Newsletter for The FNSDC Sunday October 15 to Sunday October 22: Straight Ahead Band This Friday

The Friday Night Swing Dance Club Newsletter for

Sunday October 15, 2017 to Sunday October 22, 2017:

Important News This Week

1.Join OCTOBER Dance Classes (3 of 4) THIS Week October 16, 17, & 18

Class Notes:

Monday Oct. 16 at 6:30 Ballroom Survival (3 of 4).

   Join us if you would like Brush Up on Your Social Ballroom Dancing

Tuesday October 17 at 7:00 Beginning Hustle with Joanne (3 of 4)

   If You Have Taken Hustle before & want to review Hustle Join joining Joanne’s Class This Week.

Also Tuesday October 17 at 8:00 Beginning Swing (3 of 4)

   So You have taken Swing Before Join us This week and review.

Wednesday October 18 at 7:00 Hot Cha-Cha-Cha (3 of 4)

   Wow, watching people struggle on Fridays with Cha-Cha, we thought this class would be packed.

   Many of you know the basics but do the same moves over and over. Join us this week an and some Fun moves to your Cha-Cha.

  Note: You can come to the class 15 min. early and dance and/or ask question all this for only $12 Such a Deal

    Please check the Class information Below.

2. On a Sad Note: The Fabulettes can not play our Halloween Dance due to a very serious illness..

    We all wish Mike a very speedy recovery, and look forward to dancing to The Fabulettes early in 2018.

3. Good Halloween News for Next Week October 27:

    Thanks to a generous donation there will be CASH prizes for you Halloween costume artist.

    Start thinking about designing a winner! Oh, if you do not like to dress up please come and help us judge the winners..

    If you have not been to a Halloween dance, the costumes are fantastic..

4. Humongous Thank You: To our anonymous donor(s) and to those who have donated and wish to remain name less.

   Your support is fantastic and seems to always come when most needed.  We are not sure why partner dancing is going through such hard times.  But,  If you all just keep dancing and bringing your friends we will survive this together. Again, Many Many Thanks to those who have been so helpful.

5. Remember: If you have any suggestions for Dance Classes in November (we will be posting them This Week) Please e-mail us or Call 410-663-0010 BTW… We also teach inexpensive private lessons

6. Thank you all for dancing to “4 on the Floor with Overdrive” Last Friday.

    WELCOME to all of the new people who joined us at this week’s Friday Night Dance.

   Join us this Friday for another FUN band “The Straight Ahead Band”. See Description Below.

   2018 Discount Cards Now On Sale This Friday October 20. ($25 good until Aug 31, 2018)

    If you are going to attend our Friday Dances regularly this card will save you Big $$$$$ 

This Friday October 20, It’s “The Straight Ahead Band”

Greg and the guys know what it takes to keep dancers happily grooving with their versatile mix of music and tempos.

They played an exceptional dance in July, so we can’t wait to hear them again. Good Times are Straight Ahead


7:30 to 8:30:

EZ Beginning Swing Workshop

For All of You First Timers and those who could use a little help.

Usually a small class.

Note: If you are inviting people to attend the Friday dance this

is a great way to help them a be bit more comfortable when The Band starts at 8:30p


8:30 to 11:30 “4 on The Floor With Overdrive”


Fees For Friday Dances Always With Bands:

$15 or $12 with purchased discount Card or Full Time Student with ID

NOTE: All Dances and Classes are at:

The American Legion Towson, 125 York Rd, Towson MD 21204

Scroll Down Check Out The October Class (3 of 4) Quick List.

If You Need More Detailed Info & Fees Please Call 410-663-0010 or Email us at


Join October Dance Classes This Week:


****Join Us MONDAY October 16, Continuing Oct. & 23****

6:30 to 8:00: BEGINNING SOCIAL BALLROOM SURVIVAL ( 3 of 4) with Chuck & Friends –

join this Beginning class If You have Taken Beginning Ballroom anywhere and wish to review.

Learn and/or review the most popular Ballroom dances and start enjoying the DJ’d breaks at Friday Dances and other events.

Sample Fox-Trot, Waltz, Cha-Cha, Rumba & Tango! 

Note: Please feel free to come 15 to 20 minutes early.

We will be there to answer any questions you may have and Play for your to review*.

