public dances

  • Thu Dec 6th, 2012 8:36am
  • Life

Everett senior center: Santa Sock Hop, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Dec. 7, featuring Tony LaStella, Miz Liz Tobin and Clay “Elvis” Volz; for 55-plus; no cover charge. at the Carl Gipson Senior Center, 3025 Lombard Ave., Everett.

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.

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.

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.; 360-387-8727.

Hayloft dance: 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. At The Hayloft, 15320 35th Ave. W., Lynnwood. Call 425-743-6180 or email hayloftdance@gmail.com.

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: Stanwood, Thursdays, beginner lessons start at 4 p.m., intermediate and advanced at 4:45, open dance from 5:30 to 7 p.m., $5. Cyndy’s Broiler, 27021 102nd Ave. NW, Stanwood; 360-629-4800. Call unstructor Kathy Leone at 425-205-0870 for holiday schedule.

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. Mix of swing, ballroom, Latin and country music. No partner necessary; $8 admission includes the lesson and dance. (No third Friday dance in December. country two-step in January.)

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.