Public Dances

  • Wed Nov 3rd, 2010 5:51pm
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Argentine tango lessons: 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursdays, Conway Muse, 18444 Spruce/Main St., Conway; no partner necessary; $80 per six-week session; registration is required at 360-445-3000;

Ballroom dance: 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesdays, Northshore Senior Center, 10201 E. Riverside Drive, Bothell; dancing with a live band; $4 members, $8 nonmembers; 425-487-2441.

Camano Community and Senior Center: 606 Arrowhead Road, Camano Island; 360-387-0222; Each series lasts six weeks; call for costs.

Country-western dances: 5:30 p.m. potluck dinner, 6:30 p.m. instruction, 7:30 p.m. open dancing first Fridays, Deer Lagoon Grange, 5142 Bayview Road, Langley; country and western, other steps; $5 per person per hour of instruction, $5 per person for evening of dance; 360-341-1860, 360-678-6326, 206-414-6447.

Dance classes: 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays, Snohomish Senior Center, 506 Fourth St., Snohomish; all ages; $30 per person for a six-week session; 360-568-0934.

Dance with live bands: 1 to 3 p.m. Fridays, Edmonds Senior Center, 220 Railroad Ave.; enjoy music for foxtrot, swing, waltz; $3 to $4 donations, no partners necessary; 425-774-5555.

Everett Senior Swingers square dancing: 1 to 3 p.m. Fridays, Everett Senior Center, 3025 Lombard Ave.; all are welcome; 425-257-8780, 425-334-2919.

Folk dance: Skandia Folkdance Society’s First Friday dance, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. lesson, 8:30 to 11:30 p.m. dance, first and third Fridays, Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood; $10, $7 members unless otherwise noted; some events at other sites as noted; 206-784-7470; Nov. 5, learn the trommelvalsen and bitte mand i knibe.

Folk dance: 7:30 p.m. Saturdays, Sno-King International Folk Dance Club, Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood; $5 and $7 donations requested; 425-385-2088, 425-889-0541; Nov. 6, learn the pelorus Jack, a Scottish set dance, and dericha khorovodnaya, a Russian no-partner dance.

Freewheelers Square Dance Club: Dances 7 to 10 p.m. first, third and some fifth Sundays; beginners’ classes 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesdays starting Jan. 5 and March 2, Lake City Community Center, 12531 28th Ave. NE, Seattle; $6 per dance night, $5 per class night; no partner required; 425-774-6574, 425-514-0527 or e-mail

Grange dances: 7:30 p.m. lessons, with dances to follow 8:15 to 10:30 p.m. third Fridays, South Camano Grange, 2227 S. Camano Drive, Camano Island; lessons are free with paid $8 admission to dance; steps include ballroom, Latin, country, various types of swings; 360-387-6842.

Lake Goodwin Community Club: 17323 42nd Ave. NW, Stanwood; 360-435-5874; Dances 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. third Saturdays through November; $10 suggested donation.

Line dancing lessons: Four-week beginner series, 11 a.m. Wednesdays and four-week intermediate series, 11:45 a.m. Wednesdays, starting Nov. 10; Harbor Square Athletic Club, 160 W. Dayton St., Edmonds; $25 club members, $30 nonmembers, for either or both series; 425-205-0870.

Salsa dance lessons: 8 p.m. Fridays, La Hacienda Restaurant, 513 Highway 9, Lake Stevens; free; no partner necessary; 425-501-9791 or 425-422-9526.

Sky Valley Whirlwind Square Dance Club: Beginners’ lessons, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursdays, Tri Way Grange, 35th and Seattle Hill Road, Mill Creek; $5. Round dance workshops, 7:30 p.m., plus mainstream dances, 8 to 10:30 p.m. third Fridays, Tri Way Grange, 35th and Seattle Hill Road, Mill Creek; $6; 360-794-8240.

Square dance lesson sign-ups: Checkerboard Squares’ beginner and brush-up lessons, 6 to 8 p.m. Sundays, Edmonds Masonic Lodge, 515 Dayton St.; first lesson free, then $5 per person; 425-745-5303, 425-776-4442.

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.

Whirlybirds Square Dance Club: Beginners’ classes, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursdays, The Hayloft, 15320 35th Ave. W., Lynnwood; first lesson free, $5 per dance after that; 425-353-3471.