Who are the Friends of Greenfield Dance?
“The Friends” is a 501(c)(3) non-profit tax-exempt educational and cultural organization focused on promoting folk dance in the Greenfield, MA area. Our goals are to:
What do my membership dues support?
Hambo | Flourishes | Calling
Annual contra events:
New Year’s Eve Contra | Contra PROMenade | Fall Frolic
Special contra events:
Positional calling contras | Memorial dances
Beginner-friendly contra series:
by David Kaynor (help with hall fee)
Meetings that help coordinate between the nine different Greenfield contra and dance organizers.
Renovations to our home dance hall:
The Guiding Star Grange building is operated and managed by the Grange and the Friends are able to (legally) contribute to some of the building renovation needs annually.
What benefits do I get by becoming a member?
How can I become a member?
Visit Friends of Greenfield Dance website for membership and donation options.
Save the date! Contra Prom 2020 will feature Gaye Fifer and Eloise & Company! More details to come…
Tom Roby, newly returned from Sweden, will lead a basic hambo workshop. Live music will be provided by Van Kaynor and Ron Grosslein on fiddles.
Want to learn fancy contra flourishes? Come practice new options to spice up your dancing with Ryan Carollo and Hannah Johlas, including flourishes for swings, courtesy turns, and petronellas/roll-aways.