June, 2016

Sat, June 11
Zydeco Shootout Festival
Swiss Park, Newark
, 5911 Mowry Ave, 11am
Step Rideau and the Zydeco Outlaws, Motordude, Andre Thierry

Saturday, June 18
Joanie Brant and the Nob HIll Knights
American Legion, 651 El Camino Real, Redwood City
Dinner dance, 7-10pm, $25 per person

Tuesday, June 21
Cypress Senior Center, 403 Cypress Ave, San Jose
THE CASUALS are back, 1:30pm – 3:30 pm, 408-244-1353

Tuesday, June 21
Santa Clara Dance
Special Western Dance, Dick Green Band
They will play the usual mix of ballroom music: foxtrots, waltzes, latins, swings, with a few country 2-steps (which you can dance foxtrot to). Well known line dance instructor, Lori Rock will be on hand to teach a couple of line dances. The monthly lesson is intermediate cha cha. It begins at 6:30pm and is free with admission. Admission only $6. Dance party 7:30 – 10pm.

Sunday, June 26
Millenium Sounds Big Band, American Legion, Santa Clara
Homestead Road, 2pm Tea Dance, Free

Be sure to check the menu for ongoing dances 


May special events

Sunday, May 15
American Legion, 958 Homestead Road, Santa Clara
Millennium Sounds Orchestra, 3-6pm

Sunday, May 15
Paul Price’s Society Orchestra
Palo Alto Masonic Center (upstairs)/’461 Florence St, Palo Alto, Vintage dancing..
4-3:30pm, $10; $8. with student ID. Every third Sunday. Lessons at 3pm.
Special FREE intro offer. just mention where you heard of the event!

Sunday, May 22, 2016
Boogie on the Avenue/Bayou Festival (Campbell)
1 1 AM-2 PM

Friday, May 27
Blackhawk country Club Dinner Dance
599 Blackhawk Club Drive, Danville
Nightclub 2-step lesson at 6pm, dinner at 7, Dance at 8
$32.95 per person, 24 hr cancellation, 925-736-6500

Coming in June:

Saturday, June 18
Joanie Brant and the Nob HIll Knights
American Legion, 651 El Camino Real, Redwood City
Dinner dance, 7-10pm, $25 per person

Tuesday, June 21
Cypress Senior Center, 403 Cypress Ave, San Jose
THE CASUALS are back, 1:30pm – 3:30 pm, 408-244-1353

Sunday, June 26
Millenium Sounds Band, American Legion, Santa Clara

Be sure to check the menu for ongoing dances 


Sat. April 2
Senior Citizens’ Ball 2016
Foster City Senior Wing, 670 Shell Blvd, Foster City
Roaring 20’s theme, Ron Sfarzo Trio, dinner dance, $12.

Tuesday, April 5
Spring Fling, Santa Clara Dance
Fremont and Monroe, Santa Clara, 7:30-10:15pm
Free intermediate tango lessons at 6:30pm
Nob Hills Band, $6.

April 30
Oakland Dance Festival
Jack London Square


Sunday May 15th 
American Legion Post 419, 958 Homestead Road Santa Clara
Millenium Sounds Band
Big Band Swing, Jazz & Latin, FREE, Open to the public, 3-6pm
This is a good deal.



March 2016


Fri, March 11
St. Patrick’s Day Dance
Cubberley Pavillion, 4000 Middlefield Road,Palo Alto
Country Two Step lesson
8-9 lesson, 9-12 dance, $15. $5. age 30 and under.

Fri, March 11
Luck o’ the Irish Dance

Twin Pines Senior Center
20 Twin Pines Lane, Belmont, 1pm – 3pm, Live Band, Seniors and Couples welcome
Call 650-595-7444 to reserve your spot.

Sunday, March 13
St. Patrick’s Dinner Dance
Golden Gate Smooth Dancers, 22 Arroyo Dr, So. San Francisco
$30., 1:30pm – 6:30 pm

Monday, March 14
St. Patrick’s Day Dance
Camden Community Center
3369 Union Ave, San Jose, 408-559-8553
Colin Dickie, DJ, $6.

