Special Events & New Listings

August 21
Tuesday

 

Sam's Cajun Jitterbug Dance Lesson and Party
221 W Upsal St, Philadelphia Pa, 19119

4:30 - 10:00 pm
5:00 - 6:30 pm: Troika (three person) dance lessons
7:00 - 10:00 pm: Dancing to CDs

215-848-8961,  sam..dorfman@gmail.com

YouTube videos recorded for https://www.youtube.com/user/mrcajunjitterbug


August 26
Sunday

 

Note
Location

Mostly Waltz with live music & a Blues Theme
Widener Hall, Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill, 8855 Germantown Ave, Phila

2:30 - 3:30: Blues dancing with Shane Clark & Bo.
2:45 - 3:30: Basic waltz lesson
3:30 - 6:00: Dancing to live music

All welcome, no partner needed

215-643-4397,  mostlywaltz.org
$12 (students $6) includes lesson & fruit at the break

Sunday afternoon of mostly waltzes (~65%) with other couple dances, such as polka, schottische, swing, tango, blues, zwiefacher, etc.)

Band: Bob Pasquarello, Mat Clark, John Krumm


Sept 5
Wednesday

Note
Location

Bulgarian Folk Dancing to live music
Widener Hall at the Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill, 8855 Germantown Ave, Phila 19118

7:30 - 10:30 pm

carol@beaverfolkdance.org (267-222-0578) or bill@folkdancefridays.org (267-222-0577)
$10 for Folk Dance Council members and regular dancers at Beaver Folk Dancing and Folk Dance on Fridays, $12 for all others.

An evening of all Bulgarian folk dancing with an outstanding Bulgarian band. Folk Dance on Fridays, in cooperation with Beaver Folk Dancing and the Folk Dance Council of the Delaware Valley, presents Bulgarika

Parking behind the church


Sept 8
Saturday

 

International Folk Dance Party
Westfield Friends School, 2201 Riverton Road, Cinnaminson, NJ 08077.

8:00 - 10:05 pm

267-939-8137, cloveri@juno.com
Suggested donation is $8 and refreshments to share. Please no alcohol.

Monique Legare will program international folk dances (mostly requests, oldies, and non-couples dances).

Suggested donation is $8 and refreshments to share. Please no alcohol.


Sept 30
Sunday

 

Note
Location

Mostly Waltz with live music

Widener Hall, Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill, 8855 Germantown Ave, Phila

2:30 - 3:30: Intermediate level lesson, style tba
2:45 - 3:30: Basic waltz lesson
3:30 - 6:00: Dancing to live music

All welcome, no partner needed

215-643-4397,  mostlywaltz.org
$12 (students $6) includes lesson & fruit at the break

Sunday afternoon of mostly waltzes (~65%) with other couple dances, such as polka, schottische, swing, tango, blues, zwiefacher, etc.)

Band: Larry Unger, Elke Baker & Larry Mitterhoff


Oct 26 - 28
Fri - Sun

International Folk Dance Weekend in the Poconos

The Inn at Pocono Manor, Route 314, One Manor Drive, Pocono Manor, PA 18349

registration form with full details

John Pittock 610-827-1486 or RIchard Fried

Featuring Sonia Dion & Cristian Florescu (Romanian) and Joe Kaloyanides Graziosi (Dances of Greece). A great weekend of dancing from 6 pm Friday to Sunday after lunch with perennially favorite teachers on a great ballroom floor. Gorgeous location and facilities between top notch dance workshops and parties.

Sponsored by The Folk Dance Council of the Delaware Valley, The Kimberton Folk Dancers, Folk Dance on Fridays, Beaver Folk Dancing and the Roberson International Folk Dancers of Binghamton, NY.


Nov 9
Friday

Folk Dance on Fridays presents: International Folk Dance Workshop with Lee Otterholt
Widener Hall, Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill, 8855 Germantown Ave, Phila 19118

1 - 3 pm - dancing

Bill Wadlinger (bill@folkdancefridays.org, 265-222-0577)
$10 for Folk Dance Council members, and regular dancers at Beaver Folk Dancing and Folk Dance on Fridays. $12 for all others.

We are known for great snackage... please bring some! (No alcohol, of course). No worries about parking--plenty behind the church.

 



Seven Day Guide

Sunday

Sunday weekly. Ballroom, Latin and Swing dancing, with Dance Haddonfield (Delaware Valley Chapter of USA Dance. We meet at Grace Church, 19 Kings Highway East, Haddonfield, NJ 08034, from 6 PM to 10:30 PM. Beginner lesson (7 PM to 8 PM), food/refreshments and social dancing (8 PM to 10:30 PM) is $15 ($13 for USA Dance members). Beginner dance style changes every week. Visit www.dancehaddonfield.org for the complete schedule of classes. We also offer a 2- to 6-week series of Intermediate Dance Lessons every Sunday, from 6 pm to 7 PM. Intermediate lessons cost $5 more: $20 admission covers both the intermediate and beginner lesson, food/refreshments and social dancing. (Updated 12/21/17)

Sunday, weekly. Over 55 Social Ballroom Dance, Stardust Ballroom 363 West Browning Rd., Bellmawr, NJ 08031. Live band, pastries, and SPS social club $9, stardustbellmawr.com or 856-931-4000 (Updated 2/3/10)

Sunday, weekly. Blue Moon Dancesport 319 East Lincoln Hwy., Exton, Pa.,19341 host weekly Ballroom and Latin, Swing and Salsa, Argentine Tango Dance Party from 3-4pm (beginner) & 4-5pm (intermediate) lesson. Open dancing 5-7pm. $15 per/person. Enjoy light refreshments. 610 363-8679 or www.dancebluemoon.com, email: (Updated 2/24/17)

Sunday, weekly. Contact Improvisation. Drop-in Class. Studio 34, 4522 Baltimore Avenue, Philadelphia. 1-3 PM. contactimprovphilly.com (updated 2/4/15)

Sunday weekly. Indian Classical Dance & Contemporary Ballet Lessons for All Ages. Nava Nritya Dance Academy, Blue Bell, PA, http://www.navanritya.org/, 215-280-3241, email (Updated 1/15/07)

Sunday, weekly. Swing Dance, Reading Area Swing Dance at Blind Hartman's Tavern, 2910 Pricetown Rd (Rt 12) Temple, Pa, 6:30pm Basic Swing Lesson with Dancin' Dave & Eileen Ewing. 6-10pm Open Dancing with DJ's Eileen & Allen. $5 cover ($10 with band, most first Sundays of each month). More intermediate moves will be taught on a one-to-one basis, anything from Lindy Charleston, Swing outs, basic 6ct moves to Aerials. The music is mainly swing, but we'll throw in some variety of styles. All Ages welcome. Come hungry, the food there is great! email or see Facebook group (updated 12/29/15)

Sunday, weekly. Except July and August & holidays- Israeli Folk Dancing Germantown Jewish Center, Lincoln Drive & Ellet treet, 10:00 am-12:30 pm. 215-247-9614. Call for the summer schedule. (Updated 1/16/07)

Sunday weekly. Except July and August, some holidays. Women's dance workout (freestyle dance, no instruction) 6757 Greene St, Philadelphia, PA 19119. Dance to pop, R&B, funk, oldies, your favorite songs, etc. Big wood floor and a disco lights! 4:00 - 5:15 pm. $6/session. 267-323-2787 or email (Added 9/17/17)

1st Sunday except July & August.(check dates), Contra Dance Arden Gild Hall, 2126 The Highway, Arden, DE. 1:30 instr., 2:00-5:00 dancing. 302-475-7257 or 610-277-0844, contra site or Arden Gild website (Updated 6/25/12)

1st Sunday (Oct - May) Barn Dance. with Germantown Country Dancers, Summit Church, Greene and Westview Streets, Phila. Pa 19119. 2:00-3:30 p.m. Kids, teens, and adults all dance together to live music. Everyone welcome, no experience necessary. Potluck snack after the dancing. 267-331-5889, 267-240-5227, acbaseman@gmail.com, or website. (updated 3/3/17) .

