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Updated Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Tacoma: Tacoma Elks Singles Dances
Seattle: New Dance Studio in Seattle

Seattle: Weekend of Dance with NW Dance.net
Lynnwood: Ron Bolin's 63rd Birthday Bash

Bellevue: Kids (ages 3 - 16) Summer Dance Classes on Eastside
Issaquah: New Dance Series

Various: Seattle TangoMagic Festival
Seattle: Argentine Tango Bootcamp for Absolute Beginners
Dance Calendar through May 25, 2017


Dear Dancin' Friends,

I've changed my annual BIRTHDAY BASH to this SUNDAY, MAY 21, from 5 to 9 PM. This was one of the best dances last year so I'm doing the same format of a potluck dinner and dancing to a wide variety of music. I hope you'll help me celebrate!

Here's a video from last year's party:
www.youtube.com/watch?v=7RX4zql-rSs

Also this THURSDAY, MAY 18, I'm DJing at the TACOMA ELKS in their beautiful new building playing Ballroom, Swing, Latin, Nightclub, Country and more.

Full details on these events and others are below along with the full DANCE CALENDAR.

See you on the dance floor! -- Ron Bolin



TACOMA ELKS SINGLES DANCE
EVERY THURSDAY.
Yes, these dances are open to the public! Come out to dance at the Tacoma Elks' beautiful new building! Dance from 7:30 – 10:30 PM on one of the nicest dance floors around in their 4,500 sf hall. Music includes Ballroom, Swing, Latin, Nightclub, Country and more.

Upcoming dates are:
May 18: Ron Bolin, The Dancin' DJ
May 25: Randy Litch
June 1: Michael & Leslie
June 8: Casanova
June 15: Black Velvet

Cost: General public $10, USA Dance members $8, Elks members $6
Location: Tacoma Elks and Allenmore Event Center, 2013 S. Cedar St, Tacoma



NEW DANCE STUDIO IN SEATTLE
SATURDAY, MAY 20. Welcome FLOW STUDIOS to Seattle’s dance scene – an intimate studio, training dancers to better move, lead/follow, and express all genres of music and dance, through one innovative method of training - FLOW.

CHECK OUT THE STUDIO AND JOIN THE PARTY ON SATURDAY MAY 20 AND 27
Musicality Group Class @ 8pm
Dance Social @ 9-11:30pm. Dance to Ballroom, Latin and more!


*Private instruction and drop-in group lessons are offered daily - visit www.FlowFluently.com for more information on FLOW and the studio schedule. Each lesson is unique to its audience, training to improve their overall dancing, movements, and partner interactions.

Cost: $15 (includes lesson & dance)
Address: 2000 Airport Way S, Seattle, WA 98134
For more info: Email Dance@FlowFluently.com, Phone: 206-452-3598, or Visit www.FlowFluently.com



WEEKEND OF DANCE WITH NW DANCE.NET
SATURDAY, MAY 20. At Leif Erikson Hall, 2245 N W 57th in Seattle.

3:30 - 5:30 PM: Night Club Two-Step workshop with JANICE EKLUND from Whidbey Island
7:30 - 11:30 PM: Dance and pre-dance lesson with LITTLE BILL AND THE BLUE NOTES
Special pricing for workshop and dance if you register online at www.nwdance.net in advance. And even bigger discounts if you are from outside of King County or live on Vashon Island.

SUNDAY, MAY 21. At Swedish Club, 1920 Dexter Ave North in Seattle.

3:30 - 5:30 PM: Dance Sampler Workshop for Parties and Weddings with GUY CARIDI and NANCY FRY. Get ready for the summer season. You might want to invite your non-dancing friends. $25 in advance, $30 at the door.
6:00 - 8:00 PM: Honky Tonk Two-Step workshop with SEAN DONOVAN and NANCY FRY. $25 in advance. $30 at the door.

Details. Visit www.NWDance.net, email info@nwdance.net or call 206-781-1238.



