We dance! Check the calendar to confirm dates and times.
Activity leader: Gertie Johnson
Friday Night Dances
11/17: Country Feeling Band. This band is one of our favorites, playing a wide range of songs from classic Country to Rock & Roll. They are always a great time and easy to dance to. Live Band Dance 7-9PM, $10/person.
— Come at 6:00PM and catch Shanta’s Country Line Dance lesson for $5, or free if you have a paid dance ticket.
12/1: Bay Bop Jazz Band. Join us for a fun filled night of sweat Jazz music and lots of dancing. This band always provides a great time to all. Live Band Dance 7-9PM, $10/person.
12/8: Bradley Christmas Filler Band. This band has quickly become one of our favorites. Good Friends coming together to have a great time, playing a fun night of danceable swing music that your sure to enjoy! Live Band Dance 7-9PM, $10/person.
12/29: 10 o’Clock Lunch Band. It’s the annual Birthday Party for Gertie Johnson & George Zafares! This special fundraiser night is always a blast and what better way to end the year! Put on your dancing shoes and join us in this fun, fun celebration!
Country Line Dance Lessons. Beginners: Mondays 5:00-6:30PM Intermediate & Advanced: Wednesday 7:00-8:30PM. In the beginner class, you’ll learn the Electric Slide, Cupid Shuffle and many other fun country western dance steps. Intermediate & advance builds on those basics with more complicated two-step & other dances. Line dancing is fun! No partner required, $5/person.
Instructor: Beginners: Michael Lew / Intermediate & Advanced: Linda Minton
Balboa Swing Dance Lessons. Tuesdays, 6:00-7:00PM Beginners $10 ; 7:00-8:30PM Intermediate $10
The Balboa is a 40’s swing dance that incorporates Pure Bal, Bal-Swing, So-Cal Swing, and Jitter Bal. We will begin our classes with an introduction to Pure Bal. Pure Balboa is a closed-position/connection dance. If you search YOUTUBE online, there is an abundance of Balboa videos to choose from. We will be working with the style popularized by Dean Raftery. Link to Dean and Sylvia Sykes dance example. Please feel free to come out and join us to begin your Balboa journey.
Instructor: Jeff Clark
International Folk Dancing. Thursdays, 10:30-Noon
Partners are not needed, so don’t wait to be asked, just grab someone’s hand and jump in. Wear comfortable shoes and clothing. Dances are done in lines or circles, with people holding hands, or individually. The same steps get rearranged into different dances, representing different countries and cultures. $4/members; $6/Non-Members.
Instructors: Norma Jamieson and Gabriel Swanson
West Coast Swing Dance. Third Saturdays, 7-11pm
West Coast Swing is a partner dance with roots in the Lindy Hop. Join us for a fun, energetic dance. Instruction included and open dance starts at 8. $15/person, $10/students.
Activity Leader: Rupert Schroeder
Sunday Afternoon Waltz. First Sunday, 3-6pm
One hour of instruction, followed by two hours open dancing. Partner not required, $15/person.
Activity Leader: Bob Folker