Photo by Dr. Carl Gross

In front of the Ojai Art Center, which is donating space for a series of contra dances this fall, are, from left, Marty Babayco and Kay Bliss, Rotary Club of Ojai co-presidents, and Brian Burg, Ojai Valley Lions Club president.

A first-of-its-kind collaboration between two Ojai Valley service clubs will see the community kicking up its heels this fall.

On Saturday, Sept. 24, the Rotary Club of Ojai and the Ojai Valley Lions Club will host the first of four contra dances at the Ojai Art Center, with assistance from the Disabled American Veterans, Ventura Chapter 24.