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Friday Night Waltz is a high energy dance that features mainly Waltzes in the dances and classes, along with other dances like Polka, One Step, Swing, Salsa, Cha Cha, Lindy, and Tango. People are friendly, and the atmosphere is warm and welcoming. Casual comfortable attire. Attendance is between 130 and 190. Average age is about 30 or so. People come from San Francisco, Berkeley, San Jose, Santa Cruz, Santa Rosa, and Oakland. We usually have two simultaneous classes from 7 to 9, introductory and intermediate, followed by 3 hours of dancing starting at 9pm.
Want to trade a few minutes of help for free admission? Email info@FridayNightWaltz.com or call
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13th annual New Year's Eve Waltz Ball
We are moving to the elegant, historic Julia Morgan Berkeley City Club for our annual New Year's Eve Waltz Ball.
The Berkely City Blue is often called "The Little Castle" as Julia Morgan designed yje BCC like her other famous building, the Heast Castle.
Richard Powers will be teaching Rotary waltz from 7pm to 8:45 and djing Bohemian National Polka and a waltz mixer at the first break.
Tickets available through this website, online, at Friday Night Waltz, and via checks mid October. We will sell out, so get your tickets early!

October 21 Tuesday!

University Salsa NEW!

cosponsored by Friday Night Waltz

"A social event for people who enjoy Latin Dances"
Stanford University students start an off-campus weekly salsa dances and classes
Half dances are salsa, half are bachata, samba, merengue, cumbia, zouk, kizoumba, maxixe, paso doble, lambada, tango
Three tempos of Salsa - Music soft enough for conversation

Facebook group link here

Every Tuesday Starting October 21, 2014   7pm - midnight
Fellowship Hall 625 Hamilton Avenue Palo Alto Ca 94301 Upstairs. Parking in back
Nick Enge and Melissa Carvell are our Primary Instructors and DJs
People are friendly. The atmosphere is warm and welcoming
Casual comfortable attire
no partner needed. we rotate rapidly in class
People come from San Francisco, Berkeley, San Jose, Santa Cruz, Santa Rosa, and Oakland

Many dancers from Stanford, Google, Paypal, Ebay, Oracle, Facebook, Intel,
Apple, Adobe, Netflix, Intuit, Agilent, HP, Yahoo, Logitech, Tesla, IBM, Mozilla

7 pm salsa classes
8pm intermediate latin classes
9pm - midnight dj salsa dance

$12 salsa class+latin class+dance
$10 latin class + dance
$8 dance
$8 students for classes and dance
Students under 25 with id - $8 at any time

October 24

Stanford Reunion weekend. All are welcome to the dance!

Jason Anderson is our dj for waltz and polka dancing from 9 to midnight

Waltz and Polka dancing from 9pm to midnight

Popular Mirage Marrou is back as our instructor for classes from 7 to 9 pm

Tom Hill teaches introductory Waltz Class from 7 to 9pm. To get the most from the class, get there by 7pm. An excellent introductory class

$12 for dance and class. $8 for dance only. $8 for students at all times.

No partner necessary. All Ages. Casual comfortable attire. All Ages welcome.

First United Methodist Church, 625 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto, CA. Upstairs, Fellowship hall, entrance on right of courtyard, facing away from street.

October 31

Richard Powers Halloween dance Waltz Macabre

Waltz and Polka dancing from 9pm to midnight

Intermediate classes upstairs from 7pm to 9pm

Tom Hill teaches introductory Waltz Class from 7 to 9pm. To get the most from the class, get there by 7pm. An excellent introductory class

$12 for dance and class. $8 for dance only. $8 for students at all times.

No partner necessary. All Ages. Casual comfortable attire. All Ages welcome.

First United Methodist Church, 625 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto, CA. Upstairs, Fellowship hall, entrance on right of courtyard, facing away from street.


from our Friends at Peers dance. 11.01.2014 their fabulous Vampire Ball (Le Bal des Vampires) in alameda. Always fun, lots of great dancing and costumes!


2014 Fall Ball
November 7 Stanford Fall Ball comes to Friday Night Waltz! a MUST GO DANCE!

The traditional location for the Stanford Fall Ball, Roble Hall, is being renovated. The Stanford Fall Ball this year is moving one time to Friday Night Waltz at the First United Methodist Church. With our excellent large hardwood floor, great parking, stage, sound system, and accessibility, we expect a large crowd, especially from the non Stanford crowd who don't normally attend. This dance should be a great night, with live band and many dance performances and dance competitions. Richard Powers is the MC for the Ball. The Royal Society Jazz Orchestra will be playing from 9 pm to midnight.

Past Fall Balls have attracted 250 to 350 people. should be a fun evening. NOT TO BE MISSED!

$15 Students with ID. $25 general. Tickets available online, by mailed checks, at Friday Night Waltz dances, and at the door, starting October 17.