RON BOLIN'S 63rd BIRTHDAY BASH
CHANGED DATE! SUNDAY, MAY 21. Help me celebrate my birthday! It starts at 5 PM with a potluck so bring something to share if you can (not required). A small entree, side dish, salad, snack item or dessert would be great. I'll provide plates and utensils plus birthday cake, soft drinks and bottled water. No lesson ... I don't want to work that hard for my birthday! Just a wide variety of fun music and dancing throughout until 9 PM. You can invite your friends ... they don't have to be 'dancers' to have fun. Dance to Rock/Pop Party Tunes, Romantic Ballads, Swing, Nightclub, Ballroom, Latin, and Country. Here's a video from last year's party: www.youtube.com/watch?v=7RX4zql-rSs

Time: 5:00 to 9:00 PM
Cost: Your "gift" is bringing a potluck item and paying $12 admission (no other gifts please).
Location: The Hayloft Dance Hall, 15320 - 35th Ave West, Lynnwood, www.HayloftDance.com, 425-743-6180.
Driving Directions: From I-5, take Exit #183 and go west on 164th St SW about 1.25 miles. Turn right on 36th Ave W (which automatically becomes 35th Ave W). The Hayloft is on the left in about 2/3 mile.
Questions? Contact me at Ron@SeattleDanceInfo.com or 425-917-1188.



KIDS (ages 3-16) SUMMER DANCE CLASSES ON EASTSIDE
SUMMER SESSION JUNE 5 - AUGUST 29. Enrollment starts May 15. ONE FREE TRIAL PER CHILD AVAILABLE

Twinkle Star Dance Program: combination of three styles (ballet, jazz, ballroom)
Ages 3-5 Saturdays 9:45am
Ages 4-6 Tuesdays 5pm
Ages 5-7 Saturdays 11:30am
Register for free trial class here: www.lavidastudio.com/youth/free-trial-class

Top Hats & Tails BOYS Dance class: combination of three styles (hiphop, jazz, creative movement)
Ages 4-6 Tuesdays at 6pm
Register for free trial class here: www.lavidastudio.com/youth/free-trial-class

Modern Jazz (ages 8-12): learn how to dance to modern and contemporary music!
Mondays 4:30pm
Register for free trial class here: www.lavidastudio.com/youth/free-trial-class

HIP-HOP:
Ages 6-8 Mondays 4:30pm & Wednesdays 4:30pm
Ages 8-15 Mondays 5:30pm & Wednesday 5:30pm
Register for free trial class here: www.lavidastudio.com/youth/free-trial-class

Pop Culture Dance: Dance to your favorite popular songs!
Ages 8-15 Thursdays 5:30pm
Register for free trial class here: www.lavidastudio.com/youth/free-trial-class

Pre-Ballroom:
Ages 6-8 Wednesdays 5:30pm
Register for free trial class here: www.lavidastudio.com/youth/free-trial-class

Ballroom/Latin (ages 8-12): Learn Salsa during the fun summer time!
Tuesdays 4:30pm & Thursdays 4:30pm
Register for free trial class here: www.lavidastudio.com/youth/free-trial-class

Location: LaVida Dance Studio, 13620 NE 20th St, 2nd fl (across from BMW), Bellevue.
For more info: Call 425-643-LIFE(5433), email info@lavidastudio.com or visit www.LaVidaStudio.com.



NEW DANCE SERIES
SUNDAYS IN JUNE. Join us for new monthly Latin Summer Semi-Private dance series at Dance Issaquah. Taught by National Ballroom Dance Finalist - JOHNNY BRYANT on Sundays at Noon. No spots left in May so save your spot for June – sign up this week and get 30% OFF (new clients only.)

We will rotate through Salsa, Rumba, Chacha, Argentine Tango (and a surprise Latin dance when there are 5 weeks in a month) in a semi-private small group setting to combine the fun of the group with the personal attention of private lessons.

Centered around intermediate level but allowing for broader range of proficiency, made possible with small group setting as the teacher provides individual guidance to each participant, adjusting complexity, as done in private instruction.

