January - June 2014
Vancouver B.C.

Contradances &
English Country Dances

Dynamic live fiddle music!

No experience necessary -- All dances taught on the spot
Come alone or bring a partner
Light clothing & soft shoes suggested
Please come fragrance-free

Dances are at St. James Hall
from 8:00pm to 11:00pm, for $12
(except as noted)
Learn the basics 15 minutes before the dance starts.
For dances at St. James Hall, admission is half-price if you bring a plate of home-made goodies.
Children are free.

(This schedule is also available in PDF format.)
date time location price sponsor details
January
Sat Jan 4 8 - 11pm St James $12 Sybs Sybaritic String Band series: Rich Sobel, Barry Cole, Leith Davis, & Claire McCague. Seattle's Joe Micheals calls
Sun Jan 5 7-10pm Legion $12 ECD English country dance. Peggy Roe calls for English Trifle
Thu Jan 9 7:00pm W 48th - VCD Dance meeting, everyone welcome 604-266-2962
Sat Jan 11 12-3pm Legion TBA ECD English country dance. June Harman leads a "basics" workshop
Sat Jan 18 8 - 11pm St James $12 VCD Maureen Collier calls for Seattle's Eric Anderson, Alan Roberts, & Sande Gillette
Sun Jan 19 4-7pm Legion $12 ECD English country dance. June Harman calls for open band
Fri Jan 24 7:15-8:30pm Trout Lake $16/family Rogue Folk 8-week family dance series. clairemccague_AT_gmail.com
February
Sat Feb 1 8 - 11pm St James $12 Sybs Seattle's Sherry Nevins calls for the Sybs
Sun Feb 2 7-10pm Legion $12 ECD English country dance. June Harman calls for Lark in the Evening
Sat Feb 15 8 - 11pm St James $12 VCD From Seattle, Betsey Mullen calls for Amy Carroll, Miche Baker-Harvey, & Hugh Fraser
Sun Feb 16 4-7pm Legion $12 ECD English country dance. Peggy Roe calls for open band
Fri Feb 21 8 - 11pm False Creek $12 Russell Anacortes' Cindy Holmes calls for Albert Klassen, Bud Kurz, Kathleen Nisbet, & Russell Shumsky
March
Sat Mar 1 8 - 11pm St James $12 Sybs Bob Rentz calls for the Sybs
Sun Mar 2 7-10pm Legion $12 ECD English country dance. Peggy Roe calls for Lark in the Evening
Sat Mar 15 8 - 11pm St James $12 VCD Karen Marshall calls for Northern Contraband: Steve Blum-Anderson, Mark Danielson, Eileen Stearns, Greg Sherman, & Michael Hobart
Sun Mar 16 4-7pm Legion $12 ECD English country dance. Peggy Roe calls for open band
Sun Mar 30 7-10pm Legion $12 ECD English country dance. June Harman calls for English Trifle
April
Sat Apr 5 8 - 11pm St James $12 Sybs Seattle's John Gallagher calls for the Sybs
Fri Apr 11 8-11pm SCC $12 ECD English country dance. Local talent
Sat Apr 12 - - $50 ECD English country dance Workshop & Ball. For information, come to a regular English country dance or visit http://www.juneharman.com/ecd/
Thu Apr 17 7:00pm W 48th - VCD Dance meeting, everyone welcome 604-266-2962
Sat Apr 19 8 - 11pm St James $12 VCD Bob Rentz calls for Seattle's Marcy Kubbs & friends
Fri Apr 25 8 - 11pm False Creek $12 Russell Portland's Mary Devlin calls for Albert Klassen, Bud Kurz, Kathleen Nisbet, & Russell Shumsky
May
Sat May 3 8 - 11pm St James $12 Sybs Maureen Collier calls for the Sybs
Sat May 17 8 - 11pm St James $12 VCD From Washington, Cindy Holmes calls for Ms. Behavin': Judy Laub, Eileen Sterns, & Pam Borso
Sun May 18 7-10pm Legion $12 ECD English country dance. June & Peggy call for Rattlebone
May 23-26   Seattle By donation - Folklife http://www.nwfolklife.org
June
Sat Jun 7 8 - 11pm St James $12 Sybs Seattle's Lindsey Dono calls for the Sybs
Sat Jun 21 8 - 11pm Elgin $12 VCD VCD annual family potluck at 6:30 (please bring your own utensils) & dance at 8:00. Bellingham's Marlin Prowell calls for No Mean Feat: Cameron Stewart, Susan Stewart, Bob MacNevin, & Michael Gix. 604-531-6044


The Halls
Elgin Elgin Hall 14250 Crescent Road, Surrey, off 99A near Crescent Beach map
False Creek False Creek Community Centre 1318 Cartwright Street (on Granville Island), Vancouver map
Legion Legion Hall 1407 Laburnum Street (north of Cornwall Avenue), Vancouver map
SCC Scottish Cultural Centre 8886 Hudson Street (at 73rd Avenue, between Granville & Oak), Vancouver map
St James St James Hall 3214 West 10th Avenue (at Trutch Street), Vancouver map
Trout Lake Trout Lake Community Centre 3360 Victoria Drive (between 16th and 19th Avenue), Vancouver map


The Sponsors
ECD English country dances. 604-325-0703. Potluck snacks. Musicians welcome to open band.
Rogue Folk The Rogue Folk Club
Russell Russell Shumsky. 604-253-2114
Sybs Sybaritic String Band contradances. 778-999-8170. sponsored by the Rogue Folk Club
VCD Vancouver Country Dance. To subscribe to our email reminder service, please contact us: purplehey_AT_hotmail.com or 604-266-2962.
VCD is an affiliate of the Country Dance and Song Society.