We will not be holding an October 2nd dance, because the hall is not available.

1st and 3rd Sunday Contra Dances

BIDA hosts a contra dance on the first and third Sunday of every month at the Masonic Temple at 1950 Mass Ave., Cambridge MA, in Porter Square. These run 7:30-10:30 and cost $5-$15 (sliding scale).

If you've never contra danced before and you come to the 7pm beginner's workshop, or you bring someone who hasn't, we'll give you a free pass for a future dance.

We currently require high-filtration (KN95 or better) masks for people two years and older, and vaccination through a first booster for anyone eligible. All of our dances are gender-free (Larks / Robins calling). The Masonic Hall is not wheelchair accessible. For more details, see our accessibility information.

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For more information, email bida@bidadance.org.