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Kit "KayCee"Brennick, State Farm Insurance
4407 N Division St, Suite 610
Spokane, WA 99207
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CHallanger Coaching   Specializing in “Helping Women Get Out of Their Heads and into Action” since 2001.

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 CONTRA DANCES EVERY WEDNESDAY AND SELECT SECOND SATURDAYS
SEPTEMBER THRU JUNE.


Wednesday Night:  Spokane Woman’s Club
Saturday Night: East Spokane Grange
1428 W.9th Ave. (corner of 9th and Walnut) 
Spokane, Wa. 99204 
$5members/students/$7non-members   
1621 N. Park Ave.
Spokane Valley, Wa 99212
$7members/students/$10non-members
These are community dances, no experience necessary, beginner workshop 15 minutes
before each dance, no partner needed, everyone is welcome and fun for all ages. Saturday
night dances have a potluck at the break, bring your favorite snack to share. Call 509-747-2640
if you have questions.


   March 2016
2Contra Dance  7:30-9:30 PM  Woman’s Club. Arvid Lundin & Deep Roots, Nora Scott calling
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Old-Time Concert -  Craver, Hicks, Watson, & Newberry, Members of the original Red Clay Ramblers. Westminster United Church of Christ, 411 S Washington, Spokane. Come see these giants of old-time bluegrass music, 7:00 PM,. tickets $15 advanced, $ 17 at the door. 509-598-9111 or spokanefolklore.org.
9Contra Dance  7:30-9:30 PM  Woman’s Club.  Brownes Mountain Boys, Larry Simmons calling
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Contra Dance Sandpoint, ID contra dance with Northern Shore, caller Emily Faulkner. 7-10 pm at Sandpoint Community Hall.  Beginners and singles welcome.  New dancers, please attend the beginning!  $5 donation.  Questions? email: sandpointcontra@gmail.com

12Contra Dance  7:00-10:00 PM  at the East Spokane Grange, 1621 N Park Rd, Spokane Valley.  River City Ramblers, Susan Dankovich calling
16Contra Dance  7:30-9:30 PM  Woman’s Club. Jam Band, Susan Dankovich calling
23Contra Dance  7:30-9:30 PM  Woman’s Club.  Dog Paw, caller TBA
30Contra Dance  7:30-9:30 PM  Woman’s Club. Crooked Kilt,  Emily Faulkner calling

 April 2016
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Contra Dance 7-10 at the American Legion Hall, 113 Kootenai St, Bonners Ferry.  $5/$20 families. Crooked Kilt, Emily Faulkner calling.    Everyone welcome, no partner needed, all dances taught and called.

6Contra Dance  7:30-9:30 PM  Woman’s Club.  Arvid Lundin & Deep Roots, Karen Wilson-Bell calling
8Contra Dance Sandpoint, ID contra dance with Northern Shore, caller Emily Faulkner. 7-10 pm at Sandpoint Community Hall. Beginners and singles welcome.  New dancers, please attend the beginning!  $5 donation.  Questions? email: sandpointcontra@gmail.com
8

Sparky and Rhonda Rucker Concert at Kelly's Underground, 1301 W. 14th Avenue in the basement below Rocket Bakery, 7:30 PM. Tickets at the door $12.00. Sparky and Rhonda have played at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. and the Smithsonian Folklife Festival as well as NPR's On Point, Prairie Home Companion, Mountain Stage, and Morning Edition. See them on their stop in Spokane for music, storytelling, and history.

9English Country Dance at the East Spokane Grange, 1621 N Park Rd, Spokane Valley. Prestwold Players and Mitchell Frey calling, 7:00 –10:00 PM. No experience or partner needed. $7.00 SFS members/students/$10.00 non-members. Call Milhea 981-3151 or Mitchell 882-5101 for more info. See this dance on the SpokaneFolklore Society facebook page.
13Contra Dance  7:30-9:30 PM  Woman’s Club. River City Ramblers, Penn Fix calling
20Contra Dance  7:30-9:30 PM  Woman’s Club. Jam Band, Ray Polhemus calling
27Contra Dance  7:30-9:30 PM  Woman’s Club. Out of the Wood,  Nora Scott calling
30Contra Dance  7-10 pm at Willow Song Music Therapy Center. 21101 E. Wellesley, Otis Orchards, WA 99027.  Music by Arvid Lundin & Deep Roots, and Crooked Kilt  Caller: Emily Faulkner .  Suggested $7 for SFS members, $10 for non-members

May 2016
4Contra Dance  7:30-9:30 PM  Woman’s Club. Dog Paw,  Emily Faulkner calling
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Slow Jam 5 pm potluck, 6—8 pm music: lparks.nidaho@outlook.com for info
2/3s of our April 10th Jam
10House Concert Larry Unger and Audrey Knuth are playing a house concert on Spokane’s South Hill. 

Limited seating. Members $10 Non-members $12 To get on the list for the house concert, contact Leonard Parks at lparks.nidaho@outlook.com.

11Contra Dance  7:30-9:30 PM  Woman’s Club. Larry Unger Band, Woody Lane calling
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Contra Dance  7-10 pm at Sandpoint Community Hall, Out of Nowhere with Nancy Staub calling. Everyone welcome, no partner needed, new dancers strongly encouraged to arrive on time for the beginning. Please direct questions to: sandpointcontra@gmail.com

14Contra Dance  7:00-10:00 PM  at the East Spokane Grange, 1621 N Park Rd, Spokane Valley. Out of the Wood with Ray Polhemus caliing.
18Contra Dance  7:30-9:30 PM  Woman’s Club. Arvid Lundin & Deep Roots,  Ray Polhemus calling 
25Contra Dance  7:30-9:30 PM  Woman’s Club. Out of Nowhere,  Karen Wilson-Bell calling

June 2016
1Contra Dance  7:30-9:30 PM  Woman’s Club.  River City Ramblers,  Nancy Staub calling
8Contra Dance  7:30-9:30 PM  Woman’s Club. Out of the Wood,  Morna Leonard calling
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Contra Dance  7-10 pm at Sandpoint Community Hall, Half Pint Froggies, Emily Faulkner calling. Everyone welcome, no partner needed, new dancers strongly encouraged to arrive on time for the beginning. Please direct questions to: sandpointcontra@gmail.com 

15Contra Dance  7:30-9:30 PM  Woman’s Club. Jam Band, Nancy Staub calling
18Contra Dance  Pre Lady of the Lake dance, Western Dance Center, 1901 N Sullivan Road, Spokane Valley, The Figments, Lisa Greenleaf calling. If you only attend one dance a year this is the one to see!
22Contra Dance  7:30-9:30 PM  Woman’s Club.  Brownes Mountain Boys, Nora Scott calling
29Contra Dance  7:30-9:30 PM  Woman’s Club.  Out of Nowhere, Ray Polhemus calling

July 2016
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Contra Dance 7-10 pm at Sandpoint Community Hall. Out of the Wood, Emily Faulkner calling.  Everyone welcome, no partner needed, new dancers strongly encouraged to arrive on time for the beginning. Please direct questions to: sandpointcontra@gmail.com