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Shuffle Dance Meetup

International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne

West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala

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Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Line Dancing Class with Lisa

Community West African Dance Classes with Barakissa Coulibaly

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

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Argentine Tango with David and Thuy and Jorge Mendoza

Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti

Real Deelz at the Depot and Speakeasy Room in Micanopy

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Swing Theory at One Love Cafe

Contra Dance with Tom Greene and The Runaway Biscuits at the Dancing Fish in Melrose

Gator Salsa Club Salsa in the Streets Downtown

Saturday Latin Nights at Vecinos with DJ Enzo

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Mini Match Ballroom Dance with Ray and Eileen in Daytona

Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

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English Country Dancing

West Coast Swing Youth Ages 13 to 18 Beginner Class in Ocala

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

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Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala

Beginner Shapes and Shuffle Dance Classes

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Beginning Swing, Waltz, and Argentine Tango with Andy

Community West African Dance Classes with Barakissa Coulibaly

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Shuffle Dance Meetup

International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne

West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala

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Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Line Dancing Class with Lisa

Community West African Dance Classes with Barakissa Coulibaly

Social Dancing, Swing, Waltz, Other, Argentine Tango with Andy

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

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Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti

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Ballroom Dance Party with Ray and Eileen

Saturday Latin Nights at Vecinos with DJ Enzo

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Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

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English Country Dancing

Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy

West Coast Swing Youth Ages 13 to 18 Beginner Class in Ocala

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

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Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala

Beginner Shapes and Shuffle Dance Classes

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Community West African Dance Classes with Barakissa Coulibaly

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Shuffle Dance Meetup

International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne

West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala

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Contra Dance Weekend with Gaye Fifer and Hot Coffee Breakdown in Melrose

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Contra Dance Weekend with Gaye Fifer and Hot Coffee Breakdown in Melrose

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Real Deelz at the Depot and Speakeasy Room in Micanopy

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Swing Theory at One Love Cafe

Gator Salsa Club Salsa in the Streets Downtown

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Real Deelz at the Depot and Speakeasy Room in Micanopy

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Swing Theory at One Love Cafe

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Real Deelz at the Depot and Speakeasy Room in Micanopy

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Swing Theory at One Love Cafe

