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Updated Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Seattle: Dancing 'til Dusk
Redmond: Briora $5 Friday Parties

Lynnwood: Farewell Dance at the Verve Ballroom
Everett: August Classes & Dances @ First Class Ballroom

Seattle: Deborah Székely in Seattle
Dance Calendar through August 3, 2017


Dear Dancin' Friends,

RON BOLIN sightings have been rare lately,
but I do plan to be at the FAREWELL DANCE AT THE VERVE BALLROOM in Lynnwood this Friday. It has an amazingly smooth dance floor! DJ TERRY WEST will be spinning the tunes so you know there will be a good variety. They expect a BIG turnout. Hope to see you there!

Details on this and other dance events are below along with DANCE CALENDAR.

Ron Bolin, The Dancin' DJ



DANCING 'TIL DUSK
STARTING TUESDAY, JULY 11. Dancing 'til Dusk is back for its 11th year of FREE lessons and FREE dancing at downtown Seattle parks. Dance under the stars on Seattle Parks & Recreation's own dance floor. Begin with a beginner lesson from 6 to 7 PM followed by dancing from 7 to 9:30 PM. Dance demos and DJ'd music are featured at the band breaks. Everyone welcome, no partner needed. If the weather is inclement, call the rain hotline 206-264-5646. The schedule is below plus you'll find LOTS more details at www.danceforjoy.biz.

Tuesdays in Westlake Park, 401 Pine St, Seattle
Jul 25 — Swingin' In The Rain with Dina Blade | Variety
Aug 1 — Ranger and the ‘Re-Arrangers’ | Gypsy Swing
Aug 8 — Aaron Crawford | Country & Western
Aug 15 — DJ Koichi | West Coast Swing
Aug 22 — Buena Vibra | Salsa
Aug 29 — Waltz Café Orchestra | Waltz and More - a Ball Blanc; wear white!


Thursdays in Freeway Park, 600 Seneca Street, Seattle (enter at 6th and Seneca)
Jul 27 — Kevin Buster’s Lunch Money | Swing & Blues
Aug 3 — Ben Thomas Quartet | Tango
Aug 10 — Zydeco Sound | Zydeco
Aug 18 — Rouge featuring Janet Rayor | Waltz and More - a Ball Rouge; wear red!


End of Season Fundraiser Dance at the Beach! Golden Gardens Bathhouse, Seaview Place NW, Seattle, $20/person,
Wednesday, Aug 23, 6 to 9 PM — Larry Unger & Audrey Knuth | Waltz and More!



FAREWELL DANCE AT THE VERVE BALLROOM
FRIDAY, JULY 28. DJ TERRY WEST will play music for Ballroom, Latin & Swing dancing at this final event at the Verve Ballroom before it closes. Experience this amazingly smooth dance floor for the last (or even first) time.

8 - 9 PM: Introductory to Social Ballroom with ALEXANDRIA HAWKINS
9 - 11 PM: Dance with DJ TERRY WEST


Cost: Admission of $12 covers the lesson and the dance.
Location: Verve Ballroom 19820 40th Ave West, Suite 102, Lynnwood. Just blocks from I-5, with free parking right in front.
For more information: Visit www.theverveballroom.com, email info@theverveballroom.com, or call 425-640-3070.




BRIORA $5 FRIDAY PARTIES
EVERY FRIDAY, 7:45 - 9:15 PM. Escape the summer heat with $5 Fridays at Briora! Enjoy social dancing in a beautiful, air-conditioned ballroom featuring a variety of Ballroom, Latin, and Swing music. Our dance parties feature a Bronze Club Dances group class for beginners prior to our party, from 7 - 7:45 PM. (schedule at www.Briora.com). Then join the fun and show off what you have learned in class! We play a variety of Ballroom, Latin, and Swing music.

Cost: $5 per person or FREE for Briora Members
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.




AUGUST CLASSES & DANCES @ FIRST CLASS BALLROOM
MONDAYS
5:00 Kids Group Class
6:00 PM Ballet Class
7:00 PM Nightclub Two-Step Class
7:00 PM Salsa Group Class
8:00 PM International Gold Standard Group Class
8:00 PM West Coast Swing Class


TUESDAYS
7:00 PM Bronze American Rhythm
7:30 PM Sonya's Latin Group Class


WEDNESDAYS
5:00 PM Kids Group Class
6:00 PM Contemporary Lyrical
7:30 PM International Bronze Standard Class
8:30 PM Advanced International Standard Class


THURSDAYS
7:00 PM Bronze American Smooth Class
8:00 PM International Silver Standard Class


FRIDAYS
7:00 PM Introductory Class -- 8/4 Tango & Rumba; 8/11 Foxtrot & Swing; 8/18 Waltz & Cha Cha; 8/25 Tango & Rumba
8:00 - 10 PM Social Dance Party - Fun for everyone! DJ TERRY WEST starting August 4.
$12 admission includes both the 7 PM Lesson and 8 - 10 PM Dance!