1st Sunday. Group Motion on the Main Line. Contempradance Center 396 W. Lancaster Ave. (Route30) Strafford, Pa. 19087. 2 miles west of Blue Route (between Wayne and Devon) 7pm-9pm Admission $20.00 (First-timers only $15.00) A celebration of self expression, through improvisational dance/movement, live world music and the creative spirit. Guided by Laura Bertin 610 640 4666 or email. (Updated 1/15/07)

1st Sunday, Sept-June. Irish Set Dance Xavier Hall, 201 Broadway, Westville, NJ. 1:30pm to 5:30pm. Live music varies monthly. $15 pp. Coffee, tea and ice water are provided. BYOB or snacks. We do encourage people to bring scone, sweets, etc. Sponsored by Shanagolden Set Dancers. Eileen McCullough: 856.983.7464, email (3/29/08 (contact made 12/30/11, update to come)

2nd Sundays. Argentine Tango Milonga. A transporting experience of tango music and dance.Introductory lesson for absolute beginners, 3:30-4pm. Milonga Arrabal (tango dance party), 4-8pm. At Main Line Ballroom, 49 E. Lancaster Ave., Ardmore, PA 19003. Guest DJs play tango favorites by classic and modern orchestras, and evocative cortinas on a timely theme. Complimentary light refreshments, and a featured food or drink. Hosted by Pierre Baston, Tango South & North, tangosouthandnorth@hotmail.com, 267.320.5210, tangosouthandnorth.com. Dance tango in the warm (and cool) spirit of Milonga Arrabal. $15. (Added 3/14/16) 

2nd Sunday Tango & Milonga Atrium Studio, 4721 North Crescent Blvd (Rte 130), Pennsauken, NJ. Dance from 10:30a.m. - 3:00 p.m.. 856-661-9166. http://www.atriumdance.com. (Updated 3/9/06).

3rd Sunday - Milonga en Casa Pot Luck Dinner and Tango Dancing at Buttonwood Ballroom, 1315 Buttonwood St, Philadelphia, 7:30 pm - midnight, $10. Kelly Ray and Lesley Mitchell provide soft drinks and snacks. 215-574-9555, website, or email (Updated 8/09/04)

4th or 5th Sunday, check locations & dates. Mostly Waltz with live music, Usually at Congregation Beth-El Ner Tamid, Felinton Hall, 715 Paxon Hollow Road, Broomall, PA, 19008. Sunday afternoon of mostly waltzes and other couple dances. (polka, swing, tango, schottische, one step, zwiefachers, etc.) Pre-dance instruction both at basic & intermediate levels: 2:30 - 3:30, dancing 3:30 - 6:00 p.m. Admission $12, fresh fruit served at the break. Sponsored by The Waltz Project. 215-643-4397, web site. We also teach ongoing classes -- visit our class schedule to see more info. (Updated 12/21/17)

Twice Monthly, call for dates South Jersey Ballroom Dance Club has dances with lessons. In the summer, dances are twice monthly on Saturdays. Dances are held at Christ Church Parish Hall, 157 Shore Road, Somers Point, NJ. For dates and info call George at 609-889-0681, or Email (Added 3/30/04)

Occasional Sunday Afternoons Family Dance Princeton Country Dancers. Suzanne Patterson Center, 1 Monument Drive, Princeton, NJ behind former Princeton Borough Hall and police station. 908-359-4837, 609-844-0459 or consult web site. (Info updated 1/15/16)

Occasional Sundays Hustle Bootcamp and Salsa Class with Joey Commentucci at Bucks County Dance Center, 2292 Street Road, Bensalem, PA 19020 1:00 - 4:00 Hustle Bootcamp 4:00 - 5:00 Salsa Class. 215-317-7675 (Added 3/17/10)


Monday

Mondays, weekly. Argentine Tango Technique & Intermediate Class followed by Palermo Fishtown Practica, Philadelphia Argentine Tango School, 2030 Frankford Ave, 19125. Technique Class 7:00-8pm ($10), Intermediate Class 8-9:30pm, ($25 or use your class card). Followed by a Practica from 9pm-midnight, ($5) - or free with either of the two previous classes. 617-291-3798, website, email (Updated 4/5/15)

Monday weekly, Country Line Dance Lessons and Open dance. Bank Shots, 2689 Pulaski Hwy, Newark, DE. Beginner Lessons from 6:30-7:00. Intermediate Lesson around 7:30. $5.00 per person. Drink specials. The bar does not serve food but does allow food to be brought in. No outside beverages, however. email: dancingwithpatti@yahoo.com. Or go to www.dancingwithpatti.com and connect to the Dancing With Patti Facebook page. (Updated 3/18/15)

Monday weekly, Country Line Dance Lessons and Open dance.  Gia's 36 Mulford Dr. Bridgeton, N.J. 7-10pm. Beginners early and Intermediate later. Taking requests all night. Line and couples dancing.  $5.00. Drink specials. $8 buffet.email: stecar910@gmail.com (Added 5/25/16)

Monday weekly, International Folk Dancing Ongoing, with some exceptions. October through April: Susquehanna Dance Center, 120 College Avenue, Mountville, PA 17554. May through September: Williamson Pavilion #11, 733 Williamson Road, Lancaster County Central Park, Lancaster, PA 17602. 8:00 - 9:30 pm, all instruction, step by step. Ages 10+ are welcome. $10 Adults, $7 Students. Call or Text to register 717-951-5152, or email (Updated 10/6/16)

Monday weekly, Israeli Dancing at Beth Sholom Congregation, 8231 Old York Rd., Elkins Park, PA 19027. 7:30-10:30pm, dances for beginners until 8:15, then followed by intermediate to advanced & requests.FREE admission. (added 6/14/13)

Monday, weekly - Israeli Dancing. Temple Beth Sholom in Cherry Hill, NJ (corner of Kresson & Cropwell) . Beginners welcome. 7-10pm, email. (Updated 10/5/14)

Monday weekly, Line Dancing: Philly Style, Upper Chichester Community Center - I-95 and 452 in Upper Chichester, Pa. 7:00 pm.  $5 per person, 302-545-9424 or email (updated 1/4/12)

Monday, weekly. Line Dancing at Blue Moon Dancesport 319 East Lincoln Hwy., Exton, Pa.,19341. Classes are held at 8-9pm, dancing 9-9:30pm. $15 per/person. 610 363-8679 or www.dancebluemoon.com, email: (Updated 2/24/17)

Monday, weekly. Scottish Country Dancing. (September - May). Stage One at the Summit School, 101 Plush Mill Road, Wallingford, PA 19086. 7:30-9:30 PM. Geared for dancers with some knowledge of steps and figures for Scottish country dance. 215-248-5998 or delvalscottishdance.org (updated 1/5/12)

Monday, weekly. Scottish Country Dancing. Sports room main building Crosslands Retirement Community, on PA Route 926 (Street Road) in Chester County, just east of PA Route 52. This Experienced Class runs from 7:15 - 9:00 PM. Jeanne Wilson, 610-388-0192 or check our delvalscottishdance.org (updated 8/30/11)

Monday, weekly. Scottish Country Dancing. St. Thomas' Church on the corner of S. College Ave and W. Park Pl, Newark DE. Class starts at 7:30 PM 302-452-1290 or check our delvalscottishdance.org (updated 8/30/11)

Monday, weekly. Soul Line Dancing, Darby Recreation Center, 1020 Ridge Avenue, Darby, PA 19023.7:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m.$4.00. 267.250.9820 or e-mail (updated 1/5/12)


Tuesday

Tuesday, weekly. Ballroom sponsored by the Single Parents Society, Marple Presbyterian Church, 105 N. Sproul Road, Broomall, PA 19008. Dancing to live band plus DJ'd line dances. The Delaware County Single Parents Society welcomes all single, divorced, widowed, separated and married folks over 50. 7:30pm - 10:30pm. $10 - members; $12 - non-members (membership - $25/year), includes light refreshments. 610-348-5863 or 610-356-8765. (Added 4/15/13)

Tuesday weekly. Ceili Dance Lessons for Adults with Tom and Barbara Ireland aka Ireland Dancers. Fox Chase Rec Center, 7901 Ridgeway St, Phila, PA 19111. 7:45 pm to 9:30 pm. $5. Facebook page: Fox Chase Ireland Dancers. 215-945-8163. (03/23/14)

Tuesday, weekly. Country Dance Night North Penn Elks 2737 Trewigtown Road Colmar, Pa.18915. Lessons: 7:30-8:30 Open Dance till 11:00 pm. Dave Kim (215) 855-7688 email, web site. (Updated 2/24/16)

Tuesday, weekly. Country Line & Partner Dancing, at Rutledge Borough Hall, 212 Unity Terrace, Rutledge, Pa. 19070. 7:00p - 10:30p Country line & couples dancing w/instructions. $8.00/person 610-583-3549, email (updated 6/2/14)

Tuesday weekly, Country Line Dance Lessons and Open Dance  Hideaway Bar, 2619 Ebright Rd. Wilmington Delaware.  NO COVER  7-10pm. Beginners early, Intermediate later.  Some couples dancing also.  Requests all night. Food and drink available at the bar.  email: stecar910@gmail.com (added 5/25/16)

Tuesday weekly - Country Western Line & Couple Dance Fraternal Order of Eagles, 920 Trenton Rd., Fairless Hills, Pa. lesson at 7:30 p.m. followed by open dancing till 10:30 p.m. $7.00 per person, snacks provided, for more information contact Country Music Fever at 215-547-3229 or e-mail (Updated 7/3/06)

