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Folk, contra and traditional dances, festivals and other events

(between July 28, 2015  and  July 28, 2016)

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Westport, CT (United States): RiverSwing Dance Series at the Levitt Pavilion (12 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Thursday, June 25, 2015 — Saturday, August 8, 2015

— Sponsored by: The Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts

Description: Now in its 10th year, RiverSwing is a series of evenings sprinkled throughout the season on which a free pre-concert dance lesson is offered in the style of music about to be performed. This year’s RiverSwing series features Tango with Leonardo Suarez Paz & Cuartetango (June 27), Salsa with Mikata (August 2), Two Step with Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys (August 9), Bhangra with DJ Rekha & Gobind Singh (August 10), and Swing (TBA). Get on your dancing shoes and enjoy concerts by acclaimed artists from around the world and dance lessons with professional instructors. the Tango dance lesson for Leonardo Suarez Paz will be taught a 6pm with the concert beginning at 7pm. All remaining RiverSwing dance lessons will begin at 7pm with concerts at 8pm. All dance lessons and concerts are located outdoors at Jesup Green, Westport, CT 06880. Dance floor will be provided!

Dance styles include: Ballroom International Swing Tango Multiple_style Folk Dance

Note: All ages and levels welcome!

Venue: Jesup Green: 22 Jesup Road get a map

Price: $FREE Dance Lesson & Concert

For more information:

Web: www.levittpavilion.com

(This event (festival #1870) unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy for 2015)

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Mendocino, CA: Lark Camp - World Music and Dance Camp (35 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, July 24, 2015 — Saturday, August 1, 2015

— Sponsored by: Lark Camp

Description: World Music & Dance Camp in the Mendocino redwoods. 8 days of dancing and great music. 5 dance floors.

Dance styles include: Balkan Ballroom Cajun Celtic Contra English International S Folk Dance

Venue: Mendocino Woodlands: 39350 Little Lake Road get a map

Price: $624 plus meals.

For more information: (707) 964-5569; (Email): de('mickie', 'com', 'larkcamp');

Web: www.larkcamp.com

(This event (festival #506) unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy for 2015)

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Plymouth, MA: CDSS Harmony Of Song & Dance at Pinewoods (5 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Saturday, July 25, 2015 — Saturday, August 1, 2015

— Sponsored by: Country Dance and Song Society

Description: a week for singers who love to dance and dancers who love to sing.

Dance styles include: Contra English Square Dance

Venue: Pinewoods Camp: 80 Cornish Field Rd get a map

Price: $875

For more information: (413) 203-5467; (Email): de('camp', 'org', 'cdss');

Web: www.cdss.org/fm

(This event (festival #638) unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy for 2015)

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Rexburg, ID: Idaho International Dance and Music Festival (30 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Saturday, July 25, 2015 — Saturday, August 1, 2015

Description: Promote world peace, brotherhood, and international understanding and friendship through the universal language of dance, while providing a slice of cultural heritage for Rexburg and the State of Idaho.

Dance styles include: International Folk Dance

Venue: get a map

For more information: (888) 463-6880; (Email): de('info', 'com', 'rexcc');

Web: www.idahofolkdance.com

(This event (festival #510) unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy for 2015)

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Elkins, WV: Augusta Irish and Celtic Week (34 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Sunday, July 26, 2015 — Friday, July 31, 2015

Description: Dance classes including Irish sets, step dance, plus classes in Irish music for all instruments and vocals, songwriting, literature, folklore, & more. Dances several evenings, concerts Tuesday and Thursday. Instructors-performers include Donny Golden teaching step dance, Tony Ryan teaching set dance, Joanie Madden, Martin Quinn, Mirella Murray, Angelina Carberry, Myron Bretholz, Edel Fox, Patrick Ourceau, Yvonne Kane, and Liz Kane, Kevin Crawford, Donal Clancy, Jem Moore, Eileen Gannon, Kathleen Boyle, Dan Milner, Robbie O’Connell, Cillian Vallely, and Brendan Dolan.

Dance styles include: Celtic Contra Dance

Note: You must register in advance for Irish Week classes. (Evening dances and concerts are open to the public.)

Venue: Augusta Heritage Center: 100 Campus Dr. get a map

Price: $440

For more information: (304) 637-1209; (Email): de('augusta', 'com', 'augustaheritage');

Web: augustaheritagecenter.org

(This event (festival #488) unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy for 2015)

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Elkins, WV: Discover Augusta Week (7 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Sunday, July 26, 2015 — Friday, July 31, 2015

Description: This intergenerational theme week is open to everyone of all ages from youngsters to grandparents. a talented staff will give students hands-on instruction in many traditional art forms offered at Augusta including music, singing, dancing and a wide variety of crafts. Participants of all ages will acquire new skills, gain new friends and make lasting memories. Runs concurrently with Bluegrass and Swing Weeks.

Dance styles include: Family Dance

Note: Students must register in advance (however nightly dances and Tuesday and Thursday concerts are open to the public).

Venue: Augusta Heritage Center: 100 Campus Dr. get a map

Price: $420

For more information: (304) 637-1209; (Email): de('augusta', 'com', 'augustaheritage');

Web: www.augustaheritage.com

(This event (festival #500) unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy for 2015)

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Elkins, WV: Augusta Bluegrass Week (annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Sunday, July 26, 2015 — Friday, July 31, 2015

Description: A staff of legendary bluegrass figures will share their talents with students in workshops, demonstrations, special presentations, concerts, dances, and picking sessions throughout the week. Bluegrass week runs concurrently with Swing Week.

Dance styles include: Contra Square Swing Dance

Note: Students must register in advance (however, nightly dances and Tuesday and Thursday concerts are open to the public).

Venue: Augusta Heritage Center: 100 Campus Dr. get a map

Price: $420

For more information: (304) 637-1209; (Email): de('augusta', 'com', 'augustaheritage');

Web: augustaheritagecenter.org

(This event (festival #947) unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy for 2015)

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Elkins, WV: Augusta’s Swing Week (annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Sunday, July 26, 2015 — Friday, July 31, 2015

Description: Swing Week will offer nearly twice as many classes to choose from than in previous years and will run concurrently with Bluegrass Week. DANCING will remain an integral part of Swing Week, since a main focus of this week is to educate musicians and dancers alike as to the music and dance styles’ interdependence. Michael Gamble & Jaya Dorf will return as instructors, and we are pleased to welcome Evita Arce & Nathan Bugh, experienced teachers from New York City, who will round out our dance staff in 2009. All students will be given the opportunity to work with BOTH sets of dance teachers. Music Classes will include instruction in the genre of swing music with Alexander Mitchell, Tom Mitchell and Steve Abshire, Roger Bellow and Seth Rosen), Sue Matthews and Liz Masterson, Ralph Gordon, Steve Larrance, Robert Redd, John Jensen, Gerald Ross, and Rusty Mason. Concerts (Tuesday and Thursday evenings), nightly dances, jams, and much more.

Dance styles include: Swing Dance

Note: Students must register in advance for Swing Week classes (however, evening dances and concerts are open to the public).

Venue: Augusta Heritage Center: 100 Campus Dr. get a map

Price: $420

For more information: (304) 637-1209;

Web: augustaheritagecenter.org

(This event (festival #1322) unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy for 2015)

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Stockton, CA: Stockton Folk Dance Camp (week 2) (68 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Sunday, July 26, 2015 — Sunday, August 2, 2015

— Sponsored by: Stockton Folk Dance Camp

Description: Action packed week of dancing with dance masters from around the world at the University of the Pacific Campus, Stockton, California. Check the website for featured teachers.

Dance styles include: International Multiple_style Folk Dance

Note: Advanced registration recommended - space is limited.

Venue: University of the Pacific: 3601 Pacific Avenue get a map

Price: $890 (save $20 by registering before Jun 30, 2013)

For more information: (408) 658-7007; (Email): de('registrar', 'org', 'folkdancecamp');

Web: www.folkdancecamp.org

(This event (festival #1228) unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy for 2015)

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Springville, UT: World Folkfest (29 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Monday, July 27, 2015 — Saturday, August 1, 2015

Description: One of the largest international folk dance festival in the United States. national and international dance and music groups performing folk dance and music, accompanied by ethnic and local vendors

Dance styles include: International Folk Dance

Venue: Spring Acres Arts Park: 620 S 1350 E get a map

Price: $8; $7: seniors & students; $3: 3-14

For more information: (801) 489-2700; (Email): de('springvillefolkfest', 'net', 'comcast');

Web: www.worldfolkfest.com

(This event (festival #479) unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy for 2015)

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Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Boston, MA: Folk Dancing By the Fountain (International Dance) (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Folk Arts Center of New England

Venue: Outdoors in Copley Square: Clarendon St and Boylston St. get a map

Time: 7:30-9:30

Price: $Free

— Note: Weather permitting; cancellations decided by 5:00

For more information: (781) 438-4389; (Email): de('fac', 'org', 'facone');

Web: www.facone.org

Generic Schedule: Every Tuesday Jul-Aug

(This date unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy; See our confirmation policy)

Brattleboro, VT: Shall We Dance So. VT (Ballroom Dance) (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Shall We Dance So. VT

— Four and Five week series focusing on one dance style.

Venue: The Church: Main Street and Grove Street get a map

Time: 7-8:30pm

Price: $50/5 weeks; $12 drop-in

— Note: Beginners and intermediate. Carry dance shoes, please.

For more information: (802) 348-6671; (Email): de('ray', 'org', 'letsdancesovt');

Web: www.shallwedance.biz

Generic Schedule: Every Tuesday (year round)

(This date unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy; See our confirmation policy)

Brattleboro, VT: Brattleboro Tango Class & Practica (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Brattleboro Tango Community

— Brattleboro Tango: Class & Practice: a congenial place to practice Argentine Tango

Venue: The Gathering Place: 30 Terrace Street get a map

Time: 7:00 pm - ?

Price: $10 both; $5 practica only

— Note: Class at 7, Practica at 8. All levels. Newcomers and visitors are welcome to participate or watch.

For more information: (603) 756-3104; (Email): de('sally.brat.tango', 'com', 'gmail');

Web: brattleborotango.org

Generic Schedule: Every Tuesday (year round)

(This date unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy; See our confirmation policy)

Cambridge, MA: Contra Dance for All: @ MIT

— Sponsored by: MIT Folk Dance Club

Featuring: music by Eric Eidreiner (piano) and Friends

Venue: MIT Student Center (Second Floor) : 84 Massachusetts Avenue get a map

Time: 8:00-10:30

Price: $6-10 donation (students $5, MIT students free)

— Note: Beginners and sit-in musicians welcome.

