ATLANTA DANCE WEEKLY
14 November  2017 Edition  

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Have a safe week!!

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This was on Carol Craven's calendar of events… anyone have details???
12/02     Winter Wonderland        East Point, GA  

We have the details on this now   😊  It is really in COLLEGE PARK! 

Welcome All Park & Multipurpose Facility
4255 Will Lee Road
College Park, Georgia 30349

ONE DAY ALL EVENT PRICE $20.00 UNTIL NOVEMBER 20TH 2016, $25.00 AFTER NOVEMBER 20TH 2016 **NOTE** {THERE WILL BE NO TICKET SALES AT THE DOOR)

THIS IS AN URBAN SOUL LINE DANCE WORKSHOP & SHOW CASE GROUPS, URBAN SOUL LINE DANCING AND A BITE TO EAT AND A BIT TO DRINK.   THE WORKSHOP IS FROM 1PM TO 2PM, DANCE 2PM TO 3:00PM, SHOW CASE 3:00PM TO 3:30 PM , SERVE FOOD 3:30PM TO 4PM DANCE 4PM TO 6:30PM MUSIC AND DANCING WHEN YOU ARRIVE UNTIL YOU LEAVE AT 6:30 PM

CONTACT REBECCA AT 786-423-0463 OR WARREN AT 770-337-6655 FOR MORE IINFORMATION OR ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE.

THEME: WINTER WONDERLAND ATTIRE: BLUE & WHITE OR WEAR YOUR GROUP ASSOCIATION "T". COME HAVE SOME: FUNN WITH US UNDER THE ROOF AKA INDOORS.
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/step-n2-the-beat-atl-ga-winter-wonderland-line-dance-holiday-event-2016-tickets-29041402617#

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THIS WEEKEND!!    
We have not been notified of any planned gatherings.

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VILLA RICA GA:         
DANCING IN VILLA RICA, GA – Debra Cleckler – debb@cleckler.com   Exercise your body and ward off dementia with us at the VPLEX in VR!

Line Dance Mondays - Classic & Contemporary – (electronic step sheets/videos provided)
Beginner: 6-7pm, $20 per month. Warm up and Beginner Line Dancer orientation as needed.
Experienced Dancers: 7-8:45pm, $25 per month or… do all three hours for $25 per month.
Get your exercise on!  Fun music and dances!
Classic of the month (November 2017) – "Need You Now" (intermediate) by Gwen Walker and "Stayin' Alive" (beginners) by Eve Griffin.

Newer dances (and/or slightly used) we are currently working on include:"Lonely Drum" by Darren Mitchell, "Champagne Promise" by Tina Argyle, "Clap Snap" by Philip Sobrielo and Rebecca Lee, "Easy Rumba-One Night at a Time" by Debra Cleckler, "Dirty Boots" by John R and Junior W, "Shady" by Darren Bailey, Fred Whitehouse, Amy Glass, "Craving You" by Lisa Johns -Gross & Donnie Allen, "Rita's Waltz" by Jo T-S and her mom, Rita and more!

Couples Tuesdays - Beginner 7-8pm, Experienced 8-9pm.
$30 per person for six-week session.  No partner needed, we share ours!
Six-weeks of lessons help expand your dance knowledge and practice time in each dance style. 
WEST COAST SWING started October 17!Accredited dance teacher – Debra Cleckler

NTA, an International Personal Trainer and Coach Program for dancers, incorporating many different styles of dance.  www.ntadance.com   We provide accreditation (if desired or needed for teaching).
Next NTA workshop in GA is January 26 & 27, 2018.
Contact me for my NTA schedule outside of GA (TN, FL, AL, CO, IN, MO, NV, etc.). To schedule a NTA Dance Fundamentals workshop in your area contact me at debb@cleckler.com

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SNELLVILLE, GA – Eastside Station 
This week at ESS, Julie will be teaching a beginner dance called A Little Less Traveled.  It is done to the song Road Less Traveled by Lauren Alaina. 