Tuesday, March 15
Santa Clara Senior Center, Fremont + Monroe, Santa Clara

St. Patrick’s Day Dance Party, 7:30 – 10pm
Irish Dance performance!!!; Free tango lessons with admission 6:30pm
Geri Foley, DJ, $5. Lite refreshments, Large floor, Ample free parking, Ages 24+

Joannie Brandt and the Nob Hill Knights
American Legion Hall, Post 105
651 El Camino Real, Redwood City, 7-9pm
Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner/Dance $25/person
No Host Cocktails 4pm; Reservations: joanbrant@comcast.net


March 21
Easter Colors Dance
Dance Connection, 241 Park Rd, Burlingame
$10 members, $12 guests, Nob Hill Sounds Band


Sat. April 2
Senior Citizens’ Ball 2016
Foster City Senior Wing, 670 Shell Blvd, Foster City
Roaring 20’s theme, Ron Sfarzo Trio, dinner dance, $12.


February 2016


Tuesday, Feb 9
Valentine’s Dance
Santa Clara Dance, 1303 Fremont, Santa Clara
Special Dance Demo. William Orrock and his partner Ai Azawa
will perform 2 romantic dances.
Lesson is intermediate foxtrot at 6:30. Dance party 7:30-10:15, $6.

Wed. Feb 10
Tea Dance — Valentine Dance
Willow Glen Community Center, 2175 Lincoln Ave, SJ, 1:30-3:30
Island Wave Band, $5. members; $8 non-members

Thursday, Feb 11
Valentine Dinner Dance
Little House, Menlo Park
7-9pm, $12. Dinner at 5:30pm. Reservations:
Beef Wellington or Salmon Thermidor

Fri. Feb 12
Friday Night Waltz Valentine Black Red White Valentine Ball
Viennese Waltz lesson 7-9pm, $12 ($8 for students)
First United Methodist Church, 625 Hamilton Av, Palo Alto

Fri. Feb 12
Valentine Dance Party
Cubberley Pavillion
4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto, CA  94303

Sat., Feb. 13
Valentine’s Party
Cubberley Pavillion, Viennese Waltz Lesson, $12.
Lesson by Ilva and Lonnie
4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto

Sat, Feb 13
Valentine Dinner Dance
American Legion Hall, Redwood City, Joannie Brandt and the Nob Hill Knights
$25/person. Reservations: 415-518-8434 or joanbrant@comcast.net
No Host Bar opens at 5. Dance party, 7-10pm

Sunday Feb, 14
Valentine’s Dance
Golden Gate Smooth Dancers
33 Arroyo Drive, SSF, Dinner Dance $30
Ylva Wentzel teaches Bolero

Fri Feb 12 – Sun Feb 14
Hornblower Valentine’s Day Cruises
San Francisco

Sun Feb 14
Cupid’s Dance, Mark Hopkins Hotel, SF
California and Mason Streets. Call for reservations. (415) 616-6940. 5pm.
Peacock Court Ballroom, Live bands

Monday, Feb 15
Valentines Dance
Dance Connection, Burlingame
Ron Borelli Band $10 members; $12 non-members
241 Park Rd · Burlingame, 7:30-9:30pm. Lesson 6:30pm


Fat Tuesday Feb. 9 Mardi Gras Cajun-Zydeco Dance Party Ashkanaz, Berkeley

Friday Feb 26
Blackhawk Dinner Dance
$32.95 + / person ($42.90 inclusive)
7-19:30pm, call 736-6500 reservations (24 hr. cancellation), 599 Blackhawk club drive, Danville


January, 2016

Friday, January 22
Blackhawk Dinner Dance
599 Blackhawk Club Drive, Danville, $32.95/person ($43.90 inclusive)
7-9:30pm.  736-6500 reservations (24 hr. cancellation)



December, 2015


Friday, December 11
Friday Night Waltz Christmas Dance
625 Hamilton Ave, Palo Alto, 7-9pm

Saturday, December 12
Golden Gate Smooth Dancers 
Christmas Dinner Dance
1:30 – 6:30pm, $30., reservations
33 Arroyo Drive, South San Francisco

Sunday, December 13
Monterey Elk’s Annual Christmas Party
150 Ma Vista Drive, Monterey, 1-5pm, 10th Avenue Dixieland and Swing Band
Pot luck/special donation to the Salvation Army/ Door and raffle prizes

Wednesday, December 16
Lake Merritt Dance Center
Wednesday Night Christmas Party
8pm – 11pm, 7:15 Country 2-Step Lesson, Refreshments, Door Prizes, $6.

