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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
6255 N Santa Monica Blvd, Whitefish Bay, 7:30 (beginners group) to 9:30 PM, Call Micki at 414-964-4444
Good Samaritan Scandia Villas in Sister Bay, 7-8 PM, $3
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
April 25th, 16th, 23rd, 30th June 6th, 20th, 27th
ADVANCED DANCING @ 6:30 PM
April 25th May 16th, 23rd June 20th, 27th
May 9th June 13th
International Folk Dancing at West Allis
West Allis Senior Center, 70th & National, 10 to 11:00 AM
Hale’s Corner Lutheran Home: Victorian Dancing
1st & 4th Thursdays, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM, contact 414-427-3776 for more information.
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.
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
Zuma Class, Astor Dance Studio, 1228 N Astor St in Milwaukee, 7:30 to 8:00 PM,
Scottish Country Dancing Beginners Class, Call Mercedes Dzindzeleta at firstname.lastname@example.org
May 2nd: Annual Anniversary & Volunteer Recognition Party at Hart Park, 7:30 PM to 8:00 PM!
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 did 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.
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
Milwaukee Scottish Country Dancers at http://milwaukeescd.org/