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Updated Friday, September 22, 2017
Seattle: CrashDance Fridays: Learn to Waltz with Ron Bolin
Redmond: Briora Ballroom Theme Party - A Roman Holiday
Bellevue: LaVida Summer Parties: Salsa/Bachata, WCS, Argentine Tango

Lynnwood: Merly's Variety Dance
Burien: Burien Jazz Walk
Seattle: Shanghai Nights Dinner & Dance

Seattle: Argentine Tango for Absolute Beginners
West Seattle: East Coast Swing & Viennese Waltz with Dean Paton
Dance Calendar through September 28, 2017


Dear Dancin' Friends,

Join me this Friday, September 22, for CRASHDANCE FRIDAYS at the NVC Hall in Seattle's International District. Check out the videos from my past two weeks:

Week #2 Lesson Recap: www.youtube.com/watch?v=M00KASKJx5I
Week #1 Lesson Recap: www.youtube.com/watch?v=bOPPBMbRPHg
Week #1 Actual Lesson Clips: www.youtube.com/watch?v=FssHxzM9fRI

Join me again on Sunday, September 24, for the special SHANGHAI NIGHTS DINNER & DANCE at China Harbor Restaurant on Lake Union. Dress up in vintage attire (of any culture) and dance to a wide variety of music from Swing & Ballroom to Freestyle & Disco. I'll also teach a beginners Cha Cha lesson plus line dances and mixing games and activities.

Besides my two gigs above,
join me dancing on Saturday (September 23) at the special BURIEN JAZZ WALK. There are 21 bands in all and it goes from 3:20 to 11 PM. Dancers' favorite DINA BLADE & SWINGIN' IN THE RAIN plays from 6:40 - 7:40 PM.

Full details on the above dances and other events are below along with the full DANCE CALENDAR.

See you dancing! -- Ron Bolin, The Dancin' DJ




CRASHDANCE FRIDAYS: LEARN TO WALTZ WITH RON BOLIN
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22. Take a 1.5 hour Waltz lesson plus enjoy a 1.5 hour practica/variety dance after the class! Taught and DJ'd by RON BOLIN, THE DANCIN' DJ. No partner or experience needed. Put on by CrashDancers, a diverse group of Seattle area folks interested in building community through dance and music. Admission of $10 includes the lesson from 6:30 - 8:00 with practica and other dancing till 9:30. Also includes a little food and snacks but we ask everyone to bring their own beverages. We have a drinking fountain. We are open to everyone and have learned a variety of dances. For the past 5 years we have been holding lessons on Fridays at the Nisei Veterans Committee Hall. Our students range from just starting out to experienced. We have had 30 to as high as 80 students but average from 40 - 50+.

6:30 - 8:00 PM Waltz lesson with RON BOLIN
8:00 - 9:30 PM Practica & Variety Dance with THE DANCIN' DJ


Cost:
$10. Just pay at the door, no need to pre-register.
Location: NVC Hall, 1212 South King St, Seattle. Free parking in the large lot adjacent to the building plus free street parking if needed.
More information + Videos: www.CrashDancers.net.
Questions?
Call 206-484-8080 or email info@crashdancers.net.




BRIORA BALLROOM THEME PARTY - A ROMAN HOLIDAY
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 7:45 - 10:00 PM. Join us for a night inspired by Italy! Wear your golden leaf headbands, striped gondolier shirts, or other Italian-themed clothes and enjoy light refreshments, social dancing, and a performance by Briora staff! Bring your friends and dance like they do in Roma!

Cost: $20
Location: Briora Ballroom Dance Studio, 2260 152nd Ave NE, Suite 100, Redmond. Briora Ballroom is Redmond's most exciting new dance venue - a stunning, air-conditioned 6500+ square foot facility, featuring two dance floors, a comfortable lounge area, and a retail shop. Free parking in the lot.
For more info: Contact info@briora.com, call 425-641-5123, or visit www.Briora.com.



