AIFD Newsletter
September 3, 2021
zoomThis Friday's AIFD/HIFD Virtual Folk Dance, September 3, 7:30-9:30pm, will be hosted by AIFD

Zoom link
Meeting ID: 847 8053 8417
Password: 393160

Update to the latest version of Zoom!

Link to dance program and teachers.

If you have any comments on our virtual dances or dance requests, we would love to hear from you! Please email us at


Would you like to request a dance but can't remember the name? Check out the list of dances in AIFD's music library. This list is maintained by Franklin Houston. If you run into any issues with the list, you can email Franklin at

This month the dance community lost two one-time regulars: Beth Placek and Joanne Young. We mourn their passing and send our condolences to their families and friends.

Austin at Stage 5
Gatherings are discouraged

Stage 5Unvaccinated or partially vaccinated: Avoid private gatherings indoors or outdoors. Use curbside pickup for shopping and dining.
Low risk: MASKS!!!
High Risks: MASKS!!! Essential outings only.
Two of this week's Zoom teachers:

Kathleen McDonaghKathleen McDonagh: Join Kathleen for a set of fun and familiar Israeli dances as we get ready for Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. Shanah tovah! שנה טובה

Lisa Horn_DielmanLisa Dielman: I’m back from lots of vacations and it feels great to be dancing again! Texas August is upon us and it’s getting way too hot to be outdoors right now. I’ve decided to showcase my favorite dances that begin with the letter ‘O’ for this week’s AIFD session; because ‘O’ My, It is HOT!

Texa-kolo 2021 text

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Link of the week:
Japanese Folk Dance (Odori).
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