Cost: $99/person/month or $179/couple/month
Location: Dance Issaquah (at Paragon Training Center) 690 NW Gilman Boulevard, Issaquah
Contact: Juliana (209) 560-6596 contact@DanceIssaquah.com or visit www.DanceIssaquah.com

Contact us this week to save SAVE 30% – space is limited – individuals and couples welcome!



SEATTLE TANGO MAGIC FESTIVAL
JUNE 8 - 12. 5 beautiful days and nights of Tango workshops, dance socials (milongas), live music and performances.
Maestros: SOFIA SABORIDO & PABLO INZA (Argentina), MARCELA DURAN & LUIS ROJAS (Argentina), JULIA GORIN & JONATAN BAEZ (Argentina)
www.SeattleTangoMagic.com



ARGENTINE TANGO BOOTCAMP for ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS
JUNE 9 - 11. Dive into the passion and beauty of Argentine Tango. Learn, dance and mingle with us. We have a variety of activities to offer all in one weekend!

FRIDAY, JUNE 9
6:30 PM Class: Tango Fundamentals 101

SATURDAY, JUNE 10
2:30 PM Class: Tango Fundamentals 201
***BREAK***
7:30 PM Class: Argentine Tango Folklore ZAMBA
8:30 PM DANCE SOCIAL “Grand Ball” with LIVE MUSIC, DANCE EXHIBITIONS, and LIGHT BUFFET

SUNDAY, JUNE 11
6:00 PM SALMON BBQ DANCE SOCIAL by the lake feat. live guitar and recorded tango music.

NO PARTNER REQUIRED. NO PRIOR DANCE EXPERIENCE.

Contact: www.SeattleTangoMagic.com (click on BOOTCAMP page)
Questions: seattletangomagic@gmal.com
Location: Dance Underground Studio, Russian Center and Kirkland Marina Park.



DANCE CALENDAR
Through May 25, 2017


HOW TO USE THIS CALENDAR:
UP TO TWO WEEKS OF DANCES ARE LISTED. Friday dances held only on the first week are listed first, followed by Friday dances held on both weeks, ending with Friday dances held only on the second week ... and so on for each day. Changes and errors can occur, so please check with the contacts listed before attending.

It's less than $2 per week to list a weekly dance here. Contact Ron Bolin at Ron@SeattleDanceInfo.com or 425-917-1188 to have your dance included.

FRIDAYS

Friday, May 12 and Friday May 19
WEST COAST SWING PARTY & LESSON @ LaVIDA. Join us for a fun evening of West Coast Swing dancing on the Eastside! Introduction to WC Swing class will be taught by MIKE CARRINGER. Mike will show you the fundamentals of the dance and techniques that gives West Coast Swing that image of gliding on the floor. Beautiful space, great floor, awesome stereo system & very friendly atmosphere. You will not want to miss it! 7:30 PM - Introduction to WC Swing Drop-in pre-party class. 8:30 - 11:30 PM: Dance Party Social. $10 party, Free with class ($15). RSVP: www.facebook.com/events/218723358468522. LaVida Dance Studio, 13620 NE 20th St, 2nd fl (across from BMW), Bellevue. For more info call 425-643-LIFE(5433), email info@lavidastudio.com or visit www.LaVidaStudio.com.

Friday, May 12 and Friday May 19
NOREEN'S BALLROOM DANCE. Arrive at 8 PM for a dance lesson in (Viennese Waltz basics on May 12, Rumba on May 19), 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, May 12
and Friday May 19

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, May 12
and Friday May 19

EVERY FRIDAY COUNTRY, SWING & A LITTLE EVERYTHING. Arrive at 7 PM for a pre-dance lesson (the pattern dance Sweetheart Schottische on May 12, Foxtrot on May 19 which will also feature a potluck). 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, May 12 and Friday May 19
FIRST CLASS BALLROOM. Come and enjoy an evening of fun social dancing from 8 to 10 PM. Also included is an all-levels Salsa lesson at 7:15 PM. Our air-conditioned dance studio is comfortable and bright, filled with friendly faces and highly experienced instructors. Be ready to meet new friends! Drop-in for $15 or purchase a 10-punch card for $120. First Class Ballroom, 1216 50th Street SE, Everett, WA 98203. For more information visit www.FirstClassBallroom.com or call 425-320-3955.

