Spring 2018 Contra Dance Schedule
and membership information

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Spring 2018 Contra Dance Schedule—Sundays [ Previous Schedules

March 2018
11 Andy Shore Chopped Liver
18 Greg Frock Laura Light, Emil Olguin, Janet Muse
25 Jean Gorrindo Calamity House
April 2018
1 FREE dance sponsored by Paul and Mary in honor of Paul Hartloff's 60th birthday. Not an April Fool's prank!
Frannie Marr Devil's Box String Band
8 Jeff Spero Modal Tease
15 Jacqui Grennan Syncopaths
22 Diane Silver Rhythm Method
29 Jon Southard Michael's Mixed Nuts
May 2018
6 Donnalyn Karpeles Devil's Box Striing Band
13 Jean Gorrindo Chopped Liver
20 Jon Southard Rosin Sniffers (Jim Mueller, Amber Roullard-Mueller, Tom Wolverton)
27 5:00 p.m.: our annual Memorial Day weekend potluck! Bring plenty to share, and consider bringing your own tableware.
John Rogers Calamity House
* We give up a few Sundays each year so others will have an opportunity to rent the hall on a Sunday night.
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: one-half hour before dance time.

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

Discounts: Members, $2 discount; Teens and students to 24, $5 admission; 12 and under, free. No discount for festivals.

Dance every Sunday except where noted.

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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