Spring 2015 Contra Dance Schedule

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Members save $2 per contra dance evening (with very few exceptions), support the SBCDS, and receive a handsome personalized membership button. Upon joining, members also receive two dance passes to give to two of their not-yet-dancing friends.

Membership is $30 per calendar year 2015. To become a member, just fill out a membership form available at the dance and pay the $30 fee. Note there is no more prorating. The earlier in the year you join the more you could save.

Member savings does not apply to student/teen rate or to English Country dances.

Spring 2015 Contra Dance Schedule [ Previous Schedules

MARCH 2015
8 $12/$10 Jeremy Korr Celtic Spring
15 $12/$10
T E C H N O   C O N T R A
Jean Gorrindo Buddy System
22 $12/$10 Frannie Marr Chopped Liver
29 NO DANCE **
APRIL 2015
5 $12/$10 Kristin Seibert Flutatious
12 $12/$10 Susan Michaels Hidden Fifth
19 NO DANCE **
26 $12/$10 Susan Petrick The Glencoe Project
MAY 2015
3 $12/$10 Jon Southard Kindred Hoofits ***
10 $12/$10 Jacqui Grennan Uncle Junior
no discounts

Come on out to our first OUTDOOR contra dance on a THURSDAY at Oak Park.

LOCATED on the festival dance platform, on Junipero in between Calle Real and Alamar, behind the only Oak Park parking lot on that side of the park.

Thursday, May 14th from 7 to 10 PM. New dancers orientation, 6:30 to 7:00.

Jon Southard calls to the music of The Glencoe Project (Seán Wood, Daniel Bagdazian, and friends)—and the introductory cost is only $5 for this introductory Second Thursday dance...hopefully to become a tradition.

17 NO DANCE **
24 $12/$10
Memorial Day Weekend Dance
Potluck from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. Bring plenty of food to share and your own washable tableware.
Jean Gorrindo Hidden Fifth
31 Free!
Happy Birthday, Mary Thompson!
Cake and ice cream provided during the break.
Frannie Marr The Syncopaths
* Prices are non-member/member. Prices at the door might include a suggested higher price to help with our deficit.
** We give up a few Sundays each year so others will have an opportunity to rent the hall.
*** indicates a Santa Barbara debut. 
Contra dances @ Carrillo Ballroom unless otherwise stated.
100 E. Carrillo St.
Santa Barbara, CA

Dance time: 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. unless otherwise stated.
New dancer orientation: 6:00 to 6:30

Admission: $12, except when it's more, or less, as stated.

Discounts: Members, $2 discount; Teens and students to 24, half price (rounded down); 12 and under, free. No discount for festival or our Oak Park introductory dances.

Dance every Sunday except where noted.

Zesty Contras on most fifth Sundays: dance an extra half hour (until 10).

Christmas Night (December 25) dance most years, usually free. Usual starting time, 6:30 p.m.

Refreshments provided by dancers like you. Drinking fountain in the Ballroom Lobby. Stay hydrated.

On occasion, a dance is canceled, rescheduled, or relocated; always double check before traveling for a dance. Personnel, price and schedule are subject to change.

Santa Barbara contra dances are brought to you by the Santa Barbara Country Dance Society and the City of Santa Barbara Parks & Recreation Department.

Santa Barbara City Parks & Recreation Dept.

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