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LOGANVILLE:
No report

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KENNESAW GA:
Hi Electric Cowboy Dancing' Friends,

**** The next scheduled *Dancer's Night Out* at Electric Cowboy is Friday, December 15th!!!

**This Friday, November 17th - NFC #102 Fight Night.  Doors open at 7 pm – Fight begins at 8 pm. 

**Important Info to know:  PLEASE make sure that EVERYONE has a form of Legal ID to enter Electric Cowboy.  It is the LAW and whoever is at the front door of EC HAS to check EVERYONE'S ID!!!  No ID, NO entering Electric Cowboy!!!  Thank you!

Last Wednesday, November 8th, Pat Riordan (Dancing' Tweety's BFF & Partner in Crime – Lol) came to the rescue and was *The Star of the Show* by stepping up to the plate and teaching the line dance lessons at EC.  Unfortunately, yours truly, Dancing' Tweety Leslie became very ill around 7 pm that evening.  Thank you BFF!!!!  You are The Best!!!  Pat RE-TAUGHT:  *The Fighter – Easy* - Choreographed by Lene Mainz Pedersen (DK) – 32 count, 4 wall, beginner line dance – Music:  "The Fighter" by Keith Urban feat Carrie Underwood & *Text Me Texas* - Choreographed by Rob Fowler – 32 count, 4 wall, beginner line dance – Music:  "Text Me Texas" by Chris Young.  Pat also REVIEWED:  *All The Pretty Girls* - Choreographed by Ed Evangelista – August 2017 – 32 count, 4 wall, high beginner line dance – Music:  "All The Pretty Girls" by Kenny Chesney. 

Tomorrow evening, Wednesday, November 15th, I will REVIEW both *The Fighter – Easy* & *Text Me Texas*.  Thank you Pat for reviewing *All The Pretty Girls* for everyone.  We are good to go on *All The Pretty Girls* now.  I will also REVIEW:  *Margin Gaye* - Choreographed by Mike Hitchen – 32 count, 4 wall, improver line dance – Music:  "Marvin Gaye" by Charlie Puth feat Meaghan Trainor. \

***Wednesday Night Double Hitter – FREE Line Dance Lessons from 8-9 pm & Texas Hold'em FREE ROLL event up to $500 cash prize!!!!!

*Interstate Poker* - Wednesday evenings upstairs at EC.

*A Hungry Cowboy* restaurant will take care of your hunger needs!

*Interstate Poker* - Wednesday evenings upstairs at EC.

*A Hungry Cowboy* restaurant is open.

*Dance Floor Etiquette*!!! Line Dancers please stay in the middle of the dance floor and leave the outside free, clear and open for the Couple/Free Style dancers. Couple/Free Style dancers please do not cut through or dance in the middle of the dance floor when the Line Dancers are dancing'.

Please *DO NOT TEACH* on the dance floor while instructor is instructing line dance lessons.

Please *DO NOT Drink* or *Smoke* on the dance floor!!!
Line Dance lessons are every Wednesday with Dancing' Tweety Leslie from 8-9 pm.  Doors open at 7:30 pm.  DJ Kevin will play our favorite line dance songs and keep us dancing. We appreciate you Kevin!!!!!

Electric Cowboy is open for business Wednesday through Saturday.  EC is open for business at 7:30 pm through 4:00 am on Wednesday, Friday & Saturday.  Thursday, 8:30 pm through 4:00 am.  Located at:  Kennesaw Shopping Center behind Hooters restaurant – 1750 North Roberts Road – Kennesaw, GA 30144 – (770) 420-1565 – electriccowboy.com/Kennesaw

Wednesdays – Ladies Night & Free Line Dance Lessons from 8-9 pm with Dancing' Tweety Leslie - $2 Wells & Longnecks along with $4 Margaritas All Night!!!  Interstate Poker going on upstairs.

Thursdays – All NEW College Night – 18+ to enter – Drink specials all night.

Fridays – Ladies FREE COVER until 11 pm – Drink specials all night
Next *Dancers Night Out* at EC is scheduled for Friday, September 15th!!!

