This site includes the postings from the Irish Aires email list. This includes a listing of Irish/Celtic events in the Houston area and other information that the Irish Aires radio program posts.

Thursday, March 09, 2006

Scottish Country Dancing & More

March 8, 2006 SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING AND MORE (SCDM): WEEKLY EMAIL NEWSLETTER ************************* IN THIS ISSUE: SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING AND MORE (SCDM) SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING IN TEXAS ROUND AND ABOUT: HOUSTON STREET CLOSURES CALENDAR PAGE ************************* SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING AND MORE: TONIGHT: We danced: The Clansman, Sauchie Haugh, [practiced steps], Highlandman's Umbrella, Hooper's Jig, The Sailor, Miss Gibson's Strathspey, Barley Bree, Wind on Loch Fyne After dancing: 8 of us enjoyed a visit to Spaghetti Western! NEXT WEEK: St. Patrick's Theme HIGHLANDMAN'S UMBRELLA MOVIE: if you go to my Snapfish home page at and go to the album called "Scottish Country Dances" you'll find the link for the movie of Highlandman's Umbrella (there are 22 albums total) Member News George & Vicki Hamilton this week are in the process of moving back to Calgary from Ft. McMurray, Alberta, Canada. PHOTOs on the website: dancing this evening (Barley Bree) Mitch & Amber bronco busting at the rodeo :-) COME DANCE WITH US! (info on calendar below) ************************* SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING IN TEXAS SAN ANTONIO: March 25, 2006 SAN ANTONIO BALL 2006 HOUSTON: RSCDS Mar. 11 Social with Dave Davies group - see calendar for details. FT. WORTH: March 3 2006 Ceilidh Country Dancers Class; danced: The Rock and the Wee Pickle Tow (32J-2) from RSCDS Book 3/7 (San Antonio program) *The Clansman (32R-2) from RSCDS Bk 32/8 (San Antonio program) - also danced The Clansman in strathspey tempo as an experiment to see how it felt, most thought it worked very well. Swashbuckling Iain (32J-2) from SF Collection Vol 2/11 next class will meet from 7:30 - 10:00 on Mar 10 2006 at Ridglea Presbyterian Church, 6201 Camp Bowie Blvd, Ft Worth - on the corner of Camp Bowie and Westridge. Becky Dodge 817-594-8557 AUSTIN: Correction: Anne Marshall & Elizabeth Chennault are Co-Chairs of the ball. Here's a link to the new venue for the ball (7811 Rockwood Lane Austin, TX 78757 - situated just east of Mopac at Anderson Lane and Rockwood Lane intersection): ************************* ROUND & ABOUT - HOUSTON STREET CLOSURES (sent in by Bud Norton) Main Street/Museum/Mecom Fountain roundabout: Where can you find maps and descriptions of alternate routes and the latest information: ************************* CALENDAR PAGE details on all items listed below can be found on the webpage at: CURRENT MONTH UPCOMING MONTHS THE COMING WEEK: 9 THURSDAY Celtic Chorus of Houston Griff's Shenanigans Cafe & Bar 7:30-9:30 pm ROYAL SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCE SOCIETY: HOUSTON & DISTRICT BRANCH General Class (West Houston) Thursdays 7:30-9:30 p.m. (last class Apr. 27) Dads' Club 1006 Voss Road Houston, 77055 Just North of I-10 Teacher: Carol Palmer For info: Carol Palmer 713-776-8531 2nd Thursdays BURNS CLUB 7:30 pm for more info contact Robert Boyd Houston Highland Games Association MEETING St. Thomas Episcopal School on Jackwood behind Meyerland Plaza. Class room C-1 6:45 Board meeting 8 pm Membership meeting 10 FRIDAY Houston Highland Games Association Dressed to Kilt Dinner Red Lion Pub 2316 S. Shepherd 6:30 pm. Order from the menu; separate checks. Please RSVP by March 10 to Carol March 10-12, 2006 San Antonio College Folk Dance Festival Friday – Sunday, March 