Tuesday, weekly. Check Dates, especially during the summer Mostly English Country Dance. Friends Meeting House, Friends Avenue at Lake Street, Haddonfield, NJ. 8:00-10:00 pm 856-429-9186 or email. Experience not necessary; all dances taught and prompted, as needed. Children, 10yrs + who want to dance, accompanied by an adult, are welcome. Free parking adjacent to Meeting House." (Updated 1/3/12)

Tuesday, weekly. International Folk Dancing (check website for dates & locations) Princeton Folk Dance Group, Princeton, NJ. 7 - 9pm dancing. (609) 921-9340 or website (Updated 10/27/16)

Tuesday, weekly, International Folk Dancing - ALERT @ May 2018: different locations are being explored, so please contact the organizer directly. Rubber-soled shoes needed to protect the dance floor. Some teaching in the beginning, followed by a mix of dances for all levels. $5 donation, 8:30 pm to 10:15 pm.  Sponsored by the Folk Dance Council of the Delaware Valley. Contact Steve Clarke, 484-995-3098 steveclarkeb@gmail.comwebsite. (Updated 5/24/18)

Tuesday, weekly - Sept - May, Modern Western Square Dancing. Lutheran Church of the Holy Communion, 2111 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19103. 7 PM - 9:30 PM. Philadelphia's gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgendered (GLBT) square dance club, the Independence Squares, teach cumulative lessons in modern western square dance. Dress casually and wear comfortable shoes. Bring a friend or come alone; GLBT and straight dancers welcome. No previous experience is necessary.independencesquares.org, email (added 10/6/10)

Tuesday, weekly. Powerhouse Blues Community Education Center, 3500 Lancaster Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19104 8:30pm – 9:30pm: choice of beginner and Intermediate classes, .9:30pm - 11:30pm: social dance. $7-$10 on a sliding scale to dance or volunteer for free. Facebook or website (updated 7/4/18)

Tuesday, weekly (Sept - May - check first). Scottish and English country dancing with the Swarthmore College Folk Dance Club, Upper Tarble, Swarthmore, PA, 7 - 9:00 pm; website (Updated 9/15/16)

Tuesday, weekly. Scottish country dancing (September through May) Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill, 8855 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19118. 7:30-9:00, so grab your soft-soled shoes and join us. The first class of each 8-week session will be FREE, so come to the Parish Hall to learn how to do this fun dance delvalscottishdance.org  or email (Updated 4/2/18)


Wednesday

Wednesday, weekly. Appalachian Clogging, Allens Lane Art Center, Allens Lane & McCallum Street. Call for times. 215-643-4397 or www.fiddlekicks.com, (updated 1/15/16)

Wednesday, weekly. Argentine Tango Palermo Fishtown Practica, Philadelphia Argentine Tango School, 2030 Frankford Ave, 19125. 7:30 - 9pm, $25 or use your class card. Followed by a Practica from 9pm - midnight. The practica is free for those who take the class, $10 for others. 617-291-3798, website, email. (Updated 4/5/15)

Wednesdays, weekly. Argentine Tango Lessons and Practice, Holy Savior Club, 436 E. Main St. Norristown, Pa. 19401, Master Instructor Andrew Conway with Linda Chase will guide you in every step of the fundamentals in Argentine Tango. Followed by dancing for all levels. $90per. person 6 week series(includes practice session. $10 practice session only. Intermediate 7:00PM Beginners 8:15PM Practice 8:15PM-10:30, 215-634-1101 or www.amoretango.com. (Added 6/13/07)

Wednesdays, weekly. Argentine Tango Practica The Empire Ballroom located on the 2nd floor of the Antonio Salemme Foundation, 542 W. Hamilton St., Allentown, PA 18101. 7pm-10pm. Sponsored by the Lehigh Valley Tango Society tango amid the statues and paintings of a pleasant art gallery 610-433-4150, website or email (added 10/1/11)

Wednesdays, weekly. Ballroom/Latin Dance Mix 101 South Main Street, North Wales , PA 19454. 8pm to 11 pm, Light Refreshment, Parking in the rear. $10, Lady special $8, Couples $15. Nice dance floor, Beautiful disco lights, Good music, Shelbytran@yahoo.com, website (610) 844-6543. (Added 7/13/15)

Wednesdays, weekly. Ballroom/Latin - check dates Beth El-Ner Tamid, 715 Paxon Hollow Rd, Broomall, PA 19008, 7:30 lesson, 8:30 - 11:00 open dancing, $8. 610-352-1996, www.DancersUnlimited-MM.com Come join us for an evening of ballroom and Latin dancing in Broomall, PA. Get together with your dance friends and enjoy our spacious ballroom and Mike's new upbeat ballroom/Latin tunes. This venue offers something for everyone. If you are single, come meet fellow singles and mingle. No partner is necessary. There are many unattached dancers. Couples are also welcome. Our dancers include individuals at all levels from beginner through very experienced. Whether you have never danced before or have many years of dance experience, everyone is welcome. (Updated 1/15/13)

Wednesdays, weekly. Ballroom & Latin Dance Mix Grand Opening Special !!!!! Ballroom and Latin Dance Mix. 101 South Main Street . North Wales , PA 19454 . Dance start : 8pm to 11 pm . Free Light Refeshment, parking lot. Admission $10 . Lady special $8 . Couples $15 . This is a great place to dance . Nice dance floor ! Beautiful disco light ! Good music ! Excellent sound, Shelbytran@yahoo.com or (610) 844-6543. (Added 6/28/15)

Wednesday weekly. Ballroom, Latin, and More. Ladies Night dance/fitness class. $10, no registration required 6:30-7:30. University City Arts League, 4226 Spruce St, Philadelphia. 215-382-7811. http://www.ucartsleague.org/classes/sessions/FL201.shtml (Updated 5/24/13)

Wednesday weekly Bop, Chicago Stepn, Detroit Ballroom, Cha-Cha, Salsa, Strand, Teach theman & Treasures present Treasures Banquet Hall, 5549 Germantown Ave, Phila., 19144, (Park in Lot across the street & behind the club) Free Dance Lessons, $5 Donation 7 to 8 pm; $8.00 dancing 8 - 12. 267-241-5695 or 267-240-5354 (Added 4/16/15)

Wednesday, weekly. Contra Dancing Princeton Country Dancers. Suzanne Patterson Center, 1 Monument Drive, Princeton, NJ behind former Princeton Borough Hall and police station. 8:00 - 10:30 (instruction at 7:30). 908-359-4837, 609-844-0459 or consult web site. (Info updated 1/15/16)

Wednesday - Country Western Line & Couple Dance Fallsington American Legion, 300 Yardley Ave., Fallsington, Pa. lesson at 7:30 p.m. followed by open dancing till 10:30 p.m. $7.00 per person, snacks provided, 215-547-3229 or e-mail (Added 11/6/01)

Wednesday weekly, Country Line Dance Lessons and Open Dance  Centerton Country Club 1022 Almond Rd. Centerton N.J.  7-10pm.  Beginners early, Intermediate later.  Largest dance floor around. Line dancing in the middle, couples on the outside.  $5 cover with door prizes.  Requests all night. Food and drink available at the bar.   email: stecar910@gmail.com(Added 5/25/16)

Wednesday weekly. Country Line and Couples Dancing at The Club at Prospectors, Route 38 and Ark Road, Mt. Laurel, NJ. 7pm-1am, 856-235-1121 http://www.prospectorsrestaurant.com, All night dancing (7pm-1am) 3 lessons included (first lesson at 7:45pm) with $6 admission/cover.(Added 11/24/05)

Wednesday weekly. Country Night at Primetime Beef & Ale, 1139 Easton Road, Roslyn, PA 19001, 7 PM - 11PM with DJ Dean from Kountry Dancing, 215-885-0400, Kountrydancing.com. Great food, drink, karaoke and even some dancing & beginner lessons. (Added 2/2/16)

Wednesday weekly. Dancing Freedom 5 Element Conscious Dance Wave, and community harvest circle. 7:15-9:15pm at the Maas Building (Fishtown), $15. No experience Necessary. www.leeannmallorie.com/dancing-freedom or 415-342-6003 (Added 6/12/14)

Wednesday, weekly. English Country Dancing. Germantown Country Dancers. Merion Friends Meeting, 615 Montgomery Ave, Merion Station, PA. 7:30 instruction, 8:00-10:15 dancing. 215-643-4397, 610-688-5284 or consult web site. (Updated 6/2/14)

Wednesday, weekly. Hustle, Swing and Latin Dancing. Michael's Cafe, 3640 Street Road in Bensalem, Pa. 8:30PM - 12:45AM. no cover, free parking, complimentary hustle dance lesson at 8:30PM. 215-633-7171 (Added 2/7/10)

Wednesday, weekly. International Folk Dancing Beaver Folk Dancing at Or Hadash, 190 Camp Hill Road, Ft. Washington, PA. 7:30 - 9:30 dancing. 267-222-0578 or 610-688-3284 or web site. (Updated 12/19/17)

Wednesday, weekly except during the summer. International Folk Dancing. Arden Gild Hall, 2126 The Highway, Arden, DE. 7:30-9:30. instruction and dancing.. 302-478-7257 or 610-277-0844 or web site. There is the Israeli dance on 2nd & 4th Wednesdays. (Updated 1/14/17)

Wednesday, weekly October-July. Irish Set Dance Class KOC Hall, Palymra, NJ from 7.15pm to 9.15pm. Teaching by Eileen McCullough. $5 per person. Eileen McCullough: 856.983.7464, email (3/29/08).