For more information: (617) 354-0864; (Email): de('contra-request', 'edu', 'mit');

Web: mit.edu/fdc/contra

Generic Schedule: irregular Tuesdays (year round)

This date (July 28, 2015 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Clemmons, NC: Winston-Salem Clemmons Contra Dance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Fiddle & Bow Country Dancers

— Contras and squares to live traditional string music

Venue: Clemmons Civic Club: 2870 Middlebrook Dr get a map

Time: 8:00 - 10:30

Price: $7.00/$5.00 students

— Note: Everyone welcome. Newcomers lesson at 7:30. Bring clean shoes.

For more information:

Web: feetretreat.com

Generic Schedule: Every Tuesday (year round)

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Fayetteville, AR: International Dance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Fayetteville International Folk Dancers

Featuring: music by Harold Watson

Venue: Trinity United Methodist Church: 1021 W. Sycamore — Intersection of Sycamore and Garland get a map

Time: 7-9:00

Price: $3.00

For more information: (479) 756-3298; (Email): de('hwatson', 'org', 'fifd');

Web: www.fifd.org

Generic Schedule: Every Tuesday (year round)

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Hales Corners, WI: West Side Victorian Dancers (Family and Vintage Dance) (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: West Side Victorian Dancers

Featuring: Patricia Lynch leading

— Mid-Nineteenth Century (Civil War) Dancing

Venue: Hales Corners Library (Ben Hunt Room) : 5885 S. 116th St. — 116th & Janesville Rd. get a map

Time: 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Price: $Free

— Note: Beginner lessons, 6-6:30 p.m. This program is not sponsored by the Hales Corners Library.

For more information: (414) 427-3776; (Email): de('info', 'org', 'wssas');

Web: www.wssas.org

Generic Schedule: second & fourth Tuesdays (year round)

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Jamaica Plain, MA: Jamaica Plain GRF English Country Dance

Featuring: Christine Robb leading with music by Jean Monroe (piano, percussion), Nancy Knight and Nora Smith (fiddle)

Venue: 1st Church of Jamaica Plain (Unitarian-Universalist): Centre St and Eliot St. get a map

Time: 7:30-10:00

Price: $7

— Note: Note: 5th Tuesdays are ‘experienced’ dances.

For more information: (617) 721-0600; (Email): de('ecddeb', 'com', 'yahoo');

Web: www.lcfd.org/bgfe

Generic Schedule: second, fourth & fifth Tuesdays Sep-Jul

This date (July 28, 2015 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

New York, NY: English country dance (no dance today)

— Sponsored by: Country Dance New York Inc.

— English country dancing for all with live music

Venue: The Church of the Village: 201 W. 13th St — near 7th Ave. (enter on 13th St.) get a map

Time: 7:00 - 10:00 p.m.

Price: $15; $12 students and members

— Note: Beginning and skills classes 7 - 7:30, general 7:30-10:00. Soft-soled shoes.

For more information: (212) 459-4080; (Email): de('info2', 'org', 'cdny');

Web: www.cdny.org

Generic Schedule: Every Tuesday Sep-Jun

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Santa Barbara, CA: Country Dances of England in Santa Barbara (English Dance) (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Santa Barbara Country Dance Society

Venue: First Presbyterian Church: 21 E Constance Ave get a map

Time: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Price: $4

For more information: (805) 699-5101; (Email): de('tdg-garyes', 'com', 'sneakemail');

Web: www.sbcds.org/ecd

Generic Schedule: Every Tuesday (year round)

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Wilmington, NC: Cape Fear Contra Dancers - Midweek dances (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Cape Fear Contra Dancers

— Midweek contra dance for all ages with live music by Out on the Ocean

Venue: 5th Ave United Methodist Church: 409 South Fifth Avenue get a map

Time: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Price: $4

— Note: soft-soled shoes, dress cool and comfortable, bring your friends

For more information: (910) 791-6646; (Email): de('coastaldancer', 'com', 'ec.rr');

Web: www.WilmingtonContraDance.info

Generic Schedule: second & fourth Tuesdays (year round)

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Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Albany, NY: African Dance Vermont (International and Otherstyle Dance) (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: African Dance Vermont

— African Dance classes with a rotation of teachers

Venue: St Teresa Social Center: New Scotland Ave and Hollywood Ave. get a map

Time: 7:00 to 8:30 pm

Price: $sliding scale $12-15

— Note: All levels welcome. Wear clothes that you can move in and bring a water bottle

For more information: (802) 258-6475; (Email): de('africandancevt', 'com', 'gmail');

Web: www.africandancevt.com

Generic Schedule: Every Wednesday (year round)

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Amherst, MA: Downtown Amherst Contradance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Amherst Area Contras

— Exciting, new contra dance in downtown Amherst featuring well-known and upcoming callers & musicians

Venue: Masonic Lodge (aka Pacific Lodge) : 99 Main Street get a map

Time: 7:30

Price: $10, Students $8, High School $6

— Note: Free intro lesson at 7; please bring soft-soled shoes (no street shoes on the floor).

For more information: (Email): de('will', 'com', 'dedicationtechnologies');

Web: amherstcontra.org

Generic Schedule: first, third, fourth & fifth Wednesdays (year round)

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DG favorite Arlington Heights, MA: English Dance (no dance today)

— Sponsored by: Country Dance Society, Boston Centre

Venue: Park Ave Congregational Church: 50 Paul Revere Road get a map

Time: 7:30-10:30

Price: $9 ($7 members, $4 students & newcomers)

— Note: Basics session at 7:10pm

For more information: (Email): de('info-english', 'org', 'cds-boston');

Web: www.cds-boston.org

Generic Schedule: Every Wednesday Sep-Jun

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Austin, TX: Austin Barn Dancers (Contra Dance) (unconfirmed)

Featuring: Dale Rempert leading with music by Local On Call Orchestra (LOCO)

Venue: Hancock Rec. Center: 811 E 41st — corner of Red River get a map

Time: 7:30 - 10:00

Price: $free

— Note: Hospitality available if you know you’ll be in our area

For more information: (512) 453-4225; (Email): de('drempert', 'com', 'ix.netcom');

Web: www.AustinBarnDancers.org

Generic Schedule: Every Wednesday (year round)

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Brattleboro, VT: African Dance (Otherstyle Dance) (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: African Dance Vermont

— West African dance for all levels, with live drumming

Venue: The Church: Main Street and Grove Street get a map

Time: 7-8:30

Price: $sliding scale $12-15

— Note: wear clothes that you can move in and bring a water bottle

For more information: (802) 258-6475; (Email): de('africandancevt', 'com', 'gmail');

Web: www.africandancevt.com

Generic Schedule: Every Wednesday (year round)

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Cambridge, MA: MIT Israeli Dance

— Sponsored by: MIT Folk Dance Club

Venue: MIT Student Center (Second Floor) : 84 Massachusetts Avenue get a map

Time: 8:00 - 11:00 pm

Price: $1 suggested donation

For more information: (Email): de('mitisraeli', 'com', 'gmail');

Web: mit.edu/fdc

Generic Schedule: Every Wednesday (year round)

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Fairlee, VT: Scottish Country Dance Class (no dance today)

— Sponsored by: Reel & Strathspey Society of Fairlee, VT (RSCDS Boston B

— Scottish Country Dance. All dances taught. No partner necessary. Beginners welcome.

Venue: Fairlee Town Hall: 75 Town Common Road get a map

Time: 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Price: $3 (First time free)

— Note: always confirm first

For more information: (802) 439-3459; (Email): de('FairleeClass', 'org', 'rscdsboston');

Generic Schedule: Every Wednesday Sep-Jun

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Framingham, MA: Framingham Folk Dancers (International Dance) (no dance today)

— “Exploring the world three minutes at a time”

Venue: Edward’s Church Parish Hall: 39 Edwards St. get a map

Time: 7:30-10:00

Price: $5 (first time free)

— Note: Please bring soft-soled shoes that you use just for dancing

For more information: (978) 897-7549; (Email): de('joe', 'com', 'duxsys');

Web: www.duxburysystems.com/ffd

Generic Schedule: Every Wednesday Sep-Jun

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Great Barrington, MA: Scottish Dance (no dance today)

Venue: Fitness Express get a map

Time: 7:30

For more information: (413) 528-4061, (413) 448-8621;

Generic Schedule: Every Wednesday (not in Jul, Aug)

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Metairie, LA: Muggivan School of Irish Dance (Celtic and International Dance) (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Muggivan School of Irish Dance

— Irish Dance Lessons

Venue: Muggovian School of Irish Dance: 901 Veterans Blvd. — Suite 205 get a map

Time: Call or Email for Class Schedules

— Note: **New Holiday Workshops in Slidell, La!

For more information: (504) 259-7315; (Email): de('irishdancenorthshore', 'com', 'gmail');

Web: www.irishdancela.com

Generic Schedule: Every Wednesday (year round)

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Midrand, GP: Group & Social (Ballroom and other Ballroom Dance) (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Rhythm Divine Dancing

— Everyone Welome

Venue: Crescent Heights centre: Old Pretoria Main Rd get a map

Time: 20:00-22:00

Price: $Free

— Note: Teaching you to Dance - One Step at a Time!

For more information: (074) 173-0864; (Email): de('rhythmdivinedancing', 'com', 'gmail');

Web: www.facebook.com/RhythmDivineDancing

Generic Schedule: Every Wednesday (year round)

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Nashua, NH: Scottish Dance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: RSCDS, Boston Branch

Featuring: Loren Wright leading

Venue: Church of the Good Shepherd: 214 Main St. get a map

Time: 7-9:00

Price: $3

— Note: no partner necessary; beginners welcome; soft-soled shoes

For more information: (603) 891-2331; (Email): de('nashuascd', 'net', 'comcast');

Generic Schedule: Every Wednesday (year round)

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Princeton (08540), NJ: Princeton Country Dancers Wednesday Contra Dance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Princeton Country Dancers

— Varied contras for all levels.

Venue: Suzanne Patterson Center (Monument Dr) : 45 Stockton St — Behind Borough Hall get a map

Time: 8:00 PM - 10:30 PM

Price: $8

— Note: Please bring clean soft-soled shoes to wear while dancing.

