Dedicated to the Promotion of Couples Style Country and Swing
This issue by Julie H
Tips and Tricks
on Speed Reading Through Happenings
·Brand new entries are prefaced by the word “new.”
·Modified entries are prefaced by the word “modified.”
·Repeated entries carried over from previous
weeks do not have an indicator.
West Coast Swing with
modified:Carlos Garcia, along with Alisa
Winkler,continues his second week of West
Coast Swing.Beginners will learn to
turn that really basic move into something eye-catching and clever.Intermediates will learn to “Spin with
Attitude and Altitude.”Whether you’re
a “newbie” or a veteran dancer, these lessons are for you!
new:Colleen McDonald teaches West Coast SwingDon’t miss Colleen’s lesson from to .Her
enthusiasm and clarity of instruction pair up to produce a tantalizing test
of this popular dance.
modified:Retro Dress Up NightIt’s time to drag out your old dance duds.If they still fit (wink, wink), wear them
to our dance and show the world that you’re still as cool as you used to
Holiday Dinner/Dance -Friday - December
modified:The folks organizing SNC’s annual
Holiday Dinner Dance, “Home for the Holidays,” are giving you fair
warning:This year’s extravaganza will
have you smiling from ear to ear, not to mention eating and dancing.If you really want to be on top of things, register
Note that this year’s holiday dance
will take place on a Friday—which is a change from previous years’ Sunday
night holiday dances – at our “home base,” Franklin Park.(“Homefor the
Let us know of Country or Swing
Events you want posted in Happenings.
October 10: Friday.X Dance holds a dance at The
Centre at North Park, 10040 Addison Ave., Franklin Park, IL60131.Doors open at , with a free Beginner lesson at and an Intermediate
lesson by special guest, Doug Rousar.General
dancing runs from until with April Prince as your DJ.(map)
October 10:Friday.Heart Sole Dance
sponsors Let’s Party at its Tinley Park Facility 7050 183rd Street, Tinley Park, Illinois60477.A lesson will begin at followed by a Practice Party at
Chicago Rebels hold a dance at The Centre at North
Park10040 Addison Ave.,
Park.Lessons are from
with the guest instructor to be announced. Open dancing will follow until .
Country Music FestivalSoldier Field, Chicago, Illinois.Live concerts on three stages and two
tents running simultaneously are free.
Sole Dance sponsors a “Fall Fling” Dance at Diamond Dancesport, 7767 W. 96th Place, Hickory Hills, IL60457.Following a West Coast Swing lesson
at , there will be general dancing until .(map)
October 24:Friday.X Dance holds a dance
Centre at North Park10040 Addison Ave., Franklin Park, IL60131.Doors open at , with a lesson at .General dancing runs from until .(map)
October 25:Saturday.The Chicago
Rebels will hold a dance at The Centre at North Park 10040 Addison
Ave. The pre-dance lesson is from to
with the Nancy Tuzzolino. Open dancing will follow until .
October 25:Saturday.Brian Wong, editor of Chicago Dance News, hosts a Double
Dance at Ballroom City, 207 Villa Avenue, Villa Park, Illinois 60181.Both Swing and Country music will be
played.Double Dance is held the on
the last Saturday of each month. (map)
Don’t’ forget: dress up Friday night
(costume contest at )!Last year’s winners were unforgettable!
Pizza!A yummy (breakfast) buffet!The morning hospitality suite!There’ll be plenty of food for early and
late night dancers.When tired feet
need a rest, visit the clothing, jewelry, shoe and massage
forget the dancing!Oh my yes, the dancing!!
friends at one of Swing’n’Country’s tables. Contact
Leah or Julie for details.(details)
favorite Swing party is coming to town!
Thursdays:BootscootBootcamp will be offering a six-week West
Coast Swing class at the Health and Fitness Club located at 3098 Falling Waters Boulevard, Lindenhurst, Illinois, 60046.Class starts at beginning October 6 through November 6.Call 847/535-7500 for registration.