AIFD Newsletter
July 5, 2019
Flag and fireworksThis Friday at dancing:
Independence Day Party!!!
Holly DJs, Denise assists.
Enjoy a fun and lively evening of folk dancing this Friday as we celebrate July 4th the dayHolly PlotnerDenise Fynmore after with our "Independence Day Party"!! For this party, you could wear red, white, and/or blue, or you could bring some snacks that are red, white, and/or blue. The possibilities are endless! Also, since there is no formal teaching (we may do walk-throughs), we can get the party started early!! Holly Plotner will be our DJ. She will be assisted by Denise Fynmore.

Friday, July 5, 7-9:45 pm.
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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Cake Friday, July 18:
July Birthdays and Anniversaries!!

Do you or a fellow dancer have a birthday or anniversary in July? Come to folk dancing to celebrate with song, dance, and cake!

Friday, August 9:
August Birthdays and Anniversaries!!

Do you or a fellow dancer have a birthday or anniversary in August? Come to folk dancing to celebrate with song, dance, and cake!

Slavadillo Friday, August 16: LIVE MUSIC!!!
Slavadillo will play for your dancing pleasure. Don’t miss it!

dance circle
Link of the week:
Davids Refuge "Invade the Parade" Flash Mob July 4th 2014.

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's photo albums.
AIFD Youtube channel.
AIFD Featured in City of Austin Video about HRC.
Other groups: (complete list)
Texas International Folk Dancers
Austin Friends of Traditional Music
Austin Scandinavian Dance and Music Jam
2nd and 4th Wednesdays, 7:30 - 9:45 pm, Free:
Check the Scandi website for schedule details.
Csardas Hungarian Dancers
Mondays, 7-9:45, HRC, backroom, free.
No partner necessary, we rotate often.
Hajnalcsillag - Hungarian Folk Dance Group.
Austin Barn Dancers.
Wednesdays, 7:30-10pm, Hancock Rec Center.
Enjoy this American dance form. All dances taught and called. Music provided by LOCO (Local On-Call Orchestra) - an open band, where anyone is welcome to come and play. Contact Dale Rempert at or visit for more information.
English Country Dance
2nd & 4th Saturdays, 7:30-9:30
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
Clickety Cloggers - Austin
Austin Balkan Singers

Upcoming "Other Dance" features
A list of non-AIFD events you may be interested in:

Austin Scandi Dancers Wednesdays, July 10 & 24:
2nd and 4th Wednesday Scandi Jam!!

7:30 - 9:45 pm, Hancock Recreation Center Back Room. Free.

Saturday, July 20:
Austin 3rd Saturday Contra Dance

@ Life in the City, 205 E Monroe St (off south congress)
Saturday, July 20, 7pm - 10pm
CALLER: Dale Rempert
BAND: Local-On-Call-Orchestra, featuring some of your favorite musicians from Wednesday nights loyal pick-up band.
$10 | $8 for TAADA Members | $5 for Students
Visit for more information

Sunday, July 28:
San Marcos 4th Sunday Contra Dance!!

@ United Campus Ministry Wesley Center, 510 N Guadalupe St, San Marcos, TX 78666
Sunday, July 28, 1:30 - 4:30 pm
BAND:Keith Holmes with Subject to Change.
$10 | $9 for TAADA Members | $6 for Students
Visit for more information

Four Balkan Dancers
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