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Mondays


Scarborough           

7:30-9:30 pm    |       Resumed:  Jan 7

Westview Presbyterian Church,  233 Westview Blvd, East York, ON M4B 3J7 <map>

Instructor: Nigel Keenan 416.762-3060    |    Contact:   Lourdes Genosa 416.762-3060


St. Clement’s       

Technique: 6:45 to 7:15pm - Social Dancing: 7:15 to 9:15-ish    |   Resumes:  Jan 7

The Great Hall of Bishop Strachan School, 298 Lonsdale Road, Forest Hill <map>

  Enter main doors and sign in with BSS Security, please.
    Park on circular drive or on nearby streets. Note: A Beginner-friendly and scent-free group.

Instructor / Contact: Teresa Lockhart 416.759-9845

Tuesdays


Bloorlea

7:30-9:30 pm  (come at 7 pm for extra instruction)  |       Sept 11 - Dec 11    then   Jan 8 - May 14   

Franklin Horner Community Centre, 432 Horner Avenue, Etobicoke, <map> 

There is plenty of parking. We dance in Room 122.
For more information see this website:  www.franklinhorner.org

Instructor & Contact:   Arlene Koteff  416.272-7217


Calvin

7:30-9:30 pm    |    Sept 18 - Dec 11    then   Jan 15 - May 14

Calvin Presbyterian Church, 26 Delisle Avenue (one block north of St. Clair, west off Yonge) <map>

Instructor:  Vicky Zeltins  416.393-5502    |    Contact:  Nancy Stokes 416.425-2195


Don Mills

7:30-9:30 pm    | 

Banbury Community Centre,  120 Banbury Road, (S. off York Mills W. of Leslie) <map>

Instructor: Sandra Scott 416.447-0157    |    Contact:  Anne Anderson  416.449-1898


Erin Mills, Tuesdays

7:30 - 9:30 pm    |     

Cooksville United Church, 2500 Mimosa Row (Go west on Floradale, off Hurontario, S of Dundas) <map>

Instructor:  Keith Bark  905.822-1707     |   Contact:  Deirdre MacCuish Bark 905.822-1707

This is a beginner friendly class. All levels of  skill  and  experience are welcome.  We teach steps and formations early in the evening.


Hillcrest

7:00-9:00 pm    |            

Toronto French School, 296 - 318 Lawrence Ave East [at Bayview] <map>

Enter annex of western-most building [lower level entrance on right] and go downstairs to the gym.

Instructor: Jean Noble  416.449-8070   


Tayside - Morning

10:30 am - noon    |          Sept 11 - Dec 11    then   Jan 8 - May 14

Westview Presbyterian Church, 233 Westview Blvd. (nr O'Connor & Bermondsey)  <map>

Contact:  Gillian Clinton       Instructor: Blair Gerrie 416.651-8933     Beginners are welcome.


Tayside - Evening

7:30-9:30 pm    |           Sept 11 - Dec 11    then   Jan 8 - May 14

Westview Presbyterian Church, 233 Westview Blvd. (nr O'Connor & Bermondsey)  <map>

Instructor/Contact: Blair Gerrie 416.651-8933     Beginners are welcome.


Peterborough (non affiliated)

Classes: 6:45 pm - 9:30    2nd Tuesday of September to 2nd Tuesday of May
The Mount Community Centre, 1545 Monaghan Road, Peterborough <map>

Monthly dances: 7:30pm, Feb 17, March 17, and April 21 at St. John’s Anglican Church Hall, 99 Brock Street, Peterborough K9H 2P2 <map>

For further details, visit the Peterborough SCD website


Wednesdays


A.S.T.A.

7:15 for extra step and formation practice.    Social dancing 7:30-9:30 pm   


Kinsmen Hall, 327 Queen St. S., Streetsville  <map>

Instructor/Contact:  Barbara Taylor 905.271-1598

All levels are welcome.


7:30-9:15 pm    |          Sept 12 - Dec 12    then   Jan 9 - May 15

Glenview Presbyterian Church, 1 Glenview Avenue  <map>
(West of Yonge; 3 blocks S of Lawrence; off Duplex or Glengrove)

Instructor: Moira Korus  647.378-5753      |    Contact:  Valerie Fisher  416.497-4186  


Humbercrest ~~~ NOTE TEMPORARY VENUE

7:30-9:00 pm    |   Temporary venue, Jan 30 to Feb 27:  Runnymede Community Church, 60 Colbeck Street <map>

Humbercrest United Church, 16 Baby Point Rd.  (Jane & Annette)  <map>

Instructor: Deirdre MacCuish Bark  905.822-1707    |   Contact: Barbara Kalmuk  416.766-3879

Beginner friendly; all levels welcome.


Petronella  

7:30-9:30 pm    |          Resumes:  Jan 9

Thornhill Lutheran Church, 149 Bay Thorn Drive, Thornhill L3T 3V2 <map>

Instructor:  Maureen Richardson     |    Contact: Pat Asada 905.771-7992


St Andrew's of Brampton

7:30-9:30 pm  |         Sept 19 - Dec 19     then    Jan 9 - May 22

Normal venue: Chris Gibson Recreation Centre,  125 McLaughlin Rd N, Brampton  <map>

Spring Dance:  St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 44 Church Street E., Brampton <map>.  Dancing begins at 7:30pm.

Instructor: Paul Maloney 905.821-4387    |      Contact:  Ann Campbell 905.459-5213


Thursdays


7:00-9:00 pm  |     

Cost: $5 per night or $100 if paid in advance on September 13.
Those paying in advance get a FREE vest or shirt with the HDSCD logo on it.

