On September 20th some of our club members are planning a POTLUCK PICNIC!
Although this is not a Manhattan Club sponsored event it should be a lot of fun!
Members of the dance community and their families are invited to join the fun at
the Sunnyside Beach Park
Pavilion on September 20th from 11AM to 4PM. The park is located at 2509
Chambers Creek Road in Steilacoom.
Click for map. There is parking available for a fee of $5 (exact change
only) and there is a short walk from the lot to the beach. There will be a potluck
lunch at 1 PM. Attendees should bring a covered dish to share and their own beverages.
(Note Alcohol is prohibited in outside areas.) Plates, napkins and utensils will
be provided. For more information contact Linda Kirch at 253-691-0200 or
click for the flyer.
Next Wednesday, September 2nd, LOIS ANN MARLER will be back at the Manhattan
Club! Lois Ann is not only a beautiful singer, she is a wonderful entertainer. She
knows what dancers like to hear and is aways adding to her repertoire of great dance
songs! Between her sets DJ Dave Green will keep you dancing to some of his
favorite tunes. The dancing starts at 7:30 PM.
Prior to the dance, starting at 6:30 PM, Dave Green and Linda Reiter
will teach a beginning level tango lesson. Tango is a very dramatic and sensual dance.
There is lots of contrast between slow slinky movement and quick dramatic moves.
They will start with the basics so you don't need any experience. And you
don't need a partner. They rotate partners during the lesson so everyone gets to
dance. And, don't forget the LESSON IS FREE with your paid admission to the
Besides the great music and the free dance lessons, the Manhattan Club has a big
beautiful dance floor, AIR CONDITIONING, lots of free parking, free snacks
and lots of friendly dancers! This all adds up to a truly remarkable dance experience!!
The Manhattan Dance Club is a friendly non-profit organization dedicated to the
joy of dancing. The club hosts a dance every Wednesday evening from 7:30 PM to 10:00
PM. The dancing is a nice mixture of ballroom, swing, latin and contemporary dance
usually done to live music. The dances are held in the upper ballroom of the AmVets
Hall in South Tacoma. The dance floor is one of the best in the South Sound. It
is very large and well maintained. The hall is located at 5717 South Tyler Street
in Tacoma. Admission is $6 for members and $10 for non-members. Click
here for map directions.
On most nights there is a free beginners dance lesson included with the price of
admission. The lessons start at 6:30 PM. No partner necessary.
See Calendar for lesson information.
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