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   JANUARY Regularly-scheduled Dances.
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Sunday, January 1; 9-12: $10 — 2-5: $6
Survivors' Day Dance at the Allegro Ballroom, 5855 Christie Ave­nue, Emery­ville (Tele­phone: 1510/655-2888). San Fran­cisco Bay Bridge toward Sacra­mento then imme­di­ately into Right lane to exit at Powell Street. Right at light then Left at next two lights to park behind gas station. From Berkeley, take Powell Street exit. Left at first, second, fourth, and fifth lights to park behind gas station.

Monday, January 2; 9:15-1:15: $12
Appetizer Potluck! Take something to make it a feast at Dance Boulevard, 1824 Hillsdale Ave­nue, San José (Tele­phone: 1408/264-9393). Prizes for best appetizers and desserts. Dressing “to the nines” admired, not required. Classes at 7:15 and 8:15.

Wednesday, January 4; 8-9:30: $23
JUNIUS COURTNEY BIG BAND plays A New Year's State of Mind with Denise Perrier at Yoshi's, 510 Embarcadero West, Oakland. Call: 510/238-9200. In advance: $23.

Saturday, January 7; 8-?; $25
BANGERS & MASH play for A Victorian Twelfth Night Ball (The Dickens Fair Reünion Ball) in the Elks' Club Lodge Room, 2255 Santa Clara Avenue, Alameda. Waltz and Victorian dances. Costumes, 1837-1870 or other vintage, or evening dress admired, not required. Food to share wel­come. $20 through December 31 from The Period Events & Entertainment Re-Creation Society, 2144B Buena Vista Ave­nue, Alameda 94501 (Tele­phone: 1510/522-1731) or PayPal. Class at 7:15.

Saturday, January 7; 9-12: $17, Students: $13
STEVE LUCKY & THE RHUMBA BUMS featuring Miss Carmen Getit play for up-tempo dancing at Ashkenaz Music & Dance Commu­nity Center, 1317 San Pablo Ave­nue, Berkeley. Shows: 1510/525-5054; Office: -5099. Class at 8.

Saturday, January 7; Must reserve – $145 with BEEFor SALMON or VEGETARIAN dinner, $66 without
MOOD SWING ORCHESTRA with Connie Champagne plays for Mr. Rick's Martini Club New Year's Celebration XXIII, at the Bellevue Club, 525 Bellevue Avenue, Oakland. Per­formance by the Deco Belles. Formal wear, please. Payments via PayPal or to Laurie Gordon, 130 Frederick Street, San Francisco 94117 (Telephone: 566-2545). Answers?

Sunday, January 8: 2:30-6:30: by Re$ervation only
Golden Gate Smooth Dancers' It's a New Year dance and dinner at 5 at the South San Fran­cisco Rec­rea­tion Center, 33 Arroyo Drive. Reservation deadline: January 4, $30 payable to Golden Gate Smooth Dancers, 759 Grand Avenue, South San Francisco 94080 (Call: 265-7063). Class at 1:30. Answers?

Sunday, January 8; 6:30-10: $12
Michelle Kinkaid's Anniversary Celebration XXVIII of her twenty-nine years of Second Sunday Dances. Peninsula Italian Amer­ican Social Club of San Mateo, 100 North B Street, where B Street Boogie happens Wednesdays at 8:30 (Tele­phone: 585-6282). Answers? 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.

Thursday, January 12; 21:00-04:00: $10
Monterey SwingFest XXIV's EarlyBird class with Benji Schwimmer at 8 and Dance at the Hotel Hyatt Regency, 1 Golf Course Drive.♦

Friday-Sunday, January 13-15: $149; Juniors/Students/Non-USA: $129
Monterey SwingFest XXIV at the Hotel Hyatt Regency ($123), 1 Golf Course Drive (Tels: Cali­fornia: 1831/372-1234; Exterior: 800/492-8822; 831/372-1234; Facsimile: /375-3960). Through December, $129; Age 17 and younger and Students 18-24 and Non-USA, $109; payable to Central Coast Swing Dance, 333 Rice Ranch Road, Santa Maria 93455 (Telephone: 1805/937-1574). Watch the competitions on Global Dance TV for $4.95. Answers?♦

Sunday, January 15; ~5:30-'til the last dancer drops: $10
The public is invited to attend Monterey SwingFest XXIV's post-convention dance at the Hotel Hyatt Regency, 1 Golf Course Drive.♦

Sunday, January 15; 8-11: $10 with dinner at 7
Third Sunday Swing resumes at New Susan's Dance Studio in Capitol Square Mall at 422 North Capitol Avenue, San José (Telephone: 1408/435-1889). Answers?

Friday, January 20; 8-2: $30-$250
The Seventeenth Annual Edwardian Ball (Telephone: 435-7527) at the Regency Ballroom, 1300 Van Ness Avenue. Period dress/costumes admired, not required. Answers?

