March 20 (this Friday) is the deadline
for delivering/postmarking ballots for your new Board. Return your completed
ballot at the Wednesday lesson or at the Friday dance.For more information, read the candidate’s bios or download
a ballot.Links to the bios are found
towards the bottom of the SNC home page.
In addition to promising no-snow/rain-Wednesdays
(?), Julie and her sidekick, Don, introduced beginners to a Man’s
Hairbrush.(One wonders about the
leads of bald men.)Intermediates got
to dance a “whirligig” wrap pattern that left mouths agape – and smiling with
Join Julie and Don for more “Adventures
in Double Two” during the month of March.
Two Step lesson withJeff Sanchez
Featuring:St. Patrick’s Day Dance DJ:Ken
Sanchez Teaches Two Step at the St. Patrick’s Day Dance
Come wearin’ your green at the March 20 Friday night dance. Jeff Sanchez will be
teachin’ us Two-Step.He’ll then be
bringin’ in April with a whole month of this core country dance.
Let us know of Country or Swing
Events you want posted in Happenings.
View the Swing ‘n’ Country March/April/May-month
Next Board meeting: March 23.A feedback form for discussion
at the meetings is available.
new:Fools for Dance
fools whether we dance or not, so we might as well dance!”
March 21:Saturday.The Chicago Rebels will hold a West
Coast Swing party at The Centre at North
Park, 10040 Addison Ave, Franklin
Park, 60131. Carlos Garcia will teach
a West Coast Swing lesson from
Open dancing will follow until .(map)
March 22:Sunday.Angie Cameronholds
a one-hour intermediate Hustle workshop at
at BallroomCity, 207 S.
Villa Ave., Villa
Park, 60181. Contact
Angie by e-mail or by phone at 312/ 771-1007 to learn more.(map)
March 27:Friday.X Dance hosts a dance at The
Centre at North Park10040 Addison Ave., Franklin Park, 60131.Doors open at approximately General dancing runs from until .(map)
March 28: Saturday.Viva Swing
Dancestarts with a beginner Hustle class at by Carlos
Garcia & Alisa Winkler, followed by social dancing beginning at .Studio Viva!Is
located at41 E Northwest Hwy, Palatine, 60067(map)
new:April 11: Saturday.Dance
World hosts a dance at Hoffman EstatesCommunity Center, 1685 W. Higgins Rd., Hoffman Estates, 60169 beginning with a West Coast Swing
lesson by Julie Hein.General dancing begins at . (map)
April 23 – 26, 2009:Swing Dance America
2009. Grand Geneva Resort and Spa, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. Lots of workshops, lots of open
dancing, competitions in both Swing and Hustle in two
ballrooms. Swing ‘n’ Country has a table at the event. Contact
Leah Noparstak if you’d like to be part of the SNC table.
Popovich teaches Pilates in Arlington Heights starting at .Pilates helps dancers of all levels learn to move their bodies more
efficiently, resulting in smoother dancing, longer endurance, and more
flexibility. You will feel better too! Contact Jill
to learn more or for directions to the class.
Mondays:Alisa Winkler teaches beginner West Coast Swing from
March 2nd to the 23rd from at Sonia’s Dance Rhythm, 534 W. Wise Rd.Schaumburg. Leaders are needed. (map)(details)
Wednesdays: SNC Wednesday lessons feature Julie Hein teaching Double
Two in March.
Thursdays:Maren Oslac teaches a four-week series
of Nightclub through the month of March at Heart & Sole Dance Studio, 7038 183rd St., Tinley Park, 60477. Nightclub 101 begins at , and Nightclub 102 at .(map)
Thursdays: Alisa Winkler will be teaching West Coast Swing March 12,
19 & 26 at Studio Viva!in Palatine.Beginner II (Building on the Basics) will
be taught from to .Beginner I (Basics only) will be taught at .Contact Alisa for more details. (map)
Thursdays:Angie Cameron teaches Hustle
through March 19 pm at Ballroom
City, 207 S. Villa Ave., Villa Park, 60181 from 9:00
to entitled Basics
Angie by e-mail or by phone at 312/771-1007 to learn more.
new:May 8, 2009:Opening of Love n’ Dancing, a movie about the
“only two things in life (that) are universal.”Choreographed and produced by Robert
Royston, and featuring Nicola Royston in a leading role, Chicago dancers are sure to enjoy watching
“our” sport on the big screen.
May 15-17, 2009:Kristin & Monte Ham Private Lessons.BallroomCity, Villa Park.Book a private lesson with Chicago favorites by contacting Susie Kaplan.(map) Kristin & Monte will also
be teaching at the SNC dance on Friday, May 15.
July 2 - 4, 2009:Sweet
Home Chicago.Wyndham Hotel
O’Hare.Party, dance, eat, dance,
shop, dance (no competition) with the folks from the WindyCity Jitterbug Club.
July 11, 2009:WWII USO themed Swing Dance.Green Bay, Wisconsin.Hosted by the NationalRailroadMuseum. The event includes a live swing band,
cash bar, food, and WWII re-enactors. Contact
Jacqueline Frank for more information. (map)
July 17-19, 2009: The North East
Wisconsin Rebels Swing Dance Club presents the 18th annual Wisconsin Dance Challenge. Radisson Hotel,
Green Bay, WI.Doug Rousar, Event Director.
August 21 - 23, 2009:Chicagoland Dance
Festival.CrownPlazaChicago O’Hare.Look forward to workshops, open dancing and competitions at CDF.See if its reputation as an event that is
fun to the MAX is true.
August 27 - 30, 2009:Swingin’
Dance Party.Drawbridge Inn, Ft. Mitchell, Kentucky.Thirteen
hours of workshops and open dancing with no competition.Staff includes Maren Oslac and Jeff
Swing ‘n’ Country Dance Clubis dedicated to the promotion of couples style Swing and
Country dancing. Dancesand Lessons are held
atThe Centre at North Park, 10040 Addison Avenue, Franklin Park,IL60131
$20.00 per Year Per Person; $15.00
Per Additional Person At the Same Address; $5.00 per Student
First Four Wednesdays of Each Month Doors Open at
Students$20.00 Monthly$5.00 Weekly
Non-Members$40.00 Monthly$13.00 Weekly
Minors (15 and under)Free When
First and Third Friday of Each Month
Doors Open at