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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 after Noon.
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Thursday, April 3; 8:30-10:30: $6 — NEW WEEKLY DANCE!
Blue Moon Swing in the Cocoa Room concurrent with the Sundance Saloon's (Telephone: 820-1403) Two-Stepping night at 550 Barneveld Street. Class at 7:45. Answers?

Thursday, April 3; 9:15-12: $13; Students: $10
STEVE LUCKY & THE RHUMBA BUMS featuring Miss Carmen Getit at Ashkenaz Music & Dance Commu­nity Center, 1317 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley. Shows: 1510/525-5054; Office: -5099. In advance: $10. Class at 8.

Saturday, April 5; 6-12: $13 until 9:00.
The Next Generation Swing Dance Club celebrates its Twenty-fifth 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 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.♦

Saturday, April 5; 3:30-11: $50
The Metronome Dance Exchange Raising Funds to Raise the Metronome Roof! Classes: Salsa with Tianne Frias, Tango Argentino with Christy Coté, West Coast Swing with Kim Sifter, Blues with Ted Maddry at the Metronome Dance Collective, 1830 Seven­teenth Street (Telephone: 871-2462). Dance at 8: $15.

Saturday, April 5; 8-12: $20
BANGERS & MASH plays 1900-1920 Waltzes, Tangos, OneSteps, FoxTrots, Ragtime TwoSteps, FoxTrot and some Edwardian set dances for the the Earl and Countess of Grantham's annual Servants Ball a.k.a. The Downton Abbey Ball at the Elks' Club Lodge Room, 2255 Santa Clara Avenue, Alameda. Period or modern evening dress admired, not required. Bar. Mrs. Patmore welcomes food to share. In advance: $15 through March 28 payable via PayPal or The Period Events & Entertainment Re-Creation Society, 2144B Buena Vista Avenue, Alameda 94501 (Telephone: 1510/522-1731). Class at 7.

Thursday, April 10; 8:30-10:30: $6 — NEW Weekly DANCE!
Blue Moon Swing in the Cocoa Room concurrent with the Sundance Saloon's (Telephone: 820-1403) Two-Stepping night at 550 Barneveld Street. Class at 7:45. Answers?

Thursday-Sunday, April 11-13 Ticket options other than below.
Matinées: $25; Evenings: Friday, $35; Saturday, $45; Sunday, $40.
San Francisco Open DanceSport Championships (NDCA) at the San Fran­cisco Airport Marriott Water­front Hotel, 1800 Old Bayshore Highway, Burlingame (Tele­phones: 1800/­228-9290; 650/692-9100; Facsimile: -8016). Amounts payable to: San Francisco Open, LLC, 3605 Highland Avenue, Redwood City 94062 (Voice: 1650/366 0504; Facsimile: /472 9266) Hosts: Stephan and Denise Jourdaine-Krauel (Voice/Facsimile: 1650/­366- 0504). Hostess: Nadia Eftedal (Tele­phone: 1562/902-7657).

Friday, April 11; 7-?: No cover. ($10 minimum, please)
CHOPS BIG BAND plays for dancing in the Lake Merritt Hotel's Terrace Room, 1800 Mad­ison Street, Oakland. Reservations: 1510/903-3771. Answers?♦

Saturday, April 12 8; 8-11: $10
THE AMY CELESTE BAND plays for Swing City Dancers at City College's Health and Well­ness Center, Howth Street/W Road near 777 Ocean Avenue, Third floor (Telephone: 452-5353). Class at 7 and dance: $10. Answers?♦

Saturday, April 12; 9-11:30: $??
Golden Gate Smooth Dancers' Flyer with 2013 information When You Wish Upon a Star Dreams Come True coronation ball at the Crown Plaza Hotel (Code: GSD=$?? through ?? 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: Call 265-7063 or send payment with order for PRIME RIB, PETRALE SOLE, or VEGETARIAN WELLINGTON to Golden Gate Smooth Dancers, Inc., 759 Grand Avenue, South San Francisco 94080. Answers?

Sunday, April 13 — Hiatus!
Golden Gate Smooth Dancers' Dinner Dance isn't happening today.

Sunday, April 13; 7:15-10:30: Grati$!
Sundance Saloon's Sixteenth Anniversary Celebration (Telephone: 820-1403) of its Two-Stepping night at 550 Barneveld Street. Entertainment, souvenirs. Class at 5:30. Answers?

