Allenspark Old-time Square Dance on Sunday, May 28th

Square dancing has returned to Allenspark, and everyone is welcome!


Sunday, May 28th, 7 – 9 p.m. is the date and the dance is Free!  Chris Kermiet will call and local band Sage Grouse will provide live old-time square dance music.  For more info contact Elisabeth at ensherwin@gmail.com. All ages and abilities and families are welcome!  No experience or special clothing required and all dances will be taught.  Refreshments provided.


Two other dances at the Old Gallery on Sundays, July 2nd & September 3rd.


More info and directions at www.theoldgallery.org.


Interesting Denver Post article:

Dancing with a little do si do may help fend off aging in the brain, Colorado State University researcher finds

Publik House Dance, Ft. Collins

“The CSU research team found that dance training in contra or English country dancing — think square dancing, but in lines — seems to have a positive effect on the fornix, a white-matter tract in the middle of the brain that is basically the brain’s wiring. The fornix connects the hippocampus to other areas of the brain and seems to play an important role in memory, researchers say.”