Saturdays – FREE Cover for 21+ until 9 pm - $5 cover after 9 pm – Drink specials all night. 

Dance Opportunities:

****2018 Line Dancers With Heart Benefit Line Dance Workshop
Jamie Marshall (KY) Jeanette Bowen (TN) Leslie Thompson (GA)
Saturday, January 13, 2018 – ONLY $ 30 - (Workshop, Electronic Step Booklet & Evening Dance) - Registration opens at 9:30 am - Workshop ~ 10:30 am-5 pm – Dance 7 pm - Henry County Moose Lodge - 915 Hunters Chase, McDonough, Georgia (Off GA Hwy 155 South) - Event Coordinator Jane Carter – gaboots2001@yahoo.com - Event Hosts:  Tommy and Lynn Bailey – www.tommytntbailey.com

Profits from this workshop will help dance families when most needed & support deserving charities. Include a $5 Late Fee if paid after December 1st.  No Refunds after December 1st.  Mail your registration form and check to: Jane Carter, 631 Crosscreek Trail SE, Conyers, GA 30094 – For more information, contact Jane Carter @ 404-312-9985 (please leave detailed voice message) or gaboots2001@yahoo.com

Lunch is available to purchase @ event.  No outside lunches allowed.  Snacks are permitted. This is a GREAT workshop for an AWESOME cause!!! I will have copies of flyer/registration with me at EC on Wednesday nights if not attached this week.

Hope to see you Wednesday evening,
Dancing' Tweety Leslie
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WEDNESDAY
There are Line Dance Lessons are scheduled at Electric Cowboys in Kennesaw; East Side Station in Snellville and June Shuman does have her classes at Hunter Park in Douglasville on WED nights. 
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UPCOMING WWW.GEORGIA-COUNTRY.COM
This week on Georgia-Country.com  Nov 14th, 2017 (all shows show in RED below have a dance floor or area
for dancing) . 

Dancers: Mark your calendars - Sat night, Dec 9th, South of Nashville returns to Club 201 in Alpharetta. They return to play a full night of great 90's country, the BEST decade for country dancing. Tons of songs to two step, swing, waltz, cha-cha and line dance to. We hope you'll make your plans. 

  • Derek Edwards - Twisted Tavern - Sugar Hill - Nov 14th
  • Rick Byers - Pizza Shack - Dallas - Nov 15th
  • Gregg Erwin - Branch House Tavern - Flowery Branch - Nov 16th
  • Cole Tomlinson - Off The Hook - Nashville, Ga - Nov 17th
  • Tim Moore - Wild Wing Cafe - Suwanee - Nov 17th
  • Matt Brantley Band - The Salty Snapper - Valdosta - Nov 17th
  • Sara Brown - 16 East - Cordele - Nov 17th
  • Chris Taylor - Kickers - Augusta - Nov 17th
  • Brandon Holden Band - Outlaws Saloon - Columbus - Nov 17th
  • Gregg Erwin Band - Last Stop Bar & Grill - Blue Ridge - Nov 17th
  • Danny Dawson - Lean Ox Festival - Lenox - Nov 18th (3pm)
  • Hunter Flanagan - Pre-Show before Exile - Mill Town Music Hall - Bremen - Nov 18th (6:15pm)
  • Gregg Erwin - Loco's Pub - Gainesville - Nov 18th
  • Chris Massey Band - Southern Comfort - Conley - Nov 18th
  • Kason Layne - Fern Bank - Nov 18th
  • Cole Tomlinson - Opry Mills Mall - Nashville, TN - Nov 19th (4:30pm)
  • Cole Tomlinson - Bobby's Idle Hour Tavern - Nashville, TN - Nov 19th (7pm)

 

For the latest country music news, locally and nationally, the latest in major concerts coming to Georgia, pictures, videos and more, always go to www.Georgia-Country.com
Thanks for your support             

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ALPHARETTA GA: 
Club 201 Friday, Saturday & Sunday Dancing  - Open to the Public - Non-Smoking – Free Parking - 2800 Sq. Ft Hardwood Dance Floor

American Legion Post 201
201 Wills Rd 
Alpharetta GA  30004
 (770) 475-9023
www.Club201Dance.com (sign up for our weekly email of events).  You also can hit LIKE Club 201 on FaceBook at www.facebook.com/Club201Alpharetta to keep up with events at the legion.

