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Friday, Mar 13, 2020 • CANCELLED - LITMA/SDLI 15th Annual Contra/Swing Dance • LITMA

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This dance has been CANCELLED.

LITMA and SDLI’s 13th Annual Contra/Swing Dance
Long Island Traditional Music Association (LITMA) and Swing Dance Long Island (SDLI) are teaming up for a Contra / Swing Dance once again!
Singles and beginners welcome! No partner necessary!

Dances include Contras, East Coast Swing, West Coast Swing, Waltzes and Standards.

Friday, March 13, 2020


Caller / Contra Dance Instructor – Chart Guthrie of LITMA
Swing Dance Lessons - SDLI during the break

6:45 PM Beginner Contra Dance Lesson
7 PM General Dancing

Door Prizes/Refreshments. Please bring your favorite dish/dessert/snack to share.

Prices*: General Admission - $15
LITMA / SDLI Members - $10
Students - $7

Location: Brush Barn, 211 Middle Country Road, Smithtown NY 11787

Directions: The Brush Barn is set back & not easily seen from the street located behind the Epenetus Smith Tavern at 211 Main St, Smithtown NY 11787. It is on the north side of Route 25 about 1/10 of a mile east of the intersections of Route 111, Route 25 (Main St) & Route 25A. *Subject to change

For More Information
Call Chart (631) 369-7854 or SDLI (631) 476-3707
Click on W W W. L I T M A. O R G and W W W. S D L I. O R G or email SDLI at

Venue: Brush Barn

Brush Barn

The Smithtown Historical Society’s Brush Barn is located behind the historic Epenetus Smith Tavern at 211 East Main Street, Smithtown NY 11787 and is not visible from the street. About 0.2 miles east on Main Street from the intersection of Route 111 and Route 25 (Main Street).  There is a white house that is #211 (Epenetus Smith Tavern) and a gravel drive beside the house.

Epenetus Smith Tavern

Frank Brush Barn

Organizer: Long Island Traditional Music Association (LITMA)

LITMA is going strong with about 12 dance and/or music events on their calendar every month! Their current series, includes:

Contra Dances
English Country Dances
Family Dances
Ballroom Dances
House Sings
Shape Note / Sacred Harp Singing
Music Jams
Orchestra Rehearsals

With events in: Westbury, Huntington Station, Smithtown, Islip, Wading River and Water Mill, there is a LITMA event near you (if you live on Long Island).

Website:  www.LITMA.org

PO Box 991
Smithtown, NY 11787-0991

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