Contra lessons offered at dance event

Contra dance lesson at St. Matthias Church on Saturday, Nov. 26

People interested in polishing their dancing skills are invited to a lesson and open dance on Nov. 26.

Victoria Contra Dance hosts a lesson in contra – where a caller leads the dancers who traipse to live music – at St. Matthias Church, 600 Richmond Ave. J.D. Erskine of Victoria will call the moves while band Odd Hack plays.

No partner is required, but soft-soled shoes and comfy clothes are recommended.

Admission is $8, the lesson starts at 7 p.m. and the dance is at 7:30 p.m.