Thursday Contras


Photos by Doug Plummer
Location: The Concord Scout House, 74 Walden St., Concord, MA
NEW! Introductory pre-dance workshop at 7:10pm
7:30pm-10:30pm -- $10 ($5 for people 22 and under)
Info: (617) 299-1590 (leave a message; we'll call back)
Please bring soft-soled shoes!

This dance is sponsored by NEFFA. We are a diverse community of friendly people who enjoy and promote the lively tradition of contra dance. Please read our code of conduct: Dance Etiquette and Safety.

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We will cancel the dance if we feel that weather conditions would make for unsafe travel.
No animals (other than service animals) are allowed in the building.

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Dance History
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Lost and Found - All Thursday Lost and Found items will be retained at the Concord Scout House for a period of time.
Bookings (contact Lisa Greenleaf laleaf AT gmail DAHT com)

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4 No dance. Happy Independence Day!
11 Neffa Contra Night (Multi-caller) and Stomp Rocket (Dave Langford, Glen Loper and Bethany Waickman)
18 Ron T Blechner and Birl (Samuel Foucher, Garrett Cameron and Tad Dreis)
25 Chuck Abell with Emily Troll, Eric Boodman and Larry Unger
1 Jack Mitchell with Liz Faiella and Dan Faiella
8 Sue Rosen with Eric Boodman, Jon Cannon, and Bruce Rosen
15 Shari Shakti and House on Fire (Carol Bittenson, Roberta Sutter and Max Newman)
22 Don Veino and Anadama (Emily Troll, Amelia Mason and Bethany Waickman)
29 Andrew Stout and Calluna (Gus Cantieni, Eileen O'Grady and Jesse Ball)
5 Rich Sbardella with Aldo Lavaggi, Casey Murray and ie Vallimont
12 Steve Zakon-Anderson with Cedar Stanistreet, David Cantieni and Donal Sheets
19 Lisa Greenleaf and Downeast (Ed Howe, Casey Murray, Emerald Ray and Stuart Kenney)
26 Will Mentor and Buddy System (Noah VanNorstrand and Julie Vallimont)

The NOB: Come make a big sound with the NEFFA open band!
Let’s fill the stage with musicians and the hall with music. All musicians and levels encouraged to come, and a NOB tunes list is available now Bring your own music stand. Please no percussion instruments or amplifiers.