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BACDS Events Calendar

April 2016

Schedule of Events

April 01ENGLISHAMHCavalcade of CallersBangers & Mash (Craig Johnson, Stan & Susan Kramer, David Strong) — Playford Ball Rehearsal, 8–11pm, $15
April 02CONTRASFCelia RamsaySwitching Protocols (Ruthie Byers, Christopher Jacoby, John-Michael Seng-Wheeler) — Special Gender Neutral Contra!
April 02ENGLISH/SPECIALSJWLise DyckmanRuth Anne Fraley [OR], Anne Bingham Goess, Shira Kammen, Tom Lindemuth
36th Annual BACDS Playford Ball! 6:45–11pm. Pregistration required. More info at
April 03CONTRAFSJCelia RamsayWhimsical (Janette Duncan, Regan Hemphill, Beth Christian, Roxanne Oliva, Debra Tayleur) — SJ CONTRA NOW ON FIRST SUNDAY - intro session at 2:15
April 05ENGLISHASEBruce HamiltonBill Jensen, Stan Kramer, Clara Stefanov-Wagner
April 06CONTRACCBFrannie Marr [SoCal]Open band led by Rodney Miller [WA], Paul Kotapish, Daniel Steinberg
April 08ENGLISH/REGENCYSMEAlan WinstonDivertimento (James Langdell, William Allen, Paul Kostka)
April 09CONTRAFUMEric BlackBLAM! [Monterey] (Bob Silberstein, Elizabeth Todd, Marta Lynch)
April 09ENGLISHDGKBruce HerboldSusan Worland, Jenny Hanson, Craig Johnson
April 10CONTRA/FAMILYHVCMavis McGaughThe Guppies (Kathrine Gardner, Jim Oakden, Craig Johnson) — Benefit for BACDS Family Week, with fundraising raffle, 4–7pm. Admission: $10 general/$5 teens and kids
April 13ENGLISHCCBDavid NewittLaurie Chastain, Christopher Jacoby, Bill Jensen
April 13ENGLISH/WORKSHOPCCBINTRO TO ENGLISH DANCE with Mary Luckhardt and Christopher Jacoby — FREE! (donations gladly accepted), 6:45– 7:30pm
April 15ENGLISHMTBruce HamiltonNonesuch Country Dance Players (Mark Daly, Stan & Susan Kramer, Daniel Soussan, Rob Powell, Mary Tabor) with Bill Jensen
April 16CONTRASFSusan PetrickTripleplay (Ben Schreiber, Chris Knepper, Charlie Hancock)
April 17ENGLISHFSJLise DyckmanThe Phoenix (William Allen, Mary Tabor, Stan & Susan Kramer) — SJ ENGLISH NOW ON THIRD SUNDAY
April 19ENGLISHASEBruce HamiltonShauna Pickett-Gordon, Stan Kramer, Laurie Chastain
April 20CONTRACCBErik HoffmanOpen band led by Swing Farm (Ray Bierl, Charlie Hancock, & friend)
April 23CONTRAFUMErik HoffmanPeak Nouveau (Paul Clarke, Peter Tommerup, Sarah Kirton, Karl Franzen)
April 23ENGLISHFBHLise DyckmanRebecca King, Anne Goess, Christopher Jacoby, Tom Lindemuth — for experienced dancers - at Finnish Brotherhood Hall
April 27ENGLISHCCBAlan WinstonOpen band led by Shira Kammen, Maggie Moore, Debra Tayleur
April 29ENGLISHMTAlan WinstonNonesuch Country Dance Players (Mark Daly, Stan & Susan Kramer, Daniel Soussan, Rob Powell, Mary Tabor) with William Allen
April 30CONTRAFUMDonna Hunt [PA]Community Band Night — contact Susan Goodis <> for rehearsal info

Dance Venues

ASEAll Saints Episcopal Church555 Waverley StPalo Alto
CCBChrist Church Berkeley2138 Cedar StreetBerkeley
DGKDanceGround Keriac1805 Divisadero at BushSan Francisco
FBHFinnish Brotherhood Hall1970 ChestnutBerkeley
FSJFirst Unitarian Church of San Jose160 N 3rd StSan Jose
FUMFirst United Methodist Church of Palo Alto625 Hamilton at ByronPalo Alto
HVCHill and Valley Club - 1808 B Street (at Linden)1808 B StreetHayward
MTPalo Alto Masonic Temple461 Florence StreetPalo Alto
SFSt. Paul's Presbyterian Church1399 43rd AvenueSan Francisco
SJWSan Jose Woman's Club75 South 11th StreetSan Jose
SMESt. Mark's Episcopal Church600 Colorado AvenuePalo Alto