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September 2016

Fri-Sat, September 30-October 1
Saskatoon (SK) Saskatchewan Branch Workshop, Banquet and Ball at Sacred Heart Chaldean Catholic Church, 2101 Lansdowne Ave. Fri: Ceilidh 8pm-midnight; Sat: Classes 9:30am-12:30pm & 1:30-3pm, Banquet 6pm, Ball to follow. Sponsored by Saskatoon Scottish Country Dancers. Teacher is Elinor Vandegrift. Music by GlenMorin. Workshop: casual attire; Banquet & ball: semi-form attire. Fri: ceilidh snacks, Sat: lunch and dinner. $135. Contact Bob McNaughton workshop@rscdssask.org. [rscdssask.org]

October 2016

Sat, October 1
§ Mountain View (CA) Monthly Party at Mountain View Masonic Temple, 890 Church St. 7:30-10:30pm. Sponsored by Royal Scottish Country Dance Society - San Francisco Branch. Kilts for men, skirts or dresses for women. Finger foods following the dance. $12. Walk-throughs of program dance held at the hall before the party 6:45-7:15pm. Everyone welcome! $12 RSCDS members, $18 non-members, $6 youth members (18 and under) or limited income members, $2 new dancers (with coupon). Free for spectators. Contact Sparky Gregory 408-257-2294 or Ellen Lovell lln.lvll@gmail.com. [www.rscds-sf.org]

Sun, October 16
Ottawa (ON) After Harvest Tea Dance at Churchill Recreation Centre Ballroom, 345 Richmond Rd. 2-4:30pm. Sponsored by Ardbrae Dancers of Ottawa. Music by Laura Risk (fiddle) and Nick Williams (keyboard). Tea and nibbles. $20. Contact Elaine Hoag elaine.hoag@gmail.com or Barbara Anglin anglin7576@rogers.com. [www.ardbrae.org]

Sat, October 22
Halifax (NS) Fall Workshop 2016 at All Nations Christian Reformed Church Hall, Robie St and Charles St. Morning classes & Afternoon Social. Sponsored by RSCDS NS Branch. Teachers are Maggie Keppie (NS) and Colleen Putt (NS). Music by "Mini-Macs" for the afternoon Social. Informal attire. Lunch and break food provided. $30. Sunday, Oct 23 afternoon: Challenge Class taught by Maggie Keppie (NS) at North Woodside Community Center, 230 Pleasant, Dartmouth. See website for details. Contact Kathy Warren 902-406-6568 kathyerniew3@gmail.com or Lydia Hedge 902-482-6577 lydiahedge@accesswave.ca.  [www.rscdsnovascotia.ca]

Sun, October 23
Bristol (CT) Scottish Music Workshop and Dance at New England Carousel Museum, 95 Riverside Ave. Music workshop 2-4pm, Dance 4-6pm. Sponsored by RSCDS New Haven Branch. Teachers are Terry Traub & Barbara McOwen. Music by Terry Traub & Barbara McOwen. Casual attire. $30 Music Workshop & Dance, $10 Dance only. Musicians may choose to dance or to play for the dancers. All instruments are welcome. Contact Cate Mahoney 203-879-6000 harpdancer@gmail.com. [nhrscds.com]

Fri-Sun, October 28-30
Pacific Grove (CA) Asilomar Weekend & Workshop at Asilomar Conference Grounds, 800 Asilomar Ave. Friday afternoon through Sunday lunch. Sponsored by RSCDS San Francisco Branch. Teachers are Pat Coyle, Graham Donald, Sara Gratiot, Robert McOwen, Lin Pettengill, Andrew Smith. Sat Ball music by Tullochgorum. Fri Night Music by StringFire!. Formal attire for Sat Ball. Full meals provided: Fri dinner - Sun lunch with additonal refreshments during Friday night's Ceilidh. Weekend activities include an informal Welcome Dance on Friday evening, Friday night Ceilidh, Saturday classes with live music, optional Ball review, Teacher's choice classes, the Kim McGarrity Memorial Ball on Saturday evening, and a combined Sunday morning class. The Asilomar Conference Grounds and State Beach are renowned as the Monterey Peninsula's "Refuge by the Sea". Whether you are from nearby or afar, join San Francisco Branch members for the Annual Asilomar Weekend! See our website for more info, pricing & to apply (from April 1, 2016). Contact Patti Cobb (Chair) 510-858-7588 pkcobb@pacbell.net or Julee Montes (Registrar) 650-722-0473 julm-hcs@pacbell.net. [asilomar.rscds-sf.org]

