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Updated Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Seattle: Dancing 'til Dusk
Northgate: Dance in Lake City — Temporary Location and Time
Tacoma: Ron Bolin @ The Tacoma Elks
Lynnwood: Classes with Sergey, Dee & Mike + Dances with Merly & Casanova
Dance Calendar through August 30, 2018


Dear Dancin' Friends,

Summer dancing continues! The new two-week dance calendar is below. Enjoy!

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



DANCING 'TIL DUSK
EVERY TUESDAY & THURSDAY THROUGH AUGUST 23. Now in its 12th year! Dancing 'til Dusk is back with FREE beginner lessons and dancing at downtown Seattle parks. Dance under the stars on Seattle Parks & Recreation's own dance floor. All nights feature a free one-hour beginner lesson from 6 to 7 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, 6 - 9:30 PM in Westlake Park, 401 Pine St.
August 14 - Tango lesson with Kristina Ivanova. Tangoheart: Tango
August 21 - Swing lesson with Lilli Ann and Claire Carey. Swingin’ in the Rain with Dina Blade: A Little Bit of Everything

THURSDAYS, 6 - 9:30 PM
in Freeway Park, 6th & Seneca St.
August 16 - Swing lesson with Lilli Ann Carey. Ranger and the "Re-Arrangers": Gypsy Swing
August 23 - Waltz lesson with Dean Paton. Kevin Buster's Lunch Money: Waltz and more! A Ball Rouge...wear something Red!




DANCE IN LAKE CITY — TEMPORARY SUMMER LOCATION AND TIME
EVERY MONDAY. For two months — July and August —
we’ll start dancing an hour later, at 7:30 PM, in AIR CONDITIONED comfort at NORTHGATE COMMUNITY CENTER while our usual digs undergo maintenance. It’s a beautiful, new facility located across from the Northgate Mall behind the library. (Go in the Library driveway and past it to the back, you’ll see the CC.) The MultiPurpose Room we’ll be using has a lovely dance floor, big windows overlooking a wooded ravine, and direct access to an outdoor patio — and did I mention it’s AIR CONDITIONED?

We’ll do our traditional Summer Shorts — Three weeks each of dances we don’t usually teach — East Coast Swing (July 2, 9 & 16), Salsa (July 23, 30 & August 6) and Nightclub 2-Step (August 13, 20 & 27) this year.

Here are the details:
When: We’ll be here every Monday from July 2 - August 27
Where: Northgate Community Center, 10510 5th Ave NE, Seattle 98125, across from the Mall, behind the library.
Link to Google Map: https://www.google.com/maps/place/Northgate+Community+Center/@47.7053681,-122.3245195,16z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x54901156198fab35:0xf58d77403c9b8d05!8m2!3d47.7053645!4d-122.3223255
Time & Price: Class 7:30 - 8:00 PM, $8 (+ mini lessons throughout the dance). Dance Only 8:00-10:00PM, $10. Class & Dance: $10.

For more info email LINDA TOWNSEND WEST at info@DanceEclectic.com. Come dance with us!




RON BOLIN @ THE TACOMA ELKS
THURSDAY, AUGUST 23. Join me, RON BOLIN, THE DANCIN' DJ, for dancing on one of the nicest floors in the 4,500 sf hall at the Tacoma Elks' beautiful new building! I'll play a big variety of styles of music for all types of dancing including Swing, Ballroom, Latin, and Rock & Roll.

Time: 7:30 to 10:30 PM
Cost: Open to the public for $10, Elks members $6, USA Dance members $8
Location: Tacoma Elks and Allenmore Event Center, 2013 S. Cedar St. Tacoma


Upcoming dance music at the Tacoma Elks:
August 16: Black Velvet
August 23: Ron Bolin, The Dancin' DJ

August 30: Sapphire--Ted Argo
September 6: Casanova
September 13: Randy Litch




CLASSES WITH SERGEY, DEE & MIKE + DANCE WITH MERLY

HAYLOFT CLASSES. New group dance classes at the Hayloft with a host of times to choose from. Drop in and pay at the door (cash please). Dances taught change weekly. Come join the fun!