For more information: (609) 844-0459; (Email): de('pcdinfo', 'com', 'aol');

Web: www.princetoncountrydancers.org

Generic Schedule: Every Wednesday (year round)

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Utica, MI: Tango (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Atd

— We are a warm, friendly and very enthusiastic community of dancers located in the Detroit Metropolitan area. Whether you are beginning or advanced, we welcome you to come join us. Group classes and

Venue: Tango Suave Studio: 7758 Auburn Road get a map

Time: 7:00

Price: $15

— Note: none

For more information: (586) 254-0560; (Email): de('lori', 'com', 'argentinetangodetroit');

Web: www.argentinetangodetroit.com

Generic Schedule: Every Wednesday (year round)

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DG favorite West Newton, MA: English Dancing & Ice Cream Social Summer Series

— Sponsored by: Country Dance Society, Boston Centre

Featuring: Kalia Kliban leading with music by Catherine Miller (fiddle), Jacqueline Schwab (Piano) and Ron Dann

Venue: First Unitarian Church: 1320 Washington St. get a map

Time: 7:30-10:30

Price: $9 ($7 members, $4 students/newcomers)

For more information: (Email): de('info-english', 'org', 'cds-boston');

Web: www.cds-boston.org

Generic Schedule: Every Wednesday Jul-Aug

This date (July 29, 2015 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Arlington Heights, MA: Experienced International Dance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Folk Arts Center of New England

— Experienced-level teaching and request dancing.

Venue: Park Ave Congregational Church: 50 Paul Revere Road get a map

Time: 8-10:45

Price: $9

For more information: (781) 643-2386; (Email): de('fac', 'org', 'facone');

Web: www.facone.org/programs/thursdaydance.html

Generic Schedule: Every Thursday (year round)

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Bar Harbor, ME: International and Folk Dance (no dance today)

Venue: College of the Atlantic get a map

Time: 7-9:00

Price: $1

For more information: (207) 288-3800; (Email): de('jra', 'org', 'jax');

Generic Schedule: Every Thursday (not in Jul, Aug)

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Bethesda, MD: Glen Echo Folkdancers (Balkan and International Dance) (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Glen Echo Folkdancers

— friendly, inviting group, all skill levels, high energy

Venue: Church of the Redeemer: 6201 Dunrobbin Drive (near MacArthur Blvd get a map

Time: 7:30-10:45

Price: $7

For more information: (301) 466-3018; (Email): de('dancingplanet', 'com', 'erols');

Web: www.dancingplanetproductions.com

Generic Schedule: Every Thursday (year round)

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Concord, MA: Thursday Contras at the Scout House (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Neffa

Venue: Concord Scout House: 74 Walden Street get a map

Time: 7:30-10:30

Price: $8 ($5 age 22 and under)

— Note: Bring clean, non-marking shoes. Only service animals allowed in the hall

For more information: (617) 299-1590; (Email): de('thursdaycontras', 'org', 'neffa');

Web: www.ThursdayContras.com

Generic Schedule: Every Thursday (year round)

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Ottawa, ON: International Folk Dancers of Ottawa (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: International Folk Dancers of Ottawa

— weekly dances, occasional workshops and parties

Venue: Centretown - Downtown: 320 Jack Purcell Lane get a map

Time: 7:10- 10:30

Price: $85/year membership, $7/night non-members

For more information: (613) 729-1515; (Email): de('susan', 'ca', 'ifdo');

Web: www.ifdo.ca

Generic Schedule: Every Thursday (year round)

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Rochester, NY: CDR Contra dances (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Country Dancers of Rochester

— Contras and squares

Venue: Covenant United Methodist Church: 1124 Culver Rd get a map

Time: 8-11:00

Price: $8 ($7 student or members)

— Note: All dances taught, clean shoes

For more information: (Email): de('questions', 'org', 'cdrochester');

Web: www.CDRochester.org

Generic Schedule: Every Thursday (year round)

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Salem, MA: Scottish Dance (no dance today)

Venue: Universalist Church: 211 Bridge St. get a map

Time: 8-11:00

Price: $2

For more information: (978) 745-2229;

Generic Schedule: Every Thursday (not in Jul)

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Socorro, NM: SWIFDI: Southwest International Folk Dance Institu (32 nd annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Thursday, July 30, 2015 — Sunday, August 2, 2015

— Sponsored by: SW International Folk Dance Institute

Description: Join us for a dance camp in the Land of Enchantment, New Mexico, featuring Ahmet Luleci teaching dances from Turkey and Steve and Susy Kotansky teaching Eastern European and Balkan couple and line dances.

Dance styles include: International Folk Dance

Note: We welcome all levels of dancers. Partners not required.Camp runs from lunch on Thursday through lunch on Sunday. Weekenders may join any time after lunch on Friday. Children welcome.

Venue: New Mexico Tech University: 801 Leroy Place get a map

Price: $240 - $280

For more information: (505) 967-8208; (Email): de('beckygordon1', 'com', 'gmail');

Web: www.swifdi.org

(This event (festival #144) unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy for 2015)

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South Bend, IN: South Bend Swing Lab (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: South Bend Swing Lab

— Michiana’s First Swing and Lindy Hop Community

Venue: Merriman’s Playhouse: 1215 Mishawaka Ave get a map

Time: Lesson 7-8 PM, Open Dance 8-10 PM

Price: $Lesson and Dance: $10 Regular $5 for Students Just the Dance: $5 Regular, $3 Students

— Note: Suggested $1 donation for bottled water. Water proceeds go to Merriman’s Playhouse.

For more information: (Email): de('sbswinglab', 'com', 'gmail');

Web: sbswinglab.wordpress.com

Generic Schedule: Every Thursday (year round)

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West Hurley, NY: Isabel Miller (Balkan, International and Israeli Dance) (no dance today)

— Sponsored by: Isabel Miller

— Traditional International Folk Dance Class

Venue: 28 West Gym: Route 28 get a map

Time: 7:00 - 8:30 pm

Price: $10, $5

— Note: Beginners - Advanced, All Welcome, Partners not needed

For more information: (845) 706-3024; (Email): de('isabelmlmt', 'com', 'yahoo');

Generic Schedule: Every Thursday Aug-Dec

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Woodbridge, CT: Israeli and Folk Dance (unconfirmed)

Venue: Jewish Community Center of Greater New Haven: 360 Amity Road (route 63) get a map

Time: (Workshop/lesson: 8) Dance: 9:00

Price: $5

For more information: 860 985-7550; (Email): de('yossi', 'com', 'hilulim');

Generic Schedule: Every Thursday (year round)

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Woodstock, NY: Isabel Miller (Balkan, International and Israeli Dance) (unconfirmed)

— Friendly Informal Sessions include lesson, review, & request dancing

Venue: Colony Cafe: Rock City Road get a map

Time: 7:00 - 8:30 Refreshments Available

Price: $10 adults, $5 kids (under 13)

— Note: Beginners - Advanced, All Welcome, Partners not needed

For more information: (845) 706-3024; (Email): de('isabelmlmt', 'com', 'yahoo');

Generic Schedule: Every Thursday May-Nov

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Friday, July 31, 2015

Albany, NY: Contra Dance (no dance today)

— Sponsored by: Dance Flurry Organization

— New England-style contra dance

Venue: Albany Elks Lodge,: 25 South Allen St., get a map

Time: 8-11:00

Price: $10 ($5 students w/ ID)

For more information: (518) 729-7791; (Email): de('peter.stix', 'com', 'me');

Web: www.danceflurry.org

Generic Schedule: second & fifth Fridays Sep-Jun

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Amherst, NH: Merrimack Ballroom, Latin, Swing Dance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Paper Moon Dance Center

— a great mix of music, over 5,000 sq. feet of floating solid maple flooring!

Venue: Kathy Blake Dance Studios: 3 Northern Blvd get a map

Time: (Lesson/Workshop 7:30pm) Dance 8:15-11:15pm

Price: $Free dance with $10 lesson

— Note: Beginners to advanced dancers, all ages, light refreshments, plenty of free parking

For more information: (603) 429-1100; (Email): de('info', 'com', 'papermoondance');

Web: www.papermoondance.com

Generic Schedule: Every Friday (year round)

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Arlington Heights, MA: FAC Friday dance (International Dance) (no dance today)

— Sponsored by: Folk Arts Center of New England

Venue: Park Ave Congregational Church: 50 Paul Revere Road get a map

Time: 8-11:00

Price: $10

For more information: (781) 438-4389; (Email): de('fac', 'org', 'facone');

Web: www.facone.org

Generic Schedule: Every Friday Sep-Jun

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Brattleboro, VT: Brattleboro Ballroom (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: “Shall We Dance?”

— Social Ballroom & Latin dance with lesson.

Venue: The Church: Main Street and Grove Street get a map

Time: Tue. class, 6:30pm; Fri. class & dance, 7-10pm

Price: $Tue. $10; Fri. $8

— Note: Please carry your dance shoes

For more information: (802) 579-9990; (Email): de('ray', 'biz', 'shallwedance');

Web: www.shallwedance.biz

Generic Schedule: first, third, fourth & fifth Fridays (year round)

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Brunswick (Brunswick), ME: Folk Dance Brunswick (Balkan and other International Folk Dance) (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Folk Dance Brunswick

— World music and dance from the Balkans, Israel, Western Europe, and around the globe.

Venue: People Plus: 35 Union Street get a map

Time: 6:30-9:00 p.m.

Price: $8 ($5 for students, seniors)

— Note: Great fun, good exercise. Many dances are taught. No partner needed.

For more information: (207) 200-7577; (Email): de('brennan.mk', 'com', 'gmail');

Web: www.folkdancebrunswick.com

Generic Schedule: Every Friday (year round)

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Atlanta, GA: Friday Night Contra (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Chattahoochee Country Dancers

Venue: Clarkston Community Center (Atlanta) : 3701 College Avenue get a map

Time: Lessons at 7:30p. Dance at 8:00p.

Price: $10. Students w/ ID & Dancers Under 16: $5, Non-Dance 16 & over: $5/$10, Non-Dance under 16:

For more information: (404) 307-3444; (Email): de('thatrobharper', 'com', 'gmail');

Web: www.contradance.org

Generic Schedule: Every Friday (year round)

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Durham, NH: Seacoast Set Dancers (Celtic Dance) (no dance today)

— Sponsored by: Seacoast Set Dancers

— Irish SET Dancing, lessons, called. Four couples dancing in squaresquadrilles. Ceilis. Durham Unitarian church.

