Family Dances!

Brooklyn Contra introduces a series of Family Dances! Join us on June 11 for a Family Dance at Brooklyn Friends School for Brooklyn Contra's first FAMILY DANCE! Henry will call simple traditional folk dances (lines, circles, and squares!) enjoyable for children and their families. We will have energeticlive music to lift the spirits of young and old. This event will be a wonderful opportunity for the whole family to come and play together. No dancing experience is required.

$10 per dancer. $30 for families of 4 (or more).

At the Brooklyn Friends School, 375 Pearl Street. Please bring clean, indoor, soft-soled dancing shoes. Outdoor shoes and heels are very hard on the floor and we ask that you leave them at the door.

This family dance provides an opportunity for children and adults to interact in an inter-generational community.Children who come to these dances have a place where they can learn new skills, meet new people, and have plenty of room for play.  Teaching dance to young children helps them become more coordinated in their movements, comfortable in groups, and most importantly, confident in their own capabilities.    Social dancing fosters interactions with both familiar and new faces in a welcoming environment.  The experience of dancing together with friends and family is a memory that children-- and parents-- will carry with them forever.  

New Year's Eve 2016

Our first annual New Year's Eve dance was a smash success. Our 2016 NYE dance will feature WILL MENTOR and RIPTIDE!!