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Boston Playford VirtuBall

Saturday, March 6, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

7:30pm (doors open 7:15pm)

All are welcomed to join us for a virtual version of our annual Boston Playford Ball, on the traditional “first Saturday after the first Friday” in March! Last year we celebrated 40 years of the Boston Playford Ball, at what ended up being our last dance together. This year our ball will be a little different since we can’t be together in person, but we can be together online, and geography is no barrier this time to our further away friends.

Barbara Finney, Compere*, is preparing a wonderful evening of entertainment for you, with music by members of Bare Necessities – Kate Barnes, Mary Lea, and Jacqueline Schwab. We’ll also have photo memories of previous balls.

      Cambridge English Dictionary:
      noun [ C ]
        UK/ˈkɒm.peər/ US/ˈkɑːm.per/ (US emcee)
      a person whose job is to introduce performers in a television, radio, or stage show:
      He started his career as a TV compere.

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There will be a quick talk-through of the dances marked with a *, modified for solo dancers; however, there will be no prompting once the music starts, so you can enjoy it however you wish. Sit back and listen to the music, or get up and dance! Instructions to the dances, some modified for solo dancers, are available at https://tinyurl.com/3cfrmsdf

Barham Down
The Costumer’s Delight
An Early Frost*
Joy After Sorrow
Kelsterne Gardens*
Knives and Forks*
Mile of Smiles
Miss de Jersey’s Memorial (as the final waltz)
Nan’s Waltz
Old Noll’s Jig
The Potter’s Wheel*
Rose of Sharon
Smithy Hill
Well Done Jack*

We look forward to seeing you there! Thank you in advance for your patience with any glitches, bobbles, or unexpected technological surprises that may occur. If you have any questions, please write 2021playfordball [at] cds-boston [dot] org

We highly recommend that you have the most recent version of the software downloaded before the event.

2021 Boston Playford VirtuBall flyer (pdf)

This event is free to attend, but if you wish to make a donation:

Bare Necessities – Paypal Tip Jar: bares [dot] band [at] gmail [dot] com or mail a check (made out to Bare Necessities) to Earl Gaddis, 11101 Gilkey Rd, Plainwell MI 49080-9065.
CDS Boston Centre – CDS Boston Centre – Donate


Saturday, March 6, 2021
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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