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Updated Friday, October 31, 2014
Auburn: Classes with Rick Gossard at Pacific Ballroom Dance
Bothell: ABDI Spook-tacular Halloween Party
Redmond: Briora Ballroom Friday Parties -- New Ballroom Class
Shelton: Haunted Hoedown at Next Generation Shelton Elks
Renton: Southern Rock Night
Auburn: Rick Gossard's Annual "Monster Bash" Costume Ball
Olympia: Absolutely Ballroom Dance
Bellevue: Salsa Classes + Salsa LaVida Kick-Off
Seattle: Dance Classes with Charla Jennings
Tacoma: New Progressive West Coast Swing Classes with Terry West

Seattle: NW Dance New Classes
Renton: Dance Classes at Studio B Dance
Seattle: Classes & Events with Michelle Badion
Lynnwood: Terry West's Dance + New Classes with Scott Nicholson
Seatac: Sea To Sky 2014
Algona:
EBDS Post-Halloween Party
Seatac: Free Beginner West Coast Swing Workshops
Tacoma: Tacoma Dance Studio presents Ron Bolin

Lynnwood: Guest DJ Vicki Gabrielle At The Hayloft
Des Moines: 2014 Formal Holiday Ball -- Tickets Now On Sale
Dance Calendar October 31 - November 13, 2014



Dear Dancin' Friends,

Y'all join me this Saturday in Renton for SOUTHERN ROCK NIGHT! Enjoy a slice of Americana combining Rock and Roll, Country, and Blues. Arrive at 7 PM for my East Coast Swing lesson. Then dance from 8 to 11 PM as I play music from groups such as Lynyrd Skynyrd, ZZ Top, Creedence Clearwater Revival, The Charlie Daniels Band, Stevie Ray Vaughan and many more. Full details are below.

There's a TON of new dance information this week! Check the table of contents above for new classes from multiple teachers and special events ... including more Halloween dances! You'll find even more in the DANCE CALENDAR below.

We had a GREAT time at the Hayloft Halloween Hullabaloo last Saturday with a great variety of music ... here's video proof:

www.youtube.com/watch?v=2aufuhIskG0

I really enjoy providing this kind of event for the crowd that we've built at the Hayloft over the past few years. Owner MIKE EWING keeps doing good things to improve the facility. However you'll see that something bad happens to me at the very end of the video ... well, I guess not THAT bad ... at least this year I didn't kiss a man!

More Halloween dances are coming up including:

Wednesday, October 29, in Seattle: NW DANCE PARTY
- Tonight!
Friday, October 31, in Bothell: ABDI SPOOK-TACULAR HALLOWEEN PARTY
Friday, October 31,
in Seattle: SEATTLE SOCIAL DANCE CLUB HALLOWEEN PARTY
Friday, October 31, in Shelton: HAUNTED HOEDOWN
Friday, October 31, in Renton: ROCKIN' HORSE DANCE BARN HALLOWEEN PARTY
Friday, October 31, in Redmond: DANCEWORKS STUDIO HALLOWEEN BASH
Saturday, November 1,
in Auburn: "MONSTER BASH" COSTUME BALL
Friday, November 7,
in Algona: EMERALD BALLROOM DANCERS SOCIETY POST-HALLOWEEN PARTY


Ron's Song of the Week:

The South's Gonna Do It Again
by The Charlie Daniel's Band from the 1975 Album Fire on the Mountain.

www.youtube.com/watch?v=McIxMlOXbS0

If you dig this music like I do, I'll see you Saturday at the Barn!

Ron Bolin



CLASSES WITH RICK GOSSARD AT PACIFIC BALLROOM DANCE
New Adult 5-Week Series Classes start this week! It's not too late to join a series! RICK GOSSARD has over 30 years experience teaching and competing in Ballroom Dance.

MONDAYS, OCTOBER 27 - DECEMBER 8
7:00 PM - Beginning Rumba and Cha-Cha
WEDNESDAYS, OCTOBER 29 - DECEMBER 10
7:00 PM Beginning West Coast Swing
8:00 PM Intermediate East Coast Swing
9:00 PM Advanced Samba

FRIDAYS, OCTOBER 31 - DECEMBER 12
7:00 PM - Intermediate Argentine Tango
8:00 PM Beginning Foxtrot and Waltz


Location: Pacific Ballroom Dance, 1604 15th St SW, Suite 109, Auburn WA 98001
Registration: Online (Save $5/couple) $45 person/$80 Couple; At Door: $50 person/$85 Couple: Drop-in $12/person per class (if space available)

For online enrollment or more information visit www.pacificballroom.org/academy/adult-classes. You may also contact the class instructor at 425-451-4815
or Rick@pacificballroom.org



ABDI SPOOK-TACULAR HALLOWEEN PARTY
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 31. The evening will include a Tango Group Class at 7:30 PM followed by a Spook-tacular Party from 8 - 10 PM filled with tricks, treats and lot of dancing. The party is free for those in costume, and $10 for those without costumes. There will also be a best costume prize -- all contestants must be present by 8:30 to be entered. The music will include a large variety of Ballroom, Latin and Swing. AMERICAN BALLROOM DANCE INSTITUTE, 18002 Bothell Everett Hwy, Bothell. For more information call Andrea Bradshaw at 206-769-2848 or email info@abdanceinstitute.com or visit www.abdanceinstitute.com.



BRIORA BALLROOM FRIDAY PARTIES -- NEW BALLROOM CLASS
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 31. Dance to Ballroom, Latin and Swing music every Friday from 7:30 to 9:30 PM. There are now two 6:30 PM pre-dance lessons to choose from!

6:30 PM: Newcomer Salsa class with IVAN ROUSKOV
or
6:30 PM: NEW! Intermediate/Advanced Ballroom Technique class with Amateur Champion RUSLAN KALIUZHNYI
7:30 - 9:30 PM: Ballroom, Latin and Swing Dance

If you attend one of the pre-dance classes at 6:30 PM, admission to the party is free! Otherwise dance admission is $13 or free for Briora members. Special offer: 5 dance punch card for $50!

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 a retail shop. Briora's spacious, elegant ballroom is air-conditioned, and the perfect place to dance! Briora is conveniently located in the heart of Redmond, near the Microsoft main campus and 520. Briora Ballroom Dance Studio, 2260 152nd Ave NE, Suite 100, Redmond. Free parking in the lot. For more info on Briora Ballroom, please contact info@briora.com, call 425-641-5123, or check out Briora’s website at www.Briora.com.



