• Contra Dance To GREAT LIVE MUSIC at the IAHC
    https://vimeo.com/209144174 What is Contra Dancing? Fun! Exciting. Swirling. Walking. A "Caller" will lead the dancers by calling each movement throughout the dance as the dancers progressively swirl down one end of the dance floor to the other end. ALL AGES can do it. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY. You DO NOT NEED TO BRING A PARTNER. CAN COME ALONE. Super Nice Folks. Experienced Dancers will help you. You will start dancing on the first song. Great exercise. Only $7-$10 (sliding scale), seniors & students $5, for hours of dancing to really great live music - banjos, fiddles and more. Be sure to bring a bottle of water, though there is water available and a pair of smooth soled shoes to glide through the dances and protect the wooden dance floor. COME AT 6:30 FOR DANCE LESSONS. Music and Dancing start at 7pm till 9:30pm with a 15 minute break. The dancing is continuous - once one is finished, the next one starts! This Contra Dance happens every Monday, with some exceptions, throughout the year. Always double check schedule at http://www.chicagobarndance.org/ . There will be Always be someone at the Check-in table to Welcome You! Feel Free to inform them that you came via Meet Up and/or this is your first Contra Dance and they will be happy to show you where to go and what to do. Free Parking in the Lot. Come on out and dance your cares away. It's a BLAST!

    Irish American Heritage Center

    4626 N Knox Ave · Chicago, IL

    $7.00
  • 8/25 & 26 WISCONSIN WEEKEND CAMPING & RAFTING $189-$199
    http://www.travelwisconsin.com/uploads/MediaLibrary/22/22e8997f-32e9-4175-bb67-04cc7d5329a1-whitewater-rafting.jpg?preset=interior-slider-desktop OVERNIGHT WEEKEND CAMPING & RAFTING ON WISCONSIN'S WILD WOLF RIVER! Experience rafting on one of the finest rivers in the Midwest, the Wolf River! We have scheduled an action packed weekend this season. This incredible weekend package fill up quickly so make your reservation ASAP. Treat yourself to one last awesome getaway this summer! Sign up here: https://discoverycenter.cc/water-activity-classes/raft-whitewater The Wolf River is nestled deep in the wilderness of the Nicolet National Forest, amidst the splendor of the rugged tamarack & the hardwood forest of the Northern Wisconsin. The water runs fast on the Wolf speeding over rocky ledges creating boiling white water. You will be rafting through the "BEST" section of the Wolf River, which includes the scenic regions of the Menominee Indian Reservation. This stretch of river features several sets of rapids & waterfalls including the Big Smokey Falls, a 40 foot progression waterfall. You will get WET!! WEEKEND INCLUDES: Bus ride to Wisconsin river camping area(approx 4 hr drive) Use of campground facilities, swimming, volleyball, hiking, & more. Overnight campground accommodations, bring your own tent, sleeping bag and air mattress Meals: coffee & donuts before we leave Saturday, dinner Saturday night & breakfast Sunday morning. (Lunches not included in package prices. You may bring your own or purchase along the road). Rafts, paddles, life jackets, helmets Rafting instruction & an experienced guide Bringing your own tent. The campsite has a shower, toilet facilities, a bar and lots of open space. Saturday afternoon fun may include hiking, swimming or relaxing at a nearby lake, group volleyball game or card games. Horseback riding may also be made available for an additional fee. After a buffet dinner Saturday night enjoy a roaring campfire, drink liquid refreshments, roast marshmallows for s'mores, and enjoy great camaraderie with your fellow campers. Sunday you will have complimentary breakfast and then experience the the thrill of shooting down the wild Wolf River! Here is a list of items you will need: Bring toothbrush & toiletries. There are sinks, toilets & showers on the campground so you can wash up both days. The showers require QUARTERS. Bug spray & waterproof sunblock are a good idea. Bring snacks & drinks if you like, the company will provide dinner the first night and breakfast the next morning. You will need money for lunch on Sat, and dinner on Sunday. Wear casual outdoor clothes with a hoodie or light jacket in case it is cool the night before. Sunglasses with a strap. A flashlight. You will need a tent(unless you are sharing) a tarp to go on the ground under your tent, sleeping bag & small pillow, pajamas(long john thermals are good if a chilly night is forecasted). Bring a pad or air mattress for under your sleeping bag if you like- your back will thank you! A waterproof case or ziplock bag for anything you bring on the raft, a fanny pack large enough to hold a water bottle is helpful(if your raft tips over, you will lose everything not strapped to you). Waterproof disposable camera with wrist strap. There is free overnight street parking on residential side streets near Discovery Center, but allow time to circle the block a few times to find a spot. Discovery Center been leading this trip for over 30 years and has taken thousands of people rafting for the time of their lives! We will meet at 6:30a to meet & greet and sign waivers. Host Robin T will have a meetup sign and nametag [masked]. Trip will leave from the Discovery Center at 7:30am Saturday morning. Come early for coffee & donuts. If you are late you may miss the bus! We'll return approx 10:30pm Sunday evening.