Fri-Sun, October 28-30
Houston (TX) Houston Ball and Workshop at Rice University, 6100 Main St. Fri: Ball Walk thru 7:30pm, Sat: Class 9:30am-1pm, Ball 7pm. Sponsored by Houston RSCDS. Teacher is Marjorie McLaughlin. Music by Judi Nicolson and Kathleen Fraser-Collins. After five attire. After party with dinner following ball. Contact Tiffany Clede or Nancy Stockwell houstonrscds@gmail.com. [www.houstonrscds.org]

Fri-Sat, October 28-29
Charlotte (NC) Reel Scottish Weekend at British International School, 7000 Endhaven Ln. Fri 6-11pm; Sat 9am-11pm. Sponsored by Charlotte Scottish Country Dance Society Inc. Teachers are Margo Priestley & James Stott. Music by Marian Anderson's Scottish (3 piece) Dance Band. Semi-formal attire. Fri/Sat Dance: Finger Buffet; Sat: Coffee, Lunch, Catered Dinner. $115. Contact Jack Pressley 704-814-9647 JPres79334@aol.com.

Sat, October 29
New Berlin (WI) Hallowe'en Dance Party at Our Lord's United Methodist Church, 5000 S Sunnyslope Rd. 2-5pm. Sponsored by Milwaukee Scottish Country Dancers. Music by Rare Privilege. Costumes encouraged. $10. Potluck dinner following the dance. If you would be so kind, please bring a dish to pass. Contact Paul Gunderson 414-364-7472 paeg@sbcglobal.net or Valerie Lau 847-334-5904 mcritch55@aol.com. [milwaukeescd.org/program16-10.html]

November 2016

Fri-Sun, November 4-6
Gainesville (FL) North Florida Fall Ball and Workshop at Ustler Hall, University of Florida, 162 Fletcher Dr. Fri: Welcome Dance 8-11pm; Sat: Class 9am-noon, Fall Ball 8-11pm. Sponsored by Gainesville Scottish Country Dancers. Music by MacRowdie Ceilidh Band. Friday night casual attire, Saturday night semi-formal attire. Friday night - light snacks, Saturday lunch, ball intermission - chocolate fondue. $85. Contact Norma Wilson 352-234-3773 gainesvillescd@yahoo.com. [www.rscdsorlandobranch.org]
Kingston (ON) 50th Anniversary Weekend Workshop and Ball at Frontenac Secondary School, 1789 Bath Rd. Fri: Dance 7pm; Sat: Classes 9am-12:45pm, Lunch 1pm, Dinner 6:15pm, Ball 8pm; Sun: Class 10am, Brunch noon. Sponsored by RSCDS Kingston. Teachers are Antoine Rousseau (Paris) and Marjorie McLaughlin (San Diego). Music by Scotch Mist. Semi-formal attire. Sat Lunch and Dinner, Sun Brunch. $160. Full weekend (no dinner) $125, a la carte: Dinner and ball $85, ball only $50, 3 classes and lunch $60, 3 classes $45, Friday dance $20, brunch $5. Contact JimMacLachan 613-382-8682 20jrmac@gmail.com. [rscdskingston.org]