HAUNTED HOEDOWN AT NEXT GENERATION SHELTON ELKS
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 31. Come in costume for our costume contest! Arrive at 6 PM to enjoy a dinner ($20) of Portobello Steak or Spinach Stuffed Chicken. Then dance from 8 PM to "the witching hour" to live Country and Rock & Roll music by DOUBLEBACK. Large wooden dance floor. If coming for the dance only cover is $9. Open to the public, ages 21+.

Held at the Next Generation Shelton Elks Club, 741 SE Craig Rd, Shelton. A not-for-profit community organization. For more info: Mishelle Thompson, 360-481-3869; www.facebook.com/ElkCountry.shelton. Directions: Take Highway 101 to Highway 3, Shelton and Bremerton exit, Turn onto Craig Rd at the park and Ride and go east next to 101 to Elks club. Free parking is available. www.sheltonelks2467.com.



SOUTHERN ROCK NIGHT
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 1. Southern Rock is a slice of Americana combining Rock and Roll, Country, and Blues. Tonight I'll play music from groups such as
Lynyrd Skynyrd, ZZ Top, Creedence Clearwater Revival, The Allman Brothers Band, The Georgia Satellites, The Charlie Daniels Band, The Marshall Tucker Band, Stevie Ray Vaughan, The Fabulous Thunderbirds and more. Arrive at 7 PM for an East Coast Swing lesson. Then dance from 8 to 11 PM to music played by yours truly, RON BOLIN, THE DANCIN' DJ. Have fun dancing on the big 4,000 square foot hardwood floor. Be sure to fill in a yellow door prize slip as you enter to be eligible for the hourly prize drawings. You're sure to meet lots of new people in the hourly mixers. Snacks and beverages are available in vending machines. It's a great place for alcohol-free fun for all ages 18 and over. Admission is $15 for the lesson and dance, or $12 dance only. This event is held on 1st and 3rd Saturdays of each month. Rockin' Horse Dance Barn, 11820 150th Ave SE, Renton. DIRECTIONS: From I-405, take Exit #5. Go east up Sunset about 3 miles. Turn right on 148th, left on 117th, and right on 150th. There's a large free parking lot. For more info call Dave at 425-255-9211, email rockinhorsedancebarn@gmail.com or visit www.learn2dance4fun.com.

Upcoming themes and pre-dance lessons when Ron Bolin plays at the Rockin' Horse are:
Nov 1 - Southern Rock Night: East Coast Swing
Nov 15 - Variety Dance: American Tango
Dec 6 - A "Wonderful" Night - Stevie Wonder Focus: Rumba
Dec 20 - Christmas Dance: Waltz



RICK GOSSARD'S ANNUAL "MONSTER BASH" COSTUME BALL
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 1. Don't pack your costume away yet ... wear it to this special Halloween Masquerade Ball at PACIFIC BALLROOM DANCE! We'll have fun mixers and best costume prizes. Everyone's encouraged to wear a costume -- we'll still let you in if you don't, but we can't guarantee a zombie won't eat you!

7:00 - 8:00 PM - Learn Michael Jackson's "Thriller" followed by "The Monster Mash" with Rick Gossard
8:00 - 10:00 PM - Dance to Ballroom music by DJ RICK GOSSARD -- with a little Halloween twist from the dark side. (Wa Ha Ha Ha)


$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.

Dances are every Saturday unless a conflicting event is scheduled:

Nov 1 - Monster Mash/Thriller - DJ/Instructor Rick Gossard Halloween Masquerade Ball
Nov 8 - Argentine Tango - DJ/Instructor Rick Gossard
Nov 15 - West Coast Swing - DJ/Instructor Terry West
Nov 22 - NO CLASS OR DANCE due to PBD Holiday Dance Concert (details coming soon)
Nov 29 - Cha-Cha - DJ/Instructor Rick Gossard




ABSOLUTELY BALLROOM DANCE
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 1. Looking for a dance with happy energy? This is the place. Dance to live music by KOKOJO. Get ready to swing from East Coast to West Coast, glide through waltz and foxtrot, move those hips to rumba and cha cha; sway to nightclub two-step; and get close in tango. Big dance floor, free parking. It's from 8 to 11 PM at Good Shepherd, 1601 North ST SE, Olympia. $12 entrance fee includes free bottled water and snacks. Contact: Karen Ideker, 360-280-6885, karenideker@comcast.net. For information about group classes, visit www.absolutelyballroomllc.com.



SALSA CLASSES + SALSA LaVIDA KICK-OFF
STARTING TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 4. Absolute Beginner 8-week Salsa series. $105 per person, which also includes two Salsa dance parties and one complementary yoga class.

8:30 PM - 9:30 PM: Salsa Class Level 1

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 6. Salsa LaVida Dance Party! Join us for the kick-off of our monthly Salsa LaVida Dance Party! Performances and tons of great Salsa and Bachata music played by DJ CESAR! Entrance: $10 party or $20 class and party.

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Salsa class Level 1
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM Salsa class Level 2
8:30 PM - 11:00 PM Dance Social Party


LaVida Dance & Yoga Studio, 13620 NE 20th St (across from BMW), Bellevue. For more info call 425-643-LIFE(5433), email info@lavidastudio.com or visit www.LaVidaStudio.com.



DANCE CLASSES WITH CHARLA JENNINGS
TUESDAYS, NOVEMBER 4 - DECEMBER 16, 8 - 9 PM. Foxtrot & Nightclub Two-Step. Beginner or brush-up, no partner necessary! Small classes, Please pre-register at 206 684-7533. $61 per person. Meadowbrook Community Center, 10517 35th Ave NE, Seattle, 98125.

THURSDAYS, NOVEMBER 6 - DECEMBER 18, 7 to 8 PM. International Rumba & Cha Cha. A great class for people who have danced some. Beautiful dance floor, nice people in the class. Please pre-register at 206-386-4283. $61 per person. No partner necessary. Easy parking. Northgate Community Center, 10510 - 5th Avenue NE, Seattle, 98125. See you there!

Charla also teaches private ballroom lessons in North Seattle, all ages, social dancing, weddings, and competitions. Ballet lessons are also offered. For more info contact Charla at charlasdance@gmail.com. I look forward to seeing you at the classes!



NEW PROGRESIVE WEST COAST SWING CLASSES WITH TERRY WEST
EVERY TUESDAY.
For beginner and intermediate level dancers. Two fun classes and free practice time! Learn this popular and creative swing dance or hone your swing skills while adding cool social swing moves to your repertoire. Each one-hour lesson will include 30 minutes of additional practice time to ensure that you've really got it.

Beginners West Coast Swing lesson 7:00-8:00
Practice time 8:00-8:30

Intermediate West Coast Swing lesson 8:00-9:00
Practice time 9:00-9:30


Registration is only $50 for a 5-week series or $90 for both. Drop in for $15 per lesson. Prerequisite for the intermediate-level class is proficiency in the basic patterns of West Coast Swing. Register at the door. Tacoma Dance Studio, 5412 S Tacoma Way, 253-224-8244.



