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Mondays


Scarborough           

7:30-9:30 pm    |       Season dates:  :   Sept 9 - Dec 9  then  Jan 6 - to May 11

NOTES: We shall dance:  Feb 17 (Family Day),  and Apr 13 (Easter Monday)

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   |   Season dates:  :   Sept 9  - Dec 16   then  Jan 6 - June 15

NEW SCHEDULE:   - Social Dancing: 7:00 to 9:00  (no early evening specialist technique this season - but all levels are warmly welcome)

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


Allardyce Scottish Country Dancers — Orillia (not-affiliated with RSCDS Toronto)

Social dancing:  7:00-9:00 pm    |    Season dates:  :   Sept 10 - Dec 17  then  Jan 7 - to...   

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

Instructor/Contact:   Barbara Chapman 705.818-2608


Bloorlea

7:30-9:30 pm  (come at 7 pm for extra instruction)  |       Season dates:    Sept 10 - Dec 10  then  Jan 7 - May 12

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    |    Dates:   Sept 17 - Dec 17     |    2020 dates TBA

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    |  Season dates:    Sept 10 - Dec 17  then  Jan 7 - May 26

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    |    Season dates:     Sept 10 - Dec 10  then  Jan 7 - May 12     

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    |       Season dates:     Sept 10 - Dec 17  then  Jan 7 - May 26

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

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

Instructor: Jean Noble  416.449-8070   


Tayside - Morning

10:30 am - noon    |          Season dates:    Sept 10 - Dec 10  then  Jan 7 - May 12

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    |           Season dates:     Sept 10 - Dec 10  then  Jan 7 - May 12

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    Dates:   2nd Tuesday of September to 2nd Tuesday of May

NOTE NEW LOCATION:  All Saints Church Hall, 235 Rubidge Street, Peterborough K9J 3N9 <map>

Monthly Friday Evening dances start at 7:30pm:  • Nov 15  • Dec 13  • Jan 24 (Burns Supper & dance)  • Feb 21  • Mar 20  • Apr 17 

For further details, visit the Peterborough SCD website

Wednesdays


A.S.T.A.    |    Classes will resume in March 2020; specific date TBA.

Social dancing 7:30 - 9:30 pm   

Kinsmen Hall, 327 Queen St. S., Streetsville  <map>    Parking and entrance at rear of building.

Instructor/Contact:  Barbara Taylor 905.271-1598

All dancers of all levels are welcome.


7:30-9:15 pm    |          Season dates:     Sept 11 - Dec 11  then  Jan 8 - May 13

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  


2:00-4:00 pm  |      Resumes:   Sept 11

Cost: $5 per class 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

Humbercrest  

7:15-9:15 pm    |   Season dates:     Sept 11 - Dec 11  then  Jan 8 - May 6

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.


St Andrew's of Brampton

7:30-9:30 pm  |         Season dates:   Sept 18 - Dec 18  then  Jan 8 - May 13

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


King Edward Scottish Country Dancers — Barrie (not-affiliated with RSCDS Toronto)

Beginners: 7:00 pm    |    Social dancing:  7:00-9:00 pm    Season dates:   Sept 18 - ... 

King Edward School, 25 Burton Avenue, Barrie  L4N 2R3  <map>

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

Thursdays


Trinity

8:00-10:00 pm  |  Season dates:  Sept 12 - Dec 5   ~ 2020 Dancing: Jan 9 - April 2

Usually, we dance at Seeley Hall. Sometimes (but no such switch is planned Jan 9 - Apr 2) we get switched to Cartwright Hall.

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


Celtic Connection Dancers — Richmond Hill (not-affiliated with RSCDS Toronto)

Social dancing, afternoons:  1:00pm - 3:30    |        Season dates:  Resumed Sept 26

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


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    |     Season dates:   Sept 6 - end of May  

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 

New Season dates:     • Sept 13, 20, 27      • Oct 4, 18, 25      • Nov 1, 15, 22    | 2020 dates TBA

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   |       Season dates:   Sept 6 - Dec 6 then Jan 3 - May 1

Special Events 2019/20:
• Dec 6 Christmas Dance & Light Supper  • Feb 8 Valentine Workshop & Tea Dance    •   May 1st  Bluebell Spring Dance & Light Supper

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

Instructor: Maureen Richardson  905.939-2712      |    Contact:  SCDAlliston@gmail.com

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Woodglen             

7:45 -9:45 pm    |   Resumes: Sept 13

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


      Season dates:   Sept 14 - Dec 14  then Jan 11 - May    

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


Periodic Saturday Evenings


The White Cockade: Social & Dance Club - Hamilton (not-affiliated with RSCDS Toronto)

      Resumes:  Sept 21      

A Scottish social group. Dances the 3rd Saturday of each month in dance season.

Info: hamiltonwhitecockade@gmail.com

Occasional Sunday Afternoons


Shiftin’ Bobbins ((not-affiliated with RSCDS Toronto -- 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.

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 (at Russell Hill) <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 (Aurora)   

2020:    • Mar 29 - Moira Korus (Toronto)   •  Apr 26 - Lou Emslie (Guelph)  

Info:  https://shiftinbobbins.webs.com