Contra Dance Meetups

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This is a group for single adults over 30. Most members are in their 30's and 40's, but anyone is welcome. We will go to movies or go dancing. We can go to concerts and sporting events. We may go bike riding or hiking. We are open to doing anything t

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This is a group for people who refer to themselves (or have been referred to by others) as Geeks. …or Nerds. …or Hippies. …or Freaks. …or Dweebs. …or Dorks. …or any other miscellaneously mis-fitting, socially non-conforming term that can't be classif

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Private

Do you love to dance?  Then join us dancing Argentine Tango, Salsa, Mambo, Swing, Chacha, Rumba, Foxtrot, Hustle, Waltz, West Coast, Contra, English, Scottish or you name it! Want to promote a dance? All members are welcome to post dance meetups on o

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The NYC Barn Dance was created by David Harvey in October 2006 as a monthly event designed to give New Yorkers an opportunity to experience - through dance - the traditional Anglo-Irish-Scottish dance music being played in the city and elsewhere. Thi

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Barn Dancers
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This group is for people who love to dance, listen to live music, get plenty of exercise, and make new friends!  Typically we get about 60-80 people per dance night. This is a great place for beginning dancers to explore new fun and experienced dance

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Contra Dancers
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The North Texas Traditional Dance Society (NTTDS) was chartered in 1986 as a non-profit educational organization to promote a better understanding and appreciation of American folk dancing, its music, its history, and related folklore. It is an affil

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Dance Gypsies
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This is a group for anyone who enjoys dancing to LIVE MUSIC, exercise, fun, socializing, etc. Our Contra and English Country dances* are held every week at various venues in Sonoma & Marin counties. All skill levels and ages are welcome. No prior dan

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We are all about learning, teaching, and just enjoying dance. everyone is welcome to join and participate as long as you have completed your profile and provide a current picture.  We accept suggestions and participation from all members from beginne

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* * *    Exercise With A Smile    * * * Colorado Friends Of Old Time Music And Dance is a non-profit organization that runs this community, participatory dances — such as contra dances — with live music and calling in the Denver and Boulder metro are

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Please join us every month for Contra dancing and weekly for English and Scottish country dance classes. You are not required to bring a partner to any of our dances - the tradition is to change partners after every dance, so there will always be som

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Country Dancers

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April 30, 2015

This is a group for anyone interested in social dances. All skills levels are welcome. I started this group in order to meet other Contra Dance (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Contr­a_dance) enthusiasts. Looking forward to enjoying dancing with everyone

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Contra Dancer
April 4, 2015

This is a group for people who enjoy or want to try contra dancing. Do you like people? Do you like smiling, laughing and interacting with friendly folks out for a good time? Getting some healthy exercise while having fun? Contra dancing might be for

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Contra dancers
March 24, 2015

We are an established performing group looking to expand our membership. Come and try out this noisy, high-energy folk dance from England. There is nothing delicate about this dance. Strength, rhythm, humor… these things are useful for morris dancing

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Dancers
March 24, 2015

Contra Dance -- Embrace the Joy! This group is for people who want to meet other people, who love live traditional music, and who love to dance. Contra dance is an American social dance form that was danced in the meeting houses and barns of 18th cen

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Dancers
March 22, 2015

NYC's only Gender Role-Free Contra Dance. Contra Dance is a traditional American folk dance which requires no prior dance training or experience—if you can walk, you can Contra Dance. Traditional Contra Dancing is done with "Ladies and Gents" but at

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contra dancers
February 20, 2015

Big Scioty Contra Dances are open to all who want to have fun dancing. No experience, partner, or costume is required. Contra dance is the country dance brought here by English settlers, that brought whole communities together on Saturday nights. It’

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Dancers
February 6, 2015

The South Coast Folk Society provides opportunities for people of all ages and abilities to experience the joy of making music or dancing to it. If you can walk, you can contra dance. Anyone can sing out of our songbooks at sing-along. Our Irish sess

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musicians, singers and dancers
February 3, 2015

This group is for anyone who wants to join the fun of contra dancing. Contra dancing is an easy-to-learn community-type dance. The music is always live; you don't need to bring a partner; all the dances are taught and prompted by a caller. If you can

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Contra Dancers
February 2, 2015

We are a group of contra dancers and old time musicians that get together once a month to dance and play music. All of the dances are taught and called. You do not need to be experienced to dance with us. You do not need a partner to dance with us. C

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Musicians, Dancers, Callers
January 30, 2015

Have you always wanted to dance, but do not have a partner or a dance background? If so, international dancing might be for you. Our dance group includes people of all fitness levels. A few of our dancers are retired professional dancers, but most of

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