Sat, November 5
§ Haywayd (CA) Monthly Party at Hill and Valley Club, 1808 B St. 7:30pm-10:30pm. Sponsored by Royal Scottish Country Dance Society - San Francisco Branch. Kilts for men, skirts or drresses for women. Finger foods following the dance. $12. Walk-throughs of program dances held at the hall before the Party 6:45-7:15pm. Everyone welcome! $12 RSCDS members, $18 non-members, $6 youth members (18 and under) or limited income members, $2 new dancers (with coupon). Free for spectators. Contact Witsie McKelvy witken@astound.net or Mark Burt 510-760-7595 m5burt@yahoo.com. [www.rscds-sf.org]

Fri-Sun, November 11-13
Alexandria (VA) Argyle Weekend at St Stephen's and St Agnes Lower School, 400 Fontaine St. Fri: Welcome Dance 8:30pm; Sat: Classes 9:30am-noon, ball 8pm; Sun: Ceilidh and English dance class 1pm. Sponsored by RSCDS Northern Virginia Branch. Teachers are Elaine Brunken (Kansas City, MO) and Terry Harvey (Newtown Square, PA). Music by Terpsichore: Elke Baker (fiddle) and Liz Donaldson (piano), with Ralph Gordon (bass, Fri), Scott Weaver (bass, Sat), and Becky Ross (fiddle, Sun). Fri dance: Semi-formal attire; Sat ball: Formal attire. Fri and Sat tea refreshments, Sun brunch provided; Sat lunch available for $10. US$85, Sun class $10. Save $5 if registering before Oct 21. Student package price: $50. Contact Elizabeth Holtan info@rscds-greaterdc.org. [argyle-weekend.org]

Sat-Sun, November 12-13
West Point (NY) Jeannie Carmichael Ball Weekend at MacArthur Ballroom, Thayer Hotel, US Military Academy, West Point. Sat: 6:30 Dinner, 8pm Ball; Sun: 9am Brunch, 11am-2pm Dance. Sponsored by New York area SCD groups. Music by Hanneke Cassel & Dave Wiesler. Ball - formal attire; Brunch dance - casual attire. Contact Chris Ronald 201-941-5821 cjr878@gmail.com. [www.rscdsnewyork.org]

Sat, November 12
Toronto (ON) Toronto Workshop & Afternoon Dance at Branksome Hall, 10 Elm Ave. Sat: Classes 9:15-10:30am, 10:45am-noon, 12:50-2:05pm, Dance 2:30-5:00pm. Sponsored by RSCDS Toronto Association. Teachers are Linda Henderson, Alicia Manson, Vicky Zeltins. Music by Fred Moyes, Don Bartlett, and Laird Brown & Donny Wood. Wear attire comfortable for daylong workshop. Morning: coffee, pastries; Lunch: soup, sandwich, fruit, sweets; Afternoon Tea and sweets. $90. Contact Michael Morris 416-751-9234 silasjonano@gmail.com or Nancy White 416-923-4392 nawhite15@gmail.com. [www.dancescottish.ca/Workshop.html]

Sat, November 19
London (ON) Tartan & Taffeta Gala at Polish Combatants Hall, 80 Ann St. Reception 6pm, Dinner 6:30pm, Dancing 8pm. Sponsored by RSCDS London Canada. Music by Laird Brown and The Scotch Mist. Semi-formal attire. $75, Dancers $75, Non-dancers $50. Briefs will be on the Branch website. Contact Alasdair and Anne Campbell (event tickets) 519-641-3550 atcampbell119@hotmail.com or Maureen Graham (Accommodations) 519-472-3422. [rscdslondoncanada.org]

Sun, November 27
Seaforth (NS) Sunday Social in Seaforth at Seaforth Community Centre, 6060 Hwy 207. SCD 2-4pm; Potluck supper follows. Sponsored by Seaforth Scottish Country Dancers. Music by Heather Cameron (part of the programme). Casual attire. Potluck supper after dancing. $5. Contact Elsie Ferguson 902-827-3842 elsieferguson@eastlink.ca or Mary Ann Eastman 902-482-0765 maryann.eastman@EastLink.ca. [www.rscdsnovascotia.ca/Seaforth/SundaySocialSeaforth.htm]

