Sunday, May 15, 2016

Dance the Night Away

Thank you for all your help throughout the entire 2016-2017 dance season.  It's been a good year.  
Here is our PSA for the last dance of the season.  It's a big one.
Seven talented local musicians have formed a new band called The Daytimers and their sound is amazing.  
This will be their first contra dance and it promises to be a big success.
A caller from Portland, Ric Goldman will be at the mic teaching and calling all evening.  
Ric was a big hit in February, so we are looking forward to his return next Saturday.
Thanks again for all you do.
Have a great summer.
Paul Poresky, for the South Coast Folk Society

From: South Coast Folk Society
Subject: South Coast Community Contra Dance
When: Saturday Evening, May 21, from 7:00PM to 10:00PM
Where: Greenacres Grange Hall, 93393 Greenacres Lane, Coos Bay, OR
Live Music by: THE DAYTIMERS from Coos Bay
Guest Caller: RIC GOLDMAN from Portland

Public Contra Dance May 21 at Greenacres

The public is invited to a special Contra Dance at the Greenacres Grange Hall on Saturday, May 21, starting at 7PM in the evening.  Contra dancing is light-hearted form of social dancing that is easy to learn and fun for all ages.  Singles, couples and families can all enjoy contra dancing, and new dancers are always welcome.

The South Coast Folk Society is your host for the evening. They will provide three hours of great dancing music by an exciting new band called the Daytimers.  The Daytimers play a lively mix of Celtic, old time and modern contra tunes.  Seven local musicians combined their talents to form this great band.  These musicians are Don Berg on guitar, Jennifer Sordyl, Hege Bakken and Alayne Olmsted on fiddles, Karen Olsen on concertina, Davy Sweetman on penny whistle and bodhran, and Dave Williams on mandolin.

The Folk Society has arranged for a guest caller from Portland, Ric Goldman, to guide dancers throughout the evening.  He will teach every move and figure you need to know.  Ric is a highly experienced and very personable caller with an exciting repertoire of dances.  His dances are appropriate for all ages and skill levels.  Lesson begin at 7PM, and first timers who take the lesson will receive a ticket for free admission to their next dance.  Wear your dancing shoes, casual clothes, and a big smile.

This event is alcohol and fragrance free.  Refreshments are available.  Doors open at 6:45PM.  Admission: General $7, Students w/ID and Seniors over 60 $6, Members $5, and Supervised Children under 6 are free. For more information call 541-572-5370 or visit

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