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Swing Time Newsletter — Thursday AUG 13th 2009

Attention Dancers!  Next Wednesday, August 19th, join us at the Pinellas Park Auditorium for Swing Time's Summer Sock Hop!  (The Gulfport Casino will be closed that night, one Wednesday only, for floor renovation.  Swing Night will resume at the Gulfport Casino the following Wednesday, August 26th.)

Swing Time's
Next Wednesday AUG 19th
at the Pinellas Park Auditorium
7690 59th St N, Pinellas Park
1950's Attire Encouraged!

Bonus Lesson 6-7pm: Fun Dances of the 1950's!
The Stroll, The Hand Jive, The Bunny Hop, The Hokey Pokey,
and introducing... The Madison!

Swing Dance Lesson 7-8pm
Dance 8pm-Midnight!

Hula Hoop Contest!
Admission $7

All ongoing Gulfport Wed promos (Free Passes, School's Out Special, Birthday Admissions) accepted

The Pinellas Park Auditorium is the perfect atmosphere for a Summer Sock Hop.  (It hosted regular Friday night teen dances all the way back to 1956 -- Check out the photos!)  The auditorium features 2500 square feet of hardwood dance floor, plus plenty of free parking in the surrounding city parking lots.  Directions: The Pinellas Park Auditorium is located at 7690 59th St N in Pinellas Park.  From I-275, take exit 28 and go west on Gandy Blvd; continue over US 19 onto Park Blvd.  When you pass the railroad tracks, turn right onto 59th Street N.  The Auditorium will be ahead on your left.


Friday August 21st is Swing Time! at Centro Asturiano in Tampa.  Friday, September 4th is Swing Time! LIVE at the Gulfport Casino Ballroom featuring The Venturas!  Thursdays Starting September 10th, Swing Time will offer 7-week courses and practice sessions at First Dance Studio in St. Petersburg.  The schedule is 7-8pm: Lindy Hop II (course), 8-9pm: Dance Team I (practice/training session), 9-10pm: Lindy Hop I (course).  Stay tuned for full details.

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