LAVIDA SUMMER PARTIES: SALSA/BACHATA, WCS, ARGENTINE TANGO
SALSA/BACHATA PARTIES
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27
7:30 PM: Intro to Bachata class
8:30 PM – 10:30 PM: Bachata/Salsa Dance Practica

Entrance: $18 class, $8 dance
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 6
7:30 PM: Introduction to Salsa class
8:30 PM – 11:00 PM: Salsa/Bachata Dance Party
Entrance: $18 class + party; $10 dance party

WEST COAST SWING PARTY
FRIDAYS, SEPTEMBER 15, OCTOBER 13 & 20
7:30 PM: Introduction to WC Swing with MIKE CARRINGER
8:30 PM - 12:00 AM: Dance party

Entrance: $15 class + party, or $10 dance party

ARGENTINE TANGO
EVERY TUESDAY
7:30 PM: Argentine Tango class (drop-in welcome)
8:30- 10:30 PM: Tango Practica (who familiar with Tango basics)

Entrance: $18 class, $5 dance

ARGENTINE TANGO "Milonga LaVida"
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22

8:00pm - Introduction to Tango class for Absolute Beginners - FREE
8:30pm - 9:30pm Tango-Nuevo Music
9:30pm - 12:30am Traditional Music

Entrance: $10 (light refreshments provided)

Location: LaVida Dance Studio, 13620 NE 20th St, Bellevue
Registration & more info: Call 425-643-LIFE(5433), email info@lavidastudio.com or visit www.LaVidaStudio.com



MERLY'S VARIETY DANCE
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23.
Come out to Lynnwood for a fun dance on a 2,600 sq ft sprung hardwood dance floor. There's also an awesome sound system! Singles and couples of all ages are welcome. Soft drinks & water available.

7:30 - 8:30 PM: Learn the Salsa!
8:30 - 11:00 PM: Dance to a wide variety of music with DJ MERLY


Cost:
$12 covers everything (cash please).
Location: The Hayloft Dance Hall, 15320 - 35th Ave W, Lynnwood.
Driving directions: From I-5, take Exit 183, go west on 164th St SW, right on 36th Ave SW (becomes 35th Ave SW). The hall is on the left in a half mile.
More Info: Visit www.HayloftDance.com, email HayloftDance@gmail.com or call 425-743-6180.




BURIEN JAZZ WALK
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23. Burien Arts Association presents 21 bands at five music venues, plus vintage jazz films, all within easy walking distance on SW 152nd St.
Dance to five different Swing and Traditional bands from 3:20 to 11:00 PM on a top-quality hardwood floor at St. Elizabeth's Church. Sixteen additional bands present various styles of Classic Jazz, Latin & Gypsy Jazz, Blues, and more at four other venues. See two different showings of rare vintage jazz film footage in 16 mm at Burien's beautiful Tin Theater.

Here's a schedule of just the dance bands that will be playing at St. Elizabeth's Church (1005 SW 152nd St.)
3:20 – 4:20 PM ~ UPTOWN LOWDOWN JAZZ BAND
5:00 – 6:00 PM ~ BIRCH PEREIRA & THE GIN JOINTS
6:40 – 7:40 PM ~ DINA BLADE & SWINGIN' IN THE RAIN
8:20 – 9:20 PM ~ LANCE BULLER & THE ROADSTARS
10:00 – 11:00 PM ~ EVERGREEN CLASSIC JAZZ BAND

Time:
3:00 - 11:00 PM
Admission:
$25 per person at any one of the six venues grants access to all. CASH ONLY at the door, please.
Complete info
including venues, all bands and schedule: www.BurienJazz.com
Questions? Email Jazz Walk at burienarts@gmail.com




SHANGHAI NIGHTS DINNER & DANCE
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 24. Go through a time tunnel to enjoy the exotic, romantic atmosphere of the gala SHANGHAI NIGHTS DINNER & DANCE! Singles and Couples of All Ages and All Nationalities are all welcome. Mix with new and old friends wearing vintage attire to celebrate the Chinese Moon Festival!

