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BACDS Events Calendar

April 2009

Schedule of Events

April 01WORKSHOPGNCErik Hoffman
Learn to Call I 6:00 - 7:30, $10 each session or $25 for all three workshops in series
April 01CONTRAGNCAlan WinstonOpen Band led by 3 O'Clock Shadow (Erik Hoffman, Peter Langston, Chris Grampp, Adam Cavan)
April 01ENGLISHFLXMary LuckhardtStan Kramer, Bill Jensen, Mary Tabor
April 03ENGLISHSBECANCELEDgo to the Playford Ball rehearsal at SME
April 03ENGLISH/SPECIALSMECavalcade of CallersErin Vang, David Mostardi, Noel Cragg.
Playford Ball Rehearsal: Special price of $12 for all dancers.
April 04ENGLISH/SPECIALGOCLise DyckmanShira Kammen, Chuck Ward, Jim Oakden, Maureen Brennan
The Playford Ball! 6:45 - 11 pm.Preregistration required, see
April 04CONTRASFKen OlcottJack Knife and the Big Rigs
(Adam Cavan, Chris Grampp, Peter Langston, Michael Stadler)
CANCELLED: Hall being repaired - See you April 22
CANCELLED: Hall being repaired - See you April 22
April 10CONTRA/SPECIALOV2Karen FontanaChris Knepper, Noel Cragg
  Location change (This dance only): Oakland Veterans' Hall, (hall 2, upstairs), 200 Grand Ave at Harrison (3 blocks from the regular hall)
April 11CONTRAFUMCANCELEDHall unavailable - see you April 25
April 11ENGLISHDGKRic GoldmanJon Berger & William Allen
April 15WORKSHOPGNCLearn to Call I 6:00 - 7:30, $10 each session or $17 for remaining two workshops in series
April 15CONTRAGNCErik HoffmanOpen Band led by The KnUckLe KnOcKeRs (Karen Celia Heil, Bill Foss, Martha Hawthorne,
Brendan Doyle)
April 15ENGLISHFLXSam WeilerStan & Susan Kramer, Bill Jensen
April 17ENGLISHSBEBob FraleyNonesuch Country Dance Players (Mark Daly, Stan & Susan Kramer) with Bill Jensen
April 18CONTRASFMavis McGaughThe OpporTunists
(Alan Snyder, David Hansen)
April 22WORKSHOPGNCMary LuckhardtShira Kammen
Intermediate ECD Workshop, 6:30 - 7:30pm, $5
April 22ENGLISHGNCSam WeilerOpen band led by Shira Kammen, Erik Ievins, Debra Tayleur
April 24CONTRASFSusan PetrickWildcat Canyon (Meredith Axelrod, Andy Eggleston, Art Peterson)
April 25CONTRA/SPECIALODFErik HoffmanDebra Tayleur and friends; 1-hour FREE Intro to
contra dance, 5:00 - 6:00 pm
April 25ENGLISH/SPECIALODFSam WeilerStan & Susan Kramer and friends; 1-hour FREE Intro to English dance, 6:00 - 7:00 pm
April 25ENGLISHGNCSam WeilerRebecca King, Judy Linsenberg, Erik Ievins
For experienced dancers
April 25CONTRA/SPECIALFUMBob Carragher & Graham Waldon
Contra Plus! Contras and couple dances with a special all-star band. Contra lesson 7:30 - 8:30pm, dancing 8:30 - 11:30; special price: $16 w/lesson, $14 without, students half price. This is a Special Youth Leadership Initiative Dance.
April 26ENGLISHDGKBruce Herbold and David NewittHumuhumunukunukuapua'a Strathspey & Maggot Society Band (Heather MacKay, Katherine Carvajal, David Newitt, Bruce Herbold, Patti Cobb)
April 29WORKSHOPGNCLearn to Call III with Erik Hoffman 6:00
7:30, $10
April 29CONTRAGNCOpen Callers' Night Open Band led by The Raggedy Annes (Anne Goess, Ann-dy Eggleston, Charlie H-Ann-cock)
Contact Erik Hoffman ( or 510-444-4397) if you want to call a dance
April 29ENGLISHFLXBruce HamiltonStan Kramer, Bill Jensen, Erik Ievins

Dance Venues

DGKDanceGround Keriac1805 Divisadero at BushSan Francisco
FLXFlex-It425 Evelyn AvenueMountain View
FUMFirst United Methodist Church of Palo Alto625 Hamilton at ByronPalo Alto
GNCChrist Church Berkeley (formerly Grace North Church)2138 Cedar StreetBerkeley
GOCGreek Orthodox Cathedral of the Ascension4700 Lincoln AvenueOakland
ODFOakland Free Dance Festival, Oakland Vets's Hall for more info
OV2Oakland Veterans' Hall Upstairs200 Grand Ave at HarrisonOakland
SBESt. Bede's Episcopal Church2650 Sand Hill RdMenlo Park
SFSt. Paul's Presbyterian Church1399 43rd AvenueSan Francisco
SMESt. Mark's Episcopal Church600 Colorado AvenuePalo Alto