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Spokane, WA 99210-0141 

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November 2014

Letter from the President:

Everyone dust off those dance shoes and get ready! Even though many complain about the cooler, blustery
weather, local folkies know it's a good thing. Get ready for festival month, everyone. We are not having a November
second Saturday contra because there will be TWO contras that weekend in Spokane Valley at the annual Fall Folk
In addition to all the wonderful variety of the festival, remember to try out the international folk dances taught by Karen
Wilson-Bell at the Unitarian church every second and forth Tuesday. See you on the dance floor!
Tashie Dial

For everything about the Fall Folk Festival,

visit the special webpage: http://www.spokanefolklore.org/FolkFestival.html

Slow Jam
The folklore society would like to start having a monthly or bimonthly jam session. The purpose would be
to play contra tunes at a slower pace for beginners or advanced people who want to brush up or help other musi-
cians. Jam night on the third Wednesdays can be intimidating since contra pace is very fast. If you are a musician
interested in leading, hosting, or participating, please contact Tashie Dial.

Family Dance and Potluck on November 14

Good food, fun dances, live music, great people
Let’s Turkey Trot on Friday, November 14 at the next Family Dance! Easy circle, line, contra, folk and nov-
elty dances are danced to live music! The focus is on fun.
All of the dances are taught by Susan Dankovich, local contra caller and director of the Silver Spurs Youth
Folk Dancers. Margie Heller, Ken Raymond and Paul Tapp provide foot stomping music.
The family foods potluck begins 6:30pm. Dances begin at 7:00pm. EVERYONE is WELCOME.
Located in the Great Hall at St. John's Cathedral, 127 E. 12th Ave. in Spokane and is sponsored by St. John Cathedral.

Upcoming Contras with themes:
11/05/14 Out of Nowhere Nora Nathan Giving Weight
11/08/14 SCC - Fall Folk Festival Many N/A Everything
11/12/14 Crooked Kilt Ray Nathan Anticipation
11/19//14 Jam Band Susan Nathan None
11/26/14 Nathan
12/03/14 Out of the Wood Karen Nathan Hey for Four
12/10/14 River City Ramblers Larry Nathan Tips for Helping Beginners
12/13/14 Penn Nathan Potluck Treats
12/17/14 Jam Band Emily Nathan None
12/24/14 No Dance – Merry Christmas N/A Nathan Happy Christmas
12/31/14 New Year's Eve Dance-TBA TBA Nathan Have fun!
Dance Instruction 7:00 or 7:15 Dance 7:30