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: Beginnerís 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.


September 3: Alex Deis-Lauby
Crossing The Millstone: Michael Bell - fiddle; Larry Koplik - piano; John MacDonald - mandolin, recorder; Jane McCarty - whistles
September 17: Sue Gola
Gotham Groove: Norma Castle - flute, percussion; Julia Hartman - fiddle; Robin Russell - piano; Marnen Laibow-Koser - fiddle
October 1: Mark Hillegonds
Hog Wild: Jody Kruskal - Anglo concertina; Marnen Laibow-Koser - piano; Tom Phillips - fiddle
October 15: Melanie Axel-Lute
Dr. Twamley's Audio Snakes: Wes Steenson - guitar; Mike Rovine - fiddle, banjo, mandolin; Jill Smith - piano
November 5: Greg Frock
The Frequent Flyers: Laura Light - fiddle; Anita Anderson - piano; Julia Weatherford - cello
November 19: Ridge Kennedy
Live Wire: Josh Burdick - fiddle; Sarah Gowan - guitar, concertina; Ben Kennedy - piano; Bill Quern - mandolin, banjo, melodeon