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Ongoing & Upcoming EFS Events

First Wednesday Song Circle

Come join the merriment of singing at the next EFS Song Circle on Weds. Dec 3rd from 7:00 - 9:00 PM at Kris Topaz's apartment. Directions below:

We go around the circle several times, as each happy songster chooses a song to sing that we all sing together. Bring a copy of Rise Up Singing, or borrow one of our limited extras. If you have a song to share not in that book, bring at least 18 copies of the lyrics and chords. Or, bring a stringed instrument to add gentle chordal context. Lots of laughs, good clean fun!

Directions: Here's how to find Kris's place:
Boulders on the River
655 Goodpasture Island Rd., Bldg 16, Apt 63
Use Google maps or read your newsletter to find your way in.
Google map
As you enter the apartment complex. drive to the LEFT, then bear LEFT again. Continue past the first apartments, which are on the right-had side with nothing on the left side. Then you'll see garages numbered 1-4 on the left. Park anywhere there is no carport, or continue and you may find parking past the garages numbered 5-8. Carports are for tenants only. Kris' apartment is in front of garage #5.
Walk toward the river; the apartment is the first one in the whole complex. it's on the ground floor, faceing the river, The building number is 13, but you can't see that. Apartment number is 63. Lost? Call Kris at 626-590-7744.
Read your newsletter for complete directions.

For more info, call Carol at 541-556-8241.

EFS Contra Dances

EFS hosts contradances usually on 2nd and 4th Saturdays through the school year. (Sept thru June). In the fall of 2012, the dances shift half an hour earlier, with the newcomers' session at 7:00 and the main dance running from 7:30 to 10:30. We will continue to dance in the Gym of the Dunn School, 3411 Willamette Street, Eugene, OR 97405 (Google Map). (Directions). Please bring your own water bottle to the dances at Dunn School. We do not have access to a convenient water fountain or sink.
All dances are open to the public.
No Partner or experience needed!
Families are Welcome!
Please bring soft soled shoes that won't mark the floor.
Cost: $6 for members, $8 general. Arrive by 7:30 PM and get $1 off admission. Students with ID get another $1 off. First time dancers can get a coupon for free admission to their next dance. When they turn in that coupon, they can receive a 50% off coupon for their next dance.
Potluck dinners usually held at 6PM prior to most dances. Get in touch with the Potluck Coordinator or check the dance schedule for more info.
For more information and references, check out the Eugene Folklore Society Contra dance page. Or, go directly to the the Dance Schedule on the dance page.

Morris Dancing

We invite you to join Lane County's first Morris side on Thursdays evenings from 6:30 to 7:30. When the weather is nice we practice at the gazebo in the Owens Memorial Rose Garden in Eugene. When the weather is not so nice we practice indoors at the Atrium Building at 99 W. 10th Ave, Eugene. Contact us at, call Patricia at 541-686-6117 or more information, or check out the Two Rivers Morris web site.

Register-Guard Article

The Eugene Register-Guard posted a very nice article about the Eugene contra dance in their paper (Tuesday, 4 February 2014).

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