Venue: Durham Unitarian Church (Durham Fellowship Hall) : 20 Madbury Road get a map

Time: 7pm-9pm

Price: $5.00

— Note: Adults, leather sole shoes preferred. Always check website to confirm class schedule!!

For more information: (603) 749-1038; (Email): de('sue', 'org', 'seacoastsetdancers');

Web: www.seacoastsetdancers.org

Generic Schedule: Every Friday Sep-Jun

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Greenfield, MA: Contra Dance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Friends of the Guiding Star Grange

Featuring: David Kaynor leading with music by Greenfield Dance Band (David Kaynor (fiddle), Stuart Kenney (bass), Mary Cay Brass (piano, accordion), Peter Siegel (mandolin and guitar))

Venue: Guiding Star Grange: 401 Chapman Street get a map

Time: (Workshop/lesson: 7:30) Dance: 8-11:00

Price: $8 - $10 sliding scale (or barter equivalent)

— Note: 7:30 PM workshop for beginners and others; 8:00 - 11:00 dancing for all.

For more information: (413) 367-9380; (Email): de('davidkaynor', 'com', 'mac');

Web: www.davidkaynor.com

Generic Schedule: second, fourth & fifth Fridays (year round)

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Hillsdale, NY: Falcon Ridge Folk Festival (27 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, July 31, 2015 — Sunday, August 2, 2015

— Sponsored by: Falcon Ridge Folk Festival

Description: One of the largest outdoor festivals in the North East

Dance styles include: Cajun Contra Family International Square Swing Vintage Folk Dance

Venue: Dodds Farm: 44 CR 7D get a map

Price: $Single day, 3 day & camping tix avail

For more information: (860) 364-2138; (Email): de('info', 'com', 'FalconRidgeFolk');

Web: www.FalconRidgeFolk.com

(This event (festival #492) unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy for 2015)

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Juneau, AK: Camp Damp (dance and Music Party) (23 rd annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Friday, July 31, 2015 — Sunday, August 2, 2015

— Sponsored by: Camp DAMP

Description: Enjoy a weekend of evening dances, dance and music workshops and tasty food at a rustic lodge in the rainforest of Southeast Alaska. Campers will call and play for late night dances plus prepare the meals and do other camp chores. the camp features cabins or sites for tenting and a bathhouse with running water. Bring clothes for the cool and moist summer climate. Out-of-town guests may request housing in Juneau and transportation to camp.

Dance styles include: Contra Dance

Note: Bring soft soled shoes for the dance floor and rubber boots for outdoor wear.

Venue: Eagle River Methodist Camp: mile 28 get a map

Price: $110 adults, $85 young adults, $50 children

For more information: (907) 463-3214; (Email): de('tomjan', 'net', 'gci');

Web: www.juneaucontras.org

(This event (festival #652) unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy for 2015)

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Lancaster, NH: White Mountain Scottish Country Dancers (no dance today)

— Sponsored by: White Mountain Scottish Country Dancers

Venue: Lancaster Town Hall: 695 Main Street get a map

Time: 7:30 - 9:30 pm

Price: $By donation

For more information: (802) 751-7671; (Email): de('billtobinharp', 'com', 'gmail');

Web: sites.google.com/site/whitemtnscottishdancers

Generic Schedule: Every Friday Oct-Jun

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Melbourne Village, FL: South Brevard Dancers (International and Scandinavian Dance) (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: South Brevard International Dancers

— International request dancing, Balkan, English, Scandinavian, whatever

Venue: Historic Community House: 6100 Hall Rd get a map

Time: 7:00 pm

Price: $5

For more information: (321) 482-6818; (Email): de('john', 'com', 'dalypreservation');

Web: www.folkdance.org

Generic Schedule: Every Friday (year round)

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Orange Park, FL: Orange Park English Country Dance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Orange Park English Country Dance

— Beg-int-adv English country dance in north Florida. Dance on a sprung wood floor to recorded music.

Venue: Laurel Oaks & Gardens ((private home)) get a map

Time: 7:00-10:00pm

Price: $Free

— Note: Adults only. Lesson at 7pm. Carry in soft-soled shoes. Please RSVP each week to confirm attendance.

For more information: (904) 800-8863; (Email): de('info', 'net', 'fullcirclemusic');

Web: english.fladancegypsy.info

Generic Schedule: first, second, fourth & fifth Fridays (year round)

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Pepperell, MA: Nashoba Valley International Folk Dancers (unconfirmed)

— International Folk Dancing

Venue: McGrath Community Center: Rtes 111 and 113 get a map

Time: 7-9 pm

Price: $free

— Note: Always call 978-433-9874 to verify day and location of dance.

For more information: (978) 433-9874; (Email): de('nleb', 'net', 'verizon');

Generic Schedule: Every Friday (year round)

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Portsmouth, NH: Ballroom Dance (unconfirmed)

— Dancing for All Levels, All Dances, All Dancers

Venue: Portsmouth Ballroom Dance Studio: 948 Route 1 Bypass North get a map

Time: (Workshop/lesson: 7:30) Dance: 8:30-11:00

Price: $10 pp

For more information: (603) 433-2009; (Email): de('peggimorrow', 'net', 'comcast');

Web: portsmouthballroomdancestudio.com

Generic Schedule: Every Friday (year round)

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Rehoboth, MA: Contra Dance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Rehoboth Country Dance Society

Venue: Goff Memorial Hall: 124 Bay State Rd. get a map

Time: 8-11:00

Price: $8 ($5 under 16,; $18 families)

For more information: (508)252-6375; (Email): de('shawnkendrick', 'net', 'comcast');

Web: www.contradancelinks.com/rehoboth.html

Generic Schedule: second, fourth & fifth Fridays (year round)

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San Diego, CA: San Diego Contra Dance; 1st, 3rd & 5th Fridays (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: San Diego Folk Heritage

— Join our Facebook Group (San Diego Contra Dancing)

Venue: Trinity United Methodist Church: 3030 Thorn Street get a map

Time: 8 - 11 pm

Price: $7

— Note: Beginner’s workshop 7:30-8:00 p.m.

For more information: (619) 283-8550; (Email): de('SDFH', 'com', 'san.rr');

Web: sites.google.com/site/sandiegocontradance

Generic Schedule: first, third & fifth Fridays (year round)

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Schenectady, NY: Tri-City Folkdancers (Balkan and International Dance) (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Tri-City Folkdancers

— Mostly Balkan International dancing

Venue: YWCA: 44 Washington Ave. get a map

Time: 7:30-10:00 Pm

Price: $8

— Note: Bring shoes for dancing (no street shoes) on wood floor

For more information: (518) 452-1154; (Email): de('schulzbob', 'com', 'aol');

Web: www.tri-cityfolkdancers.org

Generic Schedule: Every Friday (year round)

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Seattle, WA: Balkan Recreational Dancing (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Seattle Balkan Dancers

— Dancing to recorded music requests most nights with live music parties every 1-2 months

Venue: Russian Center (On Capitol Hill) : 704 19th Ave E. — Corner of 19th Ave. E. & E. Roy St. get a map

Time: 8:30-11:00 Pm

Price: $5.00

— Note: Teaching most nights from 7:30-8:30 (check website for schedule)

For more information: (425) 883-0332; (Email): de('danceinfo', 'org', 'seattlebalkandancers');

Web: www.seattlebalkandancers.org

Generic Schedule: Every Friday (year round)

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Utica, MI: Ballroom and Tango (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Argentine Tango Detroit

— A warm welcoming atmosphere lesson at 8:00 party at 9:00

Venue: Tango Suave Studio: 7758 Auburn Road get a map

Time: 8:00

Price: $Free trial with purchase

— Note: No partner needed

For more information: (586) 254-0560; (Email): de('ladytango8', 'com', 'yahoo');

Web: www.argentinetangodetroit.com

Generic Schedule: Every Friday (year round)

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Whately, MA: International Dance

— Sponsored by: Amherst International Folkdancing

Venue: Richard and Flora’s Whately Dance Barn get a map

Time: 7:30-10:00

Price: $Donation

For more information: (413) 323-6330; (Email): de('cindy', 'org', 'amherstfolkdancing');

Web: www.amherstfolkdancing.org

Generic Schedule: Every Friday (year round)

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Williston, VT: Ballroom Nights Classes & Dance Practice (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Ballroom Nights

— Weekly ballroom dancing lessons and dance practice. Singles, couples & all levels welcome.

Venue: Ballroom Nights (Jazzercise Studio) : 59 Day Lane — Behind Guy’s Farm & Yard get a map

Time: 7:00-8:00 lesson 8:00-10:00 dance practice

Price: $14 lesson & dance, $10/Student $8 for practice only

— Note: Soft soled shoes.

For more information: (802) 862-2269; (Email): de('ballroomnights', 'com', 'gmail');

Web: www.ballroomnights.com/index2.html

Generic Schedule: Every Friday (year round)

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Williston, VT: Ballroom Nights

— Sponsored by: Ballroom Nights

— Social Ballroom Dancing

Venue: Ballroom Nights (Jazzercise Studio) : 59 Day Lane — Behind Guy’s Farm & Yard get a map

Time: 7:00-9:30

Price: $14

— Note: We welcome all levels, singels and couples. No experience required

For more information: (Email): de('ballroomnights', 'com', 'gmail');

Web: www.ballroomnights.com

Generic Schedule: Every Friday (year round)

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Saturday, August 1, 2015

Albuquerque, NM: Albuquerque Contra Dance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: New Mexico Folk Music and Dance Society

Venue: Albuquerque Square Dance Center: 4909-15 Hawkins NE get a map

Time: 7:30-10:30

Price: $8 members/$9 non-members

— Note: Check website for occasional location changes.

For more information: (505) 345-8041; (Email): de('folkmads', 'com', 'yahoo');

Web: www.folkmads.org

Generic Schedule: first & third Saturdays (year round)

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Branford, CT: Contra Dance (no dance today)

— Sponsored by: New Haven Country Dancers

Venue: Branford Community Center: 46 Church St. get a map

Time: (Workshop/lesson: 7:30) Dance: 8-11:00

Price: $10

For more information: (203) 776-1812; (Email): de('paul.mcguire', 'edu', 'yale');

Web: www.ctContra.com/nhcd

Generic Schedule: first, third & fifth Saturdays Sep-Jul

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Los Angeles (Zip 90049), CA: Brentwood Contra Dance - 1st Saturday (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: California Dance Coop Los Angeles

Venue: Brentwood Youth House: 731 S. Bundy Dr. — (Corner of S. Bundy Dr. and San Vicente Blvd) get a map

Time: Lesson from 7:30pm - 8:00pm and Dance from 8pm - 11pm

Price: $Admission at the door $10 general, $7 for students with I.D. and CDSS members get $1 off.

