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The Grange kicks off the New Year with music and dancing. There's a performance by a world-renowned Niwotian musician, then talented musical locals perform for the community, followed by three opportunities this month for everyone to get up and dance.

Niwot Community Connection

Thursday, Jan. 12, 10- 11:30 a.m.

January's NCC meeting welcomes musical celebrity Pete Wernick, also known as Dr. Banjo. Pete will share his love of bluegrass music, talk about his time with Hot Rize, and he'll perform a bit too. The NCC offers a diverse array of activities for folks 50 and over.

Open Stage - a musical community event

Sunday, Jan. 15, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Performer sign up begins at 1:15 p.m.

Do you like folk, country, bluegrass, jazz, pop, and rock? Enjoy Open Stage as an audience member or perform for the community. Everyone is welcome.

Play an original piece or a cover. Bring a musical instrument: your voice, harmonica, guitar, or a banjo for instance. Sound equipment, mics, and a piano are on-hand. Enjoy FREE heartwarming, foot tapping're certain to be touched by our area's abundance of talent.

Group dance classes

Tuesdays, Jan. 17, 24, and 31, 5 - 7 p.m.

Start the New Year with group dance classes at the Grange. Lindy Bartruff's company, Lindybdance, offers fun and supportive dance classes for all ages and experience levels.

Three group classes, together called "Circles and Lines," begin at 5 p.m. on each of those Tuesdays with CircleFit 7, where you can learn fun dance and aerobic steps in circles or chains. Line dancing to country and contemporary songs begins at 6 p.m. and International Circle Dance, consisting of ethnic circle and chain dances, begins at 7 p.m.

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