Suggested Attire: Vintage Attire from any culture, especially Asian styles. It can be Formal, Semi-Formal or even Casual as long as it's classy.
Women: Formal Gown, Cocktail/Party Dress, or Chinese Qipao dress if you have one (click here to see images)
Men: Tuxedo, Suit & Tie, or a Chinese style top if you have one (click here to see images)

4:30 PM: No Host Cocktail Bar opens
5:00 PM: Seven Course Banquet Style Dinner starts
6:30 - 7:00 PM: Beginner Cha Cha lesson, no partner or experience needed
7:00 - 10:30 PM: Dance to a variety of FUN music for Swing, Ballroom, and Latin plus Rock/Pop/Disco for Freestyle


Music and instruction is by RON BOLIN, THE DANCIN' DJ. Ron will also lead games and mixers and teach some fun Line Dances. Also enjoy Dance Demonstrations plus a few songs sung by the hostess SHANEL HSU in English and Chinese ... including the theme song for the night, Shanghai Nights.

Admission: You can still get the whole dinner and dance for $45 and pay at the door if you text or leave a voicemail with your name(s) at 206-235-7606 to let Shanel know you're coming or email me at Ron@SeattleDanceInfo.com. Otherwise it's $50 at the door and still a good value. If arriving after 6:30 for just the dancing, admission is $25 and still includes traditional Chinese moon cake for dessert.
Location: China Harbor Restaurant, 2040 Westlake Avenue North, Seattle, with a panoramic view of Lake Union and Downtown Seattle
Presented by:
The International Charming Qipao Club
Questions? Please call or text 206-235-7606




ARGENTINE TANGO FOR ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS
8 THURSDAYS, SEPTEMBER 28 - NOVEMBER 16, 2017. Learn to dance the authentic Argentine tango in a fun and easy way! No partners required. No dance experience necessary. Includes a class field trip to a Tango club in Seattle. This is the class for you, if you:

~ Are an absolute beginner excited to learn the Argentine Tango
~ Have taken Tango classes before but like to review the materials
~ Have two left feet & have never danced before
~ Or just want to have fun and meet people!

Dates: 8 Thursday Nights, September 28 - November 16
Time: 7:00 - 8:15 PM
Cost: $85 per 8-week series
Location: Dance Underground, 340 15th Ave E, Capitol Hill
More Info: Tony & Ilana, 206-781-9553, seattletango@hotmail.com, www.seattletango.com



EAST COAST SWING & VIENNESE WALTZ WITH DEAN PATON
6 TUESDAYS, OCTOBER 3 - NOVEMBER 7. Learn two dances with DEAN PATON!

7:00 - 8:00 PM: Beginning East Coast Swing
8:15 - 9:15 PM: Beginning Viennese Waltz


Cost: $50 for
each 6-week series.
Location: Senior Center of West Seattle, 4217 SW Oregon St, Seattle, 98116. Classes are held in Hatten Hall of the Sisson Building.
Registration: Call 206-932-4044 Ext. 1


DANCE CALENDAR
THROUGH SEPTEMBER 28, 2017


HOW TO USE THIS CALENDAR:
UP TO TWO WEEKS OF DANCES ARE LISTED. Friday dances held only on the first week are listed first, followed by Friday dances held on both weeks, ending with Friday dances held only on the second week ... and so on for each day. Changes and errors can occur, so please check with the contacts listed before attending.

It's less than $2 per week to list a weekly dance here. Contact Ron Bolin at Ron@SeattleDanceInfo.com or 425-917-1188 to have your dance included.