NWDANCE NEW CLASSES
WEDENSDAY, NOVEMBER 5. Classes with GUY CARIDI and NANCY FRY

6:30 pm - Swing 1 Beginning
7:30 pm - Swing 2 Intermediate
8:30 pm - Swing 3 Intro to 8-count Swing

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 9. Classes with SEAN DONOVAN and NANCY FRY

4:00 pm - Waltz 1 Beginning
5:00 pm - Zydeco Fundamentals
6:00 pm - (How I Found) Dance Nirvana

For more details plus information about live music dances call 206-781-1238, email info@nwdance.net or visit www.NWDance.net.




DANCE CLASSES AT STUDIO B DANCE
Learn to dance and have fun at Studio B Dance with JEANNETTE BAKER! Classes are held at our studio location of 13927 SE May Valley Road, Renton 98059. Register by calling 206-774-7860, emailing info@studio-b-dance.com or visiting our website www.studio-b-dance.com. Classes are $65 / dancer for a 6-week series or $55 / dancer for a 5-week series. Dancers taking multiple classes will receive discounted pricing … contact Jeannette for details.

Sundays (Nov 9 – Dec 14):
1:00pm – Bachata (Level 2)
2:00pm – Country Mix Class (Level 1)
3:00pm – Jitterbug Swing (Level 2)
4:00pm – Hustle (Level 2)
5:00pm – West Coast Swing (Level 1)
6:00pm – Waltz (Level 1)
7:00pm – Tango (Level 2)


Mondays (Nov 10 – Dec 15):
6:00pm – Nightclub 2-Step (Level 1)
7:00pm – East Coast Swing (Level 1)
8:00pm – Western Waltz (Level 1)


Tuesdays (Nov 11 – Dec 16):
6:00pm – Country 2-Step (Level 1)
7:00pm – West Coast Swing (Level 2)
8:00pm – Cha-cha (Level 2)


Wednesdays (Nov 12 – Dec 17): (No class 11/26)
5:00pm – Salsa (Level 2)
6:00pm – Bachata (Level 2)
7:00pm – Rumba (Level 2)
8:00pm – Country 2-Step (Level 2)


Thursdays (Nov 13 – Dec 18):
(No class 11/27)
5:00pm – Line Dancing
6:00pm – Foxtrot (Level 1)
7:00pm – Hustle (Level 2)
8:00pm – Nightclub 2-Step (Level 2)




CLASSES AND EVENTS WITH MICHELLE BADION
EXPERIMENTAL COLLEGE (EXCO) CLASSES University Heights Center, 5031 University Way NE, Seattle. Free parking. $45 for 4 classes. Register at www.exco.org or call 206-68-LEARN.
TUESDAYS, NOVEMBER 11 - DECEMBER 2
6 - 7 PM Nightclub Two-Step
7 - 8 PM Salsa Dancing Cuban Style - Beginning
8 - 9 PM Country Two-Step & Swing - Beginning

WEDNESDAYS, NOVEMBER 12 - DECEMBER 3

7 - 8 PM Beginning Argentine Tango - Experience the passion!
8 - 9 PM Intermediate Argentine Tango (traditional) - No need to register - just show up and do both classes for $15


EVERY THURSDAY THROUGH NOVEMBER 13
7:30 - 9:30 PM - Intermediate Nightclub Two-step Class. Polish Home Association, 1714 18th Ave, Seattle. Drop-in for $17.50 per night.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6.
Seattle's first Argentine Tango showcase will be held at the Verve Ballroom! EDUARDO SAUCEDO Eduardo Saucedo will be the star and MC. Details at www.facebook.com/events/317521591766932/

I also love working with wedding couples! Private lessons are $70 per hour at my studio at 1320 NE 63rd Street, Seattle. Perfect for serious dancers and wedding couples. Call 206-334-7496 or email Michelle@michellebadion.com to get started. www.michellebadion.com.




TERRY WEST'S DANCE + NEW CLASSES WITH SCOTT NICHOLSON
There's always something happening at The Hayloft Dance Hall, 15320 - 35th Ave W, Lynnwood. Singles and Couples of all ages are always welcome. It has an awesome sound system and a 2,600 sq ft sprung hardwood dance floor.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 1: DANCE WITH DJ TERRY WEST - $12
7 - 8 PM Jitterbug Lesson. TERRY WEST teaches, no partner or experience needed.
8 - 10:30 PM Dance to a variety of Ballroom Latin and Swing played by DJ TERRY "WILD WILD" WEST

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 4: NEW 4-WEEK SERIES: INTRO TO BALLROOM WITH WORLD REPRESENTATIVE SCOTT NICHOLSON
Take lessons from a dance champion! The Hayloft Dance Hall is proud to present new INTRO TO BALLROOM classes each Tuesday from 6:30 to 7:30 PM with instructor SCOTT NICHOLSON! He has been nominated to represent the USA in the 2014 Worlds 10 Dance competition in November. No partner or experience needed. $12 per class drop-in, or $45 for the month (4 classes).

The Hayloft has a full schedule of fun events. For details visit www.HayloftDance.com, email at HayloftDance@gmail.com or call 425-743-6180.



SEA TO SKY 2014
THRUSDAY, NOVEMBER 6 - MONDAY, NOVEMBER 10. This annual West Coast Swing event brings together WCS dancers from all over the world! There will be workshops and performances by top pros, lots of social dancing with hot DJs playing great music, and workshops for beginners to advanced dancers, performances in West Coast Swing, Nightclub Two-Step and Salsa. There will be three hours of beginner workshops with local instructors, 1 hour of social dance practice, and an hour of watching the pros perform for the crowd -- for FREE! See separate article immediately below. All on an amazing dance floor!

Director/Host:
MICHAEL KIELBASA
Asst. Event Director: CHERYL LYONS
Chief Judge: JIM MINTY
Emcee: MICHAEL KIEHM
Professionals: BEN MORRIS & JENNIFER DELUCA MYLES & TESSA CUNNINGHAM MONROE, JOSH STURGEON & LINDSEY NASTOS, NICK KING & TERA TRAFZER, MICHAEL KIEHM, MARY ANN NUNEZ, MANNY VIARREAL, CHRISTOPHER DUMOND & NICOLE CLONCH

It is held at the DOUBLETREE BY HILTON SEATAC AIRPORT, 18740 Pacific Highway South, Seattle, WA 98188. For complete schedule information and registration go to www.seatoskydance.com.