Wednesday, weekly. Latin night with dance lesson, Brasil's Restaurant Home Page, 112 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, Lessons at 9:00 PM, dancing at 10:00 $5, 215-413-1700 (Added 10/13/03)

Wednesday, weekly. Latin night, MainLine at Mixx Restaurant, 789 E. Lancaster Ave. Villanova, PA 19085, 7pm – 11pm, 8pm-9pm -FREE DANCE LESSON. $10 Cover, $5 If you come with a friend! Music by DJ SAZAM FREE Parking! Drinks and Food Specials! 610-642-2525, dancesportpa.com or email (Added 11/12/10)

Wednesday, weekly. Line Dancing with lessons. Fairmount Athletic Club, 499 S. Henderson Road, King of Prussia, PA 19406. 7:00PM musicunlimited@comcast.net. We feature 2 lessons. Non-Alcoholic Beverages Available. Smoke-Free Facility. Large Shock-Mounted Dance Floor. Plenty of Free On-Site Parking. $10 Admission (Added 1/24/10)

Wednesday, weekly. Oldies Wednesday Night Oldies, Bop, Cha Cha, Strand, line & free style, 3439 N. 17th Street - Philadelphia, Pa 19140, $5 admission - 7p.m. - 11p.m. - B.Y.O.B./ B.Y.O.F.. Air Conditioning & Off street parking, website or 267-597-1030 (Updated 1/18/12)

Wednesday (September to May) Scottish Country Dancing . Cadbury Retirement Community (but not associated with the residence) 2150 Route 38 (Westbound side, between Olive Garden and the Cherry Hill Mall), Cherry Hill, NJ. 8:00-10:00 pm. Beginners Welcome! Mary McKillop, 609-654-3638 or Susan Holmes, 215-448-1192 or check our delvalscottishdance.org (Updated 8/30/11)

Wednesday, weekly. West Coast Swing. Chicago Restaurant & Nightlife, 1179 Airport Road Allentown, PA 18109, 7-8:30 Lesson, 8-12 Dancing. . No Cover! West Coast Swing Lehigh Valley PA. For details, find us on Facebook or MEETUP or email. (Updated 7/3/15).

Wednesday, weekly. Westie Wednesday with Rob & Sheila at the Atrium Dance Studio, 4721 Crescent Blvd (rte #130), Pennsauken, NJ, 08110. 7:00pm - beg WCS lesson, 8:00pm - int/adv WCS lesson, 9:00-11:30pm social dancing. Cost $10 per lesson, $7 for the dance portion. Free Parking, Free admission to the dance if you take either paid lesson !! www.robandsheiladance.com 609-519-07693 (Added 1/14/10)

Every other Wednesday. Israeli Dancing at Carl A. Fields Center, Princeton University, 86 Olden Street (at Prospect) Princeton, NJ 08544. Hosted by Don Schillinger of RAK-DAN Israeli Dancing. For additional information: website or 215-760-6800 or email.(Info updated 12/27/04)


Thursday

Thursdays weekly. Argentine Tango Clinic & Practica, Sangha Space, 116 W Baltimore Ave, 2nd Fl, Media, PA 19063.
7:30-9:00pm,Argentine Tango Clinic (AT-C01) - experience required, $15 [includes Practica]; 9:00pm-12:00am, Practica. Open to all students [recommended at least 5 weeks of AT-001]. This is an open event where social dance meets practice time. Light refreshments provided. [$8 Practica only] 610.565.0300 or website (Updated 6/5/12)

Thursday, weekly. Argentine Tango Beginner Drop-In Class, Philadelphia Argentine Tango School, 2030 Frankford Ave, 19125. 7:00-8:00pm ($10) 617-291-3798, website, email. (Updated 1/4/16)

Thursdays weekly. Argentine Tango, Practica Zero Hour, 1624 South Street, Phila. 19146, 10pm-12:30am, hosted by Damian Lobato and Sarah Chung. Preceded by advanced class at 8:30pm. sarahchungtango.com (Updated 1/11/15)

Thursdays weekly. Argentine Tango. Suzanne Patterson Center, 45 Stockton St., Princeton, NJ. 8 PM - Midnight. Intermediate lesson in the first hour. Light food and beverages provided. Free parking in large lot at the front door. No partner required. http://vivatango.org. (Updated 5/2/13).

Thursday, weekly. Ballroom dancing at the Peppermint Dance Club. Church on the Mall Plymouth Meeting Mall, Plymouth Meeting, PA7:15 Beginners Lessons 8:30 Intermediate Lessons 9-10:45 Dance Party. website or 610-825-3388 (Updated 10/15/08)

Thursday, weekly. Ballroom Dance & Latin Dance Party at Dance Time Social Clubs of N J 3003 Lincoln Dr. W. Suite D Marlton N.j. 08053, 8:00 PM -9:30 ? PM .Light refreshments $12.00. email or 856-574-4018. (Added 9/4/14)

Thursday, weekly. Open Ballroom & Latin Dancing Class. No partner or experience necessary. 45 minute group lesson followed by a 45 minute practice session. Fairmount Athletic Club, 499 S. Henderson Rd. King of Prussia, PA 19406. 7:00 – 8:30pm. 610-733-4635, www.InvitationDance.com or email $12/person $20/couple. Visit website to register online. (added 12/7/09)

Thursday,weekly. Contact Improvisation jam. 1720 Mt. Vernon Street (near the Spring Garden Septa Stop), Philadelphia. 7-10 PM. http://contactimprovphilly.com (added 01/05/12)

Thursday, weekly. Mt. Airy Contra Dance. Commodore Barry Club (the Irish Center), 6815 Emlen Street, Phila.7:30 instr., 8:00-11:00 dancing.web site. (Updated 9/16/16)

Thursday, weekly. Country Line & Partner Dancing, St. Michael's Mutual Club, 406 Memorial Dr., Gibbstown, N.J. 08027. 7:30p - 10:30p. Country Line & Partner Dancing w/instruction. $8.00/person 610-583-3549, email, (added 6/2/2014)

Thursday, weekly. Country Line and Couples Dancing, The Club at Prospectors, Route 38 and Ark Road, Mt. Laurel, NJ. 7pm-1am, 856-235-1121, see website, for details. (Updated 6/2/14)

Thursday weekly, Country Line Dance Lessons and Open dance  Bleachers 40 E. Black Horse Pike Williamstown, N.J.  7-10pm. $5. Beginners early, Intermediate later.  Requests all night. Food and drink available at the bar.  email: stecar910@gmail.com (Added 5/25/16)

Thursday, weekly. Historic Dancing Tapestry Historic Dancers, Royersford PA (between Valley Forge & Pottstown), 7:30-10:00. Colonial and Victorian Country and Social dancing. Beginner and experienced dancers welcome, no partner needed. 610-705-3568, email, website (Updated 11/9/09)

Thursday, weekly, International Folk Dancing. Ongoing September-June, with occasional exceptions (call to confirm). Ann’s Choice Retirement Community, 30000 Ann’s Choice Way, Warminster, PA 18974. 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm, in the Club Room in Liberty Commons. (The guard at the gate can direct you.) Any age welcome. $4/session, payable at the door. Your first visit is free. Call 215.450.8321, or email. (updated 2/22/2016)

Thursday weekly, International Folk Dancing Ongoing, with some exceptions. October through April: Susquehanna Dance Center, 120 College Avenue, Mountville, PA 17554. May through September: Williamson Pavilion #11, 733 Williamson Road, Lancaster County Central Park, Lancaster, PA 17602. 7:00 to 9:00 pm, some instruction, open dancing. All are welcome. $7 Adults, $5 Students. Call or Text 717-951-5152, or email (Updated 10/6/16)

Thursday, weekly, Israeli Dancing at Adath Israel, 250 N. Highland Ave., Merion, PA 19066. 7:00-11:30pm. Hosted by Don Schillinger of RAK-DAN. For additional information: website or 215-760-6800 or rakdan@comcast.net. Cost: $8 per adult, $5 per student under 21, $5 per senior over 65 (Updated 1/7/10)

