Contra Dancers complete a dance following Jim Thaxter's direction

July 22, 2012 | 4:09 p.m. CDT
Dancers complete a figure called "long lines forward and back" according to Jim Thaxter's direction on Friday at First Christian Church. Contra dancing allows for a group of people who like to dance to get together. Thaxter said, "Everyone is welcome and we're always open to beginners."

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