Monday, December 21
Dance Connection, featuring Ron Borelli Trio
241 Park Rd · Burlingame, Dance Hosts, Live bands/DJs. Refreshments
7:30-9:30pm. Lesson 6:30pm. $11. members; membership $22/year.

Tuesday, December 22
Santa Clara Dance Annual Christmas Party 
Nob Hill Sounds
, 7:30-10:30pm, $6. Free dance lessons with admission at 6:30pm
Special Dance Demo by world class Argentine Tango dancers, Claudio and Virginia. Refreshments. Free parking.

Saturday, December 12
Park Avenue Ballroom (NEW VENUE), 1042 Park Avenue, SJ, 408-669-7007
Sinatra’s 100th Birthday Party. Dress for the era or come as you are. Class at 8pm
Call for pricing. (former Elite Ballroom location)


Wednesday, December 30
Golden Gate Smooth Dancers New Year’s Eve Eve Dinner Dance
6:30-11:30pm, $75. Reservations: Liz, 415-265-7063

Crowne Plaza Hotel, 1221 Chess Drive, Foster City, 650-570-5700

Thursday, Dec 31
NYE Dance Cubberley Pavillion
4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto, $15., 8PM – 12AM, 2016.

Thursday, December 31
Lake Merritt NYE Dance Party
9-2016, DJ; 8pm quickstep lesson, $10., Refreshments and Door Prizes

Thursday, December 31
NYE Dance at the Friday Night Waltz
8pm – midnight, Casual attire, DJ, $15, $12 students with id under 25
Introductory waltz class 7-9pm, lots of refreshments

Thursday, December 31
Moose Lodge, Sonoma NYE Dinner Dance
6pm – 1am, $50 per person non members, $35 members
Reservations: 707-938-8011

Thursday, December 31
Swiss Park. Dance to the Internationals, 8pm – 1am. doors open at 6pm, $50.
German dinners may be purchased from 7 – 9pm

Thursday, December 31
Italian American Club NYE Dinner Dance, San Mateo
Reservations: Pat 650-320-7706 or Tony 650-477-8227

Thursday, December 31
San Bruno Sr. Center NYE Day Luncheon Dance
10:30 – 1:30, $10, 650-616-7150, Salmon or Chicken Marsala

Thursday, December 31
Sunnyvale Moose, NYE Dance Party
Music by The Friday Night Moose 18-Piece Big Band
featuring Judy Ferrari & Tom Gates on vocals
905 Kifer Road (Between Wolfe and Lawrence Expressway), Sunnyvale
Doors open 8pm, No-Host Cocktails, Appetizers & Desserts, Champagne @Midnight, Dancing from 9pm-12:15am, $20/person
Reservations: Moose: 408-735-1377, Charlie or Carol. Deadline 12/28/15

Thursday, December 31
Highlands Club Early New Year’s Eve Celebration

1665 Fernside, Redwood City, Dinner Dance, DJ, Albert Lee, $25. per person
4:30-5:30pm no host bar; 5:30 – 7pm; New York Strip dinner; 7pm-9pm Dancing
Reservations prepaid by Sat, Dec. 26 368-1500

Thursday, December 31
New Year’s Eve Champagne Brunch
10th Avenue Band
3700 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto, $15 advance; $18 at the door (limited), More info and/or reservations:
Ali, 650-648-3829 or email: Ali.Williams@City ofPaloAlto.org

Thursday, December 31
New Year’s Eve Dinner Dance
Mt. Hamilton Grange
2840 Aborn Rd, San Jose
The Metro Big Band, $52. Dinner at 7, Party 7pm – 1am
Purchase ticketsonline: http://www.metrobigband.net

Saturday, January 2, 2016
A Victorian 12th Night Ball, Peers Dance Society
Alameda Elks Lodge  2255 Santa Clara Ave, Alameda
Doors Open: 6:45 p.m.; Dance Lesson: 7:00 p.m.; Dancing Begins: 8:00 p.m.
Tickets: $20.00 in advance (by December 26); At the door: $25.00



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