Saturday, January 21; 8-2: $85-$250
The Seventeenth Annual Edwardian Ball (Telephone: 435-7527) at the Regency Ballroom, 1300 Van Ness Ave­nue. Period dress/costumes admired, not required. Answers?

Saturday, January 21; 9-12am: $12 Chinese New Year's Party at the Cubberley Pavilion, 4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. Class at 8. (Telephone: 1650/856-6991) Answers?

Saturday, January 21; 9-12: $15
TBA plays for The Bootleggers Ball at the Community Music Center, 544 Capp Street. Answers?

Friday-Sunday, January 27-29: $??? — Flyer
City Lights Open XVII (NDCA, DanceSport Series) at the Fairmont San José ($135 through January 7), 170 South Market Street (Call: 408/998-1900). Hostess Suzanne Nyemchek, 115 West California Boulevard, 413, Pasadena 91105. ADDED: Peabody, Bachata. Call: 818/731-3483; Facsimile: 636/­207-0782; Answers?

Saturday, January 28; 7:30-12: $45 — Uncomfirmed
Chinese New Year Celebration, a dance with dinner at 6:30, at Just Dance Ballroom, 2500 Embar­ca­dero East, Oakland (Tele­phone: 1510/436-9888). In advance through February 5: $38. From San Francisco Bay Bridge, Nimitz Freeway (880) toward San José; exit 23rd Avenue to Right at signal, Right into second driveway. Answers?

Sunday, January 29; 7-10:30: $10
Lakeside Swing's Fifth Sunday Dance at the Lake Merritt Dance Center, 200 Grand Avenue, Oakland. Class at 6 and dance: $15. Snacks. Answers?

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Unless otherwise stated, 1415 initiates Telephone numbers; 12-hour start times are aſter Noon.
   FEBRUARY Regularly-scheduled Dances.
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Saturday, February 4; 7-12: $25
AVALON RISING plays for The Hogwarts Reunion Ball in the Elks' Club Lodge Room 2255 Santa Clara Avenue. centuries MCM, MM, or MMC costume, Hogwarts school colours, fantasy, or modern evening dress admired, not required. No host bar. You may contribute food to share on the buffet. In advance through January 28: $20 payable via PayPal or The Period Events & Entertainment Re-Creation Society, 2144B Buena Vista Avenue, Alameda 94501 (Telephone: 1510/522-1731).

Friday, February 10; 9-12: $8 — Unconfirmed
Black Red White Valentine Ball! (Waltz, Polka, ChaCha, NiteClub TwoStep) at the First United Methodist Church, 625 Hamilton Avenue, Palo Alto. Class at 7 with Jim Kleinrath and Melody, $12. Please wear Black and/or Red and/or White T-shirts to tails; a little dress to pants. Answers? Upstairs Fellowship Hall entrance on right of courtyard, facing away from street. Park in church park lot or lot at Cowper and University.

Friday, February 10; 9-12: $12
Valentine's Dance at the Cubberley Pavilion, 4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. Refreshments. Class at 8. (Telephone: 1650/648-3633) Answers?

Saturday, February 11; 7-12: $?? — Unconfimed
Valentine's Day Party at Two Left Feet Dance Center, 194 Diablo Road, Danville (Telephone: 1925/831-8111). Classes at 7 and 8. Answers?

Satirday, February 11; 9-12: $12
Foxtrot Valentine's Party at the Cubberley Pavilion, 4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. Class at 8. (Telephone: 1650/648-3633) Answers?

Saturday, February 11; 9-1: $20
Chinese New Year Party at the Allegro Ballroom at 5855 Christie Avenue, Emeryville (Telephone: 1510/655-2888). Lion Dance and Costume contests.. San Fran­cisco Bay Bridge toward Sacra­mento then imme­di­ately into Right lane to exit at Powell Street. Right at light then Left at next two lights to park behind gas station. From Berkeley, Powell Street exit. Left at first, second, fourth, and fifth lights to park behind gas station.

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

Thursday-Sunday, February 16-19: Complex pricing.)
9thAnnual San Francisco Salsa Rueda Festival (Call: 510/207-4289) at Hotel Whitcomb ($139), 1231 Market Street (Call: 626-8000; Reservation telephone: 800/227-4747). Here's who's play­ing. Answers?