Thursday, April 17; 8:30-10:30: $6 — New Weekly Dance!
Blue Moon Swing in the Cocoa Room concurrent with the Sundance Saloon's (Telephone: 820-1403) Two-Stepping night at 550 Barneveld Street. Class at 7:45. Answers?

Thursday, April 17; 9-1:30: $15
San Francisco Salsa Festival VI's Welcome Party at Café Cocomo, 650 Indiana Street (Tele­phone: 824-6910). Class at 8:30.

Friday-Saturday, April 18-19: $115
San Francisco Salsa Festival VI [Flyer] at the The Westin San Francisco ($199 through March 21), 50 Third Street (Telephone: 1888/627-8561). In advance: Workshops, competitions, performances, dances: $80 through January from John and Liz Productions (Telephone: 1510/697-1892).

Friday, April 18; 8-11: $5
Ballroom Dance Party at City College's Health and Well­ness Center, Howth Street/W Road near 777 Ocean Avenue, Third floor (Telephone: 452-5353). Class at 7.♦

Friday-Saturday, 18-19: $499 (Other options available)
Argentine Tango USA Official Championship and USA Tango Festival at the San Fran­cisco Airport Marriott Waterfront Hotel (Rate: $109 through April 9), 1800 Old Bayshore Highway, Burlingame (Telephones: 1800/228-9290; 877-622-3056; 650/692-9100; Facsimile: -8016). Payable to: Argentine Tango USA, 555 Bryant Street, 111, Palo Alto 94301. Other options available. Answers?

Sunday, April 20; 8-12: $10
Susan's Birthday Bash, dinner at 6, at New Susan's Dance Studio, 422 North Capitol Avenue, San José (Telephone: 1408/435-1889). Answers?

April 25-May 4: Inception of National Dance Week

Friday, April 25; 7:30-10:30: $10
Welcome Dance for April Follies (below) at the Lake Merritt Dance Center, 200 Grand Avenue, Oakland. Answers?

April 26-May 4: National Dance Week

Saturday, April 26; 10:00-23:00: ~$40 with chicken buffet dinner at 5:30.
USA and California NASSPDA Championship April Follies at Just Dance Ballroom. Hostess: Barbara Zoloth (Telephone: 971-0410). 2500 Embarc­adero East, Oakland (Tele­phone: 1510/436-9888). Price lower through March 17. From San Fran­cisco Bay Bridge, Nimitz Free­way (880) toward San José; exit 23rd Avenue to Right at signal, Right into second driveway. Answers?

April 27-May 4: National Dance Week

April 28-May 4: National Dance Week

April 29-May 4: National Dance Week

April 30-May 4: National Dance Week

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   MAY Regularly-scheduled Dances.
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May 1-May 4: National Dance Week

May 2-May 4: National Dance Week

May 3-May 4: National Dance Week

Saturday, May 3; 8-10: Grati$!
Salsa Dance Party at City College's Health and Well­ness Center, Howth Street/W Road near 777 Ocean Avenue, Third floor (Telephone: 452-5353). Class at 7. Answers?

Saturday, May 3; 8-12: $20
BANGERS & MASH plays vintage Waltzes, Polkas, Mazurkas, Schottisches, Quadrilles, Reels, and set dances for the Once Upon a Time: A Fairy Tale Masquerade Ball at the San Mateo Masonic Temple, 100 North Ellsworth Ave­nue. Fairy/Folk tale entities welcome; masques, period/formal attire admired, not required. Food to share welcome. $15 through April 26 from The Period Events & Entertainment Re-Creation Society, 2144B Buena Vista Ave­nue, Alameda 94501 (Tele­phone: 1510/522-1731) or PayPal. Class at 7:15. — From Bay­shore (101), Third Ave­nue toward hills; Right at light after railroad tracks; Left at end, venue on corner at Right. From Junípero Serra (280), San Mateo exit to second El Camino Real exit to Right on Second Ave­nue; Left on Ellsworth to Tilton.

Sunday, May 4: National Dance Week's last day.

