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Swing Time Newsletter — Monday DEC 5th 2016

This Wednesday, December 7th, is the Gulfport Casino Swing Night, with Foxtrot 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.  Foxtrot Lessons start this Wednesday!  They're 6-7pm Wednesdays — December 7th, 14th, and 21st — at the Gulfport Casino Swing Night.  Foxtrot Lessons feature special guest instructors from Dance Forever studio.

 LAST CHANCE this Wednesday 12/7 Save $6 on tickets to Swingin' the New Year if you buy them in person this Wednesday at the Gulfport Casino Swing Night.  Ticket prices increase to $35 after December 10th.

This 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.

Wednesday, December 21st, is Swing Time's Holiday Christmas Dance Party at the Gulfport Casino Swing Night.  Celebrate the Christmas season with refreshments, lights & decor, plus we'll mix in the best of swingable holiday music!  The whole City of Gulfport, especially the waterfront/Casino area, will be beautifully decorated for the holidays,... and wait 'til you see the Casino itself, with festive lights and decor both inside & out!  Join us for this holiday dance celebration, with Foxtrot Lesson 6-7pm, Swing Lesson 7-8pm, Dancing 8-11pm, and a special tap dance performance at intermission by the Jeanne Lynn dancers!  Just $8 includes both lessons and the dance, students get $5 admission, and birthday people get free admission.  All ages are welcome, and no partner is needed.

DISCOUNT DEADLINE THIS SATURDAY (December 10th)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.

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!

Free Alcove SuperSpecial — Save $379! — Only 5 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.

Saturday, January 7th, is Balboa Boot Camp II, a complete four-week Balboa course, all in one afternoon!  Learn Balboa, the top dance craze in the swing world.  Two levels are offered, beginning and intermediate.  Balboa Boot Camp happens 2-6pm at Simone Salsa studio in Tampa.  Registration is $25 through December 23rd (Earlybird Special), $30 through January 6th at 6:00pm (Advance Registration), or $35 at the door (Day of Event)Register online right now to save $10.  Practice Your Balboa Bonus — All Balboa Boot Camp participants get free admission to the next Saturday Swing dance, held Saturday January 21st at Simone Salsa.  More Info

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Ballroom Fusion with Nightclub & Quickstep Lessons — SUN 12/11
Saturday Swing & Blues Dance Party — SAT 12/17
Swingin' the New Year Celebration featuring Jive Aces — SAT 12/31
Balboa Boot Camp II — SAT 1/7

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