AIFD Newsletter
November 24, 2017
No dancing at HRC.
Hope to see you at Texas Camp!!!
No dancing at HRC this week. Hope you join the festivities at Texas Camp.
Texas Camp 2017

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December 1: Candle Light Trail Open House (Free).
Candle Light Trail is when Parks and Recreation lines the trailsCandle Light Trail of the golf course and the area around the rec center with thousands of candles. People walk the trails then come inside for snacks and drinks, and a visit with Santa. The evening is also an opportunity for us to introduce new folks to the fun of folk dancing. The evening will be free, and will also include a performance by the local Hungarian performing group Csardas.

New Years Eve hat Save The Date:
December 29:
AIFD's New Year's Ball.

Details forthcoming. Hint: It will be a special night!!!
Link of the week:
Texas Camp Floor Setup - time lapse!

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)
Texas International Folk Dancers
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
Join 3rd Wednesday Balkan dancing, 7:15-8:45, NW Recreation Center, 2913 Northland Drive. No Charge. This year, more teaching of old favorites. Show me the Balkan countries.
Csardas Hungarian Dancers
Mondays, 7-9:45, HRC, backroom, free.
No partner necessary, we rotate often.
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, 7:30-10:15
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
Clickety Cloggers - Austin
Upcoming "Other Dance" features
A list of non-AIFD events you may be interested in:

Sunday, December 17: Wassail 2017!!!
Wassail 2017Please join us for Wassail 2017, a fantastic evening of music, song, stories, puppets, magic, and mummers… and this year we celebrate the Czech heritage of Texas!
2:30 PM – a short version just for children.
5:30 PM – for children and families.
Full details and ticket information.


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