The Folk Dance Scene for July 2018

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July 1 (Sunday): Post Balkan Camp Bulgarian dance workshop with Petur Iliev and dance party with music by Edessa and friends at Ashkenaz, 1317 san Pablo Avenue, at Gilman, Berkeley with the workshop from 2:00 to 5:00 P.M. and the dance party from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Admission is $25.00 for the workshop and $12.00 for the dance party at the door. For more information click or call (510) 525-5054.

July 6 (Friday): Isle of Klesbos, from New York City, will perform at Congregation Sherith Israel in San Francisco at 7:30 P.M.

July 6 (Friday): Friday Night Waltz will not meet today only.

July 6 (Friday): Stanford Folk Dancers host a French dance party with music by Fete Musette and teaching by Gary Breitbard and Jena Rauti at Bethany Lutheran Church, 1095 Cloud Avenue, one block North of Alameda de las Pulgas, at Avy Avenue, Menlo Park from 7:30 to 10:00 P.M. Admission is $12.00 general and $6.00 for students. Snacks and drinks plus tips for the musicians are welcome. For more information call Owen at (650) 966-1775.

July 7 (Saturday): Isle of Klesbos, from New York City, will perform with Fanfare Zambaleta at Yerba Buena Gardens Festival in San Francisco.

July 8 (Sunday); Sacred Circle Dancing at Hillside Community Church, 1422 Navellier Street, El Cerrito with a potluck at 6:30 P.M. and Dancing from 7:30 to 9:30 P.M. Sienna will be your host. Admission is from $5.00 to $10.00 on a sliding scale. For more information contact Maureen Atkins.

July 9 (Monday): GreekFeet host a Greek Dance Party and Potluck with music by Agapi Mou at Joe Good Annex, Project Artaud, 401 Alabama Street, at 17th Street, San Francisco from 7:00 to 9:30 P.M. Admission is $10.00. For more information contact click here.

July 13 (Friday): Berkeley Balkan Bacchanal with music by Mano Cherga, Alex Hand and Jerusafunk 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.

July 13 (Friday): Sacred Circle Dance starts tonight at The Louden Nelson Community Center, 301 Center Street, Santa Cruz from 7:00 to 8:45 P.M. every second Friday and most fourth Fridays. Admission is $5.00 to $10.00 on a sliding scale. For more information contact Maureen Atkins.

July 13 (Friday): Stanford Folk Dancers host dance workshop by Kevin Greek teaching dances from Statewide at All Saints Episcopal church, 555 Waverly Street, Palo Alto from 7:30 to 10:00 P.M. Admission is $8.00 general and $4.00 for students. Snacks and drinks plus tips for the musicians are welcome. For more information call Owen at (650) 966-1775.

July 13 (Friday): Richard Powers will teach Place de la Republique Zouk and French Le Rock in honor of Bastille Day and he 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 $12.00 for both classes and the dance, $10.00 for the dance only and $10.00 for students. NOTE CHANGE IN PRICES AND TIME. No partner necessary. All ages welcome. For more information send email to info@fridaynightwaltz.com.

July 14 (Saturday): Peninsula Folk Dance Club host a party with Kaela Fine teaching Abrahim Fellahi (Turkey) and Kirca Mome (Greece) followed by all-request dancing MC'ed by Lon and Hollis Radin at St. Bede's Episcopal Church, 2650 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park at 7:15 P.M. Admission is $5.00 and first-timers are free. For more information, and to send in your dance requests, contact Hollis Radin.

July 14 (Saturday): Café 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.

July 14 & 15 (Saturday & Sunday): 40th Anniversary San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival at the San Francisco Opera House. For more information call (415) 392-4400.

July 15 (Sunday): Calvin Lai, Travis Hendrix, Aharon Wheels Bolsta play for Balkan Sundays at the Revolution Cafe, San Francisco from 8:30 to 11:30 P.M.

July 16 (Monday): Saul's Klezmer Band and the Gonifs play Klezmer music for listening and dancing at Saul's Deli, 1475 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M There is no cover charge and kids are welcome. For more information contace Mike Perlmutter.

July 18 (Wednesday): Ellis Island Band will be performing music for listening and dancing at Le Bateau Ivre, 2629 Telegraph Avenue, Berkeley from 7:00 to 9:00 P.M. There is no cover charge. For more information call (510) 849-1100.

July 18 (Wednesday): Sacred Circle Dancing at St. John's Episcopal Church, Parish Hall, 530 C Street, Petaluma from 7:00 to 9:00 P.M. Admission is $9.00 to $15.00 on a sliding scale. For more information contact Sally Denman.

July 20 (Friday): Stanford Folk Dancers host dance workshop by Kevin Greek teaching dances from Statewide at All Saints Episcopal church, 555 Waverly Street, Palo Alto from 7:30 to 10:00 P.M. Admission is $8.00 general and $4.00 for students. Snacks and drinks plus tips for the musicians are welcome. For more information call Owen at (650) 966-1775.

July 21 & 22 (Saturday & Sunday): 40th Anniversary San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival at the San Francisco Opera House. For more information call (415) 392-4400.

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