— Note: Beginners welcome, all ages and experience levels too!

For more information: (626) 205-2044; (Email): de('thecontradancedude', 'com', 'yahoo');

Web: www.caldancecoop.org

Generic Schedule: first Saturdays (year round)

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Calgary Alberta, AB: Calgary Contra Dance Series (no dance today)

— Sponsored by: Calgary Contra Dance Collective

— A mix of traditional and contemporary contras, East Coast, West Coast, Ontario influences.

Venue: Calgary Unitarian Universalist Church (Wickenden Hall) : 1703 1 Street Northwest get a map

Time: 8:00 pm

Price: $10.00

— Note: Beginners walk-through at 7:45 pm

For more information: (Email): de('Grizzly_sm', 'com', 'yahoo');

Web: calgarycontradance.org

Generic Schedule: first Saturdays Sep-Jun

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Carrollton, TX: North Texas Contra Dance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: North Texas Traditional Dance Society

— American folk dancing, like the Virginia Reel, etc. Fun for all ages, no experience or partners needed. No fancy footwork, so it is easy (and fun) enough for beginners to enjoy almost immediately.

Venue: Plaza Arts Center: 1115 4th Ave get a map

Time: 8-11 pm

Price: $9 non-members, $7 members, $5 students

— Note: all ages welcome, live music, no smoking or alcohol

For more information: (972) 546-8858; (Email): de('info', 'org', 'nttds');

Web: www.nttds.org

Generic Schedule: first Saturdays (year round)

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Caspar, CA: Mendocino English Country Dance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Mendocino English Country Dance

Featuring: Elizabeth Zekley and Guest Dance Leaders leading with music by Take A Dance - English Country Dance Orchestra

— English Country Dance by the sea in the redwoods. Check the schedule. Live music by “Take a Dance”

Venue: Caspar Community Center: Caspar St. and Caspar Rd. get a map

Time: 7:30

Price: $10

— Note: Potluck snacks at the break. Always live music.

For more information: (707) 964-4826; (Email): de('ecd', 'com', 'larkcamp');

Web: www.larkcamp.com/mendoengdance.htm

Generic Schedule: first Saturdays (year round)

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Chatham, NY: Columbia County Contra Dance (unconfirmed)

Featuring: music by Russett Trio (Aldo Lavaggi (fiddle), Mark Murphy (bass) and Peter Madsen (guitar))

Venue: Morris Memorial hall: Park Row — just off Main St, get a map

Time: (Workshop/lesson: 7:30) Dance: 8:30-11:00

Price: $8-10

For more information: (Email): de('info', 'org', 'cococontra');

Web: www.cococontra.org

Generic Schedule: first Saturdays (year round)

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Christchurch (New Zealand), : Regular Monthly Contra Dance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Dancing Kiwis

Featuring: Bill Baritompa leading

Venue: Addington School Hall: Simeon Street get a map

Time: 7 pm

Price: $ 5

— Note: This dance is in Christchurch, New Zealand

For more information: (011) + 6433288985; (Email): de('staf186', 'nz', 'ext.canterbury.ac');

Web: christchurch.contradance.nz

Generic Schedule: first Saturdays (year round)

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Cocoa Beach, FL: Cocoa Beach Contra Dance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Cocoa Beach Contra Dance

— contra dance

Venue: Cocoa Beach Recreation Center: 321 Ramp Rd get a map

Time: 8-11 pm, beginner lesson at 7:30

Price: $9, $5 for those under 18 years old

— Note: Please bring a clean pair of soft-soled shoes.

For more information: (321) 409-8808; (Email): de('jereproctor', 'com', 'cfl.rr');

Web: cocoabeachcontra.org

Generic Schedule: first Saturdays (year round)

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Corvallis, OR: Corvallis Folklore Society Contra Dances (no dance today)

— Sponsored by: Corvallis Folklore Society

— modern urban contra dance series, since 1980s

Venue: First United Congregational Church (Gatton Hall) : 4515 SW West Hills Rd get a map

Time: 7:30 newcomers’ session, 8:00 dance

Price: $6 (members), $7 non-members

— Note: Please bring a pair of clean shoes to help protect the dance floor.

For more information: (541) 745-1002; (Email): de('corvalliscontracommittee', 'com', 'googlegroups');

Web: cfs.peak.org/dance

Generic Schedule: first & third Saturdays Sep-Jun

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Deerfield, NH: Deerfield, NH contra dance (no dance today)

— Sponsored by: Deerfield Contras

Venue: Deerfield Town Hall: 6 Church St. (formerly Old Centre Rd) get a map

Time: 8-11:00

Price: $8.00( 13+ years), $3.00 8-12years

— Note: soft soled dancing shoes please, WE NOW HAVE a WEBSITE

For more information: (603) 679-1915; (Email): de('holt.e', 'net', 'comcast');

Web: holte0.wix.com/deerfield-contras

Generic Schedule: first Saturdays Sep-Jun

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Durango, CO: Durango Colorado Contra Dance (no dance today)

— Sponsored by: Durango Colorado Contra Dance

— We dance once per month in Durango, Colorado and dance traditional style contras, squares and circle dances.

Venue: Park Elementary School: 623 E 6th Ave get a map

Time: Beginner instruction - 7 pm, Dance - 7:30 pm

Price: $10

— Note: Everyone is welcome!

For more information: (970) 385-9292; (Email): de('PerkyPantsDance', 'com', 'gmail');

Web: groups.google.com/group/Durango-Contra-Dances

Generic Schedule: first Saturdays Sep-May

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East Hanover, NJ 07936, NJ: Swingin’ Tern Dances (Contra and Square Dance) (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: The Folk Project

— Three decades of contra dancing in northern NJ. Beginners always welcome.

Venue: First Presbyterian Church: 14 Hanover Road get a map

Time: 8 pm (7:30 beginner’s workshop)

Price: $10 per adult, $5 per student

— Note: Bring clean soft-soled shoes to change into. Nondancing children must be supervised at all times.

For more information: (973) 295-6864; (Email): de('dance', 'org', 'folkproject');

Web: www.folkproject.org

Generic Schedule: first & third Saturdays (year round)

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Falmouth, ME: GPCDS first Saturday Contra Dance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Greater Portland Community Dance Series

— Generally High energy Contra dance series, mix of experienced and new and in-between

Venue: Falmouth Congregational Church: 267 Falmouth Rd get a map

Time: (Workshop/lesson: 7:15) Dance: 8

Price: $10 (Seniors, U21 $7, Children: $5, (under 5: free)

— Note: Please bring clean non-street shoes

For more information: (207) 353-9354; (Email): de('bajmagda', 'com', 'juno');

Generic Schedule: first Saturdays (year round)

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Fayetteville, NY: Syracuse Country Dancers (Contra Dance) (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Syracuse Country Dancers

Venue: United Church of Fayetteville: 310 E. Genesee Street get a map

Time: 8:00-11:00

Price: $7 reg admission (sliding scale)

— Note: Check website for occasional cancellations or changes in venue

For more information: (Email): de('info', 'org', 'syracusecountrydancers');

Web: www.syracusecountrydancers.org

Generic Schedule: first Saturdays (year round)

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Fort Collins, CO: Friends of Traditional Dance (Contra Dance) (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Friends of Traditional Dance

— Contra Dance

Venue: Club Tico (in City Park): 1599 City Park Dr get a map

Time: 8-11:00 (7 lesson)

Price: $9

For more information: (970) 493-8277; (Email): de('FoTD', 'org', 'FoTD');

Web: www.fotd.org

Generic Schedule: first, third & fifth Saturdays (year round)

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Greenfield, MA: Contra Dance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Wild Asparagus

Featuring: George Marshall leading with music by Wild Asparagus (David Cantieni (saxophone, flute, bombard, whistle), George Marshall (concertina, bodhran), Becky Tracy (fiddle), Ann Percival (piano and guitar))

Venue: Guiding Star Grange: 401 Chapman Street get a map

Time: (Workshop/lesson: 8) Dance: 8:30

Price: $8-10

For more information: (Email): de('george', 'com', 'wildasparagus');

Web: www.wildasparagus.com

Generic Schedule: first Saturdays (year round)

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Greensboro, NC: Greensboro Contra Dance (Electric Camel Contra) (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Electric Camel Contra

— Welcoming Contra Dances with spirited music

Venue: Guilford Grange: 4909 Guilford School Road get a map

Time: 7:00pm

Price: $variable

— Note: rule #1 is that everyone is going to make mistakes, rule #2 is that no one is going to care

For more information:

Web: electriccamelcontra.org

Generic Schedule: first Saturdays (year round)

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Lawrence, KS: Uptown Hoedown (Contra and Square Dance) (no dance today)

— Sponsored by: uptown hoedown

— traditional style contras and squares

Venue: lawrence senior center ballroom: Vermont St get a map

Time: 7:30pm

Price: $8 general, $3 students

For more information: (Email): de('info', 'org', 'uptownhoedown');

Web: www.uptownhoedown.org

Generic Schedule: first Saturdays Sep-May

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Lincoln, NE: Contra Dance of Lincoln (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Lincoln Contra Dance

— Traditional Contra with Live Band!

Venue: Auld Recreation Center Antelope Park: 1650 Memorial Drive get a map

Time: 7:30 pm to 10 pm

Price: $8 for adults, $5 for students, $20 for families

— Note: Multigenerational, wear comfortable clothing

For more information: (970) 692-4208; (Email): de('henryferguson28', 'com', 'gmail');

Web: www.butchnlucy.com/contradance.html

Generic Schedule: first Saturdays (year round)

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Location not established, : Newfound Lake Barn Dance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: George & Terry Mills

Description: Family Dance, contra, waltz, square, mixers

Dance styles include: Contra Dance

Venue: No Venue Established

Price: $5 pp, $10 Family, under 12 free

For more information:

Date for 2015: Saturday, August 1

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Lyman, NH: CDSS Family Week at Ogontz (17 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Saturday, August 1, 2015 — Saturday, August 8, 2015

— Sponsored by: Country Dance and Song Society

Description: Provides an opportunity for parents and children to sing, dance, play and relax together in the beautiful White Mountains of New Hampshire.

