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Dancing with the GODS Weekend 2020

Saturday, February 22, 2020, 2:30 AM

Dancing with the GODS contra dance weekend   February 21-23, 2020… the beautiful Thelma Boltin Center and the Historic Thomas Center in the Duckpond neighborhood of Gainesville: Thelma A. Boltin Center516 NE 2nd AveGainesville, FL 32601   Historic Thomas Center302 NE 6th AveGainesville, FL 32601   Event schedule: TBA   This dance is not gender-balanced. All your partners will be heavenly!   We expect the weekend to sell out. --- Featuring: BANDS:•Dam Beavers (Ben Schreiber, Scotty Leach, Ness Smith-Savedoff) •Contra Sutra (Dave Bartley, Ryan McKasson, Marnie Rachmiel, Ness Smith-Savedoff)   CALLERS:•Frannie Marr •Dana Parkinson   --- Black and White Ball - Saturday night is the annual Black and White ball. With our amazing lighting by Josh Angel, it is quite a lovely effect when everyone wears black and white.   Food - Please do NOT bring food items to share at the weekend. Of course, if you have special food needs, you can bring your own food. Snacks will be provided during the break on Friday night and Saturday night. On Saturday morning and Sunday mornings, a light breakfast will be available - bagels with spreads, boiled eggs, coffee.  There are plenty of good restaurants within walking distance of the dance venue for your other food needs.  Water - Please bring a water bottle and/or coffee cup for your use at the dance weekend. We are trying to reduce our waste. We will have paper cups available if you forget your water bottle, but no open cups will be allowed on the dance floor.    Photography/Video - You are welcome to take photos/videos at the weekend, but please NO flash.   Fragrance-free space - As a favor to dancers who are sensitive or allergic, please refrain from wearing cologne, perfume, or scented products, or clothes smelling of cigarettes or incense.   Tickets are non-transferrable.   Partial refund - If you find later that you can't come to the weekend, please notify the registrar at You may be eligible to receive a partial refund (registration cost less $20) after January 24, 2020. A partial refund is available so long as there is someone on the waiting list who can be registered in your place.


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