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Workshop Weekend with Ellen Ternes – October 13th-14th

Come join us on October 13th-14th for a workshop weekend with Ellen Ternes, with live music throughout the weekend.

Friday, Oct. 13, 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM: Experienced Class
Where: At the home of the Hurds. Those needing directions or information about the location should contact Geoffrey Selling at gselling@germantownfriends.org or 215-248-5998.
Music by Jim Stevenson-Matthews. Class will be followed by a potluck tea.

Saturday, Oct. 14th, 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM: General Class
Where: Church of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, 8000 St Martins Ln, Philadelphia, PA 19118
Music by Jim Stevenson-Matthews. Coffee and tea will be available at 9:00 AM, before the class, and lunch will be provided afterward, included in the cost of the class.

The Sellings invite those from out of town who wish to recover after the class to join them at their home (514 E. Durham St, Philadelphia, PA 19119) from 2:00 PM on, including dinner before the evening dance.

Saturday, Oct. 14th, 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM: Social Dance
Where: Merion Friends Meeting Activities Building, 615 Montgomery Avenue, Merion Station, PA 19066
Music by Jane Roberts, Adam Oleksa, Dan Emery, and Chloe Mor. The dance will be followed by a potluck tea.

Delaware Valley Branch members:
– Classes: $8 each
– Social Dance: $12
– Whole weekend: $25
Non-members:
– Classes: $10 each
– Social Dance: $15
– Whole weekend: $30
Low Income/Students:
– Classes: $5 each
– Social Dance: $8
– Whole weekend: $15

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Social at St. Martin-in-the-Fields – Saturday August 26th @ 3:00pm

Join us in the Parish Hall for a late summer Fourth Saturday Social, with live music from Dan Emery, Wes Steenson, & Jane Roberts and led by Geoffrey Selling. Please bring a potluck, ready-to-serve supper item to share.

When: Saturday, August 26th @ 3:00 PM
Where: Church of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, 8000 St Martins Ln, Philadelphia, PA 19118

Fee: $12 RSCDS members/$15 non-members/$8 students/$5 kids (over 6 yrs)

Socials to be held in the Parish Hall (enter under the archway); parking is available on Willow Grove Ave (be aware of handicapped parking spaces) or use the church parking lot directly ACROSS Willow Grove Ave from the church.

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Social at Stage One – Saturday June 10th @ 7:30pm

Join us at Stage One for an early summer 2nd Saturday Social with music by Adam Oleska, Dan Emery, Wes Steenson, and Jane Roberts and led by Lise Wills. Please bring a potluck tea item to share after the dance.

When: Saturday, June 10th @ 7:30 PM
Where: Stage One Performing Arts Complex,
101 Plush Mill Road, Wallingford, PA 19086

See attached Cheat Sheet.

Fee: $12 RSCDS members/$15 non-members/$8 students/$5 kids (over 6 yrs)

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Garden Party – Sunday, May 28th @ 3:00 PM

The annual Garden Party will take place in the Parish Hall of the church and feature some lively music from Adam Oleksa, Dan Emery, Wes Steenson, & Jane Roberts. So grab your dancing shoes and a ready-to-serve potluck item to share. In case of rain, the potluck will be held at the church.

When: Sunday, May 28th @ 3:00 PM
Where: Church of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, 8000 St Martins Ln, Philadelphia, PA 19118

Please bring a ready-to-serve supper or dessert item to share…any dishes or serving utensils left will be put in the lost and found to be sold at the next ceilidh.

See attached Flyer and Cheat sheet.

Fee: $12 RSCDS members/$15 non-members/$8 students/$5 kids (over 6 yrs)

Socials to be held in the Parish Hall (enter under the archway); parking is available on Willow Grove Ave (be aware of handicapped parking spaces) or use the church parking lot directly ACROSS Willow Grove Ave from the church.

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ESCapade – Saturday, May 20th @ 3:00 PM

Come explore the similarities and differences among English, Scottish, and contra dance forms! You don’t need to know all of them, just be ready and willing to learn new things!

When: Saturday, May 20th @ 3:00 PM
Where: Summit Presbyterian Church, 6757 Greene St, Philadelphia, PA 19119, USA

Afternoon ESC Workshop/Dance from 3-6pm
Teacher/Caller: Dan Blim
Band: Josh Burdick – fiddle, Chloe Mohr – piano

Potluck/Picnic Supper from 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
(Bring a dish to share or pick up something at the nearby co-op)

Third Saturday Contra Dance
7:30 pm – 8:00 pm: Lessons for newcomers
8:00 pm – 11:00 pm: Contra dancing for all
Caller: Rick Mohr
Band: Josh Burdick – fiddle/piano, John Krumm – fiddle/mandolin/guitar, Bob Stein – accordion/piano

FEES:
Afternoon only : $12 Adults, $11 GCD/RSCDS/CDSS members, $8 Students
Evening only: $10 Adults, $5 Students
BOTH: $16 Adults, $15 GCD/RSCDS/CDSS members, $10 Students

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