Dance styles include: Contra English Family Square Dance

Venue: Ogontz: 14 Ogontz Rd get a map

Price: $875 (less for children)

For more information: (413) 203-5467; (Email): de('camp', 'org', 'cdss');

Web: www.cdss.org/ogontz

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Lyman, NH: Ogontz Family Week 2 (14 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Saturday, August 1, 2015 — Saturday, August 8, 2015

Description: Provides an opportunity for parents and children to sing, dance, play and relax together in the beautiful White Mountains of New Hampshire.

Dance styles include: Contra English Family Square Dance

Venue: Ogontz: 14 Ogontz Rd get a map

Price: $855 (less for children)

For more information: (413) 268-7426; (Email): de('camp', 'org', 'cdss');

Web: www.cdss.org/ogontz

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Lyman, NH: Teacher Training Course at Ogontz (6 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Saturday, August 1, 2015 — Saturday, August 8, 2015

— Sponsored by: Cdss

Description: Folk Arts of Early America and the British Isles for the Classroom

Dance styles include: Contra English Family Multiple_style Dance

Venue: Ogontz: 14 Ogontz Rd get a map

Price: $875

For more information: (413) 203-5467; (Email): de('camp', 'org', 'cdss');

Web: www.cdss.org/teachers

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Lyman, NH: CDSS American Dance Musicians Course (3 rd annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Saturday, August 1, 2015 — Saturday, August 8, 2015

— Sponsored by: Country Dance and Song Society

Description: A week long course for 16 contra dance musicians comfortable getting around on their instruments and playing at dance speed, or close to it. We will play familiar tunes and will also learn music by ear.

Dance styles include: Contra Square Dance

Note: Age 15 and up

Venue: Ogontz: 14 Ogontz Rd get a map

Price: $875

For more information: (413) 203-5467; (Email): de('camp', 'org', 'cdss');

Web: www.cdss.org/camp

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Margate, FL: International Dance (no dance today)

Venue: Margate Community Center get a map

Time: 1-3:30

For more information: (561) 393-8895; (Email): de('ira', 'net', 'copavision.comcastbiz');

Generic Schedule: Every Saturday Sep-May

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DG favorite Montpelier, VT: Contra Dance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Contradance Umbrella

Venue: Capital City Grange: 6612 VT Rt. 12 — Northfield Rd. get a map

Time: 8:00

Price: $9

— Note: Please bring a pair of clean, soft-soled shoes

For more information: (802) 744-2851; (Email): de('ttaska', 'com', 'pshift');

Web: capitalcitygrange.org/contradances

Generic Schedule: first, third & fifth Saturdays (year round)

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Nevada City, CA: Nevada City contra dance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Foothill Country Dancers

Featuring: music by Hot Cider

— Modern and traditional contras...

Venue: Nevada City Oddfellows Hall: 212 Spring St get a map

Time: 8 - 11 pm (newcomer orientation 7:30)

Price: $9 ($8 members)

For more information: (530) 273-3934; (Email): de('info', 'org', 'foothilldancers');

Web: www.foothilldancers.org

Generic Schedule: first Saturdays (year round)

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New Haven, CT: Tango (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Connecticut Argentine Tango Society (CATS)

Venue: Medical Arts Building: 362 Whitney Ave get a map

Time: (Workshop/lesson: 7:30) Dance: 8-12:00

Price: $10

— Note: Wear smooth soled shoes

For more information: (203) 874-2102; (Email): de('phelpstango', 'net', 'optonline');

Generic Schedule: first Saturdays (year round)

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New Haven, CT: Elm City Waltz (no dance today)

Venue: Undercroft Christ Church (Center for the arts) : 84 Broadway get a map

Time: (Workshop/lesson: 8:00) Dance: 8:30-11:30

Price: $5; $3 under 21 or with Yale/other university ID

For more information: (Email): de('susan', 'org', 'lse');

Web: www.lse.org/waltz

Generic Schedule: first Saturdays Sep-Jul

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New York, NY: Country Dance New York Contra Dance (no dance today)

— Sponsored by: Country Dance New York Inc.

— Contra dance open to all

Venue: The Church of the Village: 201 W. 13th St — near 7th Ave. (enter on 13th St.) get a map

Time: 8 to 11 p.m. (beginners 7:30)

Price: $15; $12 students and members

— Note: Beginners class 7:30 - 8:00; soft-soled shoes

For more information: (212) 459-4080; (Email): de('info2', 'org', 'cdny');

Web: www.cdny.org

Generic Schedule: Every Saturday Sep-Jun

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Ottawa, ON: Contra Dance (no dance today)

— Sponsored by: Old Sod

Venue: get a map

Time: (Workshop/lesson: 7:30) Dance: 8:00

Price: $12 (can)

For more information: (613) 761-7582; (Email): de('jargus', 'ca', 'magma');

Web: ottawacontra.ca

Generic Schedule: first & third Saturdays Sep-Jun

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Owen Sound, ON: Fiddlefern Country Dance (Contra and Square Dance) (no dance today)

— Sponsored by: Fiddlefern Country Dancers

— Country Dancing Owen Sound, ON., CAN

Venue: St. George’s Church Hall: 1049 4th Avenue East get a map

Time: 7:45 p.m.

Price: $12 Adults, $7.50 Students $5 Children, $20 Family

— Note: Beginners welcome. Soft-soled shoes and comfortable clothing advised

For more information: (519) 372-9151; (Email): de('info', 'ca', 'fiddlefern');

Web: fiddlefern.ca

Generic Schedule: first Saturdays Sep-Jun

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Palm Springs, Town of Lake Worth, FL: Palm Springs Contra (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: South Florida Contra

— traditional style contras ~ warm, fun, friendly dance

Venue: Leisure Activities Building: 226 Cypress Lane — I-95 Forest Hill Blvd. exit get a map

Time: 7:30-11:00; beginner’s session 7:30-8:00

Price: $10 at the door ($5 ages 6-18)

— Note: Please bring soft soled shoes, and a snack to share if you can.

For more information: (561) 308-8964; (Email): de('prufoxbetty', 'com', 'juno');

Generic Schedule: first Saturdays (year round)

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Peterborough, NH: Peterborough 1st Saturday Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: Monadnock Folklore Society

Featuring: Don Primrose and Tod Whittemore leading with music by Sugar River Band plus Gordon Peery (piano Guitar), Matt Garland, Randy Miller (fiddle), Richard Backes (guitar), Samuel Foucher and Tad Dreis

Venue: South Meadow School: 108 Hancock Road get a map

— (First Annual ”MacFest” Honoring Bob McQuillen) —

Time: 3:30 - 11 Pm (note!)

Price: $15/10

For more information: (413) 369-4369; (Email): de('zakon-anderson', 'net', 'comcast');

Web: www.monadnockfolk.org

Generic Schedule: first Saturdays (year round)

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Plymouth, MA: CDSS English Dance Week at Pinewoods (82 nd annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Saturday, August 1, 2015 — Saturday, August 8, 2015

— Sponsored by: Country Dance and Song Society

Description: Provides the opportunity to study and enjoy the variety of English dance and music traditions including country, morris, sword, clog, etc.

Dance styles include: English Dance

Note: Age 15 and up

Venue: Pinewoods Camp: 80 Cornish Field Rd get a map

Price: $875

For more information: (413) 203-5467; (Email): de('camp', 'org', 'cdss');

Web: www.cdss.org/camp

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Plymouth, MA: English Dance Musicians Course (3 rd annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Saturday, August 1, 2015 — Saturday, August 8, 2015

Description: A course in playing for English country dancing for musicians of at least intermediate level.

Dance styles include: English Dance

Note: Age 15 and up

Venue: Pinewoods Camp: 80 Cornish Field Rd get a map

Price: $895

For more information: (413) 268-7426; (Email): de('camp', 'org', 'cdss');

Web: www.cdss.org/camp

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Port Angeles, WA: Contra and Square Dance (no dance today)

— A fun friendly community dance for dancers of all ages. We do a mix of contras and squares.

Venue: Black Diamond Community Hall: 1942 Black Diamond Rd get a map

Time: 7:30 Intro workshop, 8:00 - 11:00 Dance

Price: $Suggested Donation $6 to $10

For more information: (360) 457-5667; (Email): de('tom', 'us', 'shindler');

Web: www.blackdiamonddance.org

Generic Schedule: first Saturdays Sep-May

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Port Ewen, NY: Hudson Valley English Dance

— Sponsored by: Hvcd

Featuring: music by Katie Jeannotte (viola), Stewart Dean (concertina) and Sue Polansky (clarinet)

Venue: Reformed Church of Port Ewen: 160 Salem Street get a map

Time: (Workshop/lesson: 7) Dance: 7:30 -10:30

Price: $10 (full time students $5)

For more information: (845) 679-8587; (Email): de('SarahKessenich', 'com', 'aol');

Web: www.hudsonvalleydance.org

Generic Schedule: first Saturdays (year round)

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Portsmouth, NH: Beginner Night (Ballroom and other Ballroom Dance) (unconfirmed)

— Beginner Night, New and Returning Dancers

Venue: Portsmouth Ballroom Dance Studio: 948 Route 1 Bypass North get a map

Time: (8pm Lesson) 9-11pm

Price: $10 pp

— Note: Lesson at 8pm, Dance 9-11pm

For more information: (603) 433-2009; (Email): de('peggimorrow', 'net', 'comcast');

Web: portsmouthballroomdancestudio.com

Generic Schedule: first & third Saturdays (year round)

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South Amherst, MA: South Amherst Paneurhythmy (International Dance) (unconfirmed)

— outdoor morning spiritual exercises

Venue: Mt Pollux Conservation Area: 1403 South East St. get a map

Time: 8 am (9 am March April)

Price: $free

— Note: weather permitting

For more information: (413) 774-2232; (Email): de('shlabuke', 'com', 'yahoo');

Generic Schedule: Every Saturday Mar-Sep

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Tamworth, NH: Tamworth Outing Club Contra Dances

— Sponsored by: Tamworth Outing Club

Featuring: Tom Chiappisi leading with music by Tom & Annie’s CaravanBand

— Family-friendly, all dances taught

Venue: Tamworth Town House: 27 Cleveland Hill Road get a map

Time: 7:30

Price: $7 adults, $15 family maximum

— Note: Please wear soft-soled shoes

For more information: (603) 323-7001; (Email): de('sheldon', 'com', 'steepleviewcabinetry');