WEDNESDAYS, AUGUST 15, 22 ... $15/class
NEW! 7:00 - 8:00 PM: American Smooth and International Standard class with Blackpool finalist SERGEY NEKRASOV

FRIDAYS, AUGUST 17, 24 ... (first Saturday then Fridays rest of month). $15/class
7:00 - 7:45 PM: Beginner/Intermediate class with DEE SCHORE
7:45 - 8:30 PM: Advanced class with DEE SCHORE (beginner/intermediate dancers welcome to stay)

SATURDAYS, AUGUST 18, 25 ... $10/class
11 - 11:45 AM. Saturday morning American Smooth and American Rhythm Ballroom class with MIKE EWING

HAYLOFT DANCES

SATURDAY, AUGUST 25. MERLY'S VARIETY DANCE &. $12 covers everything.
7:00 - 8:00 PM: TBA lesson
8:00 - 10:30 PM: Variety Dance with DJ MERLY "M-FORCE"


Location for all dances and classes: The Hayloft Dance Hall, 15320 - 35th Ave W, Lynnwood
More Info: Visit www.HayloftDance.com, email HayloftDance@gmail.com or call 425-743-6180



DANCE CALENDAR THROUGH AUGUST 30, 2018

HOW TO USE THIS CALENDAR:
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, August 17
SPECIAL EVENT! BRIORA BALLROOM ROOTIN' TOOTIN' HOEDOWN. Arrive at 7:00 PM for a Newcomer West Coast Swing class. Then dance from 7:45 PM to 10:00 PM. Briora Ballroom is the Seattle area’s most elegant dance venue - a stunning 6500+ square foot facility, featuring two dance floors, a comfortable lounge area, and retail shop. Admission is $15. Special offer: 5 dance punch card for $50. 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, August 17
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 - Midnight: Dance Party Social. $18 lesson and dance, $10 dance only. RSVP: www.facebook.com/events/218723358468522. LaVida Dance Studio, 11961 124th Ave NE, Kirkland, WA 98034. For more info call 425-643-LIFE(5433), email info@lavidastudio.com or visit www.LaVidaStudio.com.

Friday, August 17
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 Nightclub Two-Step lesson with MARY EVANS. Then dance to music by DJ SKEETER from 8 to 10 PM with all styles of dance tunes and weighing toward Nightclub Two-Step and West Coast Swing. 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, August 17 and Friday, August 24
DANCEWORKS STUDIO VARIETY DANCE. Arrive at 7:45 PM for an all-levels class (Samba on August 17, West Coast Swing on August 24). Then dance from 8:30 to 11 PM to a variety of music. $12 class and dance, $10 dance only ($5 DW students). DanceWorks Studio, 16641 Redmond Way, Redmond. For more info visit www.danceworksstudio.com, call 425-869-7595, or email info@danceworksstudio.com.

Friday, August 17 and Friday, August 24
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, August 17 and Friday, August 24
EVERY FRIDAY COUNTRY, SWING & A LITTLE EVERYTHING. Arrive at 7 PM for a pre-dance lesson (Lindy Hop on August 17 which will be a class party and potluck night, Salsa on August 24). 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, August 17 and Friday, August 24
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, August 17 and Friday, August 24
FIRST CLASS BALLROOM. Come and enjoy an evening of fun social dancing with DJ TERRY WEST. Arrive at 8 PM for an introductory lesson (Waltz and Cha Cha on August 17, Tango and Rumba on August 24) 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, August 24
BRIORA BALLROOM FRIDAY PARTIES. Arrive at 7:00 PM for a Newcomer Waltz lesson. Then dance to Ballroom, Latin, and Swing music from 7:45 PM to 9:15 PM. Briora Ballroom is the Seattle area’s most elegant dance venue - a stunning 6500+ square foot facility, featuring two dance floors, a comfortable lounge area, and retail shop. Admission is $15. Special offer: 5 dance punch card for $50. 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, August 24
NOREEN'S BALLROOM DANCE. Arrive at 8 PM for a dance lesson (Quickstep on August 24), then dance to a variety of Ballroom music from 8:30 to 11 PM. Admission is $12 or just $6 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, August 24
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 - Midnight Traditional Music with DJ ANTON. Entrance: $10 (light refreshments provided). LaVida Dance Studio, 11961 124th Ave NE, Kirkland, WA 98034. For more info: Call 425-643-LIFE(5433), email info@lavidastudio.com or visit www.LaVidaStudio.com.


