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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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From the President:
Greetings folkies!

As the days get longer, warmer, and brighter and we shake off the winter blues, remember as Mark Twain said, "the best way to cheer
yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up."
We have a very exciting March with slow jams, a St Paddy's day contra, and an excellent concert by Dan Maher! Please enjoy our di-
verse offerings and remember to bring your friends.

Tashie Dial 




A very special evening with the host of  KPBX’s  “Inland Folk” March 13
7 pm Admission $12 $10 SFS members
East Spokane Grange



Cajun Dance Class


Swing, waltz, and two-step taught by Susan Dankovich

Basic steps to get you dancing to cool Bayou tunes of Cajun country.

Learn to move to the driving accordions, sweet fiddles and triangle.

A partner dance, all singles are welcome!

Smooth-soled shoes and comfy layered clothes are best to wear.

No experience needed.

6 weeks starting Wednesday, March 4 6:30-7 pm

Woman's Club Concert Hall , 1428 W 9th, Spokane

$25 per person, $40 per couple for the series

Want more information? Call Susan (509)533-9955 or sdanko@cet.com

If you are planning to go to Folklife in May, starting Cajun is a great way to add to your dancing pleasure!
1621 N. Park Road
Spokane Valley

Friday, March 6 FREE
FAMILY DANCE AND POTLUCK

Bring your little sweeties to the March Family Dance! Easy circle, line, con-
tra, 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.
 EVERYONE is WELCOME.
St. John's Cathedral
127 E. 12th Ave. in Spokane.
Co-sponsored by St. John Cathedral
Free-will donations appreciated
Last two dances for the season will be
April 10 and May 1
For more information, call Susan at (509)533-9955 or sdanko@cet.com.


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: March 8 and 22
Time: 7-9 pm
Place: 235 W. Cleveland, Spokane
For directions call KayCee Brennick at
(509) 994-0639



Spokane Contras:
3/4 Susan Dankovich River City Ramblers Swing Variations

3/11 Penn Fix Dog Paw Giving Weight

3/18 Ray Polhemus (H) Jam Band

3/25 Larry Simmons Arvid Lundin and Deep Roots Dance Etiquette

4/1 Nora Scott Crooked Kilt Hey for Four

4/8 Emily Faulkner River City Ramblers Balance and Swing

4/15 Vickie Marron (H) Jam Band

4/22 Karen Wilson-Bell Out of the Wood Circling

4/29 Nancy Staub Out of Nowhere Buzz Step Swing

5/6 Nora Scott Arvid Lundin and Deep Roots Straight Lines

5/13 Ray Polhemus Out of Nowhere Anticipation

5/20 Karen Wilson-Bell(H) Jam Band

5/27 Morna Leonard Out of the Wood Contra Corners

6/3 Susan Dankovich Crooked Kilt Stars

6/10 Vickie Marron Out of Nowhere Intermediate Dances

6/17 Larry Simmons (H) Jam Band

6/24 All Callers River City Ramblers

The Teaching Syllabus was requested by some contra dancers as a way to improve the quality of dancing on Wednesday nights.

LADY OF THE LAKE
JUNE 21-27, 2015


Lady of the Lake Music and Dance Camp is al-
ready 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 workshop)
 couples' dancing
 Plus the music!
And much more!
Dancing delight and

To get more information and to register on-line, vis-
it www.ladyofthelake.org and click on June Week to
ensure a spot at this fantastic camp! After you reg-
ister, be sure to send a check right away while you
are thinking about it as your registration is not com-
plete until we receive a check. Registration is limited
to the first 125 people who sign up (and mail a
check) on a first come, first-serve basis.