Friday, May 12
and Friday May 19

BRIORA BALLROOM FRIDAY PARTIES. Arrive at 7:00 PM for a group class (schedule at www.Briora.com). 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, May 12 and Friday May 19
Start at 8 PM with an introductory lesson with ALEXANDRIA HAWKINS. Visit their website or "like" them on facebook for up-to-date information. DJ TERRY WEST will play music for Ballroom, Latin & Swing dancing from 9 to 11 PM. Dance on two nice-sized dance floors. Admission of $12 covers the lesson and the dance. Just blocks from I-5, with free parking right in front. Verve Ballroom 19820 40th Ave West, Suite 102, Lynnwood. For more information visit www.theverveballroom.com, email info@theverveballroom.com, or call 425-640-3070.

Friday, May 12 and Friday May 19
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.


SATURDAYS

Saturday, May 13 and Saturday, May 20
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 7 to 8 PM then dance from 8 to 10 PM to a variety of Ballroom music. May 13 features DJ/Instructor RICK GOSSARD and a Bachata lesson. May 20 features DJ/Instructor RICK GOSSARD and a Nightclub Two-Step 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, May 13 and Saturday, May 20
DANCING IN THE PARK AT MAGNUSON PARK. The new DanceSport International studio hosts a class and party every Saturday night from 7:30 to 10:30 PM. It starts with a dance lesson at 7:30 PM followed by dancing from 8:30 to 10:30 PM. $12, or free with purchase of a class. 6344 NE 74th St, Suite #105 Seattle, WA 98115. For the schedule visit www.dancesportseattle.com/calendar.html or call Robert & Monique Hrouda at 206-550-6461 for more information.

Saturday, May 13 and Saturday, May 20
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 (West Coast Swing on May 13, American Rumba on May 20) 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, May 13 and Saturday, May 20
SONG SCOUT SATURDAYS. Start with your choice of either a Basics and Beyond or an Intermediate West Coast Swing lesson at 8 PM. Dance 9 PM to Midnight+. Dance every Saturday to West Coast Swing and Nightclub Two-Step music played by DJs PAUL & MELINDA BOOTH. Music is an awesome blend of newest WCS/NC2 hits & classics. Neon lighting, free water & snickers too! Basics Class w/Dance for $10 Or an Intermediate WCS lesson for $5; drop-ins are welcome. Admission for the dance alone is $10. Kirkland Dance Center, 835 7th Ave, Kirkland. For more info contact Paul at pbooth@comcast.net or Melinda at melindabooth@comcast.net or 206-953-1065 or visit www.songscout.net.

Saturday, May 20

NORTHWEST DANCE. Arrive at 7:30 PM for a pre-dance workshop in TBA taught by JANICE EKLUND and DEAN PATON. Then dance from 8:30 to 11:30 PM to the live music of LITTLE BILL & THE BLUE NOTES. Expect great music to dance East and West Coast Swing, Blues, and some Latin. 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, May 20
NEW! FLOW STUDIOS DANCE PARTY. Welcome FLOW STUDIOS to Seattle’s dance scene – an intimate studio, training dancers to better move, lead/follow, and express all genres of music and dance, through one innovative method of training - FLOW. Musicality Group Class @ 8pm
Dance to Ballroom, Latin and more from 9 - 11:30 PM. Cost: $15 (includes lesson & dance). 2000 Airport Way S, Seattle, WA 98134. For more info: Email Dance@FlowFluently.com, Phone: 206-452-3598, or Visit www.FlowFluently.com

Saturday, May 20
THIRD SATURDAY SALSA SOCIAL. Get your groove on Latin style at My World Dance. Arrive at 3:30 PM for a pre-dance lesson, then dance from 4 to 6 PM doing Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, Rumba, Cumbia, Cha Cha, Casino Rueda, and more. Instructors/DJs PAMELA JOHNSON and PETER BLAUSTEIN will spin the rhythms for you to dance. Light refreshments are provided. Admission fee of $5 includes the lesson. This dance is held on the 3rd Saturday of every month. My World Dance, 849 Hiawatha Place South (Central Area), Seattle. For more info contact 206-861-2500, suzanne@myworld-df.com or visit www.myworld-df.com.