    Discovery Center- Albany Park

    4318 N Elston Ave, Chicago - Irving Park Blue line 'L' · Chicago, IL

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  • Contra Dance To GREAT LIVE MUSIC at the IAHC
    https://vimeo.com/209144174 What is Contra Dancing? Fun! Exciting. Swirling. Walking. A "Caller" will lead the dancers by calling each movement throughout the dance as the dancers progressively swirl down one end of the dance floor to the other end. ALL AGES can do it. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY. You DO NOT NEED TO BRING A PARTNER. CAN COME ALONE. Super Nice Folks. Experienced Dancers will help you. You will start dancing on the first song. Great exercise. Only $7-$10 (sliding scale), seniors & students $5, for hours of dancing to really great live music - banjos, fiddles and more. Be sure to bring a bottle of water, though there is water available and a pair of smooth soled shoes to glide through the dances and protect the wooden dance floor. COME AT 6:30 FOR DANCE LESSONS. Music and Dancing start at 7pm till 9:30pm with a 15 minute break. The dancing is continuous - once one is finished, the next one starts! This Contra Dance happens every Monday, with some exceptions, throughout the year. Always double check schedule at http://www.chicagobarndance.org/ . There will be Always be someone at the Check-in table to Welcome You! Feel Free to inform them that you came via Meet Up and/or this is your first Contra Dance and they will be happy to show you where to go and what to do. Free Parking in the Lot. Come on out and dance your cares away. It's a BLAST!

    Irish American Heritage Center

    4626 N Knox Ave · Chicago, IL

    $7.00
  • Contra Dance To GREAT LIVE MUSIC at the IAHC
    https://vimeo.com/209144174 What is Contra Dancing? Fun! Exciting. Swirling. Walking. A "Caller" will lead the dancers by calling each movement throughout the dance as the dancers progressively swirl down one end of the dance floor to the other end. ALL AGES can do it. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY. You DO NOT NEED TO BRING A PARTNER. CAN COME ALONE. Super Nice Folks. Experienced Dancers will help you. You will start dancing on the first song. Great exercise. Only $7-$10 (sliding scale), seniors & students $5, for hours of dancing to really great live music - banjos, fiddles and more. Be sure to bring a bottle of water, though there is water available and a pair of smooth soled shoes to glide through the dances and protect the wooden dance floor. COME AT 6:30 FOR DANCE LESSONS. Music and Dancing start at 7pm till 9:30pm with a 15 minute break. The dancing is continuous - once one is finished, the next one starts! This Contra Dance happens every Monday, with some exceptions, throughout the year. Always double check schedule at http://www.chicagobarndance.org/ . There will be Always be someone at the Check-in table to Welcome You! Feel Free to inform them that you came via Meet Up and/or this is your first Contra Dance and they will be happy to show you where to go and what to do. Free Parking in the Lot. Come on out and dance your cares away. It's a BLAST!

