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    May 11
    Dark. No dance.

    May 25
    Terry Halley, caller
    Ken Prattt, cuer

    The Checkerboard Squares dance at the Rockwood Grange, located at 183rd and Southeast Stark Street between the Taco Time restaurant and the Motel 6 in Gresham, Ore. Admission: $5 for non-members.

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Mystery Trips

The Checkerboard Squares' 2009 mystery trip included a stop at Sleigh Bells, a gift shop in Sherwood, Ore. The club ended up in McMinnville at a square dance with the Braids and Braves.

Four women admire the Schreiner's Iris Gardens

Jo, Wanda, Dixie and Bev relax at the Schreiner's Iris Garden during the May 15, 2010, mystery trip.

PAC president relaxes at a picnic table at Schreiner's Iris Garden.

Helen and Tony view the display gardens from a shady picnic area at Schreiner's Iris Garden near Brooks, Ore.

Mark and Bev, Dixie and Tony pose on the steps of Salem's historic Bush house museum during the 2010 mystery trip.

2010 Nationals in Kentucky

The Checkerboards had a formal photo taken at the 2010 nationals in Louisville. Pictured are six of the seven who attended--plus two former members.

Teddy Bear Parade 2010

Checkerboard member Dixie Read helps decorate the float before the parade. She supplied teddy bears that hung from the rails.

Dancers say a final "thank you" at the end of the Teddy Bear Parade on Sept. 25, 2010, in Gresham, Ore.

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