Contra and English Dances in Portland, Oregon

July Event Caller Music
19  (Fri) PCDC English Country Dance at BWT Nan Evans George Penk, Laura Kuhlman and Heather Pinney
20  (Sat) Portland Third Saturday Contra at FCC Gordy Euler Jigsaw
26  (Fri) PCDC English Country Dance at BWT Mary Devlin Damsel (Lori Shaffer, Sarah Goss and Sue Songer)
27  (Sat) PCDC Contra Dance and Picnic at FCC Rich Goss Full Moon (Gordy Euler, Dave Hamlin, Fran Slefer and Janet Goulston)

August Event Caller Music
2  (Fri) PCDC English Country Dance at BWT Cynthia Stenger Erica Liebert, Alan Rutherford and Carl Thor
3  (Sat) First Saturday Contra Dance at FCC Open mic led by
Rich Goss
Open Band led by
Dave Hamlin and Lanny Martin
9  (Fri) PCDC English Country Dance at BWT Erik Weberg Brooke Bubna, Laura Kuhlman, Jon Neff, and Lanny Martin
9  (Fri) Contra in the Couve at HDG Lindsey Dono George Penk and Heather Pinney
10  (Sat) PCDC Contra Dance at FCC Lindsey Dono Contra Quartet (Jesse Partidge, Steve Cifka, Julie Bennett and Jay Finkelstein)
16  (Fri) PCDC English Country Dance at BWT David Macemon Ellen Hansen, Laura Kuhlman and Sue Songer
17  (Sat) Portland Third Saturday Contra at FCC Susie Kendig and
Eric Curl
The BFD (Betsy Branch, Fran Slefer and Dan Compton)
23  (Fri) PCDC English Country Dance at BWT Nan Evans The Fine Companions (Betsy Branch, Bill Tomczak, Erik Weberg and Lisa Scott)
23  (Sat) PCDC Contra Dance at FCC Rich Goss Campaign for Reel Time (Betsy Branch, Bill Tomczak and Mark Douglass)
30  (Fri) PCDC English Country Dance at BWT Laura Hatch George Penk, Ronn Dann, Sean Nolan and Heather Pinney
31  (Sat) No dance at Fulton this week on account of Northwest Passage (registration required).

Admission Prices

English Dances

                     $10 - Non-members
                       $8 - Members
                       $7 - Students and Seniors

Contra Dances

1st Wednesday Joyride Dance
7:30-10pm; no lesson
$8, $7 students
All Other Contra Dances $6 - $15 sliding scale

Dance Times

Unless otherwise listed, English dances are 7:30-10:30pm; Contra dances are 8-11pm with a beginner lesson at 7:30pm.

Venues

BWT Burlingame Water Tower Dance Hall

English country dancing every Friday evening
7:30–10:30 pm

8936 SW 17th, Portland, OR 97219 (map)

From the North, head South on I-5. Take the Barbur Blvd. exit, Number 296A, and turn right. Turn right onto SW Spring Garden Street. Turn right onto 17th Avenue and look for the dance hall near the top of the hill.

From the South, head North on I-5. Take the Taylors Ferry exit, number 295, and keep left at the fork in the ramp. Merge onto Taylors Ferry, turn left on 17th Avenue and look for the dance hall near the top of the hill.

No street shoes permitted on the dance floor.

CCC Chehalem Cultural Center

Lesson at 7pm; dance 7:30-10pm

415 East Sheridan Street, Newberg, OR 97132 (map)
FCC Fulton Community Center

Contra dancing every Saturday evening
Beginner's session    7:30–8:00pm
Dance                            8:00–11:00pm

68 SW Miles Street, Portland, OR 97219 (map)

Off of Barbur, at the traffic light just East of Terwilliger

Must wear shoes in this venue

HDG Hazel Dell Grange 7509 Northeast Hazel Dell Avenue, Vancouver, WA (map)
PH Polish Hall

Contra dancing on the First Wednesday
7:30–10 pm

3916 N Interstate Ave, Portland OR (map)
RS A Renaissance School of Arts and Sciences 0234 SW Bancroft Street, Portland OR (map)

No street shoes permitted anywhere in the building.
Bring dance shoes or warm socks.