May 19: HRC closed. Potluck!!!

Potluckdance circleThis Friday at dancing:
HRC closed for maintenance.
Potluck at Stephanie’s instead.
Hancock Rec Center will be closed for maintenance on Friday, May 19. Join us instead at Stephanie Anderson’s Stephanie Andersonhouse in central Austin, 4907 Lynndale Drive, for a potluck beginning at 7:30 pm until 11:30 pm. Musicians are welcome to bring their instruments. My place isn’t huge, but we seem to be able to dance in small spaces, and if nothing else, it’ll be a wonderful opportunity to just hang out and talk!. We’ll be back at HRC next week.
For more information and other neat stuff, check out this week’s newsletter.

May 12: Election night!!!

CakeBallot boxThis Friday at dancing:
Election And Birthday Night!!!
John DJs, Jeff assists.
John ScalesJeff KesselJoin AIFD this coming Friday as we elect a new Board of Directors. We will also celebrate May birthdays and anniversaries with cake. John Scales will be our DJ this week. He will be assisted by Jeff Kessel.
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Madeline BrockTeaching: This week, Madeline Brock will be teaching some of her favorite dances. They include Biserka-Bojarka, Western Trio Mixer, Dobra Nevesto and Belasicko. Come at 7 to begin the evening learning these wonderful dances.
For more information and other neat stuff, check out this week’s newsletter.


Friday, May 12, 7-9:45 pm
The admission fee is $5 for those 18 and older.
There is no fee for those under 18,
but they must be supervised by a designated person 18 or older.
Hancock Recreation Center (HRC)

May 5: Franklin DJs, Dee assists.

This Friday at dancing:
Franklin DJs, Dee assists.
Franklin HoustonDee McCandlessJoin us for a lively evening of folk dancing DJ’d by Franklin Houston. As one of the outgoing Teaching Directors, he will include some of his favorite dances that were taught this past year. Franklin will be assisted by Dee McCandless.
Kathleen McDonaghTeaching: This week, we will be celebrating Cinco de Mayo by learning dances in 5 (5 beats per measure). Kathleen McDonagh will teach the following dances: Tsakonikos, Ali Pasa, Pajdushko and Joc de Fete. Come with the 5 toes on your right foot, 5 toes on your left foot, and your 5 senses and join us when teaching begins at 7 PM.
For more information and other neat stuff, check out this week’s newsletter.


Friday, May 5, 7-9:45 pm
The admission fee is $5 for those 18 and older.
There is no fee for those under 18,
but they must be supervised by a designated person 18 or older.
Hancock Recreation Center (HRC)

April 28: Madeline DJs.

This Friday at dancing:
Madeline DJs, Mark assists.
Madeline BrockMark EdwardsJoin us for a lively evening of folk dancing DJ’d by Madeline Brock. Madeline will be assisted by Mark Edwards.
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Holly PlotnerTeaching: This week, Holly Plotner will be teaching dances from the 2017 San Antonio Folk Dance Festival. This will be a great opportunity to review the dances you learned if you attended the festival and to learn some dances if you were unable to attend. Teaching begins at 7.
For more information and other neat stuff, check out this week’s newsletter.


Friday, April 28, 7-9:45 pm
The admission fee is $5 for those 18 and older.
There is no fee for those under 18,
but they must be supervised by a designated person 18 or older.
Hancock Recreation Center (HRC)

Join Us!

The Austin International Folk Dancers meet almost every Friday Night (7-9:45PM) at the Hancock Recreation Center, 811 E 41st St, in Austin Texas.


Everyone is welcome at AIFD, Everyone is welcome at AIFD; we are kid-friendly and our dancers come from all walks of life.
The admission fee is $5 for those 18 and older (those under 18 must be accompanied by an adult).

No partner is needed, and dancers of every skill level are welcome.

Our repertoire includes line dances, couples dances, and mixers. Folk dancing is a great social event and wonderful exercise.