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Palo Alto Contra Dance

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

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Saturday, October 10
Caller: Nick Cuccia
Band: Switching Protocols (Christopher Jacoby, John-Michael Seng-Wheeler, Ruthie Byers)

Saturday, October 24
Caller: Jim Saxe
Band: The Crabapples [Monterey] (Marta Lynch, Bob Silberstein, Norm Cotton, Teresa Fife) — Note special location for tonight only! First Baptist Church, 305 North California Avenue, Palo Alto

Saturday, October 31
Caller: Susan Petrick and Special Ghosts
Band: TripleNewt+ (Chris Knepper, Ben Schreiber, Noel Cragg, Isaac Schwartz) — 35th 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

Saturday, November 14
Caller: Warren Blier
Band: Ben Schreiber, Daniel Steinberg

Saturday, November 28
Caller: Erik Hoffman
Band: Stolen Goods (Ruthie Byers, Ben Kuhn) — Thanksgiving dessert potluck!

Saturday, December 12
Caller: Robin Steen
Band: Luceo (Lee Anne Welch, Rebecca King, Karl Franzen)

Saturday, December 26
Caller: Eric Black
Band: Three Fifths of Scotch (Eloise Blanchard, Elizabeth Todd, Del Eckels, Debra Tayleur)

Thursday, December 31
Caller: Lynn Ackerson
Band: StringFire (Erik Ievins, Patti Cobb, James MacQueen) — New Year's Eve Contra Dance THURSDAY, 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!

Special October 24, 2015 Location: First Baptist Church, 305 North California Ave., Palo Alto, CA 94306 - One Night Only

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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.)

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


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