EBDS POST-HALLOWEEN PARTY
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 7. Don't pack that Halloween costume away yet! There will be prizes for the best costumes. Join me, RON BOLIN, THE DANCIN' DJ, at the EMERALD BALLROOM DANCERS SOCIETY! Singles and couples of all ages are welcome. Dance from 7:30 to 11:30 PM as I play a variety of Ballroom, Latin, Swing, Country, Line Dances and more. I'll include mixers so you can meet new people, plus I'll give out several door prizes. Admission is $15 which includes the lesson and healthy snacks. Fil-Am Community Center, 103 6th Ave N, Algona (near the Supermall in Auburn). Directions: Take Hwy 167 to Auburn, exit at Auburn Supermall / 15th St SW. Go east; turn right on O St. Turn right at the next intersection, Boundary Rd, which becomes Algona Blvd. After 5 to 6 blocks turn right on 6th Ave N. For more info contact Tess at 253-205-1520 or Betty at b123100@yahoo.com. Phone at the hall: 253-576-2563.



FREE BEGINNER WEST COAST SWING WORKSHOPS
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 8. This year SEA TO SKY is offering workshops to introduce people to West Coast Swing! There will be three classes taught by different Seattle area teachers. The classes are progressive in nature, starting with the absolute basics. ALL OF THIS IS ABSOLUTELY FREE FOR NEWCOMER/BEGINNERS!

1:00 - 2:00 PM: Beginning WCS # 1
2:00 - 3:00 PM: Beginning WCS #2
3:00 - 4:00 PM: Beginning WCS #3
4:00 - 5:00 PM: Social dance time to practice dancing what was taught in the 3 workshops
5:00 - 6:00 PM: Free admittance to the main ballroom to watch competitions and experience a WCS convention


All workshop attendees will also receive a free dance card to attend a Seattle Swing Dance Club Sunday dance. So be sure to invite all your non-dancing and beginner friends who would like to learn West Coast Swing --this is a golden opportunity! Workshops held at the DOUBLETREE BY HILTON SEATAC AIRPORT, 18740 Pacific Highway South, Seattle, WA 98188 during the Sea To Sky Convention -- you do NOT need to buy a convention ticket to take these workshops. For more information email Cheryl Lyons at cherylsvision@gmail.com.



TACOMA DANCE STUDIO PRESENTS RON BOLIN
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 8. Tacoma Dance Studio presents RON BOLIN, THE DANCIN' DJ. We've had great turnouts the last three times I played there and I'm looking forward to seeing and dancing with all my Southend friends again. The recently remodeled seating area is a hit, making for easier mixing.

7 PM: Beginner Hustle Lesson, no partner or experience needed
8 - 11 PM: Variety Dance Party


Dance to a wide variety of popular tunes from all eras including all types of Ballroom, Latin, Swing, Nightclub and more. Fun for singles and couples of all ages. Door prizes and mixers included! Admission is $15 for lesson and dance, or $12 dance only. Location: Tacoma Dance Studio, 5412 South Tacoma Way, Tacoma. Street parking, also parking in the lighted Heritage Bank Lot with a back entrance into the Studio. For more information contact Bill Barber at info@tacomadancestudio.com or 253-224-8244. Visit www.tacomadancestudio.com.



GUEST DJ VICKI GABRIELLE AT THE HAYLOFT
There's always something happening at The Hayloft Dance Hall, 15320 - 35th Ave W, Lynnwood. Singles and Couples of all ages are always welcome. It has an awesome sound system and a 2,600 sq ft sprung hardwood dance floor.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 8: DANCE WITH GUEST DJ VICKI GABRIELLE - $12
7 - 8 PM: Hustle Lesson. VICKI GABRIELLE teaches, no partner or experience needed.
8 - 11 PM: Dance to a variety of Latin and Swing played by DJ VICKI GABRIELLE


The Hayloft has a full schedule of fun events. For details visit www.HayloftDance.com, email at HayloftDance@gmail.com or call 425-743-6180.



2014 FORMAL HOLIDAY BALL -- TICKETS NOW ON SALE
STUDIO B DANCE is proud to offer our 3rd Annual Formal Holiday Ball! The evening is a chance for everyone to get out and party! This has been a sell-out event each year so do not delay getting tickets! (As of this point it is over 50% sold out – and tickets just went on sale!) The evening includes a cocktail hour with appetizers, a full catered dinner, dance show demonstrations, door prizes galore and lots of dancing and fun! Dress is "party attire".

The event is held on SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2014 at the Normandy Park Community Club (The Cove) from 6:30-11:30pm. Tickets are $60 per person if purchased before December 1st and $70 per person after that. Email or call Jeannette Baker of Studio B Dance to get your tickets! (info@studio-b-dance.com or 206-774-7860) We'll see you on the dance floor! This event has been quoted as being "the highlight of people's entire holiday season" so don’t miss out!



DANCE CALENDAR
October 31 - November 13, 2014

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, October 31
ABDI SPOOK-TACULAR HALLOWEEN PARTY. The evening will include a Tango Group Class at 7:30 PM followed by a Spook-tacular Party from 8 - 10 PM filled with tricks, treats and lot of dancing. The party is free for those in costume, and $10 for those without costumes. There will also be a best costume prize -- all contestants must be present by 8:30 to be entered. The music will include a large variety of Ballroom, Latin and Swing. AMERICAN BALLROOM DANCE INSTITUTE, 18002 Bothell Everett Hwy, Bothell. For more information call Andrea Bradshaw at 206-769-2848 or email info@abdanceinstitute.com or visit www.abdanceinstitute.com.

Friday, October 31
HAUNTED HOEDOWN AT NEXT GENERATION SHELTON ELKS. Come in costume for our costume contest! Arrive at 6 PM to enjoy a dinner ($20) of Portobello Steak or Spinach Stuffed Chicken. Then dance from 8 PM to "the witching hour" to live Country and Rock & Roll music by DOUBLEBACK. Large wooden dance floor. If coming for the dance only cover is $9. Open to the public, ages 21+. Held at the Next Generation Shelton Elks Club, 741 SE Craig Rd, Shelton. A not-for-profit community organization. For more info: Mishelle Thompson, 360-481-3869; www.facebook.com/ElkCountry.shelton. Directions: Take Highway 101 to Highway 3, Shelton and Bremerton exit, Turn onto Craig Rd at the park and Ride and go east next to 101 to Elks club. Free parking. www.sheltonelks2467.com.