FRIDAYS

Friday, September 22

CRASHDANCE FRIDAYS. Taught and DJ'd by RON BOLIN, THE DANCIN' DJ. No partner or experience needed. Waltz lesson from 6:30 - 8:00 PM with practica and other dancing till 9:30 PM. Open to everyone. Includes snacks but bring your own beverage. For the past 5 years we have been holding lessons on Fridays at the Nisei Veterans Committee Hall. Our students range from just starting out to experienced. We have had 30 to as high as 80 students but average from 40 - 50+. Cost: $10. Just pay at the door, no need to pre-register. Location: NVC Hall, 1212 South King St, Seattle. Free parking in the large lot adjacent to the building plus free street parking if needed. More information + Videos: www.CrashDancers.net. Questions? Call 206-484-8080 or email info@crashdancers.net.

Friday, September 22
NOREEN'S BALLROOM DANCE. Arrive at 8 PM for a dance lesson in (Viennese Waltz on September 15, Nightclub Two-Step on September 22) then dance to a variety of Ballroom music from 8:30 to 11 PM. Admission is $10 or just $5 for first-timers. There is street parking and a lot across the street. Normanna Lodge (Sons of Norway), 2725 Oakes Ave, Everett. For more info contact Noreen at noreenballroom@yahoo.com or visit www.thedancefool.com.

Friday, September 22

SEATTLE SOCIAL DANCE CLUB. All ages are welcome to this weekly Friday dance. Start with a 30-minute complimentary lesson at 8 PM then dance on a 3,000 square foot hardwood dance floor from 8:30 to 11 PM to a variety of popular Ballroom, Latin, and Swing music. Admission of $10 includes water and snacks plus we have door prize drawings for free dance passes. Held upstairs at Chong-Wa Benevolent Association, 522 7th Ave S, Seattle. Go upstairs and ask for a free pass to park in our large lot behind the building which is monitored by an attendant from 9 to 11 PM to assure safety for our guests. For more info contact Jeanne at 425-644-3030 (or 206-725-4331 for Chinese) or email SeattleSocialDanceClub@gmail.com.

Friday, September 22
EVERY FRIDAY COUNTRY, SWING & A LITTLE EVERYTHING. Arrive at 7 PM for a pre-dance lesson (East Coast Swing on September 15, Ballroom Waltz on September 22 which will also be a Class Party and Potluck night). DJ DAVE SERFLING plays a variety of music from 8 to 11 PM, including Country Two-Step, West and East Coast Swing, Line Dances, Ballroom, and more. Admission is $12 for the lesson and dance for free, or $10 for the dance. Ages 18 and over. Alcohol-free atmosphere. The Rockin' Horse Dance Barn, 11820 150th Ave SE, Renton. For more info call 425-255-9211, email rockinhorsedancebarn@gmail.com or visit www.learn2dance4fun.com.

Friday, September 22
FIRST CLASS BALLROOM. Come and enjoy an evening of fun social dancing with DJ TERRY WEST. Arrive at 8 PM for an introductory lesson then dance to a variety of Ballroom, Latin, Swing and more from 9 to 11 PM. Our air-conditioned dance studio is comfortable and bright, filled with friendly faces and highly experienced instructors. Be ready to meet new friends! $12 covers the lesson and dance. First Class Ballroom, 1216 50th Street SE, Everett, WA 98203. For more information visit www.FirstClassBallroom.com or call 425-320-3955.

Friday, September 22
EDMONDS SENIOR CENTER FRIDAY FLING. All ages are welcome to dance to live music every Friday from 1 to 3 PM. The ASTORIA COMBO plays on the 2nd, 4th, (and 5th if there is one) Fridays of the month. NICE 'N EASY plays on the 1st and 3rd Fridays of the month. Donation is $4. Refreshments are provided. Edmonds Senior Center, 220 Railroad Avenue, Edmonds, just west of the Ferry Terminal. The ballroom is upstairs and has a large dance floor, a view of Puget Sound, and mirrored ball. For more info call 425-774-5555, or go to www.scscedmonds.org.