Friday Mornings Line Dance Lessons!   Dance for Love benefits Veterans
10:00 AM Beginners
11:00 -11:30 Beyond Beginners
11:30 - 12:00 Intermediate
Jean Maggio Instructor   $5.00 per Hour
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Friday, November 17th - Swing Invasion with DJ Virgil Breeden. Guest instructor is Lauren Duckworth.

Saturday, November 18th - Band is Southpaw. Dance lesson is East Coast Swing with Mark and Elizabeth Williams.

Sunday, November 19th - DJ is Carol Hoover. Guest instructor is Alan Annicella.
           Friday Lessons start at 7.30 D.J. /Dance starts at 8.30 - Saturday, Lessons start at 7.00 - Dance starts at 8.00 - Sunday Lessons start at 6.00 Dance starts at 7.30
              For more information and upcoming schedule, go to http://www.club201dance.com/
                     Elizabeth and Mark Williams Entertainment and Dance Directors.  For More Information Call 404-579-9676
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Schedule for Dances:
Friday Dance Begins 8:30
Saturday and Sunday 
Dance Begins 8:00

Schedule for Dance Lessons: 
7:30 pm Friday 
7:00 pm Saturday
6:00 Sunday 
You Do Not Need a Partner   Mark & Elizabeth Williams, Dance Instructors

Admission Prices:
Friday and Saturday $10  (Includes Dance Lessons)
Sunday: Lessons & Dancing $10
Social Dancing Only Sunday: ASDC Members $5  - 
You Do Not Have to Be a Member to Dance!

Sign up for weekly email on upcoming events at our website
www.Club201Dance.com  
Non-Smoking venue!   Free Parking!
2,800 Sq. Ft. Hardwood Floor
Reasonable Drink Prices!
You May Reserve Tables for Parties!
Bring Your Own Snacks (No Beverages Please)
Directions:
From 400 Northbound – Exit 10 Old Milton Parkway – Turn Left – Approx. 2.2 Miles
From 400 Southbound – Exit 10 Old Milton Parkway – Turn Right – Approx. 2.2 Miles
Turn Right on Wills Road – First Drive Way on Left into the American Legion
For more information about Club 201, go to www.Club201Dance.com

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WEST COAST SWING (WCS)

REMEMBER:  Level 3 is now at 5:00!  Just a reminder for Nemoe's on Sunday:   Please no outside food or drink allowed ( you can purchase food and drink at the bar).

West Coast Swing is one of the most exciting, popular and versatile couples dance styles in the world.  It is danced by men and women of all ages and to a wide range of music genres. 
 The Atlanta Swing Dancers Club (ASDC) has regularly scheduled weekly dancing and lessons for all skill levels (including beginners) on Sunday nights at Nemoe's Restaurant in Norcross. 

Nemoe's
6025 Peachtree Pkwy, Norcross GA 30092
(Map/Driving Directions)

Dancing is held in the back room of Nemoe's, easily accessible from the back parking lot.  No outside food or beverage is permitted.

