You know you’re a dancer when “and” is a number. ~ Anon

It's a dancers' weekend with Jive Friday "and" Big Band Saturday. Friday night features a Jive workshop and extra Swing and Social dance music at the Swing City dance. Join us Saturday for a great Big Band experience with the Commodores Big Band - tickets are still available.

New Classes for May are listed on the Lessons Page. Line Dance Class starts soon - no partner necessary!!

Dances for the next week

Tuesday, May 22 -----------

Event: West Coast Swing Collective: 7:45 to 9:45pm
Place: Eastern Star Hall; 3281 Harriet Road
Dance Floor: Medium/Hardwood
Admission: $5 ($4 if you are enrolled and taking a WCS class series that week)

Wednesday, May 23 -----------

Event: Seniors (55+) Line Dance 1:15-2:15pm, Social dance 2:15-3:15pm
Place: Gordon Head Rec Center, 4100 Lambrick Way.
Dance Floor: Medium, Hardwood.
Admission: FREE

Friday, May 25 ----------

Event: Swing City Swing & Ballroom Dance: 8-11pm
Workshop: East Coast Swing with John at 8pm, Dance 9-11pm
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, May 26 ----------

Event: Commodores Big Band Dance: 8-11pm
Place: Victoria Edelweiss Club, 108 Niagara
Dance Floor: Large/Hardwood
Admission: $25 - See Advance Tickets below

Event: Victoria Literacy Connection Fun-Raiser Dance: 7:30-11pm
Place: Oaklands Community Centre, 2827 Belmont Ave
Dance Floor: Medium, linoleum.
Admission: $20

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 May 27 ---------

Event: PMP Dance with MC2: 7-10pm
Place: Monterey Centre, 1442 Monterey Ave
Dance Floor: Large, Linoleum.
Admission: $10 tea and desserts included.

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Advance Tickets:

1) Commodores Big Band Dance - 8 to 11pm on Saturday, May 26th at the Victoria Edelweiss Club. Get your group of 8 together and book a table early so that you can all sit together. Tickets are $25 in advance from John at dancevictoria@telus.net or 250-920-7556.

2) Island Dance Camp: Friday, June 15th, to Sunday, June 17th - the focus will be on social dancing: West Coast Swing, Nite Club 2-Step, Country 2-Step & Waltz! 2 fun dances; 4 instructors; 19 fabulous workshops; breakfast, lunch & dinner on Saturday; Camping onsite …. Door prizes and so much more!! Held at the Lighthouse Community Hall in Qualicum Bay. Cost: $140pp. Please make cheques payable to: Gwen Spinks and mail to: 900 Colleen Road, Gabriola V0R 1X3 or E-transfer to: wannadance@shaw.ca. More info: http://gwenspinks.com/events/island-dance-camp-2/

3) Oktoberfest 2018 at the Edelweiss Club: Friday, October 26 and Saturday, October 27 with music provided by S-Bahn. Tickets available now. Members $25 – Guests $45. Authentic German cuisine available to purchase. Doors open at 6:00. Adults Only. Call 250-383-4823 and leave a message.

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Clapping: (verb) Repeatedly high-fiving yourself for someone else’s accomplishments.

Cell Phone: (noun) A device used for looking less alone while in public places by yourself.

Tomorrow: (noun) The best time to do everything you had planned for today.

Synonym: (noun) A word used in place of the one you can’t spell.

Eating: (verb) When there is nothing else to do.

Internet: (noun) The reason you are failing your classes.

Happiness: (noun) When you roll onto the warm spot your laptop left in your bed. Also see: loneliness.

Group Project: (noun) Time when you relax and watch someone who cares do all the work.

Reality: (noun) the annoying time in between sleep and internet.

Reality: (noun) The annoying time between when I wake up and when I go back to sleep.

Karma: (noun) When you use the last of the toilet paper without replacing it and are the next person to use the bathroom.

Laziness: (noun) Risking dropping everything you carry rather than walking twice.

Poor: (noun) When you have too much month at the end of your money.

Best Friend: (noun) The one you can get mad at only for a short period because you have important stuff to tell them.

Calories: (noun) Tiny creatures that live in your closet and sew your clothes a little bit tighter every night.

Dance - a great way to burn off closet calories