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Sunday Waltz, 6/19/22

Put some sweetness in your Sunday with SUGAR BEAT: Elke Baker, Susan Brandt and Marc Glickman. Admission of $15 per person ($5 for students and kids), payable at the door in cash or by check, includes a beginner waltz lesson at 2:45 in the Spanish Ballroom. Dancing from 3:30-6:00. ALL are welcome.

Mandatory vaccination and booster. Masking is optional but encouraged.

Sunday Waltz, 5/29/22

TERPSICHORE returns! Three favored and favorite musicians, Elke Baker (fiddle), Liz Donaldson (piano) and Ralph Gordon (bass), take over the Spanish Ballroom stage for your dancing delight. Admission of $15 per person ($5 for children and full-time students), payable at the door in cash or by check, includes a beginner waltz lesson from 2:45-3:30. Dancing from 3:30-6:00. No partner necessary and ALL are welcome.

Note: Masks are optional but strongly encouraged. Proof of vaccination and booster required.

Sunday Waltz, May 15

Tra la, it’s May, the lusty month of May
That lovely month when waltzers* go blissfully astray
~Camelot (the musical)

Your highnesses may dance, from 3:30-6:00 in the regal Spanish Ballroom, for a tribute of $15 per person ($5 for peons–er, students and children), payable in cash or by check. For novices, there’s a beginner lesson at 2:45.; minstrelsy from 3:30-6:00 by PETRICHORD: Colleen Holroyd, Sophie Chang and Bobby LaRose. No experience or partner needed. ALL lords and ladies welcome.

*(Apologies to Lerner and Loewe)

Come in out of the rain tonight!

Join dancers at the Strauss Ball in the Spanish Ballroom because:

1. It’s a fundraiser to support the programs at Glen Echo Park.

2. It ’s a booster—to your social life, your psyche and your circulatory system.

3. It’s glamorous—you get to wear finery that’s been mothballed for two years.

4. It’s one of the few times you can march in a—Grand March.

5. Finally, and this really truly matters, it’s FUN!

Note: Covid and offspring continue to bedevil us. Masking is optional, but encouraged for everyone’s safety.

Sunday Waltz with WALTZ SISTERS, 4/17

NOTE: They’re not actually sisters, but they do relate well to one another. WALTZ SISTERS–Tina Chancey, Liz Donaldson, Ralph Gordon, and Paul Oorts–blend their talents for your dancing pleasure. Admission of $15 per person ($5 for children and full-time students), payable in cash or by check, includes a beginner waltz lesson at 2:45. Music from 3:30-6:00 p.m. No partner needed. Vaccination, including booster, is mandatory. Masks are currently optional, but strongly encouraged while dancing in the Spanish Ballroom.

Information at http://www.waltztimedances.org/

Sunday Waltz, 4/3/22

There may be April showers, but you can happily escape them in the Spanish Ballroom, dancing to THREE ROSES: Edith Coakley, Carrie Rose and Melissa Running. Admission of $15 per person ($5 for children and full-time students), payable at the door in cash or by check, includes a beginner waltz lesson at 2:45. Music from 3:30-6:00 p.m. No partner needed. ALL are welcome.


Masks are currently optional, but strongly encouraged while dancing. Dancers must provide proof of vaccination, including a booster. More information at www.waltztimedances.org.

Sunday Waltz, March 20, 3:30-6:00

Waltz Time invites you to take the high road, take the low road or road of your choice to the Glen Echo Spanish Ballroom to dance to KAREN COLLINS & THE BACKROADS BAND: Karen on vocals and guitar, Ira Gitlin on lead guitar, Pat Puglisi on drums and James Key on bass. Suggested donation of $15 per person ($5 for students and kids). Beginner waltz lesson at 2:45 included with donation. No partner required. Weather predicted for Sunday is ideal for dancing!


Note: Masks required at all times in the ballroom.

http://www.waltztimedances.org

Sunday Waltz, 3/6/22

Waltz Time invites you to enjoy a glorious afternoon of dancing in the Spanish Ballroom with DEVINE COMEDY: Steve Hickman (fiddle, harmonica, vocals), Marty Taylor (winds, concertina) and John Devine (guitar, vocals). And the weather gods proffer a treat–temps in the 70s! All this for a suggested donation of $15 per person ($5 for students), cash or check. Beginner waltz lesson starts at 2:45; music from 3:30-6:00. No partner required and all are welcome.
NOTE: Masks are required in the ballroom.