On Friday, January 3, 2020, at 6:30 PM, the Keene Public Library will host a monthly free family dance. The dances are held the first Friday of the month in the Keene Public Library’s Heberton Hall. The dances are free and open to the public. Singer and songwriter Brendan Taaffe of Brattleboro, Vt. will call the dance. Originally from Minnesota, Taaffe tours regularly throughout the U.S. and Europe. A multi-instrumentalist on guitar, fiddle, banjo, and mbira.
Dancers of all ages and abilities are encouraged to attend. Dances will include traditional contras, squares, and circle dances of New England as well as singing squares, play-party games from around the world, and modern contras. The family dance series is funded in part by the Friends of the Keene Public Library and the Endowment Fund of the Trustees of the Keene Public Library. For more information about the family dance series or other public programs at the Keene Public Library, please call the library at 603-352-0157.