The Traditional Dance & Music Society of the Ozarks holds two community Contra Dances every month at the Doling Park Northview Center, 301 E. Talmage Street. The first dance for February is Saturday Feb.1st from 7:30 to 10:30pm with music performed live by Bill Conley, fiddle; Nathan McAlister, banjo; and Kim Lansford, guitar, along with dance caller Gloria Scarlet. Basic steps are taught at 7:00pm. No partner is needed, ages 10 and up are welcome. Admission is $6 adults, $4 for students and for members of the Traditional Dance and Music Society. For more information call Vickie Strohm at 862-8681 or visit www.springfieldcontra.org.