April Special Events

Friday, April 4
Bocci’s Cellar
5:30 to 7:30 PM. 140 Encinal Street, Santa Cruz, (831) 427-1795. $5. Bar and Food Available.
10th Avenue Band

Saturday, April 5
In Your Easter Bonnet
Two Left Feet, Danville
8:00-9:00pm Beg. To Level 2 Foxtrot With Joallyn  $13.00
Free Passes To The Best Easter Bonnet.
Outfits are optional, come dressed casual if you want, just come & have fun!
Ballroom/Variety Dancing Starting At 8:00pm. $12.00

Friday, April 11
Mid-County Senior Center

SWING DANCE from 7:30 to 10:00PM, 829 Bay Avenue, Capitola, $6 donation requested

Friday, April 11
Boogie Woogie Ballroom

West Coast Swing with Luis Crespo, Lesson 7:30 pm, Dance 9-11 pm, $12

Saturday, April 12
Golden Gate Smooth Dancers
Coronation Ball, Crown Plaza Hotel
1221 Chess Drive, Foster City
Cocktails: 5:30pm, followed by Coronation Ceremony, dinner, and dancing from 9-11pm, $75.
reservations by April 5, Liz Talmadge 415-265-7063


Monday, April 14
Easter Dance
Dance Connection, 241 Park Rd., Burlingame
, 7-9:30 pm, $8 members, $10 non-members

Monday, April 14
Swing Dance at the San Jose Elks
7:30 to 9:30 PM (Dance Lessons at 6:30 PM). 444 W Alma Ave, San Jose

Tuesday April 15
Special Easter Dance
Santa Clara Dance, Fremont and Monroe, Santa Clara, 
7:30 – 10:30.
Free lessons with admission 6:30, Refreshments, $5, Geri Foley, DJ

Saturday, April 19
Easter Hoe Down
Two Left Feet, Danville

Country, Nightclub 2-Step, Hustle Mix

Be sure to check our ongoing dance schedule

March Special Events


Fri, March 14
Foster City Social Dance
Boogie Woogie Ballroom, 650 Shell Blvd, Foster City
7:30-8:30 PM: $12, includes lesson & dance
After 8:30:  $10 for dance only

Fri, March 14
Friday Night Waltz
8pm Kerry Sets: With stomping, shouting, and a partner change on the fly, Richard Powers’ adaptation of fast polka sets from Ireland is one dance you certainly won’t want to miss! Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day! Highly social, no experience necessary.
$12 dance and class; $8. dance only
625 Hamilton Ave, Palo Alto, upstairs

Fri, March 14
St. Patrick’s Dance
Cubberley Community Center Pavillion
4000 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto

 Saturday, March 15
When Irish Eyes Are Smiling Dinner Dance
American Legion, 651 El Camino Real, Redwood City, Dance 7-10pm,
Traditional Irish Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner, Full Bar, $40.per person
Reservations: 650-365-1337, 415-518-8434

 Saturday, March 15
St. Patrick’s Day Dinner Dance
Highlands Community Ctr, 1665 Fernside, Redwood City
4:30 Happy Hour, 5:30 Dinner, 7pm – 10pm Dancing,
Music by Albert Lee. Call Gene to reserve  650-366-1162
$16. members, $18 non-members

 Saturday, March 15
St. Patrick’s Day Dance
Two Left Feet, Danville
Swing, Country, Night Club 2-Step, Hustle
Also Special Line Dancing Classes, and beginning Country

 Saturday, March 15
St. Patrick’s Day Dinner + Dance
Swiss Park,
5911 Mowry Ave, Newark, 510-793-6272, 6pm – 11pm

Sunday, March 16
Aromas Grange Hall, 10th Avenue Band
Rose Avenue and Bardue Street Aromas, 2pm – 4pm, $5. donation

Monday, March 17
St. Patrick’s Day Dance
Camden Rec Center
, 3369 Union Ave, San Jose, (408) 559-8553
7pm – 9:30pm. $6 entrance fee.
Decorations, special treats, and raffle prizes. DJ Geri Foley

Monday, March 17
St. Patrick’s Day Dance
Dance Connection
, 241 Park Rd., Burlingame
7-9:30 pm, $8 members, $10 non-members

 Tuesday, March 18
Wearin’ o’the Green St. Patrick’s Day Dance
Santa Clara Senior Center, Fremont and Monroe, Santa Clara
7:30 – 10:30. lessons 6:30, $6. Ron Borelli Band

Friday, March 21
Aurora Mandolin Orchestra
Veterans Memorial Senior Center, 1455 Madison Ave, Redwood City, CA
Bring your dancing shoes and dance the rumba, tango, waltz, cha cha, and swing
7 – 10 pm, $7, RefreshmentsReservations: call 650-780-7259

Friday, March 28
Los Gatos Recreation Center
10th Avenue Band, 208 East Main Street, Los Gatos, $5.

Saturday, March 29
Foster City Senior Ball
Dinner Dance sponsored by Rotary Club, $10. Hawaiian Theme
650 Shell Blvd, Foster City, CA 94404, (650) 286-3380, 6pm –  10pm




February Special Events

Friday, February 28

Los Gatos Recreation Center
208 East Main Street, Los Gatos, (408) 354-1514, 7-9pm
10th Avenue Swing Band, $5
Beverages and Light Snacks Available.

