westdance: Re: SCA dance practice, 3rd Wednesday San Jose

Crystal A. Larsen xtalrock at yahoo.com
Mon Nov 14 10:33:52 PST 2005

There are 10 Wednesday practices between now and the Crosston
Dance Ball on 21Jan05. The last Wednesday of November is a fifth
Wednesday, and on that evening we will try to dance as many of
the dances from the list for the Dance Ball and 12th Night as we
can. To double your learning, please consider attending the
Thursday evening Darkwood Dance practice, see times and
directions at the end of this message. 

The beginners dance class will start at 7pm and go to 7:45. One
dance will be taught every week for 4-6 weeks. This week we will
be continuing Fiamma d'Amore. Beginners are welcome to stay
through the usual class from 7:45 to 9pm. 

There are numerous dance events coming up as we move into the
feast season:
** The Duchess's ball at 12th Night:
** The Crosston Dance Ball on Saturday 21January06, no website
yet but it will be held at the Palo Alto Art Center, behind the
main library on Newell Rd.

1st, 3rd, and 5th Wednesdays in San Jose 

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.

see you there!
Crystal of the Westermark

-------------begin forwarded message-----------------
> As a service to those who may be interested in dance:
> This is your reminder for Darkwood Dance, 3rd Thursday
> of the month, November 17, 2005. We are in Morgan Hill at the
> home of Adriana and Marco.
> This is a beginning level dance practice. No previous
> experience is necessary. The featured dances for
> November/December will be: Danse de Cleves (Hearts and
> Flowers), Dull
> Sir John, and Grimstock. 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 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 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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