Gator Salsa Club Salsa in the Streets Downtown

Shuffle Dance Meetup Wed 8/17 Gainesville Momentum Dan
International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne Wed 8/17 Hawthorne GIFD
West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala Wed 8/17 Ocala Ocala Dance
Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Thu 8/18 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Line Dancing Class with Lisa Thu 8/18 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Community West African Dance Classes with Barakissa Coulibaly Thu 8/18 Gainesville IndepenDance
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Thu 8/18 Gainesville Mundial
Argentine Tango with David and Thuy and Jorge Mendoza Fri 8/19 Gainesville TangoThuy
Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti Fri 8/19 Gainesville GCC
Real Deelz at the Depot and Speakeasy Room in Micanopy Fri 8/19 Micanopy SwingDance
Swing Theory at One Love Cafe Sat 8/20 Gainesville SwingDance
Contra Dance with Tom Greene and The Runaway Biscuits at the Dancing Fish in Melrose Sat 8/20 Melrose GODS
Gator Salsa Club Salsa in the Streets Downtown Sat 8/20 Gainesville GSC
Saturday Latin Nights at Vecinos with DJ Enzo Sat 8/20 Gainesville Mundial
Mini Match Ballroom Dance with Ray and Eileen in Daytona Sun 8/21 Daytona ParrisDanc
Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa Sun 8/21 Gainesville GSC
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 8/21 Ocala Ocala Dance
English Country Dancing Mon 8/22 Gainesville ECD
West Coast Swing Youth Ages 13 to 18 Beginner Class in Ocala Mon 8/22 Ocala Ocala Dance
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Mon 8/22 Gainesville Mundial
Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Tue 8/23 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala Tue 8/23 Ocala Baila Calien
Beginner Shapes and Shuffle Dance Classes Tue 8/23 Newberry Momentum Dan
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Tue 8/23 Gainesville Mundial
Beginning Swing, Waltz, and Argentine Tango with Andy Tue 8/23 Gainesville SwingDance
Community West African Dance Classes with Barakissa Coulibaly Tue 8/23 Gainesville IndepenDance
Shuffle Dance Meetup Wed 8/24 Gainesville Momentum Dan
International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne Wed 8/24 Hawthorne GIFD
West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala Wed 8/24 Ocala Ocala Dance
Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Thu 8/25 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Line Dancing Class with Lisa Thu 8/25 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Community West African Dance Classes with Barakissa Coulibaly Thu 8/25 Gainesville IndepenDance
Social Dancing, Swing, Waltz, Other, Argentine Tango with Andy Thu 8/25 Gainesville SwingDance
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Thu 8/25 Gainesville Mundial
Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti Fri 8/26 Gainesville GCC
Ballroom Dance Party with Ray and Eileen Sat 8/27 Gainesville ParrisDanc
Saturday Latin Nights at Vecinos with DJ Enzo Sat 8/27 Gainesville Mundial
Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa Sun 8/28 Gainesville GSC
West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala Sun 8/28 Ocala Ocala Dance
English Country Dancing Mon 8/29 Gainesville ECD
Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy Mon 8/29 Gainesville IDanceAW
West Coast Swing Youth Ages 13 to 18 Beginner Class in Ocala Mon 8/29 Ocala Ocala Dance
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Mon 8/29 Gainesville Mundial
Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd Tue 8/30 Gainesville Smooth Flava
Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala Tue 8/30 Ocala Baila Calien
Beginner Shapes and Shuffle Dance Classes Tue 8/30 Newberry Momentum Dan
Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial Tue 8/30 Gainesville Mundial
Community West African Dance Classes with Barakissa Coulibaly Tue 8/30 Gainesville IndepenDance
Shuffle Dance Meetup Wed 8/31 Gainesville Momentum Dan
International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne Wed 8/31 Hawthorne GIFD
West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala Wed 8/31 Ocala Ocala Dance
Contra Dance Weekend with Gaye Fifer and Hot Coffee Breakdown in Melrose Fri 9/02 Melrose GODS
Contra Dance Weekend with Gaye Fifer and Hot Coffee Breakdown in Melrose Sat 9/03 Melrose GODS
Contra Dance Weekend with Gaye Fifer and Hot Coffee Breakdown in Melrose Sun 9/04 Melrose GODS
Jazz on the Green at Celebration Pointe with The Shufle Tones Sat 9/10 Gainesville SwingDance
Real Deelz at the Depot and Speakeasy Room in Micanopy Fri 9/16 Micanopy SwingDance
Swing Theory at One Love Cafe Sat 9/17 Gainesville SwingDance
Gator Salsa Club Salsa in the Streets Downtown Sat 9/17 Gainesville GSC
Jazz on the Green at Celebration Pointe with Global Jazz Quintet Sat 10/08 Gainesville SwingDance
Swing Theory at One Love Cafe Sat 10/15 Gainesville SwingDance
Gator Salsa Club Salsa in the Streets Downtown Sat 10/15 Gainesville GSC
Real Deelz at the Depot and Speakeasy Room in Micanopy Fri 10/21 Micanopy SwingDance
Jazz on the Green at Celebration Pointe with Marty Liquori Jazztet Sat 11/12 Gainesville SwingDance
Real Deelz at the Depot and Speakeasy Room in Micanopy Fri 11/18 Micanopy SwingDance
Swing Theory at One Love Cafe Sat 11/19 Gainesville SwingDance
Gator Salsa Club Salsa in the Streets Downtown Sat 11/19 Gainesville GSC
Jazz on the Green at Celebration Pointe with Natalie Rella Jazz Sat 12/10 Gainesville SwingDance
Real Deelz at the Depot and Speakeasy Room in Micanopy Fri 12/16 Micanopy SwingDance
Swing Theory at One Love Cafe Sat 12/17 Gainesville SwingDance
Gator Salsa Club Salsa in the Streets Downtown Sat 12/17 Gainesville GSC

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August 2022


Wednesday 17 August 2022

Shuffle Dance Meetup

Wed 17 Aug, 6 pm. Tom Petty Park, 400 NE 16 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. 352-575-3404. Momentum Dance Arts - [email][events]

International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne

Wed 17 Aug, 7-10 pm. Come out for international folk dancing. Hawthorne Wellness Center, 6110 SE 205 Street, Hawthorne, 32640. Julieta, 352-281-0428. $2. Gainesville International Folk Dancers - [website][email][events]

West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala

Wed 17 Aug, 7-9 pm. 7:00 PM Beginner Class 8:00 PM Social Dance West Coast Swing is a fun dance that keeps you wanting more. Come for the lesson and stay for the social dancing after. Drill down on your Basics and learn lots of dance concepts to get ready for our fun intermediate lesson on Sundays! Learn a New Dance. Casual attire, and for ladies, low or flat heels, but not flip flops, are best for this dance. Every Wednesday join in for our West Coast Swing group classes. Cost for lesson and dance is just $10 Instructor: Carol Smith Private Lessons Available contact Carol Smith to schedule yours. See you on the dance floor. PM Respiratory, 3306 SW 26 Avenue, Suite 402, Ocala, 34471. Carol Smith, 352-361-9202. Ocala West Coast Swing - [website][events]


Thursday 18 August 2022

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Thu 18 Aug, 5:45-6:45 pm. Beginning line dancing outside downtown Gainesville at Bo Diddley Plaza. Gainesville, 32601. Wanda Lloyd, 904-537-7763. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]

