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Dancing Around Town October Events

Author:
Ron Bolin
Date Published:
October 7, 2005

GRAND DANCE EXTRAVANGANZA!
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2005, 10 AM to 11:30 PM
South Park Community Center, 4815 South Tacoma Way, Tacoma
Twenty-five (25) workshops (5 choices every hour): Ballroom, Swing, Country, Latin, Nite Club 2 Step, Lindy Hop, Hustle, Salsa, Argentine Tango!
10 AM to 4:30 PM Dance Workshops
7 to 8 PM Waltz lesson by Kaye Munro and Jean Milano
8 to 11:30 PM Crescent Ballroom Mirror Ball Dedication, Social Dance with half hour, Dance Demos and Jack & Jill Competition. Enjoy a showcase of dance: demos by MARK TABOR and NATASHA MIELKE, Dancesport Competitors, and others. Dance to the music of the SWING FEVER. Benefits Youth Programs.

Email dancetacoma@aol.com to arrange for private lessons during the workshops.
Event Fees

$50.00 for entire event
$45.00 for USA Dance Members and Students. Show membership/ID card
$12.00 for individual workshops
$10.00 Dance only (Students, $5) Dressy dance attire suggested!
Photographer on site in the evening; $10 for a 5X7!

To Register? Call 253-591-5299.
Early registration is strongly recommended, as classes are first come, first serve.
Download a flyer and schedule at http://www.dancetacoma.org/ or http://www.metroparkstacoma.org/.

DANCE CALENDAR

OCTOBER 7 to 13, 2005

50 DANCES THIS WEEK!

Dances listed are open to people of any age unless noted otherwise. Changes and errors can occur! Please check with the contacts listed before attending.


Friday, October 7

SEATTLE HUSTLE CLUB Five Year Anniversary Dance! JOIN ME DANCING HERE TONIGHT! Congratulations to Tom Clifton and Vicki Gabrielle on starting their 5th year of the Seattle Hustle Club! Arrive at 7:30 PM for a total beginner's Hustle lesson, then learn some intermediate Hustle moves in the 8 PM lesson. Then stick around and dance from 8:30 to 11 PM to Hustle, West Coast Swing, Nightclub Two-step, and more played by DJ TOM CLIFTON. Lessons $5 each, dance $8, one lesson and dance $10, both lessons and dance $15. It’s at the Juanita Community Club, 13027 100th Ave NE, Juanita (near Kirkland). From I-405 take the 124th St exit and stay left. Head west at the light. Go to 100th and turn right. The club is on the left side just before the light at 132nd. For more info contact Tom at tomclifton@direcway.com or 253-887-8392 or Vicki at vjdance@yahoo.com or 425-481-5415 or visit www.nwdance.com.

Friday, October 7

SINGLES NIGHT IN MONROE! Couples welcome too! Come be social and dance to 50’s/60’s Rock and Roll, 70's Funk, 80's Dance and Top 40 music played by DJ STEPHEN BUCKLEY. There’ll be mixers, special activities and prize giveaways plus a great club-style light show with surround sound. Dance the night away on the beautiful dance floor from 8 PM to midnight. Snacks and drinks are available all evening long. SMOKE FREE! Admission is just $5 for the whole night! Ages 21 and over. Laurelwood Reception Hall and Events Center, 123 N. Blakeley St, Monroe. For more information call 360-794-8317 or email info@laurelwoodhall.com.

Friday, October 7

FRIDAYS UNDERGROUND! Dance from 9 PM to midnight to music for Lindy Hop dancing at the Dance Underground, 340 15th Ave. East in Seattle. Just $5 admission. For more information contact Dan at webmaster@savoyswing.com or call the Savoy Swing Club at 206-547-7676 or visit www.savoyswing.com.

Friday, October 7

ONE HOT NIGHT OF DANCE! Come to the Olympia Eagles Ballroom located at 805 E 4th Ave in downtown Olympia.
Beginning at 7:15 PM there will be demonstrations and beginning lessons in Swing, Salsa, Argentine Tango, and Ballroom. At 9 PM there’s open social dancing with two live bands: MAIA SANTELL AND HOUSE BLEND and BEVY. The bands will alternate 20 minute sets. At 9:15 on the floor above there will also be a DJ'd Tango dance. It's all free! All ages welcome. If you have questions email olykidsswing@yahoo.com or go to www.olyswing.com or call 360-943-4010.

