Swingin' Tern Dances

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LOCATION: The First Presbyterian Church Parish House, 14 Hanover Road, East Hanover, NJ, a smoke & alcohol free environment

ADMISSION: $10 per adult, $5 per student with Student ID.

TIMES: Beginner's workshop at 7:30 PM. Dance follows, 8 PM - 11 PM (unless otherwise indicated). Please carry in clean, soft-soled shoes for dancing. Non-dancing children must be supervised at all times. Dance at your own risk.

INFORMATION: (973) 295-6864 or send email to E-mail

What, you may be asking, is Contra Dancing? Watch the video at right and see our About page for a video and an explanation.


February 3: Anne Lutun
ContraPositive: Matthew Christian – fiddle, flute, mandolin; Matt Diaz – guitar; Joe De Paolo – drums
February 17: Sophie Sawyer
Contra Rebels: Henry Koretzky – guitar; Todd Clewell – fiddle; Barb Schmid – fiddle
March 3: Bob Isaacs
A Joyful Noise: Barbara Greenberg – violin; Daniel Beerbohm – clarinet, flute, whistle; Kathy Talvitie – piano
March 17: Ben Sachs-Hamilton
The Tunicators: Danny Elias – clarinet; Lauren McDonald – fiddle; Norma Castle – percussion, flute; Robin Russell – keyboard