Line Dancing Class with Lisa

Thu 18 Aug, 6-7 pm. Join us for line dancing. Meet people and have fun all while dancing. Lots of space, 100% of air is replaced every twenty minutes and plenty of hand sanitizer. Every Thursday in three week intervals, $36 for three weeks. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [website][email][events]

Community West African Dance Classes with Barakissa Coulibaly

Thu 18 Aug, 6:30 pm. All levels are welcome. Cost $15 per class in advance. $18 at the door. Register via Cashapp: cbarakissa Venmo: Bara0613. Capoeira Massape Academy, 501 SE 2 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Barakissa Coulibaly, 352-339-8749. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Thu 18 Aug, 7:30-9:30 pm. 7:30-8:30 pm Bachata Beginner and Intermediate 8:30-9:30 pm Salsa Advanced Beginner and Intermediate. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [website][events]


Friday 19 August 2022

Argentine Tango with David and Thuy and Jorge Mendoza

Fri 19 Aug, 7 pm-1 am. 7:00 pm: lesson 8:00 pm: general dancing and practicing. Dancing and practicing with great music in milonga format, sets of 3 songs. Every 1st and 3rd Friday. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Avenue, Gainesville. David Chayes. $15, $10 students. Tango with Thuy - [email][events]

Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti

Fri 19 Aug, 7-8 pm. I am excited about teaching belly dance again. This is a technique-oriented class that will be basic enough for all levels to get something out of it. Targeting balance, technique, sharpening hip movements, introducing new movements and combinations, working on posture. Including a short choreography on each class and adding improvisation as practice for fluidity and individual creativity purposes. Let's dance. Gainesville Circus Center, 1925 NW 2 Street, Suite B, Gainesville. Karen Muratti. Gainesville Circus Center - [website][email][events]

Real Deelz at the Depot and Speakeasy Room in Micanopy

Fri 19 Aug, 7-10 pm. The Depot and Speakeasy Room, 22060 N US Hwy 441, Micanopy, 32667. Swing Dance Gainesville - [website][events]


Saturday 20 August 2022

Swing Theory at One Love Cafe

Sat 20 Aug, 6-9 pm. Swing dance to Swing Theory Jazz Band at One Love Cafe. Join us at One Love Cafe for fresh locally-sourced ingredients prepared in delicious dishes, craft beers and dancing. Bring the whole family for a great time. One Love Cafe, 4989 NW 40 Place, Gainesville, 32606. Swing Dance Gainesville - [website][events]

Contra Dance with Tom Greene and The Runaway Biscuits at the Dancing Fish in Melrose

Sat 20 Aug, 7-10 pm. This is a private residence so proof of vaccination is required for all in attendance, including spectators. The Dancing Fish is now insulated with heating and air conditioning for your year-round dancing comfort. When booking: You must first be fully vaccinated and registered on the website dancingfish.dance. One ticket only (everyone makes their own booking). Select your booking category and send your booking. Pay for your booking using the Donate button on the website event page. Dancing Fish, 6220 Dogwood Lane, Melrose. Susie, 352-466-9150. $10. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [website][email][events]

Gator Salsa Club Salsa in the Streets Downtown

Sat 20 Aug, 9 pm-1 am. All-levels bachata class at 9 PM, followed by salsa and bachata music all night. The dancing is free, but please support the event by buying drinks at The Bull and food at Crane Ramen. The Bull, 18 SW 1 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601-6243. Gator Salsa Club. Gator Salsa Club - [website][email][events]

Saturday Latin Nights at Vecinos with DJ Enzo

Sat 20 Aug, 9 pm-2 am. 9-10 pm Free Beer Saturday Nights at Vecinos come dance the night away with DJ ENZO playing all your favorite Latin Music. Look out for our Latin Night events brought to you by La Arenosa's Sabados Gigantes. Free Entry • Drink Specials • Good Vibes. Vecinos Gainesville, 208 W University Avenue, Gainesville. Salsa Mundial - [website][email][events]


Sunday 21 August 2022

Mini Match Ballroom Dance with Ray and Eileen in Daytona

Sun 21 Aug. Join us for a day of competition in Daytona. See Eileen for details. Daytona. Eileen Parris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [website][email][events]

Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa

Sun 21 Aug, 3-5:30 pm. 3:00 pm Urban Kiz class 4:30 pm Social dancing untill 5:30 PM The music during social dancing will be ~50% kizomba and ~50% zouk, bachata and blues. The Bull, 18 SW 1 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601-6243. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [email][events]

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Sun 21 Aug, 5-8 pm. Time to Dance. Let's Have Fun. Make New Friends. Meet New People. West Coast Swing is a fun dance that keeps you wanting more. Come for the lessons and stay for the social dancing after. Casual attire and for ladies, low or flat heels, but not flip flops, are best for this dance. Every Sunday for our West Coast Swing group classes. Join us afterwards for even more fabulous fun. We usually go nearby to Mojo's Grill, where we hang out and eat and/or drink a little something, talk more about dancing and other stuff. Cost for lesson and dance is just $10. Instructor Paul Fairbanks. Private lessons available contact Carol Smith to schedule yours. See you on the dance floor. PM Respiratory, 3306 SW 26 Avenue, Suite 402, Ocala, 34471. Carol Smith, 352-361-9202. Ocala West Coast Swing - [events]


