Public dance events in Snohomish County

Carl Gipson Senior Center: 3025 Lombard Ave., Everett. Dance to live music from 1 to 3 p.m. the second and fourth Saturdays of the month; $5.

Dudes and Dolls Square Dance Club: 8 to 10:30 p.m. mainstream (rounds 7 to 8 p.m.) the second, fourth and fifth Fridays at Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood. Cost is $7. Square dancing keeps the body and brain healthy with socializing on and off the dance floor. More at www.dudesanddolls.org.

Edmonds Senior Center: Fling Dance with live bands, 1 to 3 p.m. Fridays at Edmonds Senior Center, 220 Railroad Ave. Cost is $4 and includes coffee and snacks. No partner necessary. Easy beginning line dance class Mondays at 3:30 p.m. for $4 a person and dance sampler class Tuesdays at 1:30 p.m. for $5 a person. Class includes foxtrot, swing and waltz instruction. Call 425-774-5555 for more information.

Freewheelers Square Dance Club: Mountlake Terrace Community Senior Center, 23000 Lakeview Drive; www.squaredanceseattle.com. Dances are 7 to 10 p.m. on first, third and some fifth Sundays. Dances are mainstream on the first Sundays and plus on the third Sundays. Cost is $8. New dance classes for beginners are Wednesdays from 7 to 9 p.m. A partner is not required. Contact Trisha at 206-523-1769 or seattlesquare@aol.com for classes; or Janice at 206-992-4932 or freewheelerssquaredance@gmail.com for dances.

The Happy Hoppers: Dance at the Stillaguamish Senior Center, 18308 Smokey Point Blvd., Arlington. Dances are held the first and third Saturdays of the month September through June. Square dance lessons for beginners are 7 to 9 p.m. Mondays, Totem Middle School Cafeteria, 1605 Seventh St., Marysville. For more information, call 425-334-4374 or email squaredancelessons@gmail.com.

Fern Bluff Squares: Square dance lessons for beginners, 7 to 9 p.m. Thursdays, East County Senior Center, 276 Sky River Parkway, Monroe. Ray Gallagher is the instructor. Call 425-334-5184 or email wef1938@yahoo.com.

Hayloft Dance Hall &Event Center: 15320 35th Ave. W., Lynnwood. Second Friday Country Dance at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 11. Fourth Saturday Variety Dance at 7 p.m. Aug. 26. More dances and classes at www.hayloftdance.com.

Normanna Hall: Ballroom dance 1 to 3:30 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays; dance to Bob’s Swing Band; $6; Normanna Hall, 2725 Oakes Ave., Everett; 425 252-0291. Country and Western dance Tuesdays 7:30 p.m. instruction and 8:30 to 11 p.m. dance. $5 charge.

Skandia Folkdance Society: First and third Fridays dance, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. lesson, 8:30 to 11 p.m. dance, Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood; www.skandia-folkdance.org; 425-954-5262. Cost is $15 nonmembers, $10 members, kids get in free. Lots of music by regional Scandinavian bands.

Sno-King International Folk Dance Club: Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood; 206-524-7360 or 360-387-9923. www.sno-king.org. Folk dancing 7 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays; $7 or $5 for members.

Washington Dance Club: Ballroom dancing, introductory lesson, 8 to 9 p.m., social dancing 9 to 11 p.m. Fridays, $12, with free dance lesson. The Verve Ballroom, 19820 40th Ave. W., Suite 102, Lynnwood; 206-628-8939.

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