Calendar

Events in August 2022

  • PCDC Friday Night English Dance: Cynthia Stenger with Richard Scher, Erica Liebert, and Laura Kuhlman

    PCDC Friday Night English Dance: Cynthia Stenger with Richard Scher, Erica Liebert, and Laura Kuhlman


    Fri Aug 5, 2022

     

    If you test positive for COVID after attending a PCDC event, please email igotcovid@portlandcountrydance.org to tell us when you tested positive, what event you attended, and any symptoms you might want to mention.  We will never reveal your identity.

    Per PCDC Guidelines: For everyone's safety and comfort all must be vaccinated and boosted (if eligible), sign a waiver and provide contact information. Well fitting masks are required for all, except the caller and musicians when they are on the stage.
    Please click here for the PCDC COVID Safety guidelines for the English Dance.

    Dancing starts at 7:30.  Show up early to check in.

    Newcomers are always welcome.  We waive the admission fee the first time you attend.  An introductory session is available at 7:15 upon request.

    No street shoes permitted beyond entryway.  Only clean soled shoes permitted on the dance floor.

    No partner required

    Admission:  Sliding Scale.  Pay what you can. Recommended range $7.00 - $15.00


    Caller: Cynthia Stenger

    Band: Richard Scher/piano, Erica Liebert/violin, and Laura Kuhlman/flute


    For more information about English Dance, please see: https://portlandcountrydance.org/english-country-dance/ 

    Questions?  Email our English Dance Committee Chairperson

    Location: Burlingame Water Tower Dance Hall
    8936 SW 17th Av
    Portland, Oregon 97219

    Burlingame Water Tower Dance Hall
    8936 SW 17th Av
    Portland, Oregon 97219
  • PCDC Saturday Contra: Open Band w/Lanny Martin and Lori Shaffer, Open Mike led by Laurel Thomas

    PCDC Saturday Contra: Open Band w/Lanny Martin and Lori Shaffer, Open Mike led by Laurel Thomas


    Sat Aug 6, 2022

    Our Saturday night series at Fulton Hall continues AUGUST 6, with our quarterly Open Band / Open Mike dance! Lanny Martin and Lori Shaffer will lead the band. Laurel Thomas will lead the callers' open mike in use of "Larks and Robins" role terms. All folks must be vaxxed, boosted, and masked. 
    Event registration is no longer required, but if you have not been to a PCDC event this year, you can help expedite the entry process by filling out our contact tracing form.
    We have a new start time in 2022: 7 pm for newcomer/refresher lesson, 7:30 pm for dancing.
  • PCDC PDX Contra Committee meeting

    PCDC PDX Contra Committee meeting


    Mon Aug 8, 2022

    The Portland Contra Committee meets (usually) on 2nd Monday's to support the needs of Contra dance events and dancers.

    Meeting locations vary and may be online.  Meetings are open to all PCDC members.  If interested in attending, volunteering, or would like a Zoom link, please email contra-chair@portlandcountrydance.org.

    Online - contact organizer for access
  • PCDC Friday Night English Dance: Laura Hatch with Carl Thor, Leslie Hirsch, and Norman Farrell

    PCDC Friday Night English Dance: Laura Hatch with Carl Thor, Leslie Hirsch, and Norman Farrell


    Fri Aug 12, 2022

     

    If you test positive for COVID after attending a PCDC event, please email igotcovid@portlandcountrydance.org to tell us when you tested positive, what event you attended, and any symptoms you might want to mention.  We will never reveal your identity.

    Per PCDC Guidelines: For everyone's safety and comfort all must be vaccinated and boosted (if eligible), sign a waiver and provide contact information. Well fitting masks are required for all, except the caller and musicians when they are on the stage.
    Please click here for the PCDC COVID Safety guidelines for the English Dance.

    Dancing starts at 7:30.  Show up early to check in.