10 – 12 4th Annual Scottish-Irish Faire 2006 Performers include Jed Marum; Red McWilliams; Don Gabbert; NeedFire; Sheri Flanagan’s Reel Irish Dancers; and Bagpipers from West Texas Presented by The Celtic Heritage Society of the Permian Basin • County Horseshoe Complex, North frontage I-20 @ Cotton Flat Rd., Midland, TX. 11 SATURDAY March 11, 2006 ROYAL SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCE SOCIETY: HOUSTON & DISTRICT BRANCH SOCIAL 7:00 pm Community Presbyterian Church 4881 W. Panther Creek Drive The Woodlands, Texas 77381 (For directions, see below) PROGRAM Hoopers's Jig 32J3 MMMII Reel of the 51st 32R3 XIII/10 Delvine Side 32S3 II/9 EH3 7AF 32J3 XL/6 Strathnairn 32S3 R Sargent Black Mountain Reel 32R5 Haynes INTERVAL Royal Deeside Railway 32R3 XL/9 Joie de Vivre 32J3 XXXIX/2 Culla Bay 32S4 SQ XLI/2 Rock & Wee Pickle Tow 32J2 III/7 Pelorus Jack 32J3 XLI/1 Mairi's Wedding 40R3 Cosh DIRECTIONS TO CHURCH Take I-45 North and exit at Woodland Parkway, heading west. After crossing the lake, turn right at the second light onto West Panther Creek. Immediately after the Shopping Center, turn left into the church parking lot. YA'LL COME AND ENJOY THE WOODLAND DANCERS' HOSPITALITY For more information, contact Moon Weiss Saturday, March 11th The 6th Annual St. Patrick's Day Dance sponsored by the Irish American Heritage Association of Katy 8-12:0 p.m. Epiphany of the Lord Great Room at Norwalk and Highland Knolls Blvd. Special entertainment will be provided by The Cass Irish Dance Troup and music by DJ Dave Clark. Cost: $15.00 per person, $25.00 per couple, includes hors d'oeuvres, snacks and set-ups. Adults only please. For tickets or to reserve a table call Bridget Connelly at 281-492-8780 or Pat McMahon at 713-271-0784. 2nd & 4th Saturdays CONTRA DANCE: HOUSTON AREA TRADITIONAL DANCE SOCIETY, Schedule Music by: Perfect Fifth Caller: Chuck Roth Irish Stew Cook Off Griff's Shenanigans Cafe & Bar 12 SUNDAY Men of Houston Morris Dancers Society for Creative Anachronism Dancing NO DANCING TODAY FM 1960 Area St. Patrick's Day Parade Annual Laying of the Wreath Ceremony at the Dick Dowling Statue in Hermann Park 1:00 PM Grand Marshal's reception honoring Pat Sharkey will be held at Brian O'Neill's Irish Pub, beginning at 2:00 pm. Music Provided by Murder the Stout Brian O'Neill's Pub 5555 Morningside Dr. Houston, TX 713/522-2603 13 MONDAY ROYAL SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCE SOCIETY: HOUSTON & DISTRICT BRANCH General Class (Woodlands) Mondays 7:30-9:30 p.m. Community Center Building (April 24 last session) 2235 Lake Robbins Dr. just down from the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavillion The Woodlands Dave Davies 936 588 4274 General Class (League City) Mondays 7:30-9:30 p.m. Classical Arts Dance Studio (April 24 last session) 530 N Illinois League City Moon Weiss 713-465-9650 International Folk Dancing for beginners. HOUSTON INTERNATIONAL FOLK DANCERS 7:30 - 10:00 pm Oddfellows Hall, 115 E. 14th Street in the Heights. 14 TUESDAY ROYAL SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCE SOCIETY: HOUSTON & DISTRICT BRANCH Basic Class (West Houston) Tuesdays 7:30-9:30 p.m. (April 25 last session) Dads' Club 1006 Voss Road Houston, 77055 Just North of I-10 Teacher: Judi Hallenbeck 713-721-6743 Strings n' Things contact Peggy Carter. 15 WEDNESDAY SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING AND MORE 7-10 pm ST. PATRICK'S THEME! 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 ************************* Dianna Dianna L. Shipman Scottish Country Dancing and More Houston, Texas web page: phone: 713-522-1212
Comments: Post a Comment

<< Home

This page is powered by Blogger. Isn't yours?