SUNDAYS

Sunday, May 21
RON BOLIN'S 63rd BIRTHDAY BASH. Help me celebrate my birthday! It starts at 5 PM with a potluck so bring something to share if you can (not required). A small entree, side dish, salad, snack item or dessert would be great. I'll provide plates and utensils plus birthday cake, soft drinks and bottled water. No lesson ... I don't want to work that hard on my birthday! Just a wide variety of fun music and dancing throughout until 9 PM. You can invite your friends ... they don't have to be 'dancers' to have fun. Dance to Rock/Pop Party Tunes, Romantic Ballads, Swing, Nightclub, Ballroom, Latin, and Country. Time: 5:00 to 9:00 PM. Cost: Your "gift" is bringing a potluck item and paying $12 admission (no other gifts please). Location: The Hayloft Dance Hall, 15320 - 35th Ave West, Lynnwood, www.HayloftDance.com, 425-743-6180. Driving Directions: From I-5, take Exit #183 and go west on 164th St SW about 1.25 miles. Turn right on 36th Ave W (which automatically becomes 35th Ave W). The Hayloft is on the left in about 2/3 mile. Questions? Contact me at Ron@SeattleDanceInfo.com or 425-917-1188.

Sunday, May 21
SEATTLE SWING DANCE CLUB. Afternoon workshops will be taught by TBA at 4 PM and 5 PM. There is also a beginner West Coast Swing lesson upstairs for new folks from 6 to 6:30 PM. Dance from 6 to 10 PM with DJ TBA. 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, May 21
ARIA BALLROOM SUNDAY DANCE. Join us on our beautiful dance floor on Seattle’s eastside. There is no pre-dance lesson on Sundays so the dance starts right at 7 PM with DJ TERRY WEST. 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, May 21
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, May 21
PACIFIC BALLROOM DANCE. Pacific Ballroom Dance in Auburn now has Sunday dances in addition to their already established Saturday dances! Start with a pre-dance lesson from 6 to 7 PM then dance from 7 to 9 PM to a variety of Ballroom music. May 14 is a Mother's Day Dance and features DJ/Instructor RICK GOSSARD and a Hustle lesson. May 21 features DJ/Instructor RICK GOSSARD and an East Coast Swing 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.


MONDAYS

Monday, May 15 and Monday, May 22
MONDAY MILONGA. PATRICIO TOUCEDA
teaches an intermediate series Argentine Tango class at 8 PM. Drop-ins are allowed on a space available/ class balance basis. Visit www.Tango-Experts.com for class details. ARTHUR and PATRICIA host the dance from 9 PM to 12:30 AM. Dance to great Argentine Tango music! May 15 features DJ SAEED AMIZADEH. May 22 features DJ STEPHANIE BROOKS. Ambiance: 1800 sq ft wood dance floor, air-conditioned room, candle-lit tables, and a wall of windows overlooking Lake Union and downtown city lights. Food & drink available during the dance. Plenty of parking adjacent to building. Entrada: $10, 21+ ID required; $20 for pre-dance lesson and the milonga. China Harbor Restaurant, 2040 Westlake Ave N, Seattle. For more info call 206-323-7957, email Arturo at azelig@msn.com, Patricia at ptrowbridge@gmail.com or visit www.allseattletango.com.

Monday, May 15
and Monday, May 22

STAR CENTER BALLROOM DANCE. Come out to Tacoma's beautiful new Star Center for dancing to the music of RANDY LITCH. Dance from 1 to 3 PM to live Ballroom, Swing, Latin, Waltz, Country and Soft Rock music. Admission is $5. Star Center, 3873 S 66th St, Tacoma. For more information email randylitch@comcast.net or call Randy at 253-530-6185. For a listing of all of Randy's dances visit www.RandyLitch.net/Schedule.htm.