SATURDAYS

2:00 PM Silver American Smooth

Adult Classes: Drop-in $15 or 10-punch card $130. Private lessons also available.
Kids Group Lessons: Monthly Tuition $120
Location: First Class Ballroom, 1216 50th Street SE, Everett, WA 98203
More information: Visit www.FirstClassBallroom.com or call 425-320-3955




DEBORAH SZÉKELY IN SEATTLE
SUNDAY, AUGUST 20. Internationally renowned instructor and performer of West Coast Swing, DEBORAH SZÉKELY, will share her expertise!

Schedule:
2:30 - 3:30 PM: Put the Sway Back Into Your Swing
3:45 - 4:45 PM: Blues vs Contemporary Dance Moves
5:00 - 6:00 PM: Sassy Syncopations and Masterful Moves for Leads and Follows
6:00 PM: Picnic Potluck – bring a side dish and your favorite homemade chocolate dessert (1st prize: Workshop Pass for Easter Swing)
6:00 - 9:30 PM: Dance with DJ SOLEMAN KREBS


Competition:
Open Jackpot Jack & Jill (anonymous donation of $210 for cash prizes). First place winners share $100, plus all entry fees collected. Register before 7:30 p.m., comp begins at 8:00 p.m.
Location: Alki Masonic Hall, 4736 40th Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98116
Prices: Member / Non-member (Workshop prices include admission to the dance.)
1 workshop: $20 / $30
2 workshops: $35 / $45
3 workshops: $45 / $55
Dance only: Free / $11
Competition entry fee: $6 / $8
Pre-register for Early Bird Discount: www.seattleswingdanceclub.com/west-coast-swing-university/#specialworkshops

Private Lessons with Deborah: For Thurs, Fri, and Sun, contact Wren Newman at seattlebirdhouse@hotmail.com. For Sat, contact Xtine at zoukuniverse@gmail.com.



DANCE CALENDAR
Through August 3, 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, July 21

NEW DATE & NEW LOCATION! USA DANCE BELLINGHAM. Dances are now on the third Friday of every month at The Majestic. Tonight arrive at 7:15 PM for a pre-dance Cha Cha lesson with MARY EVANS. Then dance to live music by KUHL & THE GANG from 8 to 10 PM. Beginners, experienced, singles, couples, seniors and students…all are welcome. Please bring dance shoes (no spike heels) or shoes with non-marking soles to protect the dance floor. Refreshments will be served in the anteroom. $10 admission or $7 for USA Dance members. The Majestic, 1023 North Forest, Bellingham. Details 360-734-5676 or www.bellinghamusadance.com.

Friday, July 21
SPECIAL EVENT! SIZZLIN' SUMMER SOIREÈ DANCE PARTY. Come join the fun from 7:45 to 10:00 PM. Wear your favorite summer hat and sunglasses to our monthly theme party celebrating summer! The evening includes light refreshments, social dancing, a professional performance by Briora staff and a contest for the best hat and sunglasses combo! $20 per person or FREE for Briora Members. Briora Ballroom Dance Studio, 2260 152nd Ave NE, Suite 100, Redmond. For more info contact Jessica McMorrow at info@briora.com, call 425-641-5123, or visit www.Briora.com.

Friday, July 21
WEST COAST SWING PARTY & LESSON @ LaVIDA. Join us for a fun evening of West Coast Swing dancing on the Eastside! Introduction to WC Swing class will be taught by MIKE CARRINGER. Mike will show you the fundamentals of the dance and techniques that gives West Coast Swing that image of gliding on the floor. Beautiful space, great floor, awesome stereo system & very friendly atmosphere. You will not want to miss it! 7:30 PM - Introduction to WC Swing Drop-in pre-party class. 8:30 - 11:30 PM: Dance Party Social. $10 party, Free with class ($15). RSVP: www.facebook.com/events/218723358468522. LaVida Dance 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.

Friday, July 21 and Friday, July 28

FRIDAYS AT THE VERVE. Note: The Verve will be closing at the end of July. Come out for these final two dances! Start at 8 PM with an introductory lesson with ALEXANDRIA HAWKINS. Visit their website or "like" them on facebook for up-to-date information. DJ TERRY WEST will play music for Ballroom, Latin & Swing dancing from 9 to 11 PM. Dance on two nice-sized dance floors. Admission of $12 covers the lesson and the dance. Just blocks from I-5, with free parking right in front. Verve Ballroom 19820 40th Ave West, Suite 102, Lynnwood. For more information visit www.theverveballroom.com, email info@theverveballroom.com, or call 425-640-3070.

Friday, July 21 and Friday July, 28

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, July 21 and Friday, July 28
EVERY FRIDAY COUNTRY, SWING & A LITTLE EVERYTHING. Arrive at 7 PM for a pre-dance lesson (Cha Cha with DAVE SERFLING on July 21, Tango with JOHNNY BRYANT on July 28). 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, July 21 and Friday, July 28
FIRST CLASS BALLROOM. Come and enjoy an evening of fun social dancing from 8 to 10 PM. Also included is an all-levels Salsa lesson at 7:15 PM. Our air-conditioned dance studio is comfortable and bright, filled with friendly faces and highly experienced instructors. Be ready to meet new friends! Drop-in for $15 or purchase a 10-punch card for $120. First Class Ballroom, 1216 50th Street SE, Everett, WA 98203. For more information visit www.FirstClassBallroom.com or call 425-320-3955.

