The Traditional Dance and Music Society of the Ozarks sponsors its regular contra dance Saturday Nov.20 from 7:30 to 10:30 at the regular location, the gym at the Franciscan Villa, 620 W. Scott in Springfield. Live music will be provided by the Mound City Slickers, with dance caller Debra Harpe. Basic steps are taught at 7:00pm, and there is an admission charge: $6 adults, $4 students and Dance Society members. Directions: take West Chestnut Expressway to Main, go north 3 blocks on Main and turn left on West Scott. Use the side entrance, and the gym is on the right. For information call Vickie Strohm at 862-8681 or visit www.springfieldcontra.org.