November 8, 2019
|This Friday at dancing:|
Texas Camp Band!!
John DJs, Kathleen assists.
|Join us for a fun night of dancing, with music provided by The Texas Camp Band. This is an annual tradition the evening after the band gets together in Austin to rehearse for Texas Camp. Our DJ for this fun evening will be John Scales. John will be assisted by Kathleen McDonagh. |
|Contra: Our Contra this week will be called by Marc Airhart. |
Friday, November 8, 7-9:45 pm. |
Admission fee is $5 for those 18 and older.
There is no fee for those under 18,
Persons 17 and younger 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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Thanks to everyone who made last week's Moldavian Dance Party a complete success!!|
Click on the image above for a short video recorded by Genevieve Kent.
Friday, November 15:|
November Birthdays and Anniversaries
and Samodivas Singing Group!!
Do you or a fellow dancer have a birthday or anniversary in November? Come to folk dancing to celebrate with song, dance, and cake! That evening we will also be treated to a performance by the Samodivas Singing Group (details forthcoming).
Friday, November 29: TEXAS CAMP!!!
We hope to see you at TEXAS CAMP, November 28-December 1, outside of Bruceville, TX. Since you cannot be in two places at once, we will not be meeting at HRC Friday, November 29.
|Friday, December 6: Candle Light Trail!!!|
Candlelight Trail at Hancock!! Open to the public!! Walk the trail, see Santa, and join us for folk dancing. We’ll have easy dances and walk-throughs. Snacks and drinks provided. Free and open to the public!! Csardas will perform!!
Link of the week:
Back Street Boys Flashmob (in Ukraine)!!!.
Other dance links
AIFD:(Contact & Board page)
|2nd and 4th Wednesdays, 7:30 - 9:45 pm, Free:|
Check the Scandi website for schedule details.
|Mondays, 7-9:45, HRC, backroom, free.|
No partner necessary, we rotate often.
|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 firstname.lastname@example.org or visit austinbarndancers.org for more information.
Mondays,7:30-9:30, Hancock Rec Center.
Upcoming "Other Dance" features
A list of non-AIFD events you may be interested in:
Mondays, Oct 7-Nov 11:|
English Country Dancing Basics and Beyond.
A six-week introductory class on Monday evenings at Hancock Recreation Center, 7:30 – 9:30 pm, Culminating in an English Country Dance Ball, featuring live music, on November 18th.
Instructors: Sylverre Polhemus and Elizabeth Stehl.
Experienced dancers are also welcome to attend. Cost: $5 per class. Attending classes is encouraged but not required to participate in the Ball. Visit www.taada.us for more information.
Wednesday, November 13:|
2th Wednesday Scandi Jam!!
7:30 - 9:45 pm, Hancock Recreation Center Back Room. Free.
Saturday, November 16th|
Austin 3rd Saturday Contra Dance
@ Life in the City, 205 E Monroe St (off south congress)
Saturday, 7pm - 10pm
CALLER: Ann Jenneman
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. Taada.us for more information.
|November 28 - Dec 1:|
Texas Camp 2019.
Registration is still open for Texas Camp, 2019. For complete details about teachers, events, and fees, and registration, check out tifd.org.