The Folk Dance Scene for June 2015

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June 1 - August 3 (Mondays): Summer dancing in Petaluma at Herman Sons Hall, 860 Western Avenue, Petaluma from 7:00 to 9:15 P.M. Admission is %5.00 per evening. For more informnation click or call Carol Friedman at (415) 663-9512.

June 1 (Monday): Balkan Dance Cabal Class at Ashkenaz, 1317 San Pablo Avenue, at Gilman, Berkeley from 7:30 to 9:30 P.M. Admission is $10.00. For more information contact Richard at (510) 524-3611 or Nadav.

June 5 (Friday): The Stanford International Folk Dancers host a dance Party with Mosaic playing Balkan and Scandinavian dances at the First Baptist Church, 305 N. California Avenue, Palo Alto from 8:00 to 11:00 P.M. Admission is $10.00. For more information contact Owen at (650) 966-1775.

June 5 - 27: San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival; call (415) 392-4400 for more information and tickets.

June 5 (Friday): Mirage M arrou will teach Cool Cross-Step Waltz and Easy One-Step Vairations and Tom Hill will teach Introductory Waltz also, Lewis Hom will DJ Waltzes and Polkas for the Friday Night Waltz group at First United Methodist Church, upstairs, Fellowship Hall, 625 Hamilton Avenue, Palo Alto from 7:00 P.M. to Midnight. Admission is $12.00 for both classes and the dance, $8.00 for the dance only and $8.00 for students. No partner necessary. All ages welcome. For more information send email to info@fridaynightwaltz.com.

June 6 (Saturday): Janam Band plays an outdoor concert at Wisteria Ways, 383 - 61st Street, Oakland at 3:00 P.M. (Doors open at 2:15). Admission is $15.00 - $20.00 at the door (cash only). Click here for reservations (strongly recommended) or call (510) 655-2771.

June 7 (Sunday): Scottish Country Dance workshop featuring Alan Twhigg and Denise Heenan at First Baptist Church 305 North California Avenue, Palo Alto from 1:30 to 6:00 P.M. For more information contact Lucy Chang.

June 12 (Friday): The Stanford International Folk Dancers host a dance workshop with Garry Breitband and Jena Rauti teaching French dances to live music at the First Baptist Church, 305 N. California Avenue, Palo Alto from 8:00 to 11:00 P.M. Admission is $10.00 plus tips for the musicians. bring snacks and beverages to share. For more information contact Owen at (650) 966-1775 or Jena Rauti at (650) 493-0693.

June 12 (Friday): Jane Xavier Doughtery will teach The Madison and The Balboa and Tom Hill will teach Introductory Waltz also, Brett and Lucas will DJ Waltzes and Polkas for the Friday Night Waltz group at First United Methodist Church, upstairs, Fellowship Hall, 625 Hamilton Avenue, Palo Alto from 7:00 P.M. to Midnight. Admission is $12.00 for both classes and the dance, $8.00 for the dance only and $8.00 for students. No partner necessary. All ages welcome. For more information send email to info@fridaynightwaltz.com.

June 12 (Friday): Berkeley Balkan Bacchanal with music by Mwh, Edessa and Eva Salina 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.

June 13 (Saturday): Peninsula Folk Dance Council Annual Meeting to elect officers at St. Bede's Church, 2650 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park at 7:00 P.M. Admission is $7.00. For more information contact Hollis Radin.

June 13 (Saturday): Palomanian Folk Dance Club Ice Cream Social and International Folk Dance Party at St. Bede's Church, Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park from 7:30 P.M. to 10:45 P.M. Admission is $7.00 and refreshments will be provided. For more information contact Hollis Radin or Al Lisin at (408) 252-8106.

June 13 (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.

June 14 (Sunday): Orchestra Euphonos play Balkan music for listening and dancing at Revolution Cafe,3248 - 22nd Street, San Francisco at 8:30 P.M. Admission is free, but donations are encouraged.

June 17 (Wednesday): Sacred Circle Dance at St. John's in Petaluma from 7:00 to 9:00 P.M.

June 19 (Friday): The Stanford International Folk Dancers host a dance workshop with Garry Breitband and Jena Rauti teaching French dances at the First Baptist Church, 305 N. California Avenue, Palo Alto from 8:00 to 11:00 P.M. Admission is $7.00. For more information contact Owen at (650) 966-1775.

June 19 (Friday): Mirage marrou will teach Texas Two-step and Salsa Dancing and Tom Hill will teach Introductory Waltz also, Jason Anderson will DJ Waltzes and Polkas for the Friday Night Waltz group at First United Methodist Church, upstairs, Fellowship Hall, 625 Hamilton Avenue, Palo Alto from 7:00 P.M. to Midnight. Admission is $12.00 for both classes and the dance, $8.00 for the dance only and $8.00 for students. No partner necessary. All ages welcome. For more information send email to info@fridaynightwaltz.com.

June 20 (Saturday): Kafana Balkan Dance Party with Inspector Gadje Brass Band, Jill Parker and The Foxglove Sweethearts and DJ Zeljko at Rickshaw Stop, 155 Fell Street, SAn Francisco from 9:00 P.M. on. Admission is $15.00 in advance or $18.00 at the door.

June 20 (Saturday): San Jose Balkan Music Meetup with Bill Cope at 433 South Henry Avenue, San Jose from Noon to 2:00 P.M.

June 20 (Saturday): Sacred Circle Dancing with Coastside Circle Dance at Frontierland Park, 900 Yosimite Drive, Padifica with a Potluck from 4:30 to 6:30 P.M. and dancing from 6:30 to 8:30 P.M. Park on the street; lot closes at 4:30 P.M. Bring chairs and/or blankets. For more information contact Cheryl.

June 21 (Sunday): Da! Mozhem and the Nema Problema Chorale will play and sing Balkan music for listening and dancing at the Palo Alto World Music Day in front of the Bridge Bank, 525 University Avenue, Palo Alto from 3:00 to 4:30 P.M. Admission is free. For more information contact Joyce Clyde.

June 22 - 27 (Monday - Saturday): 29th Annual circle dance camp at Monte Toyon. For more information visit their website or contact John Bear.

June 26 (Friday): Edessa, Pontic Firebird, and Dromeno play Balkan music for dancing at Ashkenaz, 1317 San Pablo Avenue, at Gilman, Berkeley with a lesson by Michael Ginsburg from 8:00 to 9:00 P.M. and live music from 9:00 to ?. For more information visit http://www.ashkenaz.com.

June 26 (Friday): Christy Cote will teach beginning and intermediate Argentine Tango for this Friday and the next two Fridays and Tom Hill will teach Introductory Waltz also, Richard Powers will DJ Waltzes and Polkas for the Friday Night Waltz group at First United Methodist Church, upstairs, Fellowship Hall, 625 Hamilton Avenue, Palo Alto from 7:00 P.M. to Midnight. Admission is $12.00 for both classes and the dance, $8.00 for the dance only and $8.00 for students. No partner necessary. All ages welcome. For more information send email to info@fridaynightwaltz.com.

June 27 (Saturday): Israeli dance workshop and party with Aaron Alpert teaching Mei Nahar and (with Loui Tucker) Perach Ba'aviv at St. Bede's Church, 2650 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park with the class from 7:00 to 8:00 and dancing from all countries from 8:00 to 11:00 P.M. For more information click here or contact Lucy Chang.

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