Saturday, May 10; 9-12: $20
Ballroom Blitz, Come Have A Ball! with Jeff Chandler at the Lake Merritt Dance Center, 200 Grand Avenue, Oakland. Performances, films, mixers, sparkling punch, hors d'oeuvres. Class at 8. In advance: $15. Telephone: 305-1032. Answers?♦

Friday, May 16; 7-10: No cover. ($10 minimum, please)
CHOPS BIG BAND plays for dancing in the Lake Merritt Hotel's Terrace Room, 1800 Mad­ison Street, Oakland. Reservations: 1510/903-3771. Answers?♦

Saturday, May 17; 8-11: $5
Ballroom Dance Party at City College's Health and Well­ness Center, Howth Street/W Road near 777 Ocean Avenue, Third floor (Telephone: 452-5353). Class at 7.♦

Sunday, May 18; 2:30-6:30-: $30
Golden Gate Smooth Dancers' Latin dinner and dance at the South San Francisco Recreation Center, 33 Arroyo Drive. Reservation deadline: May 16 payable to Golden Gate Smooth Dancers, 759 Grand Avenue, South San Francisco 94080 (Telephones: 1415/265-7063; 510/552-9762). Class at 1:30. Answers?

Thursday, May 22, 20:00-04:00: $10
The public is welcome to attend the FreZno Dance Classic 30's Welcome Dance at the Radisson Con­ven­tion Center Hotel, 2233 Ventura Street, Fresno.♦

Friday, May 23-Monday, May 26: $195
FreZno Dance Classic XXX – We’re a little bit country … and a whole lotta swing! AANCE, NFDA, UCWDC, WSDC at the Radisson Hotel & Conference Center ($106x3=$318), 2233 Ven­tura Street, Fresno (Telephone: 1559/268-1000). Saturday Night Theme: Back to Z Future. Event, workshops, ice cream socials, pizza party, happy hours, Gong Show, two dinners, and more: $185 through April, $195 after. Ages 13-19: $135; Ages 5-12: $95: Younger Grati$!; 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 (Telephone: 1559/486-1556).♦

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Sunday, June 1; Noon-1 and 2-6: $5
5thAnnual Joseph Zanger Memorial and Casa de Fruta Reunion Dance at the Country Park Stage at Casa de Fruta, 10021 Pacheco Pass Highway near Hollister. Class at 1. American Premium Dance Floors is providing a 4000'² floor; please take a door mat to keep dirt off of the floor. From Gilroy, Pacheco Pass Highway (152) toward Los Baños.

Tuesday, June 4; 07:00-20:00
VOTE BEFORE YOU DANCE DAY!
Grati$, and gratifying, when you do, co$tly and shameful when you don't!

Saturday, June 7; 8-12: $20
BANGERS & MASH plays classic and neo-Century CMM social dances including Celtic and Neo-Celtic reels; Contra and Country dances; Mazurkas, Polka, Schottische; Waltzes include Congress of Vienna, Sir Roger de Coverley, and Inara's Waltz Cotillion for The Space Cowboys' Ball at the Elks' Club Lodge Room, 2255 Santa Clara Avenue, Alameda. Period or modern evening dress, Western, Century CMM or neo-Century CMM Civil War, Post-Civil War, science fiction/fantasy wear from from any universe admired, not required. Bar. Food to share welcome. In advance: $15 through May 31 payable via PayPal or The Period Events & Entertainment Re-Creation Society, 2144B Buena Vista Avenue, Alameda 94501 (Telephone: 1510/522-1731). Class at 7.

Sunday, June 8; 2:15-5: $30
Take Me Out to the Ballgame dinner and dance at South San Francisco Recreation Center, 33 Arroyo Drive. Reservation deadline: June 5 payable to Golden Gate Smooth Dancers, 759 Grand Avenue, South San Francisco 94080 (Telephones: 1415/265-7063; 510/552-9762). Class at 1:30. Answers?

Sunday, June 8; 6:30-10: $10
Michelle Kinkaid's 26th Annual Memorial, Tribute & Remembrance Dance to John Duffy, Robert Kin­kaid, and others (Tele­phone: 585-6282) at the Imperial Dance Club (Tele­phone: 1650/­366-0504), 822 Cassia Street, Redwood City. Jack ’n’ Jill Contest; Refreshments. Answers?♦

Friday, June 13 — Change Of Schedule!
Boogie Woogie Ballroom's Second Friday Dance is happening next week.

