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Scottish Country Dancing Classes

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San Francisco Branch Classes

Berkeley
MondaySt. Clement's Episcopal Church, 2837 Claremont Blvd at Russell near Ashby. Call Betsy St Aubin 510-849-3696. Teachers Bruce Herbold, David C Newitt, Kristi Closser. http://berkeley.rscds-sf.org/ https://www.facebook.com/BerkeleyClass.RSCDS. Restarts 9/12/16
 Intermediate Technique8:00 PM
FridayAll Souls Episcopal Church, 2220 Cedar at Spruce. Call George Nesbitt 510-655-8532. Teachers Fred DeMarse, David C Newitt, Sandra S Schultz. http://berkeley.rscds-sf.org/
 Combined Social8:00 PM
FridayChrist Church, 2138 Cedar Street. Call George Nesbitt 510-655-8532. Teachers Linda Henderson, Fred DeMarse, Kristi Closser. http://berkeley.rscds-sf.org https://www.facebook.com/BerkeleyClass.RSCDS. Free Intro Party 9/16/16; Fall Classes Begin 9/23/16 *NEW CLASS STRUCTURE*.
 Basic Skills7:30 PM
 Basic/Intermediate Social8:00 PM
 Intermediate Social 9:15 PM
 Advanced10:00 PM
 
Berkeley Youth
FridayAll Souls Episcopal Church, 2220 Cedar at Spruce. Call Mary C McQuilliams 510-374-6124 or Dwayne L McQuilliams 510-374-6124. Teachers Mary C McQuilliams, Dwayne L McQuilliams. http://berkeley.rscds-sf.org/
 Youth Beginner7:15 PM
FridayChrist Church, 2138 Cedar Street. Call Mary C McQuilliams 510-374-6124 or Dwayne L McQuilliams 510-374-6124. Teachers Dwayne L McQuilliams. http://berkeley.rscds-sf.org/
 Youth Advanced7:15 PM
 
Crockett Class
TuesdayCrockett Community Center, 850 Pomona Street. Teachers Lori Farrell Howard, Sandra S Schultz. Contact Lori Howard 415-509-8391, fireknight1@aol.com or Sandee Schultz 510-549-9224, sandra-sue@msn.com
 Social Class7:00 PM
 Basic Class6:45 PM
 
Lafayette
ThursdayDanville Grange, 743 Diablo Road Danville. Call Witsie McKelvy 925-676-3637 or Kathleen McAdam 925-934-6148. Teachers Eugene R Bissell, Kathleen McAdam, Linda Henderson, Donald H MacQueen. Call Kathleen McAdam at 925-934-6148 about Youth Classes.
 Adult Beginners8:00 PM
 Adult Social Intermediate8:00 PM
 
Lafayette Youth
WednesdayLafayette Dance and Movement Center, 1018 Almanor Lane. Call Kathleen McAdam 925-934-6148 or Witsie McKelvy 925-676-3637. Teachers Catherine McAdam Bertics. For youth ages 9 and up.
 Youth Beginners4:00 PM
 Youth Intermediates/Exper5:00 PM
 
Livermore
MondayVeterans Memorial Hall, 522 South L Street. Call Margaret Ward 925-449-5932. Teachers Sheena MacQueen, Donald H MacQueen. Beginners Welcome
 Beginners8:00 PM
 Intermediates8:00 PM
 
Livermore/Pleasanton Youth Class
FridayVineyard Ballet Academy, 39 California Ave., Suite 110. Teachers Sheena MacQueen. Wear shoes appropriate for ballet studio.
 Youth class5:00 PM
 
Monterey
MondayMonterey Youth Center Dance Studio, 777 Pearl Street. Call or . Teachers Sara E Gratiot. Beginners always welcome.
 Beginners6:30 PM
 Experienced7:30 PM
 
Mountain View
WednesdayMountain View Sports Pavilion, 1185 Castro Street. Call Jewel B Murphy 650-493-3620 or Janet Kitajima 650-567-9285. Teachers Alan Twhigg, Armin Busse, Lin Pettengill, Paula J Jacobson. http://www.mtview-rscds.org/ Everyone welcome, including Beginners. Fall Session begins Wednesday after Labor Day with Intro Night FREE for Beginners! (9/9/15) $10 weekly
 Beginners7:45 PM
 Experienced7:45 PM
 
