A reminder that the memorial service for Candy Clifford (pictured) begins at 11:00 AM this Sunday. If you can, please bring a dish to share or a non-alcoholic beverage. Candy’s family and many friends will be happy to see you there. Note: Temperature in the Bumper Car Pavilion may be chilly. Dress accordingly.
They were supposed to play in the depths of winter, but the dance was canceled, so Joe Klausner, Adam Lee, Mary Corletta Flora and Donna Boylan, aka SOME ASSEMBLY, return in much better weather this weekend. As always, the beginner lesson starts at 2:45. Admission is $13 ($5 with valid student ID) per person, cash or check (sorry, no credit cards). Music from 3:30-6:00. No partner required and all are welcome!
We have three — count ’em, three! — waltzes this month. Taking the bandstand first is SUGAR BEAT: Susan Brandt (flute), Elke Baker (fiddle) and Marc Glickman (piano). Beginner waltz lesson at 2:45 included with admission of $13 per person ($5 with valid student ID), check or cash (sorry, no plastic). Music from 3:30-6:00 p.m. ALL y’all are welcome!
We’ll just have to go with the Flo… (sorry). If you’re mobile, head to the ballroom for an afternoon with LARRY UNGER & FRIENDS: Larry Unger on fiddle, Elke Baker joining him on fiddle, Paul Oorts on button accordion, mandolin, banjo and guitar, and Ralph Gordon on bass. Beginner waltz lesson at 2:45, included with admission of $13 per person ($5 with valid student ID), cash or check. Music from 3:30-6:00. No partner required and ALL are welcome.
Note: Check the Glen Echo site (https://glenechopark.org/) for weather updates.
Our dear friend and colleague, J. Candace Clifford, passed away from glioblastoma on August 15, 2018. A wonderful daughter, sister, aunt, friend, dancer, artist, and lighthouse historian, Candy was an enthusiastic traveler and talented photographer whose photos were shown at several galleries and were recognized with several awards. We will miss her greatly and cherish her memory. All are welcome to join a celebration of her life through tributes and dancing at the Bumper Car Pavilion, Glen Echo Park, on Sunday, October 21, beginning at 11:00 a.m. Please bring a dish and/or a non-alcoholic drink to share at the potluck reception to follow the memorial. Utensils and napkins will be provided.
Candy was a valued member of the Waltz Time committee, volunteering her time and talents in presenting the twice-monthly dances. After our dance dedicated to her memory, you may wish to stay and dance with Candy’s friends at the waltz in the Spanish Ballroom beginning at 3:30 p.m.
Don’t miss this divine FREE dance September 2 in the Bumper Car Pavilion, presented by Waltz Time in cooperation with the Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts & Culture. Music provided by DEVINE COMEDY: Steve Hickman (fiddle), Marty Taylor (winds, concertina), John Devine (guitar) and Ralph Gordon (bass). Beginner waltz lesson at 2:45; music from 3:30-6:00. No partner required. All are welcome!
Friends, we are sad to report that our fellow committee member Candy Clifford, a talented photographer, writer, lighthouse expert, dancer and all-around wonderful woman, has died. We miss her and love her. The world is a lesser place without her.
We will pay formal tribute to her at a later date (details TBA).
Summer’s last waltz features the WAVERLEY STATION TRIO: David Knight (fiddle), Liz Donaldson (piano) and Ralph Gordon (bass). Beginner waltz lesson at 2:45 is included with admission of $13 per person ($5 with valid student ID). Cash or check (sorry, no credit cards). Music from 3:30-6:00 p.m. No partner required and all, and we do mean ALL, are welcome.
Note: The next waltz, September 2 in the Bumper Car Pavilion, is FREE!!
No karma quips, just wonderful dance music from GREEN LIGHT KARMA: David Knight (fiddle), Andrew Marcus (accordion) and Dave Wiesler (piano, guitar). Beginner waltz lesson at 2:45, included with admission of $13 ($5 with valid student ID). Music from 3:30-6:00. No partner required. ALL are welcome!
Don’t forget — the waltz this afternoon with Summer Waltz Trio: Liz Donaldson, Alexander Mitchell, and Paul Oorts. Lesson at 2:45; music from 3:30-6:00. Admission $13 pp, $5 with valid student ID. Dance while it rains!