Ballroom dance classes: Four-week series of beginner Rumba classes (6:30pm) and intermediate East Coast swing classes (7:30pm), Mondays from Oct. 7 through Oct. 28, Everett Boeing Recreation Center, 6400 36th Ave. W, Everett; 2 miles north of Highway 526 on Seaway Boulevard. Open to the public, partners recommended; $8 per class. Call Jim 425-334-2746 for details or see www.boeingdance.com.
Ballroom dancing: 1 to 3 p.m. every fourth Saturday through October, Carl Gipson Senior Center of Everett, 3025 Lombard Ave., Everett. Must be 50 or better to dance to the music of Lauren Petrie. Admission is $4; call 425-257- 8780.
Checkerboard Squares: Beginner square dance lessons from 6 to 8 p.m. Sundays starting Sept. 22 and running through June, at the Masonic Hall, 515 Dayton St., Edmonds. First lesson is free; after that, $5. Dress is casual. Call 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: 5:30 p.m. potluck, 7 p.m. instruction, 7:30 dancing on the second Saturday; Mansford Grange, 1265 Railroad Ave., Darrington. 206-402-8646; $7 requested donation. The Barn Owls play Oct. 12 and the caller is Joanna Stodden. Call Matthew at 206-402-8646.
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 for a sampler class of foxtrot, swing and waltz on Monday afternoons; 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; no summer dances, starts again Sept. 20; 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.
Happy Hopper Square Dance Club: 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., Arlington; 360-387-8727.
Hayloft dances: Country dance, 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. Sept. 27 with DJ Robb Bryan; country two-step lesson from 7:30 to 8:15 p.m.; nightclub two-step lesson from 8:15 to 9 p.m.; dance from 9 to 11:30 p.m.; $10. No partners or experience needed. Disco dance party, 7 to 11 p.m. Sept. 28 with the Dancin' DJ Ron Bolin; hustle dance lesson, 7 to 8 p.m.; $15 includes dance; 8 to 11 p.m. disco dance; $12. No partners or experience needed. The Hayloft, 15320 35th Ave. W., Lynnwood. Call Aileen at 425-743-6180.
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.
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.
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.
Washington Dance Club: Ballroom dancing, introductory lesson, 8 to 9 p.m. ($12), social dancing 9 to 11 p.m. Fridays ($12, free with dance lesson). The Verve Ballroom, 19820 40th Ave. W, Suite 102, Lynnwood. Call 206-628-8939 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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