Friday, October 31
SEATTLE SOCIAL DANCE CLUB HALLOWEEN PARTY. Prizes for best Costumes!
Start with a 30-minute complimentary lesson at 8 PM then dance from 8:30 to 11 PM to a variety of popular Ballroom, Latin, and Swing music. Admission is $10. Water and snacks are provided plus a door prize drawing for free passes to future Friday dances. We offer complimentary parking passes on Friday night dances especially on game days. Just go upstairs and ask for it: we have a very large parking lot behind the building. All ages are welcome to this dance, held every Friday. The ballroom is upstairs: a 3,000 square foot hardwood dance floor. Located at Chong-Wa Benevolent Assoc, 522 7th Ave S, Seattle. For more info contact Jeanne at 425-644-3030 (or 206-725-4331 for Chinese) or email SeattleSocialDanceClub@gmail.com.

Friday, October 31
ROCKIN' HORSE DANCE BARN HALLOWEEN PARTY. Costume contest and door prizes tonight! Arrive at 7 PM for a West Coast Swing lesson. 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 Dave at 425-255-9211, email rockinhorsedancebarn@gmail.com or visit www.learn2dance4fun.com.

Friday, October 31
NOREEN'S HALLOWEEN DANCE. Treats provided, costume optional. Arrive at 8 PM for a dance lesson in Nightclub Two-Step, 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, October 31
DANCEWORKS STUDIO HALLOWEEN BASH. This favorite annual dance event will include a delectable dessert buffet, killer dance music all night long, and don't forget about our "Thriller" performance, too! Dress in your most creative costume... there will be a costume contest, complete with special prizes! "Monster Mash" lesson starts at 8:30 PM with party from 9:15 to 11:30 PM. Dance to mixed ballroom with a variety of traditional and current dance music. The cost is $15 in advance, and $20 at the door. DanceWorks Studio, 16641 Redmond Way, Redmond. For more info call 425-869-7595, email info@danceworksstudio.com or visit www.danceworksstudio.com.

Friday, October 31 and Friday, November 7
BRIORA BALLROOM FRIDAY PARTIES. Arrive at 6:30 PM for your choice of either a Newcomer lesson (schedule at www.Briora.com) or an Intermediate/Advanced Ballroom Technique class. Then dance to Ballroom, Latin and Swing music from 7:30 to 9:30 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 a retail shop. Admission is $13 or free if you attend a pre-dance lesson or are a Briora member. 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, October 31 and Friday, November 7
FRIDAYS AT THE VERVE. Start the evening with an "Introduction to Social Ballroom Dancing" workshop at 8 PM. Different dances are taught each time, so 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 has you covered for everything for the evening (no credit cards please). 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, October 31 and Friday, November 7
LIVE MUSIC! 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, November 7
EMERALD BALLROOM DANCERS SOCIETY POST-HALLOWEEN PARTY! Don't pack that Halloween costume away yet! There will be prizes for the best costumes. Join me, RON BOLIN, THE DANCIN' DJ, at the EMERALD BALLROOM DANCERS SOCIETY! Singles and couples of all ages are welcome. Dance from 7:30 to 11:30 PM as I play a variety of Ballroom, Latin, Swing, Country, Line Dances and more. I'll include mixers so you can meet new people, plus I'll give out several door prizes. Admission is $15 which includes the lesson and healthy snacks. Fil-Am Community Center, 103 6th Ave N, Algona (near the Supermall in Auburn). Directions: Take Hwy 167 to Auburn, exit at Auburn Supermall / 15th St SW. Go east; turn right on O St. Turn right at the next intersection, Boundary Rd, which becomes Algona Blvd. After 5 to 6 blocks turn right on 6th Ave N. For more info contact Tess at 253-205-1520 or Betty at b123100@yahoo.com. Phone at the hall: 253-576-2563.

Friday, November 7
SEATTLE HUSTLE CLUB DANCE. Dance to Hustle, West Coast Swing, Nightclub Two-Step, plus some Country, Salsa, Ballroom, etc. Music and instruction is by VICKI GABRIELLE. Arrive at 7:30 PM for an Introductory Hustle lesson. Learn intermediate moves in the 8:15 PM lesson. Then dance from 9 to 11:30 PM. There are door prizes and mixers plus free water & snacks. Lessons $5 each, dance $10, one lesson & dance $12, both lessons & dance $15. Juanita Community Club, 13027 100th Ave NE, Juanita (near Kirkland). Directions: From I-405 take 124th St exit; stay left. Head west at the light. Go to 100th; turn right. The club is on the left just before 132nd. Contact Vicki at vjdance@me.com, 206-200-1171 or visit www.seattlehustleclub.com.

Friday, November 7
MALTBY COMMUNITY DANCE. Join DOUG AND PENNY CAREY for a lesson and dance party on the 1st and 3rd Fridays of each month. Tonight doors open at 7:30 PM with an introductory Foxtrot lesson followed by 2+ hours of dancing. We have lots of fun music in all genres and promise to have something to please everyone. No dance partner is necessary. A $5 donation requested for the dance and an additional $2 if taking the lesson. Maltby Community Club 8711 - 206th St SE, Snohomish (six blocks directly north of the Maltby Cafe.) Visit www.facebook.com/MaltbyCommunityDance for more information or email us at maltby.dance@gmail.com.

Friday, November 7
AMERICAN BALLROOM DANCE INSTITUTE. Dance Party at the AMERICAN BALLROOM DANCE INSTITUTE. Dance parties are held on the 1st, 3rd and 5th Fridays of each month from 8:15 to 9:30 PM. The music includes a large variety of Ballroom, Latin and Swing. There is no charge for this event. American Ballroom Dance Institute, 18002 Bothell Everett Hwy, Bothell. For more information call Andrea Bradshaw at 206-769-2848 or email info@abdanceinstitute.com or visit www.abdanceinstitute.com.

Friday, November 7
DANCEWORKS STUDIO'S FRIDAY BALLROOM DANCE PARTY. Celebrating 12 years in business! Join us for dancing every Friday night in a fun and friendly atmosphere. Most weeks we have mixed ballroom dancing with a variety of traditional and current dance music often with DJs. Lesson dance style changes weekly. See calendar at www.danceworksstudio.com/calendar.html for details. Lesson starts at 8:30 PM with party from 9:15 to 11:30 PM; $10/person for dance only, $12 for lesson and dance. Bring a friend who is new to DanceWorks and you both get in free. DanceWorks Studio, 16641 Redmond Way, Redmond. For more info call 425-869-7595, email info@danceworksstudio.com or visit www.danceworksstudio.com.

Friday, November 7
NOREEN'S BALLROOM DANCE.
Arrive at 8 PM for a Quickstep lesson. 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, November 7
SEATTLE SOCIAL DANCE CLUB.
Start with a 30-minute complimentary lesson at 8 PM then dance from 8:30 to 11 PM to a variety of popular Ballroom, Latin, and Swing music. Admission is $10. Water and snacks are provided plus a door prize drawing for free passes to future Friday dances. We offer complimentary parking passes on Friday night dances especially on game days. Just go upstairs and ask for it: we have a very large parking lot behind the building. All ages are welcome to this dance, held every Friday. The ballroom is upstairs: a 3,000 square foot hardwood dance floor. Located at Chong-Wa Benevolent Assoc, 522 7th Ave S, Seattle. For more info contact Jeanne at 425-644-3030 (or 206-725-4331 for Chinese) or email SeattleSocialDanceClub@gmail.com.

