Monday, July 28, 2014

Sun Aug 10 French Connection Day - Cantigny

French Connection Day 

Sunday, August 10, 2014 |  9 am - 3 pm
Free with $5 per car parking fee

1S151 Winfield Road
Wheaton, IL 60189
  • French Open Air Market by Bensidoun
  • Wine Tasting and French Food at Le Jardin
  • Pétanque (pronounce pay-tonk) a French yard game
  • Kids' Art Project
  • French Music by Traveler's Dream
  • Street Performers: Stilt-walker, Caricaturist, Face Painters, Balloon artist
  • Storytime with Madeline
  • Photo-ops by the 23 foot Eiffel Tower

Sat Aug 2: Fox Valley Irish Fest Aurora + Lake Co Fiber+Folk Fest

Fox Valley Irish Fest
Date: Sat, Aug 02
from 1 to 10:30pm
Price: $5 - $10
Venue Info: RiverEdge Park
360 N. Broadway
Aurora, IL 60505 (click map for more details)
(630) 896-6666

Midwest Fiber & Folk Art Fair (includes folk music)
Date: Fri, Aug 01
through Sun, Aug 3
Price: $10/day or 3 day pass for $25. Kids 10 and under are FREE
Venue Info: Lake County Fairgrounds
1060 E. Peterson Rd
Grayslake, IL 60030

Sunday, July 13, 2014

WPR TTBOOK podcast: Just Dance

Wisconsin Public Radio show "To The Best Of Our Knowledge" podcast entitled "Just Dance":

Want to improve your mood? Just dance. This hour we’re talking with people who’ve found an easy way to keep themselves happy, to build friendships, and make art. We’re checking in with neuroscientists too, to hear just what happens in our brains when we’re dancing."

Friday, July 4, 2014

Not meeting Friday, July 4, 2014

Since the Fourth of July falls on a Friday this year, we assume most people will be going to see fireworks, so we're cancelling Friday night folk dancing that night, July 4, 2014. 

Friday, May 30, 2014

Not meeting Fri May 30: June Camp 2014

We will not be meeting for dancing in Downers Grove on Friday, May 30.

Many of us will be going to June Camp that weekend:
International Folk Dance Camp in the Midwest
Beloit College, Beloit, WI
May 29 - June 1, 2014
Featuring Steve Kotansky
Dances of the Southern Balkans and couple dances from central Europe and the Balkans
Also featuring Live music parties with members of the Pinewoods Band