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Mondays


Scarborough           

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

NOTES: We shall dance:  Nov 11 (Remembrance Day),  Feb 17 (Family Day),  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   |   New 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    |    New 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)  |       New Season dates:    Sept 10 - Dec 10  then  Jan 14 - 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    |    Resumes:   Sept 17

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    |  New 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    |    New 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    |       New 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    |          New 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    |           New 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.    |    New Season dates:     Sept 18 - Dec 11  then  Jan 8 - May 6

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    |          New 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    |   New 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  |         New Season dates:   Sept 18 - Dec 18  then  Jan 8 - April 29

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    New 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  |  New Season dates:  Sept 12 - Dec 7   ~ 2020 dates TBA

Usually, we dance at Seeley Hall. Sometimes we get switched to Cartwright Hall:  Sept 19;  and every Thursday in October

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    |        New 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    |     New 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

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   |       New 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


      New 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. 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 (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)  Tickets:  shiftinbobbins@gmail.com
•  Dec 8 - Maureen Richardson (Aurora)   

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

Info:  https://shiftinbobbins.webs.com