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  

Anjie Skaya and Janie Weise on violins, Pat Mason on 6, 12-string and foot bass, Jorge Cardenas on grand piano, Anita Mason on Bodhran & Percussion (when not dancing or calling) 

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!

December 12      Holidays Theme & 6 pm Pot Luck Dinner Dance

January  9     Fifties Night  with a second half of Swing Music

February 13   Valentines Dance with lots of beautiful Waltzes

March 12       St Paddys Dance at the Davie Womens Club,  lovely reels and crazy jigs

April  9          Techno Jam Night

May  14         Black and White......      like an old photograph

June 11         College Night


Need more info?   email us at  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 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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