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 email@example.com 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 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
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 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/
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=128273050
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