, and absolutely everyone can go to with every single other,” Amy Mason, recreation programmer for the Metropolis of Monroe Parks and Recreation department, mentioned.

Mason is hoping for good attendance and plans to give a different Court Dance later in the summer months.

“I am hoping we get a terrific turnout, as it is a stress-free evening to sit and listen to some excellent oldies. There are a lot of out there dancing, and we play some line dancing songs way too. All ages are welcome to attend,” she mentioned.

Court Dances were well-liked in Monroe in the 1950s and ‘60s.

In 2010, Loretta LaPointe, retired director of the Parks and recreation division, brought them back.

“So numerous men and women spoke of the fantastic time they had at the initial Court Dances that I knew it would however be appreciated these days,” LaPointe advised The Information.

This write-up at first appeared on The Monroe News: Summertime in St. Mary’s Court Dance set for June 7

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