AIFD Newsletter
September 2, 2016
This Friday at dancing
Sharon DJs, Dee assists.
Sharon CasteelDee McCandlessEnjoy a fun evening of folk dancing DJ'd by Sharon Casteel. Sharon will be assisted by Dee McCandless.
Madeline BrockTeaching: Madeline Brock will be presenting her second session of the dances of Bobbi Gillotti. Come learn the ever-popular Fatise Kolo and many other dances that are Bobbi’s legacy in AIFD. Madeline’s featured teaching will be Mindrele from Romania. Teaching begins at 7 PM.

Friday, September 2, 7-9:45 pm
The admission fee is $5 for those 18 and older.

There is no fee for those under 18,
but they must be supervised by a designated person 18 or older.
Hancock Rec Center (HRC)

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Friday, September 9th: Birthday and Anniversary Celebration!!
CakeDo you or a fellow dancer have a birthday or anniversary in September? Come to folk dancing to celebrate with song, dance, and cake!
Four Balkan Dancers

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Link of the week:

Other dance links
AIFD:(Contact & Board page)
AIFD Code of Conduct.
AIFD upcoming events.
World's words - updated by Misi.
Become a member of AIFD.
Archive of dance notes - compiled by Franklin Houston.
Newsletter archive - since May 19, 2012.
AIFD's live music compensation policy.
AIFD Youtube channel. (Old channel - can't be updated.)
AIFD Featured in City of Austin Video about HRC.
Other groups: (complete list)
Austin Friends of Traditional Music
AIFD German Dancers
Austin Scandinavian Dance and Music Jam
Wednesdays, 7:30-9:45, HRC, backroom, free.
August 31: Multi Culti with AIO.
No partner necessary.
Contradance Csardas Hungarian Dancers
Mondays, 7-8, Newcomers' hour. HRC, backroom, free.
No partner necessary, we rotate often.
English Country Dance
2nd & 4th Saturdays, 7:30-10:15
McPhail Dance Studio, 8018 Mesa Drive.
If you are new to ECD or want to review the basics, please arrive before 7:15 to participate in our newcomers’ session. We are also on Facebook
Texas Folklife
Texas International Folk Dancers
Clickety Cloggers - Austin
Upcoming "other dance" features:

Wednesday, August 31st Multi-Culti night with AIO.
Austin Scandi Dancers Join the Austin Scandi Dancers for a lively evening of dances from around the world at their Multi=Culti Night. Music will be provided by AIO. Back room, HRC, 7:30-9:45.

Saturday, September 17: Homegrown plays for Contra.
Home Grown Contra Band Homegrown Contra Band will play a full evening of contra music at 3rd Saturday Contra on Saturday, September 17. Come enjoy a fun evening of contra dance. Just click on the Saturday, September 17 date at this website for details:

November 4-6: OCIFD 33rd Annual Old Country Weekend
Join the Oklahoma City International Folk Dancers for a lively weekend of teaching, dancing, and live music. See the event flier for full details, including fees, location, and registration info.

Texas Camp 2016!!
Tcamp 2016Registration is open for Texas Camp 2016. If you are a member of TIFD, a registration packet should have arrived. Alternatively, registration details, online registration form, and camp information are available at
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