The Traditional Dance & Music Society of the Ozarks presents two Contra Dances each month, the first and third Saturdays at 7:30pm in the Northview Center at Doling Park, 301 E. Talmage. Basic steps are taught at 7:00, and the dances run from 7:30 to 10:30pm. No partner is needed; ages 10 and up are welcome. Admission is $6 for adults, $4 for students and for Traditional Dance and Music Society members. The next dance is Saturday Feb.16, with old-time fiddle tunes to dance to, played by Billy Mathews and Steve and Linda Widders, along with dance caller Gloria Harpe. For more information call 862-8681 or visit www.springfieldcontra.org.