    Newcomers are always welcome.  We waive the admission fee the first time you attend.  An introductory session is available at 7:15 upon request.

    No street shoes permitted beyond entryway.  Only clean soled shoes permitted on the dance floor.

    No partner required

    Admission:  Sliding Scale.  Pay what you can. Recommended range $7.00 - $15.00


    Caller: Laura Hatch

    Band: Carl Thor/piano, Leslie Hirsch/violin, and Norman Farrell/saxophone


    For more information about English Dance, please see: https://portlandcountrydance.org/english-country-dance/ 

    Questions?  Email our English Dance Committee Chairperson

    Location: Burlingame Water Tower Dance Hall
    8936 SW 17th Av
    Portland, Oregon 97219

    Burlingame Water Tower Dance Hall
    8936 SW 17th Av
    Portland, Oregon 97219
  • PCDC Members' Annual Picnic - RESCHEDULED!

    Category: PCDC PCDC Members' Annual Picnic - RESCHEDULED!


    Sat Aug 13, 2022

    PCDC 2nd Saturday Contra: The Hat Band w/Jesse Partridge

    PCDC 2nd Saturday Contra: The Hat Band w/Jesse Partridge


    Sat Aug 13, 2022

    Our Saturday night series at Fulton Hall continues August 13! The Hat Band will play music for us and our Jesse Partridge will use "Larks and Robins" role terms. All folks must be vaxxed, boosted, and masked. 
    The Hat Band includes members Syd Newell and Jon Neff.
    Event registration is no longer required, but if you have not been to a PCDC event this year, you can help expedite the entry process by filling out our contact tracing form.
    We have a new start time for 2022: 7 pm for newcomer/refresher lesson, 7:30 pm for dancing.
  • Eighth annual Flash Waltz (not a PCDC event)

    Eighth annual Flash Waltz (not a PCDC event)


    Sun Aug 14, 2022

    The one hour or so Flash Waltz will be in the Northwest corner of The Portland Peninsula Park Rose Garden on Sunday, August 14.  Dancing begins promptly at 5:00 pm. The nearest rose garden stairway is across the street from the GPS address of 6103 N. Albina Ave.

    Due to Covid in Multnomah County, we request that everyone be vaccinated, wear a mask and don’t attend if you feel ill or have a fever.

    Check the weather report. If we get rained out, the backup date is Sunday, August 21 at 5:00 pm.

    For more information, Check this web site- randomwaltz.org or email wcsimpson@mac.com

    In order to use the park without a permit -  All music must be acoustic, no alcohol and the event is free.

    Portland Peninsula Rose Garden
    6103 N Albina Av
    Portland, Oregon 97217
  • PCDC Board Meeting

    PCDC Board Meeting


    Tue Aug 16, 2022

    The PCDC Board meets (usually) on the 3rd Tuesday of the month to address tactical and strategic issues facing the organization.

    Meeting locations vary.  Meetings are open to all PCDC members.  If interested in attending, contact us or email board at portlandcountrydance dot org.

    Online - contact organizer for access
  • PCDC Friday Night English Dance: Erik Weberg with Carl Thor, Erica Liebert, and Laura Kuhlman

    PCDC Friday Night English Dance: Erik Weberg with Carl Thor, Erica Liebert, and Laura Kuhlman


    Fri Aug 19, 2022

    If you test positive for COVID after attending a PCDC event, please email igotcovid@portlandcountrydance.org to tell us when you tested positive, what event you attended, and any symptoms you might want to mention.  We will never reveal your identity.

    Per PCDC Guidelines: For everyone's safety and comfort all must be vaccinated and boosted (if eligible), sign a waiver and provide contact information. Well fitting masks are required for all, except the caller and musicians when they are on the stage.
    Please click here for the PCDC COVID Safety guidelines for the English Dance.

    Dancing starts at 7:30.  Show up early to check in.

