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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

FridayChrist Church, 2138 Cedar Street. Call Paula Buel or Linda Juhala 510-814-8683. Teachers David C Newitt, Linda Henderson, Bruce Herbold. Questions? email: [email protected] Free Introductory Party: 9/13/2019, 8:15 p.m. Fall 2019 Session: 9/13 - 12/13
 Basic/Intermediate Social8:10 PM
Berkeley Youth
FridayChrist Chuch, 2138 Cedar Street. Teachers Mary C McQuilliams, Dwayne L McQuilliams. Free Introductory Party 9/13, 6:30 p.m.
 Youth Beginner7:15 PM
ThursdayDanville Grange, 743 Diablo Road Danville. Call Monica van Eck 925-575-7637. Teachers Donald H MacQueen, Sheena MacQueen. Call Kathleen McAdam at 925-934-6148 about Youth Classes.
 Adult Social Basic + Inte7:00 PM
MondayForesters’ Hall, 171 South J Street . Call Margaret Ward 925-449-5932. Teachers Sheena MacQueen, Donald H MacQueen. Beginners Welcome The studio is on the second floor. Please remove shoes (stay in your socks) until you are upstairs. We are renting from Dragon Fly Yoga (who likes their floors really, really clean :) ). Doors are locked at 8:15pm until 10pm because there is no receptionist in
 Intermediates8:00 PM
MondayMonterey Moose Lodge, 555 Canyon Del Rey Blvd.. Call Kathy Jorgensen 831-663-3227. Teachers Sara E Gratiot, Kathy Jorgensen. New location! Turn southwest onto Del Rey Gardens Dr from Canyon Del Rey Blvd into a business park. Head to the right. The Moose Lodge is the last building. Beginners always welcome!
 Experienced7:00 PM
Mountain View
WednesdayMountain View Sports Pavilion, 1185 Castro Street. Call Jewel B Murphy 650-493-3620. Teachers Alan Twhigg, Armin Busse, Lin Pettengill, Paula J Jacobson, Laura M Cooper. Everyone welcome, including Beginners. Fall Session begins Wednesday after Labor Day with Intro Night FREE for Beginners! (9/7/2022) $10 weekly
 Beginner7:45 PM
 Experienced7:45 PM
San Francisco
ThursdayThe Polish Club of SF, 3040 22nd Street at Shotwell. Call Linnea Johnson 415-841-9456 or Sylvain P Pelletier 415-647-7342. Teachers Timothy T Wilson, Trina Merriman, Bruce Herbold, Patti Cobb. Join us for Fun, Fitness, and Friendship! Live music! Call for info about our Basic Class Series, which meets 7:30-9:30PM 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 or email: [email protected]
 Intermediates7:30 PM
San Jose Class
MondayAmerican Legion Hall, 1504 Minnesota Ave. Call Sparky Gregory 408-257-2294. Teachers Marianna Harvey, Kathryn M Allen, Paula J Jacobson, Laura M Cooper, Rachel Pusey. Beginners always welcome
 Intermediate and Advanced7:30 PM
Santa Cruz
ThursdayPeace United (formerly First Congregational) Church, 900 High St. Call Charles L Dixon 831-426-3689 or Jo Gent 617-699-4402 or Helena Dixon 831-426-3689. Teachers Juliet Davoren, Sara E Gratiot. Beginners always welcome.
 Beginners7:15 PM
Santa Rosa
MondayMonroe Hall, 1400 West College Ave. Call Sharon Stewart 415-257-6322. Teachers Ron Wallace, Gary Thomas, Emily Evans. Beginners always welcome
 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
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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 Crystal Goodwin, Debby Dahlstrom. Beginners Anytime. Call to Confirm Class.
 Basic/Experienced7:30 PM

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