Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Finnish American Heritage Center to host contra dance March 19

HANCOCK -- Contra dancing is coming to the Finnish American Heritage Center on Finlandia University’s campus TOMORROW, Wednesday, March 19, with music by The Thimbleberry Band with Oren Tikkanen and friends and guest contra caller Colin Hoekje.

Hoekje, a student at Michigan Tech, has recently returned from a major contra dance event in Lower Michigan.

The dance will be held from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. (with a teaching workshop from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.)

Contra dance -- popular in New England, Eastern Canada, Kentucky, Ohio, Indiana and more -- is a fun and easy activity in which couples dance in two facing lines or a square.

All ages and skill levels are invited to attend.

Admission $6 per person -- free with a student ID. No partner nor experience needed. You don’t need a partner. Singles and children welcome.

Come one, come all! Left feet and right! Spread the word!!! For more information call 487-7302.

The Finnish American Heritage Center is at 435 Quincy Street, Hancock.

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