AIFD Newsletter
August 11, 2017
CakeCakeThis Friday at dancing:
August Birthdays and Anniversaries.
Franklin DJ's, Denise assists.
Do you or a fellow dancer have a birthday or anniversary in August? Come to folk dancing to celebrate with song, Franklin HoustonDenise Fynmoredance, and cake! Our DJ will be Franklin Houston. Franklin will be assisted by Denise Fynmore. August is hot; so is AIFD! Franklin will be featuring some of his favorite "hot" (lively and popular) dances, so come prepared to stir up the breeze with happy feet!

Sharon CasteelTeaching: Come to dancing promptly at 7 for some great teaching by Sharon Casteel.

Friday, August 11, 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)

AIFD is organized exclusively for educational purposes, including the promotion and teaching of traditional folk dance, music and crafts native to a variety of countries.

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Special announcements:
Hot summer ahead!!!
Do you have any teaching requests?

eyes AIFD upcoming events
(See complete list)

Back To School Friday, August 25: Back To School Nite!!!
Cap off the summer and celebrate the start of another school year at AIFD! Enjoy light refreshments and fun, easy dances for the whole family.

Picture from last Friday:
Current AIFD Board
(Click on picture for full size image.)
Your current AIFD Board:
from left to right: Sharon Casteel, Denise Fynmore, Jeff Kessel, Madeline Brock, Janie Hopkins, David Liang, Michel Breger.
Link of the week:
Cross Step Waltz - Richard Powers.

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.
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
Most Wednesdays, 7:30 - 9:45 pm, Free:
Check the Scandi website for schedule details.
3rd Wednesday Balkan Dance
We will not be meeting during the summer. We will resume in the fall. Keep an eye out.
Csardas Hungarian Dancers
Mondays, 7-9:45, 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
A list of non-AIFD events you may be interested in:

Texas Camp 2017
Registration is now open!!!

(Registration packets will also be mailed out to all TIFD members)
Texas Camp 2017
Registration link.
Click on picture for full size flyer.

Four Balkan Dancers

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