San Francisco
ThursdayThe Polish Club of SF, 3040 22nd Street at Shotwell. Call Susie Langdon Kass 415-333-9372. Teachers Timothy T Wilson, Trina Merriman, Bruce Herbold, Patti Cobb, Susie Langdon Kass, Timothy T Wilson, Trina Merriman, Bruce Herbold, Patti Cobb, Susie Langdon Kass, Timothy T Wilson, Trina Merriman, Bruce Herbold, Patti Cobb, Susie Langdon Kass. http://www.sf-scottishdancers.org/ ______ Join us for Fun, Fitness, and Friendship! Live music! Call for info about our Basic Class Series, which meets 8-10PM Thursdays in a separate room at the Polish Club Hall. Our Solstice Parties are held on the third (or fourth) Thursdays of December and June. Free for spectators! See our website for info. The Summer 2017 Solstice Party will be at 7:45PM Thursday, June 22, 2017. Come watch the dancing and listen to the music!
 Beginners/Basic: Septembe8:00 PM
 
San Francisco Youth/Family Class - Start date TBA
ThursdayCall Susie Langdon Kass 415-333-9372. Teachers Susie Langdon Kass. http://www.sf-scottishdancers.org/ For information and show of interest call Susie at 415-333-9372, or email: susielangdonkass@gmail.com. A new session location, day of the week, and start date will be announced. See the 2011 flyer at: http://www.rscds-sf.org/classes/pdf/YouthFlyerFall2011.pdf.
 Youth 7.5 years & up5:00 PM
 
San Jose (Campbell Class)
FridayThe Dance Affair, 850 N. Winchester Blvd at Pruneridge/Hedding. Call Rebecca Davis 408-378-3817 or Kathryn M Allen 408-252-8406. Teachers Kathryn M Allen, Rebecca Davis. Rebecca Davis is teacher
 Intermediates7:30 PM
 
San Jose Class
MondayAmerican Legion Hall, 1504 Minnesota Ave. Call Ellen Lovell 408-960-8768. Teachers Marianna Harvey, Kathryn M Allen, Paula J Jacobson, Laura M Cooper, Marianna Harvey, Kathryn M Allen, Paula J Jacobson, Laura M Cooper. http://rscdssj.org Beginners always welcome
 Intermediate and Advanced7:30 PM
 
Santa Cruz
WednesdayPeace United (formerly First Congregational) Church, 900 High St. Call Sonya Newlyn 831-429-5603. Teachers Juliet Davoren, Sara E Gratiot, Paula J Jacobson. Beginners always welcome. First class is free.
 Intermediate and Advanced8:30 PM
 
Santa Rosa
MondayMonroe Hall, 1400 West College Ave. Call Sharon Stewart 415-257-6322. Teachers Ron Wallace, Gary Thomas, Emily Evans. http://www.santarosascottishdancers.org/home.htm Beginners always welcome
 Beginner/Experienced7:00 PM
 Experienced8:30 PM
 Technique lesson for begi8:30 PM
WednesdayMonroe Hall, 1400 West College Ave. Call Sharon Stewart 415-257-6322. Teachers Ron Wallace.
 Youth and Family Class10:15 AM
 
Santa Rosa Challenge Class
SaturdayMonroe Hall, 1400 W College Ave. Call Charles J Ganeless-Levine . Teachers Gary Thomas, Ron Wallace. with permission
 Challenge10:30 AM
 
Santa Rosa Vintage Class
SundayMonroe Hall, 1400 West College Ave.. Call Sharon Stewart 415-257-6322. Teachers Gary Thomas. Intermittent Sundays, call for specific dates. Includes waltzes, polkas, mazurkas & quadrilles; dance styles that would have appeared on Scottish Ball programs in the 1800s.
 Vintage class1:30 PM
 
South Bay Youth Class
MondayImmanuel Lutheran Church, 1715 Grant Road. Call Janet Kitajima 650-567-9285 or Juliet Davoren 408-733-9035. Teachers Juliet Davoren. http://southbay.rscds-sf.org Beginners welcome in early weeks of each session. Open to youth aged 7 to 17.
 Youth3:45 PM
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Demonstration Teams

Dunsmuir Scottish Dancers
TuesdayCall Cynthia Sobrero 925-417-0739 or Emily Rose Mussmann 510-734-4274 or Mary Prout 510-525-8304. Teachers Ron Wallace. By invitation Only
 Advanced7:30 PM
 
