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The Allegro Ballroom gives classes in several dances for adults
 accompanying teen-age and younger students, Saturdays 2-3: Grati$!
Unless otherwise stated, 1415 initiates Telephone numbers; 12-hour start times are aſter Noon.
   MAY Regularly-scheduled Dances.
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Saturday, May 6; 6:15-9: $15 ($25 with class at 5)
HANK BIGGS & THE HARD TOPS play for A Swellegant Affair at the Fremont Adult School, 4700 Calaveras Avenue, Fremont. In advance: $10, with class at 5, $20.

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.

Friday, May 12; 8:30-11: $101
SwingOut! – West Coast Swing's 5thAnniversary at the Lake Merritt Dance Center, 200 Grand Avenue, Oakland. Performance at 9:30. Refreshments. Class at 7:30 and dance: $15. Answers?

Saturday, May 13, 6-6:45 + 7:45-9: $50 w/dinner at 6: Pasta, meatballs, salad, dessert, drink
STOMPY JONES SEXTETTE plays for dancing aboard the SS Red Oak Victory at Berth 6A at 1337 Canal Boulevard, Richmond. Class at 7:15. In advance: $48.47. Call: 510/237-2933.

Saturday, May 13; 7:30-11+: $10 — NEW Second Saturday DANCE
Lakeside Swing at the Lake Merritt Dance Center, 200 Grand Avenue, Oakland. Snacks. Begin­ner or Intermediate class at 6:30 and dance: $15. Also Fourth and Fiſth Sundays. Answers?

Saturday, May 20; 9-12: $40
La Doce Vital with Jeff Chandler at his Ballroom Blitz at the Lake Merritt Dance Center, 200 Grand Avenue, Oakland. Performances, films, mixers, sparkling punch, hors d'oeuvres. In advance: Through May 6, $30. 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-Saturday, May 26-27; Noon-02:00: $80
GRUPO INVASIÓN LATINA plays Saturday 22:30-02:00 for The 4th Bay Area Dance Festi­val, dancing on three floors at the Allegro Ball­room, 5855 Christie Avenue, Emeryville (Telephone: 1510/655-2888). Bachata, Kizomba, Mambo, Salsa, and Semba classes Noon-6 and 7:30-9:30. In advance: $60 through April. Telephone: 577-0212. Answers? 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.

Friday-Monday, May 26-29: $160; Ages 13-17: $130; 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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Unless otherwise stated, 1415 initiates Telephone numbers; 12-hour start times are aſter Noon.
   JUNE Regularly-scheduled Dances.
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Saturday, June 3; 8-12: $25
SARA & SWINGTIME play Waltzes, Blues, Swings, Mixers, and music for Vintage dancing, etc., for Gotham City's Black & White Charity Ball, at the Elks' Club Grand Ballroom, 2255 Santa Clara Avenue, Alameda. Vintage or contemporary evening dress admired, not required. Bar. Food to share welcome. In advance: $20 through May 27 payable via PayPal or The Period Events & Enter­tain­ment Re-Creation Society, 2144B Buena Vista Avenue, Alameda 94501 (Call: 510/522-1731). Class at 7.

Sunday, June 4; 2-6: $8 — CANCELLED!
Joseph Zanger 9th Annual Joseph Zanger Memorial & Reunion Dance at the Country Park Stage, Gate 6, Casa de Fruta, 10021 Pacheco Pass Highway near Hollister (Telephone: 1408/842-7282). Class at 1. Dance shoes ill-advised on the cement floor. From Gilroy, Pacheco Pass Highway (152) toward Los Baños.

Saturday, June 10; 6:30-11+: $10 — New Second Saturday Dance

Lakeside Swing at the Lake Merritt Dance Center, 200 Grand Avenue, Oakland. Snacks. Dance and class at 6: $15. Also Fourth and Fifth Sundays Answers?

Sunday, June 11; 2:15-5: $30
Summer Fun dinner and dance at South San Francisco Recreation Center, 33 Arroyo Drive. Reservation deadline: June 7 payable to Golden Gate Smooth Dancers, 759 Grand Avenue, South San Francisco 94080 (Call: 265-7063). Class at 1:30. Answers?

