Calgary Contra Dance

December 2017

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Dancing through the snow?

When: Saturday, December 2, 7:30 pm; quick teaching of basics for newcomers at 7:15 pm
Where: 
Unitarian Church of Calgary, 1703 1 st Street N.W.
Callers: 
Steven Méthot and Annette Lefaive
Admission: 
$12.00 per person
Next Dance: 
Sunday, December 31, 8:00 pm (New Year’s Eve – see details below).

This Month’s Video

I know that I have shared this one before, but it’s a good one and it happens to be of a dance that Steven will be prompting this week.  No, there won’t be any “Busby Berkley” camera angles from the ceiling, but we just might raise the rafters.

Crowfoot in Tacoma from Doug Plummer on Vimeo.

December Events

Chautauqua: The Other Sounds of Christmas.
An annual benefit for the Food Bank. An evening of music, storytelling, dance, mummery – a non-traditional traditional Christmas.
Saturday December 9, 7:30 pm, Unitarian Church of Calgary, 1703 1 St NW
Individuals $10, Families $25. NO TICKETS AT THE DOOR. Contact Natalie to reserve your tickets.

A Christmas Carol 
Charles Dickens told his story over 100 times in a series of soirees. Join Calgary storyteller Steven Méthot in a recreation of one of these performances. Music by Natalie Manzer, Michael Pollock and Karen Pollock.
December 5th  and 17th 7:00 pm (doors open at 6:30) – Time to be confirmed. The Lougheed House, 707 13 Ave SW, Calgary
Visit the Lougheed House website for information on how to reserve tickets.

New Year’s Eve Contra Dance
December 31st at 8:00 pm, Unitarian Church of Calgary,
Admission is $12 at the door. No need to have a partner.
Bring finger food for sharing after the dance.  We’ll mingle and celebrate the turning of the year together.
NOTE:  Drug and alcohol free.

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