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Contra Dancing in Anchorage, Alaska
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​We now welcome you to a new season of contra dance fun.

Watch this website and the Dancing Bears Community Facebook page for further information about dance schedule when it becomes available.

Please Bring clean dry shoes to dance in. Help us keep our dance floors free of wet dirt and slush. Thanks!

This is how we take care of each other and our community now and always-

Please choose to stay home if you are sick

If you have to cough or sneeze, cover with your elbow or shirt
(better yet leave the room/cough/then wash)

Washing hands– Sing a little song while you work the soap all over your hands 
to ensure you wash for at least 20 seconds.

Hot water and mechanical action with soap is what will carry away the germs.

Don’t touch your face-This can take self-awareness and practice.

We have Antibacterial products around. They work best on Clean hands.

Sing Twinkle Twinkle, Happy Birthday, Row Row Row your Boat.

Songs work equally well for Coronavirus, Influenze A, B and the Common Cold.

​Admission price sliding scale, from $10 - $25. Kids 12 and under FREE, other Students $5.  
Cash or Check. Credit Cards also accepted.
Contra Dancing at the Nave
 Wendler Middle School
Orientation and Easier dances start at 7:30.  Elevating challenge as the evening progresses.
Next contra dance:

Friday, December 1st with Jess W/David BP  and Whistlepig
Wendler, Multi Purpose Room, 2905 Lake Otis Pkwy 
Orientation at 7:15pm. Dancing starts at 7:30pm.
DANCING BEARS Fall 2023 Schedule

                              Venue              Caller                         Band
Fri. Dec. 1              Wendler       Jess W and David B   Whistlepig
Fri. Dec. 15            Wendler          Tba                          Fat Weasel

Lesson at 7:15pm, dancing starts at 7:30pm. 

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