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Cover Story - February 24, 2017

Not too square to dance

Western American pastime lives on through more than 35 local dance groups

by Patrick Condon/photos Veronica Weber

As Kurt Gollhardt spins his dance partner across the floor during a recent "Tie-dye Friday" square dance party at St. Andrews United Methodist Church in Palo Alto, he's not concerned whether he misses a step or two. Neither are the other 40 or so other dancers who smile and laugh as they move around the dance floor following the caller's instructions.

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Posted by Menlo Parker
a resident of Menlo Park
on Feb 24, 2017 at 2:13 pm

What a bunch of cool cats! glad there's still some folks having good old fashioned fun in Silicon Valley #goals

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