Friday, September 22
BRIORA BALLROOM THEME PARTY - A ROMAN HOLIDAY. 7:45 - 10:00 PM. Arrive at 7:00 PM for a Newcomer Swing class. Join us for a night inspired by Italy! Wear your golden leaf headbands, striped gondolier shirts, or other Italian-themed clothes and enjoy light refreshments, social dancing, and a performance by Briora staff! Bring your friends and dance like they do in Roma! Cost: $20. Briora Ballroom Dance Studio, 2260 152nd Ave NE, Suite 100, Redmond. Briora Ballroom is Redmond's most exciting new dance venue - a stunning, air-conditioned 6500+ square foot facility, featuring two dance floors, a comfortable lounge area, and a retail shop. Free parking in the lot. For more info: Contact info@briora.com, call 425-641-5123, or visit www.Briora.com.

Friday, September 22
ARGENTINE TANGO "MILONGA LaVIDA" SOCIAL DANCE PARTY. Enjoy the fascinating, sensual ballroom dance that originated in Buenos Aires. 8:00pm - Introduction to Tango Class for Absolute Beginners - FREE. 8:30pm - 9:30pm Tango-Nuevo Music with DJ KRISTINA. 9:30pm - 12:30am Traditional Music with DJ ANTON. Entrance: $10 (light refreshments provided). LaVida Dance & Yoga Studio, 13620 NE 20th St, 2nd fl (across from BMW), Bellevue. For more info: Call 425-643-LIFE(5433), email info@lavidastudio.com or visit www.LaVidaStudio.com.


SATURDAYS

Saturday, September 23
SPECIAL EVENT! BURIEN JAZZ WALK. Burien Arts Association presents 21 bands at five venues within easy walking distance on SW 152nd St. Dance to five different Swing and Traditional bands from 3:20 to 11:00 PM on a top-quality hardwood floor at St. Elizabeth's Church. Sixteen additional bands present Classic Jazz, Latin & Gypsy Jazz, Blues, and more at four other venues. Dance bands playing at St. Elizabeth's Church (1005 SW 152nd St.) are: UPTOWN LOWDOWN JAZZ BAND, BIRCH PEREIRA & THE GIN JOINTS, DINA BLADE & SWINGIN' IN THE RAIN, LANCE BULLER & THE ROADSTARS, EVERGREEN CLASSIC JAZZ BAND. $25 per person at any one of the six venues grants access to all. CASH ONLY at the door, please. Complete info:www.BurienJazz.com. Questions? Email Jazz Walk at burienarts@gmail.com.

Saturday, September 23
MERLY'S VARIETY DANCE. Come on out for this dance on the fourth Saturday of each month! It's at the Hayloft Dance Hall in Lynnwood, which has a 2,600 square foot hardwood dance floor. Tonight take a basic Salsa lesson at 7:30 PM, no partner or experience needed. Then dance from 8:30 to 11 PM to music by DJ "M-FORCE" MERLY. She will play a variety of music for all types of dance enthusiasts on an awesome sound system. Fun for singles and couples of all ages. Admission is $12. The Hayloft Dance Hall, 15320 - 35th Ave West, Lynnwood, WA 98037. For more info visit www.HayloftDance.com, email at HayloftDance@gmail.com or call 425-743-6180.

Saturday, September 23
USA DANCE TACOMA: SEE YOU IN SEPTEMBER DANCE. Come out for this friendly dance and lesson; all dancer levels welcome. USA Dance Tacoma has dances on the fourth Saturday of each month. Arrive at 7 PM for a beginning/intermediate Waltz lesson taught by KAYE MUNRO. Dance from 8 to 10:30 PM to music by DJ TERRY WEST. See website for a schedule of lessons and music. Enjoy fun dance mixers! Bring your friends for a wonderful evening of dance. Admission is $12 for the lesson and dance; $8 for members. Lakewood Elks, 6313 75th St W, Lakewood (west of 75th and Bridgeport). For more info call 253-307-1499 or email dancetacoma@aol.com or visit www.dancetacoma.org.

