November, 2015

San Mateo Senior Center
NEW!  Beginning Ballroom with Peter Chong

Geared toward older adults. Fun and beneficial to health. Learn dances like salsa, tango, merengue, two-step, hustle, swing, waltz, cha cha, rumba, foxtrot, more. Peter is internationally certified in ballroom dance method, as well as man’s and lady’s technique. He is known for his patience as an instructor. No partner needed. 5-6pm, 9/10 – 11/19, $100. res/ $123 non-res. (join anytime – prorated)

Friday, Nov. 13
NEW! Dancing in Danville
Danville Senior Center, 115 E. Prospect Ave, Danville, 925-314-3490
6-10pm, WCS lesson
$6 residents, $7 non-residents, refreshments, DJ, Colin Dickie
Register and pay online at,  or at the door.

Tuesday, Nov. 24
Thanksgiving Dance
Santa Clara Sr. Center, Fremont and Monroe, Santa Clara
7-10:30, $5. Colin Dickie, DJ
Free beginning swing lessons with admission, 6:30 pm

October, 2015


Friday, October 9
Aurora Mandolin Orchestra 
Veteran’s Memorial Center, 1455 Madison Ave, Redwood City
7pm – 10pm, $8. Light refreshments, Reservations: 650-780-7259


Sunday, Oct. 11
Golden Gate Smooth Dancers
Spooktacular Dinner Dance, $30.
South San Francisco

Tuesday, Oct. 27
Special Halloween Dance Party
Santa Clara Dance,  Fremont & Monroe, Santa Clara
Geri Foley, DJ, 7:30-10pm, Free rumba lessons with admission at 6:30, $5.
Costume prizes (costumes optional)

Friday, Oct. 30
Halloween Party, Santa Clara American Legion
958 Homestead Rd, Santa Clara, Dinner 6pm, Dancing 7pm
RSVP: Francis Borg: 408-243-5832, Sandy Jacob: 408-226-3722
Dinner Dance, $25 per person, Costume contest

Friday, Oct. 30
Halloween Party, Cubberley Pavillion
8-12pm, $12, Costume Contest

Friday, Oct. 30
Halloween Dance, Friday Night Waltz

Palo Alto, Jason Alexander, DJ

Saturday, Oct. 31
Halloween Party, Cubberley Pavillion
8-12pm, $9

Saturday, October 31
Halloween Dinner Dance
Joanie Brant & The Nob HIll Knights
American Legion, 651 El Camino Real, Redwood City, 7-10pm
Costumes optional, prizes for best costume
Buffet Dinner, full no-host bar opens at 6pm
large dance floor, plenty of free parking,
Reservations: 415-518-8434,
Sat, Oct. 17
Teske’s Germania
San Jose, 6:30-11:30, The Internationals
Sun, Oct 18
Moose Hall, 4-8pm Sonoma, $12, Joey Bajuk Trio
Fri, Oct 23
Teske’s Germania
San Jose, 6:30-11:30, The International
Sat, Oct. 24
Teske’s Germania
San Jose, 6:30-11:30, The International
Sat, Oct. 23
Berkeley Kiwanis Oktoberfest
2005 Berryman, 6:30 – 9pm, Alpiners
Dinner 7:30 Res. Recommended 510-772-6730
Sun, Oct. 25
Villages Clubhouse Oktoberfest
4-8pm $45 Dinner Dance, Alpiners
2000 Villages Parkway, San Jose, Res. Req by Oct. 21 408-754-1337
Sun, Oct. 25
Swiss Park, 4-8pm $10, Gruber Fm Band
Fri, Oct 30
Teske’s Germania
San Jose, 6:30-11:30, The International
Fri., Nov. 6
Stanford Fall Ball

Sept 2015

Tuesday, Sept 1
Santa Clara Dance, Fremont + Monroe, Santa Clara
Labor Day Dance. Wear your special T-Shirt. Dance demonstration by the Sizzling Seniors
7:30-10:30, $6. Free rumba dance lessons with admission, 6:30. Lite refreshments. Big beautiful dance floor. Plenty of free parking. Singles and couples welcome. Ages 24 + up.

Friday, Sept. 4
Italian American Club 1st Friday Dinner Dance
100 B Street, San Mateo, 650-343-7981
$35. includes wine, 4 course dinner, salad, desert, coffee
dancing to George Campi Band
Advance reservations by noon, 9/2/15

Saturday, Sept 5
Peers Age of Innocence Ball
Alameda Elks Lodge, 2255 Santa Clara Ave, Alameda
Open 6:45. $25

Sunday, Sept 13
Golden Gate Smooth Dancers Hawaiian Dinner Dance, $30.
33 Arroyo Drive, SSF

Sept. 18 – 20
Monterey Jazz Festival


Friday, Oct. 9
Veterans Memorial Senior Ctr, Redwood City
Aurora Mandolin Orchestra Dance
Refreshments served.

