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Swing Time Newsletter — Monday NOV 21st 2016

This Wednesday, November 23rd — With Thanksgiving on Thursday, the weekend starts Wednesday night, when Swing Time hosts a special evening of live music and swing dancing!  Join in celebration at the Gulfport Casino Swing Night for Swing Time's Pre-Thanksgiving Bash!  This huge swing-dance party is always one of the biggest Wednesday Swing Nights of the year, attracting not just locals but out-of-towners who are home for the holidays.

The Bash features live & swingin' music by the St. Pete Blues All-Stars!  The evening starts with a Balboa Lesson 6-7pm, followed by East-Coast Swing Lesson 7-8pm, then Live Music & Dancing 8-11pm, followed by a bonus hour of dancing 11pm-midnight!  Admission's just $12 (get your tickets at the door; no free passes or student specials accepted on band nights), all ages are welcome, no partner is needed, and it all happens in the spectacular waterfront ballroom of the Gulfport Casino!

Wednesday, November 30th, is the Gulfport Casino Swing Night, with Balboa Lesson 6-7pm, Swing Lesson 7-8pm, 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.

Sunday, December 11th, is Ballroom Fusion Night at the Gulfport Casino, with Nightclub Two Step Lesson 6-7pm, Quickstep Lesson 7-8pm, and Dancing 8-11pm to a variety of music for a variety of dances.  Just $8 includes the lessons and the dance, and students get $5 admissionSwing Time welcomes special guest instructor, Tatyana from The Way 2 Dance studio, who will teach the lessons prior to the dance. 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!

Saturday, December 17th, is Saturday Swing in Tampa, with Swing Dancing 9pm-12:00, plus Blues Dancing starting at midnight!  Join us at 8pm, prior to the dance, for the Swing Dance Lesson.  Admission is $10 before midnight (includes lesson, swing dancing, and blues dancing), or $5 after midnight (includes blues dancing only).  All ages are welcome, no partners are needed, and prizes are given away at intermission.  Saturday Swing happens the 3rd Saturday of every month at Simone Salsa studio, 8336 W. Hillsborough Ave., Tampa, FL 33615Simone Salsa features awesome atmosphere, lighting, and sound; its own free parking lot; and a large smooth hardwood dance floor.

SWINGIN'  THE  NEW  YEAR  12/31/2016

Swingin' the New Year features UK swing sensations The Jive Aces at the spectacular St. Petersburg Coliseum!  This Grand New Year's Eve Celebration for All Ages is Florida's biggest annual swing-dance event...make plans now to join us!

Purchase Tickets Now securely online to save $5 AND secure the best seats!  Tickets are $30 if purchased by December 10th, or $35 after December 10th.  Group discounts and VIP Alcoves and Tables are available for parties of 10 or more, so start organizing your group today.

Free Alcove SuperSpecial — Save $379! — Only 8 Alcoves Remain

SWING TIME SECTION — We've reserved a central block of 60 of the best seats in the house for Swing Time regulars, and are selling these Wednesdays at the Gulfport Casino Swing Nights, while they last!  Buy one of these tickets and you'll be among friends and fellow dancers, AND you'll save an extra dollar by buying in person (currently $29). Tickets in the Swing Time Section are available exclusively to dancers who attend (and purchase them in person at) prior Swing Time events.


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Pre-Thanksgiving Swing Bash with St Pete Blues All-Stars — WED 11/23
Swingin' the New Year Celebration featuring Jive Aces! — SAT 12/31


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