Sunday, June 11; 6:45-10: $12
Michelle Kinkaid's 29th Annual Memorial, Tribute & Remembrance Dance to honor John Duffy, Robert Kin­kaid, and others at the Peninsula Italian Amer­ican Social Club of San Mateo, 100 North B Street, where Wednesday's weekly B Street Boogie happens at 8:30. Jack ’n’ Jill Contest; Refreshments. Class at 6. Michelle Kinkaid, 671 Athens Street, San Fran­cisco 94112-3530 (Voice/Facsimile: 585-6282).♦

Tuesday, June 20 – Sea Magic Dance CruiseDEADLINE for PAYMENT
Saturday-Saturday, September 23-30 A cruise adventure for dancers, friends and familyfrom Honolulu to Honolulu via Kahului, Hilo, Kona, and Nawiliwili aboard the Pride of America. Fare+tax+wage subsidy for each of two=Inside: $1,937.58; Outside: $2,009.08; Balcony: $2,522.44; Suite: $3,789.19. Greater density per cabin=lesser cost per person. Michelle Kinkaid, 671 Athens Street, San Fran­cisco 94112-3530 (Call: 585-6282).

Friday, June 30; 7:30-11: Two drink minimum, plea$e. Take a partner!
THE FIL LORENZ ORCHESTRA, with vocalists Jonathan Poretz and Gabi Cavassa, plays for dancing at Nick's Sea­food Restaurant, 100 Rockaway Beach, Pacifica.

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Friday-Sunday, June 30-July 3:
Nora's Tango Weekend 2017 at the San Fran­cisco Airport Marriott Water­front Hotel ($125?), 1800 Old Bayshore Highway, Burlingame (Tele­phones: 1800/­228-9290; 650/692-9100; Fac­simile: -8016). Celebration Tango tickets from: Nora Olivera, 268 Avalon Drive, South San Francisco 94080 (Call: 650/348-1140). Answers?
  Friday; 9-2: DJ Emilio Flores
 Saturday; 9-2: DJ Rene Quebec
 Sunday; 9-2: Seth Asarnow Y Su Sexteto Típico plays the Celebration Tango! Gala Milonga

Saturday, July 1 — Peers Dance's Alexander Hamilton Ball is next week.

Tuesday, July 4; 7-11: Two drink minimum, plea$e
Nick's Seafood Restaurant's Ninetieth Birthday Celebration, 100 Rockaway Beach Avenue, Pacifica.

Saturday, July 8 — SECOND SATURDAY!
BANGERS & MASH plays The Alexander Hamilton Ball in the The Grand Ballroom at the Alameda Elks Lodge, 2255 Santa Clara Avenue, Alameda. Late Century XVIII (1776-1804) or Regency/Federalist costumes or modern evening dress admired but not required. Bar. Food to share welcome. In advance: $20 through July 1 payable via PayPal or The Period Events & Entertainment Re-Creation Society, 2144B Buena Vista Avenue, Alameda 94501 (Call: 510/522-1731). Class at 7.

Sunday, July 9; 2:30-6:30: $30
Golden Gate Smooth Dancers' Bastille Day dance at 2:30 and dinner at 5 at the South San Francisco Rec­rea­tion Center, 33 Arroyo Drive. Reservation deadline: July 5 payable to Golden Gate Smooth Dancers, 759 Grand Avenue, South San Francisco 94080 (Telephones: 265-7063; 1510/552-9762). Class at 1:30. Answers?

Saturday, July 15; 18:00-?: $10?
Allegro's 12th Annual Summer Showcase. Payable to: Summer Showcase 2017, 5855 Christie Ave­nue, Emeryville 94608. Additional information: Louise Kirby.

Thursday-Sunday, July 20-23: $119; Students/non-USA: $79
Sacramento All Swing [WSDC] at the Crowne Plaza Sacramento Northeast ($119), 5321 Date Avenue (Contact; Telephones: 1877/504-0054; 916/338-5800; Facsimile /334-2868). In advance: $119 through July 21. Answers?

Friday-Sunday, July 21-23: $160
The International San Francisco Bachata Festival [Kizomba, Salsa, Zouk] at the San Fran­cisco Airport Marriott Water­front Hotel, $141 through June 22, 1800 Old Bayshore Highway, Bur­lin­game (Tele­phones: 1800/­228-9290; 650/692-9100; Facsimile: -8016)..

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

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Saturday, May 6; 6:15-9: $15 ($25 with class at 5)
Hank Biggs & The Hard Tops play for A Swellegant Affair in Fremont. Please see detaila above.