Friday, November 7
EVERY FRIDAY COUNTRY AND SWING DANCE. Arrive at 7 PM to learn Line Dance (TBA). 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. Tonight is also a class party and potluck, so please being an item to share. 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 Dave at 425-255-9211, email rockinhorsedancebarn@gmail.com or visit www.learn2dance4fun.com.

Friday, November 7
LIVE MUSIC! HOTTEST COUNTRY/ROCK DANCE. Tonight's band is ever-popular Country band 8 SECOND RIDE. Dance to a good mix of high energy 2-step, East & West Coast Swing, Waltz, Cha Cha, and Line Dances. This is upstairs with (50'x25') dance floor. Admission of $3 covers the lesson and dance; $9 with live music. Doors open at 6 PM for dinner; lesson at 7:30 PM, open dancing until 11 PM. Shelton Elks Club, 741 SE Craig Rd, Shelton. For more info: Mishelle Thompson, 360-481-3869; www.facebook.com/ElkCountry.shelton. Directions: Take Highway 101 to Highway 3, Shelton and Bremerton exit, Turn onto Craig Rd at the park and Ride and go east next to 101 to Elks club. Free parking is available. www.sheltonelks2467.com.

Friday, November 7
LIVE MUSIC! FIRST FRIDAY FUN DANCE. On the first Friday of each month (except holidays) join us for ballroom dance lessons with BETTY McLAIN and dancing to live music alternating months with LAUREN PETRIE and BONNIE BIRCH. Lessons start at 12 Noon and dancing to live music is from 1 to 3 PM. Beautiful room in the trees with new wood floors. Admission is $5 for both lessons and dancing & includes tea, coffee, and light refreshments. Sponsored by Seattle Parks and Recreation, Lifelong Recreation for people age 50+. Location: Northgate Community Center, 10510 5th Ave NE, Seattle. Contact: 206-386-9106 for additional information.

SATURDAYS

Saturday, November 1
SOUTHERN ROCK NIGHT. Enjoy a slice of Americana combining Rock & Roll, Country, and Blues. Tonight I'll play music from groups such as Lynyrd Skynyrd, ZZ Top, Creedence Clearwater Revival, The Allman Brothers Band, The Georgia Satellites, The Charlie Daniels Band, The Marshall Tucker Band, Stevie Ray Vaughan, The Fabulous Thunderbirds and more. Arrive at 7 PM for an East Coast Swing lesson. Then dance from 8 to 11 PM to music played by yours truly, RON BOLIN, THE DANCIN' DJ. Have fun dancing on the big 4,000 square foot hardwood floor. Be sure to fill in a yellow door prize slip as you enter to be eligible for the hourly prize drawings. You're sure to meet lots of new people in the hourly mixers. Snacks and beverages are available in vending machines. It's a great place for alcohol-free fun for all ages 18 and over. Admission is $15 for the lesson and dance, or $12 dance only. This event is held on 1st and 3rd Saturdays of each month. Rockin' Horse Dance Barn, 11820 150th Ave SE, Renton. DIRECTIONS: From I-405, take Exit #5. Go east up Sunset about 3 miles. Turn right on 148th, left on 117th, and right on 150th. There's a large free parking lot. For more info call Dave at 425-255-9211, email rockinhorsedancebarn@gmail.com or visit www.learn2dance4fun.com.

Saturday, November 1
RICK GOSSARD'S ANNUAL "MONSTER BASH" COSTUME BALL. Don't pack your costume away yet ... wear it to this special Halloween Masquerade Ball at PACIFIC BALLROOM DANCE! We'll have fun mixers and best costume prizes. Everyone's encouraged to wear a costume -- we'll still let you in if you don't, but we can't guarantee a zombie won't eat you! 7 PM - Learn Michael Jackson's "Thriller" followed by "The Monster Mash" with Rick Gossard.
8 - 10 PM - Dance to Ballroom music by DJ RICK GOSSARD -- with a little Halloween twist from the dark side. (Wa Ha Ha Ha). $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, November 1
SPECIAL EVENT!
Dance this Saturday at DANCELAND in Seattle! This dance is held as a collective effort by several of the Seattle area dance instructors to raise the funds to maintain this wonderful studio. Come dance with us and help keep the Seattle Ballroom community alive and kicking!
Warm up lesson: 7 - 7:45 PM. Open Ballroom Dance: 7:45 - 10 PM. $10 per person. 327 NE 91st - Northgate area, Seattle. Parking available across the street. For more info contact Noreen at noreenballroom@yahoo.com.

Saturday, November 1
LIVE MUSIC! ABSOLUTELY BALLROOM DANCE. Looking for a dance with happy energy? This is the place. Tonight dance to live music by KOKOJO. Get ready to swing from East Coast to West Coast, glide through waltz and foxtrot, move those hips to rumba and cha cha; sway to nightclub two-step; and get close in tango. Big dance floor, free parking. It's from 8 to 11 PM at Good Shepherd, 1601 North ST SE, Olympia. $12 entrance fee includes free bottled water and snacks. Contact: Karen Ideker, 360-280-6885, karenideker@comcast.net. For information about group classes, visit www.absolutelyballroomllc.com.

Saturday, November 1
THE HAYLOFT WITH DJ TERRY WEST. Come on out for a Ballroom dance with a Swing flair. TERRY WEST will teach a Jitterbug lesson at 7 PM. No partner or experience needed. Dance from 8 to 11 PM to music by Hall of Fame DJ TERRY WEST. Dance on a 2,600 sq ft sprung hardwood dance floor to a variety of inspiring music for Swing, Ballroom, Latin, Nightclub Two-Step, Hustle, Salsa & Country, all played on an awesome sound system. Admission of $12 covers both the lesson and dance. Singles, Couples and all ages welcome. Soft drinks & water available for purchase. The Hayloft Dance Hall, 15320 - 35th Ave W, Lynnwood. For more info visit www.HayloftDance.com, email Aileen at HayloftDance@gmail.com or call 425-743-6180.

