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Introduction to Square Dancing! - Last Open House of the season!
Fall is rolling around -- are you looking for something fun to do? Join us for an introduction to square dancing. No partner, experience, special clothing, or dance skill required. If you can walk, you can dance! Our club, Independence Squares, is offering four open houses this summer, on June 12, July 17, August 14, and September 11. Come to any or all! You'll learn the basic moves at any of the sessions, and a few additional moves at each of the four. Friendly experienced dancers will be there to help out, and we have a fun and talented caller/teacher lined up for the evening. A great time is guaranteed! If you like it, you'll have the opportunity to join our beginner's level class beginning on October 2. We have classes every Tuesday night during the year from 7:00 - 9:30, plus we host Saturday dances once a month most months. Come see why we say "Square Dancing is Friendship set to Music!" Independence Squares is Philadelphia's LGBTQ* square dance club. We welcome people of all genders and orientations. You don't have to be LGBTQ* to join -- just friendly! Cost: $10 at the door Are you a student with proof of full-time enrollment? Ask about our special student rate. Go to ( for more information.

Lutheran Church of the Holy Communion

2111 Sansom St. · Philadelphia, PA

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    Independence Squares is Philadelphia’s Modern Western Square Dance club serving the LGBT community and our allies. Current membership is approximately a 60/40 male/female ratio, and we welcome LGBT and straight dancers of all ages to join us.

    Anyone Can Learn to Dance - This isn't a Jr. High gym class square dance. We are a high energy club that encourages everyone to join us. Even if you have two left feet... if you can walk, you can square dance. It's a fun way to exercise your mind and your body... all while meeting new people and making lasting friendships.

    Unlike conventional clubs, you don't have to come with a partner, you can dance either the boy's or girl's part, regardless of your actual gender, and we dance to a broad range of music that can include Abba, Garth Brooks, Fleetwood Mac, Lady Gaga, Phantom of the Opera and ZZ Top (for starters). You can dance in jeans and t-shirts too.

    Square dancing is a social, low-key way to meet people. Please Join Us!

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