Thursday, February 16; 8:00 'til the last dancer drops: $15 (included with week-end ticket)
The public is welcome to attend the Capital Swing Dancers Presidents' Day Convention Early-Bird Dance at the Doubletree Hotel, 2001 Point West Way, Sacramento.♦

Friday-Sunday, February 17-19; $170; Students/Non-USA: $115?; Younger than 18: $95?
Capital Swing Dancers' (Call: 1916/271-2385) Presidents' Day Conven­tion XXIV (AANCE, NASDE, NFA, WSDC, YASDA) at the Doubletree Hotel ($109), 2001 Point West Way (Tele­phones: 1800/686-3775; 1916/929-8855), Sacramento. Event, two buffet-­style meals, hospi­tality suite: $155; Non-USA/Students: $115; younger than 18: $85 through February 15 pay­able to: Capital Swing Dancers, c/o Sheryl Zazzi, 1709 Lakewood Drive, West Sacramento 95691 (Call: 1916/607-8282). Answers?

Saturday, February 18: 8-11: $15
HOT ROD JUKEBOX plays “50s-style dance rhythms” for Smooth Style Lindy hopping in the Main Hall at the The Fraternal Order of The Eagles, 3223 Carlson Boulevard, El Cerrito. Classes at 6:30 and 7:15. In advance from 510/525-0444: $12. Call 510/504-4087 for informa­tion.

Sunday, February 19; 8:00 'til the last dancer drops: $15 (included with week-end ticket)
The public is welcome to attend the Capital Swing Dancers’ Monthly Dance at the Doubletree Hotel, 2001 Point West Way, Sacramento.♦

Friday-Sunday, February 24-26: $109–$169
Swingin' At The Savoy with Norma Miller, Chazz Young, and Chester Whitmore at the Lake Merritt Dance Center, 200 Grand Avenue, Oakland.
   Friday and Saturday, 8:30-12: $30? – LA Swing Barons
   Sunday, 8:30-12: $40? – Clint Baker's New Orleans Jazz Band

Friday-Sunday, February 24-26: $400 each of two (other options available)
Train Magic XII [Stations/Departures/Arrivals] Dance in the world's only railroad dance car, or listen in the Piano Lounge, through the Sierra Nevada aboard the adults-only Reno Fun Soul Train, Best of the ’70s & ’80s. Transportation, two light meals, two nights at Silver Legacy Resort Casino, and “Fun Book.” Payable to Michelle Kinkaid, 671 Athens Street, San Francisco 94112. Call: 585-6282. Answers?

Friday, February 24; ?-?: $??
TBA orchestra and TBA band play for dancing at the 39th Annual Viennese Ball, at the Santa Clara Marriott, 2700 Mission College Boulevard (Telephone: 408/988-1500). Formal attire, please. Answers? From Bayshore Freeway (101), take Great America Parkway whence the hotel can be seen.

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Unless otherwise stated, 1415 initiates Telephone numbers; 12-hour start times are aſter Noon.
   MARCH Regularly-scheduled Dances.
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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; 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 Elks' Club Lodge Room, 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).

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?

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.

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

¿¿Thursday, March 16; 9:30-2: $??
¿MONTUNO SWING? plays for Get Wild, the 9thAnnual San Francisco Salsa Festival's welcome dance, at Verdi Club, 2424 Mari­posa Street (Tele­phone: 861-9190). Class at 8:30.

Friday-Saturday, March 17-18: $175 (Other options available.)
9thAnnual San Francisco Salsa Festival, at the San Francisco Airport Marriott Waterfront ($149 through February 10), 1800 Old Bayshore Highway, Burlingame . In advance: $125 through December.
  TBA plays 10:30-2; $25 for Friday's theme, ?
  TBA plays 10:30-2; $35 for Saturday's theme, ?

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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Wednesday, January 4; 8-9:30: $23
Junius Courtney Big Band plays A New Year's State of Mind at Yoshi's. Please see details above.

Saturday, January 7; 8-?; $25
Bangers & Mash play for A Victorian Twelfth Night Ball in Alameda. Please see details above.

Saturday, January 7; 9-12: $17, Students: $13
Steve Lucky & The Rhumba Bums play at Ashkenaz in Berkeley. Please see details above.

Saturday, January 7; Must reserve – $145 with BEEF or SALMON or VEGETARIAN dinner, $66 without
Mood Swing Orchestra plays the New Year's Celebration in Oakland. Please see details above.

Saturday, February 4; 7-12: $25
Avalon Rising plays for The Hogwarts Reunion Ball in Alameda. Please see details above.

Saturday, February 18: 8-11: $15
Hot Rod Jukebox plays for Smooth Style Lindy hopping in El Cerrito. Please see details above.

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

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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——
LOCAL EDITION
691 Market Street

——1.3 miles——
MAKE OUT ROOM
3225 22 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

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SWIG
561 Geary Street

—–1.0 miles–—

Distances from City Hall

SUNDAYS
6:30-9: $10
The Electric Squeezebox Orchestra, (née The [San Francisco] Bay Area Composer's Big Band) concert at Doc's Lab née The Purple Onion, 124 Columbus Avenue (Telephone: 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).

Second Sunday
7-9: $8 – Partner advised!
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 and dance: $12. Answers?

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?

MONDAYS
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.

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?

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