Monday 22 August 2022

English Country Dancing

Mon 22 Aug, 6:30-8:30 pm. English Country Dancing called by Randy Thorp. At this time, proof of vaccination will be required. If you have come to one of our dances during the pandemic and shown proof, then I have you on a list and you do not need to bring again. If not, then please bring your vaccine card for entry. No one will be allowed in without proof. We will revisit this requirement as time goes on. It is also a requirement of UCG's at this time. Masks are optional; but smiles are not. Let your eyes smile if you are wearing a mask. United Church of Gainesville, 1624 NW 5 Avenue, Gainesville, 32603. Annette Merritt, 352-246-4659. $5, $3 Students. English Country Dancing with Randy and Annette - [email][events]

West Coast Swing Youth Ages 13 to 18 Beginner Class in Ocala

Mon 22 Aug, 7 pm. 7:00 PM Beginner Class Ages 13 to 18 West Coast Swing is a fun dance that keeps you wanting more. Casual attire, and for ladies, low or flat heels, but not flip flops, are best for this dance. PM Respiratory, 3306 SW 26 Avenue, Suite 402, Ocala, 34471. Carol Smith, 352-361-9202. Ocala West Coast Swing - [website][events]

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Mon 22 Aug, 7:30-9:30 pm. Bachata Intermediate Level: 7:30-8:30PM Salsa Intermediate Level: 8:30-9:30PM. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [website][events]


Tuesday 23 August 2022

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Tue 23 Aug, 5:45-6:45 pm. Beginning line dancing outside downtown Gainesville at Bo Diddley Plaza. Gainesville, 32601. Wanda Lloyd, 904-537-7763. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala

Tue 23 Aug, 6-9 pm. 6:00 pm Salsa Beginners 7:00 pm Bachata 8:00 pm Salsa Intermediate $10 one class, $18 two classes Wear comfortable clothing. You do not need a partner. This is a group class that is open to the public, no sign up necessary. You can simply show up. All level of dancers welcome. One Health Center 1714 SW 17th Street, Ocala, 34471. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [website][email][events]

Beginner Shapes and Shuffle Dance Classes

Tue 23 Aug, 6:30-7:30 pm. Teens and Adults age 12 and up. With the Shuffle Circle. Tioga Town Center, 133 SW 130 Way, Suite H, Newberry, 32669. 352-575-3404. Momentum Dance Arts - [email][events]

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Tue 23 Aug, 7-10 pm. Bachata Beginner Level: 7:00-8:00PM Salsa Basic-Beginner Level: 8:00-9:00PM Salsa Advanced-Beginner Level: 9:00-10:00PM. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [website][events]

Beginning Swing, Waltz, and Argentine Tango with Andy

Tue 23 Aug, 7-10 pm. 7:00 pm Beginning Swing 8:00 pm Beginning Waltz 9:00 pm Beginning Argentine Tango $10 per person for one dance. Stay for the other dances at no extra charge. If you are a new dancer, contact me before coming to schedule beginner 1 basics. Invite others. Congregation B'nai Israel, 3830 NW 16th Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Swing Dance Gainesville - [email][events]

Community West African Dance Classes with Barakissa Coulibaly

Tue 23 Aug, 7:45 pm. All levels are welcome. Cost $15 per class in advance. $18 at the door. Register via Cashapp: cbarakissa Venmo: Bara0613. Capoeira Massape Academy, 501 SE 2 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Barakissa Coulibaly, 352-339-8749. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]


Wednesday 24 August 2022

Shuffle Dance Meetup

Wed 24 Aug, 6 pm. Tom Petty Park, 400 NE 16 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. 352-575-3404. Momentum Dance Arts - [email][events]

International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne

Wed 24 Aug, 7-10 pm. Come out for international folk dancing. Hawthorne Wellness Center, 6110 SE 205 Street, Hawthorne, 32640. Julieta, 352-281-0428. $2. Gainesville International Folk Dancers - [website][email][events]

West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala

Wed 24 Aug, 7 pm. 7:00 PM Beginner Class West Coast Swing is a fun dance that keeps you wanting more. Casual attire, and for ladies, low or flat heels, but not flip flops, are best for this dance. Every Wednesday join in for our West Coast Swing group classes. PM Respiratory, 3306 SW 26 Avenue, Suite 402, Ocala, 34471. Carol Smith, 352-361-9202. Ocala West Coast Swing - [website][events]


