AIFD Newsletter
May 19, 2017
Potluckdance circleThis Friday at dancing:
HRC closed for maintenance.
Potluck at Stephanie's instead.
Hancock Rec Center will be closed for maintenance on Friday, May 19. Join us instead at Stephanie Anderson’s Stephanie Andersonhouse in central Austin, 4907 Lynndale Drive, for a potluck beginning at 7:30 pm until 11:30 pm. Musicians are welcome to bring their instruments. My place isn’t huge, but we seem to be able to dance in small spaces, and if nothing else, it’ll be a wonderful opportunity to just hang out and talk!.

We'll be back at HRC next week.

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Friday, May 26: La Strada Live!!!
Enjoy an exciting evening of folk dancing featuring live music from La Strada!

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

Wednesday, May 17: Balkan Dance.
Balkan statesJoin 3rd Wednesday Balkan dancing,
7:15-8:45, NW Recreation Center,
2913 Northland Drive. No Charge.

Wednesday, May 24: 4th Wednesday Scandi Dancing!!
Austin Scandi DancersIn preparation for our upcoming Scandi dance (on May 31st), Stephanie Anderson will introduce a fun new dance accessible to all levels starting at 7:30 pm, followed by an opportunity to practice Scandi dances taught at AIFD and Texas Camp. At 9:00 pm we’ll do some Hallingspringar, for folks who've learned the dance at some point in the past but want to sweep off the cobwebs. May 24th, Hancock Rec Center, Back Room..
Link of the week:
Norwegian folk dances.

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
Wednesdays, 7:30 - 9:45 pm, Free:
1st Wed: Singing at Stephanie’s house;
2nd Wed: Music Jam, HRC;
4th Wed: Music jam or dance review, HRC;
Last/5th Wed: Dance - often with live music, HRC;
No partners necessary for dance.
3rd Wednesday Balkan Dance
Join 3rd Wednesday Balkan dancing, 7:15-8:45, NW Recreation Center, 2913 Northland Drive. No Charge. Show me the Balkan countries.
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

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Congratulations to the new 2017-18 AIFD Board of Directors.
Thanks to the 2016-17 outgoing board.
Outgoing Incoming
Madeline Brock
Madeline Brock
President Denise Fynmore
Denise Fynmore
David Liang
David Liang
Vice-President David Liang
David Liang
Michel Breger
Treasurer Michel_Breger
Michel Breger
Dena and Franklin Houston
Dena and Franklin Houston
Teaching Director Sharon Casteel
Sharon Casteel
Jeff Kessel
Jeff Kessel
Program Director Jeff Kessel
Jeff Kessel
John Scales
John Scales
Secretary Janie Hopkins
Janie Hopkins
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