Friday, October 7

FUN FRIDAYS! Friday nights at China Harbor feature West Coast Swing music and dancing! Begin with a tasty Chinese dinner in the restaurant and then slip on into the lounge at 7 PM for a beginner’s WCS lesson with TERRY WEST and JACKIE HURSEY. Dance from 8 to 11 PM on the large wood dance floor as Terry spins the discs! Admission is $13 for everything or just $8 for the dance alone. Ages 21 and over. China Harbor is located at 2040 Westlake Ave N. on beautiful Lake Union in Seattle. For more info contact Terry West at 253-939-8217, 206-786-3421 or email CutARug@comcast.net or visit www.cutarugproductions.com.

Friday, October 7

EMERALD BALLROOM DANCERS SOCIETY DANCE! EBDS invites everyone to their first Friday dance! Dance from 7:30 to 11 PM! For only $8 you will enjoy hearty snacks, cold water, coffee, tea and dancing to non-stop Ballroom music like Swing, Tango, Cha Cha, Samba, Salsa, some Line Dancing, Waltz, Nightclub Two-step, etc. It's at the Fil-Am Community Center, 103 - 6th Avenue N, Algona (near the Supermall in Auburn). For more info call 253-334-7017 or 253-850-1480 or e-mail Betty at b123100@yahoo.com or visit b123100.tripod.com.

Friday, October 7

CENTURY ALL AGES SALSA DANCE! Tonight starts with a full dinner at 6 PM, a performance of Swinging Radio Hour at 7:30 PM, followed by a beginning Salsa lesson at 9:15 PM and Salsa dancing from 9:45 PM to 1:30 AM to music by DJ CEBRINA. $60 covers everything; $25 for the performance, lesson, and dance; $7 for the lesson and dance only. Century Ballroom, 915 East Pine St, Seattle. For details call 206-324-7263 or go to www.centuryballroom.com.

Friday, October 7

DANCEWORKS STUDIO DANCE PARTY! Tonight arrive at 8:15 PM for a lesson (TBA). Dance from 9 to 11:30 PM. $10 covers both the lesson and dance party, or $8 for the party alone. 16641 Redmond Way, Redmond. For information call 425-869-7595 or email info@danceworksstudio.com or visit www.danceworksstudio.com.

Friday, October 7

FRIDAY DANCE AT THE WASHINGTON DANCE CLUB! Tonight arrive at 8 PM for a Cha Cha workshop. Dance from 9 to 11:30 PM to a variety of music. $10 admission covers both the lesson and the dance. 1017 Stewart Street, Seattle. Info: 206-628-8939 or www.washingtondance.com.

Friday, October 7

THE ROCKIN’ HORSE DANCE BARN DANCE! Arrive at 7 PM a beginning Freestyle Cha Cha taught by DAVE SERFLING. Dave plays a variety of music from 8 to 11:30 PM: Country Two-step, West and East Coast Swing, Line Dances, Ballroom, and more. There’s no smoke and no alcohol. $10 lesson, $10 dance, or just $12 for both. Ages 18 and over. The Rockin’ Horse Dance Barn, 11820 150th Ave SE, Renton. For more info call 425-255-9211 or email Dave@learn2dance4fun.com or visit www.learn2dance4fun.com.

Friday, October 7

UPSCALE STEPPIN’! Dance every Friday at the Upscale Restaurant and Lounge, 3901 NE 4th St., Renton, 425-277-7850. Arrive at 9:30 PM for a Steppin’ lesson (free if you arrive before 10 PM) then dance from 10:30 PM to 2 AM to music by DJ UNCLE GUY. $5 dance admission. To inquire about becoming a member of Steppers Unite, please call 206-406-7209 or e-mail Ms. Anna at annasppi@aol.com or Rock at carockward@msn.com.

Friday, October 7

TANGO DANCE! Dance from 9 PM to 1 AM to Argentine Tango music. Sonny Newman’s Dance Hall, 201 N. 85th St, Seattle (Greenwood District). Just $5 admission. For more info call Sonny at 206-784-3010 or email sonnynewman@tangoseattle.com or visit www.tangoseattle.com.

