Dance Classes and Parties with Open Dancing

Sunday

Argentine Tango Practica

Host: Judith and Jean-Paul

3:00-5:00 Open supervised practice time for Argentine Tango most Sundays. Check calendar for dates. 

Cost: $5

Thursday

West Coast Swing Lessons and Party

Host: West Coast Swing Group

7-8:00 Beginner, Beyond Beginner, and Intermediate/Advanced lessons (separate rooms)

8:00-9:30 Open dance. Singles and couples welcome!

Cost: $7/person for drop-ins; $24 for a 4-week punch card.

Friday

Evergreen Ballroom Winter Showcase

Date: Fri, Jan. 24th

6:45 Doors open for early seating and Shoe Sales with Portland's Glass Slipper
7:30 Beginning Lesson
8:00-9:30 Dance Exhibitions mixed with open dancing
9:30-11:00 Open dancing

Cost: $8 General; $6 Youth; 12 and under free with adult

Friday Night Lesson and Dance

7:30-8:30 Lessons. No partner or experience required.
8:30-10:30 Dance Party.
1st-4th Fridays are Ballroom Nights.
5th Friday is Country/Western Night.
2nd Fridays are especially Beginner-Friendly. 4th Fridays are especially Family-Friendly.

Friday Night Lesson Schedule for December-January:

  • 4th Friday (December 27) Winter Wonderland Ball with Colette. 7:30 Beginning Lesson and Intermediate Step of the Week in Viennese Waltz and Cha Cha. 8:30-10:30 Dancing to a mix of Ballroom, Latin and Swing. Fairytale attire encouraged.
  • 1st Friday (January 3) Ballroom Party with Cori. 7:30 Beginning Lesson and Intermediate Step of the Week in Waltz and Night Club Two-Step. 8:30-10:30 Dancing to a mix of Ballroom, Latin and Swing.
  • 2nd Friday (January 10) Beginner-Friendly Ballroom Party with Cori. 7:30 Intro to Ballroom Lesson. 8:30-10:30 Dancing to a mix of Ballroom, Latin and Swing, additional mini-lesson, mixer and dance hosts.
  • 3rd Friday (January 17) Ballroom Party with Cori. 7:30 Beginning Lesson and Intermediate Step of the Week in Waltz and Night Club Two-Step. 8:30-10:30 Dancing to a mix of Ballroom, Latin and Swing.
  • 4th Friday (January 24) Winter Showcase. 6:45 Doors open for early seating and Shoe shopping with the Glass Slipper. 7:30 Beginning Lesson. 8:00-9:30 Dance presentations mixed with open dancing. 9:30-11:00 More dancing to a mix of Ballroom, Latin and Swing. Fairytale attire encouraged.
  • 5th Friday (January 31) Country/Western with Tanya. 7:30 Beginning Lessons. 8:30-10:30 Dancing to a mix of Country/Westerna and WC Swing.

Hosts: Cori G. (1st, 2nd and 3rd Fridays); The Kuhl's (4th Fridays — Showcase in January); Tanya (5th Fridays)

Cost: $8 General; $6 Youth or after 8:30; 12 and under free with paid adult. (January 24 only — Evergreen Showcase $8 general; $6 youth all night)

Saturday

2nd and 4th Saturday Swing Party

Host: Derrik and Maria Coghill

7:00 Intro Lesson

7:30-9:00 Open Swing Dance Party featuring all tempos of swing from fast to slow and groovy.

Cost: $5