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Palo Alto Contra Dance


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

ROLE NAMES: The role names usually used at this series are "Gents" and "Ladies". The roles do not define gender so anyone may dance any role. On occasion we will have an evening using gender-neutral role terms

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, November 23
First United Methodist Church of Palo Alto, Hamilton at Byron, Palo Alto
Caller: Kelsey Hartman
Band: BLAM! (Elizabeth Todd, Marta Lynch, Bob Silberstein)

Saturday, November 30
First United Methodist Church of Palo Alto, Hamilton at Byron, Palo Alto
Caller: Celia Ramsay
Band: Night Owls (Lee Anne Welch, Topher Gayle, Erik Hoffman)—Thanksgiving dessert potluck!

Monday, December 9
First United Methodist Church of Palo Alto, Hamilton at Byron, Palo Alto
Caller: Lynn Ackerson
Band: Maivish [QC]Note special date and time. 7:30–10:30

Saturday, December 14
First United Methodist Church of Palo Alto, Hamilton at Byron, Palo Alto
Caller: Eric Black
Band: Audrey Knuth, Chris Knepper, Christopher Jacoby, Del Eckels

Saturday, December 28
First United Methodist Church of Palo Alto, Hamilton at Byron, Palo Alto
Caller: DANCE CANCELED
Band: Come back Tuesday for New Year's Eve!

Tuesday, December 31
First United Methodist Church of Palo Alto, Hamilton at Byron, Palo Alto
Caller: Susan Petrick
Band: StringFire! (Shira Kammen, Patti Cobb, Erik Ievins)

New Years Eve Dance, gender-free calling using Larks and Robins role names, $20/$16/$10. Ring out the old year and waltz in the new! Potluck contributions welcome to supplement the provided refreshments.

Saturday, January 11
First United Methodist Church of Palo Alto, Hamilton at Byron, Palo Alto
Caller: tba
Band: tba — tentative, schedule not yet published

Saturday, January 25
First United Methodist Church of Palo Alto, Hamilton at Byron, Palo Alto
Caller: tba
Band: tba — tentative, schedule not yet published

Saturday, February 8
First United Methodist Church of Palo Alto, Hamilton at Byron, Palo Alto
Caller: tba
Band: tba — tentative, schedule not yet published

Saturday, February 22
First United Methodist Church of Palo Alto, Hamilton at Byron, Palo Alto
Caller: tba
Band: tba — tentative, schedule not yet published

Saturday, March 14
First United Methodist Church of Palo Alto, Hamilton at Byron, Palo Alto
Caller: tba
Band: tba — tentative, schedule not yet published

Saturday, March 28
First United Methodist Church of Palo Alto, Hamilton at Byron, Palo Alto
Caller: tba
Band: tba — tentative, schedule not yet published

Saturday, April 11
First United Methodist Church of Palo Alto, Hamilton at Byron, Palo Alto
Caller: tba
Band: tba — tentative, schedule not yet published

Saturday, April 25
First United Methodist Church of Palo Alto, Hamilton at Byron, Palo Alto
Caller: tba
Band: tba — tentative, schedule not yet published

Saturday, May 9
First United Methodist Church of Palo Alto, Hamilton at Byron, Palo Alto
Caller: tba
Band: tba — tentative, schedule not yet published

Saturday, May 23
First United Methodist Church of Palo Alto, Hamilton at Byron, Palo Alto
Caller: tba
Band: tba — tentative, schedule not yet published

Saturday, May 30
First United Methodist Church of Palo Alto, Hamilton at Byron, Palo Alto
Caller: tba
Band: tba — tentative, schedule not yet published

Saturday, June 13
First United Methodist Church of Palo Alto, Hamilton at Byron, Palo Alto
Caller: tba
Band: tba — tentative, schedule not yet published

Saturday, June 27
First United Methodist Church of Palo Alto, Hamilton at Byron, Palo Alto
Caller: tba
Band: tba — tentative, schedule not yet published

Saturday, July 11
First United Methodist Church of Palo Alto, Hamilton at Byron, Palo Alto
Caller: tba
Band: tba — tentative, schedule not yet published

Saturday, July 25
First United Methodist Church of Palo Alto, Hamilton at Byron, Palo Alto
Caller: tba
Band: tba — tentative, schedule not yet published

Saturday, August 8
First United Methodist Church of Palo Alto, Hamilton at Byron, Palo Alto
Caller: tba
Band: tba — tentative, schedule not yet published

Saturday, August 22
First United Methodist Church of Palo Alto, Hamilton at Byron, Palo Alto
Caller: tba
Band: tba — tentative, schedule not yet published

Saturday, August 29
First United Methodist Church of Palo Alto, Hamilton at Byron, Palo Alto
Caller: tba
Band: tba — tentative, schedule not yet published

Saturday, September 12
First United Methodist Church of Palo Alto, Hamilton at Byron, Palo Alto
Caller: tba
Band: tba — tentative, schedule not yet published

Saturday, September 26
First United Methodist Church of Palo Alto, Hamilton at Byron, Palo Alto
Caller: tba
Band: tba — tentative, schedule not yet published

Saturday, October 10
First United Methodist Church of Palo Alto, Hamilton at Byron, Palo Alto
Caller: tba
Band: tba — tentative, schedule not yet published

Saturday, October 24
First United Methodist Church of Palo Alto, Hamilton at Byron, Palo Alto
Caller: tba
Band: tba — tentative, schedule not yet published

Saturday, October 31
First United Methodist Church of Palo Alto, Hamilton at Byron, Palo Alto
Caller: tba
Band: tba — tentative, schedule not yet published

Saturday, November 14
First United Methodist Church of Palo Alto, Hamilton at Byron, Palo Alto
Caller: tba
Band: tba — tentative, schedule not yet published

Saturday, November 28
First United Methodist Church of Palo Alto, Hamilton at Byron, Palo Alto
Caller: tba
Band: tba — tentative, schedule not yet published

Saturday, December 12
First United Methodist Church of Palo Alto, Hamilton at Byron, Palo Alto
Caller: tba
Band: tba — tentative, schedule not yet published

Saturday, December 26
First United Methodist Church of Palo Alto, Hamilton at Byron, Palo Alto
Caller: tba
Band: tba — tentative, schedule not yet published

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.)
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.)

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

DRIVING AND TRANSIT DIRECTIONS FOR FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

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