The Folk Arts Center of New England is sponsoring a Family Folk Dance, near the playground at Robbins Farm Park, on Sunday July 19th, 2pm to 4pm (weather permitting). The rain date will be August 2nd. It will be an expanded version of a successful dance held last summer at the same location. Professional folk musicians will be providing traditional dance music from around the world. Beginners and children are welcome at this free participatory dance.International and American folk dances will all be taught by Marcie Van Cleave, a renowned folk dance educator, who makes folk dancing great fun for all ages. Marcie has been teaching Folk Dancing every Friday night, from Sept through June, for many years at the Park Ave. Congregational Church in Arlington Heights.If you’re not sure you want to dance, stop by to watch, and enjoy the live world music. For possible weather cancellation, call 781-438-4389 or check the  Folk Arts Center Facebook Page after noon on the day of the dance.

This dance is supported in part by a grant from the Arlington Cultural Council, a local agency that is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.