The Traditional Dance & Music Society of the Ozarks presents their first community contra dance of the month Saturday Oct.6th from 7:30 to 10:30pm at the Northview Center in Doling Park, 301 E. Talmage. Basic steps are taught at 7:00. Missouri and Missouri Valley fiddle tunes will be performed by the group "Big Limber", with dance caller Gloria Harpe. No partner needed, ages 10 and up are welcome. Admission is $6 adults, $4 students and Dance and Music Society members. For information call Vickie Strohm at 862-8681 or visit www.springfieldcontra.org.