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Thursday, October 06, 2005

Scottish Country Dancing & More

October 5, 2005 SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING AND MORE (SCDM): WEEKLY EMAIL NEWSLETTER NEXT WEDNESDAY: PARTY!! ****** IN THIS ISSUE: SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING AND MORE (SCDM) CALENDAR PAGE: Current month: for upcoming months: WYNDNWYRE: NEW CD WEB LINKS: Royal House of Stewart; Ballroom Dancing ******** SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING AND MORE: TONIGHT: We danced Jennifer's Jig (twice), Blackadder House, Glasgow Country Dance, Mrs. Stewart's Jig, Neidpath Castle (twice), Cadgers in the Canongate, and then walked through the remaining Houston ball dances. NEXT WEEK: We decided next Wednesday TO HAVE A PARTY! (since everyone will be tired after the ball - so bring anything you'd like to share - a song, a poem, a favorite piece of music - or just come and socialize - we may do a few dances but nothing strenuous - just a relaxing evening to get to know each other better :-) * COME DANCE WITH US! WEDNESDAYS 7-10 pm website: NEW DANCERS WELCOME - Families welcome (children must be accompanied by parent / guardian). COST: $5 for those 14 and over; $2.50 those under 14 ($15 maximum per family) - fourth consecutive Wednesday free. Location: Oddfellows Hall, 115 E. 14th St. (Heights), Houston, Texas (3rd building on left traveling east from Heights Blvd. - 2 story red brick - entrance recessed about 15 feet from street –dancing upstairs). MAP: PHOTO OF HALL: ************* CALENDAR PAGE details on all items listed below can be found on the webpage at: current month: for upcoming months: THE COMING WEEK: 6 THURSDAY * Celtic Chorus of Houston, 7:30 Knights of Columbus * Austin, Tx: Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas, Cactus Cafe 7 FRIDAY * ROYAL SCOTTISHCOUNTRY DANCE SOCIETYHouston and District Branch Concert: Muriel Johnstone and Deby Benton-Grosjean 8 SATURDAY * ROYAL SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCE SOCIETY Houston and District Branch Workshop & Ball * CONTRA DANCE: * HOUSTON AREA TRADITIONAL DANCE SOCIETY Schedule * HULA WORKSHOP cancelled due to Rita To be rescheduled April 2006 9 SUNDAY * ROYAL SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCE SOCIETY Houston and District Branch Workshop * Men of Houston Morris Dancers * Society for Creative Anachronism Dancing Bedford, TX: Celtic Heritage Festival Oct. 8 & 9 10 MONDAY International Folk Dancing for beginners.HOUSTON INTERNATIONAL FOLK DANCERS 11TUESDAY Strings n' Things 12 WEDNESDAY: SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING AND MORE! ************* WYNDNWYRE: NEW CD new CD "Conversations" is done just in time for the Texas Renaissance Festival, ( If you can't make it to the Faire, you can still order it along with our other CDs from Melody's at Thanks and hope to see you soon, Mark Track List: Huish the Cat/Salterello #2, Rainy Days/Sweet Emma's, Cantigas Da que deus mamou/Como Somos/Schottische Fran Havero, Bonnie Jean Cameron, Climbing Ivy/Jimmy Ward's/Donkey Riding, Santa Maria/Salterello #2, Carolan's Welcome, Breakfast with Christopher, Aughrim's Great Disaster, Castle Kelly/Star of Munster, Spider in the Tub/Last Pint ************ WEB LINKS ROYAL HOUSE OF STEWART site includes Scottish History, Knights Templar, The Clans, Scottish Castles, Famous Scots, and up to the minute news about Scottish issues; music & video available from the Scottish groups, Clann an Drumma, Gaberlunzie, Ted Christopher, Ronnie Browne, and some other Scottish bands. We have an on-line shop where books, T-Shirts and music may be purchased. BALLROOM DANCING - ballroom dance calendar - ballroom dance information in Western Massachusetts and the New York Capital District - featuring a calendar of dances in the area, lists of instructors, and links to other ballroom dance information on the Internet. *************************** Dianna Dianna L. Shipman Scottish Country Dancing and More Houston, Texas web page: phone: 713-522-1212
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