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21 May 2018 Annual General Meeting
All RSCDS Twin Cities Branch members are strongly encouraged to attend our annual business meeting at 7:30pm Tapestry Folkdance Center. More information to come.
Agenda TBA
  1. Call Meeting to Order
  2. Approve 2017 AGM Minutes
  3. Year in Review
  4. Recognitions
  5. Treasurer's Report
  6. Dues Increase for Teacher Compensation: A Remider
  7. Teacher's Report
  8. Performance report
  9. Branch Appointed Volunteer Positions
    • Assistant to social chair
    • Board members
    • Ball chair (can be mentored)
    • Renaissance Festival co-coordinator (can be mentored)
    • Mentor for new dancers
    • Performers
  10. Any other business
  11. Vote for new officers and board members
    • Secretary (one year): Fer Horn
    • Members at large (one year): Miriam Strahn, Daniel Beal, Katie Brady, Kevin Geraghty
    • Write-ins are permitted
  12. Adjourn Meeting
Related documents, including the 2017 minutes, the year in review, the teachers' report, proxy voting materials, and the teacher compensation proposal will be sent by email and will also be available online soon.
2 June 2018 York Gardens Performance
The Branch will perform at 2pm at the York Gardens senior residence in Edina, MN. Contact Hannah Wells (performances [at] for more information.
4 June 2018 Performance Repertoire Preview
Here's a chance to get a preview of the new performance repertoire dances. We'll run the evening like a social dance, so feel free to join us even if you are not planning on performing with the Branch this year. 7:30pm Tapestry Folkdance Center..
11 June 2018 Request Social Dancing
Have a favorite dance we just don't do enough? Have a dance you'd like to try teaching the group? Email your suggestion to Janet (jamckern [at] -- instructions are appreciated if you have them. 7:30pm at Tapestry Folkdance Center.
18 June 2018 Expect the Unexpexted: Breaking All the Rules
Join Dan Friedman~Shedlov for an evening of fun and experimental Scottish country dancing. 7:30pm at Tapestry Folkdance Center.
25 June 2018 Performance Repertoire Rehearsals Begin
In preparation for the upcoming Minnesota Rennaissance Festival and other performances in 2018-2019, rehearsals of the new performance repertoire will be held 7:30 to 9:30pm on Mondays (at Tapestry Folkdance Center) and Fridays (at Freedom Center) through Monday, August 13th. NOTE: No rehearsals 6/29, 7/2, 7/6, or 8/3. »More details about rehearsals and participating in RenFest
29 July - 5 August 2018 TAC Summer School
We are excited to announce that for the first time, the Twin Cities will host the annual Scottish country dance summer school run by Teachers Association (Canada). The Summer School offers SCD classes during the day and social dances every evening, including a formal ball at the end of the week, all with live music. Stay tuned for information about volunteer opportunities for Twin Cities Branch members and other details on how to get involved. »More information
Other Twin Cities
Area Scottish Events
See the Scottish News In Minnesota blog/web page, or e-mail: scottishamericancenter [at]

Midwest Area Events

9-10 June 2018 Midwest Scottish Weekend
The Midwest Scottish Weekend is an annual workshop and ball weekend held at Wayland Academy in Beaver Dam, WI. This year's event will feature guest instructor Tim Wilson (from San Francisco, CA), plus Welsh dancing with Mady Newfield (Chicago, IL) and live music by fiddler Deby Benton Grosjean and pianist Andy Imbrie (from northern California). The weekend includes a welcome dance on Friday night, a formal ball on Saturday night, and classes on Saturday and Sunday. Scholarship assistance is available.

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