Friday, October 7

OLYMPIA SINGLES TGIF DANCE! Dance to 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s and some 90s and Swing and Line dance music from 7 to 10 PM every Friday for just $3! United Singles and the Moose Lodge of Olympia present this dance every Friday night at 3929 Pacific Ave. SE in Lacey. From I-5 southbound take the Sleater-Kinney exit, go up over the freeway about 1/2 mile to Pacific, turn right and go about 1/4 mile. The driveway is on the left side next to Midas Muffler. Arrive early and enjoy a great meal at a reasonable price at the grill! For more info email John at cfletchers@comcast.net or visit www.unitedsingles.org.

Friday, October 7

ABBEY BALLROOM DANCE! Dance in a historic church on the U of W Tacoma campus! Dance to a variety of Ballroom music from 8 to 10 PM, $5. Abbey Ballroom, 1901 South Fawcett St, Tacoma. For more info call 253-527-5424, visit www.abbeyballroom.com or email info@abbeyballroom.com.

Saturday, October 8

Eastside PWP Fall Fling! EASTSIDE PARENTS WITHOUT PARTNERS invites the public to their huge fundraiser dance! Music tonight is by yours truly, RON BOLIN, THE DANCIN’ DJ! Arrive at 7 PM if you want to get a good seat. At 7:30 PM I’ll teach the popular partner pattern dance the Cowboy Cha Cha! This one-hour lesson (included in the admission price) is a fabulous way to meet others at the dance because we change partners every couple of minutes. The dancing is from 8:30 PM to 12:30 AM and is always a great party! I’ll play a mix of Rock/Pop/Top 40 music and more including both new and old and fast and slow songs. You’ll meet lots of people in the hourly mixers! There’s no smoke or alcohol. Wear smart casual attire. There’s plenty of free parking. Snacks and soft drinks are available for purchase. $12 admission to the general public. Vasa Park Social Hall, 3549 West Lake Sammamish Parkway SE, Bellevue. DIRECTIONS: From I-90 eastbound, take Exit #13. At the end of the exit ramp turn right which will take you under the freeway and northbound on W Lake Sammamish Pkwy SE. Go about one mile. The Vasa Park Ballroom is on the left at SE 38th St. For more info visit www.pwp55.org or email denniss@pwp55.org or call 206-517-2700.

Saturday, October 8

GRAND DANCE EXTRAVANGANZA! Participate in 25 workshops between 10 AM and 4:30 PM in Ballroom, Swing, Country, Latin, Nite Club 2 Step, Lindy Hop, Hustle, Salsa, and Argentine Tango! At 7 PM Kaye Munro and Jean Milano will teach a Waltz lesson. Then dance from 8 to 11:30 PM to the music of the SWING FEVER. Dressy dance attire suggested. See listing in the top portion of this email for event fees. To register call 253-591-5299. South Park Community Center, 4815 South Tacoma Way, Tacoma. Download a flyer and schedule at http://www.dancetacoma.org/ or http://www.metroparkstacoma.org/.

Saturday, October 8

NORTHWEST DANCE NETWORK, in the spirit of Living Traditions Dance! These dances are always well attended and a lot of fun! Arrive at 7:30 PM for a workshop called “Less Blues Is More Blues” with LINDA TOWNSEND and DEAN PATON. Dance from 8:30 PM to midnight to music by LITTLE BILL AND THE BLUENOTES! The dance is smoke and alcohol free. Dancers should wear shoes that do not leave marks on the wonderful wooden dance floor. It’s at the Leif Erikson Ballroom, 2245 NW 57th, Seattle (Ballard). For more information call 206-781-1238 or email info@nwdance.net or visit the new website www.nwdance.net (please remember to update your bookmark).

Saturday, October 8

USA DANCE SEATTLE! Participate in a 45-minute beginning Salsa lesson at 7:30 PM. Dance from 8:15 to 11 PM to a variety of music spun by MR. Q. Singles, couples, and kids welcome! Lots of mixers, lots of dancing, and plenty of terrific music! $8 admission. The mix will be about 30% Smooth (Foxtrot, Waltz, etc.), 30% Latin, and 40% Swing and other dances. Washington Dance Club, 1017 Stewart St, Seattle. For more info go to www.usabdanw.org or call 206-781-6791.

