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Wednesday, March 1; 9-11:30: $8 (discounts for bona fide students)
Mission City Swing's, a West Coast Swing phenomenon, Third Anniversary of weekly dances at the Polish Club of San Francisco, 3040 Twenty-second Street. Intermediate class at 7 or Fun­da­ment­als class at 8 and dance: $15. Both classes and dance: $25. CAVEAT: This is not in Mission City (Santa Clara).

Friday, March 3; 20:00-02:30: $20
TBA plays for dancing Salsa and Bachata at Dance Fridays Second Anniversary in two rooms at 550 Barneveld Avenue. Classes at 8.

Saturday, March 4; 08:00-23:00: $¿?
Berkeley Classics 2017 at the UC Berkeley, Recreational Sports Facility, 2301 Bancroſt Way, Berkeley.

Saturday, March 4; 7-12: $25
BANGERS & MASH plays Waltzes, Polkas, Schottisches, Mazurkas, Patience Quadrille, etc., for the The Gilbert & Sullivan Victorian Ball (A Topsy Turvy Event) in the The Grand Ballroom at the Alameda Elks Lodge, 2255 Santa Clara Avenue. Late MCM Century (1860-1900), Gilbert and Sullivan-inspired, or formal wear admired, not required. No host bar. You may contribute food to share on the buffet. In advance through February 25: $20 payable via PayPal or The Period Events & Entertainment Re-Creation Society, 2144B Buena Vista Avenue, Alameda 94501 (Telephone: 1510/522-1731).

Monday, March 6; 8-10:30: $15 with classes at 7 and 8 — NEW WEEKLY DANCE
STOMPY JONES Mondays at the Lake Merritt Dance Center, 200 Grand Avenue, Oakland.

Tuesday, March 7; 9-11: $10 — NEW WEEKLY DANCE
West Coast Swing on Tuesdays! at Motion Arts Center, 217 South Claremont Street, San Mateo (Call: 573 5735). Class at 7 or 8 and dance: $15; both: $28. Answers?

Thursday, March 9; 8-12: Two drink minimum, Plea$e
ON THE AVENUE plays From Memphis to Motown (with a change of trains in Chicago), Blues, Early Rock ’n’ Roll, Soul, and Motown for dancing at Local Edition, 691 Market Street (Call 795-1375).

Friday, March 10; 9-11:30: $15 — NEW Second Friday DANCE
THE HOT BAKED GOODS play for The Dancers’ Den at the Oakland Asian Cultural Center, 388 Ninth Street, 290 (Call: 510/637-0455). Dance and classes at 7 and/or 8: 1=$20, 2=$25. Answers?

Saturday, March 11; 7:30-2: $15 – Workshops 2-7:30: $60
Swing In the South Bay VII (Telephone: 1510/684-2442) at Dance Boulevard, 1824 Hillsdale Ave­nue, San José (Tele­phone: 1408/264-9393). Workshops with Melissa Rutz, Edwin Li & Joanna Meinl, ​Connor & Mackenzie Goodmanson. In advance: $50 through February. Answers?

Saturday, March 11, 8-10:30: $10
Ballroom Dance Party at City College's Health and Well­ness Center, Howth Street/W Road near 777 Ocean Avenue, Third floor (Telephone: 452-5697). Class at 7.

Sunday, March 12; 2:30-6:30: Re$ervation only!
Golden Gate Smooth Dancers' Saint Patrick's Day dance and dinner at 5 at the South San Fran­cisco Rec­rea­tion Center, 33 Arroyo Drive. Reservation deadline: March 9, $30 payable to Golden Gate Smooth Dancers, 759 Grand Avenue, South San Francisco 94080 (Telephone: 265-7063). Class at 1:30. Answers?

Sunday, March 12; 6:30-10: $13 – Workshops at 4:30 and dance; $40
Swing Joins Country XXVI, a day of Swing and Country dancing and Show at the Peninsula Italian American Social Club, 100 North B Street, San Mateo. Jack ’n’ Jill Team Match. Workshops with Michelle Kinkaid, Glenn & Sue Cravalho, Craig Johnson & Joan Lun­dahl, Randy & Stephanie Krul, Jason & Yvonne Wayne 4:30-6:30 and dance $30 through March 5 sent to Michelle Kinkaid, 671 Athens Street, San Fran­cisco 94112-3530 (Telephone: 585-6282). — From Bayshore (101), Third Avenue toward hills; Right at light aſter railroad tracks; venue at right about a half-block before T intersection. From Junípero Serra Freeway (280), San Mateo exit to second El Camino Real exit to Right on Second Avenue; Leſt on B Street; venue at right about a half block before T intersection.