December 2016

Sat, December 3
§ Mountain View (CA) Monthly Party at Mountain View Masonic Temple, 890 Church St. 7:30pm-10:30pm. Sponsored by Royal Scottish Country Dance Society - San Francisco Branch. Kilts for men, skirts or dresses for women. Finger foods following the dance. $12. Walk-throughs of program dances held at the hall before the party 6:45-7:15pm. Everyone welcome! $12 RSCDS members, $18 non-members, $6 youth members (18 and under) or limited income members, $2 new dancers (with coupon). Free for spectators. Contact Mark Burt 510-760-7595 m5burt@yahoo.com. [www.rscds-sf.org]

Sat, December 17
Ottawa (ON) Christmas pot-luck and dance at Parkdale United Church Hall, 429 Parkdale Ave. 6-10:30pm. Sponsored by Ardbrae Dancers of Ottawa. Pot-luck buffet. $6. Contact Elaine Hoag elaine.hoag@gmail.com or Barbara Anglin anglin7576@rogers.com. [www.ardbrae.org]

2017

January 2017

Sat, January 7
§ Kensington (CA) Monthly Party at Arlington Community Church, 52 Arlington Ave. 7:30pm-10:30pm. Sponsored by Royal Scottish Country Dance Society - San Francisco Branch. Kilts for men, skirts or dresses for women. Finger foods following the dance. $12. $12 RSCDS members, $18 non-members, $6 youth members (18 and under), or limited income members, $2 new dancers (with coupon). Free for spectators. Walk-throughs of program dances held at the hall before the party 6:45-7:15pm. Everyone welcome! Contact Susie Langdon Kass 415-333-9372 www.sf-scottishdancers.org or Linnea Johnson 415-841-9456 sfscottishdancers@gmail.com. [www.rscds-sf.org]

February 2017

Sat, February 11
Ottawa (ON) Annual Ball at Glebe Community Centre Heritage Ballroom, 175 Third Ave. 5:45pm-midnight. Sponsored by Ardbrae Dancers of Ottawa. Music by Torridon Scottish Country Dance Band. Buffet precedes dancing; dessert and coffee after dancing. Cdn$90 US$90. Sunday Brunch at the home of an Ardbrae member. Slow jam for musicians on Saturday morning. Hospitality available. Contact Elaine Hoag elaine.hoag@gmail.com or Barbara Anglin anglin7576@rogers.com.  [www.ardbrae.org]
Oakland (CA) Valentine's Ball at Oakland Scottish Rite Center, 1547 Lakeside Dr. Sherry Social 6:30pm, Grand March 7:30pm, Lite Buffet. Sponsored by RSCDS San Francisco Branch. Music by Reel of Seven. Semi-Formal or Formal attire. Sherry Social before & Lite Buffet after the Ball. RSCDS members: $60, Non-RSCDS: $75, Dancers 25 & under: $30. Registrations after 27 January 2017 add $15. Beginner Discount with Teacher Coupon: $10. Spectator with Midnight Buffet: $25. Prices include Sherry Social before the Ball & Lite Buffet afterwards. Dancers 16 & under please contact Ball Chair Ellen Lovell before registering. Hospitality available, please contact Ball Chair. See our webpage & flyer for more info & to apply (available September 2016). Contact Ellen Lovell 408-489-1939 lln.lvll@gmail.com or Sharon Stewart 415-257-6322 Sharon.stewart@comcast.net. [www.rscds-sf.org/events/#VB]

