Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Saturday, February 9, 2019

Balkanske Igre Spring Fest Mar 22-24, 2019

Here's the link for this year's Balkanske Igre Spring Festival:
https://www.balkanskiigri.com/

Also a facebook event link:
https://www.facebook.com/events/341162626485242/

Looks like there are some new locations:

Friday, 7pm at Turkish Cuisine Restaurant, 2546 W Peterson Ave, Chicago
Saturday, 10am to midnight, International House, 1414 E 59th St, Chicago
Sunday, 10am-3:50pm, at the dance studio at 6069 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago.
Sunday evening, post-festival dinner and dance party at 6pm the N.O.K. Persian Restaurant, 6075 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago (next door to the dance studio).

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Stone Soup: Save The Date Saturday April 6, 2019

Mark your calendar Saturday April 6, 2019, for the 37th annual Stone Soup Party (it's always the 37th annual, since Joe used to make the flyers years ago and his favorite number was 37).

Saturday, February 2, 2019

Univ of Chicago Folk Festival Feb 15-16, 2019

The University of Chicago Folk Festival this year is Fri-Sat Feb 15-16, 2019.

Concerts are 8pm Friday and 7:30pm Saturday, at Mandel Hall, 1131 E 57th St, Chicago.

Workshops are during the day Saturday, at Ida Noyes Hall, 1212 E 59th St, Chicago.

The ufcfolk.org page doesn't have the schedules yet, but Roo pointed me to this facebook link:  https://m.facebook.com/UCFolkFest/ , which shows these planned dance workshops:
  • Scandinavian Dance, Saturday, 10:30-12:00, Cloister Club
  • Cajun Dance, Saturday, 1:00-2:30, Cloister Club, with a lesson from 12:30-1
  • Barn Dance, Saturday, 3:00-5:00, Cloister Club
  • Morris Dancing with Pullman Morris and Sword, Saturday, 11:30 - 12:30, Third Floor Theater
  • Waltzes and English Country Dances, Saturday, 12:30-1:30, 3rd Floor Theater
There are also music workshops, including Chicago Recorder Society on Saturday, 11:00-12:00, Library (1st Floor)

Friday, January 25, 2019

Not meeting Fri Jan 25 due to more snow

Hate to cancel 2 weeks in a row, but weather & road conditions are looking bad.  So, not meeting in Downers Grove tonight.  Sorry.

Friday, January 18, 2019

Not meeting Friday Jan 18, 2019 - winter storm

We will not be meeting in Downers Grove tonight, Friday, January 18, 2019, due to the no-good, very bad, but entirely normal for January, weather forecast.
Here's something to watch while you stay safe & warm at home: