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Swap, Shop & Shimmy
Sunday, April 18

Noon – 6:00pm
Swap-meet style shopping extravaganza hosted by SF/BA MECDA
Only $5
Multipurpose Room
Hillview Community Center
97 Hillview Avenue
Los Altos, CA 94022

Dancer Photo Shoot
Sunday, June 13 – Afternoon

SF/BA MECDA and Lunatic Fringe team up to bring you “Dancer Photo Day” with photographer Oscar Cwajbaum. The Board is hammering out the details for this upcoming event.  Oscar will be setting up his studio in the Lunatic Fringe dance space and taking studio photos of dancers.  If you’ve never done a photo shoot with Oscar, you can check out his gallery

Summer Garden Party
Sunday August 29

We’re going to have a summer afternoon picnic-style party in Davina’s backyard.  Save the date if you’re interested in joining us for an informal vending, dance performances, social dancing or just hanging out.  No matter if you like fun-in-the-sun or like to stay cool in the shade, we’re going to enjoy a sunny day of music and fun.  More details coming soon!

Events Around the Bay Area
Carnival of Stars
August 7 & 8, 2010
Richmond Auditorium

Desert Dance Festival
Sept. 2010 - Date/Time TBA

Nov. 13, 2010
Hillview Community Center
Multipurpose Room

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Swap, Shop & Shimmy
Swap-meet style shopping extravaganza hosted by SF/BA MECDA

Only $5
Hillview Community Center
Multipurpose Room
Sunday, April 18, 2010, Noon - 6:00 pm
97 Hillview Avenue, Los Altos, CA 94022

Enjoy Six Hours of prime belly dance and retail therapy.  Make someone else’s trash your treasure.  Get those loved items out of the closet and into the hands of other dancers.

Spring Cleaning? 
Come Sell at our Event!

We have space available for non-commercial sales.  This is a swap-meet style event so bring only your gently used belly dance related items to sell. Space is limited, and tables will be given out on a first-come-first-served basis. We are limiting the spaces to just one per seller from the menu below. Email now and make the subject RE: MECDA Swap
Half 8’ table = $10
Full 6’ Table = $15
6’ Table + Space for Rack = $25
Full 8’ Table = $20
8’ Table + Space for Rack = $30
Just space for a rack = $10
BYOT 3’ Card Table Space = $10

Fundraiser for Next Door,
Solutions to Domestic Violence

A portion of the proceeds from this event will be donated to our favorite charity.  If you are interested in finding out more about Next Door, visit their website for more information.
Gotta Dance?
The Hillview Community Center Multipurpose room has a small stage and we are planning a full line-up of performers.  From 4:30pm - 6:00pm we will have booked an exciting lineup of featured dancers.  From Noon until 4 pm, there are two ways to take the stage at our event.

Reserve your Spot
Sign up for 7 minute dance slots on our stage.  To reserve your space, send an email to on or after April 5 with April Dance Slot in the subject line.  Requests submitted earlier will be disregarded.  Slots will be assigned on a first-come-first-served basis.

Take a Chance on Dance
For this event, we are keeping 1/3 of our dance slots open for at-the-door sign ups.  So even if you don’t get a slot right away, come prepared.  Bring costume and music (7 min.) on a clearly marked CD.  We all might get lucky and see you perform.

Quick Directions
Take HWY 101 to San Antonio
Head West toward Los Altos
Turn LEFT on Hillview Ave. and park
Ample Free Parking!

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