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 419, 484 Bay Street, Port Perry M9L 1M7  <map>

Instructor:  Wendy Loberg  905.550-7688     |     Contact:  Alan Graham 905.982-1534

Trinity

8:00-10:00 pm  |  Resumes:  Jan 10 

Usually, we dance at Seeley Hall, sometimes we get switched to Cartwright Hall:

• Jan 17, 24 31 at Cartwright Hall   • Feb 7, 14, 21, 28 at Seeley Hall   • Mar 7 at Cartright  • Mar 14 at Seeley  •  Mar 21, 28 at Cartright

Seeley Hall, Trinity College, University of Toronto, 6 Hoskin Avenue < map >  
Cartwright Hall, in St Hilda’s College, 44 Devonshire Place <map>

(venues are close to Museum and St George subway stations)

Instructor:  David Booz  416.806-2669     |    Contact:  Ken Adamson 416.763-0073


Allardyce Scottish Country Dancers — Orillia (non affiliated)

Social dancing:  7:00-9:00 pm    |       

The Senior Citizen's TIE Club Centre, 56 West Street North, Orillia, Ontario  <map>

Instructor/Contact:   Barbara Chapman 705.818-2608


Celtic Connection Dancers — Richmond Hill (non affiliated)

Social dancing, afternoons:  1:00pm - 3:30    |       

Cost $5  We stop for afternoon tea and dancers take turns bringing treats. Wear shoes to suit a vinyl floor.

Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church, 10066 Yonge Street, Richmond Hill L4C 1T8  <map> 
(Look for the square turret; NOT the pointy spire church) Driveway beside church leads to a carpark at rear.

Instructor:  Jessie Houseley  905.881-1312   |   Contact:   Ross Floyd 905.889-8396

King Edward Scottish Country Dancers — Barrie (non affiliated)

Beginners: 7:00 pm    |    Social dancing:  7:00-9:00 pm    | 

Unity Christian High School, 25 Burton Avenue (just east of Essa Rd.), Barrie  L4N 2R3  <map>

Instructor:  Bill Scott  705.737-2493    |   Contact:  Susan Scott 705.737-2493


Wasaga Beach (non affiliated)

Thursday Mornings 10:00-12:00  |  We dance all year

Prime Time Club, 1724 Mosley Street, Wasaga Beach. (same complex as the Y and Recplex).  <map> 

We bring lunch for after class.  Contact:  Mari Thompson 705.429-2602

Fridays


Aurora  (morning class)

10:30 am - 12:15 pm    |        

St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church Hall, 32 Mosley St., Aurora    <map>

Instructor:  Maureen Richardson   905.939-2712     |     Contact:   Agnes Vallejo  905.841-2747


Erin Mills - Fridays:  7:30 pm - 9:30 

2019:  Classes resume March 15

March 22 is a Special Social Evening with Ellie Briscoe:  Erin Mills welcomes guest teacher Ellie Briscoe from Alexandria, Virginia.

Subsequent classes:  March 29   •    April 5, 12, 26   •    May 3, 10, 17

Mississauga Seniors’ Centre,  Olga Tyne Auditorium,  1389 Cawthra Rd. <map>
(East side, at Arbor Crt., 2 lights south of QEW)

Instructor/Contact:  Jean Hamilton  905.566-9599


South Simcoe

7:30-9:30 pm   |       2019:  Jan 4 - May 3 (Bluebell Fling) 

Special Events 2019:  February 16th Valentine Workshop    •   May 3rd  Bluebell Dance (first Friday in May)

Knox Presbyterian Church, 160 King St. South, Alliston <map>

Instructor: Maureen Richardson  905.939-2712      |    Contact:  Susan & Ed Elliotson  519.941-2134


Woodglen             

7:45 -9:45 pm    |   Resumes:  Jan 4

Fallingbrook Presbyterian Church, Kingston Rd. at Wood Glen, Scarborough <map>
(Halfway between Victoria Park & Warden)

Instructor: Deirdre MacCuish Bark  905.822-1707 (& Guest Instructors)     |    Contact:  John Clark 416.266-3609


Saturday Mornings ~ Youth Classes


      Sept 15 - May 11 (Young people are welcome to join at any time)     

Junior Class (4-7 yrs & family)      9:00-9:45 am
     Intermediate Class (8-12 yrs)     9:45-10:45 am   
        Senior Class (12-20 yrs)             10:30-11:45 am

Rosedale Presbyterian Church, 129 Mount Pleasant Rd at South Drive <map>.  

New students, boys or girls, are always welcome. Come and enjoy social dancing, festivals, parties, special events and gala days.

Contact Instructor: Moira Korus  416.924-9616


Occasional Sunday Afternoons


Shiftin’ Bobbins (non-affiliated -- for Intermediate and Advanced dancers)  $35 Season Membership covers all Sunday sessions. If you are not a member, your first visit is free, but thereafter $10 at the door.  “Shiftin’Bobbins” meets one Sunday afternoon a month in central Toronto. Each session a different guest MC will feature dances not often seen elsewhere for those already comfortable with the more complex RSCDS formations and able to participate with minimal instruction. Tickets for the Nov 23 St Andrew’s dance are $30.

Instructor: Guest Instructors    |  See What’s On page    |    Contact:  Jon Allen-Friend

2:00-4:00 pm  at Grace Church-On-The-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Road  (Forest Hill Village) <map>

2019-20 dates: Sept 29 with Alicia Manson (Oakville)   •    Oct 27 - Claire Collier (Buffalo)   
Nov 23 - 6th Annual St Andrew’s Celebration Dance (music by Scotch Mist)  
•    Dec 8 - Maureen Richardson (Toronto)   

2020:    • Mar 22 - Moira Korus (Toronto)   •  Apr 12 - Lou Emslie (Guelph)  

Info:  https://shiftinbobbins.webs.com