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Skandia Folkdance Society

425-954-5262|www.skandia-folkdance.org

May 2019

Skandia Dance Class: Basics series

May 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 12, 2019

Phinney Neighborhood Center, 6532 Phinney Ave N
Seattle,
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$6 – $55

This 6-week series begins on May 8 and runs on Wednesday evenings until June 12. This class series will focus on how to get out on the dance floor and have fun dancing, even if you don’t know the specific village dance that some of the dancers are doing. We will cover the frequently done turning dances, including schottis, waltz, snoa, and hambo. We will also work on some of the basic components of Scandinavian turning dances to improve dancing…

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Skandia Dance Class: Basics series

May 29 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 12, 2019

Phinney Neighborhood Center, 6532 Phinney Ave N
Seattle,
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$6 – $55

This 6-week series begins on May 8 and runs on Wednesday evenings until June 12. This class series will focus on how to get out on the dance floor and have fun dancing, even if you don’t know the specific village dance that some of the dancers are doing. We will cover the frequently done turning dances, including schottis, waltz, snoa, and hambo. We will also work on some of the basic components of Scandinavian turning dances to improve dancing…

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June 2019

Skandia Dance Class: Basics series

June 5 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 12, 2019

Phinney Neighborhood Center, 6532 Phinney Ave N
Seattle,
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$6 – $55

This 6-week series begins on May 8 and runs on Wednesday evenings until June 12. This class series will focus on how to get out on the dance floor and have fun dancing, even if you don’t know the specific village dance that some of the dancers are doing. We will cover the frequently done turning dances, including schottis, waltz, snoa, and hambo. We will also work on some of the basic components of Scandinavian turning dances to improve dancing…

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Skandia Friday dance with Allspice Band

June 7 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave W
Lynnwood, 98036
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$10 – $15

Bob Hamilton and a partner will teach Slängpolska. This is an easy and fun couple dance, done in some version all over Sweden. It is like swing dancing, with just a walking step; the lead can choose from many possible moves, and there is lots of interaction between the partners. This is a good go-to dance if you are not sure what else to do. At 8:30, enjoy the music of Allspice, the Scandinavian and international dance band that has…

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Skandia Dance Class: Basics series

June 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 12, 2019

Phinney Neighborhood Center, 6532 Phinney Ave N
Seattle,
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$6 – $55

This 6-week series begins on May 8 and runs on Wednesday evenings until June 12. This class series will focus on how to get out on the dance floor and have fun dancing, even if you don’t know the specific village dance that some of the dancers are doing. We will cover the frequently done turning dances, including schottis, waltz, snoa, and hambo. We will also work on some of the basic components of Scandinavian turning dances to improve dancing…

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Skandia Friday dance with the Seattle Skandia Spelmanslag

June 21 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave W
Lynnwood, 98036
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$10 – $15

Glad Midsommardag! Come and join Kathi Ploeger and Don Meyers on June 21, as they describe Stabberinglender their way and attempt to demystify the dance. At 8:30, enjoy the music of the Seattle Skandia Spelmanslag, the region’s open-membership group. The Spelmanslag plays a wide variety of Scandinavian dance music—gammaldans, mixers, polskas—something for everybody. Get those dance shoes on!

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Skandia’s Midsommarfest

June 30 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
St Edward St Park, 14445 Juanita Drive NE
Kenmore, 98028
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This day-long traditional Scandinavian celebration features music and dance performances, kids’ activities (including raising a kid-sized pole), flower crowns, craft and food booths, a special costume presentation, participatory dancing, mini-dance lessons for beginners, and of course, the traditional pole raising ceremony. FREE (donations accepted; buttons are available for a $2 donation to help defray the cost of putting on the festival). Info: email hidden; JavaScript is required, www.skandia-folkdance.org, or (425) 954-5262.

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November 2019

Skandia 65th Anniversary Ball

November 2 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Swedish Club, 1920 Dexter Ave. N.
Seattle, WA, WA United States
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It’s Skandia’s 70th anniversary this year! We are going to celebrate the 65th Annual Skandia Ball with a new date (Saturday, November 2nd), a new location (the Swedish Club), local music (our fine local musicians), visiting musicians (a duo from Sweden), and great potluck treats. Join us!

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