Thursday, weekly, Israeli Dancing. Katz JCC, 1301 Springdale Road, Cherry Hill NJ March 30 - May 4 2017 (free trial class March 23). Six-week Israeli dance class Thursdays 7:45-9:45 p.m. at . . Beginner instruction 7:45-8:45, open. dancing 8:45-9:45. No experience or partner needed. Join us for old classics & new favorites. Instructor: Darcy Grabenstein Cost: $30 JCC full facility members, $42 basic members & guests Drop-ins: $7/class JCC full facility members, $10 basic members & guests. Info: Jayne Miller-Morgan, 856-424-4444 x1140, katzjcc.org. (Added 2/27/17)

Thursday, weekly, Latin Salsa Night. A fun night of Salsa dancing in a heart of the Main Line at Xolo Tacos Mexican restaurant (14 N. Merion Ave Bryn Mawr, PA). Salsa, Cha Cha, Bachata, or Merengue lesson at 8:30pm, followed by the general social latin dancing. Live musicians playing the hottest Latin rhythms, free drinks with admission ($10). Hosted by Dancesport Academy dance studio www.dancesportpa.com 610--642-2525 (Added 1/5/18) 

Thursday, weekly. Michaels Cafe Country Dance at Michaels Cafe, 3640 Street Road, Bensalem, PA 19020, Lesson with instructor Dave Kim 6:45 - 7:30pm, with one line dance and one couples dance taught. Country Dancing on wood floor 'til 11:00pm. website. 215-855-7688. (updated 2/24/16)

Thursday, weekly. Scandinavian Dancing Bound Brook Congregational Church, corner of Church and High Streets 209 Church St (at High St), Bound Brook, NJ, 7:30 - 10:00 pm. Hambo and more. Instruction and request dancing, beginners welcome, no partner needed. $7.00. Hard-soled shoes recommended. skandinoje.org, joel@joelremde.com (Updated 12/11/05)

Thursday, weekly. Scottish Country Dancing Sports room main building Crosslands Retirement Community, on PA Route 926 (Street Road) in Chester County, just east of PA Route 52. This General Class welcomes beginners and runs from 7:30-9:00 PM. Jeanne Wilson, 610-388-0192 or check our delvalscottishdance.org (Updated 8/30/11)

Thursday, weekly. Scottish/English Country Dancing (1/11/18 - 3/29/18) Arden Gild Hall, 2126 The Highway, Arden, DE,7:30 - 9:30 pm with Terry Harvey. Everyone Welcome - No Partner or Experience needed. $8 / Lesson or $60 for the series; (Club Members - $7/ Lesson or $48 for series); Students $5 / Lesson or $50 for the series. 610-277-0844 or email or http://ardenclub.org/category/folk-dancing (Added 11/27/17)

Thursday, weekly. Swing Dance, Lindy Hop, Charleston, Balboa - Jazz Attack! Cambridge Arts Hall, 1524 Cambridge St, Philadelphia, PA, 19130, Lesson 8 -9 pm, lessons for both novice & all levels. 9 - 11: Social dance. $7 includes lesson jazzattackswings.com (Updated 8/22/17)

Thursday, weekly. West African Dance with Audrey Davis. The Drum and Dance Learning Center Route 206 and Elizabeth Street, Bordentown, New Jersey, 08505 (located in the Barracks Trading Post Plaza) 8:15 - 9:30 pm. For dancers at all dance levels. Pre-registration is recommended: 609-324-7383 or www.drumdancecenter.com. (06/26/07)

Thursday, weekly. West Coast Swing at Blue Moon Dancesport 319 East Lincoln Hwy., Exton, Pa.,19341. Classes are held at 8-9pm, dancing 9-10 pm. $15 per/person. 610 363-8679 or www.dancebluemoon.com, email: (Updated 2/24/17)

3rd Thursday at Third & Walnut dance, monthly. Mostly West Coast Swing , plus a mix of other dances. 3rd & Walnut Banquet Hall, 43 West Third Street, 2nd floor, Lansdale, PA 19446 (Across the Street from Lansdale Train Station), 7:30 - 8:30PM Lesson type and teacher varies, 8:30 - 11:00PM - Dancing. Light snacks included. $12. email or 484-919-2890 (Updated 5/11/12).

1st, 3rd & 5th Thursdays. Salsa lesson and dance with Cuban sandwiches, wine and beer with admission. Salsa lesson at 8:00pm-8:45pm followed by a Salsa dance 8:45pm-11:00pm. Check website for exact dates of dances, because we might be dancing in a show or closed for a holiday. 484-612-2995, Phoenix Ballroom, 22 S. Main St, Phoenixville, PA 19460 PhoenixBallroomPA.com, email (added 9/10/10)

2nd, 4th Thursdays. Swing lesson and dance with burger sliders, wine and beer with admission. Swing lesson at 8:00pm-8:45pm followed by a Swing dance 8:45pm-11:00pm. Check website for exact dates of dances, because we might be dancing in a show or closed for a holiday. 484-612-2995, Phoenix Ballroom, 22 S. Main St, Phoenixville, PA 19460 PhoenixBallroomPA.com, email (added 9/10/10)


Friday

Friday, Ballroom and Latin Dancing - Usually 2 Fridays per Month The Cynwyd Club, 332 Trevor Lane, Bala Cynwyd, PA. Hosted by Tish & Michael Sweeney Free Lesson 7:30 - 8pm, Dancing 8 - 10pm, $10/person. Elegant ballroom, fun & relaxed atmosphere. Welcoming dancers of all levels. Cash bar available. Dates: 03/01/13, 03/15/13, 04/05/13. 610-896-5221 website. (Updated 2/28/13)

Friday, weekly. Ballroom & Latin Dance Party & Group Lessons, Studio 18 - 90 Mays Landing Road Somers Point, NJ 08244
6:30-7:30pm Two group lessons (One beginner and One intermediate), 7:30--9:15pm Open Dancing (With a DJ playing a mix of ballroom and latin music) $10, includes the group lesson. studio18nj.com, 609-457-0883 or email Email. BYOB. Bartender available. Complimentary snacks, water, and soda. Ample & free off-street parking. (Added 8/19/13)

Friday, weekly Country Line Dance Class, The Friendly Tavern, 900 Courses Landing Road, Carney's Point, NJ,  6:30-9:00pm - Dancing With Patti, 7-9pm - Lessons (3 full lessons per night), 9pm-1am - dancing with DJ Steve or a live local band. $5/person; cover varies after 9pm. E-mail, website. Friendly Tavern has a full menu of typical bar food with great prices!!

Friday, weekly Country Line Dance Class, with Giddy Up Philly, Woody's Bar 202 S 13th Street Philadelphia PA 19107. 7-8pm - Dance Lesson (free), 8 - 10:30 - General Dancing, FREE admission, No partner needed; singles and couples welcome. 215-545-1893 or website

Friday weekly, DJ Ballroom Dance/Latin Dance Mix, Stardust Ballroom 363 West Browning Road, Bellmawr, NJ. 08031. The Stardust has the largest dance floor in the tri-state area. Friends, fun, and dancing. $12, 7:30 Dance Lesson, 8:15 General Dance 856-931-4000. www.stardustbellmawr.com (Updated 2/3/10)

Friday weekly, Bop & Cha-Cha Crab Tavern 201 MacDade BLVD in Darby PA. Friday nights 8pm-2am $2.00 Bop & Cha-Cha Lessons every Tues. 7pm-9pm / Line Dance lesson from 9pm-11pm. All lessons are "FREE" 610-368-7043 or june.donaldson@alliedsecurity.com "$8.00 all U can eat buffet" (Added 3/1/05)

Friday weekly, Country Western Music & Dancing (starts 8/21/15) Food, Drink & Relax With Us. 8:00 pm-1:00 am in the LOUNGE at the 5 STAR DINER 11650 Roosevelt Blvd (215 676-0797) with “Kountry DAncing – DJ Dean & Karen” kountrydancing.com. " Eat Drink and be Kountry! " (Added 8/7/15)

Friday, weekly except 1st Fridays. Dance California (night club style couple dancing) Church on the Mall, Plymouth Meeting Mall. 6:45-Dinner Buffet, 7:30-Beginner Lesson, 8:15-Intermediate Lesson, 9:00-12:00-Dance party. $12.00/person includes everything. website or 610-558-4556. (Updated 4/4/12)

Friday, Weekly. Group Motion Dance Workshop. 3500 Lancaster Ave. Phila. Pa. 19104
8pm-10pm. Admission $20.00 (First-timers only $15.00) A celebration of self expression, through improvisational dance/movement, live world music and the creative spirit, ongoing for 36 years.
Guided by Manfred Fischbeck and Brigitta Herrmann. Everyone is welcome, no previous dance experience is required. www.groupmotion.org 215-387-9895 (Added 1/15/06)

