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   To have your event posted, send Rob Lockhart a brief write-up, with Date, Time, Location, Cost, Contact Info, and brochure/sign-up form.
To place your event, or an article, in our monthly newsletter,
Set&Link, send info to Suzanne Dubeau  by the 10th of each month.

June 1, 2024  ~  Tea Dance Fundraiser for the 2025 West Toronto Ball

SAVE THE DATE: Dance the afternoon away to a selection of favourite West Toronto Ball dances!

We have a wonderful place to dance. . . the charming and historic Clarke Memorial Hall in Mississauga <map>, and we’ll dance to beautiful recorded music by our favourite musicians.

Tea, and a delicious variety of finger foods and sweets will be enjoyed!

Doors Open 1:30pm, Dancing 2:00-4:00, Refreshments 4:00-6:00pm.

All proceeds will go to support a glorious West Toronto Ball in 2025.  Tickets: $35 in advance, $40 at the door.

To order:  https://www.jotform.com/build/240147825543052

The programme: Online at https://my.strathspey.org/dd/list/45499/
or download:

Note: Clarke Hall is at 161 Lakeshore Rd W, Mississauga -- a 15 minute walk or 5 minute bus ride from Port Credit Go station.

Sponsor-A-Dance: For only $10 please consider sponsoring a dance and dedicating it to a revered teacher, dear friend, loved one, or just because you so enjoy the dance.  Sponsors' names and dedication will be announced prior to each dance. Donations of any amount are also most gratefully accepted. https://www.jotform.com/build/240148411435044

Tuesday evenings:  June 4, 11, 18, 25     
Dancing In The Park

7pm until dusk

Music by Laird Brown & Warren Beesley

Join us for open-air fun at Edwards Gardens
(Leslie & Lawrence E)

More info:  Dancing In The Park page

Spread the word!  
Download this simple flyer and post
it in your neighbourhood:  

2024-DITP•Week1.pdf   • 2024-DITP•Week2.pdf 
2024-DITP•Week3.pdf   • 2024-DITP•Week4.pdf

November 23  ~    Dancing Around the World

Join the RSCDS, Saturday 23rd November, as dancers in every corner of the globe enjoy dances from around the world.

Taking dancers on a journey from Scotland around the world and back, the programme features 12 dances with connections to six continents through devisers, themes and locations, before bringing everyone together with The Homecoming Dance.

Download the programme with video links: 2024_dance_around_the_world.pdf

More info here:  https://rscds.org/blog/dance-around-world


Safety First…

Emergency Contact: 

Occasionally, there’s a medical emergency while dancing. Dancers are reminded to have their emergency contact information on their person at all Scottish county dance events.

COVID Protocols: 

1. Vaccinations against COVID are highly recommended for those attending an RSCDS Toronto Event.

2. Masks are recommended but not mandatory.

3. Do not attend an RSCDS Toronto event if you have symptoms of COVID or any other contagious disease; tested positive for COVID in the last 7 days; or have a household member or close contact who tested positive for COVID in the last 7 days.

4. Hand Sanitizer is available at all RSCDS Toronto Events.

Highland Games & Scottish Festivals
Jun 8         Georgetown Highland Games
Jun 14-15  Northumberland 
                Scottish Festival & Highland games 
Jun 22       Kingsville Highland games 
Jul 1          Embro Highland games 
Jul 5-7       Kincardine Scottish Festival
                    & Highland games 
Jul 19-21   Orillia Scottish Festival
Jul 19-20   Cambridge Scottish Festival
Jul 27        Uxbridge Scottish Festival
Aug 2-3     Glengarry Highland Games
Aug 9-11   Goderich Celtic Roots Festival
Aug 9-11   Fergus Scottish Festival/Games                       
Aug 24       North Lanark Highland games