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Kit "KayCee"Brennick, State Farm Insurance
4407 N Division St, Suite 610
Spokane, WA 99207
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President’s Desk

Greetings folkies!

Spring is here with our schedule of fun dances and slow jams to keep us all on our toes.

Please be sure to participate in our special survey, included in this edition of our newsletter in print and online for all e-list members.

And don’t forget to sign up for Lady of the Lake Music and Dance Camp—
it’s filling up fast and just around the corner.

Tashie Dial


Friday, April 10 and May 1 FREE FREE FREE

FAMILY DANCE AND POTLUCK

Bring your little sweeties to the April and May Family Dances! May will be the last one for the seasson. Easy circle, line, contra, folk and novelty dances with live music.
The Family Dance Band brings the tunes!
Potluck begins at 6:30 p.m.—bring something yummy!
Dances begin at 7 p.m. and go to about 8 p.m.
All of the fun dances are clearly taught by Susan Dankovich. (509)533-9955 or sdanko@cet.com
St. John's Cathedral
127 E. 12th Ave. in Spokane.
Co-sponsored by St. John Cathedral
Free-will donations appreciated


Upcoming Spokane Contras

Date     Band      Caller

April 1 Crooked Kilt Nora Scott

April 8 River City Ramblers Emily Faulkner

April 11 (Sat.) * Northern Shore * Nora Scott

April 15 Jam Band Larry Simmons

April 22 Out of the Wood Karen Wilson-Bell

April 27 Out of Nowhere Nancy Staub

All dances are at the Woman’s Club, 1428 W. 9th Ave, Spokane
*Except April 11, which is at E. Valley Grange, 1621 N. Park Rd.


LADY OF THE LAKE

JUNE 21-27, 2015

Lady of the Lake Music and Dance Camp is already more than half full! Please register soon

for this great camp. Come join us at Camp N-Sid-Sen on Coeur d'Alene Lake, Idaho for a

week of outstanding music and dance:

 257-acre woods and shore

 hiking trails, boats, beach

 beautiful new dance hall

 multiple workshop sites

 clean and tidy cabins

 delicious food and more

The staff and program promise to be outstanding!

 Contras (lots!)

English country dancing, (2+ hours a day)

 Squares (1 hour daytime

 couples' dancing

 Plus the music!

RHYTHM RAPTORS

“Taking your fun seriously”

To get more information and to register online, visit www.ladyofthelake.org and click on June Week to ensure a spot at this fantastic camp! Registration is limited to the first 125 people who sign up (and mail a check) on a first come, first -serve basis.


Slow Jam

Come join us to learn tunes at your own pace. James Funk leads and the whole

group has tons of fun. BYOS! (Bring Your Own Stand)

Dates: April 12 and 26
Time: 7-9 pm
Place: 235 W. Cleveland, Spokane
For copies of the tunes to print and
bring with you, email KayCee at
kbrennick@comcast.net.



Sandpoint Contras:
April 10, Crooked Kilt, Emily Faulkner calling.
Sandpoint Community Hall, 7-10 p.m.  All dances taught and called, beginners and singles welcome, new dancers encouraged to arrive in time for the beginning.  $5 donation.  Bring clean shoes, water bottle, snack to share, and your smile.

May 8: Out of the Wood, Nora Scott calling.
Sandpoint Community Hall, 7-10 p.m.  All dances taught and called, beginners and singles welcome, new dancers encouraged to arrive in time for the beginning.  $5 donation.  Bring clean shoes, water bottle, snack to share, and your smile.

June 12: Nine Pint Coggies, Emily Faulkner calling.
Sandpoint Community Hall, 7-10 p.m.  All dances taught and called, beginners and singles welcome, new dancers encouraged to arrive in time for the beginning.  $5 donation.  Bring clean shoes, water bottle, snack to share, and your smile.

July 10: Out of the Wood, Emily Faulkner calling.
Sandpoint Community Hall, 7-10 p.m.  All dances taught and called, beginners and singles welcome, new dancers encouraged to arrive in time for the beginning.  $5 donation.  Bring clean shoes, water bottle, snack to share, and your smile.