And when you get the choice to sit it out or dance, I hope you dance. - Lee Ann Womack

Learn some West Coast Swing this Friday at Swing City - you do not have to sit this dance out. A Swing, Ballroom and Latin dance follows the workshop.

Unfortunately our Saturday evening Tacky Tourist dance is cancelled due to a number of unforeseen factors. We apologize to all tourists and dance lovers for any inconvenience.

New Classes for July are listed on the Lessons Page. This will be the last series of the summer.

Summer Dance Camps are listed below The Dance Fest schedule for August 18th & 19th is at http://ballroomnanaimo.ca/events/dance-fest/ and tickets are available from John.


Dances for the next two weeks

Tuesday, June 20 -----------

Event: West Coast Swing Collective: 7:45 to 9:45pm Place: Eastern Star Hall; 3281 Harriet Road Dance Floor: Medium/Hardwood Admission: $4

Event: Memorial Park Music Fest: 6-7:30pm Featuring: Maureen Washington (Blues, Jazz & dance music)
Place: Memorial Park, 1212 Esquimalt Road
Dance Floor: Grass
Admission: FREE https://www.esquimalt.ca/news-events/events/calendar

Wednesday, June 21 -----------

Event: Seniors (55+) Line Dance Cancelled this week and June 28th

Friday, June 23 ----------

Event: Swing City Swing & Ballroom Dance: 8-11pm
Workshop: West Coast Swing with John at 8pm
Place: Victoria Edelweiss Club, 108 Niagara
Dance Floor: Large/Hardwood
Admission: $10

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, June 24 ----------

Event: Tacky Tourist Ballroom Dance Cancelled

Event: New Imperial Social Club Dance: 8-10:30pm
Featuring: Sea Cruz Band
Place: Chief & Petty Officer's Mess, 1575 Lyall St.
Dance Floor: Medium/Hardwood
Admission: $10 members/$14 guests

Event: Red Hot Swing, 8:30pm - 12:30am
Place: Bert Richman building, 4105 Lambrick Way
Dance Floor: Medium, Hardwood.
Admission: $10/$13

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

Sunday, June 25 ---------

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

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Advance Tickets:

1) Tacky Tourist Ballroom Dance on Saturday, June 24th cancelled.

2) Summer Dance Fest - Ballroom Dance Camp - August 18th and 19th at the Lighthouse Community Centre in Qualicum Bay. Amazing early-bird price of $50pp for 6 workshops from a variety of instructors and 2 dances - all on a 5000 square foot sprung hardwood dance floor. $65 early bird price also included BBQ dinner on Saturday. Early bird tickets are available until July 31st from John at dancevictoria@telus.net This is the 6th year for this fantastic event - great value, great venue, great workshops and great fun. Info on the event is at: http://ballroomnanaimo.ca/events/dance-fest/

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Just in time for Father's Day:

I don't trust those trees son
Why not, Dad?
They seem kind of shady

"You can tell what was the best year of your father’s life, because they seem to freeze that clothing style and ride it out." - Jerry Seinfeld

What time did the man go to the dentist?
Tooth hurt-y.

Did you hear about the guy who invented Lifesavers?
They say he made a mint.

"I gave my father $100 and said, “Buy yourself something that will make your life easier.” So he went out and bought a present for my mother." - Rita Rudner

Two guys walk into a bar, the third one ducks.

"Me and my dad used to play tag. He'd drive." - Rodney Dangerfield

On all of my medical forms growing up my dad wrote 'red' for my blood type. To this day no one knows my actual blood type.

"We wondered why when a child laughed, he belonged to Daddy, and when he had a sagging diaper that smelled like a landfill, 'He wants his mother.'"
- Erma Bombeck