Public dances

  • Thu Feb 4th, 2010 3:40pm
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Snohomish, Island counties

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

Ballroom lessons and dances: 5 p.m. teen dance lessons, 6 p.m. Latin lessons, 7 p.m. ballroom lessons, 8 p.m. swing dance lessons Mondays; 1 to 3 p.m. lesson and open dance Tuesdays, for all four types; Antheia Ballroom, 213 Ave. D, Snohomish; private lessons, wedding dance preparation and other activities; $10 to $11 lessons and open dances; private lessons have other costs; 425-530-9952;

Camano Community and Senior Center: 606 Arrowhead Road, Camano Island; 360-387-0222; www.camano All classes last six weeks; call for cost details.

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 with live bands: 1 to 3 p.m. Fridays, South County Senior Center, 220 Railroad Ave., Edmonds; 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., Everett; all are welcome; 425-257-8780, 425-334-2919.

Folk dance: Skandia Folkdance Society, 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; Feb. 5, learn a schottis variation. 7:30 to 9 p.m. Feb. 10, mixer dance, upper building, Room 2,Phinney Neighborhood Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; $6. Skandia Folkdance Basics class, 7:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays, Feb. 17 through March 17, Phinney Neighborhood Center; $25 per series Skandia members, $35 nonmembers, no experience necessary; Beyond Basics class, 7:30 to 9 p.m. Thursdays, Feb. 18 through March 18, same prices, with payment option of $6 or $8 per night.

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; 425-454-6529; Feb. 6, learn an Israeli couples dance.

Freewheelers Square Dance Club: Dances 7 to 10 p.m. first and third Sundays, beginners’ classes 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Lake City Community Center, 12531 28th Ave. NE, Seattle; $5 per dance night, $6 per class; 425-337-5441, 425-673-0858.

International folk dancing: 7:30 to 10 p.m. second Saturdays, Clinton Community Hall, 6411 Central Ave., Clinton; $7; all ages; 360-221-5484;

Line dancing lessons: Four-week beginner series, 11:15 a.m. Wednesdays, four-week intermediate series noon Wednesdays; new series begin monthly through March, Harbor Square Athletic Club, 160 W. Dayton St., Edmonds; beginners and intermediate; $25 members, $30 nonmembers per series; 425-2025-0870.

Line dancing lessons for beginners and intermediate: 6 p.m. Tuesdays, Camano Country Club, 1243 S. Beach Drive, Camano Island; beginners and intermediate; $25 members, $30 nonmembers per four-week series, which start monthly through March; 425-205-0870.

Normanna Lodge weekly dances: Jack’s Swing Band’s big band, 1 to 4 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays; $5; various bands, 7:30 to 11 p.m. fourth Fridays, 2725 Oakes Ave., Everett; 425-252-0291.

Scottish country dancing: No partner needed, Wednesdays, Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo; 425-438-8977.

Sky Valley Whirlwind Square Dance Club: Brush-up lessons, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Tri Way Grange, 35th and Seattle Hill Road, Mill Creek; Don Wiggins instructing; $5. Dances 8 to 10:30 p.m. third Fridays; $6; 360-794-8240.

South Camano Grange: 2227 S. Camano Drive, Camano Island; 360-387-6842.

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

Strictly Ballroom: With Carmen and Dale, 7 to 9 p.m. fourth Saturdays, The Hayloft, 15320 35th Ave. W., Lynnwood; $12 per person, smart casual dress required, no rubber-soled shoes allowed; 425-776-4007.

Tango lessons: With Ina and Jon Howe, 6 p.m. Wednesdays, 1 p.m. Saturdays, small donation, Everett Senior Activity Center, 3025 Lombard Ave., Everett; 425-257-8780.

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.