Friday, weekly (Sept - June), International Folk Dancing (almost every week, call to verify) Kimberton International Folk Dancers welcome all ages, no partners or experience needed. Some teaching provided. Bring a snack or drink to share and wear soft-soled, non-marking shoes.Site- Beaver Farm Community Building, W. Seven Stars Rd., Phoenixville, PA 19460 in Chester County. 8:00-10:30 p.m. $5 per person. Directions- (GPS doesn't always work, so call for further directions) 610-827-1486 or 610-942-4261 or e-mail GPS doesn't always work -- you're welcome call or email for directions and gate, parking information. (Updated 10/2015)

Friday, weekly, International Folk Dancing. on-going except for holidays and scheduled breaks. Chestnut Hill Presbyterian Church, 8855 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19118. 12:30 to 2:30 pm. First half hour, 12:30-1, is devoted to newcomers and beginning level dancers. Taught by Bill Wadlinger. All ages welcome. $7/session at the door or $60 for ten sessions. Your first visit is free. Call 215.233.9399, website or email (Updated 6/1/18)

Friday, weekly, International Folk Dancing. Princeton Friday Night Folk Dancers. Suzanne Patterson Center, Monument Drive, Princeton, NJ. (behind Princeton Borough Hall and the police station.) 8:00p.m. Instruction. 9:00-11:00 Dancing. For details, call 908-369 8906 or consult web site (Info updated 7/4/06)

Friday, weekly. International Folk Dancing. Newark International Folkdancers. George Wilson Center, 303 New London Road (Rte 896), Newark, DE. 8:00 instr., 9:00-10:00 dancing. 302-737-7321 or send e-mail. (Updated 8/9/04)

Friday, weekly. Latin night with dance lesson, Brasil's Restaurant - Home Page, 112 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, Lessons at 9:00 PM, dancing at 10 - 2, 215-413-1700 (Added 10/13/03)

Friday, weekly. Milonga & Argentine Tango Party The University City Arts League, 4226 Spruce Street, Phila. 9:00 pm -1:00 am, $10. Hosted by Kelly Ray & Lesley Mitchell, 215-574-9555, website or email. (Info updated 8/09/04)

Friday, weekly. Motown Oldies Line Dance Party Blue Moon Dancesport, 319 E. Lincoln Highway, Exton, PA 19341. 7-8PM Beg. Line Dance Lesson; 8-11PM Motown/Soul Line Dance Party with DJ MaryJ1. $13/person; $25/couple. Snacks included. E-mail, website. (added 2/4/13)

Friday, weekly. Old Time Oldies Dance Party - starting Friday, June 27th 2008 Bop, Cha-Cha, & Line - Songhi City Cultural Center - 3117 Master St.(across from the luxury town homes in Brewerytown Square) Philadelphia, Pa - 8:pm until 12:am - $8 admission - Light buffet severed from 9:pm until 10:pm - B.Y.O.B.- all parties & celebration's welcomed - 215-978-4640 (Added 5/24/08)

Friday, weekly. Scottish Country Dancing. Classes run from September through May and are held in a private home in Moylan, PA. The first (1st) Friday of each month, the class is for Advanced Scottish Country dancers. Kathy Giacoletti, 215-886-3529 for directions. The second (2nd) and fourth 4th) Friday of each month classes are for Experienced Scottish Country dancers. Bree Humphries, 215-380-4616 or Geoffrey Selling, 215-248-5998 for directions. There are no classes on the third (3rd) and fifth (5th) Friday of each month. All classes begin at 8:00 PM and are followed by a potluck tea. delvalscottishdance.org (Updated 8/30/11)

Friday, weekly. Social Dancing Storm Ballroom Dance Centre, 300 White Horse Rd, Voorhees NJ 08043, 7:30 - 8:30pm social gropup class, 8:30 - 10:30 open dancing, $10. 856-770-4294 or info@stormballroom.com. BYOB. Light snacks and soft drinks served (added 3/21/18)

Friday, weekly. Social Dancing Valley Forge Dance School, King of Prussia, PA 19406, 7 -8 PM. Learn a social dance a month, just show up and pay $10 at the door. 610-337-1772 or website (added 7/21/06)

Friday, weekly. Swing Dancing The Dover (Delaware) Sheraton. Open Swing dancing from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. 302-678-8500 or send email.

Friday, weekly. Tango lesson and Milonga Blue Bell School of Dance. Nackord Karate Studio, Gateway Shopping Center, 125 E Swedesford Rd. Wayne Pa. 19087. Two classes are usually held at 7:30 & 8:30. 9:30 p.m. Milonga. 215-681-6265 or www.amoretango.com. Check website for class schedule and prices. (Updated 3/23/08)

1st Friday. Mostly Latin Night Carousel Ballroom, 319 Westtown Road, Suite P, West Chester, PA 19382. Salsa lesson 8pm taught by Carlos Maldonado, open dancing 9-11pm. Enjoy light refreshments of appetizers and desserts. 610-701-0600. carouselballroom.com/ (Updated 06/22/09)

1st Friday. English Country Dancing - American Legion Hall, 41 Linden Avenue, Newtown, PA 18940, 8:00p.m.. (609) 882-7733 or consult Lambertville Country Dancers. (updated 9/10/17)

1st Friday. (check during summer months) Irish Dancing - Hoolie. Knights of Columbus Hall, 321 E. Broad St. Palmyra NJ 08065 near Tacony Palmyra Bridge. 8:00 - midnight, 856-985-3485 or email. (Updated 9/10/17)

1st Friday. Ol School, Motown, Salsa Jam with "Teach." Bridgemens Hall, 11600 Norcom Rd. Phila. 8pm to 1 am. 267-240-5354. email Free line dance & bop instruction. Do the switch and enjoy The Sadie Hawkins Advantage. Get your ticket from Teach and receive a FREE CHANCE at a 32" HD TV. "Lets Talk Discount" The only mixed race dance club in Philly. (Updated 02/13/11)

1st, 3rd Fridays Argentine Tango Workshops Upper Saucon Social Quarters, 4900 Lanark Road, Center Valley, PA. (5 miles north of Quakertown, 5 miles south of Allentown) Featuring Olga McGuire. $15.00 per session. LESSON SCHEDULE: Techniques: 7 - 7:30 Combinations: 7:30 - 8:30 Practica: 8:30 - 10:00. Absolute beginners are welcome to attend just the Techniques class for $5.00
padancing.com or email (added 11/2815)

1st, 3rd Friday. Belly Dance Jam. Beginning February 18th. West Chester Wellness Center, 828 Paoli Pike, PA 19380, (Next to the "La Diference Spa" - if coming from Rte. 202, studio is on left just before Paoli Pike splits). 7:30 - 8:30PM Open American Tribal Style belly dance & drum jam. Come to watch, play or dance with us. All levels welcomed. Bring snacks; BYOB. Admission $5. website or email (Added 2/3/11)

1st, 3rd, 5th Friday. (except for May 6th) Strictly Ballroom Dance Party. La Luna Dance Studio, 4610 Bensalem Blvd, Bensalem, PA 19020. Time of event 8:00 pm-12:30 am 215 638-0418 or www.LaLunaDanceStudio.com (added 3/18/05)

2nd Friday. Doubleshot Friday at the Atrium Dance Studio. 4721 Crescent Blvd (rte #130), Pennsauken, NJ 08110. "Got Swing?" with Rob & Sheila + "Hustle Explosion" with Brian Gallagher. 8:00pm - Late. 2 dance lessons, 2 dj's, 2 rooms for dancing, one price. Complimentary WCS or Hustle lesson included with paid admission to the dance. Cost $12 Free Parking www.robandsheiladance.com 609-519-0793 (added 1/14/10)

2nd Friday, West Coast Swing. The Atrium Dance Studio, Rt. 130, Pennsauken, NJ 08110, 8:00-9:00 lesson; 9:00-1:00 Dance, 609-519-0793, bpurkey@yahoo.com (Added 3/24/07)

2nd, 4th Friday. International Folk Dancing. South Jersey Folk Dancers, 30 W. Broad St., Palmyra, NJ 08065. 8:00 - 10:00 pm. 856-546-0894 or 610-544-2828 or email (Updated 1/18/16)

2nd & 4th Fridays- Scottish Country Dance- Intermediate Level Class (September-May) at St. Paul's Episcopal Church @ 22 East Chestnut Hill Avenue in the Chestnut Hill section of Philadelphia. Class runs from 7:30-9:00 with a potluck tea to follow. Please contact the Delaware Valley Branch at: delvalrscds@gmail.com if you're a new student wishing to join this class or visit delvalscottishdance.org (Updated 8/30/11)

3rd Friday, Ballroom & Latin 116 W Baltimore Ave, 2nd Floor, Media, PA 19063. Beginner lesson 8:00 to 8:30 by instructor Alex Jacobs , dancing 8:30 to Midnight. http://tango411.com/Home.html (added 10/29/09)