Saturday, September 23
PACIFIC BALLROOM DANCE. Pacific Ballroom Dance in Auburn is well-known for teaching kids, but also has events for adults! Check it out this Saturday. Start with a pre-dance lesson from 7 to 8 PM then dance from 8 to 10 PM to a variety of Ballroom music. September 23 features DJ/Instructor RICK GOSSARD and a Salsa lesson. $10 admission covers the class and dance. Pacific Ballroom Dance, 1604 15th St SW, Suite 109, Auburn. For more info visit www.pacificballroom.org or contact Rick at 425-451-4815 or Rick@pacificballroom.org.

Saturday, September 23
DANCING IN THE PARK AT MAGNUSON PARK. DanceSport International studio hosts a class and party every Saturday night from 7:30 to 10:30 PM. It starts with a dance lesson at 7:30 PM followed by dancing from 8:30 to 10:30 PM. $12, or free with purchase of a class. 6344 NE 74th St, Suite #105 Seattle, WA 98115. For the schedule visit www.dancesportseattle.com/calendar.html or call Robert & Monique Hrouda at 206-550-6461 for more information.

Saturday, September 23
ARIA BALLROOM DANCE PARTY. Join us on our beautiful dance floor on Seattle’s eastside for our most popular weekly dance party. An introductory class begins at 7:15 PM followed by a balanced mix of traditional and popular ballroom music from 8 to 11 PM. Admission is $10 or free for those who take the pre-party class. We’ve heard we have the best music of any ballroom around. Songs for upcoming dances are projected overhead so dancers can plan ahead. From Waltz to Cha-Cha and Foxtrot to West Coast Swing, there is something for every taste. Aria Ballroom, 15300 NE 95th St, Redmond. For more info, visit www.AriaBallroom.com or contact Aria at info@AriaBallroom.com, or 425-867-0777.

Saturday, September 23
SONG SCOUT SATURDAYS. Start with your choice of either a Basics and Beyond or an Intermediate West Coast Swing lesson at 8 PM. Dance 9 PM to Midnight+. Dance every Saturday to West Coast Swing and Nightclub Two-Step music played by DJs PAUL & MELINDA BOOTH. Music is an awesome blend of newest WCS/NC2 hits & classics. Neon lighting, free water & snickers too! Basics Class w/Dance for $10 Or an Intermediate WCS lesson for $5; drop-ins are welcome. Admission for the dance alone is $10. Kirkland Dance Center, 835 7th Ave, Kirkland. For more info contact Paul at pbooth@comcast.net or Melinda at melindabooth@comcast.net or 206-953-1065 or visit www.songscout.net.


SUNDAYS

Sunday, September 24
SHANGHAI NIGHTS DINNER & DANCE. Enjoy an exotic, romantic atmosphere at this gala event! Singles and Couples of All Ages and All Nationalities are all welcome. Wearing vintage attire to celebrate the Chinese Moon Festival! Suggested Attire: Vintage Attire from any culture, especially Asian styles. It can be Formal, Semi-Formal or even Casual as long as it's classy. 4:30 PM: No Host Cocktail Bar opens. 5:00 PM: Six Course Banquet Style Dinner starts. 6:30 - 7:00 PM: Beginner Cha Cha lesson. 7:00 - 10:30 PM: Dance to a variety of FUN music for Swing, Ballroom, and Latin plus Rock/Pop/Disco for Freestyle. Music and instruction is by RON BOLIN, THE DANCIN' DJ. Ron will also lead games and mixers and teach some fun Line Dances. Also enjoy Dance Demonstrations plus a few songs sung by the hostess SHANEL HSU. Admission: $50 or $45 if paid by September 16. Mail check (payable to Shanel Hsu) to 2301 SE 3rd St, Renton, WA 98056. Location: China Harbor Restaurant, 2040 Westlake Avenue North, Seattle, in the big upstairs banquet room with a panoramic view of Lake Union and Downtown Seattle. Presented by The International Charming Qipao Club, Questions? Please call or text 206-235-7606.

