Saturday, September 30. Instruction 7:30 p.m., dance 8 p.m., Centennial Hall. Live music with the Grateful Celtics and an open band. Guest piano player Chuck Ward from the Bay Area will be sitting in with the band. All dances taught. Beginners welcome. No partners necessary. Bring clean, soft-soled shoes for dancing. Cost: $8 public, $7 members of the Alaska Folk Festival and Juneau International Folk Dancers, $5 seniors and students. Call: 321-3109.
Swing, Charleston Lessons
Each Wednesday through Nov. 15, with John Leo and Alysia McLean offering more advanced fancy Charleston moves, as well as some wild surprises, in the intermediate class from 6-7:15 p.m., as well as a beginner class from 7:30-8:45 p.m. The beginner class is for those who want to learn their right foot from their left and get out on the dance floor right away and dance with confidence and style. Bring your dancing shoes to The Creating Place, located at 226 Seward Street. No partner is required. Cost is $10 per class or $90 for all 10 classes. First workshop for the fancy dance!
English Country Dance Workshop on Thursday, September 28, at the Terry Miller Legislative Offices gymnasium (the Old Capital School gym). Use Sixth Street entrance. Live music with Amanitas and dance caller Odette Foster. Guest piano player Chuck Ward from the Bay Area will be sitting in with the band. All dances taught. Beginners welcome. No partners necessary. Bring clean, soft-soled shoes for dancing. Please be on time for the 7:30 p.m. start. Call 586-1787.
Participate from 7-9 p.m. every Friday night to cut a rug with your fellow dancers. Enjoy salsa or ballroom at various locations across town. Call Tina Mander at 617-1284 for exact location information.