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BACDS Events Calendar

May 2019

Schedule of Events

May 01CONTRACCBClaire TakemoriOpen Band led by Audrey Knuth, Chris Knepper, Erik Hoffman
May 03ENGLISHMTDilip Sequeira, Rachel PuseyNonesuch Country Dance Band with Romain Kang, Debra Tayleur
May 04CONTRASFWarren BlierBrian Theriault & Burke Trieschmann
May 07ENGLISHASEBruce HamiltonLaurie Chastain, Elizabeth Todd, Bill Jensen
May 08ENGLISHCCBDavid NewittAnne Goess, Tom Lindemuth, Bill Jensen
May 08ENGLISH WORKSHOPCCBInt.–Adv. Spotlight with David Newitt, Anne Goess, Bill Jensen 6:45–7:30 FREE! (Donations accepted)
May 10ENGLISH/REGENCYSMEAlan WinstonOpen Band led by Divertimento – regular time (doors 7:30, dance 8:00) in the Sanctuary this month only
May 11CONTRAFUMEric BlackRodney Miller, Daniel Steinberg
May 11ENGLISHSJPSharon GreenSusan Worland, Jason Pollack, William Allen
May 11TEEN CONTRAFSJClaire TakemoriJess Newman, Will Wheeler—Teen Jam 5:30, Contra 7–9. Info/Reg at
May 12ENGLISHFSJRachel Pusey, Dilip SequeiraPhoenix Rising
May 14WOODSHEDHPPmaybe you?maybe you? - A peek backstage, free for everyone. Callers try out new material, teaching techniques, etc; dancers give input and things get better. Join us!
May 15CONTRACCBDane WallingaOpen Band led by Good Foot (Caroline McKaskey, Topher Gayle)
May 17ENGLISHMTLise DyckmanNonesuch Country Dance Band with Robin Lockner, Romain Kang, William Allen
May 17ENGLISH/WALTZ/WORKSHOP/SPECIALMTLise Dyckman, Alan WinstonRobin Lockner, William Allen - BASIC WALTZ WORKSHOP Does the call "waltz around the other couple" leave you unsure what to do? Do you sit down when the band plays a free waltz? Lise Dyckman & Alan Winston, with musicians Robin Lockner & William Allen, will unlock the mysteries of basic round waltz. 7:00-7:45 pm, FREE (donations gratefully accepted). Beginners strongly encouraged!
May 18CONTRASFSusan PetrickRodney Miller, Daniel Steinberg, Chris Knepper
May 19CONTRAFSJAndy ShoreRodney Miller, Daniel Steinberg. Intro at 2:30, Dance 3–6
May 21ENGLISHASEBruce HamiltonSusan Jensen, David Mostardi, Patti Cobb
May 22ENGLISHCCBKalia KlibanOpen Band led by Jon Berger, Elizabeth Todd, Debra Tayleur
May 25CONTRAFUMAlan WinstonKC & the MooNshiners (Karen Celia Heil, Elise Engelberg, Matt Knoth)
May 25ENGLISHCCBSharon GreenAnne Goess, Judy Linsenberg, Charlie Hancock (for experienced dancers) 7:30-10:30
May 26CONTRAHVCOpen Callers’ Night with Kelsey HartmanThe Night Owls (Lee Anne Welch, Topher Gayle, Erik Hoffman) 4–7pm. To sign up as a caller, go to This Online Form
May 29CONTRACCBYoyo ZhouCommunity Band Night, contact Erik Hoffman about sets & rehearsals! Come Play With Us!
May 31ENGLISHMTDavid NewittHumuhumunukunukuapua‘a & Strathspey Society Band (Betsy St. Aubin, Bruce Herbold, David Newitt, Heather MacKay, Patti Cobb)

Dance Venues

ASEAll Saints Episcopal Church555 Waverley StPalo Alto
CCBChrist Church Berkeley2138 Cedar StreetBerkeley
FSJFirst Unitarian Church of San Jose160 N 3rd StSan Jose
FUMFirst United Methodist Church of Palo Alto625 Hamilton at ByronPalo Alto
HPPCarriage House at Holbrook-Palmer Park150 Watkins AvenueAtherton
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
SJPSt. John's Presbyterian Church25 LakeSan Francisco
SMESt. Mark's Episcopal Church600 Colorado AvenuePalo Alto