Winter 2017- 2018 Dance Schedule

UPCOMING DANCE SCHEDULE

All dances are at the Arden Gild Hall
2126 The Highway, Arden, Delaware 19810
All dances will include teaching for beginners
Folk Dances – $4 for Arden Club members, $5 for non-members
Contra dances – $9 for Arden Club members, $10 for non-members                                         Arden in Motion – Make a donation $5 – $15

Contact juneburleigh@sprynet.com with any questions

Also join us on facebook at Arden Folk Gild

Arden Club membership is open to all and benefits include discounted admission to all Club activities

Dec 3 – Sunday – Contra Dance featuring Firefly Gals with David Rupp calling.  Lesson for new dancers at 1:30 pm — Dance 2:00-5:00 pm

Dec 6 – Wednesday –  Folk and English Dancing with Jenny Brown  7:30 – 9:30 pm

Dec 10 – Sunday – Arden in Motion –  3:00 –  5:00 pm – Lower Gild Hall                                    A fun movement and live music workshop. These monthly workshops begin with relaxation exercises, guided stretching, and then evolve into creative movement with a sense of community and connection. The live music features local musicians from Arden and surrounding areas. Every workshop is unique, there are no steps to learn at all, and the movement structures are improvisational. Enjoy a rejuvenating Sunday afternoon with a creative journey through movement! Open to all, no prior experience needed.

Dec 13  – Wednesday Israeli Dancing with Marilyn Metter 7:30 – 9:30 pm – Oldies

Dec 20 – Wednesday – Folk and English Dancing with Jenny Brown  7:30 – 9:30 pm

Dec 27 – Wednesday – Israeli Dancing with Marilyn Metter  7:30 – 9:30 pm

Jan 1 – Monday – New Year’s Day Dance Party & Potluck Dinner 2:00 – 10:00 pm – Live Music  Both sessions $23, Arden Club members $21, Students $13 or $12/$11/$7 for single session

2:00 – 5:00 pm – International Folk Dancing with the band International Folk Sounds

5:00 – 7:00 – Potluck Dinner

7:00 – 9:00 – Contra Dance with Hot Feat and caller Mark Hillegonds

Jan 10 – Wednesday – Israeli Dancing with Sharon Kleban  7:30 – 9:30 pm

Jan 11 – Thursday – Scottish and English Dance Lessons with Terry Harvey 7:30 – 9:30 pm  – join us for the Winter/Spring session of 12 dance lessons.  $8 per class or $60 for the series

Jan 17 – Wednesday –  Folk and English Dancing with Jenny Brown 7:30 – 9:30 pm

Jan 18 – Thursday – Scottish and English Dance Lessons with Terry Harvey 7:30 – 9:30 pm

Jan 24 – Wednesday – Israeli Dancing with Marilyn Metter 7:30 – 9:30 pm – Oldies

Jan 25 – Thursday – Scottish and English Dance Lessons with Terry Harvey 7:30 – 9:30 pm

Jan 27 – Saturday – Dinner Gild – annual Robert Burns Dinner and Scottish Dancing – must make reservations for dinner – more info coming.

Jan 28  – Sunday – Arden in Motion –  3:00 –  5:00 pm – Lower Gild Hall                                    A fun movement and live music workshop. These monthly workshops begin with relaxation exercises, guided stretching, and then evolve into creative movement with a sense of community and connection. The live music features local musicians from Arden and surrounding areas. Every workshop is unique, there are no steps to learn at all, and the movement structures are improvisational. Enjoy a rejuvenating Sunday afternoon with a creative journey through movement! Open to all, no prior experience needed

Jan 31 – Wednesday – Line and Couples Dancing with Eric Mosley – Eric will bring us a fusion of country, pop and soul music line dancing and couples dancing.  Featuring instruction for beginner to intermediate dancers. Note earlier starting time – 7:00 – 9:30 pm

Feb 4 – Sunday – Contra Dance with music by Blue Jersey and calling by Desire Halcomb  Lesson for new dancers at 1:30 pm — Dance 2:00 – 5:00 pm

Arden Folk Gild

The Arden Folk Gild welcomes you to join us for a variety of dances including international folk dancing, contra dancing, country line dancing, Israeli dancing, square dancing, waltz.  We meet each Wednesday evening and one Sunday afternoon each month at the Arden Gild Hall in Arden Delaware.  Each week focuses on a different dance style with a variety of instructors/dance leaders.  Arden Club members pay a reduced fee for all dances.  For more info call (302) 478-7257 or (610) 277-0844.  Follow Arden Folk Gild on Facebook for more updates and photos.

  • Wednesday March 25, 2015 – Israeli Dancing with Sharon Kleban 7:30 – 9:30 pm   $4, $5
  • Wednesday April 1, 2015- Israeli Dancing with Sharon Kleban 7:30 – 9:30 pm $4, $5
  • Wednesday April 8, 2015 -Country Line Dancing with Laura Stanton and Steve Pistoia – note earlier start time 7:00 – 9:30 pm $4, $6
  • Sunday April 12, 2015 – Waltz Workshop with Peggy Leiby and Ret Turner – 12:30 pm – 1:30pm $5.   Designed to improve techniques and skills for even long-time waltzers as well as beginners
  • Sunday April 12, 2015- Contra Dance (following the Waltz workshop) – Kith and Kin with calling by Hilton Baxter.  Lesson 1:30 – 2:00.  Dancing 2:00 – 5:00 pm. $9 Club members, $10 Guests.  Attend both the waltz and contra dance for $12.
  • Wednesday April 15, 2015 – Oldies Folk dancing with Becky Tosun – bring your requests for old favorites or dances you have always wanted to learn. 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm $4, $5
  • Wednesday April 22, 2015 – Israeli Dancing with Sharon Kleban 7:30 -9:30 pm $4, $5
  • Wednesday April 29, 2015 – Folk and Square Dancing with Bob Witt 7:30 – 9:30 pm $4,$
  • Sunday May 3, 2015 – Contra Dance with calling by Janine Smith – Lesson 1:30 -2:00, dancing 2:00-5:00pm $9, $10