“To be creative means to be in love with life. You can be creative only if you love life enough that you want to enhance its beauty, you want to bring a little more music to it, a little more poetry to it, a little more dance to it.”
Ok Swing Cats and Kittens we have got some dates for your wall calendar, your google calendar and you manual diary… Lets swing 2018 out in Swing On In style and then ramp it up for 2019!
We Need dancers at each of the events with *** next to it for promo/social dance/activating spaces if you could please try and come to some of these.
Saturday 1st December: A Little Party Never Killed Nobody – 1930’s Gatsby Party – FREE.. 7pm – Brisbane Powerhouse – Best Dress Comp, huge dance floor, All Sassy, Brassy & Swinging Girl Swing Band – Yas Queen! FB Event HERE
Friday 7th December: LAST Friday Night Nerang Social Dance Party Ever! Lets say goodbye to this little gem of a hall with a full house of dancers!
*** Sunday 9th December: Coffee & Cars Get Together at Terranora – Lots of Food Trucks, Classic Cars, Santa and a Fire Truck PLUS, Pop Up Vintage Salon from The Lindy Charm School offering Free Vintage Do’s for the kiddies, Dance Demo and social dancing with Ray on the decks.. Come along! All dancers welcome. Venue: The Pavilions Hotel Terranora – 2-14 Henry Lawson Drive Terranora NSW from 10am to 3pm NSW time
Wednesday 12th December: Last Class for SOI Bangalow for 2018 – Beginner Class at 7pm and a Rueda & Shim Sham then Social dancing for the rest of the night!
Thursday 13th December: Last Class for SOI Gold Coast for 2018 – Beginner Class at 7pm and a Rueda & Shim Sham then Social dancing for the rest of the night!
Friday 14th December: Last Banaglow Dance Party for 2018 with Sebastiaan crooning our tunes and SwingABilly Ray and DJ Mark filling the gaps with some awesome Lindy Hop tracks to keep you dancing.
*** Sunday 16th December: Rockabilly, Beers and BBQ Festival: FREE Event – Details Here: A huge day of Rockabilly live bands, beer and Bbq to die for. FREE entry. 3pm – 8pm – 18 Junction Rd, Burleigh Featuring The Sugarshakers and B Daddy & the double D’s and Swing On In Dancers
*** Friday 21 December: Currumbin Sanctuary Markets: 6pm – 7.30pm – FREE… Join us as we take the most perfect dance floor amongst the community of people partaking in the fun, the food, the wine and the ambience of the Currumbin Sanctuary Markets. Enveloped in the serenity of the Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, These markets are so very popular, packed and fun ! Full of delight.. Join Swing On In as we take the floor for nearly 2 hours of social dancing, delighting, entertaining and indulging in the dance we love the most, The Lindy Hop, to the greatest of Swing Tunes! Every Dancer welcome.. Lets Take the Floor Together and entertain and show the guests how to dance, laugh, play and have fun with Swing Dancing! BRING THE JOY! ***FRIDAY 21 DECEMBER,***FRIDAY 11 JANUARY,***FRIDAY 8 FEBRUARY, Swingabilly Ray Guest DJ, Lovely Dance Floor, Licensed Venue, Food & Bev Available, Family Friendly FB Event HERE:
NEW YEARS EVE plans ? Don’t know yet, need to look at whats around and pick the best fun nd share it around. If you have any ideas lets us know!
Tuesday 15th January – Tuesday Special Class with Amanda and Chrissy – The Big Apple
Wednesday 16th January: – 1st Class for Bangalow for 2019 – The Bowlo, Bangalow
Thursday 17th January: – 1st Class for Gold Coast – Mermaid Beach Bowls Club
Friday 18th January – Bangalow Dance Party
Sunday 3 February – Swing Sesh Sundaze
March/April – WWII Blitz Party – Mo’s Desert House
Til next time, Stay cool and see you on the dance floor.
XX Chrissy & Ray
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