8:00 to 9:00: INTERMEDIATE TANGO & FOX-TROT (3 of 4) with Helmut Licht


Helmut will progress beyond Tango & Fox-Trot Basics for those with some Ballroom experience.

Note: If you’re tired of sitting out during the DJ’d breaks on Friday nights and would like to Learn or Review basic Ballroom dances,

please take our Beginning Ballroom Survival Class Starting TONIGHT at 6:30 pm.

****Join THIS TUESDAY October 17, Continuing Oct. 24****

7:00 to 8:00: BEGINNING HUSTLE (3 of 4) with Joanne:

If you Have Taken Hustle anywhere  Join This Class to review and continue learning Hustle.

Don’t just stand in one spot and waver your arms, it is Much more fun to HUSTLE with a partner.

8:00 to 9:00: BEGINNING SWING (3 of 4) with Chuck & Friends

So You have taken Beginning Swing Before Join us This week and review. Get Ready For Swing 2 in November.

**** Join THIS WEDNESDAY October 18, Continuing  18, & 26 ****

7:00 to 8:00: HOT CHA-CHA-CHA (3 of 4) with Chuck & Friends:

Learn, Review, and Add Spicy Moves to your Cha-Cha.

If you are OK with Basic Cha-Cha Take this Class and LEARN NEW MOVES.Note: Please feel free to come 15 to 20 minutes early.

We will be there to answer any questions you may have and Play Cha-Cha Music for your to review*.

8:00 to 9:00: Intermediate & Up East Coast Swing & Lindy (3 of 4)  Instructor: Chiles VandenBosche

In this Ongoing Intermediate Class Chiles ALWAYS Teaches new and different Lindy and Swing Moves Every Week.
If You Claim to be a GOOD Swing Dancer Join Us and Take YOUR Swing/Lindy to the next level.

Chiles will teach both 6 and 8 count moves to spice up your swing and make your Lindy “hop.”

REQUIREMENT: Completion of Level 2 East Coast Triple Step Swing Class anywhere.

No Partners Necessary, however, a balanced class means more practice opportunities, so please consider inviting opposite gender friends.

If you need to start or refresh Swing basics, please join Our Beginning Swing Class Tuesday October 17 at 8:00 p.m.


Fees for All Inexpensive October Classes (1 hr/week for 2 weeks):

Note: These fees include the extra 10 to 15 min Practice & dance Before Some Classes see description above.

$12/Class/ person pay as you go*


(1.5 hr/week for 4 weeks):

$18/Class/ person pay as you go*.

For More Detailed Info. on Dance Classes Check Our Web Page

Or Email us at


The Friday Night Swing Dance Club has been teaching Baltimore the basics of most partner dances for over 26 years.

We offer the best combination of experienced instructors, price, location, and friendly atmosphere.

We emphasize Fun. Your Class is the only class in a big, beautiful ballroom where you can hear the music

and the instructor without being distracted by many concurrent classes and posts in the floor.


Remember to Practice:  We host fantastic Dances always with bands Every Friday night (Only $15 Yes, Live Music).

All dances and classes are held in the American Legion Towson big, beautiful, air conditioned, wood floor ballroom,

where you can hone your skills and meet other friendly and helpful dancers and Just Have FUN.



Please let us know if you think changing the times back 1/2 hour (9:00 to Mid-night) would increase YOUR attendance.


Hello More Advanced Dancers: If you are a more advanced Dancer we have 2 Classes that will challenge you and add some very interesting moves to your dancing.

  1. The Intermediate Ballroom Series with Helmut Licht (working on Tango and Fox-Trot in October) Join us THIS Monday October 16 at 8:00
  2. Intermediate East Coast Swing and Lindy with Chiles Join Us THIS Wednesday October 18 at 8:00


Guys: Your Single step swing is great…. Now you need to expand your dance horizons to other dances and improve your Swing.

Get these woman dancing.

Ladies: If you want to have a group of Good leaders who can lead the dances you like,

then you have to cajole these guys into taking lessons, then join them, and support them.


Remember: If you have any suggestions for Dance Classes in November

Please e-mail us

or Call 410-663-0010

BTW… We also teach inexpensive private lessons


We are looking forward to seeing you all this Friday October 20 for “The Straight Ahead Band”.

Thank you For YOUR Attendance at Lessons and Dances.

Keep The Friday Night Swing Dance Club Dancing.

Happy Dancing,




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