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

Saturday, May 13, 6-6:45 + 7:45-9: $50 w/dinner at 6: Pasta, meatballs, salad, dessert, drink
Stompy Jones Sextette plays aboard the SS Red Oak Victory in Richmond. See details above.

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

Saturday, May 27, Noon-9: Grati$
Eastlake Music Festival IV at Lake Merritt Boulevard Amphitheater and in the Henry J. Kaiser Convention Center park lot.

Saturday, May 27; 2-4:30: $10
Mood Swing Orchestra plays at the Lake Merritt Dance Center. Please see details above.

Saturday, May 27; 22:30-02:00: $80
Grupo Invasión Latina plays for the Bay Area Dance Festival in Emeryville. See details above.

Friday-Sunday, June 2-11
19th Annual Healdsburg Jazz Festival. Tickets: 1800/838-3006; 707/433-4644. Answers?

Saturday, June 3; 8-12: $25
Sara & Swingtime play the Black & White Charity Ball in Alameda. Please see details above.

Tuesday-Sunday, June 6-18
San Francisco Jazz Festival XXXV at SFjazz Center, Davies Symphony Hall, and Herbst Theater. Answers?

Saturday, June 10; Noon-10: Grati$!
San Fran­cisco Free Folk Festival XXXIX at Everett Middle School, 450 Church Street.

Saturday-Sunday, June 10-11; 10-?: Grati$!
34th Annual Novato Festival of Art, Wine and Music on Grant Avenue between Redwood Boule­vard and Seventh Street.

Saturday, June 17; 11-7 and Sunday, June 18, 11-5: Grati$!
11th Annual King of the County BBQ Challenge and Music Festival (Telephone: 1925/­228-2345), at the Martinez Waterfront Park Marina.

Saturday, June 17; Noon-7: $29; ages 6-17: $15. Other options available.
Phono del Sol VII at Parque Potrero del Sol.

Friday, June 30; 7:30-11: Two drink minimum, plea$e. Take a partner!‡
The Fil Lorenz Orchestra plays for dancing at Nick's in Pacifica. Please see details above.

Saturday, July 1; 11-6: $34.70-$50.53 Other options available. Ages 11 and younger, Grati$
18th Annual Oysterfest Music Festival, Sharon Meadow, Golden Gate Park

Saturday and Sunday, July 1 and 2; 10:30-18:00: Grati$!
The 33rd Annual Fillmore Jazz Festival Summer of Love Revisited on Fillmore between Eddy and Jackson streets.

Saturday, July 8
Bangers & Mash plays The Alexander Hamilton Ball in Alameda. 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——

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 — Not always happening in July and August
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 (Call: 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
8:15-10:45: $15 with classes at 6:30, 7:15, 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 Little Big Band 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. – Partner advised!
The Klipptones play for dancing at the Starlight Room, 450 Powell Street (Call: 395-8595)

8-11: Two drink minimum, plea$e.
The Cosmo AlleycatsS 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.

9-12: $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!
The Klipptones play 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 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 Little Big Band 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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SUMMER SERIES
In order of proximity to City Hall
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May 5-October 7; Wednesdays at 6 and Sundays at 2: Grati$!
Jewels Of The Square, Union Square
Sundays at 2: First: Tango – Second: Blues – Third: Latin/Salsa – Fourth: Lindy Hop.

May 7-October 29, various days and times.
Yerba Buena Gardens Festival. Telephones: 543-1718; Facsimile: -1755. Answers?

June 2-¿?; 6:30-8: Grati$! — Friday Nights at the de Young (Call: 750-3600)

Sundays, June 25-August 27; 2:00: Grati$! — Sigmund Stern Grove Festival XXC

Wednesdays, June 7-August 30: Noon-1; Grati$!
Summer Sounds at Oakland City Center, Thirteenth and Broadway (Telephone: 1510/­830-1651). Answers?

Thursdays, May 11-September 14; 6:30-8: Grati$!
City of Concord's 29th Annual Music & Market Series at Todos Santos Plaza.

Saturdays (Alternating), May 13-September 16; 6-8:30: Grati$!
Concerts in the Grove, Clayton.

Wednesdays, June 21-August 23; 6:30-8:30: Grati$!  
jazz on the plaza, “The Summer of Lady Day” at the Town Plaza, West Main Street at Santa Cruz Avenue, Los Gatos.

Every other Sunday: May 28-September 3
Sunset by the Lake at Pleasant Hill's City Hall, Gregory Lane at Cleaveland Road.

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