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Button Grass Ball

Button Grass Ball

 30 Oct, 2021 - 30 Oct, 2021
 Sat 7:15pm - Sat 11:30pm
 462 Elizabeth St
  New Town, TAS
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"Birds on Beaches" - join us at the 24th annual

BUTTONGRASS BALL

SAT 30th OCT '21
7:15 for 7:30-11:30pm

ST JAMES HALL, 462 ELIZABETH ST, NEW TOWN
(off Rupert Ave, enter behind church)

Lively Tasmanian and other traditional music by
the HOT String Band

Collected and new Tasmanian bush/folk dances dedicated to the natural and cultural heritage of Tasmania.

All dances taught by dance caller David "Oddsocks" Wanless.
No dancing experience or partner required.
All ages welcome.
Come dressed for a ball or a bushwalk!

Tickets: $19/ $17 conc/ $16 mem/ $10 f/t student/ $6 (u/12)
https://events.humanitix.com/buttongrass

BYO water bottle and a plate of supper to share.

Entry conditions: https://folktas.org/coronavirus

Show your support for our amazing shorebirds, some of which fly 15,000km each way to Siberia/Alaska and back each year, but all of which are threatened on their Tasmanian beaches and mud-flats, by people, dogs, 4WDs and wind-farms.
Information available on the night from Birdlife Tasmania (or see https://birdlife.org.au/locations/birdlife-tasmania).

Proceeds of the ball will go to the Tasmanian National Parks Association (https://tnpa.org.au/)
working to protect our natural heritage. The TNPA is concerned that visitor numbers in national parks need to be controlled to protect the natural environment, which is the primary reason for having parks! Sometimes making a coastal area a national park attracts additional visitors to beaches with consequences for all the critters that need the beach.

Tread lightly on the beach, even if you stomp on the dance floor.

Event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1079894525750033

www.folktas.org
folkdancetas@gmail.com
6273 2127
Facebook/Meetup: dance folk tasmania

Folk Federation of Tasmania Inc

#hobartfolkdances #folktas

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 Folk Federation of Tasmania Incorganiser
 03 62732127

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Tasmanian National Parks Association (TNPA) , a non-profit, non-government organisation committed to the protection of Tasmania’s national parks and reserved lands. We aim to give park users a voice and involve the community in matters affecting these important and invaluable areas. We seek to preserve and expand Tasmania’s national park system, and to ensure appropriate management of their natural and cultural values in the long term interests of conservation.

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