westdance: Re: San Jose / 3rd Wednesday / SCA dance practice and new dinner policy

Crystal A. Larsen xtalrock at yahoo.com
Mon May 16 09:48:43 PDT 2005


***Changes in the 1st, 3rd and 5th Wednesday practices...
If you would like to participate in the informal and VOLUNTARY
potluck, please do. If you do not want to bring food, please
come to dance anyway. If you would like to just have pizza, the
telephone will be available for pizza orders 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
lane.
Turn left at the second light, Snell, just past the Shell gas
station. 
Go for many blocks, turn right on Branham, just before the 76
station.
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------------

This is your reminder for Darkwood Dance, 3rd Thursday of the
month, May 19th.

**********************************************************

Note: Location Change
Darkwood Dance Practice will be held in Santa Cruz at the 
Galleria Parking Structure - Directions below

**********************************************************

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 suggest street clothes, rather than garb, for practice. This
is an outdoor venue, please dress appropriately and wear
comfortable footwear.

We will be sharing the practice location with the Rapier fighter
practice.  

If you have any questions or if you would like to be added to
the 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)
848-5748 the_momstable at rocketmail.com


Directions:
>From the south:

Take Hwy 1 to the intersection of River Street in Santa
Cruz--it's the very first stoplight once you hit Santa Cruz. 
Turn left onto River Street.

***Go through the next two stoplights--the last one will be the 
intersection of River and Water Streets---you will come to an
odd intersection in less than a block that has either a stop
SIGN if you go straight or curves around to the right----go to
the stop SIGN---continue on straight through 
it---there will be a Wells Fargo Bank on your right---the
Galleria Parking Structure is right after the bank on the right.

>From Hwy. 17 (San Jose area) ----17 stops at Hwy. 1--take Hwy 1
NORTH to the River Street stoplight/intersection.  Follow
directions from ***

Go up to the third floor---second floor if it is raining.  There
we are.

The Rapier Marshall, Brigit, will keep her cellphone on during
practice.  Her number is 831-334-2652 if anyone gets lost and
needs help.

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