Saturday, October 8

NEW! ABBEY BALLROOM SWING DANCE! This new dance on the second Saturday of each month will feature a wide variety of types of Swing: East Coast, West Coast, and Lindy plus a mix of Blues and a few others. Arrive at 8 PM for a free mini-lesson (TBA) taught by MARK ANDERSON. Then dance from 9 PM to midnight. Admission is just $5. Abbey Ballroom, 1901 South Fawcett St, Tacoma. For more information email Mark@SocialDancing.net or visit www.SocialDancing.net.

Saturday, October 8

Crossroads Swing Dance! Hey everybody, there’s free Swing music and dancing with Rainy City Riff Raff at Crossroads Shopping Center! Dance from 7:30 to 10 PM to upbeat Swing and more featuring a three-piece horn and a four-piece rhythm section - plus a stellar female vocalist! It’s at Crossroads Shopping Center, 15600 NE 8th Street, Bellevue. Open to all ages. For more information and directions see www.crossroadsbellevue.com or email rainycityriffraff@yahoo.com.

Saturday, October 8

BAINBRIDGE ISLAND DANCE! Sheila Phillips will teach a Hustle lesson at 8 PM. Then dance from 9 to 11 PM to Swing and Salsa, Hustle, West Coast Swing and other Latin and Ballroom music played by DJ STEVE BRIEN. Partners are not necessary and dress is casual. Please wear shoes that will not mark the beautiful wooden floor! Non-alcoholic drinks will be available. The whole package is $15, or just $10 for the workshop alone, or just $7 ($5 teens) for the dance only. It's at Island Center Hall, 8395 Fletcher Bay Rd, Bainbridge. For more info or to pre-register email Sheila at educatedfeet101@hotmail.com or call 206-842-3012.

Saturday, October 8

TANGO BY THE BAY! USA Dance Bellingham invites you to dance at the Squalicum Yacht Club. Take an Argentine Tango lesson at 8:00 PM with Mary Evans from U and Me Dance and David ImburgiA. Dance from 9 to 11 PM. Come dance every second Saturday of the month with DJ music to practice and improve your Tango technique. Dances are alcohol and smoke free. Cost $5 ($3 for USA Dance Members). Squalicum Yacht Club, 720 Coho Way, Bellingham. To get there: Drive to the Bellingham waterfront. You will be on Roeder Avenue. Drive West. You will go to Coho Way. Turn toward the water (south). Go to the first stop sign. Turn right. Go past the Bellingham Yacht Club, to the next small building. Plenty of free parking. Contact Skeeter Smith at 360-734-5676 for more information or visit http://members.aol.com/bhamusabda/BhamUSABDA.html.

Saturday, October 8

SONG SCOUT SATURDAYS! Dance from 9 PM to midnight to West Coast Swing and Nightclub Two-step music played by DJ ROBB BRYAN. The music tends to be contemporary pop music and alternative rock hits with other styles mixed in. This event is every Saturday at the Kirkland Dance Center, 835 - 7th Ave, Kirkland. Admission is $8. For more info contact Paul at pbooth@comcast.net.

Saturday, October 8

JUMP AND SWING! Bluescat productions present TIM CASEY AND THE BLUESCATS with the EASTSIDE ALLEY CATS DANCERS at the Tulalip Casino, 10200 Quilceda Blvd, Marysville. The show is a history of 40s Jump Blues and 50s Rock and Roll and the dances the music inspired. Besides a great show, there’s a dance floor and plenty of great music to dance to! It’s from 5 to 8 PM, ages 21 and over. No Cover! For more info email Timcaseybluescats@comcast.net or call 360-651-1111.

Saturday, October 8

ONE O'CLOCK JUMP! Swing dance from 9 PM to 1 AM, $5 admission. All ages welcome. JOON, LORRAINE, AND TRAVIS guarantee a good time! Sonny Newman's Dance Hall, 201 N. 85th St, Seattle. For more information, call 206-383-7491 or email joon@oneoclockjump.net or visit www.oneoclockjump.net.

