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Square dance returns to Creighton for Welcome Week

Students square dance during Welcome Week activities.Few things can bring folks together, both spiritually and physically, like a good, olí-fashioned square dance.

With that in mind, members of Square Dance Omaha, a collective of square dancing groups from throughout the metro, will be on the Creighton University campus later this month to help welcome new students and get them acquainted with one another.

Itís the third time in as many years Square Dance Omaha has provided the experience, which culminates in a massive square-dancing event on the soccer pitch at Morrison Stadium, Monday, Aug. 21 from 7:30 to 9 p.m.

ďItís just such a fun thing,Ē said Deb Carlson, a board member of Square Dance Omaha who took part in the event the past two years. ďThe kids really have a blast and itís something a little different for them to try out to get to know other people.Ē

Last yearís square dance during Welcome Week brought out more than 1,000 Creighton students and this yearís is expected to be similar in size.

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