October 2012 Happenings
- SNC Lessons and Dances
- Quick Links to Costs, Times, Calendar
and Web Site
- Other Chicagoland Happenings
October is Two Step Month
Wednesday Lessons: October 3, 10, 17, 24
this core country dance from one of the very best. Don is a well
known performer, teacher and choreographer. He has taught for
Swing 'n' Country many, many times.
All Swing 'n' Country
dances are held at The Centre at North Park in Franklin Park. (map)
Soleman Krebs Teaches West Coast Swing
Friday Night, October 5
is your last chance to learn from Soleman Krebs.
Come say farewell to Sollie and his sig
other, Angie as they begin their new adventure
in the state of Washingon. Both have been SNC board members
DJ is April Prince.
Friday Night, October 19
Don is teaching the
second dance in October. All bets are on that he'll be
using assistants BJ and Marcia to help you understand Two Step nuances.
Your DJ is Ken Dillard.
Theme is Harvest.
What's Up in November?
November 7, 14,28
and December 5: Don Leynes teaches
2: Double Two by Don Leynes.
16: Two Step by Hania Richmond
12-14: Chicago Harvest Moon
Ball Championships InterContinental
Chicago O'Hare. Benji Schwimmer & Torri Smith, current US
Open Swing Dance Champions in the Showcase Division, will be performing
at this ballroom exhibition. Ticket information.
25-28: Swing City Chicago
Lombard Westin at Yorktown Center. A swing event. Saturday night
Halloween party with prizes. DJ Challenge judged by you, the
dancers, with proceeds to benefit the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation.
The "Pro Charity" Hour with proceeds to benefit the Autism
Ballroom City Goes
Country. A country/western dance is held the second Saturday
of the month at 207 S. Villa Ave, Villa Park 60181. October's lesson
will be West Coast Swing by Alisa Winkler. Dancing between 8:00pm
and 11:00 pm will be a mix of country and swing. (map)
Saturdays: The Chicago Rebels hosts
its dances on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays at The Centre at North Park,
10040 Addison Ave., Franklin Park. 60131. (map)
hosts its dances on a monthly basis at the Interclub Academy of Dance.
7350-52 N. Milwaukee Ave., Niles, IL 60714. Check
their web site for dates. (map)
SOS (Swing on Sunday) presented by May I Have This
A West Coast Swing lesson, a Hustle Lesson and a dance are held each
Sunday. 5246 N. Elston, Chicago. 60630 (map)
Jill Powers teaches Pilates in Arlington Heights starting at
7:00 pm. 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.
Chicago Dance Factory.
Brian Wong teaches a Beginner West Coast Swing Lesson at 7:30 pm
followed by an Intermediate/Advanced Class at 8:15 pm. Open
dancing from 9 pm until Midnight at Shark City, 22470 Bloomingdale
Road, Glendale Heights, 60139 (map)
Tuesdays: May I Have This Dance
presents West Coast Swing presents multiple variations of West Coast
Swing each hour on the hour beginning at 7:00pm and concluding at 9:00
Maren Oslac hosts two four-week series of West
Coast Swing lessons a month plus a dance at Heart & Sole
Dance Studio , 7038 183rd St., Tinley Park, 60477. (map)
firstname.lastname@example.org. Thursday Dance is the
new name and the practice party from 6:00 pm to 10 pm coordinated by
Richard Blumenthal is newly located at Dress Up and Dance at 34121
U.S. 45 Grayslake. The evening gives dancers an opportunity
to share information about their country, latin
and swing techniques and moves. (map)
31, 2012 - January 6, 2013: Country Dance World
Championships. Opryland Hotel, Nashville, TN. A
7-day convention consisting of open dancing, workshops and world
February 22-24, 2012: Dance Camp Chicago.
Waterford Conference Center, Elmhurst. A Country and
Swing Event presented by your very own Swing 'n' Country. This
is the 15 year event anniversary.