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June 2019

Jerry Duke

June 21 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Bethany Lutheran Church, 1095 Cloud Avenue
Menlo Park, CA 94025 United States
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$5

Jerry Duke has had a long career in dance, with broad interests in many kinds of dance. He has served many different roles including dancer, choreographer, researcher and teacher. He is currently a faculty member at SF State University and teaches folk and social dancing at the University of San Francisco.

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July 2019

Katherine Abbott

July 12 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Bethany Lutheran Church, 1095 Cloud Avenue
Menlo Park, CA 94025 United States
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$5

Katherine Abbott will be our featured instructor and will teach international dances. Katherine Abbott Katherine Abbott fell in love with folk dancing in 1970 when she attended Stockton Folk Dance Camp for the first time. Since then she has danced and taught in a variety of dance clubs in Colorado, Utah and Northern California: Heritage Festival, East Bay Folk Dancers, Moveable Feet, Changs, Peninsula Folk Dance Council, and Berkeley Folk Dancers. Her enthusiasm for dancing is contagious and her clear…

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Katherine Abbott

July 19 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Bethany Lutheran Church, 1095 Cloud Avenue
Menlo Park, CA 94025 United States
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$5

Katherine Abbott will be our featured instructor and will teach international dances. Katherine Abbott Katherine Abbott fell in love with folk dancing in 1970 when she attended Stockton Folk Dance Camp for the first time. Since then she has danced and taught in a variety of dance clubs in Colorado, Utah and Northern California: Heritage Festival, East Bay Folk Dancers, Moveable Feet, Changs, Peninsula Folk Dance Council, and Berkeley Folk Dancers. Her enthusiasm for dancing is contagious and her clear…

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August 2019

All Requests

August 2 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Bethany Lutheran Church, 1095 Cloud Avenue
Menlo Park, CA 94025 United States
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$5

All request dance night! Likely to include review of dances taught earlier

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Adony Beniares

August 9 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Bethany Lutheran Church, 1095 Cloud Avenue
Menlo Park, CA 94025 United States
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$5

Adony Beniares returns as our featured instructor. Come also to help celebrate with cake, dance, and song Owen Saxton's birthday on this day. Adony Beniares Dancing since 2005, Adony is a charming dance generalist, enjoying all genres and folk dance types, with a current fondness for Israeli, Greek, Scottish and English. A frequent and renowned favorite among many Peninsula folk dance groups for many years, together Becky and Adony dance 2-3 times a week and attend a party or two…

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Adony Beniares

August 16 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Bethany Lutheran Church, 1095 Cloud Avenue
Menlo Park, CA 94025 United States
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$5

Dancing since 2005, Adony is a charming dance generalist, enjoying all genres and folk dance types, with a current fondness for Israeli, Greek, Scottish and English. A frequent and renowned favorite among many Peninsula folk dance groups for many years, together Becky and Adony dance 2-3 times a week and attend a party or two per month in the Bay Area. Adony seeks to continually improve his technique in improvisation and couple dancing. In dance related activities, Becky and Adony…

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All Requests

August 23 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Bethany Lutheran Church, 1095 Cloud Avenue
Menlo Park, CA 94025 United States
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$5

All request dance night! Likely to include review of dances taught earlier.

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September 2019

Dance Party with Zabava International

September 6 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Bethany Lutheran Church, 1095 Cloud Avenue
Menlo Park, CA 94025 United States
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$12

Live international music and dancing to Bill Cope and Zabava International! It's a party night, so snacks and drinks are welcome, as are tips for the band. Zabava International: Michelle Simon, Bill Cope, and Tom FarrisZabava International!Energetic, soulful, and rhythmically dazzling music played from the center of the dance floor--music from Albania, America, Armenia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Macedonia, Norway, the Romani, Romania, Serbia, South Africa, Sweden and Turkey traditions. The musicians recreate the vibrant interplay of traditional music…

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John Burke & Eileen Menteer

September 13 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Bethany Lutheran Church, 1095 Cloud Avenue
Menlo Park, CA 94025 United States
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$5

John Burke has danced in the Bay Area since around 1980. He has been a teacher frequently at Stanford Folk Dancers, specializing in Bulgarian, Macedonian and Romanian dances that are "too complicated to simply pick up." Eileen Menteer has been folk dancing for fifty years, starting with Sunny Bloland’s class in Berkeley.

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John Burke & Eileen Menteer

September 20 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Bethany Lutheran Church, 1095 Cloud Avenue
Menlo Park, CA 94025 United States
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$5

John Burke has danced in the Bay Area since around 1980. He has been a teacher frequently at Stanford Folk Dancers, specializing in Bulgarian, Macedonian and Romanian dances that are "too complicated to simply pick up." Eileen Menteer has been folk dancing for fifty years, starting with Sunny Bloland’s class in Berkeley. This day is also John Burke's birthday. Please come help celebrate with him!

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