Monday, March 13; 8-10:30: $15 with classes at 7 and 8 — NEW Weekly DANCE
STOMPY JONES Mondays at the Lake Merritt Dance Center, 200 Grand Avenue, Oakland.

Tuesday, March 14; 9-11: $10 — NEW Weekly DANCE
West Coast Swing on Tuesdays! at Motion Arts Center, 217 South Claremont Street, San Mateo (Call: 573 5735). Class at 7 or 8 and dance: $15; both: $28. Answers?

Thursday, March 16; 9-2: $15
TBA plays for I ♥ Mambo at Dogpatch Dance, 435 Twenty-third Street.

Friday-Saturday, March 17-18: $175 (Other options available.)
9thAnnual San Francisco Salsa Festival, at the San Francisco Airport Marriott Waterfront ($149 through March 3), 1800 Old Bayshore Highway, Burlingame . In advance: $125 through December.
  Pacific Mambo Orchestra plays 10:30-2; $25?
  New Swing Sextet plays 10:30-2; $35?

Friday, March 17; 8-11: $6
Lucky Shamrock. Wearing green tonight at the Lake Merritt Dance Center, 200 Grand Avenue, Oakland. Class at 7. Refreshments, prizes.

Friday, March 17; 8-?: $12?
St. Patrick's Party at Two Leſt Feet Dance Center, 194 Diablo Road, Danville (Call: 1925/831-8111). Jason & Yvonne Wayne teach “Leprechaun Trix” at 7 and “Pot Of Gold Moves” at 8.Answers?

Friday, March 17; 9-12: $9
St. Patrick's Dance at the Cubberley Pavilion, 4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. Class at 8. (Telephone: 1650/648-3633) Answers?

Saturday, March 18; 7-10: $25
JOANIE BRANT & THE NOB HILL KNIGHTS dinner and dance (Telephone: 518-8434) at the American Legion Post, 651 El Camino Real, Redwood City (Telephone: 1650/365-1337.

Saturday, March 18; 8-10:30: $20; Age 17 and younger: $12
LADY K AND THE KINGS OF SWING play for Dancing with the Stars in the Fountain Room of the San Ramon Community Center, 12501 Alcosta Boulevard (Call: 925/973-3343). From San Francisco Bay Bridge: MacArthur/Arthur H. Breed, Jr. Freeway (580) toward Hay­ward/Stockton; John Paul Monego Freeway (680) toward Walnut Creek/Sacramento/Concord; Right onto Bollinger Canyon Road, Left onto Alcosta Boulevard, U-turn at Overlook Drive.

Monday, March 20; 8-10:30: $15 with classes at 7 and 8 — New Weekly Dance
STOMPY JONES Mondays at the Lake Merritt Dance Center, 200 Grand Avenue, Oakland.

Tuesday, March 21; 9-11: $10 — New Weekly Dance
West Coast Swing on Tuesdays! at Motion Arts Center, 217 South Claremont Street, San Mateo (Call: 573 5735). Class at 7 or 8 and dance: $15; both: $28. Answers?

Friday, March 24; 8-12: $10
THE KLIPPTONES play to celebrate the 89thAnniversary of the Hotel Mark Hopkins' 1926 opening at the Top of The Mark, Mason/California streets (Call: 392-3434).

Saturday, March 25; 2-4:30: $10 — NEW FOURTH SATURDAY DANCE
MOOD SWING ORCHESTRA plays for the Ballroom Tea Dance Series at the Lake Merritt Dance Center, 200 Grand Avenue, Oakland. Class at 1:15.

Saturday, March 25; 7-11: $16; Minors: $10
The Redwood Empire Swing Dance Club's (HotLine: 1707/523-9477) annual Black & White Ball and Potluck Dinner (please take food to share) at the Odd Fellows Hall (Call: 707/546-1591), 545 Pacific Avenue, Santa Rosa. Formal attire requested. Answers?♦

Saturday, March 25; 8-?: $10 — New Fourth Saturday Dance
Waynes' World Workshops & Dance at Chapkis Dance, 309 Main Street, Suisun City (Tele­phone: 707/­426-1001). Dance and classes at 6:30 and/or 7:15: 1=$13, 2=$20. Call: 707/­694-3428. Answers?

Sunday, March 26; 7-10:30: $10
Lakeside Swing resumes its Fourth and Fiſth Sundays schedule at the Lake Merritt Dance Center, 200 Grand Avenue, Oakland. Snacks. Dance and class at 6: $15. Answers?

