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Swing Time Newsletter — Tuesday JUL 19th 2016

This Wednesday, July 20th, is the Gulfport Casino Swing Night, featuring St. Louis Shag Lesson 6-7pm with special guest instructors, Dominic & Jocelyn; Swing Dance Lesson 7-8pm with Sam & Teresa; and Dancing 8-11pm.  Just $8 includes both lessons and the dance, and students get $5 admission.  Is your birthday coming up?  Celebrate your birthday at the Gulfport Casino Swing Night.

Thank-you to all who attended last Saturday's Saturday Swing dance in Tampa.  In 12 months of running Saturday Swing (and Jazz Night before that), last Saturday was our biggest attendance ever, with nearly 100 dancers in the house!  But the best is yet to come...mark your calendars for August 20th's All Night Dance Party with Swing 9pm-Midnight, Blues Midnight-3:00+am (as long as dancers are dancing), and featuring six of Florida's best swing and blues DJs spinning 1-hour sets!

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Saturday Swing All Night Dance Party 8/20         Ballroom Fusion Night Sunday 8/14


Sunday, August 14th, is Ballroom Fusion Night at the Gulfport Casino.  All social dancers from a diversity of dance scenes, ranging from Ballroom to Swing to Latin/Salsa to West-Coast to Tango to Blues and more, are invited to attend and help create this partner-dancing fusion.  Ballroom Fusion Night is partnered social dancing "outside the box", featuring lessons and music for today's most popular partner dances, plus exciting new dance music!  Ballroom Fusion Night is held the 2nd Sunday of every month at the Gulfport Casino.

Lesson 1: 6-7pm
Lesson 2: 7-8pm
Lesson topics and instructors to be announced

8-10pm:  Modern Ballroom Dance Mix
10-11pm:  Fusion Mix...Anything Goes

Special Dance Performance at 9:30pm intermission

All Ages       No Partners Needed       Admission $8 (Students $5)       Door Prizes

The Gulfport Casino Ballroom is one of the world's top dance destinations, offering social dance excitement in a picturesque beachfront setting.  It features a rich history, a grand dance floor, a full bar, a smoke-free atmosphere, and free parking.  The Gulfport Casino Ballroom is located in the St. Petersburg, Florida area at 5500 Shore Blvd. S., Gulfport, FL 33707.  Map & Directions


School's out for the summer and students get $5 admission to every Swing Time dance at the Gulfport Casino this summer!  That includes the Wednesday Gulfport Casino Swing Nights and the monthly Sunday Ballroom Fusion NightsTake advantage of this sweet deal this summer.


Saturday, August 20th, mark your calendars for the Saturday Swing All Night Dance Party in Tampa, with Swing Dancing 9pm-Midnight plus Blues Dancing Midnight-3am!  Join us at 8pm, prior to the dance, for the Swing Dance Lesson.  $10 Admission includes both the lesson and the dance.  Parking is free.  All ages are welcome, no partners are needed, and prizes are given away at intermission.  Doors open 7:45pm.  Saturday Swing happens the 3rd Saturday of every month at Simone Salsa studio, 8336 W. Hillsborough Ave., Tampa, FL 33615.

Simone Salsa's main studio on Hillsborough Avenue features awesome atmosphere, lighting, sound, and a large smooth hardwood dance floor!   Address — It's located in the Home Design Plaza shopping center at 8336 W. Hillsborough Ave., Tampa, FL 33615Parking — Simone Salsa has a big (and free) parking lot just a few feet from its entrance.  Drinks — You can BYO beverages to this venue.  Bottled water and soft drinks are also available for purchase; they're in the kitchen's cooler; just drop a dollar in the fishbowl.


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