Want to dance? Join the Beginners class on Tuesdays!
Live Oak Recreation Center
BFD has a long and rich history. Read about it here:
* "The History of Berkeley Folk Dancers 1990-2016" by Emily Stoper
* "Berkeley Folk Dancers: The First 50 Years, 1941-1990" by Marianne Durand Frey
Monday, December 25 -- No dancing at BFD. Merry Christmas!!
Sunday, December 31 -- BFD New Year's Eve Party. Ring in the new year with BFD, 9pm-midnight at Live Oak!
Monday, January 1 -- No dancing at BFD. Happy New Year!!
Saturday, Jan. 13 -- BFD's 77th Birthday Ball, "Romani Caravan", dinner & dancing 6:00pm-11:00pm at Live Oak.
Friday-Sunday, Jan. 26-28 -- -- register now! 36th BFD Monte Toyon Dance Weekend download registration form
Sunday, Feb. 11 -- , 9:30am-5:00pm at Live Oak.
70th Annual Festival of the Oaks, featuring Michael Ginsburg
Beginners classes are in session! Join the fun every Tuesday, 7:45pm-9:45pm, at Live Oak Recreation Center.
Dancing in the Afternoon (Beginners/Intermediate) Tuesdays, 1:30 - 3:00 p.m. at Northbrae Community Church
Teacher: Andy Partos 848-9262
click here Contact: Big Wayne Phillips: 925-317-3192
BFD dances a week! 5 nights
Mondays: Advanced Intermediate with Yaqi
Tuesdays: Beginners with David and Marija
Tuesday Afternoons: Dancing In the Afternoon with Andy (at Northbrae Community Church)
Wednesdays: Advanced with Bill
Thursdays: Intermediate with David and Marian
Fridays: Request Night
Sign up for membership!
View BFD's 2017 holiday and party schedule here.
Give the gift of dance. Membership gives you and/or your loved one a full year of dancing, 5 nights a week. Download the membership form today.
See video samples of some BFD repertoire dances
photos from recent BFD events
in the Members
BFD in the Spotlight: read Oakland Tribune's
news article on BFD
BFD in the Spotlight 2: read San Francisco Chronicle's
news article on BFD
Dance notes for the BFD
repertoire are available in the Members Area.
BFD eBulletins are
available in the Members Area.