Saturday, November 1
LIVE MUSIC! NORTHWEST DANCE. Arrive at 7:30 PM for a pre-dance workshop in "Swing Shines" taught by SEAN DONOVAN & HEATHER KRAFT. Then dance from 8:30 to 11:30 PM to the live music of DINA BLADE & SINGING IN THE RAIN. Dina and her vocals supported by an all-star cast of musicians will light up the evening at the Swedish. They play a danceable variety of Swing, Blues, Latin, and Waltz. The dance is alcohol-free. Admission of $15 covers both the workshop and dance. Swedish Cultural Center, 1920 Dexter Ave N, Seattle. For more info call 206-781-1238, email info@nwdance.net or visit www.nwdance.net.

Saturday, November 1 and Saturday November 8
ARIA BALLROOM’S SATURDAY BALLROOM DANCE PARTY. Join us on our beautiful dance floor on Seattle’s eastside for our most popular weekly dance party. Introductory class begins at 7:15 PM followed by a balanced mix of traditional and popular ballroom music from 8 to 11 PM every Saturday. Party admission is $10 or $5 for those who take the pre-party class, (drop-in cost $12). We’ve heard we have the best music of any ballroom around. Songs for the next several dances are projected overhead so dancers can plan for upcoming dances. 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, November 1 and Saturday November 8
SONG SCOUT SATURDAYS. 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! Arrive at 8 PM for an intermediate WCS lesson for $5; drop-ins are welcome. Admission for the dance is $10. Kirkland Dance Center, 835 7th Ave, Kirkland. For more info contact Paul at pbooth@comcast.net or melindabooth@comcast.net or visit www.songscout.net.


Saturday, November 8
TACOMA DANCE STUDIO PRESENTS RON BOLIN, THE DANCIN' DJ. Arrive at 7 PM for a beginner Hustle lesson. Dance Party from 8 to 11 PM. Dance to a wide variety of popular tunes from all eras including all types of Ballroom, Latin, Swing, Nightclub and more. Fun for singles and couples of all ages. Door prizes and mixers included! Admission is $15 for lesson and dance, or $12 dance only. Street parking, also parking in the lighted Heritage Bank Lot with a back entrance into the Studio. Tacoma Dance Studio, 5412 South Tacoma Way, Tacoma. For more information contact Bill Barber at info@tacomadancestudio.com or 253-224-8244. Visit www.tacomadancestudio.com.


Saturday November 8
CORRECTED LISTING - GUEST DJ! HAYLOFT DANCE PARTY. Come on out for this dance on the second Saturday of each month! Dance on a 2,600 square foot hardwood dance floor. Tonight arrive by 7 PM for a pre-dance Hustle lesson, no partner or experience needed. Then dance from 8 to 11 PM to music by GUEST DJ VICKI GABRIELLE. She will play a variety of music for all types of dance enthusiasts including West Coast Swing, Hustle, Cha Cha, Foxtrot, Country Two-Step and more -- all 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 Aileen at HayloftDance@gmail.com or call 425-743-6180.


Saturday November 8

LIVE MUSIC! LEFT FOOT BOOGIE DANCE. Host JODI invites everyone for a fun evening of Swing, Waltz, Nightclub Two-Step, Salsa and Rumba. Arrive at 7:30 PM for a pre-dance lesson in One-Step taught by PAT & GUY. Dance to  live music by STICK SHIFT ANNIE WITH KIMBALL AND THE FUGITIVES from 8 to 11 PM. Admission is $15. Come festive and invite your friends. Please bring goodies for the finger-food potluck. Bothell Sons of Norway, 23905 Bothell-Everett Hwy, Bothell. For more info email jodi@leftfootboogie.com or call 206-251-7658 or visit www.leftfootboogie.com.


SUNDAYS

Sunday, November 2
MUSICALITY/CREATIVITY LAB, 1ST & 3RD SUNDAYS. In our Lab format we alternate teaching and dancing: three 15-20 minute teaching sessions with 15-20 minute dance times in between, and then a longer dance time after the teaching. We focus on musicality and creativity: getting past set moves & patterns to dance creatively with your partner, using technique and ideas mainly from Waltz, Blues & Tango. 1 PM until 3:30 or 4, $20 per person. At Salmon Bay Eagles, 5216 20th Ave NW, Seattle. For a fuller description, go to our website www.waltzetc.com, or contact Zachariah: waltz23@gmail.com.

Sunday, November 2
SEATTLE SWING DANCE CLUB.
West Coast Swing workshops will be taught by DERON HAYES-HIRSCHY & JUSTIN HIRSCHY: Followers Styling at 4 PM; Stand Out In The Crowd at 5 PM. There is a beginner West Coast Swing lesson upstairs with SCOT McKAY for new folks from 6 to 6:30 PM. Dance from 6 to 10 PM with DJs HAREESH KAPOOR & KOICHI TSUNODA. Tonight's competitions: Intermediate/Advanced Jack & Jill. The music format is 80% West Coast Swing and 20% other types of dance. Admission for both workshops is $25 for guests ($19 for SSDC members), and includes the dance. Dance only admission is $11 for guests ($7 for members) 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, November 2 and Sunday, November 9
ARIA BALLROOM SUNDAY NIGHT DANCE PARTIES.
By popular demand, Aria Ballroom is now hosting weekly Sunday night ballroom dance parties from 7 to 9:30 PM. Music includes a variety of mixed Ballroom, including such favorites as Cha-cha, Waltz, West Coast Swing, and Salsa, among many others. What a perfect way to end the weekend! The dance party cover is the usual $10. Learn more about Aria Ballroom and the other parties and classes we offer at www.AriaBallroom.com, or give us a call at 425-867-0777, or e-mail info@ariaballroom.com. Aria Ballroom, 15300 NE 95th St., Redmond, WA 98052.

Sunday, November 2 and Sunday, November 9
LYNNWOOD EAGLES DANCE. Dance every Sunday from 1 to 5 PM to recorded music played by DJ DON McCARTHY, "THE MUSIC WHISPERER." He plays music from the Big Band era, plus early 50's pre-Rock, and on the second Sunday of each month he specializes in Western Swing. The dance is in the Aerie Room of the Lynnwood Eagles, 19223 Hwy 99, Lynnwood.  It's absolutely FREE and open to the public. Food is available for purchase from 2 PM on. For more information email Don@TheMusicWhisperer.com, call 425-835-0898 or visit www.LynnwoodEagles.com.

Sunday, November 9
LIVE MUSIC! GREATER OLYMPIA DIXIELAND JAZZ SOCIETY. Dance to the live music of the UPTOWN LOWDOWN LITE BAND from 1 to 4:30 PM. Admission is $14 (free if you join the Jazz Society that day) or $10 for Jazz Society members. Olympia Elks Lodge, 1818 4th Ave, Olympia. For more info contact Charlotte Dickison at 360-943-9123 or charlottedickison@comcast.net or visit www.olyjazz.com.


