Contra and English Dances in Portland, Oregon

May Event Caller Music
24  (Fri) PCDC English Country Dance at BWT Laura Hatch Leslie Hirsch, Sean Nolan and Lisa Scott
25 (Sat) No contra dance at Fulton this week. Everyone's at Folklife.
31  (Fri) PCDC English Country Dance at BWT Ric Goldman Damsel (Lori Shaffer, Sarah Goss and Sue Songer)

June Event Caller Music
1  (Sat) First Saturday Contra Dance at FCC Laurel Thomaas Hands4
5  (We) 1st Wednesday Contra Dance at PH
7:30-10pm; no lesson.
Susie Kendig Joyride
7  (Fri) PCDC English Country Dance at BWT David Macemon Sean Nolan, Jon Neff and Carl Thor
8  (Sat) PCDC Contra Dance at FCC Gordy Euler Phoenix (Corey Jacobs, Nora Smith and Christopher Jacoby)
9  (Sun) English Country Dance Workshop at RS David Macemon The Fine Companions (Betsy Branch, Bill Tomczak and Lisa Scott)
14  (Fri) PCDC English Country Dance at BWT Laura Hatch Laura Kuhlman, Jon Neff and Lanny Martin
14  (Fri) Contra in the Couve at HDG Andrea Nettleton Contra Sutra
15  (Sat) Portland Third Saturday Contra at FCC Lynn Ackerson Jigsaw (Dan Compton, George Penk and Heather Pinney)
21  (Fri) PCDC English Country Dance at BWT Ric Goldman The Fine Companions (Betsy Branch, Bill Tomczak, Erik Weberg and Lisa Scott)
22  (Sat) PCDC Contra Dance at FCC Laura Me Smith The Hat Band (Carol Ann Ledbetter, Syd Newell and Jon Neff)
28  (Fri) PCDC English Country Dance at BWT Erik Weberg Ellen Hansen, Sean Nolan, Alan Rutherford and Carl Thor
29  (Sat) PCDC Contra Dance at FCC Open mic with
TBA
Open band with Dan Compton and George Penk

Admission Prices and Times

Friday ECD: $10 / $8 PCDC members / $7 students/seniors *** 7:30 - 10:30pm

2nd Sunday ECD Workshop: $10 donation *** 3 - 5pm

Joyride: $8 / $7 students / Free to those age 80+ *** 7:30 - 10pm

All other dances: $6-$15 sliding scale *** 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.

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

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.