Thursday 25 August 2022

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Thu 25 Aug, 5:45-6:45 pm. Beginning line dancing outside downtown Gainesville at Bo Diddley Plaza. Gainesville, 32601. Wanda Lloyd, 904-537-7763. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]

Line Dancing Class with Lisa

Thu 25 Aug, 6-7 pm. Join us for line dancing. Meet people and have fun all while dancing. Lots of space, 100% of air is replaced every twenty minutes and plenty of hand sanitizer. Every Thursday in three week intervals, $36 for three weeks. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Paris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [website][email][events]

Community West African Dance Classes with Barakissa Coulibaly

Thu 25 Aug, 6:30 pm. All levels are welcome. Cost $15 per class in advance. $18 at the door. Register via Cashapp: cbarakissa Venmo: Bara0613. Capoeira Massape Academy, 501 SE 2 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Barakissa Coulibaly, 352-339-8749. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]

Social Dancing, Swing, Waltz, Other, Argentine Tango with Andy

Thu 25 Aug, 7-10 pm. 7:00 West Coast Swing or Other 8:00 Waltz or Other 9:00 Argentine Tango Beginner $10 per person for one session, stay for the others at no additional charge. If financial considerations are keeping you from dancing, contact us to make arrangements you can afford. The program will be adjusted for those attending. Invite others. Let me know if you are coming. Congregation B'nai Israel, 3830 NW 16th Blvd, Gainesville, 32605. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Swing Dance Gainesville - [email][events]

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Thu 25 Aug, 7:30-9:30 pm. 7:30-8:30 pm Bachata Beginner and Intermediate 8:30-9:30 pm Salsa Advanced Beginner and Intermediate. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [website][events]


Friday 26 August 2022

Belly Dance Technique and Combinations with Karen Muratti

Fri 26 Aug, 7-8 pm. I am excited about teaching belly dance again. This is a technique-oriented class that will be basic enough for all levels to get something out of it. Targeting balance, technique, sharpening hip movements, introducing new movements and combinations, working on posture. Including a short choreography on each class and adding improvisation as practice for fluidity and individual creativity purposes. Let's dance. Gainesville Circus Center, 1925 NW 2 Street, Suite B, Gainesville. Karen Muratti. Gainesville Circus Center - [website][email][events]


Saturday 27 August 2022

Ballroom Dance Party with Ray and Eileen

Sat 27 Aug, 7:30-10 pm. Doors open at 7:30, dance mixer at 7:50 with dancing until 10 pm. Great music, refreshments, and a beautiful dance floor. 100% of air is replaced every 20 minutes, and hand sanitizer at every table. RSVP to attend. $15/person or $25/couple. Rena's Ballroom, 720 NW 23 Ave, Gainesville. Eileen Parris, 352-331-2742. Ballroom Dancing with Parris Dance - [website][email][events]

Saturday Latin Nights at Vecinos with DJ Enzo

Sat 27 Aug, 9 pm-2 am. 9-10 pm Free Beer Saturday Nights at Vecinos come dance the night away with DJ ENZO playing all your favorite Latin Music. Look out for our Latin Night events brought to you by La Arenosa's Sabados Gigantes. Free Entry • Drink Specials • Good Vibes. Vecinos Gainesville, 208 W University Avenue, Gainesville. Salsa Mundial - [website][email][events]


Sunday 28 August 2022

Sunset Kizomba, Bachata and Salsa

Sun 28 Aug, 3-5:30 pm. 3:00 pm Urban Kiz class 4:30 pm Social dancing untill 5:30 PM The music during social dancing will be ~50% kizomba and ~50% zouk, bachata and blues. The Bull, 18 SW 1 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601-6243. Gator Salsa Club. Free. Gator Salsa Club - [email][events]

West Coast Swing Dance in Ocala

Sun 28 Aug, 5-8 pm. Time to Dance. Let's Have Fun. Make New Friends. Meet New People. West Coast Swing is a fun dance that keeps you wanting more. Come for the lessons and stay for the social dancing after. Casual attire and for ladies, low or flat heels, but not flip flops, are best for this dance. Every Sunday for our West Coast Swing group classes. Join us afterwards for even more fabulous fun. We usually go nearby to Mojo's Grill, where we hang out and eat and/or drink a little something, talk more about dancing and other stuff. Cost for lesson and dance is just $10. Instructor Paul Fairbanks. Private lessons available contact Carol Smith to schedule yours. See you on the dance floor. PM Respiratory, 3306 SW 26 Avenue, Suite 402, Ocala, 34471. Carol Smith, 352-361-9202. Ocala West Coast Swing - [events]


Monday 29 August 2022

English Country Dancing

Mon 29 Aug, 6:30-8:30 pm. English Country Dancing called by Randy Thorp. At this time, proof of vaccination will be required. If you have come to one of our dances during the pandemic and shown proof, then I have you on a list and you do not need to bring again. If not, then please bring your vaccine card for entry. No one will be allowed in without proof. We will revisit this requirement as time goes on. It is also a requirement of UCG's at this time. Masks are optional; but smiles are not. Let your eyes smile if you are wearing a mask. United Church of Gainesville, 1624 NW 5 Avenue, Gainesville, 32603. Annette Merritt, 352-246-4659. $5, $3 Students. English Country Dancing with Randy and Annette - [email][events]