SATURDAYS

Saturday, August 18
NORTHWEST DANCE.
Arrive at 7:00 PM for a pre-dance workshop. WINFIELD HOBBS will teach Blues, micro style from a macro guy. Then dance from 8:00 to 11:00 PM to the live music of BRIAN LEE AND THE ORBITERS. They deliver dynamic and engaging performances with melodic vocals, exceptional song writing, and superb harmonica, slide guitar, and guitar. You will enjoy top-flight musicianship and a cool repertoire of Brian’s original tunes from the broad blues tradition. The dance is alcohol-free. Admission of $15 covers both the workshop and dance. Leif Erikson Hall, 2245 NW 57th St, Seattle. For more info call 206-781-1238, email info@nwdance.net or visit www.nwdance.net.

Saturday, August 18
THIRD SATURDAY SALSA SOCIAL. NO DANCE THIS MONTH. The next Salsa Social will be on September 15. For more info contact 206-861-2500, suzanne@myworld-df.com or visit www.myworld-df.com.

Saturday, August 18 and Saturday, August 25
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 (Bolero on August 18, Cha Cha on August 25) 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, August 18 and Saturday, August 25
DANCING IN THE PARK AT MAGNUSON PARK. The new DanceSport International studio hosts a class and party from 7:30 to 10:30 PM. It starts with a dance lesson at 7:30 PM (Tango & Cha Cha on August 18, Foxtrot & Rumba on August 25) followed by dancing from 8:30 to 10:30 PM. Take the lesson for $12 and the dance is free...dance only admission is $12, so take the lesson! DanceSport International, 6344 NE 74th St, Suite #105 Seattle, WA 98115. For the schedule visit www.dancesportseattle.com/calendar.html, call Robert & Monique Hrouda at 206-550-6461 or email RobertHrouda@live.com for more information.

Saturday, August 18 and Saturday, August 25
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 9 PM to Midnight+. Dance every Saturday to West Coast Swing and Nightclub Two-Step music played by DJ PAUL 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. 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, August 18 and Saturday, August 25
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. August 18 features DJ/Instructors RHETT & SHONA POWERS and a Hustle lesson. August 25 features DJ/Instructor TBA and a tba 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, August 25
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 TBA lesson at 7:00 PM, no partner or experience needed. Then dance from 8:00 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, August 25
USA DANCE TACOMA ANNIVERSARY 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 lesson in Salsa with ARLENE HOILAND. Dance from 8 to 10:30 PM to music by DJ TERRY WEST. 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, August 19
SEATTLE SWING DANCE CLUB ANNUAL PICNIC DANCE.
There will be pre-dance workshops at 4 PM and 5 PM. There's also a beginner West Coast Swing lesson upstairs for new folks from 6 to 6:30 PM. Dance from 6 to 9:30 PM with DJ TBA. Admission for both workshops is $30 for guests ($20 for SSDC members), and includes the dance. Dance only admission is $11 for guests (FREE for members tonight) and includes the beginner class. Held on first and third Sundays at the Alki Masonic Lodge (West Seattle), 4736 40th Ave SW, Seattle. Contact SSDC at ssdcmail@gmail.com or visit www.SeattleWCSwing.org.

