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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.
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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 31

Halloween Dance Waltz Macabre

Richard Powers and Angela Amarillas teach the intermediate/advanced class from 7 to 9 pm. Richard and Jason Anderson will tag-team DJ Halloween dance music from 9pm to midnight.  
     

7 pm - Tricks and Treats with Cross-Step Waltz. 
7 pm - Tricks and Treats with Cross-Step Waltz.  Come play with some of the latest innovations in cross-step waltz.  Some of the tricks will include Surprise Counter-Crossing, Hijacking the Lead, and a classy new Armchair Dip, none of which have been taught at FNW.

8 pm - The treats will continue with some of Richard and Angela's favorite new cross-step waltz variations that they taught in the past two weekends, at waltz weekends in Albuquerque and Berea, including grapevine free spins, back rollaways, and variations on Halo Frisbee.

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!

MORE INFORMATION AND TICKET PURCHASE LINKS HERE

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 200 to 300 people. should be a fun evening. NOT TO BE MISSED!

$15 Students with ID. $25 general. Ticket available by check, by PayPal, at Friday Night Waltz dances, at Tuesday Night Salsa, from Richard Powers at this Stanford Classes, or at the door (if we don't sellout). We will keep you posted as to sell out conditions.

8pm to midnight.

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.

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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