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Sequim Library Community Contra Dance August 22nd

Location: 
Sequim Branch Library
630 N. Sequim Avenue
Sequim, WA 98382

From Sonja Hickey:

(Mostly) Third Saturday Contra Dance in Port Townsend

Location: 
Quimper Grange #720
1219 Corona Street
Port Townsend, WA 98368

3rd Saturday contra dance and 5th Saturday square dance hosted by Port Townsend Community Dance. Live Music at every dance and all dances taught. All levels are welcome!

In October, Caol Piening calls while Airstream Traveler play the tunes.

In November, Laura Mé Smith calls while Wild Phyl and the Buffalo Gals play.

A dance workshop for all dancers will start at 7:30, with the dance to be held from 8-10:30PM.

Regular admission is $6 for adults and $3 for ages 3-18, free for children under 3.

Treats/snacks appreciated!

(Mostly) First Saturday Black Diamond Contra Dance in Port Angeles

Location: 
Black Diamond Community Hall
1942 Black Diamond Road (2 miles up from Pine Street)
Port Angeles, WA 98363

From Black Diamond Contra:

Band Vivian & Phil Williams. Caller Amy Carroll in October.

Bands Scott Marckx & Jeanie Murphy and the Black Diamond Fiddle Club, with Caller TBA on November 1st.

The Bear Trio and Caller George Marshall on November 18th.

7:30 pm starts with free introductory teaching, dance 8:00 to 11:00pm.

Special Black Diamond Contra Dance in Port Angeles

Location: 
Black Diamond Community Hall
1942 Black Diamond Road (2 miles up from Pine Street)
Port Angeles, WA 98363

From Black Diamond Contra:

We start the season with a special dance Monday Aug 25 at 6:30 at Black Diamond with Will Mentor and Perpetual e-motion, an awesome duo that blends technology and classic fiddle tunes to create a fun and driving dance rhythm.

(Mostly) Third Saturday Contra Dance in Port Townsend

Location: 
Quimper Grange #720
1219 Corona Street
Port Townsend, WA 98368

3rd Saturday contra dance and 5th Saturday square dance hosted by Port Townsend Community Dance. Live Music at every dance and all dances taught. All levels are welcome!

In July, Jay Finklestein calls while Laurel and the Hardy Boys will play the tunes.

A dance workshop for all dancers will start at 7:30, with the dance to be held from 8-10:30PM.

Regular admission is $6 for adults and $3 for ages 3-18, free for children under 3.

Treats/snacks appreciated!

For more information, see http://ptcommunitydance.blogspot.com.

Contra Dance at the Port Townsend Victorian Festival at the American Legion Hall March 22nd

Location: 
Port Townsend American Legion Hall
209 Monroe Street
Port Townsend, WA 98368

From Cindy Madsen for Port Townsend Victorian Heritage Festival:

Port Townsend will be hosting their 18th Annual Victorian Festival this upcoming Saturday, March 21-23.

Our press release is below...

New Year's Eve Square and Contra Fundraiser at Quimper Grange

Location: 
Quimper Grange #720
1219 Corona Street
Port Townsend, WA 98368

From Fran Post:

Dance out the old, and dance in the new at Quimper Grange on Tuesday, December 31. Quimper Grange is hosting the 4th annual building maintenance fund raiser on New Year's Eve! Building hall maintenance continues to gouge our small budget. In the past couple of years we have put a new roof on, cleaned up and repaired our crawl space, refinished the dance floor, and installed a new electric main. But there is much more that needs to be done. Floors need refinishing

Free Contra Dance at the Port Angeles Library January 10th

Location: 
Port Angeles Library
2210 South Peabody Street
Port Angeles, WA 98362

From Tom Shindler and the Port Angeles Library:

Contra Dance at the Port Angeles Library

Friday, January 10

7pm - 10pm

2210 S. Peabody Street

Band: Riffraff (Lindon Toney - fiddle, Jesse Partridge - fiddle, and Jay Finkelstein – guitar). Olympia-based band.

Caller: Nan Evans

This is a free dance! Brief lesson at 7pm.

See details below.

Contra Dance at the Sequim Prairie Grange Hall January 11th

Location: 
Sequim Prairie Grange Hall
290 Macleay Rd
Sequim, WA 98382

From Tom Shindler:

The Old Time Fiddlers are playing for a dance they are hosting from 7-10 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, at the Sequim Prairie Grange, 290 Macleay Road. Kristin Smith leads the band and Tony Mates calls the dances. Tony says he likes dances that get everyone up and on the floor. He might teach the schottische, a lively couple dance, as well as calling the contra and square dances. Expect some waltzes and a polka, too.

Port Angeles Contra / Square Dance Web Site

Community dances held, for the most part, at the Black Diamond Community Hall.

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