[Contradancers] Ottawa contra season starting soon!
eaddison at trentu.ca
Tue Aug 11 18:18:35 EDT 2009
Hello Ottawa contra dancers,
With our dance season starting in less than a month, here’s an announcement about our first two events!
*****Quick reminder: Dates and location for the 2009-2010 season*****
Our dances are on ALL 1st and 3rd Saturdays between September and June (except Oct 17-hall unavailable) for 2009-2010. This means more dancing fun for us and regular dates to remember. So write them down on your calendar and get ready for a great dance season! Schedule and downloadable flyer for the fall at http://www.ottawacontra.ca/view/?schedule
If you want to become a member for the 2009-2010 season (get 2$ off each dance, name button, business cards to give to friends, contribute to the Old Sod Society), go to http://www.ottawacontra.ca/view/?membership
All dance events are at our new location – the Churchill Rec Centre in the Westboro community of Ottawa. Directions at http://www.ottawacontra.ca/view/?directions.
******SATURDAY September 5th******
THE OLD SOD BAND and CATHERINE BURNS!
You know how just good they are but do you want to watch them in action? Check out http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0tDupLQdhzc
Free lesson at 730, dance at 8pm
12$, 10$ for students and members, ages 16 and under free
Come out and dance to your heart’s delight!
******SATURDAY September 19th – SPECIAL DOUBLE EVENT!******
CROWFOOT and BEV BERNBAUM
Dancers go wild where ever Crowfoot plays! They are one of the hottest contra dance bands in North America. You can watch a video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L9nRhqr5mQ0
See attached poster or check out the schedule below.
-300pm waltz lesson (free)
-330-530 mostly waltz dance (two hours of couple dancing, mostly waltzes with a sprinkle of other styles. No partner required! 7$)
-530-730 dinner (stick around and go out to dinner with other dancers or bring your own food and find a patch of grass for a picnic)
-730 contra basics lesson (free)
-8-11 contra dance (12$, 10$ for students and members)
*special price for both events of 15$, ages 16 and under free for both events
Please remember to avoid wearing scents to dances as we have dancers with severe allergies.
AND… remember to bring a reusable water bottle (we provide the lemonade) to help us help the environment!
For more information on contra dancing in Ottawa, check out ottawacontra.ca
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