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BACDS Events Calendar

June 2023

Schedule of Events

June 02ENGLISHSMEAlan WinstonWilliam Allen, Paul Kostka, Ben Jackson
English dancing for all - newcomer lesson at at 7:00, dance 7:30-10:00
June 05WOODSHEDLAUMCMaybe you?
Woodshed on first Monday for June only.
June 06ENGLISHASELise DyckmanPatti Cobb, Robin Lockner, Shira Kammen
June 09REGENCY/ENGLISHSTMAlan WinstonDivertimento, James Langdell
Accessible English country dances not limited to Jane Austen's lifetime, called without gender reference
June 10ENGLISHSJPLouise SiddonsCraig Johnson, Linda Game
June 11ENGLISHFSJCin BarnesWilliam Allen
dance 2:30-5:00
Brooke Friendly, Louise Siddons, Dave Macemon, more with Anna Patton, Betsy Branch, Dave Wiesler, Matt Norman, Roguery (Shira Kammen, Jim Oakden, Dave Bartley, Anita Anderson) Sound engineer Brian Lindsay -- Hey Days (BACDS English Dance and Music Week), a residential camp in the North Bay with English Country Dance, display dance (Dartmoor Step Dance, rapper sword), singing, a music track, and more, put together by program director Bridget Whitehead. Advance registration required, postmark lottery deadline February 1. Camp is June 11 - 18
June 20ENGLISHASEBruce HamiltonBill Jensen, Renata Bratt, Valerie Rose
June 24ENGLISHCCBLise DyckmanBill Jensen, Ben Jackson, Valerie Rose
A weeklong camp held in the redwoods 12 miles east of Santa Cruz. A camp for families of all ages and sizes—contra, English, Québécois, and family dance classes, as well as lots of music (tutorials and performance!), singing, crafts, stilting, and games. It’s our 30th year of camp! Staff this year: Yaelle Azoulay (French Canadian dance); Kelsey Hartman (contradance, teen dance, improv); Sharon Green (English country dance); Kalia Kliban (“mischief”); Julie James (emcee); Rhonda Cayford (rapper sword, programmer); Kelly Graham (kids’ dance, improv); Anne Goess (fiddle, singing); Nicolas Babineau (fiddle, guitar); M’Gilvry Allen (fiddle, teen tunes); Erik Hoffman (callers’ workshop); David Brown (fiddle, guitar, banjo, mandolin, concertina); David James (fiddle, guitar, mandolin); Jeffrey Spero (keyboards); Craig Johnson (accordion, piano); Lorraine Kostka (handcrafts); Emily Janssen (handcrafts); Bethany Ewers (Waldorf-inspired preschool, storyteller); Andy Wilson (stilting); Courtney Tolhurst (preschool and stilting); sTan Fowler (ropes course); Nick Cuccia (sound). Registration opens March 20!

Dance Venues

ASEAll Saints Episcopal Church555 Waverley StPalo Alto
CCBChrist Church Berkeley2138 Cedar StreetBerkeley
FSJFirst Unitarian Church of San Jose160 N 3rd StSan Jose
LAUMCLos Altos United Methodist Church655 MagdalenaLos Altos
MONMonte Toyon CampCathedral DriveAptos
SJPSt. John's Presbyterian Church25 LakeSan Francisco
SMESt. Mark's Episcopal Church600 Colorado AvenuePalo Alto
SSUSonoma State University1801 East Cotati AvenueRohnert Park
STMSt. Mark's Church600 Colorado AvenuePalo Alto

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