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Week of Oct 2nd

  • English Ball Workshop Cynthia Stenger calling with Betsy Branch, Erik Weberg and Lisa Scott

    English Ball Workshop Cynthia Stenger calling with Betsy Branch, Erik Weberg and Lisa Scott


    Sun Oct 2, 2022

     

    This is 1 of three Sunday afternoon workshops where we'll be teaching and reviewing dances that are on the 2022 Portland English Country Ball program. You do not need to register for the Ball to attend these workshops, though we'd love to see you at the Ball. Information and registration information is available at the Ball website: https://portlandecdball.info/2022 

    The workshops will run from 3:00 - 5:00
    No street shoes permitted beyond entryway.  Bring clean-soled dance shoes or socks to wear in the school and while dancing.

    Admission: Sliding Scale.  Pay what you can. Recommended range $10.00 - $15.00

    Location:
    A Renaissance School of Arts and Sciences
    234 S Bancoft St
    Portland, OR 97239

    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.

  • Joyride First Wednesday contra dance with Woody Lane, caller

    Joyride First Wednesday contra dance with Woody Lane, caller


    Wed Oct 5, 2022

    Please see the Joyride web site for details, PDF flier and covid protocols.

    https://joyride.erikweberg.com

     

    Polish Hall
    (Portland Polonia)
    3832 N Interstate Av
    Portland, Oregon 97227
    503-281-7352
  • SALEM Community Dance: The Pringle Creek Band w/Jana Rygas

    SALEM Community Dance: The Pringle Creek Band w/Jana Rygas


    Thu Oct 6, 2022

    The Salem Folklore Community is starting up a new First Thursdays Community Dance series this fall. The series kicks off with a dance on Thursday October 6, from 6:30 to 9:30 at the VFW Hall (630 Hood St. NE), with music by the Pringle Creek Band (Dennis Rothrock, Louise Rothrock, Shawn Morford, and Jeff Graham) and calling by Jana Rygas.  Masks will be required and vaccinations recommended.  We hope to create a welcoming atmosphere for both new and experienced dancers, with circles, squares, and contras designed to foster success and fun for all.  Future dances will be November 3 and December 1.  For more info contact salemfolklore@gmail.com.

    Salem VFW Hall
    630 Hood Street NE
    Salem, Oregon 97301
  • PCDC Friday Night English Dance: David Macemon with Carl Thor, Erica Liebert, Ron Dann, Jon Neff

    PCDC Friday Night English Dance: David Macemon with Carl Thor, Erica Liebert, Ron Dann, Jon Neff


    Fri Oct 7, 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: Carl Thor/piano, Erica Liebert/violin, Ron Dann/clarinet, Jon Neff/bass


    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
  • Playford-to-the-Present ECD Ball (Los Angeles)

    Playford-to-the-Present ECD Ball (Los Angeles)


    Sat Oct 8, 2022

    PCDC 2nd Saturday Contra: Carl Thor & Alan Snyder w/Janet Grove

    PCDC 2nd Saturday Contra: Carl Thor & Alan Snyder w/Janet Grove


    Sat Oct 8, 2022

    Our Saturday night series at Fulton Hall continues! Alan Snyder (fiddle) and Carl Thor (piano, mandolin, hammed dulcimer?) will play. Janet Grove (Camas, WA) will use gender-neutral 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 for 2022: 7 pm for newcomer/refresher lesson, 7:30 pm for dancing.
    (L’Etoile French Immersion School)
    68 SW Miles St
    Portland, Oregon 97219
    503-823-3180