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COMING EVENTS -- December 2018

Compiled by Susan Schaeffer, LILAC52@gmail.com Please send me your events/comments/suggestions/corrections!

Dancing:

Friday and Saturday, November 23-24, 9 am-midnight -- Kolo Festival

Admission: varies from “Free” to $100, see website.

Croatian American Cultural Center, 60 Onandaga Ave., San Francisco

Pre- and Post-parties will be held Thursday evening and Sunday afternoon, respectively, in San Jose.

Information: http://balkantunes.org/kolofestival/

Saturday, December 1, 7-10 pm - Christmas Folk Dance Party Admission: $5 plus tips for the musicians. Children are free and welcome. Monroe Hall, 1400 W. College Avenue, Santa Rosa

Razzmatazz’s annual Christmas folk dance party. Recorded music and live music with GRADINA, Sonoma County's Balkan music and choral ensemble.

Information: http://www.folkdance.com/event/christmas-folk-dance-party/



Saturday, December 1, 7:30-10:30 pm - Palomanians Pie Party

Admission: $9

St. Bede’s Church Hall, 2650 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park

All request party, requests can be made by email! (see link below for details) Also Ice cream, refreshments, and PIE! (All pie is provided by the Palomanians.) Information:

http://www.folkdance.com/event/palomanians-pie-party/

Saturday, December 8, 5:30-10:30 pm - Holiday Celebration and Second Harvest Fundraiser

(5:30-6:30 Potluck reception; 6:30-10:30 dancing)

Admission: Canned food and/or $15 donation - please read details at link below First Baptist Church, 305 N. California Ave, Palo Alto

Loui Tucker and Wendy Brown will teach dances during the party. Sponsored by Moveable Feet.

Information: http://www.folkdance.com/event/holiday-celebration-2018/

Monday, December 10, 7-9:30 pm - Holiday Folk Dance Party

Admission: $12

Hermann Sons Hall, 860 Western Ave, Petaluma

Recorded and live music. Please bring drinks or snacks to share. Information: http://www.folkdance.com/event/holiday-folk-dance-party/


Wednesday, December 19, 7:45-10 pm - Year End Dance Party

Admission: $9

Holbrook Palmer Park, Carriage House, 150 Watkins Avenue, Atherton Please bring snacks and non-alcoholic drinks to share.

Information: http://www.folkdance.com/event/year-end-dance-party/


Thursday, December 20, 7:30-10:30 pm - Winter Solstice Potluck and Party

Admission: $5

St Paul’s Presbyterian Church, 1399 43rd Ave at Judah St., SF

Potluck meal followed by bell ringing ceremony and dancing (all request). Please bring a dish to share and your favorite bell!

Information: http://www.folkdance.com/event/winter-solstice-potluck-and-party/

Tuesday, December 25, 7-10 pm - Christmas Night Gathering

Admission: FREE

Garden House, 400 University Ave., Los Altos

All request dance party - please bring a snack to share!

Information: http://www.folkdance.com/event/christmas-night-gathering/

Monday, December 31, 9:00pm-midnight – BFD New Years Eve!

Live Oak – All request

Please bring some finger food


Monday, December 31, 6:30pm-12:30am - New Year’s Eve International Folk Dance Party Admission: $12 (free parking)

All Saints Episcopal Church, 555 Waverly St., Palo Alto

Potluck dinner 6:30-7:30 - please bring a dish to share. All request dance - send requests by email to addresses at link below. Sponsored by Moveable Feet.

Information: http://www.folkdance.com/event/new-years-party/

Saturday, January 12 – BFD Birthday Ball

5:30-10:30 – Catered dinner and New Member Induction Live Oak

Friday and Saturday, January 18-19 - Heritage Festival 2019

Admission: both days $35-50 if pre-registered before January 16; Children under 12 are free; youth 12-18 - $5 at the door; more details of per-event pricing at link below.

Los Altos and Belmont - (Please see link below for day-time-location-more details)


Workshop teacher: ┼Żelico Jergan. Singing also!

