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July 2019

Bastille Day Party

July 14 @ 2:45 pm - 6:00 pm
St. Bede’s Church Hall, 2650 Sand Hill Road
Menlo Park, CA United States
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$10

Celebrate Bastille Day and France with a folk dance lesson and party with the Peninsula Council! 2:45pmDoors open 3:00-3:30pmFree pre-party workshop with Adony Benaries teaching a couple of fun French dances. 3:30-6:00pmALL-REQUEST PARTY MC'd by Hollis Radin The Peninsula Council annual meeting and election of officers will be held during the break. Send your requests to Hollis and she will incorporate them into the program. Dances range from beginning to advanced and all forms (line, couple, set). Bring a snack…

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Square Dance Workshop with Tony Parkes

July 18 @ 7:30 pm - 10:15 pm
St. Archangel Michael Serbian Orthodox Church, 18870 Allendale Avenue
Saratoga, California 95070
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$12

Join the Saratoga International Dancers for a special evening square dance workshop lead by caller and instructor Tony Parkes. No partner needed. Tony Parkes Hailing from the Boston area, Tony Parkes has been calling square and contra dances for more than 50 years. He believes in keeping these dance forms accessible to as many people as possible. He has beginners doing real dances within seconds, and can keep experienced dancers entertained with a bit of challenge or elegance. More details...

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Contra and Square Dance Workshop and Party with Tony Parkes

July 20 @ 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
All Saints’ Episcopal, 555 Waverley St.
Palo Alto, CA 94301 United States
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$16

The Moveable Feet club presents an afternoon contra and square dance workshop, potluck dinner, and international folk dance party with the charming Tony Parkes. Live music for dancing by Susan Worland during the workshop. Come for the entire event or portions as you wish. We look forward to dancing with you! 3:00 pm Doors open 3:15 - 4:30 pm Contra Dance Workshop 4:30 - 4:45 pm Break 4:45 - 5:30 pm Square Dance Workshop 5:30 - 6:30 pm Potluck dinner,…

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Stockton Folk Dance Camp

July 21 - August 4
University of the Pacific, 3601 Pacific Ave
Stockton, CA 95211 United States
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Featured Guests Joe GraziosiGREEK NON-PARTNER DANCES Tineke van GeelARMENIAN NON-PARTNER DANCES Gergana PanovaBULGARIA NON-PARTNER DANCES Richard SchmidtPOLISH COUNTRY PARTNER DANCES Gigi JensenARGENTINE PARTNER DANCES Tony ParkesAMERICAN SQUARES AND CONTRAS Rebecca TsaiCHINESE WORKSHOP Band Miamon Miller & Free Range Organic Celebrating over 70 Years of International Dance and Music For over 70 years Stockton Folk Dance camp has featured guests from around the world who come to the University of the Pacific in Stockton California each summer to share traditional dances…

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August 2019

Little Festival of the Redwoods

August 11 @ 12:00 pm - 4:15 pm
Guerneville School, 14630 Armstrong Woods Road
Guerneville, CA 95446 United States
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$5

The Santa Rosa Folk Dancers invite you to the 75th annual Little Festival of the Redwoods. Noon-1:30 pm, Picnic Potluck Social Join for a picnic potluck at the Armstrong Redwoods State Park picnic grounds. Please bring a hot dish, salad, or dessert and your own table service. Club will furnish coffee, tea, and water. 1:45‑4:15 pm, Request Dance Party Guerneville Elementary School 14630 Armstrong Woods Road Guerneville, CA The festival continues with an all-requests international folk dancing afternoon with your…

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Post-Stockton Dance Party

August 11 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
St. Bede’s Church Hall, 2650 Sand Hill Road
Menlo Park, CA United States
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Join us for a dance party starting with reviews of dances taught at Stockton Folk Dance Camp 2019. More details coming...

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Potluck, BBQ, and Dance Party

August 25 @ 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wolterbeek’s Ranch, 3100 Ponderosa Road
Shingle Springs, CA 95682 United States
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$10

Come join the fun and renew/join SIFDAC! ​Games - 3:00 to 5:00 pm Potluck and Dancing - 5:00 to 10:00 pm $10.00 per person or $5.00 for those age 23 & under. The price of admission pays your yearly membership with the Sacramento International Folk Dance and Arts Council. To save time, download our membership application, fill it out in advance, and bring it to the barbeque! The annual Sacramento International Folk Dance and Arts Council (SIFDAC) Membership Barbeque and…

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End of Summer Dance Party

August 29 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
St. Archangel Michael Serbian Orthodox Church, 18870 Allendale Avenue
Saratoga, California 95070
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$8

Celebrate the end of summer with folk dance party on the last Thursday before Labor Day with the Saratoga International Folk Dancers. More details...

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September 2019

Summer Camps in Review 2019

September 7 @ 1:45 pm - 8:00 pm
All Saints’ Episcopal, 555 Waverley St.
Palo Alto, CA 94301 United States
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$10

Come to our 6th 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. Come the whole time or just a few hours. We want to dance and chat with you. 1:45pm - Doors open. Dancing to last year's summer camp dances and more... 2:00 - 5:30pm…

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Bulgarian Dance Workshop with Iliana Bozhanova and Todor Yankov

September 27 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Bethany Lutheran Church, 1095 Cloud Avenue
Menlo Park, CA 94025 United States
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$15

Bulgarian dance workshop with Iliana and Todor. Iliana and Todor brought us fabulous dances like Elerinka, Kune, and Dona. Admission Workshop: $15 Iliana Bozhanova and Todor Yankov Iliana Bozhanova Iliana Bozhanova is a native of Gulubovo, Bulgaria, and comes from a family of musicians and singers in Southern Thrace. She toured as a principal dancer and singer with Ensemble Ruchenitsa of Plovdiv as a youth; graduated from the National School for Amateur Art Instructors; and later received her Bachelor’s and…

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