Saturday, October 8

UNITED SINGLES DANCE! Dance to 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s and some 90s, swing, and line dance music from 7 PM to midnight every 2nd and 4th Saturday night of the month at the Thurston County Fair Grounds, 3045 Carpenter Road, Olympia. Dances are held in Heritage Hall. Admission is $6 for members and $11 for nonmembers. A membership costs $30. Directions: From I-5 South take exit 109 onto Martin Way, stay right to Carpenter Road. Turn right on Carpenter and follow it straight out to the Fair Grounds. From I-5 North take exit 114 onto Martin Way straight to Carpenter Road turn left and go straight to the Fair Grounds. For more info visit www.unitedsingles.org.

Saturday, October 8

CENTURY SALSA DANCE! Tonight starts with a full dinner at 6 PM, a performance of Swinging Radio Hour at 7:30 PM, followed by a beginning Salsa lesson at 9:15 PM and Salsa dancing from 9:45 PM to 1:30 AM. $60 covers everything; $25 for the performance, lesson, and dance; $7 for the lesson and dance only. Ages 20 and under can come to the dinner and show for $55 or the show only for $20 but cannot stay for the lesson and dance. Century Ballroom, 915 East Pine St, Seattle. For details call 206-324-7263 or go to www.centuryballroom.com.

Saturday, October 8

TANGO ARGENTINO DANCE! Dance from 9:30 PM to 1 AM to sensual Argentine Tango music played by DJs Las Tres Mujeres (Ana, Hyla, & Jeanne). It’s at the Dance Underground, 340 15th E, Seattle. For more info contact Tony or Ilana at 206-781-9553 or seattletango@hotmail.com or visit www.seattletango.com.

Sunday, October 9

The Harbor Happening is now preceded by a Swango lesson (no experience necessary) each week from 5:30 to 6:30 PM taught by Tony Azar and Patti Conley, just $5. Visit www.swangoseattle.com for more info. Also check out their DVD at www.usaswingnet.com/swango.htm. Stay for the Harbor Happening lesson and dance starting at 7 PM. These are separate events but complement each other very well!

THE HARBOR HAPPENING! Music and instruction at this popular weekly dance is by yours truly, RON BOLIN, THE DANCIN’ DJ. Tonight at 7 PM I’ll teach the popular line dance Boot Scootin’ Boogie and the country partner dance Texas Ten Step! I’ll play a wide variety of partner dance music from 8 to 11 PM: all types of Swing, Ballroom, Hustle, Country, Latin, and more! There’s always a friendly atmosphere and lots of people to dance with! We get great participation in the hourly mixers too! You can order food until 10 PM and drinks all evening long. It’s AIR CONDITIONED and SMOKE FREE! It’s open to both singles and couples ages 21 and over. My helper Tony will make you feel welcome at the door! Admission is just $5 for the lesson and $5 for the dance. Directions: China Harbor is located at 2040 Westlake Ave North on beautiful Lake Union in Seattle. From I-5 exit at Mercer St. Turn right at the end of the off ramp (Fairview) then a quick left at the next light (Valley St). Turn slight right onto Westlake Ave N. China Harbor is about a mile north on the right. For more information contact me, Ron Bolin, at 425-917-1188 or email me at ForAFunDJ@aol.com.

Sunday, October 9

Pacific Northwest Lindy Hop Championships! Come check out some of the hottest moves in Swing dancing anywhere! Rainy City Riff Raff plays music for afternoon social dancing (in between dance competitions) at this 7th annual event. Dance competitions run from 11 AM to 5 PM. Riff Raff performs live music for social dancing from 1 to 4 PM. Mountaineers Building, Olympus Room, 300 3rd Ave W, Seattle. $15 general admission, open to all ages. For more information visit www.pnwlindyhop.com or email pnwlindyhop@comcast.net or call 206-784-7398.

Sunday, October 9

ALL AGES SWING DANCE! Arrive at 9 PM for a Swing lesson, free with admission to the dance. Dance from 9:30 PM to 12:30 AM to music by DJ CAT DADDY CHRIS and DJ TRAVIS. Just $5 admission or free if you buy an entree in the cafe. Century Ballroom, 915 East Pine Street, Seattle. For details call 206-324-7263 or go to www.centuryballroom.com.

