The Apple Country Contra Dancers are collecting toys to promote a community spirit of giving Saturday at the Broadway Grange, 909 W. Washington Ave.

The event begins at 6:30 p.m. with a community potluck.

At 7:30 p.m., there will be free instruction for any newcomers. The evening finishes with dancing from 8-11 p.m.

Contra dancing is a tradition born in New England. Dances are performed in lines with a partner, and a caller teaches each dance and cues dancer throughout in time to live music. Singles, couples and families are all welcome.