Tag: dancing

Robson Ranch Musicians Perform for Dance Club

Robson Ranch Musicians (photo by Christa Quackenbush)

Mary Jo Albrecht The Robson Ranch Musicians were a listening and dancing pleasure at our April dance. The 8-piece band performed music from the big band era to modern songs. The music from the horn, percussion, and strings sections brought back many memories from an era when Tommy Dorsey and Glen Miller played. An unexpected…

Dance with Your Peeps at the Bunny Hop!

Mary Jo Albrecht Join the Robson Ranch Dance Club (RRDC) on Wednesday, April 6, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. in the Hermosa Ballroom for a fun evening of music and dancing. The Robson Ranch Musicians will be playing a variety of music for your dancing pleasure. Bring your friends (peeps) and your dancing shoes. Let’s…

Dancing Benefits Your Brain

Line dancers in action

According to Fred Astaire Dance Studio of Coral Springs, dancing makes you smarter. “It’s been scientifically proven that the only physical activity to offer protection against dementia is frequent dancing.” Reading has a 35% reduced risk of dementia, and doing crossword puzzles at least four days a week reduced the risk by 47%. Dancing, however,…

Valentine’s Day Dance Party

Ron Gibbs On Feb. 14, the Hermosa Ballroom was the setting for the Robson Ranch Valentine’s Day Dance Party. Approximately 175 residents came out to celebrate and dance the night away. Robson’s own Sierra Sound performed their mix of soft rock, pop, and country from 5 to 9 p.m. Their music includes hits from the…

Line Dancing Is for Everyone

The Line Dancing Club community dance party

On Jan. 22, the Line Dancing Club held its first community-wide dance party in the Robson Ranch Ballroom. More than 75 people were dancing to their favorite line dancing songs as well as to their favorite all-time songs. The fantastic DJ, Steve Whittier, played music nonstop from 6 to 9 p.m., and the dance floor…

News from the Robson Ranch Dance Club

Robson Ranch Dance Club board, seated: Christa Quackenbush and Laura Marven. Standing: Mary Jo Albrecht and Tom Albrecht. Not pictured: Rudy Lucero. (Photo by Bill White)

Mary Jo Albrecht The Robson Ranch Dance Club held its 2022 election of officers on Dec. 7, 2021. Laura Marven is a new member to the dance club board. She will serve as treasurer for the next two years. Laura is a snowbird from Calgary, Alberta (Canada). Laura and her husband Andy moved into their…

Dance the Night Away on February 2

Mary Jo Albrecht What could be more romantic, with Valentine’s Day near, than dancing the night away? Join the Robson Ranch Dance Club (RRDC) on Feb. 2 for an evening of dancing featuring our DJ, Christa Quackenbush. Christa will be offering an assortment of music including Latin, swing, ballroom and country. Whether you’re looking for…

Christmas Line Dance Party

The “staff” of the classes—Kathy, CJ, Ursula, Scott, Dawn, and Annie

On Thursday, Dec. 16, from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Robson Ranch Hermosa Ballroom, the Line Dance Club held its first annual Christmas Dance Party. All Dance Club members were invited to attend; and if a nonmember wanted to attend, the price was only $5. The club provided pizza and wine for all dancers…