    Newcomers are always welcome.  We waive the admission fee the first time you attend.  An introductory session is available at 7:15 upon request.

    No street shoes permitted beyond entryway.  Only clean soled shoes permitted on the dance floor.

    No partner required

    Admission:  Sliding Scale.  Pay what you can. Recommended range $7.00 - $15.00


    Caller: Erik Weberg

    Band: Carl Thor/piano, Erica Liebert/violin, and Laura Kuhlman/flute


    For more information about English Dance, please see: https://portlandcountrydance.org/english-country-dance/ 

    Questions?  Email our English Dance Committee Chairperson

    Location: Burlingame Water Tower Dance Hall
    8936 SW 17th Av
    Portland, Oregon 97219

    Burlingame Water Tower Dance Hall
    8936 SW 17th Av
    Portland, Oregon 97219
  • 3rd Saturday Contra: Campaign for Reel Time w/Laurel Thomas (pre-registration encouraged)

    3rd Saturday Contra: Campaign for Reel Time w/Laurel Thomas (pre-registration encouraged)


    Sat Aug 20, 2022

    Mark your calendars now for the next Saturday night dance at Fulton Hall, June 18. The Campaign for Reel Time (Betsy Branch, Mark Douglass, and Bill Tomczak) will play. Laurel Thomas will call the dance using the terms "Larks & Robins."

    Newcomer introductory session at 7:00, dance from 7:30 to 10:00.

    Preregistration encouraged to speed the entry process.

    Sign up by sending an email to George Penk at george57penk@gmail.com

     

  • PCDC Friday Night English Dance: David Macemon with Fine Companions

    PCDC Friday Night English Dance: David Macemon with Fine Companions


    Fri Aug 26, 2022

     

    If you test positive for COVID after attending a PCDC event, please email igotcovid@portlandcountrydance.org to tell us when you tested positive, what event you attended, and any symptoms you might want to mention.  We will never reveal your identity.

    Per PCDC Guidelines: For everyone's safety and comfort all must be vaccinated and boosted (if eligible), sign a waiver and provide contact information. Well fitting masks are required for all, except the caller and musicians when they are on the stage.
    Please click here for the PCDC COVID Safety guidelines for the English Dance.

    Dancing starts at 7:30.  Show up early to check in.

    Newcomers are always welcome.  We waive the admission fee the first time you attend.  An introductory session is available at 7:15 upon request.

    No street shoes permitted beyond entryway.  Only clean soled shoes permitted on the dance floor.

    No partner required

    Admission:  Sliding Scale.  Pay what you can. Recommended range $7.00 - $15.00


    Caller: David Macemon

    Band:Lisa Scott/piano, Betsy Branch/violin, Bill Tomczak/clarinet/saxophones, and Erik Weberg/flute


    For more information about English Dance, please see: https://portlandcountrydance.org/english-country-dance/ 

    Questions?  Email our English Dance Committee Chairperson

    Location: Burlingame Water Tower Dance Hall
    8936 SW 17th Av
    Portland, Oregon 97219

    Burlingame Water Tower Dance Hall
    8936 SW 17th Av
    Portland, Oregon 97219
  • PCDC 4th Saturday Contra: The Pringle Creek Band w/William Watson

    PCDC 4th Saturday Contra: The Pringle Creek Band w/William Watson


    Sat Aug 27, 2022

    Our Saturday night series at Fulton Hall continues August 27! Please welcome the Pringle Creek Band from Salem in their debut on the Fulton stage! William Watson will call using "Larks and Robins" role terms. All folks must be vaxxed, boosted, and masked. 
    The Pringle Creek Band members are Dennis Rothrock, Louise Rothrock, Shawn Morford, and Jeff Graham.
    Event registration is no longer required, but if you have not been to a PCDC event this year, you can help expedite the entry process by filling out our contact tracing form.
    We have a new start time for 2022: 7 pm for newcomer/refresher lesson, 7:30 pm for dancing.