Israeli Circle and Partner Dancing with Andy

Mon 29 Aug, 7-9 pm. 7:00 - 8:15 pm Israeli Circle Dancing 8:15 - 9:00 pm Israeli Partner Dancing $10 per person. If you are a beginner, contact me to schedule free beginner time. If financial considerations are keeping you from dancing, contact us to make arrangements you can afford. Gainesville. Andrew Weitzen, 352-327-3672. Israeli Dance with Andrew Weitzen - [email][events]

West Coast Swing Youth Ages 13 to 18 Beginner Class in Ocala

Mon 29 Aug, 7 pm. 7:00 PM Beginner Class Ages 13 to 18 West Coast Swing is a fun dance that keeps you wanting more. Casual attire, and for ladies, low or flat heels, but not flip flops, are best for this dance. PM Respiratory, 3306 SW 26 Avenue, Suite 402, Ocala, 34471. Carol Smith, 352-361-9202. Ocala West Coast Swing - [website][events]

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Mon 29 Aug, 7:30-9:30 pm. Bachata Intermediate Level: 7:30-8:30PM Salsa Intermediate Level: 8:30-9:30PM. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [website][events]


Tuesday 30 August 2022

Line Dance Outside Downtown with Wanda Lloyd

Tue 30 Aug, 5:45-6:45 pm. Beginning line dancing outside downtown Gainesville at Bo Diddley Plaza. Gainesville, 32601. Wanda Lloyd, 904-537-7763. Smooth Flava Dance - [events]

Baila Caliente Salsa Dance Lessons in Ocala

Tue 30 Aug, 6-9 pm. 6:00 pm Salsa Beginners 7:00 pm Bachata 8:00 pm Salsa Intermediate $10 one class, $18 two classes Wear comfortable clothing. You do not need a partner. This is a group class that is open to the public, no sign up necessary. You can simply show up. All level of dancers welcome. One Health Center 1714 SW 17th Street, Ocala, 34471. Baila Caliente, 352-871-7244. Baila Caliente - [website][email][events]

Beginner Shapes and Shuffle Dance Classes

Tue 30 Aug, 6:30-7:30 pm. Teens and Adults age 12 and up. With the Shuffle Circle. Tioga Town Center, 133 SW 130 Way, Suite H, Newberry, 32669. 352-575-3404. Momentum Dance Arts - [email][events]

Bachata and Salsa with Salsa Mundial

Tue 30 Aug, 7-10 pm. Bachata Beginner Level: 7:00-8:00PM Salsa Basic-Beginner Level: 8:00-9:00PM Salsa Advanced-Beginner Level: 9:00-10:00PM. Salsa Mundial Dance Studio, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite G, Gainesville. 352-433-4334. Salsa Mundial - [website][events]

Community West African Dance Classes with Barakissa Coulibaly

Tue 30 Aug, 7:45 pm. All levels are welcome. Cost $15 per class in advance. $18 at the door. Register via Cashapp: cbarakissa Venmo: Bara0613. Capoeira Massape Academy, 501 SE 2 Street, Gainesville, 32601. Barakissa Coulibaly, 352-339-8749. IndepenDance Studio - [website][email][events]


Wednesday 31 August 2022

Shuffle Dance Meetup

Wed 31 Aug, 6 pm. Tom Petty Park, 400 NE 16 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601. 352-575-3404. Momentum Dance Arts - [email][events]

International Folk Dancing in Hawthorne

Wed 31 Aug, 7-10 pm. Come out for international folk dancing. Hawthorne Wellness Center, 6110 SE 205 Street, Hawthorne, 32640. Julieta, 352-281-0428. $2. Gainesville International Folk Dancers - [website][email][events]

West Coast Swing Beginner Class in Ocala

Wed 31 Aug, 7-9 pm. 7:00 PM Beginner Class 8:00 PM Social Dance West Coast Swing is a fun dance that keeps you wanting more. Come for the lesson and stay for the social dancing after. Drill down on your Basics and learn lots of dance concepts to get ready for our fun intermediate lesson on Sundays! Learn a New Dance. Casual attire, and for ladies, low or flat heels, but not flip flops, are best for this dance. Every Wednesday join in for our West Coast Swing group classes. Cost for lesson and dance is just $10 Instructor: Carol Smith Private Lessons Available contact Carol Smith to schedule yours. See you on the dance floor. PM Respiratory, 3306 SW 26 Avenue, Suite 402, Ocala, 34471. Carol Smith, 352-361-9202. Ocala West Coast Swing - [website][events]


