Thank you for visiting the Oaktown 8's website to learn about modern square dancing.
Our club serves the community of Oakland, Berkeley, San Leandro, Hayward, Fremont, Richmond, Orinda, and the SF East Bay Area. Our membership consists of gay, straight, couples and singles. Everyone Welcome, come visit!
Please check out our website or go right to the CLASSES and CALENDAR/SCHEDULE sections to see details of our upcoming events.
Oaktown 8s is more than just a dance club, we have social events as well and are open to hosting more. For an example of square dancing, see the two links below.
August 24, 2014
Oaktown 8s Picnic & Square Dance
CELEBRATING OUR 10 ANNIVERSARY AS A SQUARE DANCE CLUB!
2:30-5:30 St. Paschal Baylon Church
3700 Dorisa Avenue, Oakland (up the hill from the Oakland Zoo)
Caller: Darren Galina
Mainstream, Plus, Advanced Levels
New GDP Square Dance Class Starts September 17
Be ready to attend square dances in only 15 classes
Join Oaktown 8’s Square Dance Club for a TGIF evening of square dancing
Friday, September 19
Caller: Eric Henerlau
Level: Floor Level (Mainstream, Plus, A1/A2)
Oakland Dance Center
200 Grand Ave, Oakland
Free Parking No Partner Required $5-10 donation
Looking to see where more square dance festivals are? There is a site called Festival Trek that has links to many different events across the country including square dancing. Check it out at: http://www.festivaltrek.com/festival/
For an example of modern square dancing, here are two videos to watch: