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By Gini Davis
The Creswell Chronicle 

Moveable Feet's Maypole Dance celebrates spring

 

May 10, 2018

Gini Davis - The Creswell Chronicle

Mary Foust and a little girl named Sophia pass under an arch of boughs created by Dory Bennett (left) and a little girl named Sophia while dancing "The Festival Processional" during Moveable Feet's annual Maypole Dance.

Beribboned garlands of flowers adorned women and girls and dancers waved leafy boughs as Moveable Feet and Creswell Library co-hosted Creswell's sixth annual Maypole Dance, held May 1 in the library's "backyard."

Led by teacher-caller Sally Jenkins, with live accordion music by Ruth Anne Fraley, dancers warmed up with "The Hokey Pokey" and "The Chicken Dance," promenaded their partners during the English "Circassian Circle."

"The Festival Processional" led into the featured maypole dances. Dancers held aloft leafy branches donated by Martha McReynolds Jr. in honor of her late mother, an ear...



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