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September 2017

Summer Camps in Review

September 2, 2017 @ 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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November 2017

Officers Ball

November 4, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Veterans Memorial Hall, 22737 Main Street
Hayward, CA United States
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$30

1:00 Doors open 1:30-5:30 Institute 5:30--7:30 On-site Italian dinner with entertainment by Bill Cope (if signed up by October 27) 7:30-10:00 Evening dance party INSTITUTE TEACHERS: Aaron Alpert -- Holech Uva (Israeli non-partner) Julie East -- Szot Madziar (Polish non-partner) Lenore Frigo -- Contras (U.S. partners) Martin Frost -- Pušteno Oro/Devojče Devojče (Macedonian non-partner) Marija Hillis -- Sapphire Sea (English Set) Yale and Marcia Rosenblatt -- Aino Kchume (Assyrian partners) Marina Troost -- Hora ca la Neamt (Romanian non-partner) Todd…

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December 2017

Holiday Celebration

December 9, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
First Baptist Event Hall, 305 N. California Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94301-4105 United States
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$10

Holiday Celebration and Second Harvest Food Bank Donation 5:00-6:00pmHappy Holidays Potluck Reception - snacks appreciated. Bring cheeses, fruits, nuts, veggies, or desserts (refrigerator available, no oven) 6:00-9:30pmAaron Alpert will teach Hora (Israeli; choreographed by Moshe Eskayo) and Sandra Biroc will teach Quirquinchos de Corazon (Bolivia; learned at the 2017 solar eclipse). The rest of the program feature dancers' requests. Donation: $10 or 10 cans of food for the Second Harvest Food Bank (checks payable to Second Harvest Food Bank). Goal…

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New Year’s Eve Potluck and All Request Party

December 31, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - January 1, 2018 @ 12:30 am
All Saints’ Episcopal, 555 Waverley St.
Palo Alto, CA 94301 United States
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$10 – $12

Ring in the New Year with non-stop dancing to your requests! On-site potluck dinner 6:30-7:30pm. Bring a favorite dish! Moveable Feet will provide drinks and utensils. DOWNLOAD, print, and share a flier!

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February 2018

Festival of the Oaks

February 11 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Live Oak Recreation Center, 1301 Shattuck Avenue (at Berryman)
Berkeley, CA 94709 United States
$12 – $22

Festival of the Oaks 2018 The 70th annual international Festival of the Oaks features a morning international folk dance workshop with Michael Ginsburg, a hot lunch, exhibition dance performance, and a program of afternoon recreational dances. Fun for all ages! No partner needed. Free refreshments will be served all afternoon. Schedule 9:00-9:30am Registration 9:30am-12:00pm Dance workshop with Michael Ginsburg, $13 12:00-1:00pm Hot lunch, $6 12:00-1:00pm Folk Dance Federation membership meeting. Includes lunch provided to Federation members attending. 1:00pm Exhibition dance…

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March 2018

Workshop, Potluck, and Party with Gergana Panova

March 10 @ 3:30 pm - 10:45 pm
St. Bede’s Church Hall, 2650 Sand Hill Road
Menlo Park, CA United States
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$9 – $26

Alternate flierAfternoon workshop, potluck dinner, and evening dance party featuring Gergana Panova. Gergana is visiting the US this March 2018 and we are fortunate to have her present her material to us. In June 2016 among the many wonderful dances Gergana taught were Chukaj Chukaj Pironche, Cerkezko, Boalijsko, Maleshevsko, and Kopano Horo. 3:00pm Doors open 3:30-6:30pm Workshop focused on dances of Pirin, Shopluk, and Trakia sponsored by the Moveable Feet Club. $15 donation. 6:30-8:00pm Potluck. Bring dishes to serve 8-10…

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April 2018

English and Scottish Country Dances with Bruce Hamilton and Alan Twhigg

April 22 @ 3:00 pm - 8:30 pm
St. Bede’s Church Hall, 2650 Sand Hill Road
Menlo Park, CA United States
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$15

English and Scottish Country Dance afternoon workshop and evening party with master instructors Bruce Hamilton and Alan Twhigg. Includes potluck dinner! 2:30pm - Doors open 3:00 - 6:00pm - Workshp - alternating English & Scottish dances at all levels 6:00 - 7:00pm - Potluck dinner, bring your favorite dish. Snacks for the workshop also appreciated. Refrigerators available, but no oven. 7:00 - ~8:30pm - Dancing to our English and Scottish favorites. DOWNLOAD, print, and share a flier! Bruce Hamilton is…

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June 2018

Generations Dance

June 2 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Al and Teddy’s Dance Deck, 3100 Ponderosa Rd
Shingle Springs, CA 95682 United States
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Free

The 2nd Annual Generations Dance is a free folk dance event for all ages, hosted by the Willits Charter School Dancers. Join us for a picnic dinner after dancing.

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