The Folk Dance Scene for April 2019

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April 3 (Wednesday): Start of College of Marin Community Education International Folk Dance Class, taught by Carol Friedman, at PE #60 on the Kentfield Campus from 2:10 to 3:30 P.M. Dances from Bulgaria, Greece, Romania, Macedonia, Serbia and Armenia will be taught. Cost is $66.00 for the six-week session (with $15.00 annual Emeritus College dues). For more information click or call Carol Friedman at (415) 495-9305.

April 6 (Saturday): Petaluma Folk Dance Party with live music by Staro Vino, hosted by Snap-Y Dancers at Hermann Sons Hall, 860 Western Avenue Petaluma from 7:30 to 10:30 P.M. For more information click or call Carol Friedman at (415) 663-9512.

April 6 (Saturday): Dance for Yemen, a benefit for Doctors Without Borders, featuring Jubilee Klezmer Ensemble playing Israeli, Klezmer and Yemeni music and Bruce Bierman leading the dances at First Presbyterian Church, 939 B Street, Petaluma from 4:00 to 7:00 P.M. Admission is $30.00 to $100.00 on sliding scale. For more information contact Paul Alexander at (707) 217-6780.

April 13 (Saturday): Yannis Konstantinou will teach a Greek dance workshop, followed by a catered Mediterranean dinner, and an evening Glendi with Edessa at the Albany Community Center, 1247 Marin Avenue, Albany with the workshop from 1:30 to 5:30 P.M. and the Glendi from 7:00 to 10:00 P.M. Admission is $45.00 for the wokshop, $15.00 for the party or $55.00 for both. The catered dinner is $18.00 per person. For more information and to pre-register (required for the workshop) call (415) 272-4641.

April 14 (Sunday): Movable Feet host their annual English/Scottish Workshop; Potluck Dinner and Party with David Newitt and Alan Twigg at St. Bede's Church, 2650 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park from 2:30 to 8:30 P.M. For more information contact Lucy Chang.

April 25 - 28 (Thursday - Sunday): Goran Bregovic and His Wedding and Funeral Orchestra play at SFJAZZ, 201 Franklin Street, San Francisco at 7:30 P.M. on Thursday and Friday at a 7:00 P.M. and at 9:30 P.M. on Saturday and at 7:00 P.M. on Sunday. For more information and tickets visit

April 26 (Friday): Cabrillo Folk Dancers celebrate 50 years of dancing at Market Street Center, 222 Market Street, Santa Cruz.

April 27 (Saturday): Cabrillo Folk Dancers celebrate 50 years of dancing at Live Oak Grange, 1900 - 17th Avenue, Santa Cruz

April 28 (Sunday): Blossom International Folk Dance Festival at City College of San Francisco, Wellness Center, 3rd Floor, Studio 301, 50 Frida Kalhlo Way (Fromerly Phelan Avenue), San Francisco with a Federation Meeting (assembly) at 10:30 P.M., Dances for all Ages (Beginners) from 12:30 to 1:30 P.M. and General Dancing from 1:30 to 5:00 P.M. Admission is free, but parking is $5.00. For more information, and dance requests, click or call (650) 359-7486.

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