westdance: Re: San Jose / 1st Wednesday / SCA dance practice and new dinner policy

Crystal A. Larsen xtalrock at yahoo.com
Mon May 2 11:21:01 PDT 2005

***More changes in the 1st, 3rd and 5th Wednesday practices...
There's a rebellion against the usual pizza, so if you would
like to participate in an informal potluck, please do. Bring
food you'd like to eat and some to share. Potluck food does not
need to be homemade or "period". You must take home any dirty
dishes. Some cooking space is available, but please, nothing too
messy and _no_ deep-frying. The telephone will be available for
pizza if you choose not to participate in the potluck. Or, you
can just eat more ice-cream. :) ***

**** Cin's advanced class will begin on the first Wednesday in
May. **** 
1st, 3rd, and 5th Wednesdays in San Jose 

The beginner’s dance class will start at 7pm and go to 7:45.
One dance will be taught every week for 4-6 weeks. A new dance
will be choosen tonight! Show up on time to vote. 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
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 a block. 

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 reminder-------
As a service to those who may be interested in dance:

This is your reminder for Darkwood Dance, 1st Thursday of the
month, May 5th.

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. 
Because of the warmer weather, practice may be moving to the
outdoor patio.

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
Na'arah above)

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