Barnstable seeks flash mob dancers to celebrate 375th

Dancers will perform during Founder's Day Picnic in September

The Town of Barnstable is seeking residents and visitors interested in shaking their booty in celebration of the town's 375th. Participants of all ages are encouraged to be part of a celebratory flash mob dance. The 8-minute interactive dance will be performed at the Founder's Day Picnic on Sunday, September 21 on the Hyannis Village Green on Main Street.

The Town of Barnstable 375 Committee is hoping for 375 dancers. Volunteer Michele Colley is coordinating and choreographing the performance.

Anyone interested in participating must either register at a rehearsal or email Michele Colley at [email protected]

Additional information is available at Information about the 375th celebration and all other upcoming events including the September 21st picnic is available online here.

According to Merriam-Webster, the term flash mob was coined in 2003 when the first such gathering occurred in Manhattan, NY. Flash mobs appear seemingly out of nowhere and most often incorporate some kind of dance or performance. Flash mobs mark a variety of events including celebrations, proposals and other announcements. welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on