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LAST REVISED On 24 October 2014

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BOOKING AHEAD HAS BECOME AN ISSUE AT SOME CONTRA DANCES. IF YOU PLAN TO TRAVEL CHECK OUT THE STORY AT:

http://www.gainesnet.com/booking.htm

Some Contra Dances are NOT friendly to newcomers!

 

www.contracorners.com/cvillefallfestival

IF YOU ARE IN NORTH CAROLINA AND WANT SOME REALLY HOT FRIENDLY DANCES AND FOLK CONCERTS CHECK OUT THESE LINKS FOR ALL OF North Carolina:

Fiddle & Bow Country Dancers in Winston-Salem

http://www.feetretreat.com

Fiddle and Bow Society in Winston-Salem

http://www.fiddleandbow.org

 

MONDAY NIGHTS:

Scottish Country Dancing
Starting beginner level, Information at http://milwaukeescd.org

 

\                                                           Folk Dancers of the Fox Valley

Memorial Building, 640 Keyes St in Menasha

Teaching 7:00 to 8:00  with Request Dancing 7:00 to 9:30

Bring your own water please!

Contact Ginny at 920-729-0754 or WesthofenB@gmail.com

 

Israeli Dancing, JCC
6255 N Santa Monica Blvd, Whitefish Bay, 8:00 to 9:30 PM, Call Micki at 414-964-4444

 

Folk Dancing

Good Samaritan Scandia Villas in Sister Bay, 7-8 PM, $3

 

Gypsy Groovin

 

Astor Dance Studio, 1228 N Astor St in Milwaukee, 7:30 to 8:00 PM,

www.astorstreetdance.com

TUESDAY NIGHTS:

Tuesday Night Folkdancers AKA International Dance-Milwaukee

Hart Park  $4.00 or monthly pass at reduced rate ,

7300 W Chestnut Street, Wauwatosa

 

Doesn’t meet second Tuesday of each month! NO DANCING!

 

November 11th & December 9th

 

Extra parking behind stadium as you enter the park, on the right.

 

6:30 PM Advanced International Folkdancing Class teaching Garden Room: 262-662-2293

Call Forest for information at 262-662-2293

 

SCHEDULED DANCING

 

October 28th November 4th, 18th, 25th December 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th

December 30th at American Legion Hall 92nd and Beloit $8 Holiday Party with Izvor Orcestra

 

ADVANCED DANCING @ 6:30 PM

 

November 25th December 16th & 23rd

 

Hale’s Corner Village Hall Library: Victorian Dancing

1st & 4th Tuesdays, 5635 S New Berlin Hall, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM, contact 414-427-3776 for more information.

Scheduled July 9th & 23rd, August 6th & 20th, September 10th & 24th,

October 8th.

 

WEDNESDAY

Irish Dancing for beginners, O’Donoghue’s, 13225 Watertown Plank Road in Elm Grove, 7:00 PM

call Jim or Kathie 414-258-3370

THURSDAY NIGHTS:

Bay View Lutheran Church, 340 Maple St in Sturgeon Bay, 7:00 to 8:30 PM, $3

FRIDAY NIGHTS:

Racine International Folkdancers
Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, 2417 Drexel Ave in Racine,, 7:15 PM to 10:00 PM. Call 262-412-3354 for more information.

ETHNIC DANCE CHICAGO, Fridays, 8:00 PM to 12:00 AM, up to date schedules at www.ethnicdance.net/calendar                                   

First Friday Irish Ceili, ICHC, 22ND + Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, live music, 8:00 PM to 11:00 PM, Family Folk Dancing, Hickory Grove, Call 414-345-8800 for more information.

 

SATURDAY NIGHTS:

First SaturdayJan 5th, Mar 2nd, April 6th & May 4th:    Prairie Hill Contra Dance!. Lessons begin at 7:00 PM, $7,  Dancing with caller and band 8:00 to 11:00 PM, No Street Shoes, BRING SHOES TO CHANGE INTO! Teaching before each dance. Located at Prairie Hill Wardorf School, Silvernail Road, Delafield, Wisconsin, call 262-560-1438, or www.delafieldcontra.com or dancing-moose@juno.com

 

English Country Dance, Lutheran Home, 76TH & North, call Karen or Bill at 262-780-1488, 2nd & 4th Saturday @ 5:00 PM, Schedule subject to change. Check http://hmads.net

 

Ceilis on third Saturday, ICHC. Call 414-345-8800 for information.

SUNDAY

Scottish Country Dancing Beginners Class, Call Sister Dorcas at 262-363-8489

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SPECIAL  ANNOUNCEMENTS!

www.freewebs.com/wfdp/ has replaced the regular paper mailing & newsletter for the Tuesday Night International Folk Dancers! 

Dancing in Chicago at http://www.gainesnet.com/chicago.htm

 

Folklore Village has events every month. Check out their site at http://www.folklorevillage.org

 

November 22nd, 10:30 PM until ??? with Izvor Orcestra & Tyan Werner at American Legion Hall, 92nd & Beloit. After Folk Fair Party!

 

October 28th: Dance Party with Ethinicity at Hart Park! 8:00 PM, Please wear your best neon outfit. Non-food & don-drink party.

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Jim Sambol plays International Music each Monday at the Anodyne Café, 2920 Kinnickinnic Avenue, 11:00 to 1:00 PM, no room for dancing!

 

Dancing in Door County, call for schedule, Grace at 920-421-2985.

 

The Society of Folk Dance Historians publishes man items of interest to folk dancers including directories, etc. Contact them at 2100 Rio Grande St, Austin TX, 78705 or SOFDH@juno.com

 

Dancing in Door County, call Grace for schedule, 920-421-2985...

 

 

 

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Other Milwaukee area Dance Links

 

www.balkanmusic.com

 

www.freewebs.com/wfdp/

 

Wisconsin Square Dance Events

 

Milwaukee Scottish Country Dancers at http://milwaukeescd.org/

 

 

 

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