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Contra and Square Dance Workshop and Party with Tony Parkes

July 20, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm


The Moveable Feet club presents an afternoon contra and square dance workshop, potluck dinner, and international folk dance party with the charming Tony Parkes. Live music for dancing by Susan Worland during the workshop.

Come for the entire event or portions as you wish. We look forward to dancing with you!

3:00 pm Doors open
3:15 – 4:30 pm Contra Dance Workshop
4:30 – 4:45 pm Break
4:45 – 5:30 pm Square Dance Workshop
5:30 – 6:30 pm Potluck dinner, bring your favorite dishes for 8-10 dancers. Snacks for the workshop also appreciated. No oven, but refrigerator and power for crockpots available
6:30 – 9 pm Folk dance party. Tony plans to call a few contras and square dances. Dancing to recorded music from all countries.
Requests in advance appreciated to Lucy or Lesley.

No partners needed. We change partners after each dance. All dancers welcome, however basic knowledge of the fundamentals of contra and square dancing is beneficial.

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Tony Parkes

Hailing from the Boston area, Tony Parkes has been calling square and contra dances for more than 50 years. He believes in keeping these dance forms accessible to as many people as possible. He has beginners doing real dances within seconds, and can keep experienced dancers entertained with a bit of challenge or elegance.

For more details contact Lucy or Lesley.


July 20, 2019
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Moveable Feet Club


All Saints’ Episcopal
555 Waverley St.
Palo Alto, CA 94301 United States
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