Sunday, September 24
WALTZ CAFÉ AT CENTURY BALLROOM. This month's dance features live music by ROUGE. This lively tea dance occurs each month on the 4th Sunday. You’ll enjoy live music and a 2000-square-foot sprung floor in the city’s most elegant dance hall. Though the bands each month focus on Waltzes of all tempos, they also mix in other styles of dance music. Expect some assortment of Swing, Foxtrot, Blues, even Latin and the occasional Polka. Downbeat is 12:30 PM and dancing goes till 3:30. Admission is $15. Street parking is free on Sundays. The ballroom’s Tin Table restaurant opens at 3 PM with Happy Hour prices. At 915 East Pine Street, on Seattle’s Capitol Hill, half a block east of Broadway. For more information visit www.waltzcafe.com.

Sunday, September 24
ARIA BALLROOM SUNDAY DANCE. Join us every Sunday on our beautiful dance floor on Seattle’s eastside dancing to music by Hall of Fame DJ TERRY WEST! There is no pre-dance lesson on Sundays so the dance starts right at 7 PM. Admission is $10. From Waltz to Cha-Cha and Foxtrot to West Coast Swing, there is something for every taste. Aria Ballroom, 15300 NE 95th St, Redmond. For more info, visit www.AriaBallroom.com or contact Aria at info@AriaBallroom.com, or 425-867-0777.

Sunday, September 24
BALLARD ELKS DANCE. Dance from 7 to 9 PM every Sunday to live music by LAUREN PETRIE. Lauren plays great music for Ballroom, Latin, Swing and more. Dance on a wonderful, large dance floor with a beautiful view of Puget Sound. Beginners welcome. $7 admission. No membership required. Huge free parking lot. The Ballard Elks is located at Shilshole Bay, 6411 Seaview Ave NW, Seattle 98117. For more info visit www.BallardElks.org or call 206-784-0827.

Sunday, September 24

PACIFIC BALLROOM DANCE. Pacific Ballroom Dance in Auburn now has Sunday dances in addition to their already established Saturday dances! 7 PM then dance from 7 to 9 PM to a variety of Ballroom music. September 17 features DJ/Instructor RICK GOSSARD and a Viennese Waltz lesson. September 24 features DJ/Instructor RICK GOSSARD and a Bachata lesson. $10 admission covers the class and dance. Pacific Ballroom Dance, 1604 15th St SW, Suite 109, Auburn. For more info visit www.pacificballroom.org or contact Rick at 425-451-4815 or Rick@pacificballroom.org.


MONDAYS

Monday, September 25
MONDAY MILONGA.
PATRICIO TOUCEDA teaches an intermediate series Argentine Tango class at 8 PM. Drop-ins allowed on a space available/ class balance basis. Visit www.Tango-Experts.com for details. ARTHUR and PATRICIA host dancing from 9 PM to 12:30 AM. Dance on an 1800 sq ft wood dance floor to great Argentine Tango music! September 18 features DJ SAEED AMIZADEH. September 25 features DJ RAFAEL BAÈRE from Brazil. Enjoy the ambiance of candle-lit tables and a wall of windows overlooking Lake Union and downtown city lights. Food & drink available. Ample parking adjacent to building. Entrada: $10, 21+ ID required; $20 for pre-dance lesson and the milonga. China Harbor Restaurant, 2040 Westlake Ave N, Seattle. For more info call 206-323-7957, email Arturo at azelig@msn.com, Patricia at ptrowbridge@gmail.com or visit www.allseattletango.com.

Monday, September 25

STAR CENTER BALLROOM DANCE. Come out to Tacoma's beautiful new Star Center for dancing to the music of RANDY LITCH. Dance from 1 to 3 PM to live Ballroom, Swing, Latin, Waltz, Country and Soft Rock music. Admission is $5. Star Center, 3873 S 66th St, Tacoma. For more information email randylitch@comcast.net or call Randy at 253-530-6185. For a listing of all of Randy's dances visit www.RandyLitch.net/Schedule.htm.

