February 2016

GET READY FOR VALENTINE’S DAY

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
http://www.fridaynightwaltz.com/

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

BAY AREA MARDI GRAS EVENTS AND ZYDECO
http://calendar10.tripod.com

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)

UPCOMING MARDI GRAS DANCING
http://us3.campaign-archive2.com/?u=8d6577fbffdeaf598d48c5d31&id=5581c40f2f&e=9f36b43cab

 


December, 2015

TIME TO CHECK OUT CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR’S DANCE PARTIES

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)

PLAN NOW FOR NEW YEAR’S EVE

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
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
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

 

November, 2015

Thursdays
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 http://www.danville.ca.gov,  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

SPECIAL EVENTS

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


GET READY FOR HALLOWEEN!!

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, joanbrant@comcast.net
OKTOBERFEST DANCING
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
Newark
Fri, Oct 30
Teske’s Germania
San Jose, 6:30-11:30, The International
COMING:
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

COMING:

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

http://www.cotatifest.com

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)

 


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