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Swing Time Newsletter — Monday DEC 12th 2016

Only 6 tickets remain in the Swing Time section...get them, first-come first-serve, at this Wednesday's Gulfport Casino Swing Night.  Or buy tickets online in Section B (right-hand side of Coliseum) to be near the Swing Time section.  New Year's Eve, the entire right side of the Coliseum will be full of dancers you know!  Get your tickets ASAP, because Section B will sell out soon.  Swingin' the New Year features UK swing sensations The Jive Aces at the spectacular St. Petersburg Coliseum! 

This Wednesday, December 14th, 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 happen 6-7pm Wednesdays — December 14th & 21st — at the Gulfport Casino Swing Night, featuring special guest instructors from Dance Forever studio.

This 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.

Join us Swingin' the New Year at the spectacular St. Petersburg Coliseum, featuring UK swing sensations, The Jive Aces!  Bring your friends & family, bring your sweetheart, or bring yourself...any way you make it, it's going to be a great time!  Purchase Tickets

SWINGIN'  THE  NEW  YEAR  12/31/2016
New Year's Eve — Florida's Biggest Swing-Dance Event!

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 (only 6 tickets remain).  Buy one of these tickets and you'll be among friends and fellow dancers, AND you'll save two dollars by buying in person (currently $33).  Tickets in the Swing Time Section are available exclusively to dancers who attend (and purchase them in person at) prior Swing Time events.

Purchase Tickets Now online to secure the best seats.  Terms of sale

Type of Ticket Price (Click to Buy) Description
Reserved Seat Buy Now 35.00 Choose Your Own Seats
Singles Table Buy Now 35.00 You'll be assigned a seat at a Singles Table
Dancer Ticket Buy Now 33.00 Don't care to sit (much)? You'll receive a random seat
VIP Alcove Buy Now 700.00 Includes 28 Tickets + FREE ALCOVE + Deluxe Chocolates!

Group discounts are available for parties of 10 or more and will be applied automatically.

Have a Party of 17 or More People? — Reserve a VIP Alcove — Only 4 Alcoves Remain


Photos from prior Swingin' the New Year celebration by Steve Wilcox

Live Music & Dancing + Celebration!  9pm-1am
Swing Dance Lesson:  8-9pm (no partner needed)
Doors Open 7:30pm

Midnight Countdown & BALLOON DROP
Vintage Fashion Photo Shoot & Contest!
Party Favors  ~  Noisemakers  ~  Chocolates  ~  Prize Giveaways
Full Cash Bar w/ Champagne Bottles & Toasts Available
All Ages  *  Smoke-Free  *  New Year's Decor  *  Free Parking
Dress to Impress!    New Year's and Vintage Attire Encouraged

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

Spread the word!  Join our events on Facebook and invite friends:
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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