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Dance Opportunity Join Step Into Swing for the first swing social at our NEW LOCATION - Mainframe Studios downtown! This event is for all levels. Feel free to come stag, as a couple or with friends. Swing is a social dance and not to be danced with only one partner all the time. Come sit and watch or dance 'til your feet fall off. Swingin' jazz & Rock'n Roll from 1920's to 50's is played throughout the night, and a group basic swing lesson is offered before the dance. Hope to see you there! FREE Basic Lesson 7:45pm Dance runs 8-10pm Admission is $5 and includes a bottle of water NO partner necessary! Web site: Step Into Swing (https://www.facebook.com/Step-Into-Swing-21201922368/) Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/Step-Into-Swing-21201922368/info/?tab=overview)
Salsa Thursday @ Lime Lounge Get ready to spice things up, Thursdays are Salsa night at Lime Lounge! If you're new to Salsa, come at 8:30 PM for a FREE lesson from Salsa Des Moines (http://www.salsadesmoines.org/) to get you on your way. The dancefloor opens at 9 PM with spicy latin music until midnight followed by latin infused, dance club beats by DJ Xan (https://www.facebook.com/djxan515) until close. To quench the thirst you'll work up with your salsa moves, all Mexican beers are $1 off all night long. Free Introductory Salsa lesson @ 8 pm by Salsa Des MoinesSocial Dancing starts @ 9 pm Lime Lounge (http://www.limelounge.com/) Lime Lounge Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/LimeDSM) Salsa Des Moines (http://www.salsadesmoines.org/home1.aspx) Salsa Des Moines Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/groups/salsadesmoines/) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T2jKaayQ6r8
$10 at the door. Includes Maid-rites and chili dogs. Doors open @ 6 pm with music starting @ 7 pm. Join us for country, doo-wop, 50's & 60's as well as some good old rock & roll dancing. Dress up in your favorite costume from the 50's and 60's. Tune up your vocal chords for a song or two with karaoke, as well. Proceeds from admissions will help pay for more gravel on our parking lot.
Every Friday evening at the Des Moines Ballroom, we turn the lights down, let the music play, and just dance - Waltz, Foxtrot, Swing and more. This is an excellent opportunity to get to know the other dancers in the area as well as the instructors, ask them questions, and to practice your moves, new or old. $3/ea every Friday night. You don't need to come with a partner. Web Site: Des Moines Ballroom (http://www.desmoinesballroom.com/)