Friday, June 20; 8:30-11:30: $10
Boogie Woogie Ballroom (Telephone: 1650/571-0836) at Foster City Recreation Center, 650 Shell Boulevard, Foster City. Snacks, beverages, drawings. Class at 7:30 and dance: $12. Answers?♦

Saturday, June 21; 8-11: $30
Anniversary of Oakland Senior Center at the Lake Merritt Dance Center, 200 Grand Avenue, Oakland. Appetizers; drawings. In advance: $25.♦

Wednesday, June 25; 8-?: $
JUNIUS COURTNEY BIG BAND plays at Yoshi's Jazz Club and Japanese Restaurant, 510 Embarc­a­dero West, Jack London Square, Oakland (Telephone: 1510/238-9200). In advance: $??.♦

Sunday, June 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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REGULARLY-SCHEDULED DANCES
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Dixieland, Traditional, New Orleans, Ragtime, and Gypsy jazz

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Thursday, April 3; 9:15-12: $13; Students: $10
Steve Lucky & The Rhumba Bums play at Ashkenaz, Berkeley. Please see details above.

Saturday, April 5; 8-12: $20
Bangers & Mash plays the Downton Abbey Ball in Alameda. Please see details above.

Friday, April 11; 7-10: No cover. ($10 minimum, please)
Chops Big Band plays for dancing in the Lake Merritt Hotel's Terrace Room. See details above.

Saturday, April 12 8; 8-11: $10
The Amy Celeste Band plays for Swing City Dancers at City College. Please see details above.
Friday, May 16; 7-10: No cover. ($10 minimum, please)
Chops Big Band plays for dancing in the Lake Merritt Hotel's Terrace Room. See details above.

Friday-Monday, May 23-26: $104.94; Ages 13-20: $53.49 (other options available) through April
Sacra­mento Music Festival & Jubilee XLI.

Saturday and Sunday, May 24 and 25; 11-7: $120?; Ages 7-12: $25; Younger: Grati$!
Santa Cruz Blues Festival XXII Answers?

Friday, May 30-Sunday, June 8
Healdsburg Jazz Festival XVI. Ticket tele­phones 1800/838-3006; 707/433-4644. Answers?
Friday, May 30-Sunday, June 8
Healdsburg Jazz Festival XVI. Ticket tele­phones 1800/838-3006; 707/433-4644. Answers?

Saturday, June 7; 8-12: $20
Bangers & Mash plays for The Space Cowboys' Ball in Alameda. Please see details above.

Wednesday, June 11-Sunday, June 21:
San Francisco Jazz Festival XXXII at SF Jazz Center, Davies Symphony Hall, and Church of the Advent. Answers?

Saturday and Sunday, June 14 and15; 10-10: $37.23 in advance. Other options available.
Isleton Cajun & Blues Festival (Telephone: 1916/777-4800) 950 Brannan Island Road. Answers?

Saturday and Sunday, June 14 and 15; 11-6: Grati$!
8thAnnual King of the County BBQ Challenge and Music Festival, at the Martinez Waterfront Park Marina.

Saturday and Sunday, June 21 and 22; Noon-10: Grati$!
San Fran­cisco Free Folk Festival XXXVIII at Presidio Middle School, 450 Thirtieth Avenue.

Wednesday, June 25; 8-?: $
Junius Courtney Big Band plays at Yoshi's Jazz Club in Oakland. Please see details above.
MONTHLY
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. Left at fifth 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; left (before drug store) to end of parking lot at Temple Israel.

Second THURSDAY February 13-May 8; 7-9: $10 minimum, please
MARIN JAZZ ENSEMBLE at the Sausalito Seahorse, 305 Harbor View Drive (Telephone: 331-2899). Class at 6:15. Answers?

Last FRIDAY; 8:30-11:30: $15
Various groups play for up-tempo dancing at 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 Left to Right on Industrial Drive, Right on driveway past Payless Shoes to end.

Third SATURDAY 9-1:30: $15
Various groups play for East Bay Salsa at the Allegro Ballroom, 5855 Christie Ave­nue, Emeryville (Telephone: 1510/655-2888). Class at 8:15. 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.

Third SUNDAY; 4-6:30: $20 – 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 and refreshments. Varsity Dance Club's Stan Isaacs telephone: 1650/858-2568.

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. This gig doesn't happen Easter, in May, July, September, November, or Christmas. Answers?

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WEEKLY
Monday-Thursday
7-10: No cover! – Partner advised!*
Various groups play for dancing at Le Colonial's Bamboo Lounge, 20 Cosmo Place (Tele­phone: 931-2933).