September 2022


Friday 2 September 2022

Contra Dance Weekend with Gaye Fifer and Hot Coffee Breakdown in Melrose

Fri 2 Sep to Sun 4 Sep, 7-10 pm. Friday evening: 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Saturday evening: 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Sunday afternoon: 12:00 - 3:00 pm Note: Single dances on weekends are $15 for adults, $30 for a weekend pass Weekend dances are $7.50 for youth age 18-25, $15 for a weekend pass. Children under 18 accompanied by adults are free. This is a private residence so proof of vaccination is required for all in attendance, including children and spectators. When booking: You must first be fully vaccinated and registered on the website dancingfish.dance. One ticket only (everyone makes their own booking). Select your booking category and send your booking. Pay for your booking using the Donate button on the website event page. Dancing Fish, 6220 Dogwood Lane, Melrose. Susie, 352-466-9150. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [website][email][events]


Saturday 3 September 2022

Contra Dance Weekend with Gaye Fifer and Hot Coffee Breakdown in Melrose

Sat 3 Sep to Sun 4 Sep, 7-10 pm. Friday evening: 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Saturday evening: 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Sunday afternoon: 12:00 - 3:00 pm Note: Single dances on weekends are $15 for adults, $30 for a weekend pass Weekend dances are $7.50 for youth age 18-25, $15 for a weekend pass. Children under 18 accompanied by adults are free. This is a private residence so proof of vaccination is required for all in attendance, including children and spectators. When booking: You must first be fully vaccinated and registered on the website dancingfish.dance. One ticket only (everyone makes their own booking). Select your booking category and send your booking. Pay for your booking using the Donate button on the website event page. Dancing Fish, 6220 Dogwood Lane, Melrose. Susie, 352-466-9150. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [website][email][events]


Sunday 4 September 2022

Contra Dance Weekend with Gaye Fifer and Hot Coffee Breakdown in Melrose

Sun 4 Sep, 12-3 pm. Friday evening: 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Saturday evening: 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Sunday afternoon: 12:00 - 3:00 pm Note: Single dances on weekends are $15 for adults, $30 for a weekend pass Weekend dances are $7.50 for youth age 18-25, $15 for a weekend pass. Children under 18 accompanied by adults are free. This is a private residence so proof of vaccination is required for all in attendance, including children and spectators. When booking: You must first be fully vaccinated and registered on the website dancingfish.dance. One ticket only (everyone makes their own booking). Select your booking category and send your booking. Pay for your booking using the Donate button on the website event page. Dancing Fish, 6220 Dogwood Lane, Melrose. Susie, 352-466-9150. Gainesville Oldtime Dance Society - [website][email][events]


Saturday 10 September 2022

Jazz on the Green at Celebration Pointe with The Shufle Tones

Sat 10 Sep, 7-9 pm. Jazz on the Green is back. Join us for live music, food, and drinks and more. Do not miss Gainesville Big Band on the stage in the Promenade. Spread a blanket under the setting sun, and catch some beautiful music on the green. See you there. We are taking all precautions during this time to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for this event. We recommend that event attendees follow CDC recommendations to wear a mask and maintain a safe social distance while enjoying the music. If you have any questions or concerns please message us. Celebration Pointe, 4989 NW 40 Place, Gainesville, 32606. Swing Dance Gainesville - [website][events]


Friday 16 September 2022

Real Deelz at the Depot and Speakeasy Room in Micanopy

Fri 16 Sep, 7-10 pm. The Depot and Speakeasy Room, 22060 N US Hwy 441, Micanopy, 32667. Swing Dance Gainesville - [website][events]


Saturday 17 September 2022

Swing Theory at One Love Cafe

Sat 17 Sep, 6-9 pm. Swing dance to Swing Theory Jazz Band at One Love Cafe. Join us at One Love Cafe for fresh locally-sourced ingredients prepared in delicious dishes, craft beers and dancing. Bring the whole family for a great time. One Love Cafe, 4989 NW 40 Place, Gainesville, 32606. Swing Dance Gainesville - [website][events]

Gator Salsa Club Salsa in the Streets Downtown

Sat 17 Sep, 9 pm-1 am. All-levels bachata class at 9 PM, followed by salsa and bachata music all night. The dancing is free, but please support the event by buying drinks at The Bull and food at Crane Ramen. The Bull, 18 SW 1 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601-6243. Gator Salsa Club. Gator Salsa Club - [website][email][events]


October 2022


Saturday 8 October 2022

Jazz on the Green at Celebration Pointe with Global Jazz Quintet

Sat 8 Oct, 7-9 pm. Jazz on the Green is back. Join us for live music, food, and drinks and more. Do not miss Gainesville Big Band on the stage in the Promenade. Spread a blanket under the setting sun, and catch some beautiful music on the green. See you there. We are taking all precautions during this time to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for this event. We recommend that event attendees follow CDC recommendations to wear a mask and maintain a safe social distance while enjoying the music. If you have any questions or concerns please message us. Celebration Pointe, 4989 NW 40 Place, Gainesville, 32606. Swing Dance Gainesville - [website][events]


