[Sust-mar] contra dance on PEI July 23/ benefit for Env Ed

marionc at pei.sympatico.ca marionc at pei.sympatico.ca
Thu Jul 17 12:32:10 EDT 2008

Dancin' at the BIS on PEI with the Smokin' ContraBand July 23/ benefit for Env Ed

Mark your calendar for a great dance at the Benevolent Irish Society (BIS) Hall  July 23rd with The Smokin' ContraBand, a Halifax-based lively traditional band playing an entertaining and foot-stomping assortment of old-timey fiddle tunes, jigs and reels with a whisper of bluegrass. (www.smokincontraband.com They are also performing at Baba's on July 22nd.) 
The fun begins at 7pm with a quick intro to the contradance style; dances; other performers, including The Grass Mountain Hobos (www.sonicbids.com/grassmountainhobos ) and The Barnkats; and lots more dances up to 11pm or later!  
For more details phone Tony Reddin at 675-4093.

 All ages welcome. No partner or experience necessary- dances are called- it's easy! Admission $10 or $16 per couple/family. 

Fundraiser for the Sierra Club Environmental Education Program- see www.sierraclub.ca/atlantic . The BIS is at 582 North River Road, Charlottetown- phone 892-2376.
Contra Dancing is the most fun type of celtic-square dancing- for more info see: www.sbcds.org/contradance/whatis . Come kick up your heels! 

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