Friday, July 21 and Friday, July 28
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, July 21 and Friday, July 28
NOREEN'S BALLROOM DANCE. Arrive at 8 PM for a dance lesson in (Waltz of July 21, Swing on July 28) 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, July 28
SUMMER SPECIAL! BRIORA $5 FRIDAY PARTIES. Escape the summer heat with $5 Fridays at Briora! Enjoy social dancing in a beautiful, air-conditioned ballroom featuring a variety of Ballroom, Latin, and Swing music. Our dance parties feature a Bronze Club Dances group class for beginners prior to our party, from 7 - 7:45 PM. (schedule at www.Briora.com). Then join the fun and show off what you have learned in class! We play a variety of Ballroom, Latin, and Swing music. $5 per person or FREE for Briora Members. Briora Ballroom Dance Studio, 2260 152nd Ave NE, Suite 100, Redmond. For more info contact Jessica McMorrow at info@briora.com, call 425-641-5123, or visit www.Briora.com.

Friday, July 28
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, July 22
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 Cha Cha lesson with DE SCHORE at 7 PM, no partner or experience needed. Then dance from 8 to 10:30 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, July 22 and Saturday, July 29
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, July 22 and Saturday, July 29
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 8 to 9 PM then dance from 9 to 11 PM to a variety of Ballroom music. July 22 features DJ/Instructor RICK GOSSARD and a Cha Cha lesson. July 29 features DJ/Instructor RICK GOSSARD and an International Waltz 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, July 22 and Saturday, July 29
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, July 22 and Saturday, July 29
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.

Saturday, July 29
USA DANCE TACOMA HAWAIIAN DANCE. Put on your Hawaiian dresses and aloha shirts and 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 lesson in Salsa with STEVE FORBES. 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.


SUNDAYS

Sunday, July 23
WALTZ CAFÉ AT CENTURY BALLROOM.
This month's dance features live music by THE CONN ARTISTS. This lively tea dance, almost eight years old, 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, July 23
and Sunday, July 30

PACIFIC BALLROOM DANCE. Pacific Ballroom Dance in Auburn now has Sunday dances in addition to their already established Saturday dances! Start with a pre-dance lesson from 6 to 7 PM then dance from 7 to 9 PM to a variety of Ballroom music. July 23 features DJ/Instructor RICK GOSSARD and a Hustle lesson. July 30 features DJ/Instructor TBA and a Foxtrot 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.

Sunday, July 23 and Sunday, July 30
ARIA BALLROOM SUNDAY DANCE. Join us on our beautiful dance floor on Seattle’s eastside. 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, July 23 and Sunday, July 30
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.


MONDAYS

Monday, July 24 and Monday, July 31
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! July 24 features DJ VIVIAN KONSTANTAKOS. July 31 features DJ ANTON SUKHANOV. 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, July 24 and Monday, July 31

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, July 24 and Monday, July 31
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, July 25 and Tuesday, August 1
DANCING 'TIL DUSK.
Dance under the stars on Seattle Parks & Recreation's own dance floor. Start with a beginner lesson at 6 PM, then dance to live music from 7 to 9:30 PM. July 25 features SWINGIN' IN THE RAIN WITH DINA BLADE playing a variety of music. August 1 features RANGER & THE RE-ARRANGERS playing Gypsy Swing. It's in Occidental Park, 250 Occidental St, Seattle. Everyone welcome, no partner needed. Freeway Park, 6th & Seneca St. Seattle. More details are at www.danceforjoy.biz. If the weather is inclement, call the rain hotline 206-264-5646.

Tuesday, July 25 and Tuesday, August 1
KENT DANCE. Dance to live music every Tuesday on a 2,300+ sq. ft. hardwood floor. July 25 features RANDY LITCH playing Ballroom and Swing, from 7:30 to 9:30 PM. August 1 features the 17-piece KINGS OF SWING big band from 7:45 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, July 26
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.

Wednesday, July 26 and Wednesday, August 2
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. July 26 features a Rumba lesson and music by CASANOVA. August 2 features a West Coast Swing lesson and music by singer LOIS ANN MARLER with DJ DAVE GREEN playing between her sets. 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, July 26 and Wednesday, August 2

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.


THURSDAYS

Thursday, July 27 and Thursday, August 3
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. July 27 features music by DJ TERRY WEST. August 3 features music by RANDY LITCH. 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.

Thursday, July 27 and Thursday, August 3
DANCING 'TIL DUSK. Dance under the stars on Seattle Parks & Recreation's own dance floor. Start with a beginner lesson at 6 PM, then dance to live music from 7 to 9:30 PM. July 27 features Swing and Blues with KEVIN BUSTER'S LUNCH MONEY. August 3 features Tango with THE BEN THOMAS QUARTET. It's in Freeway Park, 600 Seneca Street, Seattle (enter at 6th and Seneca). Everyone welcome, no partner needed. Freeway Park, 6th & Seneca St. Seattle. More details are at www.danceforjoy.biz. If the weather is inclement, call the rain hotline 206-264-5646.


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