Web: tamworthoutingclub.org/dances.html

Generic Schedule: Every Saturday Jul-Aug

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Watertown, MA: Canadian American Club Dance (Otherstyle Dance) (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Canadian American club

— Canadian American Dance

Venue: Canadian American Dance: 202 Arlington St get a map

Time: 8:00pm

Price: $10.00

— Note: over 21

For more information: (617) 924-9827; (Email): de('canadianamericanclub', 'com', 'yahoo');

Web: www.canadianamericanclub.com

Generic Schedule: Every Saturday (year round)

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White Plains, NY: English Dance (no dance today)

— Sponsored by: Country Dancers of Westchester

— English country dances, live music

Venue: Church In The Highlands: Bryant Ave and Grandview Ave. get a map

Time: 8

Price: $15

For more information: (Email): de('bhuppert', 'com', 'juno');

Web: sites.google.com/site/cdwestchester

Generic Schedule: first & fifth Saturdays Sep-May

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Sunday, August 2, 2015

Albuquerque, NM: USA Dance Chapter 5047 Northern New Mexico (Ballroom Dance) (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: USA Dance Chapter 5047 North Cental New Mexico

— Ballroom Dance, Group Lesson

Venue: Albuquerque Square Dance Center: 4909-15 Hawkins NE get a map

Time: 6:00 to 9:30pm

Price: $5.00 Members $8.00 Non Members

For more information: (Email): de('usadancecnm5047', 'com', 'gmail');

Web: usadancecenm.org

Generic Schedule: first & third Sundays (year round)

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Arlington, MA: Hungarian Dance Class (Otherstyle Dance) (no dance today)

— Sponsored by: Forgas

— mostly Transylvanian Hungarian dance cycles

Venue: Church of our Saviour: 21 Marathon St. get a map

Time: 6:30-8:30

Price: $10

For more information: (781) 648-6887; (Email): de('gessel', 'edu', 'brandeis');

Web: people.brandeis.edu/~gessel/forgas

Generic Schedule: Every Sunday Sep-Jun

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Brattleboro, VT: Brattleboro International Folk Dance

— Sponsored by: Brattleboro International Folk Dancing

Featuring: Gini Milkey and Rachelle Ackerman leading with music by Xopo

— mostly Balkan, always live music, all levels. First half all dances taught, second half requests.

Venue: The Church: Main Street and Grove Street get a map

Time: 3:30 - 6:30

Price: $12 (suggested donation)

— Note: no street shoes; please bring a water bottle

For more information: (802) 257-9513; (Email): de('rachelleackerman', 'com', 'yahoo');

Web: www.xopoandfriends.com

Generic Schedule: first Sundays Oct-Jun (and Aug)

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Brookline, MA: Scottish Dance (no dance today)

Venue: Church of Our Saviour: Carlton St. and Monmouth St. get a map

Time: 6:30-8:30

Price: $5

— Note: Attendance will be limited to the comfortable capacity of the hall. Reservations accepted

For more information: (617) 661-5899; (Email): de('rob.macintosh', 'net', 'verizon');

Generic Schedule: Every Sunday (not in Jun, Jul, Aug)

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Cambridge, MA: MIT International Folk Dance

— Sponsored by: MIT Folk Dance Club

Venue: MIT Student Center (Second Floor) : 84 Massachusetts Avenue get a map

Time: 8:00 - 11:00 pm

Price: $1 suggested donation

For more information: (Email): de('fdc-request', 'edu', 'mit');

Web: mit.edu/fdc

Generic Schedule: Every Sunday (year round)

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Cambridge, MA: BIDA Contra Dance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: BIDA (Boston Intergenerational Dance Advocates)

— BIDA Contra Dance

Venue: Masonic Hall: 1950 Massachusetts Ave get a map

Time: Introductory Lesson 7:00, Dance 7:30-10:30pm

Price: $5-$10 Sliding Scale

— Note: all are welcome, no partner necessary, all dances taught, bring non-street shoes to protect floor.

For more information: (617) 871-0237; (Email): de('BIDA', 'org', 'BIDAdance');

Web: www.BIDAdance.org

Generic Schedule: first & third Sundays Aug-Jun

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Clifton Park, NY: scottish country dancers (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: scottish country dancers

— scottish country dancing. RSCDS affiliated.

Venue: Newbitz House: 85 Mann Blvd get a map

Time: 6:45-9

Price: $No Charge

— Note: everyone welcome. singles welcome. please call or email ahead to confirm

For more information: (518) 383-6580; (Email): de('clubitz', 'com', 'nycap.rr');

Generic Schedule: Every Sunday (year round)

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Decatur, GA: QuickSilver (Usually) First Sunday English (no dance today)

— Sponsored by: QuickSilver Country Dancers

— Monthly English Country Dance (using global terminology)

Venue: Life Enrichment Center: 1340 McConnell Drive get a map

Time: 1:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Price: $7.00

— Note: Newcomer’s Orientation 1:30-2pm; Dance 2-5pm. Check website for dates & directions!

For more information: (Email): de('qcdancersatlanta', 'com', 'gmail');

Web: www.qcdancers.org

Generic Schedule: first Sundays Sep-Jun

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Elkins, WV: Dance Week at Augusta (annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Sunday, August 2, 2015 — Sunday, August 9, 2015

Description: Workshops for all who love to dance, including contras, squares, clogging, Argentine tango, salsa, Québécois Social Dancing, Québécois stepdancing, waltz, hip hop, percussive dance, body movement techniques, how to be a preferred dance partner, and more.  You can also learn to call dances, play in a dance band, learn about dance sound systems, or take your choice of afternoon Vocal Week or Old-Time Week workshops. There will be dances Sunday thru Friday, and concerts Tuesday and Thursday. Tuition includes the Augusta Festival: more music and dancing, plus a great juried craft fair.

Dance styles include: Contra International Square Tango Folk Dance

Note: You must preregister to attend. (The evening dances and concerts are open to the public.)

Venue: Augusta Heritage Center: 100 Campus Dr. get a map

Price: $440

For more information: (304) 637-1209; (Email): de('augusta', 'com', 'augustaheritage');

Web: augustaheritagecenter.org

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Enfield, CT: North American Dance Academy (International, Swing and Tango) (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: North American Dance Academy

— Every Sunday Latin Dance group lesson and social dance party

Venue: Pearl Ballroom: 127 Pearl St get a map

Time: 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Price: $12

— Note: See web site for full info on current classes

For more information: (860) 891-9001; (Email): de('dance', 'com', 'northamericandanceacademy');

Web: www.northamericandanceacademy.com

Generic Schedule: Every Sunday (year round)

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Enfield, CT: Weekly Sunday Social Dances, Latin night (Ballroom Dance) (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: North American Dance Academy

— Weekly Sunday Social Dance, Latin Night!

Venue: North American Dance Academy: 127 Pearl St get a map

Time: 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Price: $10

— Note: BYOB, all levels welcome, no partner necessary, beautiful ballroom, good music, light refreshments

For more information: (860) 891-9001; (Email): de('dance', 'com', 'NorthAmericanDanceAcademy');

Web: www.northamericandanceacademy.com

Generic Schedule: Every Sunday (year round)

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Gig Harbor, WA: Ti Ti Tábor (23 rd annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Sunday, August 2, 2015 — Sunday, August 9, 2015

Description: Hungarian Music and Dance Camp: dance teachers are Cimbi and Bea, children’s program and singing teacher is Erika, and Dűvő will return for their sixteenth year as our favorite instrument teachers and táncház band. the camp will concentrate on the music, songs and dance of Tyukod, Szasznagyvesszos and Sovidek.

Dance styles include: International Folk Dance

Venue: All Saints Center (Raft Island) : 205 Camp Road NW get a map

For more information: (Email): de('info', 'org', 'tititabor');

Web: tititabor.org

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Granby, CO (United States): Rocky Mountain Fiddle Camp (17 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Sunday, August 2, 2015 — Sunday, August 9, 2015

— Sponsored by: Rocky Mountain Fiddle Camp

Description: For fiddle, cello, bass, guitar, mandolin, banjo, piano, flute, singing and dance! ”It’s not just for fiddlers!”

Dance styles include: Celtic Contra English Family Scottish Square Waltz Dance

Note: All ages and levels of abilities

Venue: Snow Mountain Ranch: 1101 County Rd get a map

Price: $875 Adults - $775 Youngsters under 17

For more information: (303) 596-9870; (Email): de('mfluther', 'com', 'aol');

Web: www.RMFiddle.com

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La Verne (91750), CA: La Verne Contra - 1st Sunday (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: California Dance Coop Los Angeles

Venue: Veterans Hall: 1550 Bonita Ave — (Bonita Ave and Wheeler Ave) get a map

Time: Lesson from 3:30pm - 4:00pm and Dance from 4:00pm - 7:00pm

Price: $Admission at the door $9 general and $5 for students with I.D. and CDSS members get $1 off.

— Note: Beginners welcome, all ages and experience levels too!

For more information: (626) 205-2044; (Email): de('thecontradancedude', 'com', 'yahoo');

Web: www.caldancecoop.org

Generic Schedule: first Sundays (year round)

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Leominster, MA: Swingin Sunday’s (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Dance 2 Swing

— Swingin Sunday’s Dance2Swing

Venue: Leominster Elks: 134 N. Main St. get a map

Time: (Workshop/lesson: 6:30) Dance: 7:30

Price: $12

— Note: Group Dance Lesson and Live Bands every Sunday

For more information: (978) 263-7220; (Email): de('dance2swing', 'net', 'comcast');

Web: www.dance2swing.com

Generic Schedule: Every Sunday (year round)

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Manchester, NH: Sunday Night Ballroom Dance Socials (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Queen City Ballroom

— beginner-friendly with mixer dances and light refreshments

Venue: Queen City Ballroom Dance Studio: 21 Dow St — second floor above the Sanel Company get a map

Time: Dance 6:00 to 9:00 pm. Pre-dance lesson 5:00 to 5:45 pm (free with paid admission)

Price: $10 per person. Free admission for first timers

— Note: Please bring a change of shoes to protect the dance floor.

