AIFD Newsletter
June 7, 2019
This Friday at dancing:
Mystery DJ and assistant.

Mystery PersonEnjoy a fun and lively evening of folk dancing this Friday. We are not sure who will be our DJ and assistant, but we know that we will have a great evening of dancing!!!

Elizabeth StehlTeaching: Want to learn and practice more Contra moves? This Friday our teaching hour will be Contra Time with Elizabeth Stehl to review common steps and maybe learn some new ones. We may even try a little English Country Dancing!

Friday, June 7, 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)

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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Cake Friday, June 14:
June Birthdays and Anniversaries!!

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

Sun Friday, June 21:
Summer Solstice Party!

Costumes encouraged! More details to come.

Flag and fireworks Friday, July 5:
Independence Day Party!!!


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!
Link of the week:
Australian Dance Festival 09 Balkan Folk Dancing.

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, June 12 & 26:
2nd & 4th Wednesday Scandi Jam!!

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

Four Balkan Dancers

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