reminder: Contra in Jamaica Plain, New Year's Eve

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Robert S. Coren

Dec 30, 2022, 10:25:06 AM12/30/22
Don’t forget we have s special celebratory dance tomorrow night:

WHEN:  Saturday, Dec.31, 8:30 PM-12:30 AM
WHO:   Caller: Chris Ricciotti; Music: Dogtown
WHERE: First Church (U-U) of Jamaica Plain, Centre & Eliot Sts.

Note the different start and end times: Since we will be dancing the new year in, we’re starting a bit later than usual.

Queen Mum Chris Ricciotti and Dogtown (Becky Miller, fiddle; Avi Randall, piano & viola; Giulia Haible, cello) will help us to welcome 2023 in style. Come say hello to the new year with us!



Proof of vaccination (including booster, if eligible) is required for admission to the dance. Any one of (1) vaccination card, (2) a photograph of a vaccination card, or (3) a digital record of vaccination is acceptable.

Masks must be worn (over your mouth and nose) in the hall at all times, except when sipping water. We will have some available in case you forget to bring yours. (Callers and musicians may be maskless while performing.) 

Please do not bring snacks to share. Any food you bring for yourself should be eaten outside. We encourage you to bring your own water bottle, but we will have water and cups available.

If you’re not feeling well or have a rash, please stay home.

We always need volunteers to help set up and run the dance. If you’d like to help, contact


Admission is $5.00-$15.00 (sliding scale). Free for children 12 and under.

We're at the First Church Unitarian-Universalist in downtown Jamaica
Plain, on Eliot St. at the corner of Centre St., opposite the monument.

Please bring soft-soled shoes.
Please do not wear perfume, cologne, or other scented products, as some of our dancers are chemically sensitive, and experience discomfort when exposed to these materials.

For more information on this and other dances in our series, see our web site,
For detailed directions to the church, see
Join our Facebook group: Boston Gender Free Contra Dances.
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