Friday-Sunday, March 31-April 2 Gala dinner: $150
San Francisco Open DanceSport Championships XXXVII (NDCA), at the San Fran­cisco Airport Marriott Water­front Hotel (IDC=$149), 1800 Old Bayshore Highway, Burlingame (Tele­phones: 1800/­228-9290; 650/692-9100; Facsimile: -8016). Amounts payable to: Imperial Productions, 3605 Highland Avenue, Redwood City 94062 (1650/366-0504; Facsimile: /472-9266) Hosts: Stephan and Denise Jourdaine-Krauel and Colin James.

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Saturday and Sunday, April 1 and 2 Gala dinner: $150
San Francisco Open DanceSport Championships XXXVII (NDCA), at the San Fran­cisco Airport Marriott Water­front Hotel (IDC=$149), 1800 Old Bayshore Highway, Burlingame (Tele­phones: 1800/­228-9290; 650/692-9100; Facsimile: -8016). Amounts payable to: Imperial Productions, 3605 Highland Avenue, Redwood City 94062 (1650/366-0504; Facsimile: /472-9266) Hosts: Stephan and Denise Jourdaine-Krauel and Colin James.

Saturday, April 1; 6-12: $13 until 9:00
The Next Generation Swing Dance Club celebrates its Twenty-eighth Anniversary, at the Allegro Ball­room, 5855 Christie Avenue, Emeryville (Telephone: 1510/655-2888). No class tonight. San Fran­cisco Bay Bridge toward Sacra­mento then imme­diately into Right lane to exit at Powell Street. Right at light then Leſt at next two lights to park behind gas station. From Berkeley, take Powell Street exit. Leſt at first, second, fourth, and fiſth lights to park behind gas station.♦

Saturday, April 1; 8-12: $25
AVALON RISING plays Waltzes, Polkas, Reels, and specialty dance tunes for Galavant's April Fool's Day Ball in the The Grand Ballroom at the Alameda Elks Lodge, 2255 Santa Clara Avenue, Alameda. Medieval, Renaissance, or Fantasy costumes, period, or modern evening dress admired, not required. Bar. Food to share welcome. In advance: $20 through March 25 payable via PayPal or The Period Events & Entertainment Re-Creation Society, 2144B Buena Vista Avenue, Alameda 94501 (Call: 510/522-1731). Class at 7.

Saturday, April 8; 9-11:30: $75 with dinner at 8
Golden Gate Smooth Dancers' ¿theme? coronation ball at the Crown Plaza Hotel (Code: SDD=$¿? through March 27 at telephone 1650/­570-5700), 1221 Chess Drive, Foster City. hospi­tality at 2, Cocktails at 5, Coronation at 7, Dinner at 8. Formal attire, please. Reservations: Payment with order for PRIME RIB, PETRALE SOLE, or VEGETARIAN WELLINGTON to Golden Gate Smooth Dancers, Inc., 759 Grand Avenue, South San Francisco 94080 (Telephone: 265-7063). Answers?

Wednesday, April 12; 8-?: $24
JUNIUS COURTNEY BIG BAND with Denise Perrier and Bobi Céspedes play From Berkeley to Havana With Love at the The Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse, 2020 Addison Street, Berkeley (Telephone: 1510/644-2020). In advance: $24.♦

Friday, April 14; 9-11:30: $15 — New Second Friday Dance
TBA plays for The Dancers’ Den at the Oakland Asian Cultural Center, 388 Ninth Street, 290 (Call: 510/637-0455). Dance and classes at 7 and/or 8: 1=$20, 2=$25. Answers?

Friday-Sunday, April 21-30: [San Francisco] Bay Area Dance Week.

Saturday-Sunday, April 22-30: [San Francisco] Bay Area Dance Week.

Saturday, April 22; 2-4:30: $10 — NEW Fourth Saturday DANCE
MOOD SWING ORCHESTRA plays for the Ballroom Tea Dance Series at the Lake Merritt Dance Center, 200 Grand Avenue, Oakland. Class at 1:15.

Saturday, April 22; 7:30-?: $35?-$50?
Dancing With The Stars And Stripes, A fund raising ballroom dance competition,” at Sonoma Country Day School Jackson Theater, 4400 Day School Place, Santa Rosa.

Sundays, April 23 and 30: [San Francisco] Bay Area Dance Week.

