On the first Friday of every month, a local group gets together and practices various English Country Dances.
One of the things Johanna wanted to do for her birthday, was attend the dance. It had been a few months since we had last been able to make it, since we no longer live in the city where the dance is held. So, mid Friday afternoon, Phoebe, Johanna, Jaden and I took off for our old hometown, to run errands, and eventually, end up at the dance. We picked up our good friend, Stephen, and brought him along for a night of enjoyment.
One of the many enjoyable dances
Changes of rights and lefts
Our wonderful and knowledgeable caller - Tiffany
Siblings spotted! (Johanna and Jaden)
Turn your diagonal
Some of the attendants actually engage in conversation (*gasp*) ;)
Half figure eight, please
Forward and back
I believe that Sophia Bella receives the cutest baby of the day award. :) She is an absolute doll!
Conversation during a much appreciated break
Lovely ladies conversing
Mother, daughters and friends
Some of the stellar young gents
Silly picture (l-r Stephen, Phoebe and Johanna)
This was such a sweet moment: Jaden adores Ryan (guy in the red shirt, kneeling) and he attended the dance that night. Well, Jaden found an opportunity to speak with him. We looked over in time to see Ryan and our other friend, Angela, kneel down to Jaden's level... so thoughtful of them!
We had a lovely time, dancing the night away! Next practice is on March 1st. :)