March 2017

Sat-Sun, March 4-5
West Hartford (CT) New Haven Highland Ball Weekend at West Hartford Town Hall Conference Center, 50 S Main St. Sat: Ball 5pm-midnight; Sun: Brunch 11am-3pm. Sponsored by RSCDS New Haven Branch. Music by Terry Traub, Catherine Miller, Marielle Webster, Campbell Webster. Formal attire. Dinner Saturday, brunch Sunday. $85. Sunday brunch is at the High Lane Club, 40 High Ln, North Haven, CT 06473 and is a potluck provided by the RSCDS New Haven Branch dancers. Contact Cate Mahoney 203-879-6000 harpdancer@gmail.com or George Thomson georgethomson@sbcglobal.net. [nhrscds.com]

Sat, March 4
§ San Rafael (CA) Monthly Party at Unitarian Universalist Marin, 240 Channing Way. 7:30pm-10:30pm. Sponsored by Royal Scottish Country Dance Society - San Francisco Branch. Kilts for men, skirts or dresses for women. Finger foods following the party. $12. Walk-throughs of program dances held at the hall before the party 6:45-7:15pm. Everyone welcome! $12 RSCDS members, $18 non-members, $6 youth members (18 and under), or limited income members, $2 new dancers (with coupon). Free for spectators. Contact Mark Burt 510-760-7595 m5burt@yahoo.com. [www.rscds-sf.org]

Fri-Sat, March 10-11
Calgary (AB) St Giles Scottish Country Dance Club Workshop and Ball at Winston Heights Mountiew Community Association, 520-27th Ave NE. Fri: ceilidh 7:30-10:30pm; Sat: classes 9am-noon & 1:15-2:45pm, ball 8-11:30pm. Sponsored by St. Giles Scottish Country Dance Club. Teachers are Bob Anderson, Ferne Katzberg and Gail Michener. Music by Glenmorin. Semi-formal, formal attire. Finger food for ceilidh, lunch and buffet. $125. Please contact us as we also have youth at this event. Wonderful facilities and great ceilidh. Contact Karen Hyde karenhyde@telus.net or Janyn Bertram 403-585-3842 janyn_bertram@hotmail.com.

Sat, March 11
Kensington (MD) Snowdrop Celebration Dance at Academy of the Holy Cross, 4920 Strathmore Ave. 2-5pm. Sponsored by DC-area dancers Ellie and Mel Briscoe, Elizabeth Holtan, and Maria Ward. Music by Judi Nicolson (fiddle), Kathy Fraser-Collins (piano), Fred Collins (drums), Neil Barron (accordion). Festive attire encouraged. Contributions to the refreshments table welcome. Free. Open invitation dance in honor of the birthdays of Ellie and Mel Briscoe, Elizabeth Holtan, and Maria Ward. The more, the merrier! Contact Elizabeth Holtan info@rscds-greaterdc.org. [www.rscds-greaterdc.org]

Sat, March 18
Madison (WI) 40th Anniversary Ruby Ball at University of Wisconsin Union South, Varsity Hall, 1308 W Dayton St. Sat: Social hour w/cash bar 5-6pm, Sit-down dinner 6 pm, ball 7:30pm. Sponsored by Madison Scottish Country Dancers. Music by Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas. Semi-formal attire. $60 includes dinner and ball. Additional event details forthcoming closer to the event. Contact Nancy McClements or Ann Lindsay madisonscottishcountrydancers@gmail.com. [madisonscottishcountrydancers.org]

Sat, March 25
§ Victoria (BC) VISCDS Workshop and Ball. Workshop levels: Advanced, Intermediate, and Basic (if numbers warrant). Teachers are Irene Townshend (Edmonton) and Hazel MacDonald (Nanaimo). Save the date...More information coming. Contact Jonelle McLellan gjmclellan@gmail.com. [viscds.ca]

Sun, March 26
Ottawa (ON) Spring Tea Dance at Churchill Recreation Centre Ballroom, 345 Richmond Rd. 2-4:30pm. Sponsored by Ardbrae Dancers of Ottawa. Punch and finger food. Cdn$6. Contact Elaine Hoag elaine.hoag@gmail.com or Barbara Anglin anglin7576@rogers.com. [www.ardbrae.org]

