CDS Boston Centre
Wednesday English Dance Program

 

The Boston Centre offers English country dancing every Wednesday night.
All dances are taught; no experience is necessary, nor do you need to come with a partner.

Dances are led by Barbara Finney, Rich Jackson, Linda Nelson, Miriam Newman, and Christine Robb, along with guest leaders.

Music is by Bare Necessities and friends.

Format:
  • The entire evening will be a mix of elegantly simple to challenging dances, and traditional to contemporary dances
  • Most dances will be walked through, with teaching as needed
  • One or two may only be prompted, not walked through (and will be announced in advance)
  • English Dance Basics is offered before the dance at 7:10
  • The dance of the month is taught each week of the month (except party nights)

Location:
  The dances are held from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m., at the Park Avenue Congregational Church, located at the intersection of Park Avenue and Paul Revere Road (one block from Massachusetts Avenue), in Arlington Heights, MA.

Admission:
  Newcomers and students   $4.00
  Members   $7.00
  Non-members   $9.00
  12 dance Dance Card   $75.00

The Dance Card is valid at all Wednesday dances for one year from the date of purchase and can be shared with friends and family.

Volunteering:
  Volunteers are always needed, particularly with refreshments and putting things away at the end of the dance.

 


2016-2017 Schedule
    The 2016-2017 season will start on September 7, 2016 and run through to June 21, 2017.
    Dance of the month: Companions
    September 7   Opening party: Cavalcade of Callers with CDS-BC leaders • Kate Barnes, Catherine Miller, and Jacqueline Schwab
    Sept 14    Linda Nelson and Christine Robb • Dave Langford and Jacqueline Schwab
    Sept 21    Linda Nelson and Christine Robb • Emily O'Brien and Jacqueline Schwab
    Sept 28    Barbara Finney and Christine Robb • Bare Necessities: Kate Barnes, Earl Gaddis, Mary Lea, and Jacqueline Schwab

    Next month
    Oct 5   Guest: Pat Petersen (North Carolina)
    Oct 12    Graham Christian
    Oct 19    Linda Nelson and Christine Robb
    Oct 26   Hallowe'en Party with Linda Nelson

     

    Complete schedule for 2016-17

    July & August - Summer 2017 Wednesday Dance Parties and Ice Cream Socials in Newton

CD*NY has a helpful list of terms for English country dance figures.
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