AIFD Newsletter
July 4th, 2015
*** A Special Announcement from the AIFD Board of Directors ***
AIFD will move to FRIDAY NIGHTS beginning on OCTOBER 2nd, 2015.
Details here.

"We believe this is a positive move, which lets us remain in a desirable location that has served us well over the years."
- AIFD Board of Directors.

This week at dancing
Happy July 4th
AIFD will not meet this week.
Flag and fireworks Austin Parks and Recreation closes its rec centers on the 4th of July so employees can enjoy the holiday festivities. Have a great 4th of July. We'll be back at Hancock on July 11th.

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eyes AIFD upcoming events
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Saturday, July 11th: La Strada & Birthday Celebrations!!
La Strada Enjoy a fun evening of dancing with the lively tunes of La Strada. Here is a snippet of the group performing at one of the farmers' markets. CakeThat evening we will also celebrate July birthdays. Do you have a birthday in July? Do you know a fellow folk dancer who does? Make sure you, he, she, they celebrate at the July Birthday Celebration at folk dancing.
Link of the week:
Pirilpolska - Mark Gilston.

Other dance links
See our complete list
AIFD upcoming events.
World's words - updated by Misi.
Pictures from various AIFD events.
Become a member of AIFD.
Archive of dance notes - compiled by Franklin Houston.
Newsletter archive - since May 19, 2012.
Texas International Folk Dancers
Austin Scandinavian Dancing Each Wed, HRC
Csardas Hungarian Dancers
AIFD German Dancers
Contradance and English Country Dancing (TAADA)
Austin Friends of Traditional Music
Texas Folklife

Want to play music at folk dancing? Check out AIFD's live music compensation policy.
Upcoming "other dance" features:
Wednesday, July 8th, 7:30-9:45 pm:
Scandinavian Folk Music Open Mic and Jam

Come on down to play some Scandinavian music with us! The format we're planning for this special evening will be starting with an acoustic "open mic" as an Hardenger Fiddle opportunity for those who'd like to prepare a few tunes to play and those who'd like to get more familiar with the style to get some exposure to it. We're hoping that musicians will play in a variety of ensembles from solos to duos or trios, maybe. For complete details, check out the event page.

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