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Palo Alto Contra Dance


2nd, 4th & 5th Saturdays
-- First United Methodist Church of Palo Alto

We suggest/request that you:
  • wear comfortable, light­ clothing.
  • bring comfortable shoes with clean, non-marking soles.
  • avoid using alcohol or drugs before the dance.
  • not wear any artificial fragrances.
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Saturday, September 24
Caller: Yoyo Zhou
Band: Magic Reelism [Sacto Area] (David Wright, Sue Jones, Cheryl McKinney, Del Eckels) — NOTE SPECIAL TIME (7:00—10:00pm) AND LOCATION (SME, St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 600 Colorado Ave, Palo Alto) FOR TONIGHT ONLY!

Saturday, October 8
Caller: Celia Ramsay
Band: Three Fifths of Scotch (Eloise Pelmulder, Elizabeth Todd, Debra Tayleur)

Saturday, October 22
Caller: Susan Petrick
Band: Avenue X (Christopher Jacoby, Ross Harriss[NJ])

Saturday, October 29
Caller: Kelsey Hartman and Special Ghost Callers
Band: Possum Hollow (Daniel Steinberg, Ben Schreiber, Ashley Broder [SoCal]) — 36th Annual BACDS Hallowe’en Costume Ball, 8pm–midnight. Special Price: $14/$12/$7. Wear a danceable costume & compete for the Ron Award. Potluck contributions welcome to supplement the provided refreshments. For more info see bacds.org/Halloween



Saturday, November 12
Caller: Kalia Kliban
Band: TriplePlay (Ben Schreiber, Charlie Hancock, Chris Knepper)

Monday, November 21
Caller: Lindsey Dono [WA]
Band: The Syncopaths — Special time: 7:30–10:30pm (beginners’ welcome 7:00); Special price $12/$10/$6



Saturday, November 26
Caller: Eric Black
Band: Noodlefish (Karl Franzen, Sarah Kirton, Paul Price)

Saturday, December 10
Caller: Gaye Fifer [PA]
Band: Patt & Possum [IL] (Charlie Walden, Patt Plunkett) with Mark Wardenburg

Saturday, December 24
Caller: CANCELED
Band: NO DANCE — COME ON NEW YEAR’S EVE

Saturday, December 31
Caller: Andy Shore
Band: StringFire (Erik Ievins, Patti Cobb, Shira Kammen) — New Year's Eve Contra Dance SATURDAY, December 31, 8pm–12:15am. $20, $16 members, $10 students. Ring out the old year and waltz in the new with a special contra dance at a special time. Potluck contributions welcome to supplement the provided refreshments — your chance to show off!



Map to First United Methodist Church


LOCATION:
First United Methodist Church, 625 Hamilton Avenue (Near Middlefield Rd), Palo Alto (upstairs in the boxy Social Hall building on the corner at Byron St.)
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Potluck Goodies at the mid-evening break!



TIME: 8 p.m. - 11 p.m.
(A free half-hour lesson begins at 7:30 p.m.)

PRICE:
$15 supporters,
$10 non-members,
$8 members
$5 students or low-income
or pay what you can

DRIVING AND TRANSIT DIRECTIONS FOR FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

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