Information: http://www.folkdance.com/event/heritage-festival-2019/

Camps and Workshops:

Tuesday, November 27, 6:10 pm - 8:00 pm - Romanian Dance Workshop Admission: Free, but donations accepted. Parking on campus - $5

CCSF Wellness Center, Room 301, City College of San Francisco, 50 Phelan Ave, SF Romanian Dance teachers Sonia and Cristian will be teaching. Dances will be different from the ones taught at the Kolo Festival.

http://www.folkdance.com/event/romanian-dance-workshop/

Other Events:

Save the Date -- May 31-June 2 -- Statewide 2019 - Pomona CA Theme: Ethic Treasures of Folk Dance!

Live Music - Dance Exhibitions and Workshops - Parties - Dances from near and far ...and more! Information: http://www.folkdance.com/event/statewide-2019/

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As usual, a list of Other Places to Dance on a regular basis as well as other Dance Camps and Festivals can be found on the Berkeley Folk Dancers website at https://dr17.wildapricot.org/page- 18083 or www.berkeleyfolkdancers.org

COMING EVENTS -- January 2019

Compiled by Susan Schaeffer, LILAC52@gmail.com

Please send me your events/comments/suggestions/corrections!

Dancing:

Wednesday, December 19, 7:45-10 pm - Year End Dance Party

Admission: $9

Holbrook Palmer Park, Carriage House, 150 Watkins Avenue, Atherton

Please bring snacks and non-alcoholic drinks to share.

Information: http://www.folkdance.com/event/year-end-dance-party/

Thursday, December 20, 7:30-10:30 pm - Winter Solstice Potluck and Party

Admission: $5

St Paul’s Presbyterian Church, 1399 43rd Ave at Judah St., SF

Potluck meal followed by bell ringing ceremony and dancing (all request). Please bring a dish to share and your favorite bell!

Information:  http://www.folkdance.com/event/winter-solstice-potluck-and-party/

Tuesday, December 25, 7-10 pm - Christmas Night Gathering

Admission: FREE

Garden House, 400 University Ave., Los Altos

All request dance party - please bring a snack to share!

Information: http://www.folkdance.com/event/christmas-dance-party/

Monday, December 31, 9:00-midnight - New Year’s Eve Party

Monday, December 31, 6:30pm-12:30am - New Year’s Eve International Folk Dance Party

Admission: $12 (free parking)

All Saints Episcopal Church, 555 Waverly St., Palo Alto

Potluck dinner 6:30-7:30 - please bring a dish to share. All request dance - send requests by email to addresses at link below.  Sponsored by Moveable Feet.

Information: http://www.folkdance.com/event/new-years-party/

Saturday, January 12 - BFD Birthday Ball

Friday and Saturday, January 18-19 - Heritage Festival 2019

Admission: both days $35-50 if pre-registered before January 16; Children under 12 are free; youth 12-18 - $5 at the door; more details of per-event pricing at link below.

Los Altos and Belmont - Please see link below for day-time-location-more details!

Workshop teacher: ┼Żelico Jergan.  Singing also! 

Information:  http://www.folkdance.com/event/heritage-festival-2019/

Save the Date -- Friday and Saturday, March 29-30 - Camellia Festival 2019

Admission: $10-40 (special price - $40 for all events)

Polish-American Hall, 327 Main Street, Roseville, CA 

Workshop teachers: Lee Otterholt, Balkan non-partner dances and Bridget Floyd, Irish set dances and Ceili partner dances. See website and flyer for complete details and directions!

Information:  https://www.folkdancesac.org/2019-camellia-festival.html

Camps and Workshops:

Friday-Sunday, January 25-27 - Monte Toyon BFD Retreat

Other Events:

Save the Date -- May 31-June 2 -- Statewide 2019 - Pomona CA

Theme: Ethnic Treasures of Folk Dance!

Live Music - Dance Exhibitions and Workshops - Parties - Dances from near and far  ...and more! 

Information:  http://socalfolkdance.org/statewide.htm

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 As usual, a list of Other Places to Dance on a regular basis as well as other Dance Camps and Festivals can be found on the Berkeley Folk Dancers website at

https://dr17.wildapricot.org/page-18083


BFD is a 501c(3) non-profit. We rely on membership dues and donations to pay for our dance space and to keep the club running 5 days a week. Your donations are fully tax-deductible, and help keep folk dancing alive in our community. Please consider making a donation.


Berkeley Folk Dancers is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization.

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