August, 2015

Sun, Aug. 9
Smooth Dancers, SSF
Dinner Dance

Tuesday Aug. 18
Special Hawaiian Dance, Santa Clara Dance
Island Waves Band
Fremont and Monroe, Santa Clara, $6, 7:30 – 10:30
FREE intermediate waltz lesson, 6:30

Aug 23,24
Cotati Accordian Festival

Sunday, Aug. 23
Swiss Park, Polka Dancing
Mowry Ave, Newark
4-8pm $10. Tony Raymman

Fri. Aug. 28
Blackhawk Dinner Dance
599 Blackhawk Club Drive, Danville, 925-736-6500
Dinner, 7-8pm, Dancing 8-10:30pm, Dancing 8-10:30pm
$29.95 ($38.34 all inclusive)



Independence Day Events

Saturday, July 4
10th Ave. Jazz Band, Dixieland and Swing
Vasona Park, 333 Blossom Hill Road, Los Gatos, 5-7pm
Entrance to Vasona Lake Park is located on Blossom Hill Road in Los Gatos.
Free event, parking fee.

Saturday, July 4
Fireworks Dance, Cubberley Pavillion
Ages 10-24, $5;  24+, $9. Rumba lesson at 8pm, Dance party 9:30 – 11:45
4000 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto

Monday, July 6
Dance Connection Independence Day Dance Party
241 Park Road, Burlingame, 650-342-2221
Music by George Campi
Wear your Red, White and Blue
Dance hosts and mixers, $8, $10 non-members

Tuesday, July 7
Santa Clara Dance Independence Day Dance Party
Fremont & Monroe, Santa Clara
Nob Hill Sounds
Special Lindy/Balboa Dance Demonstration
Red, white and blue attire admired
Large beautiful dance floor, lite refreshments, lots of mixers
Free waltz lesson with admission, $6.

Tuesday, July 7
Senior Ballroom Dance
Lincoln Theater Lobby, Yountville
6-10pm, Dance Lesson, Art Exhibit, Performance, Dancing, $25.

Sunday, July 12
Golden Gate Smooth Dancers
33 Arroyo Dr., So. San Francisco, 1:30-6:60
Dinner Dance. $30. Free tango lesson with admission

July 17
Friday Night Waltz
Annual Bastille Day Waltz Ball
Baguette Quartette, all ages, $20 for dance and waltz lesson,$10. for students under 30. No partner necessary
First United Methodist Church, 625 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto
Lesson 7-9pm, refreshments

June 2015

Friday, June 12
and every 2nd Friday
Tea Dance, Twin Pines Sr. Center
20 Twin Pines Lane, Belmont, 650-595-7444
Moonglow Band featuring David Otey, FREE

Tuesday, June 9
Western Dance, Santa Clara Dance
Fremont and Monroe, Santa Clara
10th Avenue Band, Dance demonstration by
country 2-step champion, Richard Kear
Free dance lesson 6:30, Dance party 7:30-10

Check your city’s Summer Park Music Series.
There is a lot of outdoor dancing happening. Bring your dinner and dancing shoes. Here are a few of the events:

Greystone Park every Thursday in July, 6:30
July 5 – The Hitmen (Funk, Soul, Disco Latin)
July 12 – The Groove Kings (Danceable, Party Music)
July 19 – Silicon Valley Houserockers (Classic Rockin’ Roll and R&B)
July 26 – SAGE (Top 40, R&B, Motown and Big Band)

Sunday Afternoons, Twin Pines beginning June 13 from 1 – 4pm
June 14, Tom Rigney and Flambeau

Thursdays 6:30 – 8pm, Memorial Park Amphitheater

Menlo Park
Wednesdays from June 17 – Aug 12, 6:30 – 8pm
Fremont Park. jazz to country. No concert July 1st.

Mt. View
Thursday Night Live Series, Downtown Mt. View
Castro between Mercy and Villa will be closed to traffic

Palo Alto
Twilight Concert Series, Thursdays from June – August
Stanford Shopping Center, 6-7:30. bring picnic and seat
Clock Tower Plaza (near Nieman Marcus) 650-617-8200

San Mateo
Thursday evenings beginning June 25 – Aug13, 6-8 pm, Central Park
June 25, Native Elements feel-good reggae music
July 2, Super Huey, Tribute to Huey Lewis, rock ‘n roll

June 17- August 26, 2015, Wednesdays From 5:30-8:30
100 Block of S. Murphy Avenue, Sunnyvale, 408-720-0873
Entertainment lineup:

Mark Your Calender:
Saturday, July 4
10thAvenue Jazz Band
Vasona Park, 333 Blossom Hill Road, Los Gatos, 5-7pm, Swing and Dixieland
The entrance to Vasona Lake Park is located on
Blossom Hill Road in Los Gatos.
13th Annual Free Concert Series (Parking Fee) 

May 2015


Monday, May 4
Cinco De Mayo
Dance Connection
(1st and 3rd) 241 Park Rd · Burlingame
Dance Hosts, Live bands/DJs. Refreshments
7:30-9:30pm. Lesson 6:30pm. $11. members; membership $22/year.
Senior Singles Dance

Tues. May 5
Cinco de Mayo
Santa Clara Dance
Nob Hill Sounds, 1300 Fremont Street (at Monroe), 7-10:30pm, $6.
FREE cha cha dance lessons with admission 6:30pm.

Friday, May 8
Mid County Senior Center
829 Bay Street, Capitola
10th Ave. Swing Band, 7:30-10pm, $6.

Sunday, May 17
Golden Gate Smooth Dancers Dinner Dance
33 Arroyo Drive, SSF, Lesson 1:30-2:30pm, Dancing/Dinner 2:30-6:30pm; $30.
Kentucky Derby Theme, Ladies wear your best hat to win!
Reservations: 415-265-7063

Make Reservations Now
Sacramento Music Festival


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