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Support our Business Members:

Kit "KayCee"Brennick, State Farm Insurance
4407 N Division St, Suite 610
Spokane, WA 99207
Bus: 509-483-5540 Fax: 509-592-2098
kit@kitbrennick.com

CHallanger Coaching   Specializing in “Helping Women Get Out of Their Heads and into Action” since 2001.

 Kay Rowley, Rowley Rentals, LLC

Spokane Folklore Society
Answer Phone: (509)747-2640
P.O. Box 141
Spokane, WA 99210-0141 

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President’s Desk
Greetings Folkies!
Thank you all for making this year another fun season of music and
dance. Please be sure to thank some of the volunteers who make
everything possible, especially the sound and setup crews, fall folk
festival committee, and the SFS board and committee leaders. If
you have ideas or interest in a particular part of the running of
the Folklore Society please talk to a current board member about
joining us. Enjoy the summer!
Tashie Dial

Carol Ormand to Call June 20 Contra Dance
The Western Dance Center, 1901 N. Sullivan Rd, Spokane Valley is the new location for our very
special June Saturday dance. It is just across the river from the Spokane Valley Mall in Sullivan
Park. Cross the river and look for the big parking lot to the west.Carol comes to us from Madison, WI and is a popular
caller all over the US. She also makes beautiful quilts, which you can see on her website, carolormand.com
Band: The Latter Day Lizards from Massachusetts
Time: 8-11 pm
Admission:
$10 members, $12
general Information:
call 747-2640 or
spokanefolklore@gmail.com

Spokane Folklore Society Board Elections
By now you should have received your ballot in the mail for the 2015-2016 Board election. Please complete your ballot and return it to the address provided or bring it to a Wednesday night contra dance.
Even if your name isn't on the ballot, and you wish to help out with SFS activities next year, please con-
tact a board member and let them know how you can help.
Thank you!
David Keckalo, SFS Vice President

Fall Folk Festival Seeks Secretary
The Fall Folk Festival Committee is looking for a secretary to join our team. We meet generally on
the first Monday of each month except December and January. The secretarial duties include taking
minutes at each monthly meeting and participating in the overall creation and organization of the
festival. The secretary also participates during the weekend of the festival, as does each committee
member, from set-up on Friday night, to tear-down on Sunday.
This is a productive, creative, and fulfilling position for anyone interested in being an active
part of the festival committee. The festival takes place on the second weekend of November; this
year it will be on November 14 and 15.
Please contact us if you are interested at fallfolkfestival@moxxee.com, call 509-828-3683, or
talk to any committee member: Dan and Donna Burt, Ken Glastre, Sylvia Gobel, Linnell Hinchey,
Nora Scott, and Carolyn Wright.

Slow Jam

The slow jam is now finished for the
season. James Funk has done a great job
leading the sessions, and KayCee Bren-
nick has generously hosted them at her
home on W. Cleveland in Spokane. She
will host again beginning in September.
For information on September, email
KayCee at kbrennick@comcast.net
., or watch these pages for fall updates.
Thanks for the memories!


Contra Schedule:

June 3 Contra Dance in Spokane* 7:30—9:30 pm
Caller: Vickie Marron, Band: Crooked Kilt
5 Family Dance and Potluck 6:30—8 pm
Caller/Teacher: Susan Dankovich, the Family Band, see ad p. 3
9 Greek-themed Folk Dance Party from 6:30—9:30 pm
International Folk Dancers, 3917 N. Oak St., Spokane
10 Contra Dance in Spokane* 7:30—9:30 pm
Caller: Susan Dankovich, Band: Out of Nowhere
12 Contra Dance in Sandpoint, ID**
Caller: Emily Faulkner, Band: The Coggies
13 Contra Dance in Moscow, ID*** 6:30 Potluck, 7:30 Dance
Caller: a host of local callers Band: TBA, but someone “groovy”!
14 Choro Das 3 concert and workshop 5-7 pm
Family band from Brazil, Rick Singer Studio, 415 W. Main?? For 
info call Dan Gore at (509) 838-9135 or
danielcgore@msn.com
15 Silver Spurs Youth Folk Dancers 7 pm Bing Crosby Theater—see article p. 3
17 Contra Dance in Spokane* 7:30—9:30 pm
Caller: Vickie Marron, Jam Band
20 Contra Dance in Spokane Valley 8—11 pm
Caller: Carol Ormand, Band: Latter Day Lizards
20 Kim Richey House Concert 7:30—9:30 pm
2-time Grammy nominee, 1514 S. Cedar, Spokane. See
www.indieairradio.com or call Bob Rice at 509-879-1871
21-27 Lady of the Lake Music and Dance Week
all week at Cd’A

July
10 Contra Dance in Sandpoint, ID
Caller: Emily Faulkner, Band: Out of the Wood
11
Contra Dance  in  Moscow,  ID***  Potluck 6:30  Dance  7:30—10:30
Caller: Karen Wilson-Bell, Band:
Northern Shore
25 Contra Dance in Moscow, ID*** Potluck 6:30 Dance 7:30—10:30
Caller: Susan Dankovich, Band: Under the Wire
* Woman’s Club: 1428 W. 9th Ave, Spokane
** Sandpoint Community Hall, 204 South First Avenue, Sandpoint, ID
*** Old Blain Schoolhouse, Eid and Blaine Rd. Moscow, ID


Greek Folk Dance Party
You are invited to a Greek-themed
dance party on Tuesday, June 9, with
the International Folk Dancers of
Spokane. Bring a snack to share if you
like. Socialize, learn a Greek dance or
two, and find out what the Interna-
tional dancers are doing on Tuesday nights.
Time:
6:30—9:30 pm
Place:
Justin and Karen Wilson-Bell’s
3917 N. Oak St
Street parking
Call (509) 327-7862 with questions.