3rd Friday of every month Open Dancing & Califronia Mix at the Third Street Alliance, 41 North Third Street (Next to the PNC Bank), Easton, Pennsylvania. 8-9 Lesson (instructors change from time to time and dances change monthly) Open Dancing 9-11 California Mix (John Thoder DJ). January 18, Cha Cha lesson with Con Gallagher. No partner necessary. $10-admission ($5 with student id). Presented by Easton Main Street Initiative www.eastonmainstreet.org phone 610-330-9940 (added 1/6/08)

4th Friday Ballroom & Latin Dancing. Main Line Ballroom at 7:30-8:30pm Intermediate Lesson and 8:30-11:00pm Dance party - Mix of Ballroom & Latin. $15/person includes lesson. Enjoy light refreshments and desserts. 49 E. Lancaster Ave, Ardmore, PA 19003. TheMainLineBallroom.com or 610-909-7718 (Added 7/31/14)

4th Friday, Ceili The Irish Center at the Commodore Barry Club, 6815 Emlen Street, Phila., PA 19119 , 8pm. Set and ceili dancing to live music for all levels of dancers. web site. (Updated 1/20/12)

Occasional Fridays, check for dates & locations. Cajun & Zydeco dancing with live bands usually from Louisiana. Allons Danser. instr. 7:30 p.m. dancing 8:30-midnight, 215-402-7017 or website Cash bar available, plenty of free parking. (updated 2/28/15)


Saturday

Saturdays, weekly. Ballroom Dancing Church on the Mall Plymouth Meeting Mall, Plymouth Meeting, PA, 7:15 beginners lessons, 8:30 intermediate lessons. website or 610-825-3388 (Updated 10/15/08)

Saturdays, weekly. Ballroom and Latin Dancing.. Carousel Ballroom, 319 Westtown Road, Suite P, West Chester, PA 19382 8:00 pm dance lesson taught by Carlos Maldonado, followed by Dance Party 9-11 pm, a mix of ballroom and Latin dances. All welcome - no partner necessary. Enjoy light refreshments of appetizers and desserts. website or 610-701-0600. (Updated 06/22/09)

Saturday, weekly. Ballroom & Latin Dance Social w/Lesson. Blue Moon Dancesport, 319 E. Lincoln Hwy, Exton, PA. $15/person. Lesson 8-8:30 pm, Open Dancing 8:30-10:30 pm. All levels welcome – singles and couples. website, 610-363-8679, or email. (Updated 12/9/15)

Saturday, weekly. DanceFusion, 10100 Jamison Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19116. Ongoing classes include a three part sequence for optimal dance/exercise results, Warm Up/Workout,Latin Technique, Latin Choreography. Latin Fusion teaches all the latest dance moves and hottest choreography out in the ballroom world. The Latin Fusion class enhances creativity, develops confidence and self esteem, improves dance skills. 1:30-3:00 PM, 267-210-5460, website, or e-mail (Added 11/11/08)

Saturday, weekly. Flamenco. with Flamenco Ole, Mt. Vernon Dance Academy 1720 Mt. Vernon Street, Phila. Call for times, 215-232-5713

Saturday, weekly. International night with bands from Latin-Brazilian-Caribbean, Brasil's Restaurant - Home Page, 112 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, Lessons at 9:00 PM, dancing at 10 - 2, $10, 215-413-1700 (Added 10/13/03)

Saturdays, weekly. Italian Folk Dancing with Vivaci (call first to be sure class is being held) St. Nicholas of Tolentine School, 9th & Pierce Streets., Philadelphia. 10:00 a.m. - noon. 215.380.2768 or email, website (Updated 2/14/12)

Saturdays, weekly - check website. Swing Dance, Ballroom On High, 310 East High Street, Pottstown, PA website 610-348-6727. 7 - 8:00 lesson, 8 - 10:30 dancing (usually to DJ music). (Added 8/29/15)

Saturday weekly. Beginner Tango lesson and Argentine Milonga dance with food, wine and beer with admission. Lesson at 8:00pm-8:45pm followed by a Milonga dance 8:45pm-11:00pm. Check website for exact dates of dances, because we might be dancing in a show or closed for a holiday. 484-612-2995, Phoenix Ballroom, 22 S. Main St, Phoenixville, PA 19460 website, email (added 9/10/10).

Saturdays, weekly. West African Dance, First Position Dance Studio, 19 West Lancaster ave, Ardmore, PA 19003 w/ Fyness Mason. 3 - 4 pm followed by Afro-Caribbean Movement w/ Yattah Blanton from 4 - 5pm. All ages and levels are welcomed. $15 for adults, first timers get 2 free classes, $7 for college students and young professionals up to age 28 with valid id. fpdancearts.com (Added 1/22/15)

Saturdays, twice monthly. Jersey Shore Ballroom Dance Club Christ Church 157 Shore Road, Somers Point, NJ. Ballroom lesson followed by general dancing. Lessons & instructors change monthly.7:00-10:00PM (lesson 7:00-8:00PM). Lynda: 609 645-3269 or Pam: 609 398-8170. or email . website (Added 6/30/06)

Saturdays, twice monthly, see website for dates, Social ballroom dancing, swing, latin, hustle, and more, Sunset Ballroom, Ocean Acres Community Center. 489 Nautilus Drive, Manahawkin, NJ 08050, 7:30-10:30pm, light refreshments, dj, $10pp, 609-361-1373, website, or email (Updated 3/25/10)

1st & 3rd Saturdays. Contras and Squares Swingin' Tern. The First Presbyterian Church Parish House, 14 Hanover Road, East Hanover, NJ, a smoke & alcohol free environment. Beginner's workshop at 7:30 PM. Dance follows, 8 PM - 11 PM (unless otherwise indicated). $10 per adult, $5 per student with Student ID. Please carry in clean, soft-soled shoes for dancing. (973) 822-2137, website (Updated 6/9/12).

1st, 3rd Saturdays, Latin and Ballroom Party, Universal Dance Center 8-10:30pm. FREE lesson, refreshments,prizes, occasional jack and jill, mixers- $10 856-869-0010 website (Added 10/6/06)

1st Saturday. Ballroom, Swing and a few c&w (swing, waltz, twostep). The Arthur Murray Dance Center, 913 Montgomery Avenue Narberth, PA 19072-1501 PA. 8:30 to 10:00pm ish. $7.00. 610-668-8870 or website (Added 3/2/05)

1st Saturdays of the Month (Sept -June) Contra Dance. Birdsboro Contra at Birdsboro Community Memorial Center. 201 E. Main St. (PA 724), Birdsboro, PA, right in the center of town. (Park in the lot across the street from the Center & please use the entrance steps closest to the breezeway between the buildings.) Beginner instruction at 7:00 pm. Dance begins at 7:30-10:30 pm. Live music and callers. Admission $9 adults and $6 for students. website or 610-856-5180 (Updated 2/5/15)

1st Saturdays, usually. Call to confirm. Contra Dance Church of Christ Uniting (near Wilkes-Barre), PA. 7:30 - 10:30, 570-333-4007 or consult web site. (Updated 1/10/09)

1st Saturday (Oct - May except Dec.) English Country Dancing. with Germantown Country Dancers, Summit Church, Greene and Westview Streets, Phila. Pa 19119. 7:30-10:30 p.m.Check the website for afternoon workshops & picnic dinners. 215-643-4397 , 610-623-1926 or consult website. (updated 9/20/14)

1st Saturday, Line Dancing, DanceTime Social Clubs of N J 3003 Lincoln Dr. W. Suite D Marlton N.j. 08053. A night of all line dances and line dance lessons. Light snacks $15. per person, email or 856-574-4018 (added 9/4/14)

1st Saturdays. West Coast Swing Dance with Rob & Sheila at The Swing Loft 116 W. Baltimore Ave, Media, PA, 19063, 8:00pm - Late. Complimentary WCS lesson with paid admission to the dance. Cost $12, Free Parking. www.robandsheiladance.com 609-519-0793 (added 1/14/10)

2nd Saturday Ballroom & Latin Dancing. Main Line Ballroom at 7:30-8:30pm Intermediate Lesson and 8:30-11:00pm Dance party - Mix of Ballroom & Latin dances. $15/person includes lesson. Enjoy light refreshments and desserts, 49E. Lancaster Ave, Ardmore, PA 19003 TheMainLineBallroom.com or 610-909-7718 (Added 7/31/14)

2nd Saturday. Contact Improvisation jam. Studio 34, 4522 Baltimore Avenue, Philadelphia. 1-4 PM. website. (added 01/05/12)

