PICD Ice Skating Night
Feb
21
7:00 PM19:00

PICD Ice Skating Night

Come to The Rink at Thompson’s Point (10 Thompsons Point) in Portland and get to know your fellow contra dancers! Admission is $8 for ages 6 and up ($5 for ages 5 and below), plus $3 if you got to rent skates. Drop in anytime between 7:00 and 9:00PM. The rink closes at 9.

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Syrup Country with Will Mentor
Mar
7
7:00 PM19:00

Syrup Country with Will Mentor

Join us for a Thursday night Portland Intown Contra Dance! Beginner's lesson at 7:00 p.m. and dancing from 7:30-10 p.m. at State Street Church. Beginners welcome, no partner needed, and gender-free dance roles! Tonight, Syrup Country will be performing with caller Will Mentor.

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Calluna with Lisa Greenleaf
Mar
28
7:00 PM19:00

Calluna with Lisa Greenleaf

Join us for a Thursday night Portland Intown Contra Dance! Beginner's lesson at 7:00 p.m. and dancing from 7:30-10 p.m. at State Street Church. Beginners welcome, no partner needed, and gender-free dance roles! Tonight, Calluna will be performing with caller Lisa Greenleaf.

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Swallowtail
Apr
4
7:00 PM19:00

Swallowtail

Join us for a Thursday night Portland Intown Contra Dance! Beginner's lesson at 7:00 p.m. and dancing from 7:30-10 p.m. at State Street Church. Beginners welcome, no partner needed, and gender-free dance roles! Tonight, Swallowtail will be performing.

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Palaver Strings Dance and Concert
Apr
27
7:00 PM19:00

Palaver Strings Dance and Concert

Join us for a concert, Transylvanian dance performance, and participatory contra dance with Palaver Strings, Vimoksha Dance Company, and Dela Murphy! Concert and Transylvanian dance performance 7:00 to 8:00 p.m., participatory contra dancing 8:00 'til 10 p.m. at State Street Church. Beginners welcome, no partner needed, and gender-free dance roles!

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The Portland Triple-Decker 2019
May
4
1:30 PM13:30

The Portland Triple-Decker 2019

Join Portland Intown Contra Dance for The Portland Triple-Decker, PICD’s 9-hour contra dance! Waltz lesson from 1:30-2:30PM, then contra dancing 2:30-11PM. 3 BANDS: Hen of the Woods, Center Street, and Stomp Rocket with 3 CALLERS: Dela Murphy, Shari Shakti, and Mary Wesley!

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Barnstorm with Ron Blechner
Nov
15
7:00 PM19:00

Barnstorm with Ron Blechner

Join us for a Thursday night Portland Intown Contra Dance! Beginner's lesson at 7:00 p.m. and dancing from 7:30-10 p.m. at State Street Church. Beginners welcome, no partner needed, and gender-free dance roles! Tonight, Barnstorm will be performing with caller Ron Blechner.

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Catastrophe with Sue Gola
Oct
18
7:00 PM19:00

Catastrophe with Sue Gola

Join us for a Thursday night Portland Intown Contra Dance! Beginner's lesson at 7:00 p.m. and dancing from 7:30-10 p.m. at State Street Church. Beginners welcome, no partner needed, and gender-free dance roles! Tonight, Catastrophe will be performing with caller Sue Gola.

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PICD at Congress Square Park! Julie Vallimont & Friends with Shari Shakti
Sep
19
6:00 PM18:00

PICD at Congress Square Park! Julie Vallimont & Friends with Shari Shakti

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Join us for a special PICD dance in Congress Square Park in Portland, ME from 6-8 p.m. This is an open, public, free dance in a park. Just walk up and dance! Emily Troll, Glen Loper, and Julie Vallimont will be performing, joined by rising star caller Shari Shakti. This event is made possible through a partnership with Friends of Congress Square Park.

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PICD at Congress Square Park! Maivish with Dugan Murphy
Aug
15
6:00 PM18:00

PICD at Congress Square Park! Maivish with Dugan Murphy

Join us for a special PICD dance in Congress Square Park in Portland, ME from 6-8 p.m. This is an open, public, free dance in a park. Just walk up and dance! Maivish (Jaige Trudel & Adam Broome) from Quebec will be performing, joined by caller Dugan Murphy. This event is made possible through a partnership with Friends of Congress Square Park.

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Calluna with Abigail Hobart
Jul
26
7:00 PM19:00

Calluna with Abigail Hobart

Join us for a Thursday night Portland Intown Contra Dance! Beginner's lesson at 7:00 p.m. and dancing from 7:30-10 p.m. at State Street Church. Beginners welcome, no partner needed, and gender-free dance roles! Tonight, Calluna will be performing with caller Abigail Hobart.

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PICD at Congress Square Park! The Riff Raff with Dugan Murphy
Jul
18
6:00 PM18:00

PICD at Congress Square Park! The Riff Raff with Dugan Murphy

Join us for a special PICD dance in Congress Square Park in Portland, ME from 6-8 p.m. This is an open, public, free dance in a park. Just walk up and dance! The Riff Raff (Jesse Ball, Everest Witman, Matt Kenney, and Clara Stickney) mostly from Western Massachusetts will be performing, joined by caller Dugan Murphy. This event is made possible through a partnership with Friends of Congress Square Park.

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