Join us.... Sunday nights at Nemoe's Restaurant 6025 Peachtree Parkway Norcross, GA 30092

You may want to bring a sweater for the classes!  We keep the thermostats at 65 because it gets so warm once we start dancing!  Please do not change it! Layers may be best!  Another option - You may want to bring an extra shirt to change if you perspire easily

PLEASE ABSOLUTELY NO OUTSIDE FOOD OR DRINKS BROUGHT INTO NEMOE'S!!  Please Support Nemoe's by purchasing food and drinks there!  Please be sure and TIP your server, even if you're just getting water!
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DECATUR GA:
CWSC dance lessons are now being held in the Fellowship Hall at the Clairmont Presbyterian Church located at 1944 Clairmont Road, Decatur. Lessons are held  from 7:30 to 9:30. Doors open at 7:15.              Click Here for map to the church 

CLASS SCHEDULE:
November 2017
20th     Night Club          Beginner Basics * Bring A Friend
23rd     THANKSGIVING
27th     Night Club         Beginner Plus

December 2017
4th        Annual Christmas Party – No lesson
8th        Friday Night Dance at Yaarab Shrine
11th     Night Club         Intermediate
18th     Night Club         Intermediate/Advanced
25th     MERRY CHRISTMAS

All Monday Night Lessons are held at the Clairmont Presbyterian Church. Click here for map Doors open around 7:15 and the lesson is scheduled to begin at 7:30. The lessons usually ends around 9:30 and several songs are played after the lesson so you can practice.

* BRING A FRIEND NIGHT
On the first night of each new lesson series, friends get in free to Monday night class if accompanied by a club member. Click here for more information

The CWSC is on FACEBOOK!  Check it out: http://www.facebook.com/CountryWesternSocialClub    If you have pictures from a CWSC social event for our FaceBook page, please send them to dinalee62@comcast.net   or one of the other Board members.

Visit our website: www.cwsc.org
Your Dancing' Board,
Brenda
bshug50@yahoo.com
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ATHENS GA:
Dance Schedule   November 2017

West Coast Swing   Beginner Level  November 28th  7:00 PM  Lanier Dance Club - Open dancing starts at 8:00 PM  American Legion  2343 Riverside Drive, Gainesville, GA
Cost for lesson and dance is only $8

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Dance Classes at University of North Georgia  Continuing Education / Dahlonega Campus  November 20th  6:30 PM Line Dance Class  7:45 PM Ballroom Class
Contact the school for registration information

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West Coast Swing   Thursdays  November 16th & 30th   7:00 PM  Intermediate / Advanced Level Group Class   (You must know 6 and 8 count patterns)   Contact me for information about this class including the location  Cost is $10 per person

No Wednesday GADS Club lessons until the new year!!
Ron Putman
www.ronputman.com  

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WORLDS:
Hyatt Regency Airport Hotel - San Francisco, CA

Please plan to join us on the first day of Worlds for our gala New Year's Eve Dinner and Dance. The party starts at 8:00 pm with a hotel catered dinner in the Grand Peninsula Ballroom, followed by our dance party which begins at 9:00 pm. The dinner menu features a roast turkey carving station w/au jus, accompanied by seasonal salad, raw veggies and dips, cherry and raisin chutney, potato rolls and a complimentary champagne toast at midnight (ages 21 and over). A cash bar will also be available during dinner and until at least midnight at the dance party.

Tickets for this special activity are just $35 each (convenient, reasonable, and no transportation required!). Tickets must be purchased in advance since we must guarantee a final number to the hotel prior to the start of Worlds. Tickets may be purchased via the Worlds on-line registration system
If you're not able to join us for dinner, please join us for dancing beginning at 9:00 pm. Entry to the NYE dance is included in your Worlds event pass (no additional charge).

Happy New Year!

Your 2018 UCWDC Worlds Staff  
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SUBJECT:  STACY HAS UPDATED THE "DANCE WHERE" LINK ON THE SITE:

PLEASE checks the classes and clubs that are listed in the area where you live and let Stacy know by filling out the little form whether there should be changes, deletions, or corrections.  Please really use this link when they travel or move and she can only keep it correct and current with everyone's help.  Just click on the link, go to your city/state/country and see if the listings are correct or if you are in a class that isn't listed.  Perhaps your instructor doesn't get the newsletter (and you need to tell them to get it by sending me an email to tkandr@aol.comand I'll add them.  LOL) or times and days have changed.  It will only take a second to check and Stacy and I would REALLY appreciate it.  Be sure and do it through the form, though, because that goes directly to her.  Thanks a bunch. 