    Irish American Heritage Center

    4626 N Knox Ave · Chicago, IL

    $7.00
  • Contra Dance To GREAT LIVE MUSIC at the IAHC
    https://vimeo.com/209144174 What is Contra Dancing? Fun! Exciting. Swirling. Walking. A "Caller" will lead the dancers by calling each movement throughout the dance as the dancers progressively swirl down one end of the dance floor to the other end. ALL AGES can do it. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY. You DO NOT NEED TO BRING A PARTNER. CAN COME ALONE. Super Nice Folks. Experienced Dancers will help you. You will start dancing on the first song. Great exercise. Only $7-$10 (sliding scale), seniors & students $5, for hours of dancing to really great live music - banjos, fiddles and more. Be sure to bring a bottle of water, though there is water available and a pair of smooth soled shoes to glide through the dances and protect the wooden dance floor. COME AT 6:30 FOR DANCE LESSONS. Music and Dancing start at 7pm till 9:30pm with a 15 minute break. The dancing is continuous - once one is finished, the next one starts! This Contra Dance happens every Monday, with some exceptions, throughout the year. Always double check schedule at http://www.chicagobarndance.org/ . There will be Always be someone at the Check-in table to Welcome You! Feel Free to inform them that you came via Meet Up and/or this is your first Contra Dance and they will be happy to show you where to go and what to do. Free Parking in the Lot. Come on out and dance your cares away. It's a BLAST!

    Irish American Heritage Center

    4626 N Knox Ave · Chicago, IL

    $7.00
  • Contra Dance To GREAT LIVE MUSIC at the IAHC
    https://vimeo.com/209144174 What is Contra Dancing? Fun! Exciting. Swirling. Walking. A "Caller" will lead the dancers by calling each movement throughout the dance as the dancers progressively swirl down one end of the dance floor to the other end. ALL AGES can do it. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY. You DO NOT NEED TO BRING A PARTNER. CAN COME ALONE. Super Nice Folks. Experienced Dancers will help you. You will start dancing on the first song. Great exercise. Only $7-$10 (sliding scale), seniors & students $5, for hours of dancing to really great live music - banjos, fiddles and more. Be sure to bring a bottle of water, though there is water available and a pair of smooth soled shoes to glide through the dances and protect the wooden dance floor. COME AT 6:30 FOR DANCE LESSONS. Music and Dancing start at 7pm till 9:30pm with a 15 minute break. The dancing is continuous - once one is finished, the next one starts! This Contra Dance happens every Monday, with some exceptions, throughout the year. Always double check schedule at http://www.chicagobarndance.org/ . There will be Always be someone at the Check-in table to Welcome You! Feel Free to inform them that you came via Meet Up and/or this is your first Contra Dance and they will be happy to show you where to go and what to do. Free Parking in the Lot. Come on out and dance your cares away. It's a BLAST!

    Irish American Heritage Center

    4626 N Knox Ave · Chicago, IL

    $7.00
  • Contra Dance To GREAT LIVE MUSIC at the IAHC
    https://vimeo.com/209144174 What is Contra Dancing? Fun! Exciting. Swirling. Walking. A "Caller" will lead the dancers by calling each movement throughout the dance as the dancers progressively swirl down one end of the dance floor to the other end. ALL AGES can do it. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY. You DO NOT NEED TO BRING A PARTNER. CAN COME ALONE. Super Nice Folks. Experienced Dancers will help you. You will start dancing on the first song. Great exercise. Only $7-$10 (sliding scale), seniors & students $5, for hours of dancing to really great live music - banjos, fiddles and more. Be sure to bring a bottle of water, though there is water available and a pair of smooth soled shoes to glide through the dances and protect the wooden dance floor. COME AT 6:30 FOR DANCE LESSONS. Music and Dancing start at 7pm till 9:30pm with a 15 minute break. The dancing is continuous - once one is finished, the next one starts! This Contra Dance happens every Monday, with some exceptions, throughout the year. Always double check schedule at http://www.chicagobarndance.org/ . There will be Always be someone at the Check-in table to Welcome You! Feel Free to inform them that you came via Meet Up and/or this is your first Contra Dance and they will be happy to show you where to go and what to do. Free Parking in the Lot. Come on out and dance your cares away. It's a BLAST!

