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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 23
Caller: Susan Petrick
Band: The Dam Beavers (Ben Schreiber, Scotty Leach [MA]) with Ness Smith-Savedoff [ME]

Saturday, September 30
Caller: Jon Southard
[Santa Barbara]
Band: Three Fifths of Scotch (Debra Tayleur, Eloise Pelmulder, Elizabeth Todd)

Saturday, October 14
Caller: Mavis McGaugh
Band: Whirl-A-Gig (Laurie Rivin, Paul Kotapish, Daniel Steinberg)

Saturday, October 28
Caller: Susan Petrick
Band: George Paul [VA], Ben Schreiber, Mika Scott  - 37th Annual BACDS Hallowe'en Costume Ball, 8pm-midnight. Special Price: $16/$14/$8. Wear a danceable costume and compete for the Ron Award. Potluck contributions welcome to supplement the provided refreshments.

Saturday, November 11
Caller: Emma Anderson [WA]
Band: Countercurrent [WA] (Brian Lindsey, Alex Sturbaum)

Saturday, November 25
Caller: Eric Black
Band: Westfolk Gals (Deniz & Derry Akin)  - Thanksgiving dessert potluck!

Saturday, December 9
Caller: Frannie Marr [SoCal]
Band: Audrey Knuth & Dave Cory, Christopher Jacoby

Saturday, December 23
Caller: Alan Winston
Band: Pepperjack

Saturday, December 30
Caller: Dance canceled!

Sunday, December 31
Caller: Kalia Kliban
Band: StringFire (Erik Ievins, Patti Cobb, Shira Kammen) New Year's Eve Contra Dance! 8 PM-12:15 AM $25, $20 (members), $10 (student/low-income) or pay what you can. Potluck contributions welcome to supplement the provided refreshments  - your chance to show off!

Map to First United Methodist Church

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.)
Get directions

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.)

$20 supporters,
$12 non-members,
$10 members
$6 students or low-income
or pay what you can


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