April 2017

Sat, April 1
§ Mountain View (CA) Monthly Party at Mountain View Masonic Temple, 890 Church St. 7:30pm-10:30pm. Sponsored by Royal Scottish Country Dance Society - San Francisco Branch. Kilts for men, skirts or dresses for women. Finger foods following the dance. $12. Walk-throughs of program dances held at the hall before the party 6:45-7:15pm. Everyone welcome! $12 RSCDS members, $18 non-members, $6 youth members (18 and under), or limited income members, $2 new dancers (with coupon). Free for spectators. Contact Jewel Murphy 925- 360-7685 or Janet Kitajima 650-567-9285. [www.rscds-sf.org]

Sat, April 29
§ Southbury (CT) Kilts & Ghillies Tea Dance at South Britain Congregational Church, 693 S Britain Rd. 3-7pm. Sponsored by RSCDS New Haven Branch. Light refreshments. Contact Ingrid Davis 203-263-3578 ingrid20@sbcglobal.net. [nhrscds.com]

May 2017

Sat, May 6
§ Hayward (CA) Monthly Party - Tea Dance at Hill and Valley Club, 1808 B St. 3-6pm. Sponsored by Royal Scottish Country Dance Society - San Francisco Branch. Kilts for men, skirts or dresses for women. Finger foods following the dance. $12. Walk-throughs of program dances held at the hall before the party from 2:15 to 2:45 p.m. Everyone welcome! $12 RSCDS members, $18 non-members, $6 youth members (18 and under), or limited income members, $2 new dancers (with coupon). Free for spectators. Contact George Nesbitt 510-655-8532 or Mark Burt 510-760-7595 m5burt@yahoo.com. [www.rscds-sf.org]

Sat, May 13
Ottawa (ON) Ardbrae AGM, pot-luck and dance at Parkdale United Church Hall, 429 Parkdale Ave. 6-10:30pm. Sponsored by Ardbrae Dancers of Ottawa. Pot-luck buffet. $6. Contact Elaine Hoag elaine.hoag@gmail.com or Barbara Anglin anglin7576@rogers.com. [www.ardbrae.org]

Fri-Sun, May 19-21
§ Copake (NY) NEW Pawling Weekend at Berkshire Hills Eisenberg Camp, 159 Empire Rd. Fri: Welcome dance 8-10:30pm, party; Sat: Classes 9:30am-12:15pm, Teachers' workshop or Ball walk-thru 2-3:30pm, Ball 8-11:30pm, Ceilidh midnight-1am, party 1am-?; Sun: Classes 10:30am-noon, Champagne dance 2-3:15pm. Sponsored by RSCDS New York Branch. Teachers are Antoine Rousseau (Paris, France), Rebecca Roman (Buffalo, NY) & Arthur McNair (Pittsburgh). Welcome dance - casual attire; Ball - formal attire. Refreshments: All meals provided from Friday dinner to Sunday lunch. US$TBD. More details are forthcoming. Contact (Public Contact) contact@rscdsnewyork.org. [rscdsnewyork.org]

June 2017

Sat, June 3
§ Aptos (CA) Monthly Party at Aptos Grange, 2555 Mar Vista Dr. 3-6pm. Sponsored by Royal Scottish Country Dance Society - San Francisco Branch. Kilts for men, skirts or dresses for women. Finger foods following the dance. $12. Please note that the attire for this dance is a wee bit unusual. Since this is Santa Cruz, Hawaiian prints and tie-dyed shirts and dresses are not only welcome but encouraged! Walk-throughs of program dances held at the hall before the party from 2:15 to 2:45 p.m. Everyone welcome! $12 RSCDS members, $18 non-members, $6 youth members (18 and under), or limited income members, $2 new dancers (with coupon). Free for spectators. Contact Mark Burt 510-760-7595 m5burt@yahoo.com. [www.rscds-sf.org]

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