    Irish American Heritage Center

    4626 N Knox Ave · Chicago, IL

    $7.00
  • Contra Dance To GREAT LIVE MUSIC at the IAHC
    https://vimeo.com/209144174 What is Contra Dancing? Fun! Exciting. Swirling. Walking. A "Caller" will lead the dancers by calling each movement throughout the dance as the dancers progressively swirl down one end of the dance floor to the other end. ALL AGES can do it. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY. You DO NOT NEED TO BRING A PARTNER. CAN COME ALONE. Super Nice Folks. Experienced Dancers will help you. You will start dancing on the first song. Great exercise. Only $7-$10 (sliding scale), seniors & students $5, for hours of dancing to really great live music - banjos, fiddles and more. Be sure to bring a bottle of water, though there is water available and a pair of smooth soled shoes to glide through the dances and protect the wooden dance floor. COME AT 6:30 FOR DANCE LESSONS. Music and Dancing start at 7pm till 9:30pm with a 15 minute break. The dancing is continuous - once one is finished, the next one starts! This Contra Dance happens every Monday, with some exceptions, throughout the year. Always double check schedule at http://www.chicagobarndance.org/ . There will be Always be someone at the Check-in table to Welcome You! Feel Free to inform them that you came via Meet Up and/or this is your first Contra Dance and they will be happy to show you where to go and what to do. Free Parking in the Lot. Come on out and dance your cares away. It's a BLAST!

    Irish American Heritage Center

    4626 N Knox Ave · Chicago, IL

    $7.00
  • Contra Dance To GREAT LIVE MUSIC at the IAHC
    https://vimeo.com/209144174 What is Contra Dancing? Fun! Exciting. Swirling. Walking. A "Caller" will lead the dancers by calling each movement throughout the dance as the dancers progressively swirl down one end of the dance floor to the other end. ALL AGES can do it. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY. You DO NOT NEED TO BRING A PARTNER. CAN COME ALONE. Super Nice Folks. Experienced Dancers will help you. You will start dancing on the first song. Great exercise. Only $7-$10 (sliding scale), seniors & students $5, for hours of dancing to really great live music - banjos, fiddles and more. Be sure to bring a bottle of water, though there is water available and a pair of smooth soled shoes to glide through the dances and protect the wooden dance floor. COME AT 6:30 FOR DANCE LESSONS. Music and Dancing start at 7pm till 9:30pm with a 15 minute break. The dancing is continuous - once one is finished, the next one starts! This Contra Dance happens every Monday, with some exceptions, throughout the year. Always double check schedule at http://www.chicagobarndance.org/ . There will be Always be someone at the Check-in table to Welcome You! Feel Free to inform them that you came via Meet Up and/or this is your first Contra Dance and they will be happy to show you where to go and what to do. Free Parking in the Lot. Come on out and dance your cares away. It's a BLAST!

    Irish American Heritage Center

    4626 N Knox Ave · Chicago, IL

    $7.00
  • Contra Dance To GREAT LIVE MUSIC at the IAHC
    https://vimeo.com/209144174 What is Contra Dancing? Fun! Exciting. Swirling. Walking. A "Caller" will lead the dancers by calling each movement throughout the dance as the dancers progressively swirl down one end of the dance floor to the other end. ALL AGES can do it. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY. You DO NOT NEED TO BRING A PARTNER. CAN COME ALONE. Super Nice Folks. Experienced Dancers will help you. You will start dancing on the first song. Great exercise. Only $7-$10 (sliding scale), seniors & students $5, for hours of dancing to really great live music - banjos, fiddles and more. Be sure to bring a bottle of water, though there is water available and a pair of smooth soled shoes to glide through the dances and protect the wooden dance floor. COME AT 6:30 FOR DANCE LESSONS. Music and Dancing start at 7pm till 9:30pm with a 15 minute break. The dancing is continuous - once one is finished, the next one starts! This Contra Dance happens every Monday, with some exceptions, throughout the year. Always double check schedule at http://www.chicagobarndance.org/ . There will be Always be someone at the Check-in table to Welcome You! Feel Free to inform them that you came via Meet Up and/or this is your first Contra Dance and they will be happy to show you where to go and what to do. Free Parking in the Lot. Come on out and dance your cares away. It's a BLAST!

    Irish American Heritage Center

    4626 N Knox Ave · Chicago, IL

    $7.00