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Nov 24: No dancing at HRC.

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017

No dancing at HRC.Hope to see you at Texas Camp!!! No dancing at HRC this week. Hope you join the festivities at Texas Camp. Happy Thanksgiving wherever you spend it .. from AIFD. Check out this week’s AIFD newsletter at

Nov 17: Texas Camp Band!!!

Tuesday, November 14th, 2017

This Friday at dancing:November Birthdays & Anniversaries!!Live Music with Texas Camp Band!!Franklin DJs, Mark assists. Enjoy an evening of rollicking live music by the Texas Camp Band! This eclectic group of folk musicians is meeting in Austin to practice for camp, and this will be a special preview of the tunes they’ll be performing this […]

Nov 10: House Party!!!!

Wednesday, November 8th, 2017

This Friday at dancing:House Party at Stephanie’s. Hancock Rec Center will be closed in observance of Veterans Day. Join us instead at Stephanie Anderson’s house in central Austin, 4907 Lynndale Drive, for a potluck dinner beginning at 7:30 pm until 11:30 pm. Musicians are welcome (but not obligated) to bring their instruments. Her place isn’t […]

Nov 3: John DJs, Janie assists, great teaching.

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

This Friday at dancing:John DJs, Janie assists. Join us a lively evening of folk dancing DJ’d by John Scales. John will be assisted by Janie Hopkins. Teaching: It’ll be an evening Joc-full of fun as Kathleen McDonagh begins with a review of Romanian dances Joc de Fete and Joc de Leagane. Later, Continuing to get […]

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 […]