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"Easy Does It" Intermediate Swing Class with Hiroko Dennis and Jenny Preston

Location: 
Quimper Grange #720
1219 Corona Street
Port Townsend, WA 98368

INTERMEDIATE SWING with Hiroko and Jenny, 5 Tuesdays Feb 16 - Mar 16, 7:30-8:45 PM.  Requisites: Beginning East Coast Swing.  Come with/without a partner.   Hiroko 360-385-6919. $50 per person, 18 and under $40.  Repeats discount.

This is a continuation of the the material from Beginning Swing, moving into triple time and introducing some new moves.  Fun and easy.

"Easy Does It" Beginning Swing Class with Hiroko Dennis and Jenny Preston

Location: 
Quimper Grange #720
1219 Corona Street
Port Townsend, WA 98368

BEGINNING SWING with Hiroko and Jenny, 5 Tuesdays Jan 5 - Feb 2, 7:30-8:45 PM.  No experience necessary. Come with/without a partner.   Hiroko 360-385-6919.  $50 per person, 18 and under $40.  Repeats discount.

East Coast Single Time Swing - fun and easy.  Hiroko suggests that you start with this class if you haven't danced before or want to refresh your skills. 

"Easy Does It" Beginning Lindy Hop Dance Class with Hiroko and Jenny

Location: 
Quimper Grange #720
1219 Corona Street
Port Townsend, WA 98368

This will be Hiroko's last beginning Lindy Hop class.  This is the original swing stycle in 6 and 8 counts from which all of the other types derive.

BEGINNING LINDY HOP with Hiroko and Jenny, 5 Tuesdays Nov. 17-Dec 15, 7:30-8:45 PM. The ultimate of Swing - an energetic, playful, and fun lovin’ dance! Pre-requisite: Intermediate Swing or West Coast Swing. Come with/without a partner.  Hiroko 360-385-6919. Next classes: Beginning Swing- January 5, Intermediate Swing- February 16.

Educated Feet "Swing Plus" Dance

Location: 
Island Center Hall
8395 Fletcher Bay Road
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110

On December 11 there will be an Foxtrot workshop/mixer from 7:30-8:15 pm free with admission to the dance!

DJ'd swing, salsa, hustle, blues, WCS, ballroom and Latin!  Some snacks provided; bring to share if you'd like.

All dances are open to the public.  Singles and couples and all ages and skill levels are welcome. Most people wear what you might call "dressy casual."  Please, no smoking and no alcohol.

Educated Feet

Bainbridge Island-based class and private dance instruction by Sheila Phillips, a certified instructor in ballroom, Latin and swing dancing.  Educated Feet holds regular dances on Bainbridge Island including their Second Saturday dance with a wide variety of dance music and their Latin Night dances oriented to salsa, meringue, tango, etc. 

Email: 
sheilaateducatedfeet [dot] net

May OPD Dance With The Blues Counselors

Location: 
Elks Lodge #317
555 Otto Street
Port Townsend, WA 98368

The Blues Counselors will give dancers and listeners a tasty mix of lively blues and R&B on Saturday, May 8 at the Port Townsend Elks.  The dance, presented by Olympic Peninsula Dance and open to all, has "Hot Swing" as its theme.  Dancers are encouraged to dress for the occasion.

March OPD Dance With The Blues Orbiters

Location: 
Elks Lodge #317
555 Otto Street
Port Townsend, WA 98368

The BandThe Blues Orbiters take the stage to deliver their mix of energetic and inspiring blues at the Port Townsend Elks Lodge on Saturday, March 20. The performance, designed for both listeners and dancers, is presented by Olympic Peninsula Dance and is open to all.

February OPD Dance With The Sky Blue Trio

Location: 
Elks Lodge #317
555 Otto Street
Port Townsend, WA 98368

There'll be no holding back from getting out on the dance floor at the Port Townsend Elks Sky Blue Swing BandSaturday, February 20th with the first local appearance of Seattle's Sky Blue Swing Band. Sponsored by Olympic Peninsula Dance, the event is open to all.

January OPD Dance With Jim Nyby & The F St. Band

Location: 
Elks Lodge #317
555 Otto Street
Port Townsend, WA 98368

The sounds of rhythm 'n blues will inspire swing dancers Saturday, January 16 at the Port Townsend Elks Lodge with a performance by Port Townsend's own Jim Nyby & The F Street Band.   The dance, which is open to all, is sponsored by Olympic Peninsula Dance.

There will be a free (with admission) dance lesson at 7:00 p.m. in "West Coast Swing" with Josh Lee and Teya Gabriel.  Experienced dancers are encouraged to come help beginners. No partner or registration is necessary.

An End-of-Summer Downtown Dance with The Delta Rays

Location: 
American Legion Hall
209 Monroe
Port Townsend, WA 98368

Port Townsend's longest running local band kicks off the new dance season Saturday, September 19 at the American Legion, sponsored by Olympic Peninsula Dance.  The Delta Rays originated in 1989 and are known for playing blues-flavored rock and roll, zydeco, cajun and swing music. They regularly perform their wide variety of musical styles at popular Northwest taverns and clubs, as well as at regional festivals.

The band emphasizes a highly danceable play list, including original music from violin player Peter Evasick and keyboard/accordionist George Radebaugh.  Although the Delta Rays are well-known to Port Townsend fans, this is the first time they have played for Olympic Peninsula Dance.

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