MONDAYS

Monday, November 3 and Monday, November 10
WALTZ ETCETERA. A friendly, welcoming, non-competitive dance, going strong since 1999. Your choice of a beginning or an intermediate/advanced pre-dance class, then dance! We play about half Waltzes and half other dances: Swing (both East & West), Blues, Foxtrot, Nightclub 2-step, Latin, etc. EVERY MONDAY at the Lake City Community Center, 12531 28th Ave NE, Seattle. Drop-in lessons at 6:30 PM, $15 (or $20 with the dance). Dance 7:30 until 10 or 10:30, $6. WE ALSO HAVE DANCES 1st & 3rd Sunday afternoons in Ballard and some Friday nights. For more info, including our current schedule and what we're teaching, go to www.waltzetc.com, or email Zachariah: waltz23@gmail.com.

Monday, November 3 and Monday, November 10
MONDAY MILONGA. Lessons with PATRICIO and EVA: basics at 7 PM; intermediate at 8 PM. See www.tango-experts.com to register (drop-ins are allowed on a space available/class balance basis). Dance from 9 PM to 12:30 AM every Monday to great Argentine Tango music. DJ ANTON SUKHANOV plays on November 3 and by DJ FRANCIS NOWACZYNSKI from Vancouver plays on November 10. Plenty of space with candlelight ambiance and a view of Lake Union. Admission is $8 for the Milonga or free if taking the 8 PM lesson ($5 if taking the 7 PM lesson only). Ages 21 and over. China Harbor Restaurant, 2040 Westlake Ave North, 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, November 10
SEATTLE SINGLES YACHT CLUB DANCE. Doors open at 7 PM for registration and socializing at China Harbor Restaurant, 2040 Westlake Ave North, Seattle. The club meeting starts at 7:30 and enables you to sign up for free boat rides with skippers from the club. The upstairs banquet room has a full cash cocktail bar. The dance is from 8:30 to 10:30 PM on the large dance floor to music by a DJ. The music is 60% - 70% Rock & Roll. Admission is $15. The dance is open to everyone ages 21 and over. You may want to consider joining this well-rounded boating/activity group; attendance is just $5 for most dances when you become an annual member. For more info email bridge@ssyc.com or visit http://ssyc.com.


TUESDAYS

Tuesday, November 4
LIVE MUSIC!
KENT BALLROOM DANCE. Dance to live music in downtown Kent. On the first Tuesday the KINGS OF SWING big band plays from 7:45 to 9:30 PM. The 2,300+ sq. ft. hardwood floor is well cared for. The musician schedule sometimes changes; visit the web page for more info. Kent Senior Activity Center, 600 East Smith St, Kent. There's ample free parking and the cover charge is only $4 (with donations accepted for snacks during a brief break at 8:30 PM). All ages are welcome, not just 50+. For more info visit www.Kent50Plus.com or call Helena at 253-856-5164.

Tuesday, November 4 and Tuesday, November 11
SALSA N' SEATTLE. Practice all your favorite dances at Salsa N' Seattle. Start with a free introductory Salsa lesson from 8 to 8:30 PM. Then DJ VICTOR spins a variety of Salsa and Bachata from 8:30 to 11:30 PM. $5 for the evening, or $3 for Salsa N' Seattle students. Salsa N' Seattle is located at 1200 Stewart St, Seattle; 2 blocks west of the downtown REI store. For more information visit www.SalsaNSeattle.com, email salsanseattle@gmail.com, or call 206-910-6318.

Tuesday, November 4 and Tuesday, November 11
BRIORA BALLROOM FREE TUESDAY PARTY.
Enjoy dancing to a variety of Ballroom, Latin, and Swing music -- for FREE. We'll play music for one hour (9 to 10 PM) every Tuesday night so you can have fun and practice what you have learned in class. Everyone is welcome. 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 a retail shop. Conveniently located in the heart of Redmond, near the Microsoft main campus and 520. Briora Ballroom Dance Studio, 2260 152nd Ave NE, Suite 100, Redmond. Free parking in the lot. For more info: info@briora.com, 425-641-5123, or visit www.Briora.com.


WEDNESDAYS

Wednesday, November 5
MANHATTAN BALLROOM DANCE CLUB. Tonight dance to the music of DJ DAVE GREEN on a 3,200 square foot floor 7:30 to 10 PM. Dave will also teach a pre-dance Tango lesson at 6:30 PM. 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.

Wednesday, November 5 and Wednesday, November 12
LIVE MUSIC! EVERETT VFW DANCE. Every Wednesday night dance to the music of EDDY FUKANO! Arrive at 6 PM for a free dance lesson. Dance from 7-9:30 PM to live music - waltz, Foxtrot, Rumba, East Coast and West Coast Swing, Cha Cha, Tango, etc. Water, soda and other drinks available for purchase. All this for only $5. Held at the Everett VFW, 2711 Oakes Ave, Everett. For more information, call Eddy at 425-483-2560 or email hggloss@gmail.com. See you there!

Wednesday, November 5 and Wednesday, November 12
WEDNESDAY WEST COAST SWING IN BELLEVUE. Come out for a fun night of West Coast Swing dancing. Your DJ and instructor is SCOT McKAY. Scot 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. You'll learn something new each week in a free mini move lesson at 9:30 PM. 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, November 5 and Wednesday, November 12
DANCEWORKS STUDIO'S WEDNESDAY SALSA PARTY. Salsa, Bachata, and mixed Latin music every Wednesday night, featuring favorite DJ YAMBU on the last Wednesday of the month. Socialize and explore Salsa in a fun, friendly, and all ages venue from 8:30 to 11:30 PM. Free punch, pretzels and parking. Admission is $6. DanceWorks Studio, 16641 Redmond Way, Redmond. For more info call 425-869-7595, email info@danceworksstudio.com or visit www.danceworksstudio.com.

Wednesday, November 12
LIVE MUSIC! MANHATTAN BALLROOM DANCE CLUB. Dance to live music by CASANOVA on a 3,200 square foot floor from 7:30 to 10 PM. A pre-dance Tango lesson is at 6:30 PM tonight. 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.


THURSDAYS

Thursday, November 6 and Thursday, November 13
ARIA BALLROOM’S PRACTICE PARTY.
Always preceded by intermediate/advanced level technique classes (Latin at 7:15 PM, Standard at 8 PM, $12 each) Aria’s Thursday night party runs from 8:45 to 10:30 PM and is the perfect opportunity to practice your steps in a relaxed environment. Dances include Waltz, Cha-Cha, Salsa, Swing, Tango, Rumba and more. Admission is $10 or $5 for students who take one class or free for students who take both classes at the ballroom the same night. Students may also sign up to dance with Aria’s dance instructors during this dance party. 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.

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