New World Scottish Dancers - Performance Team
ThursdayDiablo Light Opera Company, 1948 Oak Park Blvd.. Teachers Lori Farrell Howard. http://www.newworldscottishdancers.org By invitation only.
 Performance team8:00 PM
 
Red Thistle Dancers
ThursdayCall Sue Anderson 650-327-0762. Teachers Jennifer Kelly. http://www.redthistledancers.org/
 Advanced8:00 PM
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Sacramento Branch Classes

Placerville Youth Class
TuesdayJammin' Dance and Fitness Studio, 6090 Enterprise Drive, Diamond Springs. Call Patsy and Jeff Corrigan 530-303-3619. Teachers Patsy Corrigan, Jeff Corrigan.
 Youth Class2:45 PM
 
Sacramento
FridayYLI Clubhouse, 1400 27th St.. Call Lynne Bertolino 916-716-3696.
 Beginners through advance7:00 PM
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Other Classes

Arcata (Humboldt Scottish Dancers)
FridayArcata Presbyterisn Church, 11th and G St. Call Lucy Quinby 707-443-2828 or Ann Mcleary 707-822-2219. Teachers Ann Mcleary.
 Experienced Social/Beginn4:00 PM
 
Grass Valley
MondayCall Ed Johnstone 530-672-6860 or Jean Hoy 530-265-9714. Teachers Ed Johnstone. Beginers Anytime
 Beginners/Experienced7:00 PM
 
Palo Cedro (formerly in Redding)
ThursdayCall Jacquie Whittingham 530-244-4183. Teachers Jacquie Whittingham.
 Beginners6:30 PM
 Experienced7:00 PM
 
Rancho Cordova
TuesdayCall Ed Johnstone 530-672-6860 or Rec. & Park District 916-362-1841. Teachers Ed Johnstone.
 Beginners/Experienced7:00 PM
 
Reno, Nevada (Silver State Dancers)
WednesdayFascinating Rhythm Dance Studio, 9736 So. Virginia St Suite E. Teachers Marian Stroh. Beginners Anytime. Call to Confirm Class.
 Basic/Experienced7:30 PM
ThursdayNevada Dance Academy, 1790 W 4th. Call Dave Wilson . Teachers Dave Wilson.
 Intermediate/Advanced7:30 PM
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Step Dancing Classes

Berkeley Cape Breton Step Dance class
SundayAshkenaz Music & Dance Community Center, 1317 San Pablo Ave.. Call Robert Schuldheisz . Teachers Robert Schuldheisz, Gail Erwin. http://www.softcom.net/users/bobschul/ In the back studio, Second Sunday of each month.
 Experienced2:30 PM
 
Galt Cape Breton Step Dance class
SundayCall Robert F Schuldheisz 209-745-9063. Teachers Gail Erwin, Robert Schuldheisz. http://www.softcom.net/users/bobschul/ Meets fourth Sunday of every month
 Step1:00 PM
 
New World Scottish Dancers - Step Class
ThursdayDiablo Light Opera Company, 1948 Oak Park Blvd.. Teachers Lori Farrell Howard. http://www.newworldscottishdancers.org
 Basic class6:00 PM
 Intermediate class7:00 PM
 
San Pablo
WednesdaySan Pablo Sportsmen's Club, 5220 Glen Ave. Call Ron Wallace . Teachers Ron Wallace. Advanced Classes with permission
 Beginners/Intermediate7:00 PM
 Advanced Soft Shoe8:00 PM
 Advanced Hard Shoe8:45 PM
 
Santa Rosa (Cotati) Friday Advanced Step Class
FridayChurch of the Oaks, West Sierra and Page Street. Call Sharon Stewart 415-257-6322. Teachers Ron Wallace.
 Advanced Step & Highland11:00 AM
 
Santa Rosa (Cotati) Cape Breton/Hardshoe, Step and
ThursdayChurch of the Oaks, West Sierra and Page Street,. Call Sharon Stewart 415-257-6322. Teachers Ron Wallace.
 Highland5:00 PM
 Beginner Hardshoe6:00 PM
 Experienced Hardshoe7:00 PM
 Step8:00 PM

For more information about Scottish Dancing Classes contact Susie Langdon Kass .



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