Monday, May 15 and Monday, May 22
SAVOY SWING DANCE.
We're all-ages, beginner friendly, no partner needed. We have a drop-in intermediate class from 7 to 8 PM with topics changing every week. Music is by DJ DANIEL NEWSOME. The lesson is $10, and includes the 8 to 11 PM dance. Payment for the dance only is $5 between 8 and 9 PM or $6 after 9 PM. The Clubhouse on Queen Anne, 1608 4th Ave W, Seattle. Visit www.SavoySwing.org, email president@savoyswing.org or call 206-458-1311.


TUESDAYS

Tuesday, May 16
and Tuesday, May 23

KENT DANCE. Dance to live music every Tuesday on a 2,300+ sq. ft. hardwood floor. May 16 features ANDY BURNETT playing Ballroom, Swing, from 7:30 to 9:30 PM. May 23 features RANDY LITCH playing Ballroom, Swing, and Latin continuously from 7:30 to 9:30 PM. Complimentary refreshments are provided by Radcliffe Place, 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, May 17 and Wednesday, May 24
MANHATTAN DANCE CLUB.
Arrive at 6:30 PM for a pre-dance lesson with DAVE GREEN and LINDA REITER then dance from 7:30 to 10 PM. May 17 features a Cowboy Cha Cha lesson and music by MICHAEL & LESLIE. May 24 features 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, May 17 and Wednesday, May 24

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, May 17 and Wednesday, May 24
SALSA/BACHATA LAVIDA DANCE PARTY. Arrive at 7:30 PM for Bachata Level 1 class. Dance from 8:30 PM to 10:30 PM to Bachata and Salsa dance music. Entrance: $8 dance social. LaVida Dance & Yoga Studio, 13620 NE 20th St, 2nd fl (across from BMW), Bellevue. For more info: Call 425-643-LIFE(5433), email info@lavidastudio.com or visit www.LaVidaStudio.com.

Wednesday, May 17 and Wednesday, May 24
WCS WEDNESDAYS.
Please join APRIL MORROW every Wednesday for an Intermediate West Coast Swing lesson from 7 to 8:30 PM. Learn technique and fun variations. Stay afterwards for a fun time of social dancing from 8:30 to 10 PM. Beverages and snacks are provided. Drop in for the dance only for $5. Held at Dance 2 Connect at 802 Milton Way, Milton WA 98354. For more information text or call 253-350-7553, email april@dance2connect.com.

Wednesday, May 24
BRAZILIAN ZOUK PARTY.
Feel the Brazilian rhythm ... you'll have a blast! 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month. Brazilian Zouk is a fun, modern dance characterized by a slow rhythm and heart-beat like deep baseline. Originating in Brazilian and Caribbean dance cultures, it literally engages people into "Party Time." 7:30 - 8:30 PM - Zouk class for beginners & up. 8:30 - 10:30 PM - Zouk Social Party. Entrance: $18 class; $5 social. LaVida Dance & Yoga Studio, 13620 NE 20th St, 2nd fl (across from BMW), Bellevue. For more info: Call 425-643-LIFE(5433), email info@lavidastudio.com or visit www.LaVidaStudio.com.


THURSDAYS

Thursday, May 18 and Thursday, May 25
TACOMA ELKS SINGLES DANCE. Come out for the Thursday singles dance at the Tacoma Elks' beautiful new building! Dance from 7:30 – 10:30 PM on one of the nicest dance floors for ballroom dancing in their 4500 sf hall. May 18 features music by RON BOLIN, THE DANCIN' DJ. May 25 features music by RANDY LITCH. Open to the public for $10 (Elks members $6, USA Dance members $8). Tacoma Elks and Allenmore Event Center, 2013 S. Cedar St. Tacoma. Please visit our Facebook at Allenmore Event Center or the website at www.Tacomaelks.com for schedules and more info.


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Ron Bolin
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