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Don Mills:    In-person

Don Mills 7:30-9:30pm   (see also

Banbury Community Centre, 120 Banbury Road, Don Mills <map>  

Teacher: Sandra Scott  |  Contact:  Anne Anderson  416.449-1898

Erin Mills:   In  person  ~  7:30-9:30pm 

Erin Mills with Keith Bark has switched to in-person dancing, 7:30-9:30 at Cooksville United Church, 2500 Mimosa Row (Go west on Floradale, off Hurontario, S of Dundas) <map>   (see also)

Tayside Evenings:  In-person 

7:30 to 9:30pm Contact: Barbara Grisdale 416.759-4275

Westview Presbyterian Church, 233 Westview Blvd, East York  <map> Instructor: Blair Gerrie 416.651-8933  (see also)


Bloorlea, (now mornings)~ 10am - noon   In-person

Arlene Koteff teaches social dancing  (see also)
New day & time; same location ~ Wednesday mornings from 10am to noon; April 6 to June 8, 2022.  Pre-registration with Franklin Horner Community Centre required:  email Rosa Perkovic.
At Franklin Horner Community Centre, 432 Horner Avenue, Etobicoke, <map>.  In the large Gym (Auditorium).  Contact:   Arlene

Humbercrest: ~ ~ 7:15 to 9:15 pm    In-person 

Deirdre MacCuish Bark teaches social dancing.  (see also)
All are welcome.  Contact: Barbara Kalmuk  416.766-3879


Alma’s Social Class1:30 - 3:30 pm    In-person

Starts April 7  —  This new social dance class runs April and May.

Queen Elizabeth Park Community & Cultural Centre,
2302 Bridge Road, Oakville ( South of QEW between 3rd Line and Bronte Road) <map>   Contact:   Alma Smith

Extension & Level 3 Classes7:30 - 9:30 pm    In-person

Classes begin May 12 ~  Details on Lessons page

Eastminster Church <map> is at 310 Danforth Ave. one block west of Chester station. For more info, contact:   Sue Ann Bryce

Fridays…     In-person

South Simcoe: 7:30 -9:30 pm  

Maureen Richardson teaches social dances.

Masks should be worn. Please bring your own water, snacks, sanitizer.  
(see also, Social Groups page)  Contact:  SCDAlliston@gmail.com

Woodglen: 7:45 -9:45 pm    |   Woodglen-Protocols.pdf

Deirdre MacCuish Bark teaches social dances.
(see also, Social Groups page)  Contact: John Clark


Rosedale Youth Classes: Oct to May    (see also)

Senior classes in person for ‘tweens & teens who are double vaccinated, began Saturday March 5.

Double vaccinations will apply

Under 12s:  8:45 to 9:30am  

Children under 12 and/or families are welcome.

Dancers age 12+ 10:15 - 11:30am. 
All 12+ and 20-somethings are welcome!

Proof of vaccination, completed covid attestation forms, and masks are required to attend classes. 

Contact Moira Korus for information & Covid protocols 

Alma’s Scottish Step Classes 2 - 3pm  Continuing via Zoom

Alma will teach Ladies’ Step dancing over a number of weeks.

All are welcome. Contact:   Alma Smith


May 28 :  Kilts & Posh Frocks Ball 

In the tradition of Shiftin’ Bobbins’ twice-postponed St. Andrew’s Day Celebration, we are hosting a season ending  “Kilts & Posh Frocks”  formal evening dance, with music by Scotch Mist.
Kilts & Posh Frocks Ball programme.pdf

SOLD OUT ~ Standby tickets only: shiftinbobbins@gmail.com

Now that Public Health protocols permit, we have added Bring & Share food to the evening’s events:  Ball-details.pdf

Grace Church-On-The-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Road (at Russell Hill) <map>

Tuesdays Evenings in June  :  Dancing In The Park
7pm - Dusk

We are on track for Dancing on The Green , at Edwards Gardens <map> again this June.

Music by Laird Brown’s Scotch Mist.

Planned dates are June 7, 14, 21, 28.

Overall list of dances:  2022-Dancing-in-the-Park-Programme.pdf

Cribs+video:  •  2022-DITP-1st-Week.pdf    • 2022-DITP-2nd-Week.pdf 
•  2022-DITP-3rd-Week.pdf      • 2022-DITP-4th-Week.pdf

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June 26, July 10, July 17 :  You, too, can be a “stooge” and improve your dancing skills 

Calling all dancers with at least two years experience…
We are looking for volunteers to act as students – traditionally (and unfortunately) termed “stooges” – in our Teacher Candidate Classes, and for their examination.  Volunteers will:

•  Improve their dancing skills
•  Play a vital role in the future of Scottish country dancing

•  Encourage and support aspiring Scottish country dance teachers
•  Dance for free – there is no fee.

There are two practices and one Teacher Candidate Adjudication:
•  Sunday, June 26, 2-4pm @ Broadlands Community Centre

•  Sunday, July 10, 2-4pm @  (venue TBA)

•  Adjudication:  Sunday, July 17, 1:30-4:30 pm (venue TBA)

To volunteer for one or more classes, reserve your spot before June 10 with Sue Ann Bryce sueann2@sympatico.ca She can give you further details.

Thursday evening Extension Classes, and Level 3 
Improver Classes are open for Registration: 
▶︎ Extension Classes   |   ▶︎ Level 3 Classes
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~  May 12, 19, 26  ~ 
Extension Classes    or   Level 3 Advanced Classes
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