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        Contra Dance!
Contra Dance!

Four dances are slated for the 2011-'12 academic year, beginning Sept 30!

Caller Beth Robinson
Live Music by
The Dynamic Duo and the Incredible Houk

Gretchen Koehler on fiddle and piano
Don Woodcock on fiddle and piano
Carter Houk on bass

Friday, Sept. 30         7:30 PM - Beginners Instruction
                                  8:00 to 10:00 PM  Dance!

St. Mary's Gymnasium, Court St. at Powers St., Canton, NY
$10 Donation Adults,  $3-5 Students,  Children under 16 FREE.

NEW!  Support the Dance by donating for your tickets online, in advance! 
Click Here!  A small fee applies. 
Tickets are available at the door with no added fee.

This is a healthy, fun, alcohol-free event. 
Bring drinking water.
Please wear soft-soled shoes to dance in.
Partner not required.

Presented by a partnership of:

Sustainable Living Project
                          Local Living Festival
Traditional Arts in Upstate New York (TAUNY)

The Greenhouse Low Impact
theme cottage
           of St. Lawrence University

Photos are of a 2007 Contra dance in Peterborough, NH. 
See the link to our local photos below.

Sponsored by:
SLU Student Life, Thelomathesian Society, and Swingin' Saints.

Many Thanks to:  St. Mary's School for use of their wonderful dance floor!

To get on the listserv for notification of local Contra Dances, please email your contact information (if you are so inclined, please include all modern tech: cell phone, Facebook name, Twitter account, etc. as applicable) to  contradance@ymail.com

About Contra Dancing:
Contra Dance Wiki Page
Contra Dance Choreography
Contra Dance Fascinating History

~*~*~*~*~ MARCH 25 "FIRST" DANCE REPORT~*~*~*~*~

119 dancers attended on March 25th!  It was a stellar event!

Coordinators:  Ryan Gillard, Hannah Harvester, Chelle Lindahl
Volunteers:  Melinda Ely, Tim Hambourger, Kelly Muedking, Leah Hart, Jill Breit

To see more photos click this link!

Are you interested in attending Contra Dances? 
You can get on our listserv by sending a note to contradance@ymail.com

   Yes, a good time
         was had by all!

These 3 photos:
Community Contra Dance
March 25, 2011

The Katz & the Fiddles -- good times!

Saturday, May 7th was a smaller dance but it was big in spirit! 
Next dance: September 30, 2011!