Ballroom dance: 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesdays, Northshore Senior Center, 10201 E. Riverside Drive, Bothell; dance lessons with extra charge and dancing with a live band; $4 members, $6 nonmembers; 425-487-2441; www.northshoreseniorcenter.org.
Checkerboard Squares: New set of square dance lessons from 6 to 8 p.m. Sundays starting Jan. 13 at the Masonic Hall, 515 Dayton St., Edmonds. The first lesson is free and the following ones will be $5 per person per night. Dress is casual. Call Sheryl at 425-772-8085 or Roy Johnson at 425-338-2255 or 206-949-0114.
Dance party classes: Learn the party dances you need to know for weddings, reunions and cruises; instructor is Eleanor Leight, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays, Snohomish Senior Center, 506 Fourth St., Snohomish; all ages, no partners needed; $25 a month; 360-568-0934.
Darrington Community Dances: Mansford Grange, 1265 Railroad Ave., Darrington. 206-402-8646. 5:30 p.m. potluck, 7 p.m. instruction, 7:30 dancing. $7 requested donation.
Edmonds Senior Center: Fling dance with live bands, 1 to 3 p.m. Fridays, Edmonds Senior Center, 220 Railroad Ave.; $3 donations, no partners necessary; $5 sampler class on Monday afternoons with foxtrot, swing, waltz; 425-774-5555.
Everett Senior Swingers square dancing: 1 to 3 p.m. Fridays with caller Doug Coleman, Everett Senior Center, 3025 Lombard Ave., Everett; donation suggested; 425-257-8780, 425-334-2919.
Fidalgo Fogcutter Plus Square Dance Club: 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. first and third Fridays from September to June with a varity of callers, Skagit Valley Grange, 21273 Cook Road, Sedro-Woolley, 2.5 miles east of I-5 at exit 232.
Freewheelers Square Dance Club: 7 to 10 p.m. first, third and some fifth Sundays at Lake City Community Center, 12531 28th Ave. NE, Seattle (a nice wood floor). A new 14-week dance classes will be held from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays from Jan. 16 to April 17. Plus classes will be held the same nights from 6:30 to 7:30p.m. Cost is $6 per dance night, $5 per class night. Partners are not required; singles and couples welcome. For more information, call Trisha at 206-523-1769 or Janice at 206-992-4932 or email email@example.com or dancin624 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. first and third Saturdays from September to June. Families and observers are welcome and dancers 17 and under are free. Variety of local and national callers. Stillaguamish Senior Center, 18308 Smokey Point Blvd.; 360-387-8727.
Hayloft dances: With DJ Merly Camarino on the second Saturday of the month. Dance lessons from 7 to 8 p.m., followed by dancing from 8 to 11 p.m. And with Ron Bolin, the "dancin' DJ," on the fourth Saturday of the month. Dance lesson, 7 to 8 p.m.; dance (foxtrot, cha-cha, swing, waltz), 8 to 11 p.m. Hall of Fame DJ Terry "Wild" West on the first and fifth Saturdays of the month; lessons from 7 to 8 p.m. and dancing from 8 to 11 p.m. No partner required. Admission is $12. Funky Fridays, "A Swing & Everything Dance," dance lessons from 7 to 8 p.m., dancing from 8 to 11 p.m., every Friday except first Friday., with Terry "Wild" West; $10 for the dance, $15 for lessons and dance. At The Hayloft, 15320 35th Ave. W., Lynnwood. Call 425-743-6180 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lake Goodwin Community Club: 17323 42nd Ave. NW, Stanwood; 360-435-5874; www.considerthisministries.org. Dance to live music from 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. every third Saturday. $10 suggested donation includes snacks and beverages. Clean and sober.
Line dance lessons: 7 p.m. Wednesdays, free. 4 to 6 p.m. Thursdays, $5. Cyndy's Broiler, 27021 102nd Ave. NW, Stanwood; 360-629-4800.
Line dance lessons: Edmonds, Wednesdays, beginner lessons start at 10:30 a.m., intermediate at 11:15 a.m.; prices vary; Harbor Square Athletic Club, 160 W. Dayton St., Edmonds. Four-week sessions begin Jan. 9, Feb. 6, March 13 and April 10. Call instructor Kathy Leone at 425-205-0870.
Normanna Hall: 1 to 3:30 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays, Normann Hall, 2725 Oakes, Everett. Dance to Bob's Swing Band; $5.
Skandia Folkdance Society: First Friday dance, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. lesson, 8:30 to 11 p.m. dance, first and third Fridays, Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood; $10 nonmembers, $7 members; www.skandia-folkdance.org or 206-784-7470.
Sky Valley Whirlwind Square Dance Club: Round dance workshops, 7:30 p.m., plus mainstream dances, 8 to 10:30 p.m. third Fridays, $6. Tri Way Grange, 35th and Seattle Hill Road, Mill Creek; 360-794-8240.
Sno-King International Folk Dance Club: Folk dance, 7 p.m. Saturdays and 7 p.m. Wednesdays, Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood; $5 for members and $7 for nonmembers on Saturdays, $5 on Wednesdays; 425-385-2088, 425-889-0541; www.sno-king.org.
Sons of Norway: 9910 270th NW, Stanwood. 7:30 p.m. lesson, 8:15 to 10:30 p.m. general dancing, third Friday of the month. Country two-step in January. No partner necessary; $8 admission includes the lesson and dance.
Veterans of Foreign Wars dances: Potluck dinners 6 to 7:30 p.m. last Saturdays; $5; free lessons 6:30 p.m., music and dancing 7 to 10 p.m. Wednesdays, Eddy Fukano Band performs; $5; VFW building, 2711 Oakes Ave., Everett; year-round; 425-252-2100.
Whirlybird Square Dance Club: The Hayloft, 15320 35th Ave. W., Lynnwood. Cost is $5. For more information, call 425-308-9559 or 425-806-8423 or go to sqdance.org/clubs/whirlybirds.html.
Woodinville Square Crow Dance Club: Dances at 7:30 p.m. first and third Fridays at the Sammamish Valley Grange Hall, 14654 148th Ave NE, Woodinville. Call Alice at 425-319-1093 or go to www.squarecrows.org.
More Entertainment Headlines
Saturday’s highlights on TV Weekend best bets: fair, music and beer, arts festivals, more Take in birds, nature Saturday at Port Susan preserve Country music fans head east of the mountains for Watershed Williams lone bright spot in clunky ‘Boulevard’ ‘Court’ puts Indian justice system on trial Ade’s Mexican Deli a hidden gem in south Everett Woody Allen dives deep into familiar territory with ‘Irrational Man’
Our to-do list full of ideas for your weekend
Our new comment system is not supported in IE 7. Please upgrade your browser here.