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FRI., DEC. 1  (a 1st Fri.)  

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DEADLINE to reserve for BALLROOM DANCE & DINNER by Stardust Dance Club on Dec. 8 at The Croix with KJ Quartet;  see


DEADLINE for discount to perform or spectate at SHOWCASE on Dec. 15 at The Croix,  see

- East Bethel Comm. Ctr.:  1st Fri. of mo., 1-4pm, Mpls.1st & 3rd Fri.,930-10:30am
- Ham Lk. Sr. Ctr.: 2nd Fri.
- Forest Lake Amer. Legion: 3rd Fri., old-tyme music 1-4pm,, 651-464-2600
- - ??

BALLROOM / VARIETY DANCE  PARTY  at, 76 Nathan Ln. N., Plymouth, (exit on Shelard Pkwy.Off 169); 7:30-9:30p, 7pm beg. Lesson. Owners/ pro champs Meghan & Igor Afonkin.  Pro champ/ DJ Scott Anderson also usually present to dance with; 76

BALLROOM MUSIC DANCE PARTY w/  Jerry O'Hagan Combo by LA DANZA, 6:30-10:30pm at Stillwater Event Center,,


BALLROOM MUSIC PARTY at, 99 N. Snelling Av., St Paul, 9-10pm for $15, 8pm classes for $15,651-641-0777, pros Kate & Gordon Bratt.
BALLROOM/ VARIETY DANCE PARTY at (pro Jennelle) at Rising Phoenix Dance Ctr.,
440 Bunker Lk. Blvd. N.W., Anoka, 8-10pm for $15, (7pm lesson $15), 651-357-2060



WEST COAST SWING PARTY by at Duende, St, Louis Pk., MN

WEST COAST SWING - occasional Fridays; see;; and also check on for these clubs

MPLS. AREA  WC & EC SWING  / RUMBA MUSIC to research:-
- Birch's:   acoustic guitar music In  the Bar / Lounge, 8-11pm every Fri.,
- BloomingtonEagles#3208: on

- Bloomington VFW:   730-1130p, at  311 W.84th St., 952- 854-1296, 
- ,7-11 pm, 6:30-9:30p every Fri., 763-537-9914, 5222 Bass Lk. Rd.
Eagles Club, Mpls.:  7:30-10:30p, every Fri. in large hall; rock/alternative bands 7-10p in small hall, 2507 E. 25th St., lit parking lot, www.eagl
- FatPantsBrewing.con in Eden Prairie:  
- Hamel VFW Post 5903:
- Hook & Ladder:
- Hopkins Amer. Legion:  on 12th St.
-   7pm, every Fri. 100 Shady Oak Rd. S. Of Hwy. 7
- Icehouse:  dance space upstairs?, 2528 Nicollet
- Inn Kahoots in Plymouth/ Hamel:  930p-130 every Fri.,
- Lookout in MapleGrove:  every Fri. 9p-1a,  dance space? reserve?,763.424.4365,
- Mainstreet Bar in Hopkins:  830p-1230a, $15,
- MedinaBallroom:
- Narrows in Navarre:  730-10p, dance space for 1 or 2 couples,
- Neisen's in Savage: 830p-12a, every Fri., dance space, 4851 123rd St.,
-​ Osseo Legion/ Maple Grove: 7-11p
- Richfield VFW: 6715 Lakeshore Dr.,
Route 47 Bar in Fridley:  8pm, //
Savage Amer. Legion:  7-11pm, 12375 Princeton Av.
-   3700 Chaska Blvd, Chaska,  dance space?
-  8-11:30p, 2901 27th Av.S., 
- Serum's in Anoka:  9pm, 213 Jackson St.
- Tuttle's in Hopkins:   7:30-11p, 
- Two Pink Squirrels Bar in Northtown Mall:
Umbra: 7-10p every Fri., dance space?,708 Third St. S., Mpls.,expensive food,
- Utepils Brewery, 225 Thomas Av N #700, Mpls.
- Wicked Wart::730-11p,
- Bogart’s:  
- check at  or "Events"

ST. PAUL AREA:  WC & EC SWING  MUSIC to research:
- Half Time Rec: every Fri., details at  651-488-8245
- Forster’s Dugout:   8:30p, 96 Mahtomedi Av, Willernie, MN 55090,
- KJ's:  408 St. Peter St., dance space  
- dance floor 18X6,
- Manitou Grill: 2171 4th S,  White Bear Lk., dance space?
-   7:30-9:30p, 385 Broadway, has a  dance floor .
Mike's Tavern;  dance space?, 
- MMC: , 8-11pm, every Fri., dance space 18X8,
- in Mendota Hts.:, 730-1030p
- Rosemount Amer. Legion: 
- Roseville Legion:, 700 Co. Rd C,  651-483-3535
Roseville VFW: 651-483-5313,
- Sak's Sports Bar:    1460 Co. Rd. E, Vadnais Heights, dance space?
- Shorewood Comm. Ctr. 5735 Country Club Rd
- Stillwater:  1.; 2. Tilted Tiki; 3. J.D. Pappy's??; 4. JX Event Venue
- in Dellwood:, E. of White Bear Lk on Hwy.96.,music in bar
- Volstead House in Eagan:
- Willow Saloon in Hudson, WI:
- Others:; Bogart's in Apple Valley;;                         City House  and Tally’s in summer/