Sunday, April 23; 7-10:30: $10
Lakeside Swing's Fiſteenth Anniversary Dance, at the Lake Merritt Dance Center, 200 Grand Avenue, Oakland. Dance and class at 6: $15. Snacks. Answers?

Monday-Sunday, April 24-30: [San Francisco] Bay Area Dance Week.

Tuesday-Sunday, April 25-30: [San Francisco] Bay Area Dance Week.

Wednesday-Sunday, April 26-30: [San Francisco] Bay Area Dance Week.

Thursday-Sunday, April 27-30: [San Francisco] Bay Area Dance Week.

Friday-Sunday, April 28-30: [San Francisco] Bay Area Dance Week.

Saturday-Sunday, April 29-30: [San Francisco] Bay Area Dance Week.

Saturday, April 29, 8-10:30: $10
Ballroom Dance Party at City College's Health and Well­ness Center, Howth Street/W Road near 777 Ocean Avenue, Third floor (Telephone: 452-5697). Class at 7.

Sunday, April 30: Last day of [San Francisco] Bay Area Dance Week.

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Saturday, May 6; 8-12: $25
BAGUETTE QUARTETTE plays Waltzes, Bals Musettes, FoxTrots, French Polkas, Javas, OneSteps, Sam­bas, and Tangos for the Paris In The Spring Ball in The Grand Ballroom of the Alameda Elks Lodge, 2255 Santa Clara Avenue. 1920s-30s or modern evening dress admired, not required. Food to share welcome. $20 through April 29 from The Period Events & Enter­tain­ment Re-Creation Society, 2144B Buena Vista Ave­nue, Alameda 94501 or call 510/522-1731 or PayPal. Class at 7.

Saturday, May 20; 9-12: $30
Ballroom Blitz, Come Have A Ball La Doce Vita with Jeff Chandler at the Lake Merritt Dance Center, 200 Grand Avenue, Oakland. Performances, films, mixers, sparkling punch, hors d'oeuvres. Class at 8. Call: 305-1032. Answers?♦

Sunday, May 21; 2:30-6:30: Re$ervation only!
Golden Gate Smooth Dancers' Latin dance and dinner at 5 at the South San Fran­cisco Rec­rea­tion Center, 33 Arroyo Drive. Reservation deadline: May 17, $30 payable to Golden Gate Smooth Dancers, 759 Grand Avenue, South San Francisco 94080 (Telephone: 265-7063). Class at 1:30. Answers?♦

Thursday, May 25, 20:00-04:00: $10?
The public is welcome to attend the FreZno Dance Classic 33's Welcome Dance at the Doubletree Fresno Convention Center Hotel, 2233 Ventura Street, Fresno.♦

Friday-Monday, May 26-29: $200?; Ages 13-17: $145?; Ages 5-12: $100?: Younger Grati$! FreZno Dance Classic XXXIII – We’re a little bit country … and a whole lotta swing! (CTST, NFDA, UCWDC, WSDC) at the Doubletree Fresno Conference Center Hotel ($119x3=$357 through May 10), 2233 Ven­tura Street, Fresno (Call: 559/268-1000). Saturday Night Theme: Totally Awesome 80's Prom. Event, workshops, ice cream socials, pizza party, happy hours, Gong Show, two dinners, and more: $195? through April. Non-California: deduct $25?. Non-USA: deduct $50?. Other options available payable to: Dancin’ Z Productions, Post Office Box 4274, Fresno 93744. À la carte tickets at door. Host: Steve Zener. Call: 559/486-1556.♦

Saturday, May 27; 2-4:30: $10 — New Fourth Saturday Dance
MOOD SWING ORCHESTRA plays for the Ballroom Tea Dance Series at the Lake Merritt Dance Center, 200 Grand Avenue, Oakland. Class at 1:15.

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Saturday, March 4; 7-12: $25
Bangers & Mash plays The Gilbert & Sullivan Victorian Ball. Please see details above.

Thursday, March 9; 8-12: Two drink minimum, Plea$e
On the Avenue plays From Memphis to Motown for dancing at Local Edition. Details above.

Friday, March 10; 9-11:30: $15
The Hot Baked Goods play for The Dancers’ Den in Oakland. Please see details above.

Saturday, March 18; 7-10: $25
Joanie Brant & The Nob Hill Knights dinner/dance in Redwood City. Please see details above.

Saturday, March 18; 8-10:30: $20; Age 17 and younger: $12
Lady K and the Kings of Swing play for dancing in San Ramon. Please see details above.