2nd Saturday. (except Nov & Dec) English Country Dancing Princeton Country Dancers. Suzanne Patterson Center, 1 Monument Drive, Princeton, NJ behind former Princeton Borough Hall and police station. 8:00 - 11:00 (instruction at 7:30). 908-359-4837, 609-844-0459 or consult web site. (Info updated 1/15/16)

2nd Saturday, Salsa, Bachata, Merengue, and Cha-Cha dancing at Nineteen19 Bar and Grill, 1254 W. Chester Pike Havertown, PA 19083 $12 by the Fri. before/$15 day of/at the door, Admission fee includes: one complimentary drink, free Parking, and if on pre-sales list, 10% off dinner bill. Doors open at 8:00p.m., complimentary Beginner & Intermediate Salsa Lessons at 8:15p.m., Open Latin dancing until at least 12:00a.m. (610) 800-8182, website, e-mail. (updated 8/8/13)

2nd Saturday. Social ballroom dancing hosted by the Swingalongs Dance Club. Central Bucks Senior Community Center, 700 Shady Retreat Road, Doylestown, Pa 18901PA. 7:30 - 10:30pm, $25 per couple, includes light snacks. No Reservations Needed. BYOB. website email, 215-675-3914, 215-858-2922 (Updated 6/30/16)

2nd Saturday, Tango Jam, Sangha Space, 116 W Baltimore Ave, Media, PA 19063.
7 pm – 9pm FREE. Open to musicians interested in learning to play Argentine Tango music. Possible live demonstration at the Tango Hop later in the night. 610.565.0300 or website (Updated 6/5/12).

2nd Saturday, Tango Hop, Sangha Space, 116 W Baltimore Ave, Media, PA 19063.
9 pm – Late. FREE mini-lesson @ 9pm, followed by a night of Argentine Tango dancing with a fun and warm community. No experience and no partner needed. Refreshments provided. $12. 610.565.0300 or website (Updated 6/5/12).

2nd Saturday, Singles Mingle Dance Party, Universal Dance Center 8-10:30pm, FREE lesson, refreshments, prizes, occasional jack and jill, mixers- $10 856-869-0010 website (Added 10/6/06)

2nd & 4th Saturdays, Salsa Dancing at La Luna Dance Studio, 4610 Bensalem Blvd, Bensalem, PA 19020, BYOB, free parking, lesson from 9 pm to 10 pm, dancing till 2 pm. $12 admission (more for special events). 215 638-0418 or website. (Added 10/18/04)

2nd and 4th Saturdays, Scottish Country Dance Socials - Join your fellow Scottish Country dancers for an evening of fun dances to lively music (often LIVE music). Locations: Swarthmore Friends Meetinghouse in Swarthmore or St. Paul's Episcopal Church in the Chestnut Hill section of Philadelphia. Please visit the event calendar on the Branch website for more details: website (Updated 8/30/11)

2nd, 4th and some 5th Saturdays (except July and August). Contra Dance. Valley Contra Dance, Unitarian Universalist Church of the Lehigh Valley. Center & Wall Sts, Bethlehem, PA. 7:00 instr., 7:30-10:30 dancing, 610-868-7432 or consult web site. (updated 10/8/10)

2nd and 4th Saturdays, usually. Swing Dances Call for dates and locations or consult web site, Philadelphia Swing Dance Society, no partners necessary. All ages and skill levels welcome. 215-849-5384, 215-629-2344, or 610-676-0123 (Updated 11/14/14)

3rd Saturdays. Argentine Tango - Milonga La Clasica, 1100 Snyder Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19148 hosted by Damian Lobato and Sarah Chung. All-level class 8-9pm and milonga 9pm-1:30am. Hardwood floor, plenty of seating, wine and refreshments, lots of dancing sarahchungtango.com (Updated 1/11/15)

3rd Saturdays. Ballroom and Latin Dance Party. Saint James Episcopal Church, (across from Midway Shopping Center off of Kirkwood Highway), 2106 St. James Church Road, Wilmington, Delaware, 19808. No partner necessary. Food and drinks, all you can eat. 7:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Dance Lesson. 8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Party. $10.00 per person. 302-507-1428 or www.delawareballroom.com (Added 5/6/09)

3rd Saturdays. (September - May) Contra Dance. Check website for locations 7:30 instr., 8:00-11:00 dancing, refreshments served at the break. 215-572-6165 or web site. (Updated 1/11/15)

3rd Saturdays. Swing, Ballroom and Latin Club Dance Party University Arts League, 4226 Spruce Street, Phila. 8:30 instr., 9:00-12:00, party 215-574-9555 or website (Updated 2/14/06)

3rd Saturday. California Mix - Swing /Hustle/Latin No-Name Dance, usually at 50 Cherry Hill Road, Princeton, NJ (check website), 7 PM, $12 admission covers lesson, dance social party, refreshments, www.centraljerseydance.org, noname@centraljerseydance.org (updated 7/23/13 )

4th Saturday. (except Feb.) Contra Dance Princeton Country Dancers. Suzanne Patterson Center, 1 Monument Drive, Princeton, NJ behind former Princeton Borough Hall and police station. 8:00 - 11:00 (instruction at 7:30). 908-359-4837, 609-844-0459 or consult web site. (Info updated 1/15/16)

4th Saturday, Monthly Swing Loft Dance Party, Sangha Space, 116 W Baltimore Ave, 2nd Floor, Media, PA 19063. 8pm-12am, Come for the complimentary lesson. Stay and dance West Coast Swing, Hustle, Night Club 2-step and more. Refreshments and great music included! DJ Rob spins your favorite classics and new alternative tunes. $12. 610.565.0300 or SanghaSpace.com. (Added 8/16/11)

4th Saturdays. West Coast Swing Dance Swing Dance Club at The Haddonfield School of Dance, 413 Crystal Lake Ave, Haddonfield, NJ 08033. Join us for "The Watermelon Dance", a West Coast Swing mix. sponsored by the DelVal . 8:00pm - Midnight. Complimentary dance lesson with paid admission to the dance. Cost $12 ($10 to club members), Free Parking. 609-510-0793 www.delvalshag.org 609-519-0793 (added 1/14/10)

Every other Saturday (check for dates) Traditional Indonesian Dance Class George Wilson Center, Newark, DE from 2 - 4pm at From March through June of 2008, we are focusing on Balinese Dances.For classes we do ask that each participant wears comfortable clothing. Sarongs are optional; if you don't own a sarong, we have many that you can borrow for practice. 302-367-8511 or www.indonesiancc.org. (Added 3/26/08)

Saturdays – Monthly. Bella Rosa Ballroom. Congregation Beth El Ner Tamid, 715 Paxon Hollow Rd, Broomall, PA. $12 per person, snacks provided. See website for times. 215-258-5587, email, or website (Updated 12/19/16)

Saturdays – Monthly (check website for schedule). Ballroom, Latin, & Swing Dancing. The Delaware Valley Dance Society, Felinton Hall, 715 Paxon Hollow Road, Broomall, PA 19008. 7pm dance lesson followed by mix of ballroom and Latin dances from 8-11pm. All welcome - no partner necessary. Enjoy light appetizers and refreshments. 610-363-8679, website, or email (Added 9/6/11)

Saturdays – Monthly (check website for schedule). Guys and Dolls Ballroom Dancing. 75 N Main Street, Sellersville, PA. Beginner lesson: 7:00pm, Intermediate lesson: 7:30pm, Dance party: 8:00 – 11:00pm, $12 light refreshments provided. No dance experience necessary. Couples and Singles welcome. 215-666-2535, 215-666-2534,  email, or website (Added 1/19/17)

Saturdays – Monthly. Call for dates. International Folk Dance Party, Westfield Friends School, Rt 130 & Riverton Rd, Cinnaminson, NJ 08077, 8pm -10:30 dancing. $8 donation. 267-939-8137 or email. (Updated 2/9/16)

Saturdays - Monthly (check website for schedule). Social Ballroom Dinner Dances. The Delaware Valley Dance Society, Blue Moon Dancesport, 319 E. Lincoln Hwy, Exton, PA 19341. 7pm buffet dinner, 8pm dance lesson, followed by a mix of ballroom and Latin dances from 8:30-10:30pm. All welcome. 610-363-8679, website, or email (Added 4/26/12)

Occasional Saturdays, check for dates & locations. Cajun & Zydeco dancing with live bands usually from Louisiana. Allons Danser. instr. 7:30 p.m. dancing 8:30-midnight, 215.402.7017, email or website Cash bar available, plenty of free parking. (updated 1/10/13)

Occasional Saturdays Check website for schedule. Line Dancing for Beginners, Intermediate and some Advanced, The Yorkhouse, 5325 Old York Road, Philadelphia, PA. $5 per person, $8 couples, $3 children 12 and under (must be accompanied by an adult), $3 seniors (65+) Class is held every Wednesday evening. 267-439-0515, http://www.bowlegsproductions.com or email. (Added 02/10/08)



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