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Unless otherwise stated, 1415 initiates Telephone numbers; 12-hour start times are aſter Noon.
   DECEMBER Regularly-scheduled Dances.
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Week-ends through December 18; 10-7: All dates pass: $109.14
December 3-4: $26.74 — 10-11, 17-18: $31.89. Child/Twilight discounts. (Other options.)
BANGERS & MASH play for ballroom and English country dancing with Reels, Jigs, Polkas, and Waltzes at Fezziwig's Warehouse at the The 38th Annual Great Dickens Christmas Fair & Victorian Holiday Party at the Cow Palace. Payable to: Red Barn Productions, Post Office Box 1768, Novato 94948 (Call toll-free: 1800/510-1558; Facsimile: 892-4039). Answers?

Saturday, December 3 — HIATUS!
The Period Events & Entertainments Re-Creation Society's next event is January 7.

Saturday, December 3; 8-?: $20
The 9th annual Nutcracker Ball and Performances at Two Left Feet Dance Center, 194 Diablo Road, Dan­ville (Telephone: 1925/831-8111). Sparkling wine, sweets. Semi-formal. Classes at 7. Answers?

Sunday, December 4; 7-10: $25
Holiday Ball at Just Dance Ballroom, 2500 Embarcadero East, Oakland (Tele­phone: 1510/436-9888). In advance through Novem­ber 15: $22. From San Francisco Bay Bridge, Nimitz Freeway (880) toward San José; exit 23rd Avenue to Right at signal, Right into second driveway.

Saturday, December 10 — HIATUS!
East Bay Waltz's next dance is January 14.

Saturday, December 10; 8-12:30: $18
Allegro's Annual Christmas Party at the Allegro Ball­room, 5855 Christie Avenue, Emeryville (Telephone: 1510/655-2888). Refreshments, dancing, showcase, Santa. 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, December 10; 8-12: $75
RENE SEVIERI BAND plays for the 6th Annual Christmas Dinner Dance (Rack of Lamb or Sea Bass) at, and reserve prior to December 7 to, the Peninsula Italian Amer­ican Social Club of San Mateo, 100 North B Street 94401.

Saturday, December 10; 8:30-11:30: $20
Christmas Party at the Pick School of Ballroom Dancing, 1532 Taraval Street (Telephone: 752-5658). Professinal and amateur performances. Refreshments and snacks. Class at 7:30. In advance: $15. Answers?

Saturday, December 10; 9-12: $12
24th Annual Swing & Country Christmas/Holiday Dance at Two Left Feet Dance Center, 194 Diablo Road, Danville (Call: 925/831-8111). $13 for classes at 7 or 8, $20 for both. Answers?

Saturday, December 10; 9:15-11:45: $12
Viennese Waltz Christmas Party at the Cubberley Community Center Pavilion, 4000 Mid­dle­field Road, Palo Alto. Class at 8. (Call: 1650/856-6991).

Sunday, December 11; 2:30-5: Re$ervation only!
Christmas dinner and dance at South San Francisco Recreation Center, 33 Arroyo Drive. Class at 1:30, hors d'oeuvres at 2:30, dinner at 5. Reser­va­tion deadline: December 7, $30 pay­able to Golden Gate Smooth Dancers (Telephone: 265-7063); send to Liz Talmadge, 759 Grand Ave­nue, South San Francisco 94080 Answers?

Sunday, December 11; 6-9: $48.75
MOODSWING ORCHESTRA plays for the Holiday Big Band Bash at The Great American Music Hall, 859 O'Farrell Street. Call: 885-0750.

Friday, December 16; 9-12: $8
Friday Night Waltz's Christmas/Holiday dance (Telephone: 1650/326-6265) in the Fellowship Hall at the First Methodist Church, 625 Hamilton Avenue, Palo Alto (Telephone: 1650/­323-6167). Classes at 7 and 8 and dance: $12; Students: $8. Enter at right of courtyard with back to street. Answers?

Sunday, December 18 — HIATUS!
The next 3rd Sunday South Bay Swing in San José is February 19. Answers?

Saturday, December 24; 6-1: $10 plus food or drink to share
Christmas Potluck, Karaoke and dance at the Chinese Performing Artists of America Arts Center, 6148 Bollinger Road, San José (Telephone: 1408/973-8276). Answers?

Friday, December 30; 6-11:30: $75?
Year End Ball (New Year's Eve Eve Dance Party) and dinner at the Crowne Plaza Hotel ($129? with code: GG8?), 1221 Chess Drive, Foster City. Reser­va­tion deadline: December 22 pay­able to Golden Gate Smooth Dancers, 759 Grand Avenue, South San Francisco 94080 with order for NEW YORK STEAK, MAHI MAHI, or VEGETARIAN WELLINGTON dinner at 7:30 (Telephone: 265-7063). Formal attire, please. Answers?
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New Year's Eve
Saturday, December 31

Seven o'clock-?: $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.

Seven:thirty-1: $25 reservation required
Musicians play for dancing at the New Year Eve Countdown Dance party at the Chinese Performing Artists of America Arts Center, 6148 Bollinger Road, San José (Telephone: 1408/973-8276). Champagne Toast, and Snacks. Drinks and desserts to share welcome. Call 1408/605-3217 to reserve. Answers?

