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IFDA Weekly Reminder for Saturday, May 26, 2018

posted Oct 2, 2014, 12:57 PM by Sarah Falkoff   [ updated by Gene Woodford ]
IFDA Weekly Reminder for Saturday, May 26, 2018

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Last Saturday, May 19th, it was an outstanding of an evening of dancing with Andy as the evening's programmer and Roger Hill taught a nice Greek dance "Yetiere."  THANK YOU ANDY and ROGER for another FUN evening of DANCING and TEACHING!

We want to give a BIG HI to Isabella Robertson (Sylvia Stalling's Granddaughter).  We hope she had a good time and please come back and visit us again!

And we wish a GREAT BIG HAPPY BIRTHDAY to Bill Blanchard!

For this upcoming Saturday, May 26th, John is up as the evening's programmer and Zeke will teach a Bulgarian Dance "Snoshti Minah Kate."  DON'T MISS another OUTSTANDING EVENING OF DANCING and TEACHING with JOHN and ZEKE - COME AND DANCE WITH US!

May 25 - 28, St. Louis County Greek Festival, at Assumption Greek Orthodox Church, 1755 Des Peres Road, Town & Country, MO  6313.  Friday – Sunday, 11:00 am – 9:00 pm, Monday, 11:00 am – 8:00 pm.  Come and enjoy Greek Food & Pastries, Greek Music & Dancers, Gift Shop, Church Tours, and a Kids Corner.

May 27, Sunday, Music From The Hills, hosted by John Uhlemann, 4 - 6 p.m., KDHX - 88.1 FM.  John will be playing Greek Music in concert with the Greek Festival at Assumption Greek Orthodox Church, May 25 - 28.

SARAH'S WORKSHOP AND JUNE CAME ARE AROUND THE CORNER…..SARAH IS AN OUTSTANDING TEACHER AND JUNE CAMP WILL FEATURE A WEEKEND OF CROATIAN MUSIC, TEACHING AND DANCING THAT IS UNSURPASSED……..

May 27, Sunday, Balkan Dance Basics Workshop featuring Sarah Falkoff, 1:30 - 3:00 p.m., in the Classroom at Kirkwood Community Center, 111 South Geyer Road, Kirkwood, Mo. 6312, part of the Meet Me in St. Louis 2018 event, hosted by Childgrove Country Dancers. Here, you will experience circle and line dances.  Sarah will discuss musicality, instrumentation, culture of the region, dance styles, and both simple and complex rhythms.  Everyone is welcomed to participate.  If you have a chance to attend, do so.  Sarah is an excellent teacher and very knowledgeable of Balkan Dances.  Links below provide additional information:

(UPDATED) May 31-June 3, JUNE CAMP 2018Northern Illinois University in DeKalb.  The featured guest instructor will be Zeljko Jergan, teaching Croatian dance, and we will again enjoy live music at all the dance parties by members of the Pinewoods Band. Information courtesy of Sarah Falkoff, June Camp Committee member. Attendance is highly recommended by IFDA members.  Additional information can be found on the June Camp website at:  https://sites.google.com/site/junecampifd/.

June 3, Sunday, Music From The Hills, hosted by John Uhlemann, 4 - 6 p.m., KDHX - 88.1 FM.  John will be playing Transylvanian Music.

June 5, Tuesday, Scandinavian Bygdedans 6 p.m., heavy snack at 7:15 p.m., International Couple Dancing 8 - 9:15 p.m., at the Coutures' house.  For additional information contact Nancy or Rex Couture (314) 786-5098, E-Mail at couture3@primary.net also Diana or Bill Blanchard (314) 726- 5737, E-Mail at diana.blanchard@att.net.

(UPDATED) June 30, Saturday, there will be an Memorial for Nancy Dickinson who passed away March 21, 2018 at the age of 89.  The Memorial Service will be held at 11 a.m. at the Trinity Episcopal Church, 600 North Euclid Avenue, St. louis, MO 63108.  A Repast will follow at the church.  All are welcome.

July 8, Sunday, Scandinavian Bygdedans 6:45 - 9 p.m., at the Coutures' house.  Contact information same as above.

July 12, Thursday, 7:00 p.m., Programmer's Meeting at at Noah and Sonia Falkoff's house. For additional information contact Sarah Falkoff at sarahfalkoff@gmail.com.

July 15, Sunday, International Couple Dancing 6:45 - 9 p.m., at the Coutures' house.  Contact information same as above.

July TBD, Scandinavian Performance at the St. Louis County Library.  Stay tuned for more information.

August 19, Sunday, Scandinavian Bygdedans 6 p.m., heavy snack at 7:15 p.m., International Couple Dancing 8 - 9:15 p.m., at the Coutures' house.  Contact information same as above.

 August 26, Sunday, IFDA Performance Troupe will be performing at the Festival of Nations.  Stay tuned for more information.

August 30, Thursday, 7:30 p.m., IFDA Board Meeting at Mary Tokas's house. For additional information, contact Andy Reiter at marytokas@sbcglobal.net.

September 22, Saturday, IFDA Performance Troupe will be performing at the Heritage Festival.  Stay tuned for more information.

October 13 & 14, IFDA Performance Troupe will be performing at the Romanian Church.  Stay tuned for more information.

For our MAY BIRTHDAYS:  
Zeke Leventhal-Arnold, Bill Blanchard, Elyse Cahill, Sheri Terry
 and Merrily Woodford, be sure to let the programmers know of your special dance request.


Gene