All I want to do is dance until I fall into the undiscovered depths of my mind ~ Terri Guillemets

Expand your mind with a little Rumba on Friday.
Come out to Swing City at 8pm on Friday for a playful Rumba workshop and social dance.

Fun 3-week mini-series of classes listed on the Lessons Page.
Registration is now open for these classes.

See Advance Tickets for some great upcoming events.
Only 2 tickets left for New Years Eve tickets at the Edelweiss Club.


Dances for the next week

Wednesday, November 15 -----------

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

Friday, November 17 ----------

Event: Swing City Ballroom Dance: 8-11pm
Workshop: Rumba with Warren Scott 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, November 18 ----------

Event: VBDS Dance: 8:30-10:30pm
Place: Les Passmore Centre, 186 Hampton Road
Dance Floor: Large/Hardwood
Admission: $10/$12

Event: West Shore Lion's Club Fundraising Dance: 8:30pm-12:30am
Bands: Younger Than Yesterday, Free Ride, and Rock of Ages.
Place: Royal Canadian Legion, 761 Startion Rd, Langford.
Dance Floor: Medium/Hardwood
Admission: $20 in advance - see Advance tickets

Event: New Imperial Social Club Dance: 8-10:30pm
Featuring: Ron King
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


Advance Tickets:

1) West Shore Lions Club Decades of Rock Fundraising Dance: Saturday, November 18th at the Royal Canadian Legion, 761 Station Rd, Langford. Three Bands - Younger than Yesterday, Free Ride and Rock of Ages - play Beatles, 60's, 70's & 80's music from 8:30pm to 12:30am. Advance tickets are $20 from 250-384-3622 or on line at

2) NBDS Christmas Gala Dinner/Dance, Saturday, December 16th, 5-11pm. Fabulous annual dinner/dance on the massive dance floor at Beban Park in Nanaimo. Great meal by Culinary Creations and music by DJ John Maher. Tickets are $45/$50 for the evening from John at or 250-920-7556.

3) New Imperial Social Club Christmas Dinner/Dance: Saturday, December 16 featuring the Pulp Mills band at the Chief and Petty Officer's club, 1575 Lyall St. Dinner starts at 6:30pm and dancing from 8 to 11pm. Tickets ($45 for members/$50 for non-members) must be bought in advance from Bea (250-598-2183). Club Website:

4) Formal New Year's Ball with the Commodores Big Band: Join John and Carla for a fun, formal New Year's Eve Ball at the Edelweiss Club on Sunday, December 31st from 8pm to 12:30am. There will be party favours, a full bar, light snacks and appetizers at 10:30pm, a wonderful big band and incredible break music by DJ Johnny deP. Tickets are $60/person and are limited so please reserve your tickets soon. Tickets are available from John at or at 250-920-7556.


Even More Groucho Marx Quotes:

In Hollywood brides keep the bouquet and throw away the groom.

I intend to live forever or die trying.

Humour is reason gone mad.

Well, Art is Art, isn’t it?
Still, on the other hand, water is water. And east is east and west is west and if you take cranberries and stew them like applesauce they taste much more like prunes than rhubarb does.
Now tell me what you know.

Quote me as saying I was mis-quoted

Who are you going to believe, me or your own eyes?

Wives are people who believe they don’t dance enough.

Whoever named it necking was a poor judge of anatomy.

Before I speak, I have something important to say.

Practically everybody in New York has half a mind to write a book, and does.

Why a four-year-old child could understand this report.
Run out and find me a four year old child.
I can’t make head nor tail out of it.

I wish to be cremated.
One tenth of my ashes shall be given to my agent, as written in our contract.

All people are born alike,
Except Republicans and Democrats…