South Florida Contra Dances
Have Dance, Will Travel!
South Florida Contra Dances
American Folk Dancing at its Best
from the Keys to the Palm Beaches
- Healthy activity in an informal, family-friendly environment.
- If you can walk---you can contradance, it's not a contest!
- Experienced callers make it easy for new dancers.
- Singles, couples, students, seniors- the perfect mixer.
Dance Instruction and Calling by Anita Mason for: Barn Dances, Hoedowns, Old Time Dances, Contra, Childrens Dances, Mixers and House Parties
Live Music by CORNBREAD Dance Band....sweet, solid and satisfying
featuring Guest Fiddlers Janie, Angie and Jennifer
and Pat Mason on guitar, 12 string and foot bass
Anita Mason, Bodhran and Percussion
Traditional and modern uptempo reels, jigs and waltzs will get you moving!
So Fla Calendar http://www.southfloridacontradance.com
Upcoming Dances and Events
2018 Schedule (always check this page for latest information)
Upcoming Dances at The Hollywood Women's Club 2-5 pm
Second Sunday Dances will Resume October 14th
November 11 and December 9th
Anita Mason Calling with Cornbread Dance Band
featuring an original natural 1927 wood dance floor !
address 501 North 14th Ave, Hollywood Fl 33020
Off I-95 From Boca Take Sheridan St Exit eastbound, turn right/south to US 1
From Miami Take Hollywood Blvd Exit eastbound to US 1, go around circle 3/4 to US 1 North
US 1 to Johnson St light Go East on Johnson to 14th Ave, Right on 14th
(Note: only smooth soled, non-marking dance shoes may be worn
to maintain the 1927 floor. No street shoes please.)
Contra Dances in Boca Raton
Every First Saturday 7-10:30 pm and Third Sunday 2-5:30 pm
Cornbread Dance Band plays June 2, 17 July 7, 15
October 6, November 3, Dec 1st
TO get there --just 7 minutes off I-95 at the Hillsboro Blvd West exit---
turn right/North on Military Trail--left at first light on SW 18th--
Michael's Fitness is on the south side of shopping center
5994 SW 18th St
New Dance Venue Available for Contra and Swing
Star Ballroom 2305-2309 E Atlantic Avenue
Pompano Beach FL 33062 954-782-7760
more info: Jody Dancer at Star Ballroom 954-383-9667
We need just 20 dancers to RSVP and set a date! Miami Folk Dance Info
Contra Dances in Miami
The fourth Sunday Miami Old Time Dance is looking for new locations.
Put together your own dance party-we need at least 20 people
John Martin's Irish Pub and Restaurant in Coral Gables
is available 3-6 pm Sunday afternoons--
if you can put a group together, please contact us
253 Miracle Mile Coral Gables FL 33134
Check out Public Radio's WLRN Feature on our 2016 summer Miami Beach bandshell 4-dance dances:
Dancers notice: The Hollywood Contradance is the only insured dance in Broward County,
and a non-profit partner with the SF Contradance Society and the National Country
Dance and Song Society. Volunteers hours are available for students.
South Florida Monthly Contra Dance schedule:
First Saturday (7:00 - 10:30 pm) and third Sunday( 2-5:30 pm) in Boca Raton
at Michael's Aerobics and Fitness Center, 5994 SW 18th st. 33433
Second Sunday 2-5pm at Hollywood Women's Club (see calendar)
S FL. Dance Calendar Websites, & Links
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" July 2, 2010 by Marika Partridge http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=128273050
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