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May 2013 Happenings
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Dear Roger,
May is Waltz Month
Wednesday Lessions:   May 1, 8, 15 & 22 
Friday Dance:  May 3 
Hania Richmond is a teacher, competitor, choreographer and performer of many different dance styles. Let's welcome her back to Swing 'n' Country as she moves us through a 4-week series of the Waltz.

The theme for Friday's dance is May Flowers.   Ken Dillard is your DJ.
All Swing 'n' Country dances and lessons are held at The Centre at North Park in Franklin Park.  (map)  (Lesson times and costs)  (Dance times and costs) 


What's Up in June
Wednesday Lessons
June 5, 12, 19 & 26 - Double Two by Don Leynes
Friday Dance
June 7 - Double Two by Don Leynes


Quick Links
Dance times and costs
Lesson times and costs
Swing 'n' Country 3-month calendar
Swing 'n' Country web site
Other Chicagoland Happenings

Sundays:  SOS (Swing on Sunday) presented by May I Have This Dance.  A West Coast Swing lesson, a Hustle lesson and a dance are held each Sunday.  5246 N. Elston, Chicago, 60630.  (map)

Mondays: Chicago Dance Factory.  Brian Wong teaches West Coast Swing Concepts at 7pm at Ballroom City, 207 S. Villa Ave., Villa Park, 60181.  (map)
Tuesdays: May I Have This Dance.   Two 4-week series classes April 9-30.  7pm West Coast Swing II; 8pm West Coast Swing IV; 9pm Hustle 5246 N Elston Ave, Chicago, 60630. (map)
Thursdays:  Maren Oslac hosts two 4-week series of West Coast Swing lessons and a dance at Heart & Sole Dance Studio.  7038 183rd  St., Tinley Park, 60477.  (map)

Fridays: Dance Night  with Julie and Don held the 2nd Friday of each month.  Lesson at 8pm followed by dinner, then dance from 9pm-1:00am at Tango Argentina Club.  179 W. Washington Street, West Chicago.   (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)

Saturdays:  The Mix hosts its dances on a monthly basis at the Interclub Academy of Dance.  7350 N. Milwaukee Ave., Niles, 60714.  Check their web site for dates (map)

Saturdays:  Ballroom City Goes Country.   A country/western dance is held the second Saturday of the month at 207 S. Villa Ave, Villa Park, 60181.  May's host Julie Hein is teaching East Coast Swing at 7:30pm.  Open dancing follows until 11pm.  (map)

Save The Dates

May 9-12, 2013:  Indy Swing Bash.  Indianapolis Marriott East Hotel.  A new non-competitive event hosted by Jason Miklic & Sophy Kdep.  Tickets are limited to the first 400 sold.

May 23-26, 2013:  DanzaPalooza.  Wyndham Lisle.  A mix of country, swing and ballroom.  A new non-competitive event hosted by Alfred and Ralph Dahma.

August 16-18, 2013:  Chicagoland Dance Festival.   Crowne Plaza, Rosemont.  A fully sanctioned UCWDC country dance event and sanctioned swing event.  Sponsored by Swing 'n' Country.
Remember:  Dancing can keep you physically fit, challenge your brain and increase your circle of friends.  How much better can life get!
Judi Troemel
Editor, Happenings