Swingin' Tern Dances

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LOCATION: The First Presbyterian Church Parish House, 14 Hanover Road, East Hanover, NJ, a smoke & alcohol free environment

ADMISSION: $10 per adult, $5 per student with Student ID.

TIMES: Beginner’s workshop at 7:30 PM. Dance follows, 8 PM - 11 PM (unless otherwise indicated). Please carry in clean, soft-soled shoes for dancing. Non-dancing children must be supervised at all times. Dance at your own risk.

INFORMATION: (973) 295-6864 or send email to E-mail

What, you may be asking, is Contra Dancing? Watch the video at right and see our About page for a video and an explanation.


June 6: Ken Gallcontras
Entwyned: Twy Bethard – fiddle, keyboard, foot percussion; John Paolillo – mandola, irish bouzouki, octave mandolin
June 20: Sue Duprécontras & squares
Wes and Friends: Adam Oleksa - violin; Jane Roberts - cello; Bob Stein - accordion; Wes Steenson - guitar
July 4: Joe DePaolocontras
Dance Therapy: Jody Kruskal - Anglo concertina; Marnen Laibow-Koser - piano; Bill Christophersen - fiddle
July 18: Ron Blechnercontras
Unbowed: Henry Koretzky - mandolin; Jamie O’Brien - guitar