Saturday 15 October 2022

Swing Theory at One Love Cafe

Sat 15 Oct, 6-9 pm. Swing dance to Swing Theory Jazz Band at One Love Cafe. Join us at One Love Cafe for fresh locally-sourced ingredients prepared in delicious dishes, craft beers and dancing. Bring the whole family for a great time. One Love Cafe, 4989 NW 40 Place, Gainesville, 32606. Swing Dance Gainesville - [website][events]

Gator Salsa Club Salsa in the Streets Downtown

Sat 15 Oct, 9 pm-1 am. All-levels bachata class at 9 PM, followed by salsa and bachata music all night. The dancing is free, but please support the event by buying drinks at The Bull and food at Crane Ramen. The Bull, 18 SW 1 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601-6243. Gator Salsa Club. Gator Salsa Club - [website][email][events]


Friday 21 October 2022

Real Deelz at the Depot and Speakeasy Room in Micanopy

Fri 21 Oct, 7-10 pm. The Depot and Speakeasy Room, 22060 N US Hwy 441, Micanopy, 32667. Swing Dance Gainesville - [website][events]


November 2022


Saturday 12 November 2022

Jazz on the Green at Celebration Pointe with Marty Liquori Jazztet

Sat 12 Nov, 7-9 pm. Jazz on the Green is back. Join us for live music, food, and drinks and more. Do not miss Gainesville Big Band on the stage in the Promenade. Spread a blanket under the setting sun, and catch some beautiful music on the green. See you there. We are taking all precautions during this time to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for this event. We recommend that event attendees follow CDC recommendations to wear a mask and maintain a safe social distance while enjoying the music. If you have any questions or concerns please message us. Celebration Pointe, 4989 NW 40 Place, Gainesville, 32606. Swing Dance Gainesville - [website][events]


Friday 18 November 2022

Real Deelz at the Depot and Speakeasy Room in Micanopy

Fri 18 Nov, 7-10 pm. The Depot and Speakeasy Room, 22060 N US Hwy 441, Micanopy, 32667. Swing Dance Gainesville - [website][events]


Saturday 19 November 2022

Swing Theory at One Love Cafe

Sat 19 Nov, 6-9 pm. Swing dance to Swing Theory Jazz Band at One Love Cafe. Join us at One Love Cafe for fresh locally-sourced ingredients prepared in delicious dishes, craft beers and dancing. Bring the whole family for a great time. One Love Cafe, 4989 NW 40 Place, Gainesville, 32606. Swing Dance Gainesville - [website][events]

Gator Salsa Club Salsa in the Streets Downtown

Sat 19 Nov, 9 pm-1 am. All-levels bachata class at 9 PM, followed by salsa and bachata music all night. The dancing is free, but please support the event by buying drinks at The Bull and food at Crane Ramen. The Bull, 18 SW 1 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601-6243. Gator Salsa Club. Gator Salsa Club - [website][email][events]


December 2022


Saturday 10 December 2022

Jazz on the Green at Celebration Pointe with Natalie Rella Jazz

Sat 10 Dec, 7-9 pm. Jazz on the Green is back. Join us for live music, food, and drinks and more. Do not miss Gainesville Big Band on the stage in the Promenade. Spread a blanket under the setting sun, and catch some beautiful music on the green. See you there. We are taking all precautions during this time to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for this event. We recommend that event attendees follow CDC recommendations to wear a mask and maintain a safe social distance while enjoying the music. If you have any questions or concerns please message us. Celebration Pointe, 4989 NW 40 Place, Gainesville, 32606. Swing Dance Gainesville - [website][events]


Friday 16 December 2022

Real Deelz at the Depot and Speakeasy Room in Micanopy

Fri 16 Dec, 7-10 pm. The Depot and Speakeasy Room, 22060 N US Hwy 441, Micanopy, 32667. Swing Dance Gainesville - [website][events]


Saturday 17 December 2022

Swing Theory at One Love Cafe

Sat 17 Dec, 6-9 pm. Swing dance to Swing Theory Jazz Band at One Love Cafe. Join us at One Love Cafe for fresh locally-sourced ingredients prepared in delicious dishes, craft beers and dancing. Bring the whole family for a great time. One Love Cafe, 4989 NW 40 Place, Gainesville, 32606. Swing Dance Gainesville - [website][events]

Gator Salsa Club Salsa in the Streets Downtown

Sat 17 Dec, 9 pm-1 am. All-levels bachata class at 9 PM, followed by salsa and bachata music all night. The dancing is free, but please support the event by buying drinks at The Bull and food at Crane Ramen. The Bull, 18 SW 1 Avenue, Gainesville, 32601-6243. Gator Salsa Club. Gator Salsa Club - [website][email][events]

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