westdance: 1st Wednesday/San Jose, SCA dance practice,
Crystal A. Larsen
xtalrock at yahoo.com
Mon Apr 4 10:57:15 PDT 2005
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This week is the hard-to-remember first Wendesday after a fifth
Wednesday, so please set your mind on coming to SAN JOSE on
1st, 3rd, and 5th Wednesdays in San Jose
The beginners dance class will start at 7pm and go to 7:45. One
dance will be taught every week for 4-6 weeks. We will begin
something new this week. Beginners are welcome to
stay through the usual class from 7:45 to 9pm. The intermediate
section of the class will feature Galliard variations. If you
are interested in more beginner classes, please read down to the
bottom of this mail for details about the Darkwood Dance class
on 1st, 3rd, and 5th Thursdays in Morgan Hill.
Dance practice starts about 7:00pm. We normally wear street
clothes, rather than garb, for practice. Clean, soft-soled shoes
or socks are required. We normally break around 9pm for dinner
and rootbeer floats. Feel free to forward this message to people
who ask about dance practice.
Here's the directions that assume you are coming from the north
for 1st, 3rd, 5th Wednesdays:
Take your favorite route to 85, just south of 87 (Guadalupe).
Take the Blossom hill exit, stay in the left lane.
Turn left at the bottom of the exit ramp. Stay in the left lane.
Turn left at the second light, Snell, just past the Shell gas
Go for many blocks, turn right on Branham, just before the 76
Turn left at the first light, Park Arcadia. Go straight until
Park Arcadia dead-ends into Park Paxton, turn left.
Turn right on Park Essex (I think it's the third right).
Rafael and Elspeth's is the third house is on the right. Parking
is getting a bit tight, you may have to park on Paxton and walk
76 Park Essex Pl. San Jose CA
Directions from Yahoo!Maps are generally reliable, although from
the north it will take you on the 101/Guadalupe/Capitol route.
--------Darkwood Dance Practice on Thursday----
This is your reminder for Darkwood Dance, 1st Thursday of the
month, April 7th.
This is a beginning level dance practice. No previous experience
is necessary. The featured dances for April/May will be:
Cuckolds All in a Row, Gathering Peascods, and Villanella. We
will be doing mainly these dances at each practice for the
ensuing two months or until there is sufficient proficiency.
Practice starts at 7:30 pm and runs to approximately 9:00 pm. We
then break for root beer floats and snacks. In courtesy to those
who must go to work/school early the next day (including our
hosts), we'd like to try to be prompt starting and stopping. We
suggest street clothes, rather than garb, for practice. Clean,
soft-soled shoes are a bonus.
If you have any questions or if you would like to be added to
Darkwood Dance List in yahoo groups, please contact:
Dance Master - Vyncent atte Wodegate (408) 250-5563
torlanswingmeister at yahoo.com
Practice/Dance Group contact - Na'arah bat Avraham (408)
the_momstable at rocketmail.com
Directions to Adriana & Marco's:
Take the 101 to Morgan Hill and exit at Tennant. From the North
exit and continue right, from the South exit and turn left to go
over the overpass.
Turn Left onto Monterey rd. It's about the third light.
Turn Right onto Vineyard just before the Chevron.
Turn Left onto La Crosse.
Turn Left onto Calle Enrique at the stop sign.
Turn Right onto Las Coaches ct.
We are the blue house at the end of the court, #505. Look for
temple dogs at the door. Lost? Call 782-7948. (Use this phone
number only for directions. If you have other questions, contact
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