The Broward Contra Dance
Everyone is Welcome!
The Broward Contra Dance
Held every 2nd Saturday of the month, 7:30-11:00pm
Always friendly and a ton of fun!
Foot stompin' good Dance Music!
Traditional and modern uptempo reels, jigs and waltzs will get you moving!
House Band is CORNBREAD.....sweet, solid and satisfying
Janie Weise on violin, Pat Mason on 6, 12-string and foot bass, Jorge Cardenas on grand piano, Anita Mason on Bodhran & Percussion
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
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.
Held Every Second Saturday of the month
South Florida's longest running contra dance!
Upcoming Dances and Events
All Second Saturday dances are in Davie at the UU River of Grass Hall:
New Dancers -- Don't miss the 7:30pm dance workshop!
February 13 Valentines Dance with lovely Waltzes and guest fiddler Lew Pollack
March 12 St Paddys Dance at the Davie Womens Club, lively reels and bouncy jigs
April 9 Want to Try a Contra Techno Jam Night?
May 14 Black and White Night ...... like an old photograph
June 11 College Night
Live in Miami? Check out our 4th Sunday dances at The Barnacle State Park right in Coconut Grove
Need more info? email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or look on....
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 stores. The 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, on SW 18th Street
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
See our Dade Contradance web page on menu
Dance Websites & Links
For weekly, monthly email dance updates, get on Cliff's email at Cliffpbc@gmail.com
If you want to carpool to Contradances, use "RIDES" list at http://groups.google.com/group/South_Florida_Contradance
Singles, there is a meetup group www.meetup.com/south-floridacontradanceshttp://dancefl.us/ all types of dances(Irish, Folk) across Florida
http://www.dancinglist.com/ all types of dances and venues
http://dancefl.us/contra/MiamiContra.shtml dancing in south Miami/Dade
For singles, all types of dancing http://www.datingwebsites.org/dance-guide/
Hey 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 email@example.com or 954-431-0690. We have sheet music and can help you learn the style. Our goal is to get enough players to have back-up players to fill in for seasonal vacancies in our local dances. Our grand piano needs attention too! The dance must go on!
Heard on NPR's All Things Considered:
"Youth Flock to Contradancing" YJuly 2, 2010 by Marika Partridge http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=128273050
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