Sunday, October 9

TANGO TEA AT LA GARUA! Dance from 4 to 8 PM to Tango music by spun by JOHN ISLEY. Singles, couples and dancers of all ages and abilities are welcome. Anyone who wants some pointers on the close embrace or on milonguero styles is invited to come at 3:30 PM. Admission is just $5! It’s at 327 NE 91st St., Seattle. For info contact John Isley at 206-547-2558 or email johnisley@hotmail.com or visit http://geocities.com/seattletangotea.

Sunday, October 9

TANGO DANCE! Arrive at 7:45 PM for a free mini Argentine Tango lesson for experienced dancers. Dance from 8:30 PM to midnight. Just $5. Sonny Newman’s Dance Hall, 201 N. 85th St, Seattle. For more info call Sonny at 206-784-3010 or email sonnynewman@tangoseattle.com or visit www.tangoseattle.com.

Sunday, October 9

WASHINGTON DANCE CLUB SUNDAY DANCE! Dance to ballroom music here every Sunday from 7 to 9:30 PM. $10 admission. Enjoy the charm of a ballroom from the days of the big bands, the Avalon Ballroom. Washington Dance Club, 1017 Stewart St, Seattle. Info: 206-628-8939 or www.washingtondance.com.

Monday, October 10

SEATTLE SINGLES YACHT CLUB DANCE! The evening starts at 7 PM with socializing and no host cocktails (must be 21+) and a meeting at 7:30 where anyone who likes can sign up for free boat rides with skippers from the club! Then dance from 8 PM (might be a bit later depending on how many boat rides there are to sign up for) to 11 PM to music by LAUREN PETRIE! It’s at the beautiful Shilshole Bay Beach Club, 6411 Seaview Ave. N, Seattle, in the upstairs ballroom which has a large real wood dance floor. The dance is $10 for the general public. You may want to consider joining this well-rounded boating/activity group! For more info email ssyc@ssyc.com or visit www.ssyc.com or call 206-998-5555.

Monday, October 10

WALTZ ETCETERA! Dance from 7:30 to 9:30 PM, just $5. This weekly event focuses on Waltz plus REAL VARIETY: Foxtrot, One Step, Swing, Latin, Zydeco, and more, in a friendly, noncompetitive environment. It’s at the Richmond Masonic Center, N 185th St. and Linden. For details contact Bejurin at bejurin@waltzetc.com or check out their website www.waltzetc.com.

Monday, October 10

TACOMA SWINGS! Arrive at 7 PM for a basic West Coast Swing lesson taught by TERRY WEST and PATTI CONLEY. Terry DJs for the dance from 8 to 11 PM. Admission is $13 for everything or just $5 for the dance alone. It’s at the Abbey Ballroom, 1901 S Fawcett Ave, Tacoma. For more info contact Terry West at 253-939-8217, 206-786-3421 or email CutARug@comcast.net or visit www.cutarugproductions.com.

Monday, October 10

SWINGIN’ MONDAYS! Swing dance every Monday at Sonny Newman’s Dance Hall, 201 N. 85th St, Seattle. Dance from 8:30 to 11:30 PM. Admission is $5. For more info contact Dan at webmaster@savoyswing.com or call the Savoy Swing Club at 206-547-7676 or visit www.savoyswing.com. Check out their calendar for other local swing dances that are sometimes not included in this email!

Tuesday, October 11

SALSA PRACTICA! Dance from 9:45 PM to 1 AM to music by DJ VICTOR CHAVEZ at the Wilsonian Ballroom, 4718 ½ University Way NE, Seattle. Open to all ages, just $5 cover. There’s a large dance floor, air conditioning, great music! For more info contact Michelle Badion at 206-525-5928 or Michelle@Dance42.biz or visit www.dance42.biz.

Tuesday, October 11

RASCAL’S WEST COAST SWING NIGHT! Dance every Tuesday to the best one man band in town! DARREL DATA plays guitar and sings (with electronic back up being his band) from 7 to 11 PM, only $3 cover--or free if you order dinner! Ages 21 and over. Rascal’s Casino, 9635 Des Moines Memorial Drive, South Park, Seattle. For more info email mididata@comcast.net.