Seven:thirty-1; $65
The 18-piece 3 O'CLOCK JUMP plays ChaCha, Rumba, Swing, Waltz, etc. and the Swingin' Blue Stars for New Year's Eve aboard the USS Hornet docked at Pier 3, Alameda Point. Silent auction. Reservations near stage: $95; near floor: $75; general: $55 through December 29. (Telephone: 1510/521-8448x282 or Facsimile: -8327 from 10-4. Class at 7:30. Answers?

Eight o'Clock-1: $30
New Year's Eve Celebration at the Allegro Ballroom. 5855 Christie Ave­nue, Emeryville (Telephone: 1510/­655-2888). Hors d'oeuvres, dessert, sparkling wine, performance, balloon drop, and more. 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.

Eight:thirty o'Clock-1: $115
ITALICA plays for the New Year's Eve Dinner Dance (Filet Mignon and Prawns). Favors, spark­ling wine, and Sputino at, and reserve prior to December 26 to, the Peninsula Italian Amer­ican Social Club of San Mateo, 100 North B Street 94401.

Nine o'Clock-1:30; $45
RICK & RUSS SHOW with CJ Flash perform New Year's Eve 2017 at the Fillmore Heritage Center, 1330 Fillmore Street. Sparkling wine toast; balloon drop. In advance up to $500.

Nine o'Clock-2: $25, $45 for two
Black & White New Year's Eve Party at Two Left Feet Dance Center, 194 Diablo Road, Dan­ville (Call: 925/831-8111). Favors, sandwich bites, brownies, cookies, peach cobbler, cake, sparkling wine. Classes at 8. Answers?

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Unless otherwise stated, 1415 initiates Telephone numbers; 12-hour start times are aſter Noon.
   JANUARY Regularly-scheduled Dances.
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Sunday, January 1; 2-5: $6 — Unconfirmed
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.

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; 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 – Unconfirmed
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 XXVII of her twenty-eight years of Second Sunday Dances. Peninsula Italian Amer­ican Social Club of San Mateo, 100 North B Street, where Wednesday's weekly B Street Boogie happens 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 — HIATUS!
The next 3rd Sunday South Bay Swing in San José is February 19. 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; 9-12: $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. Call: 1818/731-3483 Facsimile: 1636/­207-0782; Answers?

Saturday, January 28; 9-1: $25; with dinner at 7: $35 — Uncomfirmed
Chinese New Year Party at the Allegro Ballroom at 5855 Christie Avenue, Emeryville (Telephone: 1510/655-2888). Lion Dance and Costume contests. Buffet dinner at 7 and dance in advance: $30. 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.

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).

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?

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.

Saturday, February 11; 9-11:30: $12 — Unconfimed
Viennese Waltz Valentine's Party in the Lucie Stern Ballroom at the Cubberley Pavilion, 4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. Class at 8. (Telephone: 1650/648-3633) Answers?

Sunday, February 12; 2:30-6:30: Re$ervation only! — Unconfimed
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; $155?; Students/Non-USA: $125?; 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. [LAST YEAR'S PRICES] Event, two buffet-­style meals, hospi­tality suite: $139; Non-USA/Students: $110; younger than 18: $80 through February 15 payable to: Capital Swing Dancers, c/o Sheryl Zazzi, 1709 Lakewood Drive, West Sacramento 95691 (Call: 1916/607-8282). Answers?

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?

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Saturday, December 10; 8-12: $75 with dinner at 7
Rene Sevieri Band plays at the Peninsula Italian American Social Club. Please see details above.

Sunday, December 11; 6-9: $48.75
Moodswing Orchestra plays for the Holiday Big Band Bash. Please see details above.

Saturday, December 31; 7-?: $25
Joanie Brant & The Nob Hill Knights dinner/dance in Redwood City. Please see details above.

Saturday, December 31; 7:30-1: $65
3 O'Clock Jump plays for New Year's Eve aboard the USS Hornet in Alameda. See details above.

Saturday, December 31; 8:30-1: $115 with dinner at 7:30
Italica plays at the Peninsula Italian American Social Club. Please see details above.

Saturday, December 31; 9-1:30; $45
Rick & Russ Show plays New Year's Eve 2017 at the Fillmore Heritage Center. Details above.

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; 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.

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Music Venues where there might be dancers. See “days” below.
 AMNESIA …
853 Valencia Street

BLONDIE'S BAR
540 Valencia Street

CIGAR BAR & GRILL
850 Montgomery Street

CLUB DELUXE
1511 Haight Street

LOCAL EDITION
691 Market Street

MAKE OUT ROOM
3225 Twenty-second Street

NICK'S SEAFOOD RESTAURANT
100 Rockaway Beach, Pacifica

RANCHO NICASIO
On The Town Square, Nicasio

SADDLE RACK
4201 Boscell Road, Fremont
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SAUSALITO SEAHORSE
305 Harbor Drive
SWIG
561 Geary Street

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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