Monday, September 25
SAVOY SWING DANCE.
We're all-ages, beginner friendly, no partner needed. We have a drop-in intermediate class from 7 to 8 PM with topics changing every week. Music is by DJ DANIEL NEWSOME. The lesson is $10, and includes the 8 to 11 PM dance. Payment for the dance only is $5 between 8 and 9 PM or $6 after 9 PM. The Clubhouse on Queen Anne, 1608 4th Ave W, Seattle. Visit www.SavoySwing.org, email president@savoyswing.org or call 206-458-1311.


TUESDAYS

Tuesday, September 19 and Tuesday, September 26
KENT TUESDAY NIGHT DANCE. September 19 features ANDY BURNETT playing Swing, Ballroom, Latin and Rock & Roll from 7:30 to 9:30 PM. September 26 features RANDY LITCH playing Ballroom, Latin and Swing, from 7:30 to 9:30 PM. Complimentary refreshments are provided by The Lakeshore, Weatherly Inn, Stafford Suites, Farrington Court, or Judson Park. Kent Senior Activity Center, 600 East Smith St, Kent. Admission is only $4 (donations accepted for snacks) and parking is free. All ages are welcome, not just 50+. For more info visit www.Kent50Plus.com or call Helena at 253-856-5164.


WEDNESDAYS

Wednesday, September 20 and Wednesday, September 27
MANHATTAN DANCE CLUB.
Arrive at 6:30 PM for a pre-dance lesson with DAVE GREEN and LINDA REITER then dance from 7:30 to 10 PM. September 20 features a Waltz lesson and music by MICHAEL & LESLIE. September 27 features a Cha Cha lesson and music by CASANOVA. The cover charge is $10 for the public and $6 for members. The membership fee is $20. The dances are held at the American Veterans Club (upper level), 5717 South Tyler, Tacoma. For more information visit our website at www.ManhattanClub.org or email info@manhattanclub.org.

Wednesday, September 20 and Wednesday, September 27

WEDNESDAY WEST COAST SWING IN BELLEVUE. Come out for a fun night of West Coast Swing dancing. Your DJ is SCOT McKAY. Scot and WREN NEWMAN will teach a drop-in beginning West Coast Swing lesson from 7:30 to 8:30 PM. Dance from 8:30 to 11 PM to a mix of Blues and Contemporary music. The pre-dance lesson is $8, dance admission is also $8, or $13 for both. Held at the wonderful Harmony Ballroom, 1407 132nd Ave NE #7, Bellevue; www.harmonyballroom.com. For more info - or to make advance song requests which Scot always likes to receive - contact Scot at tinboy66@hotmail.com or 206-227-4277.

Wednesday, September 27
SALSA/BACHATA LAVIDA DANCE PARTY. Arrive at 7:30 PM for Bachata Level 1 class. Dance from 8:30 PM to 10:30 PM to Bachata and Salsa dance music. Entrance: $8 dance social. LaVida Dance & Yoga Studio, 13620 NE 20th St, 2nd fl (across from BMW), Bellevue. For more info: Call 425-643-LIFE(5433), email info@lavidastudio.com or visit www.LaVidaStudio.com.


THURSDAYS

Thursday, September 21 and Thursday, September 28
TACOMA ELKS SINGLES DANCE. Come out for the Thursday singles dance at the Tacoma Elks' beautiful new building! Dance from 7:30 – 10:30 PM on one of the nicest dance floors for ballroom dancing in their 4500 sf hall. September 21 features music by CASANOVA. September 28 features music by BLACK VELVET. Open to the public for $10 (Elks members $6, USA Dance members $8). Tacoma Elks and Allenmore Event Center, 2013 S. Cedar St. Tacoma. Please visit our Facebook at Allenmore Event Center for schedules and more info.

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