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Swing Time Newsletter — Monday JUN 14th 2010
Friday, July 2nd is Swing Time's Pre-Independence-Day Celebration at the Gulfport Casino Ballroom, featuring Tampa Bay's most exciting swingin' act, Charlie Vegas & the New Blues Combo! Mark your calendars, and don't forget to dress up in red, white & blue! (details below)
This Wednesday June 16th... Summer's in full swing at the Gulfport Casino Swing Night! Join us for a Balboa Lesson 6-7pm, a Swing Dance Lesson 7-8pm, and Swing Music & Dancing 8-11pm, plus Sam's Birthday celebration with special birthday dance jam + refreshments too! In the 6-7pm Balboa Lesson (every Wednesday in June), we'll spend the first 15 minutes reviewing/reinforcing the Balboa basics, and cover a new theme (set of related moves and steps) the remaining 45m; anyone can start or jump in any week. SCHOOL'S OUT FOR THE SUMMER Special... Attention Students, and Teachers Too! Just flash your school ID at the door at this Wednesday's Gulfport Casino Swing Night, pay your $7 admission, and receive a Free Pass good for any upcoming Wednesday! Admission to Wednesday Swing Nights is just $7, which includes 2 Free Lessons and great all-around fun for all ages! No partner is needed. (details below)
Swing Time's Summer 8-Week Dance Courses start soon -- Tuesday July 6th at 1st Dance Studio in St. Petersburg. Register now to reserve your space! Summer offerings are Lindy Hop I and Lindy Hop II and "At the Hop" (Choreographed Lindy/Swing Routine). Check out the course descriptions online, then join us for the new sessions! (details below)
Friday, June 25th, Swing Time's Dancers perform at the Dancers4Cancer benefit at the St. Petersburg Coliseum. This event features live music by Terry & the Pirates, plus lots of dancing and more! Come out, dance, and support this great cause... all proceeds benefit the Gulfcoast Oncology Foundation. (details below)
Saturday, July 31st, one of Tampa Bay's premier annual parties -- Ken Walters' 13th Annual Celebrate Sinatra -- happens at the Ritz Ybor, 1503 East 7th Ave in Tampa. This black-tie optional affair celebrates the life and music of Frank Sinatra, with dancing to the sounds of Tom Tiratto and the 13-piece Joe Stagi Orchestra. In addition, Lisa Casalino and Paul Phillips perform with the Latin Lovers in the Copa Room. The event runs 9pm-1am and features passed hors d'oeuvres, a cash bar, and valet parking. Make plans now to attend... visit the above link for tickets or more info.
In Memory of George LeMond: Laura writes: "My dear boyfriend, George B. LeMond Jr, died on May 22, 2010 at Northside Hospital. He attended your Wednesday night swing class quite often and really enjoyed it. Please see the link below for George's obituary and let people who knew him know that he is gone and his memorial service is on 6/27 at 1pm at the First Baptist Church of Indian Rocks. I hope this message reaches all his friends. Thank-you"
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SWING TIME'S NEW
TUESDAY 8-WEEK COURSES
Lindy Hop II (7-8pm)
The Ultimate Intermediate Lindy Hop Course!
"At the Hop" Routine (8-9pm)
Choreographed Intermediate-Level Lindy/Swing Routine!
Lindy Hop I (9-10pm)
Comprehensive Beginning Lindy Hop Course!
Register Now! -- Reserve Your Place
8-Week Courses Begin Tuesday JULY 6
All courses at 1st Dance Studio
5098 66th St N, St. Petersburg Map
All courses instructed by Sam & Carleene
GULFPORT CASINO SWINGS! --
Exciting 2010 Format -- Bonus Lessons, Student Discounts & More!
Every Wednesday in JUNE, the 6pm Bonus Lesson topic is Balboa
Bonus Lessons are yours FREE! ...with paid admission to the event.
Bonus Lesson 6-7pm
Swing Dance Lesson 7-8pm
Swing Music & Dance 8-11pm
* All Ages * No Partner Needed *
Huge Dance Floor -- One of World's Best!
Beautiful Retro-Era Waterfront Dance Hall
Admission $7 (includes 2 Free Lessons!)
Students get 2-for-1 Admission!
Full Bar ~ Prize Giveaways ~ Smoke-Free ~ Free Parking
Celebrate Your Birthday at the Gulfport Casino Swing Night!
The Gulfport Casino is one of the world's best ballrooms, offering up social dance excitement in a picturesque beachfront setting.
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