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July 2017

Folk Dance Party

July 8 @ 7:30 pm - 10:45 pm
St. Bede’s Church Hall, 2650 Sand Hill Road
Menlo Park, CA United States
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$9

Peninsula Council Folk Dance Party 7:15-7:30pmAnnual Meeting & Election of Officers 7:30-10:45pmALL-REQUEST PARTY. MC'd by Changs Folk Dancers E-mail requests to Luiselle. She will incorporate them into the program! Dances range from beginning to advanced and all forms (line, couple, set). Bring a snack to share! Share and print a July 8 Party flier.

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Stockton Folk Dance Camp

July 16 - July 30
University of the Pacific, 3601 Pacific Ave
Stockton, CA 95211 United States
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Featured Guests Roberto BagnoliINTERNATIONAL NON-PARTNER DANCES Caspar BikGEORGIAN NON-PARTNER DANCES Cristian Florescu & Sonia DionROMANIAN NON-PARTNER DANCES Bruce HamiltonENGLISH COUNTRY PARTNER DANCES Radboud KoopRUSSIAN PARTNER DANCES France Bourque-MoreauFRENCH CANADIAN / INTERNATIONAL PARTNER DANCES Tony ParkesAMERICAN SQUARES AND CONTRAS Band MY MEN AND YOURS Miamon Miller – Band Director Michael Lawson – Accordion Bill Cope – Rhythm Janie Cowan – Bass Celebrating 70 Years of International Dance and Music For 70 years Stockton Folk Dance camp has featured guests from around…

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August 2017

Klezmer Dance Party

August 4 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
First Baptist Event Hall, 305 N. California Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94301-4105 United States
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$12

Klezmer dance party with live music provided by Majorly Minor. Donna Frankel will help lead dances. Bring some light refreshments and non-alcoholic beverages to help make it a party, and tips for the band.           Majorly Minor Majorly Minor plays Klezmer, Eastern European, and Israeli tunes for dancing. Members include Stella Bonilla (violin), Ginny Snyder (bass), Larry Light (clarinet), and Naomi Zamir (accordion).

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Folk Dance Party

August 5 @ 7:15 pm - 11:00 pm
St. Bede’s Church Hall, 2650 Sand Hill Road
Menlo Park, CA United States
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$9

Peninsula Council Folk Dance Party 7:15-8:00pmFun and easy dances from Stockton 8:00-10:45pmALL-REQUEST PARTY. MC'd by Adony Beniares E-mail requests to Adony. He will incorporate them into the program! Dances range from beginning to advanced and all forms (line, couple, set). Bring a snack to share! Download to share and print this informational flier.

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Saratoga Dancers End-of-Summer-Quarter SUMMER OF LOVE dance party

August 31 @ 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
St. Archangel Michael Serbian Orthodox Church, 18870 Allendale Avenue
Saratoga, California 95070
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$5 - $8

1967 was The Summer of Love when the hippies descended on San Francisco. Hippies were in the news everywhere and set the fashion trend for most of that year. The Saratoga Folk Dancers are having an end-of-summer-quarter dance party and it seemed like a great excuse to revisit those fashions. Why not dress in tie-dye and flowered shirts and jeans, peace symbol jewelry or strings of beads, a headband or spray of flowers in your hair, big sunglasses, a fringed…

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September 2017

Summer Camps in Review

September 2 @ 1:30 pm - 8:00 pm
All Saints’ Episcopal, 555 Waverley St.
Palo Alto, CA 94301 United States
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$10

Come to our 5th Annual Summer Camps in Review. No time to attend all the camps and workshops? No problem! Catch great dances with our great local teachers as they present their favorite dances that they learned at various camps and workshops. Includes potluck dinner and party. Loui Tucker will again perform her magic MC’ing. Many thanks to these awesome teachers who have volunteered to share dances they love: Katherine Abbott, Andy Partos & Cornelia Ghafur, Kevin Greek, Melissa Miller…

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Dance Party with Mosaic

September 8 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
All Saints’ Episcopal, 555 Waverley St.
Palo Alto, CA 94301 United States
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$12

Dance party with live music by Mosaic! All skill levels welcome! Mosaic brings their own unique take on the music of the Balkans, Scandinavia, and elsewhere. The members are: Tony Canavarro (gaida, guitar), Barry Gregory (flugelhorn, trumpet), Phillip Cline (soprano saxophone), Jeanne Faulkner (tupan), and Randa Jacobs (flute, pennywhistle). Bring some light refreshments and non-alcoholic beverages to help make it a party, and tips for the band! Admission is $12 at the door, students are half price and children are…

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Folk Dance Party

September 9 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Hillview Hall, 97 Hillview Ave.
Los Altos, CA United States
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$9

Peninsula Council Folk Dance Party 7:00-7:30pmFree short workshop by PFDC Team 7:30-10:00pmALL-REQUEST PARTY. MC'd by Loui Tucker From 7:00 - 7:30pm Adony Beniares will share a new step to Rum Dum Dum that he learned at Mainewoods Camp this summer, and Lon Radin will introduce the fun Rom dance, Cazino, taught by Sonia and Cristian at Stockton. E-mail requests to Loui. She will incorporate your awesome requests into the program! Dances range from beginning to advanced and all forms (line,…

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Ira Weisburd

September 30 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
St. Bede’s Church Hall, 2650 Sand Hill Road
Menlo Park, CA United States
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$15

Master folk dance instructor Ira Weisburd is making a rare appearance in Northern California to be featured in this special workshop and party. Of the many dances Ira's introduced to us include Cumbia Semana and Kritiko Serviko. Ira will be selling his new CD with dance notations and t-shirts. 7:00-7:30pmDoors open. Request dancing and warm up. 7:30-10:30pmWorkshop with international folk dances 10:30-11:00pmRequest dancing Workshop and party: $15 at the door. Download, share, or print an EVENT FLIER. Ira WeisburdIra Weisburd…

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October 2017

Folk Dance Party

October 14 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Garden House, 400 University Ave.
Los Altos, CA United States
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$9

Come dance on a great wood floor! Dances range from beginning to advanced and all forms (line, couple, set). Bring a snack to share! Download to share and print this informational flier. 7:00-7:30pm -- Katherine Abbott will teach Oy Shope Shope, a Bulgarian folk dance introduced by Roberto Bagnoli. 7:30-10:00pm -- ALL-REQUEST PARTY. MC'd by Becky Beniares and Nancy Kaye

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