Dance like no one is watching. Because they’re not. They’re checking their phones.

Substitute phone addiction for a much healthier addiction to dance.
There is no Swing City dance this Friday but there are other dance events to enjoy this weekend.

Fun 3-week mini-series of classes starts soon.
See the Lessons Page for a complete list of classes.

See Advance Tickets for some great upcoming events.

The Commodores Big BandNew Year's Eve Dance is Sold Out. Contact John if you wish to be on the wait list.
Reserved Tickets can be picked up from John.

Dances for the next week

Tuesday, November 21 -----------

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

Wednesday, November 22 -----------

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 24 ----------

Event: Swing City Cancelled this week

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 25 ----------

Event: Ron & Elizabeth Dance (hosted by Volunteers) 7:45-10:15pm
Place: Commonwealth Place Gym
Dance Floor: Large/Hardwood
Admission: $10

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, November 26 ------------

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


Advance Tickets:

1) 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.

2) 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:

3) 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.


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