The Broward Contra Dance
                     Everyone is Welcome!

The Broward Contra Dance

Always friendly and a ton of fun!

Foot stompin' good Dance Music!

Traditional and modern uptempo reels, jigs and waltzs will get you moving!

Held every 2nd Saturday of the month, 7:30-11:00pm

at the River of Grass UU Hall

11850 West State Rd. 84 Davie, Florida 33325

(between Flamingo Rd & Hiatus)

Requested Donation: $10, $5 student, $25 family


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  •       Dance Workshop at 7:30pm, dancing to follow.
  •       Great exercise in a family-friendly environment.
  •       If you can walk,  you can contradance, it's not a contest!
  •       Experienced callers make it easy to learn and follow along. 
  •       Singles, couples, students, seniors, beginners – everyone welcome.

                                BROWARD CONTRA DANCE Dates  

      Held Every Second Saturday of the month; South Florida's longest running dance!

                Upcoming Dances and Events

All Second Saturday dances are in Davie at UU River of Grass Hall:   

    New Dancers -- Don't miss the 7:30pm dance workshop!


July 2      Norton Museum of Art atrium, West Palm Beach  

                All American Night   free indoor contra      7-9 PM    

                                RSVP with us and we'll leave your name at the door

July  9     7-10 PM  Cornbread & Anita  Miami Beach

                       at North Beach Bandshell    7275 Collins Ave

                       Free Public Dance-all  dancers welcome!   Optional $5 donation at door 

 July 11     Hawaiian Night  

                           We Welcome Broward County employees, past and present

REMINDER  No dance on August 8, We Return again September 12th

Need more info?   email us at  or look on....

         House Band is CORNBREAD   sweet, solid and satisfying  

Lew Pollack and Anjie Skaya on violin, Pat Mason on 12-string guitar, Jorge Cardenas on grand piano, Kevin Sheehan on mandolin, Anita Mason on Bodhran & Percussion (when not dancing) 


 Directions to The Broward Contradance at River of Grass UU Hall

From I-95 and the Florida Turnpike:   Take I-595 West to Flamingo Road exit, U-turn under 595 onto SR 84 heading east, go just past the white Art museum/library, turn right into first set of stores(look for "Biker" store sign).  The River of Grass UU Hall is in the first suite on the left, park in front or around to the side.

From I-75 or the Sawgrass Expressway:  Exit I-75 to I-595 eastbound, get off at Flamingo Road exit-- continue  on SR 84 heading east, go just past Art museum/library, turn right into first set of storesThe River of Grass UU Hall is in the first suite on the left, park in front or around to the side.


South Florida Monthly Contra Dance schedule

First Saturday in Boca Raton, 7:30 - 10:30 at Michaels Fitness Factory

Second Saturday in Davie, 7:30 - 11:00, at UU Hall, in Broward, just off of 595

Third Sunday in Boca Raton, 2:00 - 6:00 at Michaels Fitness Factory

(Sept- April) Fourth Sunday in Coconut Grove, 6:30 - 10:00 at The Barnacle Historic Park, Miami


Dance Websites & Links

For weekly, monthly email dance updates, get on Cliff's email at

If you want to carpool to Contradances, use "RIDES" list at 

Singles, there is a meetup group  all types of dances(Irish, Folk) across Florida  all types of dances and venues  dancing in south Miami/Dade

For singles, all types of dancing

MUSICIANS   We want to build our numbers of contra dance players. If you are an accomplished musican and familiar with contradance music, please contact Pat at  or 954-431-0690. Our goal is to get enough players  to have back-up players to fill in for seasonal vacancies in our local dances. The dance must go on!


Heard on NPR's All Things Considered:
"Youth Flock to Contradancing"     YJuly 2, 2010 by Marika Partridge 

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