For more information: (603) 622-1500; (Email): de('karen', 'com', 'queencityballroomnh');

Web: www.queencityballroomnh.com

Generic Schedule: Every Sunday (year round)

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Montreal, QC: ContraMontreal (no dance today)

— Sponsored by: ContraMontreal

Venue: Ukrainian Hall: 405 Fairmount West — at Hutchison get a map

Time: 6:30pm

Price: $15$can

For more information: (Email): de('info', 'org', 'contramontreal');

Web: contramontreal.org

Generic Schedule: first Sundays Sep-Jun

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Portland, ME: Portland International Dance

— Join us for an evening of dances from the Balkans, Israel, France, Greece, and around the world. Be

Venue: Portland New Church (formerly Swedenborgian Church) : 302 Stevens Ave. get a map

— (New Venue: Greenlight Studio, 49 Dartmouth St.) —

Time: 6:30-9:00

Price: $5

— Note: Beginners welcome, please bring clean shoes for dancing. Potluck 6:30 NO NUTS

For more information: (207) 688-2293; (Email): de('mwendt57', 'com', 'gmail');

Generic Schedule: first Sundays (year round)

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Poughkeepsie, NY: Swing Dance Jam (no dance today)

— Sponsored by: Hudson Valley Community Dances

Venue: Arlington Reformed church: Haight Avenue and Raymond Avenue get a map

Time: (Workshop/lesson: 6) Dance: 6:30-9:00

Price: $5

For more information: (845) 339-3032; (Email): de('benasilber', 'net', 'verizon');

Web: www.hudsonvalleydance.org

Generic Schedule: first Sundays Sep-Jun

(This cancellation believed correct by the Dance Gypsy;

Rochester, NY: CDR English Dances (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Country Dancers of Rochester

— English Country Dancing, All welcome, no partner or experience needed.

Venue: First Baptist Church of Rochester: 175 Allens Creek Road get a map

Time: 6:30 - 9:30 pm

Price: $8

— Note: Occasional irregularities - check CDRochester.org.

For more information: (585) 442-4681; (Email): de('rwsauvain', 'net', 'frontiernet');

Web: www.CDRochester.org

Generic Schedule: first, second, third & fourth Sundays (year round)

(This date unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy; See our confirmation policy)

San Diego, CA: San Diego English Country Dance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: San Diego ECD

— English Country for all. Dances are taught & called. No partner necessary.

Venue: Rancho Bernardo: 16955 Bernardo Oaks Dr get a map

Time: 6 - 9 pm

Price: $6 to $10 for special bands & callers

— Note: Beginners welcome

For more information: (858) 273-4174; (Email): de('rich_cosgrove', 'com', 'hotmail');

Web: sdecd.org

Generic Schedule: Every Sunday (year round)

(This date unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy; See our confirmation policy)

Wentworth, NH: Dancing Bones Sacred Circle Dance Camp (12 th annual) (unconfirmed)

Multi-day event: Sunday, August 2, 2015 — Friday, August 7, 2015

Description: Circle dance, Paneurythmy, Meditative dance, Story telling, Carnival with bonfire. Swim, Hike.

Dance styles include: Multiple_style Dance

Note: Limit of 50 dancers as that is all the dancing deck can hold. Rustic camp, hot outdoor showers, tenting, a few indoor sleep options. Advanced registration needed.

Venue: 165 Cape Moonshine Road get a map

Price: $30 for the week (plus $220 food plan if you want or bring your own food)

For more information: (413) 775-3268; (Email): de('miraclemoonshine', 'com', 'gmail');

(This event (festival #857) unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy for 2015)

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Monday, August 3, 2015

Belfast, ME: Scottish Dance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Penobscot Bay Scottish Country Dancers

Featuring: music by Recorded Music

Venue: Belfast American Legion Hall: 143 High Street — (entrance on Church Street) get a map

Time: beginners 7:00, gen class 7:30-9:30

Price: $4

For more information: (207) 722-3139; (Email): de('belfastclass', 'org', 'rscdsboston');

Web: www.rscdsboston.org/classes-listing.html

Generic Schedule: Every Monday (year round)

(This date unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy; See our confirmation policy)

Brookline, MA: Israeli and Folk Dance (unconfirmed)

Featuring: Raphael Gottesman and Ronnie Efrat leading

Venue: Congregation Kehillath Israel: 384 Harvard St THIS MAP IS WRONG! get a map

Time: 8-12:00

Price: $5 (Students: $3)

For more information: (617) 547-5060, (978) 302-3641; (Email): de('dance', 'com', 'rrdance');

Web: www.rrdance.com

Generic Schedule: Every Monday (year round)

(This date unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy; See our confirmation policy)

Cambridge, MA: Bulgarian, / and other Dance styles (no dance today)

Venue: Green Street Dance Studios: 185 Green St. get a map

Time: 7:30-9:30

Price: $12

For more information: (617) 840-2362;

Generic Schedule: Every Monday (not in Aug)

(This cancellation believed correct by the Dance Gypsy;

Charlotte, NC: Charlotte Country Dancers (Contra Dance) (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Charlotte Country Dancers

— Families, couples and singles welcome. Great wood floor!

Venue: Chantilly: 2101 Shenandoah Avenue get a map

Time: 7:30pm lesson, 8:00 -10:30 pm dance

Price: $8 adults, $6 students

For more information: (Email): de('sandybrandusa', 'com', 'yahoo');

Web: www.charlottedancegypsies.org/cdg/Meltdowns/meltdownHomepage.htm

Generic Schedule: Every Monday (year round)

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Chicago, IL: Chicago Contra Dance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Chicago Barn Dance Company

Venue: Northwest Side: 4626 N Knox Ave get a map

Time: 7-9:30 pm.

Price: $7/$5 students and seniors

— Note: Rotates between two venues. Please confirm venue on our web site!

For more information: (224) 534-9173; (Email): de('info', 'com', 'ChicagoBarnDance');

Web: www.chicagobarndance.com

Generic Schedule: Every Monday (year round)

(This date unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy; See our confirmation policy)

Concord, MA: Monday Contras (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: MondayContras Committee

— Contras plus Squares, Waltzes, etc. Performers detail at MondayContras.com, if not shown here.

Venue: Concord Scout House: 74 Walden Street get a map

Time: 7:30-10:30

Price: $8; 22 & under $5; all $3 after 9pm.

— Note: Please bring a clean pair of soft-soled shoes to change into upon entry for dancing.

For more information: (978) 369-1232; (Email): de('simitopaz', 'net', 'comcast');

Web: MondayContras.com

Generic Schedule: Every Monday (year round)

(This date unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy; See our confirmation policy)

Evanston, IL: Evanston Monday Night Folk Dance (Balkan, International and Multiple_style Dance) (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Evanston

— 7:30-9:00 pm Teaching, easier dances; Occasional workshops live music

Venue: Lake Street Church of Evanston: 607 Lake Street get a map

Time: 7:30-10:30 pm

Price: $5

For more information: (Email): de('emnfdancers', 'com', 'gmail');

Web: www.evanstonfolkdance.org

Generic Schedule: Every Monday (year round)

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Knoxville, TN: Knoxville Contra Dance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Knoxville Contra Dance

— Contra dance to live music with waltzing at the break.

Venue: The Laurel Theater: 1538 Laurel Ave — (corner of Laurel & 16th St) get a map

Time: 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Price: $7 ($3 for students)

— Note: First time visitors receive a get-in-free card for next time.

For more information: (Email): de('kcdwebmaster', 'com', 'yahoo');

Web: www.knoxvillecontradance.org

Generic Schedule: Every Monday (year round)

(This date unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy; See our confirmation policy)

Louisville, KY: Louisville Country Dancers (Contra Dance) (unconfirmed)

Venue: Church of the Advent: 901 Baxter Avenue get a map

Time: 8:00 pm

Price: $Varies by age & band

— Note: FREE introductory lesson at &:30 pm -- Please wear soft soled shoes

For more information: (502) 418-0237; (Email): de('Naresh.Keswani', 'us', 'Jefferson.kyschools');

Web: www.louisvillecontradancers.org

Generic Schedule: Every Monday (year round)

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Louisville, KY: Contra Dance (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: Louisville Country Dancers

— We dance every Monday. in addition, the 1st Friday AND the 3rd Saturday of the month.

Venue: Church of the Advent: 901 Baxter Avenue get a map

Time: Beginners lesson at 7:30. Dance begins at 8.

Price: $Gen. Adm. $7. Member discount $1

— Note: The beginners lesson begins at 7:30. and dancing at 8pm.

For more information: (502) 418-0237; (Email): de('Naresh.Keswani', 'us', 'Jefferson.kyschools');

Web: www.louisvillecontradancers.org

Generic Schedule: Every Monday (year round)

(This date unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy; See our confirmation policy)

DG favorite Nelson, NH: Contra Dance

— Sponsored by: Monadnock Folklore Society

Featuring: Don Primrose, (DG supporter) Lisa Sieverts and Rich Hart leading with music by Gordon Peery (piano Guitar), Harvey Tolman (fiddle), Lloyd Carr (piano), Matt Garland, Max Nunnemaker, Richard Backes (guitar), Roger Treat (fiddle), Samuel Foucher, Sarah Foucher and Tad Dreis

— We always have cookies!

Venue: Nelson Town Hall: 7 Nelson Common Road get a map

Time: 8:00-10:30

Price: $3

For more information: (603) 762-0235; (Email): de('lsievert', 'com', 'yahoo');

Web: www.monadnockfolk.org

Generic Schedule: Every Monday (year round)

This date (August 3, 2015 ) is believed accurate by the Dance Gypsy)

Portland, ME: annes dance (Swing Dance) (unconfirmed)

— Sponsored by: West Coast Swing Portland

— West Coast Swing with Anne Fleming, great instruction, fun people, awesome floor

Venue: Riverton: 512 Warren Avenue get a map

Time: 6:30 Beginner, 7:15 Intermediate, 8:00 advanced West Coast Swing

Price: $15 all Night, dance included in Lesson cost

— Note: no partner needed, cash bar, great parking

For more information: (Email): de('annedfleming1', 'com', 'gmail');

Web: www.annedfleming.com

Generic Schedule: Every Monday (year round)

(This date unconfirmed by the Dance Gypsy; See our confirmation policy)

DG favorite South Amherst, MA: English Dance (no dance today)

— Sponsored by: Amherst Area English Country Dancers

Venue: Munson Library: 1046 S East St. get a map

Time: 7-9:30

Price: $6

— Note: Bring soft-soled shoes

For more information: (413) 256-8260; (Email): de('robinhayden.o', 'com', 'gmail');

Web: www.amherstecd.org

Generic Schedule: Every Monday (not in Jul, Aug)

(This cancellation believed correct by the Dance Gypsy;

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