Metro Weekly

Lambda Squares

A Community Profile

Mission: Provide opportunities for members and guests to socialize around square dancing activities within the lesbian, gay, transgender and bisexual communities.

Founded: 1981

Number of Members: Approximately 90

How to Join: Beginners are required to take a square dancing class, which are offered in April and September. More advanced dancers are welcome to join anytime. Dues can be paid by yearly, seasonally or at each dance. It is $155 for the year or $8 for each dance.

Background: Abe Feldman, vice president of Lambda Squares says his first square dance was probably his most memorable. “It was my first time in a room full of people square dancing. The energy and the scope were just amazing.” Feldman has been square dancing ever since. “I love the dancing and the people are just terrific.”

Contact: Call 202-314-5737 or e-mail

Next Event: Cupid’s Valentine’s Dance Bash on Wednesday, February 11 at 7:45 p.m. at the First Congregational United Church of Christ, 945 G Street NW.