7pm to midnight. More details later.

Very many refreshments: rocky road, strawberry, vanilla, ice cream, cream cheese cakes, chocolate, carrot and banana creame pies, cold cuts, veggie,and shrimp platters.

No partner necessary. All Ages. Casual comfortable attire. All Ages welcome.

First United Methodist Church, 625 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto, CA. Upstairs, Fellowship hall, entrance on right of courtyard, facing away from street.

November 14 HOLD DJ/instructor

Waltz and Polka dancing from 9pm to midnight

Intermediate classes upstairs from 7pm to 9pm

Tom Hill teaches introductory Waltz Class from 7 to 9pm. To get the most from the class, get there by 7pm. An excellent introductory class

$12 for dance and class. $8 for dance only. $8 for students at all times.

No partner necessary. All Ages. Casual comfortable attire.

First United Methodist Church, 625 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto, CA. Upstairs, Fellowship hall, entrance on right of courtyard, facing away from street.

November 21

Richard Powers is our dj for Waltz and Polka dancing from 9pm to midnight

Richard Powers will be teaching Intermediate classes upstairs from 7pm to 9pm

Tom Hill teaches introductory Waltz Class from 7 to 9pm. To get the most from the class, get there by 7pm. An excellent introductory class

$12 for dance and class. $8 for dance only. $8 for students at all times.

No partner necessary. All Ages. Casual comfortable attire. All Ages welcome.

First United Methodist Church, 625 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto, CA. Upstairs, Fellowship hall, entrance on right of courtyard, facing away from street.

November 28 HOLD DJ/instructor

short Schedule no introductory class Thanksgiving weekend

Waltz and Polka dancing from 9pm to midnight

Intermediate classes upstairs from 7pm to 9pm

$12 for dance and class. $8 for dance only. $8 for students at all times.

No partner necessary. All Ages. Casual comfortable attire. All Ages welcome.

First United Methodist Church, 625 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto, CA. Upstairs, Fellowship hall, entrance on right of courtyard, facing away from street.

December 5 HOLD

Hall is being used tonight. We have moved to another location.

Waltz and Polka dancing from 9pm to midnight

Intermediate classes upstairs from 7pm to 9pm

Tom Hill teaches introductory Waltz Class from 7 to 9pm. To get the most from the class, get there by 7pm. An excellent introductory class

$12 for dance and class. $8 for dance only. $8 for students at all times.

No partner necessary. All Ages. Casual comfortable attire. All Ages welcome.

 

December 12

Xmas/Holiday Dance

NIck is our Waltz and Polka dj for dancing from 9pm to midnight

Nick is our instructor for Intermediate classes upstairs from 7pm to 9pm

Tom Hill teaches introductory Waltz Class from 7 to 9pm. To get the most from the class, get there by 7pm. An excellent introductory class

$12 for dance and class. $8 for dance only. $8 for students at all times.

No partner necessary. All Ages. Casual comfortable attire. All Ages welcome.

First United Methodist Church, 625 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto, CA. Upstairs, Fellowship hall, entrance on right of courtyard, facing away from street.

December 19
John Bauer is our dj for waltz and polka dancing from 9 to midnight.

Intermediate classes upstairs from 7pm to 9pm

Tom Hill teaches introductory Waltz Class from 7 to 9pm. To get the most from the class, get there by 7pm. An excellent introductory class

$12 for dance and class. $8 for dance only. $8 for students at all times.

No partner necessary. All Ages. Casual comfortable attire. All Ages welcome.

First United Methodist Church, 625 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto, CA. Upstairs, Fellowship hall, entrance on right of courtyard, facing away from street.

December 26

Richard Powers is our dj for Waltz and Polka dancing from 9pm to midnight

Richard Powers will be teaching dance classes upstairs from 7pm to 9pm

$12 for dance and class. $8 for dance only. $8 for students at all times.

No partner necessary. All Ages. Casual comfortable attire. All Ages welcome.

First United Methodist Church, 625 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto, CA. Upstairs, Fellowship hall, entrance on right of courtyard, facing away from street.

December 31
13th annual New Year's Eve Waltz Ball
We are moving to the elegant, historic Julia Morgan Berkeley City Club for our annual New Year's Eve Waltz Ball.

The Berkely City Blue is often called "The Little Castle" as Julia Morgan designed yje BCC like her other famous building, the Heast Castle. This is a very special location for a New Year's Eve Ball. Not to be missed!

Bangers and Mash, the popular Dickens Xmas Faire band, will be playing many wonderful waltzes, polkas, mixers, swing and other dances.

Richard Powers will be teaching Rotary waltz from 7pm to 8:45 and djing Bohemian National Polka and a waltz mixer at the first break.
Tickets available through this website, online, at Friday Night Waltz, and via checks mid October. We will sell out, so get your tickets early!

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