Sunday, August 19 and Sunday, August 26
PACIFIC BALLROOM DANCE.
Start with a pre-dance lesson from 6 to 7 PM then dance from 7 to 9 PM to a variety of Ballroom music. August 19 features DJ/Instructor RICK GOSSARD and a Country Two-Step lesson. August 26 features DJ/Instructor TBA and a TBA 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, August 19 and Sunday, August 26
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, August 19 and Sunday, August 26
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, August 26
WALTZ CAFÉ @ THE CENTURY BALLROOM. This lively tea dance occurs twice each month. Enjoy dancing on a 2500-square-foot sprung floor in the city’s most elegant dance hall. The focus on is on Waltzes of all tempos, but there will also be a mix of other styles of dance music including Swing, Foxtrot, Blues, Latin and the occasional Polka. Today dance from 12:30 to 3:30 PM to live music by THE VALSE CAFÉ ORCHESTRA. $15 admission. The Century Ballroom, 915 East Pine Street, on Seattle’s Capitol Hill, half a block east of Broadway. Street parking is free on Sundays. The ballroom’s Tin Table restaurant opens at 3 PM with Happy Hour prices. For more information: Visit www.CenturyBallroom.com, email Office@CenturyBallroom.com, or call 206-324-7263.


MONDAYS

Monday, August 20

DANCEWORKS STUDIO WEST COAST SWING NIGHT.
Choose from either a Level 1 or Level 3 West Coast Swing lesson at 7:45 PM. Then dance to West Coast Swing music from 8:30 to 10 PM. $10 lesson, $10 dance ($5 DW students). DanceWorks Studio, 16641 Redmond Way, Redmond. Visit www.danceworksstudio.com, call 425-869-7595, or email info@danceworksstudio.com.

Monday, August 20 and Monday, August 27
SUMMER LOCATION AND TIME CHANGE! DANCE AT NORTHGATE.
Join us for class at 7:30, then dance 8:00-10:00. Class is progressive and drop-in. We’re doing our traditional Summer Shorts from now until the end of August, three weeks each of dances we don’t often teach — East Coast Swing (July 2, 9 & 16), Salsa (July 23, 30 & August 6) and Nightclub 2-Step (August 13, 20 & 27). No pre-registration necessary. Come when you can, pay only for classes you take. Then dance Swing, Waltz, One Step/Blues, Nightclub, Latin and more to a variety of popular American and world music from both halves of the last century and right up to today. Northgate Community Center, 10510 5th Ave NE Seattle, 98125. $10 covers class and dance. For more info email LINDA TOWNSEND WEST at info@DanceEclectic.com or visit www.DanceEclectic.com.

Monday, August 20 and Monday, August 27
STAR CENTER BALLROOM DANCE. Come out to Tacoma's beautiful new Star Center for dancing to the music of RANDY LITCH. Dance every Monday 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, August 27
DANCEWORKS STUDIO WEST COAST SWING NIGHT.
NO DANCE TONIGHT DUE TO FLOOR CLEANING. Visit www.danceworksstudio.com, call 425-869-7595, or email info@danceworksstudio.com.


TUESDAYS

Tuesday, August 14

SOUND OF SWING BIG BAND DANCE. Dance to BELLEVUE'S SOUND OF SWING BIG BAND a 19-piece Big Band playing a variety of music including Waltz, Foxtrot, Swing, Rumba, and Cha Cha, among others. Enjoy dancing a 3,000 sq. ft. floor. Beginners and all ages are welcome and no partner is needed. Plenty of free parking close to the door. It's from 1:00 to 3:00 PM and admission is just $3.00 per person. North Bellevue Community Center, 4063 148 Ave NE, Bellevue. For more info: Contact Mark Colbert at 425-530-7783 or colbertmark@msn.com.

