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May 18: Homegrown

Tuesday, May 15th, 2018

This Friday at dancing:Live Music with Homegrown!John DJs, Mark assists. Join us for a lively evening that will include live music as Homegrown plays two sets of international music. Homegrown is truly homegrown, made up of Austin musicians who have been playing together for many years – Anne Alexander, Norris Foster Harrell, Holly Plotner, Joane […]

May 11: ELECTIONS!!!

Tuesday, May 8th, 2018

This Friday at dancing:May Birthdays, Anniversaries, and ELECTIONS!!!Holly DJs, Denise assists. Join us for a lively evening of dancing DJ’d by Holly Plotner. Holly will be assisted by Denise Fynmore. During the evening we will conduct the elections for the 2018-19 AIFD Board of Directors. We will also celebrate May Birthdays and Anniversaries with song, […]

May 4: Franklin DJ’s, Jeff assists.

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018

This Friday at dancing:Franklin DJs, Jeff assists. Do you long for the good old days when you knew every dance that was played? Well, our DJ, Franklin Houston, will try to make that happen. He’s planned an entire evening of long-existing but still popular dances that everyone will enjoy. Franklin will be assisted by Jeff […]

April 27: Madeline DJs, Kathleen assists.

Wednesday, April 25th, 2018

This Friday at dancing:Madeline DJs, Kathleen assists. Enjoy a lively evening of All Request dancing. Our DJ this week, Madeline Brock, will try to play whatever is on the request list! Madeline will be assisted by Kathleen McDonagh. During the evening we will be serenaded by Women Singing: Anne Alexander, Charlotte Harris, Holly Plotner, Dee […]

Teaching requests?

Saturday, July 15th, 2017

From your AIFD Teaching Director: Is there a dance you especially want to learn, or that you can’t quite get by following behind the line? Send your teaching requests to Sharon at; she’ll see what can go on the teaching schedule for summer and fall. – Sharon Casteel

Hot Summer!!!

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

HOT SUMMER AHEAD! PLEASE READ! Dancing involves a lot of close contact. If you notice that your partner is hesitant to get into proper dance hold, is holding his or her breath, bolts from the dance floor as soon as the dance is over, or declines to dance with you again, you should recheck your […]

Join Us!

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

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 […]