Swing Dancing at Willowbrook Ballroom - The Flat Cats!

Dance to the music of The Flat Cats at the historic Willowbrook Ballroom Friday, May 9th on Chicagoland’s largest dance floor. Celebrating Willowbrook Ballroom - 93 years old and still swingin'!

Admission is $14. Basic Swing lesson taught by Riley Wimes at 7:30 - dance to The Flat Cats at 8:30. Free Parking. No Meetup charge. Dress nice casual or vintage, Willowbrook policy is no blue jeans or gym shoes. If you don't have dancing shoes, leather soles work the best. Full service bar.

Doors open at 7:00. Try to get there by 7:15 to Meetup and join the Swing lesson. There is dancing for all skill levels. RSVPs preferred so we know how many tables to reserve, but please don't stay away because you didn't RSVP. This event is listed on several Meetups. RSVP total includes other Meetups.

Willowbrook Ballroom site:  http://www.willowbrookballroom.com/

The Flat Cats site:  http://www.flatcatsmusic.com/

Look for our reserved tables with Meetup signs. See you there!


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  • David

    To Jeanne,
    Sorry to hear that you are in Emergency Room with a family member and missed this dance. The music was good, people were friendly and I danced with several nice ladies. I wish we had name tags, to help me remember the names.

    May 10, 2014

    • Jeanne

      Thanks David. Glad you danced & people were friendly. I threatened to dance in the hospital. Now that I think about it, I did dance in the hospital!

      May 17, 2014

  • Eileen J

    Thank you Jim for putting this fun event together.

    May 11, 2014

  • Jim P Z

    Always an entertaining evening of danceable tunes with The Flat Cats!

    May 10, 2014

  • David

    This should be nice with a good band. I hope to meet some ladies to dance with. I have only met 2 people out of the 49 that signed up, 1 guy and 1 gal.

    May 9, 2014

    • Jeanne

      Jim P Z I'm extremely sad to say I may not be making it at all tonight ;o Currently in an ER with a family member and nothing is moving along. Quick-quick.slow_slow;qu­ick-quick.slow_slow. Jeanne

      May 9, 2014

    • Jim P Z

      Hope everything turns out well. -Jim

      1 · May 10, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hi, not sure if I can make it, I love to dance, hopefully, next time! Have fun.

    May 9, 2014

  • Betsy

    can't make this one - sore knee from tennis yesterday :(

    May 9, 2014

    • Virginia K.

      The two people that I know, Carol and Betsy, are not coming. I will miss you both. Betsy,

      May 9, 2014

    • Sharon

      Virginia, look forward to seeing you. Sharon P.

      May 9, 2014

  • Teri

    Having a crazy day. I changed to "no" , but I still might make it.

    May 9, 2014

  • carol

    Well, this "body is not in motion" today but
    wish everyone a great time.

    May 9, 2014

  • Celeste K.

    This sounds like a blast!

    May 9, 2014

  • John

    Would love to do this, but a bad knee keeps me from going in

    May 8, 2014

  • Penny R.

    Would love to go but to far from Elgin to drive at night for me. N

    May 8, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Great band but darn it, I have to go to the Lombard Chamber of Commerce Ball.

    April 20, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      Jeanne .. my shoes are in my car. Gotta be ready to spring onto the dance floor at a moments notice !

      1 · April 29, 2014

    • Jeanne

      I'll have to remember this!

      May 3, 2014

  • Alexandra

    Sound fun!

    April 14, 2014

  • Andrea B.

    got other plans that night perhaps another night Andrea Berman

    April 13, 2014

  • Virginia K.

    A walk in the Pilsen neighborhood is scheduled for the same night. What a bummer.

    April 12, 2014

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