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Thursdays, to Aug 2 -  Summer Dancing at Trinity

All are welcome to dance in beautiful, breezy Seeley Hall at Trinity College, 6 Hoskin Ave. <map> 


Guest teachers:
21 June: Moira Korus   
28 June: Colin Campbell  
 5 July: May Divers 
12 July: Andrew Collins
19 July: Arlene Koteff
26 July: Tony Szeto 
2 Aug: David Booz

More info:  Ken Adamson: ken.adamson@sympatico.ca  416 763 0073

Thursdays, to July 26 -  Summer Dancing at Highlands of Durham

All are welcome to join us at the Port Perry Legion. 7 pm -> 9 pm (great wooden floor and air conditioning) with a social hour afterwards in the downstairs club room. $5 per person.

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 419, 484 Bay Street, Port Perry <map>

Info: Alan Graham (905) 982-1534

Saturday, July 21 -  41st Annual Orillia Scottish Festival 

Dancers of all ages and levels of experience are invited to join us in the mass dancing of the opening ceremonies. Sign up as a 4-couple set representing your dance group or come on your own — you will be matched up to form sets.

We plan three short, simple dances easy to demonstrate on grass: 2018-Orillia-Scottish-Festival-Dances.pdf     

Parade 12pm. Opening Ceremonies 1:30pm.

There will also be dancing, 2-4pm, in the picturesque Pavilion by Lake Couchiching. We invite your dance group to demo a few dances and to lead audience participation ceilidh dances.

There’s a Friday evening Welcome Ceilidh at the local Legion Branch 34, from 6-12pm. Call for tickets: 705-487-5868.

On Sunday the 22nd there is a wee party bash at the Royal Canadian Legion with live entertainment – FREE!

To register or to receive more information on the Festival please contact:  Will Kinghorn 705-259 -3232,  uilleam.ailean@gmail.com

Download:  2018-Orillia-Scottish-Festival-flyer.pdf        Festival Website

Thursday, Aug 30 -  Dance Dufferin Grove

Keith & Deirdre Bark will lead Scottish country dancing in Dufferin Grove Park.

An evening of easy Scottish dances accessible to all in the northwest corner of Dufferin Grove Park near the market.

6:30 - 8:15 at Dufferin Grove Park, 875 Dufferin Street (just south of Bloor) <map>

Download:  2018-Dufferin-Grove-briefs+video.pdf

Info: Paul Barber