The Folk Dance Scene for December 2019

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December 2 (Monday): Greek Feet host a Greek folk dance workshop with Joe Graziosi at Joe Goode Annex, Project Artaud, Alabama Street, at 17th Street, San Francisco from 7:00 to 9:30 P.M. Admission is $10.00. For more information contact Maryann Karonis.

December 6 (Friday): Annual Winter Waltz Ball with live music by Bangers and Mash will DJ waltz and polka dancing at First United Methodist Church, upstairs, Fellowship Hall, 625 Hamilton Avenue, Palo Alto with the classes starting at 7:15 P.M. and the dancing is from 9:00 P.M. to Midnight. Admission is $20.00 for both classes and the dance, $20.00 for the dance only and $10.00 for students. Evening attire appreciated. NOTE CHANGE IN PRICES AND TIME. No partner necessary. All ages welcome. For more information send email to info@fridaynightwaltz.com.

December 6 (Friday): Kopachka Blast dance party at Strawberry Recreation Center, 118 East Strawberry Drive, Mill Valley From 7:30 to 10:30 P.M. Admission is $7.00 or a monthly pass for $14.00. Bring light refreshments or drinks to share. For more information contact Susie.

December 7 (Saturday): Palomanians host a pie party with free pie, ice cream and refreshments, and an all-request dance party, at St. Bede's Church, 2650 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park from 7:30 to 10:30 P.M. Admission is free. For more information or to send in your requests, contact Denise Heenan.

December 7 (Saturday): Razzmatazz Holiday party at Monroe Hall, 1400 W. College Avenue, Santa Rosa from 7:00 to 10:00 P.M. They will start the evening dancing to recorded favorites followed by a reading of "The Night Before Christmas" and a visit from Santa for the children. Then they will dance to live music with Orkestar Santa Rosa for the rest of the evening. Admission: Adults: $5.00, plus tips for the musicians. Children are free. Bring some snacks to share.

December 9 (Monday): Greek Feet host a Greek folk dance party and potluck with music by Agapi Mou at Joe Goode Annex, Project Artaud, Alabama Street, at 17th Street, San Francisco from 7:00 to 9:30 P.M. Admission is $10.00. For more information contact Maryann Karonis.

December 9 (Monday): Oechestra Euphonos plays Romanian, Balkan, Klezmer and Israeli music for the Annual Petaluma Holiday Folk Dance Party at Hermann Sons Hall, 860 Western Avenue, Petaluma from 7:00 to 9:30 P.M. Admission is $15.00. For more information click or call Carol Friedman at (415) 663-9512.

December 13 (Friday): Berkeley Balkan Bacchanal with music by Edessa at The Starry Plough, 3102 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley at 9:00 P.M. Admission is $10.00 to $15.00 on a sliding scale at the door.

November 13 (Friday): The Stanford Folk Dancers host an International dance party with music by Zabava! International band at Bethany Lutheran Church, Menlo Park from 7:30 to 10:00 P.M. Admission is $15.00 and $8.00 for students.

December 14 (Saturday): Bulgarian Dance Party at Danville Grange, 743 Diablo Road, Danville at 7:00 P.M.

December 14 (Saturday): Movable Feet participates in the Second Harvest Food Bank Fundraiser at First Baptist Church, 305 North California Avenue, Palo Alto from 3:00 to 7:00 P.M. Admission is: bring 10 unexpired cans of food and/or write a cheque for $15.00, or more, to Second Harvest Food Bank. For more information, and to send in requests, contact Lucy Chang.

November 14 (Saturday): Caf� Shalom meets for Israeli dancing at St. Paul�s Presbyterian Church, 1399 � 43rd Avenue, at Judah, San Francisco from 7:30 to 11:30 P.M.Admission is $8.00 for adults and $5.00 for students.For more information contact rofromsf@gmail.com.

December 15 (Sunday): Israeli Oldies Folk Dance Party, with dances led by Allen King, at Ashkenaz, San Pablo Avenue, at Gillman, Berkeley, from 1:30 to 5:30 P.M. Admission is $10.00 and under 18 are free. For more information contact Allen King.

December 15 (Sunday): Edessa to play at Revolution Cafe, 3248 - 22nd Street, San Francisco from 8:30 to 11:30 P.M.

December 25 (Wednesday): Peninsula Folk Dance Council host an all-request dance party at St. Bede's Church, 2650 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park from 7:00 to 10:00 P.M. Admission is Free. For more information, and to submit requests, contact Adony.

December 31 (Tuesday): Sacred Circle Dancing New Year's Eve party at Hillside Church, Navellier Street, El Cerrito from 6:00 to 10:00 P.M. For more information contact Gwen.

December 31 (Tuesday): Ashkenaz's Annual New Year's Eve Balkan Bash at Ashkenaz, 1317 San Pablo Ave, at Gilman, Berkeley. Admission is $25.00. For more information call 510.525.5054.

December 31 (Tuesday): Movable Feet's annual New Year's Eve party and potluck at All Saints’ Episcopal Church, 555 Waverley St., Palo Alto with the potluck at 6:30 P.M. and the dancing from 7:30 P.M. Bring a dish to share. For more information, to send in requests and to RSVP contact Karen.

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