Where To Dance pages has been updated!
http://worldlinedancenewsletter.com/ 
Click on DANCE WHERE and choose your Country.  ALL forms are on the right hand side.
 
Stacy J Garcia 
stacyjgwldn@gmail.com
World Line Dance Newsletter 
www.worldlinedancenewsletter.com 
https://www.facebook.com/stacy.j.garcia

UPCOMING EVENTS: 
HERE IS A LIST OF UPCOMING EVENTS.  STACY UPDATES IT EVERY SUNDAY.  There is a little form to use on the RH side of the page so please be sure your info is included for weekend events, day seminars, and socials ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD. People use this list to plan their year ahead and you can even add your events for 2017.   

2017 EVENTS

LD = Line Dance, PP = Pattern Partner, SW = Swing, CW = Country Western           HOPE TO SEE YOU SOMEWHERE IN THE DANCEFLOOR!

11/17    Line/Partner Dancing W/DJ Pete Burdack/Instructor Kayla Cosgrove       Fanwood, NJ                             Email            LD,PP,SW
11/18    Happy Dance Day With Jamie & Brandon                                               Louisville, KY                            Email            LD
11/24    Silver City Dancers                                                                                East Taunton, MA                     Email            LD,PP,SOUL
11/30-12/03       Florida Line Dance Classic (Formerly Tampa Bay LD Classic)      Orlando, Florida 954-444-6980            USLDCC (LD)
12/01    Line/Partner Dancing W/DJ Pete Burdack/Instructor Kayla Cosgrove       Fanwood, NJ     Email    LD,PP,SW
12/01-12/03       Madness In Taiwan                                                                    Taiwan, Taipei City                    Email            LD
12/02    Winter Wonderland                                                                                East Point, GA                          786-423-0463/   770-337-6655           LD
12/08    Silver City Dancers                                                                                East Taunton, MA                     Email            LD,PP,SOUL
12/09    Let's Dance Day                                                                                    Orlando, FL                               407-721-5106           LD
12/15    Line/Partner Dancing W/DJ Pete Burdack/Instructor Kayla Cosgrove       Fanwood, NJ     Email                LD,PP,SW
12/15    Silver City Dancers                                                                                East Taunton, MA                     Email            LD,PP,SOUL
12/16    Workshop & Social With Rachael McEnaney                                           Orlando, FL                               Email            LD
12/31    New Year's Eve Party                                                                            Warner Robins, GA                   Email            LD
12/31-01/07       UCWDC Country Dance Worlds Championships San Francisco, CA        Email    UCWDC (LD,CW,SW)LD = Line Dance, PP = Pattern Partner, SW = Swing, CW = Country Western

EVENT CALENDAR UPDATED     http://worldlinedancenewsletter.com/event_calendar.html
Forms for Event Calendar: http://worldlinedancenewsletter.com/form_event_calendar.html
Stacy works on the event calendar on Sundays and sends the Event Calendar link to Carol to post in newsletter on Mondays.
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For a couple of pairs of Dancers FOOT TUBES see your instructors.  Most instructors do carry these knit bands which help improve a marginal floor into an easier one to dance on.  Bulk quantities may be ordered at www.dancersfoottubes.com  There is a good stock available in Red; Tan; White Pink, Purple and Black packed one dozen pair of the same color per pack. 
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LONG term ADVANCE PLANNING for the "Dance Bunch" and others:   
For you to mark your calendars…  Many of these events have additional details on the www.atlantadanceweekly.com web site calendar.

Nov 18  We have not been advised of any planned events.    Many of the East Side dancers go to the American Legion in Loganville on Saturday nights.

Nov 25 We have not been advised of any planned events.    Many of the East Side dancers go to the American Legion in Loganville on Saturday nights.

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For you smart phone users who all is hearing your conversations????
https://www.digitaltrends.com/mobile/is-your-smartphone-listening-to-your-conversations/
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Have a great Dance Week

Dave Williams
770-399-9316
atlantadanceweekly@gmail.com