BACHATA CLASS & SALSA / BACHATA/ LATIN  PARTY  1st, 3rd,  5th Fri.,(Dec 1st, 15th, 29th ) at FourSeasonsDance.comStudio, 9:30pm-12:30a; register/ pay -

SALSA-BACHATA-LATIN DANCING  (research - please help with this!):
-  Duende Studio in St. Louis Pk., check at
-  Conga Bistro: DJ Foncy, 501 E. Hennepin, Mpls., cement floor,, 612-331-3360,, party by Keri or class by Don Deboer, 612-342-0902
- Granada Theater: 3022 Hennepin, Mpls., at,  $20+
-  La Doña Cerveceria,  241 Fremont Ave N, Mpls., map:
-  LosAndes Bistro, 607 W Lake St.,Mpls ,612- 825-1700
-, 2305 37th Place N.E., Mpls.

“Rumba” in Uptown, 2943 Girard Av., S., Mpls.: dance nights, food, see
-  Salsa Rueda Passion: 2285 University Av. W., St. Paul
-  DanceLoveStudio: 2601 2nd Av S,,Mpls.
-  Bands: Orquestra La ClaveSalsa Del Soul, Salsabrosa, Charanga Tropical, Malamanya, Tropical Zone,

        K-Libre, DJOne,

​COUNTRY MUSIC occasionally, so research: 
- check Mpls. Area venues listed above
- Others: Whiskey Park; Billy's in Rockford; Jersey's in Inv. Gr. Hts; Arizona in Shakopee; Biff's in Fridley

CUBAN DANCE CLASS by Rene Thompson, Mpls. 612-578-2110,

​DANCE PARTIES in Ramsey, or Robbinsdale, other places; also game/movie nights, Bible studies, etc.,,

BELLY DANCE SHOWS at Mediterranean Cruise Cafe, reserve,

IRISH LIVE MUSIC to research:
- 8pm, 2162 University Av., St. Paul    
- Celtic Junction:
​- Charlie's on Water St. Inn, 101 Water St. Stillwater, 630-1030p
-;,, 612-296-0746

INTL. FOLK  DANCING - 7pm, see, Mpls.

ZUMBA with Cathy Molinett - go to 

​​LIVE ROCK MUSIC in BARS & NIGHTCLUBS is on VENUES page, section 3 of this website and in "StarTribune" Wednesday Variety section (e.g. Mainstreet Bar in Hopkins, First Av.Club, Turf Club, Maxx Bar)

POLKA  - check at Amer. Legion in St. Paul, 651-735-5613

​DANISH DANCING at Danish-Amer. Ctr., So. Mpls.,, 612-729-3800

DANCE PARTY for Adults With Disabilities -  see your school district’s comm. educ. programs 

MORE EVENTS:  see  and and  "StarTribune" Wed. Variety section

MUSIC outside of Twin Cities, see VENUES page, regional section; examples -.

CHAMPLIN/ ANOKA, MN:, 7pm,  confirm.

BUFFALO, MN:    Huikko’s Bowling Alley & Cafe, 7pm

LAKEVILLE, MN:  1.Band 6-9pm, reserve,;  2. B52 Bar on Holyoke Av. 

OTSEGO, MN:    8-11pm in bar at RockwoodsBar&Grill,

PRIOR LAKE, MN: 1. Showroom/Casino at;  2.; 3. Prior Lk. VFW


HAM LAKE, MN:  9:30p,

HUDSON, WI:. 5pm pianist, 9pm band at Ziggy's,

ROCHESTER, MN: 1., 2., 3. Dahl's

SIOUX FALLS, SD:  ??  2nd Fri. BALLROOM DANCE PARTY, 730-1030p, 645p lesson, at El Riad, 510 S. Phillips Av.,  dressy attire, $14/ $7;,

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Label: Asos

US 6 (would fit 10 or 12)

Waist 30 inches

(stretches a little)

UK 18 Tall

EU 38

(Never worn)



 612-202-8366 (cell)



76 Nathan Ln. N.

Plymouth, MN 55441

(near 169 & 394)




7:30 - 9:30pm, $20

7:00 beg. lesson

(A surprise at each party:

 lesson, game, performance,

a theme, treats, etc.)

Instructors are present to

dance at each party

Owners:  Pro Champs

Meghan & Igor Afonkin

Scott Anderson & others 

also teach there


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