MILWAUKEE FOLK DANCE COMMUNITY

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Hello! My name is Mark Gaines, your Web Site host. Please enjoy your visit and return as often as you want. This Web Site is designed to list the latest schedules and information for Milwaukee Folk Dance and music activities. It has been kept simple to allow people with older computers to use it, thus no fancy whistles or bells. Your comments and suggestions are welcome along with dance information. If this Web Site has been of help to you please tell me and the local dance group. Thanks to our friends in Germany for donating the web space! EMAIL is welcome at:

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IF YOU TRAVEL TO NORTH CAROLINA AND WANT SOME REALLY HOT FRIENDLY DANCES AND FOLK CONCERTS CHECK OUT THESE LINKS

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, Call Valerie at 847-334-5904 or Paul at 414-364-7472 for time and location.
Their web site is www.milwaukeescd.org

 

\                                                           Folk Dancers of the Fox Valley

Emmanuel United Methodist Church, 740 E College Avenue. Plenty of Parking, enter through back door.

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, 7:30 (beginners group) to 9:30 PM, Call Micki at 414-964-4444

 

Folk Dancing

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

 

TUESDAY NIGHTS:

Tuesday Night Folkdancers AKA International Dance-Milwaukee

Hart Park $5.00 or monthly pass at reduced rate

7300 W Chestnut Street, Wauwatosa

 

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

 

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

Call Forest for information at 262-662-2293

 

SCHEDULED DANCING

 

January 3rd, 17th, 24th, 31st February 7th, 21st

Mardi Gras Party February 28th with Band and venue to be announced.

 

ADVANCED DANCING @ 6:30 PM

 

January 17th & 24th

 

NO DANCING

 

  January 10th February 14th  

 

International Folk Dancing at West Allis

West Allis Senior Center, 70th & National, 10 to 11:00 AM

 

WEDNESDAY

Irish Set 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:

Hale’s Corner Lutheran Home: Victorian Dancing

1st & 4th Thursdays, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM, contact 414-427-3776 for more information.

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, Folk Dancing, Hickory Grove, Call 414-345-8800 for more information.

 

SATURDAY NIGHTS:

First Saturday of every month, April 2nd & May 7th :    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 262-456-1438, or www.delafieldcontra.com

 

English Country Dance, Lutheran Home, 75TH & North Avenue, Wauwatosa, call Karen or Bill at 262-780-1488, 2nd & 4th Saturday @ 5:00 PM, Schedule subject to change. Check http://hmads.net

 

SUNDAY

Gypsy Groovin

 

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

www.astorstreetdance.com

Scottish Country Dancing Beginners Class, Call Mercedes Dzindzeleta at mdzinger@att.net

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SPECIAL  ANNOUNCEMENTS!

 http://zimeratik.wix.com/wisconsin-folk-d   has replaced the regular paper mailing & newsletter for the Tuesday Night International Folk Dancers! 

Dancing in Chicago at www.gaines.eu.pn

 

 

 

There is a PBS Program that features participation in Recreational Folk Dancing on PBS, called The Barefoot Traveler. Hosted by Bora Ozkok, it is currently carried on WMVT channel 36. Their website is www.travelbarefeet.com If you live outside the Milwaukee region, please suggest this show to your local PBS TV station. I done this for Blue Ridge Public Broadcasting and WUNC in Chapel Hill. Mickela welcomes suggestions on where you would like to see participation dances on the program.

 

February 11th: International Night at St Sava’s

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

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Other Milwaukee area Dance Links

 

www.balkanmusic.com

 

zimeratik.wix.com/wisconsin-folk-d

 

Wisconsin Square Dance Events

 

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

 

 

 

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