On with the dance! Let joy be unconfined. - Lord Byron There was great unconfined energy on the dance floor this past weekend

I will teach West Coast Swing in the workshop at 8pm on Friday at Swing City - more info below.

We also have a Ballroom Dance on September 26th at Cadboro Bay United Church - see information below for this and several other advance ticket events.

New Classes for next term are listed below.

If you would like information on my 30th Anniversary dance cruises to Europe or the Caribbean please email me at dancevictoria@telus.net.

Wednesday, September 23 ---------------------------

Event: Seniors (55+) Social Dance; 2-3pm Place: Gordon Head Rec Center, 4100 Lambrick Way. Dance Floor: Medium, Hardwood. Admission: FREE

Friday, September 25 -------------------------------

Event: Swing City 8pm-midnight Workshop: West Coast Swing with John at 8pm Place: Edelweiss Club, 108 Niagara. Dance Floor: Large, Hardwood. Admission: $10/$12

Event: Red Hot Swing, 8:30pm - 12:30am Place: Dance Victoria on Quadra Dance Floor: Medium, Hardwood. Admission: $10/$13

Event: Argentine Tango (8pm-1am) Place: Café Casablanca, 2524 Bridge Street Dance Floor: Small/Medium, wood Admission: $10 workshop & dance plus $2 consumption charge

Saturday, September 26 ----------------------

Event: Diamond Revue Ballroom Dance, 8-10:30pm Place: Cadboro Bay United Church, 2625 Arbutus Road Dance Floor: Large/Hardwood Admission: $10 in Advance, $12 at the door – See Advance Tickets

Event: Dancing for Doctors Fund Raiser: 7-11pm Place: Royal Colwood Golf Club, 629 Goldstream Ave Dance Floor: Small/Wood. Admission: $35 - See Advance Tickets for more info

Event: Nothin' But Swing, 8:30pm-12:30am Place: Burnside Gorge Community Centre, 3130 Road Dance Floor: Medium, Hardwood. Admission: $5/$7/8

Event: Latin Dance, (8:30pm-1am) Place: Café Casablanca 2524 Bridge Street Dance Floor: Medium/Small, Hardwood. Admission: $10 plus $2 consumption charge

Sunday, September 27 ------------------------------

Event: PMP dance with Kingmixers: 7–10pm Place: Monterey Centre, 1442 Monterey Ave Dance Floor: Large, Linoleum. Admission: $10

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Advance Tickets:

1) Diamond Revue Ballroom Dance - in memory of Victoria’s first Ballroom Dance Instructor Elsie Diamond 1918-2015 - Saturday, September 26th, Cadboro Bay United Church, 2625 Arbutus Road - 8-10:30pm. Advance tickets available from John at 250-920-7556 or dancevictoria@telus.net. Tickets are $10 in advance or $12 at the door.

2) Dancing for Doctors - A dance in support of The Lake Clinic, in the Tonle Sap region of Cambodia and K.I.D.S. International Development Society. Saturday September 26, 2015 at 7pm at the Royal Colwood Golf Club, 629 Goldstream Ave , Victoria, BC. Tickets are $35 each and includes a beverage & light refreshments, and an entry for the door prize draw. Tables of 10 are available. For tickets and more information please contact dancingfordoctors.info@gmail.com or Suzanne longpre: 250-216-9028

3) NBDS 34th Anniversary dinner and dance: Saturday, October 3rd Bowen Park Rec. Centre, Bowen Road, Nanaimo. 6pm-7pm Cocktail hour, 7pm-8.30pm Catered dinner by Coastal Culinary Creations, 8.30pm until late - social dance with DJ John Maher. Tickets now on sale by email: tickets@ballroomnanaimo.ca. Dinner & Dance – members $35; Non members $40; Dance Only – members $10, Non members $15

4) Fundraising Dance for Lions Local Charity & Community Projects - The Decades of Rock Show with YOUNGER THAN YESTERDAY/FREE RIDE/ROCK OF AGES playing Beatles and 60’S, 70’s & 80’S dance music. Saturday, November 14th from 8:30pm-12:30am at the Royal Canadian Legion, 761 Station Rd, in Langford. Advance Tickets are $17 .....or $22 at the door Tickets available on line at the West Shore Lions website Langford Legion, 761 Station Ave..ph250-478-8365 Long and McQuade, 756 Hillside Avenue, Victoria ph250-384-3622.

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I hope that you had a great weekend...