Friday, March 24; 8-12: $10
The Klipptones play at the Top of The Mark, Mason/California streets. Please see details above.

Saturday, April 1; 7-12: $25
Avalon Rising plays for Galavant's April Fool's Day Ball in Alameda. Please see details above.

Wednesday, April 12; 8-?: $24
Junius Courtney Big Band plays at Freight & Salvage in Berkeley. Please see details above.

Saturday, May 6; 8-12: $25
Baguette Quartette plays for the Paris In The Spring Ball in Alameda. Please see details above.

Friday-Sunday May 26-28; 11:30-20:00: $old out!
Bottlerock in Napa Valley. Answers?

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Music Venues where there might be dancers. See DAYS below.
 AMNESIA …
853 Valencia Street

——1.6 miles——
BLONDIE'S BAR
540 Valencia Street

——1.2 miles——
CIGAR BAR & GRILL
850 Montgomery Street

———2.2 miles———

CLUB DELUXE
1511 Haight Street

——2.0 miles——

FÉNIX
919 Fourth Street, San Rafael

————17.9 miles————

LOCAL EDITION
691 Market Street

——1.3 miles——

MAKE OUT ROOM
3225 22nd Street

——–1.8 miles–——

NICK'S SEASHORE RESTAURANT
100 Rockaway Beach, Pacifica

—————–15.7 miles–—————

RANCHO NICASIO
On The Town Square, Nicasio

————26.8 miles————

SADDLE RACK
4201 Boscell Road, Fremont

———–38.2 miles–———

SAUSALITO SEAHORSE
305 Harbor Drive

———10.7 miles ———

SWIG
561 Geary Street

—–1.0 miles–—
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SUNDAYS
6:30-9: $10 resumes February 12
The Electric Squeezebox Orchestra, (née The [San Francisco] Bay Area Composers' Big Band) concert at Doc's Lab née The Purple Onion, 124 Columbus Avenue (Call: 649-6191). Answers?

9-1:30: Two drink minimum, plea$e! Partner, and hearing protection, advised!
Ed Ivey Blues Jam at Swig, 561 Geary Street (Tele­phone: WAlnut 1-7392).

Third Sunday
4-6:30: $15 – Partner advised!
PAUL PRICE SOCIETY ORCHESTRA plays dance music from the 1890s to 1930s (Waltz, Polka, Tango, Maxixe, etc.) at the Palo Alto Masonic Center, 461 Florence Street. Class at 3. Refreshments. Castle House Vintage Dance. Call Stan Isaacs: 1650/858-2568. Answers?

7-9: $15 – Partner advised!New Sunday (was Second)
CLASS ACT BIG BAND plays for Sunday Swing's up-tempo dancing at the Lake Merritt Dance Center, 200 Grand Ave­nue, Oakland (Tele­phone: 1510/504-2176 ). Class at 6. Answers?

MONDAYS
8-10:30: $15 with classes at 7 and 8
Stompy Jones Mondays at the Lake Merritt Dance Center, 200 Grand Avenue, Oakland.

8-11: Two drink minimum, plea$e. Take a partner!
THE FIL LORENZ ORCHESTRA concert at Local Edition, 691 Market Street.
WARNING: Last-minute cancellations are common. Call 795-1375 aſter five to confirm!

TUESDAYS
8-11: Two drink minimum, plea$e.
THE COSMO ALLEYCATS play for up-tempo dancing at at Local Edition, 691 Market Street. WARNING: Last-minute cancellations are common. Call 795-1375 aſter five to confirm!

Third Tuesday; 7:30-9:30: $10 — Partner advised!
STARDUSTER ORCHESTRA, with varying vocalists, plays Starduster Tuesdays in the Mill Val­ley Community Center's Cascade Ballroom, 180 Camino Alto (Telephone: 383-1370). Light refresh­ments. Answers?

Last Tuesday; 8-10:30: $5 – Partner advised!
DAVE'S SWINGTIME BAND (Tele­phone: 1510/521-3219) featuring vocalist Janese Powell at Temple Israel, 3183 Mecartney Road, Alameda (Tele­phone: 1510/522-9355). From San Fran­cisco Bay Bridge: Nimitz Free­way (880) toward Alameda/San José to High Street Bridge into Alameda. Leſt at fiſth signal (Otis Drive); right lane across bridge to imme­di­ately take right fork onto Island Drive to shopping center right onto Mecartney Road at STOP sign, right into the shopping center at gas station; leſt (before drug store) to end of parking lot at Temple Israel.

