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SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING

THE TRADITIONAL BALLROOM DANCING OF SCOTLAND!

Energetic, Social Dancing in Groups--It's fun and challenging!
Learn Lively Jigs & Reels, Elegant Strathspeys
Great Music! Fiddle & Piano or Band Music
No Partners Needed to Attend

Interested in trying Scottish Country Dancing? In a class starting in the Fall, you'll learn the basic steps and patterns, while experiencing the joy of dancing to marvelous Scottish music. Join the fun at a free or low-cost introductory first class. Please bring flat shoes or tennis shoes. Come by yourself or with a friend. Class fees are low. For more information check out the information on this website, call 415-333-9372, or call your local contact listed below.

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San Francisco Branch Classes

Berkeley
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
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
Monterey
MondayMonterey Youth Center Dance Studio, 777 Pearl Street. Call or . Teachers Sara E Gratiot. Beginners always welcome.
 Beginners6:30 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
 
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 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 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
WednesdayMonroe Hall, 1400 West College Ave. Call Sharon Stewart 415-257-6322. Teachers Ron Wallace.
 Youth and Family Class10:15 AM
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Sacramento Branch Classes

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Other Classes

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
 
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

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