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02NOV16 – Post Pumpkin Post

Thanks again to everyone who got into the Halloweek spirit and dressed up last week. I just saw Veronika’s video of the Soul Train – hilarious!!

At the Dovercourt House *this* week it’s our FREE First-Tuesday-of-the-Month FREE lesson!!  Don’t forget to tell your friends, neighbours, co-workers, your hairdresser, dentist, favourite barista, fifth-cousin-one-removed…. 8:00-9:00 p.m. at the Dovercourt House, followed by dancing until midnight (also free for the newbies!!)
Facebook Event or see the calendar

Regularly-scheduled Tuesday night classes take place as usual:
6:30-7:15 WCS*HD with Shelley Saxena – $18 to drop in
7:15-8:00 WCS*Repertoire  – $15 to drop in
8:00-9:00 WCS*Fundamentals – Sorry, no drop-ins (except Fundamentals grads on the “Rinse and Repeat” program).  The next Fundamentals series will be offered November 22-December 27.  Please see for full class descriptions and schedule.
~ 8:45 p.m. Social dancing for ALL!!  Thanks in advance for making the new people feel welcome 🙂
Dovercourt House, 805 Dovercourt Rd. (west of Ossington, north of Bloor)



  • Monday night classes continue at the Lithuanian House through the Toronto Swing Dance Society. Drop-ins welcome to the Intermediate level class 8:45-9:35 p.m. See or the calendar for more details
  • Classes and socials continue Thursday nights with the Dynamic Duo (Nelson Clarke and Kyle Fitzgerald). Please see the calendar or contact (Dana Gudelis) if you have any questions
  • Sundays with Shelley at Rhythm & Motion are ongoing with an Intermediate drop-in lesson 6:00-7:00 p.m. followed by two hours of social dancing until 9:00 p.m. A new three week Basics+ series starts November 6th 5:00-6:00 p.m.



Saturday, November 5thMonthly West Coast Swing dance in AncasterFacebook Event – see the calendar

Friday, November 11thToronto Swing Dance Society Friday night “all swing” dance –– see the calendar or

Saturday, November 12th –  Hustle & West Coast Swing Dance Party at Joy of DanceFacebook Event – see the calendar

Saturday, November 12thWaterloo Westies Dance with Kyle Fitzgerald teachingFacebook Event – see the calendar

Tuesday, November 15thAnnual CAMH Benefit DanceFacebook Event – see the calendar
Don’t forget to make a tax-deductible donation online to get on the “Very Generous Dancer” list :

Saturday, November 19thSteps Studio Party: two rooms/four dances (WCS/Hustle & Salsa/Bachata) –– see the calendar

November 17-20 – Canada ROCKS! Westie-conFacebook Event – What’s Westie-con??  Official website

November 24-27  – Toronto ROCKS! C.A.S.H. BashFacebook Event – What’s C.A.S.H. Bash??  Official website




Working on your two-beat pulse?  Here’s an oldie-but-goodie 🙂



CAMH Benefit Dance – November 15th
Westie-Con – November 17-20
Spotlight Dance Celebration – December 30, 2016-January 2, 2017
Swingcouver – January 19-22, 2017 *
I have a reserved table*
Check the
calendar for more!