Tuesday, October 11

OLYMPIA SWING DANCE! Swing every Tuesday at the Olympia Eagles Ballroom. The ballroom is large with a nice wood floor and is located at 805 4th Ave E, at the corner of 4th and Plum, above the Eagles Hall. The cost of the dance is $5 and includes a beginning East Coast Swing lesson at 7 PM. DJ CHRISTINE plays from 7:30 to 10:30 PM. All ages are welcome! If you have questions email Christine@olyswing.com or go to www.olyswing.com or call 360-943-4010.

Tuesday, October 11

ALL AGES TANGO! A great opportunity to practice your Argentine Tango! Dance from 9:30 PM to midnight, just $3. Century Ballroom, 915 East Pine Street, Seattle. For details call 206-324-7263 or go to www.centuryballroom.com.

Wednesday, October 12

KIRKLAND SALSA DANCE! Dance from 9 PM to midnight to music by DJ SPENCER HOWARD at TJ’s on Lake Street! No cover! Drink specials. Ages 21 and over. 15 Lake Street, Kirkland. For more info call 425-822-6041 or email info@tjsonlakestreet.com or visit www.tjsonlakestreet.com.

Wednesday, October 12

SWINGIN’ ON THE HARBOR! Wednesday nights at China Harbor feature West Coast Swing music and dancing! Begin with a tasty Chinese dinner in the restaurant and then slip on into the lounge at 7 PM for an intermediate/advanced WCS lesson with TERRY WEST and JACKIE HURSEY. Dance from 8 to 11 PM on the large wood dance floor as Terry spins the discs! Admission is $13 for everything or just $5 for the dance alone. Ages 21 and over. China Harbor is located at 2040 Westlake Ave N. on beautiful Lake Union in Seattle. For more info contact Terry West at 253-939-8217, 206-786-3421 or email CutARug@comcast.net or visit www.cutarugproductions.com.

Wednesday, October 12

CENTURY SWING! Arrive at 9 PM for a Swing lesson. Dance from 9:30 PM to 12:30 AM to music by DJ MARK and DJ JOE. Just $5 admission or free if you buy an entree in the cafe. 915 East Pine Street, Seattle. For details call 206-324-7263 or go to www.centuryballroom.com.

Wednesday, October 12

LINDY BOMB! Every Wednesday night, dance to the best of classic Swing, Big Band, and more. This venue has a beautiful floor and great atmosphere! $5 admission ($4 w/student ID). Dance from 8:30 to 11:30 PM. Abbey Ballroom, 1901 South Fawcett St, Tacoma (near the UW campus). Beginning and Intermediate lessons are also available. For more info visit www.lindybomb.com or email Dave at info@lindybomb.com.

Wednesday, October 12

TANGO PRACTICA! Practice your moves to traditional Argentine Tango music from 10 PM to midnight, $3 admission. Sonny Newman’s Dance Hall, 201 N. 85th St, Seattle. For more info call Sonny at 206-784-3010 or email sonnynewman@tangoseattle.com or visit www.tangoseattle.com.

Wednesday, October 12

DANCEWORKS SALSA DANCE! Dance from 8:30 to 11 PM to some great Salsa music! Just $5 admission. 16641 Redmond Way, Redmond. For information call 425-869-7595 or email info@danceworksstudio.com or visit www.danceworksstudio.com.

Thursday, October 13

HEPCAT SWING DANCE! Dance to music from DJ CAT DADDY CHRIS from 8:45 to 11:30 PM at the Russian Center, 709 - 19th Ave E at Roy Street. Just $5 admission, or free if you are enrolled in one of the swing classes offered before the dance. For details call Chris at 206-679-4641 or visit www.hepcatproductions.com.

Thursday, October 13

SALSA DANCE! Arrive at 9 PM for a half hour basic Salsa lesson, free with dance cover. Dance from 9:30 PM to 1:15 AM to music by DJ GUSTAVO “EL GENERAL.” Just $5 admission or free if you buy an entree in the cafe. Ages 21 and over only. Century Ballroom, 915 East Pine Street, Seattle. For details call 206-324-7263 or go to www.centuryballroom.com.

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