Venues

HCD dances are held in three venues—Griffith Academy in the Old Wethersfield section of Wethersfield, the West Hartford Town Hall in West Hartford Center, and Patriots Park Lodge in Coventry.

GRIFFITH ACADEMY
The Griffith Academy is home to the HCD Swing Jam, regular Contra (and Contra Jam), Cajun/Zydeco, and Mostly Waltz events. Note that the two annual special Contra dances are held at the West Hartford Town Hall (see below). Wood-floored and air conditioned, the Griffith Academy is conveniently located at 275 Main Street in Wethersfield in a quaint old building that used to be an American Legion Hall. For directions to Griffith Academy and more information about this venue, including parking tips, look here.

WEST HARTFORD TOWN HALL
The West Hartford Town Hall is home to the monthly HCD Swing event and our annual special Black Friday Contra Dance. This venue is actually the auditorium in the Town Hall building and is located at 50 South Main Street in West Hartford center, next to the main branch of the West Hartford Public Library and adjacent to the Blueback Square shopping area. For directions to the West Hartford Town Hall and more information, including parking tips and information on handicapped access, look here.

PATRIOTS PARK LODGE
The Patriots Park Lodge is home to Quiet Corner Contra Dances, held on the first Friday of every month (except no dances in July and August). The address is 172 Lake Street, Coventry. For complete directions to the lodge and more information about this venue, see here.

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