Seattle Branch
Royal Scottish Country Dance Society

  Dance Calendar   Year 2014 -  2015

In addition to regular weekly classes in greater Seattle, listed below are  many other events happening in greater Puget Sound.  Contacts for other dance groups can be found in  Nearby Groups and links

Seattle Branch 2013-14 Core List of Dances
Non-published  - The 'Compleat Gardener',
Gordon's Cider Press', 'Major Clark’s Farewell'

Non-published - In honor of this year's Ft. Worden 40th Anniversary - ' Seattle Rubies' by Irene Paterson, Seattle Branch.
 

 
Th Classes page of this website provides you general class information, locations and fees.  If you are looking for a scholarship to one of our workshops go to the Membership page.  As events are scheduled we will continue to post them.  Check back often.

 Updated 10/20/14                                                    

   October 2014

  • Oct. 21, 28 (Tues.) - U-District classes are at the University Heights Building, 5031 University Way NE, classroom 108, from 8:00 - 9:55pm.  Teacher is Rachel P.  Open to all, new and returning.  Details on the Classes page of this website, rates and contact if you need to.
     

  • Oct. 22, 29  (Wed.) - Scottish Country Dance Classes at Lake Forest Park from 7:15 -9:30 PM. weekly (At the Northwest Ballet Center, 17171 Bothell Way NE, Lake Forest Park Towne Center.  Questions:  Call 425.488.7643)   Newcomers are welcome - your first class is free.  A partner is not necessary; wear comfy clothes and soft indoor shoes.  Enjoy fun, fitness and friendship.  Further details on the Classes page.  Time start: 7:15 - 9:30pm with teacher Elinor V.  Details with costs on the Classes page.
     

  • Oct. 22, 29 (Wed.) - Class continues with Irene P.  in Mukilteo.  Please call her for further information if you'd like to attend.
     

  • Oct. 23, 30 (Thur.) - Wenatchee Scottish Dance Classes will continue on Thursdays at the Irish Dance Studio , 151 Worthen St, Wenatchee,   from 6:30 - 8:30 PM.  Classes page has further info.  Talk to Lesley A. teacher.
     

  • Oct. 26 (Sun.) - Redmond's Fall Qtr. classes are at the DanceWorks Studio, 16641 Redmond Way, Redmond WA., from 6:30 - 8:30pm.   See the Classes page of this website for time, cost and contact info to reach Lea M. if you have further questions.
     

  • Oct. (Sun.) - Tacoma Scottish Country Dance Classes begin.  See 'Classes' on this website for further information about them.
     

  • Oct. 18 (Sat.) - Seattle will have an October Monthly Dance to honor Irene Paterson for her many contributions to the Branch, at the Congregational Church of Mercer Island, 4545 Island Crest Way, at 7:30pm.  Music is  by Calum Mackinnon, Lisa Scott and Marcia Thumma, who are playing  this special event for  Irene.   She will soon move to Vancouver Is and will be missed.  This is a 'must do' event, so save the date.  Program  listed here.  Dance cues are now available.  Here is a flyer to share with others who might wish to come for the evening.  This evening is free to dancers, given by the Mukilteo Class & Friends to  honor her.  We are hearing that the church is updating its furnace during this week, so it may be chilly upon arrival; please bring a shawl or sweater to stay warm until you have done a few dances.
     

  • Oct. 25 (Sat.) - Bellingham Masquerade Ball in Bellingham WA begins this year with a Reception at 6:30pm with the Grand March at 7:30pm at the Majestic Ballroom, 1027 N. Forest St., Bellingham.  Come in historic dress or adorn a mask for this Grand March! Music by Calum MacKinnon, Deby Benton Grosjean, Andy Imbrie, and Ginny Snowe.     Registration is now available and program details are on their website bellinghamscd.org .  There will be a courtesy walkthrough earlier this date, also specified in detail on their site.
                                          

 

  • Oct. 25 (Sat.) - RSCDS SW WA Branch Dance Party 'A Medieval Highland Fling'  in Vancouver WA at the Columbia Dance Center, at 7:30 pm.  Music by  Cynthia Soohoo and Nathaniel Soohoo-Hui.   More information on their flyer and dances cues included.  Contact LInda Mae if you have further questions.

     

 November 2014

  • Nov. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 (Sun.) - Redmond's Fall Qtr. classes are at the DanceWorks Studio, 16641 Redmond Way, Redmond WA., from 6:30 - 8:30pm.   See the Classes page of this website for time, cost and contact info to reach Lea M. if you have further questions.
     

  • Nov. 4, 11, 18, 25 (Tues.) - U-District classes are at the University Heights Building, 5031 University Way NE, classroom 108, from 8:00 - 9:55pm.  Teacher is Rachel P.  Open to all, new and returning.  Details on the Classes page of this website, rates and contact if you wish to reach Rachel.
     

  • Nov. 5, 12, 19 (Wed.) - Scottish Country Dance Classes at Lake Forest Park from 7:15 -9:30 PM. weekly (At the Northwest Ballet Center, 17171 Bothell Way NE, Lake Forest Park Towne Center.  Questions:  Call 425.488.7643)   Newcomers are welcome - your first class is free.  A partner is not necessary; wear comfy clothes and soft indoor shoes.  Enjoy fun, fitness and friendship.   Teacher is Elinor V.  Further information on the Classes page.    No class on Nov. 26.
     

  • Nov.  (Wed.) - Class may continue with Irene P.  in Mukilteo.  Please call or email her for further information if you'd like to attend.
     

  • Nov. 6, 13, 20 (Thur.) - Wenatchee Scottish Dance Classes will continue on Thursdays at the Irish Dance Studio , 151 Worthen St, Wenatchee,   from 6:30 - 8:30 PM.  Classes page has further info.  Talk to Lesley A. teacher (509.663.3743).
     

  • Nov. 7-9 (Fri.-Sun.) - Asilomar 2014 weekend
     

  • Nov. 15 (Sat.) - Pre - Thanksgiving Dance at the Mercer Island location (CCMI) will be a potluck dinner beginning at 6:00pm in the church social hall downstairs and followed by a 7:00pm (early start ) dance start to 'Best of the Bands' upstairs.  Between dances there will be a potted house plants table with many of your favorite plants for sale, presided over by David V., our Compleat Gardener.  The dance cues are provided hereSpecial rules for this dance: bring a favorite dish to share (pre-heated before you come, dishes and utensils and coffee/tea  provided for you {no use of the upstairs kitchen}, pot up a plant that needs a new home to add to the selection for sale {help raise a little extra money to have  more live music}, and enjoy an evening of dancing.
    {This replaces the Teacher Workshop that has been cancelled.}

December 2014

  • Dec. 13 (Sat.) -  The Holiday RDSDS-Seattle Ceilidh will be at CCMI so hold the evening and work on your ceilidh act for this event.  The dance program is provided for your reviews.  More details about the evening soon.

January 2015

  • Jan. 16 - 18 (Fri. - Sun.) -  Mark your long range calendar for the Scottish Music Workshop in January, held at Ft. Casey on Whidbey Island.  You can read about it on their website.