Last Tuesday; 9-11:30: $15
Various bands play for The Breakaway's high tempo Swing dancing in Oakland at the Starline Social Club, 2236 Martin Luther King Junior Way OR The Omni Commons, 4799 Shattuck. Answers?

WEDNESDAYS
6:30-11:30: $5 – Partner advised!
RICARDO SCALES at the Top o'Th'Mark, 898 Mason Street. Jazz, Swing, R&B. Call 616-6916 for general, 616-6940 for specific, information.

7:15-12: $5
Various bands play for dancing at the Saddle Rack, 4201 Boscell Road, Fremont (Tele­phone: 1510/979-0477). Food. Class at 7:30. Answers?

8-12: Two drink minimum, plea$e.
Steve Lucky & the Rhumba Bums play for up-tempo dancing at Local Edition, 691 Market Street. WARNING: Last-minute cancellations are common. Call 795-1375 aſter five to confirm!

9:30-1: $10
Various groups play for Cat's Corner's high tempo Swing dancing at Balançoire Restaurant and Club, 2565 Mission Street (Telephone: 920-0577). Class at 8:30 add $5. Answers?

THURSDAYS
7-11: $10 – Partner advised!
PURE ECSTASY plays for dancing at the Top o'Th'Mark, 898 Mason Street. Call 616-6916 for general, 616-6940 for specific, information.

7:15-12: $5
Swingin' at The Rack to various bands at the Saddle Rack, 4201 Boscell Road, Fremont (Tele­phone: 1510/­979-0477). Food. Class at 7:30. Answers?

8-10:30: Two drink minimum, plea$e
Salsa Thursdays at Balançoire Restaurant and Club, 2565 Mission Street (Telephone: 920-0577). Class at 7.

Second Thursday; 8:30-12: $5
San Francisco Jazz's Hotplate Series: Joe Henderson Lab, SFJAZZ Center, 201 Franklin Street.

Third Thursdays 7:30-10:30: $6
THE LYRATONES play for dancing at the Santa Clara Senior Center, 1303 Fremont Street at Monroe Street (Telephone: 1408/615-3170).

8-11: Two drink minimum, plea$e.
THE COSMO ALLEYCATS play for up-tempo dancing at Local Edition, 691 Market Street. WARNING: Last-minute cancellations are common. Call 795-1375 aſter five to confirm!

Fourth Thursdays, occasional
8-12: Two drink minimum, plea$e.
THE FIL LORENZ SWINGTET plays for dancing at Local Edition, 691 Market Street. WARNING: Last-minute cancellations are common. Call 795-1375 aſter five to confirm!

FRIDAYS
7-10: Two drink minimum, plea$e.
The Lake Merritt Hotel's Terrace Room's Lakeside Jazz presents various groups who play for dancing. Dinner res­ervations: 1510/903-3771. Answers?

9-11:30: $12
Various bands play for dancing at Just Dance Ballroom, 2500 Embar­ca­dero East, Oakland (Tele­phone: 1510/436-9888). Class at 8:15. From San Francisco Bay Bridge, Nimitz Freeway (880) toward San José; exit 23rd Avenue to Right at signal, Right into second driveway. Answers?

7:15-8:59: $10; 9-1:30: $15
Various bands play for dancing at the Saddle Rack, 4201 Boscell Road, Fremont (Tele­phone: 1510/979-0477). Food. Class at 7:30. Answers?

First Friday; 10-?:
LAVAY SMITH SOULTET plays at Club Deluxe, 1511 Haight Street (Telephone: 552-6949).

Last Friday; 8:30-11:30: $15; Recorded music: $12
Various groups play for up-tempo dancing at Ellington Hall's Friday Night Swing, 3535 Industrial Drive, B4, Santa Rosa (Tele­phone: 1707/545-6150x25). Class at 7:30. Answers? From Redwood Highway (101) North­bound: Mendocino Avenue/Old Redwood Highway, Right at YIELD, overpass to Right on driveway past Payless Shoes to end. Southbound: Hopper Avenue to Leſt to Right on Industrial Drive, Right on driveway past Payless Shoes to end.

SATURDAYS
7:15-8:59: $10; 9-1:30: $20
Various bands play for dancing at the Saddle Rack, 4201 Boscell Road, Fremont (Tele­phone: 1510/979-0477). Food. Class at 7:30. Answers?

Fourth Saturdays: 2-4:30: $10
MOOD SWING ORCHESTRA plays for the Ballroom Tea Dance Series at the Lake Merritt Dance Center, 200 Grand Avenue, Oakland. Class at 1:15.

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