Our May dance will be Friday the 19th, 7-9:30 at the Echo Pavilion at the Gainesville Health & Fitness Center. The caller is Alice Raibourn and the band is Hoggetowne Fancy.
Gainesville’s Jonathan King will be calling contra dances to the live music of Category Five
Join us for our next online G.O.D.S. Social! SETH TEPFER calling to the live music of THE COSMIC OTTERS Seth…has been calling since 1997. In that time he has called over 500 gigs and delighted dancers from 5 to 95 across
Join us for our next online G.O.D.S. Social!
• Contras (Alice Raibourn)
• English Country Dances (Al)
• Show & Tell (PLEASE BRING PICS OR VIDEOS TO SHARE)
• Waltzes (Diane & Dan)
• Songs & Jazz Tunes (Pete & Tamara)
The slate of nominees to the 2020-2021 G.O.D.S. Board of Directors (Steering Committee) was announced during the September 6 online (Zoom) social. The 9 nominees are: Deni Breckenridge Aerin Brown Christine Bruels Cayley Buckner Mary McClead Judy McKendrick Mike Randall Diane Schulbach Pete
Join us for our next G.O.D.S. Social!
•Music [Eleta & Pete Sucsy – above]
•Video presentation [Dave P]
•Waltz [Eleta & Pete]
•Announce 2020-2021 G.O.D.S. Board Nominees [Trokon]
•English Country Dance [Al]
•Closing serenade [Eleta & Pete]
When: Saturday Aug 15; doors open 7:00pm EDT; live music and dance 7:30-8:45
Caller: Seth Tepfer (from Atlanta)
Band: ReelPlay (from Atlanta: Robbin Marcus on piano & percussion; Dave Marcus on concertina)
Enjoy dancing and watching your friends dance, chat and socialize, get some exercise. The program consist of contra dances that are easy to do with one or two people, especially selected by our callers.
Florida contra dancers! Here is an exceptional opportunity to dance via Zoom to live music with TWO national contra callers: Seth Tepfer of Atlanta and our very own JoLaine of Gainesville! Join us on Saturday, June 20, for a GODS social and contra dance to live music by Reelplay
Join us on Sunday, June 7, for a Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society (G.O.D.S.) social gathering from 4:00-6:00 pm on Zoom. Let’s stay connected with each other, at least virtually. All are invited and welcome! Feel free to join for all
A meeting of the 2019-20 Gainesville Old-time Dance Society (G.O.D.S.) Board of Directors (aka Steering Committee) will be held on Sunday, May 3, 2020 by Zoom.
NOTE: Out of an abundance of caution, due to the COVID-19 outbreak in Florida, the Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society has very reluctantly decided to CANCEL its next three dance events. Check back for updates. We hope to see you soon!