Sundays
9-1:30: No cover! Partner, and hearing protection, advised!*
Ed Ivey and Edna Love Blues Jam at Swig, 561 Geary Street (Tele­phone: WAlnut 1-7392).

Tuesdays
9:40-12: $10
STOMPY JONES play The Tuesday Night Jump when not on The Road, at Verdi Club, 2424 Mari­posa Street (Tele­phone: 861-9190). Intermediate Lindy Hop and Balboa classes at 7; Beginners' class at 9 and dance: $12. Answers? Tele­phone: 505-8530.

Third Tuesday:
7-9: $5 – *Partner Advised.
STARDUSTER ORCHESTRA, with Sheilah Glover, plays Starduster Tuesday at the Mill Valley Community Center's Cascade Ballroom at 180 Camino Alto (Telephone: 383-1370). Refreshments.

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). Class at 7:30. Answers?

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

Thursdays
7:30-11:30: $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. When Stompy Jones is on The Road, The New Morty Show or ?

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

Second and Fourth Thursdays
COSMO ALLEYCATS play for up-tempo dancing at Blondie's Bar & No Grill, 540 Valencia Street (Telephone: 864-2419).

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).

Fourth and Second Thursdays
COSMO ALLEYCATS play for up-tempo dancing at Blondie's Bar & No Grill, 540 Valencia Street (Telephone: 864-2419).

Fridays
March 28-October 24; 5-8:45: Grati$
Friday Nights at the de Young. Music, dancing, demonstrations, surprises, etc.

8-12 ($10 minimum, please), ended March 21
Swing Fridays at Maxfield Parrish's Pied Piper Bar & Grill (Tel.: 546-5089) in The Palace Hotel.

9-11:30: $12
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). Class at 7:30. Answers?

9-12:30: $15 – Partner advised!*
BLACK MARKET JAZZ ORCHESTRA sextette at the Top o'Th'Mark, 898 Mason Street. Music from the '40s to today. Call 616-6916 for general, 616-6940 for specific, information.

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). Class at 7:30. Answers?

9-12:30: $15 – Partner advised!*
Best of the Bay. Various groups play for dancing at the Top o'Th'Mark, 898 Mason Street. Jazz, Swing, R&B. Call 616-6916 for general, 616-6940 for specific, information.

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SUMMER SERIES
In order of proximity to City Hall
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April 28-October 9; Sundays usually at 2, Wednesdays usually at 6: Grati$!  
Jewels Of The Square, Union Square
Sundays at 2: First: Tango – Second: Blues – Third: Latin/Salsa – Fourth: Lindy Hop.

April 24-September 21, various days and times.  
Yerba Buena Gardens Festival. Telephones: 543-1718; Facsimile: -1755. Answers?

Sundays, June 15-August 17; 2:00: Grati$! — Sigmund Stern Grove Festival LXXVII

Fridays, June 6-June 27; 8:30-10: Grati$!  
Dancing Under the Stars at Jack London Square, the foot of Broadway, Oakland.

Thursdays, June 19-August 7; 6-8: Grati$! — Central Park Music Series, San Mateo.  

Second Fridays June 14-September 13 plus September 27; times vary from 5:30-6:45: Grati$  
Point Richmond Summer Music Festival, Washington Ave­nue at Park Place.

Tuesdays, June 17-September 23; 6-8: Grati$! — DISCONTINUED!
Dancing on the [Courthouse] Square, Redwood City.

Thursdays, May 22-September 11; 6:30-8: Grati$!  
Music & Market Series at Todos Santos Plaza, Concord

Dates approximate: June 22-August 10  
Stanford Jazz Festival XLII

Wednesdays, June 25-August 27; 6:30-8:30: Grati$!  
jazz on the plaza at the Town Plaza, West Main Street at Santa Cruz Avenue, Los Gatos.

Sundays, May 25-September 27; 4-?: Variou$  
BBQs On The Lawn at Rancho Nicasio, on the Town Square, 1 Old Rancheria Road, Nicasio. Reser­va­tions advised: 662-2219.

Thursdays, June 12-August 28; 6-8: Grati$  
Summer Nights on the Green, Farmers Market, Town of Windsor.
*DEFINITIONS
No Partner Necessary
Partner Advised
Take a Partner
 Event attended by skilled and promiscuous Leaders and Followers.
 You might be the best dancer(s) there.
 You might be the only dancer(s) there.
                                                                             
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