Black & White Ball
San Jose City Hall Rotunda, 200 E Santa Clara St.
4:30pm to 7:30pm, FREE


MARCH 7 – 9
Monterey Jazz Bash
At the Portola Hotel & Spa and Monterey Conference Center





January Special Events

Tuesday, Jan. 7
Celebrate 2014 at the Santa Clara Dance
Nob Hill Sounds, $6. 7-10:30pm, free lessons w/admission
1303 Fremont St, Santa Clara 408-615-3170

New Dance Mondays
Camden Community Center Multi-Purpose Room
2:00 – 3:30 pm, 1:30 Free dance lesson
3369 Union Ave., San Jose, CA 95124
Big sound system, Beautiful hardwood floor, Bargain (only $1)

Fri, Jan 17
Foster City Social Dance
East Coast Swing lessons with Tim Michaels
7:30-8:30 PM: $12, includes lesson & dance, After 8:30:  $10 for dance only
Foster City Recreation Center, 650 Shell Blvd, Foster City
Monday, Jan 20
San Jose Elks Lodge
444 W. Alma Ave, San Jose
Dance starts at 7pm, lesson at 6pm
 Live band, free, potluck

December 2013 Special Events


Monday, Dec. 30
New Year’s Eve Dance Party
Golden Gate Smooth Dancers
Crowne Plaza Hotel, Foster City, $70/person, dinner/dance

Tues, Dec 31
Cubberley Pavillion
9:15 PM – 12:15 am, most affordable dance in the Bay Area
$15, $10 AFTER 10:30 PM, $5 all night for age 30 and under!
Montrose, Palo Alto

Tues, Dec. 31
Annual NYE Waltz Ball, Friday Night Waltz
9-12:30pm , 2299 Piedmont Ave, Berkeley, CA
$25. at the door, Advance tickets sold; $15 for students

Tues, Dec. 31
Two Left Feet, Danville
Black & White New Year’s Eve Party with Raul Ante and Randy + Stephanie Krul
WC Swing, Hustle, Variety, $15. 9pm-2am

Tues, Dec. 31
New Year Countdown Party

CPAA, San Jose

Tues, Dec. 31
Dinner/Dance, Sunnyvale Moose
Kifer St., Sunnyvale
Full Prime Rib Dinner, $45, 6:30pm – 12pm, 4TRAC Band

Tues, Dec. 31
Dinner/Dance, San Mateo Elks
229 West 20th Ave, San Mateo, 650-345-4886
Starts at 6, Vintage Noise and Line-up Band. $80 per person.

Tues, Dec. 31
San Francisco Symphony NYE Masquerade Ball
starts at 9pm, Davies Hall, SF

Tues, Dec. 31
New Year’s Eve Gala, Newark Swiss Park
5911 Mowry Ave, Newark, 510-793-6272, The Internationals
Complimentary midnight buffet with champagne, $50.

Tue, Dec. 31
American Legion Post 419 Santa Clara
First ever Daytime New Years Eve Party
12 Noon – 4pm. Bigger Than Life Band, Full hot buffet, No host bar, $30/person, 650-219-1041

Tues, Dec. 31
City of Palo AltoNew Years Eve Day Party
Jewish Community Center, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto
11am – 2pm (Doors open at 10:30am). Holiday buffet, Raffle Prizes, Champagne Toast
$15 advance, $18 at the door (limited). Tickets available starting 11/18 at:
Lucie Stern Community Center
Cubberley Community Center
Oshman Family Jewish Community Center
Senior Friendship Day (Wednesdays only)
Avenidas Senior Center
Info: Ali @ 650-387-7048

November Special Events

Camden Friday Tea Dance
Time:  Fridays, 2:00 – 3:30 pm, Cost:  $1.00
Location:  Camden Community Center Multi-purpose room, 3369 Union Ave, San Jose
Music:  volunteer DJs
Free dance lesson on 1st and 2nd Fridays of each month, donations appreciated.

Fri. Nov 8
Boogie Woogie Ballroom
Foster City
7:30-8:30 PM: $12, includes rumba lesson & dance
After 8:30:  $10 for dance only

Tuesday Nov. 26
Special Thanksgiving Dance
Santa Clara Dance
Fremont Center, 1303 Fremont St, Santa Clara, 408-615-3170
7:30 – 10:30. lessons 6:30, $6 Nob Hill Sounds

Nov. 22-24
Ragtime Festival
Clarion Hotel, 1401 Arden Way, Sacramento
great bands, great dancing

Fri. Nov 29
Cubberley Auditorium will be open the day after Thanksgiving

Ever consider Cajun/Zydeco dancing? Try:

Sunday November 10 in Felton – Creole Bells (Cajun)
2pm.  $12 in advance, $15 at door.  Don Quixotes, Hwy 9, Felton

Sunday November 17 in Newark – Les Amis Zydeco
5-8pm, $10.  Swiss Park Hall, 5911 Mowry, Newark

Check out other Zydeco/Cajun dances at:

Wednesday November 27-December 1
San Diego Jazz Festival

October Special Events


Tuesday, October 22
Marinwood Community Center
775 Miller Creek Rd., San Rafael, CA, 94903, (415) 479-0775

Every Sunday
Swiss Park, Newark, 5911 Mowry Ave  Newark, CA 94560, (510) 793-6272, 5pm – 8pm
German food and polka dancing


1st Friday of every month
Mid-County Senior Center, 829 Bay Ave, Capitola,7:30-10pm, $6. donation,  476-4711
Ballroom, swing, salsa, more! Light refreshments

Camden Community Center Tea Dance
1st and 2nd, Camden Center, 3369 Union Ave, San Jose
2:00-3:30 pm, $1, (donations appreciated), DJ
free dance lessons from 1:30-2:00pm


Thursday, October 31
Halloween Dance Little House
Menlo Park Recreation Department
800 Middle Ave, Menlo Park,  650-326-2025
6:45-9pm, DJ,  $7, refreshments


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