Tuesday, August 14 and Tuesday, August 21
DANCING 'TIL DUSK. FREE beginner lessons and dancing at downtown Seattle parks. Dance under the stars on Seattle Parks & Recreation's own dance floor. Tuesday's events are is in Westlake Park, 401 Pine St. August 14 features an Argentine Tango lesson with KRISTINA IVANOVA at 6 PM followed by Argentine Tango dancing to music by TANGOHEART from 7 to 9:30 PM. August 21 features a Swing lesson at 6 PM with LILLI ANN CAREY and live music by SWINGIN' IN THE RAIN WITH DINA BLADE playing a little bit of everything 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. You'll find LOTS more details at www.danceforjoy.biz.

Tuesday, August 14 and Tuesday, August 21 and Tuesday, August 28
ARGENTINE TANGO PRACTICA.
The practice session for all! Practice makes perfect. It takes time to embody what you have learned in your Argentine Tango classes, so why not help yourself absorb it all by coming to our Tango Practica? Weekly attendance is the guaranteed road towards rapid progress. 7:30 PM Tango Level 2-3 Class (drop-in $18). 8:30 - 10:30 PM Tango Practica. Entrance: $5 or free with Absolute Beginner Level 1 Series. LaVida Dance Studio, 11961 124th Ave NE, Kirkland, WA 98034. For more info: Call 425-643-LIFE(5433), email info@lavidastudio.com or visit www.LaVidaStudio.com.

Tuesday, August 14 and Tuesday, August 21 and Tuesday, August 28
KENT DANCE. Dance to live music every Tuesday on a 2,300+ sq. ft. hardwood floor. RANDY LITCH plays Ballroom, Swing, Latin and Soft Rock continuously from 7:30 to 9:15 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, August 15 and Wednesday, August 22
DANCEWORKS SALSA PARTY. Express your Salsa self in a fun, non-alcoholic, all age venue. Exercise, socialize, discover and explore Salsa, Bachata & Merengue. Choose either a Level 1 or Level 3 lesson at 7:45 PM. Then dance from 8:30 to 11:30 PM to mixed Latin music. Lesson $10, Dance #10 ($5 DW students). This event is included with all DanceWorks dance passes. Location: DanceWorks, 16641 Redmond Way, Redmond, WA 98052. For more info email info@danceworksstudio.com, call 425-869-7595 or visit www.danceworksstudio.com.

Wednesday, August 15 and Wednesday, August 22 and Wednesday, August 29
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, August 15 and Wednesday, August 22 and Wednesday, August 29
MANHATTAN DANCE CLUB.
Arrive at 6:30 PM for a free pre-dance lesson then dance from 7:30 to 10 PM. August 8 and August 15 both feature a Nightclub Two-Step 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, August 29
DANCEWORKS SALSA PARTY. NO DANCE TONIGHT DUE TO FLOOR CLEANING.
For more info email info@danceworksstudio.com, call 425-869-7595 or visit www.danceworksstudio.com.


THURSDAYS

Thursday, August 16 and Thursday, August 23
DANCING 'TIL DUSK. FREE beginner lessons and dancing at downtown Seattle parks. Dance under the stars on Seattle Parks & Recreation's own dance floor. Thursday's event are in in Freeway Park, 6th & Seneca St. August 16 features a Swing lesson with LILLI ANN CAREY at 6 PM followed by dancing to Swing music by RANGER AND THE "RE-ARRANGERS" from 7 to 9:30 PM. August 23 features a Waltz lesson with DEAN PATON followed by dancing to live music by KEVIN BUSTER'S LUNCH MONEY playing Waltz and more from 7 to 9:30 PM ... a Ball Rouge ... wear something Red! 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. You'll find LOTS more details at www.danceforjoy.biz.

Thursday, August 16 and Thursday, August 23 and Thursday, August 30
TACOMA ELKS DANCE. Come out for the Thursday dance at the Tacoma Elks' beautiful new building! Dance from 7:30 to 10:30 PM on one of the nicest dance floors for ballroom dancing in their 4500 sf hall. August 16 features music by BLACK VELVET. August 23 features music by RON BOLIN, THE DANCIN' DJ. August 30 features music by SAPPHIRE--TED ARGO. 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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